Affiliation: Stanford University
- Surgical management of life threatening events caused by intermittent aortic insufficiency in a native valve: case reportMary H Martin
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center, 750 Welch Road Suite 305, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
J Cardiothorac Surg 5:94. 2010..Following surgical repair of the valve, aimed at preventing the small cusp from becoming stuck in the open position, the patient has remained episode free for over one year...
- Optimal flow rate for antegrade cerebral perfusionTakashi Sasaki
Stanford University, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive, Falk Rm CV116C, Stanford, CA 94305 5407, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:530-5; discussion 535. 2010..The objective of this study was to determine the antegrade cerebral perfusion flow rate that most closely matches standard cardiopulmonary bypass conditions...
- Neonatal brain protection and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: pathophysiology of ischemic neuronal injury and protective strategiesGabriel Amir
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 80:1955-64. 2005..Surgical techniques consist of intermittent cerebral perfusion during periods of circulatory arrest and continuous regional brain perfusion...
- Homograft valved right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit as a modification of the Norwood procedureOlaf Reinhartz
Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Circulation 114:I594-9. 2006..A valve within the conduit should further decrease RV volume load. We report our clinical experience with this modification...
- Unifocalization of major aortopulmonary collaterals in single-ventricle patientsOlaf Reinhartz
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 82:934-8; discussion 938-9. 2006..It is unknown whether their pulmonary vascular bed can be reconstructed and low enough pulmonary vascular resistance achieved to allow for superior or total cavopulmonary connections...
- Coarctation of the aorta in the right aortic arch with left aberrant innominate arteryShelli Bein
Columbia University Medical Center, Medical School for International Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 27:621-3. 2006..This unusual case raises interesting points regarding the development of coarctation in the context of a right-sided arch and the approach to management of these patients...
- Electrical resynchronization: a novel therapy for the failing right ventricleAnne M Dubin
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, 750 Welch Rd, Suite 305, Stanford, Calif 94304, USA
Circulation 107:2287-9. 2003..RV problems may include right bundle-branch block (RBBB), volume loading, and chamber enlargement. Because the failing RV may have regional dyskinesis, we hypothesized that resynchronization therapy might augment its performance...
- Value of clinical and echocardiographic features in predicting outcome in the fetus, infant, and child with tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve complexAnita J Moon-Grady
Divison of Pediatric Cardiology, University of California at San Francisco, 94143, USA
Am J Cardiol 89:1280-5. 2002....
- Intermediate term follow-up of the end-to-side aortic anastomosis for coarctation of the aortaAdel K Younoszai
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 74:1631-4. 2002..By connecting the descending aorta to the proximal aortic arch, the end-to-side aortic anastomosis isolates hypoplastic distal arch and encroaching ductal tissue from the anastomotic site...
- Arch reconstruction without circulatory arrest: current clinical applications and results of therapyMalcolm J MacDonald
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 5:95-103. 2002..It would appear prudent and desirable to provide continuous perfusion now that long-term survival after repair of even the most complex cardiac anomalies including single ventricle defects is commonplace...
- Surgical creation of aortopulmonary window in selected patients with pulmonary atresia with poorly developed aortopulmonary collaterals and hypoplastic pulmonary arteriesMark D Rodefeld
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:1147-54. 2002..Although we favor single-stage unifocalization and complete repair as the procedure of choice, a subgroup of patients who meet specific criteria have been treated with initial surgical creation of an aortopulmonary window...
- Neonatal truncus arteriosus repair: surgical techniques and clinical managementMark D Rodefeld
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 5:212-7. 2002..In addition, a heightened awareness of anomalies of coronary artery ostial location, number, angle of takeoff, and degree of patency can result in avoidance of inadvertent injury to the artery and associated myocardial insult...
- Ductus-associated proximal pulmonary artery stenosis in patients with right heart obstructionAnita J Moon-Grady
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue Box 0214, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States
Int J Cardiol 114:41-5. 2007..Symptomatology failed to identify this lesion; therefore, a high index of suspicion is necessary if proximal pulmonary artery stenosis is to be detected early in these patients...
