76077 - Cardiology

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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

The student acquires in depth the main pathologies of the cardio-vascular system and their visualization in imaging techniques.

Course contents

- Outline of cardiac anatomy and physiology

- Pericardium and Pericarditis

- Congenital heart disease

- Valvulopathies

- Bacterial endocarditis

- Rheumatic disease

- Ischemic heart disease, Angina Pectoris, acute myocardial infarction

- Heart failure

- Hypertension

- Rhythm disorders and implantable devices


- HARRISON (entrambe le edizioni) 

- CARDIOLOGIA” Core Curriculum Branzi-Picchio ( Mc Graw Hill 2013)

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons with PPT slides

Assessment methods

The assessment takes place through a final oral exam aimed at ascertaining the knowledge and skills acquired. The test includes at least 2 open questions on different topics of the program. The grade reported in the single teaching module is mediated (weighted average by number of credits) with the partial marks obtained in the other modules of the integrated course.

Teaching tools

PPT slides, videos, pc

Office hours

See the website of Igor Diemberger