Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Imaging Diagnostics (2019/2020)

Course code
4S01166
Credits
6
Coordinator
Giancarlo Mansueto
Academic sector
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY
Language of instruction
Italian

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Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff
Esercitazioni di Diagnostica per Immagini [Diagnostica ecografica ed ecografia paratica] 0.5 1° semestre Mirko D'Onofrio
Esercitazioni di Diagnostica per Immagini [Gruppo Prof. D'Onofrio] 0.5 1° semestre Mirko D'Onofrio
Esercitazioni di Diagnostica per Immagini [Gruppo Prof. Mansueto] 0.5 1° semestre Giancarlo Mansueto
Lezioni di Diagnostica per Immagini 5.5 1° semestre Mirko D'Onofrio
Marco Ferdeghini
Giancarlo Mansueto

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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

Topics of Diagnostic Imaging, including Traditional Radiology, Ultrasonography, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine.

Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Esercitazioni di Diagnostica per Immagini A. Carriero Dal sintomo all'immagine...dall'imaging alla radioterapia (Edizione 1) Idelson-Gnocchi 2018
Esercitazioni di Diagnostica per Immagini MUkesh G. Harisinghani, John W Chen, Ralph Weisssleder Primer of Diagnostic Imaging (Edizione 6) Elsevier 2019 978-0-323-35774-6




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