Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children

ISBN-10: 0323012817

ISBN-13: 9780323012812

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: David G. Nichols, Duke E. Cameron, Ross M. Ungerleider, Dorothy G. Lappe, Philip J. Spevak

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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 catheterizationall of the developments that are affecting this rapidly advancing field are covered in depth.
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Book details

List price: $311.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/18/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1040
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 6.908
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Basic Principles
The Segmental Approach to Congenital Heart Disease
Cardiovascular Physiology and Shock
Regulation of Pulmonary Vascular Resistance and Blood Flow
Renal Function and Heart Disease
Splanchnic Function and Heart Disease
Cerebral Function and Heart Disease
Pharmacology of Cardiovascular Drugs
Special Problems
Pediatric Arrhythmias
Pericardial Effusion and Tamponade
Anesthesia for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Applied Respiratory Physiology
Respiratory Support for the Child with Critical Heart Disease
Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Coagulation Disorders in Congenital Heart Disease
Nutrition and Metabolism in the Critically Ill Child with Cardiac Disease
Heart and Lung Transplantation
Equipment and Techniques
Noninvasive Diagnosis of Congenital and Acquired Pediatric Heart Disease
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Catheterization
Perioperative Monitoring
Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Infants and Children
Mechanical Circulatory Support in Infants and Children
Nursing Care of the Child with Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Perioperative Management of Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Atrial Septal Defects and Ventricular Septal Defects
Atrioventricular Septal Defects
Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction
Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch
Mitral Valve Diseases
Aortopulmonary Septal Defects and Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Anomalous Origin of the Coronary Arteries
Persistent Truncus Arteriosus
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Transposition of the Great Arteries and the Arterial Switch Operation
Double-Outlet Right Ventricle and Double-Outlet Left Ventricle
Tetralogy of Fallot With and Without Pulmonary Atresia
Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum
Ebstein's Malformation
Single-Ventricle Lesions
Tricuspid Atresia
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Separating the Circulations: Cavopulmonary Connections (Bidirectional Glenn, Hemi-Fontan) and the Modified Fontan Operation
Medical Conditions
The Critical Appraisal and Use of Evidence about Therapy
Pulmonary Hypertension
Inflammatory Heart Disease
Infective Endocarditis
Syndromes and Congenital Heart Defects
Heritable Heart Disease as Part of Multisystem Illness
Cardiomyopathy
Index
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