W T Mahle

Summary

Affiliation: Sibley Heart Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Echocardiography of transposition of the great arteries
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cardiol Young 22:664-70. 2012
  2. pmc A predictive model for neurodevelopmental outcome after the Norwood procedure
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:327-33. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Reduction in initial ventricular systolic and diastolic velocities after heart transplantation in children: improvement over time identified by tissue Doppler imaging
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1290-6. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Outcome of isolated bicuspid aortic valve in childhood
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center at Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Department of Pediatrics of Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    J Pediatr 157:445-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Management of warfarin in children with heart disease
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:1115-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic screening in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1296-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular valve regurgitation in patients with single ventricle: impact of the bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:831-5. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Impact of spironolactone on endothelial function in patients with single ventricle heart
    William T Mahle
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:12-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Echo-morphological correlates concerning the functionally univentricular heart in the setting of isomeric atrial appendages
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    Cardiol Young 16:35-42. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship of surgical approach to neurodevelopmental outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e90-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications80

  1. doi request reprint Echocardiography of transposition of the great arteries
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cardiol Young 22:664-70. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc A predictive model for neurodevelopmental outcome after the Norwood procedure
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:327-33. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Reduction in initial ventricular systolic and diastolic velocities after heart transplantation in children: improvement over time identified by tissue Doppler imaging
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1290-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify longitudinal changes in myocardial velocities within the first 6 months after transplantation in children...
  4. doi request reprint Outcome of isolated bicuspid aortic valve in childhood
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center at Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Department of Pediatrics of Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    J Pediatr 157:445-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the outcomes associated with isolated bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) during childhood and adolescence...
  5. doi request reprint Management of warfarin in children with heart disease
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:1115-9. 2011
    ..Strategies to improve management and decrease sex and racial disparities in this population are needed...
  6. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic screening in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1296-9. 2009
    ..Ongoing studies are needed to know what role electrocardiographic screening should play in the management of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular valve regurgitation in patients with single ventricle: impact of the bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:831-5. 2001
    ..It is not known whether atrioventricular valve regurgitation (AVVR) can improve in some patients after the bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis (BCPA) without undertaking concomitant valvuloplasty...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of spironolactone on endothelial function in patients with single ventricle heart
    William T Mahle
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:12-6. 2009
    ..In the present study, we sought to determine if a short course of spironolactone improves endothelial function and alters serum cytokine profiles in adolescents and adults with single ventricle heart...
  9. ncbi request reprint Echo-morphological correlates concerning the functionally univentricular heart in the setting of isomeric atrial appendages
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    Cardiol Young 16:35-42. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship of surgical approach to neurodevelopmental outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e90-7. 2006
    ..We sought to determine how these 2 surgical approaches influence neurodevelopmental outcomes at school age...
  11. ncbi request reprint Echo-morphological correlates in patients with atrioventricular septal defect and common atrioventricular junction
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    Cardiol Young 16:43-51. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Anatomy and echocardiography of discordant atrioventricular connections
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    Cardiol Young 16:65-71. 2006
  13. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery in adults performed at children's hospitals: trends and outcomes
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:307-11. 2008
    ..We sought to report the outcomes for cardiac surgery performed in adults (>or=21 years of age) at children's hospitals and determine how these practices varied among institutions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of salvage cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, 52 Executive Park S, Suite 523, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1084-90. 2005
    ..We reviewed our experience with salvage cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to determine the cost-utility, which accounts for both costs and quality of life...
