Category:General surgery

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General Surgery broadly encompasses a number of increasingly diverging surgical sub-specialties, unified mostly by their traditional responsibility for managing acute abdominal emergencies and other common surgical problems. More obviously, the gastrointestinal-related sub-specialties come under General surgery, but several other non-GI sub-specialties also fall under the broad umbrella of General Surgery. Together, these include:

(for the purposes of clarity, each sub-specialty has a link to its own page)

Contents

The Scope of General Surgery

see also

Peri-operative Aspects of General Surgery

see also Peri-operative care

Fasting | Bowel preparation | Nutrition in surgical patients | Peri-operative fluid balance | Prophylactic antibiotics | Thromboprophylaxis | Recovery after surgery

Common complications: Acute confusional state | haemorrhage | Ileus | Wound infection | Oliguria | Acute urinary retention |

Surgical Emergencies

Acute abdomen

Appendicitis | Pancreatitis | Acute cholecystitis | Large bowel obstruction | Small bowel obstruction | Ischaemic colitis | Toxic megacolon

GI bleed

Operations

General

Appendicectomy | Cholecystectomy (Open) | Cholecystectomy (Laparoscopic) | Hernia repair (femoral) | Hernia repair (inguinal) | Hernia repair (Ventral) | Incision and drainage | Laparoscopy | Laparotomy

Upper GI

Fundoplication | Gastrectomy | Whipple's procedure

Lower GI

Anterior resection | Right hemicolectomy | Left hemicolectomy | Ileostomy formation | Colostomy Formation

Anorectal

Haemorrhoidectomy | Haemorrhoidopexy | Fistula

Breast

Axillary clearance/sampling | Lumpectomy | Mastectomy | Wide local excision

Vascular

AAA repair | Bypass procedures | Carotid endarerectomy | Varicose vein surgery

Pages in category "General surgery"

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