Wayne Tworetzky

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between cardiac tumors and tuberous sclerosis in the fetus and neonate
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:487-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetal interventions for cardiac defects
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 51:1503-13, vii. 2004
  3. doi request reprint In utero valvuloplasty for pulmonary atresia with hypoplastic right ventricle: techniques and outcomes
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e510-8. 2009
  4. 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
  5. doi 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
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular endocardial fibroelastosis in fetuses with aortic stenosis and evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1792-7. 2010
  7. 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
  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. pmc Primary left ventricular rehabilitation is effective in maintaining two-ventricle physiology in the borderline left heart
    Sitaram M Emani
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1276-82. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Aortic valvuloplasty in the fetus: technical characteristics of successful balloon dilation
    Audrey C Marshall
    Department of Cardiology and Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 147:535-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between cardiac tumors and tuberous sclerosis in the fetus and neonate
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:487-9. 2003
    ..Tuberous sclerosis was present in 68 patients diagnosed with a cardiac tumor in utero or during the neonatal period, including 61 of 64 with multiple tumors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetal interventions for cardiac defects
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 51:1503-13, vii. 2004
    ..Finally, the technical aspects and procedural considerations are reviewed...
  3. doi request reprint In utero valvuloplasty for pulmonary atresia with hypoplastic right ventricle: techniques and outcomes
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e510-8. 2009
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular endocardial fibroelastosis in fetuses with aortic stenosis and evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1792-7. 2010
    ..Additional experience and external validation of the EFE grading scoring system are necessary...
  7. 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...
  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. pmc Primary left ventricular rehabilitation is effective in maintaining two-ventricle physiology in the borderline left heart
    Sitaram M Emani
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1276-82. 2009
    ..We studied the effects of left ventricular rehabilitation--endocardial fibroelastosis resection with mitral or aortic valvuloplasty--on left ventricular function and clinical outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Aortic valvuloplasty in the fetus: technical characteristics of successful balloon dilation
    Audrey C Marshall
    Department of Cardiology and Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 147:535-9. 2005
    ..To describe technical aspects of successful fetal aortic valvuloplasty, with particular attention to balloon size...
  11. doi request reprint Results of in utero atrial septoplasty in fetuses with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Audrey C Marshall
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston 02115, USA
    Prenat Diagn 28:1023-8. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the effect of prenatal intervention intended to create atrial septal defects in fetuses with this diagnosis...
  12. doi request reprint Reversible ductus arteriosus constriction due to maternal indomethacin after fetal intervention for hypoplastic left heart syndrome with intact/restrictive atrial septum
    Melanie Vogel
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 27:40-5. 2010
    ..Indomethacin promotes closure of the DA in newborns and in fetal life, a potentially life threatening complication in fetuses with ductus-dependent congenital heart disease...
  13. doi request reprint Outcome of fetuses and infants with double inlet single left ventricle
    Edythe B C Tham
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1652-6. 2008
    ..During this same period, postnatal survival has improved substantially. Neonatal surgery of any type was the only independent risk factor for worse survival...
  14. doi request reprint Aortic stenosis and severe mitral regurgitation in the fetus resulting in giant left atrium and hydrops: pathophysiology, outcomes, and preliminary experience with pre-natal cardiac intervention
    Melanie Vogel
    Department of Cardiology, The Advanced Fetal Care Center, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:348-55. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valve: short-term outcomes of the "cone procedure" versus conventional surgery
    Melanie Vogel
    Departments of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:50-8. 2012
    ..The newer cone procedure aims to construct a funnel-like valve out of native leaflets, obviating problems with artificial valves...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology, management, and outcomes of fetal hemodynamic instability during prenatal cardiac intervention
    Arielle Mizrahi-Arnaud
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatr Res 62:325-30. 2007
    ..Hemopericardium may be causative in a subset of fetuses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Creation of an atrial septal defect in utero for fetuses with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and intact or highly restrictive atrial septum
    Audrey C Marshall
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 110:253-8. 2004
    ..Prenatal left atrial decompression has been suggested as a means of improving these outcomes. This study reports the feasibility of fetal catheterization to create an interatrial communication and describes technical considerations...
  18. 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)...
