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Read this article | Advancements in Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Repair

Reference: VJXHK

Article

Excerpt

Surgical repair is the only therapy proven to prevent the negative prognostic consequences of heart failure associated with chronic, untreated mitral valve regurgitation.

Area

Cardiothoracic

Contributor

 Mr Roberto Casula


Read this article | An In-depth Look at Hiatal Hernias

Reference: VCP8T

Article

Excerpt

Consultant General Surgeon, Mr Ashish Rohatgi discusses the types of hiatal hernias, the symptoms and treatments

Area

General Surgery

Contributor

 Mr Ashish Rohatgi


Read this article | Common Injuries to the Fingertips

Reference: R45TD

Article

Excerpt

A fingertip injury tends to bleed a substantial amount, and as the fingertip is full of nerve endings, an injury can become a very painful problem.

Area

Hand and Wrist

Contributor

 Miss Barbara Jemec


Read this article | Gamma Knife Radiosurgery - An Early Minimally Invasive Therapy

Reference: 59TZV

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Excerpt

The Gamma Knife was the first purpose built stereotactic radiosurgery device with the principle to direct multiple beams of radiation to the lesion being treated, from positions around the head.

Area

Neurosurgery

Contributor

 Mr Ian Sabin


Read this article | Introducing the Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness Unit at The Wellington Hospital

Reference: PD3ZZ

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Excerpt

The new Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness Unit (PDoC), based on the fifth floor of the South Building, is a specialist service, providing the next natural step on a patient's journey to consciousness.

Area

Neurology

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | Joint Preservation Options in Knee Arthritis

Reference: TVHRB

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Excerpt

How joint preservation options have evolved in recent years

Area

Knee

Contributor

 Mr Manoj Sood


Read this article | Medical Approach to Nose and Sinus Disease: Treating the cause

Reference: 48RHB

Article

Excerpt

Two Consultants Professor Douglas Robinson and Dr Harsha Kariyawasam, look at the causes and treatment approaches for this common debilitating disease.

Area

Respiratory

Contributor

 Dr Harsha Kariyawasam


Read this article | Non-surgical and Invasive Options for Patella Instability

Reference: 5WFK6

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Excerpt

We speak to Consultant Knee Trauma Surgeon, Chinmay Gupte about patella instability: the causes, the signs and the treatments

Area

Knee

Contributor

 Mr Chinmay  Gupte


Read this article | The Late Presenting Achilles Tendon Rupture: What every clinician should know

Reference: GWYZF

Article

Excerpt

How to spot a late presenting Achilles tendon and the treatment that follows

Area

Foot and Ankle

Contributor

 Mr Mark Herron


Issue
Number:
18
Title:
Orthopaedics: Non-surgical and operative solutions
Published:
November 2014
Cover:
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