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Read this article | Basal Thumb Joint Osteo Arthritis or CMCJ Oa

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Miss Barbara Jemec is a Consultant Plastic and Hand surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital and The Wellington Hospital and discusses Basal Thumb Osteoarthritis

Area

Hand and Wrist

Contributor

 Miss Barbara Jemec


Read this article | My Robotic Coronary Artery Operation

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When Robin Carter discovered his angina was caused by a blocked coronary artery he anxiously surfed the internet to learn more about potential treatments.

Area

Cardiothoracic

Contributor

 Mr Roberto Casula


Read this article | Stress Fractures in Runners

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Runners love running, and it is often difficult for a non-runner to understand the desire to run, even when injured. A big fear for our patients who run regularly, is to be told to ‘give up running’, which may explain why runners struggle on, and delay seeking advice.

Area

Sports Medicine

Contributor

 Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith


Read this article | Tackling Obesity Together

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Obesity is a growing problem worldwide and the incidence has quadrupled in the last 25years with almost one in four people in Britain diagnosed as obese.

Area

Bariatrics

Contributor

 Mr Sanjay  Agrawal


Read this article | Tell Me More: EBUS

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Access to sampling or examination of the mediastinum has traditionally only been possible by mediastinoscopy - using a rigid mediastinoscope allowing direct visualisation of nodes or masses via an incision in the suprasternal area, hence allowing directed sampling.

Area

Respiratory

Contributor

 Mr Onn Min Kon


Read this article | The Boy Who Never Removed His Shirt

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One afternoon, during my busy clinic, I saw a young man of 18 with his mother. He was tall and slim and seemed extremely shy. His mother, who appeared very worried handed me a letter from his GP which described him as having pectus excavatum.

Area

Cardiothoracic

Contributor

 Mr Shyamsunder Kolvekar


Read this article | The Heart of the Matter Part 2: Breathlessness

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A Case of Breathlessness In this second of a series of three articles I consider a patient who, although presenting with breathlessness, turned out to have significant underlying coronary artery disease. Details have been altered to protect patient confidentiality.

Area

Cardiology

Contributor

 Dr Robert Greenbaum


Read this article | Towards Spectacle Independence - Recent advances in cataract and lens surgery

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In the 30 or so years since I started performing minimally invasive cataract surgery using phacoemulsification (emulsifying the hard cataractous lens nucleus inside the eye), there have been dramatic changes in the way that this surgery has been carried out.

Area

Ophthalmology

Contributor

 Mr Richard Packard


Issue
Number:
7
Title:
Breast Cancer
Published:
October 2011
Cover:
Virtual Magazine
 
 
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