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CODE 67394
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/24
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the Course, the Student should be able to affront discussions on problems of clinical / surgical relevance, showing themselves autonomously capable and able to give differential diagnostic reasoning, based on observation, knowledge of epidemiological data, rational use of instrumental and laboratory investigations, as well as on the possibility of prevention for the most common diseases, with reference to content of the Course program, indicated below (Section 3).

It requires the Student to have the ability to give the correct therapeutic indications, to be generally oriented on the most common urologic surgical techniques, and the "timing" of surgery and prognosis, considering the psycho-physical and social characteristics of the patient. A good knowledge is also required of issues relating to pre- and post-operative periods, with reference to the system of minor, intermediate as well as that of major urologic surgery.

TEACHING METHODS

- Plenary Lectures in Classroom

- Training Seminars (clinical case discussions)

- Educational / Professional Training (for small

  groups of students) on the Hospital Ward, in

  Outpatient Clinics, and in the Operating

  Room / Radiological - Instrumental

  Diagnostics

Attendance is mandatory, with distributed hours, according to the type of activities and in relation to the Educational Credits (CFU) provided for the 5th Year - 1st Semester for the Discipline of Urology MED / 24 - Integrated Course of Surgery I: 1 CFU,

(1 CFU = 25 hours)

The detailed Calendar of Educational Activities is specified, each academic year, in the Student Guide published online.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  •  Anatomy of the male and urinary tract, symptoms and signs of diseases of urological relevance, laboratory and instrumental semeiotics
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (diagnostic procedure, medical therapy, endoscopic and open surgical therapy, minimally invasive therapies)
  • Prostate carcinoma (diagnosis, factors leading to therapy, medical treatment, surgery, radiotherapy, complications of different treatments)
  • Renal parenchymal tumors (diagnosis, surgical and medical therapy)
  • Upper urinary tract and bladder tumors (superficial and infiltrating classification, importance of in situ carcinoma, diagnosis and therapy, urinary derivations and bladder substitutions)
  • Testis tumors (diagnostic and differential diagnosis, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy, surveillance)
  • Obstructive anuria (definition, etiology, clinical aspects, hydroelectrolytic and systemic repercussions, diagnostic classification, therapeutic approach)
  • Urinary calculosis (diagnostic procedure, medical therapy, ESWL, endoscopic, open and laparoscopic therapy)
  • Urinary retention (definition, etiology, treatment)
  • Hydronephrosis (definition, etiology, treatment)
  • Infections of the urinary and genital tract (diagnostic and therapeutic path)
  • Urinary incontinence (definition, classification, diagnostic procedure, treatment)
  • Main malformations of the urinary tract and male genitalia
  • Urogenital traumas
  • Varicocele, hydrocele, torsion of the funiculus
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Haematuria

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Manuale di Urologia e Andrologia" . Pacini Editore Medicina

Notes of Lessons

Atlante di Urologia (available on Amazon)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ILARIA BALDELLI

MARCO BORGHESI

PIERO FREGATTI

GUGLIELMO MANTICA

FRANCESCO SPAGNOLO

CESARE STABILINI

NAZARENO ROBERTO SUARDI

PAOLO TRAVERSO

GIOVANNI CAMERINI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

FEDERICA MARIA MURELLI (President Substitute)

FRANCESCO SAVERIO PAPADIA (President Substitute)

EDOARDO RAPOSIO (President Substitute)

GREGORIO SANTORI (President Substitute)

CARLO TERRONE (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

First term, see aulaweb

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

To pass the exam, an oral evaluation is planned

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment takes place only through the final oral examination, which seeks to determine the effective acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

Students, therefore, to pass the exam, achieving a vote of no less than 18/30, must demonstrate the knowledge and skills contained in the Educational Goals defined above (see Section 2).

The following contribute, therefore, to the final mark out of thirty:

- Ability to transverse and critically deal with the

  required arguments;

- Fairness, clarity, synthesis and exhibiting

  fluidity;

- Mastery of the subject;

- Adoption of appropriate terminology.

The vote of 30/30 cum laude, will be eventually granted where the knowledge / skills of the subject are excellent