Surgical Disciplines

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
MED/18 MED/29 MED/30 MED/31
Learning objectives
Providing the basics of semiotics and of clinical surgery related to the disease more commonly seen and possibly correlated with eye problems
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student must be able to possess the rudiments of general surgery and in particular of ophthalmic surgery.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Prerequisites for admission
Notions of general anatomy, physiology and physiopathology are required
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exams will take place with a written test with open questions possibly supplemented with an oral examination always oriented to test the student's ability to know the pathologies described during lessons
Chirurgia generale
Course syllabus
Management of the patient in the operating room, asepsis and sepsis
Surgical sutures
The polytrauma
Surgical pathology of the venous and arterial vascular system
Pathology of the abdominal wall and hernias
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Basi teoriche e Chirurgia generale (vol. 1) - Chirurgia specialistica (vol. 2)
di Renzo Dionigi
Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 18th Edition - Expert Consult Premium Edition: Enhanced Online Features and Print
By Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, B. Mark Evers, MD and Kenneth L. Mattox, MD
Hardbound, 2384 pages
Published: NOV-2007
ISBN 10: 1-4160-3675-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-4160-3675-3
Chirurgia maxillo-facciale
Course syllabus
1 Cranio facial malformations
Craniostenosis and craniofaciostenosis (general principles, plagiocephaly, trigonocephaly, scaphocephaly, brachycephaly, S. of Appert, S. of Crouzon etc.)
2 Cranio-maxillofacial traumatology: general principles, pathogenesis, diagnostic features and treatment
Soft tissue traumatology (wound healing, lesions of the glandular ducts etc.)
Traumatology of the facial skeleton with particular reference to orbital and zygomatic fractures
3 Orbital and periorbital tumors:
Classification of tumors
diagnostic features (clinical and radiographic)
treatment modalities
4 Surgery of the trigeminal and facial nerves
Classification of nerve injuries
Injury of the trigeminal nerve and of the facial nerve: diagnostic features and therapy modalities
5 Exophthalmos surgery
Classification of exophthalmos
Clinical problems in Graves-Basedow orbitopathy
Exophthalmos surgery: history, technique, indications and results
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons supported by visual and audiovisual media of many clincal cases
Discussion of clinical cases
At the specific request of the student professional clinical activity in the unit will be provided
Teaching Resources
R. Brusati, M. Chiapasco
Elementi di Chirurgia Oro-Maxillo-Facciale
Edizione Masson, Milano 1999
AAVV Trattato di patologia chirurgica maxillo-facciale della Società Italiana di Chirurgia Maxillo-Facciale, minerva medica
Malattie dell'apparato visivo
Course syllabus
1. Notions of the anatomy of the intraocular lens. Cataract classification. Indications for surgery. Modern cataract surgical techniques (phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation; cataract surgery using femtolaser) Video presentations of different cases of cataract surgery including cases of complicated cataract surgery. Presentazione di
2. Notions of the anatomy of the cornea. Presentation of major corneal disorders requiring surgical treatment. Corneal transplation surgery (perforating keratoplasty; anterior lamellar keratoplasty; endothelial keratoplasty).
3. Glaucoma classification. Indications for surgery. Parasurgical procedures (laser techniques) for the treatment of glaucoma. Trabeculectomy (filtration) surgery; non filtration surgery; valve surgery; devices).
-4. Clinical presentation and classification of macular diseases requiring surgical treatment ( macular pucker; macular holes, etc). Vitrectomy; Epiretinal membrane peeling/inner limiting membrane peeling. Video presentations of surgical techniques.
5. Clinical presentation of retinal detachment. Surgical techniques ab externo and ab interno. Video presentations of surgical techniques.
-6. Parasurgical treatment techniques (laser treatment) for: secondary cataract; acute glaucoma; proliferative retinal vasculopathies; excimer lasers.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson supported by visual and audiovisual media of many clincal cases
Teaching Resources
Oftalmologia. Per studenti del corso di laurea in medicina e chirurgia e del corso di laurea per ortottisti e assistenti di oftalmologia di Nicola Orzalesi - Delfino Antonio Editore
Clinica dell'apparato visivo di Claudio Azzolini, Francesco Carta Stefano Gandolfi, Giorgio Marchini, Ugo Menchini, Francesca Simonelli, Carlo Enrico Traverso - EDRA LSWR Editore
Course syllabus
1. Anatomy and physiology. Phlogistic pathology of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Clinical and instrumental semiotics.
Trauma. Inflammatory pathology of the nose and paranasal sinuses and its complications. Epistaxis. Foreign bodies.
2. Anatomo-physiology. Phlogistic pathology of the oral cavity, nasopharynx and oropharynx. Instrumental clinical semeiotics.
Infectious phlogistic pathology - Obstructive pathology. Neoplastic pathology.
3. Anatomy and physiology. Pathology of the external, middle and internal ear. Instrumental clinical semeiotics.
Infectious phlogistic pathology. Hearing loss.
4. Anatomy and Physiology. Phlogistic and neoplastic pathology of the larynx and digestive airways. Instrumental clinical semeiotics.
Malformations. Trauma. Organic - functional - lesion laryngopathy due to impaired movement. Benign neoformative pathology.
Urgencies and emergencies in otorhinolaryngology
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
"Trattato di Otorinolaringoiatria ed Audiologia" L. Pignataro - A. Cesarani -
G. Felisati - A. Schindler) EdiSES Ed.
Chirurgia generale
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Ferraresso Mariano
Chirurgia maxillo-facciale
MED/29 - MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Gianni' Aldo
Malattie dell'apparato visivo
MED/30 - OPHTHALMOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Vujosevic Stela
MED/31 - OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
1.30PM-2.30 PM
San Giuseppe Hospital, MultiMedica, Via San Vittore 12, Milano 20123