Postgraduate Specialisation in Cardiac Surgery

Course partially running (all years except the first)

(click to insert) Acquired and congenital heart disease amenable of surgery - DIDATTICA FRONTALE

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Name of lecturers
Giuseppe Faggian, Giovanni Battista Luciani, Francesco Onorati
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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.


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.

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

Assessment methods and criteria


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