DISEASES OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR APPARATUS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
During the course the student will know the cardiac diseases and the risk factors for these diseases. The student will know the meaning of the diagnostic tests in Cardiology.
The student will know the causes of sudden death in athletes.
To know the cardiovascular anatomy.
To know the cardiac physyiology
Course contents summary
The course will be divided into three parts.
The first part: Cardiovascular anatomy; Cardiovascular physiology.
Risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Arterial Hypertension.
Cardiovascular stratification for cardiovascular risk. Cardiovascular prevention.
The second part:
disease: classification, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests , treatment.
Primary cardiomyopathies. Hypertensive heart disease.
Valvular heart disease.
The third part:
Sudden death in sport.
Prevention through physical exercise.
Diagnostic tests in cardiology: exercise stress test,
echocardiography, cardiac MNR, computed tomography, cardiac
catheterization and coronary angiography.
-Cardiovascular risk factors: smoking, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes ... -Stratification of risk: European and Italian risk cards
Heart diseases: ischemic heart disease, cardiomyopathies, valvular heart disease. heart failure
Cardiovascular Adaptation to physical exercise.
Sudden Death in athletes.
Diagnostic tests in Cardiology (ECG, etc.).
1) Content of PDF lessons
2) Book "Argomenti di Medicina dello sport" Bonetti A., Editore MUPs of the lessons
Assessment methods and criteria