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Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Ventriculostomy
Section I: Neck
Surgical Airways: Tracheostomy and Cricothyroidotomy
Section II: Chest
Resuscitative Thoracotomy, Anterolateral and Posterolateral Thoracotomy, and Thoracotomy Decortication and Pleurodesis
Anterior Approach for Stabilization of Fractures of the Lower Thoracic and Upper Lumbar Spine (T11 – L2)
Thoracic Vascular Exposure and Reconstruction
Tracheal Injury and Repair
Subxiphoid Pericardial Window
Surgical and Operative Management of Esophageal Injuries
Section III: Abdomen
Abdominal Closure Techniques
Duodenal Injury Repairs
Liver Injuries: Repair Techniques
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Pancreatic Injury: Repair and Resection Techniques
Cholecystectomy and Common Bile Duct Exploration
Kidney Trauma (Parenchymal and Vascular Injuries): Repair and Nephrectomy
Bladder and Ureteral Repair
Gastroduodenal Operations for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Perforation
Incarcerated Hernia Repair-- Posterior Preperitoneal Approach
Section IV: Abdominal Vascular
Abdominal Vascular Injuries