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Assessment and management of the failing heart in children

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 December 2008

Beth D. Kaufman*
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Robert E. Shaddy
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Girish S. Shirali
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
Ronn Tanel
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Jeffrey A. Towbin
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Correspondence to: Beth D. Kaufman, MD, Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplant Program, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Room 8NW81, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399, United States of America. Tel: 267-426-5700; Fax: 215-590-1340; E-mail:


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