Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Verona)

Pathology - PATOLOGIA GENERALE

Course code
4S02742
Name of lecturer
Flavia Bazzoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/05 - CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 18, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

FISIO VR 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

- understanding of the mechanisms of cellular and molecular damage
- understanding of the pathogenetic processes
- understanding of the mechanisms aimed at the maintenance and recovery of the healthy state

Syllabus

1. Introduction
General concepts
Homeostasis.
Pathogenesis
Etiology
Glossary

2. Cellular pathology
Pathogenesis of hypoxia, ischemia and oxidative stress.
Cellular death: apoptosis and necrosis
molecular markers of cell death

3. The innate immune response
Mononuclear phagocytes: features and functions
Acute inflammation: vascular changes and cellular events
Inflammatory exudate: characteristics and functions
Chemical Mediators and Regulators of Inflammation
Leucocyte recruitment
Leukocyte effector mechanisms ( phagocytosis, Killing and degradation of phagocytosed Microbes)
Systemic effects of inflammation
Outcomes of acute inflammation:
Chronic inflammation
Resolution: Regeneration and repair.
Scarring

4. Basic immunology
Innate and adaptive immunity: general concepts
Cells and tissues of the immune system
Overview of normal immune responses
Cellular and humoral immunity. Vaccines

5. Pathological changes of cellular differentiation and proliferation
Neoplasia (general concepts)
Morphological, molecular and functional features of the neoplastic cell
Nomenclature
Molecular bases of carcinogenesis: oncogenes and oncosuppressors



Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mozzo Pierluigi Materiale didattico e informatico distribuito dal docente 2018
Pontieri GM Patologia e Fisiopatologia Generale per i corsi di laurea in professioni sanitarie (ristampa aggiornata) Edizioni Piccin, Padova 2007
Emanuel Rubin, Howard M. Reisner Patologia Generale. L'essenziale Piccin 2015 978-88-299-2740-1

Assessment methods and criteria

written test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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