School of Medicine
University of Patras
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Undergraduate Courses

Neurology (Clinical Training - Neurosurgery)

Semester 9th & 10th ()

Hours Teaching 0 hours, Laboratory 0 hours, Tutorial 0 hours , Clinical Training 35 hours (per week)



  1. Complete physical examination of the Nervous System and evaluation of pathological findings.
  2. Familiarization of the students with regular neurological diseases (vascular stroke, Parkinson's, epilepsy, muscular diseases, multiple sclerosis, etc.) and with special "neurological" tests and Neurology emergencies.

On the last day of the second month students are orally examined to determine whether they are able to examine a patient with neurological problems and evaluate any neurological finding. At failure they repeat one, two or three weeks of the clinical training and they are examined again.

Neurosurgery curriculum

Α. Patients with hemiparesis

  1. Convincing spinal cord damage

Β. Patients with consciousness disorder

  1. Introduction – waking consciousness disorders
  2. Intracranial hypertension – intracranial tumours
  3. Subarachnoid bleeding ( Aneurysm – vasculature)

C. Patients with motor disorders

  1. Surgical treatment of extrapyramidal diseases.

Trauma lessons

  1. Head trauma
  2. Intracranial hypertension – Traumatic Brain Injury

Reading Material