- Dynamics of human myocardial progenitor cell populations in the neonatal periodGabriel Amir
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Division, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5407, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 86:1311-9. 2008..Our study goals were to identify and quantitate populations of progenitor cells in human neonatal myocardium during the early postnatal period and determine the proliferative capacity of differentiated cardiac myocytes...
- Esophageal saturation during antegrade cerebral perfusion: a preliminary report using visible light spectroscopyCarly Heninger
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Paediatr Anaesth 16:1133-7. 2006..During complex neonatal heart surgery, antegrade cerebral perfusion (ACP) maintains cerebral saturation. Whether ACP maintains peripheral tissue perfusion in humans is not known...
- The extracardiac conduit Fontan operation using minimal approach extracorporeal circulation: early and midterm outcomesEd Petrossian
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1054-63. 2006..This study is designed to report our overall experience with the extracardiac conduit Fontan operation and to evaluate the evolution in bypass technique on postoperative outcomes...
- MAPCAs, bronchials, monkeys, and menFrank L Hanley
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:643-4. 2006
- Aortopulmonary window with anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: two cases highlighting the importance of complete pre-operative echocardiographic evaluation of the coronary arteries in all conotruncal anomaliesSteven C Greenway
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
Eur J Echocardiogr 7:379-82. 2006..These two cases demonstrate that coronary artery evaluation should be an integral part of every new echocardiographic evaluation, particularly in the setting of conotruncal anomalies...
- The role of oxidative stress in the development of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after cavopulmonary anastomosisSunil P Malhotra
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94305 5407, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:479-85. 2002....
- Reliability of intraoperative contrast transesophageal echocardiography for detecting interatrial communications in patients with other congenital cardiovascular malformationsLydia Cassorla
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, 374 Parnassus Avenue, Room 311, San Francisco, CA 94143 0648, USA
Am J Cardiol 91:1027-31, A8-9. 2003
- Induced fibrillation is equally effective as crystalloid cardioplegia in the protection of fetal myocardial functionSunil P Malhotra
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1276-82. 2003..However, strategies to optimize fetal myocardial protection have not been studied. A biventricular working fetal heart preparation was used to evaluate the cardioprotective properties of induced fibrillation and crystalloid cardioplegia...
- Effect of enalaprilat on postoperative hypertension after surgical repair of coarctation of the aortaKathryn Rouine-Rapp
Department of Anesthesia and Postoperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 4:327-32. 2003..However, its effect on postoperative hypertension during the early postoperative period in patients undergoing surgical repair of coarctation of the aorta is unknown...
- Pulmonary expression of the hepatocyte growth factor receptor c-Met shifts from medial to intimal layer after cavopulmonary anastomosisAkio Ikai
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305 5407, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1442-9. 2004..In this study, we examined pulmonary artery expression of these factors and their potential role in pulmonary artery remodeling after cavopulmonary anastomosis and pulmonary artery banding...
- A method for selectively limiting lumen diameter in corrosion castingDavid Michael McMullan
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Microvasc Res 67:215-7. 2004..his technique may aid investigators in the evaluation of a variety of vascular beds and is useful in demonstrating non-capillary arteriovenous communications...
- Preliminary results of fetal cardiac bypass in nonhuman primatesAkio Ikai
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:175-81. 2005..In this study we evaluated the technical feasibility of cardiac bypass in the nonhuman primate fetus and the efficacy of different anesthetic approaches...
- Effect of surgical case volume on outcome after the Norwood procedureMalcolm J MacDonald
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1731; author reply 1731-2. 2005
- Cavopulmonary anastomosis induces pulmonary expression of the angiotensin II receptor familySunil P Malhotra
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94305 5407, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:655-60. 2002..Previously, we found that cavopulmonary anastomosis inhibits the expression of pulmonary angiotensin-converting enzyme and suppresses angiotensin II production...