The role of echocardiography in the management of adult patients with congenital heart disease following operative treatment

Kálmán Havasi, Nóra Ambrus, Anita Kalapos, Tamás Forster, Attila Nemes


Treatment of congenital heart diseases has significantly advanced over the last few decades. Due to the continuously increasing survival rate, there are more and more adult patients with congenital heart diseases and these patients present at the adult cardiologist from the paediatric cardiology care. The aim of the present review is to demonstrate the role of echocardiography in some significant congenital heart diseases.