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

Clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of retroperitoneal tumors and GIST  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S006319
Name of lecturers
Calogero Iacono, Alfredo Guglielmi, Corrado Pedrazzani
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 purpose of this course is to give knowledge about two rare types of tumour often not described during the program lessons of the surgical exam, but of interest in surgical oncology: GIST (gastrointestinal stromal tumour) and retroperitoneal sarcoma. The different aspects of clinical manifestations, radiological diagnosis, and multimodality treatments will be explained during the course.

Syllabus

Surgical anatomy of retroperitoneum
Different types of pathology
Diagnosis of retroperitoneal lesions
Surgical strategy
Adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapies
Clinical, diagnosis and treatment of GIST

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: Wednesday March and April 2020 17.30-19. 30

Seats: Aula Surgery A - 3rd Floor University Hospital

YEAR RECOMMENDED: 5 °, 6 °





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