Essential Pediatric Cardiology

Essential Pediatric Cardiology




A practical and concise guide for assessing suspected cardiac disorders in the neonate, child, and adolescent. Written for the non-specialist, this text takes an evidence-based approach to common cardiac problems the generalist will likely encounter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071409193
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 07/02/2004
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Peter Koenig, MDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsUniversity of Chicago School of MedicineChicago, ILDr. Koenig trained as a fellow in pediatric cardiology at one of the premier residency programs in the country, Washington University.

Zayid Hijazi, MDDirector, Division of Pediatric CardiologyUniversity of Chicago HospitalProfessor of PediatricsUniversity of Chicago School of MedicineChicago, ILDr. Hijazi is known worldwide for his expertise in interventional pediatric cardiology and directs the division of pediatric cardiology at a USNews top 20 hospital.

Table of Contents

1Chest Pain1
7Exercise Intolerance47
8Cardiogenic Shock53
9Failure to Thrive63
11Basic Pathophysiology Left-to-Right Shunts77
Right-to-Left Shunts88
Physiology of Transposition of the Great Arteries91
Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy98
Causes of Heart Defects106
12Atrial Septal Defects (ASD)115
13Ventricular Septal Defect123
14Atrioventricular Canal Defect131
15Patent Ductus Arteriosus137
16Other Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions143
17Noncritical Valve Lesions151
18Arterial Abnormalities173
20Tricuspid Atresia185
21Tetralogy of Fallot193
22Pulmonary Atresia, Intact Ventricular Septum199
23Ebstein Anomaly205
24Peripheral Pulmonary Stenosis211
26Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (Mitral Atresia)225
27Coarctation of the Aorta231
28Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection239
29Single Ventricle247
30Truncus Arteriosus253
31Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)259
32Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMS)265
33Acquired Heart Disease269
34Cardiac Trauma289
35Tumors and Carcinomas Involving the Heart295
36Cardiac Arrhythmias301
37The Resting Electrocardiogram and Ambulatory ECG Monitoring315
38Tilt Table Testing327
39Stress Testing333
40Chest Radiography339
41Nuclear Imaging347
42Magnetic Resonance Imaging351
44Cardiac Catheterization369
45The Electrophysiologic Study377
46Interventional Cardiac Catheterization385
47Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation393
48Pediatric Pacemakers and ICDS399
49Pediatric Cardiac Surgery405
50Sports Restrictions and Adolescents435
52Office Emergencies and Transport453
53Surgical Clearance461
54Heart Transplantation469
55Systemic Diseases and the Heart479
56Routine Pediatric Complaints in the Pediatric Cardiac Patient487
57Hyperlipidemia and Preventative Cardiology501
58Ethics in Pediatric Cardiology525
59Hematologic Issues in the Pediatric Cardiology Patient531
60Fetal Cardiology539
AppendixPharmacology in Pediatric Cardiology547

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