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

Surgical anatomy of head and neck  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S004786
Name of lecturers
Daniele Marchioni, Luca Sacchetto
Coordinator
Daniele Marchioni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/31 - OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
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 aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge of head and neck surgical anatomy. Anatomy has been rediscovered thanks to the use of the endoscopic instrumentation. The use of endoscope has enabled the exploration of hidden areas not otherwise visible by common microscopic techniques. The knowledge of a more complex anatomy is fundamental for some pathophysiological concepts understanding and their surgical management.

Syllabus

surgical anatomy of the middle and inner ear

surgical anatomy of nose and paranasal sinus

surgical anatomy of the neck and salivary gland

surgical anatomy of skull base

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Roberto Albera, Giovanni Rossi Otorinolaringoiatria (Edizione 4) Minerva Medica 2016 887711875X

Assessment methods and criteria

The course program topics will be argued in class, with presentation from the surgeons of the clinic, focusing on the anatomical and surgical details of the anatomy of the head and neck. Clinical and practical implications will be underlined. To the students will be given material to study and indicated the books onto focus their study.

The final result of the course is based on the frequency at lectures.





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