The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 47, Issue 3, pp 245–252 | Cite as

Congestive heart failure in the neonatal period

  • Savitri Shrivastava
Neonatology Symposium


In a distressed newborn it is important to recognise the presence of congestive heart failure. Subsequently the most important task is to establish the exact cause of congestive failure, since, specific therapy depends on the etiology. The diagnostic and therapeutic approach is outlined in this paper.


Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ventricular Septal Defect Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Pulmonary Atresia Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection 
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© Dr.K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Savitri Shrivastava
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew Delhi

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