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  1. Genetic screening is now commonplace for patients suspected of having inherited cardiac conditions. Variants of uncertain significance (VUS) in disease-associated genes pose problems for the diagnostician and ...

    Authors: Jules C. Hancox, Alan G. Stuart and Stephen C. Harmer

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2020 4:6

    Content type: Review

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  2. In patients with transposition of the great arteries (TGA), commissural malalignment (CM) between semilunar valves may be associated with abnormal coronary (CA) pattern. We intend to assess the degree of CM wi...

    Authors: Mohamed Al Nasef, Mohammed H. Alghamdi, Maria L. Bello Valls, Ahmed M. Zahrani, Ali AlAkfash, Husam I. Ardah, Obayda M. Diranneya and Fahad Alhabshan

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2020 4:7

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Infants with congenital heart disease (CHD) have an increased risk of morbidity and mortality during a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. The aim of this study was to estimate the cost-effectiveness ...

    Authors: Eva Fernlund, Martin Eriksson, Jonas Söderholm, Jan Sunnegårdh and Estelle Naumburg

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2020 4:5

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Numerous studies have measured the prognostic associations between cardiorespiratory fitness and patient outcomes in congenital heart disease, but no systematic review has assessed these associations for all t...

    Authors: Curtis A. Wadey, Max E. Weston, Dan Mihai Dorobantu, Rod S. Taylor, Guido E. Pieles, Alan R. Barker and Craig A. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2020 4:4

    Content type: Review

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  5. Congenital heart defects (CHD) are the singular most common congenital anomalies and account for a significant fraction of childhood mortality and morbidity. CHD occurs in ~ 1% of livebirths globally and often...

    Authors: Nicholas Ekow Thomford, Robert Peter Biney, Emmanuel Okai, Akwasi Anyanful, Paul Nsiah, Prosperity G. Frimpong, Dominic O. Boakye, Charles A. Adongo, Paul Kruszka and Ambroise Wonkam

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2020 4:3

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Some patients with congenital heart defects are considered inoperable because of severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) at birth, and some of these patients are followed for a long period. Recently, PAH-...

    Authors: Satoshi Akagi, Shingo Kasahara, Teiji Akagi, Kazufumi Nakamura and Hiroshi Ito

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2020 4:2

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. The patent ductus venosus is an embryological portosystemic shunt that connects the umbilical vein to the inferior vena cava and it can be diagnosed incidentally or in subjects suffering from hepatic encephalo...

    Authors: Walter Serra, Angelo Placci, Cristina Rossi and Stefano Cecchini

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2020 4:1

    Content type: Case Report

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  8. Postmortem coronary angiography has been used in forensic medicine for several decades but its use has never been documented in neonatal hearts. The objective of this case is to report the use of postmortem co...

    Authors: Amna Qasim, Duraisamy Balaguru and Ashraf M. Aly

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:8

    Content type: Case Report

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  9. Ebsteins anomaly accounts for less than 1% of all congenital cardiac defects. Whilst typically characterised by dysfunction and anatomical defects of the right ventricle and tricuspid valve, it often co-exists...

    Authors: Alastair P. Gray and Niall G. Mahon

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:7

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. The original version of this article [1] unfortunately included an error to an author’s name. Author Aliyah Choudhary was erroneously presented as Aliyah Chaudhary.

    Authors: Sayqa Arif, Aliyah Choudhary, Paul F. Clift, R. Katie Morris, Tara J. Selman, Sarah E. Bowater, Lucy E. Hudsmith, Peter J. Thompson and Sara A. Thorne

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:6

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:10

  11. Neonatal Marfan syndrome is a rare, severe form of Marfan syndrome with a poor prognosis. Surgical intervention to address massive aortic root dilatation is uncommon as dissection rarely occurs, and death inva...

    Authors: Laura D’Addese, Rukmini Komarlu and Kenneth Zahka

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:5

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. To inform on delivery outcomes achieved in congenital heart disease (CHD) patients by the Cuban National Programme for pregnancy and heart disease.

    Authors: Cristina Munte Kinsella, Sara A. Thorne, Hsu Chong, Paul F. Clift, Roman Vasallo Peraza, Jesus E. Perez Torga and Pedro A. Roman Rubio

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:4

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Some congenital heart conditions are very rare. In a climate of limited resources, a viewpoint could be advanced that identifying diagnostic criteria for such conditions and, through empiricism, effective trea...

    Authors: Jules C. Hancox, Dominic G. Whittaker, Henggui Zhang and Alan G. Stuart

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:3

    Content type: Review

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  14. Congenital heart defects (CHD) are the most common types of birth defects. The prevalence of CHD, mostly from retrospective studies, ranges between 2.1 and 10.7/1000 live births. For physicians to provide appr...

    Authors: Muhammad Ali Majeed-Saidan, Merna Atiyah, Amer N. Ammari, Amal M. AlHashem, Maha S. Rakaf, Mohamed M. Shoukri, Ester Garne and Ahmed M. Kurdi

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:2

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification (IIAC) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by extensive calcification and proliferation of the intimal layer of the large and medium size arteries.

