Special Surgery
Special Surgery

Special Surgery

by Kevin Pei, MD

Improve your learning progress with an expert!

This course covers a broad spectrum of Special Surgery topics relevant to both clinical practice and standardized examinations. Improve your understanding of each of these surgical conditions and injuries with Dr. Kevin Pei, a surgeon with extensive experience in medical education and an associate clerkship director at Yale School of Medicine. He will outline high–yield diagnostic studies and describe the management of important surgical issues.

Review the following topics:

  • Perioperative Care: Fluids and Electrolytes
  • Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia
  • Postoperative Care
  • Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
  • Intestinal Malrotation
  • Intussusception
  • Classic Fractures
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Femoral Neck Fracture
  • Posterior Knee Dislocation
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal Cord Syndromes
  • Incomplete Cord Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina
  • Melanoma
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Urology Surgery

Watch our video lectures, download relevant accompanying slides, and read high-yield medical topic reviews to get ready for your USMLE or Shelf exams. Your learning progress will steadily increase and motivate you to go even further with your preparation. Raise your test scores with Lecturio and Dr. Kevin Pei now!

Course Details

  • Videos 39
  • Duration 2:50 h
  • Quiz questions 87
  • Articles 28


Your Educators of course Special Surgery

 Kevin Pei, MD

Kevin Pei, MD

Dr. Kevin Pei is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, Associate Director of Surgery Clerkships and Associate Director of Resident Education at the Yale Center for Medical Simulation. He is passionate about curriculum development and improving patient outcomes through creative education and simulation.

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Doesn't cover enough
By Medstudent P. on 02. June 2019 for Hydrocephalus: Diagnosis and Management

Nothing about what to look for on the scan, the exact diagnosis criteria, indicitons for treatment etc.

not as good as others
By Niamh D. on 25. February 2019 for Urology Surgery: Urologic Cancers

I don't feel it went into enough detail about the different types of bladder cancer

Useful for all learning and theauptic porpuses
By Dvsvb R. on 30. December 2018 for Carotid Stenosis: Etiology, Examination, Diagnosis

Ecplained efficiently and accurately . Every thing is shown with good clariity and accuracy

A nice lecture with a valuble content. Every component is nice and needful
By Dvsvb R. on 30. December 2018 for Melanoma

It is useful for anybody who wants to learn accurately and perfectly. All aspects are clearly pfesented