Bachelor's degree in Cardiocirculatory Physiopathology and Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques (national qualification)

Cardiothoracic Imaging and Cardiovascular Sonography - METODI E TECNICHE DI ECOCARDIOGRAFIA 1

Course code
4S000254
Name of lecturer
Andrea Erlicher
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 1 Semestre PERF dal Oct 1, 2018 al Dec 21, 2018.

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Learning outcomes

Starting from physics to anatomy, and assessment of heart chambers and valvular structures we aim to obtain the theoretical and same practical knowledge about transthoracic echocardiography in valvular heart diseases

Syllabus

Standardized sectional planes
Rheology of blood flow
Introduction into the Doppler echocardiography
Improvements of image quality and documentation
Evaluation of the mitral and aortic valves
mitral valve stenosis and insufficiency
aortic valve stenosis and insufficiency
Pulmonary and tricuspid valve diseases
Pericardial diseases
Thoracic Aorta Diseases
Summary

Assessment methods and criteria

Verification of the ability to recognize from a echo clip the anatomical structures in a section planes and diagnose a simple valve disease. A theoretical question about the quantification of one valvular defect

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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