Category Vascular Surgery
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POCUS: Abdominal aorta

Exploring the Point of Care Ultrasound Essentials course with a video demonstrating the examination to identify abdominal aortic aneurysm.
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Leopold Von Schrötter

Leopold Schrötter Ritter von Kristelli (1837 – 1908) an Austrian internal physician. He is known for his description of effort thrombosis (upper limb DVT) eponymously termed Paget-Shroetter syndrome in 1884.
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Paget-Schroetter Syndrome

Primary thrombosis of the subclavian vein at the costoclavicular junction. The formation of an axillo-subclavian vein thrombosis results from endothelial trauma, often as a result of repetitive activity of the upper limbs.
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Fritz Valdemar Rasmussen

Fritz Valdemar Rasmussen (1837-1877) was a Danish physician. Co-editor of the Hospitals-Tidende Journal, Rasmussen recorded cases of massive haemoptysis secondary to pulmonary artery aneurysm in association with tuberculosis - eponymously termed the Rasmussen aneurysm
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Abnormal LFTs Post Vascular Surgery

CAUSES pre-existing liver disease (+/- exacerbation) drug induced (paracetamol, statins, amiodarone, antibiotics, NSAIDs, beta-blockers, ranitidine, volatiles) ischaemic (post clamping above hepatic artery, thrombosis, embolic, hypotension) surgical injury nutrition (TPN, EN) acalculous cholecystitis transfusion related hepatitis ASSESSMENT History pre-operative liver function…

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Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid Endarterectomy = removal of atheromatous plaque from the ICA. Artery clamped, open, plaque stripped and then closed directly or with a Gore-Tex vein patch.
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AAA Repair Patient Hot Case

GENERAL APPROACH Emergency or Elective End-organ damage Complications– brain injury– spinal cord ischaemia– ileus– MI– lower limb ischaemia– compartment syndromes– renal injury INTRODUCTION CUBICLE dialysis INFUSIONS vasoactives fluid boluses sedation analgesia transpyloric feeding: ileus, ischaemia TPN VENTILATOR mode level of…

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) is a permanent localised or diffuse dilatation of the abdominal aorta to 1.5 times its normal diameter that involving all three layers of the vessel wall