14th July 2022, 19:00 to 20:00 BST
This is the second webinar in a new series covering General Surgery of Childhood. This session will cover aetiology, embryology and epidemiology of foreskin conditions, hypospadias and the acute scrotum.
The webinar will enable attendees to be able to diagnose and formulate appropriate management plan for children presenting with foreskin conditions and acute scrotal pathology.
By the end of this webinar, attendees should have an understanding of:
The normal physiology of the foreskin including management of the ‘non-retractile’ foreskin
Pathological phimosis: recognise and be able to appropriately manage different foreskin pathologies (including balanitis and balanitis xerotica obliterans)
Cultural/ religious circumcision in the paediatric population
Hypospadias: know the definition and be able to describe its presentation, management and potential complications
Recognition of the acute scrotum, differential diagnosis, investigations (if indicated) and management of acute scrotal emergencies
Testicular torsion, torsion of testicular appendages, idiopathic scrotal oedema and testicular infections
Our panellists include:
- Melanie Clarke (chair), Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, Aberdeen. Consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon with interest in paediatric gastrointestinal conditions.
- Nikola Henderson, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Consultant adult colorectal surgeon with interest in general surgery of childhood.
- Chris Driver (Presenting Consultant), 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.
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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.