Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

by Jana Popelova, Erwin Oechslin, Harald Kaemmerer, Martin G. St. John Sutton
     
 

This highly illustrated, well-written and beautifully produced text is aimed at cardiologists and internal medical doctors, whether qualified or in-training, who are not specialized in the field of congenital heart disease, who will, nevertheless, meet these patients more and more often in their daily practice. The complicated subject of congenital heart disease is

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This highly illustrated, well-written and beautifully produced text is aimed at cardiologists and internal medical doctors, whether qualified or in-training, who are not specialized in the field of congenital heart disease, who will, nevertheless, meet these patients more and more often in their daily practice. The complicated subject of congenital heart disease is written in a very simple, easy and comprehensive way. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults provides a brief overview of the morphology, physiology, diagnostic methods, therapy and prognosis of the most common congenital heart disease in adulthood.

Written by international leaders in the field of adult congenital heart disease, this superb guide provides practical, beneficial consultation for every situation

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Reviewer: Dedric J Clarke, M.D.(Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This illustrated book, based on current literature, focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital malformations in adults.
Purpose: This is a detailed resource encompassing the field of congenital cardiac malformations in adults.
Audience: It is intended for students, house officers, clinicians — medical and surgical — who will encounter and treat this subset of cardiovascular patients.
Features: In addition to diagnosis and treatment options, the chapters cover the historical background, prevalence, heterotaxies, post-op sequelae, and psychosocial problems of this population. The beautiful illustrations include, but are not limited to, echocardiographic and CTA images, pictures, and ECG's.
Assessment: This is a well constructed, very well illustrated book that provides fundamental information from the pathophysiology and clinical findings to the management and prognosis of congenital heart disease in adults.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841845845
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/20/2008
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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