Bahaaldin Alsoufi

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oversizing pulmonary homograft conduits does not significantly decrease allograft failure in children
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code DC8S, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:548-53. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Palliation Outcomes of Neonates Born With Single-Ventricle Anomalies Associated With Aortic Arch Obstruction
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 103:637-644. 2017
  3. doi request reprint The Impact of Dominant Ventricle Morphology on Palliation Outcomes of Single Ventricle Anomalies
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:593-601. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Current Outcomes of Surgical Management of Aortopulmonary Window and Associated Cardiac Lesions
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:608-14. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint Era effect on survival following paediatric heart transplantation
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50:742-751. 2016
  6. doi request reprint The Effect of Noncardiac and Genetic Abnormalities on Outcomes Following Neonatal Congenital Heart Surgery
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 28:105-14. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes of multistage palliation of infants with functional single ventricle and heterotaxy syndrome
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:1369-77.e2. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Factors affecting death and progression towards next stage following modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50:169-77. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of heart transplantation in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome previously palliated with the Norwood procedure
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:167-74, 175.e1-2. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Selective management strategy of interrupted aortic arch mitigates left ventricular outflow tract obstruction risk
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:412-20. 2016

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Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Oversizing pulmonary homograft conduits does not significantly decrease allograft failure in children
    Tara Karamlou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code DC8S, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:548-53. 2005
    ..Our objective was to determine whether placement of oversized homografts for extracardiac pulmonary ventricle (PV) outflow tract reconstruction improves longevity in young children...
  2. doi request reprint Palliation Outcomes of Neonates Born With Single-Ventricle Anomalies Associated With Aortic Arch Obstruction
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 103:637-644. 2017
    ..We reviewed characteristics and outcomes of neonates who underwent those two surgical strategies at our institution...
  3. doi request reprint The Impact of Dominant Ventricle Morphology on Palliation Outcomes of Single Ventricle Anomalies
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:593-601. 2016
    ..We examined the effect of dominant ventricle morphology on single ventricle palliation outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Current Outcomes of Surgical Management of Aortopulmonary Window and Associated Cardiac Lesions
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:608-14. 2016
    ..Aortopulmonary window (APW) is a rare congenital defect that is often associated with other cardiac lesions. We analyzed our operative strategy to determine whether this had any relationship with outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Era effect on survival following paediatric heart transplantation
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50:742-751. 2016
    ..We report our institutional experience with focus on examining era effect on early and late survival...
  6. doi request reprint The Effect of Noncardiac and Genetic Abnormalities on Outcomes Following Neonatal Congenital Heart Surgery
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 28:105-14. 2016
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes of multistage palliation of infants with functional single ventricle and heterotaxy syndrome
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:1369-77.e2. 2016
    ..Management of infants with heterotaxy syndrome and functional single ventricle is complicated due to associated cardiac and extracardiac anomalies. We report current era palliation results...
  8. doi request reprint Factors affecting death and progression towards next stage following modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50:169-77. 2016
    ..We aim in the current study to report palliation outcomes of neonates with BTS and to examine factors affecting death and progression to the subsequent stage of palliation or repair...
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of heart transplantation in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome previously palliated with the Norwood procedure
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:167-74, 175.e1-2. 2016
    ..We studied transplantation outcomes in those patients using the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database...
  10. doi request reprint Selective management strategy of interrupted aortic arch mitigates left ventricular outflow tract obstruction risk
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:412-20. 2016
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Influence of Morphology and Initial Surgical Strategy on Survival of Infants With Tricuspid Atresia
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:1403-9; discussion 1409-10. 2015
    ..We report current era palliation outcomes and examine whether morphologic and, subsequently, surgical factors influence survival...
  12. doi request reprint Outcomes and risk factors for heart transplantation in children with congenital heart disease
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150:1455-62.e3. 2015
    ..Heart transplantation in children with underlying congenital heart disease has traditionally been associated with inferior outcomes. We report our single institution experience...
