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Musafa Kemal Üniversitesi Tayfur Ata Sökmen Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi AD, HATAY


Since it is non-invasive, radiation-free, easy to perform, and easy to transport to emergency rooms or intensive care units; USG is an effective and commonly performed method that contributes both diagnosis and tratment. Therefore, it is required for general surgeons to learn how to perform USG. This letter is written to open a discussion forum about ultrasonography teaching in general surgery resident training in Journal of National Surgery owned by Turkish Surgery Society, one of the most populated societies.

Keywords: general surgery resident training, ultrasonography training