Nadas' Pediatric Cardiology / Edition 2

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The second edition of the well respected Nadas' Pediatric Cardiology includes all tools for diagnosis and management of the pediatric patient with heart disease. Both acquired and congenital heart disease are covered in this practical and accessible textbook. Therapy and surgery of the pediatric cardiac patient are covered from basics through clinical applications.

• Provides quick access to understanding complex heart problems
• Includes updated information on high profile pediatric cardiology problems from a clinical perspective
• Includes an index of drugs used in pediatric heart conditionsm

Features 7 new chapters including Sedation and Anesthesia; Cardiac Transplantation and Tissue Engineering; and Clinical Research.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416023906
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/15/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 960
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Cardiology Department, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Associate Chief of Cardiology Emeritus, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Cardiologist in Chief, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Department of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

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Table of Contents


1a. The Nadas Years at Children’s Hospital, Jane W. Newburger, Donald C. Fyler
1b. Cardiology at Children’s Hospital Boston: Today and Into the Future, James E. Lock


2. Embryology, Richard Van Praagh
3. Morphologic Anatomy, Richard Van Praagh, Stella Van Praagh
4. Segmental Approach to Diagnosis, Richard Van Praagh, M.D.


5. Dysmorphology and Genetics, Ronald V. Lacro, M.D.


6. Fetal and Transitional Circulation, Michael D. Freed


7. Congestive Heart Failure, Elizabeth D. Blume, Michael D. Freed, Steven D. Colan
8. Hypoxemia, Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
9. Central Nervous System Sequelae of Congenital Heart Disease, Jane W. Newburger, M.D., M.P.H
10. Pulmonary Hypertension, Mary P. Mullen, M.D.


11. History, Growth, Nutrition, Physical Examination and Routine Laboratory Tests, Robert L. Geggel, M.D., Donald Fyler, M.D.
12. Electrocardiography and Introduction to Electrophysiologic Techniques, Edward P. Walsh, M.D., Mark E. Alexander, M.D., Frank Cecchin, M.D.
13. Imaging Techniques; Echocardiography: MRI, CT, Mary E. van der Velde and Tal Geva
14. Cardiac Catheterization, James E. Lock, M.D.
15. Assessment of Ventricular and Myocardial Performance, Steven D. Colan, M.D.
16. Exercise Testing, Jonathan Rhodes


17. Sedation, Anesthesia in Cardiac Procedures, Peter C. Laussen
18. Intensive Care Unit, David L. Wessel, Peter C. Laussen
19. Methodological Issues for Data Base Development: Trends, John K. Triedman, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
20. Methodological Issues in Clinical Research, Kathy J. Jenkins, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Steven D. Colan
21. Pediatric Cardiovascular Nursing, Patricia O’Brien, Martha A.Q. Curley, Patricia A. Hickey


22. Common Outpatient Problems: Innocent Murmur, Chest Pain, Syncope, Jane W. Newburger, M.D.,M.P.H., David R. Fulton, M.D., Mark E. Alexander, M.D.
23. Preventive Heart Disease: Hypertension (systemic) and Dyslipidemia in Childhood and Adolescence, Jane W. Newburger, M.D., M.P.H.
24. Rheumatic Fever, Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
25. Kawasaki Syndrome, David R. Fulton, M.D., Jane W. Newburger, M.D.
26. Cardiomyopathies, Steven D. Colan, M.D.
27. Pericardial Diseases, Roger E. Breitbart
28. Infective Endocarditis, Gerald R. Marx, M.D., Jane W. Newburger, M.D. 29. Cardiac Arrhythmias, Edward P Walsh, M.D., John K. Triedman, M.D., Charles I. Berul, M.D.


30. Ventricular Septal Defect, John F. Keane, Donald C. Fyler
31. Pulmonary Stenosis, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler
32. Tetralogy of Fallot, Roger E. Breitbart, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
33. Aortic Outflow Abnormalities, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
34. Atrial Septal Defect, John F. Keane, Tal Geva, Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
35. Patent Ductus Arteriosus, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler
36. Coarctation of the Aorta, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
37. D-Transposition of the Great Arteries, David R. Fulton, Donald C. Fyler
38. Endocardial Cushion Defects, Gerald R. Marx, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
39. Cardiac Malpositions and the Heterotaxy Syndromes, Stella Van Praagh
40. Mitral Valve and Left Atrial lesions, Robert L. Geggel, Donald C. Fyler
41. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Mitral Atresia and Aortic Atresia, Peter Lang, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
42. Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum, John F. Keane, Donald C. Fyler
43. Double-Outlet Right Ventricle, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler
44. Single Ventricle, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler 45. Tricuspid Atresia, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler 46. Tricuspid Valve Problems, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
47. Truncus Arteriosus, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
48. Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
49. Aortopulmonary Window, John F. Keane, Donald Fyler
50. Origin of a Pulmonary Artery from the Aorta (Hemitruncus), John F. Keane, Donald Fyler 51. “Corrected” Transposition of the Great Arteries, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
52. Vascular Fistulae, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
53. Coronary Artery Anomalies, John F. Keane, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
54. Vascular Rings and Slings, Andrew J. Powell, M.D., Valerie S. Mandell, M.D.
55. Cardiac Tumors, Gerald Marx, M.D., Donald C. Fyler, M.D.
56. Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Michael J. Landzberg, M.D.


57. Infant Cardiac Surgery, Bassem Mora, M.D., Pedro del Nido, M.D.
58. Management of the Univentricular Heart, John E. Mayer, Jr. M.D.
59. Video/Robotic-Assisted Thoracic surgery: Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Pedro del Nido, M.D.
60. Current and Future Cardiovascular Organ and Tissue Replacement Therapies, John E. Mayer, M.D., Elizabeth D. Blume, M.D.


61. Cardiac Excitability and Heritable Arrhythmias, David E. Clapham, Mark T. Keating

Principal Drugs Used in Pediatric Cardiology, Jane W. Newburger

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