cod. 1004985

Academic year 2023/24
3° year of course - Second semester
- Davide CERASTI
Academic discipline
Diagnostica per immagini e radioterapia (MED/36)
Scienze della prevenzione e dei servizi sanitari
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: PUBLIC HEALTH

Learning objectives

Knowledge of imaging methods for the study of the ear and their indications; CT anatomy of the middle and inner ear; Introduction to pre-surgical imaging.


Logical ability
Knowledge of the anatomy and pathology of the ear.

Course unit content

Imaging methods for the study of the ear and their indications.

Full programme

Introduction to pre-surgical imaging;
Production of Rx images, CT, MRI, angiography and indications for execution; CT anatomy of the middle and inner ear; MRI anatomy of the inner ear; Malformations of the inner ear; Pathology of the middle ear and the ponto-cerebellar angle; Discussion of clinical cases.


Imaging of the temporal bone” J.D. Swartz, H.R. Harnsberger.
Teaching material.

Teaching methods

The teaching will be carried out with lectures and interactive teaching with presentation of case studies that will give students the opportunity to confront themselves with real data and situations.

Assessment methods and criteria

The method of evaluation consists of an oral exam.
The exam will be used to verify the connection, learning and critical analysis skills acquired by the students at the end of the course.

Other information

Classroom attendance is highly recommended