9390 - IMAGE-BASED DIAGNOSIS
Academic Year 2019/2020
Free text for the University
CAROLA POLITI (Tit.)
- Teaching style
- Lingua Insegnamento
|[40/39] MEDICINE AND SURGERY||[39/00 - Ord. 2015] PERCORSO COMUNE||5||65|
Appropriate knowledge of the main methods of diagnostic imaging are essential for the clinic.
Knowledge of therapeutic applications of specialized branches of the Integrated Course.
Knowledge of the issues on the risks associated with the use of ionizing radiation
Compulsory attendance of lectures and practical training. Compliance with the introductory
Learning of the most important diagnostic and therapeutic methods of the wide area of Imaging aimed at understanding their applications in clinics.
Investigation on conventional radiology are collectively presented of the most important interventional applications.
Extensive presentation of methods based on CT and MRI.
Knowledge of nuclear medicine basic methods of investigation based on the use of gamma and beta radiopharmaceuticals as well as the most important therapeutic applications.
- Knowledge of the physical principles underlying the formation of image in Traditional Radiology, CT, MRI and Nuclear Medicine.
Origin and nature of the radiation
The X-ray image
Principles of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection
Structures vertebral medullary
Neck and mediastinum
Heart and major thoracic vessels
Male genital organs
Female genital organs and pregnancy
System osteo articular and soft parts
Techniques: OPT; Intraoral; TC; MR temporo mandibular joint
Nuclear Endocrinology: the thyroid radioiodine uptake; thyroid scintigraphy;
Concepts of nuclear medicine therapy in hyperthyroidism and differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
Nuclear Endocrinology: the parathyroid scintigraphy; adrenal scintigraphy.
Nuclear Gastroenterology: the scialoscintigry; the study of esophageal and gastric transit; the liver scintigraphy with double indicator; scintigraphy with red blood cells and leukocytes.
Whole body bone scintigraphy; three-phase bone scintigraphy
Ventilation and perfusion lung scan.
Renal scintigraphy:static and sequential scintigraphy
Nuclear Neurology: brain SPECT for the perfusion and receptors study;
Nuclear Cardiology: myocardial scintigraphy in the study of ischemic heart disease.
Nuclear Oncology: diagnosis with traditional positive indicators and with PET /CT procedures.
General Principles of ionizing radiation
Interaction of radiation with matter.
Principles of operation of a radiological device.
Training in conventional radiology.
Principle of operation of a Computerized Tomography (CT).
Image formation in CT.
Principle of operation of a gamma-camera
Imaging in nuclear medicine.
Standards and fundamental principles of radiation protection of the worker and the patient.
Training in Magnetic Resonance (MR)
The risk of the patient in the investigation of MR.
lesson and practical activity
Verification of learning
Final discussion with at least two faculty members of the three specialized branches alleging knowledge and meaning in the diagnosis and therapy of various methodologies. Comprehensive assessment of the methodologies.
• Diagnostica per Immagini-Medicina Nucleare – Radioterapia
• Radiologia e Diagnostica per immagini – L. Di Guglielmo – Ed. Minerva Medica
• Diagnostica per immagini e Radioterapia -. G. Cittadini – Ed. Cortina Medica.
Contact the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.
tel. 070 51096235
Fisica Medica :
tel. 070 51096547
Nuclear Medicine: Department: Mon / Fri h. 12-13. Any appointment with e-mail
Medical Physics: (in Nuclear Medicine) by appointment with e-mail
Radiology: by appointment with e-mail