SURGERY may be defined as “the art of treating lesion and malformations of human body by manual operations, mediate or immediate”. It involves use of meticulous hand surgical skills with background applied knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology.
It can be various categories like emergency, elective, radical, palliative and so on…. With history from 4600BC, surgery has evolved into various subspecialties including urology, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, paediatric surgery, laparoscopic surgery etc…. with modernization and revolution in engineering, surgery is gradually stepping into robotic era.
For a MBBS graduate, surgery will be a very useful tool in providing essential health care to their patients.