84635 - Cardiovascular System Pathophysiology -

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

to acquire the bases to understand the main diseases affecting the cardio-circulatory system and the indication to the principal diagnostic evaluation.

Course contents

At the end of the course the student will be able to understand the main diseases affecting the cardiovascular system.

The main topics are:
1) Heart failure
2) Arrhythmias
3) Valvulopathies
4) Ischemic heart disease.


Core curriculum. Cardiologia: Angelo Branzi, Fernando Picchio.

ISBN: 9788838629082

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons with slides.

Assessment methods

The assessment of learning takes place through a final exam that ascertains the acquisition of the knowledge and skills expected through an oral exam that includes 3-4 open-ended questions on topics related to the main objectives of the course.

Teaching tools

Power point slides and videos.

Office hours

See the website of Igor Diemberger