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Pediatric Cardiology Updates

  • Hung-Chi Lue
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages II-XII
  2. Richard Van Praagh, Maria G. Kiaffas
    Pages 31-35
  3. Richard Van Praagh, John Papagiannis, Chrysoula Hanioti, Maria G. Kiaffas
    Pages 45-49
  4. M. A. Ali Khan, Saad Al Yousef, Jassim Abdel-Hameed, Ahmad Nassir Galal, Jawad Shaikh, William Sawyer
    Pages 75-85
  5. Charles E. Mullins
    Pages 87-89
  6. Regente I. Lapak, Eden D. Latosa, Luis M. Mabilangan
    Pages 103-108
  7. Kazuo Momma, Sumi Aiba
    Pages 109-116
  8. Shu-Hsun Chu, Ron-Bin Hsu
    Pages 137-140
  9. Zen-Chung Weng, Shiau-Ting Lai
    Pages 147-153
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 155-161

About these proceedings

Introduction

Recent advances have revolutionized diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in pediatric cardiology. Powerful new diagnostic techniques include color Doppler echocardiography, computerized tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Catheter-directed treatment of cardiac lesions with balloons and stents has become the treatment of choice, and cardiac arrhythmias in infancy and childhood are treated with radio-frequency ablation. To provide an update on these and other recent developments, the First Asian-Pacific Symposium on Pediatric Cardiology was held in Taipei in November 1994, attended by pediatricians, cardiologists, and surgeons, many of them of world renown. This book, a collection of the papers presented at the symposium, will contribute to improved recognition, understanding, and treatment of many important congenital and acquired heart problems in children. It will be of special interest to pathologists, pediatricians, cardiologists, and surgeons whose work involves care of infants and children with heart disease.

Keywords

Ablation Stent childhood echocardiography heart

Editors and affiliations

  • Hung-Chi Lue
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.College of MedicineNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan 100, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Division of Pediatric CardiologyNational Taiwan University HospitalTaipeiTaiwan 100, R.O.C.

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