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

Technologies in Surgery  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Roberto Salvia
Roberto Salvia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Corsi elettivi 1° semestre dal Oct 9, 2017 al Dec 21, 2017.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the students of the V-VI year course with basic knowledge on the use of various technologies in surgery.
- Introductory lesson.
- Laparoscopic Surgery: three hours in group to show the available devices. Additionally videos could be used to support other laparoscopic techniques (e.i. cholecystectomy, appendectomy).
- Suture Materials - Prosthetic Materials: Two hours, training exercices with Suture Materials.
- Mechanical sutures: Two hours, training exercices with devices used in surgery.


- Introductory lesson
- Suture Materials
- Prosthetic Materials.
- Mechanical sutures.
- Ultracision technology in Surgery
- Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery.
Additionally videos could be used (e.i. cholecystectomy, appendectomy).

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Boggi U et Al. Minimally invasive surgery of the pancreas (Edizione 1) Springer Verlag 2018 9788847039575

Assessment methods and criteria

Frequency requested 80%

1^ lesson on 27th of November 2017 - 5.30 PM

Location: still not definited

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