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

Surgical pathology of heart diseases - TECNICHE DI CARDIOCHIRURGIA PEDIATRICA

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Giovanni Battista Luciani
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Lezioni PERF 1 SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

The course focuses on pre- and post-operative pathophysiology of congenital heart disease. In addition, indication to and technicues of surgical repair in chidlren and adults will be discussed.


The program will include the definition of pathophysiology of obstructive lesions, shunt lesions and complex lesions. In addition, techniques of surgical management of the more common congenital heart lesions in each group will be discussed.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
John W. Kirklin-Brian G. Barratt-Boyes CARDIAC SURGERY (Edizione 4) CHURCHILL-LIVINGSTONE, 4th Edition 2013
Castaneda, Jonas, Meyer, Hanley CARDIAC SURGERY OF THE NEONATE AND INFANT (Edizione 1) SAUNDERS Ed 1994

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.

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