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IMAGING AND UNDERSTANDING HEARTS AND LUNGS FROM FETAL TO ADULT LIFE

Professor Andrew Argent, School of Child and Adolescent Health and Medical Director, PICU, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Professor John Lawrenson, Head of Paediatric Cardiology and Professor Ntobeko Ntusi, Head of the Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town

Life is identified by breath and heartbeat. In this liberally illustrated three-lecture course, three professors of medicine will reveal just how exquisitely detailed, developed and integrated the heart, lungs and their systems are. Using newly available images which show just how beautifully fluids such as air and blood flow and move in the systems, this course will explicate the anatomy and processes involved in heart and lung functions of both children and adults.

 

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1. The growing heart   Professor John Lawrenson

2. The adult heart      Professor Ntobeko Ntusi

3. Breath by breath we live – how does the lung work?   Professor Andrew Argent

 

 

Date: Wednesday 23 – Friday 25 January 
Time: 5.00 pm
COURSE FEES Full: R330,00  Staff and Students R165,00
Venue: Classroom 2B Kramer Law Building UCT