Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Surgery of pancreas and peryampullary area  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
0656M
Name of lecturers
Calogero Iacono, Andrea Ruzzenente
Coordinator
Calogero Iacono
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aims of this course is to increase the knowledge of the surgery of the pancreas: the different surgical techniques applied in the clinical practices and the therapy of the different pancreatic diseases will be described.

The course will describe the surgical anatomy, the different surgical procedures and the basic principles of postoperative monitoring of the patients submitted to surgery of the pancreas.

The students will participate to clinical case discussion of patients with pancreatic diseases.

Syllabus

Surgical anatomy of the pancreas and the periampullary area
Pancreatic cystic tumors: diagnostic and therapeutic approach
Management of pancreatic endocrine tumors
Surgery of acute and chronic pancreatitis
Enucleoresection
Left pancreatectomies
Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Total pancreatectomy
Type and role of lymphadenectomy
Organ sparing surgery of pancreas and ampulla of Vater
Diagnosis and management of surgical complications

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Renzo Dionigi Chirurgia Masson Editore 2017
Francesco Minni Chirurgia Generale cea Casa Editrice Ambrosiana Zanichelli 2019
D'AMICO D F MANUALE DI CHIRURGIA GENERALE Piccin 2018 9788829928941

Assessment methods and criteria

FREQUENCY

DATES AND TIMES: Tuesday of March and April 2020, from 17.30 to 19: 30

Seats: Aula Surgery A - 3rd Floor University Hospital

YEAR RECOMMENDED: 5 °, 6 °





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