Paul Checchia

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Identification and management of severe respiratory syncytial virus
    Paul Checchia
    Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:S7-12. 2008
  2. pmc Identification of pediatric septic shock subclasses based on genome-wide expression profiling
    Hector R Wong
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and Cincinnati Children s Research Foundation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    BMC Med 7:34. 2009
  3. ncbi Perioperative mechanical circulatory support in children with critical heart disease
    Paul A Checchia
    Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Cardiology, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, One Children s Place, NWT 8th Floor, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 13:414-24. 2011
  4. doi Mortality and morbidity among infants at high risk for severe respiratory syncytial virus infection receiving prophylaxis with palivizumab: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Paul A Checchia
    Department of Pediatrics, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:580-8. 2011
  5. doi Haematological and infectious complications associated with the treatment of patients with congenital cardiac disease: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Paul A Checchia
    Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Service, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:226-33. 2008
  6. doi Myocardial transcriptional profiles in a murine model of sepsis: evidence for the importance of age
    Paul A Checchia
    Center for Critical Illness and Health Engineering and the Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:530-5. 2008
  7. ncbi Cardiac troponin I as a predictor of mortality for pediatric submersion injuries requiring out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Paul A Checchia
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:222-5. 2006
  8. ncbi A risk assessment scoring system predicts survival following the Norwood procedure
    P A Checchia
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, Campus Box 8116, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:62-6. 2006
  9. ncbi The effect of surgical case volume on outcome after the Norwood procedure
    Paul A Checchia
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatric, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:754-9. 2005
  10. doi Endocrinal complications associated with the treatment of patients with congenital cardiac disease: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Heather Dickerson
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:256-64. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi Identification and management of severe respiratory syncytial virus
    Paul Checchia
    Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:S7-12. 2008
    ..Identifying children at risk for severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) so that the most appropriate management strategies can be implemented, thereby reducing the morbidity associated with this disease, is discussed...
  2. pmc Identification of pediatric septic shock subclasses based on genome-wide expression profiling
    Hector R Wong
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and Cincinnati Children s Research Foundation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    BMC Med 7:34. 2009
    ..Herein we tested the hypothesis that pediatric septic shock subclasses can be discovered through genome-wide expression profiling...
  3. ncbi Perioperative mechanical circulatory support in children with critical heart disease
    Paul A Checchia
    Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Cardiology, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, One Children s Place, NWT 8th Floor, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 13:414-24. 2011
    ....
  4. doi Mortality and morbidity among infants at high risk for severe respiratory syncytial virus infection receiving prophylaxis with palivizumab: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Paul A Checchia
    Department of Pediatrics, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:580-8. 2011
    ....
  5. doi Haematological and infectious complications associated with the treatment of patients with congenital cardiac disease: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Paul A Checchia
    Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Service, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:226-33. 2008
    ..Clinicians caring for patients with congenital cardiac disease will be able to use this list for databases, quality improvement initiatives, reporting of complications, and comparing strategies for treatment...
  6. doi Myocardial transcriptional profiles in a murine model of sepsis: evidence for the importance of age
    Paul A Checchia
    Center for Critical Illness and Health Engineering and the Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:530-5. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that analysis of cardiac RNA expression profiles may differentiate between the myocardial response to sepsis in young and old mice...
  7. ncbi Cardiac troponin I as a predictor of mortality for pediatric submersion injuries requiring out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Paul A Checchia
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:222-5. 2006
    ..We designed a prospective study whose purpose was to assess the predictive value for outcome of serum cardiac troponin I measurements after submersion injury and cardiorespiratory arrest...
  8. ncbi A risk assessment scoring system predicts survival following the Norwood procedure
    P A Checchia
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, Campus Box 8116, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:62-6. 2006
    ..This supports the conclusion that a specific population of HLHS patients may have a higher mortality risk independent of surgical technique and postoperative care based on factors that can be assessed preoperatively...
  9. ncbi The effect of surgical case volume on outcome after the Norwood procedure
    Paul A Checchia
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatric, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:754-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of our study was to understand more clearly the relative effects of institution and surgeon experience on patient outcome...
  10. doi Endocrinal complications associated with the treatment of patients with congenital cardiac disease: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Heather Dickerson
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:256-64. 2008
    ..Clinicians caring for patients with congenital cardiac disease will be able to use this list for databases, initiatives to improve quality, reporting of complications, and comparing strategies of treatment...
  11. doi Evidence for a novel blood RNA diagnostic for pediatric appendicitis: the riboleukogram
    Jared T Muenzer
    Center for Critical Illness and Health Engineering, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:333-8. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that gene expression analysis of circulating white blood cells and/or plasma cytokines could be used to improve diagnostic accuracy in children being evaluated for appendicitis...
  12. ncbi Effect of a selection and postoperative care protocol on survival of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Paul A Checchia
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Loma Linda University Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:477-83; discussion 483. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi Steroid use before pediatric cardiac operations using cardiopulmonary bypass: an international survey of 36 centers
    Paul A Checchia
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:441-4. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that current steroid administration practices among pediatric cardiac surgical centers are highly variable...
  14. ncbi Effect of a specialized pediatric institutional setting on organ recovery from potential donors
    Marcella Donkin
    The Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Crit Care 15:497-501. 2006
    ..The relationship between accessibility to the full range of subspecialty care available at freestanding pediatric hospitals and organ donor management and recovery rates has not been studied...
  15. ncbi Myocardial injury in children following resuscitation after cardiac arrest
    Paul A Checchia
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Loma Linda University Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Resuscitation 57:131-7. 2003
    ..Our purpose was to determine whether measurement of cardiac troponin I in children with acute out-of-hospital cardiac arrest predicts the severity of myocardial injury...
  16. ncbi Cardiac troponin I as a predictor of respiratory failure in children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections: a pilot study
    James A Moynihan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 21:479-82. 2003
    ..A sample size calculation revealed that a follow-up study of 359 patients is needed before the clinical use of cardiac troponin I for this purpose...
  17. ncbi Dexamethasone reduces postoperative troponin levels in children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass
    Paul A Checchia
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1742-5. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi An examination of the incidence of intubation and mechanical ventilation beyond the peri-operative period in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Paul A Checchia
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:379-82. 2004
  19. ncbi Rate of palivizumab administration in accordance with current recommendations among hospitalized children
    James A Moynihan
    Department of Emergency Medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda, Calif, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 18:224-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of the current study is to examine palivizumab administration among children hospitalized with RSV infection...
  20. doi Cardiac extracorporeal life support: state of the art in 2007
    David S Cooper
    The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida, All Children s Hospital, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Florida Pediatric Associates and Cardiac Surgical Associates, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Cardiol Young 17:104-15. 2007
    ..In an emergency, these patients can be resuscitated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and subsequently transitioned to a long-term ventricular assist device after a period of stability...
  21. ncbi Pediatric cardiac critical care patients should be cared for by intensivists
    Harris P Baden
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:221-2; author reply 222-3. 2006
  22. ncbi Intensivist-led team approach to critical care of children with heart disease
    Harris P Baden
    Pediatrics 117:1854-6; author reply 1856-7. 2006
  23. ncbi Effect of cardiopulmonary bypass and surgical intervention on the natriuretic hormone system in children
    John M Costello
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Memorial Hospital, The Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:822-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the effect of cardiopulmonary bypass and surgical intervention on the natriuretic hormone system in children and to assess whether such changes are associated with morbidity...