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BME 402-0-20: Advanced Systems Physiology

Quarter Offered

Winter : TTh 11:00-12:20 ; Backman

Prerequisites

None

Description

Physiology of the heart, circulatory system, lungs, and respiration from an engineering perspective. General overview and in-depth study of original work.

Who Takes It

First or second year graduate students in BME.

Minisyllabus

  • Heart Muscle
  • Heart Muscle Pathophysiology
  • Heart Mechanics
  • Cardiovascular Anatomy
  • Electrocardiography, myocardial ischemia and arrhythmias
  • Systemic circulation
  • Blood
  • Immune Response
  • Respiratory System
  • Respiratory Pathophysiology

Textbook

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease, edited by L.S. Lilly