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Paper-II – Surgery

Total hours:8-0
Total Hours/ Week:2-3
Method of Assessment:Written
Course Description:
This subject follows the basic science subjects to provide the knowledge about relevant aspects of surgery. The student will have a general understanding of the surgical conditions the therapist would encounter in their practice. The objective of this course is that after 10 0 hrs of lectures and discussion the student will be able to list the indications for surgery, etiology, clinical features and surgical methods for various conditions.


  • WOUND AND HEALING [10 HOURS]:Classification of wound, basic process involved in repair, phases of healing process, clinical management of wound, factors affecting healing, scars and its types
  • GENERAL SURGERY 20[20 Hours]: Anaesthesia and its types, effects, indications and contraindications,potential complications and its management,Common surgical incisions – classification, indications, advantages and disadvantages, complications.Abdominal Surgeries – Brief description of incisions, complications and management of appendisectomy, cholecystectomy, partial colostomy, ileostomy, hernia, prostractomy, nephrectomy,Surgical Oncology – Definition, types, clinical manifestation, stages and surgical procedures involved in the management of cancer (specific to lungs, spine, breast, cervix and oral cavity),Mastectomy – classification, incisions, complications and management,Tracheostomy – classification, indications, incisions and complications,Surgical management of vascular disorders, Deep vein Thrombosis,Gangrene – classification, clinical presentation and management.
  • CARDIOTHORACIC AND PULMONARY SURGERY [20 Hours]: Brief description of indications, surgery and complications of surgeries of thorax, lungs, pleura and pericardium,Brief description of clinical presentation, surgical management and complications of various valvular and congenital heart diseases – Ischemic heart disease, Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) and Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA),Brief description of indications, surgery and complications of peripheral arterial disorders including Deep Vein Thrombosis(DVT), Varicose veins, Arteriosclerosis, Atherosclerosis, Buerger’s,Disease, Raynaud’s disease.Brief description of indications, surgery and complications of Thoracotomy, lobectomy, pneumonectomy, thoracoplasty
  • NEUROSURGERY[20Hours]:Brief description of indications and complications of neurosurgeries – Craniotomy, Cranioplasty, Deep Brain Stimulation, Shunting procedures, laminectomy and Rhizotomy, Thalamatomy,Pallidotomy, Endarterectomy,Brief description of indications, surgery and complications of Intracranial and spinal tumours, aneurysms and AV malformation,Brief description of surgical options and management of peripheral nerve injuries
  • RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY [10 Hours]: Skin grafts – Types, indications with special emphasis to burns and wounds,Ulcers – Classification and post-operative care,Keloid and hyperkeloid scar management Tendon transfer surgeries and their post-surgical management .
  • Recommended Text books:
    • Textbook of surgery- das
    • Bailey and Love’s – Short Practice of Surgery
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology- Dutta
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South Gujarat Medical Education & Research Center
SPB (BPT & MPT) Physiotherapy College,
Ugat-Bhesan Road, Mora Bhagal,
Rander Road,

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