The Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Inquest Report



Pediatric heart defects and their treatment

The following section outlines the major heart defects that were diagnosed in the children whose deaths are under investigation in this Inquest.

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
Septal defects
Tetralogy of Fallot
Atrioventricular canal defect
Coarctation of the aorta
Interrupted aortic arch
Pulmonary stenosis and aortic stenosis
Tricuspid atresia
Pulmonary atresia
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
Partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage
Transposition of the great arteries
Double outlet right ventricle
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Supportive care
Reconstruction of the heart



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Section 1 Chapter 1 - Introduction to the Issues
  Chapter 2 - Pediatric Cardiac Issues
  Chapter 3 - The Diagnosis of Pediatric Heart Defects and their Surgical Treatment
  Chapter 4 - The Health Sciences Centre
Section 2 Chapter 5 - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in Winnipeg 1950-1993
  Chapter 6 - The Restart of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in 1994
January 1, 1994 to May 17, 1994
  Chapter 7 - The Slowdown
May 17 to September 1994
  Chapter 8 - Events Leading to the Suspension of the Program
September 7, 1994 to December 23, 1994
  Chapter 9 - 1995 - The Aftermath of the Shutdown
January to March, 1995
Section 3 Chapter 10 - Findings and Recommendations
Appendix 1 - Glossary of terms used in this report
Appendix 2 - Parties to the Proceedings and counsel
Appendix 3 - List of witnesses and dates of testimony
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