Steven A Webber

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of restrictive cardiomyopathy in childhood and the influence of phenotype: a report from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry
    Steven A Webber
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Circulation 126:1237-44. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Late rejection episodes more than 1 year after pediatric heart transplantation: risk factors and outcomes
    Steven A Webber
    Department of Pediatrics, Pittsburgh Children s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:869-75. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Lymphoproliferative disorders after paediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study
    Steven A Webber
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Lancet 367:233-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Heart and lung transplantation in children
    Steven A Webber
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Lancet 368:53-69. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The current state of, and future prospects for, cardiac transplantation in children
    Steven A Webber
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cardiol Young 13:64-83. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in cytokine genes do not predict progression to end-stage heart failure in children
    Steven A Webber
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cardiol Young 12:461-4. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms impact the risk of acute rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study
    Diana M Girnita
    Department of Pathology, Thomas E Starzl Transplant Institute, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Transplantation 85:1632-9. 2008
  8. pmc Genotypic variation and phenotypic characterization of granzyme B gene polymorphisms
    Diana M Girnita
    Department of Pathology, Thomas E Starzl Transplant Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Transplantation 87:1801-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Ventricular assist device support in children and adolescents as a bridge to heart transplantation
    Mahesh S Sharma
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:926-32. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Association of genetic polymorphisms and risk of late post-transplantation infection in pediatric heart recipients
    Erin L Ohmann
    Department of Pediatrics, Division Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1342-51. 2010

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of restrictive cardiomyopathy in childhood and the influence of phenotype: a report from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry
    Steven A Webber
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Circulation 126:1237-44. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Late rejection episodes more than 1 year after pediatric heart transplantation: risk factors and outcomes
    Steven A Webber
    Department of Pediatrics, Pittsburgh Children s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:869-75. 2003
    ..We determined the frequency of late rejection episodes (>1 year) after pediatric heart transplantation, defined risk factors for its occurrence, and evaluated outcome after late rejection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lymphoproliferative disorders after paediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study
    Steven A Webber
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Lancet 367:233-9. 2006
    ..We sought to better define the prevalence, pathology, current therapeutic approaches, and outcomes of PTLD in a large group of children who had received heart transplants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Heart and lung transplantation in children
    Steven A Webber
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Lancet 368:53-69. 2006
    ..This quest is currently being realised in animal models of solid organ transplantation, and offers great hope for children undergoing heart and lung transplantation in the future...
  5. ncbi request reprint The current state of, and future prospects for, cardiac transplantation in children
    Steven A Webber
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cardiol Young 13:64-83. 2003
    ..This quest is currently being realized in many animal models of solid organ transplantation, and offers great hope for the future...
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in cytokine genes do not predict progression to end-stage heart failure in children
    Steven A Webber
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cardiol Young 12:461-4. 2002
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms impact the risk of acute rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study
    Diana M Girnita
    Department of Pathology, Thomas E Starzl Transplant Institute, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Transplantation 85:1632-9. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Genotypic variation and phenotypic characterization of granzyme B gene polymorphisms
    Diana M Girnita
    Department of Pathology, Thomas E Starzl Transplant Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Transplantation 87:1801-6. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were (1) to establish the frequency of two granzyme B SNPs (A-295G; Q-55R) in pediatric heart transplant (PHTx) recipients and (2) to determine their phenotypic expression in healthy individuals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ventricular assist device support in children and adolescents as a bridge to heart transplantation
    Mahesh S Sharma
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:926-32. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of standard adult VADs in adolescents and children as well as report our early experience with miniaturized VADs in small children...
  10. doi request reprint Association of genetic polymorphisms and risk of late post-transplantation infection in pediatric heart recipients
    Erin L Ohmann
    Department of Pediatrics, Division Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1342-51. 2010
    ..In this multicenter study from 6 centers, we investigated the association between genetic polymorphisms (GPs) in immune response genes and late post-transplantation infections in 524 patients...
  11. pmc Inosine 5'-monophosphate dehydrogenase 1 haplotypes and association with mycophenolate mofetil gastrointestinal intolerance in pediatric heart transplant patients
    Erin L Ohmann
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:891-5. 2010
    ..This haplotype of interest did not demonstrate stronger association with MMF GI intolerance than an individual IMPDH1 SNP...
  12. doi request reprint Gene polymorphisms impact the risk of rejection with hemodynamic compromise: a multicenter study
    Diana M Girnita
    Department of Pathology, Thomas E Starzl Transplant Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Transplantation 91:1326-32. 2011
    ..Rejection with hemodynamic compromise (RHC) is associated with high mortality in heart recipients. This study investigates the association between genetic polymorphisms and RHC in pediatric heart recipients...
