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

Systematic pathology II - CARDIOCHIRURGIA

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Name of lecturer
Giuseppe Faggian
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2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The student will acquire theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of pathophysiology, functional semeiotics, pathology and surgery of the cardiovascular apparatus for the most important operable diseases of the heart, both acquired and congenital; the technological evolution of the auxiliary or substitute mechanical systems of the heart, the principles and techniques of extracorporeal circulation.


Pathophysiology of operable cardiopathies and extracorporeal circulation
-Surgery of aortic aneurysms
-Heart valve surgery
-Surgery of ischemic heart disease
-Congenital heart disease
-Heart Transplants and mechanical assist devices

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
L.H. Cohn Cardiac Surgery in the adult (Edizione 5) Mac Grow Hill 2015 0071844872
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
Braunwald Heart disease 2018
Lynn Anderson Glen Otto Kathleen Pritchett-Corning Mark Whary Laboratory Animal Medicine 3rd Edition (Edizione 3) Academic Press 2015 9780124095274

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