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The 2017 Seventh World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery: Week in Review: heart failure, transplantation, and pulmonary hypertension*

  • Jonathan N. Johnson (a1) and D. Dunbar Ivy (a2)


The heart failure, heart transplantation, and pulmonary hypertension workgroups of the Scientific Committee were honoured to be asked to plan a full slate of sessions at the 2017 World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery. In all there were 35 oral platform presentations, a further 14 oral platform presentations in “Bridging Together” sessions with other workgroups/specialties, a terrific debate about transplant listing in adult CHD patients, and a further 23 oral abstract presentations. The speakers were clear and concise, the research presented was ground-breaking, and the global representation was evident.


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Correspondence to: J. N. Johnson, MD, FACC, FASE, FAAP, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Gonda 6-138SW, First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States of America. Tel: +1 507 266 0676; Fax: +1 507 284 3968; E-mail:


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Presented at the 2017 Seventh World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (WCPCCS 2017), Barcelona, Spain, 16–21 July, 2017. Presented.



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The 2017 Seventh World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery: Week in Review: heart failure, transplantation, and pulmonary hypertension*

  • Jonathan N. Johnson (a1) and D. Dunbar Ivy (a2)


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