A P Rocchini
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Clonidine prevents insulin resistance and hypertension in obese dogsA P Rocchini
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Hypertension 33:548-53. 1999..The present study suggests that the central sympathetic nervous system plays a critical role in the development of both insulin resistance and hypertension associated with feeding dogs a high fat diet...
- Hypertension and insulin resistance are not directly related in obese dogsAlbert P Rocchini
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Hypertension 43:1011-6. 2004..In addition, there is a suggestion that insulin resistance in this experimental model is mediated through the central and or peripheral alpha2-adrenoceptors, whereas hypertension is mediated through the alpha1- and or beta-adrenoceptors...
- Serial changes in norepinephrine kinetics associated with feeding dogs a high-fat dietAlbert P Rocchini
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology Division, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5204, USA
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:117-24. 2010..This study supports the hypothesis that activation of the SNS plays a pivotal role in the metabolic and hemodynamic changes that occur with weight gain induced by HFD...
- Pediatric hypertension 2001Albert P Rocchini
Pediatric Cardiology, C S Mott Hospital, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Curr Opin Cardiol 17:385-9. 2002..The information obtained during the past year has improved our understanding of the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood hypertension...
- Pediatric cardiac catheterizationAlbert P Rocchini
C S Mott Hospital, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Curr Opin Cardiol 17:283-8. 2002....
- Raising heart-healthy childrenA P Rocchini
CS Mott Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
Pediatr Int 41:597-602. 1999....
- Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: therapeutic cardiac catheter interventionsA P Rocchini
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0204, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 69:S332-42. 2000..A minimum database set is also presented which will allow for data sharing and would lend itself to basic interpretation of trends. Outcome tables relating diagnoses, procedures, and various risk factors are presented...
- Inducibility of intra-atrial reentrant tachycardia after the first two stages of the Fontan sequenceI H Law
University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor 48109-0204, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 37:231-7. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: The rate of inducible, sustained IART in a group of patients before the Fontan operation is 27% and is associated with older age at the time of second-stage palliation, older age at pre-Fontan evaluation and female gender...
- Insulin resistance syndrome in childhood: associations of the euglycemic insulin clamp and fasting insulin with fatness and other risk factorsA R Sinaiko
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Pediatr 139:700-7. 2001..The clustering of risk factors according to level of M(lbm) suggests that adult cardiovascular disease is more likely to develop in children with the greatest degree of insulin resistance...
- Access to the left atrium for delivery of radiofrequency ablation in young patients: retrograde aortic vs transseptal approachI H Law
University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center, C. S. Mott Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 22:204-9. 2001..These data suggest that although outcomes and major complication rates are similar for the two groups, the use of fewer catheters and shorter fluoroscopic times warrant consideration of the transseptal atrial approach in young patients...
- Effect of acute changes in load on left ventricular diastolic function during device closure of atrial septal defectsCarlen A Gomez
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Am J Cardiol 95:686-8. 2005....
- Obesity hypertensionAlbert P Rocchini
Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Am J Hypertens 15:50S-52S. 2002..However, the exact mechanisms whereby obesity causes hypertension are complex and multifactorial. The current article summarizes some of the known mechanisms responsible for obesity hypertension...
- Echocardiographic predictors for the development of subaortic stenosis after repair of atrioventricular septal defectD Scott Lim
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908-0386, USA
Am J Cardiol 91:900-3. 2003
- Comparison of simultaneous invasive and noninvasive measurements of pressure gradients in congenital aortic valve stenosisPiers C A Barker
University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:1496-502. 2002..CONCLUSION: The catheter peak to peak gradient can be accurately estimated noninvasively using estimated pressure recovery or correlation equations incorporating Doppler measurements...
- Systemic arterial pressure and brachial arterial flow-mediated dilatation in young cardiac transplant recipientsD Scott Lim
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48198-0204, USA
Am J Cardiol 90:1035-7. 2002
- Long-term follow-up of patients after coarctation of the aorta repairOlga H Toro-Salazar
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Connecticut Medical School and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Am J Cardiol 89:541-7. 2002..More than 1/3 of the survivors developed significant late cardiovascular abnormalities...
- Drug therapy of high-risk lipid abnormalities in children and adolescents: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth Committee, Council of Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, with the CBrian W McCrindle
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Circulation 115:1948-67. 2007..Recommendations are provided to guide decision-making with regard to patient selection, initiation, monitoring, and maintenance of drug therapy...
- Superior vena cava thrombectomy with the X-SIZER catheter system in a child with Fontan palliationJeffrey G Gossett
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0204, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:28-32. 2007..She demonstrated rapid improvement in her neurologic deficits after the procedure. This represents the first published use of the X-SIZER in a child and its first published use for SVC thrombectomy...
- Decompression of the left atrium during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using a transseptal cannula incorporated into the circuitRanjit M Aiyagari
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Crit Care Med 34:2603-6. 2006..This technique represents a reasonable alternative to blade or balloon atrial septostomy for patients requiring left atrial decompression...
- Catheter-based decompression of the left atrium in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and restrictive atrial septum is safe and effectiveJeffrey G Gossett
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:619-24. 2006..Catheter intervention improves survival compared to historical controls undergoing emergent Norwood...
- Extended resection and end-to-end anastomosis for aortic coarctation in infants: results of a tailored surgical approachGail E Wright
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 80:1453-9. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Tailored surgical repair for aortic coarctation has a low rate (6%) of residual and recurrent coarctation even when performed in infants. Mortality and morbidity are low...
- Transcatheter occlusion of aortopulmonary shunts during single-ventricle surgical palliationD Scott Lim
Virginia Children s Heart Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:427-33. 2005..However, the degree of recirculation from aortopulmonary collaterals does not correlate with outcome after Fontan surgery in this patient cohort...
- Childhood obesity and a diabetes epidemicAlbert P Rocchini
N Engl J Med 346:854-5. 2002
- Effect of oral L-arginine on oxidant stress, endothelial dysfunction, and systemic arterial pressure in young cardiac transplant recipientsD Scott Lim
Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0386, USA
Am J Cardiol 94:828-31. 2004..Our data support the concept that cardiac transplant recipients use excess endogenous NO from L-arginine supplementation to buffer increased vascular oxidant stress...
- Relation of insulin resistance and body composition to left ventricular mass in childrenJulia Steinberger
Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, MMC 94, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Am J Cardiol 90:1177-80. 2002