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Your lecturer is Joseph Alpert M.D. He is Professor of Medicine at the Sarver Heart Center as well as Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona. Additionally, he is a member of the most important cardiologic institutions such as the American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology. Because of his outstanding teaching proficiency he is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and has won many teaching awards such as the George W. Thorn Award for Excellence in Teaching, the William Osler Master Teacher Award, and the Edward Rhodes Stitt Award for Outstanding Teaching. Furthermore, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Clinical Cardiology Council of the American Heart Association and was selected “Gifted Teacher of the Year” in 2004 by the American College of Cardiology.
The video "Heart Failure (Definition)" is part of the lecture "Heart Failure" of the online medical course "Cardiology: Advanced". It provides an excellent insight on important reasons of heart failure.
You will learn more about:
• Definitions of heart failure
• Heart failure frequency
• Age and gender as influencing factors of heart failure
• Preload and afterload as factors of heart failure
• Systolic and diastolic heart failure
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