Veterinary Obstetrics, Pathology and Reproductive Technologies

A.Y. 2018/2019
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
VET/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Il corso affronta lo studio dei processi riproduttivi fisiologici e degli aspetti clinici del ciclo estrale, gravidanza e puerperio. Inoltre vengono approfonditi gli eventi patologici che interessano l'apparato genitale femminile nei grandi e piccoli animali. Agli studenti saranno anche fornite le informazioni relative alle tecniche di riproduzione assistita, come l'inseminazione artificiale e il trasferimento embrionale in diverse specie animali.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Modulo: Ostetricia veterinaria
VET/10 - VETERINARY CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Modulo: Patologia della riproduzione e fecondazione artificiale
VET/10 - VETERINARY CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Pecile Alessandro
Shifts:
Professor: Pecile Alessandro
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti
Professor: Pecile Alessandro
Modulo: Ostetricia veterinaria
Syllabus
LECTURES AND PRACTICES

LECTURES
Introduction: 1 hour
Clinical aspects of estrous cycle and estrous monitoring in different species: 2 hours
Fertilization and placentation processes: 2 hours
Clinical aspects of pregnancy: 3 hours
Pregnancy diagnosis in different species: 3 hours
Clinical aspects of parturition in different species: 2 hours
Clinical aspects of puerperium in different species: 1 hours
Hints to disorders of pregnancy parturition and puerperium: introduction to the course of Clinical Obstetrics (5th year): 2 hours

PRACTICES TO SMALL GROUPS OF STUDENTS
Questionnaire for reviewing functional anatomy of reproductive organs and reproductive endocrinology: 4 hours
Evaluation of funtional structures in bovine ovaries: 4 hours
Evaluation of colpocytological smears: analysis of microscopical images: 4 hours
Clinical cases of dystocia, analysis of images and discussion: 4 hours
Modulo: Patologia della riproduzione e fecondazione artificiale
Syllabus
Lectures and practices:
- Etiopathogenesis and diagnosis of pathologies of female genital system
- pathology of the vagina
-pathology of the uterus
-pathology of the salpinx
-pathology of the ovary
- Intersexuality
- Estrous sincronization
- Sperm collection and evaluation
- Semen cryopreservation
- Artificial insemination
- Embryo transfer
Lesson period
First semester
Lesson period
First semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi