Kathy J Jenkins

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Consensus-based method for risk adjustment for surgery for congenital heart disease
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:110-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Center-specific differences in mortality: preliminary analyses using the Risk Adjustment in Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) method
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:97-104. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Variation in preoperative and intraoperative care for first-stage palliation of single-ventricle heart disease: a report from the Joint Council on Congenital Heart Disease National Quality Improvement Collaborative
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:108-15. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Measurement of technical performance in surgery for congenital heart disease: the stage I Norwood procedure
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:993-7, 997.e1-2. 2008
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Sustained effects of cardiac rehabilitation in children with serious congenital heart disease
    Jonathan Rhodes
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e586-93. 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. ncbi request reprint A risk adjusted method for comparing adverse outcomes among practitioners in pediatric and congenital cardiac catheterization
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:230-40. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Bilateral disease and early age at presentation are associated with shorter survival in patients with congenital heart disease and intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis
    Sowmya Balasubramanian
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:378-86. 2012

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Consensus-based method for risk adjustment for surgery for congenital heart disease
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:110-8. 2002
    ..The aim was to develop a consensus-based method of risk adjustment for in-hospital mortality among children younger than 18 years after surgery for congenital heart disease (designated RACHS-1)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Center-specific differences in mortality: preliminary analyses using the Risk Adjustment in Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) method
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:97-104. 2002
    ..We sought to explore the usefulness of the Risk Adjustment in Congenital Heart Surgery method (designated RACHS-1) of adjusting for case-mix differences when comparing institutional mortality after surgery for congenital heart disease...
  3. doi request reprint Variation in preoperative and intraoperative care for first-stage palliation of single-ventricle heart disease: a report from the Joint Council on Congenital Heart Disease National Quality Improvement Collaborative
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:108-15. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the preoperative and intraoperative characteristics of the first 100 patients enrolled in the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative registry...
  4. ncbi request reprint Measurement of technical performance in surgery for congenital heart disease: the stage I Norwood procedure
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:993-7, 997.e1-2. 2008
    ..Hospital mortality is usually used as a surrogate for technical performance, but evidence is lacking to support this concept. A technical score was designed by expert consensus...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Sustained effects of cardiac rehabilitation in children with serious congenital heart disease
    Jonathan Rhodes
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e586-93. 2006
    ..Past studies have documented the acute benefits of cardiac rehabilitation in children with congenital heart disease. It is not known whether these benefits persist...
  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. ncbi request reprint A risk adjusted method for comparing adverse outcomes among practitioners in pediatric and congenital cardiac catheterization
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:230-40. 2008
    ..We sought to develop a method to adjust for case mix diversity and allow comparison of adverse outcome rates among practitioners in pediatric and congenital cardiac catheterization...
  10. doi request reprint Bilateral disease and early age at presentation are associated with shorter survival in patients with congenital heart disease and intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis
    Sowmya Balasubramanian
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:378-86. 2012
    ..PVS occurs in association with other congenital heart diseases (CHD) and in structurally normal hearts. This study sought to describe the spectrum of CHD seen with PVS and explore risk factors associated with mortality...
  11. pmc Application of a complication screening method to congenital heart surgery admissions: a preliminary report
    Oscar J Benavidez
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:258-65. 2008
    ..Children undergoing complex congenital heart surgery are at greatest risk for these unwanted events. Further study of these events is needed to determine their preventability and severity...
  12. doi request reprint Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease Adjustment for Risk Method (CHARM)
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:1037-46. 2011
    ..This study sought to develop a method to adjust for case mix complexity in catheterization for congenital heart disease to allow equitable comparisons of adverse event (AE) rates...
  13. doi request reprint A prospective phase II trial of vinblastine and methotrexate in multivessel intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis in infants and children
    Maliha Rehman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:608-23. 2011
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of the chemotherapeutic agents vinblastine and methotrexate in the treatment of children with progressive multivessel intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conventional and cutting balloon angioplasty for congenital and postoperative pulmonary vein stenosis in infants and young children
    Lynn F Peng
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:1084-90. 2010
    ..Pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS) is a rare and often lethal condition in children. The optimal treatment for congenital and postoperative PVS is unknown...
  15. pmc Resource utilization after introduction of a standardized clinical assessment and management plan
    Kevin G Friedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:374-81. 2010
    ..Based on periodic review of systemically collected data the SCAMP is designed to be modified to improve its own algorithm. One of the objectives of a SCAMP is to identify and reduce resource utilization and patient care costs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Follow-up results of Cutting Balloon angioplasty used to relieve stenoses in small pulmonary arteries
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 15:605-10. 2005
    ..We sought to determine if the acute gains in pulmonary arterial diameter achieved by using Cutting Balloons to dilate stenoses in small arteries are maintained at follow-up...
  17. ncbi request reprint Causes of death after congenital heart surgery
    Marsha Ma
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1438-45. 2007
    ..There has been little research about the causes of death after congenital heart surgery...
  18. doi request reprint The contribution of complications to high resource utilization during congenital heart surgery admissions
    Oscar J Benavidez
    Children s Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:319-26. 2007
    ..Costs associated with patient safety events or complications among congenital heart surgery admissions are understudied...
  19. ncbi request reprint Complications and risk factors for mortality during congenital heart surgery admissions
    Oscar J Benavidez
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:147-55. 2007
    ..The association among reported complications and other risk factors for mortality during congenital heart surgery admissions has not been assessed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Device closure rates of simple atrial septal defects optimized by the STARFlex device
    Alan W Nugent
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:538-44. 2006
    ..This study sought to review the outcomes of 3 generations of closure devices for secundum atrial septal defects (ASDs) at a single institution...
  21. doi request reprint Adverse event rates in congenital cardiac catheterization: a new understanding of risks
    Lisa Bergersen
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School Department of Cardiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:90-105. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Morphology of bicuspid aortic valve in children and adolescents
    Susan M Fernandes
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1648-51. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between aortic valve morphology and valve dysfunction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chest radiographic findings in pediatric patients with intraluminal pulmonary vein stenosis
    Caitlin E Mayhew
    Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 9:151-7. 2014
    ..Early recognition of pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS) is crucial for optimizing clinical outcomes. Our goal was to characterize radiographic patterns specific to pediatric patients with PVS to facilitate early detection...
  24. doi request reprint Variation in interstage outpatient care after the Norwood procedure: a report from the Joint Council on Congenital Heart Disease National Quality Improvement Collaborative
    David N Schidlow
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:98-107. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate variation in interstage outpatient clinical care practices for infants discharged home after the Norwood procedure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Measurement of technical performance in congenital heart surgery: a pilot study
    Luis Alesandro Larrazabal
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:179-84. 2007
    ..We sought to develop a process to measure the adequacy of repair for a diverse group of congenital heart procedures...
  26. doi request reprint Analysis of adverse events in pediatric surgery using criteria validated from the adult population: justifying the need for pediatric-focused outcome measures
    Samuel Rice-Townsend
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1126-36. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the epidemiology and resource utilization associated with these events using definitions validated from the adult population...
  27. pmc Diagnostic errors in pediatric echocardiography: development of taxonomy and identification of risk factors
    Oscar J Benavidez
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:2995-3001. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to examine its findings when applied to diagnostic error cases and to identify risk factors for preventable or possibly preventable diagnostic errors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Improvement in congenital heart surgery in a developing country: the Guatemalan experience
    Luis A Larrazabal
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 116:1882-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the improvement of the program by exploring the reduction in risk-adjusted in-hospital mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for neonatal surgery: a method for comparison of in-hospital mortality
    Craig W Lillehei
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e568-74. 2012
    ..To develop a risk-adjustment method for evaluation of in-hospital mortality after noncardiac neonatal surgery regardless of gestational age...
