© 2008 – CRC Press
182 pages | 98 Color Illus. | 175 B/W Illus.
This highly illustrated, well-written and beautifully produced text is aimed at cardiologists and internal medical doctors, whether qualified or in-training, who are not specialized in the field of congenital heart disease, who will, nevertheless, meet these patients more and more often in their daily practice. The complicated subject of congenital heart disease is written in a very simple, easy and comprehensive way. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults provides a brief overview of the morphology, physiology, diagnostic methods, therapy and prognosis of the most common congenital heart disease in adulthood.
Written by international leaders in the field of adult congenital heart disease, this superb guide provides practical, beneficial consultation for every situation
1. History 2. Prevalence of Congenital Heart Failure in Adults 3. Atrial Septal Defect 4. Patent Foramen Ovale and Paradoxical Embolization 5. Atrioventricular Septal Defect 6. Ventricular Septal Defect 7. Tetraology of Fallot 8. Coarctation of the Aorta 9. Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Congenital Aortic Disease 10. Pulmonary Stenosis 11. Transposition of the Great Arteries 12. Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries 13. Patent Ductus Arteriosus 14. Ebstein Anomaly of the Tricuspid Valve 15. Functionally Single Ventricle, Fontan Circulation 16. Congenital Heart Disease with Cyanosis 17. Pulmonary Atresia 18. Congenital Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries 19. Persistent Left Upper Vena Cava 20. Antomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection. 21. Psychosocial Problematic 22. Impairment of the Heart After Operation in Childhood