Tara Karamlou

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Evolution of treatment options and outcomes for hypoplastic left heart syndrome over an 18-year period
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Surgery, L 223, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:119-26; discussion 126-7. 2010
  2. ncbi Hawley H. Seiler Resident Award paper. The use of a miniaturized circuit and bloodless prime to avoid cerebral no-reflow after neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass
    Edward Hickey
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:895-901. 2007
  3. ncbi Live real-time three-dimensional echocardiography for the visualization of myocardial perfusion--a pilot study in open-chest pigs
    James Pemberton
    Clinical Care Center for Congenital Heart Disease, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:956-8. 2005
  4. doi Mortality rate is not a valid indicator of quality differences between pediatric cardiac surgical programs
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:139-44; discussion 145-6. 2010
  5. doi Comparison of pediatric cardiac surgical mortality rates from national administrative data to contemporary clinical standards
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:216-22; discussion 222-3. 2009
  6. ncbi Effects of circuit miniaturization in reducing inflammatory response to infant cardiopulmonary bypass by elimination of allogeneic blood products
    Edward Hickey
    Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97201 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:S2367-72. 2006
  7. ncbi Extracorporeal life support in neonates, infants, and children after repair of congenital heart disease: modern era results in a single institution
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:15-21; discussion 21. 2005
  8. doi Common ground: measuring intrainstitutional mortality among pediatric surgical procedures
    Kirk A Caddell
    School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Surgery 149:7-14. 2011
  9. doi The rush to atrial septal defect closure: is the introduction of percutaneous closure driving utilization?
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1584-90; discussion 1590-1. 2008
  10. doi Adults or big kids: what is the ideal clinical environment for management of grown-up patients with congenital heart disease?
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mail Code L 353, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:573-9. 2010

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  1. doi Evolution of treatment options and outcomes for hypoplastic left heart syndrome over an 18-year period
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Surgery, L 223, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:119-26; discussion 126-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to describe management strategies for neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome over the past 18 years in the United States and to identify determinants of institutional management decisions...
  2. ncbi Hawley H. Seiler Resident Award paper. The use of a miniaturized circuit and bloodless prime to avoid cerebral no-reflow after neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass
    Edward Hickey
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:895-901. 2007
    ..We studied the effects of this circuit on cerebral reperfusion because the pathophysiology of "no-reflow" is believed to have an inflammatory component...
  3. ncbi Live real-time three-dimensional echocardiography for the visualization of myocardial perfusion--a pilot study in open-chest pigs
    James Pemberton
    Clinical Care Center for Congenital Heart Disease, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:956-8. 2005
    ..We present the findings of our experimental pilot study of myocardial perfusion detection using live real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography in an animal model...
  4. doi Mortality rate is not a valid indicator of quality differences between pediatric cardiac surgical programs
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:139-44; discussion 145-6. 2010
    ..Our hypothesis is that case volumes and mortality rates present in pediatric cardiac surgery are too low to allow the use of mortality to differentiate between hospitals...
  5. doi Comparison of pediatric cardiac surgical mortality rates from national administrative data to contemporary clinical standards
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:216-22; discussion 222-3. 2009
    ..We calculated pediatric cardiac surgery mortality rates from administrative data and compared them with widely quoted standards from clinical databases...
  6. ncbi Effects of circuit miniaturization in reducing inflammatory response to infant cardiopulmonary bypass by elimination of allogeneic blood products
    Edward Hickey
    Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97201 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:S2367-72. 2006
    ..In this article, we review the data supporting this rationale and provide the results from studies in our laboratory that emphasize the benefits of circuit miniaturization...
  7. ncbi Extracorporeal life support in neonates, infants, and children after repair of congenital heart disease: modern era results in a single institution
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:15-21; discussion 21. 2005
    ..We reviewed our results of different applications of extracorporeal life support in the last 2 years...
  8. doi Common ground: measuring intrainstitutional mortality among pediatric surgical procedures
    Kirk A Caddell
    School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Surgery 149:7-14. 2011
    ..We sought to determine to what degree mortality rates for high-risk pediatric surgical procedures were correlated within institutions...
  9. doi The rush to atrial septal defect closure: is the introduction of percutaneous closure driving utilization?
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1584-90; discussion 1590-1. 2008
    ..We sought to determine nationwide trends in the use of percutaneous compared with surgical closure and their respective outcomes over an 18-year period...
