The aim of this section is to improve your ability to diagnose and treat necrotizing fasciitis. A good candidate will be able to convey the important details, explain the severity of the emergency to the patient, and be aware of the urgency of the condition.
"Safe" Mistakes in Plastic Surgery
A "Modest" Strength
Final Mock Interview
Awareness of your weaknesses
💌 "Ozempic Face" is now a thing, ulnar nerve insights, & updated clinical cases.
Explore this week's P'Fella digest: Discover the 'Ozempic Face' phenomenon, unravel the mysteries of the ulnar nerve, and get a sneak peek into P'Fella's clinical scenario updates. Dive in for a blend of insights, quizzes, and AI revelations!
Audit - Definition, Examples & Questions
Audits are similar to pressure sores - not really that exciting, but an essential part of the Plastic Surgery curriculum. This section will focus on the commonly asked audit questions to help build your answer.
Ulnar Nerve Palsy - Clinical Scenario
Delve into ulnar nerve pathology to understand its anatomy, potential compression sites, and clinical manifestations. Learn to identify compression locations, make evidence-based decisions on investigations, and explore both nonsurgical and surgical treatment strategies
Coping with Pressure
Clinical Risk Management
Teaching in Plastic Surgery
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a compression neuropathy of the ulnar nerve at the level of the elbow. This article reviews the current literature in relation to anatomy, clinical diagnosis, and treatment options of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.
💌 Females are better surgeons, flashcards 2.0, new paper format, & ganglions
Explore this week's P'Fella digest: Discover why female surgeons are gaining the spotlight, unravel the mystery of ganglion cysts, and get a sneak peek into our game-changing flashcard system. Dive in for a blend of insights, quizzes, and AI revelations!
Technique for Aspirating Ganglions
Comparing wrist ganglia treatments: traditional surgery vs. triamcinolone injections in a study of 219 patients. Discover which method offers fewer side effects and lower recurrence.
Ganglion Cyst - Clinical Case
In this scenario, learners will diagnose and manage a ganglion cyst, determine its origin, understand its causes, select appropriate investigations, and make evidence-based treatment decisions.
Ganglion Cysts of the Hand & Wrist
Ganglion cysts are common soft tissue tumors in the hand, often linked to joint capsules or tendons. Their diagnosis is primarily clinical. Treatment options are observation, aspiration, injection & surgical excision.
The VRAM Flap is a Type III Mathes & Nahai myocutaneous flap. This article details its indications, anatomy, and surgical technique.
Smoking when operating, 9 events, Scaphoids & Landmark Papers
Get insights in the the impact of surgical smoke, deep dive on scaphoids, 9 upcoming events & P'Fella answers your questions.
How should we treat scaphoid fractures?
This study investigates surgical versus non-surgical treatments for scaphoid fractures, focusing on those with displacements of 2mm or less. The multicenter randomized trial shows no significant difference in pain and function beyond 12 weeks, but surgical fixation can increase complications.