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Summary of the 2015 International Paediatric Heart Failure Summit of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute

  • Jeffrey P. Jacobs (a1) (a2), James A. Quintessenza (a1) (a2), Tom R. Karl (a1) (a2) (a3), Alfred Asante-Korang (a1) (a2), Allen D. Everett (a1) (a2), Susan B. Collins (a1) (a2), Genaro A. Ramirez-Correa (a2), Kristin M. Burns (a4), Mitchell Cohen (a5), Steven D. Colan (a6), John M. Costello (a7), Kevin P. Daly (a6), Rodney C. G. Franklin (a8), Charles D. Fraser (a9), Kevin D. Hill (a10), James C. Huhta (a11) (a12), Sunjay Kaushal (a13), Yuk M. Law (a14), Steven E. Lipshultz (a15), Anne M. Murphy (a2), Sara K. Pasquali (a16), Mark R. Payne (a17), Joseph Rossano (a18), Girish Shirali (a19), Stephanie M. Ware (a20), Mingguo Xu (a2) (a21) and Marshall L. Jacobs (a1) (a2)...

Abstract

In the United States alone, ∼14,000 children are hospitalised annually with acute heart failure. The science and art of caring for these patients continues to evolve. The International Pediatric Heart Failure Summit of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute was held on February 4 and 5, 2015. The 2015 International Pediatric Heart Failure Summit of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute was funded through the Andrews/Daicoff Cardiovascular Program Endowment, a philanthropic collaboration between All Children’s Hospital and the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida (USF). Sponsored by All Children’s Hospital Andrews/Daicoff Cardiovascular Program, the International Pediatric Heart Failure Summit assembled leaders in clinical and scientific disciplines related to paediatric heart failure and created a multi-disciplinary “think-tank”. The purpose of this manuscript is to summarise the lessons from the 2015 International Pediatric Heart Failure Summit of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute, to describe the “state of the art” of the treatment of paediatric cardiac failure, and to discuss future directions for research in the domain of paediatric cardiac failure.

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Correspondence to: J. P. Jacobs, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Director, Andrews/Daicoff Cardiovascular Program, and Surgical Director of Heart Transplantation and Extracorporeal Life Support Programs, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute, All Children’s Hospital and Florida Hospital for Children. 601 Fifth Street South, Suite 607, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States of America. Tel: +727 767 6666; Fax: +727 767 8606; E-mail: JeffJacobs@msn.com

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