Dr. Pruetz covers the spectrum of critical congenital heart disease from prenatal detection to perinatal coordination of care and immediate management in the delivery room. Focusing on CHD lesions with the highest risk for emergent neonatal care, he discusses a CHD risk stratification system with level of care assignments and specific neonatal management recommendations.
Discuss prenatal evaluation for congenital heart disease (CHD).
Explain current perinatal management strategies used to optimize postnatal transition to care for infants born with complex CHD.
Give examples of delivery room management and stabilization care plans for some of the most critical CHD lesions.
Describe approaches to risk stratification in cases of critical CHD.
Director of Fetal Cardiology,
Children's Hospital Los Angeles