Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323169516, 9780323314978

Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners

6th Edition

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Authors: Myung Park
eBook ISBN: 9780323314978
eBook ISBN: 9780323294317
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323169516
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 14th March 2014
Page Count: 688

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Park’s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners is the essential medical reference book for the ever-changing field of pediatric cardiology. Comprehensive in its content, it provides the practical guidance you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. From history and physical examination through preventative treatment and the management of special problems, the fully revised 6th edition incorporates all of the latest concepts in cardiology, distilled in a way that is understandable to pediatricians, family practitioners, NPs, and PAs alike.

"...a concise reference book; Students and clinician; practicing Pediatric cardiology will continue to find Park’s Pediatric Cardiology book to be easy to read and refer for the precise information readily." Reviewed by: BACCH Newsletter,  March 2015

Key Features

  • Apply the latest knowledge and methods with coverage of surgical techniques in pediatric cardiology, the application of interventional non-surgical techniques, blood pressure standards, and cardiac arrhythmia treatments.
  • Easily grasp the latest techniques with helpful line drawings throughout.
  • Select the best approaches for your patients with extensive coverage of special problems, including congestive heart failure and syncope.

Table of Contents

Part I Basic Tools in Routine Evaluation of Cardiac Patients

Chapter 1

History Taking Gestational and Natal History Postnatal History Family History

Chapter 2

Physical Examination Growth Pattern Inspection Palpation Blood Pressure Measurement Auscultation Some Special Features of the Cardiac Examination of Neonates

Chapter 3

Electrocardiography What Is the Vectorial Approach? Comparison of Pediatric and Adult Electrocardiograms Basic Measurements and Their Normal and Abnormal Values Necessary for Routine Interpretation of an Electrocardiogram Ventricular Hypertrophy Ventricular Conduction Disturbances ST-Segment and T-Wave Changes

Chapter 4

Chest Roentgenography Heart Size and Silhouette Evaluation of Cardiac Chambers and Great Arteries Pulmonary Vascular Markings Systematic Approach

Chapter 5

Flow Diagrams

Part II Special Tools in Evaluation of Cardiac Patients

Chapter 6

Noninvasive Techniques Echocardiography Stress Testing Long-Term ECG Recording Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Chapter 7

Invasive Procedures Cardiac Catheterization and Angiocardiography Catheter Intervention Procedures

Part III Pathophysiology

Chapter 8

Fetal and Perinatal Circulation Fetal Circulation Changes in Circulation after Birth Premature Newborns

Chapter 9

Pathophysiology of Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions Atrial Septal Defect Ventricular Septal Defect Patent Ductus Arteriosus Endocardial Cushion Defect

Chapter 10

Pathophysiology of Obstructive and Valvular Regurgitation Lesions Obstruction to Ventricular Output Stenosis of Atrioventricular Valves Valvular Regurgitant Lesions

Chapter 11

Pathophysiology of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects Clinical Cyanosis Common Cyanotic Heart Defects

Part IV Specific Congenital Heart Defects

Chapter 12

Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions Atrial Septal Defect Ventricular Septal Defect Management Patent Ductus Arteriosus Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Neonates Complete Endocardial Cushion Defect Partial Endocardial Cushion Defect Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return

Chapter 13

Obstructive Lesions Pulmonary Stenosis Aortic Stenosis Coarctation of the Aorta Interrupted Aortic Arch

Chapter 14

Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects Approach to a Cyanotic Neonate Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries Tetralogy of Fallot Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia (Pulmonary Atresia and Ventricular Septal Defect) Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return Tricuspid Atresia Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Ebstein's Anomaly Persistent Truncus Arteriosus Single Ventricle Double-Outlet Right Ventricle Heterotaxia (Atrial Isomerism, Splenic Syndromes) Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn

Chapter 15

Vascular Ring Prevalence Pathology Clinical Manifestations Diagnosis Management

Chapter 16

Chamber Localization and Cardiac Malposition Chamber Localization Dextrocardia and Mesocardia

