Michiaki Imamura

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Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint New transplant technique with hemiazygos continuation and interrupted inferior vena cava
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1882-4. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypoplastic left heart syndrome, interrupted inferior vena cava, biliary atresia
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1746-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Bridge to cardiac transplant in children: Berlin Heart versus extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Michiaki Imamura
    Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1894-901; discussion 1901. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Reoperation and mechanical circulatory support after repair of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: a twenty-year experience
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:167-72; discussion 172-3. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Reoperation after supravalvular aortic stenosis repair
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:2016-22. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Prophylactic amiodarone reduces junctional ectopic tachycardia after tetralogy of Fallot repair
    Michiaki Imamura
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Department of Surgery, Little Rock, Ark 72202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:152-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for intractable primary arrhythmias and complete congenital heart block in newborns and infants: short-term and medium-term outcomes
    Umesh Dyamenahalli
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:47-52. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of 22q11.2 deletion on the postoperative course of children after cardiac surgery
    Rachel McDonald
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:341-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Management of a pediatric patient on the Berlin Heart Excor ventricular assist device with argatroban after heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Michael L Schmitz
    College of Medicine, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    ASAIO J 54:546-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Incremental reduction in the incidence of stroke in children supported with the Berlin EXCOR ventricular assist device
    Jonathan W Byrnes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1727-33. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint New transplant technique with hemiazygos continuation and interrupted inferior vena cava
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1882-4. 2013
    ..We used this treatment approach successfully to perform cardiac transplantation in two patients who developed severe heart failure after Fontan completion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypoplastic left heart syndrome, interrupted inferior vena cava, biliary atresia
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1746-8. 2007
    ..This case report illustrates that even in the presence of major multiple congenital anomalies, staged reconstruction for hypoplastic left heart syndrome can be successfully performed...
  3. doi request reprint Bridge to cardiac transplant in children: Berlin Heart versus extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Michiaki Imamura
    Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1894-901; discussion 1901. 2009
    ..We reviewed our recent experience with these two technologies with particular focus on early outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Reoperation and mechanical circulatory support after repair of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: a twenty-year experience
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:167-72; discussion 172-3. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether long-term outcomes for children supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) after ALCAPA repair differ from those in children who did not require ECMO...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reoperation after supravalvular aortic stenosis repair
    Michiaki Imamura
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:2016-22. 2010
    ..Supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS) is the rarest type of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. We reviewed our experience with this anomaly and analyzed risk factors for death or reoperation...
  6. doi request reprint Prophylactic amiodarone reduces junctional ectopic tachycardia after tetralogy of Fallot repair
    Michiaki Imamura
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Department of Surgery, Little Rock, Ark 72202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:152-6. 2012
    ..We introduced prophylactic amiodarone for tetralogy repair. This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the prophylactic amiodarone...
  7. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for intractable primary arrhythmias and complete congenital heart block in newborns and infants: short-term and medium-term outcomes
    Umesh Dyamenahalli
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:47-52. 2012
    ..To describe the experience with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for intractable primary arrhythmias in newborns and infants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of 22q11.2 deletion on the postoperative course of children after cardiac surgery
    Rachel McDonald
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:341-7. 2013
    ..However, short-term outcomes may differ in certain subgroups...
  9. doi request reprint Management of a pediatric patient on the Berlin Heart Excor ventricular assist device with argatroban after heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Michael L Schmitz
    College of Medicine, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    ASAIO J 54:546-7. 2008
    ..We report a 15-year-old male patient who developed type II heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) after 6 weeks of heparin administration and placement of a Berlin Heart Excor left ventricular assist device (LVAD)...
  10. doi request reprint Incremental reduction in the incidence of stroke in children supported with the Berlin EXCOR ventricular assist device
    Jonathan W Byrnes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1727-33. 2013
    ..Given the high incidence of CVEs associated with this device, we sought to describe our institutional experience in incrementally reducing CVEs in children supported with the Berlin EXCOR VAD...
  11. doi request reprint 20-year experience of prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in critically ill children with cardiac or pulmonary failure
    Punkaj Gupta
    Section of Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1584-90. 2012
    ..This study aimed to study morbidity and mortality associated with prolonged ECMO therapy (≥28 days) in children with refractory cardiac or pulmonary failure...
