Dr. Frank Veith pioneered the way for endovascular surgery in the US. We are lucky enough to discuss with him the past, present and future of vascular surgery.
As you will learn Dr. Veith does not mince his words, and let's his opinions be known.
Below are the papers referenced in the podcast.
His presidential address to the SVS 1996 titled "Charles Darwin and Vascular Surgery"
Collected World and Single Center Experience With Endovascular Treatment of Ruptured Endovascular Treatment of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
This week on BTK Dr. Timothy Eberlein (Chairman of Surgery at Wash U. SOM) first discusses with us the history and his current role as editor of Journal of American College of Surgeons and then we move to an in depth discussion on the future of surgical training. Dr. Eberlein gives us his opinion and insight into this currently highly debated topic!
In addition, we also hear Dr. Eberlein's tips and tricks on performing an axillary dissection!
We do apologize for some persistent feedback during this episode, but hope you don't notice!
This week Dr. Christian Jones and Dr. Matthew Exline take us step by step on the current management of sepsis 15 years after the publication of the most influential article on sepsis ever published: Rivers et al. "Early Goal Directed Therapy In The Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock"
Dr. Christian Jones is a trauma and acute care surgeon at Johns Hopkins.
Connect with him on twitter @jonessurgery
Dr. Matthew Exline is a critical care physician at Ohio State University
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This week on BTK we discuss the often difficult topic of palliative care. Dr. Zara Cooper is a acute care surgeon, trauma surgeon, and surgical intensivist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Her research is centered around end-of-life and palliative care.
Today she discusses all aspects of palliative care including how to initiate and lead these discussions with the patient and their family. In addition, Dr. Cooper also gives us tips and tricks on managing malignant bowel obstructions!