Advisory Board
Hendrik K. F. van Saene – Liverpool

Editorial Board
Mark G. Angelos – Columbus, Massimo Antonelli – Rome, Vladimir Cerny – Hradec Kralove, Antonio Chiaretti – Rome, James Connolly – Newcastle, Sandro Dessardo – Rijeka, Primož Gradišek – Ljubljana, David Green – London, Ivica Grković – Split, Štefan Grosek – Ljubljana, Raúl J. Gazmuri – Chicago, Halim Hennes – Dallas, Ino Husedžinović – Zagreb, Goran Kardum – Split, Giovanni Landoni – Milan, Christian Lehmann – Greifswald, Višnja Majerić-Kogler – Zagreb, Paolo Manzoni – Torino, Milivoj Novak – Zagreb, Vesna Novak Janković – Ljubljana, Mladen Perić – Zagreb, Matej Podbregar – Ljubljana, Andrew Rhodes – London, Juraj Sprung – Rochester,  Maja Šoštarić – Ljubljana, Alan Šustić – Rijeka, Lyvonne N Tume – Bristol

Statistical board
Andreja Bubic
Goran Kardum

Assistants to the Editorial Board
Josko Markic
Tajana Zah Bogović

Editor-in-Chief
Julije Mestrovic
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Split University Hospital
Spinciceva 1, 21000 Split, Croatia, e-mail: julije.mestrovic@signavitae.com

Assistant to Editor-in-Chief
Tatjana Catipovic

Art Editor
Hrvoje Ivic

English Language Revision
Irena Zakarija-Grkovic

Publisher
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