Ravi R Thiagarajan

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to aid cardiopulmonary resuscitation in infants and children
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 116:1693-700. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Physical therapy and rehabilitation issues for patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 5:47-52. 2012
  3. pmc Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Jean Anne Connor
    Cardiovascular Program, Children s Hospital Boston, USA
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 2:23. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Improving safety for children with cardiac disease
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 17:127-32. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Mortality as an outcome measure following cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease in the current era
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:604-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adults
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:778-85. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after stage 1 palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Elizabeth D Sherwin
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1337-43. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Surgical technical performance scores are predictors of late mortality and unplanned reinterventions in infants after cardiac surgery
    Meena Nathan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1095-1101.e7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Blood transfusion after pediatric cardiac surgery is associated with prolonged hospital stay
    Joshua W Salvin
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:204-10. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Early postoperative severity of illness predicts outcomes after the stage I Norwood procedure
    John M Karamichalis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:660-5. 2011

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to aid cardiopulmonary resuscitation in infants and children
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 116:1693-700. 2007
    ..We report on outcomes and predictors of in-hospital mortality after ECMO used to support CPR (E-CPR)...
  2. doi request reprint Physical therapy and rehabilitation issues for patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 5:47-52. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Jean Anne Connor
    Cardiovascular Program, Children s Hospital Boston, USA
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 2:23. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Improving safety for children with cardiac disease
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 17:127-32. 2007
    ..Our review discusses research on the causes of medical error, and proposes concepts to design successful programmes to improve safety for the patients on a local level...
  5. doi request reprint Mortality as an outcome measure following cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease in the current era
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:604-8. 2011
    ..In this review article, we explore current mortality rates, factors associated with mortality, and pitfalls in the use of mortality as a measure for assessing outcomes following congenital heart surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adults
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:778-85. 2009
    ..We describe outcomes after the use of ECMO to support CPR (E-CPR) in adults using multiinstitutional data from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) registry...
  7. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after stage 1 palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Elizabeth D Sherwin
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1337-43. 2012
    ..To report the outcomes from a large multicenter cohort of neonates requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) after stage 1 palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome...
  8. doi request reprint Surgical technical performance scores are predictors of late mortality and unplanned reinterventions in infants after cardiac surgery
    Meena Nathan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1095-1101.e7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that these scores would also be important predictors of midterm outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Blood transfusion after pediatric cardiac surgery is associated with prolonged hospital stay
    Joshua W Salvin
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:204-10. 2011
    ..Red blood cell transfusion is associated with morbidity and mortality among adults undergoing cardiac surgery. We aimed to evaluate the association of transfusion with morbidity among pediatric cardiac surgical patients...
  10. doi request reprint Early postoperative severity of illness predicts outcomes after the stage I Norwood procedure
    John M Karamichalis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:660-5. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Factors associated with prolonged recovery after the fontan operation
    Joshua W Salvin
    MPH, Department of Cardiology, Cardiac ICU Office, Bader 600, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:S171-6. 2008
    ..Mortality and major morbidity after the Fontan operation is low in the current era. However, factors contributing to prolonged postoperative recovery are not clearly understood...
  12. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for bridge to heart transplantation among children in the United States: analysis of data from the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network and Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry
    Christopher S Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 123:2975-84. 2011
    ..We describe the outcomes of ECMO as a bridge to heart transplantation to serve as performance benchmarks for emerging miniaturized assist devices intended to replace ECMO...
  13. ncbi request reprint An extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulation curriculum featuring a novel integrated skills trainer leads to improved performance among pediatric cardiac surgery trainees
    Catherine K Allan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Simul Healthc 8:221-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that a simulation-based ECMO cannulation curriculum featuring a novel integrated skills trainer would improve ECMO cannulation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation performance by cardiothoracic surgery trainees...
  14. ncbi request reprint Indication for initiation of mechanical circulatory support impacts survival of infants with shunted single-ventricle circulation supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Catherine K Allan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:660-7. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate outcomes and identify predictors of survival for patients with shunted single-ventricle physiology who require extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support...
