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The Pathological Anatomy Teaching Unit is made up of pathological anatomy professionals from the Internal Medicine Department at the General Hospital. The Unit's healthcare activity is divided by specialisation with a total of 20 pathologists working in parallel with the clinical team. A modernized and young department dedicated to specialised training, with translational research by specialisation and a teaching role in the medicine and biomedicine degrees.
Pathological anatomy training itinerary
The Unit's activities include tissue processing techniques using microscopic and macro photography, the most common types of autopsy and biopsy, and foetal and infant paediatric autopsy in particular. The Gynaecology Unit also carries out cytology tests and attends intraoperative biopsies in rotation.
The Transplant Pathology Unit carries out protocol and monitoring biopsies, designed to be a procedure for fast diagnosis and treatment in cases of transplant rejection.
Duty shifts are carried out in surgical pathology at the hospital, in addition to processing surgical pieces and samples for the Foetal Tissue Bank, and carrying out autopsies during duty shifts.
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