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Code: MI540     Acronym: GASTRO

Classification Keyword
OFICIAL Medicine

Instance: 2022/2023 - 2S Ícone do Moodle

Active? Yes
Responsible unit: Department of Medicine
Course/CS Responsible: Master Degree in Medicine

Cycles of Study/Courses

Acronym No. of Students Study Plan Curricular Years Credits UCN Credits ECTS Contact hours Total Time
MIMED 119 Plano Oficial 2021 5 - 4 38 108

Teaching Staff - Responsibilities

Teacher Responsibility
Manuel Guilherme Gonçalves Macedo

Teaching - Hours

Theoretical classes: 0,71
Theoretical and practical : 0,79
Seminar: 0,11
Traineeship: 1,11
Type Teacher Classes Hour
Theoretical classes Totals 4 2,856
Rui Miguel Silva Costa Lopes Gaspar 0,307
Susana Isabel Oliveira Lopes 0,40
Rosa Andreia Coelho Abrantes 0,349
Pedro Manuel Gonçalves Moutinho Ribeiro 0,35
Filipe Manuel Vilas Boas Silva 0,35
Armando Augusto Fernandes Peixoto 0,35
Pedro Nuno Valente Reis Pereira 0,35
Manuel Guilherme Gonçalves Macedo 0,40
Theoretical and practical Totals 4 3,144
João Cláudio Faria Santos Antunes 0,31
Eduardo Gil Ferreira Rodrigues Pinto 0,31
Rosa Andreia Coelho Abrantes 0,31
Rui Miguel Silva Costa Lopes Gaspar 0,31
Helder Manuel Casal Cardoso 0,31
Filipe Manuel Vilas Boas Silva 0,31
Marco António Da Costa E Silva 0,31
Margarida Isabel Teixeira Guedes Marques 0,31
Ana Patricia Ribeiro Andrade 0,31
Susana Isabel Oliveira Lopes 0,13
Seminar Totals 8 0,856
José Manuel Pedrosa Baptista Lopes 0,086
Maria de Fátima Machado Henriques Carneiro 0,086
Joanne Maria Da Cruz David Lopes 0,15
Irene Gullo 0,022
Elsa Maria Pereira da Fonseca 0,086
Traineeship Totals 32 35,424
Rosa Andreia Coelho Abrantes 0,74
Margarida Isabel Teixeira Guedes Marques 1,09
Susana Isabel Oliveira Lopes 3,67
Helder Manuel Casal Cardoso 1,09
Eduardo Gil Ferreira Rodrigues Pinto 1,09
Armando Augusto Fernandes Peixoto 1,05
Ana Patricia Ribeiro Andrade 1,09
Joel Ferreira Silva 1,40
Pedro Nuno Valente Reis Pereira 1,05
Filipe Manuel Vilas Boas Silva 1,383
Rui Miguel Silva Costa Lopes Gaspar 0,783
Marco António Da Costa E Silva 1,09
Ana Luísa Lopes dos Santos 1,364
Miguel José da Quinta e Costa de Mascarenhas 1,40
Renato Alexandre Gonçalves Medas 1,40
Pedro Manuel Gonçalves Moutinho Ribeiro 1,05
Isabel Maria Neves Garrido 1,40
Rui Jorge Guedes Morais 1,40
Manuel Guilherme Gonçalves Macedo 3,80
João Cláudio Faria Santos Antunes 1,09

Teaching language



To acquire core knowledge in the area.

To learn how to collect clinical information from the history and the objective exam.

To develop diagnostic strategies by appropriate selection of complementary diagnostic aids.

To propose therapies for clinical problems solution.

To maintain a permanent scientific attitude and ethical judgement.

Learning outcomes and competences

The student will be able to fullfill the proposed objectivs through the study of the program contents, patiente direct observation in the wards, outpatient clinic, emergency and Endoscopy Unit.

Working method



Theoretical: 10 classes / 10 hours

1.The Universe of Gastroenterology and the Semiology of Digestive Diseases: clinical decision algorithms.

  1. Altered liver tests: clinical significance.
  2. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: epidemiology, clinical and therapeutic.
  3. Benign and malignant pancreatic pathology: from diagnosis to treatment.
  4. Proctology.
  5. Clinical approach to the patient with cirrhosis: Portal hypertension and its complications.
  6. Autoimmune liver diseases.
  7. Oncological Prevention in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
  8. Digestive Endoscopy: modalities, diagnostic and therapeutic indications.
  9. Functional and Digestive Motility Disorders.

Theorical - practical: 8 classes / 8 hours

  1. Clinical approach of the patient with digestive hemorrhage.
  2. Viral hepatitis.
  3. Metabolic and genetic liver diseases in adults.
  4. Gastroesophageal reflux disease: diagnosis, therapy and complication.
  5. Pathology of the Small Intestine.
  6. Endoscopic therapy of hepatic biliary and pancreatic pathology.
  7. Peptic disease, gastritis & Hpylori
  8. Pathology / Gastro

Mandatory literature

Feldman, M., Friedman, L. & Brandt, L. ; Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Philadelphia: Elsevier. , 2020

Teaching methods and learning activities

Theoretical: 10, with a duration of 60 min.

Theoretical-Practical: 8, with a duration of 90 min.

 Practical classes in the Emergency, in the wards , Endoscopy Center and external consultation.


Clinical meetings, namely with the participation of Special Pathological Anatomy.

Evaluation Type

Distributed evaluation with final exam

Assessment Components

Designation Weight (%)
Participação presencial 25,00
Exame 75,00
Total: 100,00

Amount of time allocated to each course unit

Designation Time (hours)
Estudo autónomo 70,00
Frequência das aulas 38,00
Total: 108,00

Eligibility for exams

Distributed evaluation with final written exam

Exam: 75%

Presential partcipation: 25%

In exceptional situations of appeal or improvement, if necessary,
the Written Test may be replaced, with the same price, by an Oral Exam.

Calculation formula of final grade

Exam: 75%

Presential partcipation: 25%

Special assessment (TE, DA, ...)

The students with a status of Working Students and others with specific legal prerogatives, who, for this reason, do not have the minimum attendance to theoretical-practical and practical classes, alternatively will have to take an oral  practical exam at the end of the block, to have access to the final exam.

Classification improvement

Grade improvement can only be performed in the final exam component (75%)


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