Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common congenital anomaly and is also the cause of significant morbidity and mortality. Heart failure may occur in CHD patients at any time. In general, heart failure in CHD can be challenging to manage, with limited therapeutic options. This talk summarizes the incidence, etiology, and management of heart failure in CHD, with focus paid to recent developments and advances in ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation for patients with CHD.
- Understand the incidence and causes of heart failure in congenital heart disease
- Understand the risk factors for development of heart failure in congenital heart disease
- Understand treatment options for heart failure in congenital heart disease, including ventricular assist device and heart transplantation
This seminar focuses on cardiology and was delivered at a virtual event titled, “Heart Failure in Congenital Heart Disease,” on June 22, 2021.
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