David W Brown

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Affiliation: Children's Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance versus routine cardiac catheterization before bidirectional Glenn anastomosis: long-term follow-up of a prospective randomized trial
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1172-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Reliability and accuracy of echocardiographic right heart evaluation in the U.S. Melody Valve Investigational Trial
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:383-392.e4. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Variation in preoperative and intraoperative care for first-stage palliation of single-ventricle heart disease: a report from the Joint Council on Congenital Heart Disease National Quality Improvement Collaborative
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:108-15. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death after balloon valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1939-46. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Aortic wall injury as a complication of neonatal aortic valvuloplasty: incidence and risk factors
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 1:53-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Aortic valve reinterventions after balloon aortic valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis intermediate and late follow-up
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1740-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance versus routine cardiac catheterization before bidirectional glenn anastomosis in infants with functional single ventricle: a prospective randomized trial
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 116:2718-25. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and utility of cardiac catheterization prior to superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:272-81. 2003
  9. pmc Left ventricular diastolic function in children and young adults with congenital aortic valve disease
    Kevin G Friedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:243-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Dilation of the ascending aorta after balloon valvuloplasty for aortic stenosis during infancy and childhood
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:702-8. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance versus routine cardiac catheterization before bidirectional Glenn anastomosis: long-term follow-up of a prospective randomized trial
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1172-8. 2013
    ..We sought to assess late outcomes in this cohort to ascertain any long-term effects of this evaluation strategy...
  2. doi request reprint Reliability and accuracy of echocardiographic right heart evaluation in the U.S. Melody Valve Investigational Trial
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:383-392.e4. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and accuracy of echocardiography for evaluating RV parameters in patients in the five-center Melody TPV trial...
  3. doi request reprint Variation in preoperative and intraoperative care for first-stage palliation of single-ventricle heart disease: a report from the Joint Council on Congenital Heart Disease National Quality Improvement Collaborative
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:108-15. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the preoperative and intraoperative characteristics of the first 100 patients enrolled in the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative registry...
  4. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death after balloon valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1939-46. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the incidence and risk factors of sudden unexpected death (SUD) after balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAVP) for congenital aortic stenosis (AS) and to assess the effect of exercise restriction...
  5. doi request reprint Aortic wall injury as a complication of neonatal aortic valvuloplasty: incidence and risk factors
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 1:53-9. 2008
    ..We reviewed single-center data to determine the incidence of aortic injury during balloon aortic valvuloplasty and to identify risk factors...
  6. doi request reprint Aortic valve reinterventions after balloon aortic valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis intermediate and late follow-up
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1740-9. 2010
    ..the aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term results of transcatheter balloon aortic valvuloplasty, the preferred treatment for congenital aortic stenosis (AS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance versus routine cardiac catheterization before bidirectional glenn anastomosis in infants with functional single ventricle: a prospective randomized trial
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 116:2718-25. 2007
    ..Because catheterization is invasive and exposes patients to ionizing radiation, cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) may be a safe and effective alternative...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and utility of cardiac catheterization prior to superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:272-81. 2003
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  9. pmc Left ventricular diastolic function in children and young adults with congenital aortic valve disease
    Kevin G Friedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:243-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, DD is common in young patients with AS and AS+AR but not in those with pure AR. A greater LV mass and previous aortic valve dilation were associated with DD...
  10. doi request reprint Dilation of the ascending aorta after balloon valvuloplasty for aortic stenosis during infancy and childhood
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:702-8. 2012
    ..More significant residual AS after valvuloplasty was associated with lower AA Z scores over time. In conclusion, AA dilation is common in children with congenital AS and continues to progress over many years after balloon valvuloplasty...
  11. doi request reprint The evolving role of intraoperative balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty in valve-sparing repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    Joshua D Robinson
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1367-73. 2011
    ..This study reviewed a single institution's experience with valve-sparing repair and investigated the role of intraoperative balloon valvuloplasty...
