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Congenital Heart Disease in Adults (3rd Revised edition)

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults (3rd Revised edition)

By: John S. Child (author), Joseph K. Perloff (author), Jamil Aboulhosn (author)Hardback

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Dr. Perloff, the founding father of the field of adult congenital heart disease, presents a decade's worth of research and clinical data in the completely redefined 3rd edition to bring you the most current information. With advances in diagnosis and treatment in children, more and more of those with CHD survive well into adulthood. Expert contributors in various fields offer a multi-disciplinary, multi-system approach to treatment so you get comprehensive coverage on all aspects of the subspecialty, including basic unoperated malformations, medical and surgical perspectives, postoperative residue, and sequelae. As someone who treats these patients, you need to be ready to provide the continual care they require.Conveys a multidisciplinary, multi-system approach to the lifelong care of adult CHD patients to put treatment in a broader context. Presents information in a consistent, logical style so the information you need is easy to find and apply. Supplements the text with 600 clear conceptual illustrations to clarify difficult concepts.Features completely rewritten chapters to include the latest developments in the field-such as major advances in surgical and interventional techniques-and the various needs of patients with adult CHD. Incorporates recently published trials such as those involving cyanotic CHD and atherogenesis, coronary microcirculation, and pathogenesis of thrombocytopenia to supplement the chapter on cyanotic CHD. Emphasizes advances in imaging in a new section-edited by an expert-that covers echocardiography as well as specialized imaging techniques. Illustrates the full range of advances in the field with 600 images that reflect the latest progress. Includes new chapters-Global Scope of ACHD; Cardiac Transplantation; Electrophysiologic Abnormalities in Unoperated Patients and Residue and Sequelae After Cardiac Surgery-to provide you with the latest information on the growth of the subspecialty and its effect on treatment. Presents revisions by a new authorship of experts in infectious disease, genetics and epidemiology, sports medicine, neurology, cardiac surgery, cardiac anesthesiology, and more.


SECTION I - Background and FacilitiesCHAPTER 1 Historical Perspective, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 2 National and International Scope, Joseph K. Perloff, Amy VerstappenCHAPTER 3 Specialized Facilities for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Joseph K. Perloff, Pamela D. Miner, Linda HouserSECTION II - Survival PatternsCHAPTER 4 Survival Patterns Without Cardiac Surgery or Interventional Catheterization: A Narrowing Base, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 5 Survival Patterns After Cardiac Surgery or Interventional Catheterization: A Broadening Base, Joseph K. Perloff, Mark D. PlunkettSECTION III - Medical ConsiderationsCHAPTER 6 Echocardiography in Anatomic Imaging and Hemodynamic Evaluation of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, John S. ChildCHAPTER 7 Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography in the Assessment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Jamil Aboulhosn, Howard Dinh, John Paul FinnCHAPTER 8 Infective Endocarditis and Congenital Heart Disease, John S. Child, David A. Pegues, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 9 Management of Pregnancy and Contraception in Congenital Heart Disease, John S. Child, Joseph K. Perloff, Brian KoosCHAPTER 10 Genetics, Epidemiology, and Counseling, Fabian Chen, Emmanu???le D???lot, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 11 Exercise and Athletics in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Jamil Aboulhosn, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 12 Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease: A Multisystem Disorder, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 13 Psychiatric and Psychosocial Disorders in Congenital Heart Disease, Barry H. Guze, Elisa A. Moreno, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 14 Neurologic Disorders, Joseph K. Perloff, Jeffrey L. SaverSECTION IV - Surgical ConsiderationsCHAPTER 15 Cardiac Surgery in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Operation and Reoperation, Daniel Marelli, Mark D. Plunkett, Joseph K. Perloff, Hillel LaksCHAPTER 16 Prosthetic Materials: Selection, Use, and Long-Term Effects, Mark D. Plunkett, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 17 Cardiac Transplantation in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease, Jon A. Kobashigawa, Daniel MarelliCHAPTER 18 Transcatheter Interventions in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Jamil Aboulhosn, Daniel Levi, John W. MooreCHAPTER 19 Noncardiac Surgery, Joseph K. Perloff, Michael SopherSECTION V - Residua And Sequelae After Surgery Or Interventional CatheterizationCHAPTER 20 Residua and Sequelae: A Perspective, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 21 Residua and Sequelae Involving Cardiac Valves, Joseph K. Perloff, Mark D. PlunkettCHAPTER 22 Electrophysiologic Abnormalities: Unoperated Occurrence and Postoperative Residua and Sequelae, Kalyanam Shivkumar, Joseph K. PerloffCHAPTER 23 Myocardial Growth and the Development and Regression of Increased Ventricular Mass, Joseph K. Perloff

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  • ISBN13: 9781416058946
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9781416058946
  • ISBN10: 141605894X
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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