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Clinical Management of Congenital Heart Disease from Infancy by Douglas S. Moodie

By Douglas S. Moodie

Clinical administration of Congenital middle ailment from Infancy to Adulthood

This useful source for the medical administration of congenital middle sickness deals crucial guideline at the presentation and therapy of congenital center defects in the course of the lifestyles levels.

Edited through well known pediatric heart specialist Douglas S. Moodie, MD, MS, from Texas kid's medical institution, and authored through pro practitioners with large scientific event, this e-book expertly addresses the continuum of medical care matters at designated phases of development and improvement:

- Neonates, fetuses, and infants
- childrens and adolescents
- Adults

equipped through particular congenital middle situation, each one well-referenced and hugely geared up bankruptcy examines the scientific positive aspects, diagnostic checking out, administration, and results linked to age teams and comprises suggestions and methods gleaned from years of perform within the box of pediatric cardiology.

This exceedingly readable textual content will function either a superb studying instrument and a convenient reference for practitioners, scholars, and nurses who have to remain up to date at the detailed scientific demanding situations that CHD offers within the neonate to the adult.

Audience: fitted to the overall pediatrician, cardiology fellow, pediatrics resident and scientific scholar. practising cardiologists (pediatric and internist) and cardiology nurse practitioners also will locate it a great and speedy reference resource that's very readable.

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Tex Heart Inst J. 2004;31(3):220-223. 29. Brochu MC, Baril JF, Dore A, Juneau M, De Guise P, Mercier LA. Improvement in exercise capacity in asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic adults after atrial septal defect percutaneous closure. Circulation. 2002;106(14):1821-1826. 13. Du ZD, Hijazi ZM, Kleinman CS, Silverman NH, Larntz K, Amplatzer I. Comparison between transcatheter and surgical closure of secundum atrial septal defect in children and adults: results of a multicenter nonrandomized trial. J Am Coll Cardiol.

Improvement in exercise capacity in asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic adults after atrial septal defect percutaneous closure. Circulation. 2002;106(14):1821-1826. 13. Du ZD, Hijazi ZM, Kleinman CS, Silverman NH, Larntz K, Amplatzer I. Comparison between transcatheter and surgical closure of secundum atrial septal defect in children and adults: results of a multicenter nonrandomized trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002;39(11):1836-1844. 30. Humenberger M, Rosenhek R, Gabriel H, et al. Benefit of atrial septal defect closure in adults: impact of age.

Although well tolerated in childhood, it may be postulated that future left ventricular dysfunction might occur. It has been suggested that VSDs with left-to-right shunts 2:1 or greater should have surgical closure. Kleinman et al7 carried out serial Doppler studies on 33 patients with isolated VSD. 6 +/– 3 years. 8–22 years). 0 at the time of diagnosis. 2 at last follow-up: a spontaneous 60% improvement. The z scores declined in 29 of the 33 patients and deceased to <2 in 26. All of the patients remained asymptomatic, and systolic and diastolic function remained normal throughout the study.

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