Congenital Heart Disease in the Older Adult
Published: April 20, 2015
- The number of adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) has increased over the last few decades.
- Many ACHD patients are now over 40 or in the geriatric age group.
- Caregivers need to be prepared to diagnose, follow, and treat the older adult with congenital heart disease (CHD) and acquired heart disease, as well.
- Commentary: Older Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: A Coming Tide by Karen Stout, MD
- Top Things to Know: Congenital Heart Disease in the Older Adult