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2nd Edition

Interventions in Structural, Valvular and Congenital Heart Disease

ISBN 9780367575984
Published July 2, 2020 by CRC Press
1052 Pages

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Book Description

At one time, many children born with congenital heart disease (CHD) suffered from issues that carried fatal prognoses. But that's changing, thanks to technological advances. Interventions in Structural, Valvular, and Congenital Heart Disease, Second Edition guides you throught the interventional treatment of congenital, valvular, and structural heart disease in the children and adults. The book emphasizes the practical aspects of procedures and covers other important areas such as indications and patient selection, potential pitfalls, and complications.

See What's New in the Second Edition:

  • Contributions from new authors who are pioneers in structural interventions in adults and transcatheter aortic valve replacement

  • Expanded emphasis on the importance of imaging alongside the technical details of equipment and its safe and effective delivery

  • Coverage of emerging techniques at the forefront of interventional treatment such as fetal interventions, hybrid procedures, and mitral valve repair

Greater understanding, technical knowhow, and wider availability of catheters, balloons, delivery systems, and devices have spread intervention into the realm of acquired valve disease, degenerative disease of the aorta, paravalve leakage, postinfarction ventricular septal defects, and closure of the left atrial appendage. The book draws together expert interventionists from throughout the world to present approaches to congenital and structural heart disease that results in better outcomes for patients.

Table of Contents

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Design and Diagnostic Modalities. Vascular Access. Fetal and Early Postnatal Interventions. Valves. Septal Defects. Aortopulmonary Shunts. Fistulas. Obstructions. Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy. Thoracic Aneurysms. Hybrid Procedures. Left Atrial Appendage Closure. Devices for Heart Failure Management. Other Procedures. Complications of Congenital, Structural, and Valvular Interventions.

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Edited by

Horst Sievert, MD, director, CardioVascular Center CVC and St. Katharinen Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany

Shakeel A. Qureshi, MD, FRCP, paediatric cardiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Neil Wilson, MD, professor of pediatrics and director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Heart Institute, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, USA

Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH, MSCAI, FACC, acting chief medical officer and clinical service chief, Department of Pediatrics, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar


"… an excellent reference for advanced interventional cardiologists in training as well as those in practice. The focus on the technical aspects and techniques of the procedure will be particularly helpful to those in training."
—Arnold Johnston Hite, MD, MS, Ochsner Clinic Foundation for Doody's Review Service