This important revision presents the accumulated knowledge of its highly-regarded author, Dr. Abraham Rudolph, who is internationally recognized as one of the world's leading pioneers in the field of Pediatric Cardiology. Fully revised and updated, the book includes sections considering the changes in pathophysiology with growth into adulthood and the effects of various treatment approaches. The author explains the physiology of normal fetal circulation and the effects of congenital cardiac lesions, with particular reference to the interactions between the lesions and fetal cardiovascular development.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Fetal Circulation and Postnatal Adapation.
Chapter 2. Functional Assessment.
Chapter 3. Oxygen Uptake and Delivery.
Chapter 4. Prenatal and Postnatal Pulmonary Circulation.
Lesions Associated with Left to Right Shunts.
Chapter 5. The Ductus Arteriosus and Persistent Patency of the Ductus Arteriosus.
Chapter 6. Ventricular Septal Defect.
Chapter 7. Atrial Septal Defect: Partial Anomalous Drainage of Pulmonary Veins.
Chapter 8. Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
Chapter 9. Aortic Stenosis and Hypoplastic Left Ventricle.
Chapter 10. Aortic Arch Obstruction.
Chapter 11. Aortic Atresia, Mitral Atresia.
Chapter 12. Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
Chapter 13. Pulmonary Stenosis and Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect (Tetralogy of Fallot).
Chapter 14. Pulmonary Stenosis and Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum.
Chapter 15. Tricuspid Atresia and Hypoplastic Right Ventricle.
Chapter 16. Ebstein Malformation of the Tricuspid Valve.
Chapter 17 Transposition of the Great Arteries (Aorto-Pulmonary Transposition).
Chapter 18 Truncus Arteriosus CommunisContents
Abraham M. Rudolph
Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Staff, Cardiovascular Research Institute
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.