Learning outcomes of the course unit
To allow students understand the role of imaging in the diagnosis of the chest diseases, summarizing the basics.
Course contents summary
An overview on the imaging tools (chest radiography and computed tomography) along with their clinical indications for the assessment of subjects affected by the following disorders: infections, tumors, diffuse lung diseases, chronic obstructive lung diseases
Imaging techniques: chest radiography, computed tomography
Imaging of pulmonary infections
Imaging of the lung tumors
Imaging of chronic obstructive lung disease
Imaging of interstitial lung disease
Imaging of heart failure
Imaging of pulmonary embolism
Imaging of bronchiectasis
DIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOTERAPIA
CITTADINI GIORGIO; CITTADINI GIUSEPPE; SARDANELLI FRANCESCO
Ecig, 2008, 6° edizione
Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.
Assessment methods and criteria
The proof of the achievements of the course objectives will be obtained.