Comparative general pathology and endocrinology

A.Y. 2015/2016
7
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
VET/02 VET/03
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Comparative general pathology and endocrinology
Course syllabus
Oral lessons:
Definition of general pathology; Concepts of homeostasis and disease (1 hour)
The causes of disease: genetic diseases; radiation and photodynamic diseases; chemical causes of disease and; living organisms, nutrition (deficiencies and excesses) (5 h)
Intra and extra cellular accumulation: steatosis, cloudy swelling, amyloidosis (3 h)
Mechanisms of cellular adaptation (hypo and hyperplasia; hypo and hypertrophy; metaplasia) (1 h)
Cell death: necrosis and apoptosis (1 hour)
Inflammation: acute and chronic inflammation; the fever (6 h)
Disorders of immune system: hypersensitivity reactions; autoimmunity (3 h)
Pathology of the endocrine system: pituitary gland, thyroid, adrenal gland. The stress response (3h).
Metabolic diseases: diabetes (1 h)
Pathophysiology of blood: Red and white cell disorders; icterus (4h)
Hemodynamic disorders (2 h)
Tumors: carcinogenic agents; pathogenesis (2 hours)
Practical lesson
Preanalytical, analytical and interpretative errors (4 h);
Microscopic evaluation of blood smears (8 h= 4h X2)
Hematology: preparation of blood smears (2 h)
Hematochemistry: manual and automated spectrophotometry (2h)
endocrinology
Course syllabus
The endocrine glands
Classification, chemical and functional characteristics of hormones, their regulation and interaction with receptors.
Neuroendocrinology
Control of key metabolic hormones
Evaluation of biological activity of hormones
Functionality of the male reproductive system
Functionality of the female reproductive system
Functional aspects of the mammary gland and its secretion
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Comparative general pathology and endocrinology
Course syllabus
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endocrinology
Course syllabus
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Comparative general pathology and endocrinology
VET/03 - VETERINARY PATHOLOGY - University credits: 5
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Giordano Alessia
Shifts:
Professor: Giordano Alessia
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti
Professor: Giordano Alessia
endocrinology
VET/02 - VETERINARY PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours