Articles

How Working at a Major Trauma Centre Helps Make for an Informed Surgeon when Assessing a Critically-Injured Patient

Mr Aswinkumar Vasireddy  BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCS is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon and Expert Witness based at Kings College Hospital in London.   He discusses how his experience working at a major trauma…
Categories : Articles, Thought Leadership, Trauma and orthopaedics
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The challenges of diagnosing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Dr Ramos-Galvez Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez  LMS, FRCA, FFPMRCA is a Consultant in Pain Medicine and leading expert witness with a speciality in CRPS.  In the second of his series of 4 articles he discusses the…
Categories : Articles, Pain, Thought Leadership
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From Bolam to Montgomery – the changing definition of clinical negligence

Antony Visocchi In this article Antony Visocchi, dental surgeon and expert witness, discusses the definition of clinical negligence, explaining the significance of the Bolam Testand the subsequent case law that now provides the framework for…
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The positive impact of trauma networks in the UK

Mr Ash Vasireddy Mr Aswinkumar Vasireddy  BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCS is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon and Expert Witness based at Kings College Hospital in London.  He discusses how trauma networks are helping improve…
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The medico legal challenges of gaining informed consent for spinal surgery

Mr Patrick McKenna In this article Mr McKenna, Consultant Spinal Surgeon, discusses the issues surrounding consent and specifically informed consent related to spinal surgery, an inherently complex  surgical specialty. Consent is defined as obtaining agreement…
Categories : Articles, Spinal surgery
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An Introduction to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez  LMS, FRCA, FFPMRCA Consultant in Pain Medicine and leading expert witness discusses the complexities that Complex Regional Pain presents to both the medical and legal profession. In this, the…
Categories : Articles, Pain, Thought Leadership
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Is the opioid crisis coming to the UK and what impact could it have on medical negligence claims?

Opioids are natural and synthetic substances that activate opioid neuroreceptors in the central and peripheral nervous systems and include morphine, codeine, fentanyl, tramadol, methadone, oxycodone and hydrocodone (1–3). Despite a lack of evidence of their…
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Orthopaedic trauma surgeon: expert witness credentials

Mr Ash Vasireddy is a full-time fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, which is one of the busiest major trauma centres in the U.K.  He qualified at Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’ Medical…
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Chronic Periodontitis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Medico Legal Challenges

In this article Mr Antony Visocchi, dental surgeon, discusses chronic periodontitis, a common disease and the cause of many claims involving dentists. He explores the condition and the circumstances that can lead to cases of clinical negligence arising. …
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Not a "run of the mill" expert...

Mr Aswinkumar (Ash) Vasireddy BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCS, has recently joined our team of experts in his capacity as Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon– and he is not a ‘run of the mill’ expert witness by…
Categories : Articles, Trauma and orthopaedics
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