Bachelor's degree in Cardiocirculatory Physiopathology and Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques (national qualification)

Pulmonology and Lung Disease - CHIRURGIA TORACICA

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Name of lecturer
Francesco Onorati
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Lezioni PERF 2 SEMESTRE dal Mar 2, 2020 al May 15, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of this Course is to provide basic knowledge on the surgical anatomy of the mediastinum, as well as on the clinical patterns, diagnsotic tools, surgical indications and techniques (with the related results and complications) of the principal surgical diseases of the chest (lung cancer, pleural diseases); the course will allow a basic knowledge on indications, contraindications, results and complications of lung transplant as well.


Lesson n.1 Surgical anatomy of the mediastinum
Lesson n.2 Lung cancer
Lesson n.3 Pleural diseases
Lesson n.4 Lung transplant

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Renzo Dionigi Chirurgia Masson Editore 2017
Lise M. Chirurgia per infermieri, quinta edizione (2017) Ed Piccin. Padova 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

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