Victoria L Vetter

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A discussion of electrocardiographic screening and sudden cardiac death prevention: evidence and consensus
    Victoria 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
  2. doi request reprint The role of ECG screening in the evaluation of risk of sudden cardiac arrest in the young
    Victoria L Vetter
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S6-14. 2009
  3. doi request reprint A pilot study of the feasibility of heart screening for sudden cardiac arrest in healthy children
    Victoria 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
  4. pmc Genotype- and mutation site-specific QT adaptation during exercise, recovery, and postural changes in children with long-QT syndrome
    Peter 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
  5. doi request reprint A neonate with long QT syndrome, refractory ventricular arrhythmias, and lidocaine toxicity
    Aruna T Nathan
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Anesth Analg 114:407-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. doi request reprint Outcome of high-risk neonates with congenital complete heart block paced in the first 24 hours after birth
    Andrew 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
  8. doi request reprint Guidelines for the outpatient management of complex congenital heart disease
    Gil Wernovsky
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:10-26. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Pediatric pacemaker infections: twenty years of experience
    Mitchell 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryoablation of congenital familial ectopic tachycardia with preservation of atrioventricular nodal function in an infant
    Maully 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

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint A discussion of electrocardiographic screening and sudden cardiac death prevention: evidence and consensus
    Victoria 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...
  2. doi request reprint The role of ECG screening in the evaluation of risk of sudden cardiac arrest in the young
    Victoria 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...
  3. doi request reprint A pilot study of the feasibility of heart screening for sudden cardiac arrest in healthy children
    Victoria 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...
  4. pmc Genotype- and mutation site-specific QT adaptation during exercise, recovery, and postural changes in children with long-QT syndrome
    Peter 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...
  5. doi request reprint A neonate with long QT syndrome, refractory ventricular arrhythmias, and lidocaine toxicity
    Aruna 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...
  6. doi request reprint 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
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  7. doi request reprint Outcome of high-risk neonates with congenital complete heart block paced in the first 24 hours after birth
    Andrew 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...
  8. doi request reprint Guidelines for the outpatient management of complex congenital heart disease
    Gil 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pediatric pacemaker infections: twenty years of experience
    Mitchell 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryoablation of congenital familial ectopic tachycardia with preservation of atrioventricular nodal function in an infant
    Maully 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mapping the critical diastolic pathway in intra-atrial reentrant tachycardia using an automated voltage mapping program
    Jonathan 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability following neonatal heart surgery for complex congenital heart disease
    Jonathan 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Induction of atrial fibrillation after the routine use of adenosine
    Jonathan 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Slow pathway modification for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Jonathan 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Junctional rhythm in association with neuroborreliosis
    Jonathan 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
  16. ncbi request reprint Postpericardiotomy syndrome after permanent pacemaker implantation in children and young adults
    Ilana 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...
  17. doi request reprint Implications of anesthesia in children with long QT syndrome
    Aruna 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Congenital long QT syndrome and 2:1 atrioventricular block: an optimistic outcome in the current era
    Peter 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...
  19. doi request reprint Pediatric cardiovascular safety: challenges in drug and device development and clinical application
    Katherine 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...
  20. pmc Surgical management of complete atrioventricular septal defect: associations with surgical technique, age, and trisomy 21
    Andrew 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...
  21. pmc Ventricular tachycardia in infants with structurally normal heart: a benign disorder
    Mark 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Time and temperature profile of catheter cryoablation of right septal and free wall accessory pathways in children
    Jonathan 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Substrate characterization of ventricular tachycardia in a porcine model of tetralogy of Fallot using noncontact mapping
    Jonathan 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...
  24. doi request reprint Subcutaneous array with active can implantable cardioverter defibrillator configuration: a follow-up study
    Jonathan 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker therapy in isolated congenital complete atrioventricular block
    Johannes 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Capture management efficacy in children and young adults with endocardial and unipolar epicardial systems
    Mitchell 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Resynchronization therapy in pediatric and congenital heart disease patients: an international multicenter study
    Anne 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...
  28. doi request reprint 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 patien
    J Philip Saul
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:926-33. 2008
  29. pmc Functional status, heart rate, and rhythm abnormalities in 521 Fontan patients 6 to 18 years of age
    Andrew 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...
  30. doi request reprint Managed ventricular pacing in pediatric patients and patients with congenital heart disease
    Jonathan 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiograms should be included in preparticipation screening of athletes
    Robert 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
  32. ncbi request reprint The roles of chronic pressure and volume overload states in induction of arrhythmias: an animal model of physiologic sequelae after repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    Ilana 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clues or miscues? How to make the right interpretation and correctly diagnose long-QT syndrome
    Victoria L Vetter
    Circulation 115:2595-8. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint 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 Society
    Victoria L Vetter
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1391-5. 2005
  35. doi request reprint 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 Yo
    Victoria L Vetter
    Circulation 117:2407-23. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Report from the Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology for the interpretation of the neonatal electrocardiogram
    Peter J Schwartz
    Cardiol Young 12:592-608. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of pulsed corticosteroid therapy for primary treatment of Kawasaki disease
    Jane 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...

Research Grants2

  1. ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) after Surgery for Congenital Hear
    Victoria 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). ..