cod. 1006028

Academic year 2017/18
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Diagnostica per immagini e radioterapia (MED/36)
Scienze e tecniche di radiologia medica per immagini e radioterapia
Type of training activity
8 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: MEDICAL-SURGICAL SCIENCES

Learning objectives

- Develop the skills of executive and implementing cardiac CT imaging
- Learn the terminology and basic concepts of cardiac CT imaging
- Apply knowledges and expertise in the professional context
- Read and understand articles and medical-scientific reports


Knowledge of CT imaging and its Implementations

Course unit content

- Optimization of cardio TC technique
- Post-processing
- Contrast media: how to administer and optimize the bolus geometry
- Anatomy of coronary arteries
- Clinical implementation of cardiac imaging, including calculation of Calcium Scoring and evaluation of coronary arteries and morpho-functional characteristics of cardiac ventricular chambers

Full programme

- Reinforcement of prior knowledge or background
- Wide range of medical and scientific vocabulary concerning equipment, pathology, semiotics, investigation, treatment and examination of Cardiac CT
- General medical and technical vocabulary related to parts and functions of the heart, training and internship, research and its exposure about cardiac CT imaging
- Implementation of CT technique in cardiac imaging
- Ability to evaluate the previous history of the cardiopathic patient for the optimal choice of the diagnostic protocol and post-processing
- Understanding indications and clinical cases in the field of cardiac diagnostics
- Knowledge of a broad body of specific terminology that can be used in professional activity
- Understanding clinical and technical descriptions, through articles from the best indexed journals, medical vocabulary, and comprehension exercises.
- Development of critical reading and analysis ability


Material provided by the teacher:
- Slides
- Dated Scientific papers and state-related subjects in the cardiac CT imaging
- Scientific papers dated and state-related subjects in the Cardiac CT applications
- Books

Teaching methods

- Frontal lessons
- Didactis laboratories

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

Other information

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