    Authors: C. H. Mulcahy, F. Mone, F. M. McAuliffe, E. Mooney, P. McParland and C. J. Mc Mahon

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:1

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. Specialist multi-disciplinary care improves outcomes of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) patients. Following the NHS England Congenital Heart Disease standards review, the aim is to deliver high quality, ...

    Authors: Georgina Ooues, Paul Clift, Sarah Bowater, Sayqa Arif, Andrew Epstein, Neeraj Prasad, Dawn Adamson, Mandy Cummings, Charles Spencer, Paul Woodmansey, Jenny Borley, Thomas Ingram, Adrian Morley-Davies, William Roberts, Najmi Qureshi, Susan Hawkesford…

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2018 2:7

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (ccTGA) is a rare anomaly comprising a minimal portion of congenital heart disease cases. Some patients are not identified until adulthood. A minority...

    Authors: Casondra Moore and Abdulfatah Osman

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2018 2:6

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. Limited data are available on the increase in cardiac troponin after transcatheter closure of interatrial septal defects, and the mechanism is not fully understood. The aim with the study was to examine retros...

    Authors: Joanna Hlebowicz, Johan Holm, Nazim Isma and Ulf Thilén

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2018 2:4

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging has several advantages over other imaging modalities in adult patients with congenital heart disease. Limitations remain however, in the assessment of myocardial functi...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Dardeer, Lucy Hudsmith, Roman Wesolowski, Paul Clift and Richard P. Steeds

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2018 2:3

    Content type: Review

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  20. Medical management and surgical interventions for the lymphatic disorders chylothorax and plastic bronchitis are often unsuccessful. Single center data suggest that thoracic duct embolization is a more efficac...

    Authors: Mitchell A Luangrath, Jason Pinchot and Luke J. Lamers

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2018 2:2

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. Fetuses with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and intact interatral septum (IS) have a high perinatal mortality due to the impossibility to guarantee oxygenation at birth. The most effective way to manag...

    Authors: Matteo Ciuffreda, Paolo Ferrero, Elena Ciriello, Simona Marcora, Luisa Patanè and Nicola Strobelt

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2018 2:1

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. The SWEDish registry of CONgenital heart disease is a Swedish national quality register for collecting data on pediatric and adult (GUCH) patients with congenital heart diseases that aims to improve medical pr...

    Authors: Amanda Bodell, Gudrun Björkhem, Ulf Thilén and Estelle Naumburg

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:11

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Pregnancy in women with Fontan physiology poses a significant management challenge and is deemed high risk. The aim of this study is to describe short and long-term pregnancy outcomes in women who have undergo...

    Authors: Sayqa Arif, Aliyah Chaudhary, Paul F. Clift, R. Katie Morris, Tara J. Selman, Sarah E. Bowater, Lucy E. Hudsmith, Peter J. Thompson and Sara A. Thorne

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:10

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2019 3:6

  24. Triadin-1, encoded by TRDN, is an important component of the calcium release unit (CRU) in the sarcoplasmic reticulum of cardiac myocytes, interacting both with ryanodine receptors and calsequestrin. This article...

    Authors: Jules C. Hancox, Andrew F. James, Mark A. Walsh and Alan G. Stuart

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:9

    Content type: Review

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  25. A Fontan circulation is a series of palliative surgical procedures, which result in the diversion of the systemic venous return into pulmonary arterial circulation without passing through a ventricle. It is on...

    Authors: Michael Yeong, Will Loughborough, Mark Hamilton and Nathan Manghat

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:8

    Content type: Review

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  26. The imaging of pulmonary venous anatomy has traditionally been performed with echocardiography and catheter pulmonary angiography. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and notably multi-detector row computed tomog...

    Authors: Stephen Lyen, Shalini Wijesuriya, Eleanor Ngan-Soo, Helen Mathias, Michael Yeong, Mark Hamilton and Nathan Manghat

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:7

    Content type: Review

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  27. Atrial arrhythmias (AA) are common in adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD). Although Intra-atrial Reentrant Tachycardia (IART) is well described in ACHD, Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is uncommon, but increa...

    Authors: Darryl Wan, Clara Tsui, Jasmine Grewal, Marla Kiess, Amanda Barlow, Derek Human, Andrew Krahn and Santabhanu Chakrabarti

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:6

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Congenital heart disease (CHD) is one of the most common causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), with a prevalence nearing that of idiopathic PAH in registries. Despite similarities in pulmonary vascu...

    Authors: Konstantinos Dimopoulos, Carl Harries and Lisa Parfitt

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:5

    Content type: Review

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  29. To describe the institutional experience, technical aspects and outcome of stenting of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) in the initial palliation of symptomatic patients with severely limited pulmona...

    Authors: D. Quandt, G. Penford, B. Ramchandani, V. Bhole, C. Mehta and O. Stumper

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:3

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a condition associated with raised right heart pressures and subsequent remodelling of the right atrium and ventricle with relative preservation of left heart function. There...

    Authors: Ian Peter Temple

    Citation: Journal of Congenital Cardiology 2017 1:2

    Content type: Review

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