20. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. David J. Goldberg MD Assistant Professor Staff Physician1,7 and
  2. Jack Rychik MD Professor of Pediatrics Director2,7

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch20

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Goldberg, D. J. and Rychik, J. (2009) Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pediatric Cardiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA, List of Contributors

  2. 2

    Fetal Heart Program at the Cardiac Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  3. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS);
  • sinus of Valsalva aneurysm;
  • mitral valve and left ventricle;
  • aorta, coronary arteries and ductus arteriosus;
  • tricuspid valve and right ventricle;
  • right atrium and systemic veins;
  • levoatrial cardinal vein and other decompressing veins;
  • Fontan palliation and assessment before and after palliation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Incidence and associated anomalies

  • Etiology

  • Morphology and classification

  • Pathophysiology

  • Management

  • Imaging

  • References