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M.S (General Surgery) Postgraduate training and How Vascular Surgery complements it? The fundamental changes Effected – Single Institutional experience and the need to generalize it

Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.4, No. 4)

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Page : 26-28

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There are 2087 M.S (General Surgery) postgraduate students getting admitted in 207 medical colleges across India of which only 12-15% of Institutions have existing vascular services available in their affiliated hospitals. As a part of training, postgraduate students are posted to different specialties on rotation. Of all the specialties, Vascular surgery postings contributes to bringing in fundamental changes in the training of a M.S(Gen) postgraduate as evidenced by The Department of Vascular surgery at Thanjavur Medical College Hospital since its inception in September 2015. Starting from clinical history to exposure to Endovascular suite, at every level upto the attitudinal scale expected of a surgeon, fundamental changes are bound to be noticed in a student with exposure to Vascular Surgery. With rapid changes occurring in the academic horizon, wherein surgical diseases are coming under the purview of Needle based interventions being performed more and more by non-surgical specialists, M.S (General Surgery) curriculum is in an urgent need for restructuring

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