Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Vol.21 No.4 2005 CONTENTS


Concerns Regarding Japan’s Decision on Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation
Soichiro Kitamura

Special Contributions

Advances in Transplantation in Japan
Shinichi Nunoda, et al ……456 Full text PDF


Surgical Strategies for Children with End-stage Cardiomyopathy in Japan
Norihide Fukushima, et al. ……459 Full text PDF

Case Report

Oral Sildenafil Ameliorates Impaired Pulmonary Circulation after Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Shunt
Eitaro Umehara, et al. ……469 Full text PDF
Case Report: A 9-year-old Girl with Atresia of Left Coronary Artery Ostium Diagnosed for Chest Pain at Exercise
Hideki Motomura, et al. ……474 Full text PDF
Successful Treatment with Nifekalant Hydrochloride for Postoperative Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia – A Case Report –
Hiroomi Nishio, et al. ……479 Full text PDF
A Case of PHACES Syndrome with Tricuspid Atresia
Shunji Kurotobi, et al. ……485 Full text PDF

Editorial Comments

Limitations of the Ventricular Assist System for Children:
A Bridge to Heart Transplantation
Toshiki Kobayashi ……465 Full text PDF
Editorial Comment on Dr. Fukushima’s Article Entitled “Surgical Strategies for Children with End-stage Cardiomyopathy in Japan”
Shunei Kyo ……467 Full text PDF
Potentials and Concerns of Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Tsutomu Saji ……473 Full text PDF
Mechanisms of Postoperative Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia and Antiarrhythmic Agents with the Action of Prolonging Repolarization Duration
Toshiaki Yasuda ……483 Full text PDF
PHACES Syndrome: Has It Been Overlooked?
Toshiyuki Itoi ……490 Full text PDF