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Read this article | At the Heart of the Matter

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Trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), also known as percutaneous aortic valve replacement, is a minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of aortic stenosis in people for whom the risks of conventional open aortic valve replacement surgery would be high.

Area

Cardiology

Contributor

 Dr Simon Kennon


Read this article | Running Pain - Through the Barrier

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The London Marathon is one of the worlds leading marathons, in 2009 it attracted 35,000 competitors and 2010 is promising to be even bigger!

Area

Foot and Ankle

Contributor

 Mr Nicholas Cullen


Read this article | The Obesity Epidemic - A Frank View by a Gastroenterologist

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A global epidemic that has the potential to kill more people than a flu pandemic is being ignored.

Area

Gastroenterology

Contributor

 Dr Ray  Shidrawi


Read this article | Through the keyhole: Colorectal Surgery

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Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (LCS) has been performed world wide since 1991.Several trials have demonstrated advantages of LCS over open surgery such as less post-operative pain, shorter inpatient stay, better cosmesis and less long term complications (e.g incisional hernia and adhesions).

Area

Colorectal

Contributor

 Mr Pawan Mathur


Issue
Number:
1
Title:
Fatty Issues
Published:
April 2010
Cover:
Virtual Magazine
 
 
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