Pediatric Surgery

PDC 2020 Practice Gaps

September 16, 2020
This clip from the 2020 Pediatric Surgery Update Course features Elizabeth Beierle, MD, Erik Skarsgard, MD, and Robert Cusick, MD presenting 2020’s practice gaps as identified by the American Pediatric Surgical Association’s (APSA) Professional Development Committee. This three PDC member panel review controversial cases and challenge our guests to think critically about their approach to the top searched questions in APSA’s, ‘Pediatric Surgery Not a Textbook’ (NaT).

Highlighted Topics Include:
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Post-op esophageal atresia repair management
- Gas embolism during laparoscopy
- Thromboelastography (TEG) results
- Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) management
- Spontaneous pneumothorax
- Emergency Department trauma management
- Peritoneal dialysis catheter placement
- Dialysis catheter vs fistula creation
- GI tract specific medication
- When to perform a Gonadectomy 


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