91127 Renal and Reproduction system

Course Description

The Urinary and Reproductive system course deals with the gross morphology, vasculature, lymphatic drainage and innervation of different organs forming urinary and reproductive system/various functions, normal development and congenital anomalies of the Urinary and Reproductive system and normal and pathological microscopic appearance of different components of the system are described. Biochemical and genetic aspects, microorganisms that infect the system as well as drugs that affect this system will be discussed

Learning Objective

  • At the end of the course the student should be able to:
  • 1. Describe the gross morphology of different organs forming the Urinary and Reproductive System.
  • 2. Understand the normal development of the Urinary and Reproductive System and its congenital anomalies.
  • 3. Discuss the vasculature, lymphatic drainage and innervation of different parts of the Urinary and Reproductive System.
  • 4. Understand various functions of the Urinary and Reproductive System.
  • 5. Describe the microscopic appearance of different components of the Urinary and Reproductive System.
  • 6. Discuss the microorganisms that infect the Urinary and Reproductive System.
  • 7. Understand the pathogenesis of various diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive System.
  • 8. List and describe the pharmacology of various drugs acting on the Urinary and Reproductive System.
  • 9. Understand the bases of the inherited diseases.

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • (1) Principles of Human Anatomy. By G.J. Tortora, latest edition.
  • (2) Clinical Anatomy for Medical Students: By R.S. Snell, latest edition.
  • (3) Textbook of Medical Physiology. By Guyton and Hall, latest edition.
  • (4) Harper’s Biochemistry. By Robert K. Murray and Co., latest edition.
  • (5) Lippincott’s IIIustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, latest edition.
  • (6) Basic Pathology. By Kumar, Cotran and Robbins, latest edition.
  • (7) Medical Microbiology. An Introduction to Infectious Diseases. By Sheries, latest edition.

Times Offered

  • September 2014
  • January 2015

Faculty

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