Christopher S D Almond

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device for bridge to heart transplantation in US children
    Christopher S Almond
    The Heart Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 127:1702-11. 2013
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremia among runners in the Boston Marathon
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1550-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Successful use of bivalirudin for cardiac transplantation in a child with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1376-9. 2006
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin increases among runners in the Boston Marathon
    Elizabeth B Fortescue
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:137-43, 143.e1. 2007
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint The Boston Marathon Study: a novel approach to research during residency
    Andrew Y Shin
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1818-22. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint High-risk medical devices, children and the FDA: regulatory challenges facing pediatric mechanical circulatory support devices
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    ASAIO J 53:4-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device for bridge to heart transplantation in US children
    Christopher S Almond
    The Heart Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 127:1702-11. 2013
    ..We analyzed outcomes for all US children who received the EXCOR to characterize device outcomes in an unselected cohort and to identify risk factors for mortality to facilitate patient selection...
  2. 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
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  3. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremia among runners in the Boston Marathon
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1550-6. 2005
    ..We studied a cohort of marathon runners to estimate the incidence of hyponatremia and to identify the principal risk factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Successful use of bivalirudin for cardiac transplantation in a child with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1376-9. 2006
    ..We present the case of a child with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis (HIT Type II) who underwent successful orthotopic cardiac transplantation using bivalirudin as the primary anti-coagulant for cardiopulmonary bypass...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin increases among runners in the Boston Marathon
    Elizabeth B Fortescue
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:137-43, 143.e1. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of such increases remains unclear. We seek to determine the prevalence of troponin increases and epidemiologic factors associated with these increases in a large and heterogeneous cohort of marathon finishers...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Boston Marathon Study: a novel approach to research during residency
    Andrew Y Shin
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1818-22. 2006
    ..Careful topic selection with a well-defined end point, faculty involvement, resident collegiality, and institutional support were factors identified by study leaders as central to the success of this model...
  10. ncbi request reprint High-risk medical devices, children and the FDA: regulatory challenges facing pediatric mechanical circulatory support devices
    Christopher S D Almond
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    ASAIO J 53:4-7. 2007
    ..Collaborative efforts to address these challenges are warranted...