Tara Karamlou

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Creating a useful vascular center: a statewide survey of what primary care physicians really want
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:763-70. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Recognition of an infected endoluminal aortic prosthesis following repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: case report and review of the literature
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:750-4. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with arch reintervention and growth of the aortic arch after coarctation repair in neonates weighing less than 2.5 kg
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1163-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes in the treatment of patients with tetralogy of Fallot and absent pulmonary valve
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Cardiac Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:354-9; discussion 359. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with mortality and reoperation in 377 children with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Circulation 115:1591-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Can pulmonary conduit dysfunction and failure be reduced in infants and children less than age 2 years at initial implantation?
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:829-38. 2006

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Creating a useful vascular center: a statewide survey of what primary care physicians really want
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:763-70. 2004
    ..No studies, however, have assessed referring physician interest or which services should be provided. A statewide survey of primary care physicians (PCPs) was performed to answer these questions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recognition of an infected endoluminal aortic prosthesis following repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: case report and review of the literature
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:750-4. 2004
    ..This report reviews the presentation, radiographic findings, and diagnosis of as well as literature on infected endoaortic stent grafts...
  3. ncbi request reprint 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with arch reintervention and growth of the aortic arch after coarctation repair in neonates weighing less than 2.5 kg
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1163-7. 2009
    ..We also sought to define growth trajectories for postrepair aortic arch dimensions and identify factors associated with accelerated longitudinal growth...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes in the treatment of patients with tetralogy of Fallot and absent pulmonary valve
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Cardiac Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:354-9; discussion 359. 2007
    ..Treatment of infants presenting with respiratory symptoms early in life is associated with high mortality (20-60%). We aim to report our results and identify factors associated with survival and prolonged ventilation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with mortality and reoperation in 377 children with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Circulation 115:1591-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine era-specific changes in the incidence of mortality and reoperation in children with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Can pulmonary conduit dysfunction and failure be reduced in infants and children less than age 2 years at initial implantation?
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:829-38. 2006
    ..We sought to examine risk factors for pulmonary conduit failure or dysfunction in infants less than age 2 years at initial implantation...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint Lesion-specific outcomes in neonates undergoing congenital heart surgery are related predominantly to patient and management factors rather than institution or surgeon experience: A Congenital Heart Surgeons Society Study
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5 G 1X8, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:569-577.e1. 2010
    ..To identify the role of institution and surgeon factors, including case volume and experience, on survival of neonates with complex congenital heart disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Management options in neonates and infants with critical left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Cardiac Center, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:1013-21. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aim of this review is to describe the different therapeutic strategies that can be applied to neonates presenting with critical LVOTO taking into consideration each patient's unique physiologic and anatomic findings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associated risk factors for intervention in 313 children with subaortic stenosis
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:900-6; discussion 906. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Linking the congenital heart surgery databases of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society: part 2--lessons learned and implications
    Jeffrey P Jacobs
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 5:272-82. 2014
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Short and midterm results of aortic valve cusp extension in the treatment of children with congenital aortic valve disease
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1292-9; discussion 1300. 2006
    ..We evaluated our experience with aortic valve cusp extension techniques to identify predictors of successful intraoperative repair and subsequent durability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and associated risk factors for aortic valve replacement in 160 children: a competing-risks analysis
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital of Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Circulation 112:3462-9. 2005
    ..We sought to define patient characteristics, outcomes, and associated risk factors after aortic valve replacement (AVR) in children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Truncus arteriosus associated with interrupted aortic arch in 50 neonates: a Congenital Heart Surgeons Society study
    Igor E Konstantinov
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:214-22. 2006
    ..Patients with both interrupted aortic arch (IAA) and truncus arteriosus (TA) have worse outcomes than those with either lesion in isolation. We determined outcomes and associated factors in this rare group...
  23. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of aortopulmonary window associated with interrupted aortic arch: a Congenital Heart Surgeons Society study
    Igor E Konstantinov
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1136-1141.e2. 2006
    ..The objective was to determine outcomes and risk factors of surgical management of patients with aortopulmonary window associated with interrupted aortic arch...
