Pediatric aspects of congestive heart failure.

  title={Pediatric aspects of congestive heart failure.},
  author={Alexander S. Nadas and A. J. Hauck},
IN MOST respects congestive failure is sinilar in all age groups, but some of the special features pertaining to infants and children are important. Detailed reviews on the subject have been published within reeent years.'-3 One of the most significant differeniees between the congestive failure of adults and children is an etiologic one. Adults develop heart failure usually on a rheumatic, arteriosclerotic, or hypertensive basis. By contrast, congenital and rheumatic heart diseases are the… CONTINUE READING