Samir Pathak

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OBJECTIVE The Department of Health's Enhanced Recovery Partnership Programme (ERPP) started a spread and adoption scheme of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) throughout England. In preparation for widespread adoption the ERPP wished to obtain expert consensus on appropriate outcome measures for ERAS, emerging techniques being widely adopted and(More)
OBJECTIVES The study hypothesis is to assess correlation of breast specimen weight versus volume. DESIGN Consecutive patients undergoing breast surgery at a single tertiary referral centre during a 6-month period were included. Specimen weight was measured in grams. Direct volume measurements were performed using water displacement. Data including side of(More)
Renal transplantation is an established method of treating end-stage renal failure. Whilst the majority of procedures follow a standard technique, vascular anomalies may pose intraoperative challenges and, therefore, careful preoperative assessment is warranted. We present a unique, complex case compounded by complete absence of iliac arteries in the left(More)
This study aimed to determine the incidence and clinical outcomes for varying patterns of placental histological inflammation (consistent with fetal or maternal inflammatory response) in an unselected population of >1000 women with a singleton pregnancy resulting in live birth delivering at or near term. One thousand one hundred nineteen cases were studied(More)
Foreign body ingestion in children is common. Most items pass spontaneously, however rarer cases may result in obstruction and or perforation. Ingestion of multiple magnetic items can be more troublesome, as a consequence of the ability of the items to attract across different sections of bowel, or by coalescing to form a larger foreign body. Very few cases(More)
Internal iliac artery aneurysms are rare, but with a mortality approaching 50% in those that rupture, prompt diagnosis is essential. Often presentation is nonspecific; a wide variety of symptoms and signs have been encountered, illustrating a challenge in identification. We report a case of ruptured internal iliac artery aneurysm presenting as urinary(More)
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