Myocardial Infarction

University of Zurich

Explore the intricacies of myocardial infarction in this comprehensive course offered by the University of Zurich. Gain insights into the anatomy and function of the heart and cardiovascular system, understand the risk factors contributing to cardiovascular diseases, and delve into the diagnosis, early management, and rehabilitation of acute coronary syndrome. Furthermore, learn about the final stage of coronary heart diseases, heart failure, and its pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options.

This course is tailored for medical education and aims to raise awareness among a broader audience. With a mix of theoretical knowledge and practical implications, participants will gain a thorough understanding of myocardial infarction and its impact on the cardiovascular system.

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Myocardial Infarction
Course Modules

The course delves into the anatomy and function of the heart, risk factors and prevention of cardiovascular diseases, diagnosis and early management of acute coronary syndrome, its follow-up and rehabilitation, and the final stage of coronary heart diseases, heart failure.

Our Heart and Cardiovascular System

Gain insights into the anatomy and function of the heart and cardiovascular system, the innervation of vessels by the sympathetic nervous system, and the role of blood vessels and coronary arteries.

Risk Factors and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

Understand the aging process, smoking cessation, hypertension, lipids, diabetes, physical exercise, and their impact on cardiovascular health. Explore heart disease and stroke statistics and their implications.

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnosis & Early Management

Learn about the diagnosis, emergency measures, early medical treatment, the role of imaging, percutaneous intervention, Takotsubo syndrome, and acute myocarditis in acute coronary syndrome.

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Follow up and Rehabilitation

Explore the rehabilitation, secondary prevention, outcome after acute coronary syndromes, and the impact of inflammation in acute coronary syndrome follow-up and rehabilitation.

Heart Failure: Final Stage of Coronary Heart Diseases

Discover the pathophysiology, diagnosis, medical therapy, device therapy, assist devices, transplantation, and guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, the final stage of coronary heart diseases.

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