Tiny Tots and Tender Hearts by R V Kumar
Tiny Tots and Tender Hearts explains the basics of heart diseases in children. Although there are chapters devoted to this subject in other books, but the general and individual aspects are not given-in-depth. Besides, there is no source books for paramedicals, parents and relatives of patients to understand such a complicated topic. Awareness helps cope better, and this book answers questions like how congenital heart defects are formed, why they are formed, when to suspect, how doctors confirm, and related issues like psychological aspects, lifestyle after surgery etc. The book is well illustrated with more than 150 colour images and diagrams, and the language has been kept simple with no technical jargon.
Audience of the Book :
|The present book is useful for doctors involved in the study of children's heart disease; final year MBBS, MD pediatrics and MD General Medicine students.|
The main features of the book are as follows:
1.The book is focuses on simple and easily understood terms of heart defects in infants and children.
2.It will also prove helpful to cardiologists, pediatricians, and cardiac surgeons.
3.The book also covers the valvular heart diseases, intervention procedures, pericardial diseases, infective endocarditis, conduction problems, end stage heart disease, and heart transplantation.
Table of Contents:
1.Heart: The Structure
2.Heart and its Function
3.Heart and Electrical System
4.Why do Children get Heart Diseases?
5.How do the Congenital Heart Defects Develop?
6.How and when does one come to know that a Child has Heart Disease?
7.How do the Doctors Diagnose that the Child has Heart Disease?
8.What is Open Heart Surgery?
9.Holes in the Heart
10.When is the Child's Heart Operation Considered Successful?
11.Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
12.Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
13.Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
14.Common Atrioventricular Canal (CAVC)
16.Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)
17.Transposition of Great Arteries (TGA)
18.Tricuspid Atresia (TA)
19.Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC)
20.Truncus Arteriosus (TA)
21.Valvular Heart Diseases
22.Artificial Heart Valves
23.Children Heart Diseases-Catheter Interventions
25.Rheumatic Fever-Rheumatic Heart Disease
27.Coarctation of Aorta (COA)
28.Reoperations and Reinterventions for Children's Heart Defects
29.Diseases of Heart Rhythm-Cardiac Arrhythmia
30.Diseases of the Heart Muscles-Cardiomyopathies
32.Heart Diseases in Children-Psychological Problems
33.What will be the Quality of Life after Heart Operation?
34.Some Figures and Facts about Congenital Heart Diseases
35.What is the Risk of Recurrence of Heart Disease in Family Members