General Pathology

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
MED/04
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The main objective of this course will be to study the pathological mechanisms beyond the systemic diseases paying special attention on etiology (cause of the disease) and pathogenesis (origin and development of a disease) of processes related to environmental-related diseases. General topics which will be covered include the nature and causes of cell injury and death; adaptive cellular changes; apoptosis and necrosis, inflammation, healing and repair, immune system, neoplasia, liver damage and diabetes.
Expected learning outcomes
To understand pathological mechanisms related cell injury and death, adaptive cellular changes, apoptosis and necrosis, inflammation, healing and repair, immune system, and neoplasia

To discriminate etiology and pathological mechanisms related to environmental-related diseases

Use the terminology for the field of pathology correctly and contextually.

To acquire the ability to relate these essential basic pathological processes to the pathogenesis of common and important diseases, e.g. neoplasia and inflammation
Course syllabus and organization

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Lesson period
First semester
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor(s)