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Hemodynamics and Cardiology: Neonatology Questions and Controversies

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Hemodynamics and Cardiology, a volume in Dr. Polin’s Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series, offers expert authority on the toughest cardiovascular challenges you face in your practice. This medical reference book will help you provide better evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes with research on the latest advances.



Hardbound, 576 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2763-0



    Section A: Principles of Developmental Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology
    1. Principles of developmental cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology

    2. Autoregulation of vital and non-vital organ blood flow in the preterm and term neonate

    3. Definition of normal blood pressure range: the elusive target 

    Section B: Diagnosis of Neonatal Shock: Methods and their Clinical Applications
    4. Methods to assess systemic and organ blood flow in the neonate

    5. Functional Echocardiography In The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    6. Assessment of Cardiac Output in Neonates: Techniques Using the Fick Principle, Pulse Wave Form Analysis, and Electrical Impedance

    7. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and its Use for the Assessment of Tissue Perfusion in the Neonate

    8. Clinical Applications of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Neonates

    9. Advanced Magnetic Resonance Neuroimaging Techniques in the Neonate with a Focus on Hemodynamic-Related Brain Injury

    10. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in the Study of Neonatal Hemodynamics

    11. Assessment of the Microcirculation in the Neonate

    Section C: Clinical Presentations and Relevance of Neonatal Shock
    12. Clinical Presentations of Neonatal Shock: The Very Low Birth Weight Infant During The First Postnatal Day

    13. The Very Low Birth Weight Neonate With a Hemodynamically Significant Ductus Arteriosus During The First Postnatal Week

    14. The Preterm Neonate With Cardiovascular and Adrenal Insufficiency

    15. Shock in the Surgical Neonate

    16. Hemodynamics and Brain Injury in the Preterm Neonate


    Section D: Embryonic and Fetal Development
    17. The Genetics of Fetal and Neonatal Cardiovascular Disease 

    18. Human Cardiac Development in the First Trimester

    19. The Reappraisal of Normal and Abnormal Cardiac Development

    Section E: Fetal and Neonatal Cardiology
    20. New Concepts for Training the Pediatric Cardiology Workforce of the Future

    21. The Current Role of Fetal Echocardiography

    22. Clinical Evaluation of Cardiovascular Function in the Human Fetus

    23. Cardiac Surgery in the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease

    24. Regional Blood Flow Monitoring in the Perioperative Period

    25. Mechanical Pump Support and Cardiac Transplant in the Neonate

    26. Catheter-Based Therapy in the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease

    27. Hybrid Management Techniques in the Treatment of the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease


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