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The vision of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery is that every child born anywhere in the world with a congenital heart defect should have access to appropriate medical and surgical care.

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World Journal becomes the official journal of CHSS and ECHSA

 

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World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Adverse Outcomes Prediction for Congenital Heart Surgery: A Machine Learning Approach

Published: April 28, 2021.
Pages 453-460

Contributors

Dimitris Bertsimas; Daisy Zhuo; Jack Dunn; Jordan Levine; Eugenio Zuccarelli; Nikos Smyrnakis; Zdzislaw Tobota; Bohdan Maruszewski; Jose Fragata; George E. Sarris

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Risk Factors for Reoperation After Arterial Switch Operation

Published: July 19, 2021.
Pages 463-470

Contributors

Parth M. Patel; Jeremy L. Herrmann; Eric Bain; Joseph M. Ladowski; Cameron Colgate; Mark D. Rodefeld; Mark W. Turrentine; John W. Brown

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Reconstruction of the Aortic Arch in Neonates and Infants: The Importance of Patch Material

Published: July 19, 2021.
Pages 487-491

Contributors

Ingrid M. van Beynum; Serife Kurul; Thomas Krasemann; Michiel Dalinghaus; Pieter van de Woestijne; Jonathan R. Etnel; Ad J.J.C. Bogers

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“No Official Help Is Available”—Experience of Parents and Children With Congenital Heart Disease During COVID-19

Published: July 19, 2021.
Pages 500-507

Contributors

L. V. Marino; R. Wagland; D. J. Culliford; T. Bharucha; S. C. Sodergren; Anne-Sophie E. Darlington

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Castaneda in memorium

Dr. Aldo R. Castañeda
July 17, 1930 – April 30, 2021

We announce with sorrow the passing of the Apollonian surgeon, Aldo R. Castañeda. On behalf of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, we express our profound gratitude for having blazed the trail for your students and colleagues and helped the lives of so many children around the world! We present our sincere condolences to his wife, Arcely, his children, Claudia, Silvana and Aldo and to all grieving this loss.

Farewell and Godspeed, dear teacher and esteemed colleague!

— WSPCHS Governing Council

We have unlocked the full interview we did with Dr. Castaneda in 2010. You can watch it here.

World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
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COVID-19 Testing, Surgical Prioritization, and Reactivation in a Congenital Cardiac Surgery Program

Published: November 12, 2020.
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Contributors

Brandon M. Wojcik; Taufiek K. Rajab; Shanna Newman; James Jaggers; Max B. Mitchell

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Effect of Albumin Addition to Cardiopulmonary Bypass Prime on Outcomes in Children Undergoing Open-Heart Surgery (EACPO Study)—A Randomized Controlled Trial

Published: October 20, 2020.
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Contributors

Abdul Rauf; Reena K. Joshi; Neeraj Aggarwal; Mridul Agarwal; Manendra Kumar; Veronique Dinand; Raja Joshi

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