Karrie L Dyer
Affiliation: University of Colorado
- Use of myocardial performance index in pediatric patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertensionKarrie L Dyer
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center The Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:21-7. 2006..The myocardial performance index (MPI) correlates with clinical status in adults with idiopathic pulmonary arterial (PA) hypertension (IPAH). This pediatric study used MPI to assess response to bosentan therapy...
- Noninvasive methods for determining pulmonary vascular function in children with pulmonary arterial hypertension: application of a mechanical oscillator modelKendall S Hunter
Center for Bioengineering, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO 80045, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 3:106-16. 2008..Here, we investigate such a model's utility as a noninvasive predictor of total right heart afterload and right heart function...
- Genetic variation in the mitochondrial enzyme carbamyl-phosphate synthetase I predisposes children to increased pulmonary artery pressure following surgical repair of congenital heart defects: a validated genetic association studyJeffrey A Canter
Center for Human Genetics Research, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Mitochondrion 7:204-10. 2007..In conclusion, the CPSI T1405N genotype appears to be an important new factor in predicting susceptibility to increased PAP following surgical repair of congenital cardiac defects in children...