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Guidelines in Surgery: Implications for Quality of Care at the University Hospital of the West Indies and Jamaica

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.191
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1–2
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08 Dec, 2018
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e-Published: 25 Mar, 2019

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in the Era of Endovascular Repair

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636–40
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Despite improved outcomes being demonstrated with emerging technologies and in specialized centres, this study demonstrates that the open approach to abdominal aortic aneurysm repair remains a safe treatment option in an environment where advanced resources may not be accessible.
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2014

Management of Breast Abscesses in Jamaican Women Is There Need for a Paradigm Shift?

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245–8
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The traditional management of breast abscesses results in significant patient morbidity, prolonged hospital stay, increased expense and loss of productive work hours. Non-operative management has not traditionally been undertaken in our institution and prospective protocolbased trials are necessary to identify the patients most suitable for this line of management in a setting with limited resources.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013

A Comparison of Open and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy done by a Surgeon in Training

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103–9
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A comparative review of the first 52 cholecystectomies performed by surgery residents reveals that this operation is performed with acceptable complication rates, testifying to the efficacy of the training programme at the University Hospital of the West Indies. with small adjustments in hospital policies, an additional 77% of patients can enjoy the proven benefits of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2013

Terminal Ileum Duplication; an Unusual Case of Small Bowel Obstruction

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DOI: 
Doi:10.7727/wimj.2011.213
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155–7

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Duplications of the alimentary tract are uncommon congenital anomalies that usually present during infancy and early childhood. The case of an adolescent presenting with small bowel obstruction secondary to a duplication cyst is presented and the challenges in the management described.

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06 Dec, 2011
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e-Published: 16 May, 2013
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