Congenital Heart Disease In The Older Adult
Congenital Heart Disease in the Older Adult
The number of adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) has increased over the last few decades.
Many ACHD patients are now over 40 or in the geriatric age group.
Caregivers need to be prepared to diagnose, follow, and treat the older adult with congenital heart disease (CHD) and acquired heart disease, as well.
Read the full article in
Older Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: A Coming Tide
by Karen Stout, MD
Top Ten Things To Know
Congenital heart diseases are not just for kids anymore
Press Release -
Middle-aged congenital heart disease survivors may need special care
ACC/AHA 2008 Guidelines for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
More AHA scientific statements on Congenital Heart Disease
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2015 Update
Patient Resources for ACHD and CHD:
Congenital Defects Children & Adults
on Apr 20, 2015 3:57 PM America/Chicago
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