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

Diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of biliary tree  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S006320
Name of lecturers
Andrea Ruzzenente, Alfredo Guglielmi, Calogero Iacono
Coordinator
Andrea Ruzzenente
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 elective course aims to teach topics related to the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the biliary tract. The course will provide useful elements to learn the diagnostic and therapeutic processes of these diseases

Syllabus

The elective course proposes to treat the following subjects.
Benign pathologies:
- Biliary lithiasis and complications of lithiasis
- Intrahepatic lithiasis
- Malformations of the biliary tract
Malignant diseases:
- Intrahepatic neoplasms
- Tumors of the hilum or peri-hilar tumors
- Neoplasms of the distal bile duct
- Gallbladder tumors

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
D'AMICO D F MANUALE DI CHIRURGIA GENERALE Piccin 2018 9788829928941

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on the attendance of the course lessons





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