MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
cod. 01740

Academic year 2022/23
4° year of course - First semester
Professor
FERRARI Silvano
Academic discipline
Chirurgia maxillofacciale (MED/29)
Field
Clinica delle specialità medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: HEAD AND NECK DISEASES

Learning objectives

The goal of this course is to give to the student the knowledge and understanding of the surgical problems across a thoroug treatment of the varied areas of interest of the specific discipline (traumatology; congenit and acquired malformations; oncology), it is wanted to provoke in the student a passion exceeding the simple overcoming of the final examination of the course, stimulating in him the curiosity to deepen the varied arguments so to reach a good professional training to be able to diagnose and to differentiate the varied pathological conditions during its future activity.


LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students at the end of the course will demonstrate knowledge and understanding about:

- Clefts lip and palate: embryology, clinics, therapy


- Clinical features of the main cranio-facial malformations


- Dentofacial anomalies: clinics, therapy


- Surgical pathology of the salivary glands (with special interest to parotid tumors)


- Oral cavity cancer: etiopathogenesis, clinics, therapy


- Malignant tumors of the paranasal sinuses: diagnosis, clinics, therapy


- Reconstructive surgery of the head and neck region: general concepts and short accounts of the main used flaps


- Traumatology of the maxillo-facial district: clinics, therapy

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

The lessons cover topics such as clefts lip and palate: embryology, clinics, therapy


- Clinical features of the main cranio-facial malformations


- Dentofacial anomalies: clinics, therapy


- Surgical pathology of the salivary glands (with special interest to parotid tumors)


- Oral cavity cancer: etiopathogenesis, clinics, therapy


- Malignant tumors of the paranasal sinuses: diagnosis, clinics, therapy


- Reconstructive surgery of the head and neck region: general concepts and short accounts of the main used flaps


- Traumatology of the maxillo-facial district: clinics, therapy

Full programme

- Clefts lip and palate: embryology, clinics, therapy
- Clinical features of the main cranio-facial malformations
- Dentofacial anomalies: clinics, therapy
- Surgical pathology of the salivary glands (with special interest to parotid tumors)
- Oral cavity cancer: etiopathogenesis, clinics, therapy
- Malignant tumors of the paranasal sinuses: diagnosis, clinics, therapy
- Reconstructive surgery of the head and neck region: general concepts and short accounts of the main used flaps
- Traumatology of the maxillo-facial district: clinics, therapy

Bibliography

- Società Italiana di Chirurgia Maxillo Facciale-SICMF: Trattato di Patologia Chirurgica Maxillo Facciale, Ed.Minerva Medica

– Thawley, Panje, Batzakis, Lindberg: Comprehensive management of head and neck tumors, Ed. Saunders

– Urken, Cheney, Sullivan, Biller: Atlas of regional and free flaps for head and neck reconstruction, Ed.Raven

– Fonseca, Walker, Betts, Barber: Orall and maxillofacial trauma, Ed.Saunders

Teaching methods

Class lessons: the program themes will be discussed with the aid of slides. The proposed topics will be the subject of collective discussion and study on the basis of ideas and any questions raised during the lessons themselves.

Assessment methods and criteria

The achievement of the goals of the course is verified by an oral exam.
Answering questions about the contents of the course, the student will demonstrate whether he/she has achieved the goals of knowledge and understanding of the contents and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge.

Other information

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