Surgical Oncology of the Skin, Soft Tissues I

Course Information
TitleΧειρουργική Ογκολογία Δέρματος, Μαλακών Μορίων 1 / Surgical Oncology of the Skin, Soft Tissues I
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorLeonidas Pavlidis
Course ID600020809

Programme of Study: PPS Surgical Oncology of the Skin, Soft Tissues, Vascular Anomalies (2021-today)

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course118

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- Understand the basic principles of Skin and Soft Tissue Anatomy and relation to Plastic Surgery - Organize an upper extremity sarcoma management algorithm - Apply guided biopsy in melanoma
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course includes the subsections of Vascular Anomalies – Etiology – Clinical Picture – Diagnosis – Treatment. Diagnostic - therapeutic models - Laser - planning - algorithms - decision trees. Skin and Soft Tissue defects Reconstruction, Reconstruction Ladder, Mohs surgery: Extensive and detailed development of individual subjects/sections of plastic surgery.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Podcast
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment803.2
Student Assessment
Written exams (multiple-choice questions/ short answer questions) & QUIZ with clinical cases.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Ψηφιακό εκπαιδευτικό υλικό στο e-learning (Διαφάνειες-powerpoint των διαλέξεων, Βιντεοσκοπημένες διαλέξεις) Βιβλιογραφία: 1. Atlas of Operative Procedures in Surgical Oncology, Constantine P. Karakousis 2. Flaps and Grafts in Dermatologic Surgery Rohrer, Dr. Thomas E., M.D., Jonathan L. Cook, Andrew Kaufman 3. WHO classification of skin tumours collegium 4. Practical Skin Cancer Surgery, 1st Edition Author : Mileham Hayes 5. Plastic and Aesthetic Regenerative Surgery and Fat Grafting: Clinical Application and Operative Techniques, Amin Kalaaji 6. Traumatic Scar Tissue Management - Therapy principles, practice and protocols 7. Skin Cancer Management, A practical approach, by Deborah F. MacFarlane 8. Clinical Cases in Skin Cancer Surgery and Treatment Editors: Sharad P. Paul, Robert A. Norman 9. Cancer of the skin: From Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, Author: Vincent T DeVita, JR. MD (Author), Theodore S. Lawrence MD PHD (author), Steven A. Rosenberg MD PHD 10. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Essentials for Oncologists, Agata Rembielak, Luca Tagliaferri
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