  12. doi request reprint Short-term performance of the transcatheter Melody valve in high-pressure hemodynamic environments in the pulmonary and systemic circulations
    Babar S Hasan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:615-20. 2011
    ..The function of this valve when subjected to high-pressure loads in humans is unknown. The aim of this study was to describe the immediate and short-term results of Melody valves implanted in a high-pressure environment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Unplanned reinterventions are associated with postoperative mortality in neonates with critical congenital heart disease
    Mjaye L Mazwi
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:671-7. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Association of socioeconomic position and medical insurance with fetal diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease
    Vasum Peiris
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:354-60. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate whether PD of critical congenital heart disease is related to socioeconomic (SE) position, medical insurance, and race...
  15. doi request reprint Cerebral blood flow characteristics and biometry in fetuses undergoing prenatal intervention for aortic stenosis with evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:29-37. 2010
    ..The mechanisms and significance of these abnormalities are unknown. Prenatal aortic valvuloplasty did not have a major impact on these indices. (E-mail: doff.mcelhinney@cardio.chboston.org)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of technical success and postnatal biventricular outcome after in utero aortic valvuloplasty for aortic stenosis with evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 120:1482-90. 2009
    ..Prenatal balloon aortic valvuloplasty may improve left heart growth and function, possibly preventing evolution to hypoplastic left heart syndrome...
  17. pmc Left ventricular remodeling and improvement in diastolic function after balloon aortic valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis
    Kevin G Friedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5:549-54. 2012
    ..In congenital aortic stenosis, chronic pressure load has detrimental effects on left ventricular (LV) systolic and diastolic function. Reduction in LV pressure load with balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAVP) may improve diastolic function...
  18. doi request reprint Outcomes and risk factors for mortality in premature neonates with critical congenital heart disease
    Henry H Cheng
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:1139-46. 2011
    ..Patients with lower Apgar scores who receive preintervention mechanical ventilation and undergo more complex procedures are at greatest risk...
  19. pmc Risk factors for failed staged palliation after bidirectional Glenn in infants who have undergone stage one palliation
    Kevin G Friedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:1000-6. 2011
    ..In this study, we examined risk factors for death or transplant and failure to reach Fontan completion after BDG in patients, who had previously undergone stage one palliation (S1P)...
  20. doi request reprint What is the clinical utility of routine cardiac catheterization before a Fontan operation?
    Puja Banka
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:977-85. 2010
    ..A more comprehensive imaging strategy not based solely on echocardiography should be considered...
  21. pmc Factors associated with subsequent arch reintervention after initial balloon aortoplasty in patients with Norwood procedure and arch obstruction
    Diego Porras
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:868-76. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation before bidirectional Glenn operation in functional single-ventricle heart disease: comparison to catheter angiography
    Kenan W D Stern
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:498-505. 2011
    ..There is interest in noninvasive evaluation alone before BDG, but concern for echocardiography successfully imaging the relevant anatomy persists. We evaluated the accuracy of echocardiographic imaging of vascular anatomy...
  23. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy (and multisite pacing) in pediatrics and congenital heart disease: five years experience in a single institution
    Frank Cecchin
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:58-65. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the functional assessment and clinical outcomes in pediatric and CHD CRT patients followed uniformly at one institution...
  24. doi request reprint Fetal diagnosis of interrupted aortic arch
    Melanie Vogel
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:727-34. 2010
    ..Despite the diagnostic challenges, the frequency of prenatal diagnosis of the IAA is increasing...
  25. doi request reprint Exercise stress echocardiographic assessment of outflow tract and ventricular function in patients with an obstructed right ventricular-to-pulmonary artery conduit after repair of conotruncal heart defects
    Babar Sultan Hasan
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1527-33. 2012
    ..87; global RV strain -13.9 [-32, -9] vs -15.1 [-23, -6], p = 0.11). In conclusion, using ESE it was possible to evaluate abnormal ventricular function and conduit dysfunction at peak exercise in patients with an obstructed RV-PA conduit...
  26. doi request reprint Birth before 39 weeks' gestation is associated with worse outcomes in neonates with heart disease
    John M Costello
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatrics 126:277-84. 2010
    ..We sought to determine if a similar association exists between gestational age at delivery and adverse outcomes in neonates with critical congenital heart disease, with particular interest in those born at 37 to 38 weeks' gestation...
  27. doi request reprint An echocardiographic model predicting severity of aortic regurgitation in congenital heart disease
    Rebecca S Beroukhim
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:542-9. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Mixed aortic valve disease in the young: initial observations
    Allison C Hill
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:934-42. 2014
    ..Current surgical practice preserves LV mechanics and results in short-term improvement in valve function and symptoms. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement on the hemodynamic and ventricular response to exercise in patients with obstructed right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduits
    Babar S Hasan
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 7:530-42. 2014
    ..This study sought to investigate the effects of exercise on the right ventricle in patients with an obstructed right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) conduit before and after transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement (TPVR)...
  30. doi request reprint Dynamic evolution of practice guidelines: analysis of deviations from assessment and management plans
    Michael Farias
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 130:93-8. 2012
    ..For 3 different pediatric cardiac diagnoses managed by SCAMPs, we determined the frequency of, types of, and reasons for DEVs, which are considered to be a valuable source of information and innovation...
  31. doi request reprint Great vessel root and artery dimensions in transposition of the great arteries repaired with atrial switch operation
    Gregory K Yurasek
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, PO Box 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:457-62. 2014
    ..These results may indicate abnormalities in the vascular structure of both great arteries in TGA that may predispose to progressive arterial dilation...
  32. pmc Confounding and studies of 'moderate' alcohol consumption: the case of drinking frequency and implications for low-risk drinking guidelines
    Timothy S Naimi
    Clinical Addiction Research Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Addiction 108:1534-43. 2013
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  33. doi request reprint Regional implementation of a pediatric cardiology chest pain guideline using SCAMPs methodology
    Gerald H Angoff
    Cardiology Outpatient Services, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    Pediatrics 132:e1010-7. 2013
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Ventricular function deteriorates with recurrent coarctation in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Luis Alesandro Larrazabal
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:869-74; discussion 869-74. 2008
    ..Recurrent coarctation (re-CoA) after stage I palliation in hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is deleterious. We studied whether re-CoA had an effect on ventricular systolic function...
  35. doi request reprint In vivo monitoring of function of autologous engineered pulmonary valve
    Danielle Gottlieb
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:723-31. 2010
    ..Building on prior experiments, we sought to define the in vivo changes in structure and function of autologous engineered pulmonary valved conduits...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ascending aortic dilation in patients with congenital complete heart block
    Andrew E Radbill
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:1704-8. 2008
    ..Aortic dilation has been anecdotally observed in some children with CCHB, but detailed reports are lacking...
  37. ncbi request reprint Robotic division of an unusual variant of a right aortic arch
    Barbara L Robinson
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:670-3. 2007
    ..This case report describes the rare form of retroesophageal left innominate artery with ligamentum between the base of the subclavian artery to the pulmonary artery, and the first time management by the novel robotic approach...
  38. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic recording and timeliness of clinician evaluation in the emergency department in patients presenting with chest pain
    David W Brown
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1115-8. 2007
    ..7 per 1,000; 1.5 million vs 2004: 7.3 per 1,000; 1.3 million). In conclusion, most ED patient visits for undifferentiated and cardiac CP included an electrocardiogram and timely clinician evaluation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and health-related quality of life among older adults. Findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system (BRFSS)
    David W Brown
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:105-15. 2004
    ..These results reinforce the importance of preventing diabetes and its complications through health education messages stressing a balanced diet and increased physical activity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Randomized, placebo-controlled, phase III surgical adjuvant clinical trial of megestrol acetate (Megace) in selected patients with malignant melanoma
    Svetomir Markovic
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 25:552-6. 2002
    ..Adjuvant therapy with megestrol acetate oral suspension administered at a dose of 160 mg twice a day for 2 years was not found to be effective in prolonging PFS or OS in patients with surgically resected, locally advanced melanoma...
  41. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the use of aspirin: an important tool for preventing heart disease and stroke
    David W Brown
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:620-6. 2005
    ..Regular aspirin use, particularly as secondary prevention, reduces morbidity from heart disease and stroke. Few studies have examined racial/ethnic differences in aspirin use for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Associations between recommended levels of physical activity and health-related quality of life. Findings from the 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey
    David W Brown
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 37:520-8. 2003
    ..The authors examined whether recommended levels of physical activity were associated with better HRQOL and perceived health status...