  15. doi request reprint Echocardiography of the aortopulmonary window, aorto-ventricular tunnels, and aneurysm of the sinuses of Valsalva
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 20:100-6. 2010
    ..With prompt identification, all of these rare conditions are amenable to complete surgical repair. Newer modalities such as three-dimensional echocardiography can further enhance surgical planning...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of prenatal diagnosis on survival and early neurologic morbidity in neonates with the hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1277-82. 2001
    ..Prenatal diagnosis may be particularly beneficial to patients who have hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and who are at risk for hypoxic-ischemic insult at presentation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Allopurinol neurocardiac protection trial in infants undergoing heart surgery using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
    R R Clancy
    Division of Neurology, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 108:61-70. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Unexpected death after reconstructive surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, The Cardiac Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:61-5. 2001
    ..The goal of the present study was to determine the incidence of and risk factors for unexpected death in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular valve replacement in patients with a single ventricle
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:182-6. 2001
    ..Although many patients can be managed with valvuloplasty alone, some patients require AVV replacement. The optimal timing, outcome, and risk factors for AVV replacement in this population have not been described...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pediatric heart transplantation
    Jeffrey D Dayton
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:409-15. 2006
    ..In the present study, we sought to examine the cost-effectiveness of pediatric heart transplantation...
  21. doi request reprint Serum parameters and echocardiographic predictors of death or need for transplant in newborns, children, and young adults with heart failure
    Manisha S Patel
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1798-801. 2010
    ..Significant lymphocytopenia was predictive of adverse outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Quantitative echocardiographic assessment of the performance of the functionally single right ventricle after the Fontan operation
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cardiol Young 11:399-406. 2001
    ..Use of the echocardiographic techniques provide insight into ventricular mechanics in patients with functionally single ventricles, and may be valuable tools for serial quantitative follow-up...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term developmental outcome of children with complex congenital heart disease
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Clin Perinatol 28:235-47. 2001
    ..Continued efforts are underway to reduce cerebral injury before, during, and after congenital heart surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Depth of sternal compression and intra-arterial blood pressure during CPR in infants following cardiac surgery
    Kevin O Maher
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Resuscitation 80:662-4. 2009
    ..Perhaps resuscitators should attempt to compress infants' chests 1/2 rather than 1/3rd the AP diameter of the chest...
  25. doi request reprint Hemodynamic effects and safety of nesiritide in neonates with heart failure
    Janet M Simsic
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, 2835 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 23:389-95. 2008
    ..Evaluate effects and safety of nesiritide (Natrecor, Scios Inc.) human B-type natriuretic peptide, in neonates with heart failure...
  26. doi request reprint Donor-recipient race mismatch and graft survival after pediatric heart transplantation
    Kirk R Kanter
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:204-9; discussion 209-10. 2009
    ..Black recipient race has been shown to predict poorer graft survival after pediatric heart transplantation. We analyzed our single-center experience comparing graft survival by race and the impact of donor-recipient race mismatch...
  27. doi request reprint Costs associated with ventricular assist device use in children
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1592-7. 2008
    ..Ventricular assist device implantation and maintenance, however, is quite expensive, and the cost-effectiveness of VAD use in adults has been questioned. To date, an economic analysis of VAD support in children has not been undertaken...
  28. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of critical heart disease in children
    Kevin O Maher
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, The McGill Building, Suite 300, 2835 Brandywine Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1484-8. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate B-type natriuretic peptide as a marker of critical heart disease in children at presentation in the acute care setting...
  29. doi request reprint Decreased exercise performance with age in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Pamela 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Home inotropic therapy in children
    Alexandria M Berg
    Sibley Heart Transplant Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:453-7. 2007
    ..In adults, home inotropic therapy has been shown to be a safe and cost-effective bridge to transplantation. To date, there are limited data on the use of home inotropic therapy in children...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic assessment before Fontan operation in patients with bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis: are noninvasive methods sufficient?
    Pamela S Ro
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:184-7. 2004
    ..This study was designed to determine if a subset of patients who have undergone bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis could be identified in which catheterization was of little benefit before completion of the Fontan procedure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid regurgitation in patients with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot and its relation to right ventricular dilatation
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:643-5. 2003
    ..39, p = 0.009), suggesting that tricuspid regurgitation as well as pulmonary regurgitation may contribute significantly to progressive right ventricular dilatation in this population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Deletion of chromosome 22q11.2 and outcome in patients with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Division of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:567-71. 2003
    ..2 deletion (del22q) is present in many patients with conotruncal abnormalities including pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect (PA/VSD). We sought to determine the impact of the del22q on outcome in subjects with PA/VSD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reduction of tricuspid annular doppler tissue velocities in pediatric heart transplant patients
    Derek A Fyfe
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:553-9. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Outcomes following electroanatomic mapping and ablation for the treatment of ectopic atrial tachycardia in the pediatric population
    Rose M Cummings
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine at Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, 1405 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:393-7. 2008
    ..Compared to standard techniques, 3-D electroanatomic mapping has resulted in no acute failures, statistically reduced recurrence rates, and improved overall success in the management of EAT...
