Editorial Board
Editor-in-Chief
  • Vladimiro L. Vida, MD, PhD

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Congenital Heart Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Scimitar Syndrome

Deputy Editor-in-Chief
  • Giovanni Di Salvo, MD, PhD, MSc, FESC

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Congenital heart disease, Heart failure, Cardiomyopathy

Associate Editors
  • Meena Nathan, MD, FRCS, MPH

    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

    Interests: Cardiac Surgery, Patient Safety and Quality Outcomes

  • David M. Kalfa, MD, PhD

    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

    Interests: Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Heart Transplant

  • Massimo Padalino, MD, PhD

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Univentricular heart and Hybrid procedures, Surgery in Marfan and connective tissue disorders, Tetralogy of fallot

  • Alain Jean Poncelet, MD, PhD

    Cliniques Universitaires saint-Luc, Brussels, BELGIUM

    Interests: Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Heart Failure, Transplantation

  • David Faraoni, MD, PhD

    Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA

    Interests: Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Clinical and Database Research

  • Gianfranco Butera, MD

    Bambin Gesù Hospital, Rome, ITALY

    Interests: Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

  • Olivier Villemain, MD, PhD

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, CANADA

    Interests: Biomedical Imaging, Cardiovascular Sciences

  • Luc Mertens, MD, PhD

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, CANADA

    Interests: Echocardiography, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Failure

  • Shi-Joon Yoo, MD

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, CANADA

    Interests: Fetal Echocardiography, 3D Printing in Pediatric Cardiology and Surgery

  • Samir Sarikouch, MD, PhD

    Hannover Medical School, Hannover, GERMANY

    Interests: Cardiology, Echocardiography, Clinical Trials

  • Salvatore Agati

    Bambin Gesù Hospital, Taormina, ITALY

    Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, Aortic Disease, Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Grace Van Leeuwen, MD

    Sidra Medicine, Ar-Rayyan, QATAR

    Interests: Ethics, Intensive Care, Post Operative Care, Reanimation, Moral Distress, Palliative Care

  • David Zurakowski, MS, PhD

    Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

    Interests: Biomarkers, Surgical and Anesthesia Research, Statistical Analysis

Editorial Board Members
  • Alain Fraissé

    Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital Trust, London, UK

    Interests: Pediatric Cardiology, Echocardiography, Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease.

  • Alvise Guariento

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Fontan Procedure

  • Anusha Jegatheeswaran

    Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK

    Interests: Congenital cardiac surgery, Statistical Analysis, Clinical Epidemiology, Long-term Outcomes, Anomalous Coronaries

  • Aurelio Secinaro

    Bambin Gesù Hospital, Rome, ITALY

    Interests: Cardiovascular MR and CT in Children, Congenital Heart Disease, Imaging

  • Biagio Castaldi

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Cardiology Surgery, Ejection Fraction, Medicine

  • Claudia Herbst

    Medical University Vienna, Vienna, AUSTRIA

    Interests: Adult Congenital Procedures, Single Ventricle and Palliative Procedures, Minimally Invasive

  • Corrado Di Mambro

    Bambin Gesù Hospital, Rome, ITALY

    Interests: Pediatric Arrhythmias, Sudden Death Risk in Congenital Heart Disease

  • Davide Calvaruso

    Bambin Gesù Hospital, Taormina, ITALY

    Interests: Congenital Heart Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

  • Elio Caruso

    Bambin Gesù Hospital, Taormina, ITALY

    Interests: Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac imaging

  • Evan M. Zahn

    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Interests: Pediatric Cardiology

  • Francesca Raimondi

    Hôpital universitaire Necker-Enfants-Malades, Paris, FRANCE

    Interests: Cardiac imaging, Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT Scan

  • Giancarlo Scognamiglio

    Monaldi Hospital, Naples, ITALY

    Interests: Non-invasive Diagnosis of Heart Disease, Pediatric Cardiology

  • Gino Gerosa

    University of Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Valve Surgery, Tissue Engineering for Heart Disease, Robotic Surgery, Off Pump Coronary Artery Surgery

  • Jack Rychik

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Interests: Pediatric Cardiology

  • Jolanda Sabatino

    University of Padua, Padua, IITALY

    Interests: Carotid Arteries, Vascular Diseases, Atherosclerosis

  • Juan-Miguel Gil-Jaurena

    Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañon, Madrid, SPAIN

    Interests: Minimally Invasive Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Heart Transplant & Assist Devices, Neonatal Surgery

