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 duringanesthesiologyresidency training and fellowshipsincludingadultcardiac, pediatric and pediatriccardiacanesthesia
- Perfectformatforeasyreferralbywidermembers of themultidisciplinaryteamsuch as cardiologists, cardiacintensivists, perfusionists, and surgeons
- Of use as a reference to guidemanagement of specificlesionsforthepediatricanesthesiologistcaringforcardiacpatientspresentingfor non-cardiacsurgery
Section 1: The Basics
- Cardiovascular development
- Importantconcepts in congenitalheartdisease
- Interpretation of cardiaccatheterization data
- Cardiopulmonary bypass
Section 2: Specific Lesions
- Coarctation of the aorta
- Atrial septal defect
- Ventricular septal defects
- Atrioventricular canal defects
- Total anomalous pulmonary venous return
- Mitral valve
- Pulmonary atresia/intact ventricular septum (PA/IVS)
- Tetralogy of fallot (TOF)
- Tetralogy of fallotwithpulmonary atresia (TOF/PA)
- Tetralogy of fallotwithabsentpulmonaryvalve (TOF/APV)
- Transposition of thegreatarteries (TGA)
- Single ventricle lesions
- Vascular rings
- Tricuspid atresia
- Heart-lung and lungtransplantation
- Anomalousorigin of theleftcoronaryarteryfromthepulmonaryartery (ALCAPA)
Viviane G. Nasr, MD
Dr Nasr graduated from Medical School at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon in 2003, and pursued a residency in anesthesiology at AUB and Tufts Medical Center, Boston. She completed a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) in Washington DC and a pediatric cardiac anesthesia fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. She is American Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology and an active member of the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society.
James A. DiNardo, MD
Dr DiNardo graduated from Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School (with honors). He completed his anesthesia residency and fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He joined faculty at Boston Children'sHospital in 1999 where he currently serves as the Chief of the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia. He spend approximately one third of this clinical time as an Attending in the Cardiac ICU.
Dr DiNardo is certified in perioperative TEE and is former Chairman of the PTEeXAM Committee. He is also a Senior Oral Board Examiner for the ABA, a member of the ABA Pediatric Examination Writing Committee, and Chair of the PediatricMOCA Examination Committee. He is Past-President of both the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society and the Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists. He is currently the Anesthesia and Analgesia Executive Editor for Pediatric Anesthesia.
He is the author of a major textbook on cardiac anesthesia and of more than 160 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.