Clifford L Cua

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation of the single right ventricle in congenital heart disease: results of new techniques
    Clifford L Cua
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Circ J 76:22-31. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular pseudoaneurysm after modified Norwood procedure
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:e72-3. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms associated with abnormal nitric oxide production are not over-represented in children with Down syndrome
    Clifford L Cua
    Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205 2696, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:169-74. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Palliation via hybrid procedure of a 1.4-kg patient with a hypoplastic left heart
    Clifford L Cua
    The Heart Center, Columbus Children s Hospital, and Division of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43205 2696, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:191-3. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Down syndrome patients with pulmonary hypertension have elevated plasma levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine
    Clifford L Cua
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Eur J Pediatr 170:859-63. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimization of biventricular pacing via strain dyssynchrony measurements in a paediatric patient
    Clifford L Cua
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Acta Cardiol 66:527-30. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in tissue Doppler characteristics in a patient with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Cardiol Young 16:395-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Persistent electrical and morphological atrial abnormalities after early closure of atrial septal defect
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    Cardiol Young 14:481-7. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Diastolic flow parameters are not sensitive in predicting necrotizing enterocolitis in patients undergoing hybrid procedure
    Corin Cozzi
    Section of Perinatology, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 8:234-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Hybrid approach for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: intermediate results after the learning curve
    Mark Galantowicz
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2063-70; discussion 2070-1. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation of the single right ventricle in congenital heart disease: results of new techniques
    Clifford L Cua
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Circ J 76:22-31. 2012
    ..As this complex population continues to increase in number, accurate and precise evaluation of RV function will be a major issue in determining clinical care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular pseudoaneurysm after modified Norwood procedure
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:e72-3. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms associated with abnormal nitric oxide production are not over-represented in children with Down syndrome
    Clifford L Cua
    Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205 2696, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:169-74. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether there was a difference in prevalence of eNOS polymorphisms between Down syndrome patients vs. non-Down syndrome patients...
  4. doi request reprint Palliation via hybrid procedure of a 1.4-kg patient with a hypoplastic left heart
    Clifford L Cua
    The Heart Center, Columbus Children s Hospital, and Division of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43205 2696, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:191-3. 2007
    ..We propose that this may be another alternative for palliation in this high-risk patient group...
  5. doi request reprint Down syndrome patients with pulmonary hypertension have elevated plasma levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine
    Clifford L Cua
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Eur J Pediatr 170:859-63. 2011
    ..5 ± 1.7 μM) versus non-PH patients (8.5 ± 7.3 μM). These results are consistent with ADMA contributing to lower NO production in DS patients with PH and suggest that ADMA levels may be a potential biomarker for PH in DS patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimization of biventricular pacing via strain dyssynchrony measurements in a paediatric patient
    Clifford L Cua
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Acta Cardiol 66:527-30. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we were able to minimize the dyssynchrony of the left ventricle when evaluating a range of pacemaker settings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in tissue Doppler characteristics in a patient with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Cardiol Young 16:395-7. 2006
    ..Such measurements made using tissue Doppler may aid in the management of patients with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum by predicting improvements in right ventricular relaxation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Persistent electrical and morphological atrial abnormalities after early closure of atrial septal defect
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    Cardiol Young 14:481-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that, despite surgical repair, abnormalities exist in patients with an atrial septal defect. Early surgery does not appear to prevent the atrial abnormalities...
  9. doi request reprint Diastolic flow parameters are not sensitive in predicting necrotizing enterocolitis in patients undergoing hybrid procedure
    Corin Cozzi
    Section of Perinatology, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 8:234-9. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if there were differences in echocardiographic indices between patients undergoing the hybrid procedure who developed NEC vs. those that did not develop NEC...
  10. doi request reprint Hybrid approach for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: intermediate results after the learning curve
    Mark Galantowicz
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2063-70; discussion 2070-1. 2008
    ..Herein we report our results using this hybrid approach in a uniform risk cohort...
  11. doi request reprint Differences in tissue Doppler imaging between single ventricles after the fontan operation and normal controls
    Jared A Hershenson
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:99-103. 2010
    ..In conclusion, significant decreases in systolic and diastolic function, as well as differences in dyssynchrony, using tissue Doppler imaging exist in patients with single ventricular physiology compared to control patients...
  12. doi request reprint Correlation of serum biomarkers in adults with single ventricles with strain and strain rate using 2D speckle tracking
    Ali N Zaidi
    Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 8:255-65. 2013
    ..Strain and strain rate (SR) may better describe the myocardial mechanics of a failing SV. Our objective was to determine the correlation between strain/SR and biomarkers in adult patients with SV and CHF...
  13. doi request reprint Echocardiographic assessment of atrial properties in single ventricles vs. normal controls
    Jack R Stines
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:247-52. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate atrial properties in patients with single ventricle physiology after Fontan completion and compare these values with normal control patients...
  14. doi request reprint Echocardiographic parameters that predict outcome in aortic atresia patients undergoing comprehensive stage II procedure
    Brian Birnbaum
    Department of Pediatrics, Heart Center Nationwide Childrens Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:409-15. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if echocardiographic parameters correlate with post-operative variables in patients with aortic atresia undergoing the comprehensive Stage II procedure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after bidirectional Glenn operation: Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit
    Lillian Lai
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1768-73. 2007
    ..We evaluated bidirectional Glenn operation outcomes and compared the two groups to assess whether the type of Norwood operation influenced outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early postoperative outcomes in a series of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome undergoing stage I palliation operation with either modified Blalock-Taussig shunt or right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:238-44. 2006
    ..a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt (NW-BT). We compared postoperative outcomes in a concurrent series of patients with HLHS undergoing an NW-BT procedure vs. NW-RVPA procedure...
