03594 - Gastroenterology

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student will know digestive diseases and the related nutritional management strategies.

Course contents

Liver diseases

• Acute liver failure

• Viral hepatitis

• Alcohol-related liver disease

• Steatosis and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

• Autoimmune liver disease

• Accumulation liver disease

• Drug induced liver injury

• Liver cirrhosis

• Liver neoplasms

Diseases of the biliary tract and pancreas

• Jaundice and cholestasis. Chronic cholestatic diseases

• Cholelithiasis

• Neoplasms of the biliary tract

• Acute pancreatitis

• Chronic pancreatitis

• Neoplasms and preneoplastic lesions of the pancreas

Diseases of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum

• Motor disorders of the esophagus

• Gastroesophageal reflux disease (including Barrett's esophagus)

• Neoplasms of the esophagus

• HP infection and related diseases

• Chronic gastritis and gastropathy from drugs

• Stomach cancer and precancerous lesions

Gastrointestinal functional pathologies

• Functional dyspepsia

• Irritable bowel syndrome

• Chronic constipation

Diarrheas, malabsorptions and colon pathologies

• Diarrhea

• Celiac disease

• Diverticular disease

• Colorectal neoplasm

Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases

• Crohn's disease

• Ulcerative colitis

• Microscopic colitis

Digestive hemorrhages

Readings/Bibliography

Manuale di Gastroenterologia - Dietisti

Coordinamento Nazionale Docenti di Gastroenterologia (UNIGASTRO)

Editrice Gastroenterologica Italiana

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

Assessment methods

Oral examination

Teaching tools

Teacher slides

Office hours

See the website of Francesco Azzaroli