6 mn read I have always enjoyed interacting with surgical residents and one of the first questions the young resident who enters surgery asks me is “ How do I study during residency?” Studying during a tough surgery residency is not easy at all. The biggest hurdle will be your seniors and colleagues who will discourage you from […]Continue reading "HOW TO BE AN AMAZING FIRST YEAR PG IN SURGERY? – PART II ( ACADEMICS & STUDYING DURING RESIDENCY)"
5 mn read There are about 3000 young minds entering surgery residency in India this year. Most of them have waited for months and years to be a surgeon. During their internship as they assisted their PGs in a hernia and while suturing broken foreheads – all they wanted to be was “a surgeon”. It indeed is a […]Continue reading "How to be an amazing first year PG in surgery? – Part I (The Compassionate Resident)"
2 mn read Case History A 22 year old female presented with complaints of abdominal pain, abdominal distension, nausea, vomiting and anorexia. On examination the abdomen was distended with diffuse tenderness. But there was no guarding, rigidity or rebound tenderness. Abdomino-pelvic CT scan was suggestive of Intestinal obstruction and Abdominal Tuberculosis. It revealed distended bowel loops, large amounts of […]Continue reading "Peritoneal Tuberculosis Leading to Acute Intestinal Obstruction due to Adhesions"
2 mn read Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Steps Prepare the patient Placement of first 10mm trocar (midline navel) Creation of Pneumoperitinium Final Diagnosis Place patient in Reverse Trendelenburg position slightly rotated to the left Apply local anesthetics and 2-3 other trocars under visualization of scope Retraction of gall bladder/liver Assistant grasps fundus of gallbladder and retract superiorly Grasp infundibulum of […]Continue reading "Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy by Dr R. K. Mishra"
< 1 mn read Below is a video showing the gross anatomy of liver. Also you will find two nice presentations covering gross and segmental anatomy of liver in depth. Questions related to the segmental anatomy of liver are very commonly asked in examinations. This presentation explains segmental anatomy of liver very well. All about Surgical Anatomy of Liver. […]Continue reading "Gross Anatomy and Segmental Anatomy of Liver"
2 mn read Laparoscopic Appendectomy Steps Step 1: Port placement: A 10-mm trocar is placed at the umbilicus, and the abdominal cavity is insufflated to a pressure of 15 mmHg. The camera is also inserted through this larger trocar. A 5-mm trocar is placed at the suprapubis, and a second 5-mm trocar is placed at the LLQ. Step […]Continue reading "Laparoscopic Appendectomy by Dr Andrew Renaut"
2 mn read Milestones in the history of intestinal anastomosis Intestinal anastomosis has been successfully performed for more than 150 years using a variety of techniques and suture materials. Major milestones in the development of this technique are: Lembert : Seromuscular suture technique for bowel anastomosis in 1826 Kocher : Utilised a two-layer anastomosis. First a continuous all-layer […]Continue reading "Principles of Bowel Anastomosis with Videos"
3 mn read Liver and Biliary System MCQs Introducing surgery MCQs in cram sheet format to get the most out of your limited time online. Will be adding more MCQs patterned for NEET SS, DNB CET SS and MRCS Part A exams. S.NO Question Answer and Explanation 1. Liver abscess ruptures most commonly ina. Pleural cavity […]Continue reading "Liver and Biliary System MCQs: Surgery MCQs With Answers"