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General Surgery

General Surgery Procedures

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General Surgery is a discipline of surgery having a central core of knowledge embracing anatomy, physiology, metabolism, immunology, nutrition, pathology, wound healing, shock and resuscitation, intensive care, and neoplasia, which are common to all surgical specialties.

A general surgeon has specialized knowledge and experience related to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management, including the management of complications, in nine primary components of surgery, all of which are essential to the education of a broadly based surgeon:

Alimentary tract
Abdomen and its contents
Breast, skin, and soft tissue

Head and neck, including trauma, vascular, endocrine, congenital and oncologic disorders – particularly tumors of the skin, salivary glands, thyroid, parathyroid, and the oral cavity

Vascular system, excluding the intracranial vessels and heart

Endocrine system, including thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and endocrine pancreas

Surgical oncology, including coordinated multimodality management of the cancer patient by screening, surveillance, surgical adjunctive therapy, rehabilitation, and follow-up

Comprehensive management of trauma, including musculoskeletal, hand, and head injuries. The responsibility for all phases of care of the injured patient is an essential component of general surgery.

Complete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions, in the emergency room, intensive care unit, and trauma/burn units.

Diseases of the thyroid gland (Goiter, Hyperthyroidism)
Breast cancer and benign diseases of the breast
Esophageal cancer – benign diseases of the esophagus
Gastric cancer – Various disorders of gastric and duodenal ulcers
Surgical diseases of the small bowels, bowel obstructions
Colon – rectal tumors, inflammatory diseases
Anorectal diseases (tumors, hemorrhoid, anal fissure, fistula)
Benign and malignant tumors and cysts of the liver
Obstructive jaundice
Gallbladder and bile tracts – Gallbladder stones and tumors
Pancreatic cyst and tumors
Acute and chronic pancreatitis
Surgical diseases of the spleen
Abdominal wall and inguinal hernias, post-surgery hernia
Various soft tissue infections
Traumas and urgent surgery

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