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

Surgical oncology of the gastrointestinal tract  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Corrado Pedrazzani
Corrado Pedrazzani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course is organized in 6 lessons. The course aim is to discuss the principles of surgical oncology (e.g. TNM staging system, staging modalities, etc) in the treatment of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliopancreatic diseases. Surgical techniques and preoperative (e.g. neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radio-chemotherapy) as well as intraoperative multimodality treatments (e.g. RITA, TACE, HIPEC, etc) will be discussed.


1. Principles of surgical oncology. TNM staging, resection margins, survival analysis, etc.
2. Principles of pre-operative staging and peri-operative management
3. Treatment of esophago-gastric tumors
4. Treatment of colo-rectal tumors
5. Treatment of primary and metastatic peritoneal tumors
6. Treatment of NET and GIST

Assessment methods and criteria

Idoneità basata sulla frequenza
Date: Martedì 03/11/2020
Orario: ore 17.30
Sede: Zoom (link da comunicare tramite e-mail)
Anno raccomandato: 5,6

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