Vol 8, No 6 (December 2018): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy [Current management aspects in adult congenital heart disease (ACHD): Part I]

Original Article

The transition of pediatric Marfan patients to adult care: a challenge and its risks
Veronika C. Stark, Katrin Doering, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Götz C. Mueller, Jakob Olfe, Meike Rybczynski, Helke Schueler, Thomas S. Mir

Review Article

Improving medical care and prevention in adults with congenital heart disease—reflections on a global problem—part I: development of congenital cardiology, epidemiology, clinical aspects, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia
Rhoia Neidenbach, Koichiro Niwa, Oeztekin Oto, Erwin Oechslin, Jamil Aboulhosn, David Celermajer, Joerg Schelling, Lars Pieper, Linda Sanftenberg, Renate Oberhoffer, Fokko de Haan, Michael Weyand, Stephan Achenbach, Christian Schlensak, Dirk Lossnitzer, Nicole Nagdyman, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Hans-Carlo Kallfelz, David Pittrow, Ulrike M. M. Bauer, Peter Ewert, Thomas Meinertz, Harald Kaemmerer
Improving medical care and prevention in adults with congenital heart disease—reflections on a global problem—part II: infective endocarditis, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary arterial hypertension and aortopathy
Rhoia Neidenbach, Koichiro Niwa, Oeztekin Oto, Erwin Oechslin, Jamil Aboulhosn, David Celermajer, Joerg Schelling, Lars Pieper, Linda Sanftenberg, Renate Oberhoffer, Fokko de Haan, Michael Weyand, Stephan Achenbach, Christian Schlensak, Dirk Lossnitzer, Nicole Nagdyman, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Hans-Carlo Kallfelz, David Pittrow, Ulrike M. M. Bauer, Peter Ewert, Thomas Meinertz, Harald Kaemmerer
Aortic dilatation in complex congenital heart disease
Koichiro Niwa
Current management aspects in adult congenital heart disease: non-surgical closure of patent foramen ovale
Kaivan Vaidya, Chinmay Khandkar, David Celermajer
Current spectrum, challenges and new developments in the surgical care of adults with congenital heart disease
Jürgen Hörer
Percutaneous tricuspid valve implantation in failing bioprosthesis
Andreas Eicken, Peter Ewert
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

Mini-Review

Bicuspid aortic valve and aortic coarctation in congenital heart disease—important aspects for treatment with focus on aortic vasculopathy
Christoph Sinning, Elvin Zengin, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Stefan Blankenberg, Carsten Rickers, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Evaldas Girdauskas
Aortic valve repair in adult congenital heart disease
Evaldas Girdauskas, Johannes Petersen, Jörg Sachweh, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Christoph Sinning, Carsten Rickers, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Hermann Reichenspurner
Current research status on the psychological situation of adults with congenital heart disease
Caroline Andonian, Jürgen Beckmann, Sabina Biber, Peter Ewert, Sebastian Freilinger, Harald Kaemmerer, Renate Oberhoffer, Lars Pieper, Rhoia Clara Neidenbach

Perspective

How to prevent inadvertent emergency anticoagulation in acute type A aortic dissection: when in doubt, don’t
Silke Zschaler, Gerard Schmidt, Marian Kukucka, Georg Syrmas, Lisa Zaschke, Stephan Dominik Kurz

Technical Note

“Tailored” endovascular pulmonary valve and root replacement for rupture of a dilated homograft
Götz Christoph Müller, Christoph Sinning, Elvin Zengin-Sahm, Veronika Stark, Thomas S. Mir, Carsten Rickers, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Tilo Kölbel, Ulrich Schäfer