n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Balancing the heart and the lungs in children with large cardiac shunts
|Article Title||Balancing the heart and the lungs in children with large cardiac shunts|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and 2 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||16 - 21|
This article reviews the pathophysiology of cardiorespiratory problems in children with cardiac shunt lesions. The close anatomical and physiological relationship of the heart and the lungs explains why disease in one system will affect the other.
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