In this episode, Mr Afshin Alijani will be asking Mr Stuart Suttie, consultant vascular surgeon in Dundee, to describe the management of an acutely ischaemic limb. The topics covered include how to diagnose acute limb ischaemia from the history and examination, how to differentiate a salvageable from a non-salvageable ischaemic limb, and the technique of arterial embolectomy.
The Lead article of the British Journal of Surgery Feb 2019 issue was on Abdominal Wall Closure. The author subsequently participated in a lively debate on #bjsconnect Twitter chat on 27.02.19. This podcast is a summary of that debate with a number of additions and expansions, including the Jenkins' rule of wound closure and the appraisal of some the current evidence. Text and key references.
In this episode, Mr Afshin Alijani, a consultant surgeon at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee will be talking about bile duct injury. He will describe the two main root causes for sever injuries, namely disorientation and confirmation bias. Four surgical strategies are then offered to avoid such errors. The talk will conclude with a description of what to do intra-operatively in case of an injury to the bile duct.
In this episode, Mr Afshin Alijani will be Talking to Mr Michael Wilson who has completed a trauma fellowship at St Mary's Hospital trauma centre in London. He will be asked about his experiences of the surgical management of major chest trauma. For key references please click here.
In this episode, Mr Afshin Alijani, consultant surgeon at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee will be asking a specialist trainee to talk about his personal experience of sitting the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination (FRCS UK Part B) in general surgery.
In this episode, Mr Afshin Alijani (consultant surgeon at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland) speaks with Mr Pradeep Patil (consultant upper GI surgeon) about the preoperative management of acute cholecystitis.
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