  13. doi request reprint Results of heart transplantation following failed staged palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome and related single ventricle anomalies
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:792-8; discussion 798-9. 2015
    ..We report our institutional outcomes following HT in children who had a prior Norwood operation...
  14. doi request reprint Outcomes and risk factors for heart transplantation in children with end-stage cardiomyopathy†
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49:85-92. 2016
    ..We aim to report our single institution results of HT in children with cardiomyopathy, and explore variables affecting survival and the need for heart retransplantation (RHT)...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of Patient Characteristics and Anatomy on Results of Norwood Operation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:591-8. 2015
    ..We sought to review current-era experience with multistage palliation of neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and to examine the patients' anatomic, and surgical risk factors influencing outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Results of palliation with an initial modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates with single ventricle anomalies associated with restrictive pulmonary blood flow
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:1639-46; discussion 1646-7. 2015
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Results of Primary Repair Versus Shunt Palliation in Ductal Dependent Infants With Pulmonary Atresia and Ventricular Septal Defect
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:639-46. 2015
    ..Each approach is associated with specific benefits and drawbacks. We report outcomes of those 2 different strategies...
  18. doi request reprint Single ventricle palliation in low weight patients is associated with worse early and midterm outcomes
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:668-76. 2015
    ..We examined current-era effects of low weight at time of surgery on hospital mortality, progression through palliative stages, and survival...
  19. doi request reprint Current outcomes of the Norwood operation in patients with single-ventricle malformations other than hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 6:46-52. 2015
    ..We describe current palliation outcomes in this group of SV patients...
  20. doi request reprint Low-weight infants are at increased mortality risk after palliative or corrective cardiac surgery
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:2508-14.e1. 2014
    ..Low weight is an established risk factor for mortality after congenital cardiac surgery. Given the advances in the care of neonates and infants after surgery, we sought to examine the effect of low weight on outcomes in the current era...
  21. doi request reprint Results of palliation with an initial pulmonary artery band in patients with single ventricle associated with unrestricted pulmonary blood flow
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149:213-20. 2015
    ..We report current-era results after pulmonary artery banding in patients with single ventricle anomalies, including those with arch obstruction...
  22. doi request reprint Late outcomes of infants supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation following the Norwood operation
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 6:9-17. 2015
    ..However, little is known about late outcomes of hospital survivors and their ability to progress through subsequent palliative stages...
  23. doi request reprint Aortic valve repair and replacement in children
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Future Cardiol 10:105-15. 2014
    ..This review will focus on treatment strategy, AV repair techniques, AV replacement choices and outcomes of AV disease management in children...
  24. doi request reprint Fate of the remaining neo-aortic root after autograft valve replacement with a stented prosthesis for the failing ross procedure
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:59-65; discussion 565. 2013
    ..We examine results of autograft valve replacement (AuVR) with stented prostheses (SP) without ARR with special focus on the fate of the remaining root and need for reintervention...
  25. doi request reprint Current outcomes of the Glenn bidirectional cavopulmonary connection for single ventricle palliation
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:42-8; discussion 48-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to report the current outcomes following BCPC and to examine risk factors affecting survival and progression to the next palliation stage...
  26. doi request reprint Cardiac reoperations following the Ross procedure in children: spectrum of surgery and reoperation results
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:25-30; discussion 30-1. 2012
    ..We examine the surgical spectrum and report outcomes of cardiac reoperations in patients who had undergone the Ross procedure during childhood...
  27. doi request reprint Obstruction of a percutaneous pulmonary valve by an Aspergillus mycotic thrombus mimicking massive pulmonary embolus
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:e5-6. 2012
    ..Subsequently, the patient had rapid improvement, received antifungal treatment, and has shown excellent cardiac and systemic recovery up to 1 year after surgery...
