John L Bass
Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- Transcatheter closure of the perimembranous ventricular septal defect-preclinical trial of a new Amplatzer deviceJohn L Bass
University of Minnesota, Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:1153-60. 2012..This study assessed the feasibility and efficacy of implanting a new nitinol device for closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects in a swine model...
- Initial human experience with the Amplatzer perimembranous ventricular septal occluder deviceJohn L Bass
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:238-45. 2003..In the 25 subjects with the device left in place, device-related aortic or tricuspid insufficiency, arrhythmias, and embolization were not observed. These excellent acute results need to be confirmed by long-term follow-up...
- Transcatheter occlusion of the left atrial appendage--experimental testing of a new Amplatzer deviceJohn L Bass
Department of Pediatrics Division Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:181-5. 2010..This study assessed the feasibility and efficacy of implanting a new nitinol device in the left atrial appendage (LAA) in a canine model...
- Experimental evaluation of a new articulated Amplatzer ductal occluder device without fabricDaniel H Gruenstein
University of Minnesota Children s Hospital, Fairview, Pediatric Cardiology, MMC 94, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:482-7. 2009..To describe a new percutaneous PDA device...
- Usefulness of bone marrow transplantation in the Hurler syndromeElizabeth A Braunlin
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Am J Cardiol 92:882-6. 2003..Cardiac ultrasound findings of patients with this syndrome >10 years after successful bone marrow transplantation are described...
- Echocardiographic assessment of ductal anatomy in premature infants-lessons for device designMatthew Trefz
Pediatric Cardiology, Amplatz Children s Hospital, University of Minnesota, 410 Delaware Street NE, MMC 94, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Echocardiography 27:575-9. 2010..A discussion for percutaneous ductal occlusion in preterm infants...
- Permanent pacemaker for atrioventricular conduction block after operative repair of perimembranous ventricular septal defectElliot M Tucker
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1196-200. 2007....
- Pericardial effusion after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantOsamah Aldoss
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Pediatr Transplant 17:294-9. 2013..In summary, PE is a common and significant complication of pediatric allo-HCT. Prospective studies are needed to better determine the etiology and optimal method of PE treatment after HCT...
- Transesophageal echocardiography guidance for repair of complex cardiac injuriesShaun P Setty
Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 82:2289-92. 2006..We used transesophageal echocardiography to characterize these multiple defects to help guide successful surgical repair. The patient recovered uneventfully...
- Corrosive behaviour of Amplatzer devices in experimental and biological environmentsHuafu Kong
Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Cardiol Young 12:260-5. 2002..There is no increase of concentrations of nickel in the blood of patients who have received Amplatzer nitinol devices. These favorable testing results reveal that nickel-titanium is an inert, corrosion resistant alloy...
- PFO closure complications from the AGA registryZahid Amin
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:74-9. 2008....
- Percutaneous closure of a large PDA in a 35-year-old man with elevated pulmonary vascular resistanceJohn S Hokanson
Pediatric Cardiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 3:149-54. 2008..The use of prior balloon test occlusion of the PDA suggested that the procedure would be successful, despite the lack of an immediate fall in the pulmonary artery pressure...
- Initial experience with the Amplatzer membranous septal occluder in adultsRafael Hirsch
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Unit and Departments of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
Acute Card Care 9:54-9. 2007..A trans-catheter technique for closing pmVSDs has been developed, and this paper describes our initial experience using the Amplatzer membranous septal occluder (AMSO)...
- Transcatheter closure of large secundum atrial septal defects using the 40 mm Amplatzer septal occluder: results of an international registryKeila Lopez
University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:580-4. 2005..We conclude that the 40 mm ASO is safe and effective in most patients with a large ASD up to a diameter of 39 mm. However, the use of this device requires careful attention as the procedure may be unsuccessful or the device may embolize...
- Erosion of Amplatzer septal occluder device after closure of secundum atrial septal defects: review of registry of complications and recommendations to minimize future riskZahid Amin
Joint Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Nebraska Creighton University, Children s Hospital, 8200 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:496-502. 2004..Oversized ASO may increase the risk of erosion. The defect should not be overstretched during balloon sizing. Patients with small pericardial effusion at 24 hr should have closer follow-up...