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BASIC SURGICAL TECHNIQUES OAPMUA                        General Medicine


Course director: Dr. Gábor JANCSÓ

2 credit ▪ preclinical ▪ autumn ▪ midsemester grade, Number of hours/semester:6 + 22 + 0 = 28

Prerequisite: OAAAA2 completed, OAAEL2 completed



The aim of the subject is to practice the basic surgical techniques, to present hygienic approach, which attainments are indispensable for clinical doctors working in manual field of medicine. This subject provide basics about special behavior in the operating theatre, preparation of the patent and surgical team before operation, surgical tools and instruments, wound management, laparoscopic instruments and techniques.



Conditions for acceptance of the semester: According to the code of studies.

Making up for missed classes: Attendance is obligatory on every practice. Because of limited capacity of operating theatre, absence cannot be repeated by joining another group. One missed practice can be repeated on 11th week of the semester. The exact time will be on the website of the institute (

Exam questions:

Contact person: Dr. Gábor JANCSÓ     JAGMAAO.PTE     Tel: 35820



1. Presentation of the Department and the curriculum. The history of  surgery.  Dr. Ildikó TAKÁCS

2. Demonstration of the operating room and technical background, sterilisation,

   desinfection.  Dr. László SZÉKELY

3. Basic surgical tools and surgical materials, wound closure techniques.  Dr. Péter HARDI

4. Classification and managements of wounds, principle of wound-healing,    haemorrhage and bleeding control.  Dr. Tamás KORENY

5. The operation (acute, elective, patient preoperative management, surgical    explorations).  Dr. Tibor NAGY

6. Basics of laparoscopic surgery.  Dr. Árpád  JUHÁSZ



1. The basic rules of the behavior in the OP, scubbing-gowning-gloving, preparation of the operation area

2. Demonstration of the basic surgical tools, practicing their use.

3. Knot tying.

4. Sutures and suture materials, suture removal.

5. Practicing of basic sutures on pig foot.

6. Practicing of basic sutures on pig foot.

7. Tissue preparation, bleeding control and wound closure on anaesthetized animals.

8. Abdominal wall closure techniques on anaesthetized animals.

9. Basics of laparoscopic surgery, demonstration of laparoscopic surgical tools, training of eye-hand coordination.

10. Laparoscopic training in boxtrainer.

11. Practical exam, skill assessment



1. week           Presentation of the Department and the curriculum      

2. week           Demonstration of the operating room                           

3. week           Basic surgical tools and surgical materials                   

4. week           Classification and managements of wounds                 

5. week           The operation                                                             

6. week           Basics of laparoscopic surgery                                    



2. week          Scrubbing-gowning-gloving

3. week          Basic surgical tools

4. week          Knot tying

5. week          Sutures and suture materials

6. week          Practicing of basic sutures on pig foot

7. week          Practicing of basic sutures on pig foot

8. week          Tissue preparation on anaesthetized animals

9. week          Abdominal wall closure on anaesthetized animals

10. week        Laparoscopic surgical tools

11. week        Laparoscopic training in boxtrainer

12. week        Extra practice

13. week        Practical exam, skill assessment

14. week        Written test

General Medicine