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Acute appendicitis

16th June 2020

Overview

This short presentation will provide an overview of the clinical anatomy of the appendix allowing the student to understand how appendicitis presents. The student will be able to manage appendicitis along with an understanding of the role of antibiotics in appendicitis.

Speakers

Mr Mark Bignell

Mark Bignell graduated from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Medical school in 2001 and undertook his higher general surgical training in Wessex with a subspecialty interest in Colorectal surgery. He was awarded the ASGBI prize for outstanding performance at the Intercollegiate Examination in General Surgery in 2016. He undertook a fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease in Oxford before accepting a substantive consultant post at the same institution.

 

Mr Ray J Delicata

Mr Delicata is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon working in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, South Wales. He qualified as a doctor from Guy’s Hospital, London and trained in Surgery in London, South Wales and The University Hospitals of Leuven in Belgium. 

Mr Delicata is an Honorary Lecturer in Surgery at Cardiff University; Clinical and Educational Supervisor for Foundation Programme trainees and Surgical trainees in the Welsh Deanery and is a Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is an Examiner for the Final MB at Cardiff University; for the MRCSEd and is also Regional Surgical Advisor for RCSEd.

Recording


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