Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

By

  • Joseph Perloff, MD, Streisand American Heart Association Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Director, Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congential Heart Disease Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • John Child, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief, Division of Cardiology; Director, Adult Cardiac Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratories, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Jamil Aboulhosn

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.
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Audience

Cardiology

 

Book information

  • Published: August 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5894-6


Table of Contents

SECTION I - Background and Facilities

CHAPTER 1 Historical Perspective, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 2 National and International Scope, Joseph K. Perloff, Amy Verstappen

CHAPTER 3 Specialized Facilities for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Joseph K. Perloff, Pamela D. Miner, Linda Houser

SECTION II - Survival Patterns

CHAPTER 4 Survival Patterns Without Cardiac Surgery or Interventional Catheterization: A Narrowing Base, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 5 Survival Patterns After Cardiac Surgery or Interventional Catheterization: A Broadening Base, Joseph K. Perloff, Mark D. Plunkett

SECTION III - Medical Considerations

CHAPTER 6 Echocardiography in Anatomic Imaging and Hemodynamic Evaluation of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, John S. Child

CHAPTER 7 Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography in the Assessment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Jamil Aboulhosn, Howard Dinh, John Paul Finn

CHAPTER 8 Infective Endocarditis and Congenital Heart Disease, John S. Child, David A. Pegues, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 9 Management of Pregnancy and Contraception in Congenital Heart Disease, John S. Child, Joseph K. Perloff, Brian Koos

CHAPTER 10 Genetics, Epidemiology, and Counseling, Fabian Chen, Emmanuèle Délot, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 11 Exercise and Athletics in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Jamil Aboulhosn, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 12 Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease: A Multisystem Disorder, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 13 Psychiatric and Psychosocial Disorders in Congenital Heart Disease, Barry H. Guze, Elisa A. Moreno, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 14 Neurologic Disorders, Joseph K. Perloff, Jeffrey L. Saver

SECTION IV - Surgical Considerations

CHAPTER 15 Cardiac Surgery in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Operation and Reoperation, Daniel Marelli, Mark D. Plunkett, Joseph K. Perloff, Hillel Laks

CHAPTER 16 Prosthetic Materials: Selection, Use, and Long-Term Effects, Mark D. Plunkett, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 17 Cardiac Transplantation in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease, Jon A. Kobashigawa, Daniel Marelli

CHAPTER 18 Transcatheter Interventions in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Jamil Aboulhosn, Daniel Levi, John W. Moore

CHAPTER 19 Noncardiac Surgery, Joseph K. Perloff, Michael Sopher

SECTION V - Residua And Sequelae After Surgery Or Interventional Catheterization

CHAPTER 20 Residua and Sequelae: A Perspective, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 21 Residua and Sequelae Involving Cardiac Valves, Joseph K. Perloff, Mark D. Plunkett

CHAPTER 22 Electrophysiologic Abnormalities: Unoperated Occurrence and Postoperative Residua and Sequelae, Kalyanam Shivkumar, Joseph K. Perloff

CHAPTER 23 Myocardial Growth and the Development and Regression of Increased Ventricular Mass, Joseph K. Perloff