PRIMO SEMESTRE (07/09/2015 - 02/10/2015)
8 ore di attività frontale
At the end of the course students will know: - Carry out a clinical examination of the patient with suspected diagnosis setting - What are the most common imaging studies support the clinical examination and what is their diagnostic significance - For each of the pathological histories to know: . what is (definition) . how important it is (epidemiology) . why and how it is produced (etiology, pathophysiology) . what are the clinical and instrumental and how is it diagnosed . to what you can bring (natural history, complications) . what to do and where (therapeutical notes, homecare and hospital) . possible stages of the disease requiring urgent action (how to recognize the urgency, how to treat it) - In which advanced stages is necessary to resort to surgery - What are the methods needed for open-heart surgery (cardiopulmonary bypass, myocardial protection, hypothermia) - Basic knowledge for the management of patients with heart transplantation, heart-lung and polmoneisolato. - Basic knowledge for the management of patients with pulmonary hypertension.
Cardiology: - Basis of ECG - Physiology of the coronary circulation and pathophysiology of coronary artery disease - Chronic ischemic heart disease - Invasive and non-invasive diagnosis of chronic ischemic heart disease - Acute coronary syndrome: NSTEMI – STEMI and treatment - Molecular and cellular therapies for ischemic heart disease - Myocarditis - Pericarditis - Basis of electrophysiology and genetics - Electrophysiological study and trans-catheter ablation - Ventricular tachyarrhythmias - QT Long Syndrome and CPVT - Brugada Syndrome and short QT Syndrome - Atrial fibrillation and TPSV - Pharmacological therapy of arrhythmias - Bradyarrhythmias - Implantable cardiac defibrillators and pace makers - Syncope - Physiology and physiopathology of autonomic nervous system - Physiopatology, epidemiology, clinical presentation and treatment of heart failure - Treatment of chronic heart failure - Acute heart failure and Cardiogenic Shock - Valvulopathies - Endocarditis - Acute right ventricular failure - Chronic pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular catheterization - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and ARVD - Congenital heart diseases Cardiac surgery: - Extracorporeal circulation and myocardial protection - Surgery for ischemic heart disease and its complications - Surgery for the aortic valve and thoracic aorta - Mitral valve surgery - Surgery for congenital heart defects - Heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices - Lung and heart-lung transplantation - Surgery for pulmonary embolism and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

The theoretical and practical lessons will be conducted at the Cardiac Departments of the Policlinico San Matteo, Fondazione Maugeri e Istituto di Cura Città di Pavia. The exercises will follow the activities carried out within the structures. The theoretical and practical lessons will be conducted at the Cardiac Surgery Department, the surgeries, the halls of hemodynamics and operating rooms of Cardiac Surgery of the Policlinico San Matteo. The exercises will follow the activities carried out within the structure.
Chirurgia Vascolare: - CHIRURGIA VASCOLARE. Patologia, diagnosi e trattamento delle malattie vascolari di interesse chirurgico. F. Benedetti Valentini. Ed. Minerva Medica. Cardiology: - Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine: Volumes 1 and 2, 18th Edition - Braunwald's Heart Disease: 9th edition Cardiac surgery :  Malattie del Cuore e dei Vasi - De Caterina, Dal Palù, Finardi, Venco -Piccin, 2010  Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, 4th Edition – Cohn -McGraw-Hill, 2011  Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery, 4th Edition - Kouchoukos, Blackstone, Hanley, Kirklin - Saunders, 2012  Operative Cardiac Surgery, 5th Edition - Gardner, Spray - Hodder Arnold, 2004  Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2nd Edition - Baumgartner, Reitz, Kasper, Theodore - Saunders, 2002  Encyclopédie Médico-Chirurgicale - Techniques Chirurgicales – Thorax - Elsevier Masson, 2012
The conduct of the test: oral - Commission: Prof. D’Armini, Dr. Pellegrini – Prof. De Servi - Prof. Franco Recusani - Prof. Emilio Vanoli - Prof.ssa Silvia Priori – Dott. Mario Previtali; Dott.ssa Lia Crotti – Dott. Massimiliano Gnecchi; Dott. Gaetano De Ferrari; Angelo Argenteri – Dott. Vittorio Arici – Dott. Riccardo Corbetta – Dott. Stefano Pirrelli;