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Surgical Grand Rounds Lectures

The Surgical Grand Rounds, hosted by the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational discussion. These podcasts are brought to you by the Oxford University Medical Education Fellows.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Innovations in access surgery James Gilbert and Dr Simon Knight give an update on vascular access and some of the innovations that are going on in vascular access surgery. James Gilbert, Simon Knight 15 May 2017
2 The 100,000 Genomes Project Ms Jennifer Whitfield talks about the 100,000 Genomes Project, which aims to establish a new genomic medicine service through the NHS by sequencing the entire genomes of around 70,000 people with rare inherited diseases or cancer. Jennifer Whitfield 10 Apr 2017
3 Prostate artery embolisation in the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia and beyond Dr Mark Little discusses his ongoing research into the role of prostate artery embolisation within the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Mark Little 10 Mar 2017
4 The mesentery: congenital and acquired disorders of a new organ The finding of the mesentery opens up a whole new area of science. The colorectal surgery team talk about the importance of the mesentery and the disorders associated with it. Pamela Sivathondan, Kalle Landerholm, Diederik Meylemans, Bruce George 24 Feb 2017
5 Creative Commons Human factors based investigation of serious surgical mishaps Professor Peter McCulloch and Dr Lauren Morgan talk about investigating serious surgical incidents and how human factors science can help us. Peter McCulloch, Lauren Morgan 13 Feb 2017
6 Creative Commons The challenge of aortic therapy: stimulus to break new paths Professor Sebastian Debus introduces the variety of projects in his Department of Vascular Medicine, discussing the challenge of aortic therapy and the search for new solutions. Sebastian Debus 13 Feb 2017
7 Flow disruptors for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms unsuitable for endosaccular coiling Professor Byrne showcases the work of the Oxford Neurovascular and Neuroradiology Research Unit. Professor James Byrne is Professor of Neuroradiology at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Oxford University. James Byrne 10 Feb 2017
8 The impact of complications and errors on surgeons Mr Kevin Turner and Catherine Johnson talk about their national research study which aims to examine the nature of the impact that adverse events have on the professional and personal lives of surgeons. Kevin Turner, Catherine Johnson 31 Jan 2017
9 Bariatric surgery: new challenges Mr Bruno Sgromo talks about bariatric surgery (weight loss and metabolic surgery) and the new challenges that it brings to the bariatric team and the patient. Bruno Sgromo 30 Nov 2016
10 Ovarian metastases from gastrointestinal tract malignancy Mr Brendan Moran discusses cancer metastases to the ovary. Mr Moran is a general and colorectal surgeon at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Brendan Moran 18 Nov 2016
11 Dealing with major trauma in developing countries – 20 years on Dr Douglas Wilkinson talks about trauma demand, trauma courses in developing countries, and global health in the 21st Century. Douglas Wilkinson 15 Nov 2016
12 Creative Commons Surgery for advanced rectal cancer – crossing the boundaries Mr Richard Guy and Mr Bobby Bloemendaal discuss surgery for advanced rectal cancer. Richard Guy, Bobby Bloemendaal 05 Sep 2016
13 Creative Commons Safer surgical services and human factors: two steps forward… Professor Peter McCulloch, Dr Lauren Morgan and Ms Lorna Flynn discuss patient safety and the work of the Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit (QRSTU). Peter McCulloch, Lauren Morgan, Lorna Flynn 05 Sep 2016
14 Creative Commons Rare events – unavoidable challenges and lessons to be learned Mr Radu Mihai and Dr Peter Hambly give a talk about rare/never events in surgery. Radu Mihai, Peter Hambly 05 Sep 2016
15 Creative Commons Non-technical skills for surgeons: a hard time for soft skills Professor George Youngson CBE discusses the non-technical skills (cognitive and social) that surgeons need in order to perform safely in the operating theatre. George Youngson 05 Sep 2016
16 Creative Commons Pre-hospital emergency medicine – recent developments and top tips for the first on scene Lt Col Ross Moy talks about the recent developments in pre-hospital emergency medicine and gives his top tips for the first on scene. Ross Moy 05 Sep 2016
17 Creative Commons Landscaping the future of coronary artery bypass graft surgery Mr George Krasopoulos talks about coronary artery bypass graft surgery and how we have improved over the years, and how the future is looking. George Krasopoulos 10 Aug 2016
18 Creative Commons Vascular trials, big data and dementia’ and ‘Community leg ulcer clinics and telemedicine Professor Alison Halliday presents ‘Vascular trials, big data and dementia’ and Professor Linda Hands presents ‘Community leg ulcer clinics and telemedicine’. Alison Halliday, Linda Hands 10 Aug 2016
19 Creative Commons Targeting the affective component of pain Professor Tipu Aziz and Dr Binith Cheeran talk about deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treating intractable pain syndromes. Tipu Aziz, Binith Cheeran 10 Aug 2016
20 Creative Commons Haemodynamic monitoring in the critically ill patient: current and evolving echo techniques Dr David Garry’s talk covers the theory underlying haemodynamic monitoring, how we have done it up to now and why echocardiography is a good way of doing it. David Garry 09 Aug 2016
21 Creative Commons Helping with breathing and eating – reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint Mr Nadeem Saeed talks about the temporomandibular joint, and about the reconstruction of that and why we reconstruct it. Nadeem Saeed 09 Aug 2016
22 Creative Commons HIV positive to positive transplantation: changing practices around the world Dr Elmi Muller talks about HIV positive donors for HIV positive recipients and changing transplant practices around the world. Elmi Muller 09 Aug 2016
23 Creative Commons Reflections on a retained swab Never Event in Churchill Theatres Dr Clare Dollery describes a retained swab Never Event that happened in the Churchill Hospital and reflects on how we respond and learn from it. Clare Dollery 09 Aug 2016
24 Genomic revolution and its impact on prostate cancer care Professor Ash Tewari talks about the genomics of prostate cancer and the implications for managing high risk disease. Ash Tewari 05 Jan 2016