Steven D Colan

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Midwall shortening after coarctation repair: the effect of through-plane motion on single-plane indices of left ventricular function
    Thomas L Gentles
    Green Lane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1131-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation and re-evaluation of a discriminant model predicting anatomic suitability for biventricular repair in neonates with aortic stenosis
    Steven D Colan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1858-65. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Fetal aortic valve stenosis and the evolution of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: patient selection for fetal intervention
    Kaarin Mäkikallio
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 113:1401-5. 2006
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Surgical aortic valvuloplasty in children and adolescents with aortic regurgitation: acute and intermediate effects on aortic valve function and left ventricular dimensions
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:552-9, 559.e1-3. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Report from The International Society for Nomenclature of Paediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: cardiovascular catheterisation for congenital and paediatric cardiac disease (Part 1 - Procedural nomenclature)
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 21:252-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Reproducibility of echocardiographic diagnosis of left ventricular noncompaction
    Susan F Saleeb
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:194-202. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Fetal tricuspid valve size and growth as predictors of outcome in pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
    Joshua W Salvin
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiac ICU Office, Farley 6, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e415-20. 2006
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Association of left ventricular dilation at listing for heart transplant with postlisting and early posttransplant mortality in children with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Tajinder P Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:591-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications108 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Midwall shortening after coarctation repair: the effect of through-plane motion on single-plane indices of left ventricular function
    Thomas L Gentles
    Green Lane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1131-6. 2005
    ..After CoA, measures of left ventricular function systematically overestimate midwall fiber shortening unless the methodology accounts for through-plane motion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation and re-evaluation of a discriminant model predicting anatomic suitability for biventricular repair in neonates with aortic stenosis
    Steven D Colan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1858-65. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate and re-evaluate our previously reported scoring systems for predicting optimal management in neonates with aortic stenosis (AS)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fetal aortic valve stenosis and the evolution of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: patient selection for fetal intervention
    Kaarin Mäkikallio
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 113:1401-5. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to define echocardiographic features associated with progression of midgestation fetal AS to HLHS...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Surgical aortic valvuloplasty in children and adolescents with aortic regurgitation: acute and intermediate effects on aortic valve function and left ventricular dimensions
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:552-9, 559.e1-3. 2008
    ..Surgical aortic valvuloplasty is increasingly employed in the management of children and adolescents with aortic regurgitation, but the durability of this approach and factors associated with outcome are not well defined...
  6. doi request reprint Report from The International Society for Nomenclature of Paediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: cardiovascular catheterisation for congenital and paediatric cardiac disease (Part 1 - Procedural nomenclature)
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 21:252-9. 2011
    ..Part 2 will cover the nomenclature of complications associated with interventional cardiology as treatment for paediatric and congenital cardiac disease...
  7. doi request reprint Reproducibility of echocardiographic diagnosis of left ventricular noncompaction
    Susan F Saleeb
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:194-202. 2012
    ..Limited studies exist on the reproducibility of diagnosing LVNC...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fetal tricuspid valve size and growth as predictors of outcome in pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
    Joshua W Salvin
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiac ICU Office, Farley 6, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e415-20. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the size and rate of growth of the fetal tricuspid valve predict neonatal anatomy and biventricular repair...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Association of left ventricular dilation at listing for heart transplant with postlisting and early posttransplant mortality in children with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Tajinder P Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:591-8. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Coronary artery dimensions in febrile children without Kawasaki disease
    Juan Carlos G Muniz
    Department of Cardiology at Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA and the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:239-44. 2013
    ..However, CA dimensions for febrile children are unknown. We compared CA dimensions in children with febrile illnesses other than KD to those of normal afebrile children and to KD patients...
  12. pmc Subtle abnormalities in contractile function are an early manifestation of sarcomere mutations in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Neal K Lakdawala
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:503-10. 2012
    ..By studying mutation carriers before a clinical diagnosis develops, we characterize the early manifestations of sarcomere mutations in DCM and investigate how these manifestations differ from sarcomere mutations associated with HCM...