  36. doi request reprint Freedom from neoaortic insufficiency: a comparison of classic Norwood and Norwood-Sano procedures
    Sorin V Pusca
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:289-93. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Perioperative risks and outcomes of atrioventricular valve surgery in conjunction with Fontan procedure
    Faraz Kerendi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1484-8; discussion 1488-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the additional perioperative risks associated with single-ventricle AVV surgery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endothelial function following the Fontan operation
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1286-8. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of palivizumab in infants with congenital heart disease
    Laura E Yount
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1606-11. 2004
    ..In the present study, we sought to examine the cost savings and cost utility of RSV prophylaxis with palivizumab in children with CHD...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cardiac retransplantation in children
    Kirk R Kanter
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clinton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:644-9; discussion 644-9. 2004
    ..Experience with pediatric cardiac retransplantation is limited. Outcomes should be inspected to insure proper use of donor hearts...
  41. ncbi request reprint Routine immunizations and adverse events in infants with single-ventricle physiology
    Brian McAlvin
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1316-9. 2007
    ..In an effort to decrease the risk of sudden death, some centers have advocated that routine immunizations be deferred in this population. However, it is not known if an association exists between immunizations and adverse events...
  42. ncbi request reprint Real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic acquisition and quantification of left ventricular indices in children and young adults with congenital heart disease: comparison with magnetic resonance imaging
    Tiffany J Riehle
    Sibley Heart Center at Children s Healthcare, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:78-83. 2008
    ..We compared LV indices calculated by new online RT3DE software with those obtained by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with congenital heart disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Elastic properties of the reconstructed aorta in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Brian M Cardis
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:988-91. 2006
    ..The presence of such abnormalities may have important clinical implications as reduced aortic compliance might adversely impact single right ventricular function...
  44. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic features and complications of the modified Norwood operation using the right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit
    Brian M Cardis
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:660-5. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Early experience with a modified Norwood procedure using right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1084-8; discussion 1089. 2003
    ..This modification is thought to provide more stable hemodynamics by avoiding the diastolic "run-off" that occurs with a Blalock-Taussig shunt...
  46. ncbi request reprint Exercise performance after the arterial switch operation for D-transposition of the great arteries
    W T Mahle
    Division of Cardiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:753-8. 2001
    ..The finding of ST-segment depression in some subjects supports the role of formal exercise testing in those patients participating in vigorous athletic activities...
  47. ncbi request reprint Neurologic and cognitive outcomes in children with congenital heart disease
    W T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1028, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 13:482-6. 2001
    ..Ongoing documentation of the long-term outcome in this population needs to be mandated, as does the implementation of environmental enrichment programs to help ameliorate the long-term consequences of congenital heart disease...
  48. doi request reprint Pulmonary vein stenosis: prematurity and associated conditions
    David M Drossner
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e656-61. 2008
    ..Risk factors for the diagnosis of pulmonary vein stenosis are poorly characterized. In this study we sought to identify factors associated with pulmonary vein stenosis, paying particular attention to preterm birth...
  49. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of surveillance data on congenital heart defects in the metropolitan Atlanta congenital defects program
    Tiffany Riehle-Colarusso
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:743-53. 2007
    ..This study reports the classification of cases of CHDs in a birth defects surveillance database using modified STS nomenclature...
  50. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the 22q11.2 deletion: phenotype, incidence, and contribution to major birth defects in the population
    Lorenzo D Botto
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 112:101-7. 2003
    ..Our goals were to assess the population-based birth prevalence of the 22q11.2 deletion and its associated phenotype and its impact on the occurrence of heart defects...
  51. pmc Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular malformations in Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-2003
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1004-14. 2009
    ..60, 95% confidence interval: 1.11, 2.31). Of the 60 associations examined in the primary analysis, no other significant associations were observed...
