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The cardiac curriculum is one of our curriculum articles and aims to be a collection of articles that represent the core cardiac knowledge.
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Topics pertaining to the heart and pericardium, but excluding the mediastinum (see: chest curriculum) and great vessels (see: vascular curriculum).
An understanding of the anatomy of relevant structures is essential. Core anatomical topics include:
The heart is imaged with all modalities.
- chest x-ray (CXR)
- nuclear medicine
- cardiac contusion
- myocardial infarction
- right ventricular dysplasia
- primary cardiac tumors
- secondary cardiac tumors (cardiac metastases)
- valvular heart disease
- ventricular aneurysm
- coronary artery aneurysm
- coronary artery disease
- coronary arteriovenous fistula
- pericardial calcification
- pericardial effusion
- pericardial tumors