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Visual Guide to Neonatal Cardiology - (Hardcover)

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The Visual Guide to Neonatal Cardiology covers the spectrum of cardiac conditions that could occur in the neonate. Presented in seven sections the book covers: embryogenesis of the normal and abnormal hearts; anatomy and physiology of the neonatal heart as it relates to the fetal heart and the heart of an older child; epidemiology and genetics of cardiac defects; approach to history-taking and physical examination of the newborn suspected to have cardiac disease; manifestations of neonatal cardiac disease; non-invasive and invasive diagnostic tool to assess the neonatal heart; medical, electrophysiological, transcatheter and surgical treatment modalities for neonates with heart disease; and specific cardiac lesions that manifest in the neonatal age group.

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Contains over 614 illustrations, including clinical photographs, chest x-rays, electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, angiocardiograms, 3D computed tomogramphy, magnetic resonance imaging, pathologic specimens, and other relevant visual aids

Discusses the natural history of fetal heart disease and the rationale, indications, technique, and impact of fetal cardiac intervention

Reviews the anatomy and physiology of the neonatal cardiovascular system, including differences within the fetal, transitional, neonatal, child and adult circulatory system

Highlights key steps for taking a patient history, including detailed discussion of the cardiac examination such as, inspection, palpation and auscultation of heart sounds and murmurs

Presents over 35 morphologic conditions with sections covering introduction, epidemiology, etiology with accepted or postulated embryogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, physical examination findings, diagnostic evaluation, management, and prognosis

Includes a neonatal formulary reviewing selected medications currently used for treatment of perioperative low cardiac output, congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, sedation, pain and anticoagulation in neonates

Ernerio T. Alboliras, MD is a Fetal and Pediatric Cardiologist, Medical Director, Genus Heart Center, Scottsdale, Arizona and formerly was with Division of Cardiology, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH is a Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College and Acting Chief Medical Officer - Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Director, Sidra Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, Doha, Qatar

Leo Lopez, MD is a Director of Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA

Donald J. Hagler, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Number of Pages: 500
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Ernerio T. Alboliras & Ziyad M. Hijazi & Cecilio Lopez & Donald J. Hagler
Language: English
Street Date: May 8, 2018
TCIN: 53611522
UPC: 9781118635148
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-1313
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