Chapter 16. Adult Congenital Heart Disease Syndromes

  1. Mark J. D. Griffiths MRCP, PhD, EDICM, BDICM Consultant,
  2. Jeremy J. Cordingley MRCP, FRCA, EDICM Consultant and
  3. Susanna Price MRCP, PhD, EDICM, FESC Consultant
  1. Antonia Pijuan Domènech MD1,2,
  2. Katerina Chamaidi MD1,3 and
  3. Michael A. Gatzoulis MD1,4

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314502.ch16

Cardiovascular Critical Care

Cardiovascular Critical Care

How to Cite

Domènech, A. P., Chamaidi, K. and Gatzoulis, M. A. (2010) Adult Congenital Heart Disease Syndromes, in Cardiovascular Critical Care (eds M. J. D. Griffiths, J. J. Cordingley and S. Price), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314502.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Adult Congenital Heart Centre and Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  2. 2

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease Unit, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain, UK

  3. 3

    General Hospital of Trikala, Greece

  4. 4

    National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405148573

Online ISBN: 9781444314502



  • Pre-operative risk assessment;
  • Predictors of ICU and hospital mortality;
  • Percutaneous closure of ostium secundum ASD;
  • Ventricular septal defect (VSD);
  • Moderately complex congenital heart disease;
  • Ebstein's anomaly of the tricuspid valve;
  • Congenitally corrected TGA (ccTGA);
  • Complex congenital heart disease


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pre-operative risk assessment

  • Simple congenital heart disease

  • Moderately complex congenital heart disease

  • Complex congenital heart disease

  • Conclusion

  • References