  13. pmc Renal function and genetic polymorphisms in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Brian Feingold
    Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1003-8. 2012
    ..In this multicenter study, we investigated the association of genetic polymorphisms (GPs) in a panel of candidate genes on renal function in 453 pediatric heart transplant recipients...
  14. doi request reprint Lessons learned from the pediatric heart transplant study
    Daphne T Hsu
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:54-62. 2006
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  15. doi request reprint EBV-specific CD8+ T cells from asymptomatic pediatric thoracic transplant patients carrying chronic high EBV loads display contrasting features: activated phenotype and exhausted function
    Camila Macedo
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Immunol 186:5854-62. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of TGFbeta1 gene polymorphisms on acute and chronic rejection in pediatric heart transplant allografts
    Sylvie Di Filippo
    Departments of Pediatrics, Surgery, and Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Transplantation 81:934-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of IL-10 and TGFbeta1 gene polymorphisms on the development of acute rejection and coronary disease in pediatric heart transplant recipients...
  17. pmc Tolerance to incompatible ABO blood group antigens is not observed following homograft implantation
    Brian Feingold
    Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Hum Immunol 72:835-40. 2011
    ..These data suggest that tolerance to incompatible A and B blood group antigens does not occur following placement of ABO-incompatible homografts in childhood...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of ELISA-detected anti-HLA antibodies on pediatric cardiac allograft outcome
    Sylvie Di Filippo
    Transplant Pathology, Biomedical Science Tower, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Hum Immunol 66:513-8. 2005
    ..6%) (p = 0.09). Preformed, persistent, and de novo ELISA-detected anti-HLA antibodies were correlated with first-year acute rejection profile...
  19. doi request reprint Clinically significant thrombosis in pediatric heart transplant recipients during their waiting period
    Yuk M Law
    Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Hospital, University of Washington, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, G 0039, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:334-40. 2013
    ..Until randomized clinical trial data are available, it may be reasonable to consider anticoagulation for children admitted with decompensated heart failure and listed as UNOS status 1...
  20. pmc Decreased NKp46 and NKG2D and elevated PD-1 are associated with altered NK-cell function in pediatric transplant patients with PTLD
    Silke Wiesmayr
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur J Immunol 42:541-50. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of TGFbeta1 gene polymorphisms on late renal function in pediatric heart transplantation
    Sylvie Di Filippo
    Department of Transplant Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    Hum Immunol 66:133-9. 2005
    ..73 m2 [p = 0.03]) and similar tacrolimus levels. The TGFbeta1 high-producer genotype was associated with CrCl < 80 ml/mn/1.73 m2. The TGFbeta1 high-producer genotype is associated with renal dysfunction in pediatric heart recipients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anti-HLA alloantibodies in pediatric solid organ transplantation
    Alin L Girnita
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:146-53. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present review is to summarize the state-of-the-art of HLA-Ab detection, clinical significance and therapeutic strategies in pediatric solid organ Tx...
  23. pmc Utility of C4d immunostaining in the first year after pediatric and young adult heart transplantation
    Ying Xu
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:92-7. 2013
    ..In this study we sought to evaluate the utility of routine C4d immunostaining in the first year after pediatric and young adult HTx...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sudden death prior to pediatric heart transplantation: would implantable defibrillators improve outcome?
    Edward K Rhee
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:447-52. 2007
    ..The goal of this study is to determine the incidence of sudden cardiac death in children with cardiomyopathy prior to pediatric heart transplantation...
