Coronary artery disease in patients with adult congenital heart disease

Recently adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) has been one of the major topics in cardiology. Advance in surgical and catheter-based therapeutic technologies specific for congenital heart disease (CHD) not only reduced mortality but also improved quality of life in children as well as young adults, and thus, consequently elderly patients, who had CHD or post-operative CHD, increased. Thus, the ACHD population is growing with a progressive increase in elderly population. Since coronary artery disease (CAD) increases with age, comorbid CAD is an important issue that cannot overlooked in patients with ACHD.
Source: International Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

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