  13. doi request reprint Utility of exercise stress echocardiography in pediatric cardiac transplant recipients: a single-center experience
    Ming Hui Chen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:517-23. 2012
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and utility of ESE in excluding ANG-detected epicardial CAD at our center, where ESE has been implemented since 2007...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and cause-specific outcome of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in children: findings from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry
    Steven D Colan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 115:773-81. 2007
    ..Current information on the epidemiology and outcomes of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) in children is limited by disease diversity and small case series...
  15. doi request reprint Correlation of exercise response in repaired coarctation of the aorta to left ventricular mass and geometry
    Eric V Krieger
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 111:406-11. 2013
    ..001). In conclusion, HRE was associated with increased LVMVR, even after adjusting for multiple covariates...
  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint Relationship of magnetic resonance imaging estimation of myocardial iron to left ventricular systolic and diastolic function in thalassemia
    Benedetta Leonardi
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:572-8. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate whether echocardiographic diastolic function indices correlate with myocardial iron and systolic function in patients with transfusion-dependent thalassemia (TDT) who are at risk for cardiomyopathy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Left heart growth, function, and reintervention after balloon aortic valvuloplasty for neonatal aortic stenosis
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 111:451-8. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the growth and function of left heart structures or about patterns of reintervention on the left heart after neonatal BAVP...
  19. pmc Predictors of coronary artery visualization in Kawasaki disease
    Renee Margossian
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:53-9. 2011
    ..Small series have established high specificity and sensitivity for detecting abnormalities, yet visualization rates of individual CA segments and factors associated with success are unknown...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Circulating matrix metalloproteinases in adolescents with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmia
    Justin P Zachariah
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:462-6. 2012
    ..We explored differences in circulating markers of extracellular matrix turnover between young HCM patients with versus without history of serious arrhythmia...
  22. pmc Non-geometric echocardiographic indices of ventricular function in patients with a Fontan circulation
    Jonathan Rhodes
    Children Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:1213-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare these nongeometric indices of ventricular function to cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) measurements of ventricular ejection fraction (EF)...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. pmc Comparison of echocardiographic and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging measurements of functional single ventricular volumes, mass, and ejection fraction (from the Pediatric Heart Network Fontan Cross-Sectional Study)
    Renee Margossian
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:419-28. 2009
    ..Echocardiographic and CMR measurements of FSV EF demonstrate similar interobserver reproducibility, whereas measurements of FSV mass and LV diastolic volume are more reproducible by CMR...
  26. doi request reprint Aortic translocation for the management of double-outlet right ventricle and pulmonary stenosis with dextrocardia: technique to avoid coronary insufficiency
    Victor Bautista-Hernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:633-5. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Cardiac allograft function during the first year after transplantation in rejection-free children and young adults
    Fatima I Lunze
    Departments of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:756-64. 2012
    ..We sought to assess the recovery of left (LV) and right ventricular (RV) function during the first year after HT in children and young adults using pulsed-wave tissue Doppler imaging...
  28. pmc The ventricular volume variability study of the Pediatric Heart Network: study design and impact of beat averaging and variable type on the reproducibility of echocardiographic measurements in children with chronic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Steven D Colan
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:842-854.e6. 2012
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Changes in left atrioventricular valve geometry after surgical repair of complete atrioventricular canal
    Elisabeth Kaza
    Division of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1117-24. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the changes in left atrioventricular valve geometry after surgical repair that may predispose to regurgitation...
  30. doi request reprint Echocardiographic predictors of mitral stenosis-related death or intervention in infants
    Elif Seda Selamet Tierney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02155, USA
    Am Heart J 156:384-90. 2008
    ..Among patients diagnosed with MS in early infancy, echocardiographic factors associated with MS-related intervention or death have not been determined...
  31. doi request reprint Technical performance scores in congenital cardiac operations: a quality assessment initiative
    John M Karamichalis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1317-23; discussion 1323. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was the development and implementation of a system for measuring technical performance in the majority of congenital cardiac operations to be used as a surgeon's self-assessment tool...
