Congenital Heart Defects: From Origin to Treatment

Hardcover | January 2, 2010

EditorDiego Wyszynski, Thomas Graham, Adolfo Correa-Villasenor

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Congenital Heart Defects, or CHDs, are the most frequently occurring birth defect. In the US alone, over 25,000 babies are born each year with some form of CHD. In the last 20 years, medical advances and new surgical procedures have dramatically decreased the mortality rate of theseabnormalities and led to a better understanding and treatment of CHDs in adults. This definitive work on the subject covers all aspects of CHD, under the editorship of a leading geneticist, cardiologist, and public health physician, and features contributions from 60 major authorities in the field.Coverage includes a broad range of topics on the development, epidemiology, genetics, diagnosis, management, prevention, and public health issues of CHDs. This book will be of interest to geneticists, epidemiologists, cardiologists, pediatricians, graduate students, researchers, and othersinterested in the treatment of individuals with CHDs.

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Congenital Heart Defects, or CHDs, are the most frequently occurring birth defect. In the US alone, over 25,000 babies are born each year with some form of CHD. In the last 20 years, medical advances and new surgical procedures have dramatically decreased the mortality rate of theseabnormalities and led to a better understanding and tr...

Diego F. Wyszynski, MD, MHS, PhD is the Global Safety Director in the division of Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety at Amgen, Inc. in Thousand Oaks, CA. Thomas P. Graham, M.D. is a Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Adolfo Correa-Villasenor M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. is a Medical Epidemiologist at...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:January 2, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019537388X

ISBN - 13:9780195373882

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