Postgraduate Specialisation in Cardiovascular System Diseases

Malattie dell'apparato cardiovascolare 1 (discipline specifiche) - DIDATTICA FRONTALE

Course code
4S001827
Name of lecturers
Mariantonietta Cicoira, Giuseppe Faggian, Lorenzo Franceschini, Giuseppe Lippi, Isabella Loschiavo, Gabriele Pesarini, Flavio Luciano Ribichini, Andrea Rossi, Ruggero Tomei
Number of ECTS credits allocated
14
Academic sector
MED/11 - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
not yet allocated

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Learning outcomes


The course aims to introduce students to the basic concepts of surgical anatomy, surgical techniques of the main operable cardiopathies.
Analysis of the pathophysiological processes ia loading of the heart and large vessels, of clinical instrumental evaluation methods with particular reference to the angiographic and echocardiographic investigations, of the surgical options in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, both from a technical point of view and from stratification methods of operative risk.

In particular, the most common cardiac pathologies for which there is a need for cardiac surgery will be treated, in particular: Ischemic heart disease, valvular diseases, thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms, heart failure and the main congenital heart disease.

Syllabus


The course aims to introduce students to the basic concepts of surgical anatomy, surgical techniques of the main operable cardiopathies.
Analysis of the pathophysiological processes ia loading of the heart and large vessels, of clinical instrumental evaluation methods with particular reference to the angiographic and echocardiographic investigations, of the surgical options in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, both from a technical point of view and from stratification methods of operative risk.

In particular, the most common cardiac pathologies for which there is a need for cardiac surgery will be treated, in particular: Ischemic heart disease, valvular diseases, thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms, heart failure and the main congenital heart disease.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
ziemer Cardiac Surgery operations on the heart and great vessels in adults and children (Edizione 1) springer 2017 978-3-662-52670-5
Khonsari's Cardiac Surgery safeguards and pitfalls in operative technique (Edizione 5) Wolters Kluwer 2017 9781451183689

Assessment methods and criteria

oral





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