  32. doi request reprint Bicuspid aortic valve and associated aortic dilation in the young
    Susan Fernandes
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Heart 98:1014-9. 2012
    ..Young patients with BAV can have significant aortic dilation that places them at risk for morbidity and mortality...
  33. pmc Myocardial fibrosis as an early manifestation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Carolyn Y Ho
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:552-63. 2010
    ..In animal models, profibrotic genetic pathways are activated early, before hypertrophic remodeling. Data showing early profibrotic responses to sarcomere-gene mutations in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are lacking...
  34. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes in fetuses and neonates with congenital displacement (Ebstein's malformation) or dysplasia of the tricuspid valve
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:582-6. 2005
    ..To improve outcomes in this group of high-risk patients, novel approaches to management may be indicated...
  35. doi request reprint Comparison of echocardiographic and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy sarcomere mutation carriers without left ventricular hypertrophy
    Anne Marie Valente
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 6:230-7. 2013
    ..However, the incremental advantage offered by CMR for early diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is unclear. Therefore, we systematically compared echo and CMR in G+/LVH- subjects...
  36. pmc Echocardiographic methods, quality review, and measurement accuracy in a randomized multicenter clinical trial of marfan syndrome
    Elif Seda Selamet Tierney
    Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:657-66. 2013
    ..The authors report here the echocardiographic methods and baseline echocardiographic characteristics of the randomized subjects, describe the interobserver agreement of aortic measurements, and identify factors influencing agreement...
  37. pmc Electrocardiographic features of sarcomere mutation carriers with and without clinically overt hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Neal K Lakdawala
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1606-13. 2011
    ..However, owing to the limited sensitivity of ECG and echocardiographic screening, genetic testing is required to definitively identify at-risk family members...
  38. pmc Challenges in echocardiographic assessment of mitral regurgitation in children after repair of atrioventricular septal defect
    Ashwin Prakash
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:205-14. 2012
    ..The utility of regurgitant volume and fraction was severely limited by poor interobserver agreement and frequently negative values...
  39. doi request reprint Diastolic function in children with Kawasaki disease
    Elif Seda Selamet Tierney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02155, United States
    Int J Cardiol 148:309-12. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether diastolic function is impaired in KD patients and whether there are any clinical correlates...
  40. ncbi request reprint Bicuspid aortic valve morphology and interventions in the young
    Susan M Fernandes
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2211-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the morphologic subtype of bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is associated with valve intervention in the young...
  41. pmc Resource utilization after introduction of a standardized clinical assessment and management plan
    Kevin G Friedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:374-81. 2010
    ..Based on periodic review of systemically collected data the SCAMP is designed to be modified to improve its own algorithm. One of the objectives of a SCAMP is to identify and reduce resource utilization and patient care costs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive serial evaluation of myocardial mechanics in pressure overload hypertrophy of rabbit myocardium
    Adrian M Moran
    Department of Cardiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Herz 28:52-62. 2003
    ..The determination of progression from afterload mismatch to myocardial failure in small animals requires invasive monitoring to assess ventricular pressure...
  43. doi request reprint Inadequate technical performance scores are associated with late mortality and late reintervention
    Meena Nathan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:664-9. 2013
    ..We now report evaluation of the validity of TPS in predicting late outcomes in the same group of patients...
  44. doi request reprint The longitudinal course of cardiomyopathy in Friedreich's ataxia during childhood
    Alaina Kipps
    Department of Cardiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:306-10. 2009
    ..This study aimed to define the longitudinal course of the cardiac abnormalities with FA diagnosed during childhood and to correlate the presence of cardiomyopathy with clinical and genetic factors...
  45. ncbi request reprint Adaptive mechanisms of left ventricular diastolic function to the physiologic load of pregnancy
    Adrian M Moran
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Cardiol 25:124-31. 2002
    ..Recent reports have characterized the effects on cardiac systolic function. Little has been written on the influences of loading conditions on Doppler measures of diastolic function during pregnancy...
