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World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery


eISSN: 2150136X | ISSN: 21501351 | Current volume: 13 | Current issue: 5 Frequency: Bi-monthly


The World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (WJPCHS) is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed scientific publication dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge pertaining to congenital heart anomalies, and pediatric heart diseases in general. It is the official journal of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (WSPCHS), Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society (CHSS), and European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association (ECHSA). A central focus of the Journal is the surgical aspect of the care of infants, children, and adults. The International Editorial Advisory Board includes specialists in congenital heart surgery, cardiology, anesthesia, critical care and nursing.

The Journal will contain, and manuscript submissions are welcome, in the following categories:

  • Original Reports of clinical and/or basic scientific investigations and observations relevant to the care and management of patients with congenital heart disease
  • Review Articles, Expert Techniques, Historical Perspectives, and descriptions of New Technologies (with focus on surgical topics, as well as interventional cardiology, anesthesia, and critical care)
  • Instructive Case Reports and unique Images of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
  • Reports of proceedings of the meetings of WSPCHS, as well as those of other national and regional cardiac surgical societies and pediatric cardiology organizations that do not have widely distributed official publications of their own
  • Papers on diverse subjects relevant to the mission of WSPCHS, including worldwide and regional demographics of congenital heart disease (CHD), healthcare policy and economics pertinent to CHD, programs of international collaboration in the development and support of centers for CHD, challenges and progress in clinical care in underserved areas, and issues related to congenital heart surgery education and training around the world
  • Manuscripts submitted by organizations or entities interested in advancing the care of pediatric and congenital heart disease patients worldwide

For more information, contact Editor-in-Chief Carl Backer, MD at carl.backer@uky.edu.

To reach the WJPCHS Editorial Office, contact WJPCHS@gmail.com.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The WJPCHS is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific publication dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge pertaining to congenital heart anomalies, and pediatric heart diseases in general. It is the official journal of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (WSPCHS), Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society (CHSS), and European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association (ECHSA). A central focus of the journal covers the surgical aspects of the care of infants, children, and adults. The International Editorial Advisory Board includes specialists in congenital heart surgery, cardiology, anesthesia, critical care and nursing.