  19. doi request reprint Postnatal angiographic appearance of left ventricular myocardium in fetal patients with aortic stenosis having in-utero aortic valvuloplasty
    Babar Sultan Hasan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1271-5. 2009
    ..In all cases, the septal segments were smooth. In conclusion, patients after FAV have angiographically abnormal left ventricles, commonly involving extensive trabeculations of the free wall, but without septal involvement...
  20. doi request reprint Staged left ventricular recruitment after single-ventricle palliation in patients with borderline left heart hypoplasia
    Sitaram M Emani
    Departments of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1966-74. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to review results of a novel management strategy intended to rehabilitate the left heart (LH) in patients with LH hypoplasia who have undergone single-ventricle palliation (SVP)...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Early reintervention on the pulmonary arteries and right ventricular outflow tract after neonatal or early infant repair of truncus arteriosus using homograft conduits
    Amalia M Lund
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:106-13. 2011
    ..A smaller conduit size was associated with early RVOT/PA reintervention. The branch PA size was normal before surgery, suggesting that the PA stenosis in these patients resulted from factors other than intrinsic stenosis or hypoplasia...
  23. pmc Postnatal left ventricular diastolic function after fetal aortic valvuloplasty
    Kevin G Friedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:556-60. 2011
    ..LV diastolic dysfunction in this unique population may have important implications on long-term risk of left atrial and subsequent pulmonary hypertension...
  24. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging of left ventricular endocardial fibroelastosis in infants after fetal intervention for aortic valve stenosis
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1568-70. 2005
    ..The preoperative mapping of EFE followed by extensive resection led to biventricular physiology in 2 patients...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Cardiac anomalies in the fetus
    Christopher G B Turner
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:439-49, xi. 2009
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  28. ncbi request reprint Balloon valvuloplasty for congenital heart disease in the fetus
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:541-50. 2003
    ..Each discipline has specific skills for providing safe access to the fetus, performing the procedure, and providing perioperative care...
  29. doi request reprint Circumferential and longitudinal ventricular strain in the normal human fetus
    Tetsuko Ishii
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:105-11. 2012
    ..Normal data on longitudinal strain have been reported for human fetuses. The aim of this study was to define circumferential left ventricular (LV) strain in a normal fetal population...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hypoplastic left heart syndrome with intact or highly restrictive atrial septum: surgical experience from a single center
    Vladimiro L Vida
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:581-5; discussion 586. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize recent surgical outcomes for these patients at our center and to identify predictors...
  31. doi request reprint Matrix-array 3-dimensional echocardiographic assessment of volumes, mass, and ejection fraction in young pediatric patients with a functional single ventricle: a comparison study with cardiac magnetic resonance
    Brian D Soriano
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:1842-8. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: current considerations and expectations
    Jeffrey A Feinstein
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Salter Packard Children s Hospital, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:S1-42. 2012
    ..Issues surrounding the genetics of HLHS, developmental outcomes, and quality of life are addressed in addition to the many other considerations for caring for this group of complex patients...
  33. doi request reprint Truncus arteriosus: diagnostic accuracy, outcomes, and impact of prenatal diagnosis
    Tara M Swanson
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:256-61. 2009
    ..Prenatal diagnosis of TA remains challenging and is associated with a high rate of elective termination. Fetal diagnosis was associated with younger age at repair but was not associated with improved neonatal survival...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary venous pathway obstruction from recurrent restriction at atrial septum late after Fontan procedure
    Massimo A Padalino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:281-3. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Outcome after prenatal diagnosis of tricuspid atresia: a multicenter experience
    Rachel M Wald
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 153:772-8. 2007
    ..The outcome of prenatally diagnosed tricuspid atresia (TA) is undefined. We sought to characterize clinical and echocardiographic features of fetal TA and to determine factors associated with mortality...
  36. pmc Fast block flow tracking of atrial septal defects in 4D echocardiography
    Marius George Linguraru
    Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Med Image Anal 12:397-412. 2008
    ..We report consistent results on clinical intra-operative images and retrieve the cardiac cycle (in ungated images) from error analysis. Quantitative results are evaluated on synthetic data with maximum tracking errors of 1 voxel...