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Office of the University Registrar


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Office of the University Registrar
4301 Jones Bridge Road, A1041
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799

Fourth-Year Clerkship Coordinator

Mrs. Xochilth J. Torres
Registration Specialist/Registrar Assistant
Phone: (301) 295-3448
E-mail: xochilth.torres@usuhs.edu

Course Descriptions by Department- Physiology

PYR4100, Energy-Yielding Metabolism in the Heart
PYR4110, Cardiovascular Physiology

Course #: PYR4100, Energy-Yielding Metabolism in the Heart
Course Type: C
Department: PYR
Duration: 4
Hours: 5
(Letter/Pass/Fail): P

Description: Three introductory lectures on energy-yielding pathways in the heart, followed by lab experiments and directed readings. Date from experiments analyzed, summarized and tentative conclusions drawn. Studies of selected scientific papers relevant to experiments performed. Data obtained will be reviewed and discussed in relation to current literature. Current trends/problems in research noted.

Comments: Course ends with an elective examination.

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Course #: PYR4110, Cardiovascular Physiology
Course Type: C
Department: PYR
Duration: 4
Hours: 5
(Letter/Pass/Fail): P

Description: Specific studies will be conducted on chronic animals to further understand the mechanisms of myocardial infarction and alterations in coronary flow and myocardial metabolism.

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