Systems and diseases 1

A.Y. 2021/2022
18
Max ECTS
216
Overall hours
SSD
MED/09 MED/11 MED/14 MED/15 MED/18 MED/24
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- To give the information for the anamnestic collection
- To give the information for a medical examination
- To give the know how on the pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical signs and diagnostic background relative to the diseases explained during the SPA1 lessons.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will have to:
- To Know, to understand and to do the anamnestic collection
- To Know, to understand and to do the medical examination
- To know, to understand and to identify the pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical signs and diagnostic background relative to the diseases explained during the SPA1 lessons.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Prerequisites for admission
Basics of anatomy and physiology (focus on abdomen and cardiovascular system)
Assessment methods and Criteria
Final oral examination: multiple questions on the most relevant clinical and pathophysiology topics inherent with the discussed matters during the lessons
Cardiovascular diseases
Course syllabus
"Cardiovascular risk stratification Ischemic heart disease
-Chest pain management
-Hypertension
-Aortic and mitral valve disease
-Electrocardiography
-Echocardiography
-Heart failure
-Cardiac arrhythmias
-Mio-pericarditis
-Cardiomyopaties
-Congenital heart disease
-Pulmonary hypertension
Teaching methods
Teaching will be delivered through lectures.
Teaching Resources
Harrison. Principi di medicina interna. Dennis L. Kasper, Anthony S. Fauci, Dan L. Longo
Nephrology
Course syllabus
"Notes on renal anatomy and physiology - Main symptoms related to kidney diseases
- Evaluation of glomerular function
- Evaluation of tubular function
- Evaluation of renal endocrine function
- Pathogenesis of edema of renal origin
- Water and electrolyte disturbances
- Nephrological syndromes
- Glomerular diseases & vasculitides
- Renal genetic diseases (Polycystic disease ADPKD, Fabry disease, Alport)
- Tubulo-interstitial diseases
o Urinary tract infections - UTI
o nephrolithiasis
- Renal diseases secondary to systemic diseases
o diabetes
- Onconephrology
o Vascular renal diseases (Atherosclerotic, hypertensive nephropathy/nephroangiosclerosis)
- AKI: causes and diagnosis
- CKD: complications and progression
- Notes on the substitutive therapies of ESRD (Dialysis, kidney transplant)"
Teaching methods
Teaching will be delivered through lectures.
Teaching Resources
" Harrison' s principles of internal medicine (Con specifico riferimento ai capitoli dedicati alla patologia renale)· Robert W. Schrier. Manual of Nephrology. Wolters Kluwer Health, 2014
· JOVE Clinical Skills - Digital library of the University of Milano"
Urology
Course syllabus
"Urological semeiotics Andrological semeiotics
Kidney tumors
Prostate cancer
Bladder tumors
Testicular tumors
BPH
Genitourinary infections
Urinary lithiasis
Erectile disfunction
Andrological urgencies
Uro-andrological traumatology
Teaching methods
Teaching will be delivered through lectures.
Teaching Resources
Harrison' s principles of internal medicine (Harrison - Jameson - Loscalzo - Fauci - Kasper - Hauser - Longo, edition 2018) con specifico riferimento ai capitoli dedicati alla alla patologia urologica
- Urologia (Francesco Porpiglia e coll.) Edizioni Minerva Medica - 2015
- Campbell-Walsh Urology 11th Edition Alan Wein Louis Kavoussi Alan Partin Craig Peters - Ed. Elsevierpatologia urologica
Internal medicine
Course syllabus
"History taking - General physical examination
- Main signs and symptoms
- Physical examination of the thorax, chest and cardiovascular system (Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation)
- Physical examination of the abdomen and main clinical pictures of the liver, spleen and pancreas (Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation) and main diagnostic approach to exams
Teaching methods
Teaching will be delivered through lectures.
Teaching Resources
"Harrison's, Principles of Internal Medicine, 21th ed, McGraw-Hill international, (also available as ebook in the digital library of the University of Milano)
Lynn Bickley. Bates' Physical examination and history taking. Lippincott
General surgery
Course syllabus
"General semiology of the abdomen. General semiology of diseases of the lower limbs of vascular origin. Arteriosclerosis. Venous thrombosis and venous reflux.
Peritonitis: signs and symptoms. Clinical and instrumental diagnostics.
Clinical and instrumental semiology of intestinal occlusions.
Clinical and instrumental semiotics of the upper G.I. tract
Semiology of the brest
Teaching methods
Teaching will be delivered through lectures.
Teaching Resources
Chirurgia Generale- F. Minni - CEA ed. ISBN : 978-8808320490, Gennaio 2019 Sabiston- Trattato di Chirurgia 20° edizione - EDRA ed.. ISBN : 978-8821446917, Marzo 2019 Sabiston- Textbook of Surgery 20th edition. Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0323299879, 2016.
Blood diseases
Course syllabus
"Concepts of normal hematopoiesis vs. pathological; laboratory diagnostics
- Pathophysiology and main forms of anemia
- Congenital and acquired defects of haemostasis
- Platelet disorders
- Acute onco-haematological diseases: clinical and laboratory diagnostics
- Acute and chronic leukemias
- Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas
- Monoclonal gammopathies
- Characterization of Multiple Myeloma
- Lymphoproliferative diseases
- Concepts of Transfusion Medicine
- Bone marrow transplant and cell therapies
- Emergencies in Hematology
- Discussion of clinical cases
Teaching methods
Teaching will be delivered through lectures.
Teaching Resources
"Harrison' s principles of internal medicine Manuale di Ematologia III edizione, Autori: CORRADINI P., FOA' R., AAVV, Editore: Minerva Medica, Edizione: III 2020, Volume: Unico
Scientific articles from indexed international journals, indicated by professors
Blood diseases
MED/15 - BLOOD DISEASES - University credits: 4
Lessons: 48 hours
Cardiovascular diseases
MED/11 - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES - University credits: 5
Lessons: 60 hours
General surgery
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Elli Marco
Internal medicine
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Lessons: 36 hours
Nephrology
MED/14 - NEPHROLOGY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 48 hours
Urology
MED/24 - UROLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Guarneri Andrea
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment (request by e-mail)
DIBIC
Reception:
For an appointment please send an email
Nephrology and Dialysis Units of Sacco hospital or Fatebenefratelli hospital