00166 - Surgical Clinical Medicine (AK-B)

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student acquires the main clinical features of the most common pathologies of surgical treatment, recognizing them in the individual patient. He knows how to correlate certain symptoms with these diseases in the field of the family medicine, of which he knows the basics of the diagnostic process. He also knows the terminology of the main surgical interventions and simple notions of technique in order to understand the repercussions, especially functional, that the intervention can determine. Finally, it has rudiments of the effects of the most common operative acts as well as the foundations of the follow-up measures, especially in the field of neoplastic pathology.

Course contents

Surgical anatomy of the pancreasExocrine tumors of the pancreasCystic tumors of the pancreasGastro-entero-pancreatic endocrine tumorsAcute and chronic pancreatitisMain surgical operations on the pancreasBreast pathology, conservative and demolitive breast surgerySurgical anatomy of the adrenal glandsTumors of the adrenal cortexTumors of the adrenal medulla and paragangliaOther surgical adrenal diseasesOpen and laparoscopic surrenectomyPathology and thyroid surgery (surgical anatomy, goiters, tumors, thyroidectomies)Pathology and surgery of parathyroidsMEN syndromesPathology and surgical treatment of wall defects (hernias and incisional hernias)


  • Francesco Minni "Chirurgia Generale" Casa Editrice Ambrosiana


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Teaching methods

The teaching consists of CFU corresponding to 16 hours of lectures

Assessment methods

The exam aims to evaluate the achievement of the teaching objectives: to know the diagnostic-clinical process of neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathologies.

Teaching tools

Videoprojector and PC

Office hours

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