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Code
67410
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
2 credits during the 4th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/31
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Cognitive learning of the main ophtalmologic, otolaryngological and dental diseases. The student is expected to be able to recognize the physiopathological basis, the morphologic alteration and the clinical signs of the main diseases and their complications. Moreover, the student will have to be able to determine an evaluation and the prognosis.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Aim of the course is the clinical framing of ENT pathologies, with specific attention on differential diagnosis, diagnostic autonomy, and knowledge of the various therapeutic options.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • Inflammatory diseases of the ear 
  • Audio-Vestibology
  • Anatomy and physiology of the nose-sinus cavity
  • Nose-sinus inflammatory disease 
  • Neoplastic diseases of the nose-sinus cavity 
  • Upper respiratory tract inflammation and abscesses 
  • ENT emergencies (epistaxis, nasal fractures, abscesses,foreign bodies, etc) 
  • Anatomy and physiology of the larynx
  • Benign neoplasms of the larynx 
  • Laryngeal carcinomas
  • Differential diagnosis of cervical lateral swelling
  •  Head and neck oncologic reconstruction
  • Clinical cases

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Anniko M. et Al- Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, European Manual of Medicine. Springer

Rossi G.- Compendio di Otorinolaringoiatria. Edizioni Minerva Medica

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: By appointment. write an e-mail to: giorgio.peretti@unige.it

Exam Board

MICHELE IESTER (President)

GIORGIO ALBERTI

FRANK RIKKI MAURITZ CANEVARI

CARLO ALBERTO CUTOLO

LUCA GUASTINI

MARIA MENINI

FRANCESCO MORA

MASSIMO NICOLO'

STEFANO OTTOBONI

GIORGIO PERETTI

ALDO VAGGE

CARLO TRAVERSO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

LESSONS START

First semester

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral examination allows to assess the degree of preparation of the students, the correctness of the vocabulary with special reference to technical jargon as well.  Students have to demonstrate the ability to actively apply the knowledge acquired during the course through reasoning and synthesis.