Master in Aortic Surgery

Master in Aortic Surgery

Year1 year
ECTS60
AdmissionOpen access
LanguageItalian/English

Study Plan

Name of the teaching courses

Credits (CFU)

Scientific-Disciplinary Sector

A. Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. The role of inflammation. Association between aneurysmal pathology and atherosclerosis other districts

0.08

MED/22

B. Preoperative cardiological evaluation: instrumental and clinical diagnostics. Associated cardiological procedures. Perioperative monitoring

0.08

MED/11

C. Instrumental diagnostics of thoracic and abdominal aneurysms. Topicality in CT and MR methods

0.08

MED/22

D. Instrumental diagnostics of thoracic and abdominal aneurysms. Ultrasound methods. TTE, TEE, Abdominal and lower limb ultrasound

0.08

MED/22

E. Special anesthetic techniques for aortic surgery. Epidural analgesia. The intraoperative blood recovery. Vasoactive drugs. Renal protection. Locoregional techniques for the endovascular approach

0.08

MED/41

F. Basic techniques of arteriographic diagnostics aorta, and related vessels. Basic interventional techniques iliac vessels and renal vessels

0.08

MED/36

G. Therapeutic options. Indications of the trials and clinical practice in the selection between medical therapy, open surgery, and endovascular surgery

0.08

MED/22

H. Materials and technologies in endovascular techniques. Catheters, balloon guides, stents, endoprostheses

0.08

MED/22

I. Vascular approaches for endovascular techniques. Approaches for cutaneous, inguinal, upper limb. Open, femoral, iliac, aortic, upper limb approaches. Prevention and treatment of complications: ultrasound-guided compression of pseudoaneurysms, surgical treatment

0.08

MED/22

L. Open surgery of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Straight and bifurcated reconstructions. Difficult aneurysms: pararenal, inflammatory, with associated anatomical anomalies. Rupture aneurysms

0.08

MED/22

M. Endovascular surgery of abdominal aneurysms. Bifurcated prostheses, aorto-monoiliac prostheses. Technological novelties, endoprostheses with fenestrations and with branches

0.08

MED/22

N. Open surgery of thoracic aortic aneurysms. Clamp and sew technique, technique with left circulatory assistance. Ancillary techniques. Endovascular surgery of thoracic aneurysms. Techniques, materials, results, follow up. Complications

0.08

MED/22

O. Extracorporeal circulation techniques. Left assistance, total by-pass, hypothermic circulation arrest. Physiological concepts, methods of use, innovations

0.08

MED/22

P. Aortic dissection, physiopathological and clinical anatomical concepts. Surgical and endovascular therapeutic options in the acute and chronic phase

0.08

MED/23

Q. Open surgery of thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms. Indications and operative techniques for types I-IV. Methods of organ protection and prevention of paraplegia.

0.08

MED/22

R. Aneurysms of the aortic arch. Open surgery techniques and hybrid techniques

0.08

MED/22

S. Clinical activity: 2 semesters of full-time attendance at the Vascular Surgery Division, including the diagnostic, clinical and surgical areas , with supervision of a tutor

20.00

20.00

MED/22

Type of activity

University credits

Scientific-Disciplinary Sector

TC - Discussion of clinical cases

6.4

MED/22

TD. Staff AND complications meetings

0.8

MED/22

TE. Departmental Meetings

0.4

MED/22

TF. Preparation of scientific presentations

2.4

MED/22

TG. Preparation of the FINAL thesis

8.72

MED/22