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

Surgery of the liver: from the preoperative optimization of the liver to the postoperative care  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S001008
Name of lecturers
Calogero Iacono, Alfredo Guglielmi, Andrea Ruzzenente
Coordinator
Calogero Iacono
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° semestre dal Sep 30, 2019 al Jan 10, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

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

The course will describe the surgical anatomy, the different procedures that can be applied to optimize the liver function and volume before the surgical operation and the basic principles of postoperative monitoring of the patients submitted to liver surgery.

The students will participate to clinical case discussion of patients with liver diseases who are candidate to liver surgery.

Syllabus

Surgical Anatomy of the Liver
Preparing the patient for liver surgery
Types of liver surgery
Postoperative complications and their treatment
Postoperative monitoring and follow-up of the patient undergoing hepatic surgery

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 november and December 2019 17.30-19.30
Seats: Aula Surgery A - 3rd Floor University Hospital

YEAR RECOMMENDED: 5 °, 6 °





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