84675 - Neuropathophysiology 9 (Experimental)

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  • Teacher Fabio Pizza

  • Credits 1

  • SSD MED/26

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Neurophysiopathology techniques (cod. 8482)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale

  • Course Timetable from Oct 28, 2021 to Nov 11, 2021


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

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2021/2022

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