Contrast radiology: techniques

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/14 MED/36 MED/45 MED/50
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Acquire knowledge for the correct use of contrast media in Diagnostic Radiology. Apply the appropriate methods and techniques for studying the urogenital and digestive systems in relation to the clinical question.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student must have learned to:
- identify the examination techniques appropriate to the clinical questions posed with the use of different contrast media
- know the examination techniques and the equipment, which are currently used in the chest, abdomen and pelvic cavities with and without the use of contrast media
- to reflect on the scope of his work
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Prerequisites for admission
In-depth knowledge of the contents of the course "Morphological and functional Basis of Life" and "Biochemistry".
Assessement methods and criteria
The assessment of learning takes place through the final exam, which verifies the acquisition of the knowledge and skills expected for the lessons of the integrated course through a written test lasting 2 hours. The test is based on 8 open-end questions, 2 questions for each module. The exam is considered passed if the student has satisfactorily answered each question and achieved a minimum score of 18 points in the written test.
The booking on the UNIMIA portal, within the dates established for each appeal, is mandatory for the examination.
Farmacologia
Course syllabus
Pharmacokinetics: drug absorption, bioavailability and drug administration routes.
Distribution and elimination of drugs.
Drug metabolism.
Pharmacodynamics: mechanism of action of drugs.
Special pharmacology of the main systems: cardiovascular, endocrine and nervous.
Basis of chemotherapy.
Pharmacology of contrast media.
Teaching methods
The course is divided into a series of lectures with slide shows in Power Point. The lectures slides are uploaded to the Ariel website.
Bibliography
RANG, DALE E RITTER, Farmacologia - Elsevier
CELLA ET AL, Farmacologia generale e speciale - Piccin
GOODMAN AND GILMAN: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics - Mc Graw-Hill
Mezzi di contrasto, radiologia contrastografica e radioprotezione
Course syllabus
Radiocontrast agents (barium and iodinated), pharmacokinetics, contraindications, side effects, formulations, ec.
Anatomy and main pathologies of the alimentary canal.
RX digestive system.
Enteroclysis.
Clisma.
Functional tests (swallowing and defecography).
Anatomy and main pathologies of the urinary system.
Urography, cystography, ureterography.
Anatomy and main pathologies of the biliary tract.
Direct cholangiographs.
Teaching methods
The course is divided into a series of lectures with slide shows in Power Point. The lectures slides are uploaded to the Ariel website.
Bibliography
MAZZUCATO: Anatomia radiologica. Tecnica e metodologia propedeutiche alla diagnostica mediante immagini - IIa edizione, Ed. PICCIN, voll. I-II
Preparazione mezzi di contrasto e tecniche di iniezione intramuscolo, endovenosa, fleboclisi e cateterismi
Course syllabus
Informed consent in radiology.
Safe administration of the contrast medium.
Suction and dilution of the contrast medium.
Operative phases for the administration of fluids.
Preparation of the infusion route.
Preparation of the solution to be infused.
Insertion and start of the infusion.
Positioning of peripheral venous access.
Management of peripheral venous access.
Insertion site dressing.
Calculation of doses and dilutions.
Calculation of infusion rates and times.
Contrast allergic reactions.
Course BLS and BDLS.
The main intra-hospital emergencies.
Teaching methods
The course is divided into a series of lectures with slide shows in Power Point. The lectures slides are uploaded to the Ariel website.
Bibliography
PITTIRUTI, CAPOZZOLI: Manuale pratico dell'accesso venoso - 2016, Antonio Delfino Editore, 450 p., ill., brossura, EAN: 9788872875490
Tecniche di radiologia contrastografica
Course syllabus
Contrast media.
Pharynx.
Esophagus.
Stomach and duodenum.
Opaque enema.
Small enema.
Defecography.
intestinal transit time study.
Cavernosography.
Urography.
Cystourethrography.
Pyelography.
Ductogalactography (mammography).
Teaching methods
The course is divided into a series of lectures with slide shows in Power Point. The lectures slides are uploaded to the Ariel website.
Bibliography
VIVIANI, POMPILI, GARDANI: Manuale per tecnici di radiologia medica
MAZZUCATO: Anatomia radiologica. Tecnica e metodologia propedeutiche alla diagnostica mediante immagini - IIa edizione, Ed. PICCIN, voll. I-II
Farmacologia
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Lucini Valeria
Mezzi di contrasto, radiologia contrastografica e radioprotezione
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Bellomi Massimo
Preparazione mezzi di contrasto e tecniche di iniezione intramuscolo, endovenosa, fleboclisi e cateterismi
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Tramacere Andrea
Tecniche di radiologia contrastografica
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Bonfitto Giuseppe
Professor(s)
Reception:
Tuesday from 2PM alle to 4PM (by appointment)
Istituto Europeo di Oncologia - Milano