D S Levi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Future of interventional cardiology in pediatrics
    Daniel S Levi
    Mattel Children s Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 18:79-90. 2003
  2. doi request reprint The use of Doppler tissue imaging to predict cellular and antibody-mediated rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Sarina K Behera
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:207-14. 2008
  3. pmc Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum causing severe left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Payal Amin
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1743, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:851-4. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Connecting multiple low-flow intravenous infusions in the newborn: problems and possible solutions
    Daniel S Levi
    Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, UCLA Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:275-81. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The yield of surveillance endomyocardial biopsies as a screen for cellular rejection in pediatric heart transplant patients
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, B2 427 MDCC, Los Angeles, CA 90095 17, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 8:22-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Embolization and retrieval of the Amplatzer septal occluder
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:543-7. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Creation of transcatheter aortopulmonary and cavopulmonary shunts using magnetic catheters: feasibility study in swine
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:397-403. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Smart materials applications for pediatric cardiovascular devices
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatr Res 63:552-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract transannular patch placement without cardiopulmonary bypass
    D S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, UCLA, B2 427 MDCC, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1743, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:149-55. 2006
  10. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo testing of a novel, hyperelastic thin film nitinol flow diversion stent
    C P Kealey
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 100:718-25. 2012

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Future of interventional cardiology in pediatrics
    Daniel S Levi
    Mattel Children s Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 18:79-90. 2003
    ..Because this trend toward catheter-mediated treatment is certain to continue, care must be taken to regulate safely the introduction of novel techniques and devices into clinical use in pediatric cardiology...
  2. doi request reprint The use of Doppler tissue imaging to predict cellular and antibody-mediated rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Sarina K Behera
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:207-14. 2008
    ..0 had 93% and 89% NPV, respectively, for rejection. Mitral and tricuspid valve E/E' ratios <5.0 may be useful non-invasive screening measures to exclude rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients...
  3. pmc Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum causing severe left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Payal Amin
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1743, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:851-4. 2009
    ..We report this successful palliation and resulting complete elimination of the LVOT obstruction in a very unique presentation of PAIVS in a newborn...
  4. doi request reprint Connecting multiple low-flow intravenous infusions in the newborn: problems and possible solutions
    Daniel S Levi
    Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, UCLA Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:275-81. 2010
    ..To compare the efficiency of a stopcock system and a newly designed device to titrate low-flow infusions to critically ill infants...
  5. ncbi request reprint The yield of surveillance endomyocardial biopsies as a screen for cellular rejection in pediatric heart transplant patients
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, B2 427 MDCC, Los Angeles, CA 90095 17, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 8:22-8. 2004
    ..For pediatric patients more than 30 days after OHT, EMB has failed to reveal significant episodes of cellular rejection in asymptomatic patients managed with tacrolimus...
  6. ncbi request reprint Embolization and retrieval of the Amplatzer septal occluder
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:543-7. 2004
    ..Because the incidence of ASO embolization is about 1 in 200 in the most experienced hands, all operators should be prepared with the techniques and equipment required for percutaneous ASO retrieval...
  7. doi request reprint Creation of transcatheter aortopulmonary and cavopulmonary shunts using magnetic catheters: feasibility study in swine
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:397-403. 2009
    ..Transcatheter Glenn or central shunts were successfully created in four swine...
  8. doi request reprint Smart materials applications for pediatric cardiovascular devices
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatr Res 63:552-8. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract transannular patch placement without cardiopulmonary bypass
    D S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, UCLA, B2 427 MDCC, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1743, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:149-55. 2006
    ..Transannular RVOT patch augmentation can be performed safely and effectively without cardiopulmonary bypass...
  10. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo testing of a novel, hyperelastic thin film nitinol flow diversion stent
    C P Kealey
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 100:718-25. 2012
    ..HE-TFN flow-diverting stents warrant further investigation as a novel treatment for intracranial aneurysms...
