CODE 67385 ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023 CREDITS 2 cfu anno 3 8745 (LM-41) - GENOVA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/11 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA SEMESTER 2° Semester MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di: CARDIOLOGY AND PNEUMOLOGY TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB OVERVIEW 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. AIMS AND CONTENT AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES 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. TEACHING METHODS -Plenary theoric lessons -Discussion of clinical cases Activities within the cardiology offices and ward SYLLABUS/CONTENT Arterial hypertension. Atherosclerosis. Angina and acute myocardial infarction. Atrial fibrillation. Cardiac arrhythmias. Acute heart failure. Chronic heart failure. Valve diseases. Cardiomyopathies. Pericarditis, endocarditis and myocarditis. Pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary hypertension. Congenital heart diseases. RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY Book: ·Harrison. Principles of Internal Medicine. PART 10. Cardiovascular Diseases. Other: ·DynamedPlus. UpToDate. TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI GIAN MARCO ROSA ITALO PORTO Ricevimento: Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org MARCO CANEPA PIETRO AMERI Exam Board GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI (President) GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President) ITALO PORTO (President) PIETRO AMERI DIEGO BAGNASCO MANRICO BALBI MARCO CANEPA ROBERTO FIOCCA EZIO FULCHERI LUCA MASTRACCI BIANCA PANE ANNA MARIA RICCIO GIAN MARCO ROSA GIOVANNI SALVATORE GIUSEPPE SPINELLA FULVIO BRAIDO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course) LESSONS Class schedule L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy. EXAMS EXAM DESCRIPTION Oral exam, with the discussion of clinical cases and instrumental exams including electrocardiograms. ASSESSMENT METHODS 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. FURTHER INFORMATION Professors are available for meeting, which have to be scheduled through email using the institutional email address available on the university web page.