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Surgery Talks are podcasts of surgical topics for surgical trainees and senior medical students. Each episode is produced by experienced senior surgeons, with an emphasis on a safe and evidence-based clinical approach.

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Surgery Talks are podcasts of surgical topics for surgical trainees and senior medical students. Each episode is produced by experienced senior surgeons, with an emphasis on a safe and evidence-based clinical approach.

    Acute Limb Ischaemia

    Acute Limb Ischaemia

    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.

    • 32 min
    Abdominal Wall Closure

    Abdominal Wall Closure

    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.

    • 11 min
    Bile Duct Injury

    Bile Duct Injury

    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. 

    • 8 min
    Bile Duct Stones

    Bile Duct Stones

    In this episode, Mr Afshin Alijani, and Mr Pradeep Patil (consultant surgeons at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee), discuss the management of bile duct stones. For key papers please click here.

    • 25 min
    Chest Trauma

    Chest Trauma

    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. 

    • 17 min
    FRCS Part B Exam - Personal Experience of a Candidate

    FRCS Part B Exam - Personal Experience of a Candidate

    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. 

    • 19 min

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Medico Ben ,

Great bite sized topics for the drive to work.

Thank you so much for the great podcast. I’ve found it a really great way to get a bit of study done while sitting in traffic. Can not recommend highly enough.

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