Charles D Fraser

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric ventricular assist device: history, North American experience, and future directions
    Charles D Fraser
    Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1291:96-105. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Prospective trial of a pediatric ventricular assist device
    Charles D Fraser
    Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:532-41. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic seizures after neonatal cardiac surgery with high-flow cardiopulmonary bypass
    Dean B Andropoulos
    MHCM, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin, WT 17417B, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1680-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Contemporary experience with surgical treatment of aortic valve disease in children
    Muhammad S Khan
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:512-20; discussion 520-1. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The frequency response of cerebral autoregulation
    Charles D Fraser
    University of Texas at Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 115:52-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Fenestration during Fontan palliation: now the exception instead of the rule
    Jorge D Salazar
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:129-36. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and treatment of chylothorax after cardiac surgery in children: analysis of a large multi-institution database
    Carlos M Mery
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:678-86.e1; discussion 685-6. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Selective application of the pediatric Ross procedure minimizes autograft failure
    David L S Morales
    Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Houston, TX, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:404-10. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Over two decades of pediatric heart transplantation: how has survival changed?
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:632-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Current expectations for surgical repair of isolated ventricular septal defects
    Brandi Braud Scully
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:544-9; discussion 550-1. 2010

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Publications65

  1. doi request reprint The Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric ventricular assist device: history, North American experience, and future directions
    Charles D Fraser
    Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1291:96-105. 2013
    ..S. FDA approval, including successful completion of the first worldwide prospective clinical study of VADs in a pediatric population. ..
  2. doi request reprint Prospective trial of a pediatric ventricular assist device
    Charles D Fraser
    Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:532-41. 2012
    ..Options for mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to heart transplantation in children with severe heart failure are limited...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic seizures after neonatal cardiac surgery with high-flow cardiopulmonary bypass
    Dean B Andropoulos
    MHCM, Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin, WT 17417B, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1680-5. 2010
    ..We performed video/EEG monitoring before and for 72 hours after neonatal cardiac surgery, using a high-flow CPB protocol and cerebral oxygenation monitoring, to ascertain incidence, severity, and factors associated with EEG seizures...
  4. doi request reprint Contemporary experience with surgical treatment of aortic valve disease in children
    Muhammad S Khan
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:512-20; discussion 520-1. 2013
    ..There is no consensus regarding the optimum surgical option. The objective of this review was to analyze a contemporary experience of AoV surgery in a large children's hospital...
  5. doi request reprint The frequency response of cerebral autoregulation
    Charles D Fraser
    University of Texas at Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 115:52-6. 2013
    ..The ability to distinguish intact and impaired autoregulation was maximized by a 60-s wave (1 min(-1)), which was 100% sensitive and 100% specific in this model. ..
  6. doi request reprint Fenestration during Fontan palliation: now the exception instead of the rule
    Jorge D Salazar
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:129-36. 2010
    ..Our practice has evolved away from routine fenestration with increased extracardiac conduit use. We reviewed our experience with Fontan palliation and retrospectively assessed outcomes with decreased fenestration...
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and treatment of chylothorax after cardiac surgery in children: analysis of a large multi-institution database
    Carlos M Mery
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:678-86.e1; discussion 685-6. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine, from a large multi-institution database, incidence, associated factors, and treatment strategy in patients undergoing pediatric cardiac surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Selective application of the pediatric Ross procedure minimizes autograft failure
    David L S Morales
    Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Houston, TX, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:404-10. 2008
    ..Therefore, Ross' operation in these patients has been avoided when possible at Texas Children's Hospital. Our objective was to report outcomes of Ross' operation when selectively employed in pediatric patients with aortic valve disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Over two decades of pediatric heart transplantation: how has survival changed?
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:632-9. 2007
    ..This study analyzes the 21-year experience with pediatric heart transplantation at Texas Children's Hospital to assess whether and how survival has changed over time...