  17. doi request reprint QRS duration changes in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome undergoing hybrid palliation: prehybrid to post-Fontan
    Shane Tsai
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 36:462-6. 2013
    ..QRS changes have not been well described in patients with single ventricle physiology, particularly in those undergoing the hybrid procedure...
  18. doi request reprint Initial counseling prior to palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Andrew R Yates
    Nationwide Children s Hospital and Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:347-58. 2011
    ..We sought to examine what procedure, if any, is recommended for HLHS management in regard to physician preference, anatomical variations, and concomitant medical issues...
  19. doi request reprint Two-dimensional speckle strain and dyssynchrony in single left ventricles vs. normal left ventricles
    Nasser Moiduddin
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:579-86. 2010
    ..Our objective was to use 2D-speckle analysis of strain and strain rate to quantify systolic function and dyssynchrony in single LV post-Fontan patients and compare them to control LV patients...
  20. doi request reprint QRS duration and mechanical dyssynchrony correlations with right ventricular function after fontan procedure
    Janaki Gokhale
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:154-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that similar findings would be present in a population of patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) after the Fontan procedure...
  21. doi request reprint Two-dimensional speckle strain and dyssynchrony in single right ventricles versus normal right ventricles
    Nasser Moiduddin
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:673-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to use two-dimensional speckle analysis of strain and strain rate to quantify systolic function and dyssynchrony in single-RV post-Fontan patients and compare them with values for controls...
  22. doi request reprint Tissue doppler changes in pediatric complete heart block patients who are chronically paced
    Pamela S Ro
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43205 2696, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:448-53. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if there are echocardiographic or BNP changes in a pediatric population that is chronically paced...
  23. doi request reprint Interstage echocardiographic changes in patients undergoing hybrid stage I palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Bernadette Fenstermaker
    The Heart Center, The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:1222-8. 2008
    ..No echocardiographic data exist for the interstage (IS) period. The goal of this study was to describe the echocardiographic changes during this period...
  24. ncbi request reprint Increased calcium supplementation is associated with morbidity and mortality in the infant postoperative cardiac patient
    Peter C Dyke
    Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State Unviersity, and Columbus Children s Hospital, The Heart Center, Columbus, OH 43205 2696, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:254-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the association of calcium replacement therapy with morbidity and mortality in infants after cardiac surgery involving cardiopulmonary bypass...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia is a marker for poor outcome in the postoperative pediatric cardiac patient
    Andrew R Yates
    Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43205 2696, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:351-5. 2006
    ..Minimal data exist in postoperative pediatric cardiac patients. The goal of this study was to determine whether hyperglycemia in the postoperative period was associated with increased morbidity or mortality...
  26. doi request reprint Strain echocardiographic assessment of ventricular function after percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation
    Nasser Moiduddin
    The Heart Center at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:361-71. 2012
    ..Minimal data on the midterm effects of PPVI on ventricular function exist. We describe the effects of PPVI on right and left ventricular (RV, LV) function with speckle tracking echocardiography...
  27. doi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates undergoing the hybrid approach to complex congenital heart disease
    Wendy A Luce
    Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:46-51. 2011
    ..The hybrid procedure is another palliative option for hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, but NEC in neonates undergoing this procedure has not been reported...
  28. doi request reprint Interstage weight gain for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome undergoing the hybrid procedure
    Holly Miller-Tate
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 8:228-33. 2013
    ..IS home monitoring has been shown to improve mortality. No data exist on IS weight gain and home monitoring effects on weight gain for HLHS patients undergoing the hybrid procedure...
  29. doi request reprint Noninvasive estimation of ventricular filling pressures in patients with single right ventricles
    Nazia Husain
    From the Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio Electronic address
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:1330-6. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate which of these imaging techniques correlates best with VEDP in patients with single-RV (RV) physiology...
  30. doi request reprint Mid-term differences in right ventricular function in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia compared with controls
    Matthew J Egan
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    World J Pediatr 8:350-4. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine if there are persistent echocardiographic differences in RV function in patients with CDH years after repair versus control patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Improved interstage mortality with the modified Norwood procedure: a meta-analysis
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205 2696, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:44-9. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if meta-analysis would provide sufficient data to prove statistical difference in interstage mortality for the modified Norwood procedure...
  32. doi request reprint Tissue Doppler changes in three neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Clifford L Cua
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    ASAIO J 55:417-9. 2009
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  33. doi request reprint Tissue Doppler measurements correlate with central venous pressure in pediatric patients after cardiac surgery
    Christopher P Learn
    The Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital and Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    ASAIO J 56:377-82. 2010
    ..With additional study, TDI may prove a valid tool for noninvasively assessing CVP in children with both bi- and univentricular physiology...
  34. doi request reprint Myocardial tissue Doppler changes in patients with bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Andrew R Yates
    Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, and Columbus Children s Hospital Heart Center, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    J Pediatr 152:766-70, 770.e1. 2008
    ..To determine whether tissue Doppler measurements provide sensitive measures of right ventricular function that correlate with the severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)...
  35. doi request reprint Caregiver anxiety upon discharge for neonates with congenital heart disease
    Abigail L Fischer
    Heart Center, Nationwide Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:41-5. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the anxiety level of the parents at the time of hospital discharge and to determine if certain characteristics predict higher anxiety levels...