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Nephrology, rheumatology and clinical immunology - Module of Nephrology

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Nephrology, rheumatology and clinical immunology - Module of Nephrology

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Academic year 2021/2022

Course ID
SCB0220A
Teacher
Prof. Dario Roccatello (Coordinator)
Year
4th year
Teaching period
First semester
Type
Basic
Credits/Recognition
3
Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
MED/14 - nefrologia
Delivery
Formal authority
Language
English
Attendance
Mandatory
Type of examination
Oral
Type of learning unit
modulo
Modular course
Nephrology, rheumatology and clinical immunology (SCB0220)
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Sommario del corso

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Course objectives

This course will provide a foundation in knowledge and skills necessary for medical students to recognize the most important medical problems and to construct clinical reasoning models in the field of nephrology.
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Results of learning outcomes

Demonstrate knowledge, clinical and technical skills and decision-making capabilities pertinent to the management of patients with medical problems in the field of nephrology

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Program

  • Assessment of Glomerular Filtration Rate.
  • Urinalysis.
  • Disorders of Sodium and Potassium Metabolism.
  • Approach to Acid-Base Disorders.
  • Glomerular Clinicopathologic Syndromes.
  • Minimal Change Disease.
  • Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis.
  • Membranous Nephropathy.
  • Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy.
  • Goodpasture Syndrome and Other Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Diseases.
  • Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis.
  • Renal involvement in systemic vasculitis (granulomatosis with polyangiitis, microscopic polyangiitis and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis).
  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Nephritis (IgA vasculitis).
  • Lupus Nephritis.
  • Pathogenesis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy.
  • Dysproteinemias related disorders.
  • Amyloidosis.
  • Thrombotic Microangiopathies and aPL Nephropathy.
  • The Kidney in Cancers.
  • Acute Kidney Injury.
  • Polycystic and Other Cystic Kidney Diseases and Nephronophthisis and Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease.
  • Alport Syndrome and Related Disorders.
  • Fabry Disease.
  • Chronic Tubulointerstitial Disease.
  • Nephrolithiasis.
  • Urinary Tract Infection and Pyelonephritis.
  • Pregnancy in immunomediated and kidney diseases.
  • Chronic Kidney Disease and its Therapy.
  • Kidney Replacement Therapies: Dialysis and Transplantation
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Course delivery

Lectures in presence, supported/ supplemented by recorded lectures that the students can access online through the platform Moodle

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Learning assessment methods

oral exam

Suggested readings and bibliography

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Notes

  • CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Nephrology & Hypertension, 2e Edgar V. Lerma, Mitchell H. Rosner, Mark A. Perazella (available for UNITO student via BiblioPASS)
  • Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology Fourth Edition Three-Volume Pack Chief Editor Neil N. Turner, Edited by Neil N. Turner, Norbert Lameire, David J. Goldsmith, Christopher G. Winearls, Jonathan Himmelfarb, and Giuseppe Remuzz
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    Enrollment opening date
    01/07/2021 at 00:00
    Enrollment closing date
    30/11/2021 at 23:55
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