Hemodynamics and Cardiology: Neonatology Questions and Controversies - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437727630, 9781455733729

Hemodynamics and Cardiology: Neonatology Questions and Controversies

2nd Edition

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Authors: Charles Kleinman Istvan Seri
eBook ISBN: 9781455733729
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437727630
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th March 2012
Page Count: 576

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Table of Contents


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


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.

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About the Authors

Charles Kleinman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Diagnostic Imaging, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nemours-Cardiac Center at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women, Orlando, FL, USA

Istvan Seri Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief, USC Division of Neonatal Medicine, Keck School of Medicine/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA