The history of paediatric cardiology on stamps

Gursu H. A., Cetin İ. İ.

Cardiology in the Young, vol.28, no.1, pp.1-8, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s104795111700141x
  • Journal Name: Cardiology in the Young
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-8
  • Keywords: Child, stamp, technology
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


© Cambridge University Press 2017.Paediatric cardiology is arguably the sub-specialty in which the greatest advances have been made in both disease diagnosis and treatment over the past half a century. Paediatric cardiology emerged as a discipline in the 1930s. Since then, advances in imaging techniques such as echocardiography, angiography, CT, or magnetic resonance and extracorporeal circulation have provided excellent diagnosis and treatment of CHD. The pioneers of paediatric cardiology are more than eponyms, for each used in new and original ways the tools and concepts available in his or her era. This brief overview of the history of paediatric cardiology on stamps begins from William Harvey up to our own time, and includes the milestones in paediatric cardiology.