VLOT7X1p Otorhinolaryngology - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
doc. MUDr. Břetislav Gál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Hanák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Tereza Hložková (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Rom Kostřica, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michaela Máchalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Andrea Pokorná (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Pavel Smilek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Ivo Šlapák, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Milan Urík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Miroslav Veselý, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Klára Perce, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Jitka Fridrichová (assistant)
Jana Puklová (assistant)
MUDr. Jan Rottenberg, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Pavla Urbánková, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Břetislav Gál, Ph.D.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine (60,00 %), Department of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) - Faculty of Medicine (40,00 %)
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VLPF0622p Pathophysiology II - lecture && VLPA0622p Pathology II - lecture && VLIM051p Immunology - lecture && VLLM0522p Medical Microbiology II - lect && VLLP0633c Clinical Introduction III - practice
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Main objectives of otorhinolaryngologic course are to give information about applied anatomy and physiology of head and neck and to teach students basic principles of diagnosis and treatment of head and neck diseases.
Learning outcomes
After completing lectures student will be able: - to do basic otorhinolaryngologic assessment - to recognize normal finding in evaluated person - to suggest another medical tests in any pathology - to suggest basic treatment
  • Basic principles of Audiology Hearing disorder; audiometry – fundamental physical and acoustic concepts; Pure-Tone Audiometry, Speech audiometry, Electric response audiomtery, Otoacustic emissions; hearing aids; cochlear implant. Basics of neurootology
  • The lecture summarizes basic methods of investigation in neurootology. It is divided into the four basic themes:
  • 1. Olfactometry - investigation of smell, diferential diagnosis of smell disorders
  • 2. Gustometry - investigation of taste, hypogeusia and ageusia as a symptom, diagnostic consequences
  • 3. Audiometry - summary of methods (this theme is a subject of other lecture)
  • 4. Equilibriometry - investigation of vestibular organs, diferential diagnosis of vestibular disorders.
  • The lecturer supposes a basic knowledge from anatomy and physiology of sensory organs and basic knovledge of neurology (vestibular disorders)
  • Emergency and First Aid Procedures
  • - Bleeding (nasal, form larynx, trachea, oesophagus and ear)
  • - Dyspnea( differential diagnosis, tracheotomy, intubation, care of tracheostomy)
  • - Foreign bodies ( in the hypopharynx, esophagus, larynx, trachea,bronchi, nose and ear)
  • - Corrosion and scalds ( in the mouth and oesophagus)
  • Basic principle in ENT oncology - Etiology
  • - Prognosis of Head and Neck cancer
  • - Basic strategy of treatment
  • - Treatment of lymphnode metastasis
  • - Cancer of the nose and paranasal sinuses
  • - Cancer of the epipharynx
  • - Cancer of the Oropharynx
  • - Cancer of the Larynx
  • Serious complications of inflammatory disease in ENT; - Uniqueness of inflammatory disease in ENT; - Primary sources of inflammation; - Mastoiditis acuta; - Otogenic infective complications; - Intracranial complications of I. phase and II. phase; Primary source: Nose – Sinusitis; Nasal furuncle; - Orbital sinusitis complications; - Possible intracranial complications of sinusitis; Primary source: Oral cavity Base of oral cavity; - Cheilitis; Primary source: pharynx; - Abscessus et phlegmona peritonsillaris; - Abscessus et phlegmona parapharyngealis; - Sepsis tonsillogenes (angina septica, sepsis post anginam, trombophlebitis v. jug. int.); - Mediastinal complications of deep neck inflammation
    required literature
  • HYBÁŠEK, Ivan and Jan VOKURKA. Otorinolaryngologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2006. 426 s. ISBN 8024610191. info
    recommended literature
  • ŠLAPÁK, Ivo, Milan URÍK, Klára PERCEOVÁ, Linda FLORIANOVÁ, Gabriela FORSTOVÁ, Dagmar HOŠNOVÁ, Josef MACHAČ, Michaela MÁCHALOVÁ, Kateřina MALINOVÁ, Martina ONDROVÁ, Kateřina SOBOTKOVÁ, Jana JANČÍKOVÁ, Denisa BEZDĚKOVÁ, Andrea KALIARIKOVÁ, Alice FRYČKOVÁ and Vít KRUNTORÁD. Dětská otorinolaryngologie (Children Otorhinolaryngology). 2.přeprac. a doplněné vydání. Praha: Mladá fronta a.s. - Aeskulap, 2019. 366 pp. ISBN 978-80-204-5426-3. URL info
  • BEHRBOHM, Hans. Ear, nose, and throat diseaseswith head and neck surgery. 3rd ed. Stuttgart: Thieme, 2009. x, 461 s. ISBN 9783131495518. info
  • KLOZAR, Jan. Speciální otorinolaryngologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2005. 224 s. ISBN 8024611252. info
  • UCHYTIL, Bořivoj, Pavel SMILEK, Rom KOSTŘICA and Miroslav NOVOTNÝ. Vyšetřovací metody a základní diagnostika v otorinolaryngologii (Methods of investigation and basic diagnosis in otorhinolaryngology). 1st ed. Praha: Triton, 2002. 254 pp. Edice Levou zadní. ISBN 80-7254-190-0. info
    not specified
  • SMILEK, Pavel, Jan PLZÁK and Jan KLOZAR. Karcinomy dutiny ústní a hltanu (Cancer of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx). 1. vydání. Havlíčkův Brod: Tobiáš, 2015. 377 pp. Medicína hlavy a krku. ISBN 978-80-7311-153-3. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Attendance in practices and seminars is compulsory, the presence of students is recorded. Teaching methods: lectures, discussion, practical training in ENT evaluation, presentation of individual cases – videos, pictures. Final grade: oral examination The students are expected to come to the Practice properly prepared, including the corresponding theoretical backgrounds.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, autumn 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022, spring 2023, autumn 2023, spring 2024.
  • Enrolment Statistics (spring 2021, recent)
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