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
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Feb 28 2013


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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