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PLASTIC SURGERY

CODE 67274
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 5th year of 8746 ODONTOIATRIA E PROTESI DENTARIA (LM-46) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/19
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Plastic Reconstructive Surgery is, in Dentistry, of paramount importance in dealing with problems related to substance loss, congenital malformations, or aesthetic defects. It is aimed at achieving the rebalancing of the functionality and health of the oral cavity, as well as of the harmony of the smile.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Acquire the methodological basis of the study topic and know the specific applications in Dentistry

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims to provide the etiopathogenetic, diagnostic and therapeutic bases related to: loss of substance of the oral cavity and the perioral district with particular reference to the lips; congenital malformations involving the oral cavity and adjacent tissues (cleft lip and palate); imperfections involving the lower third of the face.

     

    At the end of the course the student will be able to:
    - recognize several clinical conditions (acquired and congenital) of the cervico-facial district  providing for tissue repair techniques;
    - illustrate the main reconstructive methods used in plastic and reconstructive surgery: suture techniques, grafts and flaps; regenerative surgery; the main techniques of aesthetic medicine applied to the lower third of the face.
    - perform a bibliographic search concerning the topics dealed with: identify the most suitable publications related to a given issue, examine the contents and summarize them, discuss the various therapeutic solutions with classmates.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Teaching takes place in 10 hours with lectures, exercises and discussion of scientific articles that involve a strong interaction between teacher and students.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • Basic Surgical Techniques 1 (sutures, grafts)

    • Basic Surgical Techniques 2 (Flaps)

    • Congenital malformations

    • Regenerative surgery

    • Aesthetic medicine of the perioral region

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Audiovisual material and articles of scientific literature

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ILARIA BALDELLI (President)

    MATTEO LAMBERTINI (President)

    SILVANO VALENTE (President)

    MARIO ZIOLA

    FRANCESCO MORA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    March-April

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    small dissertation with oral presentation
    or written multiple choice quiz

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The realization of a short dissertation will verify the ability to face a specific problem of particular interest using multiple research sources (internet, scientific literature, material described in class). The oral presentation will assess the correct use of the terminology as well as the critical reasoning ability related to the questions and clarifications required during the exposition both by the teacher and by the other students present.
    Alternatively, based on the needs of the case, a multiple choice quiz regarding the topics covered in the lesson will be used. The evaluation will be performed on 31 questions: 1 point for each correct answer. 

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    27/01/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
    24/02/2022 08:30 GENOVA Orale
    08/06/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale
    29/06/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale
    20/07/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale
    21/09/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale