cod. 1002440

Academic year 2018/19
4° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Malattie del sangue (MED/15)
Clinica delle specialità medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: BLOOD

Learning objectives

the student should possess basic notions on the pathophysiology of the hematopoietic system and of the oncogenetic and infective process. The knowledge of conventional and innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies is also required. Moreover, the student should achieve the principles of stem cell therapy to treat hemato-oncologic diseases.


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Course unit content

basic knowledge on hematopoietic function and major hemathologic diseases

Full programme

Pathophysiology of the hematopoietic system
Stem cells and bone marrow transplantation
The student should aquire the basic knowledge on the pathogenesis of following conditions:
Anemias, thrombocytopenias, neutropenia;
Myelodysplastic syndromes;
Acute Leukemias;
Myeloproliferative diseases;
Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma;
Monoclonal gammopathies and Multiple Myeloma;
bone marrow transplantation


1. Corso di malattie del sangue, e degli organi emopoietici. Tura e Baccarani; Esculapio ed 2015, sesta edizione.
2. Hematology, Williams, 6th edition, Beutler et al Eds. Mc Graw Hill, 2001
3. Diagnostica delle malattie del sangue, testo-atlante di Larizza et al, Piccin ed, 1983;
Core Curriculum Ematologia, McGraw Hill ed, seconda ed, 2014

Teaching methods

lectures with slide show

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test

Other information

All the slides presented during the formal lesson will be available.