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BIOL.5620 Cardiovascular Physiology (Formerly 81.562)

Id: 039437 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

This course will focus on human cardiovascular physiology in normal and diseased states. The objective of Cardiovascular Physiology is to reinforce the concept that that the cardiovascular system can be understood in terms fundamental biophysical and cellular physiological principles. Quantitative aspects will be reinforced with problem sets in the accompanying lab course 81.563. Key concepts in the course will be placed in a medical context showing the underlying physiological concepts that lead to disease states such as: altered blood pressure heart failure, valvular disease and arrhythmias.

Prerequisites

Co-req: BIOL.5630L Cardiovascular Physiology Lab.

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