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Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal response to supervised exercise in patients with intermittent claudication (2018)
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Harwood, A. E., Totty, J. P., Pymer, S., Huang, C., Hitchman, L., Carradice, D., …Chetter, I. C. (2019). Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal response to supervised exercise in patients with intermittent claudication. Journal of vascular surgery, 69(6), 1899-1908.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.065

Objective Intermittent claudication occurs in 20 % of the population over 70 and treatment includes a supervised exercise programme (SEP). Whilst there is evidence demonstrating walking improvements following a SEP there is conflicting data on the ph... Read More about Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal response to supervised exercise in patients with intermittent claudication.

Dialkylcarbamoyl Chloride Dressings in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections after Nonimplant Vascular Surgery (2017)
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Carradice, D., Chetter, I. C., Totty, J. P., Wallace, T., Bua, N., Pan, D., & Smith, G. E. (2017). Dialkylcarbamoyl Chloride Dressings in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections after Nonimplant Vascular Surgery. Annals of vascular surgery, 44, 387-392. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.03.198

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. Background Dressings coated with dialkylcarbamoyl chloride (DACC) are highly hydrophobic and irreversibly bind multiple types of bacteria, trapping them in the dressing and reducing the number of organisms at the wound surface. W... Read More about Dialkylcarbamoyl Chloride Dressings in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections after Nonimplant Vascular Surgery.

Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride (DACC)-coated dressings in the management and prevention of wound infection: A systematic review (2017)
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Totty, J., Bua, N., Smith, G., Harwood, A., Carradice, D., Wallace, T., & Chetter, I. (2017). Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride (DACC)-coated dressings in the management and prevention of wound infection: A systematic review. Journal of Wound Care, 26(3), 107-114 . https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2017.26.3.107

Objective: Dialkylcarbomoyl chloride (DACC)-coated dressings (Leukomed Sorbact and Cutimed Sorbact) irreversibly bind bacteria at the wound surface that are then removed when the dressing is changed. They are a recent addition to the wound care profe... Read More about Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride (DACC)-coated dressings in the management and prevention of wound infection: A systematic review.

Endovascular strategy or open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: One-year outcomes from the IMPROVE randomized trial (2015)
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Braithwaite, B., Greenhalgh, R. M., Grieve, R., Hassan, T. B., Moore, F., Nicholson, A. A., …Wilson, L. (2015). Endovascular strategy or open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: One-year outcomes from the IMPROVE randomized trial. European Heart Journal, 36(31), 2061-2069. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv125

© 2015 The Author. Aims To report the longer term outcomes following either a strategy of endovascular repair first or open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, which are necessary for both patient and clinical decision-making. Methods and r... Read More about Endovascular strategy or open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: One-year outcomes from the IMPROVE randomized trial.

A randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation versus conventional surgery for small saphenous varicose veins (2015)
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Nandhra, S., El-sheikha, J., Carradice, D., Wallace, T., Souroullas, P., Samuel, N., …Chetter, I. C. (2015). A randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation versus conventional surgery for small saphenous varicose veins. Journal of vascular surgery, 61(3), 741-746. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2014.09.037

Background: This randomized clinical trial compared endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) and surgical ligation with attempted stripping in the treatment of small saphenous vein (SSV) insufficiency. The early results demonstrated that EVLA was more likely... Read More about A randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation versus conventional surgery for small saphenous varicose veins.

A comparison of the effectiveness of treating those with and without the complications of superficial venous insufficiency (2014)
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Carradice, D., Wallace, T., Gohil, R., & Chetter, I. (2014). A comparison of the effectiveness of treating those with and without the complications of superficial venous insufficiency. Annals of Surgery, 260(2), 396-401. https://doi.org/10.1097/sla.0000000000000541

Objective: To test the hypothesis that patients with soft tissue changes related to superficial venous insufficiency (SVI) have greater benefits from treatment than those with only symptomatic varicose veins. Background: A commonly held view is that... Read More about A comparison of the effectiveness of treating those with and without the complications of superficial venous insufficiency.

Clinical outcomes and quality of life 5 years after a randomized trial of concomitant or sequential phlebectomy following endovenous laser ablation for varicose veins (2014)
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El-Sheikha, J., Nandhra, S., Carradice, D., Wallace, T., Samuel, N., Smith, G., & Chetter, I. C. (2014). Clinical outcomes and quality of life 5 years after a randomized trial of concomitant or sequential phlebectomy following endovenous laser ablation for varicose veins. British journal of surgery : BJS, 101(9), 1093-1097. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.9565

BackgroundEndovenous laser ablation (EVLA) is a popular treatment for superficial venous insufficiency. Debate continues regarding the optimal management of symptomatic varicose tributaries following ablation of the main saphenous trunk. This randomi... Read More about Clinical outcomes and quality of life 5 years after a randomized trial of concomitant or sequential phlebectomy following endovenous laser ablation for varicose veins.

