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Paediatric Heart Disease : A Practical Guide



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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 11/5/2012.

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A companion book to Adult Congenital Heart Disease that will concentrate on the practical management of children with heart conditions. This is aimed at general paediatricians and physicians who are responsible for ongoing management, rather than specialists concerned with acute or rare presentations. The book will be illustrated with relevant radiology scans, demonstrating which investigations are appropriate, and will provide the relevant information for the generalist on patient management for different lesions. A section on emergency management is also included. Authorship is international, with contributions from both sides of the Atlantic and from Japan.

Author Biography

Piers Daubeney Consultant Paediatric and Fetal CardiologyRoyal Brompton, London, UK

Steven Webber Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

M. Gatzoulis

K. Niwa

Table of Contents

ection 1: General CardiologyEpidemiology and geneticsBasic cardiac physiologyCardiac morphology and nomenclatureection 2: Clinical Evaluation and InvestigationHistory and clinical examinationBasic non-invasive investigationsEchocardiographyCardiac catheterizationAdvanced cardiac imagingection 3: Specific Congenital Heart Lesionscyanotic lesionsLeft to right shunts0 Right heart lesions1 Left heart lesions2 Aortic lesions3 Coronary artery lesionsyanotic lesions4 Transposition and transposition complexes5 Right heart obstruction6 Common mixing7 Other lesionsection 4: Diseases of the Peri-, Endo- and Myocardium8 Pericardial and endocardial disease9 Cardiomyopathy0 Cardiac tumorsection 5: Pulmonary Hypertension1 Primary pulmonary hypertension2 Secondary pulmonary hypertension and Eisenmenger's syndromeection 6: Rhythm Disorders3 Bradyarrhythmias4 Tachyarrhythmiasection 7: Systemic Disease with Cardiovascular Involvement5 Rheumatic fever6 Marfan's syndrome and connective tissue disorders7 Kawasaki disease and other vasculitides8 Hyperlipidemia9 Systemic hypertensionection 8: Congenital Heart Disease at the Extremes of Life0 Fetal cardiology1 Adult congenital cardiologyection 9: Management Strategies2 Principles of medical management3 Catheter intervention4 Principles of surgical management5 Heart and lung transplantationection 10: Common Clinical Problems in the Office6 Asymptomatic murmurs7 Syncope and pre-syncope8 Chest pain9 Palpitations0 Stridor in infancy1 Cyanotic spells2 Activity restriction

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