Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

  • Robert H. Anderson
  • Marco Pozzi
  • Suzie Hutchinson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Audrey Smith, Marco Pozzi, Robert H. Anderson
    Pages 1-18
  3. Helen Cox, David I. Wilson
    Pages 49-54
  4. James L. Wilkinson
    Pages 55-61
  5. Thomas J. Kulik, Dennis C. Crowley, John R. Charpie
    Pages 63-72
  6. Akhlaque N. Bhat, Aitizaz U. Syed, Marco Pozzi
    Pages 89-97
  7. Monica A. Stokes
    Pages 99-103
  8. Anees J. Razzouk, Richard E. Chinnock, Joyce K. Johnston, James A. Fitts, Leonard L. Bailey
    Pages 105-118
  9. Janet L. Taylor, Fiona Horrox, Sharon Goomany, Sue Smith, Akhlaque N. Bhat
    Pages 119-127
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 151-157

About this book

Introduction

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome draws together the experiences of the leading experts in the field. Through their work in all aspects of congenital cardiac care, they have become acknowledged as the world leaders in the diagnostic, medical and social needs of children born with hypoplasia of the left heart. More importantly, for the first time the book recognizes the crucial contributions made by the families of these children. Diagnostic possibilities, options for medical and surgical treatment and a history of their evolution are looked into and the book also gives an insight into the longer-term effects that treatment has on the child and its family. As well as including contributions from medical clinicians, nurses, and psychologists, for the first time a forum is provided for the parents, who have complemented the contributions from the medical and nursing experts to provide a holistic view of the lives and experiences of the children born with this condition. No other publication, currently available, offers such a comprehensive overview of the care required by a child with hypoplasia of the left heart. This book provides the ultimate reference for anyone treating children with this heart condition, particularly paediatric cardiac clinical and nursing teams, radiologists and radiographers, obstetric medical and nursing teams, psychologists, pathologists, geneticists and workers in social care.

Keywords

Congenital Heart Defect Congential Heart Disease Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Paediatric Cardiology diagnosis

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert H. Anderson
    • 1
  • Marco Pozzi
    • 2
  • Suzie Hutchinson
    • 3
  1. 1.Cardiac Unit, Institute of Child HealthUniversity CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Cardiac UnitRoyal Liverpool Children's HospitalLiverpoolUK
  3. 3.Little Hearts MatterBirminghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b138429
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85233-765-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-076-4
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