DISEASES OF THE BLOOD

DISEASES OF THE BLOOD

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Code
67577
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
1 credits during the 6th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/15
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules

OVERVIEW

Hematology course will provide the cellular and molecular bases to understand the development of modern therapeutic strategies for hematological disorders. In particular, special emphasis will be placed on “target therapy” that is the strategy of  targeting the molecular mechanisms of the diseases

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

 To understand the main molecular mechanisms underlying the development of neoplastic diseases to interpret correctly “targeted therapy” approach.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

To be able to perform a proper clinical approach to plan the proper therapy for a single patient.

Teaching methods

Hematology course will include hematology classes (=14 hours)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Therapy of mieloproliferative disorders

-Therapy of  acute leukemias

-Therapy of lymphomas

-Therapy of chronic lymphocitic leukemia

-Therapy of Multiple myeloma

-Therapy of emorragic and thrombotic disorders

-Principles of blood transfusion

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Textbooks:

AA.VV.-Goldman’s Cecil Medicine. Saunders (24th Edition, 2012)

AA.VV.-Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. McGraw Hill (19th ed., 2015)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO PONTREMOLI

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA

LAURA AMBRA NICOLINI

GIOVANNI MURIALDO

FRANCESCO PUPPO

ALBERTO SULLI

PATRIZIA ZENTILIN

ELISA ZANARDI

FRANCESCA CHIARA VIAZZI

ANTONIETTA MARIA MARTELLI

ROBERTO MASSIMO LEMOLI

MARCO AMEDEO CIMMINO

MARCO CANEPA

FULVIO BRAIDO

RENZO CORDERA

LUCIA DEL MASTRO

EDOARDO GIOVANNI GIANNINI

GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI

MANUELE FURNARI

GIOVANNI ADAMI

ANDREA DE MARIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Hematology course will include hematology classes (=14 hours)

EXAMS

Assessment methods

Student must stand a final examination which is related to the entire I.C., and includes all the disciplines - to verify the achievement of required learning outcomes. The final mark  is expressed in fractions of 30.To pass final exam students have to answer correctly at least enough questions to totalize18 points. Multiple choice questions will be based on all the topics of the course and will be designed to test the level of knowledge and  ability of in-depth clinical analysis and skills developed by the student.