IMAGE DIAGNOSTICS AND RADIATION SAFETY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The aim of the course is to help students acquire the physical principles of the various radiological techniques and their application in the odontostomatologic field, providing the diagnostic basis and guidelines relative to the basic diseases.
2nd year examination. Compulsory attendance.
The course spans over two years and consists of an average of 40 hours of classroom lectures in the first year. It starts at the beginning of March and finished at the end of May; in the second year it starts at the beginng of october and finishes at the end of January.
Course contents summary
Historical outlines; Conventional radiology; Systems for highlighting and recording images; Artificial contrast agents; Analogue and digital imaging; Computerized tomography; Magnetic Resonance imaging; Nuclear medicine; Ultrasonography; Radiological study of dental apparatus; Dental radiographic anatomy; Dental anomalies; Dental caries; Peridontal diseases; Maxillary cysts, Maxillary tumours; Radiological study of the cranium and the facial bones; Dental and maxillary traumas; Pathological manifestations of the paranasals sinuses; Radiological study of the TMJ; Radiological study of the salivary glands; Radiological study in implantology; Outlines of radiobiology and radioproteximetry.
'Compendio di Radiologia Odontostomatologica' Autori: Luigi De Florio - Gino Ghigi. Editore Idelson - Gnocchi