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Section A: Principles of Developmental Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology 1. Principles of developmental cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology
2. Autoregulation of vital and non-vital organ blood flow in the preterm and term neonate
3. Definition of normal blood pressure range: the elusive target
Section B: Diagnosis of Neonatal Shock: Methods and their Clinical Applications 4. Methods to assess systemic and organ blood flow in the neonate
5. Functional Echocardiography In The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
6. Assessment of Cardiac Output in Neonates: Techniques Using the Fick Principle, Pulse Wave Form Analysis, and Electrical Impedance
7. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and its Use for the Assessment of Tissue Perfusion in the Neonate
8. Clinical Applications of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Neonates
9. Advanced Magnetic Resonance Neuroimaging Techniques in the Neonate with a Focus on Hemodynamic-Related Brain Injury
10. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in the Study of Neonatal Hemodynamics
11. Assessment of the Microcirculation in the Neonate
Section C: Clinical Presentations and Relevance of Neonatal Shock 12. Clinical Presentations of Neonatal Shock: The Very Low Birth Weight Infant During The First Postnatal Day
13. The Very Low Birth Weight Neonate With a Hemodynamically Significant Ductus Arteriosus During The First Postnatal Week
14. The Preterm Neonate With Cardiovascular and Adrenal Insufficiency
15. Shock in the Surgical Neonate
16. Hemodynamics and Brain Injury in the Preterm Neonate
PART II: FETAL AND NEONATAL CARDIOLOGY
Section D: Embryonic and Fetal Development 17. The Genetics of Fetal and Neonatal Cardiovascular Disease
18. Human Cardiac Development in the First Trimester
19. The Reappraisal of Normal and Abnormal Cardiac Development
Section E: Fetal and Neonatal Cardiology 20. New Concepts for Training the Pediatric Cardiology Workforce of the Future
21. The Current Role of Fetal Echocardiography
22. Clinical Evaluation of Cardiovascular Function in the Human Fetus
23. Cardiac Surgery in the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease
24. Regional Blood Flow Monitoring in the Perioperative Period
25. Mechanical Pump Support and Cardiac Transplant in the Neonate
26. Catheter-Based Therapy in the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease
27. Hybrid Management Techniques in the Treatment of the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease
By Charles S. Kleinman, MD, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Diagnostic Imaging, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nemours-Cardiac Center at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women, Orlando, FL, USA and Istvan Seri, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief, USC Division of Neonatal Medicine, Keck School of Medicine/Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA