Dr. Nathan Aranson a vascular surgeon at Virginia Mason in Seattle helps us break down some of the high yield questions you can expect to see regarding vascular surgery on the ABSITE.
If you have ABSITE tips feel free to send them our way. (Kevin@behindtheknife.org)
Up next will be some of our basic science topics.
The American Board of Surgery (the people who give the exam) heard all of the hype around our mock oral episodes, and offered to join us on the podcast to answer any of our questions.
Tweet us more questions if you have them and we will get them answered.
The Shouldice Hernia clinic is a world famous hospital near Toronto Canada that only performs hernia surgery. We dive in deep to the specifics of their clinic, their hernia repair and how they have such great outcomes with their chief of surgery Dr. Claude Burul.
Here is a video of Shouldice repair, though not performed at the Shouldice clinic so there are slightly different techniques seen here than you will hear described in the podcast.
Dr. Shirin Towfigh is a renowned hernia surgeon in Los Angeles and is currently the president of the Beverly Hills Hernia Center.
Check out a great resource for patients with hernias
Dr. William Hope is the current president of the Americas Hernia Society and an Associate Professor at UNC Wilmington.
Dr. Christian Jones walks two brave surgery residents, Sarah Bryczkowski and David Strosberg, through mock oral scenarios on trauma and acute care surgery.
If you are a brave resident and want to volunteer tweet at us or email us.
Dr. Blatnik from Washington University in St. Louis breaks down his approach to dominating the oral boards.
Dr. Emad Kandil breaks down the management of thyroid nodules, from diagnosis to surgical management. He also discusses his path in becoming a US surgeon after being a foreign medical graduate. Additionally he discusses his experience in pushing the technology of robotic thyroid surgery in the US.
Matt Chia takes us through the specifics on matching into an integrated residency.
All you need to know apply and interview well for a residency or fellowship.
Dr. Howard Ross a general surgery program director from Temple University and Dr. Bradley Champagne a colorectal fellowship director from Case Western Reserve University discuss the keys to matching into a residency or fellowship.
Karan Chhabra joins us to break down how to match into a top general surgery program.
Next week we will discuss how to match into an integrated program.
The following week we will discuss how to interview and match into fellowship.
Check out the ACS website on operation give back! http://www.operationgivingback.facs.org/
Download Legends of Surgery
Dr. Flum is a board-certified general surgeon whose areas of particular expertise include surgical management of gastrointestinal disorders; advanced laparoscopy; biliary tract disorders; complex abdominal wall hernias; and bariatric surgery for the treatment of diabetes. He is also an Associate Chair of Research and the Director of the Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SORCE).
Dr. Marcello is a leader in colorectal surgery. He had a large part in advancing laparoscopic surgery and is now advancing the field of laparoendoscopic surgery. He gives a very practical interview that is entertaining, and inspiring. Enjoy!
Please welcome guest host Avery Walker, who is about to start a fellowship at Ochsner Clinic in colorectal surgery.
Dr. Peter Marcello is an Assistant Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine and a Staff Surgeon at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts. Peter was born in Boston, Massachusetts and received an M.D. degree from the Boston University School of Medicine. His general surgery training was conducted at the Deaconess–Harvard Surgical Service in Boston. This included a 1-year research fellowship at Lahey Clinic. His clinical fellowship in colon and rectal surgery was also performed at the Lahey Hitchcock Clinic, and this was followed by a 1-year Pelvic Floor Research Fellowship at Lahey. He then joined the colon and rectal surgery staff at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. After 2 years at Cleveland, Peter returned to the Colon and Rectal Surgery Department at Lahey. He is board certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery.
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
Check out the Ultrasound App from Ohio State
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We are in the beautiful Las Vegas joined by EAST Traumacast covering the Trauma, Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery conference headed by Dr. Mattox who invited us to come down and talk to faculty, attendees, and highlight the day's events.
During the last day of the conference we, first, had the opportunity to sit down with the great Dr. Demetrios Demetriades to discuss the management of the open abdomen. Certainly don't want to miss this discussion!
In addition, we speak with Drs. Alexander Eastman, Andrew Bernard, and R. Todd Maxson about the new Hartford Consensus, narcotic management in our trauma patients, and massive transfusion in pediatrics. Really great overview!
Dr. John Devine Chief of Spine Surgery at Medical College of Georgia highlights the most critical aspects of orthopedics that all general surgeons should know.
He also discusses his experience jumping into a combat zone with the US Army.
Exciting episodes coming up in March.
-Debate on Carotid Artery Stenting vs Endarterectomy
-Update on Sepsis
-Kenji Inaba discusses trauma
-Frank Veith discusses future of Vascular Surgery
Jason and Kevin attempt to do a quick review of topics that they see every year on the ABSITE but can never remember.
USMLE Boot Camp website for GI Hormones
Dr. Heidi Nelson of the Mayo Clinic joins us on this weeks episode.
Dr. Nelson is the Fred C. Andersen Professor of Surgery and Chair, division of surgery research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, and Program Director of the Alliance/ACS Clinical Research Program.
Leading the COST trial
Future of Microbiome and medicine
Leadership and advice for young surgeons
Recurrent Rectal Cancer
How to operate in the re-operative abdomen/pelvis
Dr. Pruitt is a true surgery legend. With experience as a combat hospital commander in Vietnam and with over 40 years of experience treating burn patients, and advancing the science of burns. He was also the editor of the Journal of Trauma for 18 years. This episode is packed full of insight from a surgeon who has impacted the lives of many.
Dr. Ernest "Gene" Moore the editor of The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery discusses how he approaches the coagulopathic trauma patient and his experience with splenic salvage.
Dr. Eidt a vascular surgeon of Baylor takes us through his workup and surgical management of acute limb ischemia.
Dr. John Eidt a vascular surgeon talks about how to improve surgical education.
Tune in in a few weeks when we will publish the rest of Dr. Eidt's interview where he walks us through the surgical management of peripheral artery disease.
Check out his YouTube!
How to do a gracilis flap by Dr. John Eidt
Dr. William B. Long specializes in trauma surgery. He is the father of Oregon’s state-wide system of trauma and the ACS/COT-designated level 1 Trauma Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, in Portland, Oregon, where he served until recently as Trauma Medical Director for nearly 35 years.
Trained in general and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Maryland and the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, Dr. Long revolutionized trauma care on the west coast of the United States by establishing an infrastructure that would support technically advanced ways of restoring function. He has also pioneered numerous surgical innovations.
Dr. Matthew Martin is a leading trauma surgeon who has served multiple deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan. In this week's episode he reflects back on his deployments over the past 10 years and what medical advances we have seen move from the war zone to the civilian sector.
The focus on the episode is on prehospital care and initial resuscitation strategies.
Dr. Herbert Chen of University of Wisconsin tackles the tricky topic of parathyroid disease
-He also discusses what it was like to train under the greats Drs. Sabiston and Cameron
-His experience editing for the Annals of Surgery
-His tips on handling a reoperative neck, avoiding injury to the RLN, and managing the intrathoracic goiter