Heart failure in the fetus with congenital heart disease.- Unique aspects of heart failure in the newborn with congenital heart disease.- Chronic Heart Failure in Children with Congenital Heart Disease.- Heart failure in adults with congenital heart disease.- Indications and outcomes of heart transplantation in the patient with congenital heart disease.- Right ventricular failure in congenital heart disease.- Mechanical circulatory support in the patient with congenital heart disease.- Electrophysiologic issues and heart failure in congenital heart disease
This book will provide both an evidence base and practical recommendations for the treatment of patients with congenital heart disease. It will be a resource to all health care providers, including pediatric cardiologists, pediatric intensivists, pediatric heart surgeons, fetal specialists, maternal fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, nurses, advanced practice nurses, in addition to trainees in the field.
It will summarize world knowledge on the topic of heart failure in patients with congenital heart disease. It will provide an in depth analysis of the current methods of diagnosis and treatment of heart failure. Now that surgical results are at record success rates, more patients with congenital heart disease are surviving, and thus at risk for sequelae from their disease, including heart failure.
It will provide evidence based and practical recommendations to the practitioner for the management of heart failure signs and symptoms.