GENERAL PATHOLOGY AND VETERINARY PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
provide students with basic principles relative to the etiology and pathogenesis of degenerative and inflammatory diseases in productive animals. Overview of macroscopic pathologic anatomy and pathological anatomy and histology basic laboratory techniques.
Course contents summary
ELEMENTS OF GENERAL PATHOLOGY AND TOPICS IN PRODUCTIVE LIVESTOCK PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY (6 UNIVERSITY CREDITS)
Prof. Anna Maria Cantoni (4 university credits)
Prof. Rosanna Di Lecce (2 university credits)
Aims of general pathology
? Causes of disease
? Cell damage and cell death; growth and differentiation cell adaptation, intracellular accumulations; pathological calcifications.
? Acute inflammation: chemical mediators of inflammation
? !Chronic inflammation
? Morphological pictures of acute and chronic inflammation
? Systemic effects of inflammation
? Tissue repair: cell growth, fibrosis and injury healing
? !Hemodynamic alterations: thrombosis and shock
? Pathophysiology of the blood: anemias, leukocytosis
? Overview of immunopathology
? Environmental and nutritional pathology
? Overview of pathological anatomy of the liver, kidney and lung.
? Muscular diseases of livestock in breeding farms
? Modifications induced by treatment with anabolic steroids in calves.
? Sampling and investigation methods in pathological anatomy
- Marcato P.S.: Anatomia e istologia patologica generale veterinaria, III edition, Esculapio Editore
- Neville Woolf: Patologia generale, meccanis! mi delle ma lattie, 2003, Idelson Gnocchi Rditore
- </SPAN>Pontieri G.M.: Patologia e fisiopatologia generale. For first degree courses in healthcare professions. Piccin Editore
theory lectures (4 university credits); practical activities (2 university credits)