CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in School of Dentistry
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2015/2016
Year: 
3
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
20
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (20 hours)
Requirements: 

Knowledge of the cardiovascular anatomy and physiology provided in the previous courses

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Provide the student with knowledge of the diagnostic workup and clinical settings of the main cardiovascular disease with particular emphasis on emergencies and the implications for the clinical practice in dentistry

Mentions of cardiac anatomy and physiology. Non invasive and invasive diagnostic evaluations in cardiovascular medicine, with particular emphasis on implications for odontology: rest electrocardiogram, Holter monitoring, effort test, transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress echocardiography, cardiac CT and MRI scan, myocardial scintigraphy, hemodynamic evaluation and coronary angiography, electrophysiology study and endomyocardial biopsy. Definition, etiology, mentions of pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnostic workup, and prognosis of the following cardiovascular diseases and clinical settings: ischemic cardiomyopathy, cardiac arrhythmias, sudden cardiac death, syncope, cardiomyopathies, valvular heart diseases, congestive heart failure and inflammatory cardiovascular diseases.

-Rugarli C et al. Medicina Interna Sistematica, 2010 edition Elsevier; Chapters 1, 5-7, 9, 11-13
-Slides of the main topics presented during lessons
-online "Manuale di Malattie Cardiovascolari" found at www.sicardiologia.it upon free subscription

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