84434 - General Surgery

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  • Teacher Matteo Rottoli

  • Credits 1

  • SSD MED/18

  • Language English

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Medicine and Surgery (cod. 9210)

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

Summarize the principles, applications and outcomes of oncological surgical procedures.

Course contents

The course include the following topics:

-  general principles of surgery for the treatment of solid cancers

- indications and contraindications to surgery

- role of preoperative staging

- role of neoadjuvant therapy

- principles of surgical technique

- role on lymphectomy in surgical oncology

- role of minimally invasive surgery

- role of the multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and indication to surgery for cancer



Suggested text: Current Surgical Therapy, 11th or 12th Edition.

Link to the AJCC manual, 7th edition

Teaching methods

frontal lessons

Assessment methods

oral/written tests

Teaching tools

slides, surgical videos

Office hours

See the website of Matteo Rottoli