EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY

EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY

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Code
68123
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9283 ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Specific aims are the acquisition of basic knowledge about aetiology and pathogenesis of diseases, including physical and chemical causes of cell and tissue injury; neoplastic transformation and tumor classification (general oncology); responses to tissue damage: inflammation and healing.

At the end of the course, students will have gained knowledge about the different mechanims of response to cell/tissue injury and the differences among these mechanisms on the basis of aetiological factor/s and tissue type.

Teaching methods

Oral presentations supported by Powerpoint slides. Students are stronlgy encouraged to use a reference book to consolidate their knowledge.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Definition of General Pathology.

General Aetiology: classification of the causes of disease.

Inflammation: definition; acute and chronic inflammation; phases of acute inflammation.

Healing, tissue regeneration and fibrosis.

General oncology: definition of neoplasia and tumor characteristics; the tumorigenesis process; tumor classifications; tumor aetiology.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Pontieri, ELEMENTI DI PATOLOGIA GENERALE Ed. Piccin

Rubin, Reisner, L'ESSENZIALE PATOLOGIA GENERALE. Vol. 1 Ed. Piccin

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment by email: Grazia.Maria.Spaggiari@unige.it

Exam Board

FABRIZIO MONTECUCCO (President)

PASQUALE STRIANO

DAVIDE CARLO MAGGI

MICHELE CEA

FRANCO DALLEGRI

GRAZIA MARIA SPAGGIARI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Oral presentations supported by Powerpoint slides. Students are stronlgy encouraged to use a reference book to consolidate their knowledge.

LESSONS START

Lessons usually start in October.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral

Assessment methods

The student is asked to answer two questions on the course’s topics in order to evaluate his/her knowledge of general pathology, but also the use of appropriate terms and the capacity of clear explanation.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/06/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica Piano 5
17/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica Piano 5
23/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica Piano 5