Editor
Carl L. Backer Cincinnati & Lexington, USA
Managing Editor
Virginia F. Hawkins Thousand Oaks, USA
Consulting Editors
Robert H. Anderson London, United Kingdom
Welton Gersony New York, USA
Robin H. Kinsley Johannesburg, South Africa
Guillermo Kreutzer Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hiromi Kurosawa Tokyo, Japan
Norman H. Silverman Palo Alto, USA
Magdi Yacoub London, UK
Associate Editors
David Barron Toronto, Canada
Sertac M. Cicek Istanbul, Turkey
Jose Fragata, MD Miraflores-Alges, Portugal
Jürgen Hörer Munich, Germany
Jeffrey P. Jacobs Gainesville, USA
Shunji Sano San Francisco, USA
Editorial Board
Zohair Al-Halees Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nelson Alphonso Brisbane, Australia
Bahaaldin Alsoufi Louisville, USA
Petros Anagnostopoulos Madison, USA
Brett Anderson New York, NY, USA
Jeffrey Anderson Cincinnati, OH, USA
Dean Andropoulos Houston, USA
Erle Austin Louisville, USA
Mark Awori Nairobi, Kenya
Emile Bacha New York, USA
Pedro Becker Santiago, Chile
Emre Belli Massy, France
Drissi Boumzebra Casablanca, Morocco
Duke Cameron Boston, USA
Horacio Capelli Buenos Aires, Argentina
Frank Cetta Rochester, USA
Jonathan Chen Philadelphia, USA
Karen Chiswell Durham, USA
Ujjwal Kumar Chowdhury New Delhi, India
Julie Cleuziou Munich, Germany
Mitchell Cohen Falls Church, USA
David Cooper Cincinnati, USA
John M. Costello Charleston, USA
Francisco da Costa Curitiba, Brazil
Barbara Deal Chicago, USA
Joseph Dearani Rochester, USA
William DeCampli Orlando, USA
Vera Demarchi Aiello Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ali Dodge-Khatami New York, USA
Tjark Ebels Amsterdam, Netherlands
Frank Edwin Accra, Ghana
Pirooz Eghtesady St. Louis, USA
Kirsten Finucane Auckland, New Zealand
Andrew Fiore St Louis, USA
Rodney Franklin London, UK
Mark Hazekamp Leiden, Netherlands
Morten Helvind Copenhagen, Denmark
Claudia Herbst Vienna, Austria
Patricia Hickey Boston, USA
Kevin Hill Durham, USA
Yasutaka Hirata Tokyo, Japan
Jennifer C. Hirsch-Romano Ann Arbor, USA
Christoph Hornik Durham, USA
T-Y Hsia Orlando, USA
Sheng-Shou Hu Beijing, China
Christopher Hugo-Hamman Cape Town, South Africa
Vladimir Ilyin Moscow, Russian Federation
Nobuyuki Ishibashi Washington, D.C., USA
Katarzyna Januszewska Muenster, Germany
Marcelo Jatene Sao Paulo, Brazil
Richard A. Jonas Washington, D.C., USA
David Kalfa New York, NY, USA
Andrzej Kansy Warsaw, Poland
James K. Kirklin Birmingham, USA
Igor Konstantinov Melbourne, Australia
Christian Kreutzer Buenos Aires, Argentina
Shelby Kutty Baltimore, USA
Francois Lacour-Gayet Muscat, Oman
Linda Lambert Salt Lake City, UT, USA
John Lamberti Stanford, USA
Peter Lang Boston, USA
Cheul Lee Seoul, Korea
Richard Mainwaring Palo Alto, USA
Edward Malec Muenster, Germany
Jörg Männer Goettingen, Germany
Samuel Ramirez Marroquin Mexico City, Mexico
Gerard Martin Washington, D.C., USA
Bohdan Maruszewski Warsaw, Poland
Constantine Mavroudis Indianapolis, USA
Emmett Mckenzie Houston, USA
Carlos Mery Austin, USA
Dominique Metras Marseilles, France
Bret Mettler Baltimore, USA
David Meyer New Hyde Park, USA
Silvana Molossi Houston, USA
Tomasz Mroczek Krakow, Poland
Meena Nathan Boston, USA
Susan Nicolson Philadelphia, USA
Alexander Opotowsky Cincinnati, USA
Yishay Orr Westmead, Australia
Sara K. Pasquali Ann Arbor, USA
Christian Pizarro Wilmington, USA
Tamar Preminger Philadelphia, USA
Athar Qureshi Houston, USA
Mohan Reddy San Francisco, USA
Richard Ringel Baltimore, USA
Peter Roeleveld Leiden, Netherlands
Jack Rychik Philadelphia, USA
Sameh Said Valhalla, USA
Heikki I. Sairanen Helsinki, Finland
Kisaburo Sakamoto Shizuoka City, Japan
Eduardo Jose Vanti Sancho Campinas, Brazil
Nestor Sandoval Bogota, Colombia
George Sarris Athens, Greece
Allain Serraf Tel Hashomer, Israel
Rajesh Sharma New Delhi, India
Toshiharu Shinoka Columbus, USA
Ayman Shoeb Cairo, Egypt
James St Louis Augusta, USA
Giovanni Stellin Padova, Italy
Ram Kumar Subramanyan Los Angeles, USA
Sarah Tabbutt San Francisco, USA
Christo I. Tchervenkov Montreal, Canada
Ravi Thiagarajan Boston, USA
Gaetano Thiene Padova, Italy
Victor Tsang London, United Kingdom
Joseph Turek Durham, USA
Akif Undar Hershey, USA
Richard Van Praagh Boston, USA
David F. Vener Houston, USA
Luca Vricella Chicago, USA
Amelia Wallace Baltimore, USA
Henry L. Walters III Detroit, USA
David Winlaw Cincinnati, USA
Qingyu Wu Beijing, China
Herve Yangni-Angate Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Ilya Yemets Kyiv, Ukraine
Yves d’Udekem Washington, D.C., USA
Hao Zhang Shanghai, China
Gerhard Ziemer Danville, USA
David Zurakowski Boston, USA
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