Cardiothoracic Surgery

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DOPS Requirements

  SET 1 SET 2 SET 3 SET 4 SET 5 SET 6 TOTAL
Exposure & Mobilisation of the long Saphenous Vein X 2 X 3 X 3 X 1     9
Median Sternotomy X 1 X 3 X 3 X 2     9
Harvesting of Radial Artery   X 2 X 2 X 2     6
Dissection of Internal Mammary Artery   X 3 X 3 X 3 X 1   10
Aortic Valve Replacement       X 2 X 2 X 2 6
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting     X 2 X 3 X 3 X 3 11
Mitral Valve Surgery         X 1 X 2 3
Redo-sternotomy for any indication         X 2 X 2 4

Saphenous Vein  (PDF 31KB)
Median Sternotomy (PDF 36KB)
Harvesting of Radial Artery (PDF 33KB)
Dissection of Internal Mammary Artery (PDF 33KB)
Aortic Valve Replacement (PDF 188KB)
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting  (PDF 60KB)
Mitral Valve Surgery (PDF 188KB)
Redo-sternotomy with Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Valve   (PDF 59KB)
Guidelines for Supervisors/Assessors completing DOPS
(PDF 189KB)