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Study Group 6

Neurology, gastroenterology and men’s health

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Duration 3 hours

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Agenda

  • Prostate-specific antigen

    A review of the NICE Clinical Knowledge Summary on prostate cancer and an update on the latest screening trial, which is due to begin this year.

  • Lower urinary tract symptoms in men

    Here we cover how to fully assess and manage lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men, including: how to assess the risk of progression, which patients may benefit from a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor and how these drugs can affect PSA levels.

  • Erectile dysfunction

    A discussion of the causes, assessment, and management of erectile dysfunction. Covering questions such as: is daily tadalafil an option? Can patients with a glyceryl trinitrate spray have sildenafil? And does the widely advertised Eroxon StimGel work?

  • Migraine

    An overview of migraine diagnosis and management, and a focus on some special patient groups, including migraines in young people, migraines in pregnancy and migraines during menopause.

  • Trigeminal neuralgia

    A look at the epidemiology and aetiology of trigeminal neuralgia. The session also covers presentation in primary care, differential diagnosis and diagnostic pitfalls, what investigations to consider, treatments and prognosis.

  • Dysphagia

    An overview of the typical presentations in practice, aetiology, logical investigations to consider, best management of dysphagia, and complications.

  • Peptic ulcer disease

    Topics include: aetiology (including an overview of H. Pylori), differential diagnosis and investigations to consider, effectiveness of treatment and prognosis.

Speakers

  • Dr Roger Henderson

    Dr Roger Henderson was born in 1960 and raised in Cumbria. He qualified as a doc...

  • Dr Hannah Rosa

    MBBS DFSRH MRCGP 

    Hannah is a Locum GP based in the North East of England.

    After graduating from Ne...

Places

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Delivered via Zoom

Study groups will be delivered via the Zoom online video platform available for desktop computers (webcam required) or mobile devices. It is important to sign-up to Zoom in advance of the session.