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Read this article | A Clear Vision for Eye Surgery

Reference: 8B6GP

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Small incision eye surgery is getting smaller all the time. Mr Hadi Zambarakji discusses recent advances and developments in the field of vitreous and retinal surgery. Keyhole surgery is not a new concept. In Ophthalmology, keyhole vitrectomy surgery (surgery of the vitreous and retina) was developed in the late 1960s.

Area

Ophthalmology

Contributor

 Mr Hadi Zambarakji


Read this article | A Letter from Mozambique by Dr Hadi Manji

Reference: 4WF9H

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I have just returned from my fifth visit to Beira in Mozambique where I teach neurology at the new medical faculty of the Universidade Catolica de Mozambique (UCM).

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Neurology

Contributor

 Dr Hadi Manji


Read this article | Beyond the Carpal Tunnel

Reference: DR97W

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Carpal tunnel decompression is one of the most widely performed surgical procedures in the UK today, but what happens when it goes wrong?

Area

Peripheral Nerve

Contributor

 Mr Michael Fox


Read this article | Going Back to the Future: Allergies

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Until now, we have only been able to diagnose allergy on the basis of IgE positivity to whole allergen. However, each allergen is composed of several complex components which in turn have separate allergenic potential. Sensitisation to each specific allergen component can lead to a different clinical outcome.

Area

Allergy

Contributor

 Dr Harsha Kariyawasam


Read this article | Managing a Modern Problem Rebuilds Patient Confidence: Stress Incontinence

Reference: 4YTZ4

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Obesity levels in the United Kingdom are rapidly increasing. With this pandemic, comes a multitude of obesity-related co-morbidities. 

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Urology

Contributor

 Mr Jeremy Ockrim


Read this article | Rotator Cuff Tears: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Reference: HKP9S

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Mr Giuseppe Sforza talks us through the problems and the importance of a prompt referral for shoulder pain.

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Shoulder

Contributor

 Mr Giuseppe Sforza


Read this article | Surgeons Taking a Short Cut - Minimal Access Aortic Valve Replacement

Reference: ZG7Q7

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Aortic valve replacements (AVR) constitute the second most common cardiac surgical procedures performed worldwide, their indication mainly represented by symptomatic severe aortic valve stenosis. 

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Cardiothoracic

Contributor

 Mr Roberto Casula


Issue
Number:
2
Title:
A Letter From Mozambique
Published:
July 2010
Cover:
Virtual Magazine
 
 
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