General Pathology and Histopathology

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝ.ΠΑΘΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΘΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΤΟΜΙΚΗ / General Pathology and Histopathology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorProdromos Chytiroglou
Course ID240000630

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 132
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course537

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be knowledgable about: 1 – The etiology of human diseases. 2 – The mechanisms of evolution (i.e., the pathogenesis) of diseases. 3 – Basic morphologic changes (gross and microscopic changes) in tissues and organs in various diseases. 4 – The molecular changes that cause the diseases. 5 – Basic laboratory methods with usefulness in diagnosis and research.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
What is a disease (Causes and mechanisms-What causes disease), Defence against disease (The role of epidemiology in disease, The body response to infection, The acute inflammatory response, Chronic and gramulomatous inflammation, healing and repair, The immune defence against infection), Circulatory disorders (Features of circulatory disorders, Vascular occlusion and thrombosis, Atherosclerosis and hypertension, Circulatroy failure), Cell growth and its disorders (Benign grown disorders, Malignant neoplasms, What causes cancer, Molecular genetics of cancer, The behaviour of tumours, The clinical effects of tumours)
Disease, Defence, Inflammation, Circulation, Neoplasia
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βασική Παθολογική Ανατομική. Πέμπτη έκδοση. S.R. Lakhani, S.A. Dilly, C.J. Finlayson, M. Gandhi. Eπιστημονικές εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου, 2019
Last Update