Guides practicing physicians in the practical aspects of how to diagnose and treat patients with congenital heart disease
Reviews the most common congenital cardiac anomalies seen in practice
Focuses on both clinical evaluation and diagnostic imaging
modalities as well as practical management issues, as well as when to
refer patients to tertiary care centres
Each chapter is preceded by a case study to exemplify the issues which may be challenging in practical management.
Table of Contents:
1 Secundum atrial septal defect (Sabrina D. Phillips).
2 Atrioventricular septal defects (Frank Cetta).
3 Pulmonary stenosis/right ventricular outflow tract obstruction (Elyse Foster and Katy Lease).
4 Ventricular septal defect (Naser M. Ammash).
5 Pulmonary arterial hypertension in Eisenmenger Syndrome (Kevin Owusu-Ansah, Zeksen Lim, and Gruschen R. Veldtman).
6 Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (Sara A. Thorne).
7 Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (Craig S. Broberg).
8 Coarctation of the aorta and aortic disease (Michelle Z. Gurvitz).
9 Transposition of the great arteries after a Mustard atrial switch procedure (Folkert Meijboom and Gary Webb).
10 Tetralogy of Fallot (Judith Therrien).
11 Single ventricle physiology (Michael A. Gatzoulis and Lorna Swan).
12 Ebstein’s anomaly (Heidi M. Connolly).
13 Imaging in adult congenital heart disease(Candice K. Silversides and Samuel C. Siu).
14 The chest x-ray in congenital heart disease(Joseph K. Perloff).
15 Arrhythmias in congenital heart disease(Barbara J. Deal).
16 Pregnancy and contraception (Rachel M. Wald and Jack M. Colman).
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