volume 345, issue 21, P1579-1579 2001
DOI: 10.1056/nejm200111223452119
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Jacqueline A. Noonan

Abstract: Revised second edition. By Abraham M. Rudolph. 808 pp., illustrated. Armonk, N.Y., Futura, 2001. $98. ISBN 0-87993-471-9. EMARKABLE progress has been made in the understanding and management of congenital heart disease since the first edition of Congenital Diseases of the Heart was published 25 years ago. With the ability of cardiac ultrasonography to define the anatomy of cardiac defects with great precision, diagnostic cardiac catheterization is seldom required, and interventional catheterization has l…

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