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Chirurgia vascolare (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Chirurgia vascolare
    Generic category in Annex V: Vascular surgery (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Chirurgia Vascolare possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo della fisiopatologia, della diagnostica clinica e strumentale, della clinica, della terapia medica, endovascolare, chirurgica e riabilitativa delle malattie del sistema vascolare; costituiscono specifici ambiti di competenze l’anatomia, la fisiopatologia e la patologia clinica dell'apparato circolatorio, la diagnostica clinica e strumentale delle malattie vascolari, la terapia medica, chirurgica ed endovascolare delle malattie vascolari, la patologia clinica e le terapie delle malattie cardio-toraciche; costituiscono ambiti generici di competenza l’anestesia, rianimazione e terapia intensiva, la chirurgia generale e la chirurgia d’urgenza, per quanto attinenti la chirurgia vascolare"


    Specialist in Vascular Surgery has theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of pathophysiology, clinical and instrumental diagnosis, clinical aspects, medical, endovascular, surgical and rehabilitation therapy of diseases of the vascular system; Their areas of expertise are: anatomy, pathophysiology and clinical pathology of the circulatory system, clinical and instrumental diagnostics of vascular diseases, medical therapy, surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases, clinical pathology and treatment of cardio-thoracic diseases; their areas of general expertise are: anesthesia, resuscitation and intensive care, general surgery and emergency surgery, as far as they pertain to vascular surgery.

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