Congenital heart disease in Japan

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As same as other developed countries, prevalence of ACHD in Japan has already dramatically increased. The establishment of the special facilities and resources for ACHD patients is crucial, also the establishment of education and training systems for adult cardiologists in this evolving field has been discussed in Japan. In the field of catheter intervention, the Society of Japanese Pediatric Interventional Cardiology (JPIC) contribute all area of interventional procedures, all procedures for congenital heart disease and procedure related complications have been registered in the society.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)A47-A48
JournalEuropean Heart Journal, Supplement
Issue numberSUPPL. A
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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