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VASCULAR DIAGNOSTICS IN NEUROLOGY

CODE 84052
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 12 cfu during the 2nd year of 9291 TECN.FISIOPATOL.CARDIOCIRCOLAT.E E PERFUS.CARDIOVASC(L/SNT3) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/22
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Vascular Diagnostics in Neurology is based on different Instruments: Neuroimaging and Neurosonology.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course, the student should be able to describe the main diagnostic tools used to study the physiology and vascular pathology of the Central Nervous System and to explicate the main practical applications.

    TEACHING METHODS

    All lessons include a theoretical section and a practical part, mainly centered on ultrasonic diagnostics both on the normal and on the patient affected by vascular disesae, as they take place directly in the Neurosynology Laboratory

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Basic notions on brain circulation

    Anatomy and Physiology of Brain Circulation

    Main diagnostic tools used in clinical practice

    Description of the main circulatory disorders of the Brain

    Main use of different diagnostic tools (Neuroimaging, Neurosynology) in vascular diseases.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    At the end of each lesson is delivered to the students  a powerpoint file that contains briefly the main points discussed during the lesson

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    Gian Paolo Bezante

    MARCO CANEPA

    FRANCO DE CIAN

    EZIO FULCHERI

    ENRICO PARODI

    ITALO PORTO

    ANTONIO SALSANO

    GIOVANNI SALVATORE GIUSEPPE SPINELLA

    GIUSEPPE SQUILLACI

    FRANCESCO CANESI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written test (5 multiple-choice questions to be solved in 20 minutes)

    Or, alternatively,

    oral test

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The verification of the learning takes place through the only final exam that aims to ensure the student's actual acquisition of expected learning outcomes. To pass the exam, the student should obtain  score of not less than 18/30 and must demonstrate:

    - Learn about the main topics discussed in the lessons

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    10/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    24/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    12/07/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    19/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale