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

Clinical Surgery (2020/2021)

Course code
Claudio Bassi

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
UROLOGIA 1 MED/24-UROLOGY 1° semestre Alessandro Antonelli
CHIRURGIA 2 MED/18-GENERAL SURGERY 1° semestre Claudio Bassi
Giuseppe Malleo
Salvatore Paiella
Roberto Salvia
DIDATTICA PRATICA DI CHIRURGIA E UROLOGIA 3 NN-- See the unit page See the unit page

Learning outcomes

Aim of the course of General surgery is conveying to the students the competencies to:
Recognize signs, symptoms, the principal functional alterations and the principal differential diagnoses related to bowel obstruction, abdominal wall hernias, peritonitis, gastro-duodenal diseases, hepato-biliary diseases, pancreatic diseases, small and gross bowel diseases, paediatric gastro-intestinal malformations, and diseases of the arteries and veins.
Analyze and resolve clinical problems concerning the above mentioned diseases.
Evaluate cost/effective strategies related to the diagnosis and the treatment of the above mentioned diseases.


1. Jaundice and biliary diseases
2. Nodules (neck, thyroid, lungs)
3. Intestinal ischemia
4. Colorectal diseases and proctology
5. Acute abdomen
6. Aneurisms; metastases
7. Gastrointestinal bleedings
8. Bowel occlusion
9. Pancreatic cysts and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
10. Cerebrovascular insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis
11. Oesophago-gastric diseases
12. Pancreatic cancer

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination (Surgery and Urology)
1) verify of knowledge based on the course's objectives and program
2 verify of knowledge learned during the internship
3) opportunity to take a quiz

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Renzo Dionigi Chirurgia Masson Editore 2017
Paletto Nuovo trattato di tecnica chirurgica UTET   9788821442186
Francesco Porpiglia e Cristian Fiori urology edizioni minerva medica   9788855320276
Boggi U et Al. Minimally invasive surgery of the pancreas (Edizione 1) Springer Verlag 2018 9788847039575

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