  15. doi request reprint Management and outcomes in pediatric patients presenting with acute fulminant myocarditis
    Sarah A Teele
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 158:638-643.e1. 2011
    ..To investigate factors associated with mechanical circulatory support and survival in patients with acute fulminant myocarditis (AFM)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support after the Fontan operation
    Kelly L Rood
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:504-10. 2011
    ..Mortality is high, and causes of mortality remain unclear. We evaluated the in-hospital mortality and factors associated with mortality in these patients...
  17. doi request reprint Survival and clinical course at Fontan after stage one palliation with either a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt or a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit
    Mark A Scheurer
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:52-9. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether the type of shunt used at stage one palliation (S1P) affected the survival and the perioperative course through Fontan completion...
  18. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for mortality in infants awaiting heart transplantation in the USA
    Douglas Mah
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:1292-8. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the risk of death for infants <12 months old while awaiting HT in the current era, and to identify the principle risk factors associated with wait-list mortality...
  19. doi request reprint Waiting list mortality among children listed for heart transplantation in the United States
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 119:717-27. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Pediatric heart failure and worsening renal function: association with outcomes after heart transplantation
    Satish K Rajagopal
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:252-8. 2012
    ..This study was initiated to assess the effects of worsening renal function (WRF) on post-heart transplantation outcomes and to determine the effect of waiting-list associated WRF on survival after heart transplantation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Early postoperative outcomes in a series of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome undergoing stage I palliation operation with either modified Blalock-Taussig shunt or right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:238-44. 2006
    ..a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt (NW-BT). We compared postoperative outcomes in a concurrent series of patients with HLHS undergoing an NW-BT procedure vs. NW-RVPA procedure...
  22. doi request reprint Preoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac surgery in children with congenital heart disease
    Victor Bautista-Hernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1306-11. 2009
    ..The goal of this study is to report our institutional experience with ECMO used to provide preoperative stabilization after acute cardiac or respiratory failure in patients with congenital heart disease before cardiac surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after bidirectional Glenn operation: Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit
    Lillian Lai
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1768-73. 2007
    ..We evaluated bidirectional Glenn operation outcomes and compared the two groups to assess whether the type of Norwood operation influenced outcomes...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Factors associated with in-hospital mortality in infants undergoing heart transplantation in the United States
    Rupali Gandhi
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:531-6, 536.e1. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the pretransplantation factors associated with in-hospital mortality in transplanted infants in the current era...
  26. doi request reprint Rapid-response extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support cardiopulmonary resuscitation in children with cardiac disease
    David A Kane
    Children s Hospital Boston, Department of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 122:S241-8. 2010
    ..We report on survival and early neurological outcomes of children with heart disease supported with rapid-response extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) to aid cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR)...
  27. doi request reprint Quality of life of pediatric cardiac patients who previously required extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    John M Costello
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:428-34. 2012
    ..We sought to assess quality of life of pediatric cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation survivors. We hypothesized that these patients would have decreased quality of life when compared to that of a general U.S. population sample...
  28. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the support of infants, children, and young adults with acute myocarditis: a review of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry
    Satish K Rajagopal
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:382-7. 2010
    ..To describe survival outcomes for pediatric patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe myocarditis and identify risk factors for in-hospital mortality...
  29. doi request reprint Neurological injury after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use to aid pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Cindy S Barrett
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 10:445-51. 2009
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for acute neurologic injury in children undergoing ECMO to aid CPR (E-CPR)...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of ABO-incompatible listing on wait-list outcomes among infants listed for heart transplantation in the United States: a propensity analysis
    Christopher S Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 121:1926-33. 2010
    ..We sought to describe recent trends in ABO-I listing for US infants and to determine the impact of ABO-I listing on wait times and wait-list mortality...
  31. pmc Association between intraoperative and early postoperative glucose levels and adverse outcomes after complex congenital heart surgery
    Angelo Polito
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:2235-42. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine whether associations exist between perioperative glucose exposure, prolonged hospitalization, and morbid events after complex congenital heart surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Cardiac medical conditions have become the leading cause of death in children with heart disease
    Tobias R Schlingmann
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:551-8. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether the underlying problems leading to death in these patients had changed over the past decade...
  33. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for postcardiotomy mechanical cardiovascular support in children with congenital heart disease
    Joshua W Salvin
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:1157-62. 2008
    ..We report on survival outcomes and factors associated with survival for postcardiotomy ECMO patients...
