Managing the Adult Patient with Congenital Heart Disease

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Abstract

The focus of this article is noncardiac surgery in the adult with congenital heart disease (CHD). The purpose is to provide the general and pediatric anesthesiologist with a basic overview of the most common congenital cardiac lesions, their long-term sequelae, and expected perioperative concerns during noncardiac surgery. Because of the very heterogeneous nature of CHD, it is difficult to make a single article a comprehensive guide for every lesion and its associated perioperative concerns. The authors hope to provide those who are not specifically trained in congenital cardiac anesthesia the basic principles and a greater understanding of each defect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)643-662
Number of pages20
JournalAnesthesiology Clinics
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2020

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2020 Elsevier Inc.

Keywords

  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • CHD
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Noncardiac surgery
  • Single ventricle

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Review

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