  10. doi request reprint Current expectations for surgical repair of isolated ventricular septal defects
    Brandi Braud Scully
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:544-9; discussion 550-1. 2010
    ..Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is the most commonly recognized congenital heart defect. With the development of device closure for intracardiac defects, we sought to evaluate current expectations for surgical closure of isolated VSD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of mechanical circulatory support in pediatric patients with acute cardiac graft rejection
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    ASAIO J 53:701-5. 2007
    ..Mechanical circulatory support can be applied in patients with acute cardiac graft rejection causing hemodynamic instability with acceptable weaning and discharge rates. Unfortunately, late survival for this cohort remains poor...
  12. pmc Neurodevelopmental outcomes after regional cerebral perfusion with neuromonitoring for neonatal aortic arch reconstruction
    Dean B Andropoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:648-54; discussion 654-5. 2013
    ..In this study we report magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain injury and 12-month neurodevelopmental outcomes when regional cerebral perfusion (RCP) is used for neonatal aortic arch reconstruction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of hollow-fiber membrane oxygenators in terms of pressure drop of the membranes during normothermic and hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass in neonates
    Akif Undar
    Congenital Heart Surgery Service, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Perfusion 20:135-8. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Heterotaxy patients with total anomalous pulmonary venous return: improving surgical results
    David L S Morales
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1621-7; discussion 1627-8. 2006
    ..The outcomes of heterotaxy patients at Texas Children's Hospital undergoing repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous return were examined and compared with those of nonheterotaxy patients...
  15. doi request reprint Infectious complications and outcomes in children supported with left ventricular assist devices
    Antonio G Cabrera
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:518-24. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of infection among pediatric VAD recipients and to characterize the microbiology, associated risk factors, and clinical outcome...
  16. doi request reprint Right ventricular infundibulum sparing (RVIS) tetralogy of fallot repair: a review of over 300 patients
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 250:611-7. 2009
    ..Over the past 13 years, we have uniformly applied this RV infundibulum sparing (RVIS) strategy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Interrupted aortic arch repair: aortic arch advancement without a patch minimizes arch reinterventions
    David L S Morales
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1577-83; discussion 1583-4. 2006
    ..The experience at Texas Children's Hospital with IAA repair using an aortic arch advancement technique without a patch was examined...
  18. doi request reprint Perimount bovine pericardial valve to restore pulmonary valve competence late after right ventricular outflow tract repair
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:115-20. 2007
    ..Texas Children's Hospital has recently used the Carpentier-Edwards Perimount RSR Pericardial Aortic Prosthesis (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, Calif, USA) for this indication and reports the initial experience...
  19. doi request reprint Glycemic profile in infants who have undergone the arterial switch operation: hyperglycemia is not associated with adverse events
    Joseph W Rossano
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:739-45. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia on adverse events in infants undergoing the arterial switch operation...
  20. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of mitral valve surgery in children with dilated cardiomyopathy and severe mitral regurgitation
    John P Breinholt
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:13-8. 2008
    ..Mitral valve surgery should be considered prior to heart transplant in children with dilated cardiomyopathy and severe mitral regurgitation...
  21. pmc Brain immaturity is associated with brain injury before and after neonatal cardiac surgery with high-flow bypass and cerebral oxygenation monitoring
    Dean B Andropoulos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin, WT 17417B, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:543-56. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Bilateral monitoring of cerebral oxygen saturation results in recognition of aortic cannula malposition during pediatric congenital heart surgery
    Erin A Gottlieb
    The Arthur S Keats, M D Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:787-9. 2006
    ..This resulted in prompt surgical intervention that restored rSO2i, potentially preventing neurological injury...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adults undergoing cardiac surgery at a children's hospital: an analysis of perioperative morbidity
    Joseph W Rossano
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:606-12. 2007
    ..Limited data exist regarding the perioperative morbidity profile of adults who have cardiac operations at pediatric facilities...
