Vascular Surgery and the General Surgeon : Review Article

  title={Vascular Surgery and the General Surgeon : Review Article},
  author={Abdulsalam Y Taha},
The vascular surgeon is trained in the management of diseases affecting all parts of the vascular system except that of the heart and brain whereas cardiothoracic surgeons manage surgical diseases of the heart and its vessels. Although vascular surgery is previously a field within general surgery, it is now considered a specialty on its own right in many countries such as the UK and the United States. Other countries such as Iraq have a mixed practice in which the cardiac or thoracic surgeon… CONTINUE READING