  24. doi request reprint 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint National practice patterns for management of adult congenital heart disease: operation by pediatric heart surgeons decreases in-hospital death
    Tara Karamlou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Circulation 118:2345-52. 2008
    ..We sought to define national practice patterns and to determine whether outcomes for GUCH patients are improved if they are treated by specialized pediatric heart surgeons (PHSs) compared with non-PHSs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical repair of multiple muscular ventricular septal defects: the role of re-endocardialization strategy
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Cardiac Center, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1072-80. 2006
    ..We sought to examine factors associated with permanent heart block, early mortality, and time-related survival. Additionally, we evaluated a new approach, transatrial re-endocardialization of interventricular septum, to mitigate risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Determinants of repair type, reintervention, and mortality in 393 children with double-outlet right ventricle
    Timothy J Bradley
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:967-973.e6. 2007
    ..We sought to define the prevalence of definitive end-states and their determinants in children with double-outlet right ventricle...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgery insight: late complications following repair of tetralogy of Fallot and related surgical strategies for management
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:611-22. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. doi request reprint 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after late reoperation in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot: the impact of arrhythmia and arrhythmia surgery
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1786-93; discussion 1793. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact on outcomes after listing and transplantation, of a strategy to accept ABO blood group-incompatible donor hearts for neonates and infants
    Lori J West
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:455-61. 2006
    ..Recent data suggest that ABO blood group-incompatible donor hearts are immunologically well tolerated in infants undergoing transplantation...
  36. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in 45 children with ductal origin of the distal pulmonary artery
    Kalyani R Trivedi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:950-7. 2006
    ..There are no large series describing the morphologic spectrum and the clinical outcomes of children with ductal origin of the distal pulmonary artery (PA)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter device versus surgical closure of ventricular septal defects: a clinical decision analysis
    Ilyas S Aleem
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:630-6. 2006
    ..To compare transcatheter device versus surgical closure of ventricular septal defects (VSDs)...
  39. doi request reprint 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint 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...
  43. pmc Presentation, management and outcomes of thrombosis for children with cardiomyopathy
    Brian W McCrindle
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:685-90. 2006
    ..Thrombosis in children with dilated and inflammatory cardiomyopathy is an unpredictable complication with potentially important morbidity...
  44. doi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint 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...
  46. doi request reprint 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...
  47. doi request reprint Balloon angioplasty is preferred to surgery for aortic coarctation
    Derek Wong
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Labatt Family Heart Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cardiol Young 18:79-88. 2008
    ..We sought to use techniques of decision analysis to compare values or preferences for balloon angioplasty versus surgery for treatment of aortic coarctation in children...
  48. doi request reprint Mechanical circulatory support pathways that maximize post-heart transplant survival
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:480-5; discussion 485. 2013
    ..Outcomes of patients successfully bridged with various support pathways are unknown. We sought to identify mechanical circulatory support pathways that maximize survival after HTx...
  49. ncbi request reprint Management and outcomes of double aortic arch in 81 patients
    Khalfan Alsenaidi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Pediatrics 118:e1336-41. 2006
    ..Double aortic arch is a common form of complete vascular ring, encircling both the trachea and esophagus, resulting in noncardiac morbidity. We sought to describe management and outcomes in a large single institution clinical series...
  50. ncbi request reprint Linking the congenital heart surgery databases of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society: part 1--rationale and methodology
    Jeffrey P Jacobs
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 5:256-71. 2014
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Matching procedure to morphology improves outcomes in neonates with tricuspid atresia
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1503-10. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to characterize morphologic substrate of tricuspid atresia with ventriculoarterial concordance and discriminate management strategies that lead to successful definitive repair...
  53. doi request reprint Newborn aortic arch reconstruction with descending aortic cannulation improves postoperative renal function
    James M Hammel
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1721-6; discussion 1726. 2013
    ..This study retrospectively compared outcomes in a recent cohort of neonates undergoing aortic arch reconstruction with the two techniques...
  54. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and exercise environment available to outpatients, visitors, and staff in Children's hospitals in Canada and the United States
    Christine M McDonald
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:900-5. 2006
    ..Children's hospitals should advocate for children's health by modeling optimum health environments...
  55. ncbi request reprint Results of concomitant aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting in the VA population
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery of Portland VA Hospital, Oregon, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:12-8; discussion 18-9. 2006
    ..Results from a VA population were reviewed in order to determine factors influencing early and late survival...
  56. ncbi request reprint Independent factors associated with mortality, reintervention, and achievement of complete repair in children with pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect
    Kerstin M Amark
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Goteborg University, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1448-56. 2006
    ..We described morphologic characteristics, particularly pulmonary anatomy, and determined the prevalence of definitive end states and their determinants in children with pulmonary atresia associated with ventricular septal defect (PAVSD)...