Mission

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.

Official Journal of the World Society

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World Journal becomes the official journal of CHSS and ECHSA

 

World Database for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

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World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
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If you are a paid-up member you can access full-text of these articles through https://www.wspchs.org.

Redo-ALCAPA Repair With Left Subclavian Artery-to-Left Main Coronary Bypass for Left Coronary Atresia

Published: August 12, 2022.
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Contributors

Dhananjay P. Malankar; Shivaji Mali; Shyam Dhake; Bharat Soni; Dinesh Kandavel; Amit Mhatre; Dilip Bind; Rajat Bhargava; Jinil Raj; Ronak Sheth; Swati Garekar

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Congenital Left Main Coronary Atresia: Rare Cause of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Published: August 12, 2022.
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Contributors

Thomas M Knapp; Michael Farias; William M DeCampli

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Surgical Repair of a Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm

Published: July 13, 2022.
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Contributors

Madelien V. Regeer; Heleen B. van der Zwaan; Paul H. Schoof; Egidius E. H. L. van Aarnhem

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Concomitant Mitral Valve Re-Repair for Mixed Congenital and Degenerative Mitral Disease, Tricuspid Repair, and Cox-Maze Procedure in a College Athlete

Published: June 30, 2022.
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Contributors

Sohini Gupta; Tara Karamlou; Miza Salim Hammoud; Joanna Ghobrial; Peter Aziz; Hani K. Najm

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Transposition With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn

Published: May 23, 2022.
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Contributors

Bonnie A. Brooks; Anita Krishnan; Yves d’Udekem; Gregory K. Yurasek

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Outcomes Following Norwood Procedures: Analysis of a “Small Volume” Program

Published: May 20, 2022.
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Contributors

John D’Angelo; Sukumar Suguna Narasimhulu; Kamal Pourmoghadam; Tain-Yen Hsia; Craig Fleishman; Alicia Kube; Nicole Lucchesi; William DeCampli

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Atresia of the Midportion of the Coronary Sinus: A Case Report

Published: May 19, 2022.
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Contributors

Bryan Kaplan; William N. Evans; Humberto Restrepo; Abraham Rothman

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Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement in a Patient With an FLNA Variant

Published: May 19, 2022.
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Contributors

Adam J. Lobbestael; Caleb P. Bupp; Marcus P. Haw

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A Comprehensive Approach to the Management of Patients With HLHS and Related Malformations: An Analysis of 83 Patients (2015-2021)

Published: May 05, 2022.
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Contributors

Mark S. Bleiweis; Giles J. Peek; Joseph Philip; James C. Fudge; Kevin J. Sullivan; Jennifer Co-Vu; Curt DeGroff; Himesh V. Vyas; Dipankar Gupta; Renata Shih; Biagio “Bill” A. Pietra; Frederick Jay Fricker; Susana C. Cruz Beltran; Michael A. Arnold; Mark C. Wesley; Andrew D. Pitkin; Jose F. Hernandez-Rivera; Dalia Lopez-Colon; Wendy E. Barras; Yuriy Stukov; Omar M. Sharaf; Dan Neal; Connie S. Nixon; Jeffrey P. Jacobs

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Surgical Management of a Giant Left Ventricular Fibroma in a Newborn

Published: May 03, 2022.
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Contributors

Oleg A. Egunov; Evgeny V. Krivoshchekov; Frank Cetta; Olesya D. Putrova; Alexander A. Sokolov; Olga S. Yanulevich

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Welcome to New Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Carl Lewis Backer

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We proudly announce the selection of Carl Lewis Backer as the new Editor-in-Chief of the World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. Carl has extensive experience in publishing, including several textbooks. He has served as an Associate Editor of the World Journal.

We have no doubt that Carl will follow with success in the footsteps of the Founding Editor, Marshall L. Jacobs, to whom we are eternally grateful.

We would like to thank the 15 members of the Editor Search Committee, representing all continents and our sister organizations, CHSS and ECHSA, for their active participation in this most important decision.

The World Journal has become a high quality and essential educational tool in the globalization of our specialty. The World Journal is the only journal exclusively dedicated to congenital heart surgery and is now among the finest cardiac surgery journals.

Zohair Al-Halees
President, WSPCHS

Richard Jonas
Chair, Editor Search Committee

Christo Tchervenkov
Founding President and Executive Director

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