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Cardiovascular Surgical and Autopsy Pathology – An Overview

Date

January 12 2022

Time

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Speaker

  • Dr. Mathieu Castonguay
    Dr. Mathieu Castonguay

    Dr. Castonguay practices surgical and autopsy cardiovascular and pulmonary pathology at the QE2 Health Sciences Centre, in Halifax, NS, and is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pathology and Surgery at Dalhousie University. He graduated from Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine, and completed residency in Anatomical Pathology at the University of Western Ontario and fellowship in Cardiovascular Pathology at the Mayo Clinic

Description

This presentation will review a variety of cardiovascular pathology topics, in preparation for the RCPSC examination and for routine autopsy and surgical pathology practice.

Objectives

  1. Recognize common causes of sudden cardiac death
  2. Distinguish major subtypes of cardiomyopathy
  3. Describe common causes of cardiac valvular dysfunction, and selected associations
  4. Provide a histopathologic classification of vasculitis
  5. Compare common cardiac tumours

Target Audience

Faculty
Residents
Medical Students

CanMEDS Roles

Medical Expert (the integrating role)
Communicator
Collaborator
Health Advocate
Scholar
Professional