  46. doi request reprint Vascular health in kawasaki disease
    Elif Seda Selamet Tierney
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:1114-21. 2013
    ..The objective of our study was to compare the indices of vascular health in Kawasaki disease (KD) patients to those of control subjects...
  47. pmc Myocyte apoptosis occurs early during the development of pressure-overload hypertrophy in infant myocardium
    Yeong Hoon Choi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1356-62, 1362.e1-3. 2009
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that myocyte loss occurs during compensatory hypertrophic growth in the developing infant myocardium subjected to progressive pressure overload...
  48. pmc Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in childhood
    Steven D Colan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 6:433-44, vii-iii. 2010
    ..Although most of the available information concerning treatment and prevention of sudden death is derived in adults, management of children requires consideration of the differences in age-specific risk/benefit ratios...
  49. ncbi request reprint Familial restrictive cardiomyopathy with skeletal abnormalities
    Marcy L Schwartz
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:636-9. 2003
    ..Consistent with the poor prognosis encountered for children with restrictive cardiomyopathy, 2 children in this family died, whereas a third was symptomatic by age 3 years...
  50. ncbi request reprint Long-term predictors of aortic root dilation and aortic regurgitation after arterial switch operation
    Marcy L Schwartz
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 110:II128-32. 2004
    ..Neo-aortic root dilation (ARD) and neo-aortic regurgitation (AR) may be progressive after arterial switch operation (ASO) for d-loop transposition of the great arteries (dTGA). We sought to identify predictors of ARD and AR after ASO...
  51. 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
    ....
  52. doi request reprint A shifting approach to management of the thoracic aorta in bicuspid aortic valve
    Alexander R Opotowsky
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:339-46. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate secular trends and predictors of thoracic aortic surgery among patients with BAV in the United States...
  53. pmc The impact of HAART on cardiomyopathy among children and adolescents perinatally infected with HIV-1
    Kunjal Patel
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS 26:2027-37. 2012
    ..We evaluated the association of HAART and specific NRTIs associated with mitochondrial toxicity, on development of cardiomyopathy among perinatally HIV-infected children...
  54. doi request reprint A prospective phase II trial of vinblastine and methotrexate in multivessel intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis in infants and children
    Maliha Rehman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:608-23. 2011
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of the chemotherapeutic agents vinblastine and methotrexate in the treatment of children with progressive multivessel intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of echocardiography in low birth weight infants with congenital heart disease
    Adam L Dorfman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 115:102-7. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the diagnostic accuracy of echocardiography in the evaluation of CHD in these infants...
  56. doi request reprint Cardiac complications associated with the treatment of patients with congenital cardiac disease: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Emile Antoine Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:196-201. 2008
    ..Clinicians caring for patients with congenital cardiac disease will be able to use this list for databases, quality improvement initiatives, reporting of complications, and comparing strategies for treatment...
  57. ncbi request reprint Balloon dilation of severe aortic stenosis in the fetus: potential for prevention of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: candidate selection, technique, and results of successful intervention
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 110:2125-31. 2004
    ..Fetuses meeting the first criterion are undefined, and previous reports of fetal AS dilation have not evaluated the impact of intervention on in utero growth of left heart structures...
  58. doi request reprint Endothelial pulse amplitude testing: feasibility and reproducibility in adolescents
    Elif Seda Selamet Tierney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02155, USA
    J Pediatr 154:901-5. 2009
    ..To test prospectively the reproducibility and feasibility of endothelial pulse amplitude testing (Endo-PAT), a novel Food and Drug Administration-approved technology, in healthy adolescents...
  59. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic assessment of the right ventricular response to hypertension in neonates on the basis of average-shaped contraction models
    Edward N Marcus
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:1145-53. 2002
    ..Each patient's RV was classified as more similar to the normal- or hypertensive-average-shape model on the basis of the median tangent-angle difference, a quantitative technique of shape comparison...
