Andrew M Atz

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cardiac performance and quality of life in patients who have undergone the Fontan procedure with and without prior superior cavopulmonary connection
    Andrew M Atz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Cardiol Young 23:335-43. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of cardiac surgery in trisomies 13 and 18 (from the Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium)
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:801-3. 2004
  3. pmc Prenatal diagnosis and risk factors for preoperative death in neonates with single right ventricle and systemic outflow obstruction: screening data from the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial(∗)
    Andrew M Atz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1245-50. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil augments the effect of inhaled nitric oxide for postoperative pulmonary hypertensive crises
    Andrew M Atz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, College of Pharmacy, and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:628-9. 2002
  5. pmc Surgical management of complete atrioventricular septal defect: associations with surgical technique, age, and trisomy 21
    Andrew M Atz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1371-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic uses of inhaled nitric oxide in neonatal Ebstein's anomaly
    Andrew M Atz
    Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:906-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional state of patients with heterotaxy syndrome following the Fontan operation
    Andrew M Atz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Children s Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 17:44-53. 2007
  8. pmc Factors associated with serum brain natriuretic peptide levels after the Fontan procedure
    Andrew M Atz
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:313-21. 2011
  9. pmc Late status of Fontan patients with persistent surgical fenestration
    Andrew M Atz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2437-43. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Does a ventriculotomy have deleterious effects following palliation in the Norwood procedure using a shunt placed from the right ventricle to the pulmonary arteries?
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Cardiol Young 17:145-50. 2007

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. pmc Cardiac performance and quality of life in patients who have undergone the Fontan procedure with and without prior superior cavopulmonary connection
    Andrew M Atz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Cardiol Young 23:335-43. 2013
    ..Data are limited regarding associations between a prior superior cavopulmonary connection and functional and ventricular performance late after the Fontan procedure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of cardiac surgery in trisomies 13 and 18 (from the Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium)
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:801-3. 2004
    ..Those patients without an extended preoperative ventilatory requirement did not require prolonged mechanical ventilation after surgery...
  3. pmc Prenatal diagnosis and risk factors for preoperative death in neonates with single right ventricle and systemic outflow obstruction: screening data from the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial(∗)
    Andrew M Atz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1245-50. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil augments the effect of inhaled nitric oxide for postoperative pulmonary hypertensive crises
    Andrew M Atz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, College of Pharmacy, and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:628-9. 2002
  5. pmc Surgical management of complete atrioventricular septal defect: associations with surgical technique, age, and trisomy 21
    Andrew M Atz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1371-9. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate the contemporary results after repair of a complete atrioventricular septal defect and to determine the factors associated with suboptimal outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic uses of inhaled nitric oxide in neonatal Ebstein's anomaly
    Andrew M Atz
    Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:906-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional state of patients with heterotaxy syndrome following the Fontan operation
    Andrew M Atz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Children s Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 17:44-53. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, about the functional state of surviving patients with heterotaxy following a Fontan operation...
  8. pmc Factors associated with serum brain natriuretic peptide levels after the Fontan procedure
    Andrew M Atz
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 6:313-21. 2011
    ..Although a useful marker of heart failure in adults, the utility of brain natriuretic peptide concentration (BNP) for children after the Fontan procedure is not well studied...
  9. pmc Late status of Fontan patients with persistent surgical fenestration
    Andrew M Atz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2437-43. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the effects of creating a systemic-to-pulmonary venous atrial-level communication (fenestration) at the time of the Fontan procedure on late outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does a ventriculotomy have deleterious effects following palliation in the Norwood procedure using a shunt placed from the right ventricle to the pulmonary arteries?
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Cardiol Young 17:145-50. 2007
    ..Concerns remain, however, about the potential problems produced by the required ventriculotomy...
  11. pmc Functional status, heart rate, and rhythm abnormalities in 521 Fontan patients 6 to 18 years of age
    Andrew D Blaufox
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:100-7, 107.e1. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the relationship between functional outcome and abnormalities of heart rate and rhythm after the Fontan operation...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of maximum vasoactive inotropic score and low cardiac output syndrome as markers of early postoperative outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgery
    Ryan J Butts
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:633-8. 2012
    ..05, r = 0.22) but not hospital LOS (p = 0.52). LCOS was not associated with early postoperative outcomes. Maximum VIS has only modest correlation with duration of mechanical ventilation, ICU LOS, and total hospital charges...
