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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kaemmerer, H; Bauer, U; Pensl, U; Oechslin, E; Gravenhorst, V; Franke, A; Hager, A; Balling, G; Hauser, M; Eicken, A; Hess, J 
Title:
Management of emergencies in adults with congenital cardiac disease. 
Abstract:
The aim of the study was to assess the quantity and nature of emergencies affecting adults with congenital cardiac disease (CCD) and evaluate infrastructural requirements for adequate management. There is an increasing number of adults with CCD requiring specialized complex care. This multicenter study evaluated all emergency admissions to 1 of 5 centers for adults with CCD within 1 year. Within 1 year, there were 1,033 admissions of adults with CCD, and 201 (160 patients; age 16 to 71 years) w...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Cardiol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
101 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
521-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0002-9149 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler