Paediatric Cardiology

3rd Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Robert Anderson Edward Baker Andrew Redington Michael Rigby Daniel Penny Gil Wernovsky
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702030642
eBook ISBN: 9780702037351
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 18th September 2009
Page Count: 1344


As patients live longer and need to be treated over the long term and the management of pediatric cardiology problems and congenital heart disease moves more into the mainstream, turn to Pediatric Cardiology for current clinical guidance. Trust Dr. Robert Anderson, godfather of cardiac morphology, to bring you coverage of potential cardiovascular anomalies, all potential diseases related to anomalies or developmental problems, and methods for management and treatment. New contributors from all over the world—including 70% new to this edition—present the latest challenges in the field and emphasize the adolescent and post-operative outcomes for management. Now, in full color, this leading reference offers you everything you need to treat and manage pediatric heart conditions.

Key Features

  • A comprehensive and exhaustive reference of fundamental and clinical aspects of heart disease in infancy and childhood.
  • The contributors are well-known experts in the field and the editors are a world class group who have published extensively in the field.

Table of Contents

1 Laryngeal (cricoid) Fracture
2 Spinal extension fracture-dislocation in ankylosing spondylitis
3 Traumatic Aortic Pseudoaneurysm
4 Blunt trauma esophageal rupture
5 Galeazzi fracture-dislocation
6 Isolated Articular Pillar (Lamino-pedicular separation)
7 Focal bacterial acute pyelonephritis (Acute lobar nephronia)
8 Lumbar Burst Fracture
9 Acute Calculus Cholecystitis
10 Orbital Blow-out fracture
11 Pulmonary Contusions and Lacerations
12 Septic Pulmonary Emboli
13 Hyperdense MCA Sign
14 Left hemidiaphragm rupture and gastric herniation into thorax
15 Rupture of the right hemidiaphragm with liver herniation
16 Intramural Aortic Hematoma
17 Tension Pneumopericardium
18 Acute Subdural Hematoma with Cerebral Herniation
19 Pulmonary Artery Pseudoaneurysm
20 Pleural Empyema
21 Combined fracture of symphysis and bilateral condyles
22 Torus fracture of the distal radius and ulna
23 Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
24 Slipped capital femoral epiphysis ?? Jefferson Fracture
25 Left hemothorax with active bleeding
26 Left renal laceration
27 Left pneumothorax (first image) and tension left pneumothorax (second image)
28 C2 hangman fracture
29 Hypertensive hemorrhage in right basal ganglia
30 Colles fracture
31 Bilateral basal ganglia infarcts due to carbon monoxide poisoning
32 Segond fracture
33 “Blowout” fracture left medial orbital wall
34 Acute bilateral maxillary sinusitis
35 Acute pancreatitis
36 Tibial plateau fracture
37 Left flail chest
38 Aspergilloma
39 Lipohemarthrosis due to tibial plateau fracture
40 Salter-Harris fracture of left humeral head
41 Acromioclavicular Joint Injury – Type III
42 Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
43 Acute Appendicitis
44 Calcaneus Fracture
45 Choledocholithiasis
46 Malignant Spinal Cord Compression
47 Epididymitis
48 Acute Epiglottitis
49 Retained Foreign Body
50 Inflicted Injury (


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About the Author

Robert Anderson

Affiliations and Expertise

Joseph Levy Foundation Professor of Paediatric Cardiac Morphology Cardiac Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK

Edward Baker

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Department of Paediatrics, Guy's Hospital

Andrew Redington

Affiliations and Expertise

Division Head, Department of Cardiology; Hospital for Sick Children; Senior Associate Scientist; University of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Michael Rigby

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Department of Paediatrics, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Daniel Penny

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Cardiology; The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne; Murdoch Children's Research Institute; Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne; Melbourne, Australia

Gil Wernovsky

Affiliations and Expertise

Staff Cardiologist, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit; Director, Program Development; The Cardiac Center; The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Professor of Pediatrics; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania