39119 - Ginecological Benign Pathology and Urogynecology

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will get the knowledge and the ability to understand the gynecological and urogynecological pathology with particular attention to the clinical and diagnostic approaches.

Course contents

Uterine fibroma

Metrorrhagia in perimenopause

Reproductive axis and regulation of female gonadic function in different ages

The menstrual cycle

Menstrual irregularities

Hyperandrogenism and PCOS

Pathophysiology and characteristics of menopause

Contraception and Principles of Hormonal Contraception

Endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain

Sterility, Infertility, and Assisted Reproductive Techniques

Sexually transmitted diseases

Viral genital flogosis

Urogenital prolapse and incontinence

Endometrial and cervical polyps

Benign ovarian cysts

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures

Assessment methods

The end-of-course exam aims to evaluate the achievement of the didactic objectives by verifying the student's ability to apply his or her knowledge and to make the necessary logical-deductive connections.

The final evaluation consists of an oral test on the topics of the program.

Gradation of the final grade:

Preparation on a very limited number of topics covered in the course and analytical skills that emerge only with the help of the teacher, expressed in an overall correct language → 18-19;

Preparation on a limited number of topics covered in the course and ability to autonomous analysis only on purely executive matters, expression in correct language → 20-24;

Preparation on a large number of topics covered in the course, ability to make independent choices of critical analysis, mastery of specific terminology → 25-29;

Basically exhaustive preparation on the topics covered in the course, ability to make autonomous choices of critical analysis and connection, full mastery of specific terminology and ability to argue and self-reflection → 30-30L.

Teaching tools

During the lessons will be made screenings with Power Point. The didactic materials deemed useful for the purposes of preparation will be placed on the University's platforms or will be available from the teacher.

Office hours

See the website of Renato Seracchioli

See the website of Alessandro Arena