Abstracts of Surgery

Michael T. Hanrahan, Anne Marie O’Flynn, Sheena M. McHugh, Peter Kearney, Patricia M. Kearney

Appropriate use of elective coronary angiography in patients with suspected stable coronary artery disease


Keywords Appropriate use criteria; Cardiac catheterization; Coronary angiography; Quality of health care 

Joseph B. Mc Loughlin, Katie E. O’Sullivan, Rachel H. Brown, Donna A. Eaton

Limax Nd:YAG laser–assisted thoracoscopic resection of pulmonary metastases; a single centre’s initial experience


Keywords Laser; Metastasectomy; Pulmonary; Thoracoscopic 

Hongyang Lu, Zhiming Jiang, Chenghui Li

Is prophylactic cranial irradiation necessary in individuals suffering from surgically resected pT1-2N0M0 small cell lung cancer?


Keywords Adjuvant chemotherapy Overall survival Prophylactic cranial irradiation Small cell lung cancer Surgical resection

Rajkumar Doshi, Krunalkumar Patel, Neelesh Gupta, Rajeev Gupta, Perwaiz Meraj

Characteristics and in-hospital outcomes of hospitalisations with heart failure with reduced or preserved ejection fraction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention


Keywords Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction;  Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction; In-hospital outcomes;  Percutaneous coronary intervention;  ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction 

Ian StephensEmail authorClaudine MurphyIan S. ReynoldsShaheel SaheballyJoseph DeasyJohn P. BurkeDeborah A. McNamara

Implementation of day of surgery admission for rectal cancer surgery in Ireland following a national centralisation programme


Keywords Centralisation; Day of surgery admission;  Ireland;  Length of stay;  Rectal cancer 

K. Mealy, F. Keane, P. Kelly, G. Kelliher

What is the future for General Surgery in Model 3 Hospitals?


Keywords General surgical activity     Manpower     Recruitment     RetentionModel 3 hospital

R.M. Heaney, I. Reynolds, R. S. Ryan, I. Khan, W. Khan, R. Waldron, K. Barry

Magnitude of non-operative surgical emergency admissions; service implications for surgical and radiological practice


Keywords Non-operative     Emergency     Admissions     Practice implications

C. Murphy, J. Pears, G. J. Kearns

Melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy: surgical and chemotherapeutic management


Keywords Neuroectodermal tumour – Maxillary tumour

T. A. Curran, K. Cronin

Variable phenotypes in Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome (GCPS) and their relevance to plastic surgery


Keywords GCPS – Congenital hand deformity – Syndactyly – Polydactyly

Multiple authors

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