By Yong-Soo Yun (auth.), Hung-Chi Lue M.D., Ph.D. (eds.)
Recent advances have revolutionized diagnostic and healing methods in pediatric cardiology. strong new diagnostic innovations contain colour Doppler echocardiography, automatic tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Catheter-directed therapy of cardiac lesions with balloons and stents has develop into the remedy of selection, and cardiac arrhythmias in infancy and early life are handled with radio-frequency ablation. to supply an replace on those and different contemporary advancements, the 1st Asian-Pacific Symposium on Pediatric Cardiology was once held in Taipei in November 1994, attended by means of pediatricians, cardiologists, and surgeons, lots of them of global renown. This publication, a set of the papers awarded on the symposium, will give a contribution to better acceptance, realizing, and remedy of many vital congenital and bought cardiovascular disease in youngsters. it will likely be of detailed curiosity to pathologists, pediatricians, cardiologists, and surgeons whose paintings contains care of babies and youngsters with center disease.