Emergency department management of patients with adult congenital heart disease: A consensus paper from the ESC Working Group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease, the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM), the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), and the Association for Acute Cardiovascular Care (ACVC)

Massimo Chessa*, Margarita Brida, Michael A. Gatzoulis, Gerhard Paul Diller, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink, Konstantinos Dimopoulos, Wilhelm Behringer, Martin Möckel, Alessandro Giamberti, Lorenzo Galletti, Susana Price, Helmut Baumgartner, Pastora Gallego, Oktay Tutarel

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Abstract

Adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) patients represent a growing population with increasing use of acute emergency department (ED) care. Providing comprehensive ED care necessitates an understanding of the most common clinical scenarios to improve morbidity and mortality in this population. The aim of this position document is to provide a consensus regarding the management of the most common clinical scenarios of ACHD patients presenting to the ED.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2527-2535
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume42
Issue number26
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2021

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