PAED6600 Paediatric Endocrinology
  A candidate is required to choose a total of six modules (i.e. total module values = 6) from the modules listed below.
  Module Value Modules

Cardiac catheterization:
Indications for cardiac catheterization;
Interpretation of cineangiography;
Interpretation of haemodynamic results;
Introduction to interventional cardiac catheterization;
Principles and techniques of cardiac catheterization.

  1 Echocardiography:
2-dimensional, Doppler, colour flow mapping and M-mode echocardiography;
Newer modalities: acoustic quantification and Doppler tissue imaging;
Prenatal screening: foetal echocardiography;
Stress echocardiography;
Transoesophageal echocardiography.
  1 Investigations in paediatric cardiology:
Interpretation of chest roentgenograms;
Interpretation of electrocardiograms;
Interpretation of results of 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography;
Introduction to electrophysiological study;
Exercise testing.
  1 Long-term outcomes of congenital heart diseases:
Approach to management of adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease;
Cardiac function after definitive and palliative cardiac surgery;
Exercise capacity long after definitive cardiac surgery;
Quality of life after surgical repair of congenital heart disease.
  3 Principles and practice of paediatric cardiology:
Approach to diagnosis of congenital heart disease;
Clinical presentation;
Intensive care after open and closed heart surgery;
Interpretation of clinical signs;
Medical and surgical management of congenital heart disease;
Pathology, haemodynamics and natural course of acyanotic and cyanotic congenital heart diseases.