  28. doi request reprint The Ross procedure in children: preoperative haemodynamic manifestation has significant effect on late autograft re-operation
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:547-55. 2010
    ..We examined whether preoperative haemodynamic manifestation (e.g., stenosis, regurgitation and mixed aortic valve disease) affected late re-operation risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Results of concomitant aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting in the VA population
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery of Portland VA Hospital, Oregon, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:12-8; discussion 18-9. 2006
    ..Results from a VA population were reviewed in order to determine factors influencing early and late survival...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary artery sarcoma mimicking massive pulmonary embolus: a case report
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:e71-3. 2006
    ..The patient's condition was successfully managed with urgent pulmonary artery thromboendarterectomy, pulmonary valve replacement, and tricuspid valve annuloplasty...
  31. ncbi request reprint Short and midterm results of aortic valve cusp extension in the treatment of children with congenital aortic valve disease
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1292-9; discussion 1300. 2006
    ..We evaluated our experience with aortic valve cusp extension techniques to identify predictors of successful intraoperative repair and subsequent durability...
  32. ncbi request reprint New developments in the treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Cardiac Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 119:109-17. 2007
    ..Because the vast majority of deaths in this patient population occur within the first months of life, the focus of the review will be evaluation of the impact of these management strategies on survival in the neonatal and infant periods...
  33. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes in the treatment of patients with tetralogy of Fallot and absent pulmonary valve
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Cardiac Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:354-9; discussion 359. 2007
    ..Treatment of infants presenting with respiratory symptoms early in life is associated with high mortality (20-60%). We aim to report our results and identify factors associated with survival and prolonged ventilation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Management options in neonates and infants with critical left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Cardiac Center, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:1013-21. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aim of this review is to describe the different therapeutic strategies that can be applied to neonates presenting with critical LVOTO taking into consideration each patient's unique physiologic and anatomic findings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of different surgical strategies in the treatment of neonates with aortic coarctation and associated ventricular septal defects
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Cardiac Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1331-6; discussion 1336-7. 2007
    ..We examined morbidity associated with the two different therapeutic strategies of combined repair versus initial coarctation repair alone and attempted to identify preoperative predictors to guide optimal surgical management...
  36. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after surgical treatment of children with partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Cardiac Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:2020-6; discussion 2020-6. 2007
    ..We explore early results and time-related morbidity after surgical repair of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC) at our institution...
  37. ncbi request reprint Improved results with single-stage total correction of Taussig-Bing anomaly
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Labatt Family Heart Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:244-50. 2008
    ..Our surgical management has evolved to suggest a single-stage total repair strategy tailored to address all abnormalities on an individual basis. We examine the efficacy of this treatment approach...
  38. doi request reprint Surgical strategy to establish a dual-coronary system for the management of anomalous left coronary artery origin from the pulmonary artery
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:170-6. 2008
    ..If the anomalous coronary arises at a long distance from the aorta, we use various coronary extension techniques to facilitate tension-free implantation...
  39. doi request reprint Extra-corporeal life support following cardiac surgery in children: analysis of risk factors and survival in a single institution
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, P O Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:1004-11; discussion 1011. 2009
    ..We examined a large single institution experience with postoperative ECLS in children aiming to identify outcome predictors...
  40. doi request reprint Aortic and mitral valve replacement in children: is there any role for biologic and bioprosthetic substitutes?
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:84-90; discussion 90. 2009
    ..We examine results following mitral (MVR) or aortic (AVR) replacement with biologic and bioprosthetic valves at our institution...
  41. doi request reprint Results of left atrioventricular valve reoperations following previous repair of atrioventricular septal defects
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Card Surg 25:74-8. 2010
    ..We report results of left atrioventricular valve reoperations (LAVVR) following atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD) repair and examine variables predictive of outcome...
  42. doi request reprint Older children at the time of the Norwood operation have ongoing mortality vulnerability that continues after cavopulmonary connection
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:142-147.e2. 2011
    ..We examine the current era's survival in this subgroup...
