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Split Clinical Hospital Center

Person responsible for CTC programme: Eduard Vrdoljak

Hospital overview

The Split Clinical Hospital Center (KBC Split) is the second largest hospital in Croatia that employs approximately 3200 people. This institution, as a regional hospital, is gravitated by about 1 000 000 citizens as well as many tourists during the season. KBC Split performs specialist health care and hospital activity, as well as medical research activities in the field of medical sciences. The center has 1 854 beds, 20 operating rooms and two endoscopic halls.  Within KBC Split there are 2 Clinical Institutes, 9 Clinics and 16 Departments. Within the frame of KBC Split exists Department of Oncology, separate building within the KBC Split campus. Consequently, Departmentv is using KBC facilities (diagnostic, surgery, laboratory or pathology) and it is concentrated on cancer treatment and follow up mainly. Now, from the faculty point of view we have 15 oncologists employed as well as 8 residents. All forms of cancer therapy are given within our institution; sistemic and radiotherapy. Departments’ employees go through continuous process of personal development and education, thus maintaining and improving the care for our patients. Multidisciplinarity as well as clinical scientific work are well established and continously invested in.

 

CTC programmes offered

1. Breast cancer

Discipline: Clinical oncology
Programme mentor:

Eduard Vrdoljak, Branka Petric Miše, Marija Ban

Duration: 1-3 months
Type: Visiting Observership
Language requirements: Good knowledge of English required for non Croatian speaking fellows
Programme description:

About 400  breast cancer patients are treated in the Clinic of Oncology and Radiotherapy annually. Department works continuously in alleviating the burden of breast cancer. Multidisciplinary meetings are held every week in our Department for treatment decisions and consultations between specialties. Apart from clinical oncologists, breast surgeons, plastic surgeons and pathologists are involved in multidisciplinary meetings. Participants will see and treat (systematic treatment and radiation) in- and outpatients and visit tumor boards. The team is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for its patients in the available options of diagnosis and treatment, as well as trying to ensure the very best standard of care, high quality of life and respect patients’ preferences.

2. Gastro-intestinal cancer

Discipline: Clinical oncology
Programme mentor:

Eduard Vrdoljak, Tomislav Omrcen, Marijo Boban, Lidija Boškovic

Duration: 1 -3 months
Type: Visiting Observership
Language requirements: Good knowledge of English required for non Croatian speaking fellows
Programme description:

Approximately 700 patients with gastrointestinal cancer are seen and treated at the Department of Onology nad Radiotherapy. Medical treatment (systemic treatment and radiation) of patients takes places in an in- and outpatient setting. Multidisciplinary meetings are held every week in our Department for treatment decisions and consultations between specialties. Clinical oncologists, abdominal, thoracal surgeons and pathologists are involved in multidisciplinary meetings. Participants will see and treat in- and outpatients and visit tumor boards. The team is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for its patients in the available options of diagnosis and treatment, as well as tryng to ensure the very best standard of care, high quality of life and respect patients’ preferences.

3. Genito-urinary cancer

Discipline:

Clinical oncology

Programme mentor:

Eduard Vrdoljak, Branka Petric Miše, Tihana Boraska Jelavic, Tomislav Omrcen

Duration:

1-3 months

Type:

Visiting Observership

Language requirements:

Good knowledge of English required for non Croatian speaking fellows

Programme description:

About 700  genito – urinary cancer patients are treated in Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy annually. Multidisciplinary meetings are held every week in our Department for treatment decisions and consultations between specialties. Aparat clinical oncologists, surgeons and pathologists are involved in multidisciplinary meetings. Participants will see and treat (systematic treatment and radiation) in- and outpatients and visit tumor boards. The team is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for its patients in the available options of diagnosis and treatment, as well as tryng to ensure the very best standard of care, high quality of life and respect patients’ preferences.

 

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