Affiliation: Stanford University
- 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...
- 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...
- Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: medium-term results after surgical repair in 50 patientsRichard D Mainwaring
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 92:691-7. 2011..Controversies exist regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term recommendations for patients with AAOCA. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the medium-term results of surgical repair for AAOCA...
- Challenges in longer-term mechanical support of fontan circulation in sheepLorenzo Boni
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University, California 94305 5407, USA
ASAIO J 58:60-4. 2012..The performance of the Thoratec Heartmate II has been good, but the issue of effective anticoagulation has not yet been solved...
- Recovery during mid-term mechanical support of fontan circulation in sheepShoichi Tsuda
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5407, USA
ASAIO J 55:406-11. 2009..43 +/- 0.62 L/min and IVC pressure 4.05 +/- 3.21 mm Hg (mean +/- SD). Lactate levels remained normal. Low pressure and high-volume IVC flow was sustained by mechanical support. We will next attempt chronic pump implantation...
- 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...
- Selective right ventricular unloading and novel technical concepts in Ebstein's anomalySunil P Malhotra
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 88:1975-81; discussion 1981. 2009..We report our experience with valve-sparing intracardiac repair, emphasizing novel concepts and techniques of valve repair supplemented by selective bidirectional Glenn (BDG)...
- Surgical results in patients with pulmonary atresia-major aortopulmonary collaterals in association with total anomalous pulmonary venous connectionRichard D Mainwaring
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 92:1756-60. 2011..One to two percent of patients with PA/MAPCAs will also have total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC). This study summarizes our surgical experience with this rare combination of life-threatening congenital heart defects...
- Surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery†Richard D Mainwaring
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:20-6. 2014..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the medium-term results of surgical repair of AAOCA...
- Midterm results of the modified Ross/Konno procedure in neonates and infantsKatsuhide Maeda
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Ann Thorac Surg 94:156-62; discussion 162-3. 2012..The midterm results of this procedure were evaluated in this subset of patients...
- 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...
- Cognitive outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients bridged to transplantation with ventricular assist devicesMary Lynette Stein
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5731, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 32:212-20. 2013..Ventricular assist devices (VADs) have been associated with high rates of neurologic injury in pediatric patients during the period of support, but the delayed consequences of this type of injury have not been described in the literature...
- Maintenance dose of warfarin in sheep and effect of diet: a preliminary reportTakashi Sasaki
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
J Invest Surg 25:29-32. 2012..4 mg/kg of warfarin to achieve the goal. Hay raised the INR faster and higher than pellets with the same warfarin dose. Hay may be advantageous when using oral warfarin therapy in sheep...
- Clinical usefulness of a novel C1q assay to detect immunoglobulin G antibodies capable of fixing complement in sensitized pediatric heart transplant patientsClifford Chin
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford Unversity, Stanford, California, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 30:158-63. 2011..Complement-fixing antibodies are required to initiate the complement cascade. Not all DSAs, however, can fix complement...
- Behcet's disease and heart transplantation: a word of cautionSeth A Hollander
Department of Pediatrics Cardiology, Lucile Salter Packard Children s Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center, 750 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1306-8. 2010..The investigators remain pessimistic about cardiac transplantation in patients with Behcet's disease until advances in preventing recurrent vascular pathology ensue...
- Mechanical support of total cavopulmonary connection with an axial flow pumpR Kirk Riemer
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:351-4. 2005....
- 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...
- Thoratec ventricular assist devices in pediatric patients: update on clinical resultsOlaf Reinhartz
Stanford University, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94605, USA
ASAIO J 51:501-3. 2005..3 m2. This subgroup had a higher incidence of congenital heart disease and a slightly lower survival (52%). Aspects of the particular risks and device management in these small patients are discussed...
- Imaging and surgical repair of a bifurcating aortico-left ventricle tunnelClayton A Kaiser
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 91:e23-5. 2011..Two patches were required on the left-ventricular side of the tunnel for closure. A bifurcating aortico-left ventricle tunnel has not yet been described in the literature. The preoperative imaging and surgical management are discussed...
- Surgical management of coronary artery arising from the wrong coronary sinus, using standard and novel approachesRajeev Gulati
Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1171-8. 2007..In single coronary ostium without intramural course, unroofing and coronary reimplantation are inappropriate, and coronary artery bypass grafting is suboptimal. For this variant, we have devised pulmonary artery translocation...
- Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)-defined morbidity and mortality associated with pediatric ventricular assist device support at a single US center: the Stanford experienceMary Lynette Stein
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Circ Heart Fail 3:682-8. 2010....
- 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...
- Pulmonary vascular K+ channel expression and vasoreactivity in a model of congenital heart diseaseDavid N Cornfield
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 283:L1210-9. 2002..There was no difference in Kv2.1 mRNA levels. Channel protein expression was consistent with these findings. We conclude that, in the presence of elevated pulmonary blood flow, K Ca channel expression is increased and TASK is decreased...
- Alterations in ET-1, not nitric oxide, in 1-week-old lambs with increased pulmonary blood flowBoaz Ovadia
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 284:H480-90. 2003..These data demonstrate that increased pulmonary blood flow induces alterations in ET-1 signaling before NO signaling and suggest an early role for ET-1 in the altered vascular reactivity associated with increased pulmonary blood flow...
- Emergence of smooth muscle cell endothelin B-mediated vasoconstriction in lambs with experimental congenital heart disease and increased pulmonary blood flowStephen M Black
Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
Circulation 108:1646-54. 2003..The objective of this study was to investigate the role of potential later alterations of the ET cascade in the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension secondary to increased pulmonary blood flow...
- Chronic endothelin A receptor blockade in lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow and pressureSohrab Fratz
Dept of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 287:L592-7. 2004..We conclude that chronic endothelin A receptor blockade attenuates the progression of pulmonary hypertension and augments alveolar growth in lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow...
- Tezosentan, a combined parenteral endothelin receptor antagonist, produces pulmonary vasodilation in lambs with acute and chronic pulmonary hypertensionRobert K Fitzgerald
Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0106, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:571-7. 2004..To investigate the hemodynamic effects of tezosentan in the intact lamb both at rest and during acute and chronic pulmonary hypertension...
- Effect of surgical case volume on outcome after the Norwood procedureMalcolm J MacDonald
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1731; author reply 1731-2. 2005
- Alterations in nitric oxide production in 8-week-old lambs with increased pulmonary blood flowStephen M Black
Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pediatr Res 52:233-44. 2002..We speculate that the progressive decrease in basal NO activity participates in the development of pulmonary hypertension secondary to increased pulmonary blood flow...