Elfriede Pahl

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact and outcome of transplant coronary artery disease in a pediatric population: a 9-year multi-institutional study
    Elfriede Pahl
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:645-51. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Neointimal inflammation and adventitial angiogenesis correlate with severity of cardiac allograft vasculopathy in pediatric recipients
    Ingrid M Seipelt
    Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1039-45. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Non-cameral coronary artery fistulae after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a multicenter study
    Kiona Y Allen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois60637, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:744-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Decline in rejection in the first year after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a multi-institutional study
    Jeffrey G Gossett
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:625-32. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Heart transplantation for the failing Fontan
    Carl L Backer
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1413-9. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adult survivors greater than 10 years after pediatric heart transplantation
    Rebecca A Petroski
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:661-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Captopril suppresses post-transplantation angiogenic activity in rat allograft coronary vessels
    Susan E Crawford
    Department of Pathology, Children s Memorial Hospital and Institute for Education and Research, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:666-73. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Native BK viral nephropathy in a pediatric heart transplant recipient
    Farah N Ali
    Division of Kidney Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:E38-41. 2010
  9. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for sudden cardiac death in children with dilated cardiomyopathy: a report from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry
    Elfriede Pahl
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:607-15. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Indications, tolerance and complications of a sirolimus and calcineurin inhibitor immunosuppression regimen: intermediate experience in pediatric heart transplantation recipients
    Kathleen Matthews
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital and Siragusa Transplant Center, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:402-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint The impact and outcome of transplant coronary artery disease in a pediatric population: a 9-year multi-institutional study
    Elfriede Pahl
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:645-51. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the angiographic incidence of TCAD, potential risk factors, and outcomes in a large pediatric cohort...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neointimal inflammation and adventitial angiogenesis correlate with severity of cardiac allograft vasculopathy in pediatric recipients
    Ingrid M Seipelt
    Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1039-45. 2005
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  3. doi request reprint Non-cameral coronary artery fistulae after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a multicenter study
    Kiona Y Allen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois60637, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:744-9. 2012
    ..We studied the incidence, anatomic distribution, and natural history of non-cameral CAFs (NC-CAFs) in a multicenter pediatric population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Decline in rejection in the first year after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a multi-institutional study
    Jeffrey G Gossett
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:625-32. 2010
    ..Survival after pediatric HTx has improved over time, but whether there has been an era-related improvement in the occurrence of allograft rejection is unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Heart transplantation for the failing Fontan
    Carl L Backer
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1413-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this review was to evaluate the outcome of HTx for these patients, including those who are status post-Fontan conversion...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adult survivors greater than 10 years after pediatric heart transplantation
    Rebecca A Petroski
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:661-6. 2009
    ..This study assessed quality of life (QOL) in adult survivors of pediatric heart transplantation who survived > or = 10 years after transplantation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Captopril suppresses post-transplantation angiogenic activity in rat allograft coronary vessels
    Susan E Crawford
    Department of Pathology, Children s Memorial Hospital and Institute for Education and Research, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:666-73. 2004
    ..We postulated that angiogenic inducers are upregulated post-transplantation and captopril ameliorates transplant coronary artery disease by suppressing the angiogenic activity of coronaries...
  8. doi request reprint Native BK viral nephropathy in a pediatric heart transplant recipient
    Farah N Ali
    Division of Kidney Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:E38-41. 2010
    ..BK viral nephropathy affects non-kidney transplant recipients, and a high index of suspicion is necessary for early diagnosis and management of this condition...
  9. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for sudden cardiac death in children with dilated cardiomyopathy: a report from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry
    Elfriede Pahl
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:607-15. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the incidence of and risk factors for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Indications, tolerance and complications of a sirolimus and calcineurin inhibitor immunosuppression regimen: intermediate experience in pediatric heart transplantation recipients
    Kathleen Matthews
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital and Siragusa Transplant Center, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 14:402-8. 2010
    ..Kidney function remained stable; subjects had no increase in mortality, rejection or PTLD. Multicenter studies using renal sparing protocols are needed to determine whether SRL should be used routinely in children...
  11. doi request reprint Role for immune monitoring to tailor induction prophylaxis in pediatric heart recipients
    Philip T Thrush
    Department of Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 18:79-86. 2014
    ..Longer follow-up will determine whether extended benefits are associated with this induction monitoring strategy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia is common after pediatric heart transplantation: initial experience with pravastatin
    Ingrid M Seipelt
    Department of Pathology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:317-22. 2004
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of hyperlipidemia in pediatric heart transplant recipients and assessed the efficacy and safety of pravastatin therapy...
