Recommendations for starting a grown up congenital heart disease (GUCH) unit

@inproceedings{Amaral2015RecommendationsFS,
  title={Recommendations for starting a grown up congenital heart disease (GUCH)
unit},
  author={Fernando Tadeu Vasconcelos Amaral and Paulo Henrique Manso and Andr{\'e} Schmidt and Ricardo Nilson Sgarbieri and Walter Villela de Andrade Vicente and Clovis Carbone Junior and Jane Somerville},
  booktitle={Revista brasileira de cirurgia cardiovascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular},
  year={2015}
}
During the last decades, advances in diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart disease have allowed many individuals to reach adulthood. Due mainly to the great diagnostic diversity and to the co-morbidities usually present in this age group, these patients demand assistance in a multidisciplinary facility if an adequate attention is aimed. In this paper we reviewed, based in the international literature and also on the authors' experience, the structural conditions that should be available… CONTINUE READING

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