  25. doi request reprint Clinical impact of cytokine and growth factor genetic polymorphisms in thoracic organ transplantation
    Diana M Girnita
    Department of Pathology, Thomas E Starzl Transplant Institute, 200 Lothrop Street, BST, W1558, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Clin Lab Med 28:423-40, vi. 2008
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  26. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms influence mycophenolate mofetil-related adverse events in pediatric heart transplant patients
    Erin L Ohmann
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:509-16. 2010
    ..In this study we explore the distribution frequencies of common single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of IMPDH1, IMPDH2 and ABCC2 and investigate whether these SNPs influence MMF adverse events in 59 pediatric heart recipients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Disparate distribution of 16 candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms among racial and ethnic groups of pediatric heart transplant patients
    Diana M Girnita
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Transplantation 82:1774-80. 2006
    ..Allograft failure in African-Americans remains higher than in Caucasians. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have been associated with altered allograft outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pulsatile paracorporeal assist devices in children and adolescents with biventricular failure
    Mahesh S Sharma
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    ASAIO J 51:490-4. 2005
    ..These results warrant consideration of using available miniaturized technology in the United States for the support of smaller children with intractable biventricular failure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Survival in allosensitized children after listing for cardiac transplantation
    Brian Feingold
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:565-71. 2007
    ..Little is known about the effect of pre-transplant alloantibody in the pediatric cardiac transplant population...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lipid profiles in pediatric thoracic transplant recipients are determined by their immunosuppressive regimens
    Yuk M Law
    Department of Pediatrics, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:276-82. 2006
    ..Controversy exists over the pattern of lipidemic effects from calcineurin inhibitors and prednisone. We report an extensive longitudinal study of lipid profiles in pediatric thoracic transplant recipients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Further exploration: maturity and adherence in adolescent and young adult heart transplant recipients
    Kathy Lawrence
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA
    Prog Transplant 18:50-4. 2008
    ..The caregivers also report symptoms of identity confusion, social immaturity, and failure to appreciate consequences of risky behavior among recipients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pediatric heart transplantation: immunosuppression and its complications
    Linda M Russo
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 19:104-9. 2004
    ..The large increase in the number of available immunosuppressive agents in the past few years mandates that those caring for this complex group of patients remain up to date in this rapidly advancing field...
  33. pmc Prognostic significance of recurrent grade 1B rejection in the first year after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a case for reinstatement of the 1B rejection grade
    Brian Feingold
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 15:589-93. 2011
    ..90; p = 0.002) and the composite outcome (HR 4.52; p = 0.002). These data suggest that further study of the impact of removal of the 1B classification from the ISHLT grading scheme is warranted...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pediatric heart and lung transplantation
    Subash C Reddy
    Pediatric Heart and Heart Lung Transplantation Program, Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 70:723-9. 2003
    ..This quest is currently being realized in many animal models of solid organ transplantation and offers great hope for the future...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus dosage requirements after initiation of azole antifungal therapy in pediatric thoracic organ transplantation
    C Becket Mahnke
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:474-8. 2003
    ..An initial reduction in tacrolimus dose by one-third is insufficient, and dose reduction of at least 50% upon azole initiation seems warranted. Once azole antifungal therapy is initiated, frequent therapeutic drug monitoring is required...
  36. ncbi request reprint A family-centered educational program to promote independence in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Kathy S Lawrence
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prog Transplant 21:61-6. 2011
    ..1%). Percentage change in scores from before to after for parents ranged from -19% to 53.8% (mean, 7.2%)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Long-term comparison of tacrolimus- and cyclosporine-induced nephrotoxicity in pediatric heart-transplant recipients
    Robert F English
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:769-73. 2002
    ..We conclude that the nephrotoxicities of tacrolimus and cyclosporine are comparable over the medium- to long-term in pediatric heart-transplant recipients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Characterization of c4d immunostaining utilizing paraffin-embedded tissue of nonpresensitized pediatric heart transplant patients
    Csaba Galambos
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 11:181-4. 2008
    ..Contrary to previously reported data, none of the ischemic/reperfusion injury endomyocardial biopsy samples was C4d+, and histologic features alone were poor predictors of C4d+...
  39. ncbi request reprint Propagation of activated T lymphocytes from endomyocardial biopsy samples of cardiac allografts: influence of the addition of recombinant interleukin-4 to the culture environment
    Steven A Webber
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:119-23. 2002
    ..This will provide a greater quantity of material for further studies of graft-infiltrating cells...
  40. doi request reprint Chronic high Epstein-Barr viral load carriage in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    Michael Green
    Departments of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 13:319-23. 2009
    ..These data provide important information about the outcome of chronic EBV high load carriage in pediatric liver transplant recipients...
  41. pmc Measurement of Epstein-Barr virus DNA loads in whole blood and plasma by TaqMan PCR and in peripheral blood lymphocytes by competitive PCR
    Robert M Wadowsky
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5245-9. 2003
    ..900), whereas the plasma and PBL loads correlated poorly (r(2) = 0.512). Testing of whole blood by TaqMan PCR is an acceptable alternative to testing of PBLs by cPCR for quantifying EBV DNA load...
  42. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of the American Academy of Pediatrics--recommended sequential pneumococcal conjugate and polysaccharide vaccine schedule in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients
    Philana Ling Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 116:160-7. 2005
    ..Accordingly, this study was designed to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of the recommended regimen...
  43. pmc Outcomes after listing with a requirement for a prospective crossmatch in pediatric heart transplantation
    Brian Feingold
    Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:56-62. 2013
    ..However, there are no reports of heart transplant candidate outcomes according to prospective crossmatch requirements...
  44. pmc Cost-effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in children with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Brian Feingold
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Card Fail 16:734-41. 2010
    ..Because of differences in heart failure etiology, sudden death rates, and ICD complication rates, these findings may not be applicable to children...
