Jason Bingham, Kevin Kniery and Woo Do review high-yield topics related to the spleen, to include: splenic trauma, hematologic disorders, splenic lesions, splenic artery aneurysms, and post-splenectomy infection. Subscribe to our mailing list here: http://eepurl.com/df5OTr
Jason Bingham, Kevin Kniery and Woo Do review high-yield topics related to the stomach, to include: hiatal hernias, gastroduodenal ulcer disease, GERD, post-gastrectomy syndromes, and gastric cancer. Subscribe to our mailing list here: http://eepurl.com/df5OTr
Jason Bingham, Kevin Kniery and Woo Do review high-yield topics related to the esophagus, to include: esophageal perforation, motility disorders, diverticula, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal cancer. Subscribe to our mailing list here: http://eepurl.com/df5OTr
Jason Bingham, Kevin Kniery and Woo Do discuss high-yield parathyroid topics, to include: PTH, calcitonin, hypercalcemia, hyperparathyroidism (primary vs. secondary vs. tertiary), and parathyroid cancer.
Jason Bingham, Kevin Kniery and Woo Do discuss high-yield thyroid topics, to include: hyperthyroidism, Grave's disease, toxic multinodular goiter, thyroiditis, workup of the palpable thyroid nodule, and thyroid cancer (papillary vs. follicular vs. medullary).
Dr. Michael Sabel (Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Michigan and a world-renowned leader in breast cancer and melanoma) returns to BTK to take resident Vahagn Nikolian through three challenging breast and melanoma scenarios.
Dr. Christian Jones (@jonessurgery) takes Kevin and Woo through four challenging mock oral scenarios.
This is a must listen for any residents with the oral boards in their future or for staff that train residents.
Dr. Jones focuses on keeping the pace that you will see during the boards, and approaches to scenarios that may not require operative intervention.
Thank you Dr. Jones for your multiple fantastic contributions to Behind The Knife!
This episode is brought to you by Prytime Medical (prytimemedical.com), maker of the ER-REBOA catheter for Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta.
In our first-ever sponsored episode, Drs. Steve Smith (University of Florida) and Joseph Ibrahim (Orlando Health) discuss the lessons learned from building REBOA programs at their respective institutions.
The study of REBOA and traumatic brain injury referenced by Dr. Smith can be viewed here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28452884/
This week on BTK we talk with Dr. Hasan Alam regarding his work in developing QuickClot, a field hemostatic agent. We also discuss whether the "Golden Hour" needs to be revisited and revised, his experiences during the September 11th attacks on the Pentagon, and finally he talks us through his research in EPR (Emergency Preservation and Resuscitation).
Great talk from a well-known and experienced trauma surgeon!
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The Skeptical Scalpel joins Behind The Knife as we examine surgical dogma.
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Sources for Mythbuster Episode
Bouffants vs Cloth Hats
University of Buffalo Neurosurgery Study
Dr. Rosen Study
Cephalosporins and Cross Reactivity with Pencilin Allergy
Post Operative Fevers
Bowel Sounds and Return of Bowel Function
Behind the Knife coverage of the 2017 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress: Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike (Chair of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center) takes Woo Do and Dominic Forte through her technique for a subtotal cholecystectomy.
Additionally, Kevin Kniery invites listeners to support BTK's mobile app development through this t-shirt fundraiser (https://www.customink.com/fundraising/behind-the-knife-app-fundraiser).
Behind the Knife coverage of the 2017 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress: Dr. Saketh Guntupalli (Gynecologic Oncology, University of Colorado) takes Woo Do and Dominic Forte through the workup and management of benign and malignant ovarian masses and offers surgical tips for ovarian torsion.
Dr. Kathleen Berfield, Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Seattle VA, takes Woo Do and Kevin Kniery through 4 mock oral board scenarios.
The President of the Association for Surgical Education (Dr. Amalia Cochran) and Chair of the Committee on Graduate Surgical Education (Dr. Mo Shabahang) explore the future of surgical education (competency-based training that departs from traditional time-in-service models) and share their insights on helping struggling residents.
Dr. Douglas Wood, Chair of Surgery at the University of Washington, discusses thoracic surgery, carinal pneumonectomy (complete resection of a central tumor that would be deemed unresectable by traditional recommendations), bleeding from the hilum, and massive hemoptysis.
Dr. Alex Eastman, Trauma Medical Director at Parkland, draws from his experience as a trauma surgeon and police officer to discuss how leaders can "bring calm to chaos" in the midst of disasters, active shooter scenarios, and challenging cases in the OR.
We also welcome guest interviewer George Edward (GEB) Black, chief resident at Madigan Army Medical Center and future trainee of Dr. Eastman at UT Southwestern's rigorous trauma fellowship.
Dr. Thomas Scalea, Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, describes what makes Shock a unique institution, relates his frustrations with recurrent violence in Baltimore, regales us with tales of maximally invasive surgery, walks us through the management of retrohepatic vena caval injuries, and reveals which injury patterns still raise his sphincter tone.
Violence Intervention Program:
Welcome Woo Do to the podcast! We are very lucky to have him as part of the team.
Woo is a general surgery resident on his research year and he will be joining BTK this upcoming year. He will be the go to for scheduling and interviewing.
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Dr. Edward Cherullo and Dr. Lee Ponsky are urologists at Case Western in Cleveland, Ohio.
In this episode they discuss their approach to:
-Ureteral injuries and more
Dr. Romanelli is an Associate Professor of Surgery at University of Massachusetts Medical School; and is a general surgeon who is an expert in minimally invasive surgery and is pushing the boundaries with Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery.
He joins us on Behind The Knife to discuss the future of NOTES and how we got to where we are.
He additionally gives us his insights into how surgical quality metrics will change our profession.
For Tips and Tricks he discusses how to choose the right patient for a laparoscopic ventral hernia repair.
Professor (Dr.) Antonio Lacy joins BTK this week to discuss his innovative AIS Channel (link below). The AIS Channel is an amazing tool for all levels of surgeons offering a collaboration to learn and discuss new cutting edge surgical techniques.
Dr. Lacy certainly has a unique way of approaching the training of current and future surgeons. We hope you enjoy this podcast as much as we did!
Dr. Faries of John Wayne Cancer Institute discusses the evolution and results of a melanoma trial he led that was 12 years in the making.
Do we need to do lymph node dissections in all melanoma patients with positive sentinel nodes?
Our first of many upcoming journal clubs. Send us your ideas of any recent practice challenging journal articles you would like to hear on the podcast.
This week we sit down with Dr. Eric Johnson and Dr. Anjali Kumar and discuss the most recent Tripartite ASCRS Meeting in Seattle, WA.
Dr. Kumar served at this years Program Co-Chair and Symposium Director and Dr. Johnson will be serving as next year's Program Chair in Nashville, TN.
In the podcast, we discuss the many highlights from the conference including everything from those highly debated topics to symposiums on new, developing procedures in colorectal surgery.
Dr. Johnson and Dr. Kumar encourage everyone to get involved and by joining you will have access to the slides and lectures in the near future (free for residents!).
We can't make all the conferences, but this is definitely a great way to stay informed!
Dr. Nguyen is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Nguyen completed his graduate studies at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, followed by full general surgery training at the New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital in New York City where he served as the academic chief resident. Following this, he completed a plastic surgery residency at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center working with famed craniofacial surgeon Dr. Henry Kawamoto, and subsequently trained at the renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada in pediatric craniofacial surgery.
Dr. Nguyen primarily is interested in all aspects of pediatric plastic surgery, with a practice focusing on facial palsy, facial trauma, vascular anomalies, microtia and ear anomalies, and congenital lesions.
Dr. Nguyen is also highly active in international mission work, focusing on cleft lips and palates. He frequently volunteers with Operation Smile as well as other humanitarian organizations, and has traveled to Vietnam, Nepal, India, Peru, and Guatemala, amongst others.