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

Surgical anatomy of head and neck  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
Name of lecturers
Daniele Marchioni, Luca Sacchetto
Daniele Marchioni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Corsi elettivi 2° semestre dal Feb 18, 2019 al May 31, 2019.

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.


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
Rossi Trattato di otorinolaringoiatria (Edizione 6) Minerva Medica 1997

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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