  24. doi request reprint Short-term mechanical unloading and reverse remodeling of failing hearts in children
    Bhagyalaxmi Mohapatra
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:98-104. 2010
    ..However, there is little knowledge of the changes in gene expression after short-term mechanical support in children with HF...
  25. doi request reprint Outcomes after the palliative arterial switch operation in neonates with single-ventricle anatomy
    Jeffrey S Heinle
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:212-8; discussion 218-9. 2013
    ..Limited outcome data exist for the pASO. The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical course of patients after this operation...
  26. doi request reprint Use of ventricular assist devices in children across the United States: analysis of 7.5 million pediatric hospitalizations
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1313-8; discussion 1318-9. 2010
    ..The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (H-CUP) Kids' Inpatients Database (KID) was analyzed to characterize the current utilization of VADs in children nationwide...
  27. doi request reprint Is mechanically bridging patients with a failing cardiac graft to retransplantation an effective therapy? Analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database
    Muhammad S Khan
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1192-8. 2012
    ..The United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) database was used to analyze outcomes of patients successfully bridged with MCS to cardiac ReTx...
  28. pmc Changing expectations for neurological outcomes after the neonatal arterial switch operation
    Dean B Andropoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1250-5; discussion 1255-6. 2012
    ..This cohort study describes neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 12 months after neonatal ASO, and analyzes both modifiable and nonmodifiable factors for association with adverse outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Encouraging results for the Contegra conduit in the problematic right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery connection
    David L S Morales
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:665-71. 2006
    ..This report evaluates the Contegra conduit, with focus on certain subpopulations in which conduits are known to perform poorly (ie, patients with previous homograft conduits and infants)...
  30. doi request reprint Bridging children of all sizes to cardiac transplantation: the initial multicenter North American experience with the Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device
    David L S Morales
    Congenital Heart Surgery Division, Texas Children s Hospital, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:1-8. 2011
    ..This retrospective study analyzed the initial Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric experience as a bridge to transplantation...
  31. doi request reprint Early surgical therapy of infective endocarditis in children: a 15-year experience
    Pirouz Shamszad
    Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:506-11. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the characteristics and outcomes of children undergoing surgery for infective endocarditis...
  32. doi request reprint Extubation in the operating room after Fontan's procedure: effect on practice and outcomes
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:576-81; discussion 581-2. 2008
    ..In October 2002, this strategy was extended to extubating selective Fontan patients in the operating room (EOR). This retrospective study examines how EOR has affected outcomes and practice in our Fontan population...
  33. ncbi request reprint A noninvasive estimation of mixed venous oxygen saturation using near-infrared spectroscopy by cerebral oximetry in pediatric cardiac surgery patients
    Tia A Tortoriello
    The Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Paediatric Cardiology, The Heart Center, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 15:495-503. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the use of NIRS by cerebral oximetry in estimating invasively measured mixed venous oxygen saturation (SvO2) in pediatric postoperative cardiac surgery patients...
  34. doi request reprint Congenital heart surgery in infants: effects of acute kidney injury on outcomes
    Joshua J Blinder
    Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children s Hospital Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:368-74. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize factors and outcomes associated with postoperative acute kidney injury in infants undergoing cardiac surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nerve and conduction tissue injury caused by contact with BioGlue
    Scott A LeMaire
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 143:286-93. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine whether BioGlue injures nerves and cardiac conduction tissues, and whether a water-soluble gel barrier protects against such injury...
  36. ncbi request reprint Anesthetic management and outcome of complex late arterial-switch operations for patients with transposition of the great arteries and a systemic right ventricle
    Elif A Akpek
    Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Children s Hospital Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 77030, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:322-8. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Contemporary Results of Surgical Repair of Recurrent Aortic Arch Obstruction
    Carlos M Mery
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:133-41. 2014
    ..The goal of this study is to report the long-term results in these patients...
  38. doi request reprint The association between brain injury, perioperative anesthetic exposure, and 12-month neurodevelopmental outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgery: a retrospective cohort study
    Dean B Andropoulos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 24:266-74. 2014
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Repeat sternotomy in congenital heart surgery: no longer a risk factor
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:897-902; discussion 897-902. 2008
    ..Current literature on RS suggests a risk of approximately 5% to 10% for major morbidity. We sought to establish the true risk of RS in a contemporary pediatric series...
  40. pmc Erythropoietin neuroprotection in neonatal cardiac surgery: a phase I/II safety and efficacy trial
    Dean B Andropoulos
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:124-31. 2013
    ..We designed a prospective phase I/II trial of erythropoietin neuroprotection in neonatal cardiac surgery to assess safety and indicate efficacy...
  41. pmc Intermittent cyanosis years after a Mustard repair for dextro-transposition of the great arteries
    Anita Saraf
    Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program, Texas Children s Hospital, Section of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:665-7. 2012
    ..Corrective surgery was successful. In addition to the case of our patient, we discuss long-term sequelae of the atrial switch procedure that present challenges in patient care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Preterm infants with congenital heart disease and bronchopulmonary dysplasia: postoperative course and outcome after cardiac surgery
    Colin J McMahon
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 116:423-30. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate the impact of BPD on children with CHD after heart surgery...
  43. ncbi request reprint Congenital heart surgery 2005: the brain: it's the heart of the matter
    E Dean McKenzie
    Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin, MC WT19345H, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 190:289-94. 2005
    ..This natural refining process of a discipline's maturation is increasingly present in the field of congenital heart surgery...
  44. doi request reprint The impact of a dedicated single-ventricle home-monitoring program on interstage somatic growth, interstage attrition, and 1-year survival
    Christopher J Petit
    Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, The Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1358-66. 2011
    ..Yet, interstage mortality continues to plague this population. Home monitoring has been proposed to reduce interstage mortality. We review our experience after creation of a Single Ventricle Program...
  45. doi request reprint Discontinuous pulmonary arteries do not preclude good Fontan outcomes
    Alyssa Randall
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:168-73. 2010
    ..This is a single institutional review of patients with single ventricle and discontinuous pulmonary arteries who underwent pulmonary artery centralization as part of staged surgical palliation...
  46. doi request reprint 28 years' experience with transatrial-transpulmonary repair of atrioventricular septal defect with tetralogy of Fallot. Invited commentary
    Charles D Fraser
    Congenital Heart Surgery Service, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 6221 Fannin St, Mail Code WT 19345 H, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1690. 2008
  47. pmc Complex pulmonary atresia in a neonate: successful surgical palliation for right pulmonary artery arising from the right main coronary artery
    Brian K Eble
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, MC 19345C, 6621 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:225-8. 2006
    ..This case illustrates the importance of careful delineation of the anatomy in complex pulmonary atresia before surgical intervention...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to combined dual organ transplantation in children
    Jeffrey J Kim
    Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1480-2. 2006
    ..We report the cases of 2 children with end-stage heart failure and renal failure who were successfully bridged to combined, single-donor heart and kidney transplantation with mechanical circulatory support...
  49. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous near-infrared spectroscopy for detection of regional spinal ischemia during intercostal artery ligation: preliminary experimental results
    Scott A LeMaire
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1150-5. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that near-infrared spectroscopy could provide such information during intercostal and lumbar artery ligation in pigs...
  50. ncbi request reprint Salvaging the failing Fontan: lateral tunnel versus extracardiac conduit
    David L S Morales
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1445-51; discussion 1451-2. 2005
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Incomplete endothelialization and late development of acute bacterial endocarditis after implantation of an Amplatzer septal occluder device
    Timothy C Slesnick
    Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 117:e326-7. 2008
  52. doi request reprint Ascending sliding arch aortoplasty: a novel technique for repair of arch hypoplasia
    E Dean McKenzie
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:805-10. 2011
    ..This retrospective study reviews the use of a novel technique, ascending sliding arch aortoplasty, that utilizes viable autologous tissue for repair of arch obstruction in children beyond infancy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Combined lung and liver transplantation: the United States experience
    Neal R Barshes
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Transplantation 80:1161-7. 2005
    ..No single center has accumulated a significant experience, and as a result the expectations for this operation in the current era are unknown...
  54. doi request reprint Percutaneous closure of an atrial septal defect in an infant with Shone's syndrome
    Christopher J Petit
    Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:188-91. 2012
    ..Atrial septal defect closure in this small infant was associated with immediate improved clinical status, and improved growth of the left heart structures...
  55. ncbi request reprint Tetralogy of Fallot and hypoplastic aortic arch: a novel perspective
    David L S Morales
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1448-50. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Aortic atresia and type B interrupted aortic arch: diagnosis by physiologic cerebral monitoring
    Daniel J Dibardino
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1758-60. 2005
    ..We describe and discuss the anatomy, its translation into cerebral monitor findings, and how we modified our operative technique...
  57. doi request reprint The Blalock-Taussig shunt revisited: a contemporary experience
    E Dean McKenzie
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:699-704; discussion 704-6. 2013
    ..The originally described technique has undergone many modifications but remains an integral component of the management of cyanotic CHD. We report our contemporary, single institution experience with the BTS...
  58. doi request reprint Extracellular matrix remodeling and cell phenotypic changes in dysplastic and hemodynamically altered semilunar human cardiac valves
    Elizabeth H Stephens
    Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 77251 1892, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 20:e157-67. 2011
    ..Characterization of the specific matrix and valve cell phenotypic abnormalities in these valves could lend insight into disease pathogenesis and potentially pave the way for novel therapies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Neonates with aortic coarctation and cardiogenic shock: presentation and outcomes
    Assaf K Fesseha
    Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1650-5. 2005
    ..The management of this subgroup imposes unique challenges. We review our perioperative strategy and outcomes for neonates with COA who presented with cardiogenic shock...
  60. ncbi request reprint Rapid ventricular remodeling with left ventricular unloading postventricular assist device placement: new insights with strain imaging
    Luke Havemann
    Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:355.e9-355.e11. 2006
    ..This report further highlights the potential for rapid remodeling after mechanical support of the failing myocardium...
  61. ncbi request reprint Outcome of Glenn anastomosis for heterotaxy syndrome with single ventricle
    Mohammed Koudieh
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:235-8. 2006
    ..Patients with severe atrioventricular valve regurgitation are at risk of early death. Complete Fontan circulation may not be possible in all patients, and Glenn anastomosis may be their final palliation...
  62. doi request reprint Circumflex right aortic arch with associated hypoplasia and coarctation: repair by aortic arch advancement and end-to-side anastomosis
    Craig A Bleakney
    Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:624-6. 2011
    ..We present a unique technique that involves the resection of the circumflex arch, aortic arch advancement, and end-to-side anastomosis to repair this rare aortic arch malformation...
  63. doi request reprint Takayasu arteritis presenting as severe ascending aortic arch dilation and aortic regurgitation in a 10-year-old female
    Elijah Bolin
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:630-3. 2011
    ..We described a 10-year-old female with severe TA of the ascending aorta and who presented with classic signs and symptoms of this rare disease...
  64. doi request reprint Mechanical circulatory support for infants and small children
    Iki Adachi
    Instructor, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 14:38-44. 2011
    ..In this article, we will review the current status of mechanical circulatory support devices and therapy strategies for infants and small children presenting in acute heart failure...
  65. doi request reprint Positive end-expiratory pressure oscillation facilitates brain vascular reactivity monitoring
    Ken M Brady
    Anesthesiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 113:1362-8. 2012
    ..Safe translation of these findings to clinical settings is expected to yield more accurate and rapid delineation of individualized optimal perfusion-pressure goals for patients...