essentials of congenital heart disease.
Over the last 50 years, tremendous strides have been made in the treatment
of congenital heart disease. Many patients with congenital heart disease
are now reaching adulthood and seeking medical care from cardiologists,
internists, and family practitioners who do not historically deal with
congenital heart disease. Written by two acclaimed authorities and
educators in the field, Jesse E. Edwards′ Synopsis of Congenital Heart
Disease provides these physicians with a richly illustrated refresher
course, and a handy reference text, in the fundamentals of congenital heart
In this book, Dr. Jesse Edwards shares his vast experience in a discussion
of the fundamental anatomy and physiology associated with congenital heart
disease. The text provides succinct descriptions of the common and uncommon
abnormalities of congenital heart disease and the principles underlying
their treatment, while 200 figures clearly demonstrate and guide the user to
understand the essential nature of the characteristic defects and
This book will serve as a unique and useful reference to broaden the
knowledge of adult cardiologists, internists, radiologists, cardiovascular
nurses, nurse practitioners, cardiac catheterization personnel, and other
paramedical professionals who wish to understand more thoroughly the
fundamentals of congenital heart disease.
Variations of Bodily Organs.
Atrioventricular Cushion Defect.
Double Outlet Right Ventricle.
Tetralogy of Fallot.
Anomalies of Pulmonary Arteries.
Persistent Truncus Arteriosus.
Anomalies of Coronary Vessels.
Valvular and Related Anomalies.
Mitral Stenosis and Similar Functional Entities.
Tricuspid Dysplasia and Regurgitation in Ebstein′s Malformation.
Patent Ductus Arteriosis and AP Window.
Aortic Sinus Aneurysm.
Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis.
Hypoplasia or Interruption of the Aortic Arch.
Vascular Rings and Vascular Slings.
Anomalies of Pulmonary Veins.
Vena Caval Systems.
Asplenia and Polysplenia.