Editor-in Chief

Dr Jeffrey P. Jacobs, M.D., FACS, FACC, FCCP:
Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University
Director, Andrews/Daicoff Cardiovascular Program
Surgical Director of Heart Transplantation and Extracorporeal Life Support Programs,
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute

601 Fifth Street South, Suite 607
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States of America



JeffJacobs@msn.com


Past Editor-in-Chief

Professor Edward Baker
Professor Edward Baker
Medical Director
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust
John Radcliffe Hospital
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9DU
UK


Emeritus Founding Editors

Dr G. William Henry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Professor Robert H. Anderson
University College, London, UK


International Editors

Professor Hiromi Kurosawa
Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan


Senior Associate Editor

Dr Allen D. Everett
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA


Associate Editor for Surgery

Dr Hal Walters
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, USA


Associate Editor for Cardiology

Dr Rodney Franklin
Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK


Associate Editor for Critical Care

Dr John Costello
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA


Associate Editor for Mentorship

Professor Shakeel Qureshi
Evelina Children's Hospital, UK
Associate Editor for Mentorship


Associate Editor for Cultural, Ethical, and Humanitarian Affairs

Professor Tom R. Karl
University of Queensland; Mater Children's Hospital, Australia


Associate Editor for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Dr Gil Wernovsky
Miami Children’s Hospital, USA


Associate Editor for Interventional Cardiology

Dr Kevin Hill
Duke University, USA


Associate Editor for Nursing

Professor Patricia Hickey
Boston Children’s Hospital, USA


Supplements Editor

Dr Jeffrey P. Jacobs
All Children’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Saint Petersburg, Tampa, and Orlando, USA


Images Editor

Dr Roxane McKay
Minnesota, USA


Founding Editors

Professor Anton Becker
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dr Giancarlo Crupi
Ospedale Riuniti (Bergamo), Italy

Dr Arthur Garson, Jr
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

Dr Fernando Lucchese
Hospital São Francisco, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Professor Michael Tynan
London, UK


International Editorial Board

Professor Lindsey Allan
King’s College Hospital, London, UK

Dr Maurice Beghetti
Hôpital des Enfants, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr Lee Benson
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Dr Per Bjørnstad
Oslo, Norway

Dr Anthony Chang
Children's Hospital of Orange County, USA

Professor Tjark Ebels
Academisch Ziekenhuis Groningen, Netherlands

Dr Timothy Feltes
Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

Dr J William Gaynor
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Dr Allan Goldman
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children, London, UK

Dr Willem Helbing
Sophia Children's Hospital, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Professor John Hess
Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Germany

Dr Eero Jokinen
Helsinki University Children's Hospital , Finland

Dr Doff B McElhinney
NYU Medical Centre, New York, USA

Dr Luc Mertens
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Dr Cleonice de C Mota
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Dr Jane Newburger
Children’s Hospital, Boston, USA

Dr Edgardo Ortiz
Philippine Children’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Phillipines

Professor Daniel Penny
The Royal CHildrens Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Dr Andrew Redington
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Dr Girish Shirali
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA

Dr Norman Silverman
Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, USA

Dr Giovanni Stellin
Universita di Padova, Italy

Dr Andras Szatmari
Hungarian Center for Pediatric Cardiology, Budapest, Hungary

Dr Hideki Uemura
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Dr Steven Webber
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA

Dr James Wilkinson
Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Dr Shi-Joon Yoo
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Professor Vera Aiello
University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil

Dr Zohair Al Halees
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Saudi Arabia

Dr Marie Josée Hélène Béland
Montreal Children’s Hospital, Canada

Professor M. Sertac Cicek
Anadolu Health Foundation, Turkey

Dr Mitchell Cohen
Phoenix Children’s Hospital, USA

Dr Steven Colan
Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

Dr David Cooper
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA

Professor William Michael DeCampli
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Florida, USA

Dr Christopher Thomas Hugo-Hamman
Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, South Africa

Dr Krishna Iyer
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, India

Dr Parvathi Iyer
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, India

Dr Otto Krogmann
Heart Center Duisburg, Germany

Dr Peter Laussen
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Professor Bohdan Jarosław Maruszewski
Children’s Memorial Health Institute, Poland

Professor Stephen Seslar
University of Washington, USA

Professor Narayanswami Sreeram
University Hospital of Cologne, Germany

Dr James D. St. Louis
University of Minnesota, USA

Professor Christo Ivanov Tchervenkov
The Montreal Children' Hospital, Canada

Dr Paul Weinberg
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA


Committee on Mentorship

Professor Shakeel Qureshi
Evelina Children's Hospital, UK

Dr Jeff Jacobs
All Children’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Saint Petersburg, Tampa, and Orlando, USA
Editor-in Chief

Dr Lee Benson
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Dr Rui Anjos
CUF Descobertas Hospital, Portugal

Dr Bharat Dalvi
Glenmark Cardiac Centre, India

Dr Kuberan Pushparajah
Evelina Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Gurleen Sharland
Evelina Children’s Hospital, UK