Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University


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Tomáš Navrátil
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Requirements and syllabus

Research workplace:

Brno Faculty Hospital
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Obilní trh 11
CZ-602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
web : www.fnbrno.cz/gpk


  • Master degree from Medical School
  • previous research experience


The course involves supervision and appropriate intervention during normal and complicated pregnancy and delivery, as well as recognition, prevention, management, and surveillance of diseases affecting reproductive health in women.
The course provides students with understanding, basic knowledge and skills in epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common problems in obstetrics and gynaecology; reproductive health matters, including family planning, infertility and maternal care, emphasising wellness and prevention in addition to treatment of diseases.

The aim of the course is to attain standards of knowledge and practical skills adequate to start postgraduate training in medicine and to reach corresponding level of competence as defined in the Log Book. The course graduates should be able to keep abreast of international standards of patient care by reaching a high level of clinical skills, bedside care skills, and surgical skills, in addition to updated medical knowledge.

The field of gynaecology and obstetrics involves four main branches: perinatology, reproductive gynaecology, oncogynaecology, and urogynaecology. A wide spectrum of diseases can affect pregnant and non-pregnant women. The applicants are asked to elaborate their individual study plans based on recommendation of their supervisor. Approval of the scientific committee is mandatory.

  1. Possible research areas:Prenatal diagnosis and therapy
  2. Ultrasound in gynaecology and obstetrics
  3. Perinatal infection
  4. Chronic and acute intrauterine foetal hypoxia
  5. Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy
  6. Hypertension in pregnancy
  7. Operative obstetrics
  8. Assisted reproduction techniques
  9. Andrology
  10. Urogynaecology
  11. Senology
  12. Oncogynaecology
  13. Minimal invasive surgery

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