Surgical specialists

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All surgical specialities Condition Advice
General consultation Non emergency or pre-operative telemedical consultation
Post operative management Early hospital discharge with ECU cover may reduce infection rates and be attractive to patients
Education Ability to use telemedicine to discuss cases with colleges
Urologist Testicular torsion Ultrasound accuracy and manual detorsion under supervision
Scrotal trauma Immediate ultrasound
Fournier’s gangrene Early diagnosis and management
Acute urinary retention Ultrasound diagnosis and immediate relief
Paraphimosis Reduction under supervision
Priapism Reduction under supervision
Renal colic Immediate ultrasound or CT
Pyelonephritis with obstruction Relief of obstruction possible?
Other surgical issues Other urological emergencies
Neurosurgeon Subdural hemorrhage Equipment for burr holes. Supervision of emergency craniotomy
Acute spinal cord compression Steroids for cord compression?
Subarachnoid hemorrhage Any advantage in early CT diagnosis?
Other neurosurgical emergencies managed with telemedical consultation
Abdominal surgeon Acute abdomen Clinical assessment, electronic stethoscope, ultrasound, CT + initial resuscitation
Acute pancreatitis Accuracy of diagnosis, early fluids
Acute cholecystitis Ultrasound assessment. Perforation detection and immediate treatment.
Other abdominal emergencies managed with telemedical consultation
Post operative management Early hospital discharge with ECU cover may reduce infection rates and be attractive to patients
Vascular surgeon Leaking AAA Ultrasound diagnosis, resuscitation and surgical preparation
Aortic dissection Diagnosis, management and preparation for surgery
Acute arterial occlusion CT or ultrasound diagnosis and anticoagulation prior to surgery?
Arterial injury Hemorrhage control and preparation for surgery
Other vascular emergencies managed with telemedical consultation
General surgeon Simple abscess Ultrasound diagnosis and basic incisions under supervision
Other surgical emergencies managed with telemedical consultation
Orthopedic Wound contamination Early debridement and antibiotics where feasible
Dislocations Immediate reduction under supervision where possible
Amputations Appropriate imaging and surgical preparation prior to theater
Gas gangrene Preparation for debridement after bacteriology workup
Septic arthritis Aspiration under guidance, management as out patient?
Compartment syndromes Exclusion in unconscious patients a pitfall
Other orthopedic  emergencies managed with telemedical consultation