Left-Sided Heart Failure: Bridging the Gap between Assessment and Treatment

Duration : 22 min

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  • By the end of the presentation, learners will describe the different clinical manifestations in patients affected by a left sided heart failure.
  • The participants will be able to explain the basic principles of the pathophysiology that leads to the manifestation of a backwards left heart failure.
  • By the end of the presentation, the participants are able to list three examples of congenital and three acquired issues that could lead to a left sided issue.
Frane received his diploma in veterinary medicine from the Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Zuerich, Switzerland, in 2015. After initially working in the private sector and as veterinarian of the swiss army, he started his doctoral thesis in small animal cardiology at the university of Zuerich. In 2017 he started a rotational internship focusing in cardiology, which led him to the ECVIM-CA (cardiology) residency program which was completed in 2022. Since then Frane started working as a freelance cardiologist in different centres in Switzerland, while restarting the cardiology service in the small animal hospital of the university of Glasgow (Scotland).