Pearls in General Surgery 2018

The Pearls in General Surgery are audio recordings of expert summaries based on the Meet-the-Expert Sessions at Clinical Congress. Each audio recording provides an introduction, summary of the discussion, and a conclusion. Each recording runs about 15 minutes. Listen on demand or download to your mobile device.

Course Outline

  • Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer - Andrea Barrio, MD, FACS
  • Painful Choices Temporarily Scaling Back - Linda Barry, MD, FACS
  • Sports Hernia How to Diagnose and Understand - Michael Brunt, MD, FACS
  • Central Venous Access Devices Achieving Zero Complications - John Daly, MD, FACS
  • Female Urology - Roger Dmochowski, MD, FACS
  • Complex Abdominal Trauma - David Feliciano, MD, FACS
  • What Happened Dealing with Devastating Complications - Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS
  • Painful Choices Temporarily Scaling Back - Vikisha Fripp, MD, FACS
  • Approaches to Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy - Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS
  • Enteral Access for Nutrition - Richard Hendrickson, MD, FACS
  • Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections - Sharon Henry, MD, FACS
  • Minimally Invasive Acute Care Surgery What, When, Whom - Robert Lim, MD, FACS
  • Crohn's Disease Complex Issues - Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters Tips and Tricks - Timothy Nelson, MD, FACS
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas 101 - Janice Pasieka, MD, FACS
  • Liver Resections Tough Cases - Timothy Pawlik, MD, FACS
  • Going into Surgical Practice - Timothy Pritts, MD, FACS, and Shubha Dhage, MD, FACS
  • Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring for Thyroid and Parathyroid - Greg Randolph, MD, FACS
  • Anal Neoplasia - Rocco Ricciardi, MD, FACS
  • Intracorporeal vs. Extracorporeal Anastomoses - Barry Salky, MD, FACS
  • The Difficult Gallbladder Tricks of the Trade - Nathaniel J. Soper, MD, FACS
  • Experts Debate Controversial Issues in Parathyroidectomy - Cord Sturgeon, MD, FACS

Target Audience

  • Practicing surgeons
  • Residents


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Disclosure Information

In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. For additional information, please visit the ACCME website.

The ACCME also requires that ACS manage any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity.  Any conflicts noted below have been managed to our satisfaction. The disclosure information is intended to identify any commercial relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during a activity, please report it on the evaluation. 

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Faculty and Disclosures

Richard Hendrickson, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Greg Randolph, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Cord Sturgeon, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
John Daly, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Linda Barry, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Vikisha Fripp, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Barry Salky, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Shubha Dhage, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Robert Lim, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Roger Dmochowski, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Michael Brunt, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Timothy Pawlik, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Janice Pasieka, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Andrea Barrio, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Sharon Henry, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Rocco Ricciardi, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Timothy Nelson, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
Nathaniel J. Soper, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures
David Feliciano, MD, FACS  - No Disclosures

This educational activity is not eligible for CME or CE credits.

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