Postgraduate Specialisation in Cardiac Surgery

overview of the principle and techniques in cardiac surgery (2017/2018)

Course code
Giuseppe Faggian

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DIDATTICA FRONTALE 8 MED/23-HEART SURGERY See the unit page See the unit page
ATTIVITA' PRATICA 25 MED/23-HEART SURGERY not yet allocated not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

The Course introduces the student to the training objectives for the understanding of operable cardiopathies with particular regard to the pathophysiology, surgical anatomy and diagnostic modalities applied in cardiac surgery in the diagnosis. the student will also be led to the evaluation of the stratification of the operative risk and of the follow-up.


Elements of anatomy cardiac surgery and techniques

Assessment methods and criteria

on the surgical field

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

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