DISEASES OF THE BLOOD (B)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
the student should possess basic notions on the pathophysiology of the hematopoietic system and of the oncogenetic and infective process. The knowledge of conventional and innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies is also required. Moreover, the student should achieve the principles of stem cell therapy to treat hemato-oncologic diseases.
Course contents summary
basic knowledge on hematopoietic function and major hemathologic diseases
Pathophysiology of the hematopoietic system
Stem cells and bone marrow transplantation
The student should aquire the basic knowledge on the pathogenesis of following conditions:
Anemias, thrombocytopenias, neutropenia;
Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma;
Monoclonal gammopathies and Multiple Myeloma;
bone marrow transplantation
1. Corso di malattie del sangue, e degli organi emopoietici. Tura e Baccarani; Esculapio ed 2015, sesta edizione.
2. Hematology, Williams, 6th edition, Beutler et al Eds. Mc Graw Hill, 2001
3. Diagnostica delle malattie del sangue, testo-atlante di Larizza et al, Piccin ed, 1983;
Core Curriculum Ematologia, McGraw Hill ed, seconda ed, 2014
lectures with slide show
Assessment methods and criteria
All the slides presented during the formal lesson will be available.