Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Human pathology - PATOLOGIA GENERALE

Course code
4S000336
Name of lecturer
Giulio Cabrini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 1S dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 30, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 1S

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Learning outcomes

Knowledge of the main mechanisms of molecular and cellular injury and the basic reactions of cecells and tissues to the abnormal stimuli that underlie diseases.

Syllabus

Molecular pathology
Chromosomal disorders
Mendelian single gene disorders
Complex multigenic disorders

Cellular responses to stress and toxic insults
Adaptation of cellular growth and differentiation (hyperplasia, hypertrophy, hypotrophy, metaplasia, dysplasia)
Causes of cell injury (hypoxia, free radicals, bacterial- and viral-induced cell injury)
Cell death: necrosis and apoptosis

Inflammation
Acute inflammation:
Reaction of blood vessels in acute inflammation
Reaction of leukocytes in inflammation (chemotaxis, phagocytosis and killing)
Cells involved in acute inflammation
Mediators of inflammation from cells and plasma
Systemic effects of acute inflammation
Outcomes of acute inflammation
Chronic inflammation
Causes
Morphological features
Role of macrophages
Chronic hepatitis model
Granulomatous inflammation model

Blood vessel injury
Atherosclerosis

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test



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