Introduction to Cardiac Diseases
Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

by Joseph Alpert, MD

Advanced Cardiology: Preventing heart failures and more

Cardiologists and doctors in general have to face various diseases and issues threatening the functions of the human heart. Therefore, average knowledge concerning its physics and functions won't suffice for students of medicine.

Within his role as medical director of cardiac rehabilitation, Dr. Joseph Alpert regularly examines complex aspects like heart failures, disorders of the endocardium or hypertension.

Moreover he exemplifies:

  • Heart valve defect
  • Disorders of the myokard
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac dysrhythmia

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 4:33 h
  • Quiz questions 29
  • Topic reviews 21


Your Educators of course Introduction to Cardiac Diseases

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Alpert is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Tucson, United States.

Before joining the UA, he worked at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vice Chairman of Medicine. From 1992 – 2006 he was also Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine.

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i am happy, because now i know what is heart failure.
By diyari o. on 27. February 2017 for Heart Failure

thanks for sir prof joseph, in fact, this your lecture very very benefit in order to you explain well.

Good talk more discussions on treatment indication
By Hamed S. on 18. February 2017 for Cardiomyopathy

Great talk, It would have been wonderful to explore some of the other causes of restrictive cardiomyopathy incl hemachromatosis, sarcoidosis etc.. Also i felt the indications for ICD therapy wasn't clear enough.

Thank you dr Joseph
By Malak M. on 14. February 2017 for Heart Failure

Thank you dr Joseph , I got a lot from this lecture , thank you ()

learned alot
By Neuer y. on 05. January 2017 for Congenital Heart Disease

there was a lot to learn, he spoke very well and made it to where i could understand.

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