The first book of its kind, this reference describes current diagnostic and treatment strategies for acute and chronic heart failure in the fetus, neonate, child, and young adult-encompassing every aspect of pediatric heart failure including historical perspectives, the latest technologies in mechanical circulatory support, and recent information on the psychosocial aspects of heart failure in children.
Introduction and Historical Perspective. Mechanisms of Pediatric Heart Failure. Acute Heart Failure in Fetus, Neonate and Infant. Acute Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents. Chronic Heart Failure in Children. Special Considerations