Helena M Gardiner

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Keeping abreast of advances in fetal cardiology
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Early Hum Dev 82:415-9. 2006
  2. pmc Increased periconceptual maternal glycated haemoglobin in diabetic mothers reduces fetal long axis cardiac function
    H M Gardiner
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Heart 92:1125-30. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Progression of fetal heart disease and rationale for fetal intracardiac interventions
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 ONN, UK
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 10:578-85. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Pericardiocentesis at 14 weeks: effective treatment of pericardial effusion complicating right ventricular diverticulum
    Helena M Gardiner
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea and Hammersmith Hospitals, London, UK
    Circulation 112:e120. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Myocardial tissue Doppler and long axis function in the fetal heart
    Helena M Gardiner
    Royal Brompton Hospital, UK
    Int J Cardiol 113:39-47. 2006
  6. pmc Response of the fetal heart to changes in load: from hyperplasia to heart failure
    H M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 ONN, UK
    Heart 91:871-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap! What we don't know about right aortic arches and aberrant branches
    H M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 ONN
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:868-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint In-utero intervention for severe congenital heart disease
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 ONN, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:49-61. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Early environmental influences on vascular development
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Early Hum Dev 83:819-23. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Morphologic and functional predictors of eventual circulation in the fetus with pulmonary atresia or critical pulmonary stenosis with intact septum
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College at Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1299-308. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Keeping abreast of advances in fetal cardiology
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Early Hum Dev 82:415-9. 2006
    ..These technologies may permit successful fetal surgical procedures. Cross discipline collaboration has been key in enabling these advances which have changed the face of fetal cardiology...
  2. pmc Increased periconceptual maternal glycated haemoglobin in diabetic mothers reduces fetal long axis cardiac function
    H M Gardiner
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Heart 92:1125-30. 2006
    ..To compare ventricular long axis function in fetuses of diabetic mothers (FDM) with contemporaneously studied normal controls (N) and to assess the effect of pre-pregnancy diabetic control on these measurements...
  3. ncbi request reprint Progression of fetal heart disease and rationale for fetal intracardiac interventions
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 ONN, UK
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 10:578-85. 2005
    ..These signs suggest better fetal cardiopulmonary development and improved surgical outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Pericardiocentesis at 14 weeks: effective treatment of pericardial effusion complicating right ventricular diverticulum
    Helena M Gardiner
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea and Hammersmith Hospitals, London, UK
    Circulation 112:e120. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Myocardial tissue Doppler and long axis function in the fetal heart
    Helena M Gardiner
    Royal Brompton Hospital, UK
    Int J Cardiol 113:39-47. 2006
    ..Current echocardiographic assessment of fetal ventricular function uses relatively crude measures and this has led to inconsistencies in assessment of diastolic function. Long axis parameters may be more insightful...
  6. pmc Response of the fetal heart to changes in load: from hyperplasia to heart failure
    H M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 ONN, UK
    Heart 91:871-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap! What we don't know about right aortic arches and aberrant branches
    H M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 ONN
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:868-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint In-utero intervention for severe congenital heart disease
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 ONN, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:49-61. 2008
    ..Progress in these endeavours has been variable but - overall - shows promise for treatment of the human fetus...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early environmental influences on vascular development
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Early Hum Dev 83:819-23. 2007
    ..However, individuals studied during fetal life are now reaching adulthood and will provide us with new insights into vascular programming...
  10. doi request reprint Morphologic and functional predictors of eventual circulation in the fetus with pulmonary atresia or critical pulmonary stenosis with intact septum
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College at Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1299-308. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint The case for fetal cardiac intervention
    H M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W120HS, UK
    Heart 95:1648-52. 2009
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  12. pmc Fetal ECG: a novel predictor of atrioventricular block in anti-Ro positive pregnancies
    Helena M Gardiner
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 0HS, UK
    Heart 93:1454-60. 2007
    ..First-degree atrioventricular heart block (1 degrees AVB) is reported in a third of Ro/La fetuses but as most have a normal postnatal ECG this may reflect inadequacies of Doppler measurement techniques...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fetal cardiac interventions
    Helena M Gardiner
    Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 48:956-63. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive intrapartum fetal ECG: preliminary report
    Myles J O Taylor
    Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital and Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    BJOG 112:1016-21. 2005
    ..To obtain fetal heart rate, detailed fetal electrocardiography (fECG) signals and uterine contractions during labour using a single device...
