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

Extracorporeal circulation - CARDIOCHIRURGIA 2

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Name of lecturer
Francesco Onorati
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Lezioni PERF 2 SEMESTRE dal Mar 2, 2020 al May 15, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the Course will be a basic knowledge on the surgical options for the treatment of advanced congestive heart failure. In detail, the Course will focus on the surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation, on short-term mechanical assisting device (IABP), and on heart transplantation. A special focus will be directed towards the current options of valve prosthetic substitutes


Lesson 1 Surgical ablation of AF
Lesson 2 IABP
Lesson 3 Heart transplantation
Lesson 4 Prosthetic valve substitutes

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
L.H. Cohn Cardiac Surgery in the adult (Edizione 5) Mac Grow Hill 2015 0071844872
Gravlee GP, Davis RF, Kurusz M, Utley JR Cardiopulmonary bypass: principles and practice (Edizione 1) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2000

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

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