Cardiac Surgical Challenges in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

  • Arman Arghami
  • Joseph A. DearaniEmail author
  • M. Sertaç Çiçek
  • Sameh M. Said
Part of the Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults book series (CHDAA)


This chapter will review the issues that go through a surgeon’s mind when preparing and carefully planning either a primary or repeat operation for adult patients with congenital heart disease. The importance of collaboration between surgeons, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, critical care specialists, radiologists, other physician subspecialists, and other allied healthcare personnel cannot be overemphasized.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arman Arghami
    • 1
  • Joseph A. Dearani
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Sertaç Çiçek
    • 1
  • Sameh M. Said
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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