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Ann Pediatr Card

May-August  2015
 Vol 8 | Issue 2

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Editorial
Training pediatric heart surgeons for the future: A global challenge
The global burden of congenital heart disease (CHD) is substantial. Assuming an incidence of 8/1000 live births, it can be estimated that approximately one million children are born each year with CHD...
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Original Article
Diagnosis and management of aorto-left ventricular tunnel
Background: Aorto-left ventricular tunnel (ALVT) is a rare congenital extracardiac channel with progressive left ventricular dilatation needs early correction. Materials and Methods: Thi...
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Original Article
Improved quality of life after treatment of prolonged asystole during breath holding spells with a cardiac pacemaker
Objectives: To validate the physical and psychological effectiveness of cardiac pacing in pediatric patients with breath-holding spells (BHS) and prolonged asystole. Materials and Methods:...
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Original Article
Pulmonary function testing in infants with tetralogy of Fallot and absent pulmonary valve syndrome
Aim: Absent pulmonary valve syndrome (APVS) is found in 3-6% of patients with Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). Along with findings of TOF, absence of pulmonary valve tissue results in aneurysmal dila...
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Brief Communication
Teaching focused echocardiography for rheumatic heart disease screening
Screening for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) requires workers skilled in echocardiography, which typically involves prolonged, specialized training. Task shifting echocardiographic screening to nonexpe...
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