Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care Author Paul R. Barach
ISBN-10 9781447165668
Release 2014-12-04
Pages 456
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There are growing questions regarding the safety, quality, risk management, and costs of PCC teams, their training and preparedness, and their implications on the welfare of patients and families. This innovative book, authored by an international authorship, will highlight the best practices in improving survival while paving a roadmap for the expected changes in the next 10 years as healthcare undergoes major transformation and reform. An invited group of experts in the field will participate in this project to provide the timeliest and informative approaches to how to deal with this global health challenge. The book will be indispensable to all who treat pediatric cardiac disease and will provide important information about managing the risk of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiac disease in the three domains of: the analysis of outcomes, the improvement of quality, and the safety of patients.



Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care Author Paul R. Barach
ISBN-10 9781447165873
Release 2014-12-04
Pages 515
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There are growing questions regarding the safety, quality, risk management, and costs of PCC teams, their training and preparedness, and their implications on the welfare of patients and families. This innovative book, authored by an international authorship, will highlight the best practices in improving survival while paving a roadmap for the expected changes in the next 10 years as healthcare undergoes major transformation and reform. An invited group of experts in the field will participate in this project to provide the timeliest and informative approaches to how to deal with this global health challenge. The book will be indispensable to all who treat pediatric cardiac disease and will provide important information about managing the risk of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiac disease in the three domains of: the analysis of outcomes, the improvement of quality, and the safety of patients.



Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology  Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care Author Eduardo da Cruz
ISBN-10 1447146182
Release 2013-10-28
Pages 3572
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Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care provides a consistent and comprehensive approach to multiple congenital and acquired cardiac pathologies pre, peri and postoperatively, with the use of algorhythms, guidelines and current research issues. Included with the e-reference are interactive videos with the most common interventions, online access to practical learning activities, and to the comprehensive Aristotle score and database. This reference work satisfies the need for a universal and practical review of management of critically ill children and adults with congenital heart disease, based upon taskforce decisions and the cumulative experience of the world leaders in the field.



Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Author Anthony C. Chang
ISBN-10 0683015087
Release 1998
Pages 574
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A distinguished list of contributors from some of the major international centers covers this specialty like never before. With recent advances in ultrasound technology and pharmacology the expertise required to care for a critically ill child with heart disease takes an integrated approach with a multidisciplinary team and central focus. This resource provides comprehensive discussions of pertinent cardiac issues in the ICU setting with emphasis on perioperative care.



Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients

Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients Author Ali Dabbagh
ISBN-10 9783319446912
Release 2017-01-27
Pages 1029
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Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients: Anesthetic and Perioperative Management provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of care of the pediatric patient undergoing cardiac surgery and anesthesia. After introductory chapters that encompass pediatric cardiovascular embryology, physiology and pharmacology, diagnostic approaches and preoperative considerations are explained. The intraoperative management of a wide range of specific lesions is then discussed, with full descriptions of anesthesia plans added with descriptions on diagnostic methods and surgical interventions. Postoperative care is also addressed, and a concluding section considers anesthesia outside the cardiac operating room. In the twenty-first century, advances in minimally invasive technology have led to the introduction of a wide array of pediatric cardiac procedures. More traditional surgical procedures have also been transformed by new devices and surgical approaches. The cardiac anesthesiologist is faced with an ever-increasing role in the perioperative care of pediatric patients undergoing cardiologic procedures in operating rooms, as well as less conventional locations. In this book, accomplished experts from around the world in the fields of pediatric anesthesia, cardiology, and cardiac surgery describe the multiple facets of caring for this very unique patient population.



Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease

Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease Author Ricardo Munoz
ISBN-10 9781848822627
Release 2010-06-21
Pages 746
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Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease will summarize the comprehensive medical and surgical management of the acutely-ill patient with congenital and acquired cardiac disease. The aim of the book is to teach bedside physicians, nurses and other caregivers, basic and practical concepts of anatomy, pathophysiology, surgical techniques and peri-operative management of critically ill children and adults with congenital heart disease, allowing these professionals to anticipate, prevent or else treat such pathologies. The book will cover specific cardiac lesions, review their anatomy, pathophysiology, current preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative assessment and management; medical and surgical complications will be briefly described with each lesion further discussed in specific chapters. In addition, the book will have dedicated chapters to management of cardiac patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, hemofiltration, hemo or peritoneal dialysis and plasma exchange. Practical guidelines for cardiovascular nursing care will be also included.



Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Author Constantine Mavroudis
ISBN-10 9781118320785
Release 2012-11-05
Pages 960
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Pediatric cardiac surgery is a dynamic, fast-moving field. Busy practitioners, like you, need clear and comprehensive guidance you can rely on to ensure optimal patient care. For over 25 years Pediatric Cardiac Surgery has been the gold-standard reference for pediatric and adult congenital heart surgeons, pediatric and congenital cardiologists, intensivists, anesthesiologists, residents and nurses. Now, in this thoroughly revised fourth edition, you again get trusted, complete coverage of the field with timely new features and expert reviews of critical topics including heart transplantation, emerging modalities for diagnosing congenital heart and tracheal defects, the surgical technique of Fontan conversion with arrhythmia surgery, the medical challenges of managing adult CHD patients, and more. This new edition includes: Contributions from over 65 world-renowned experts More beautiful illustrations, by renowned medical illustrator Rachid Idriss, which have brought acclaim to previous editions Reviews of the embryology, physical findings, diagnostic criteria, and therapeutic choices for each disease entity and describes the latest in surgical techniques in each chapter All-new chapters that guide readers through new treatment options and other key developments since the publication of the third edition highlighting recent advances in congenital heart surgery. All-new new chapters that review advances in right ventricular to pulmonary artery conduits, arrhythmia surgery, double outlet ventricles, and adult congenital heart disease, among other key topics.



Cardiac Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease

Cardiac Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease Author Charles E. Mullins
ISBN-10 9780470986950
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 944
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The rapidly growing population of adults surviving with congenital heart lesions along with the success of interventional cardiology in the child and adolescent has spawned an incredible interest in adapting the technology for the adult congenital patients. Dr. Mullins, a pioneer in this area, has written an outstanding reference which covers all aspects of performing diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization procedures on patients of all ages. This illustrated book details the equipment and techniques for performing safe and successful procedures, with a strong emphasis on avoiding complications. It also includes the requirements of a catheterization laboratory for congenital heart patients, as well as guidance for setting up and operating such a laboratory. Cardiac Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease serves as an essential manual for pediatric and adult interventional cardiologists worldwide.



Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease

Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease Author James E. Lock
ISBN-10 9781475731736
Release 2013-04-17
Pages 378
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Cardiac catheterization has long been a central diagnostic modality in the evaluation of children, adolescents, and adults with congenital heart disease, and in children with acquired heart disease. Over the past two decades, transcatheter interventions have become equally important in the treatment of pediatric and congenital heart disease. Some transcatheter therapies have become established as the standard of care for congenital cardiovascular anomalies previously managed surgically, others serve to supplement surgery in the integrated management of complex lesions, and still others are in their infancy, as pediatric interventional cardiology continues to advance in step with the broader field of pediatric cardiovascular medicine. Since the previous edition of this book, new technologies and techniques have been introduced to the field of pediatric interventional cardiology, much has been learned about established transcatheter therapies, and there has been a substantial increase in the volume of published data on outcomes of transcatheter procedures in congenital and pediatric heart disease. With increasing experience, the role of interventional catheterization has become solidified as an integral component of the comprehensive management of patients with essentially all forms of congenital heart disease. Cardiac catheterization has also become established as a distinct subspecialty within the discipline of pediatric cardiology, and at many centers has become the purview of cardiologists who have received specialized training in interventional catheterization and whose practice is focused on catheterization. This book is targeted to trainees and established interventional cardiologists alike, and is intended as a comprehensive reference for the clinical practice of diagnostic and interventional cardiology in pediatric and congenital heart disease. In the organization of this book, a combination of procedure-based and problem-based approaches has been employed. The structure of the book has been updated to make it more reader friendly, chapters have been added to address new techniques and problems in the field, and greater emphasis has been placed on evaluation of outcomes of transcatheter interventions in congenital heart disease. Section 1 covers the fundamentals of cardiac catheterization, with chapters devoted to pre-procedure patient evaluation, sedation and anesthesia, vascular access and related issues, catheterization equipment ands its use, hemodynamic evaluation, angiography, radiation and radiation safety, and echocardiography in the catheterization lab. Sections 2 through 4 include procedure-based chapters that are organized according to the technical type of intervention. Section 2 is devoted to transcatheter interventions for obstructive lesions, including valvar stenoses and vascular obstructions. Section 3 includes chapters that cover interventions to close various pathologic intracardiac communications and vascular anomalies. Section 4 includes chapters covering interventions performed to create or enlarge intracardiac communications, as well as other interventions. Section 5 focuses on the applications of catheterization and transcatheter interventions in the evaluation and management of specific patient populations. This problem-based or patient-based focus, which is substantially expanded from the previous edition of the book, reflects the expanding role of catheterization in the comprehensive management of pediatric and congenital heart disease, and addresses emerging applications of transcatheter interventions, including management of the patient receiving extracorporeal circulatory support, hybrid transcatheter-surgical interventions, and prenatal cardiac intervention. Section 6 includes two chapters that cover outcome assessment and regulatory issues pertinent to the pediatric cardiology in general and interventional cardiology in particular.



Principles and Practice of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Congenital Heart Disease

Principles and Practice of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Congenital Heart Disease Author Mark A. Fogel
ISBN-10 9781444317046
Release 2010-03-02
Pages 480
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CMR is a powerful tool in the armamentarium of pediatric cardiology and health care workers caring for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), but a successful study still presents major technical and clinical challenges. This text was created to give trainees, practitioners, allied professionals, and researchers a repository of dependable information and images to base their use of CMR on. Because CHD presents an intricate web of connections and associations that need to be deciphered, the imager performing CMR needs to understand not only anatomy, physiology, function, and surgery for CHD, but also the technical aspects of imaging. Written by experts from the world’s leading institutions, many of whom pioneered the techniques and strategies described, the text is organized in a logical way to provide a complete understanding of the issues involved. It is divided into three main parts: The Basics of CMR - familiarizes the reader with the minimum tools needed to understand the basics, such as evaluating morphology, ventricular function, and utilizing contrast agents CMR of Congenital and Acquired Pediatric Heart Disease - discusses broad categories of CHD and the use of CMR in specific disease states Special Topics in Pediatric Cardiac MR - covers other important areas such as the complementary role of CT scanning, interventional CMR, the role of the technologist in performing a CMR exam, and more With the ever increasing sophistication of technology, more can be done with CMR in a high quality manner in a shorter period of time than had been imagined as recently as just a few years ago. Principles and Practice of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Congenital Heart Disease: Form, Function, and Flow makes a major contribution to applying these techniques to improved patient care. An ideal introduction for the novice or just the curious, this reference will be equally useful to the seasoned practitioner who wants to keep pace with developments in the field and would like a repository of information and images readily availalble.



Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children

Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children Author David G. Nichols
ISBN-10 9780323070072
Release 2006-08-29
Pages 1040
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Pediatric intensivists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and anesthesiologists from the leading centers around the world present the collaborative perspectives, concepts, and state-of-the-art knowledge required to care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease in the ICU. Their multidisciplinary approach encompasses every aspect of the relevant basic scientific principles, medical and pharmacologic treatments, and surgical techniques and equipment. From the extracardiac Fontan procedure, and the Ross procedure through new pharmacologic agents and the treatment of pulmonary hypertension to mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplantation, and interventional cardiac catheterization—all of the developments that are affecting this rapidly advancing field are covered in depth. Employs well-documented tables, text boxes, and algorithms to make clinical information easy to access. Features chapters each written and reviewed by intensivists, surgeons, and cardiologists. Integrates the authors' extensive experiences with state-of-the-art knowledge from the literature. Offers four completely new chapters: Cardiac Trauma, Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries, and Outcome Evaluation. Describes the basic pharmacology and clinical applications of all of the new pharmacologic agents. Details important refinements and developments in surgical techniques, including the Ross pulmonary autograft replacement of the aortic valve, video-assisted fluoroscopy, and the extracardiac Fontan connection, and discusses their indications and potential complications. Explores the latest advances in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, new developments in mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplantation, and interventional cardiac catheterization. Examines issues affecting adults with congenital heart disease.



Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners E Book

Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners E Book Author Myung K. Park
ISBN-10 9780323294317
Release 2014-02-26
Pages 704
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Take advantage of the most recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances in pediatric cardiology. Every topic and chapter has been revised and updated to reflect the latest medical and surgical treatments for all congenital and acquired heart diseases. New surgical approaches, including hybrid procedures, have been updated. A special focus has been placed on noninvasive imaging techniques, normative blood pressure standards, suggested approaches to pediatric hypertension, detection and management of lipid abnormalities as recommended by the Expert Panel, pediatric arrhythmias (including long QT syndrome), and much more.



The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook

The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook Author Viviane G. Nasr
ISBN-10 9781119095538
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 288
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The only concise handbook covering anesthetic management of congenital heart disease patients written by a team of two experienced pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists from Boston Children’s Hospital. Ideal for use a study material during anesthesiology residency training and fellowships including adult cardiac, pediatric and pediatric cardiac anesthesia Perfect format for easy referral by wider members of the multidisciplinary team such as cardiologists, cardiac intensivists, perfusionists, and surgeons Of use as a reference to guide management of specific lesions for the pediatric anesthesiologist caring for cardiac patients presenting for non-cardiac surgery



Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease

Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease Author Stephen A. Stayer
ISBN-10 9781118768099
Release 2016-06-27
Pages 816
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Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016 The third edition of Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease, the recognized gold-standard reference in this field, offers a major update and expansion of the textbook to reflect the ongoing development of the practice of pediatric and congenital cardiac anesthesia and the burgeoning knowledge base in this exciting field. Includes two new chapters addressing key areas; anesthetic and sedative neurotoxicity in the patient with congenital heart disease, and anesthesia in the patient with pulmonary hypertension Now in full color, with over 200 illustrations and photographs Multiple-choice questions accompany each chapter covering the most crucial learning points to optimize the learning experience for readers at all levels



Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Author Wyman W. Lai
ISBN-10 9781118337257
Release 2012-01-03
Pages 808
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Finally, a resource that takes full advantage of modern technology! In a major advance for pediatric cardiology, this text/DVD set covers ultrasound physics; laboratory set-up; a protocol for a standard pediatric echocardiogram; quantitative methods of echocardiographic evaluation, including assessment of diastolic function; in-depth coverage of congenital cardiovascular malformations; acquired pediatric heart disease; and topics of special interest, such as 3D echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, and fetal echocardiography.



Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Author Carol L. Lake
ISBN-10 0781751756
Release 2005
Pages 786
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Long established as the #1 reference on pediatric cardiac anesthesia, this definitive text is now in its thoroughly revised Fourth Edition. The book provides comprehensive guidelines on preoperative evaluation, perioperative management, and postoperative care for all pediatric cardiac surgical procedures and includes quick-reference summaries of perioperative management for each procedure. For this edition, Dr. Lake is joined by an eminent British co-editor, Peter D. Booker, and an international group of distinguished contributors. Coverage includes cutting-edge information on echocardiography, fast tracking, and the newest surgical techniques. New chapters cover teaching, practice management, anesthesia for cardiac MIS, and hemostasis, coagulation, and transfusion.



Illustrated Field Guide to Congenital Heart Disease and Repair Folio Third Edition

Illustrated Field Guide to Congenital Heart Disease and Repair   Folio   Third Edition Author Allen D. Everett
ISBN-10 0979625254
Release 2011-04-01
Pages 434
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