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The Acute Abdomen with Dr. Farmer

Dr. Russell Farmer covers the acute abdomen for internists (from a surgeon's perspective). He reviews history and physical findings tailored to an acute abdomen and works through cases to discuss the following: diverticulitis, appendicitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer disease, bowel obstruction, cholecystitis, ovarian torsion, testicular torsion. 


Dr. Farmer is on faculty with University of Louisville as a General and Colorectal Surgeon. His areas of interest are inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancers. 

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