  11. doi request reprint Thin film nitinol covered stents: design and animal testing
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    ASAIO J 54:221-6. 2008
    ..Extremely low-profile covered stents can be manufactured using thin films of nitinol. Although long-term studies are needed, thin film nitinol may allow for the development of low-profile, nonthrombogenic covered stents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reliable atrial septostomy by stenting of the atrial septum
    Saar Danon
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:408-13. 2005
    ..Stenting of the atrial septum is safe and effective in selected cases, allowing for a reliable, long-lasting, restrictive or nonrestrictive interatrial communication...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of a covered stent modification to produce a transcatheter valve: laboratory and animal testing
    Daniel S Levi
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    ASAIO J 51:719-24. 2005
    ..Although long-term testing is required, a modified CSV design may have utility in low-profile pediatric transcatheter valve replacement...
  14. pmc In vitro hemocompatibility of thin film nitinol in stenotic flow conditions
    C P Kealey
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Biomaterials 31:8864-71. 2010
    ..Given TFN's low profile and our previously demonstrated ability to place TFN covered stents in vivo, it is an excellent candidate for use in next-generation endovascular stents grafts...
  15. doi request reprint Serial late dilatations of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stents in porcine aorta
    Brent M Gordon
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, B2 427 MDCC, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:400-7. 2008
    ..Covered stents may be desirable for stenting of coarctations...
  16. doi request reprint Electrosurgical energy in combination with a transseptal needle: a novel method for the creation of an atrial communication in hypoplastic left heart syndrome with intact atrial septum
    Brent M Gordon
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:113-6. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Experience with the Cardiva Boomerang Catalyst system in pediatric cardiac catheterization
    Sharon Seltzer
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, UCLA Mattel Children s Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:476-81. 2009
    ..We studied the safety and efficacy of the Cardiva Boomerang Catalyst vascular closure system in pediatric patients after cardiac catheterization with access in femoral and internal jugular vessels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interventional treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in 2004
    John W Moore
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 64:91-101. 2005
    ..Developing technologies offer small improvements in control and results, but do not appear to promise major changes in practice. This review summarizes the current and emerging interventional technologies directed at PDA closures...
  19. doi request reprint Thin film nitinol microstent for aneurysm occlusion
    Youngjae Chun
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 32 135 Engineering IV, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Biomech Eng 131:051014. 2009
    ..In vivo studies in swine confirmed that thin film nitinol microstents could be deployed accurately and consistently in the swine cranial vasculature...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter closure of atrial shunts. Focus on a lingering issue
    John W Moore
    Division of Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital and the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:310-2. 2004
  21. doi request reprint Polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stents in the venous and arterial system: angiographic and pathologic findings in a swine model
    Brent M Gordon
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, B2 427 MDCC, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:206-11. 2008
    ..Although polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is now used as a covering in a wide variety of vascular stents, little is known about the resultant pathologic and angiographic changes in the arterial and venous system after stent deployment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Muronomab-CD3 for pediatric acute myocarditis
    Gregory Perens
    Department of Pediatrics, UCLA Medical Center, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1743, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 28:21-6. 2007
    ..By decreasing the autoimmune inflammatory response, OKT3 may hasten recovery of ventricular function and be a useful adjunct therapy for hemodynamically significant acute pediatric myocarditis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defect associated with a ventricular septal aneurysm using the Amplatzer ductal occluder
    Christopher A Tan
    Division of Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:427-31. 2005
    ..The device was well positioned and the ventricular left-to-right shunt was significantly decreased in all three patients. The procedure was tolerated well without complications in each case...
