Clinical Approach to a Case of Edema

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    65 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

The term Edema in medicine refers to the accumulation of fluid in the interstitial space producing noticeable signs and symptoms in the patient. This occurs as the capillary filtration exceeds the limits of lymphatic drainage. Timely diagnosis and management are essential for generalized pitting edema associated with systemic disease. Etiology may vary for localized and generalized Edema and often indicates venous insufficiency, especially in the presence of dependent Edema and hemosiderin deposition. Learn all these and more about Edema and its management in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily. read more »»

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students who interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Basics of edema- pathophysiology
  • Etiology, conditions which cause edema


Dr. Blessan Varghese

Consultant Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi


Dr Blessan Varghese is a renowned interventional cardiologist with an experience of 10 years with expertise in diagnostic coronary angiography both radial & femoral route, Primary Angioplasty, Complex Angioplasty, cardiac catheterization, renal angiography & Pacemaker Implantation and Device therapy for ASD, PDA, and many more interventional procedures. Currently, he serves as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi, and is the chief of interventional cardiology.

For: intermediates

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