Victoria L Vetter
Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- A discussion of electrocardiographic screening and sudden cardiac death prevention: evidence and consensusVictoria L Vetter
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Curr Opin Cardiol 28:139-51. 2013..Several new studies in the past 2 years serve as an impetus to reframe the debate into a reasonable discussion that seeks to obtain more evidence wherever needed and to develop a consensus wherever possible...
- The role of ECG screening in the evaluation of risk of sudden cardiac arrest in the youngVictoria L Vetter
Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S6-14. 2009..However, a one-time investment of 25% of that amount would determine how best to use our health care resources in the future to identify children and youth at risk for SCA...
- A pilot study of the feasibility of heart screening for sudden cardiac arrest in healthy childrenVictoria L Vetter
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Am Heart J 161:1000-1006.e3. 2011..No studies have systematically screened healthy school children in the United States for conditions leading to SCA to identify those at risk...
- Genotype- and mutation site-specific QT adaptation during exercise, recovery, and postural changes in children with long-QT syndromePeter F Aziz
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Cardiology, and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:867-73. 2011..Exercise stress testing has shown diagnostic utility in adult patients with long-QT syndrome (LQTS); however, the QT interval adaptation in response to exercise in pediatric patients with LQTS has received little attention...
- A neonate with long QT syndrome, refractory ventricular arrhythmias, and lidocaine toxicityAruna T Nathan
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Anesth Analg 114:407-9. 2012..This report discusses the implications and challenges of management of a neonate with compound long mutations...
- Cardiovascular effects of medications for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: what is known and how should it influence prescribing in children?Josephine Elia
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Science Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Paediatr Drugs 12:165-75. 2010....
- Outcome of high-risk neonates with congenital complete heart block paced in the first 24 hours after birthAndrew C Glatz
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:767-73. 2008..The purpose of this study is to assess outcomes of patients with congenital complete heart block who were paced in the first 24 hours after birth owing to the presence of known risk factors...
- Guidelines for the outpatient management of complex congenital heart diseaseGil Wernovsky
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 1:10-26. 2006..The purpose of this position article is to provide a framework for outpatient follow-up of complex congenital heart disease, based on a review of current literature and the experience of the authors...
- Pediatric pacemaker infections: twenty years of experienceMitchell I Cohen
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:821-7. 2002..We sought to evaluate possible predictors of early and late pacemaker infections in children...
- Cryoablation of congenital familial ectopic tachycardia with preservation of atrioventricular nodal function in an infantMaully J Shah
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:773-6. 2007..This report describes a strategy of cryoablation in conjunction with a 3-D mapping system and the use of atrial overdrive pacing during cryothermal application to assess AV nodal function...
- Mapping the critical diastolic pathway in intra-atrial reentrant tachycardia using an automated voltage mapping programJonathan R Kaltman
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:786-8. 2006..Catheter ablation targeted to this pathway successfully terminated the arrhythmia...
- Heart rate variability following neonatal heart surgery for complex congenital heart diseaseJonathan R Kaltman
Division of Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and The Cardiac Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:471-8. 2006..In addition, we assessed the hypothesis that single-ventricle physiology and surgical interruption of the great arteries negatively affects HRV...
- Induction of atrial fibrillation after the routine use of adenosineJonathan R Kaltman
The Cardiac Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 22:113-5. 2006..Therefore, we would recommend that the use of adenosine be limited to situations in which there is appropriate electrocardiographic monitoring and emergency resuscitative capabilities...
- Slow pathway modification for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardiaJonathan R Kaltman
The Cardiac Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Am J Cardiol 94:1316-9. 2004..The "refractory window" was defined as the difference between the fast and slow pathway effective refractory periods. A significant decrease in the refractory window (p <0.001) after successful slow pathway modification was found...
- Junctional rhythm in association with neuroborreliosisJonathan R Kaltman
The Cardiac Center of The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 21:850-3. 2005
- Postpericardiotomy syndrome after permanent pacemaker implantation in children and young adultsIlana Zeltser
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 78:1684-7. 2004..Postpericardiotomy syndrome (PPS) occurs in 10% to 50% of pediatric patients after cardiac surgery. The incidence and outcome of PPS after permanent pacemaker implantation in children is not described...
- Implications of anesthesia in children with long QT syndromeAruna T Nathan
Division of Cardio Thoracic Anesthesia, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 12 NW 40, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Anesth Analg 112:1163-8. 2011..We describe the occurrence of perioperative adverse events (AEs) related to arrhythmias in children with congenital LQTS exposed to volatile general anesthesia and describe associated risk factors...
- Congenital long QT syndrome and 2:1 atrioventricular block: an optimistic outcome in the current eraPeter F Aziz
Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Heart Rhythm 7:781-5. 2010..Previous studies of patients with long QT syndrome (LQTS) and 2:1 atrioventricular block (AVB) have reported a mortality rate greater than 50% during infancy...