  24. ncbi request reprint A thin film nitinol heart valve
    Lenka L Stepan
    Biomedical Engineering Department, University of California at Los Angeles, Room 32 135, Engineering IV, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Biomech Eng 127:915-8. 2005
    ..Although long term testing is still necessary, thin film NiTi may be very well suited for use in artificial heart valves...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cellular rejection of the conduction system after orthotopic heart transplantation for congenital atrioventricular block
    Jessica B Chan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1732, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1371-5. 2006
    ..Although diagnostic modalities to predict or detect ongoing cellular rejection in the conduction system are limited, recognizing the early signs, such as post-operative heart block, may prevent devastating consequences...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter closure of coronary artery fistulae using the Amplatzer Duct Occluder
    Sarina K Behera
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:242-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to report our experience using the Amplatzer Duct Occluder (ADO) for occlusion of significant coronary artery fistulae (CAF)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of eosinophilic pleural effusions following congenital heart surgery
    G S Perens
    Department of Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, UCLA, B2 427 MDCC, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1743, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:168-9. 2006
    ..It is possible that postoperative eosinophilic pleural effusion may represent a subgroup of effusions that are more likely to respond to treatment with corticosteroids...
  28. ncbi request reprint Embolization and transcatheter retrieval of coils and devices
    C A Tan
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 26:267-74. 2005
    ..To minimize potential morbidities associated with these retrievals and to maximize efficacy of retrieval, operators performing transcatheter coil or device occlusions must be familiar with retrieval techniques...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of graft longevity in pediatric heart transplantation
    N R Leman
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 26:762-7. 2005
    ..Recently transplanted patients managed with tacrolimus-based immunosuppression and patients with noncongenital cardiomyopathy have significantly superior graft survival...
  30. doi request reprint Use of interlock fibered detachable coils for occlusion of collaterals, coronary artery fistulae, and patent ductus arteriosus
    Sharon Seltzer
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:770-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the utility of interlocking detachable coils (IDC) for transcatheter occlusion of vascular communications in congenital heart disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint Radiographic appearance of pediatric cardiovascular transcatheter devices
    Ryan J Williams
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:1231-41; quiz 1332-3. 2006
    ..Knowledge of the radiographic appearance of devices used by interventional pediatric cardiologists can allow a radiologist to make better clinical assessments and detect possible complications given a limited clinical history...
  32. ncbi request reprint Screening for rejection in symptomatic pediatric heart transplant recipients: the sensitivity of BNP
    Miwa Geiger
    Mattel Children s Hospital, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:563-9. 2008
    ..We concluded that BNP is a highly sensitive screening test for acute rejection in symptomatic pediatric heart transplant patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Biocorrosion investigation of two shape memory nickel based alloys: Ni-Mn-Ga and thin film NiTi
    L L Stepan
    Biomedical Engineering IDP, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 82:768-76. 2007
    ..These results suggest that passivation or electropolishing of thin film nitinol maybe unnecessary to promote corrosion resistance...
  34. ncbi request reprint Humoral rejection in pediatric orthotopic heart transplantation
    Tim W Casarez
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mattel Children s Hospital, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:114-9. 2007
    ..The role of antibody-mediated humoral rejection (HR) in graft failure has not yet been described in the pediatric population...
  35. doi request reprint Truncal valve repair in neonates using pericardial leaflet extension
    Simin Bahrami
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:281-3. 2009
    ..At primary repair, their truncal valves were successfully repaired using pericardial leaflet extensions. This technique may be used in neonates with truncal valve insufficiency as part of the primary repair of truncus arteriosus...
  36. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic predictors of outcome in fetuses with pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
    Renuka E Peterson
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1393-400. 2006
    ..We sought to identify in utero predictors of postnatal outcomes in fetal patients with pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PAIVS) or critical pulmonary stenosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic echocardiographic guidance of transcatheter atrial septal defect closure
    Richard E Kardon
    The Heart Center for Children, St Christopher s Hospital For Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:256-60. 2004
    ..Twelve patients were referred for surgical ASD closure on the basis of TTE evaluation. Five patients with multiple ASDs or poor transthoracic acoustic windows had ASD device closure guided by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)...

Research Grants1

  1. Pediatric Thin-Film TiNi Catheter-Based Heart Valve
    Daniel Levi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Phase II studies will focus on accelerated wear testing, long-term in vivo animal testing, and manufacturing issues. ..