Veterinary Obstetrics, Pathology and Reproductive Technologies

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
VET/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to provide scientific knowledge on physiological reproductive processes and pathology of female genital
system in small and large animals.
Students are also given instructions about assisted reproduction, i.e. artificial insemination and embryo transfer in different species.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Ostetricia veterinaria
VET/10 - VETERINARY CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
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
Turno 1 per un gruppo di studenti
Professor: Pecile Alessandro
Turno 2 per un gruppo di studenti
Professor: Pecile Alessandro
Turno 3 per un gruppo di studenti
Professor: Pecile Alessandro
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Ostetricia veterinaria
Syllabus
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

PRACTICALS WITH 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
Patologia della riproduzione e fecondazione artificiale
Syllabus
Lectures and Practicals:
- 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
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Ostetricia veterinaria
Syllabus
Course attendance is mandatory.
Patologia della riproduzione e fecondazione artificiale
Syllabus
Course attendance is mandatory
Lesson period
First semester
Lesson period
First semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi