GENERAL SURGERY

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in Medicine and Surgery
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2015/2016
Year: 
6
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2020/2021
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
20
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (20 hours)
Requirements: 

Surgical Pathology examination passed

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The course aims to rely on the student for:

Diagnose / formulate differential diagnosis, formulate the prognosis and therapeutic orientation of diseases of general surgery.

Provide the necessary knowledge for preoperative assessment and preparation for post-operative treatment in general surgery.

Clinic and principles of surgical therapy of:
- benign and malignant pathology of the esophagus and of the diaphragm;
- benign and malignant pathology of the stomach and duodenum;
- benign and malignant pathology of the pancreas;
- benign and malignant pathology of the liver and biliary tract;
- portal hypertension;
- diseases of the spleen and lymph nodes;
- inflammatory diseases and intestinal tumors;
- short bowel syndrome;
- benign and malignant pathology of the colon and rectum;
- benign and malignant ano-rectal pathology;
- retroperitoneal tumors;
- acute abdomen, peritonitis;
- haemorrhages of the digestive tract;
- acute and chronic intestinal ischemia;
- bowel obstruction;

Principles of treatment of traumas.
Shock: septic, hypovolaemic, traumatic.
Organ transplantation.

R. Dionigi. Chirurgia. Basi teoriche e chirurgia generale - Chirurgia specialistica vol.1-2. Ed. Edra, Milano, 2017

Professors

Parent course