  12. doi request reprint Preliminary single center North American experience with the Berlin Heart pediatric EXCOR device
    Stephanie R Rockett
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Health Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    ASAIO J 54:479-82. 2008
    ..Five patients required re-operations for bleeding or evacuation of hematoma. Despite a disappointing rate of neurologic morbidity, our preliminary experience with the EXCOR has been very encouraging...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of staged palliation on somatic growth in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Chandra Srinivasan
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:546-51. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint A single-center experience of extubation failure in infants undergoing the Norwood operation
    Punkaj Gupta
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas Medical Center, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1262-8. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Risk factors for prosthesis failure in pulmonary valve replacement
    Rahel Zubairi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:561-5. 2011
    ..Bioprosthetic valves fail (PVF) and require repeat replacement. Identification of risk factors for PVF would be useful for clinicians choosing among various options for the initial PVR...
  16. doi request reprint Standardized management improves outcomes after the Norwood procedure
    Chandra Srinivasan
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:329-37. 2009
    ..We studied the impact of a standardized management protocol for neonates undergoing NP...
  17. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass flow rate: a risk factor for hyperlactatemia after surgical repair of secundum atrial septal defect in children
    Boban P Abraham
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:170-3. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the intraoperative risk factors for hyperlactatemia in patients undergoing atrial septal defect repair...
  18. doi request reprint Conal septal morphometrics can identify higher risk neonates with tetralogy of Fallot
    Santosh C Uppu
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:200-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that infundibular morphology in neonates with TOF is associated with the occurrence of hypercyanotic spells and need for neonatal surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Ketamine as a neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory agent in children undergoing surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass: a pilot randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Adnan T Bhutta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:328-37. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that ketamine, via N-methyl D-aspartate receptor blockade and anti-inflammatory effects, would reduce central nervous system injury during cardiopulmonary bypass...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adrenal insufficiency in hemodynamically unstable neonates after open-heart surgery
    Xiomara Garcia
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Ark 72202, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:422-9. 2010
    ..To investigate if the low dose (1 µg) ACTH stimulation test appropriately assesses adrenal responsiveness in neonates undergoing open-heart surgery requiring cardio-pulmonary bypass...
  21. ncbi request reprint High-dose argatroban for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in a child using a ventricular assist device
    Sanjiv Pasala
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:e57-8. 2013
    ..This case also highlights bolus argatroban dosing for VAD change in the setting of persistent ventricular fibrillation...
  22. doi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome in newborns and children supported on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Parthak Prodhan
    Section of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Arkansas Children s Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    ASAIO J 58:143-7. 2012
    ..Timely placement of a PD catheter in patients who develop abdominal distension and ACS can substantially improve venous return and thus help maintain adequate tissue perfusion by improving ECMO flows...
  23. doi request reprint Preemptive gastrostomy tube placement after Norwood operation
    Xiomara Garcia
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Pediatr 159:602-7.e1. 2011
    ..Because infants undergoing a Norwood operation have poor interstage weight gain, we hypothesized that preemptive gastrostomy tube (GT) placement would result in earlier discharge, improved growth, and higher survival to stage 2...
  24. pmc Outcomes after extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) following refractory pediatric cardiac arrest in the intensive care unit
    Parthak Prodhan
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72205, United States
    Resuscitation 80:1124-9. 2009
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Hemolysis during cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a case-control comparison of roller pumps and centrifugal pumps in a pediatric population
    Jonathan Byrnes
    Department of Pediatrics Section of Critical Care, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    ASAIO J 57:456-61. 2011
    ..Differences in circuit life did not reach statistical significance. This pilot study contrasts with past studies, which have demonstrated more hemolysis occurring with centrifugal pumps when compared with roller-head pumps...
  26. doi request reprint Accidental azygos vein extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulation in a neonate with premature closure of the ductus arteriosus
    Jonathan Byrnes
    Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    ASAIO J 57:344-5. 2011
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Comparative effects of ventricular assist device and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on renal function in pediatric heart failure
    Parthak Prodhan
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas Division of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1428-34. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of ventricular assist device (VAD) and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) on renal function in children...
