Affiliation: University of California
- Inhaled nitric oxide does not improve systemic oxygenation after bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosisIan Adatia
Department of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:217-9. 2005
- Diagnostic and therapeutic uses of inhaled nitric oxide in neonatal Ebstein's anomalyAndrew M Atz
Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Cardiol 91:906-8. 2003
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and associated cardiovascular malformations: type, frequency, and impact on managementAngela E Lin
Genetics Unit, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 145:201-16. 2007..Irrespective of the type of severity of CVMs in patients with CDH, the degree of pulmonary hypoplasia and pulmonary vascular disease predicts outcome...
- Resting and exercise cardiorespiratory function in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic herniaDaniel Trachsel
Division of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pediatr Pulmonol 41:522-9. 2006..This study may prove useful in comparisons with future cohorts comprising more severely affected individuals now surviving due to improved neonatal care...
- The effects of carbon dioxide on oxygenation and systemic, cerebral, and pulmonary vascular hemodynamics after the bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosisAparna Hoskote
Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1501-9. 2004..Hypercarbic management strategies may allow earlier progression to the BCPA, which may contribute to reducing the interval morbidity in patients with a functional single ventricle...
- CT of the chest in the evaluation of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension in childrenGulraiz Chaudry
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Pediatr Radiol 37:345-50. 2007..Previous studies have defined CT features suggestive of the diagnosis of IPAH, but these have all been limited to the adult population...
- B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict outcome after neonatal cardiac surgeryJong Hau Hsu
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:939-45. 2007..Therefore, the objective of this study was to determine the predictive value of perioperative B-type natriuretic peptide levels for postoperative outcomes in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery...
- Regional and central venous oxygen saturation monitoring following pediatric cardiac surgery: concordance and association with clinical variablesPatrick S McQuillen
Pediatric Heart Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:154-60. 2007..To compare changes in regional cerebral or flank oxygen saturation measured by near-infrared spectroscopy with changes in central venous oxygen saturation (ScvO2) and to determine clinical variables associated with these changes...
- B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict outcomes for children on extracorporeal life support after cardiac surgeryOmar Chikovani
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0106, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1179-87. 2007..The objective of this study was to investigate potential associations between changes in B-type natriuretic peptide during trials off extracorporeal life support and clinical outcome...
- Summary proceedings from the cardiology group on postoperative cardiac dysfunctionStephen J Roth
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford, California 94304, USA
Pediatrics 117:S40-6. 2006....
- Extracorporeal life support after staged palliation of a functional single ventricle: subsequent morbidity and survivalAparna Hoskote
Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1114-21. 2006..Use of extracorporeal life support before cardiac arrest might reduce attrition between decannulation and hospital discharge...
- Contemporary management of right atrial isomerism: effect of evolving therapeutic strategiesTae-Jin Yun
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1108-13. 2006..The role of primary sutureless repair for total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage remains to be defined...
- Recent advances in pulmonary vascular diseaseIan Adatia
Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Curr Opin Pediatr 14:292-7. 2002....
- Alterations in plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels after repair of congenital heart defects: a potential perioperative markerChie-Youn Shih
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:632-8. 2006..5% and a specificity of 90.2%. CONCLUSIONS: B-type natriuretic peptide determinations might be a useful tool for clinicians caring for infants and children after surgical intervention for congenital heart disease...
- Levels of exhaled nitric oxide before and after surgical and transcatheter device closure of atrial septal defects in childrenTilman Humpl
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:806-10. 2002..In contrast, exhaled nitric oxide levels increase after transcatheter closure. Exhaled nitric oxide levels may reflect bypass-induced endothelial cell injury and are independent of changes in pulmonary blood flow...
- Inhaled NO inhibits platelet aggregation and elevates plasma but not intraplatelet cGMP in healthy human volunteersMaurice Beghetti
Division of Cardiology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1X8
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 285:H637-42. 2003..43 to 9.99 +/- 5.57 pmol/ml (P < 0.005), intraplatelet cGMP levels were unchanged (means +/- SD: 1.96 +/- 0.58 vs. 2.71 +/- 1.67 pmol/109 platelets; P > 0.05). Inhaled NO inhibits platelet aggregation via a cGMP independent mechanism...
- Clinical characteristics and follow up of Down syndrome infants without congenital heart disease who presented with persistent pulmonary hypertension of newbornPrakesh S Shah
Division of Neonatology, Department of Critical Care, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Perinat Med 32:168-70. 2004....
- Abnormal pericyte recruitment as a cause for pulmonary hypertension in Adams-Oliver syndromeMillan S Patel
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Med Genet A 129:294-9. 2004..These findings suggest a unifying pathogenic mechanism for the abnormalities seen in AOS. These and previously reported cases establish that a subset of AOS patients is at high risk for PH...
- Rapid advancement to more concentrated formula in infants after surgery for congenital heart disease reduces duration of hospital stay: a randomized clinical trialFrancy Pillo-Blocka
Divisions of Cardiology and Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Pediatr 145:761-6. 2004..05). CONCLUSIONS: Rapid advancement to higher achieved formula concentration significantly improved energy intake and weight gain and decreased duration of postoperative hospital stay in infants after cardiac surgery...
- Effect of carbon dioxide on systemic oxygenation, oxygen consumption, and blood lactate levels after bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosisJia Li
Division of Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Crit Care Med 33:984-9. 2005....
- Beneficial effect of oral sildenafil therapy on childhood pulmonary arterial hypertension: twelve-month clinical trial of a single-drug, open-label, pilot studyTilman Humpl
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto Medical School, Toronto, Canada
Circulation 111:3274-80. 2005..024). CONCLUSIONS: Oral sildenafil has the potential to improve hemodynamics and exercise capacity for up to 12 months in children with PAH. Confirmation of these results in a randomized, controlled trial is essential...
- Alveolar capillary dysplasia: a six-year single center experiencePablo Eulmesekian
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
J Perinat Med 33:347-52. 2005..Alveolar capillary dysplasia occurs frequently in neonates who require ECMO support for refractory pulmonary hypertension. We have added an additional familial case and suggest a novel angiographic finding...
- Perioperative B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict outcome after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis and total cavopulmonary connectionJong Hau Hsu
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:746-53. 2008....