Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Orlando Guntinas-Lichius
The course gives an introduction into optical techniques used in medical diagnostics andtherapy. The topics covered in the course are listed below:
Biophotonic techniques for structural and functional imaging in vivo I
Microscopes, endoscopes, confocal laser scanning endoscopes, light sources, laser technology, laser tissue interaction
Review of the physiology and clinical anatomy of the oral cavity and pharynx. Introduction into diseases of the oral cavity and pharynx, their diagnosis and their treatment.
Review of the physiology and clinical anatomy of the larynx and trachea. Introduction into diseases of the larynx, their diagnosis and their treatment.
Demonstration of endoscopes
Review of the physiology and clinical anatomy of the nose and paranasal sinuses and salivary glands. Introduction into diseases, their diagnosis and their treatment.
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Review of the clinical anatomy of the external, middle and internal ear; introduction into ear diseases, their diagnosis and treatment. Review of the physiology of the vestibular system, introduction into diseases of the vestibular system.
Introduction into examination methods in otorhino-laryngology
Examination methods of the pharynx, larynx, nose and paranasal sinuses, examination methods of the earPlease note: This seminar takes place on Tuesday, November 7th (14.00-16.00)
Laser surgery and other biophotonic techniques in otorhinolaryngology
Robotics in otorhinolaryngology
Biophotonic techniques for structural and functional imaging in vivo II
At the cutting edge: actual research and unmet needs I
At the cutting edge: actual research and unmet needs II - the face
Introduction into ENT surgery
Visit of the operation theater
Please note: The date of this seminar will be announced during the lecture.
Anatomy and microarchitecture of the normal gut seen with conventional histology and conventional endoscopes
Endoscopy and in vivo fluorescence endosmicroscopy of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
Photodynamic therapy, biophotonic techniques used in gastroenterology
Anatomy and physiology of the skin, pigments and autofluorophores of the skin
Diseases of the skin, imflammation, tumors, changes associated with ageing
Biophotonic techniques used in dermatology (tumor classification with optical methods, 2-photon microscopy of the skin)
Please note: This lecture will take place in the Waldklinikum Gera. Informations about how to get there can be found here
Introduction into examination methods in dermatology
Practical demonstrations Wald-Klinikum Gera
Diagnostic laser applications applications
Therapeutic laser applications
Requirements to complete the module:
Exam date: February 16th, 2018; 10-12; SR 5, Building A3, Level 320 (Lobeda)