  13. doi request reprint Heart transplantation for heart failure in children
    Elfriede Pahl
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 2300 Children s Pl, Cardiology Box 21, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 6:575-89, x. 2010
    ..Evaluation for heart transplantation is discussed, including full pretransplant assessment. ABO incompatible listing and HLA sensitization are discussed, and listing algorithms are outlined for different countries...
  14. pmc Tissue Doppler septal tei index indicates severity of illness in pediatric patients with congestive heart failure
    Aura A Sanchez Mejia
    Department of Pediatrics, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:411-8. 2014
    ..51. The TDI septal Tei index is an indicator of disease severity in pediatric heart failure patients and offers potential advantages compared with standard echocardiographic measures of left-ventricular ejection. ..
  15. doi request reprint Fulminant Clostridium difficile toxic megacolon in a pediatric heart transplant recipient
    Angira Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E30-4. 2012
    ..In pediatric heart transplant patients with diarrhea, we recommend a heightened clinical awareness with aggressive treatment given the risk of progression to fulminant CD and toxic megacolon...
  16. ncbi request reprint Carvedilol for children and adolescents with heart failure: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert E Shaddy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    JAMA 298:1171-9. 2007
    ..Although beta-blockers improve symptoms and survival in adults with heart failure, little is known about these medications in children and adolescents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pediatric heart transplantation for anthracycline cardiomyopathy: cancer recurrence is rare
    Kendra M Ward
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:1040-5. 2004
    ..This multicenter study describes the course of children who experienced anthracycline cardiomyopathy (ACM) and who subsequently required heart transplantation...
  18. doi request reprint Choledochal cyst in two pediatric heart transplant patients
    Niramol Tantemsapya
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 13:645-9. 2009
    ..The management and alternative treatments were briefly noted. We recommend an aggressive treatment for patients with suspected choledochal cyst after heart transplantation because of the increased potential for malignant transformation...
  19. doi request reprint Current therapies for cardiac allograft vasculopathy in children
    Steven J Kindel
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:324-35. 2012
    ..However, none of these interventions have been shown to be effective in significantly prolonging graft survival and retransplantation remains the only reliable therapy for severe CAV...
  20. doi request reprint Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: current considerations and expectations
    Jeffrey A Feinstein
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Salter Packard Children s Hospital, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:S1-42. 2012
    ..Issues surrounding the genetics of HLHS, developmental outcomes, and quality of life are addressed in addition to the many other considerations for caring for this group of complex patients...
  21. doi request reprint Innovation in basic science: stem cells and their role in the treatment of paediatric cardiac failure--opportunities and challenges
    Sunjay Kaushal
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cardiol Young 19:74-84. 2009
    ..Cardiac stem cells and cardiac progenitor cells represent one of the most promising types of cellular therapy for children with cardiac failure...
  22. doi request reprint Improved exercise performance in pediatric heart transplant recipients after home exercise training
    Jatin N Patel
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Childrens Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:336-40. 2008
    ..The protocol was safe and implemented at relatively low cost. Further study is warranted to determine if the intervention can be extended to more children and whether benefits after such a short-term intervention can be sustained...
  23. ncbi request reprint Heart transplantation: literature review 2005-2006
    Elfriede Pahl
    Heart Transplant Program, Division of Cardiology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:709-15. 2007
    ..It is meant to be comprehensive but not all-inclusive. Important articles published during 2005 and 2006 are summarized...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of intravascular ultrasound with coronary angiography for evaluation of transplant coronary disease in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    John M Costello
    Division of Cardiology, Child Health Research Core, Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:44-9. 2003
    ..We also examined associations between potential risk factors for transplant coronary artery disease and intravascular ultrasound findings, and evaluated the safety of intravascular ultrasound...
  25. ncbi request reprint Serum vascular endothelial growth factor as a surveillance marker for cellular rejection in pediatric cardiac transplantation
    Lisa P Abramson
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Transplantation 73:153-6. 2002
    ..We evaluated serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) as a potential surveillance marker of acute cellular rejection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early heart transplant in a child with advanced lymphoma
    Elaine Morgan
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:509-12. 2002
    ..The medical complexities and ethical issues concerning a decision to proceed with orthotopic heart transplantation are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevention and treatment of severe hemodynamic compromise in pediatric heart transplant patients
    John M Costello
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 4:705-15. 2002
    ..In the future, novel immunosuppressive agents may further assist in the prevention as well as treatment of severe hemodynamic compromise due to rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Statins in the prevention of transplant coronary artery disease: in pediatric heart recipients
    Elfriede Pahl
    Pediatr Transplant 11:459-60. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiac re-transplantation in pediatrics: a multi-institutional study
    Clifford Chin
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1420-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to use the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) database to investigate the incidence of re-Tx and analyze the risk factors and outcomes after transplantation among children...