Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a problem with the structure and function of the heart that is present at birth and is the most common type of birth defect (PubMed Health).
This comprehensive guide offers a step by step approach to the diagnosis and management of different types of CHD, at different stages of life. Beginning with an introduction to the development of the foetal cardiovascular system and genetic, the following section discusses the basics of heart examination, radiography and terminology. Each section progresses through different conditions and examines the transition of care into adulthood and long term issues facing adults with CHD.
Comprehensive, step by step guide to congenital heart disease (CHD)
Covers diagnosis and management of CHD disorders at all stages of life
Internationally recognised author and editor team
Includes more than 1000 full colour images and illustrations
IB Vijayalakshmi MD DM FICC FIAMS FIAE FCSI FICP FAMS DSc Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India P Syamasundar Rao MD DCH FAAP FACC FSCAI Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Emeritus Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, UT-Houston Medical School, Texas, USA Reema Chugh MD FACC Consultant, Cardiology/Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Panorama City, California, USA
Section 1: From Embryo to the Neonate 1. Development of Cardiovascular System 2. Fetal Circulation 3. Aetiopathogenesis of Congenital Heart Diseases 4. Fetal Cardiology 5. Congenital Heart Diseases with Duct Dependent Circulation 6. Genetics in Congenital Heart Diseases Section 2: Basics 7. Examination of the Heart-A Comparative External and Internal Anatomy 8. Classification of Cardiovascular Anomalies and their Terminologies 9. Cardiac Malpositions 10. Heterotaxy Syndrome: Isomerism of Atrial Appendage 11. Bedside Diagnosis of Acyanotic Congenital Heart Diseases 12. Clinical Approach to Cyanotic Heart Diseases 13. Role of Radiography in Congenital Heart Diseases Section 3: Defects in Atriovenous Connections 14. Abnormal Systemic Venous Connections 15. Anomalies of Pulmonary Veins 16. Congenital Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula Section 4: Shunt Defects 17. Inter-atrial Defects 18. Ventricular Septal Defects 19. Atrioventricular Septal Defect 20. Patent Ductus Arteriosus 21. Aortopulmonary Window 22. Aortico-Cameral Tunnels 23. Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva Section 5: Right and Left Ventricular Obstructive Lesions 24. Diseases of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract 25. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstructions 26. LV Inlet Obstructions Section 6: Congenital Valvar Lesions 27. Aortic Valve Disorders 28. Pulmonary Valve Diseases 29. Diseases of the Tricuspid Valve 30. Tricuspid Atresia 31. Mitral Valve Disorders 32. Mitral Atresia Section 7: Disease of the Aorta 33. Clinical Management of Aortic Coarctation 34. Interruption of Aorta 35. Vascular Rings, Slings and Other Anomalies Section 8: Cyanotic Heart Diseases 36. Caring for the Adults with Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease-Special Care Needs in Children and Adults with Cyanotic Heart Disease 37. Tetralogy of Fallot 38. Pulmonary Stenosis with Interatrial Communication Triology of Fallot 39. Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect 40. Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum 41. Double Outlet Right Ventricle 42. Truncus Arteriosus 43. D-Transpostion of the Great Arteries 44. Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries 45. Common Atrium 46. Single Ventricle 47. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Section 9: Congenital Cardiomyopathies 48. Dilated Cardiomyopathy 49. Non-compaction of the Ventricles 50. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy 51. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 52. Endocardial Fibroelastosis Section 10: Congenital Heart Disease in Adults 53. Care of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease 54. Pregnancy, Contraception and Gynecological Issues in Women with Congenital Heart Disease Section 11: Electrophysiological Issues in Children 55. Congenital Heart Blocks and Bradyarrhythmias 56. Tachyarrhythmias 57. Invasive Electrophysiology Testing and Devices in Children Section 12: Miscellaneous 58. Congenital Coronary Artery Anomalies 59. Cardiac and Extracardiac Masses 60. Lutembacher Syndrome 61. Pulmonart Arterial Hypertension 62. Congenital Pericardial Diseases 63. Marfan Syndrome 64. Down Syndrome Section 13: General Issues 65. Prevention of Congenital Heart Disease 66. Infective Endocarditis in Congenital Heart Disease 67. Exercise and Sports in Congenital Heart Disease 68. Psychosocial Challenges and Psychiatric Issues while Growing Up with Congenital Heart Disease 69. Transitional Care in Congenital Heart Disease 70. Pediatric Heart and Lung Transplantation 71. Non-cardiac Surgery in Congenital Heart Diseases 72. Role of Newer Cardiac Imaging in Congenital Heart Disease 73. Anesthesia in Catheterisation Laboratory 74. Anesthesia in Surgical Repair of Congenital Heart Disease 75. Importance of Oral Hygiene in Congenital Heart Disease 76. Postoperative Issues of Children Operated for Congenital Heart Disease and End of Life Issues