DISEASES OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR APPARATUS (F)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To know the diseases of the heart, to properly use the diagnostic tests in cardiology
Anatomy of the heart and the circulation.
The cardiovascular function
Course contents summary
Chronic coronary artery disease, Acute coronary artery disease Sudden death
Valvular heart disease
Hypertensive heart disease
Arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation
Diagnostic tests:ECG, Exercise stress testing, Echocardiography, Radiology of the heart, Nuclear cardiology, Magnetic resonance Imaging, Computed tomography, Cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography
Harrison's. Principi di Medicina Interna, Mc Graw-Hill.
Braunwald’s Heart Disease, Saunders Ed.
Assessment methods and criteria