  34. doi request reprint Survival of neonates with enteroviral myocarditis requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Kate Madden
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:314-8. 2011
    ..We sought to review the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry to determine survival rates and identify predictors of in hospital mortality for these neonates...
  35. doi request reprint Perioperative factors associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation after complex congenital heart surgery
    Angelo Polito
    Division of Cardiac Intensive Care, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:e122-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate perioperative factors associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation in children undergoing complex cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Outcome after Fontan failure and takedown to an intermediate palliative circulation
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:880-7. 2007
    ..Little is known about the subsequent outcome of these patients or their potential candidacy for a second attempt at Fontan completion...
  37. doi request reprint Stage I Norwood: optimal technical performance improves outcomes irrespective of preoperative physiologic status or case complexity
    John M Karamichalis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:962-8. 2010
    ..This study explored these interactions to determine whether a technically optimal operation can mitigate effects of baseline physiology and high case-complexity on outcomes for the stage I Norwood procedure...
  38. ncbi request reprint The association of carotid artery cannulation and neurologic injury in pediatric patients supported with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation*
    Sarah A Teele
    1Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 2Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 3Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO 4Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 5Extracorporeal Life Support Organization ELSO, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 6Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 7Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 8Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada 9Department of Anaesthesia, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 15:355-61. 2014
    ..To evaluate the association of carotid artery cannulation with neurologic injury when compared with other cannulation sites. To determine if age impacts the association of carotid artery cannulation with neurologic injury...
  39. doi request reprint Mild postoperative acute kidney injury and outcomes after surgery for congenital heart disease
    Marnie L Taylor
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:146-52. 2013
    ..The effect of mild acute kidney injury (AKI) on outcomes after heart surgery in children is unclear. We sought to characterize the epidemiology of mild AKI associated with surgery for congenital heart disease (CHS-AKI) in children...
  40. ncbi request reprint Natural history of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum and right-ventricle-dependent coronary circulation managed by the single-ventricle approach
    Kristine J Guleserian
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2250-7; discussion 2258. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Pediatric ECMO outcomes: comparison of centrifugal versus roller blood pumps using propensity score matching
    Cindy S Barrett
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Colorado and Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    ASAIO J 59:145-51. 2013
    ..In a propensity score-matched cohort of pediatric ECMO patients, children supported with centrifugal pumps had increased odds of ECMO-related complications. There was no difference in survival between groups...
  42. doi request reprint Simulation-based training delivered directly to the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit engenders preparedness, comfort, and decreased anxiety among multidisciplinary resuscitation teams
    Catherine K Allan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:646-52. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether participation improved caregiver comfort and confidence levels regarding future resuscitation events...
  43. doi request reprint Catheters, wires, tubes and drains on postoperative radiographs of pediatric cardiac patients: the whys and wherefores
    Sarah A Teele
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, 02115, MA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:1041-53; quiz 1151. 2008
    ..Also included are a brief synopsis of each cardiac anomaly, the surgical procedure for its correction, and an in-depth discussion of the postoperative chest radiograph including illustrations of catheters, wires, tubes and drains...
  44. ncbi request reprint The frequency of anesthesia-related cardiac arrests in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery
    Kirsten C Odegard
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:335-43. 2007
    ..Therefore, in this study, we evaluated the frequency of cardiac arrest in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery at a large pediatric tertiary referral center...
  45. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-supported cardiopulmonary resuscitation following stage 1 palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome*
    Matthew Jolley
    1Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 2Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 3Extracorporeal Life Support Organization, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 15:538-45. 2014
    ..To report on survival from a large multicenter cohort of neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation after stage 1 palliation operation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support of the Fontan and bidirectional Glenn circulations
    Karen L Booth
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1341-8. 2004
    ..We report our institutional experience in patients with cavopulmonary connections who received extracorporeal membrane oxygenation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Emergent use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during pediatric cardiac catheterization
    Catherine K Allan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:212-9. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the utility of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) to resuscitate patients following critical cardiac events in the catheterization laboratory...
  48. doi request reprint Survival of children requiring repeat extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after congenital heart surgery
    Jeffrey Shuhaiber
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1949-55. 2011
    ..We review indications, cannulation techniques, and outcomes for infants requiring multiple ECMO runs after congenital heart surgery...
  49. doi request reprint Enteral feeding algorithm for infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome poststage I palliation
    Nancy J Braudis
    Department of Nursing, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 10:460-6. 2009
    ..Published guidelines for initiating and advancing enteral feedings in this population are limited...
  50. doi request reprint Outcomes after the Ladd procedure in patients with heterotaxy syndrome, congenital heart disease, and intestinal malrotation
    David C Yu
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1089-95; discussion 1095. 2009
    ..Risk of midgut volvulus, morbidity from elective operations, and overall prognosis must be weighed when considering a Ladd procedure on asymptomatic HS/intestinal malrotation patients...
  51. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce medication prescribing errors in a paediatric cardiac intensive care unit
    Margarita K Burmester
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Intensive Care Med 34:1083-90. 2008
    ..To identify and reduce medication-prescribing errors by introducing systematic physician education and post-cardiac surgery admission prescription forms...
  52. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with fenoldopam after cardiac surgery in neonates with an insufficient response to conventional diuretics
    John M Costello
    Division of Cardiac Intensive Care, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:28-33. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that urine output would improve when fenoldopam was added to conventional diuretic therapy after neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass...
  53. ncbi request reprint Anesthetic management of the neonate with congenital complete heart block: a 16-year review
    Barry D Kussman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 15:1059-66. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to review our anesthetic experience of neonates with congenital complete heart block (CCHB) who underwent placement of either a temporary epicardial pacing system or a permanent epicardial pacemaker...
  54. ncbi request reprint Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: an analysis of current management strategies in a single institution
    Camille L Hancock Friesen
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:596-606; discussion 596-606. 2005
    ..The impact of current surgical and perioperative management strategies on short-term outcomes (postrepair pulmonary venous obstruction and mortality) is evaluated...
  55. doi request reprint Ventricular assist devices for mechanical circulatory support in children
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 3:104-9. 2012
    ..In this article, we review information on the current status, outcomes, and future directions for the use of VADs in children. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Perioperative care of children with tetralogy of fallot
    Satish K Rajagopal
    Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 13:464-74. 2011
    ..Early extubation from mechanical ventilation where possible may help improve outcomes for children undergoing complete repair of TOF...
  57. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in a patient with cardiomyopathy and hemophilia A
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Intensive Care Med 29:985-8. 2003
    ..To report the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in a patient with hemophilia A and dilated cardiomyopathy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Improved interstage mortality with the modified Norwood procedure: a meta-analysis
    Clifford L Cua
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205 2696, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:44-9. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if meta-analysis would provide sufficient data to prove statistical difference in interstage mortality for the modified Norwood procedure...
  59. doi request reprint Cardiac extracorporeal life support: state of the art in 2007
    David S Cooper
    The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida, All Children s Hospital, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Florida Pediatric Associates and Cardiac Surgical Associates, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Cardiol Young 17:104-15. 2007
    ..In an emergency, these patients can be resuscitated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and subsequently transitioned to a long-term ventricular assist device after a period of stability...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pretransport and posttransport characteristics and outcomes of neonates who were admitted to a cardiac intensive care unit
    Scott B Yeager
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1070-7. 2006
    ..The objective for this study was to characterize the impact and the safety of transporting neonates with known or suspected cardiac abnormalities...
  61. ncbi request reprint Atrial tachyarrhythmias and permanent pacing after pediatric heart transplantation
    Kathryn K Collins
    Pediatric Arrhythmia Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:1126-33. 2003
    ..Limited information is available on arrhythmias in pediatric transplant patients. Our objective was to determine the prevalence and significance of atrial tachyarrhythmias and permanent pacing following pediatric heart transplantation...
  62. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: special considerations for infants and children with cardiac disease
    Stacie B Peddy
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 19104, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 17:116-26. 2007
    ..In this review, therefore, we summarize the newest developments in paediatric resuscitation, with an expanded focus upon the unique challenges and importance of anticipatory care in infants and children with cardiac disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Inspiratory work of breathing is not decreased by flow-triggered sensing during spontaneous breathing in children receiving mechanical ventilation: a preliminary report
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:375-8. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of pressure-trigger (PT) and flow-trigger (FT) sensing on the work of breathing (WOB) during spontaneous, unsupported breathing in children receiving mechanical ventilation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Should we be satisfied with current outcomes for cardiac extracorporeal life support?
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:89-90. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiac arrest: when to use it, and what are the outcomes?
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Crit Care Med 34:1285-6. 2006