Moss & Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Moss & Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

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This 8th Edition of Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Including the Fetus and Young Adult, provides updated and useful information from leading experts in pediatric cardiology. Added chapters and a companion web site that includes the full text with bonus question and answer sections make this Moss and Adamsa€™ edition a valuable resource for those who care for infants, children, adolescents, young adults, and fetuses with heart disease. Features: Am Access to online questions similar to those on the pediatric cardiology board examination to prepare you for certification or recertification Am Leading international experts provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and interventional techniques to keep you abreast of the latest advances in treatment of young patients Am Chapters on quality of life, quality and safety, pharmacology, and research design add to this well-respected textConsequently, only 46% of children with DCM are alive and free from cardiac transplantation at 10 years of follow-up (7). ... In idiopathic DCM, by contrast, dilation initially or eventually becomes maladaptive. ... Fibroblasts, vascular smooth muscle, and endothelial cells make up the remainder of cells and, unlike cardiac myocytes, retain the capacity to rapidly proliferate. The extracellular matrix is composed of connective tissue proteins such as collagen, fibronectin, and laminin (25).

Title:Moss & Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Author:Hugh D. Allen, David J. Driscoll, Robert E. Shaddy, Timothy F. Feltes
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2013-05-30


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