Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

Imaging and Radiotherapy Diagnostics (2017/2018)

Course code
4S01553
Credits
7
Coordinator
Giancarlo Mansueto

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ATTIVITA' PRATICA IN DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOTERAPIA 1 NN-- LEZIONI 2° SEMESTRE Giancarlo Mansueto
DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOTERAPIA 6 MED/36-IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY LEZIONI 2° SEMESTRE Giancarlo Mansueto

Learning outcomes

The course “Radiology and Imaging” is aimed to teach the contribution of the diagnostic imaging modalities, including Conventional Radiology, Ulltrasonography, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, in the evaluation of the different organs and in the diagnosis of the main diseases. The basic notions of the interaction of the x-rays, ultrasound, radio waves with the normal and pathological biological tissues will be explained. The main clinical indications of the imaging modalities and the diagnostic approach to the study of the different organs will be illustrated.

Syllabus

X-ray radiation and alternative radiations - X-ray tube
- Radiological examinations
- Conventional and digital radiological image
- Imaging with alternative energies: Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Basic and additional techniques in Radiology
- Contrast agents
- Basics of radiological normal and pathological anatomy
- Imaging and indications of the central nervous system, skull and maxillary bone, chest, mediastinum, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, salivary glands, liver, bile ducts, pancreas, spleen, kidney and urinary system, retroperitoneum, male and female pelvis, breast, bone and joints
- Basics of interventional radiology
- Basics of Radiobiology and Radioprotection
- Basics of Nuclear Medicine and indication of Nuclear Medicine in the different organs

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and Oral Test

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Angelelli e coll. DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI PER STUDENTI E MEDICI DI MEDICINA GENRALE IDELSON GNOCCHI 2006 9788879474894
DISPENSE Dispense fornite dal docente 2015




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