Heart Failure in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Focuses on providing optimal care for a rapidly growing population of patients Provides new treatment algorithms in a field with little evidence basis A clinical reference book that fills important gaps in the ESC guidelines This book sheds new light on the diagnosis and treatment of Heart Failure in adult patients with congenital heart disease. This is a rapidly growing clinical issue for this group of patients and the clinical teams caring for them. The book highlights the major clinical dilemmas in diagnosing heart failure in patients with a lifelong cardiac condition and describes in detail the utility of biomarkers, complex imaging, and functional tests, e.g. the cardiopulmonary exercise testing. A step-wise approach to treatment is described from drug therapy through to devices and transplantation.
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