By Balaji Seshadri, MBBS, MRCP(UK), PhD, Ravi Mandapati, MD and Gary Webb, MD
Pub Date: 07 Nov 2018
Reviewed by: Zachary Dowdy, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
This book explores arrhythmias in adults with congenital heart disease, using a case-based approach to navigate arrhythmias in this population.
The purpose is to fill in knowledge gaps when the guidelines cannot do so for a particular case. This a noteworthy objective since this area of cardiology may feel rather esoteric to many cardiologists. This book is helpful for cardiologists who need guidance in navigating arrhythmias in adults with congenital heart disease. This book meets the objectives by providing many cases that may resemble cases readers find in practice.
The book is intended for practitioners in cardiology, electrophysiology, and congenital heart disease. It meets the needs of its intended audience by providing objective information from cases, offering consultant opinions, and providing references. The authors are physicians in these fields.
The book covers specific arrhythmias in specific congenital heart disease conditions. It details how an arrhythmia is engaged by the treatment team followed by expert opinion as a follow-up. The book uses illustrations to highlight important aspects of the case. The organization of each case is easy to follow. This is an innovative approach for physicians who may be navigating their own cases with this book’s assistance.
This is a high-quality book with a firm evidence base. It’s very useful for readers to have real-world strategies to treat similar patients. This is a welcome addition to the field of congenital heart disease electrophysiology.
Doody’s Review Service Weighted Numerical Score: 100-5 Stars!