Post Graduation in General Surgery in Germany includes the prevention, detection, conservative and surgical treatment, aftercare and rehabilitation of surgical diseases, injuries and injuries as well as congenital and acquired deformities and malformations of the vessels, internal organs including the heart, the musculoskeletal system and oncological surgery, restorative and transplant surgery.

Related surgical super-specialities related to Post Graduation in General Surgery in Germany:

Training time:

  • 24 months basic training in the field of surgery and 48 months in a further education at a further education center, thereof
  • 24 months in general surgery and/or other specialist training in the field of surgery, of which up to 12 months in Anesthesiology, Anatomy, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pathology and/or Urology
  • 12 months in orthopedics and trauma surgery
  • 12 months in Visceral Surgery

Post Graduation in General Surgery in Germany: Education content: Acquisition of knowledge, experience and skills in

  • – the operative and non-operative basic and emergency care in vascular, thoracic, traumatic and visceral surgical including the colorectal diseases, injuries, malformations and infections
  • – the indication for surgical and conservative treatment including the risk assessment and prognostic evaluation
  • – endoscopic, laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgical procedures
  • – instrumental and functional examination methods
  • – the collection of an intraoperative radiological findings control taking into account the radiation protection  Defined examination and treatment procedures:
  • – ultrasound examinations of the abdomen, retroperitoneum, the urogenital organs
  • – large wound care in soft tissue injuries – cover of skin and soft tissue defects
  • – associations, eg. B. compression, support, splint and fixation bandages
  • – reduction of fractures and dislocations
  • – surgical procedures on the head / neck and chest wall including thoracotomies and chest drains and on the abdominal wall and abdominal cavity, supporting and movement system, vascular and nervous system including resections, Sutures, exstirpations and excisions using conventional, endoscopic and interventional techniques, e.g. B. lymph node extirpation, port implantation, removal of soft tissue tumors, thyroid resection, exploratory laparotomy, thoracotomy, thoracic drainage, gastric, small intestine and colon resection, emergency care of liver and spleen injuries, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, anus preter system, herniotomy , Hemorrhoidectomy, Periproctic Abcess Cleavage, Fistula and Fissure Care, Osteosynthesis, Implant Removal, Exostosis Ablation, Amputations, Variceal Surgery, Thrombectomy, Embolectomy, Tracheostomy
  • – Involvement in higher level procedures

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This course structure has been copied from Weiterbildungsordnung für die Ärzte Bayerns vom 24. April 2004 – in der Fassung der Beschlüsse vom 21. Oktober 2017 Bayerische Landesärztekammer. Information ohne Gewähr. Translation is provided for information purposes only.  The original information you can find at www.blaek.de/
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