Comparison of 12-W versus 14-W endovenous laser ablation in the treatment of great saphenous varicose veins: 5-year outcomes from a randomized controlled trial (2013)
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Samuel, N., Wallace, T., Carradice, D., Mazari, F. A., & Chetter, I. C. (2013). Comparison of 12-W versus 14-W endovenous laser ablation in the treatment of great saphenous varicose veins: 5-year outcomes from a randomized controlled trial. Vascular and endovascular surgery, 47(5), 346-352. https://doi.org/10.1177/1538574413487265

Introduction: Endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) has been demonstrated to be an effective treatment for lower limb varicose veins in the short and midterm results. This study reports the 5-year outcomes of EVLA technique at different power settings. Me... Read More about Comparison of 12-W versus 14-W endovenous laser ablation in the treatment of great saphenous varicose veins: 5-year outcomes from a randomized controlled trial.

Randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation versus conventional surgery for small saphenous varicose veins (2013)
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Samuel, N., Carradice, D., Wallace, T., Mekako, A., Hatfield, J., & Chetter, I. (2013). Randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation versus conventional surgery for small saphenous varicose veins. Annals of Surgery, 257(3), 419-426. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e318275f4e4

Introduction: No randomized clinical trial comparing treatment options for small saphenous vein (SSV) incompetence exists, and there is no clear evidence that this axis behaves the same as the great saphenous vein after treatment. This means that the... Read More about Randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation versus conventional surgery for small saphenous varicose veins.

Endovenous laser ablation in the treatment of small saphenous varicose veins: does site of access influence early outcomes? (2012)
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Samuel, N., Wallace, T., Carradice, D., Shahin, Y., Mazari, F. A. K., & Chetter, I. C. (2012). Endovenous laser ablation in the treatment of small saphenous varicose veins: does site of access influence early outcomes?. Vascular and endovascular surgery, 46(4), 310-314. https://doi.org/10.1177/1538574412443316

Objective: The study was performed to evaluate the clinical and technical efficacy of endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) of small saphenous varicosities, particularly in relation to the site of endovenous access. Methods: Totally 59 patients with unila... Read More about Endovenous laser ablation in the treatment of small saphenous varicose veins: does site of access influence early outcomes?.

Evolution of an endovenous laser ablation practice for varicose veins (2012)
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Samuel, N., Wallace, T., Carradice, D., Smith, G., Mazari, F., & Chetter, I. (2013). Evolution of an endovenous laser ablation practice for varicose veins. Phlebology, 28(5), 248-256. https://doi.org/10.1258/phleb.2011.011103

Objective We aimed to assess the evolution of an endovenous laser ablation (EVLA) practice in the management of varicose veins in a university teaching hospital vascular surgical unit, over five years. Methods This was a retrospective review of a pro... Read More about Evolution of an endovenous laser ablation practice for varicose veins.

Saphenopopliteal ligation and stripping of small saphenous vein: does extended stripping provide better results? (2012)
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Samuel, N., Carradice, D., Wallace, T., Smith, G. E., Mazari, F. A. K., & Chetter, I. (2012). Saphenopopliteal ligation and stripping of small saphenous vein: does extended stripping provide better results?. Phlebology, 27(8), 390-397. https://doi.org/10.1258/phleb.2011.011063

Objective Saphenopopliteal ligation (SPL) for venous insufficiency is a challenging procedure, with mixed results being reported. The role of stripping of the small saphenous vein (SSV) is contentious. This prospective observational study aimed to as... Read More about Saphenopopliteal ligation and stripping of small saphenous vein: does extended stripping provide better results?.

Comparing the treatment response of great saphenous and small saphenous vein incompetence following surgery and endovenous laser ablation: a retrospective cohort study (2011)
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Hatfield, J., Carradice, D., Mazari, F. A. K., Josie, H., Samuel, N., Chetter, I., & Wallace, T. (2012). Comparing the treatment response of great saphenous and small saphenous vein incompetence following surgery and endovenous laser ablation: a retrospective cohort study. Phlebology, 27(3), 128-134. https://doi.org/10.1258/phleb.2011.011014

ObjectiveMany venous trials mix patients with great saphenous vein (GSV) and small saphenous vein (SSV) diseases. There is no evidence that both respond similarly to treatment and our aim was to test this assumption.Method This cohort study compares... Read More about Comparing the treatment response of great saphenous and small saphenous vein incompetence following surgery and endovenous laser ablation: a retrospective cohort study.

Junction jump sign: a useful adjunct to the precise positioning of the catheter tip during endovenous thermal ablation (2011)
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Samuel, N., Wallace, T., Smith, G. E., Shahin, Y., & Chetter, I. C. (2011). Junction jump sign: a useful adjunct to the precise positioning of the catheter tip during endovenous thermal ablation. Ultrasound, 19(2), 97-98. https://doi.org/10.1258/ult.2011.011006

Duplex ultrasound imaging plays a key role in the increasingly popular, minimally invasive endothermal treatment of varicose veins. Accurate placement of the echodense tip of endovenous catheter distal to the site of junctional incompetence is by far... Read More about Junction jump sign: a useful adjunct to the precise positioning of the catheter tip during endovenous thermal ablation.


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