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CODE 68401
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course of General Pathology examines the study of the causes of disease and the possible consequent pathological process

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide the students with the fundamental elements about the causes of diseases and about how they act on cells and tissues

 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide the students with the necessary knowledge to comprehend the mechanisms by wich the pathological agents act on the human organisms and the main consequences of these actions, in particular, the general etiology, the call damage and death, the inflammation the repairing of the tissues and the biology of the cancer cell

The students must acquire the ability to describe the various pathological processes, learn an adequate nomenclature, understand the meaning of the various pathological processes and their interactions

TEACHING METHODS

Teaching is divided into 20 hours of classroom lectures on all the topics of the syllabus. These topics are explained by the teachers through PowerPoint presentations and all the lessons are shared in Aulaweb and/or Teams platform. The teachers always recommend the use of a textbook to expand the overall view of the subject. Attendance in this course is mandatory. The frontal lessons could be carried out remotely in online mode using the Teams platform.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Causes of disease: Chemical and drug injury. Injury by physical agents (ionizing and non-ionizing radiations, thermal  injury).

Cellular pathology: Cell injury and cellular adaptations. Cell death: apoptosis and necrosis.

Acute and Chronic Inflammation: Inflammatory cells. Phases of the inflammatory process. Chemical mediators of inflammation. Inflammatory cytokines (IL-1, IL-6 and TNF). Systemic effects of inflammation. Acute phase response. Classification and outcome of acute inflammation. Chronic inflammation.

Tumors: Metaplasia, dysplasia, anaplasia. Classification and malignant characters. Staging systems and gradation.  Chemical, physical and biological carcinogenesis. Metabolism and activation of carcinogens. Initiation, promotion, progression. Invasiveness and metastasis. Outline of tumor markers. Oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G.M.Pontieri :Patologia generale & fisiopatologia generale per i corsi di laurea in Professioni Sanitarie. Piccin ed.

G.Barrera, R.A. Canuto, C.Gardi, G. Muzio,M.Nitti, A.Pompella: Patologia e fisiopatologia generale. Monduzzi ed.

Licastro-Caruso: Compendio di patologia generale. Casa editrice Ambrosiana

G.M. Pontieri: Elementi di Patologia e Fisiopatologia Generale,  III edizione, Piccin ed.

M. Parola:Patologia Generale, Edises ed.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO FIOCCA (President)

ANNA MARCHESE (President)

GRAZIA MARIA SPAGGIARI (President)

VALERIO GAETANO VELLONE (President)

GABRIELLA PIETRA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

For lessons start and timetable go to the link: https://easyacademy.unige.it/portalestudenti/

Please check the module Aulaweb page for timetable updates dependent on the sanitary and epidemic situation.

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination consisting of a interview in the presence of the course teachers. At the end of the oral examination, teachers elaborate a mark deriving from the weighted average of the partial marks and from an overall evaluation of the student.

Available dates for examination will be 2 for the winter session (January-February) and 4 for the summer session (June-September). In order to attend the oral examination, students will have to register on the website (https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/prenotazione) at least four days before the examination date. 

The exam could be carried out remotely in online mode using the Teams platform.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Verification of learning is carried out through the oral exam, aimed at verifying the real acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
12/01/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame orale 12 Gennaio 2023 h 14.00 AULA 5, Polo Alberti. 16 Febbraio, 15 Giugno, 5 Luglio, 20 Luglio e 28 Settembre h 14.00 Auletta, Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 2
16/02/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame orale 12 Gennaio 2023 h 14.00 AULA 5, Polo Alberti. 16 Febbraio, 15 Giugno, 5 Luglio, 20 Luglio e 28 Settembre h 14.00 Auletta, Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 2
15/06/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame orale 12 Gennaio 2023 h 14.00 AULA 5, Polo Alberti. 16 Febbraio, 15 Giugno, 5 Luglio, 20 Luglio e 28 Settembre h 14.00 Auletta, Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 2
05/07/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame orale 12 Gennaio 2023 h 14.00 AULA 5, Polo Alberti. 16 Febbraio, 15 Giugno, 5 Luglio, 20 Luglio e 28 Settembre h 14.00 Auletta, Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 2
20/07/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame orale 12 Gennaio 2023 h 14.00 AULA 5, Polo Alberti. 16 Febbraio, 15 Giugno, 5 Luglio, 20 Luglio e 28 Settembre h 14.00 Auletta, Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 2
28/09/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame orale 12 Gennaio 2023 h 14.00 AULA 5, Polo Alberti. 16 Febbraio, 15 Giugno, 5 Luglio, 20 Luglio e 28 Settembre h 14.00 Auletta, Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 2
11/01/2024 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame : Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 1 Auletta Appello ore 14.00
15/02/2024 14:00 GENOVA Orale sede esame : Patologia Generale, Via LB Alberti, 1 Auletta Appello ore 14.00