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CODE 84055
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/23
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Embryology of the heart and cardiovascular system will begin the course and it will focus on both paraphysiologic and age-related modifications. All pathologic aspects of cardiacpathology will be treated focusing on cardiomyopathies, ischemic and myocardial diseases and valvular pathology. Infectious heart disease and its differentials will be part of the course as well as casues of heart related sudden death, from an autoptic point of view

TEACHING METHODS

The lessons are carried out  with the aid of slides and films (the latter for the part concerning the autopsy and the macroscopic examination of the organs). Discussion and active participation of students during lessons is encouraged with examples taken from clinical practice which they may have had access during internship activities. The teaching material used during lessons is provided to students via Aulaweb Unige to complement the recommended textbooks

Any Student with documented Specific Learning Disorders (SLD), or with any special needs, shall reach out to the Lecturer(s) and to the dedicated SLD Representative in the Department before class begins, in order to liase and arrange the specific teaching methods and ensure proper achievement of the learning aims and outcomes.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Embryology of the heart and vascular system

Age related modifications of the heart and vascular system

Cardiac diseases with clinico-pathologic correlations

Vascular diseases with clinico-pathologic correlations

Autopsy: aims, legislation and methods

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Beltrami C.A.. Apparato Vascolare. Sez 7. In:  Mariuzzi G.M.. Anatomia Patologica. Piccin. Padova 2006.
  • Sheppard M.N., Herrington C.S..  Apparato Cardiovascolare. Cap 6 in : Herrington C.S.. Anatomia Patologica di MUIR, Edizioni Medico Scientifiche Internazionali,  Roma, 2017.
  • Safitz J.E. Il cuore. Cap 1 in: Rubin R., Strayer D.S.. Anatomia Patologica – Patologia d’organo e molecolare. Piccin, Padova, 2014.
  • Gotlieb A.I., Liu A.. I vasi sanguigni . Cap 10  in: Rubin R., Strayer D.S.. Anatomia Patologica – Patologia d’organo e molecolare. Piccin, Padova, 2014.
  • Mitchell R.N., Schoen F.J.. Vasi sanguigni. Cap 11 in: Kumar V., Abbas A.K., Fausto N., Aster J.C.. ROBBINS E COTTRAN Le basi patologiche delle malattie. Elsevier Masson, Milano, 2010.
  • Schoen F.J.,. Mitchell R.N. Il cuore. Cap 12 in: Kumar V., Abbas A.K., Fausto N., Aster J.C.. ROBBINS E COTTRAN Le basi patologiche delle malattie. Elsevier Masson, Milano, 2010.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam/multiple choice questions

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam is developed with the aim of evaluating the cognitive learning of basic knowledge on the topics addressed in the classroom and described in the course program.