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Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of death in the developing countries, and the prevalence of chronic conditions is steadily rising. The present class provides the basic knowledge regarding the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation and diagnostic path of the main cardiovascular diseases.
This course will allow the medical student to understand the basics of cardiovascular diseases, with a particular focus on epidemiology and pathogenesis of the most prevalent cardiovascular conditions. In addition, basic elements for the clinical and instrumental diagnosis will be discussed, as well as the rationale of the primary therapeutic interventions.
-Plenary theoric lessons
-Discussion of clinical cases
Activities within the cardiology offices and ward
Book: ·Harrison. Principles of Internal Medicine. PART 10. Cardiovascular Diseases.
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GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI (President)
GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President)
ITALO PORTO (President)
ANNA MARIA RICCIO
GIAN MARCO ROSA
GIOVANNI SALVATORE GIUSEPPE SPINELLA
FULVIO BRAIDO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)
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Oral exam, with the discussion of clinical cases and instrumental exams including electrocardiograms.
The final oral exam aims at ascertain the correct understanding and knowledge of the topics discussed during the class. The student has to demonstrate adequate knowledge of the epidemiology and pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases, and be able to describe the diagnostic path of the primary cardiovascular conditions, with the use of information from clinical and instrumental examinations.
Professors are available for meeting, which have to be scheduled through email using the institutional email address available on the university web page.