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World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Project Information
Description: 
The mission of the World Society is to work towards the goal that every child born anywhere in the world with a congenital heart defect should have access to appropriate medical and surgical care. The purpose of the World Society is to promote the highest quality comprehensive cardiac care to all patients with congenital heart disease, from the fetus to the adult, regardless of the patient's economic means, with an emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and community service. The current executive committee is based in Montreal, Japan, Italy, and the USA. For more information see: www.wspchs.org.
Project Date: 
2007-05-03 - 2015-12-30
Type of Project: 
Development
Research Area: 
Health Research
Sub-Research Area: 
Cardiovascular
Funding Source: 
Other
Other Funding Source: 
Various

Locations

Italy
United States
Japan

McGill University Project Leader Information

Project Leader: 

Christo Tchervenkov

Primary Position

Faculty: 
Faculty of Medicine
Department: 
Pediatrics
Institute: 
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
Biography: 

Division Head, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
The Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Center
Staff Surgeon, The Montreal General Hospital
Professor of Surgery, McGill University

Selected Publications: 

Publications 

Role: 
Principal Investigator