Cardiovascular disease and kidney
Instance: 2015/2016 - 2S
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching Staff - Responsibilities
Teaching - Hours
|Theoretical and practical :
Suitable for English-speaking students
Know the risk factors, traditional and non-traditional, to justify the increased cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease and the pathophysiology of the most frequent events and complications in this patient population.
Learning outcomes and competences
Students are expected to:
- Analyze the mechanisms implied in the augmented cardiovascular risk seen in patients with chronic renal disease;
- Comprehend the Pathophysiology of hypertension associated with the chronic renal disease (including renovascular hypertension);
- Understand the importance of mineral metabolism disturbances for bone disease and cardiovascular risk.
Chronic renal disease cardiovascular consequences
Renovascular hypertension and ischemic nephropathy
Minerals physiology disturbance and cardiovascular disease
Brenner & Rector. ; The Kidney. , Saunders, 2012
Comments from the literature
Scientific articles indexed in PubMed on the specific topics that will be taught to be selected according to the interest shown by students on different themes.
Teaching methods and learning activities
Thoretical classes (2 hours), theoretical-practical classes (2.5 hours) and seminars (1 hour).
Distributed evaluation with final exam
Calculation formula of final grade
Weighted arithmetic average grade (25% for assiduity, 50% for the final test and 25% for an investigation proposal)