GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Giving students knowledge regarding the following areas: 1) theoretical and practical knowledge of the principal gynaecological and obstetric pathologies involved in functional anomalies of the pelvic floor, and the functioning of correlated organs; 2) notions of diagnosis and clinical assessment of individual functional anomalies; 3) knowledge of the respective integrated therapies.
Students must possess knowledge of human anatomy and of the principal physiological processes involved in organ functioning.
Course contents summary
Anatomy of the pelvis (bone, muscles and joints), anatomy and physiology of the pelvic floor, anatomy and physiology of the lower urinary tracts; urogenital prolapse and urinary incontinence: pathogenesis, classification, therapeutic principles; pelvic peritoneal rehabilitation techniques, principles of complications following oncological surgery, notions of surgical therapy in breast carcinomas and their complications, the climateric syndrome, the physiological changes during pregnancy, and the process of childbirth.
Manuale di Ginecologia ed ostetricia, Pescetto, De Cecco, Ragni. Universo, Rome
Notes during lessons
Frontal lessons, including audio-visual presentations
Discussion of clinical cases
Attendance at clinical wards