3rd Bachelor in Medical Biology - Cytology

Introduction to pathological anatomy examinations

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ECTS Credits3
Number of Hours (h/year)40
Teaching staffTHIRY, Albert
Course UnitCompulsory
TermQuad. 1 and 2

Notions of biology, anatomy and physiology, pathological physiology, biochemistry, medical chemistry, histology including histological techniques, English, bibliographic research.

Aims and Objectives

To know, understand and realize pathological anatomy techniques


Definition of basic pathologic lesions : inflammation, infections; overload; necrosis ; tumors

Different examinations in order to investigate a lesion : clinical examination; radiology; biopsies; surgical sampling; cytology and molecular biology.

Different sampling : medical, surgical and radiologic biopsies; surgical pieces; cytologic punctures.

Different pathological anatomy analysises: standard histology; histochemistry; immunohistology; histoenzymolgy; in situ hybridization; electronic microscopy; molecular biology.

Surgical acts.


DOMIZIO P. et LOWE D., Reporting Histopathology Sections, Chapman & Hall Medical, ISBN 0-412-43040-1

SANDRITTER W. et THOMAS C., Anatomie pathologique macroscopique manuel et atlas, Masson, ISBN 2-225-80399-4

Teaching and Learning MethodsLectures
Assessment MethodsWritten examinations
NotesIn part

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