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Use of Synthetic Mesh/Tape To Treat Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Urogynaecological Prolapse

It is clear that at present there is much media and public interest in the use of mesh in pelvic floor surgery. Most of the attention has been directed at the gynaecological use of synthetic mesh in the vagina for stress urinary incontinence (SUI)... Read more

31 Jul 2018

NHS funding for the surgical treatment of haemorrhoids

The NHS in England is proposing to cut funding for 17 procedures it considers unnecessary to save money and eliminate unwarranted clinical variations. One of these procedures is surgical treatments for haemorrhoids. Funding will be approved for... Read more

30 Jul 2018

Why is the study of surgeon personality in colorectal surgery important?

The Plato Project aims to expand upon the results of the Edinburgh Delphi, recently published in Colorectal Disease. The Edinburgh Delphi undertaken in 2016 at the ACPGBI’s Annual Meeting suggests that colorectal surgeons may have relevant... Read more

17 Jul 2018