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ACADEMICVIVA
Impactfactor
Levelsofevidence
Basicstats

GENERALVIVA
Ingrowntoenail!
CriteriaforDaysurgery
Difficultcholecystectomy
Splenectomy(indications,vaccinationsetc)

SUBSPECIALTYVIVA
BarrettsOesophagusmanagementofhighgradedysplasia
Choledochalcystpresentation,classification,management
Gastrooesophagealrefluxdisease

EMERGENCYVIVA
FemoralHerniaandsmallbowelobstruction
Abdominalcompartmentsyndrome
AssessmentofpatientpostopHartmannsfordiverticularperforation
TerminalilealCrohnsidentifiedatlaparoscopyforpresumedappendicitiswhethertoperform
appendicectomy

CRITICALCARE

SwollenlegpostopDVT
Insertionofacentralline
Renalfailure
Definitionofsepsis/SIRS

GENERALCLINICAL
Incisionalhernia
Shortsaphenousvaricoseveins
Epigastrichernia
Divaricaitonoftherecti(!)
Biliarycolic
Informedconsentforlaparoscopiccholecystectomy

SUBSPECIALTYCLINICAL
Squamouscarcinomaofoesophagus
Benignoesophagealstricture
Pancreaticcarcinomaproblemswithpreoperativebileductstenting
Cholangiocarcinoma
CommonbileductstoneshowtodoalapCBDexploration
Bileleakpostlaparoscopiccholecystectomy

SUBSPECIALTYVIVA
pseudocystmanagementwandw/opensurg/endoscopy;
livertraumaclassification/management(incembolisation)/packingetc;

gallbladdercancerstaging/management.

GENERALVIVA
pilonidalabscess
varicoseveins
persononlongtermtpn

CLINICAL(notreallyhistorytaking,moreofaptcentereddiscussion).
ptpostituadmissionforpancreatitis.woundproblems/nutrition/diabetes
takeahistoryoffapatientwithjaundice,initialbloodtests(basicallymedstudentstuff)
surgicalmanagementofreflux/hiatushernia.
effectsofchemotherapypreliverresectionforcolorectallivermets(oxalaplatinspecifically)
stagingofoesphagealcancertheyseemedreallykeenonpetandeus.

CRITICALCARE

Facialinjuryairwaymanagement,cricothyroidotomy
Tensionpneumothoraxmanagement/pathophysiology
Chestdraininsertion
Renalfailure/poorurineoutputsenario
Hepatorenalsyndromemechanism/treatment

EMERGENCYSURGERY

Femoralherniarepairtechnique
Postophipreplacement/abdodistension(discussdifferential,managementofpseudoobstruction)
Radiationsmallbowelinjury(mechanism,features,changesacuteandchronic,surgicaltreatment,
consequencesB12def,bacterialovergrowth)

GENERALSURGERY

Ixofirondeficiencyanaemia
Colonoscopywhatisthemisrate
Splenectomyindicationsandtechnique
Pyloricstenosisinchildrenandadults,Differential,Surgicalmanagement,ABGchangesandwhyurine
acidicinchildren

UPPERGI/HPB

Lapcholebileductinjury
Managementofpostopbileleak
Managementofrightposteriorsectorialductinjury
Bariatricsurgery
Preop/Postopmanagementofsleepapnoea
Eppworthscoreriskofsleepapnoea

CLINICALGENERAL

Breastlump/screendetectedlookatmammograms,Ix,andbreastexamination(postop)with
lymphoedemaandradiotherapymarks
ColovesicalfistulahistorytakinganddiscussiononIxandmanagement
Incisionalherniaexaminationanddiscussiononwhentooperate
VaricoseveinspostopwithskinchangesandpreviousDVT
IvorLewispatientwithcarpaltunnelexaminethemediannerve!

UPPERGI/HPBCLINICAL

Metastaticcarcinoidsyndrometoliver!
(readtheBSGguidelinesonneuroendocrinetumours)discussiononoctreotideandmanagement
options
Pancreaticcahistory,resectabilityonCT
ERCPpictureswithCBDstones
PostopIvorLewiswithacutediaphragmaticherniahistory,plainxrays,surgicalmanagement
PreopstagingofoesophagealcancerhistoryfrompatientandreviewofEUS/CTpicturesand
managementdiscussion

ACADEMIC

TwopapersbothfromtheBJSlastfewmonths

RTCpreopantibioticsinvaricoseveinsurgeryfromHull

Retrospectivereviewofchemoradiotherapy,preopchemoandsurgeryaloneinoesophagealcancer
fromCardiff

Impactfactorwhatisit,howcalculated
Whataretheimpactfactorsofjournals,suchasBMJ/Lancet/othersurgicaljournals
Prosandconsoftheresearch
Clinicalrelevanceofthepaperswouldtheychanceyourpractice
Emergsurg
femherniainunfitpatient,
Cdiffcolitis,
pseudoobstruction

Critcare
oliguricpatientpostop,
chestandfacialtrauma,
septicpatientpostHartmanns

General
inguinalhernia,
diverticdisease,
coeliacdisease,
IBS!!

UpperGI
HGD,
bileleak,
colorectallivermets

Clingen
goitre,

variveins,
inghernia,
incishernia,
aaa,popaneurysm.
patientwithhx.ofneoadj.CRTpriottoantresection.

ClinUGI
StricturepostWhipple,
bleedpostWhipple,
hereditaryspherocytosishx.andMXwithhypersplenism,
dysphagiahxachalasia.

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