  45. doi request reprint Screening for PTLD in lung and heart-lung transplant recipients by measuring EBV DNA load in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid using real time PCR
    Peter Michelson
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:464-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, it can be concluded that monitoring EBV DNA load in BALF following L-HLTx facilitates detection of PTLD in high-risk patients and may be superior to peripheral blood assays...
  46. ncbi request reprint Maturity and adherence in adolescent and young adult heart recipients
    Carol S Stilley
    School of Nursing, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:323-30. 2006
    ..Clinicians and parents alike report symptoms of social immaturity and failure to appreciate consequences of risky behavior; relationships between the two have not been studied in this population...
  47. doi request reprint Cellular factors associated with latency and spontaneous Epstein-Barr virus reactivation in B-lymphoblastoid cell lines
    Michael L Davies
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 435 Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Virology 400:53-67. 2010
    ..This study suggests previously undetected mechanisms by which cellular pathways influence the lytic reactivation of EBV...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic guidelines for design and control of a turbodynamic pediatric ventricular assist device
    Bronwyn E Uber
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    ASAIO J 52:471-8. 2006
    ..The recommended pump range was optimized to include the most patients, while considering the design constraints. This study identifies a significant population of patients who would benefit from a device providing 0.52 to 1.92 l/min...
  49. ncbi request reprint Traumatic aortic transection in a child with an anomalous right subclavian artery
    Sanjiv K Gandhi
    Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:2087-9. 2003
    ..This abnormal arch anatomy may influence the diagnosis, anatomic location, and technique of surgical repair of the injury...
  50. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for children with acute myocarditis
    Robert F English
    Pediatric Cardiovascular Center, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
    Cardiol Young 14:488-93. 2004
    ..These data emphasise the need for randomised trials to assess the efficacy of current treatments, as well as that of new therapies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Case report of combined pediatric heart-lung-liver transplantation
    Sanjiv K Gandhi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2583, USA
    Transplantation 73:1968-9. 2002
    ..The patient was a 2.5-year-old child with Alagille syndrome suffering from tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia and multiple aortopulmonary collaterals and familial cholestasis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Heart transplantation: Literature review 2003-2004
    Brian Feingold
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:430-9. 2005
    ..In this review, we summarize important articles in the field of pediatric heart transplantation that have been published over the last 2 years (2003, 2004). The review is intended to be comprehensive but not exhaustive...
  53. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of children bridged to heart transplantation with ventricular assist devices: a multi-institutional study
    Elizabeth D Blume
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 113:2313-9. 2006
    ..Current ventricular assist devices (VADs) in the United States are designed primarily for adult use. Data on VADs as a bridge to transplantation in children are limited...
  54. ncbi request reprint Persistent increased Epstein-Barr virus loads after solid organ transplantation: truth and consequences?
    Michael Green
    Liver Transpl 13:321-2. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Preventing acute and chronic rejection after diagnosis of post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder
    Rakesh Sindhi
    Pediatr Transplant 7:339-41. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus infection and cardiac allograft vasculopathy in children
    Steven A Webber
    Circulation 115:1701-2. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Ventricular assist devices as a bridge to heart transplantation in children
    Heather J Bastardi
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:25-9. 2008
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  58. ncbi request reprint EBV viral load monitoring: unanswered questions
    Michael Green
    Am J Transplant 2:894-5. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint "Masked" pulmonary venous obstruction in patients with isomerism of the right atrial appendages: an overstated association
    C Becket Mahnke
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Cardiology Division, PA 15231 2583, USA
    Cardiol Young 12:113-8. 2002
    ..Careful evaluation of clinical and radiographic findings at time of presentation can correctly identify pulmonary venous obstruction in such patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Getting rid of steroids in pediatric solid-organ transplantation?
    Raymond Reding
    Pediatr Transplant 8:526-30. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum: range of morphology in a population-based study
    Piers E F Daubeney
    Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1670-9. 2002
    ..We describe the morphologic variability in pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PAIVS) within a population-based study...
  62. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after pediatric cardiac transplantation and postoperative ECMO support
    Kathleen N Fenton
    Children s Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska 68114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:843-6; discussion 847. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluation the long-term outcome of ECMO support early and late after pediatric cardiac transplantation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Inhaled Nitric Oxide as a Preoperative Test (INOP Test I): the INOP Test Study Group
    David T Balzer
    St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Circulation 106:I76-81. 2002
    ....
  64. doi request reprint New-onset heart failure in children in the absence of structural congenital heart disease
    Steven A Webber
    Circulation 117:11-2. 2008