Tim O’Hanrahan

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The aim of this study is to assess the influence of surgeon specialization on outcomes following appendicectomy in children.General surgeons and pediatric surgeons manage appendicitis in children; however, the influence of subspecialization on outcomes remains unclear.Two authors searched Medline and Embase to identify relevant studies. Eligible studies(More)
Pilonidal sinus is a well recognised chronic inflammatory condition which commonly affects the natal cleft and finger web space. Pilonidal sinus of the penis is a rare clinical entity; few cases have been reported previously. The treatment strategy is almost the same as treating any pilonidal sinus and involves total excision of the sinus. Our diagnosis was(More)
INTRODUCTION Intussusception is rare in adults and can have acute, intermittent or chronic presentations. We present an unusual case of intussusception in an adult. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 25 year old male presented with sudden severe abdominal pain and vomiting. He had no relevant medical history. Mechanical small bowel obstruction was confirmed on(More)
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