Cardiology and Vascular surgery

Basic Science

  • Cardiac Anatomy
  • Cardiac Physiology
  • Physiology of Blood Pressure
    • Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System (RAAS)
  • Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis
  • Arterial anatomy/tree
  • Venous anatomy/tree
  • Vessel structure and function/physiology

Clinical Skills

Core clinical Problems/Presenting Complaints




  • Antiarrhythmic drugs
  • Digoxin
  • Antiplatelets
  • ACE inhibitors
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers
  • Beta-blockers
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Treatments for hyperlipidaemia (statins and fibrates)
  • Nitrates
  • Potassium channel activators (Nicorandil)
  • Ivabradine
  • Thiazide diuretics
  • Loop diuretics
  • Potassium sparing diuretics


  • Primary Coronary Intervention
  • Coronary Artery Bypass graft
    • Intra aortic balloon pump

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