Academic Year 2021/2022 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff Credit Value: 4
Scientific field
  • MED/09 - Internal medicine
  • MED/18 - General surgery
Taught classes: 28 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

  • General Surgery

    The purpose of the theoretical course of general surgery is to make students aware of the most important surgical diseases and surgical emergencies with the related symptoms and investigations, both of the laboratory and instrumental type. To investigate in more detail the pathologies of the neck, to recognize the surgical urgencies, the possible complications of surgical interventions that potentially involve speech therapy.

Course Structure

  • General Surgery

    Frontal lessons

Detailed Course Content

  • General Surgery

    The program aims to introduce the student of speech therapy to the surgical pathologies of greatest interest

    Pathology and trauma of the neck region
    Inflammatory diseases of the thyroid gland, hyperthyroidism, benign and malignant neoplasms
    Parotid and sub-mandibular gland disorders
    Hiatal Hernia and GERD Reflux Disease
    Disorders of esophageal motility: achalasia and esophageal diverticula
    Trauma of the chest and respiratory emergencies

Textbook Information

  • General Surgery

    H.F.A. Dudley "Chirurgia d'Urgenza"

    Dionigi "Chirurgia"