Beginning from the 2023/2024 academic year, the Traumatology Department will be organizing the Traumatology oral exam after the 1 week Traumatology internship for 6th year students (within the 6 week surgery rotation). The grade obtained here will be a part of the surgical final examination.
General surgery exam can only take after traumatology and vascular surgery exams.


Prerequisite for admission to the exam


  • Completion of a 1-week traumatology practice
  • Sending the required documentation to the e-mail address of the Department
  • Deadline: no later than 3 working days before the trauma examination


Documents to be submitted per institution (signed, stamped):

  • Uzsoki Hospital:Attendance sheet (pdf)
  • Internships accredited by foreign hospitals/universities: Certificate VI. year Traumatology Practice (pdf)
  • Dr. Manninger Jenő National Traumatology Institute: Attendance sheet
    (In this institutions, the signed and stamped attendance sheet and syllabus needed to be handed in to Bodzay Petra at the Student Secretariate (8th floor) in order to receive the signature in Neptun and for acceptance of the practice.)


Application for the Traumatology exam

  • Through Moodle website – AOKTRA651_SA
  • When choosing trauma exam dates, choose a day of the general surgical week.
    The absence of one day for traumatology exams has been agreed between the two departments (Traumatology Department and Department of Surgery, Transplantation and Gastroenterology).
    Students can not missed a day in a 1 week of vascular surgery training because of a traumatology exam.
  • Exam registrations will have closed: 6 a.m. on the morning of the exam day.
  • We ask that you apply responsibly for the exam and to not reserve and later cancel an extra exam space, thus taking away the opportunity from other students who really want to take the exam on that date.


Available on Moodle

  • Exam registration
  • Related previous (4th year) course material
  • Topic list (The topic list can also been seen at our website by scrolling down.)


Required for the exam

  • Student ID (or other photo ID)
    (Show your student ID to the examiner at the beginning of the exam.)
  • Pen, paper


Topic list

  1. Treatment of the open fractures, guidelines, methods
  2. Nonoperative treatment methods of fractures (traction, functional treatment, external fixation, guidelines of the treatment of fractures)
  3. Osteosynthesis, methods
  4. Mechanism, diagnosis and treatment of joint dislocations
  5. Clinical symptoms of fractures, diagnosis
  6. Primary and immediate care of skull and brain injuries, in-hospital diagnostic examination methods
  7. Classification of skull fractures, and treatment principles
  8. Concussion and contusion of the brain and their treatment
  9. Epidural, subdural and intracerebral hematoma; symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
  10. Examination of spinal injuries; diagnosis. Surgical indications in the management of spinal injuries
  11. Fixation of vertebral fractures. Rehabilitation of spinal injuries
  12. Rib fracture classification, treatment and prognosis
  13. Treatment and diagnosis of hemo- and pneumothorax
  14. Guidelines for observing patient with blunt abdominal injuries, diagnosis and treatment of parenchymal and bowel injuries
  15. Types and treatment of the injuries of the shoulder girdle (soft tissue and bony lesions)
  16. Treatment of humeral fractures (humerus neck and diaphysis)
  17. Diagnosis and treatment of olecranon fractures
  18. Treatment of forearm factures in adults
  19. Typical radial bone fracture (distal radius fracture) principals and treatment methods
  20. Perilunal luxation and fracture of the scaphoid bone. Therapy of Bennett’s fracture. Metacarpal and phalangeal fractures.
  21. Soft tissue and tendon injuries of the hand. Septic hand.
  22. Types, treatment and associated injuries of pelvic fractures.
  23. Types, therapy and probable complications of hip fractures (femoral neck and intertrochanteric fractures)
  24. Diagnosis, treatment, complications and prognosis of intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck
  25. Principles of endoprothesis replacement (arthroplasty) surgery
  26. Diaphyseal fractures of the femur
  27. Intraarticular fractures of the knee and treatment methods
  28. Diagnosis and treatment of patellar fractures
  29. Ligament injuries of the knee – injury mechanism, diagnosis and treatment
  30. Cartilage injuries of the knee joint (including meniscus injuries). Principles of arthroscopy
  31. Open and closed tibia fractures – treatment and rehabilitation
  32. Ankle sprain injuries – examination and treatment methods. Complications of ankle fractures and their treatment methods.
  33. Types and treatment of ankle fractures
  34. Calcaneal fracture and its therapy
  35. Symptoms and therapy of Achilles tendon ruptures
  36. Compartment syndrome of the lower extremity – diagnosis and treatment