UEMS Section and Board of Vascular Surgery

1. Data about the country

Area: 43,000 (km2)

Inhabitants: 5,745,526

GDP / Inhabitant: ($)45,723

Territorial administrative organisation: Regions

Incidence of vascular disease:

Vascular mortality/morbidity:

National Society: Danish Society of Vascular Surgery

2. Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is:

  • Independent specialty
3. Training in vascular surgery


  • Local interview

Total duration of training

  • Vascular surgery: 5 years

Progam acredited by

  • Government

Endovascular training

  • Included in the VS curriculum

Training includes educational sections in

  • Endovascular training: 1 months
  • Imaging: 1 months
  • Research: 1 months

Board Examination

  • Government


  • Inspection of the case log

Is there required a minimum volume of vascular operations? Yes

Is there required a minimum volume of endovascular operations: Yes

DENMARK: Vascular surgery units