Cardiovascular development and congenital cardiopathies
Instance: 2011/2012 - 1S
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|Theoretical and practical :
To acquire a base of knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment and evolution of the morphological and functional heart defects in children and teenagers.
Congenital heart diseases in general population;
From the fetus to the adult age: congenital cardiopathies evolution;
Congenital cardiopathies embriology;
Congenital cardiopathies “hands on” with anatomical models;
Cardiopulmonary development in the congenital diaphragmatic hernia;
From anatomy to the function: imaging in pediatric cardiology;
Intrauterine growth restriction: short stature and other consequences;
Cardiovascular risk in the childhood;
Obesity, life styles and cardiovascular risk in the childhood and youth;
Syncope diagnosis and treatment;
Chronic renal failure in the childhood and cardiovascular impact;
The arterial blood pressure in children and teenagers;
Exercise capacity and hypertension with effort after congenital heart defect surgery.
Teaching methods and learning activities
Lectures (8 hours), practical sessions (2 hours) and seminars (8 hours).
Evaluation with final exam
Eligibility for exams
Attendance of at least 80% of the classes.
Calculation formula of final grade
Classification of the final exam.
Examinations or Special Assignments