Cardiovascular Pathophysiology

Credits: 4 CREDITS (Multiple)
Sites: MIT
Director(s): Elazer Edelman, Steven Keller
Prerequisites: HT030 or Permission of C.D.
Offered: Spring.
Location: HMS - Harvard Medical School (0)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: The course covers normal and pathologic physiology of the heart and vascular system. Instruction will emphasize the quantitative and molecular biological aspects of cardiovascular hemodynamics, electrophysiology, gross pathology and clinical correlates of cardiovascular function in health and a variety of disease states. Special attention will be given to congenital, valvular, myocardial, and arteriosclerotic coronary heart disease. The case method is emphasized in tutorial sessions.