Sökning: "Congenital heart disease"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 64 avhandlingar innehållade orden Congenital heart disease.
Sammanfattning : Background: Today, about 95% of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) survive into adulthood and the survival in patients with CHD has increased considerably during the last decades. With increasing age, patients with CHD are at an increased risk of developing acquired cardiovascular disease, such as ischemic heart disease and myocardial infarction (MI). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Due to advances in medical and surgical care adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing and aging population, that now outnumbers the children with CHD. In general, adults with CHD have reduced aerobic exercise capacity and nearly half of the patients do not reach current recommendations on physical activity. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Abstract Background: The survival for children born with congenital heart disease (CHD) has increased and the majority reach adult age. Having a cardiac problem raise questions on the probability of successful pregnancies and predictors associated with unfavorable outcome. LÄS MER
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5. Psychosocial aspects of living with congenital heart disease : child, family, and professional perspectives
Sammanfattning : Background: The vast majority of infants born with congenital heart disease (CHD) reach adulthood because of the developments in cardiology in recent decades. This thesis aims to describe the psychosocial situation of child/adolescent cardiac patients and their families, investigate the situation faced by parents and siblings initially and over time, investigate the approaches paediatric cardiologists use in encountering the family, and describe the teamwork occurring in paediatric cardiology teams (PCTs) in Sweden. LÄS MER