Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Vol.25 No.4 2009 CONTENTS


Role of Board Certified Pediatric Cardiologists Outside a Board-Certified Training Institute
Naoki Izumida


A Symposium on Creating the Mutual and Spiritual Informed Consent
Kunitaka Joo, et al. ……571 Full text PDF
Our Basis of “Informed Consent.” Is it Valid?
Tomoaki Murakami ……573 Full text PDF
Video Evaluation of Clinical Communication Skills for Pediatric Cardiologists
Toshiyuki Itoi, et al. ……576 Full text PDF
Informed Consent and Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeons: What Is Required and Expected?
Masaaki Kawada ……580 Full text PDF
What Is Informed Consent?
Nobuyo Shirai ……583 Full text PDF
The Intention of a Doctor’s Explanation and a Mother’s Reaction to that Explanation
Yayoi Munemura ……586 Full text PDF
From Consent, then to Consensus, and then on to Collaboration
Mitsuru Hisata ……590 Full text PDF


Marfan Syndrome: Recent Progress in Understanding Molecular Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Targets
Hiroko Morisaki, et al. ……594 Full text PDF
Long-term Psychosocial Outcomes in Children and Adolescents with Congenital Heart Disease, and in Their Parents: Rotterdam Follow-up Studies
Elisabeth M.W.J. Utens, et al. ……600 Full text PDF


Slide Tracheoplasty for Congenital Tracheal Stenosis—Experience with 16 Cases—
Masatsugu Terada, et al. ……608 Full text PDF

Case Reports

Intravenous Amiodarone for Pediatric Life-threatening Arrhythmias in Japan: Efficacy and Safety in Five Cases
Kenichiro Yamamura, et al. ……616 Full text PDF
Successful Treatment with Emergency Surgical Intervention in an Infant with Penicillin-resistant Pneumococcal Endocarditis
Masanori Mizuno, et al. ……623 Full text PDF