  10. doi Adults or big kids: what is the ideal clinical environment for management of grown-up patients with congenital heart disease?
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mail Code L 353, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:573-9. 2010
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  11. doi A United Network for Organ Sharing analysis of heart transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease: outcomes and factors associated with mortality and retransplantation
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:161-8. 2010
    ..We investigated outcomes and risk factors for mortality and retransplantation among patients with adult congenital heart disease compared with adult recipients...
  12. ncbi Cardiac output augmentation during hypoxemia improves cerebral metabolism after hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass
    Jess M Schultz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:625-32; discussion 632-3. 2006
    ..This study investigates if continuous hypothermic low-flow cardiopulmonary bypass (HLF) or intermittent hypothermic low-flow cardiopulmonary bypass (IHLF) can prevent reductions in CDO2 and CMRO2 during hypoxemia...
  13. ncbi Oversizing pulmonary homograft conduits does not significantly decrease allograft failure in children
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code DC8S, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:548-53. 2005
    ..Our objective was to determine whether placement of oversized homografts for extracardiac pulmonary ventricle (PV) outflow tract reconstruction improves longevity in young children...
  14. ncbi Using a miniaturized circuit and an asanguineous prime to reduce neutrophil-mediated organ dysfunction following infant cardiopulmonary bypass
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Pediatric Perfusion Services, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:6-13; discussion 13-4. 2005
    ..We determined whether using a miniaturized circuit and an asanguineous prime attenuated the post-bypass inflammatory response, and improved right ventricular and pulmonary function...
  15. ncbi Hypothermic low-flow cardiopulmonary bypass impairs pulmonary and right ventricular function more than circulatory arrest
    Jess M Schultz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:474-80; discussion 480. 2006
    ..This study investigates the inflammatory response to HCA and HLF, and reports the consequences of this response on pulmonary and right ventricular function...
  16. doi Geography or pathology? Regional variation in atrial septal defect closure rates and techniques
    Wendy L Walker
    School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 21:577-84. 2011
    ..Whether or not closure rates are uniform or vary due to differences in regional practice patterns is unknown. We sought to investigate this by comparing regional rates of closure across Florida...
  17. doi Databases for assessing the outcomes of the treatment of patients with congenital and paediatric cardiac disease--a comparison of administrative and clinical data
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:137-44. 2008
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  18. doi The relationship between hospital surgical case volumes and mortality rates in pediatric cardiac surgery: a national sample, 1988-2005
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:889-96; discussion 889-96. 2008
    ..We sought to quantify the relationship between hospital volume and pediatric cardiac surgical mortality...
  19. doi Measurement of quality in pediatric cardiac surgery: understanding the threats to validity
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    ASAIO J 54:447-50. 2008
    ..Detailed study of the processes of care by multicenter, multidisciplinary quality improvement initiatives may augment national databases in improving outcomes...
  20. ncbi Decreased recipient survival following orthotopic heart transplantation with use of hearts from donors with projectile brain injury
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:29-33. 2005
    ..We evaluated whether receiving a heart from a donor who died from fatal gunshot wound to the brain independently affected the outcome of transplantation...
  21. ncbi Pulmonary artery sarcoma mimicking massive pulmonary embolus: a case report
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:e71-3. 2006
    ..The patient's condition was successfully managed with urgent pulmonary artery thromboendarterectomy, pulmonary valve replacement, and tricuspid valve annuloplasty...
  22. ncbi The use of live three-dimensional Doppler echocardiography in the measurement of cardiac output: an in vivo animal study
    James Pemberton
    Clinical Care Center for Congenital Heart Disease, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:433-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether cardiac output (CO) could be accurately computed from live three-dimensional (3-D) Doppler echocardiographic data in an acute open-chested animal preparation...
  23. doi Angiosarcoma of the thoracoabdominal aorta presenting with systemic hypertension, anemia, and visceral ischemia
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:459-64. 2008
    ..We describe a rare case of an extensive thoracoabdominal angiosarcoma that manifested with hypertension, profound anemia, and visceral ischemia in a young woman...
  24. ncbi The influence of valve physiology on outcome following aortic valvotomy for congenital bicuspid valve in children: 30-year results from a single institution
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:81-5. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate whether the predominant post-valvotomy physiology, aortic insufficiency (AI) or aortic stenosis (AS) independently affected patient outcome...