Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Central venous catheter-associated complications in infants with single ventricle: comparison of umbilical and femoral venous access routesRanjit Aiyagari
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:549-53. 2012..We sought to analyze the clinical outcomes of patients with umbilical venous catheter vs. femoral central venous catheter placement at the time of initial central venous access in this high-risk patient population...
- Effects of N-acetylcysteine on renal dysfunction in neonates undergoing the arterial switch operationRanjit Aiyagari
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical School, L1242 Women s SPC 5204, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5204, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:956-61. 2010..We evaluated N-acetylcysteine, a potent antioxidant, as prevention for renal dysfunction in infants undergoing cardiac surgery for dextro-transposition of the great arteries...
- Extensive distortion and dysfunction of an Edwards Valeo Lifestent placed for stenosis of the superior vena cavaRanjit Aiyagari
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:282-5. 2011..The stenosis was successfully treated with an Edwards Valeo Lifestent, but recurrent symptomatic superior vena caval stenosis developed within 5 months, requiring repeat catheterization and stent placement...
- Risk factor analysis for second-stage palliation of single ventricle anatomyTimothy M Lee
Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 93:614-8; discussion 619. 2012..The second-stage procedure creates a physiologic connection between the superior vena cava and the pulmonary artery...
- Utility of a clinical practice guideline in treatment of chylothorax in the postoperative congenital heart patientJAY YEH
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, C S Mott Children s Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Thorac Surg 96:930-6. 2013..Chylothorax after congenital heart surgery is a common complication with associated morbidities, but consensus treatment guidelines are lacking. Variability exists in the duration of medical treatment and timing for surgical intervention...
- An apparent case of undiagnosed donor Kawasaki disease manifesting as coronary artery aneurysm in a pediatric heart transplant recipientJoshua Friedland-Little
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 4204, USA
Pediatr Transplant 17:E1-3. 2013..Given multiple reports in the literature of persistent abnormalities of coronary artery morphology and function after Kawasaki disease, close monitoring is warranted, with consideration of potential coronary protective medical therapies...
- Hydrogel expandable coils for vascular occlusion in congenital cardiovascular disease: a single center experienceBryan H Goldstein
Department of Pediatrics, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 7:212-8. 2012..The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of the AZUR hydrogel-polymer coated platinum coil (hydrocoil) for vascular occlusion in patients with congenital cardiovascular disease (CCVD)...
- Association of pediatric heart transplant coronary vasculopathy with abnormal hemodynamic measuresRanjit Aiyagari
C S Mott Children s Hospital, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Health Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 6:128-33. 2011..Catheter-derived right ventricular end-diastolic pressure (RVEDP) and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) were recorded. Biopsies were collected to verify the absence of rejection...