cod. 1004911

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - Second semester
- Gianluca MILANESE
Academic discipline
Diagnostica per immagini e radioterapia (MED/36)
Scienze e tecniche di radiologia medica per immagini e radioterapia
Type of training activity
16 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: -
course unit

Integrated course unit module: DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING 4

Learning objectives

- Develop the skills of execution and implementation of imaging in MRI
- Acquire the terminology and basic concepts of MRI imaging
- Apply their knowledge and expertise in the professional context
- Read and understand medical-scientific articles and reports


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Course unit content

- Clinical implementation of imaging, including any functional variants to
the intrinsic characteristics of the patient and the individual clinical case
- Provide an overview of the state of the art of the methods used in
clinical practice in the neuroradiological field, indicating innovative
applications and future potential, in association with the implementation
of diagnostic techniques currently not belonging to the everyday life of
the TSRM healthcare professional.
- Know the main pathologies of the CNS (skull and rachis), object of study
of the diagnostic tests in election and urgency
- Ability to evaluate the patient's previous medical history for the optimal
choice of the diagnostic protocol and post-processing
- Understanding and knowledge of indications and clinical cases, in the
diagnostic field
- Reinforcement of previous knowledge or background, of radiological
anatomy of the normal and pathological CNS
- Contrast media: methods of administration and optimization of the
bolus geometry

Full programme

cranio-encephalic trauma
- lesions of vascular origin,
- brain tumors,
- inflammatory and infectious brain lesions,
- pathologies of the sellar region and skull base,
- orbital pathology,
- spinal cord and spine trauma,
- degenerative diseases of the spine,
- inflammatory and infectious pathologies of the spine and spinal cord,
- medullary vascular diseases,
- neoplastic pathology of the spine and spinal cord


- “Tecniche di tomografia computerizzata e di risonanza magnetica”,
Luigi Cei; Casa Editrice SEU, 2010.
- Material provided by the teacher and further suggestions of in-depth
textbooks in Italian and English, and of scientific articles.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam with double verification:
1) Questions regarding the course contents *
2) Verification of the application of the acquired knowledge with
simulation of clinical cases: how to set up a specific diagnostic
investigation based on the clinical question required *
* in the event of a health emergency, as per the indications provided by
the Ministry of Education with specific notes (in particular of 06/03/2020,
prot.n. 278 and of 17/03/2020, prot.n.388), the realization of the
theoretical part of the planned training activity will take place using
remote telematic methods. The type of platform will be sent from time to
time to the Representatives of the relevant course year.

Other information

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