Cardiology Part 1

Ashraf Aly MD, PhD and Soham Dasgupta MBBS

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About this chapter: This chapter aims to simplify basic concepts of pediatric cardiology to medical students, pediatric residents, and other interested learners. Part 1 covers the basics of the cardiovascular physiology and introduces the reader to the common congenital and acquired heart diseases. Each section is followed by a board style quiz with answers. Part 2 covers the basics of pediatric EKG interpretation and illustrates common normal and abnormal pediatric EKG's followed by an interactive quiz.   We deeply appreciate the readers' feedback.

Acknowledgment: The authors acknowledge the contribution of many medical students and pediatric residents for their contributions and feedbacks. Special thanks for Dr. Vidit Bhargava for his assistance in image creation.