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Specific aims are the acquisition of basic knowledge about aetiology and pathogenesis of diseases, including physical and chemical causes of cell and tissue injury; neoplastic transformation and tumor classification (general oncology); responses to tissue damage: inflammation and healing.
At the end of the course, students will have gained knowledge about the different mechanims of response to cell/tissue injury and the differences among these mechanisms on the basis of aetiological factor/s and tissue type.
Oral presentations supported by Powerpoint slides. Students are stronlgy encouraged to use a reference book to consolidate their knowledge.
Definition of General Pathology.
General Aetiology: classification of the causes of disease.
Inflammation: definition; acute and chronic inflammation; phases of acute inflammation.
Healing, tissue regeneration and fibrosis.
General oncology: definition of neoplasia and tumor characteristics; the tumorigenesis process; tumor classifications; tumor aetiology.
Pontieri, ELEMENTI DI PATOLOGIA GENERALE Ed. Piccin
Rubin, Reisner, L'ESSENZIALE PATOLOGIA GENERALE. Vol. 1 Ed. Piccin
Students with SLD, disability or other special educational needs certification are strongly encouraged to contact the teachers at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching methods which, respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory instruments.
Office hours: By appointment by email: Grazia.Maria.Spaggiari@unige.it
PASQUALE STRIANO (President)
DANIELE ROBERTO GIACOBBE
DAVIDE CARLO MAGGI
GRAZIA MARIA SPAGGIARI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)
Lessons usually start in October.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The student is asked to answer two questions on the course’s topics in order to evaluate his/her knowledge of general pathology, but also the use of appropriate terms and the capacity of clear explanation.
Students with SLD or other regularly certified special educational needs will be able to agree on written or oral modalities with the teacher, by contacting the teachers at least 10 days before the exam. They can also take advantage of 30% additional time.