  60. doi request reprint Report from The International Society for Nomenclature of Paediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: cardiovascular catheterisation for congenital and paediatric cardiac disease (Part 2 - Nomenclature of complications associated with interventional cardiolo
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 21:260-5. 2011
    ..Part 2 will cover the nomenclature of complications associated with interventional cardiology as treatment for paediatric and congenital cardiac disease...
  61. pmc Rationale and design of a randomized clinical trial of beta-blocker therapy (atenolol) versus angiotensin II receptor blocker therapy (losartan) in individuals with Marfan syndrome
    Ronald V Lacro
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 154:624-31. 2007
    ..Recent studies in an FBN1-targeted mouse model of MFS with aortic disease similar to that seen in humans showed that treatment with losartan normalized aortic root growth and aortic wall architecture...
  62. pmc Familial dilated cardiomyopathy caused by an alpha-tropomyosin mutation: the distinctive natural history of sarcomeric dilated cardiomyopathy
    Neal K Lakdawala
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:320-9. 2010
    ..We sought to further define the role of sarcomere mutations in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and associated clinical phenotypes...
  63. ncbi request reprint Association between congenital cardiovascular malformations and neuroblastoma
    Rani E George
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 144:444-8. 2004
    ..We explored the association between neuroblastoma and congenital cardiovascular malformations (CCM), previously described in case reports...
  64. ncbi request reprint Evidence of adverse ventricular interdependence in patients with atrial septal defects
    Roxanne E Walker
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1374-7, A6. 2004
    ..Thus, LV dysfunction associated with RV volume overload is secondary to altered chamber geometry and decreased myofiber preload. This physiology is immediately reversible and is independent of heart rate and afterload...
  65. ncbi request reprint Donald Charles Fyler: 1924–2011
    Jane W Newburger
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cardiol Young 21:485-9. 2011
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease: cause of morbidity and mortality in adult survivors of childhood cancers
    Ming Hui Chen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Res 108:619-28. 2011
    ..Basic and translational research is urgently needed to clarify pathophysiologic mechanisms of late cardiac effects and to develop therapies to improve both long-term survival and quality of life of adults cured of pediatric cancers...
  67. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of pulsed corticosteroid therapy for primary treatment of Kawasaki disease
    Jane W Newburger
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:663-75. 2007
    ..Studies have suggested that primary corticosteroid therapy might be beneficial and that adverse events are infrequent with short-term use...
  68. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with establishing a causal diagnosis for children with cardiomyopathy
    Gerald F Cox
    Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1519-31. 2006
    ..The goal was to identify the clinical variables associated with establishing a cause of cardiomyopathy in children...
  69. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human growth hormone treatment for dilated cardiomyopathy in children
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e452-8. 2004
    ..We undertook this study to determine the effects of recombinant human GH on LV function and mass among children with stable LV dysfunction attributable to DCM...
  70. ncbi request reprint Theoretical and empirical derivation of cardiovascular allometric relationships in children
    Thierry Sluysmans
    Dept of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Appl Physiol 99:445-57. 2005
    ..Overall, the relationship between cardiac output and body size is the fundamental driving factor in cardiovascular allometry...
  71. ncbi request reprint Morphology of bicuspid aortic valve in children and adolescents
    Susan M Fernandes
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1648-51. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between aortic valve morphology and valve dysfunction...
  72. ncbi request reprint Serum cardiac troponin and subclinical cardiac status in pediatric chronic renal failure
    Steven E Lipshultz
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:79-86. 2003
    ..Pediatric patients are ideal for studies of the relationship between uremia and heart disease because they are unlikely to have cardiac risk factors other than uremia...
  73. ncbi request reprint Mild dilated cardiomyopathy and increased left ventricular mass predict mortality: the prospective P2C2 HIV Multicenter Study
    Stacy D Fisher
    Midatlantic Cardiology Associates, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 150:439-47. 2005
    ..Many HIV-infected children die with cardiac abnormalities. We sought to understand the course of these HIV-associated abnormalities and their impact on all-cause mortality...
  74. ncbi request reprint Doxorubicin administration by continuous infusion is not cardioprotective: the Dana-Farber 91-01 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia protocol
    Steven E Lipshultz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Strong Children s Hospital and University of Rochester Medical Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1677-82. 2002
    ..We compared cardiac outcomes in children receiving bolus or continuous infusion of doxorubicin...
  75. ncbi request reprint The current status and future directions of efforts to create a global database for the outcomes of therapy for congenital heart disease
    Jeffrey P Jacobs
    The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida, Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Cardiol Young 15:190-7. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Cardiac changes associated with growth hormone therapy among children treated with anthracyclines
    Steven E Lipshultz
    Department of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Holtz Children s Hospital, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1613-22. 2005
    ..Anthracycline-treated childhood cancer survivors frequently have reduced left ventricular (LV) wall thickness and contractility, and GH therapy may affect these factors...
  77. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular discordance with ventriculoarterial concordance: A remaining indication for the atrial switch operation
    Igor E Konstantinov
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:944-5. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint Systolic and diastolic performance late after the Fontan procedure for a single ventricle and comparison of those undergoing operation at <12 months of age and at >12 months of age
    Ornella Milanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 89:276-80. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cardiac abnormalities in children with human immunodeficiency virus infection: The prospective P2C2 HIV study
    Thomas J Starc
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, New York, USA
    J Pediatr 141:327-34. 2002
    ..9 years. Group II consisted of 600 HIV-exposed children enrolled prenatally or as neonates, of whom 93 were ultimately HIV-infected. The main outcome measures were echocardiographic indexes of left ventricular dysfunction...
  80. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular outcomes of pediatric seroreverters perinatally exposed to HAART: design of a longitudinal clinical study
    Jill E Lavigne
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Cardiovasc Toxicol 4:187-97. 2004
    ..The cohorts are similar in terms of gender and race and the recruited subjects are representative of all eligible subjects in terms of exposure to HAART. Recruitment will continue into 2006...
  81. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular status in long-term survivors of Hodgkin's disease treated with chest radiotherapy
    M Jacob Adams
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3139-48. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular status was assessed in 48 Hodgkin's disease (HD) survivors at a median of 14.3 years (range, 5.9 to 27.5 years) after diagnosis because they may be at increased risk for cardiovascular abnormalities...
  82. ncbi request reprint Wall stress misrepresents afterload in children and young adults with abnormal left ventricular geometry
    Thomas L Gentles
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland 1003, New Zealand
    J Appl Physiol 92:1053-7. 2002
    ..001], with WS(es) underestimating FS(es) when h/D was increased and overestimating FS(es) when h/D was decreased. Analyses of myocardial mechanics based on wall stress have limited validity in patients with abnormal ventricular geometry...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cardiac and clinical phenotype in Barth syndrome
    Carolyn T Spencer
    Congenital Heart Center, University of Florida College of Medicine, PO Box 100296, Gainesville, FL 32610 0296, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e337-46. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate extent of cardioskeletal myopathy, potential for arrhythmia, delays in growth, and biochemical correlates of disease severity in patients with this disorder...
  84. doi request reprint Contemporary outcomes after the Fontan procedure: a Pediatric Heart Network multicenter study
    Page A W Anderson
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:85-98. 2008
    ..We characterized a large cohort of children who had a Fontan procedure, with measures of functional health status, ventricular size and function, exercise capacity, heart rhythm, and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)...
  85. pmc Characteristics and outcomes of cardiomyopathy in children with Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy: a comparative study from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry
    David M Connuck
    Janet Weis Children s Hospital, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 155:998-1005. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine in pediatric Duchenne (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) or other dilated cardiomyopathies (ODCM) whether outcomes differ by diagnosis...
  86. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the pediatric electrocardiogram in detecting left ventricular hypertrophy: results from the Prospective Pediatric Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Complications of Vertically Transmitted HIV Infection (P2C2 HIV) multicenter study
    Shannon M Rivenes
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Am Heart J 145:716-23. 2003
    ..This study prospectively assesses the usefulness of the pediatric ECG as a screening modality for LVH...
