84675 - Neuropathophysiology 9 (Experimental)

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Docente: Fabio Pizza
  • Credits: 1
  • SSD: MED/26
  • Language: Italian
  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Neurophysiopathology techniques (cod. 8482)

Learning outcomes

Learn knowledge and ability to understand the new methods of study of the nervous system

Course contents

- Physiology of motion and perception

- Polygraphic assessment of movement disorders

- Quantitative motion analysis (gait analysis)

- Non-invasive transcranial stimulation techniques 

- Deep-brain stimulation

- Combined functional MRI / Stereo EEG assessment


  1. High-Resolution Sonography of the Peripheral Nervous System. Siegfried Pee, Gerd Bodner. sec ed. 2008, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. 978-3-540-49084-5,10.1007/978-3-540-49084-5
  2. Goedee HS, Brekelmans GJ, van Asseldonk JT, Beekman R, Mess WH, Visser LH. High resolution sonography in the evaluation of the peripheral nervous system in polyneuropathy--a review of the literature. Eur J Neurol. 2013 Oct;20(10):1342-51. doi: 10.1111/ene.12182
  3. Advanced imaging of peripheral nerves. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology. Issue 02 · Volume 19 · April 2015 DOI: 10.1055/s-005-28792
  4. Imaging of peripheral nerves. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology. Issue 05 · Volume 14 · November 2010 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-21463

Teaching methods

Lessons (power point presentations)

Assessment methods

Final examination including a written and oral part

Teaching tools

Summary of presented powerpoint slides

Office hours

See the website of Fabio Pizza


Good health and well-being

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.