NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in Medicine and Surgery
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2014/2015
Year: 
5
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2018/2019
Credits: 
6
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
48
Requirements: 

Neurology and neurosurgery
The basis of the anatomy and of the physiology of the nervous system

Neurology and Neurosurgery
Oral examination

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Neurology
Students should learn the essentials about the epidemiology, the pathophysiology, the clinical features and the bases of treatment of the neurological diseases that are important for the not-neurologists because of their prevalence. Student should also be able to manage the diagnostic work-up of a simulated clinical case.
Neurosurgery
Essential info regarding SNC surgical options, patients evaluation and classification, neuroradiological techniques and advanced diagnostic techniques; basic surgical technique and neurological surgery in emergencies

Neurology
1. 1. Headache, trigeminal neuralgia’s, facial paresis 2. Back and neck pain 3. Disorders of consciousness: syncope, confusion and delirium, coma; seizures and epilepsy 5. Dizziness, gait and balance disorders, disorders of hearing 6. Weakness and paralysis 7. Numbness, Tingling, and Sensory loss 8. Disorders of vision and diplopia 9. Aphasia, memory loss and other focal cerebral disorders 10. Cerebrovascular diseases 11. Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias 12. Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders 13. Multiple Sclerosis 14. Infections of the CNS 15. Peripheral neuropathies 16. Muscle diseases 17. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 18. Alcohol and alcoholism

Neurosurgery
Cerebrospinal fluid circulation-Hydrocephalus
CNS Developmental anomalies
CNS Cysts
Craniosynostosis, encephalocele, open and occult spina bifida
Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral hemorrhage
SAH :aneurysms and cerebro vascular malformation, spine vascular malformation
Tumor, primary and secondary
Head trauma
Spine trauma
Infections and cerebral abscess

Neurology
Harrison - Principi di Medicina Interna ( cofanetto in 2 volumi + contenuti digitali ) - Ediz. XIX 2016 Harrison - Fauci - Braunwald - Kasper - Hauser - Longo - Jameson – Loscalzo; Casa Editrice Ambrosiana ISBN:9788808185389
Neurologia di Cambier- Masson Dehen Ediz. XXII 2013 A cura di:C. Mariani, P. Bertora. Casa Editrice Edra Masson ISBN:8821436926
Core Curriculum Malattie del Sistema Nervoso C Ferrarese, Mc Graw Hill Ed.

Neurosurgery
Handbook of Neurosurgery M.Greenberg, Thieme

Neurology and Neurosurgery
lectures

none

Modules