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As heart failure is becoming ever more common in congenital heart disease (CHD), there is increasing need for studies to support clinical practice. Indeed, most practice in CHD is based on soft evidence from cohort studies and expert consensus, resulting in significant variation. This chapter provides an overview of the areas of need and potential future research in congenital heart disease and heart failure.

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  • Research
  • Risk stratification
  • Therapy
  • Prevention
  • Genetics

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Abbreviations

ACE:

Angiotensin-converting enzyme

CHD:

Congenital heart disease

PAH:

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

PAH-CHD:

Pulmonary arterial hypertension related to congenital heart disease

SNPs:

Single nucleotide polymorphisms

TCPC:

Total cavopulmonary connection

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Dimopoulos, K., David, A. (2018). Future Research. In: Swan, L., Frogoudaki, A. (eds) Heart Failure in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77803-7_15

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