2nd Edition

Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva 2e
A Revision Guide

ISBN 9780367179427
Published November 17, 2020 by CRC Press
546 Pages

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Book Description

Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva: A Revision Guide 2e provides the framework and knowledge to pass the non-subspecialty sections of the FRCS (General Surgery) viva and clinical examination. This comprehensive and up to date revision text covers all essential topics in critical care, emergency and general surgery as well as critical appraisal of research papers, basic statistics and data manipulation for the academic section.This essential revision guide provides you with the vital points for each topic, presented in a concise, structured manner and referenced where appropriate. It is essential reading for anyone preparing for the FRCS General Surgery exam.

Table of Contents

  1. Academic Viva
  2. Doireann Joyce, Stewart Walsh

  3. Breast
  4. Gaural Patel, Lucy Satherley, Animesh Patel and Elizabeth O’Riordan

  5. Colorectal
  6. Jennie Grainger, Steve Schlichtemeier, William Speake, Fung Joon Foo, Samson Tou and Frank McDermott

  7. Critical Care and Anaesthesia
  8. John Davidson, Avinash Gobindram, Prit Anand, Alex Joseph, Rajkumar Rajendram and Animesh Patel

  9. Hepatobiliary
  10. Teo Jin Yao, London Ooi

  11. Applied Surgical Anatomy
  12. Andrew Lee, Julian Wong, Karen Randhawa, CJ Shukla, Vishal Shelat, Choon Sheong Seow, Tjun Tang

  13. Vascular Surgery
  14. John Wang, Yiu-Che Chan, Julian Wong, Edward Choke, Tjun Tang

  15. Upper GI Surgery
  16. Nicola Tanner, Chris Collins

  17. Transplant Surgery
  18. David van Dellen, Zia Moinuddin, Hussein Khambalia and Brian K. P Goh

  19. Endocrine Surgery
  20. Emma Collins

  21. Emergency Surgery
  22. Aisling Hogan, Alastair Brookes, Rebecca Fish, Colin Walsh, Paul Sutton, Chelliah Selvasekar, Aoife Lowery, Ting Hway Wong, Thomas Konig, Fung Joon Foo, Yiu-Che Chan, John Wang, Choon Seong Seow and Vishal Shelat

  23. General Surgery
  24. Paul Sutton, Chelliah R Selvasekar, Aoife Lowery, Yew-Wei Tan, Thomas Tsang, Rebecca Fish, Seow Choon Sheong, Vishal Shelat, Frank McDermott and Aisling Hogan

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Dr Tang Tjun Yip,MA (Cantab), MB BChir, MD, FRCS(Gen), FAMS

Consultant, Singapore General Hospital

Department of Vascular Surgery

Dr Tang graduated from Queens' College in Cambridge, UK and qualified from Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge in 2000 with a Distinction in Surgery. He trained on the higher surgical training program in East Anglia, UK and was awarded his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by the University of Cambridge in 2009 for research into carotid plaque inflammation. Just after completion of surgical training in late 2012, he was awarded a prestigious Cook British Society of Endovascular Therapy (BSET) fellowship and undertook further endovascular training at Leicester Royal infirmary, UK and completing a postgraduate fellowship at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

He was previously a Consultant in vascular and endovascular surgery at Changi General Hospital for the past 4 years. He has an active subspecialty interest in diabetic foot salvage, endovenous surgery and renal access. He has active research interests in endovenous surgery and outcome modeling in vascular surgery and has published widely on these subjects. He has over 140 peer - reviewed publications. He is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.