General surgery

11th August 2022, 19:00 to 20:00 BST

Overview

This is the third webinar in series covering General Surgery of Childhood. This session will cover aetiology and management of abdominal pain in children, intussusception and pyloric stenosis. This is a tutorial with question and answer session for surgeons in their early years of training or medical practitioners who may come across children in their day to day practice. 

Aims

This webinar will enable attendees to be able to diagnose and formulate appropriate management plan for children presenting with abdominal pain (including intussusception) and pyloric stenosis.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, attendees should have an understanding of:

  • the aetiology, investigation, treatment and management of children presenting with abdominal pain.

  • Intussusception: know the definition of intussusception, be aware of the basic epidemiology and typical aetiology, recognise the presentation and the use of investigations to aid diagnosis and management, appreciate the medical and surgical management, understand the complications.

  • Pyloric stenosis: learn how pyloric stenosis clinically presents and how to manage a patient with the condition.

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Panellists

Our panellists include:

  • Melanie Clarke (Presenting Consultant), Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, Aberdeen. Consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon with interest in paediatric gastrointestinal conditions.
  • Nikola Henderson (Chair)Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Consultant adult colorectal surgeon with interest in general surgery of childhood.
  • Chris Driver, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, Aberdeen. Consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon with specialist interest in paediatric urological conditions.
  • Robin Garret-Cox, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol. Consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon with interest in paediatric oncology.

CPD

1 Hour

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Recording

A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.



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