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2020 ESC Guidelines for the management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (previously Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Since the previous version of the Guidelines on the management of grown-up congenital heart disease (CHD) was published in 2010, new evidence has accumulated for this patient group, particularly on percutaneous interventional techniques and risk stratification with regard to timing of surgery and catheter intervention, as well asmedical treatment. This made a revision of the recommendations necessary.


Decision making in ACHD involves accurate diagnosis, timing of intervention, risk assessment, and selection of the most suitable type of intervention. In addition, specific aspects of medical treatment for conditions such as heart failure, pulmonary hypertension (PH), and anticoagulation are addressed.

Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations: Pediatric Cardiology
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
CV Surgery - Congenital Heart Disease
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2020
Reference doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa554
Published in 2020
Reference TOC ACHD Pocket Guidelines
App
Published in 2020
Reference Pocket Guidelines App
Published in 2020
Reference 108 Slides on ACHD
Previous version available to download
Published in 2010
Reference European Heart Journal (2010) 31, 2915–2957; doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehq249