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Pathology and Pathophysiology

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Pathology and Pathophysiology

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Academic year 2023/2024

Course ID
SCB0207
Teachers
Gabriella Marisa Leonarduzzi (Lecturer)
Fiorella Biasi (Lecturer)
Paola Francesca Gamba (Lecturer)
Year
2nd year
Teaching period
Second semester
Type
Basic
Credits/Recognition
5 (40 hours of lectures, 20 hours of exercises)
Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
MED/04 - experimental medicine and pathophysiology
Delivery
Formal authority
Language
English
Attendance
Mandatory
Type of examination
Oral
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Sommario del corso

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Course objectives

Understanding of pathophysiological events that undergo during the main human diseases, including metabolic diseases, inborn errors of metabolism and lipid disorders, as well as degenerative diseases and tumour-associated systemic disorders.

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Results of learning outcomes

Students will achieve knowledge on fundamental mechanisms, clinical symptoms, consequences and complications associated with various pathophysiological conditions as well as congenital disorders and hereditary diseases. 

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Program

  • Dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome-an outline
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Pathophysiology of nutrition 
  • Jaundice
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Haemostasis
  • Thrombosis and Embolism
  • Hypertension
  • Shock
  • Amyloidosis
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Demyelinating diseases
  • Ischemia-reperfusion syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Genetic diseases
  • Anemias
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Course delivery

The course consists of lectures associated with practical activities (small groups of students).

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Learning assessment methods

Exam

Starting from the section of December (2022): oral exam; the exam consists in 2-3 questions. Oral exams are public, so students who want to listen to the exam can be present.

The final mark is expressed in thirtieths.

 

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Support activities

Practical activities and seminars will be provided in order to give deep information on the topics of the lessons.

 

Suggested readings and bibliography



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Book
Title:  
Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (Robbins Pathology)
Year of publication:  
2014
Publisher:  
Elsevier
Author:  
Vinay Kumar, Abul K. Abbas e Jon C. Aster
ISBN  
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Required:  
Yes


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Notes

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