Chapter

Cardiovascular problems

Edited by Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199228843
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598779 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228843.003.08

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cardiovascular problems

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Fetal circulation and changes at birth - Incidence and aetiology of congenital heart disease (CHD) - Presentation and general management of congenital heart disease - Heart failure - Cyanosis - Collapse and shock - Heart murmurs - Investigation of suspected congenital heart disease - Sequential segmental analysis - Treatment of congenital heart disease: inotropes - Treatment of congenital heart disease: prostaglandin - Treatment of congenital heart disease: surgery - Left to right shunts: atrial septal defect - Left to right shunts: ventricular septal defect - Left to right shunts: persistent ductus arteriosus - Left to right shunts: patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants - Right to left shunts (cyanotic CHD): transposition of the great arteries - Right to left shunts (cyanotic CHD): tetralogy of Fallot - Right to left shunts (cyanotic CHD): pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect - Right to left shunts (cyanotic CHD): Ebsteins’ anomaly - Common mixing: complete atrio-ventricular septal defect - Common mixing: truncus arteriosus - Common mixing: pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum - Common mixing: tricuspid atresia - Common mixing: congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries - Well children with an obstruction: aortic stenosis - Well children with an obstruction: pulmonary stenosis - Sick children with an obstruction: coarctation of the aorta - Sick children with an obstruction: interrupted aortic arch - Sick children with an obstruction: hypoplastic left heart syndrome - Sick children with an obstruction: total anomalous pulmonary venous connection - Myocardial disease - Hypertension - Interpreting the electrocardiogram in neonates - Arrhythmias - Arrhythmias: tachyarrhythmias - Arrhythmias: bradyarrhythmias - Further information

Chapter.  13452 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neonatology

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