Journal Club

The SUSS Journal Club is an opportunity to discuss and present papers you find interesting. All articles relating to surgery are welcome.  Journal club provides an environment to hone skills that are utilised later in your professional life. 

 Meetings are usually held at the RPA Institute of Academic Surgery from 6 – 7 pm. All are encouraged to attend and are welcome.

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SUSS May Journal Club: Trauma

After a short break, we return with the May SUSS Journal club theme of Trauma.  Trauma is a common presentation to ED, often requiring surgical intervention. When managing a trauma case one not only needs to consider the immediate management of a patient but also the...

SUSS March Journal Club: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

The theme of this months SUSS Journal Club is Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Oral & Maxillofacial surgery is a highly specialised field in which surgeons are trained in both medicine and dentistry to treat problems that require expertise in both fields. Conditions they...

SUSS February Journal Club: Neurosurgery

The theme of the February SUSS Journal Club is Neurosurgery/Neuro-Oncology. Glioblastomas are the most common primary malignant brain tumour in the adult population and the prognosis is currently very poor - with median survival from diagnosis often reported at under...

SUSS Journal Club: Summer Break

Thank you to everyone who has joined us for Journal Club in 2017. We have had a lot of interesting topics from a range of year groups. SUSS Journal club will be returning in 2018. Please sign up to our mailing list to be notified of our return and of subsequent...

SUSS October Journal Club: Cardiac Surgery

The theme of the October SUSS Journal Club is cardiac surgery. Our first presenter is Aran Kanagaratnam (stage 1 SMP student), who will present a clinical trial comparing transcatheter (TVAR) and surgical aortic-valve replacements. TAVR is a new therapy for patients...

SUSS September Journal Club: Peritonectomy and HIPEC

Thanks to everyone who joined us last month! The theme for the September SUSS Journal Club is Peritonectomy and HIPEC (Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy). Peritonectomy is a cytoreductive surgery to remove cancer from the peritoneal cavity. In the combined...

SUSS August Journal Club: Anaesthetics & Post-Op Complications

Journal Club is back!   The use of anaesthesia is common among all surgical specialties and involves the maintenance of normal physiology and avoidance of complications both during surgery and post-operatively. This month we will look at two trials researching the...