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Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners

Park�s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners is the essential medical reference book for the ever-changing field of pediatric cardiology. Comprehensive in its content, it provides the practical guidance you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. From history and physical examination through preventative treatment and the management of special problems, the fully revised 6th edition incorporates all of the latest concepts in cardiology, distilled in a way that is understandable to pediatricians, family practitioners, NPs, and PAs alike. "...a concise reference book; Students and clinician; practicing Pediatric cardiology will continue to find Park�s Pediatric Cardiology book to be easy to read and refer for the precise information readily." Reviewed by: BACCH Newsletter, �March 2015 Apply the latest knowledge and methods with coverage of surgical techniques in pediatric cardiology, the application of interventional non-surgical techniques, blood pressure standards, and cardiac arrhythmia treatments. Easily grasp the latest techniques with helpful line drawings throughout. Select the best approaches for your patients with extensive coverage of special problems, including congestive heart failure and syncope. Take advantage of the most recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances in pediatric cardiology. Every topic and chapter has been revised and updated to reflect the latest medical and surgical treatments for all congenital and acquired heart diseases. New surgical approaches, including hybrid procedures, have been updated. A special focus has been placed on noninvasive imaging techniques, normative blood pressure standards, suggested approaches to pediatric hypertension, detection and management of lipid abnormalities as recommended by the Expert Panel, pediatric arrhythmias (including long QT syndrome), and much more. Access the full text online at Expert Consult.
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Table of Contents

