Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Extracorporeal life support  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
DF-0009
Name of lecturer
Alessio Rungatscher
Coordinator
Alessio Rungatscher
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/23 - HEART SURGERY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° semestre dal Sep 30, 2019 al Jan 10, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aims of the present course are to present the patho-physiological concepts of extracorporeal circulation with
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Veno-arterial and veno-venous ECMO are presented in details with
indications, complications and clinical management elements.
Care reports of emergency life support with ECMO are presented and discussed.

Syllabus

ECLS.
Objectives.
Indications.
Protocols.
Management.
Complications.
Clinical cases.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
ELSO ECMO Specialist Training Manual 4th Edition ELSO  

Assessment methods and criteria

Mercoledì 13 novembre 2018 ore 17-19
Mercoledì 20 novembre 17-19
Mercoledì 27 dicembre 17-19.

Aula didattica Cardiochirurgia. Ospedale Civile Maggiore Borgo Trento. Padiglione 2 piano 2.





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