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Main description:


  • 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


Contents:

Contributors vii


Preface xi


Foreword xiii


1 Secundum atrial septal defect 1
Sabrina D. Phillips


2 Atrioventricular septal defects 9
Frank Cetta


3 Pulmonary stenosis/right ventricular outflow tract obstruction 25
Elyse Foster and Katy Lease


4 Ventricular septal defect 41
Naser M. Ammash


5 Pulmonary arterial hypertension in Eisenmenger Syndrome 57
Kevin Owusu–Ansah, Zeksen Lim and Gruschen R. Veldtman


6 Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries 76
Sara A. Thorne


7 Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction 87
Craig S. Broberg


8 Coarctation of the aorta and aortic disease 102
Michelle Z. Gurvitz


9 Transposition of the great arteries after a Mustard atrial switch procedure 126
Folkert Meijboom and Gary Webb


10 Tetralogy of Fallot 139
Judith Therrien


11 Single ventricle physiology 157
Michael A. Gatzoulis and Lorna Swan


12 Ebstein s anomaly 174
Heidi M. Connolly


13 Imaging in adult congenital heart disease 190
Candice K. Silversides and Samuel C. Siu


14 The chest x–ray in congenital heart disease 208
Joseph K. Perloff


15 Arrhythmias in congenital heart disease 221
Barbara J. Deal


16 Pregnancy and contraception 237
Rachel M. Wald and Jack M. Colman


Index 260


Author Disclosure Table 272


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781444357271
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: April, 2009
Pages: 292
Dimensions: 162.00 x 234.00 x 20.38

Subcategories: Cardiovascular Medicine

MEET THE AUTHOR

Carole A. Warnes, MD

Professor of Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA