Some of your job as an intern is only indirectly related to patient care. While the rules below don’t tell you how to operate better, they will help you to be a more effective team member and
15 Oct 16
I have had a couple of cases of acute diverticulitis over the past several weeks and am interested in how everyone approaches this subject:
62 y. o. f. patient admitted for obstructing jaundice. 2 days after ERCP, the day before planned surgery sudden bout of intense pain relieved by common analgesics. No decline in general status, but slight increase of jaundice
A cannibalized “spilled” stone causing gallstone-ileus following laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
How do others examine for a hernia? Do you just look at and palpate with the patient standing up? Do you also invaginate the scrotum with the little fingerinserted up through the external inguinal ring?
Fecal impaction causing mega-rectum – a cause of colorectal catastrophes.
Last week I had a case of a 54-year-old obese woman who went to the Emergency Room with right lower quadrant/groin pain. She is a medical biller who used to work in my office. She thought she
Medical Summary Mrs. ARC was first seen at the Tata Memorial Hospital on 18.5.10 with complaints of lump in the left breast. She was investigated and diagnosed as a case of carcinoma left breast and underwent left
28 May 16
Is sclerosing peritonitis a foreign body response? This week I (plus two colleagues) operated a case of sclerosing peritonitis. It is an unusual entity of which I have previously operated 3 or 4 cases. Viewing it as
I wish to find out how many of you have heard of stapled hemorrhoidectomy, or have done it yourself. A short introduction follows.