UROLOGY

UROLOGY

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Code
68092
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 9278 OBSTETRICIAN (L/SNT1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/24
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (OBSTETRICIAN)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has the following objectives:

- to provide students with the basics of urinary pathologies related to pregnancy and puerperium and which have a high incidence in the female

- to provide students with a general understanding of the etiopathogenetic, pathophysiological and treatment mechanisms of these pathologies, also introducing issues related to preventive strategies and to possible evolutions and prognostic implications

- to acquire students: - adequate knowledge of the changes of the urinary tract during pregnancy - adequate knowledge of the main congenital urogenital malformations and neonatal urological syndromes - the ability to recognize and manage the different types of female urinary incontinence and genito-urinary prolapse, - the ability to practice bladder catheterization independently, - the ability to recognize different genitourinary infections

- to develop in the students knowledge on urological complications related to the main gynecological interventions and obstetric practices.

EXPECTED LEARNING RESULTS:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

- Know the different types of bladder catheters and ureteral stents and the procedures related to their insertion and removal

- Distinguish the different types of female urinary incontinence and uro-genital prolapse

- Plan an adequate preventive and rehabilitative treatment of female urinary incontinence

- Recognize the typical clinical picture of the main urinary tract infections

- Apply guidelines in case of asymptomatic bacteriuria

- Critically evaluate the presence of hematuria and

- Describe the changes of the urinary tract during pregnancy and the main urological complications resulting from obstetric maneuvers 

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Overview of anatomy of female pelvis and perineum

Physiopathology of female urinary incontinence

Modifications of the urinary tract during pregnancy

Urinary tract infections

Urinary calculosis

Urological disorders during pregnancy

Urogenital malformations

Vesico-vaginal and uretero-vaginal fistulas

Bladder catheters and ureteral catheters

Urinary diversion and neobladder

Hematuria

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Manuale di Urologia e Andrologia. Pacini Editore Medicina

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment, addressing the secretary Mrs. Piera Origone: tel: 010/5553935 - mail: piera.origone@unige.it

Exam Board

ORTENSIA BUSCAINO (President)

CARLO TERRONE

ELISA ZANARDI

SERGIO COSTANTINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

LESSONS START

second semester, from April 2019

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test with multiple choice questionnaire

Assessment methods

The student must correctly answer 75% of the questions