  28. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children with heart disease and genetic syndromes
    Santosh C Uppu
    Divisions of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    ASAIO J 59:52-6. 2013
    ..However, only 10 patients are living to date in this cohort. ECMO can be used in children with heart disease and genetic syndromes with good results. The survival rate is high and the complication rate is low...
  29. pmc Intrahospital transport of children on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: indications, process, interventions, and effectiveness
    Parthak Prodhan
    Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:227-33. 2010
    ..No studies to date have systematically evaluated intrahospital transport for patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vocal cord dysfunction and feeding difficulties after pediatric cardiovascular surgery
    Ritu Sachdeva
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Pediatr 151:312-5, 315.e1-2. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of vocal cord dysfunction on feeding in children after cardiovascular surgery...
  31. doi request reprint Orthotopic heart transplantation in a child with hereditary spherocytosis
    Charles E Johnson
    Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, 72202 3500, USA
    Artif Organs 34:1154-6. 2010
    ..There are few reports of open heart surgery for patients with HS and none for orthotopic heart transplantation.We report a 6-year-old boy with HS who underwent orthotopic heart transplantation...
  32. doi request reprint Single-institution experience with interhospital extracorporeal membrane oxygenation transport: A descriptive study
    Katherine C Clement
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:509-13. 2010
    ..We report our institution's nearly 20-yr experience with interhospital extracorporeal membrane oxygenation transport...
  33. doi request reprint Discrepancies between autopsy and clinical findings among patients requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenator support
    Carlos Blanco
    From the Department of Pediatric Cardiology, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas and Department of Critical Care, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas
    ASAIO J 60:207-10. 2014
    ..We report significant discrepancy between autopsy and clinical findings among ECMO-supported pediatric patients. Our findings underscore the need for enhanced premorbid surveillance in patients supported on ECMO. ..
  34. doi request reprint Quantification, identification, and relevance of anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies formed in association with the berlin heart ventricular assist device in children
    Matthew J O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Transplantation 95:1542-7. 2013
    ..This phenomenon has not been well described with the Berlin Heart EXCOR VAD, the most commonly used VAD in pediatric patients...
  35. doi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation of ventricular assist devices in pediatric patients
    Ritu Sachdeva
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:41-9. 2013
    ..This report describes the role of echocardiography in the management of children supported by VADs...
  36. pmc Single institution experience with a right-sided interrupted aortic arch
    Santosh C Uppu
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:802-4. 2012
    ..We report our institutional experience with two such patients and review the recent literature...
  37. pmc Single institutional experience of interrupted aortic arch repair over 28 years
    Takeshi Shinkawa
    Division of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:551-5. 2012
    ..2 vs. 90.0% at 10 years, P = 0.001). In conclusion, surgical outcomes for interrupted aortic arch have been significantly improved in the last decade and the staged repair remains an effective option in selected patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass for adults with congenital heart disease: pitfalls for perfusionists
    Michael L Schmitz
    Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock 72202 3591, USA
    Perfusion 21:45-53. 2006
    ..The perfusionist needs to be aware of such conditions as much congenital aberrancy may present unexpectedly during cardiac surgery...
  39. doi request reprint Repair of an anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery in a premature neonate
    Renee A Bornemeier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Division of Cardiology, Little Rock, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:435-9. 2008
    ..We believe this to be the youngest and smallest patient reported with the diagnosis and successful surgical correction of an ALCAPA...
  40. ncbi request reprint The first successful DeBakey VAD child implantation as a bridge to transplant
    Michiaki Imamura
    Department of Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    ASAIO J 51:670-2. 2005
    ..After 3 months, he had good cardiac function and no evidence of rejection. The DeBakey VAD Child device is a valuable option for cardiac support as a bridge to transplantation...
  41. pmc Recombinant human deoxyribonuclease improves atelectasis in mechanically ventilated children with cardiac disease
    Parthak Prodhan
    Pediatric Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:166-73. 2009
    ..To investigate whether a mucolytic agent, recombinant human deoxyribonuclease (rhDNase), improves atelectasis in children with cardiac illness requiring mechanical ventilation...
