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Endocrine, Metabolic and Gastroenteric Diseases - Module of Gastroenterology

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Endocrine, Metabolic and Gastroenteric Diseases - Module of Gastroenterology

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Academic year 2023/2024

Course ID
SCB0211B
Teacher
Alessia Ciancio (Lecturer)
Year
3rd year
Teaching period
First semester
Type
Basic
Credits/Recognition
3 (24 hours of lectures, 12 of exercises)
Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
MED/12 - gastroenterology
Delivery
Formal authority
Language
English
Attendance
Mandatory
Type of examination
Practice test
Type of learning unit
modulo
Modular course
Endocrine, Metabolic and Gastroenteric Diseases (SCB0211)
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Sommario del corso

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Course objectives

The means proposed for this purpose include:

  • The knowledge of the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in the individual diseases;

  • The collection of anamnestic data structured by problems;

  • The patient's physical signs;

  • The knowledge of the biotechnological and instrumental resources that can be used;

  • The critical evaluation and the ability to correlate clinical symptoms, physical signs and functional alterations with pathological lesions, interpreting their production mechanisms and understanding their clinical significance;

  • The concept of therapy.

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Results of learning outcomes

After attending the course students must:

• Knowledge of the anatomical and physiological basis of the gastro-intestinal and liver system;
• Suspect the presence of
acute or chronic gastro-intestinal and liver disease;
• Activate decision-making processes based on patient conditions, altered parameter values, laboratory reports and examinations;
• Manage the care of patients with gastro-intestinal and liver diseases,
and manage the follow-up of patients with chronic disease;
• Discuss clinical cases focusing on clinical suspicion, diagnostic approach and therapeutic options;
• Identify educational interventions aimed at people who must continue treatment at home or continue self-management of the disease.

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Program

 

  • ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES AND MOTILITY: Dysphagia, Achalasia, Benign and malignant tumors of the esophagus . Clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation and treatment
  • GASTRIC DISEASES: Acute and chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer, reflux disease, gastric cancer. Clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation and treatment
  • INTESTINAL DISEASES: coeliac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, IBS, colon cancer. Clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation and treatment
  • LIVER DISEASE: acute and chronic viral hepatitis, steatosis, autoimmune hepatitis, Wilson’s disease and Hemochromatosis. Clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation and treatment

 

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Course delivery

Course will be delivered as face-to-face lecture plus exercises (either face-to-face or individual independent study of clinical cases)

Teaching materials will be uploaded to the Moodle page of the Course

Remember to register for the Course on the Moodle page in order to have access to the teaching materials uploaded on the Moodle page

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Learning assessment methods

See Integrated Course web page

There will be a written test with 100 multiple choice questions (1 correct answer out of 4-5 possibilities)

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Support activities

Videos, exercises, either face-to-face or individual independent study of clinical cases

Suggested readings and bibliography



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Book
Title:  
Digestive diseases. 2022-2025 edition
Year of publication:  
2022
Publisher:  
Edra
Author:  
UniGastro
Permalink:  
Notes:  
EAN: 9788821456350
Required:  
Yes


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Article
Title:  
Liver enzyme alteration: a guide for clinicians
Journal title:  
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Year of publication:  
2005
Author:  
Edoardo G Giannini, Roberto Testa, Vincenzo Savarino
Volume:  
172
Issue:  
3
Start, end page:  
367-379
DOI:  
PMID:  
URL:  
Required:  
No


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Notes

Students with DSA or disabilities are kindly requested to take note of the reception services and support services offered by the University of Turin, and in particular of the procedures required for exam support.

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