C L Backer

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Repair of coarctation with resection and extended end-to-end anastomosis
    C L Backer
    Children s Memorial Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 66:1365-70; discussion 1370-1. 1998
  2. ncbi Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: vascular rings, tracheal stenosis, pectus excavatum
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:S308-18. 2000
  3. ncbi Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: patent ductus arteriosus, coarctation of the aorta, interrupted aortic arch
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:S298-307. 2000
  4. ncbi Tracheal surgery in children: an 18-year review of four techniques
    C L Backer
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital Department of Surgery and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:777-84. 2001
  5. ncbi Pulmonary artery sling: results with median sternotomy, cardiopulmonary bypass, and reimplantation
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:1738-44; discussion 1744-5. 1999
  6. ncbi Bidirectional Glenn shunt in association with congenital heart repairs: the 1(1/2) ventricular repair
    C Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:976-81; discussion 982. 1999
  7. ncbi Pediatric coronary artery bypass for Kawasaki congenital, post arterial switch, and iatrogenic lesions
    C Mavroudis
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:506-12. 1999
  8. ncbi Reversal of severe late left ventricular failure after pediatric heart transplantation and possible role of plasmapheresis
    E Pahl
    Department of Pediatrics, Pathology, and Surgery, Chidren s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medica School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:735-9. 2000
  9. ncbi Healing of a free tracheal autograft is enhanced by topical vascular endothelial growth factor in an experimental rabbit model
    A Dodge-Khatami
    Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60614-3394, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:554-61. 2001
  10. ncbi Arterial switch after failed atrial baffle procedures for transposition of the great arteries
    C Mavroudis
    Children s Memorial Hospital and Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:851-7. 2000

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Repair of coarctation with resection and extended end-to-end anastomosis
    C L Backer
    Children s Memorial Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 66:1365-70; discussion 1370-1. 1998
    ..Our surgical strategy for infant coarctation changed from subclavian flap aortoplasty to resection with extended end-to-end anastomosis in 1991. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the results of that strategy...
  2. ncbi Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: vascular rings, tracheal stenosis, pectus excavatum
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:S308-18. 2000
    ..A minimum database set is also presented which will allow for data sharing and would lend itself to basic interpretation of trends. Outcome tables relating diagnoses, procedures, and various risk factors are presented...
  3. ncbi Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: patent ductus arteriosus, coarctation of the aorta, interrupted aortic arch
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:S298-307. 2000
    ..A minimum database set is also presented which will allow for data sharing and would lend itself to basic interpretation of trends. Outcome tables relating diagnoses, procedures, and various risk factors are presented...
  4. ncbi Tracheal surgery in children: an 18-year review of four techniques
    C L Backer
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital Department of Surgery and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:777-84. 2001
    ..Review the short- and long-term outcomes of a single institution experience in infants with congenital tracheal stenosis, comparing four different operative techniques used from 1982 through 2000...
  5. ncbi Pulmonary artery sling: results with median sternotomy, cardiopulmonary bypass, and reimplantation
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:1738-44; discussion 1744-5. 1999
    ..The purpose of this review is to determine the outcome of that strategy...
  6. ncbi Bidirectional Glenn shunt in association with congenital heart repairs: the 1(1/2) ventricular repair
    C Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:976-81; discussion 982. 1999
    ..We reviewed our operative experience and assessed hemodynamics of the bidirectional Glenn shunt in 1(1/2) ventricular repair or in conjunction with other repairs of congenital heart defects...
  7. ncbi Pediatric coronary artery bypass for Kawasaki congenital, post arterial switch, and iatrogenic lesions
    C Mavroudis
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:506-12. 1999
    ..Pediatric coronary artery bypass (PCAB) has been recently employed for expanding indications to treat acquired, congenital, post arterial switch, and other iatrogenic pediatric coronary artery problems...
  8. ncbi Reversal of severe late left ventricular failure after pediatric heart transplantation and possible role of plasmapheresis
    E Pahl
    Department of Pediatrics, Pathology, and Surgery, Chidren s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medica School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:735-9. 2000
    ..Two patients are well, whereas coronary vasculopathy developed in 3. Thus, survival may improve in patients with late graft failure with low biopsy score and plasmapheresis combined with multimodality therapy...
  9. ncbi Healing of a free tracheal autograft is enhanced by topical vascular endothelial growth factor in an experimental rabbit model
    A Dodge-Khatami
    Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60614-3394, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:554-61. 2001
    ..Topical vascular endothelial growth factor may improve future results of tracheal reconstruction...
  10. ncbi Arterial switch after failed atrial baffle procedures for transposition of the great arteries
    C Mavroudis
    Children s Memorial Hospital and Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:851-7. 2000
    ..We reviewed our experience with staged conversion to arterial switch operation (ASO) in these patients...
  11. ncbi An improved in vivo method for atrioventricular node ablation via thoracotomy
    R H Maciver
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Braz J Med Biol Res 43:206-10. 2010
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  12. ncbi Surgical management of severe truncal insufficiency: experience with truncal valve remodeling techniques
    C Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:396-400. 2001
    ..Recent reports have documented the virtues of truncal valve repair. The purpose of this report is to review our experience with truncal valve repair and illustrate our techniques...
  13. ncbi Total cavopulmonary conversion and maze procedure for patients with failure of the Fontan operation
    C Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:863-71. 2001
    ..We review our experience with conversion to total cavopulmonary artery connections and arrhythmia surgery...
  14. ncbi Impact of arrhythmia circuit cryoablation during Fontan conversion for refractory atrial tachycardia
    B J Deal
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:563-8. 1999
    ..02). Thus, surgical cryoablation of the arrhythmia circuit at the time of Fontan conversion is highly effective in the management of refractory atrial arrhythmias, and is superior to Fontan conversion alone...
  15. ncbi Resection of Kommerell's diverticulum and left subclavian artery transfer for recurrent symptoms after vascular ring division
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:64-9. 2002
    ..We review the indications for and results of Kommerell's diverticulum resection and left subclavian artery transfer in children with a right aortic arch who previously underwent vascular ring (ligamentum) division...
  16. ncbi Nonadherence is associated with late rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    J M Ringewald
    Department of Cardiology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pediatr 139:75-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Late rejection after pediatric heart transplantation is associated with nonadherence, is common during adolescence, and is associated with poor outcome...
  17. ncbi Alterations in the natriuretic hormone system related to cardiopulmonary bypass in infants with congestive heart failure
    J M Costello
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Memorial Hospital, The Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60614 3394, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 25:347-53. 2004
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  18. ncbi The left-sided aortic arch in humans, viewed as the end-result of natural selection during vertebrate evolution
    A J Muster
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiol Young 11:111-22. 2001
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  19. ncbi Surgical management of aortopulmonary window: a 40-year experience
    C L Backer
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, M C 22, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:773-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the evolution of surgical techniques and results of surgical correction of APW at a single center over a 40-year time period...
  20. ncbi Arrhythmia management in the Fontan patient
    B J Deal
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 28:448-56. 2007
    ..Because cardiac transplantation in Fontan patients is associated with high early mortality, earlier consideration for surgical intervention is warranted...