  30. doi request reprint Clopidogrel in a pediatric population: prescribing practice and outcomes from a single center
    Lily A Maltz
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:99-105. 2009
    ..This study aimed to provide descriptive information about off-label treatment practice with clopidogrel in a pediatric population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter device closure of congenital and postoperative residual ventricular septal defects
    Alison L Knauth
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 110:501-7. 2004
    ..Our purpose was to describe a 13-year experience with patients undergoing transcatheter device closure of unrepaired congenital or postoperative residual ventricular septal defects (VSDs)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with increased resource utilization for congenital heart disease
    Jean Anne Connor
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 116:689-95. 2005
    ..To identify patient, institutional, and regional factors that are associated with high resource utilization for congenital heart surgery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of cardiac rehabilitation on the exercise function of children with serious congenital heart disease
    Jonathan Rhodes
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1339-45. 2005
    ....
  34. doi request reprint A risk adjustment method for newborns undergoing noncardiac surgery
    Jennifer K Son
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 251:754-8. 2010
    ..To develop a risk adjustment method for in-hospital mortality in newborns undergoing noncardiac surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for congenital heart surgery: the RACHS-1 method
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 7:180-4. 2004
    ..Underlying assumptions about RACHS-1 risk categories, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and appropriate and inappropriate uses are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Proximal pulmonary vein stenosis detection in pediatric patients: value of multiplanar and 3-D VR imaging evaluation
    Edward Y Lee
    Department of Radiology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 43:929-36. 2013
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and utility of cardiac catheterization prior to superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:272-81. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The meaning of cost for families of children with congenital heart disease
    Jean Anne Connor
    CardiovascularProgram, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 24:318-25. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the cost burden of congenital heart disease (CHD) and the associated social impact as experienced by families...
  39. ncbi request reprint Recent results of pulmonary arterial angioplasty: the differences between proximal and distal lesions
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 15:597-604. 2005
    ..We sought to establish a modern understanding of the safety and efficacy of trans-catheter pulmonary arterial angioplasty...
  40. ncbi request reprint Databases for assessing the outcomes of the treatment of patients with congenital and paediatric cardiac disease--the perspective of cardiology
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:116-23. 2008
    ..The paediatric cardiology field is well-poised to move quickly beyond outcome assessment and benchmarking, to collaborative quality improvement...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary vein stenosis: expression of receptor tyrosine kinases by lesional cells
    Wolfram F J Riedlinger
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 15:91-9. 2006
    ..The nature of the intimal cells causing the occlusive lesions in PVS is poorly understood...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical and psychosocial health in children who have had Kawasaki disease
    Annette L Baker
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 111:579-83. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the physical and psychosocial well-being of children who have had Kawasaki disease (KD), including the influence of coronary artery status on health and health perceptions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based referral results in significantly reduced mortality after congenital heart surgery
    Steven W Allen
    Pediatric Cardiology, Wichita Clinic, Wichita, Kansas 67208, USA
    Pediatrics 112:24-8. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of evidence-based referral in this practice...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationship of surgical approach to neurodevelopmental outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e90-7. 2006
    ..We sought to determine how these 2 surgical approaches influence neurodevelopmental outcomes at school age...
  45. ncbi request reprint Collaborative care for adults with congenital heart disease
    Catherine L Webb
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Feinberg Medical School, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 105:2318-23. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Noninherited risk factors and congenital cardiovascular defects: current knowledge: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young: endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Boston Children s Hospital, USA
    Circulation 115:2995-3014. 2007
    ..Issues related to pregnancy monitoring are discussed. Knowledge gaps and future sources of new information on risk factors are described...
  47. ncbi request reprint Determinants of right ventricular outflow tract conduit longevity: a multinational analysis
    Marieke B A Niemantsverdriet
    Pediatric Cardiology, Center for Congenital Abnormalities of Heart, Amsterdam Leiden, The Netherlands
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:176-84. 2008
    ..We compared two diverse surgical centers with considerable practice variation in Europe and the United States to identify modifiable risk factors that can increase conduit longevity...