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Second Semester 
Teaching style
Lingua Insegnamento

Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[40/39]  MEDICINE AND SURGERY [39/00 - Ord. 2015]  PERCORSO COMUNE 5 65


The objective are the appropriate knowledge of the main diagnostic methods for essential images to the clinic, the knowledge of therapeutic applications of specialized branches of the Integrated Course and the knowledge of the issues on the risks related to the use of ionizing radiation


according to the planning rules


Diagnostic Radiology:
1. Principles and Application of Conventional Radiology
2. Working Principles of Computed Tomography
e.Il biological damage
3. Operating principles of 'Ultrasound
4. Operating Principles of Magnetic Resonance
5. The contrast agents in CT, MRI and ultrasound (micro-bubbles)
a.Razionale their use and the advantages deriving therefrom
b.Risks and contraindications
6. Imaging of the breast
a.MX - Ultrasound - Magnetic Resonance
7. neuroradiology
a. stroke (TC \ RM)
b.supra-aortic vessels
c.brain tumors
d.brain trauma
e.Malattie White substance
f.Neuroimaging of dementias
8. Imaging of the lung
a. pulmonary neoplasms (primary and secondary)
b. Inflammations of the lung (bacterial and viral)
c.Patologie diffuse interstitial
9. Cardiac Imaging
a.Cardio TC principles, application and limits
b.Cardio RM principles, application and limits
10. Abdominal Imaging
a.Imaging liver (flow-chart diagnosis and characterization of focal and diffuse lesions)
b.Imaging of the gallbladder and biliary tract (flow-chart diagnosis and characterization of the stones, the expansion of the VBP and cancer of the gallbladder and bile ducts)
c.Studio of digestive tract (small and large intestine, inflammatory bowel diseases, and methods of rational use of virtual colonoscopy)
d.Imaging pancreas, spleen and adrenal glands.
e.Patologia of large retroperitoneal vessels (aneurysms, dissections)
11. Urological Imaging (general principles)
12. Imaging gynecological (general principles)
13. Interventional Radiology Lung
pulmonary a.Biopsy
14. Interventional Radiology Liver
c.Crio Ablation

Nuclear Medicine:
Nuclear Endocrinology: the thyroid uptake of radioiodine curve; thyroid scintigraphy;
concepts of nuclear medicine therapy in hyperthyroidism and differentiated thyroid carcinoma
Nuclear Endocrinology: parathyroid scintigraphy; adrenal scintigraphy
Nuclear Gastroenterology: the scialoscintigrafia; the study of esophageal and gastric transit; there
liver scintigraphy with double indicator; scintigraphy with labeled erythrocytes and leukocytes
Bone scintigraphy; three-phase bone scintigraphy
Lung scintigraphy perfusion and ventilation.
Static renal scintigraphy. The sequential renal scintigraphy.
Nuclear Neurology: the cerebral perfusion SPECT; brain SPECT receptor
Nuclear Cardiology: the myocardial scintigraphy in the study of ischemic heart disease.
Nuclear Oncology: Traditional diagnostics with positive indicators; diagnostics using PET / hybrid equipment

Medical physics
General Principles of ionizing radiation
Interaction of radiation with matter
principles of operation of an X-ray unit
Dell'immagini training in Traditional Radiology
Operating principle of a Computerized Tomography (CT)
Image formation in TC
Operating principle of a gamma-camera
Image formation in Nuclear Medicine
Rules and principles of radiation protection of the worker and the patient
In Magnetic Resonance (MR)
The patient's risk survey of RM

Teaching Methods

front lessons and department frequency

Verification of learning

oral exam


Diagnostica per immagini e Radioterapia -. G. Cittadini – Ed. Cortina Medica.

Nuclear Medicine
Idelson-Gnocchi 2010

Fisica Medica : slides fornite dal docente – M. Marengo “ La Fisica in Medicina Nucleare “

More Information

Prof Luca Saba
email lucasaba@unica.it

Nuclear Medicine:
tel. 070 51096235

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