Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) and Trans Anal minimally invasive surgery (Tamis)can be used as a curative operation for rectal polyps that are not amenable to colonoscopic resection. In addition, it may be used in selected patients with rectal cancer. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS):
THD - A painless surgical procedure to treat haemorrhoids
Transanal haemorrhoid dearterialization is the least invasive surgical technique to treat haemorrhoids, as it implies no tissue excision. A few internal stitches are given on the rectal mucosa, in an area where there are no sensory innervations.
Levorag emulgel: Unlike other fissure creams, Levorag is an emulgel specifically dedicated to the anal fissure treatment that acts on the different aspects associated with anal fissure.
Levorag® performs 3 different actions: PROTECTIVE Lubricates and protects SOOTHING Reduces pain symptoms HEALING
Improves tissue repair
A study showed that treatment with THD Levorag(®) Emulgel proved to be effective for the reepithelization of AF and the reduction of pain in the short term in about 80% of patients.
Mr Massimo Varcada nominated Clinical supervisor of the year – To recognise a supervisor who has successfully prioritised and supported trainee development within their team.UCLPartners PGMDE Awards 2017.
Leaders in surgical simulation (Mr Massimo Varcada)
The Medical Simulation Centre at the Royal Free Hospital has become the first centre in Europe to have the LAP Mentor III, a laparoscopic surgical simulator that enables learners to practice their surgical skills at all levels and across disciplines including gynaecology, urology and general surgery.
Massimo Varcada completed his High Surgical training in general and colorectal surgery at the Royal Free Hospital and in 2009 he passed the FRCS Eng. His CCST was awarded in 2005 (EEA training) and he passed the European Board Qualification examination in coloproctology (FEBSQ).Massimo’s primary interests are Emergency and Colo-rectal Surgery and he has expertise in Upper-Lower GI endoscopy, pelvic floor surgery and endoscopic trans rectal ultrasound.