CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in Medicine and Surgery
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2015/2016
Year: 
4
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2018/2019
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
16
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (16 hours)
Requirements: 

Required exams: those required for Patologia medica: Semeiotiche med e chir, Patologia Generale, Immunologia, Fisiopatologia, Microbiologia

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Knowledge of physiopathology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis of the thromboembolic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, hematologic diseases, disorders of the respiratory system, disorders of the gastrointestinal system, infectious diseases, disorders of the kidney and urinary tract, disorders of the immune system, connective tissue and joints.
Knowledge of the systemic syndromes.

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

Professors

Parent course