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T100
T100A
Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
William Kokotos, MD

Course Description: This rotation is designed to familiarize senior medical students with fundamental principles of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. This will include preoperative patient evaluation, including risk and benefit assessments for operative intervention. Didactics will review coronary cine angiography, hemodynamic data from cardiac catheterization, endocardiography, left ventricular assessment and assessment of coronary and valvular heart disease. For thoracic surgical patients didactics will involve review of CT scans, PET scans, pulmonary function tests and their limits limitations. Students will attend daily rounds with attending staff, scrub in om on operative interventions, and participate in post operative care. They will attend Cardiac Surgical Lecture Series, Thoracic Tumor Board and M& M Conferences.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 2
Pre-requisite: Completion of the General Surgery Clerkship


T200
T200A
Cardiac Surgical Critical Care
William Kokotos, MD

Course Description: This clinical rotation is intended to familiarize senior medical students with all aspects of intensive care unit care for the cardiac surgical patient. Students will participate in daily rounds with the attending staff. There will be didactics on invasive and non invasive monitoring, including proper placement of pulmonary artery catheters, arterial catheters, and foley catheters, including their utility and interpretation of the hemodynamic data obtained. Students may have opportunity for supervised placement of chest tubes and invasive lines. There will be didactics on assessment and treatment of the postoperative cardiac surgical patient, including hemodynamics, cardiac output assessment, volume status assessment, intra aortic halloo pumps, ventricular assist devices, neurologic evaluations, ventilator management, wound assessments and chest tube placement and management. Students will familiarized and participate in the care and management of postoperative issues, such as hemodynamic instability, renal insufficiency, renal failure, coagulopathy, neurologic complications, and respiratory failure. Students will attend Daily Rounds, the Cardiac Surgical Lecture Series, and M&M Conferences.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 2
Pre-requisite: Completion of the General Surgery Clerkship


T300
T300A
Introduction to Vascular Surgery
George Hines, MD

Course Description: Students will make daily rounds with resident staff and attendings. Will have responsibility of following patients. Will participate in OR procedures. Will attend and present at weekly vascular conference, participate in office hours and spend time in the vascular lab. Can participate in ongoing research projects and prepare case reports for possible publication.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Completion of the General Surgery Clerkship
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