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Read this article | Bent Penis Needs Fixing: Peyronie’s Disease - Part One

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Awkward angulation of an erect penis is not to be considered an uncommon problem any more, as more and more men come out of the woodwork, desperate to communicate or share their concerns with their clinicians.

Area

Urology

Contributor

 Mr Sudhanshu  Chitale


Read this article | Cataracts: a Quicker Cure

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Cataract is opacification of the crystalline lens of the eye causing visual failure, and cataract surgery is the most common procedure in developed countries.

Area

Ophthalmology

Contributor

 Professor Charles  Claoue


Read this article | Celebrating 25 Years: Wellington’s Knee Unit

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The Wellington Hospital’s internationally renowned knee unit has come a long way since it first opened its doors 25 years ago.

Area

Knee

Contributor

 Mr Richard Carrington


Read this article | Craniofacial Service for Adults Patient Care

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Reconstructive surgery has always been a leading specialist area at The Wellington Hospital.

Area

Craniofacial Surgery

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | Gynaecological conditions and advanced robotic surgery

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Robotic surgery is a relatively new technological approach which is increasingly being used for gynaecological procedures that previously required much more invasive techniques.

Area

Gynaecology

Contributor

 Mr Angus McIndoe


Read this article | Introducing our GI Cancer MDT

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There is a standard of care within the NHS for all hospitals to be linked to cancer MDTs, but there are few private cancer MDTs, particularly cancer MDTs, particularly in GI cancer.

Area

Cancer Care

Contributor

 Mr Colin Elton


Read this article | Recent Developments in UK Bowel Cancer Screening

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Excerpt

Bowel cancer is diagnosed in 30,000 people every year and kills 16,000 people per year.

Area

Gastroenterology

Contributor

 Dr Stuart Bloom


Read this article | RSI - a misused and dangerous term

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Excerpt

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) was a new term coined in 1983 by Dr. Stone, an Australian physician, to describe a group of his patients.

Area

Hand and Wrist

Contributor

 Mr Ian Winspur


Read this article | Rugby: Prevention Better than Cure

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As the dust settles on another fantastic Rugby World Cup, Practice Matters speaks to the four orthopaedic surgeons at The Wellington Foot & Ankle Unit on rugby’s ever-growing popularity, common injuries and ways to prevent them.

Area

Foot and Ankle

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | The Slimmer Effects of Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery

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Obesity and type 2 diabetes are in the national headlines almost every week. The burden to the individual, health service and society are clear.

Area

Bariatrics

Contributor

 Mr Sanjay  Purkayastha


Read this article | The Wellington’s Intensive Care Unit - A Growing Success

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An intensive care unit is at the heart of a modern acute hospital.

Area

Intensive Care

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Issue
Number:
22
Title:
Strength to Strength
Published:
December 2015
Cover:
Virtual Magazine
 
 
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