Part I Basic Tools in Routine Evaluation of Cardiac Patients Chapter 1 * History Taking * Gestational and Natal History * Postnatal History * Family History Chapter 2 * Physical Examination * Growth Pattern * Inspection * Palpation * Blood Pressure Measurement * Auscultation * Some Special Features of the Cardiac Examination of Neonates Chapter 3 * Electrocardiography * What Is the Vectorial Approach? * Comparison of Pediatric and Adult Electrocardiograms * Basic Measurements and Their Normal and Abnormal Values Necessary for Routine Interpretation of an Electrocardiogram * Ventricular Hypertrophy * Ventricular Conduction Disturbances * ST-Segment and T-Wave Changes Chapter 4 * Chest Roentgenography * Heart Size and Silhouette * Evaluation of Cardiac Chambers and Great Arteries * Pulmonary Vascular Markings * Systematic Approach Chapter 5 * Flow Diagrams Part II Special Tools in Evaluation of Cardiac Patients Chapter 6 * Noninvasive Techniques * Echocardiography * Stress Testing * Long-Term ECG Recording * Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Chapter 7 * Invasive Procedures * Cardiac Catheterization and Angiocardiography* Catheter Intervention Procedures Part III Pathophysiology Chapter 8 * Fetal and Perinatal Circulation * Fetal Circulation * Changes in Circulation after Birth * Premature Newborns Chapter 9 * Pathophysiology of Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions * Atrial Septal Defect * Ventricular Septal Defect * Patent Ductus Arteriosus * Endocardial Cushion Defect Chapter 10 * Pathophysiology of Obstructive and Valvular Regurgitation Lesions * Obstruction to Ventricular Output * Stenosis of Atrioventricular Valves * Valvular Regurgitant Lesions Chapter 11 * Pathophysiology of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects * Clinical Cyanosis * Common Cyanotic Heart Defects Part IV Specific Congenital Heart Defects Chapter 12 * Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions * Atrial Septal Defect * Ventricular Septal Defect * Management * Patent Ductus Arteriosus * Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Neonates * Complete Endocardial Cushion Defect * Partial Endocardial Cushion Defect * Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return Chapter 13 * Obstructive Lesions * Pulmonary Stenosis * Aortic Stenosis * Coarctation of the Aorta * Interrupted Aortic Arch Chapter 14 * Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects * Approach to a Cyanotic Neonate * Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries * Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries * Tetralogy of Fallot * Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia (Pulmonary Atresia and Ventricular Septal Defect) * Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve * Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return * Tricuspid Atresia * Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum * Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome * Ebstein's Anomaly * Persistent Truncus Arteriosus * Single Ventricle * Double-Outlet Right Ventricle * Heterotaxia (Atrial Isomerism, Splenic Syndromes) * Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn Chapter 15 * Vascular Ring * Prevalence * Pathology * Clinical Manifestations * Diagnosis * Management Chapter 16 * Chamber Localization and Cardiac Malposition * Chamber Localization * Dextrocardia and Mesocardia Chapter 17 * Miscellaneous Congenital Cardiac Conditions * Aneurysm of the Sinus of Valsalva * Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery (Bland-White-Garland Syndrome, ALCAPA Syndrome) * Aortopulmonary Septal Defect * Arteriovenous Fistula, Coronary * Arteriovenous Fistula, Pulmonary * Arteriovenous Fistula, Systemic * Atrial Septal Aneurysm * Cervical Aortic Arch * Common Atrium * Cor Triatriatum * DiGeorge Syndrome * Double-Chambered Right Ventricle * Ectopia Cordis * Hemitruncus Arteriosus * Idiopathic Dilation of the Pulmonary Artery * Kartagener Syndrome * Parachute Mitral Valve * Patent Foramen Ovale * Pericardial Defect, Congenital * Pseudocoarctation of the Aorta * Pulmonary Artery Stenosis * Scimitar Syndrome * Systemic Venous Anomalies Part V Acquired Heart Disease Chapter 18 * Primary Myocardial Disease * Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy * Infants of Diabetic Mothers * Transient Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Neonates * Dilated or Congestive Cardiomyopathy * Endocardial Fibroelastosis * Doxorubicin Cardiomyopathy * Carnitine Deficiency * Restrictive Cardiomyopathy * Right Ventricular Dysplasia * Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy Chapter 19 * Cardiovascular Infections * Infective Endocarditis * Myocarditis * Pericarditis * Constrictive Pericarditis * Kawasaki Disease * Lyme Carditis * Postpericardiotomy Syndrome * Postperfusion Syndrome * Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Chapter 20 * Acute Rheumatic Fever * Prevalence * Cause * Pathology * Clinical Manifestations Diagnosis * Differential Diagnosis * Clinical Course * Management * Prognosis * Prevention Chapter 21 * Valvular Heart Disease * Mitral Stenosis * Mitral Regurgitation * Aortic Regurgitation * Clinical Manifestations * Mitral Valve Prolapse Chapter 22 * Cardiac Tumors * Prevalence * Pathology * Clinical Manifestations * Management Chapter 23 * Cardiovascular Involvement in Systemic Diseases * Mucopolysaccharidoses * Systemic Lupus Erythematosus * Rheumatoid Arthritis * Friedreich's Ataxia * Muscular Dystrophy * Myotonic Dystrophy * Marfan Syndrome * Acute Glomerulonephritis * Hyperthyroidism: Congenital and Acquired * Hypothyroidism: Congenital and Acquired * Sickle Cell Anemia Part VI Arrhythmias and Atrioventricular Conduction Disturbances Chapter 24 * Cardiac Arrhythmias * Rhythms Originating in the Sinus Node * Rhythms Originating in the Atrium * Rhythms Originating in the Atrioventricular Node * Rhythms Originating in the Ventricle * Long QT Syndrome * Short QT Syndrome * Brugada Syndrome Chapter 25 * Disturbances of Atrioventricular Conduction * First-Degree Atrioventricular Block * Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block * Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block * Atrioventricular Disassociation Chapter 26 * Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Children * ECGs of Artificial Cardiac Pacemakers * Pacemaker Therapy in Children * Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy Part VII Special Problems Chapter 27 * Congestive Heart Failure * Definition * Cause * Pathophysiology of Congestive Heart Failure * Diagnosis * Management Chapter 28 * Systemic Hypertension * Definition * Normative Blood Pressure Standards * Cause * Diagnosis and Workup * Management * Hypertensive Crisis Chapter 29 * Pulmonary Hypertension * Definition * Cause * Physiology * Pathogenesis * Pathology * Pathophysiology * Clinical Manifestations * Natural History * Diagnosis * Management * Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia * Diaphragmatic Hernia Chapter 30 * Child with Chest Pain * Cause and Prevalence * Clinical Manifestations * Diagnostic Approach * Management Chapter 31 * Syncope * Prevalence * Definition * Causes * Evaluation of a Child with Syncope * Treatment * Differential Diagnosis Chapter 32 * Palpitation * Definition and Description * Causes * Evaluation * Management Chapter 33 * Dyslipidemia and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors * Childhood Onset of Coronary Artery Disease * Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Metabolic Syndrome * Dyslipidemia * Other Risk Factors * Practice of Preventive Cardiology Chapter 34 * Athletes with Cardiac Problems * Sudden Unexpected Death in Young Athletes * Preparticipation Screening * Classification of Sports * Eligibility Determination for Athletes with Cardiovascular Diseases * Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sports * Athletes with Systemic Hypertension Chapter 35 * Cardiac Transplantation * Indications * Selection of the Recipient * Evaluation and Management of the Cardiac Donor * Informed Consent from the Family and Recipient * Operative Technique * Early Postoperative Management * Late Post-Transplantation Follow-up * Prognosis Appendices Appendix A Miscellaneous Appendix B Blood Pressure Values Appendix C Cardiovascular Risk Factors Appendix D Normal Echocardiographic Values and Images Appendix E Drugs Used in Pediatric Cardiology Suggested Readings Index


"Students and clinician practicing Pediatric cardiology will continue to find Park's Pediatric Cardiology book to be easy to read and refer for the precise information readily . Being compatible to mobile devices and accessible through makes the book even more versatile." By BACCH Newsletter, Mar 2015

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