GENERAL VETERINARY PATHOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide students with the main concepts of the etiology and pathogeny of degenerate and inflammatory illnesses in livestock.
Course contents summary
Aims of general pathology • Cause of illnesses • Cell damage and death of cells; cellular adaptations in growth and differentiation; intracellular accumulations; pathological calcifications • Acute inflammation: chemical mediators of inflammation • Chronic inflammation • Morphological histories of acute and chronic inflammation • Systemic effects on inflammation • Tissue repair: cellular growth, fibrosis and wound healing • Hemodynamic alterations: thrombosis and shock • Blood physiopathology: anaemia, leukocytosis • Summary of immunopathology • Environmental and nutritional pathology.
Recommended bibliography: - Marcato P.S.: Anatomia e istologia patologica generale veterinaria, III edizione, Esculapio Editore - Neville Woolf: Patologia generale, meccanismi delle malattie, 2003, Idelson Gnocchi Rditore - Pontieri G.M.: Patologia e fisiopatologia generale. Per i corsi di laurea in professione sanitaria. Piccin Editore
The course consists of theoretical lessons projected by video. Students’ knowledge will be evaluated by oral interview.