Pediatric Brain Tumors

In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. Vivek Mehta discusses pediatric brain tumors. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to: Understand the commonality of pediatric brain tumors (PBT) Describe the most common symptoms seen in children suspected of having a brain tumor Describe the steps in determining what to do about the tumor Describe […]

Life Threatening Headache

        In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. J. Max Findlay and Dr. Cam McDougall discuss life-threatening headaches. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to: List the three most important causes of life-threatening headaches. Describe the main features of presentation for each type of headache. Outline the initial management of the […]

Lumbar Radiculopathy

In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. J. Max Findlay discusses lumbar radiculopathy, along with his personal experience of this condition. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to: · Define “radiculopathy” and “radiculitis” · Discuss the basic features of lumbar radiculopathy · Identify the differences between an L5, S1 and L4 radiculopathy · Discuss […]

Burr Holes and the Craniotomy

In this episode, Dr. Mitch Wilson discusses burr holes and the craniotomy.     After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:               Define “craniotomy” and “burr holes”               Identify the common indications for a craniotomy           […]

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

          In this episode, Dr. Jenny Souster from the division of Neurosurgery at the University of Alberta, discusses normal pressure hydrocephalus. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to: Define NPH Identify the symptoms of NPH Describe the pathophysiology of NPH Describe how to diagnose a patient as having […]

Ectopic Pregnancy

In this episode, medical student Lindsay Benoit discusses ectopic pregnancy. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to: Identify Ectopic Pregnancy through Pathophysiology History Physical Exam Diagnostic Tests Know about the different treatment options and when they are appropriate Notes link

Simulation in Surgical Education

In this episode, Dr Bin Zheng discusses simulation and its application in surgical education. After listening to this episode, learners will be able to: List the types of knowledge, skills and attitudes that can be taught using simulation Describe the main types of simulation models Outline the main advantages of simulation and attributes of an […]

Surgery 101 Logo contest

Surgery 101 Logo contest As part of our plans to redesign the Surgery 101 website, we are running a competition to get inspiration for a new Surgery 101 logo! We’d like our listeners and fans to send in their ideas and sketches for a new logo. It can be whatever you like, please let your […]

12 Days of Surgery

  Welcome back to Surgery 101 Studios It’s that time of the year again – the holidays are almost here, and we’re celebrating another successful year at Surgery 101. We decided to make a short video to say thanks to all of our fans around the world, and also to show you some of the […]