This volume, a collection of papers from the First Asian-Pacific Symposium on Paediatric Cardiology, provides an update on developments in diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to paediatric cardiology. It examines topics such as: colour Doppler echocardiography; computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging; catheter-directed treatment of cardiac lesions with balloons and stents; and radio-frequency ablation in the treatment of cardiac arrythmias in infancy and childhood.
The Diagnostic Approach to Single Ventricle.- The Diagnostic Approach to Double-Outlet Right Ventricle.- Diagnostic Approach to Hypoplastic Right Heart and Pulmonary Atresia: Invasive and Noninvasive.- The Diagnostic Approach to Truncus Arteriosus: Medical Aspects.- Transposition of the Great Arteries: Coronary Artery Anatomy.- Balloon Angioplasty of Pulmonary Artery Following Arterial Switch Operation for Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries.- Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum: Right Ventricular and Coronary Artery Anatomy.- The Anatomy of the Ventricles and of the Atrioventricular Valves in Single Ventricle.- Ventricular Septation and Fontan Procedures for the Univentricular Heart.- The Future of Transcatheter Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus: Long-Term Study of 368 Procedures.- Intravascular Stents in Congenital Heart Lesions.- Cardiovascular Problems in Kawasaki Disease.- Surgical Treatment of Coronary Artery Lesions in Kawasaki Disease.- Ventricular Arrhythmias After Corrective Surgery of Tetralogy of Fallot.- Arrhythmias in Left Isomerism.- Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for the Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Children.- Lessons from the Recent Outbreaks of Rheumatic Fever in the United States.- Should the Gold Standard of Monthly Benzathine Penicillin Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever Be Modified?.- Surgery of Valvular Heart Disease: An Update.- Prevention of Infective Endocarditis: Reconsidering the Facts in the 1990s.- Surgery of Pediatric Infective Endocarditis: An Update.
Number Of Pages: 161
Publisher: Springer Verlag, Japan
Country of Publication: JP
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 0.48