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General Surgery - module of General Thoracic Surgery

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General Surgery - module of General Thoracic Surgery

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Academic year 2023/2024

Course ID
SCB0229B
Teacher
Francesco Leo (Lecturer)
Year
6th year
Teaching period
First semester
Type
Basic
Credits/Recognition
3 (24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of exercises)
Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
MED/21 - thoracic surgery
Delivery
Formal authority
Language
Italian
Attendance
Mandatory
Type of examination
Oral
Type of learning unit
modulo
Modular course
General Surgery (SCB0229)
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Sommario del corso

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Course objectives

Objectives of the General Thoracic Surgery course are a) to improve knowledge in major surgical diseases of the chest and their pathophysiological consequences b) to develop ability in defining proper diagnostic preoperative protocols and surgical indications c) to acquire basic competence in safe management of chest drain

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Results of learning outcomes

Knowledge of surgical diseases of the chest and their pathophysiology

Ability in defining preoperative management and surgical indications

Competence in safe management of chest drain

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Program

1. Introduction - Preoperative functional evaluation - Surgical access and type of lung resection

2. Lung cancer: diagnosis, staging and surgical treatment

3. Infections and chronic infiammatory lung disease - Acute infective disease

4. Pneumothorax - Chest drain

5. Bullectomy, lung volume reduction and lung transplantation

6. Pleural empyema - Chylothorax

7. Recurrente pleural effusion - Pleural mesothelioma

8 Open and blunt chest trauma

9. Carcinoid - Lung metastases

10. Mediastinal tumors

11. Tracheal stenosis - Tracheal tumors

12. Chest wall tumors - Congenital chest wall deformity

13. Thymic biology - Miastenia gravis

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Course delivery

Frontal teaching

Course schedule: 4:00-6:00 pm 22/11, 29/11, 1/12, 5/12, 7/12, 11/12, 14/12, 9/1, 10/1, 11/1 (2-4 pm), 12/1, 17/1

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Learning assessment methods

Oral exam (final vote /30)

2024 Exams schedule: 2:30 pm 22/1, 12/2, 22/4, 13/5, 17/6, 15/7, 16/9, 16/12

Suggested readings and bibliography



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Book
Title:  
Pearson’s General Thoracic Surgery, ed 2021, (Bibliopass)
Year of publication:  
2021
Publisher:  
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Author:  
AAVV
Permalink:  
Required:  
Yes


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Notes

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