Benign and malignant pathology of nose and paranasal cavities
Slovenia (SloMSIC) - University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana
University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Zaloska cesta 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
prof. Irena Hocevar-Boltezar, MD, PhD
Assist. Jure Urbancic, MD, assist. Klemen Jenko, MD
English, German
4 weeks
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project without Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
The chronical inflammation of the nose and paranasal cavities is very common pathology in the general practitioner
What is the aim of the project?
To boraden the student's knowladge on the topic trough the use of most recent scientific data.
What techniques and methods are used?
Tasks that the student will do independently: Otorhinolaryngological examination of the patient - finding relevant literature - resuming the most important clinical data from the patient s findings - preparing theoretical basis for the diagnostical and therapeutical decisions. Tasks that the student will do under supervision: Deciding about the diagnostic and therapeutic plan - differential diagnosis - preparing a presentation about the topic.
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks of the student will be performed on his/her own
- The tasks will be done under supervision
- The student will observe the practical experiments but will be highly involved in the analysis of the results
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
The student will follow some selected patients with the benign and malignant pathology treated in the hospital during the time of his/her project. He/she will obtain the data about possible etiological factors for the disease from the patient s medical documentation and find the latest data on the possible diagnostic and treatment options from the recent literature. He/she will discuss this options with his tutor.
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a presentation
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
The students should already pass the ORL exam or at least take ORL classes before participating in the exchange. The student should already know the basic Otorhynolaryngological examination.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Probst R; Grevers G; Iro H. Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-By Step Learning Guide. Thieme; 2005