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Resident Leader: Dan Bitner
Faculty Reviewer: Dr. Divino
SG 1: Hannah, Justin
SG 2: Alycia, Stew
SG 3: Lauren, Shruti

SCORE topics (Year 2/2):

  • Cholecystitis - Acalculous

  • Cholecystitis - Acute and Chronic

  • Choledocholithiasis

  • Gallbladder Cancer

  • Gallbladder Polyps

SCORE procedure (Year 2/2):

  • Gallbladder Cancer - Operation

Small group topics:

  • Junior: workup and management of acalculous cholecystitis

  • Senior: technical discussion of resection for gallbladder cancer

Large Group Activity:

  • Lit review/debate: timing of CCY

Assigned Reading:

Junior level chapters

  • Recommended: Sabiston Ch 54 Biliary System

  • Alternate: Greenfield Ch 61 Calculous Biliary disease, Ch 63 Biliary Neoplasms

 Senior level chapters

  • Mastery: Ch 109, 110, 111, 112

  • Cameron’s: Manag. Of Asymptomatic Gallstones, Manag. Of Acute Cholecystitis, Manag. Of Common Bile Duct Stones, Manag. Of Bile Duct Cancer, Manag. Of Gallbladder Cancer, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration

 Procedure-focused reading

  • Dimick

  • Scott-Conner-Dawson

Reminder! The following “off-year” topics are NOT being covered but you should review for the ABSITE!


SCORE topics (Year 1/2):

·        Cholangitis

·        Gallstone Ileus

·        Jaundice - Obstructive

·        Ampullary Stenosis/Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

·        Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

·        Choledochal Cyst

·        Bile Duct Neoplasms

·        Common Bile Duct Exploration - Open

Earlier Event: September 20
Small Bowel
Later Event: October 4