Surgical Operative Techniques

Compulsory choosen elective course


NEPTUN code: AOG517407

year, semester: 2nd semester for 3rd year, 1st semester for 4th year

No. of lessons: 12 hours  (4 lectures, 8 practices)

Credit points: 1

Coordinator: Prof. Irén Mikó, M.D., C.Sc., Ph.D.


  • Prof. Irén Mikó, M.D., C.Sc., Ph.D.
  • Katalin Pető, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Tamás Lesznyák, M.D., D. Pharm.
  • Erzsébet Ványolos, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Entrance conditions: “Basic Surgical Techniques” exam

Exam: AW5


Aim of the course               

  • Evoking, deepening, extending and training of basic surgical knowledge acquired during the "Basic Surgical Techniques" subject, working on different surgical training models, phantom models in "dry" circumstances, then following surgical scrub, in the operating room working on vein pad phantom model and different biopreparate models.

Course description

  • Revision of basic surgical techniques. Repeating and practising basic life saving methods - hemostasis, venous cutdown technique, conicotomy - and basic interventions: wound closure with different suturing techniques, blood sampling and injection (i.m., i.v.) techniques on phantom models and biopreparate models.

Further reading

  • Mikó I., Furka I., (Eds.) MikóI., Furka I., Németh N., Pető K., Takács E. I., Lesznyák T., Furka A., Szokoly M.: Basic Surgical Techniques, Faculty of Medicine. (4th enlarged edition). Debrecen University Press, 2019. ISBN: 9789634901181
  • Brigden R.J.: Operating Theatre Technique (A Textbook for Nurses, Operating Department Assistants, Medical Students, Junior Medical Staff and Operating Theatre Designers). 5th edition. Churchill Livingstone, 1990. ISBN: 0-443-03364-1.
  • Kirk R.M., Williamson R.C.N.: General Surgical Operations. 4th edition. Churchill Livingstone, 2000. ISBN: 0-443-06396-6.

Updated: 2021.02.08.

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