Richard E Chinnock
Affiliation: Loma Linda University
- Heart transplantation for congenital heart disease in the first year of lifeRichard E Chinnock
Departments of Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine Pediatric Heart Transplant Program Loma Linda University Children s Hospital Loma Linda, CA, USA
Curr Cardiol Rev 7:72-84. 2011..An immunological advantage for the youngest recipients has long been postulated, and evaluation of this phenomenon may provide clues to the development of accommodation and/or tolerance...
- Developmental outcomes after pediatric heart transplantationRichard E Chinnock
Department of Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1079-84. 2008..Pediatric heart transplantation has now been successfully performed for more than 20 years. As survival rates have improved, more attention is now focused on long-term outcomes...
- Effect of oversizing cardiac allografts on survival in pediatric patients with congenital heart diseaseAnees J Razzouk
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, Loma Linda University Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 24:195-9. 2005..This study examines the effect of cardiac graft oversizing on the survival of pediatric patients with congenital heart disease (CHD)...
- Geometric disproportion of cardiac structure and graft ischemia affect tricuspid valve regurgitation early after neonatal heart transplantationMiki Asano
Department of Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Medical Center, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 83:1774-80. 2007..We aim to elucidate the prevalence, etiology, and evolution of TR early after transplant in neonates...
- Cause of death in pediatric and infant heart transplant recipients: review of a 20-year, single-institution cohortCraig W Zuppan
Departments of Pathology, Pediatrics and Surgery, Loma Linda University and Children s Hospital, 11234 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 28:579-84. 2009..As infant and pediatric heart transplantation becomes more common, there is a growing need to better understand the causes of failure or death, if we are to continue to improve the outcome in these children...
- Moderate acute rejection detected during annual catheterization in pediatric heart transplant recipientsMicheal A Kuhn
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Loma Linda University Children s Hospital and Medical Center, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 22:276-80. 2003....
- Post-transplant seizures in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndromeRoshan Raja
Division of Child Neurology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 11175 Campus Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
Pediatr Neurol 28:370-8. 2003..Future studies to reduce risk of post-transplant seizures are warranted...
- Calcineurin inhibitor minimization using sirolimus leads to improved renal function in pediatric heart transplant recipientsTimothy J Chinnock
Department of Pediatrics, Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA 92277, USA
Pediatr Transplant 15:746-9. 2011..Furthermore, immunotherapy with SRL and lower-dose CNI can effectively prevent rejection with an acceptable side-effect profile...
- Postmortem intracranial neuropathology in children following cardiac transplantationChalmer D McClure
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
Pediatr Neurol 35:107-13. 2006..Additionally, a number of children had significantly reduced brain weight...
- A longitudinal perspective on neurodevelopmental outcome after infant cardiac transplantationM Catherin Freier
Department of Psychology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 23:857-64. 2004..Possible etiologies for cognitive delays include test artifacts, auditory functioning and effects of immunosuppressive agents. Understanding risk factors in this patient population will allow for early and effective intervention...
- Cardiac allograft vasculopathy in pediatric heart transplant recipientsEba Hathout
Department of Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, CA, USA
Transpl Int 19:184-9. 2006..In conclusion, frequent and severe rejection episodes may predict pediatric CAV. Neither glucose intolerance nor lipid abnormalities appeared to alter risk for CAV in this population...
- Total lymphoid irradiation for refractory rejection in pediatric heart transplantationMiki Asano
Department of Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 74:1979-85. 2002..Great care must be taken for the risk of development of coronary artery disease or lymphoproliferative disease...
- Pediatric transplantation using hearts refused on the basis of donor qualityLeonard L Bailey
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Loma Linda University Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 87:1902-8; discussion 1908-9. 2009..Yet, potential donor organs are regularly declined for a variety of reasons, among them donor organ quality as determined by United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) refusal code 830 or its equivalent...
- Lessons learned from the pediatric heart transplant studyDaphne T Hsu
Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 1:54-62. 2006....
- Neurodevelopmental outcome of solid organ transplantation in childrenMarti Baum
Department of Pediatrics, Loma Linda University Children's Hospital, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, A1121 Coleman Pavilion, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 50:1493-503, x. 2003....
- Usefulness of cardiac transplantation in children with visceral heterotaxy (asplenic and polysplenic syndromes and single right-sided spleen with levocardia) and comparison of results with cardiac transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathyRanae L Larsen
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda University Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
Am J Cardiol 89:1275-9. 2002..Thus, CT is a viable alternative therapy for high-risk patients with VH, possibly offering improved survival over standard surgical management...
- Decreased exercise performance with age in children with hypoplastic left heart syndromePamela C Jenkins
Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
J Pediatr 152:507-12. 2008..We examined the hypothesis that exercise testing can address cardiovascular capacity and suggest interventions to improve quality of life...