  13. doi request reprint Right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery shunt: alternative palliation in infants with inadequate pulmonary blood flow prior to two-ventricle repair
    Scott M Bradley
    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:183-8; discussion 188. 2008
    ..The aim of this report is to assess the results of an alternative, right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery (RV-PA) shunt...
  14. pmc Practice variability and outcomes of coil embolization of aortopulmonary collaterals before Fontan completion: a report from the Pediatric Heart Network Fontan Cross-Sectional Study
    Puja Banka
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 162:125-30. 2011
    ..We sought to compare outcomes in subjects with and without pre-Fontan coil embolization of APCs using the Pediatric Heart Network Fontan Cross-Sectional Study database which enrolled survivors of prior Fontan palliation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide does not improve systemic oxygenation after bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
    Ian Adatia
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:217-9. 2005
  16. pmc Standardized preoperative corticosteroid treatment in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery: results from a randomized trial
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1523-9. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether preoperative methylprednisolone would improve postoperative recovery in neonates requiring cardiac surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Survival after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis: analysis of preoperative risk factors
    Mark A Scheurer
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:82-9, 89.e1-2. 2007
    ..We analyzed preoperative hemodynamic and echocardiographic data to determine risk factors for death or transplantation at least 1 year after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of Norwood shunt types: do the outcomes differ 6 years later?
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:31-5. 2010
    ..Concerns remain about the effect of the right ventriculotomy required with this shunt on long-term ventricular function...
  19. pmc Differential effects of aprotinin and tranexamic acid on outcomes and cytokine profiles in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1069-76. 2012
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  20. pmc Enalapril in infants with single ventricle: results of a multicenter randomized trial
    Daphne T Hsu
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, 3415 Bainbridge Ave, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Circulation 122:333-40. 2010
    ..The ability of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy to preserve ventricular function and improve somatic growth and outcomes in these infants is unknown...
  21. pmc Functional state following the Fontan procedure
    Ismee A Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Centre, New York, New York, USA
    Cardiol Young 19:320-30. 2009
    ..Despite improvements in outcomes after completion of the Fontan circulation, long-term functional state varies. We sought to identify pre- and postoperative characteristics associated with overall function...
  22. ncbi request reprint Redefining the impact of oxygen and hyperventilation after the Norwood procedure
    Scott M Bradley
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:473-80. 2004
    ..This study determines the effects of these interventions on mixed venous saturation and systemic oxygen delivery in postoperative neonates...
  23. pmc The Fontan patient: inconsistencies in medication therapy across seven pediatric heart network centers
    Page A W Anderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:1219-28. 2010
    ..Medication use rates varied widely among the centers, even with controls for center differences in patient characteristics. Prospective therapeutic trials are needed to guide the medical treatment of Fontan patients...
  24. pmc Vitamin D status in neonates undergoing cardiac operations: relationship to cardiopulmonary bypass and association with outcomes
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Pediatr 162:823-6. 2013
    ..In addition, we determined the effect of cardiopulmonary bypass on vitamin D levels and explored associations between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels and postoperative outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint QRS duration following the norwood procedure: Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right ventricle to pulmonary artery shunt
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 165 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1336-8. 2007
    ..Differences between the modified Blalock-Taussig shunt (BTS) and the right ventricle to pulmonary artery shunt (RV-PA) on these variables were investigated...
  26. doi request reprint Initial experience with a miniaturized multiplane transesophageal probe in small infants undergoing cardiac operations
    Sinai C Zyblewski
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1990-4. 2010
    ..There has been reluctance to use intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in small infants. We assessed the utility and safety of a new miniaturized multiplane micro-TEE probe in small infants undergoing cardiac operations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic status after the Norwood procedure: a comparison of right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery connection versus modified Blalock-Taussig shunt
    Scott M Bradley
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:933-41; discussion 933-41. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to compare hemodynamic status, in particular systemic oxygen delivery, in patients undergoing a Norwood procedure with a right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery (RV-PA) versus a modified Blalock-Taussig (mBT) shunt...
  28. pmc Comparison of echocardiographic and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging measurements of functional single ventricular volumes, mass, and ejection fraction (from the Pediatric Heart Network Fontan Cross-Sectional Study)
    Renee Margossian
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:419-28. 2009
    ..Echocardiographic and CMR measurements of FSV EF demonstrate similar interobserver reproducibility, whereas measurements of FSV mass and LV diastolic volume are more reproducible by CMR...
  29. ncbi request reprint Complete repair of conotruncal defects with an interatrial communication: oxygenation, hemodynamic status, and early outcome
    Antonio Laudito
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1286-91; discussion 1291. 2006
    ..Postoperative right ventricular dysfunction may be characterized by elevated right atrial pressure and decreased systemic oxygen saturation owing to right-to-left shunting at the atrial level...
  30. doi request reprint Reduction in postoperative high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in children undergoing the Fontan operation
    Sinai C Zyblewski
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 165 Ashley Ave, MSC 915, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:1154-9. 2012
    ....
  31. pmc Birth weight and prematurity in infants with single ventricle physiology: pediatric heart network infant single ventricle trial screened population
    Richard V Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:96-103. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Neoaortic root modification for late thrombosis after Norwood palliation
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:e29-30. 2006
    ..This case suggests the need to identify anatomic findings that may predispose to coronary artery thrombus formation after Norwood palliation...
  33. doi request reprint Universal screening for extracardiac abnormalities in neonates with congenital heart disease
    Javier H Gonzalez
    Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 9150, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:269-73. 2009
    ..Given the high prevalence of EGA, we advocate for a universal screening program for neonates with CHD using cranial/abdominal ultrasonography and genetic testing...
  34. pmc Associated symptoms in the ten days before diagnosis of Kawasaki disease
    Annette L Baker
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 154:592-595.e2. 2009
    ..To describe common associated symptoms within the 10 days before diagnosis in subjects enrolled in the Pediatric Heart Network's trial of steroid therapy in Kawasaki disease (KD)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Outcome following, and impact of, prenatal identification of the candidates for the Norwood procedure
    Robin R Fountain-Dommer
    Department of Pediatrics Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Cardiol Young 14:32-8. 2004
    ..Our study evaluates hospital survival following prenatal identification of candidates for the Norwood procedure, and the impact of prenatal diagnosis on survival, preoperative stability, and postoperative morbidity...
  36. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative use of propranolol on postoperative outcome in patients with tetralogy of Fallot
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:693-5. 2008
    ..Any blunting of inotropic or chronotropic activity in propranolol-treated patients appears to be easily overcome with increased inotropic medications or temporary pacing, without increased morbidity or mortality...
  37. ncbi request reprint Incidence and outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients with shunted single ventricle: advantage of right ventricle to pulmonary artery shunt
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:e7-8. 2006
  38. doi request reprint A composite outcome for neonatal cardiac surgery research
    Ryan J Butts
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:428-33. 2014
    ....
  39. pmc Factors affecting growth in infants with single ventricle physiology: a report from the Pediatric Heart Network Infant Single Ventricle Trial
    Richard V Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Pediatr 159:1017-22.e2. 2011
    ..To describe growth patterns in infants with single ventricle physiology and determine factors influencing growth...
  40. pmc Circulating matrix metalloproteinase levels after ventricular septal defect repair in infants
    Tim C McQuinn
    Department of Pediatrics Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina and the Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1257-65. 2010
    ..However, broad integration of the cytokine and proteolytic cascades (matrix metalloproteinases: MMPs), which may contribute to postoperative outcomes, has not been performed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic diagnosis of partial obstruction of Blalock-Taussig shunts
    Amy L Juraszek
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Cardiol Young 12:189-91. 2002
    ..We describe a unique color flow Doppler finding that quickly and accurately diagnosed three cases of partial distal obstruction of aortopulmonary shunts...
  42. ncbi request reprint The infant with single ventricle and excessive pulmonary blood flow: results of a strategy of pulmonary artery division and shunt
    Scott M Bradley
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:805-10; discussion 810. 2002
    ..Potential sites of systemic outflow tract obstruction are simultaneously bypassed, by either a Damus-Kaye-Stansel, or modified Norwood procedure...