  52. doi request reprint Postoperative cerebral oxygenation in hypoplastic left heart syndrome after the Norwood procedure
    Heather M Phelps
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1490-4. 2009
    ..With this in mind, we sought to determine whether regional cSaO(2) by NIRS technology could predict risk of adverse outcome after the Norwood procedure...
  53. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    William T Mahle
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 7:39-47. 2004
    ..Concomitant changes in care, such as selective cerebral perfusion and neurologic monitoring, aimed at reducing neurologic insult may also favorably impact later neurodevelopmental status...
  54. ncbi request reprint What is the optimal management of infants with coarctation and ventricular septal defect?
    Kirk R Kanter
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:612-8; discussion 618. 2007
    ..The management of patients with aortic coarctation and ventricular septal defect (VSD) remains controversial. We reviewed our experience with coarctation and VSD from 2002 to 2006...
  55. pmc Resynchronization and strain recovery following reimplantation of anomalous coronary artery: a tissue Doppler and three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Brandon K Fornwalt
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:58-63. 2007
    ..However, segmental contractility improved significantly but remained depressed at discharge. The immediate recovery observed following reimplantation of anomalous coronary may be largely due to resynchronization...
  56. ncbi request reprint The short term effects of cardiopulmonary bypass on neurologic function in children and young adults
    William T Mahle
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:920-5. 2004
    ..In a prospective study, we sought to determine whether neurologic deficits occur following repair of non-complex congenital heart lesions in school-age children and young adults...
  57. doi request reprint The endothelin-1 G5665T polymorphism impacts transplant-free survival for single ventricle patients
    Paul M Kirshbom
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:117-22. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether this single nucleotide polymorphism alters transplant-free survival for children with single-ventricle congenital heart disease...
  58. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction in adolescents
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    J Pediatr 151:150-4. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence, characteristics, and outcomes for adolescents diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Nesiritide in infants and children with congestive heart failure
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:543-6. 2005
    ..The role of nesiritide in pediatric heart failure has not been examined. In the present study, we reviewed our initial experience with nesiritide in children with primary heart failure or low cardiac output after heart surgery...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pravastatin therapy is associated with reduction in coronary allograft vasculopathy in pediatric heart transplantation
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1405 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:63-6. 2005
    ..CAV and lipid abnormalities have been reported to be less prevalent in pediatric heart transplant recipients. It is not known whether statins reduce the risk of CAV in this population..
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C infection in adult patients who underwent congenital heart surgery prior to screening in 1992
    Alicia Wang
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1307-9. 2007
    ..Serum transaminase levels are not a valid screening method. The long-term significance of HCV in this population is not known. Routine HCV screening for all patients who underwent cardiac surgery before 1992 is recommended...
  62. ncbi request reprint Incidental intracranial hemorrhage after uncomplicated birth: MRI before and after neonatal heart surgery
    F Tavani
    Neuroradiology Department, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroradiology 45:253-8. 2003
    ..6 per patient), but all appeared asymptomatic. Postoperatively, ICH had increased in 10 children (43%), was unchanged in seven (30%) and was less extensive in six (26%)...
  63. doi request reprint Bartonella henselae-mediated disease in solid organ transplant recipients: two pediatric cases and a literature review
    C A Rostad
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 14:E71-81. 2012
    ..In addition, we review and summarize the literature pertaining to all cases of B. henselae-mediated disease in SOT recipients...
  64. ncbi request reprint An MRI study of neurological injury before and after congenital heart surgery
    William T Mahle
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Penn, USA
    Circulation 106:I109-14. 2002
    ..To understand the impact of preoperative events and to characterize the evaluation of neurological injury, we performed serial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies of the brain in a cohort of neonates undergoing open-heart surgery...
  65. ncbi request reprint Results with the freestyle porcine aortic root for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in children
    Kirk R Kanter
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1889-94; discussion 1894-5. 2003
    ..The ideal choice for valved reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) in children is undetermined. This study explores the Freestyle porcine aortic root for these patients...
