THORACIC SURGERY

Degree course: 
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
24
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (24 hours)
Requirements: 

none

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Symptoms and signs of respiratory disease:

- to address the symptoms and the signs of respiratory disease commonly encountered by the pulmonologist
- to understand the significance of the most important pulmonary function tests (spirometry, lung volume measurement, bronchodilator response, diffusing capacity, bronchoprovocation and measurements of arterial blood gases)

- to address the principles of thoracic imaging
- to address the principles of bronchial endoscopy

Bronchial asthma:

- to review the current definition of asthma
- to understand the epidemiology, the pathology and pathophysiology of asthma
- to learn the clinical presentation and to address the diagnosis

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease:

- to review the current definition of COPD
- to understand the epidemiology, the pathology and pathophysiology of COPD
- to learn the clinical presentation and to address the diagnosis (differential diagnosis between asthma and COPD)

Pneumonia:

- to review the epidemiology, the clinical features and the diagnostic methods of comunity-acquired pneumonia and nosocomial pneumonia

Interstitial and inflammatory lung diseases:

- to describe the salient epidemiologic, clinical, physiologic, and radiologic features of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosis

Respiratory failure:

- to review the definition and to understand the pathophysiologic classification
- to describe the clinical presentation and the therapeutical approach

Sleep apnea syndrome:

-to understand the definition, the epidemiology, the pathophysiology, the clinical presentation and the therapeutical approach, with special reference to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

Tuberculosis

- to understand the definition, the epidemiology, the the clinical presentation and the therapeutical approach

PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

- Symptoms and signs of respiratory disease
- Bronchial asthma
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Pneumonias
- Interstitial and inflammatory lung diseases
- Respiratory failure
- Sleep apnea syndrome
- Tuberculosis

PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

- Harrison – Principi di medicina interna; A.S. Fauci, E. Braunwald, D.L. Kasper, S.L. Hauser, D.L. Longo, J.L. Jameson, J. Lo scalzo; ed. McGraw-Hill

- Rugarli – Medicina interna sistematica; C. Rugarli et al., ed. Elsevier, Sesta edizione

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