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First Semester 
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Lingua Insegnamento

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Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[40/39]  MEDICINE AND SURGERY [39/00 - Ord. 2013]  PERCORSO COMUNE 6 54


After completing the course the student should have integrated in-depth theoretical knowledge in the field of obstetric and gynecological diseases both benign and malignant. The student must also have acquired the basics of diagnostics and therapy and must be able to apply this theoretical knowledge in the field of first-aid in obstetrics and gynecology. The student should be able to collaborate with other medical specialists.


Attendance at Integrated Courses of previous years (I to V)



Fertility and reproduction and leading causes of dysfunctional gynecological diseases.
1. Biological bases of reproductive function
2. Menstrual Cycle
3. Disorders of the menstrual cycle:
- Endocrine causes (hyperprolactinemia, amenorrhea, PCOS, hyperandrogenism)
- Anatomic causes (uterine malformations, etc.)
4. Premenstrual Syndrome
5. Vaginal ecosystem
6. Contraception and tubal sterilization
7. Sterility
8. Infertility treatment with assisted reproduction techniques (ART)
9. Law 194, Law 40, current techniques of ART
10. Menopause and menopausal transition: diagnostic and therapeutic approach.

Normal pregnancy, main causes of diseases during pregnancy and prenatal morbidity.
Normal pregnancy
1. Mother body adaptation to pregnancy
2. Monitoring of normal pregnancy
- biochemical investigations
- ultrasonography
- cardiotocography

Diseases during pregnancy
1. Abortion
2. Ectopic Pregnancy
3. Premature birth
4. Pathology of the placenta (placenta previa, placenta accreta, placental abruption)
5. Preeclampsia and eclampsia
6. Gestational Diabetes
7. Maternal-fetal incompatibility
8. Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy

Prenatal diagnosis
1. chromosomal screening techniques combined with ultrasonography and biochemical investigations
2. Screening for preeclampsia during the first trimester
3. Examination of the fetal DNA
4. Amniocentesis
5. CVS

Premature rupture of membranes
1. Causes
2. Treatment
3. Monitoring and Support

Labor and delivery
4. Phenomena of labor and delivery
5. Monitoring of labor
6. Support to labor and normal birth
7. Physiology and pathology of postpartum
8. Medical and non-medical management of pain during labor
9. Indications to cesarean section

1. Physiology
2. Puerperal depression
3. Puerperal infections


1. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
2. Vulvar and vaginal infections
3. Metrorrhagia
4. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
5. Endometriosis and adenomyosis
6. myomas
7. Benign and malignant adnexal tumors
8. Primary and secondary prevention of cervical cancer
9. Early detection and classification of ovarian cancer
10. Gestational trophoblastic diseases
11. Endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer
12. Endoscopic Techniques in Gynecology

Teaching Methods

Lectures and practice on the ward

Verification of learning

For the allocation of the vote:
1/3 of the assessment relates to the ability to clinical judgment, 1/3 of the assessment relates to the presentation skills of clinical cases, 1/3 of the evaluation relates to the demonstration of knowledge of the basics.


Trattato di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, a cura di C.Nappi, Idelson Gnocchi, Napoli

More Information

How to reach the professor

Valerio Mais, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Gynecology (SSD MED/40)
Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Pad. Q, Policlinico “D.Casula", Monserrato,
mail: gineca.vmais@tiscali.it

How to meet the professor

Students should send a mail to the professor asking for a meeting with him in the professor room at "Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, IV piano, Blocco Q, Policlinico "D.Casula", Monserrato"

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