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340.730.01 ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Edgar R. Miller
Course Instructor:
  • Edgar R. Miller
Frequency Schedule:
Every Other Year

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Prerequisite:

340.601

Description:

Familiarizes students with techniques used to detect and quantify the presence of clinical cardiovascular disease. Initially, students tour the hospital, medical records department, angiography, echocardiography, and vascular laboratories. Students as a group observe radiographic (CT and MRI) imaging of atherosclerosis and review gross and histological specimens of atherosclerosis in the pathology laboratory. In addition, each student makes direct observations of any one imaging technique including cardiac of carotid echocardiography, coronary of peripheral angiography, coronary calcium scores using EBCT or Helical CT, or clinical assessment of blood pressure and ankle/brachial index.

Methods of Assessment:

Final paper and presentation.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Screening and scheduling required prior to start.

For consent, contact:

milleredg@mail.nih.gov