GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Learning the principles of fertilization and implantation, the functions of the placenta in order to understand the basis of pregnancy’s physiology and pathology.
Learning the most common causes of anatomic disorders in clinical practice.
Learning how to make an early diagnosis of the main tumors affecting the female genital tract and how to prevent them.
Human anatomy, especially that of the female genital tract.
Notions of menstrual cycle.
Course contents summary
Fertilization and Implantation
Placental development and functions
Lower genital tract neoplasms’, ovarian cancer and breast cancer screening.
Reproductive endocrinology: hypothalamic-pituitary axis
Menstrual Cycle’s disorders
Description of the phenomena of the fertilization and implantation, in particular the molecular and histological aspects.
Anatomy and physiology of the placenta.
Anatomical disorders and their etiology.
Principles of prevention in oncology.
Pap test screening
Treatments of female genital tract neoplasms.
Ostetrica di Costantini Walter e Calistri Daniela. Volumi 1,2,3 Ed. Piccin 2013
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral test: in order to check the skills acquired, the student should answer different questions about the topics of the lessons. In case of a positive result, it will be part of the final grade of the course (evaluated in thirtieth).