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

Surgery of intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary tree  (Corso Elettivo)

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Name of lecturers
Calogero Iacono, Alfredo Guglielmi, Andrea Ruzzenente
Calogero Iacono
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Corsi elettivi 2° semestre dal Feb 22, 2016 al May 27, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Corsi elettivi 2° semestre

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Learning outcomes

The aims of this course is to increase the knowledge of liver surgery: the different surgical techniques applied in the clinical practices and the therapy of the different liver diseases will be described.

The course will describe the surgical anatomy, the different procedures that can be applied to optimize the liver function and volume before the surgical operation and the basic principles of postoperative monitoring of the patients submitted to liver surgery.

The students will participate to clinical case discussion of patients with liver diseases who are candidate to liver surgery.


Surgical Anatomy of the Liver
Preparing the patient for liver surgery
Types of liver surgery
Postoperative complications and their treatment
Postoperative monitoring and follow-up of the patient undergoing hepatic surgery

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