GYNAECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

GYNAECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

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Code
67560
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
7 credits during the 5th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/40
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

Gynecology is a fundamental part of the physician's preparation, who needs to know about the issues related to reproduction, pregnancy and birth, and female neoplasms.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Aim of this course is gaining knowledge on the physiopathological, clinical and psycho-analytical issues concerning fertility and reproductive health, pregnancy and its evolution, giving birth in its complexity. The student will also have to acquire the ability to recognize the most common summaries of obstetrics and gynecology, focusing on basic preventive and therapeutic measures and identifying the conditions that need the specialist's professional support. The course includes the development of specific clinical skills and includes professional activities.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the student must have gained knowledge of the physiopathological, clinical and psycho-analytical issues concerning female fertility and reproductive health, pregnancy and its evolution, the event of giving birth in its complexity. They will also have to acquire the ability to recognize the most common contexts of obstetrics and gynecology, focusing on the basic preventive and therapeutic measures and by identifying the conditions that need the professional expertise of the specialist.

Teaching methods

lectures and seminars

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

the reproductive model in the human species from the biological and physiopathological point of view

the factors and the main causes of infertility in the couple and resorting to therapeutic choices in collaboration with the specialist

diagnostic framing and the treatment of chronic anovulation

the main medical-assisted reproduction procedures; Addressing the choice and use of contraceptive methods

risks and benefits of estroprogestin contraception

the pathophysiological aspects of menopause and any related clinical issues

morpho-functional basics of mother-fetal exchange and its alterations

monitoring physiological pregnancy

prenatal diagnostic procedures and related issues

the issues that form a higher-risk pregnancy (hypertension, diabetes, maternal-fetal infections, fetal underdevelopment, premature labor)

the main causes of reproductive failure in the first trimester of pregnancy (abortion, ectopic pregnancy)

clinical cases responsible for bleeding in the third trimester of pregnancy (Placenta Previa, placenta detachment, C.I.D.)

the phenomenology of childbirth, its factors and its clinical evolution

the condition of labor

maternal-fetal well-being monitoring parameters in labor

caesarean sectional indications and the use of vaginal effectiveness procedures

the main causes of post-partum pathology and post-partum disease

conditions of puerperal pathology and its treatment

the main clinical contexts of pelvic pain and the pathophysiological assumptions of endometriotic disease and its clinical manifestations

the clinical and diagnostic problems of uterine fibroma and their treatment options

differential diagnosis between abnormal genital bleeding in different periods of life

the meaning and interpretation of the results of the screening of cervical carcinoma

early diagnosis of major genital neoplasms

the anatomic-functional alterations of the pelvic floor and their health implications

the main types of surgical procedures in gynecology and the related indications

gynecologic tumors from the anatomical, pathological and clinical point of view and the main evolutionary problems

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Pescetto, De Cecco, Pecorari, Ragni- Ginecologia e Ostetricia. SEU Editore Roma  (IV ed. 2009)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

VALENTINO REMORGIDA (President)

SERGIO COSTANTINI

CARLO MAGANZA

SIMONE FERRERO

PIER LUIGI VENTURINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

lectures and seminars

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

Results of the exam must be more than 18/30.