Medical care for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) has currently reached a high, unprecedented level. Children with CHD now reach adulthood in more than 95% of industrialized countries, and the number of adults with congenital heart defects (ACHD) is estimated at 500 million worldwide.
Introduction to the focussed series on “Current Management Aspects in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD): Part IV”
Medical treatment of pulmonary hypertension in adults with congenital heart disease: updated and extended results from the International COMPERA-CHD Registry
Tricuspid annular abnormalities in repaired dextro-transposition of the great arteries following Senning and Mustard procedures (Insights from the CSONGRAD Registry and MAGYAR-Path Study)
Tricuspid annular abnormalities following different surgical strategies in adults with corrected tetralogy of Fallot (Results from the CSONGRAD Registry and MAGYAR-Path Study)
Endangered patients with congenital heart defect during transition—Germany-wide evaluation of medical data from National Register for Congenital Heart Defects (NRCHD)
Molecular signaling pathways in right ventricular impairment of adult patients after tetralogy of Fallot repair
Outcome of pregnancy in a contemporary cohort of adults with congenital heart disease—a 10-year, single-center experience
Real-time CMR guidance for intracardiac and great vessel pressure mapping in patients with congenital heart disease using an MR conditional guidewire—results of 25 patients
Abnormal torsion and helical flow patterns of the neo-aorta in hypoplastic left heart syndrome assessed with 4D-flow MRI
Aortic diameter assessment by cardiovascular magnetic resonance: do we really need contrast enhanced images?
“Body modification: piercing and tattooing in congenital heart disease patients”, decoration or disaster?—a narrative review
Lessons from the short- and mid-term outcome of medical rehabilitation in adults with congenital heart disease
Management of a doubly folded, partially inflated Melody valve after outer balloon rupture: a case report
The series “Current Management Aspects in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD): Part IV” was commissioned by the editorial office, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy without any sponsorship or funding. Yskert von Kodolitsch, Harald Kaemmerer and Koichiro Niwa served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.