14I4O02 - General surgery

Course specification
Course titleGeneral surgery
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Petar Milosavljević
  2. doc. dr Milan Hadži-Milić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Bogomir Bolka Prokić
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionPathological morphology
    The goalAcquiring knowledge of general principles of surgery, aseptic techniques and antiseptics, review and prepare animals for surgery, operative techniques and complications.
    The outcomeThe student should know and apply: basic surgical principles, instruments and equipment, basic operating techniques, review and prepare animal for surgery, hemostasis, processing and stitching wounds, treatment in case of complications.
    Contents of lecturesIntroduction to general surgery, surgical examination of animals and diagnostics (2). Basic surgical method (2). Instruments, materials, sewing and stitching (2). Hemostasis and bleeding (2). Infections in surgery, asepsis and antisepsis (2). Injuries (2). Wounds, abscesses, hematoma (2). Homeostasis (2). Compensation fluid, parenteral nutrition (4). Introduction to the surgery of the musculoskeletal system (4). Introduction to the eye surgery (4). Introduction into tumor surgery (2).
    Contents of exercisesSurgical examination of the animals, fixing and restraint of animals (4). Principles of surgical diagnostics, diagnosis of lameness, ophthalmology diagnosis (4). Preparing of the patient and surgical team (4). Surgical instruments, preparation (2). Basic surgical techniques, bandaging materials (6). Technique and sewing kits, surgical sutures (4). Treatment of wounds, abscesses, hematomas, cysts (4). Principles of the tumor surgery (2).
    1. Vasic J .: Basics of veterinary surgery, Belgrade, 1996. Vučović D., Prokić B., D. Raptopulos.: Veterinary anesthesiology, Belgrade, 2009. Trailović D, Basic Principles of replacement fluid, VetKer, Belgrade, 2010. Bojrab M.J.: Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery, Lea & Febiger 1993. Bojrab M.J.: Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Williams & Wilkins 1998. Simon Turner A., Wayne Mcllwraith C.: Techniques in Large Animal Surgery, Lea & Febiger Philadelphia, 1986.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheory lessons, audio-video presentations, movies, practical exercises at the Department of Surgery and at the teaching bases outside the Faculty.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper20
    Practical lessons30Oral examination30