Congenital Heart Disease in the Older Adult

Published: April 20, 2015

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  • 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.