Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Portal and sinusoidal fibrosis are common on liver biopsy after Fontan surgeryMatthew C Schwartz
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 34:135-42. 2013..After Fontan surgery, portal and sinusoidal fibrosis are common at liver biopsy and can progress over time. Lower platelet count may represent a marker of portal-based disease in these patients...
- Hepatic pathology may develop before the Fontan operation in children with functional single ventricle: an autopsy studyMatthew C Schwartz
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:904-9. 2012..We aimed to describe liver histology at autopsy in patients who had undergone the Fontan operation and to determine whether patient variables are associated with the degree of fibrosis...
- Relation of left ventricular end diastolic pressure to right ventricular end diastolic volume after operative treatment of tetralogy of fallotMatthew C Schwartz
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Cardiol 109:417-22. 2012..These findings support the theory that RV dilation may impair LV diastolic function and that LV parameters may also be important to consider in determining timing of pulmonary valve replacement...
- The Amplatzer vascular plug and Amplatzer vascular plug II for vascular occlusion procedures in 50 patients with congenital cardiovascular diseaseMatthew Schwartz
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Cardiology, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:411-7. 2010..To describe the use of the Amplatzer vascular plug (plug 1) and Amplatzer vascular plug II (plug 2) in patients with congenital cardiovascular disease (CCVD)...