Postgraduate Specialisation in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Endocrinology (2017/2018)

Course code
4S003354
Credits
41
Coordinator
Enzo Bonora

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DIDATTICA FRONTALE 3 MED/13-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM not yet allocated Enzo Bonora
Paolo Moghetti
Giovanni Targher
Maddalena Trombetta
Giacomo Zoppini
ATTIVITA' PRATICA 38 MED/13-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM not yet allocated not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

Acquisition of the fundamental theoretical and technical knowledge necessary for epidemiological evaluation, for prevention, for diagnosis and for the treatment of diseases:
secondary hypertension with particular attention to forms caused by endocrine pathologies.

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and clinical practice necessary to manage the following conditions:
pregnancy
sexual development and differentiation
growth, puberty and menopause

Syllabus

Endocrinology And Metabolic Diseases
Hypoglycemia
Pancreatic endocrine tumors and diffuse neuroendocrine system
Diabetes mellitus
Obesity
Dyslipidemias
Iperuricemie
Metabolic Syndrome
Cardiovascular risk factors
Hypothalamic-pituitary region Neoplasms
Acromegaly
Partial and total pituitary insufficiency
Diabetes Insipidus and SIADH
Goiter, thyroid nodules and tumors
Thyroiditis
Thyrotoxicosis
Underactive thyroid
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypercalcemias and hypocalcemias
Osteoporosis
Multiple endocrine neoplasms
hypercorticism
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (adrenal-genital syndrome)
Aldosteronism
Adrenal insufficiency
Pheochromocytoma
Polycystic ovary syndrome and hirsutism
Oligomenorree and amenorrhea
Male hypogonadism
Ovarian and testicular neoplasms.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be oral . The aim of the exam is to verify the knowledge acquired.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Kasper Gl, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Edition, Mc Graw Hill, 2018




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