Nadas' Pediatric Cardiology

Nadas' Pediatric Cardiology

2nd Edition - June 15, 2006

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  • Authors: John Keane, Donald Fyler, James Lock
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781416023906

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The second edition of the well respected Nadas' Pediatric Cardiology includes all tools for diagnosis and management of the pediatric patient with heart disease. Both acquired and congenital heart disease are covered in this practical and accessible textbook. Therapy and surgery of the pediatric cardiac patient are covered from basics through clinical applications.

Key Features

  • Provides quick access to understanding complex heart problems
  • Includes updated information on high profile pediatric cardiology problems from a clinical perspective
  • Includes an index of drugs used in pediatric heart conditionsm

Table of Contents


    1a. The Nadas Years at Children’s Hospital, Jane W. Newburger, Donald C. Fyler
    1b. Cardiology at Children’s Hospital Boston: Today and Into the Future, James E. Lock


    2. Embryology, Richard Van Praagh
    3. Morphologic Anatomy, Richard Van Praagh, Stella Van Praagh
    4. Segmental Approach to Diagnosis, Richard Van Praagh, M.D.


    5. Dysmorphology and Genetics, Ronald V. Lacro, M.D.


    6. Fetal and Transitional Circulation, Michael D. Freed


    7. Congestive Heart Failure, Elizabeth D. Blume, Michael D. Freed, Steven D. Colan
    8. Hypoxemia, Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    9. Central Nervous System Sequelae of Congenital Heart Disease, Jane W. Newburger, M.D., M.P.H
    10. Pulmonary Hypertension, Mary P. Mullen, M.D.


    11. History, Growth, Nutrition, Physical Examination and Routine Laboratory Tests, Robert L. Geggel, M.D., Donald Fyler, M.D.
    12. Electrocardiography and Introduction to Electrophysiologic Techniques, Edward P. Walsh, M.D., Mark E. Alexander, M.D., Frank Cecchin, M.D.
    13. Imaging Techniques; Echocardiography: MRI, CT, Mary E. van der Velde and Tal Geva
    14. Cardiac Catheterization, James E. Lock, M.D.
    15. Assessment of Ventricular and Myocardial Performance, Steven D. Colan, M.D.
    16. Exercise Testing, Jonathan Rhodes


    17. Sedation, Anesthesia in Cardiac Procedures, Peter C. Laussen
    18. Intensive Care Unit, David L. Wessel, Peter C. Laussen
    19. Methodological Issues for Data Base Development: Trends, John K. Triedman, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    20. Methodological Issues in Clinical Research, Kathy J. Jenkins, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Steven D. Colan
    21. Pediatric Cardiovascular Nursing, Patricia O’Brien, Martha A.Q. Curley, Patricia A. Hickey


    22. Common Outpatient Problems: Innocent Murmur, Chest Pain, Syncope, Jane W. Newburger, M.D.,M.P.H., David R. Fulton, M.D., Mark E. Alexander, M.D.
    23. Preventive Heart Disease: Hypertension (systemic) and Dyslipidemia in Childhood and Adolescence, Jane W. Newburger, M.D., M.P.H.
    24. Rheumatic Fever, Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    25. Kawasaki Syndrome, David R. Fulton, M.D., Jane W. Newburger, M.D.
    26. Cardiomyopathies, Steven D. Colan, M.D.
    27. Pericardial Diseases, Roger E. Breitbart
    28. Infective Endocarditis, Gerald R. Marx, M.D., Jane W. Newburger, M.D. 29. Cardiac Arrhythmias, Edward P Walsh, M.D., John K. Triedman, M.D., Charles I. Berul, M.D.


    30. Ventricular Septal Defect, John F. Keane, Donald C. Fyler
    31. Pulmonary Stenosis, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler
    32. Tetralogy of Fallot, Roger E. Breitbart, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    33. Aortic Outflow Abnormalities, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    34. Atrial Septal Defect, John F. Keane, Tal Geva, Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    35. Patent Ductus Arteriosus, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler
    36. Coarctation of the Aorta, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    37. D-Transposition of the Great Arteries, David R. Fulton, Donald C. Fyler
    38. Endocardial Cushion Defects, Gerald R. Marx, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    39. Cardiac Malpositions and the Heterotaxy Syndromes, Stella Van Praagh
    40. Mitral Valve and Left Atrial lesions, Robert L. Geggel, Donald C. Fyler
    41. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Mitral Atresia and Aortic Atresia, Peter Lang, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    42. Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum, John F. Keane, Donald C. Fyler
    43. Double-Outlet Right Ventricle, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler
    44. Single Ventricle, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler 45. Tricuspid Atresia, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler 46. Tricuspid Valve Problems, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    47. Truncus Arteriosus, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    48. Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    49. Aortopulmonary Window, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler
    50. Origin of a Pulmonary Artery from the Aorta (Hemitruncus), John F. Keane, Donald Fyler 51. “Corrected” Transposition of the Great Arteries, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    52. Vascular Fistulae, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    53. Coronary Artery Anomalies, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    54. Vascular Rings and Slings, Andrew J. Powell, M.D., Valerie S. Mandell, M.D.
    55. Cardiac Tumors, Gerald Marx, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
    56. Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Michael J. Landzberg, M.D.


    57. Infant Cardiac Surgery, Bassem Mora, M.D., Pedro del Nido, M.D.
    58. Management of the Univentricular Heart, John E. Mayer, Jr. M.D.
    59. Video/Robotic-Assisted Thoracic surgery: Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Pedro del Nido, M.D.
    60. Current and Future Cardiovascular Organ and Tissue Replacement Therapies, John E. Mayer, M.D., Elizabeth D. Blume, M.D.

    Section XI: THE FUTURE

    61. Cardiac Excitability and Heritable Arrhythmias, David E. Clapham, Mark T. Keating

    Principal Drugs Used in Pediatric Cardiology, Jane W. Newburger

Product details

  • No. of pages: 960
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2006
  • Published: June 15, 2006
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781416023906

About the Authors

John Keane

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Cardiology Department, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Donald Fyler

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Associate Chief of Cardiology Emeritus, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

James Lock

Affiliations and Expertise

Cardiologist in Chief, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Department of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

About the Editor

Sarah Teele

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Director, Fellowship in Cardiac Intensive Care.

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