What Is General Surgery ?
General surgery is a unit in which surgical methods covering regional or general problems in the body are applied. Injury and wound treatments are the most important treatments of this unit. In short, general surgery covers quite a wide range of treatments.
General surgeons, on the other hand, are doctors trained in the diagnosis and management of patient care before, during and after surgery. They specialize in subjects such as emergency department, intensive care, immunology, metabolism, nutrition, pathology, physiology, shock and resuscitation, and wound healing.
The surgeon general is trained to provide surgical care to patients. This includes making a diagnosis. General surgery includes:
- Digestive system
- Contents including abdomen and pelvis
- Breast, skin and soft tissue
- Head and neck surgery
- Pediatric surgery
- Surgical oncology
- Trauma and burns
- Vascular surgery
General surgeons are specialists with detailed knowledge and skills to perform surgery, usually in emergency situations.
General surgeons often have their own sub-specialties and do more general work. Acute abdominal pain is the most common emergency that requires surgery, as it has several organs in the abdominal area that can cause pain. Common conditions requiring surgery include diseases such as appendicitis, hernias and gallstones.
General Surgery Operations
- Gastric Hernia Surgery: :Gastric hernia is a disease that can be seen in all age groups. It is a disease that occurs when the stomach reaches the chest cavity. With surgery, the stomach is withdrawn back into place. This operation is performed under general anesthesia.
- Gallbladder Surgery:It is one of the most common diseases in general surgery. There are many different gallbladder disorders. These are treated with an operation performed under general anesthesia.