  • Jürgen Hörer

    Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Munich, GERMANY

    Interests: Congenital Heart Surgery, Risk Evaluation

  • Khalid S. Al Najashi

    Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Leonardo Miana

    Hospital das Clinicas HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

    Interests: Heart Transplantation, Heart Failure, Cardiac Surgery

  • Mauro Lo Rito

    Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, ITALY

    Interests: Biostatistics, Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac surgery, Transposition of Great Arteries, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ross operation, Pulmonary Vein Stenosis

  • Mladen J. Kocica

    UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Belgrade, SERBIA

    Interests: Aortic dissection, Surgical ventricular restoration, Aortic root surgery, Congenital coronary artery anomalies

  • Norihisa Toh

    Okayama University Hospital, Okayama City, Okayama, JAPAN

    Interests: Atrial Heart Septal Defects, Echocardiography, Brugada Syndrome, Patent Foramen Ovale, Ventricular Fibrillation, Three-Dimensional Echocardiography

  • Patrick Myers

    Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

    Interests: Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Vascular Surgery

  • Rosanna Zanai

    Bambin Gesù Hospital, Taormina, ITALY

    Interests: Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

  • Vera Demarchi Aiello

    Hospital das Clinicas HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

    Interests: Morphology of Congenital Heart Defects, Cardiac Anatomy, Cardiovascular Pathology, Pulmonary Circulation

  • Viviane Nasr

    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

    Interests: Risk Prediction, Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric Anesthesiology

  • Xinxin Chen

    Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, Guangzhou, CHINA

    Interests: Pulmonary Atresia, Aortic Transposition, Surgical Treatment of Complex Congenital Heart Disease

Advisory Board
  • Ali Alsaghier

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, CANADA

  • Claudia Cattapan

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

  • Connor Callahan

    Hospital for Sick Children University of Torontodisabled, Toronto, CANADA

    Interests: Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease, Mechanical Circulatory Support

  • David Blitzer

    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

    Interests: Heart Surgery, Congenital Heart Malformation, Endocardial Cushion Defects

  • Francesco Bertelli

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, 3D Reconstruction, 3D Printing

  • Horacio Carvajal

    Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

    Interests: Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery

  • Ignacio Berra

    Hospital Garrahan, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

    Interests: Aortic Valve, Biventricular Repair, VADs Pediatric

  • Ilias P. Doulamis

    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

    Interests: Fotan Procedure, Biventricular Conversion,Ischemia Reperfusion Injury, Basic Research, Biostatistics

  • Jef Van den Eynde

    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

    Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Tetralogy of Fallot, Fontan Circulation, Heart Failure

  • Juan Contreras

    Universidad De la Frontera , Temuco, CHILE

    Interests: Congenital Heart Diseases, Heart Transplantation, Valve Repair

  • Junko Kobayashi

    Okayama University, Okayama, JAPAN

    Interests: Stem Cells, Epigenetic Repression, Univentricular Heart, Heart Failure

  • Mike Lee

    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, CANADA

    Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Ebstein Anomaly, Tricuspid Valve Surgery, Aortic Surgery

  • Morgan K. Monroi

    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

  • Mossab Saeed

    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

    Interests: Cardiac Surgery, Heart Valves, Myocardial Protection, Medical Devices, Innovation, and Translational Research

  • Nabil Hussein

    Yorkshire Heart Centre, Leeds, UK

    Interests: Congenital Heart Surgery, 3D Printing, Simulation, Surgical Education

  • Stephanie Nguyen

    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

  • Niall Khan

    Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, IRELAND

    Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Thoracic Surgery, ECMO

  • Nicholas Oh

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA

    Interests: HLHS, Unbalanced AVCD, Anomalous Coronary Arteries, Single Ventricle Palliation Outcomes

  • Paola Veronese

    University of Padua, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: Prenatal Diagnosis of Cardiac Anomalies, Imaging and Innovation in Fetal Cardiology

  • Sachiko Kadowaki

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, CANADA

    Interests: Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Supreet P. Marathe

    Queensland University, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

    Interests: Single Ventricle Palliation, Fontan, Artificial Intelligence in Cardiac Surgery, Complex Biventricular Repairs, Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduits

  • Takashi Kido

    Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Munich, GERMANY

    Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, Single Ventricle, Mechanical Circulatory Support.

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