Anesthesia for the patient with congenital heart disease

H. Jay Przybylo*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter covers anesthesia for a wide-ranging group of patients with congenital heart disease. It begins with assessment of patients, then covers anesthetic management-including regional anesthesia and fast tracking and early extubation-cardiac imaging, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiac pharmacology, and finally discusses the postanesthesia process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781118320754
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiac defects
  • Cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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