Comprehensive Review of General Surgery

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COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF GENERAL SURGERY

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Practical guidance to help you achieve optimal surgical approaches while promoting patient safety and satisfaction, and improving outcomes.

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Comprehensive Review of General Surgery features authoritative speakers who discuss preoperative evaluation, intraoperative techniques and patient care, as well as inpatient and outpatient management. This CME course includes case-based lectures covering a broad range of surgical areas (gastrointestinal, breast, cardiovascular, trauma, etc.), in addition to subspecialty areas like urology, ENT, advanced care planning, infectious disease, and more.

It will help you to better:

– Describe surgical approaches for benign and malignant disorders of the pancreas

– Predict complications and undesirable sequelae in transplantation surgery

– Outline best surgical techniques for benign and malignant breast disease

– Distinguish between esophageal and paraesophageal disorders requiring surgery

– Evaluate coagulation disorders and the perioperative management of anticoagulation

– Summarize initial evaluation and surgical approaches for trauma to the head and neck, chest and extremities

CHECK SAMPLES

Comprehensive Review of General Surgery Topics

1 Hernia: Inguinal, Parastomal, Ventral Umbilical – David M. Krpata, MD
2 Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Decision Analysis – Ajita Prabhu, MD
3 Benign Disorders of the Liver and Bile Ducts – Toms Augustin, MD, MPH, FACS
4 Malignant Liver Lesions – Bijan Eghtesad, MD
5 Benign Disorders of the Pancreas – Chronic Pancreatitis and Necrotizing Pancreatitis – Robert Simon, MD
6 Malignant Disorders of the Pancreas – Robert Simon, MD
7 Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Esophagus – Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCP
8 Peptic Ulcer Disease, Reflux Disease, Paraesophageal Hernias – John Rodriguez, MD
9 Malignancies of the Stomach and Small Intestine – Kevin El-Hayek, MD, FACS
10 Stomach and Intestinal Motility Disorders – Matthew T. Allemang, MD
11 Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Mesenteric Ischemia, and Acute Abdomen – Kevin El-Hayek, MD, FACS
12 Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure Management – Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN, AGAF
13 Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Sherief Shawki, MD
14 Bariatric Surgery – Ali Aminian, MD
15 Malignancies of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus – Joseph A. Trunzo, MD, FACS, FASCRS
16 Benign Diseases of the Large Intestine, Anus, and Rectum – Diverticular Disease, Perianal Disease, Prolapse – Scott R. Steele, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
17 Breast Surgery: Benign Disease – Stephanie A. Valente, DO, FACS
18 Breast Cancer – Stephanie A. Valente, DO, FACS
19 Endocrine Surgery – Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Lesions – Nancy Cho, MD
20 Surgical Critical Care – Michael D. Taylor, MD, FACS
21 Intravenous Fluid Management – Michael D. Taylor, MD, FACS
22 Trauma: Initial Evaluation, Head and Neck – Tony R. Capizzani, MD, FACS
23 Trauma: Thoracic Trauma; Abdominal Trauma; Extremity Trauma – Tony R. Capizzani, MD, FACS
24 Coronary Artery Bypass and Valvular Disease – Michael Zhen-Yu Tong, MD
25 Cardiovascular Surgery: Diseases of the Ascending and Descending Aorta and Aortic Arch – Eric E. Roselli, MD
26 Peripheral Arterial Disease, Critical Limb Ischemia, and Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease – David M. Hardy, MD, RPVI, FACS
27 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – David M. Hardy, MD, RPVI, FACS
28 Carotid Endarterectomy – Woo Sup Michael Park, MD
29 Vascular Surgery: Venous Thromboembolic Disease, Venous Stasis, and Dialysis Access – Woo Sup Michael Park, MD
30 Liver Transplantation and Complications – Cristiano Quintini, MD
31 Kidney Transplantation and Immunosuppression – Alvin Wee, MD, MBA
32 Thoracic Surgery: Benign and Malignant Lung Disease – Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCP
33 Pediatric Surgery – Anthony DeRoss, MD
34 ENT for the General Surgeon – Eric D. Lamarre, MD, FACS
35 Urology for the General Surgeon – Bradley C. Gill, MD, MS
36 Gynecology for the General Surgeon – Mark Dassel, MD
37 Obstetrics for the General Surgeon – Nicole A. Smith, MD, MPH
38 Endoscopy – Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS
39 Coagulation Disorders, Novel Anticoagulants, and Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation – Deborah Hornacek, MD
40 The Spleen – Steven Rosenblatt, MD
41 Liver Abscess and Liver Failure – Toms Augustin, MD, MPH, FACS
42 Preoperative Evaluations and Perioperative Care: Preoperative Risk Stratification and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery – David Liska, MD, FACS, FASCRS
43 Advanced Care Planning for Surgical Patients: When to Involve Palliative or Hospice Care – Silvia Perez-Protto, MD, MS
44 Anesthesia for General Surgery – Brett Elo, DO
45 Infectious Disease for the General Surgeon: Antimicrobial Therapy and Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis – Patricia Dandache, MD
46 Biostatistics and Evaluation of Evidence – Amy S. Nowacki, PhD

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

– Explain surgical approaches for benign and malignant disorders of the pancreas

– Summarize optimal preoperative evaluation and perioperative care, including perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis– Describe optimal surgical methods for benign and malignant breast disease

– Discuss best practices in the use of endoscopy within the realm of general surgery

– Predict complications and unwanted sequelae in transplantation surgery

– Identify the types of hernias and how best to manage them surgically

– Differentiate between esophageal and paraesophageal disorders requiring surgery

– Describe initial evaluation and surgical approaches for trauma to the head and neck, chest, neck, and extremities

– Assess coagulation disorders and the perioperative management of anticoagulation

– Describe the different approaches for aneurysmal and non-aneurysmal vascular – surgery

– Evaluate surgical techniques for benign and malignant liver and bile duct disorders

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for general surgeons and general surgery residents.

Designation

Date of Original Release: April 15, 2019

Date Credits Expire: April 15, 2022

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