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UROLOGY

CODE 68092
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 1 cfu during the 3nd year of 9278 OSTETRICIA(L/SNT1) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/24
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course has the following objectives:

    - to provide students with the basics of urinary pathologies related to pregnancy and puerperium and which have a high incidence in the female

    - to provide students with a general understanding of the etiopathogenetic, pathophysiological and treatment mechanisms of these pathologies, also introducing issues related to preventive strategies and to possible evolutions and prognostic implications

    - to acquire students: - adequate knowledge of the changes of the urinary tract during pregnancy - adequate knowledge of the main congenital urogenital malformations and neonatal urological syndromes - the ability to recognize and manage the different types of female urinary incontinence and genito-urinary prolapse, - the ability to practice bladder catheterization independently, - the ability to recognize different genitourinary infections and symptoms/signes of urinary stones

    - to develop in the students knowledge on urological complications related to the main gynecological interventions and obstetric practices.

    EXPECTED LEARNING RESULTS:

    At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

    - Know the different types of bladder catheters and ureteral stents and the procedures related to their insertion and removal

    - Distinguish the different types of female urinary incontinence and uro-genital prolapse

    - Plan an adequate preventive and rehabilitative treatment of female urinary incontinence

    - Recognize the typical clinical picture of the main urinary tract infections and stones of the urinary tract 

    - Apply guidelines in case of asymptomatic bacteriuria

    - Critically evaluate the presence of hematuria 

    - Describe the changes of the urinary tract during pregnancy and the main urological complications resulting from obstetric maneuvers 

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal lessons. Online lesson (Teams platform)

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Overview of anatomy of female pelvis and perineum

    Physiopathology of female urinary incontinence

    Modifications of the urinary tract during pregnancy

    Urinary tract infections

    Urinary calculosis

    Urological disorders during pregnancy

    Urogenital malformations

    Vesico-vaginal and uretero-vaginal fistulas

    Bladder catheters and ureteral catheters

    Urinary diversion and neobladder

    Hematuria

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Manuale di Urologia e Andrologia. Pacini Editore Medicina

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LUCIA DEL MASTRO (President)

    SERGIO COSTANTINI

    DAMIANA DELL'AGNELLO

    CARLO TERRONE

    ORTENSIA BUSCAINO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    second semester, from April. See aulaweb

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written test with multiple choice questionnaire

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The student must correctly answer 75% of the questions

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    18/01/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto
    21/02/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto
    14/06/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto
    19/07/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto
    20/09/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto