Arimgsas – Alan Roberts international medical graduates.
General Surgeons & Specialists in hernia repair ( A/Prof. Morry Brygel & Charles Leinkram )
Present a series, adapted to this zoom & corona era. To enhance and refresh GPs clinical and surgical skills. Based on Brygel’s Video Book of Surgery office series, they will consist of a 1 &1/2hour weekly presentation. The imagery and videos including Q&A are narrated by Morry Brygel. These programs will also be of value to those doctors taking IMG & GP courses & exams
These will take place on Wednesday evenings AEST at 7:00 pm
Commencing Wed 19th August
Skin Cancer/Suturing and Leg Ulcers/Hernias
There will be lecture material available on request.
Particular attention is paid to:
-How to stay out of trouble
-Pre & Post-operative care
This program uses the presenters’ extensive collection of images and videos to differentiate
1 – Benign from malignant skin lesions
2 – The 3 types of skin cancer -Bcc, SCC, melanoma and their variants
Both clinically and with biopsy – following recommended guidelines
Visual Identification quiz
Risk and prognostic stratification for melanoma
Role of sentinel node biopsy
Trends in Immunological and targeted therapy
Knot tying, suturing and lacerations
The presenter uses graphics and videos to demonstrate::
Tying a secure knot
Choosing the type of material -permanent or dissolving
Deep suturing – the buried knot
The indications for each are discussed
The postoperative management of each is discussed for specific situations
The management of lacerations
A/Prof Brygel became known as the Hernia King because of his special interest in that field – including day surgery using local anaesthetic techniques and mesh.
He has performed over 10000 hernia operations and published extensively together with his colleague Charles Leinkram
What a GP needs to know about hernias::
A series of videos from the Brygel collection with commentary will demonstrate some important clinical features- for example differentiating between inguinal and femoral hernias
Differentiation between urgent and elective
The role of ultrasound and CAT scanning in diagnoses-
The sportsman’s hernia
The occult hernia
The types of surgery available
Controversies regarding mesh
Management of leg ulcers
Here venous & arterial disease predominate.
Their diagnoses and treatment are presented. Diabetic issues are assessed.
Included are clinical diagnoses tips, investigation and treatment.
Films are used to demonstrate dressings, bandaging and compression therapy