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By Carole A. Warnes

ISBN-10: 1405178205

ISBN-13: 9781405178204

Courses training physicians within the sensible facets of the way to diagnose and deal with sufferers with congenital center diseaseReviews the commonest congenital cardiac anomalies visible in practiceFocuses on either medical overview and diagnostic imaging modalities in addition to sensible administration concerns, in addition to while to refer sufferers to tertiary care centresEach bankruptcy is preceded by way of a case examine to exemplify the problems that could be hard in functional administration

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Although born with a large left-to-right shunt, they developed irreversible pulmonary vascular obstructive disease and have Eisenmenger physiology as adults. Patients with pulmonary hypertension can be treated with pulmonary vasoactive agents, such as sildenafil, bosentan, or flolan, and subjective improvement in symptoms may occur. These patients also suffer from progressive left and right AV valve regurgitation as well as progressive biventricular systolic dysfunction. Survival for this subgroup of patients beyond the fifth decade has been reported but is rare.

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Atypical forms of isolated partial atrioventricular septal defect increase the risk of initial valve replacement and reoperation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005;28:223–8. 14. Bergin ML, Warnes CA, Tajik AJ, Danielson GK. Partial atrioventricular canal defect: Long-term follow-up after initial repair in patients >40 years old. J Am Coll Cardiol 1995;25:1189–94. 15. McGrath LB, Gonzalez-Lavin L. Actuarial survival, freedom from reoperation, and other events after repair of atrioventricular septal defects.

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