Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Therapy

A.Y. 2016/2017
4
Max ECTS
32
Overall hours
SSD
MED/36
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Policlinico Milano

Course syllabus
From Roentgen to hybrid imaging - How to measure the diagnostic performance - Standardized diagnostic categories - Clinics versus screening- Overdiagnosis - Principles of radioprotection -X-ray based imaging - From film-screen to digital - Digital tomosynthesis - image contrast and contrast materials - Computed tomography: from single-slice to multislice and dual-energy - Contraindications to diagnostic imaging procedures - Imaging tests within diagnostic flow-charts for body regions and organs - Properties of ionizing radiations relevant for radiation therapy (RT)- Radiobiology in oncology - The radiation therapy (RT) process (simulation, contouring, planning, and delivery), target volumes definition, multimodality treatments, dose delivery techniques (external beam RT, intensity-modulated RT, brachytherapy, intraoperative RT, stereotactic RT, particle therapy , unwanted side effects of RT (clinical presentation and physiopathology) - Introduction to systematic radiation therapy.
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professors: Del Sole Angelo Silvestro, Orecchia Roberto, Sardanelli Francesco

San Donato

Course syllabus
From Roentgen to hybrid imaging - How to measure the diagnostic performance - Standardized diagnostic categories - Clinics versus screening- Overdiagnosis - Principles of radioprotection -X-ray based imaging - From film-screen to digital - Digital tomosynthesis - image contrast and contrast materials - Computed tomography: from single-slice to multislice and dual-energy - Contraindications to diagnostic imaging procedures - Imaging tests within diagnostic flow-charts for body regions and organs - Properties of ionizing radiations relevant for radiation therapy (RT)- Radiobiology in oncology - The radiation therapy (RT) process (simulation, contouring, planning, and delivery), target volumes definition, multimodality treatments, dose delivery techniques (external beam RT, intensity-modulated RT, brachytherapy, intraoperative RT, stereotactic RT, particle therapy , unwanted side effects of RT (clinical presentation and physiopathology) - Introduction to systematic radiation therapy.
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours

San Giuseppe

MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
To be defined after emailing to francesco.sardanelli@unimi.it
Dept. of Radiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy