Robert J Gajarski

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Infection and malignancy after pediatric heart transplantation: the role of induction therapy
    Robert J Gajarski
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, CS Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:299-308. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Adrenocortical response in infants undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and circulatory arrest
    Robert J Gajarski
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:44-51. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of pediatric patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy listed for transplant
    Robert Gajarski
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:1329-34. 2009
  4. pmc Urinary biomarkers and renal near-infrared spectroscopy predict intensive care unit outcomes after cardiac surgery in infants younger than 6 months of age
    Matthew A Hazle
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:861-867.e1. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Association of pediatric heart transplant coronary vasculopathy with abnormal hemodynamic measures
    Ranjit 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
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes of infants weighing three kilograms or less requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac surgery
    Priya Bhat
    University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:656-61. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Has late rejection decreased in pediatric heart transplantation in the current era? A multi-institutional study
    Rebecca K Ameduri
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:980-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint A United Network for Organ Sharing analysis of heart transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease: outcomes and factors associated with mortality and retransplantation
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:161-8. 2010
  9. pmc Fluid overload in infants following congenital heart surgery
    Matthew A Hazle
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:44-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint An apparent case of undiagnosed donor Kawasaki disease manifesting as coronary artery aneurysm in a pediatric heart transplant recipient
    Joshua 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

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  1. doi request reprint Infection and malignancy after pediatric heart transplantation: the role of induction therapy
    Robert J Gajarski
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, CS Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:299-308. 2011
    ..This study hypothesized that induced pediatric patients would have an increased risk of these events compared with non-induced patients...
  2. doi request reprint Adrenocortical response in infants undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and circulatory arrest
    Robert J Gajarski
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:44-51. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of pediatric patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy listed for transplant
    Robert Gajarski
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:1329-34. 2009
    ..The course of pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is variable, and the indications for heart transplantation (HTx) are ill defined. This study investigated outcomes and risk factors for adverse outcomes after listing for HTx...
  4. pmc Urinary biomarkers and renal near-infrared spectroscopy predict intensive care unit outcomes after cardiac surgery in infants younger than 6 months of age
    Matthew A Hazle
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:861-867.e1. 2013
    ..To assess the ability of urinary acute kidney injury biomarkers and renal near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to predict outcomes in infants after surgery for congenital heart disease...
  5. doi request reprint Association of pediatric heart transplant coronary vasculopathy with abnormal hemodynamic measures
    Ranjit 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...
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes of infants weighing three kilograms or less requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac surgery
    Priya Bhat
    University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:656-61. 2013
    ..This single-center study investigated outcomes and risks for poor survival among infants weighing 3 kg or less...
  7. doi request reprint Has late rejection decreased in pediatric heart transplantation in the current era? A multi-institutional study
    Rebecca K Ameduri
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:980-6. 2012
    ..The incidence of rejection has decreased in the first year after pediatric HTx in the current era. We hypothesized a similar phenomenon has occurred with LR...
  8. doi request reprint A United Network for Organ Sharing analysis of heart transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease: outcomes and factors associated with mortality and retransplantation
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:161-8. 2010
    ..We investigated outcomes and risk factors for mortality and retransplantation among patients with adult congenital heart disease compared with adult recipients...
  9. pmc Fluid overload in infants following congenital heart surgery
    Matthew A Hazle
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:44-9. 2013
    ..To describe postoperative fluid overload patterns and correlate degree of fluid overload with intensive care morbidity and mortality in infants undergoing congenital heart surgery...
  10. doi request reprint An apparent case of undiagnosed donor Kawasaki disease manifesting as coronary artery aneurysm in a pediatric heart transplant recipient
    Joshua 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...
  11. doi request reprint Vasoactive-inotropic score as a predictor of morbidity and mortality in infants after cardiopulmonary bypass
    Michael G Gaies
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:234-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the association between inotropic/vasoactive support and clinical outcome in infants after cardiac surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Intravenous induction of therapeutic hypothermia in the management of junctional ectopic tachycardia: a pilot study
    Brendan Patrick Kelly
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:11-7. 2010
    ..Intravenous induction of therapeutic hypothermia can be safely and effectively performed for children with JET. Further studies, powered for clinically relevant outcomes, should evaluate this potentially valuable therapeutic method...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of extracorporeal life support as a bridge to pediatric cardiac transplantation
    Robert J Gajarski
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:28-34. 2003
    ..Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) has been used for post-cardiotomy rescue, but its use as a bridge to heart transplantation (OHT) in patients with post-surgical or end-stage ventricular failure remains controversial...
  14. doi request reprint Non-cameral coronary artery fistulae after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a multicenter study
    Kiona Y Allen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois60637, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:744-9. 2012
    ..We studied the incidence, anatomic distribution, and natural history of non-cameral CAFs (NC-CAFs) in a multicenter pediatric population...
  15. doi request reprint Pediatric coronary allograft vasculopathy--a review of pathogenesis and risk factors
    Kurt R Schumacher
    Congenital Heart Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:312-23. 2012
    ..The characteristics and unique clinical findings among pediatric transplant recipients will be explored within the context of recent, albeit limited, scientific investigations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relation of left ventricular diastolic function as measured by echocardiography and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure to rejection in young patients (< or = 31 years) after heart transplantation
    Lucy Y Eun
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:857-60. 2005
    ..02), and an elevated PCWP was associated with rejection (p = 0.023) but with poor sensitivity. Weak but insignificant correlations with PCWP were found for E/Vp (r = 0.28) and E/Em (r = 0.37)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of age on lipid profiles in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Aimee K Armstrong
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:523-30. 2005
    ..Once safety and efficacy data are available, all age groups may benefit from statins...
  18. doi request reprint Safety profile of decellularized, cryopreserved pulmonary allografts when used in the aortic position for neonatal arch reconstruction
    Marc D Knepp
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:807-10. 2011
    ..Because this graft material, which may be less immunogenic, has important implications for this subgroup, who are at increased future transplant risk, larger trials evaluating longer-term safety and immunogenicity are warranted...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bridge to transplant using the MicroMed DeBakey ventricular assist device in a child with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Massimo A Padalino
    Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1118-21. 2006
    ..This was the first pediatric implant of the MDBVAD in the United States and the youngest patient worldwide. The patient recovered well and subsequently underwent successful heart transplantation after 84 days of support...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lack of correlation between MMF dose and MPA level in pediatric and young adult cardiac transplant patients: does the MPA level matter?
    Robert J Gajarski
    University of Michigan, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1495-500. 2004
    ..An MPA trough level < 2.5 microg/mL was more frequently associated with EMB grade > or = 2. Concentration rather than dose-driven management is a more prudent strategy when using MMF...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors for bleeding in pediatric post-cardiotomy patients requiring ECLS
    Kathryn Nardell
    Departments of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Perfusion 24:191-7. 2009
    ..This retrospective review details bleeding complications and identifies risk factors for bleeding in these patients...