- Pediatric cardiovascular safety: challenges in drug and device development and clinical applicationKatherine E Bates
Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Cardiology, 3401 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Am Heart J 164:481-92. 2012..The discussions in this article summarize areas of emerging consensus and other areas in which consensus remains elusive and provide suggestions for additional research to further our knowledge and understanding of this topic...
- Surgical management of complete atrioventricular septal defect: associations with surgical technique, age, and trisomy 21Andrew M Atz
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1371-9. 2011..We sought to evaluate the contemporary results after repair of a complete atrioventricular septal defect and to determine the factors associated with suboptimal outcomes...
- Ventricular tachycardia in infants with structurally normal heart: a benign disorderMark D Levin
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Cardiol Young 20:641-7. 2010..While indications for therapy cannot be determined from this study, lack of symptoms or myocardial dysfunction suggests that therapy may not be necessary...
- Time and temperature profile of catheter cryoablation of right septal and free wall accessory pathways in childrenJonathan R Kaltman
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:343-7. 2008..However, the temperature at which loss of AP conduction occurs may be variable. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the time and temperature profile at which loss of AP conduction occurs...
- Substrate characterization of ventricular tachycardia in a porcine model of tetralogy of Fallot using noncontact mappingJonathan R Kaltman
Divisions of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1316-22. 2007..This study investigates whether noncontact mapping can identify the arrhythmia substrate in a porcine model that involves a right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) patch and either chronic volume or pressure load on the right ventricle...
- Subcutaneous array with active can implantable cardioverter defibrillator configuration: a follow-up studyJonathan R Kaltman
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 2:125-9. 2007..Mid- to long-term follow-up of these nontraditional implant techniques is not well known. We assessed the mid-term performance of a subcutaneous lead technique used in our practice...
- Pacemaker therapy in isolated congenital complete atrioventricular blockJohannes M P J Breur
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital UMC, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1685-91. 2002..Indications for PM therapy in children may require reevaluation in asymptomatic patients with increased cardiac size and decreased cardiac function...
- Capture management efficacy in children and young adults with endocardial and unipolar epicardial systemsMitchell I Cohen
Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Europace 6:248-55. 2004..VCM bears cautionary labelling against use with epicardial leads since they have not been demonstrated appropriate for use with VCM...
- Resynchronization therapy in pediatric and congenital heart disease patients: an international multicenter studyAnne M Dubin
Lucile Packard Children s Hospital, Palo Alto, California, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2277-83. 2005..Our objective was to evaluate the short-term safety and efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in children...
- Heart Rhythm Society/Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society Clinical Competency Statement: training pathways for implantation of cardioverter-defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices in pediatric and congenital heart patienJ Philip Saul
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Heart Rhythm 5:926-33. 2008
- Functional status, heart rate, and rhythm abnormalities in 521 Fontan patients 6 to 18 years of ageAndrew D Blaufox
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:100-7, 107.e1. 2008..Our objective was to determine the relationship between functional outcome and abnormalities of heart rate and rhythm after the Fontan operation...
- Managed ventricular pacing in pediatric patients and patients with congenital heart diseaseJonathan R Kaltman
Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Cardiol 102:875-8. 2008..In conclusion, MVP can be used safely and can significantly reduce unnecessary VP in pediatric patients and patients with CHD...
- Electrocardiograms should be included in preparticipation screening of athletesRobert J Myerburg
Division of Cardiology D 39, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016960, Miami, FL 33101, USA
Circulation 116:2616-26; discussion 2626. 2007
- The roles of chronic pressure and volume overload states in induction of arrhythmias: an animal model of physiologic sequelae after repair of tetralogy of FallotIlana Zeltser
Division of Cardiology at Children s Medical Center at Dallas and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex 75235, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1542-8. 2005..The purpose of this study was to establish an animal model to evaluate the individual contribution of different physiologic sequelae after tetralogy of Fallot repair in the development of late-onset arrhythmias...
- Clues or miscues? How to make the right interpretation and correctly diagnose long-QT syndromeVictoria L Vetter
Circulation 115:2595-8. 2007
- ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. Task force 4: recommendations for training guidelines in pediatric cardiac electrophysiology endorsed by the Heart Rhythm SocietyVictoria L Vetter
J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1391-5. 2005
- Cardiovascular monitoring of children and adolescents with heart disease receiving medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder [corrected]: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the YoVictoria L Vetter
Circulation 117:2407-23. 2008
- Report from the Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology for the interpretation of the neonatal electrocardiogramPeter J Schwartz
Cardiol Young 12:592-608. 2002
- Randomized trial of pulsed corticosteroid therapy for primary treatment of Kawasaki diseaseJane W Newburger
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 356:663-75. 2007..Studies have suggested that primary corticosteroid therapy might be beneficial and that adverse events are infrequent with short-term use...
- ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) after Surgery for Congenital HearVictoria Vetter; Fiscal Year: 2007..The institutional strengths and infrastructure support clinical investigations and enhance the likelihood that the aims and long term goals of the Pediatric Heart Network will be achieved. (End of Abstract). ..