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Management of Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease

Pocket Guidelines

Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults (GUCH)
Acquired Pediatric Heart Disease
Cardiovascular Surgery

Publication Date: 2010

Chairperson: Helmut Baumgartner

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Table of Contents

1. Basic patient assessment

1.1 Basic patent assessment
1.2 Echocardiography
1.3 Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
1.4 Computed tomography
1.5 Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
1.6 Cardiac catheterization (diagnostic and interventional)
1.7 Surgical treatment
1.8 Heart failure
1.9 Arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death
1.10 Infective endocarditis
1.11 Exercise and sports
1.12 Pregnancy, contraception and genetic counselling

2. Specific problems

2.1 Atrial septal defect
2.2 Ventricular septal defect
2.3 Atrioventricular septal defect
2.4 Patent ductus arteriosus
2.5 Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
2.6 Coarctation of the aorta
2.7 Marfan syndrome
2.8 Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction
2.9 Ebstein´s anomaly
2.10 Tetralogy of Fallot
2.11 Transposition of the great arteries
2.12 Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries
2.13 Patients after Fontan operation
2.14 Right ventricular to pulmonary artery conduit
2.15 Eisenmenger syndrome and severe pulmonary arterial hypertension
2.16 Management of cyanotic patients