Postgraduate Specialisation in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

Endocrinology (2017/2018)

Course code
4S003355
Credits
38
Coordinator
Enzo Bonora

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DIDATTICA FRONTALE 6 MED/13-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM not yet allocated Enzo Bonora
Marco Dauriz
Paolo Moghetti
Giovanni Targher
Maddalena Trombetta
Giacomo Zoppini
ATTIVITA' PRATICA 32 MED/13-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM not yet allocated not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

Fundamental knowledge of anatomy-physiology, embryology of the endocrine and metabolic system, of biochemistry of hormones and intermediate metabolism, of genetics, of the mechanisms that determine the development of endocrine, andrological and metabolic diseases, pathogenesis of complications.
Statistical approach and acquisition of biological basis for learning laboratory methodology, clinic and endocrine therapy.

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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