23987 - Heart Surgery (A-K)

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the student should have got a basic knowledge of the most common surgical and interventional techniques for the frequent acquired and congenital Heart Disease treatment. Moreover students should got a good insight of risk benefits ratio and results of the main surgical procedures to better understand indications

Course contents

- Coronary artery anatomy and coronary artery bypass graft

- Anatomy, pathophysiology and surgical treatment of aortic valve diseases

- Anatomy, pathophysiology and surgical treatment of mitral and tricuspid valve diseases

- Prosthetic valves

- Surgical treatment of congenital heart diseases

- Aortic dissection aortic trauma

- Heart transplantat

- Ventricular assistance devices

Teaching methods

Lessons with slides and video

Opportunity to see the cardiac operations in operating room

Assessment methods

Oral exames

Teaching tools

Intraoperative videos, animations and slides

Office hours

See the website of Davide Pacini