  42. doi request reprint Pathologic aneurysmal dilation of the ascending aorta and dilation of the main pulmonary artery in patients with Kabuki syndrome: valve-sparing aortic root replacement
    Umesh Dyamenahalli
    Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:424-8. 2007
    ..This is the first recognition and report of these findings as part of the Kabuki syndrome...
  43. doi request reprint Primary translocation of aberrant left subclavian artery for children with symptomatic vascular ring
    Takeshi Shinkawa
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1262-5. 2012
    ..This study assessed the early outcomes of this approach...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardiac transplant outcomes in pediatric patients with pre-formed anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies and/or positive retrospective crossmatch
    Eric J Wright
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1163-9. 2007
    ..We assessed outcomes of transplant recipients with either positive PRA before transplant or positive retrospective XM...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhage requiring surgical intervention among children on pulsatile ventricular assist device support
    Jonathan W Byrnes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 18:385-92. 2014
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Atrial septal dissection late after congenital heart surgery
    Kenneth R Knecht
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1522-4. 2011
    ..No identifiable predisposing risk was found prior to or at the time of surgical repair. Considerable risk of significant morbidity and even mortality attends atrial dissection due to the risk of rupture...
  47. doi request reprint Successful intra-arterial thrombolytic therapy for a right middle cerebral artery stroke in a 2-year-old supported by a ventricular assist device
    Jonathan W Byrnes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Transpl Int 25:e31-3. 2012
    ..This is the first report which uses intra-arterial thrombolytics while on a ventricular assist device in a pediatric patient...
  48. doi request reprint Single ventricle physiology: surgical options, indications and outcomes
    Robert D B Jaquiss
    Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 24:113-8. 2009
    ..Current approaches to single ventricle physiology as well as areas of controversy will be reviewed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Superior vena cava perforation in a child from a lawnmower projectile
    Wesley A McKamie
    Pediatric and Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:847-9. 2007
    ..The diagnostic work up and treatment of this deceptively life-threatening wound are discussed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cyanotic congenital heart disease
    Michiaki Imamura
    Department of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1723-7. 2004
    ..We examined our policy of venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support through the hypoxic event and performing delayed surgery, if required, to separate from extracorporeal membrane oxygenation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance flow analysis of classic and extracardiac Fontan procedures: the seesaw sign
    S Bruce Greenberg
    Arkansas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Radiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 800 Marshall Street, AR 72202 3591, Little Rock, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:397-405; discussion 407-8. 2004
    ..Energy inefficiencies lead to Fontan procedure failures. Our purpose was to quantify energy inefficiencies of various Fontan procedures using flow analysis...
  52. doi request reprint Differential lung ventilation and venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for traumatic bronchopleural fistula
    Jeremy Garlick
    Section of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1859-60. 2013
    ..This case highlights a novel approach for managing traumatic bronchopleural fistula in children. ..
  53. pmc Idiopathic giant right atrial aneurysm
    Santosh C Uppu
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Ann Pediatr Cardiol 6:68-70. 2013
    ..The resected atrium had paper-thin walls and pathological features of interstitial fibrosis with endocardial thickening...
  54. ncbi request reprint Management of abdominal compartment syndrome during extracorporeal life support
    Regina Okhuysen-Cawley
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:177-9. 2007
    ..To describe the successful use of a peritoneal dialysis catheter for emergent decompression of abdominal compartment syndrome during extracorporeal life support for septic shock...
  55. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic stroke in a child with low total serum cholesterol and a pulsatile left ventricular assist device
    Michael Schmitz
    Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202 3500, USA
    Artif Organs 33:1030-2. 2009
    ..We present a case of a hemorrhagic stroke that occurred in a 6-year-old, severely malnourished child who had just received augmentation of cardiac output with a pulsatile left ventricular assist device...
  56. ncbi request reprint Big help for small hearts
    Michael L Schmitz
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital, USA
    J Ark Med Soc 102:81-4. 2005
    ..UAMS physicians and nurses and ACH nurses and staff are here to care for these children both directly and by providing support to pediatricians and primary care physicians within Arkansas and the surrounding states...
