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Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal response to supervised exercise in patients with intermittent claudication (PREDICT) (2018)
Journal Article
Harwood, A. E., Totty, J. P., Pymer, S., Huang, C., Hitchman, L., Carradice, D., …Chetter, I. C. (in press). Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal response to supervised exercise in patients with intermittent claudication (PREDICT). Journal of vascular surgery, doi: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

“Intermittent claudication a real pain in the calf”—Patient experience of diagnosis and treatment with a supervised exercise program (2017)
Journal Article
Harwood, A., Broadbent, E., Totty, J. P., Smith, G. E., & Chetter, I. C. (2017). “Intermittent claudication a real pain in the calf”—Patient experience of diagnosis and treatment with a supervised exercise program. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 35(3), (131-135). doi:10.1016/j.jvn.2017.03.001. ISSN 1062-0303

© 2017 Society for Vascular Nursing, Inc. Intermittent claudication (IC) is a common condition which has severe impacts on quality of life, physical function, and mental health. Supervised exercise is the recommended first-line treatment for patients... Read More

Targeted duplex ultrasound in a one-stop dialysis vascular access assessment clinic (2011)
Journal Article
Smith, G. E., Samuel, N., Khan, J., Johnson, B. F., & Chetter, I. C. (2011). Targeted duplex ultrasound in a one-stop dialysis vascular access assessment clinic. Annals of vascular surgery, 25(8), (1099-1103). doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2011.02.043. ISSN 0890-5096

BackgroundMany duplex detectable factors have been shown to correlate with upper limb arteriovenous fistula (AVF) outcomes, and many practitioners now request preoperative duplex vessel mapping routinely before AVF surgery. We report outcomes from a... Read More

A randomized placebo controlled trial of the effect of preoperative statin use on matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases in areas of low and peak wall stress in patients undergoing elective open repair of abdominal ao (2010)
Journal Article
Rahman, M. A., Khan, J. A., Mazari, F. A. K., Mockford, K., McCollum, P. T., & Chetter, I. (2011). A randomized placebo controlled trial of the effect of preoperative statin use on matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases in areas of low and peak wall stress in patients undergoing elective open repair of abdominal ao. Annals of vascular surgery, 25(1), (32-38). doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2010.06.006. ISSN 0890-5096

BackgroundA double-blind, randomized controlled trial was carried out to study the effects of statins on matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases (TIMPs) in areas of peak and low abdominal aortic aneurysm (A... Read More

Cutaneous hyperpigmentation after endovenous laser therapy: a case report and literature review (2007)
Journal Article
Mekako, A., & Chetter, I. (2007). Cutaneous hyperpigmentation after endovenous laser therapy: a case report and literature review. Annals of vascular surgery, 21(5), (637-639). doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2007.03.013. ISSN 0890-5096

Endovenous laser therapy (EVLT) for the treatment of varicose veins has been shown to be effective and relatively safe. Reported complications are few and transient. Whereas it is not uncommon to have cutaneous hyperpigmentation following treatment m... Read More

Randomized clinical trial comparing multiple stab incision phlebectomy and transilluminated powered phlebectomy for varicose veins (2006)
Journal Article
Chetter, I., Mylankal, K. J., Hughes, H., & Fitridge, R. (2006). Randomized clinical trial comparing multiple stab incision phlebectomy and transilluminated powered phlebectomy for varicose veins. British journal of surgery : BJS, 93(2), 169-174. doi:10.1002/bjs.5261

Background: The aim was to compare early postoperative subjective outcome measures in a randomized trial of multiple stab incision phlebectomy (MSIP) and transilluminated powered phlebectomy (TIPP) for the treatment of varicose veins. Methods: Patien... Read More

A Bayesian hierarchical approach to comparative audit for carotid surgery (2002)
Journal Article
Kuhan, G., Marshall, E., Abidia, A., Chetter, I., & McCollum, P. (2002). A Bayesian hierarchical approach to comparative audit for carotid surgery. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, 24(6), (505-510). doi:10.1053/ejvs.2002.1763. ISSN 1078-5884

Objectives: the aim of this study was to illustrate how a Bayesian hierarchical modelling approach can aid the reliable comparison of outcome rates between surgeons. Design: retrospective analysis of prospective and retrospective data. Materials: bin... Read More

Limb threatening ischaemia (1995)
Journal Article
Chetter, I. (1995). Limb threatening ischaemia. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, 10(3), (385-386). doi:10.1016/S1078-5884(05)80074-7. ISSN 1078-5884