Chapter 17

Miscellaneous Congenital Cardiac Conditions Aneurysm of the Sinus of Valsalva Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery (Bland-White-Garland Syndrome, ALCAPA Syndrome) Aortopulmonary Septal Defect Arteriovenous Fistula, Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula, Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula, Systemic Atrial Septal Aneurysm Cervical Aortic Arch Common Atrium Cor Triatriatum DiGeorge Syndrome Double-Chambered Right Ventricle Ectopia Cordis Hemitruncus Arteriosus Idiopathic Dilation of the Pulmonary Artery Kartagener Syndrome Parachute Mitral Valve Patent Foramen Ovale Pericardial Defect, Congenital Pseudocoarctation of the Aorta Pulmonary Artery Stenosis Scimitar Syndrome Systemic Venous Anomalies

Part V Acquired Heart Disease

Chapter 18

Primary Myocardial Disease Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Infants of Diabetic Mothers Transient Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Neonates Dilated or Congestive Cardiomyopathy Endocardial Fibroelastosis Doxorubicin Cardiomyopathy Carnitine Deficiency Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Right Ventricular Dysplasia Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 19

Cardiovascular Infections Infective Endocarditis Myocarditis Pericarditis Constrictive Pericarditis Kawasaki Disease Lyme Carditis Postpericardiotomy Syndrome Postperfusion Syndrome Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Chapter 20

Acute Rheumatic Fever Prevalence Cause Pathology Clinical Manifestations Diagnosis Differential Diagnosis Clinical Course Management Prognosis Prevention

Chapter 21

Valvular Heart Disease Mitral Stenosis Mitral Regurgitation Aortic Regurgitation Clinical Manifestations Mitral Valve Prolapse

Chapter 22

Cardiac Tumors Prevalence Pathology Clinical Manifestations Management

Chapter 23

Cardiovascular Involvement in Systemic Diseases Mucopolysaccharidoses Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Rheumatoid Arthritis Friedreich's Ataxia Muscular Dystrophy Myotonic Dystrophy Marfan Syndrome Acute Glomerulonephritis Hyperthyroidism: Congenital and Acquired Hypothyroidism: Congenital and Acquired Sickle Cell Anemia

Part VI Arrhythmias and Atrioventricular Conduction Disturbances

Chapter 24

Cardiac Arrhythmias Rhythms Originating in the Sinus Node Rhythms Originating in the Atrium Rhythms Originating in the Atrioventricular Node Rhythms Originating in the Ventricle Long QT Syndrome Short QT Syndrome Brugada Syndrome

Chapter 25

Disturbances of Atrioventricular Conduction First-Degree Atrioventricular Block Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block Atrioventricular Disassociation

Chapter 26

Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Children ECGs of Artificial Cardiac Pacemakers Pacemaker Therapy in Children Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy

Part VII Special Problems

Chapter 27

Congestive Heart Failure Definition Cause Pathophysiology of Congestive Heart Failure Diagnosis Management

Chapter 28

Systemic Hypertension Definition Normative Blood Pressure Standards Cause Diagnosis and Workup Management Hypertensive Crisis

Chapter 29

Pulmonary Hypertension Definition Cause Physiology Pathogenesis Pathology Pathophysiology Clinical Manifestations Natural History Diagnosis Management Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Diaphragmatic Hernia

Chapter 30

Child with Chest Pain Cause and Prevalence Clinical Manifestations Diagnostic Approach Management

Chapter 31

Syncope Prevalence Definition Causes Evaluation of a Child with Syncope Treatment Differential Diagnosis

Chapter 32

Palpitation Definition and Description Causes Evaluation Management

Chapter 33

Dyslipidemia and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors Childhood Onset of Coronary Artery Disease Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Metabolic Syndrome Dyslipidemia Other Risk Factors Practice of Preventive Cardiology

Chapter 34

Athletes with Cardiac Problems Sudden Unexpected Death in Young Athletes Preparticipation Screening Classification of Sports Eligibility Determination for Athletes with Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sports Athletes with Systemic Hypertension

Chapter 35

Cardiac Transplantation Indications Selection of the Recipient Evaluation and Management of the Cardiac Donor Informed Consent from the Family and Recipient Operative Technique Early Postoperative Management Late Post-Transplantation Follow-up Prognosis


Appendix A Miscellaneous

Appendix B Blood Pressure Values

Appendix C Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Appendix D Normal Echocardiographic Values and Images

Appendix E Drugs Used in Pediatric Cardiology

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About the Author

Myung Park

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus (Pediatrics), Former Director of Pediatric Cardiology, Former Director of Preventative Cardiology and Weight Management Clinics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas