Ronald V Lacro

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Affiliation: Children's Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Characteristics of children and young adults with Marfan syndrome and aortic root dilation in a randomized trial comparing atenolol and losartan therapy
    Ronald V Lacro
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 165:828-835.e3. 2013
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi 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
  5. pmc Thoracic aortic disease in two patients with juvenile polyposis syndrome and SMAD4 mutations
    Polakit Teekakirikul
    MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 161:185-91. 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome with composite graft versus homograft root replacement for children with aortic root aneurysms
    Vesa Anttila
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:420-4. 2005

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Characteristics of children and young adults with Marfan syndrome and aortic root dilation in a randomized trial comparing atenolol and losartan therapy
    Ronald V Lacro
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 165:828-835.e3. 2013
    ..We report here the characteristics of the screened population and enrolled subjects...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi 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...
  5. pmc Thoracic aortic disease in two patients with juvenile polyposis syndrome and SMAD4 mutations
    Polakit Teekakirikul
    MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 161:185-91. 2013
    ..We propose that the thoracic aorta should be screened in patients with SMAD4 mutations to prevent untimely death from dissection. This report also confirms that SMAD4 mutations predispose to TAAD...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome with composite graft versus homograft root replacement for children with aortic root aneurysms
    Vesa Anttila
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:420-4. 2005
    ..Review of surgical repair of aortic root aneurysms using composite graft or homograft in children...