  57. doi request reprint Implantation of a Berlin Heart ventricular assist device
    R D B Jaquiss
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 14:120-5. 2011
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia in a neonate with perinatal asphyxia and transposition of the great arteries
    Sarah B Mulkey
    1 Section of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
    Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag 1:205-8. 2011
    ..This case presents a therapeutic intervention which may represent a valuable neuroprotective strategy to limit brain injury, and therefore, improve neurodevelopmental outcomes in neonates with CCHD with perinatal asphyxia. ..
  59. doi request reprint Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm: a rare complication of infective endocarditis
    Ritu Sachdeva
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2:644-7. 2011
    ..This case emphasizes the need for a close follow-up of children with endocarditis for development of pseudoaneurysms, which is a rare but potentially fatal complication of endocarditis. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint Endothelin receptors, localized in sympathetic nerve terminals of the heart, modulate norepinephrine release and reperfusion arrhythmias
    Mitsuhiro Isaka
    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, 800 Marshall Street, Slot 677, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Basic Res Cardiol 102:154-62. 2007
    ..These studies provide the first evidence that both ETA and ETB receptors, located in the sympathetic nerve varicosities, modulate NE release, at least in part, in association with reperfusion arrhythmias...
  61. ncbi request reprint Management of Ebstein's anomaly and pure tricuspid insufficiency in the neonate
    Robert D B Jaquiss
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:258-63. 2007
    ..With the application of these various approaches, the outlook for neonatal Ebstein's anomaly has improved remarkably...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass influences the plasma levels of calcitonin gene-related peptides in dogs: effects of hemofiltration and hemodilution
    Mitsuhiro Isaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 14, Nishi 5, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8648, Japan
    Res Vet Sci 82:110-4. 2007
    ..Significant differences were found between the two groups in the CGRP amount in hemofiltration. The results show that hemofiltration should be used during CPB to decrease the plasma levels of CGRP...
  63. ncbi request reprint Experimental study of pegylated liposomal hemoglobin on norepinephrine release and reperfusion arrhythmias in isolated guinea pig hearts
    Mitsuhiro Isaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:391-5. 2007
    ..This study was to evaluate the effects of the timing of the administration of pegylated liposomal Hb (LHb, P(50)=40-45 mmHg, 1 mg/mL) on NE release and VF...
  64. ncbi request reprint Simplified technique for patch augmentation and chorda reconstruction of left atrioventricular valve in complete atrioventricular septal defect
    Toshifumi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Card Surg 18:253-6. 2003
    ..This technique could be one of the options in the repair of valves in order to avoid valve replacement in a small infant, although material of patch and reoperation need to be considered...
  65. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies on artificial blood usage for hemodilution during cardiopulmonary bypass
    Mitsuhiro Isaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 11:238-44. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a novel perfluoro-octyl bromide (PFOB) emulsion, one of perfluorochemicals (PFCs) emulsions, administered during hemodilution CPB...
  66. ncbi request reprint Giant pseudoaneurysm of the right ventricular outflow tract after repair of truncus arteriosus: evaluation by MR imaging and surgical approach
    Toshifumi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:849-51. 2002
    ..The defect was successfully repaired with reconstruction using a monocuspid outflow patch. MRI provided useful information for deciding the surgical approach...
  67. ncbi request reprint The extracardiac Fontan procedure without cardiopulmonary bypass: technique and intermediate-term results
    Anji T Yetman
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock 72202 3591, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1416-21. 2002
    ..The extracardiac Fontan procedure (ECF) usually requires cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). In this report, the results and techniques of this procedure without CPB at a single institution are presented...
  68. ncbi request reprint Carrier-mediated norepinephrine release and reperfusion arrhythmias induced by protracted ischemia in isolated perfused guinea pig hearts: effect of presynaptic modulation by alpha(2)-adrenoceptor in mild hypothermic ischemia
    Jun ichi Oka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, N14W5, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8648, Japan
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 303:681-7. 2002
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  69. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic denervation and reinnervation after the maze procedure
    Megumi Mabuchi
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Nucl Med 46:1089-94. 2005
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