Orthopedics & Traumatology

The individual program of specialized training course based on the standard program of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and approved by the Scientific Council and the Rector of the Lugansk state medical university.

The individual program of specialization included the following theoretical and practical aspects:

Theoretical Course

  1. Traumatic shock.
  2. Osteomyelitis.
  3. Bone tissue regeneration and its disorders.
  4. Injuries of muscles, tendons, nerves and blood vessels.
  5. Congenital developmental dysplasia of hip.
  6. Congenital and acquired foot deformations.
  7. Trauma of chest and abdomen.
  8. Osteochondrosis and osteoarthritis.
  9. Injuries of shoulder and pelvic girdle.
  10. Injuries of the upper and lower extremities.
  11. Congenital disorders of upper extremity.
  12. Injuries and deformations of spine.
  13. Polytrauma, fatty and thromboembolism.
  14. Bone and skeletal tissue tumours.
  15. Infectious diseases of bones and joints.
  16. Amputations and prosthetics.
  17. Gait analysis.
  18. Gout.
  19. Traumatic dislocations.

Practical Course

  1. Operations on spine.
  2. Static foot deformaties.
  3. Repair and reconstruction of knee joint ligaments.
  4. Osteosynthesis of upper and lower extremities.
  5. Osteosynthesis of spine.
  6. External fixation methods.
  7. Correction of angular deformities by Ilizarov technique.
  8. Lengthening of bones and soft tissue by Ilizarov technique.
  9. Treatment of fractures by Ilizarov technique.
  10. Tendon repair and surgery of soft tissue.
  11. Posterior spondylodesis of lumbar vertebrae.
  12. Arthrodesis and osteotomies.
  13. Arthroplasty of knee and hip joints.
  14. Arthroscopy.
  15. Excision of bone tumors.
  16. Treatment of osteomyelitis by Ilizarov technique.
  17. Skin grafting.
  18. Drainage of abscess and amputation.
  19. Surgical management of knee ligament injuries