  87. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and outcomes of childhood dilated cardiomyopathy: results from a national population-based study
    Piers E F Daubeney
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Circulation 114:2671-8. 2006
    ..Despite considerable mortality, population-based prognostic factors for childhood dilated cardiomyopathy are lacking...
  88. ncbi request reprint Incidence, causes, and outcomes of dilated cardiomyopathy in children
    Jeffrey A Towbin
    Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    JAMA 296:1867-76. 2006
    ..Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the most common form of cardiomyopathy and cause of cardiac transplantation in children. However, the epidemiology and clinical course of DCM in children are not well established...
  89. ncbi request reprint Design of a large cross-sectional study to facilitate future clinical trials in children with the Fontan palliation
    Lynn A Sleeper
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Am Heart J 152:427-33. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Tissue velocity Doppler assessment of atrial and ventricular electromechanical coupling and atrioventricular time intervals in normal subjects
    Azaria J J T Rein
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 92:1347-50. 2003
    ..Mechanical events and electromechanical coupling are analyzed simultaneously in the atria and ventricles using tissue velocity imaging. Normal values for these parameters are provided...
  91. ncbi request reprint ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. Task force 2: pediatric training guidelines for noninvasive cardiac imaging endorsed by the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Pediatric Echocardiography
    Stephen P Sanders
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1384-8. 2005
  92. ncbi request reprint Postmortem cardiomegaly and echocardiographic measurements of left ventricular size and function in children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. The Prospective P2C2 HIV Multicenter Study
    Debra L Kearney
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 12:140-8. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the postmortem prevalence, clinicopathologic relationships and importance of cardiomegaly in HIV-infected children...
  93. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of Doppler echocardiography in assessing aortic stenosis severity and predicting need for intervention in children
    Antonios P Vlahos
    Child Health Department, Pediatric Cardiology Division, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:507-14. 2008
    ..The magnitude of overestimation was significantly lower from the apical window. In children with VAS, the best prediction of the catheterization gradient could be based on the average of MIGAP and MIGHP...
  94. ncbi request reprint Long-term enalapril therapy for left ventricular dysfunction in doxorubicin-treated survivors of childhood cancer
    Steven E Lipshultz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4517-22. 2002
    ..We document the long-term effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in doxorubicin-treated survivors of childhood cancer...
  95. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular status of infants and children of women infected with HIV-1 (P(2)C(2) HIV): a cohort study
    Steven E Lipshultz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Lancet 360:368-73. 2002
    ..Data from cross-sectional and short-term longitudinal studies have suggested that children infected with HIV-1 might have cardiovascular abnormalities. We aimed to investigate this hypothesis in a long-term cohort study...
  96. ncbi request reprint The nomenclature, definition and classification of hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Christo I Tchervenkov
    Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cardiol Young 16:339-68. 2006
    ..We also present the crossmap of the associated terms for diagnoses and procedures, as recently completed by the Nomenclature Working Group...
  97. ncbi request reprint Evolving therapeutic strategies for dystrophinopathies: potential for conflict between cardiac and skeletal needs
    Steven D Colan
    Circulation 112:2756-8. 2005
  98. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular trials in long-term survivors of childhood cancer
    Steven E Lipshultz
    J Clin Oncol 22:769-73. 2004
  99. doi request reprint Turner syndrome is an independent risk factor for aortic dilation in the young
    Leo Lopez
    Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, 3415 Bainbridge Ave, Rosenthal 3, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1622-7. 2008
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Chronic progressive cardiac dysfunction years after doxorubicin therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Steven E Lipshultz
    Department of Pediatrics D820, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:2629-36. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional studies show that cardiac abnormalities are common in long-term survivors of doxorubicin-treated childhood malignancies. Longitudinal data, however, are rare...
  101. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of exercise performance during the first 2 decades of life after the Fontan operation
    Stephen M Paridon
    The University of Pennsylvania, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:99-107. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe exercise performance during the first 2 decades of life in Fontan survivors by a cross-sectional study and to identify factors that influence exercise performance...