Course Title Course Code Program Level
GENERAL SURGERY TIP503 Medicine B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
54 80 2 245 420 8 14

Teaching Staff Staj Sorumlusu: Prof. Dr. Altan Tüzüner. Ders Sorumluları: Prof. Dr. Altan Tüzüner, Prof. Dr. Dikmen Arıbal, Prof. Dr. Atila Korkmaz, Yard. Doç. Dr. Salih Erpulat Öziş, Yard. Doç. Dr. Süleyman Özdemir, Yard. Doç. Dr. Kamil Gülpınar
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites Completion of all lectures of stage 3 and the lecture of “Entrance of Clinical Sciences” with success.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives To be acquired main knowledge and ability about clinical features (signs and symptoms), diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of Surgical diseases problems which were explained before, in stage 3, about pathogenesis and physiopatology .
Course Content An educational period of theoretical lectures, clinical practices, literature and case presentations in field of general surgery.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. To practice in taking history and physical examination 2. Presentation of patients.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week İntroduction to surgery Asepsy-Antisepsy
2. Week Fluid-Electrolytes balance Fluid-Electrolytes imbalance
3. Week Acide-base balance Acide-base imbalance
4. Week Bleeding-hemostasis Shock
5. Week Sepsis Multiorgan failure
6. Week Metabolic and endocrinologic response to trauma Approach to multitraumatic patient Nutrition of surgical patient
7. Week Follow-up of pre- and postoperative patient Treatment of burn and frost
8. Week Benign and malign diseases of Soft tissue Surgical site infection and antibiotic use in surgery
9. Week Benign diseases of thyroid gland and differential diagnosis Malign diseases of thyriod gland
10. Week Parathyroid diseases Benign diseases of breast Malign diseases of breast
11. Week Adrenal gland diseases Peritoneal and retroperitoneal diseases
12. Week Abdominal hernias Diseases of diaphragma-Hiatal hernia
13. Week Diseases of eosophagus
14. Week Benign diseases of stomach and duodenum Malign diseases of stomach and duodenum
15. Week Benign diseases of liver-Subdiaphragmatic abscess Malign diseases of liver
16. Week Surgical diseases of spleen Portal hypertension Diseases of Gall bladder and Bile duct s
17. Week Benign diseases of pancreas Malign diseases of pancreas
18. Week Acute pancreatitis Diseases of intestines
19. Week İleus
20. Week Acute appendicitis
21. Week Diseases of colon and rectum
22. Week Diseases of the anorectum Fistulas of gastrointestinal tract
23. Week Acute abdomen
24. Week Upper gastointestinal system hemorrhage Lower gastointestinal system hemorrhage
25. Week Vasculer diseases of mesentary Obliterative diseases of arteries Functional diseases of arteries
26. Week Venous diseases
27. Week Lymphatic system and surgical diseases of lymphatic system Transplantation
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References 1. Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 9th Edition, Volume 1-2,2009. 2. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery 18th Edition, 2011
Work Placement(s)
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