Cardiothoracic

  • Lung Nodule
    • Risk factors and presentation, importance of old chest X-ray
    • Lung cancer vs. metastatic cancer vs. benign
    • Peripheral vs. central
    • Staging: bronchoscopy, CT, node sampling
    • Predicting resectability: pulmonary function, hoarseness, pleural effusion
  • Dysphagia
    • Risk factors and presentation: solids vs. liquids vs. reflux
    • Work-up: radiologic, endoscopic
    • Barrett's esophagus
  • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Presentation, medical management, indications for operation
  • Cardiac Surgery
    • Who needs an emergency coronary artery bypass

The following topics will NOT be discussed, therefore outside reading is recommended:

  • Congenital heart defects
  • Pre-operative assessment - cardiac and pulmonary risks of surgery

Lecture Notes

Cardiac Surgery pdf (Mokadam)

Lectures Online

Cardiac Surgery via Mediasite

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