Treatment of disorders and deformities of the spine - CCOC6956
Title: Léčba onemocnění a deformit páteře
Guaranteed by: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 3FM CU and UHKV (12-ORTO)
Faculty: Third Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2023
Semester: summer
Points: 1
E-Credits: 1
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/15, C [HS]
Extent per academic year: 15 [hours]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (25)
Min. number of students: 5
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: not taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: prof. MUDr. Martin Krbec, CSc.
prof. MUDr. Valér Džupa, CSc.
Pre-requisite : CVSE1M0001
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The course "Treatment of disorders and deformities of the spine" is focused on presentation of options of the conservative and operative treatment of orthopaedic diseases and affections after severe injuries to the spine. It provides an overview of typical clinical complaints, the basic diagnostics based on physical examination and imaging methods, the method of planning of operative treatment and of individual surgical procedures.
Last update: Džupa Valér, prof. MUDr., CSc. (21.07.2022)
Aim of the course -

The primary objective of the subject is to provide a comprehensive overview of subjective complaints and objective manifestations of individual orthopaedic diseases and post-trauma affections requiring the treatment.
The secondary objective is to present diagnostics of these conditions using the imaging methods.
The third objective is to explain indication of individual surgical procedures and their planning.
The fourth objective is to acquaint students with the technique of these surgical procedures.

Last update: Džupa Valér, prof. MUDr., CSc. (21.07.2022)
Literature -

Douša P., Pešl T., Džupa V., Krbec M. (Eds): Vybrané kapitoly z ortopedie a traumatologie pro studenty medicíny. Praha, Karolinum 2021

Gallo J a kol: Ortopedie pro studenty lékařských a zdravotnických fakult. Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého v Olomouci 2011, ISBN 978-80-244-2486-6

Sosna A a kol: Základy ortopedie. 1. vyd. Triton 2001


Adams JC, Hamblen DL: Outline of Orthopaedics. 14th ed. Churchill Livingstone, 2009

Dandy DJ, Edwards DJ: Essential Orthopaedics and Trauma. 5th ed. Churchill Livingstone 2009

Duckworth T, Blundell CM: Orthopaedics and Fractures. 4th ed. Wiley-Blackwell 2010

McRae R: Practical Fracture Treatment. 5th ed. Churchill Livingstone 2008

Last update: Džupa Valér, prof. MUDr., CSc. (21.07.2022)
Teaching methods -

The course consists of seminars where the students are always provided with materials for the following unit. The instruction is interactive and is supplemented with slides documenting dissection material and intraoperative findings. Selected topics are illustrated by video-recordings taken during operations.

Last update: Džupa Valér, prof. MUDr., CSc. (21.07.2022)
Requirements to the exam -

Credit will be awarded:
1. upon completion of 80% of the prescribed course attendance and passing of the final test,
2. in case of failure to comply with this condition, upon completion of a substitute individual clinical internship agreed in advance with the head of the course.

Last update: Džupa Valér, prof. MUDr., CSc. (21.07.2022)
Syllabus -

1. Clinical anatomy and examination of the spine, imaging methods
2. Congenital and developmental deformities, scoliosis
3. Degenerative spine and disc disease
4. Injury to the spine and spinal cord
5. Rehabilitation after spinal trauma, spinal programm in paraplegia
6. Primary and metastatic spinal tumors
7. Low-back pain, spondylolisthesis

Last update: Džupa Valér, prof. MUDr., CSc. (21.07.2022)