STH Consultant CPD Updates: Anaesthesia for Radiological Procedures

This is the summary of the PowerPoint presentations from this month’s consultant CPD teaching programme.

This month’s session provided an update on anaesthesia in the radiology suite in line with the Royal College of Anaesthetists Matrix.

The following topics were covered by Dr Mike Ings and Dr Juliette Fraser (Consultant Anaesthetists, Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust). The aim was to give an overview of anaesthesia for radiology, including EVAR, TIPPS and MRI. Please click the link for a copy of the presentations.

Anaesthesia for TIPPS (expected Feb 2017)

Anaesthesia for MRI (expected Feb 2017)

There are also some papers relevant to the talks that can be found here:

BJA Education Article – Guide to TIPPS

Lumbar Drains in Aneurysm Surgery [Pro]

Lumbar Drains in Aneurysm Surgery [Con]

BJA Education – Anaesthesia for Neuroradiology

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STH Consultant CPD Updates: Vascular Surgery

This is the summary of the PowerPoint presentations from this month’s consultant CPD teaching programme.

This month’s session provided an update on vascular anaesthesia  in line with the Royal College of Anaesthetists Matrix.

The following topics were covered by Dr Karen Kerr and Dr Kevin Sadler (Consultant Anaesthetists, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). The aim was to give an overview of anaesthesia for vascular surgery in the form of carotid endarterectomy and pre-operative assessment with cardiopulmonary testing. Please click the link for a copy of the presentations.

CPET Update [2A03]

Carotid Endarterectomy [2A07, 2A12]

There are also some papers relevant to CPET testing that can be found here (the latter two are open access)

To block or not to block, that is the question…

Lewis SC, Warlow CP, Bodenham AR et al. General anaesthesia versus local anaesthesia for carotid surgery (GALA): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2008; 372: 2132

RHH Journal Club. May 24th, 2012. Dr Jamie Douglass

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Prediction and prevention of perioperative strokes [carotid surgery] might be easier under local anaesthesia than under general anaesthesia

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