  43. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin to attenuate pulmonary hypertension and improve systemic blood pressure after correction of obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous return
    Mark A Scheurer
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:464-6. 2005
  44. doi request reprint Controversies, genetics, diagnostic assessment, and outcomes relating to the heterotaxy syndrome
    Meryl S Cohen
    Division of Cardiology, The Cardiac Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 17:29-43. 2007
    ..Attention is given to the various diagnostic modalities, including fetal and postnatal echocardiography, recent tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging techniques, and the time-honoured approach using angiography...
  45. ncbi request reprint Implications and limitations of an abnormal fetal echocardiogram
    Geoffrey A Forbus
    The Children s Heart Program of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:688-9. 2004
    ..Although an abnormal fetal echocardiogram is a highly reliable predictor of postnatal structural heart defects, challenges persist in the areas of conotruncal malformations, aortic arch, and pulmonary venous anomalies...
  46. ncbi request reprint Laryngopharyngeal dysfunction after the Norwood procedure
    Margaret L Skinner
    Evelyn Trammell Institute of Voice and Swallowing, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1293-301. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the incidence and significance of recurrent laryngeal nerve and swallowing dysfunction after a Norwood procedure compared with that after biventricular aortic arch reconstruction...
  47. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous occlusion of a pseudoaneurysm evolving after homograft aortic valve and root replacement with the Amplatzer muscular ventricular septal defect occluder
    Eric M Graham
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:914-6. 2006
  48. pmc Effect of prostaglandin duration on outcomes in transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum
    Ryan J Butts
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:387-91. 2012
    ..To study the effects of duration of preoperative prostaglandin E1 (PGE) exposure on perioperative outcomes of the arterial switch operation in patients with transposition of the great arteries with an intact ventricular septum...
  49. ncbi request reprint Left atrial decompression by percutaneous cannula placement while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Anthony M Hlavacek
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:595-6. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Preoperative management of hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Eric M Graham
    Medical University of South Carolina, 165 Ashley Avenue, PO Box 250915, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:687-93. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the available therapies for the preoperative management of HLHS...
  51. pmc Response to a single dose of sildenafil in single-ventricle patients: an echocardiographic evaluation
    Kimberly W Jackson
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 29425, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:1739-42. 2013
    ..The velocity time integral of the ventricular outflow tract was increased 2 h after sildenafil administration (p = 0.01), thus suggesting an improvement in cardiac output...
  52. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of pulsed corticosteroid therapy for primary treatment of Kawasaki disease
    Jane W Newburger
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:663-75. 2007
    ..Studies have suggested that primary corticosteroid therapy might be beneficial and that adverse events are infrequent with short-term use...
  53. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of milrinone in preventing low cardiac output syndrome in infants and children after corrective surgery for congenital heart disease
    Timothy M Hoffman
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 107:996-1002. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of prophylactic milrinone in pediatric patients at high risk for developing LCOS...
  54. doi request reprint Contemporary outcomes after the Fontan procedure: a Pediatric Heart Network multicenter study
    Page A W Anderson
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:85-98. 2008
    ..We characterized a large cohort of children who had a Fontan procedure, with measures of functional health status, ventricular size and function, exercise capacity, heart rhythm, and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Relationship of patient and medical characteristics to health status in children and adolescents after the Fontan procedure
    Brian W McCrindle
    University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Circulation 113:1123-9. 2006
    ..After the Fontan procedure, patients are at risk for suboptimal health status related to their complex healthcare experience, physiological limitations, medical complications, and guarded long-term prognosis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic intravenous use of milrinone after cardiac operation in pediatrics (PRIMACORP) study. Prophylactic Intravenous Use of Milrinone After Cardiac Operation in Pediatrics
    Timothy M Hoffman
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am Heart J 143:15-21. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint A population pharmacokinetic analysis of milrinone in pediatric patients after cardiac surgery
    James M Bailey
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn 31:43-59. 2004
    ..The volume of distribution was 482 ml kg(-1) and was independent of age. Clearance was a linear function of age given by Cl = 2.42 ml kg(-1) min(-1) [1 + 0.396*age]...