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VASCULAR SURGERY TECHNIQUES IN ONCOLOGY

CODE 84053
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 1 credit during the 2nd year of 9291 Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/22
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Vascular tree anatomy. Principles and applications of vascular isolations. Principles and applications of loco-regional chemotherapy. Principles and applications of hyperthermia.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge and understanding of indications for loco-regional treatments.

Knowledge and understanding of rational basis, indications and results of hyperthermic antiblastic treatments.

Technical and instrumental optimization of loco-regional effectiveness.

TEACHING METHODS

Teaching is divided in 10 hours of lectures and 6 hours of operating theatre attendance.

1) Theoretical interactive lectures

2) Rotating attendance in the operating theatre during the performance of loco-regional treatments

3) Discussion with perfusionists involved in the treatments

4) Voluntary participation in multidisciplinary meetings for the selection of eligible patients for loco-regional treatments

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  1. Rational basis
  2. Vascular isolation techniques
  3. Role of loco-regional treatments
  4. Rational basis, role and applications of local hyperthermia
  5. ILP (Isolated Limb Perfusion)
  6. Isolated Liver Perfusion
  7. Isolated Lung Perfusion
  8. Isolated Peritoneum Perfusion
  9. Recent developments: PIPAC (Pressurized IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy
  10.  Conclusion: discussion of clinical cases

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Due to peculiarity of the subject, students will be provided with a selection of articles and thesis about the clinical records of the matter.

“Nuove Tecnologie Chirurgiche in Oncologia” A. Mussa, S. Sandrucci. Springer- Verlag. Italia  2011 – It contains a chapter.

Anatomy book already in use are recommended for vascular anatomy

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

Gian Paolo Bezante

MARCO CANEPA

FRANCO DE CIAN

EZIO FULCHERI

ENRICO PARODI

ITALO PORTO

ANTONIO SALSANO

GIOVANNI SALVATORE GIUSEPPE SPINELLA

GIUSEPPE SQUILLACI

FRANCESCO CANESI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Teaching is divided in 10 hours of lectures and 6 hours of operating theatre attendance.

1) Theoretical interactive lectures

2) Rotating attendance in the operating theatre during the performance of loco-regional treatments

3) Discussion with perfusionists involved in the treatments

4) Voluntary participation in multidisciplinary meetings for the selection of eligible patients for loco-regional treatments

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam with multiple choice questions based on all the topics of the course. These quizzes will be designed to test the level of knowledge and skills developed by the student. 

 

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The final exam aims at ascertain the correct understanding and knowledge of the topics discussed during the class. The student has to demonstrate adequate knowledge and understanding of indications for loco-regional treatments, of rational basis, indications and results of hyperthermic antiblastic treatments, of technical and instrumental optimization of loco-regional effectiveness.