  15. doi request reprint Myocardial strain abnormalities in fetal congenital heart disease assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography
    Ioannis Germanakis
    Reproductive Biology, Division of Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Fetal Diagn Ther 32:123-30. 2012
    ..To compare myocardial deformation patterns in fetuses with congenital heart disease (CHD) with our reference range using speckle tracking echocardiography...
  16. ncbi request reprint PR interval: a comparison of electrical and mechanical methods in the fetus
    Lucia Pasquini
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College at Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Early Hum Dev 83:231-7. 2007
    ..Mechanical surrogates are used to assess fetal cardiac electrical activity...
  17. doi request reprint Ventricular strain changes in monochorionic twins with and without twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
    Marisa C Taylor-Clarke
    Division of Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:462.e1-6. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate whether vector velocity imaging (VVI), a non-Doppler speckle tracking ultrasound technology, is feasible in twin pregnancies and can aid management of twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of absent right and persistent left superior vena cava
    Lucia Pasquini
    Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, W12 ONN, UK
    Prenat Diagn 26:700-2. 2006
    ..Persistence of left superior vena cava (LSVC) is a known variant of the systemic venous return. In the setting of an otherwise structurally normal heart, absence of the right superior vena cava (RSVC) but persistence of the LSVC is rare...
  19. doi request reprint Morphological and physiological predictors of fetal aortic coarctation
    Hikoro Matsui
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Rd, London, W12 0HS, UK
    Circulation 118:1793-801. 2008
    ..Prenatal diagnosis of aortic coarctation suffers from high false-negative rates at screening and poor specificity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive fetal electrocardiography in singleton and multiple pregnancies
    Myles J O Taylor
    Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, and Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College, London, UK
    BJOG 110:668-78. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Reversal of twin-twin transfusion syndrome: frequency, vascular anatomy, associated anomalies and outcome
    Ling Y Wee
    Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Campus, London, UK
    Prenat Diagn 24:104-10. 2004
    ..To determine the frequency of reversal of transfusional gradient and phenotype in a large cohort of prospectively studied cases of twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) and seek evidence of clinical or placental anastomotic associations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Z-scores of the fetal aortic isthmus and duct: an aid to assessing arch hypoplasia
    L Pasquini
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 29:628-33. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to develop Z-scores for the aortic isthmus in normal fetuses as a reference for fetuses with suspected coarctation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Congenital heart disease and aneuploidy
    R C Wimalasundera
    Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Prenat Diagn 24:1116-22. 2004
    ..In this chapter, we review the frequency and types of aneuploidy associated with the commonly diagnosed CHD and discuss their management...
  24. ncbi request reprint Isolated non-compaction of the ventricular myocardium: prenatal diagnosis and natural history
    A A Karatza
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust and National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 21:75-80. 2003
    ..The uncertainty of prognosis and the familial recurrence described elsewhere indicate the difficulty of counseling and the value of prenatal diagnosis, which is feasible using currently available ultrasonographic equipment...
  25. pmc Influence of twin-twin transfusion syndrome on fetal cardiovascular structure and function: prospective case-control study of 136 monochorionic twin pregnancies
    A A Karatza
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Heart 88:271-7. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that identical twins show no inter-twin differences in cardiovascular structure or physiology in fetal life unless there has been twin-twin transfusion syndrome...
  26. ncbi request reprint Twin-twin transfusion syndrome: the influence of intrauterine laser photocoagulation on arterial distensibility in childhood
    Helena M Gardiner
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Circulation 107:1906-11. 2003
    ..We tested this by examining pulse wave velocity (PWV) in brachial arteries of twin survivors of TTTS treated with and without laser therapy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fetal pulmonary valvuloplasty for critical pulmonary stenosis or atresia with intact septum
    Gerald Tulzer
    Children s Heart Centre Linz, Children s Hospital of Linz, Austria
    Lancet 360:1567-8. 2002
    ..Surgery on selected fetuses with semilunar valve stenosis or atresia, or both, can extend pregnancy and favourably change the postnatal surgical options...
  28. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine in pediatric and perinatal cardiology: economic evaluation of a service in English hospitals
    Robin Dowie
    Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:116-25. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to observe how district hospitals use a pediatric telecardiology service, and to compare the costs and outcomes of patients referred to specialists by means of this service or conventionally...