  66. doi request reprint Cardiac retransplantation in children
    William T Mahle
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:274-80. 2008
    ..Retransplantation can extend the lives of children who develop graft failure after primary transplantation. However, not all patients who develop graft dysfunction should necessarily be listed for retransplantation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Cardiac retransplantation in childhood: analysis of data from the United Network for Organ Sharing
    William T Mahle
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:542-6. 2005
    ..We sought to examine outcomes after retransplantation in children and to identify risk factors for mortality...
  68. ncbi request reprint Velocity-encoded magnetic resonance image assessment of regional aortic flow in coarctation patients
    Tiffany J Riehle
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1002-7. 2006
    ..We sought to determine if velocity-encoded cine magnetic resonance imaging (VENC-MRI) could provide insight into anatomy and hemodynamics of collateral flow in patients with unrepaired coarctation...
  69. ncbi request reprint De Vega tricuspid annuloplasty for systemic tricuspid regurgitation in children with univentricular physiology
    Kirk R Kanter
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:86-90. 2004
    ..Since 1998, the De Vega tricuspid annuloplasty technique has been applied for TR in these children...
  70. pmc The importance of nomenclature for congenital cardiac disease: implications for research and evaluation
    Matthew J Strickland
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:92-100. 2008
    ..Administrative databases are often used for congenital cardiac disease research and evaluation, with little validation of the accuracy of the diagnostic codes...
  71. doi request reprint Renal transplantation after previous pediatric heart transplantation
    Jyoti Gupta
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:217-21. 2008
    ..An understanding of this strategy is important as many centers are advocating various renal-sparing immunosuppressive regimens-potentially at the cost of increasing heart allograft rejection...
  72. ncbi request reprint OKT3 treatment in refractory pediatric heart transplant rejection
    Ivan Wilmot
    Egleston Children s Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1793-7. 2005
    ..Our study examines OKT3 treatment in steroid-resistant rejection, rejection with hemodynamic compromise, and TxCAD in children...
  73. ncbi request reprint Disparities in outcome for black patients after pediatric heart transplantation
    William T Mahle
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322 1062, USA
    J Pediatr 147:739-43. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship of black race to graft survival after heart transplantation in children...
  74. doi request reprint Does cytomegalovirus serology impact outcome after pediatric heart transplantation?
    William T Mahle
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 1062, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:1299-305. 2009
    ..We analyzed data from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group to determine the impact of recipient CMV status and CMV mismatching on outcome. In addition, the use and efficacy of CMV prophylaxis were studied...
  75. doi request reprint Long-term risk of fatal malignancy following pediatric radiofrequency ablation
    Mark A Clay
    Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:913-5. 2008
    ..These data should be of help counseling families and will contribute to analysis of the relative risk reduction benefits of such novel imaging approaches as a magnetic resonance imaging-based catheterization laboratory...
  76. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mortality after the Norwood procedure
    J William Gaynor
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Cardiac Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Suite 8527, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:82-9. 2002
    ..The current study was undertaken to evaluate our recent experience with the Norwood procedure and to evaluate potential predictors of operative and 1-year mortality...
  77. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome after the Fontan operation: is hypoplastic left heart syndrome still a risk factor?
    J William Gaynor
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Cardiac Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:237-45. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate factors contributing to a decrease in early mortality and morbidity after the Fontan procedure between January 1, 1992, and December 31, 1999...
  78. ncbi request reprint Physical examination and pulse oximetry in newborn infants: out with the old, in with the new?
    William T Mahle
    J Pediatr 152:747-8. 2008
  79. doi request reprint Understanding the pathway between the transplant experience and health-related quality of life outcomes in adolescents
    Laura E Simons
    Pain Treatment Service, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:187-93. 2008
    ..Our findings demonstrate the need for pharmacological considerations and psychological interventions to address these areas...
  80. ncbi request reprint Periventricular leukomalacia is common after neonatal cardiac surgery
    Kristin K Galli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, The Cardiac Center, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:692-704. 2004
    ..The incidence of periventricular leukomalacia and the risk factors for development of periventricular leukomalacia after infant cardiac surgery are not known...