19 January 20215 Things you should know about Gallbladder Cancer Management
Gallbladder cancer is the most common malignant tumor of the biliary tract and also the most aggressive gastrointestinal malignancy. It can be suspected preoperatively but is most commonly an incidental finding during surgery or on pathologic review. Key aspects for its management will be reviewed in this SOC.
15 January 2021Diversion Colitis: Treatment Strategies
Diversion colitis is characterized by mostly asymptomatic inflammation of the mucosa in the defunctioned segment of the colon. To this day, reestablishment of gut continuity is the only curative intervention available. Nevertheless, several pharmacologic treatments and other strategies such as fecal transplantation seem promising.
12 January 2021Surgical Strategies for Parathyroid Disease
Parathyroidectomy is defined as the surgery to remove one or more of the parathyroid glands in the patient who has hyperparathyroidism. With the increase in accurate localization studies, a minimally invasive approach is beecoming the standard of care.
8 January 2021Image-Guided Techniques for Localizing Pulmonary Nodules in Thoracoscopic Surgery: “How Do We Do It?”
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has become the gold-standard method of performing almost all kinds of surgical interventions in the field of Thoracic Surgery. In this lecture we will show our experience in Vall D’Hebron hospital and the challenges we can encounter when performing this technique.
5 January 20215 Things You Should Know About Emergency Laparotomy – Top 1 Best SOC 2020
In today’s Open Classroom we will review the indications, the essential parts and other tips and tricks of the emergency laparotomy.
29 December 2020Everything You Should Know about COVID-19 – Top 2 Best SOC 2020
In this video we will show you the recommendations of the Spanish Society of Surgery, but first, the basics.
22 December 20205 Things You Should Know About the Pringle Maneuver – Top 3 Best SOC 2020
This OC aims to introduce and widen your knowledge of the Pringle maneuver (Portal triad clumping) and its history, anatomy, technique, and clinical indications and contraindications. Important structures such as the hepatoduodenal ligament and foramen of Winslow will be reviewed.
18 December 2020Artificial Intelligence in Surgery
Artificial intelligence in medicine has been used in several fields and with different objectives.
15 December 2020Surgical Anatomy of the Pancreas: Key Points and Novel Concepts
To perform pancreatic surgery, as in any other type of surgery, knowledge of the anatomy is crucial. In this OC we review the key aspects of the surgical anatomy of the pancreas as well as some new novel concepts.
11 December 2020Learning Curve and Training in Robotic Bariatric Surgery
In this presentation we will briefly review the main advantages of the robotic approach to bariatric surgery and the training and learning curve in robotic bariatric surgery.