3rd Bachelor in Medical Biology - Cytology

Surgical pathology (macroscopic)

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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

Learning how to realize macroscopic sampling in pathological anatomy.


Macroscopic examinations :

· Systematic applications in region: gastro-intestinal; gynecologic, otorhinolaryngologic, cardio-vascular, urologic, pulmonary, hematologic, osteoarticular.

· International protocoles.

· Formulation of protocole as regards macroscopic examination – visual illustrations.

· Information research .

Pathologic laboratory organization

Quality control


UNDERWOOD J.C.E., Introduction to biopsy interpretation and surgical pathology, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-17495-8

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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