Mr Charles Ranaboldo

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Consultant Vascular Surgeon

GMC Number: 2939195


  • MSSouthampton University 1997
  • FRCSRoyal College of Surgeons of England1989
  • MBBS – University of Southampton, 1984

Mr Charles Ranaboldo is trained to manage a full range of vascular diseases including; complex venous, thoracoscopic, aortic, femorodistal reconstructions.

Mr Ranaboldo specialises in Venous disease and has extensive experience in a range of minimally invasive varicose vein removal, especially laser based solutions such as Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA). He aims to use minimal access techniques where ever clinically appropriate, delivering improved patient results with reduced downtime.

Mr Charles Ranboldo holds consultations and performs varicose vein removal treatments at our Bristol clinic.

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Research led by Charles Ranoboldo, Professional Recognition and Press

  • Impact of duplex scanning on carotid endarterectomy. – Br J Surg 1990 – Chant AD, Thompson JF, Stranks GJ, Ranaboldo C, Humphries KN, Hames TK, Clifford PC
  • Personal audit of surgical experience using personal computers. – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 1991Ranboldo CJ, Davies JN, Chant AD, Webster JH, Royle GT
  • Duplex scanning alone before carotid endarterectomy: a 5-year experience. – Eur J Vasc Surg 1991Ranaboldo C, Davies J, Chant A
  • A five year experience of duplex scanning before carotid endarterectomy. – European Journal of Vascular Surgery 1991 – Ranaboldo CJ, Davies JN, Chant ADB
  • Non-invasive Doppler derived cardiac output and its application to cardiac risk stratification in vascular surgery. – Journal of International Medical and Biological Engineering 1991 – Davies JN, Ranaboldo CJ, Webster JHH, Chant ADB
  • Ulceration in venous and lymphatic disease – Phlebology 1992 – Chant ADB, Clift SE, Bishop N, Ranaboldo CJ
  • Community surveillance of complications after hernia surgery. – BMK 1992 – Bailey IS, Karran SE, Toyn K, Brough P, Ranaboldo C, Karran SJ
  • Reprocessing data to form QALYs. – BMJ 1992Ranaboldo CJ, Chant Ad
  • Non-invasive monitoring of cardiac output changes during aortic corss-clamping for infrarenal reconstruction – a new technique using suprasternal Doppler-derived cardiac output – Eur J Vasc Surg 1992 – Davies JN, Ranaboldo CJ, Nevin M, Norman J, Crosse MM, Webster JH, Chant AD
  • Closure of laparotomy wounds: skin staples verus sutures. – Br J Surg 1992Ranaboldo CJ, Rowe-Jones DC
  • Simplified method of subcuticular skin closure. – Br J Surg 1992 – Ranaboldo C
  • Antimicrobial prophylaxis in ‘clean’ surgery: hernia repair. – J Antimicrob Chemother 1993Ranaboldo CJ, Karran SE, Bailey IS, Karran SJ
  • Axillary nodal status in women with screen-detected breast cancer. – Eur J Surg Oncol 1993Ranaboldo CJ, Mitchel A, Royle GT, Theaker GM, Taylor I
  • Review of the perceptions of general surgical staff within the Wessex region of the status of quality assurance and surgical audit. – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 1993 – Karran SJ, Ranaboldo CJ, Karran A
  • Randomized controlled trial of patch angioplasty for carotid endarterectomy. The Joint Vascular Research Group. – Br J Surg 1993Ranaboldo CJ, Barros D’Sa AA, Bell PR, Chant AD, Perry PM
  • Experience with a knot-free absorbable subcuticular suture. – Ann R Coll Surg 1995 – Ranaboldo C
  • Can overall results of clinical trials be applied to all patients? – Lancet 1995Ranaboldo CJ, Chant AD
  • Prospective randomized placebo-controlled trial of aprotinin for elective aortic reconstruction – Br J Surg 1997Ranaboldo CJ, Thompson JF, Davies JN, Shutt AM, Francis JN, Roath OS, Webster JH, Chant AD
  • Tourniquet use during varicose vein surgery: a survey of current practice among Wessex surgeons. – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2000 – Tsavellas G, Ranaboldo CJ
  • Varicose veins made easy! – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2000 – Tsavellas G, Ranaboldo CJ
  • Soft-tissue case 42. Hypothenar hammer syndrome – Can J Surg 2001 – Tsavellas G, Huang A, Ranaboldo CJ
  • An audit of post-splenectomy prophylaxis – are we following the guidelines? – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2003 – Ramachandra J, Bond A, Ranaboldo C, Cullis J
  • Diaphragm disease: the limitation of laparoscopy and assessment of the small bowel for strictures using a ball bearing. – SciencticWorldJournal 2006 – Moffat CE, Khyan MK, Davies CG, Ghauri AS, Ranaboldo CJ
  • Blood and body fluid splashes during surery – the need for eye protection and masks. – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2007 – Davies CG, Khan MN, Ghauri AS, Ranaboldo CJ
  • Reduced access aortic exposule (RAAE) technique for infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair. – Int J Surg 2009 – Khan M, Davies C, Bhatti K, Strike P, Ghauri AS, Ranaboldo CJ
  • Laparoscopic management of heterotopic pregnancy – a rare cause of acute abdomen in women. – Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2009 – Khan M, Rafique S, Randaboldo CJ
  • Urgent cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis in a district general hospital – is it feasible? – Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2009 – Khan MN, Nordon I, Ghauri AS, Ranaboldo C, Carty N

Dr Charles Ranoboldo has been involved in a number of vascular and general surgical research projects. He is also an associate editor for the British Journal of Surgery and regularly edits Euro-Surgery abstracts.

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