CYPRUS
UEMS Section and Board of Vascular Surgery

1. Data about the country

Area:

Inhabitants:

GDP / Inhabitant:

Territorial administrative organisation:

Incidence of vascular disease:

Vascular mortality/morbidity:

National Society: Cyprus Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Website: www.csves.org

2. Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is:

  • Independent specialty
3. Training in vascular surgery

Admission

  • National exam

Total duration of training

  • General surgery: 2 years
  • Vascular surgery: 5 years

Progam acredited by

  • National association

Endovascular training

  • Included in the VS curriculum

Training includes educational sections in

  • Endovascular training: 24 months
  • Imaging: 12 months
  • Research: 12 months
  • Cardiac surgery: 6 months

Board Examination

  • Government

Assessment

  • Inspection of the case log
  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Is there required a minimum volume of vascular operations? No

Is there required a minimum volume of endovascular operations: No

 
CYPRUS: Vascular surgery units