wmds2221  2020-2021  Bruxelles Woluwe

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
48.0 h
André Marc; Brichard Bénédicte; Deneys Véronique; Havelange Violaine; Hermans Cédric; Lambert Catherine; Straetmans Nicole (coordinator); Van Den Neste Eric; Vekemans Marie-Christiane;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The course is divided into two parts: one theoretical (1.5h) and one seminar (2h). The former will develop the physiopathology and pathology of the different nosological entities of haematopoietic tumours defined by the World Health Organization in 2008. Myeloid tumours (chronic myeloproliferative disorders, myelodysplastic syndromes and acute leukemias) and lymphoproliferative diseases (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas) will be illustrated by slides.
The practical seminar will integrate clinical and biological notions detailed during the year but also represents an unique opportunity to analyse microscopically some frequent entities.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The hematology course intends to teach the important blood disorders occurring in children and in adults: the inborn and acquired diseases of the blood (the anemias, the neutropenias, the thrombocytopenias), the diseases of the lymph nodes, of the lymphocytes, and the acute and chronic leukemias. The rational use of transfusion of blood and its components. Thrombosis and hemostasis. The aims of the oncology course are the teaching of the fundamentals needed to avoid missing the diagnosis of cancer - how to deal with cancer patients - how to integrate the different treatment modalities - the emergencies in oncology.
Haematology at a Glance, 4th Edition, Atul B. Mehta , A. Victor Hoffbrand
Mar 2014, Wiley-Blackwell - ISBN: 978-1-119-96922-8 136 pages
Hématologie - SOCIETE FRANCAISE D'HEMATOLOGIE Editeur : ELSEVIER / MASSON Collection : Les référentiels des Collèges  Année : 06/2018 (3ème édition) ISBN 10 : 2294751086 (38 euros)
Teaching materials
  • Chaque cours fait l’objet d’une présentation power-point accessible sur Moodle et régulièrement remise à jour. L’étudiant est invité à s’assurer qu’il consulte bien la version la plus récente.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Biomedicine

Master [180] in Medecine

Advanced Master in Clinical Biology