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 Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery and Program Director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Texas A&M College of Medicine. He has formerly been 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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Not clear the difference
By Mateo G. on 18. July 2020 for Urology Surgery: Testicular Pain

It isnt clear the difference between torsion and epidymitis and i would like more images

very superficial
By Bahaa M. on 28. April 2020 for Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia

very superficial ............................................................................... not informative, or organized .. although it is very important vital topic

By Amer S. on 30. March 2020 for Special Surgery

I would like to suggest that you add more head and neck surgeries like salivary gland surgeries.

By Marlowe D. on 24. March 2020 for Hydrocephalus: Diagnosis and Management

great lecture. I am now very clear on the differentials. Thanks