Digestive organs 2

Course Code :2018GENGE2
Study domain:Medicine
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:0
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Sven Francque
Guy Hubens
Dirk Ysebaert
Peter Michielsen
Heiko De Schepper
Ann Driessen
Niels Komen

3. Course contents *

In this module the student is acquainted with ailments of different organ systems to be able to function as basic physician.
The lessons consist of 4 weeks and are supplemented with integrated hands-on sessions of the teaching staff of the clinical line. 

Following topics will be discussed:
Oesophagus-stomach:
·         Oesophageal-stomach & small intestinal histology/pathology
·         Medical imaging GI system techniques
·         Oesophageal-stomach imaging
·         Oesophageal surgery
·         Oesophageal & stomach tumours
·         Stomach surgery
·         Clinical-pathological conference of the oesophagus-stomach 
  
 Intestines:
·         Colon histology/pathology
·         Colon imaging
·         Chronic inflammable intestinal affections therapy
·         Chronic inflammable intestinal affections surgery
·         Diverticulitis
·         Small and large intestinal tumours
·         Colorectal cancer epidemiology and prevention
·         Digestive bleedings
·         Surgery intestinal tumours
·         Clinical-pathological conference intestines
·         Rectum surgery
·         Stoma-issues
·         Pelvic floor surgery 
Liver/gallbladder:
·         Liver/gallbladder histology
·         Gallbladder – biliary tree/pancreas imaging
·         Liver imaging
·         Gallbladder and biliary tree tumours
·         Gallbladder and biliary tree surgery
·         Clinical-pathological conference of the gallbladder
·         Hereditary liver disorders
·         Immunological liver disorders
·         Liver tumours
·         Liver surgery
·         Pancreatic histology/pathology
·         Pancreatic tumours
·         Pancreatic surgery 
  
Clinical line:
·         Digestive organ system affections semiology and propaedeutics
·         Patient discussions
·         Skills and communication
·         Internship