  43. doi request reprint Intermediate results following complex biventricular repair of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in neonates and infants
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:431-8. 2010
    ..We report mid-term outcomes in a single institution...
  44. ncbi request reprint Superior results following the Ross procedure in patients with congenital heart disease
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:269-77; discussion 278. 2010
    ..Herein, the clinical outcome is reported following the Ross procedure in patients with CHD at the authors' institution...
  45. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve replacement with the Quattro stentless pericardial bioprosthesis: mid-term clinical and echocardiographic follow up
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:304-11. 2010
    ..The study aim was to assess the mid-term hemodynamic and functional results following MVR using the Quattro valve...
  46. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous aortic and mitral valve replacement in children: time-related outcomes and risk factors
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:341-8. 2010
    ..Multiple valve replacement may further increase morbidity and worsen outcome. The results are reported of combined aortic valve replacement (AVR) and mitral valve replacement (MVR) in children...
  47. doi request reprint Hybrid management strategy for percutaneous Fontan completion without surgery: early results
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:566-72; discussion 572-3. 2011
    ..We report early results of surgical preparation and subsequent percutaneous Fontan completion strategy for the treatment of single-ventricle defects...
  48. doi request reprint Results after mitral valve replacement with mechanical prostheses in young children
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1189-96, 1196.e1-2. 2010
    ..We examined outcomes after mitral valve replacement in children younger than 8 years...
  49. doi request reprint The rastelli procedure for transposition of the great arteries: resection of the infundibular septum diminishes recurrent left ventricular outflow tract obstruction risk
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:137-42; discussion 142-3. 2009
    ..To avoid recurrent LVOTO, we routinely enlarge the VSD and resect the infundibular septum before LV baffling to the aorta. We examined the efficacy of this approach in mitigating recurrent LVOTO risk...
  50. doi request reprint Outcomes and associated risk factors for mitral valve replacement in children
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:543-51. 2011
    ..We aim to report time-related outcomes following mitral valve replacement (MVR) in children and to identify factors affecting outcomes...
  51. doi request reprint Mechanical valves versus the Ross procedure for aortic valve replacement in children: propensity-adjusted comparison of long-term outcomes
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:362-370.e9. 2009
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Determinants of short- and long-term outcomes following triple valve surgery
    Bahaa M Fadel
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:513-22; discussion 523. 2010
    ..Herein are reported details of the authors' experience with 3VS, and their attempts to identify those factors associated with a poor clinical outcome...
  53. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term results of triple valve surgery in the modern era
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Peter Munk Cardiac Center, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2172-7; discussion 2177-8. 2006
    ..Triple valve surgery is usually complex and carries a reported operative mortality of 25% and 10-year survival of 40%. We examined surgical results in the modern era...
  54. doi request reprint The fate of the neoaortic valve and root after the modified Ross-Konno procedure
    Bahaa M Fadel
    Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:430-437.e1; discussion 436-7. 2013
    ..We aim to examine the fate of the neoaortic apparatus and assess neoaortic valve function after the modified Ross-Konno procedure...
  55. ncbi request reprint Survival outcomes after rescue extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pediatric patients with refractory cardiac arrest
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Cardiac Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:952-959.e2. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Surgical repair of multiple muscular ventricular septal defects: the role of re-endocardialization strategy
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Cardiac Center, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1072-80. 2006
    ..We sought to examine factors associated with permanent heart block, early mortality, and time-related survival. Additionally, we evaluated a new approach, transatrial re-endocardialization of interventricular septum, to mitigate risk...
  57. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal life support in neonates, infants, and children after repair of congenital heart disease: modern era results in a single institution
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:15-21; discussion 21. 2005
    ..We reviewed our results of different applications of extracorporeal life support in the last 2 years...
  58. doi request reprint Outcomes of neonates requiring prolonged stay in the intensive care unit after surgical repair of congenital heart disease
    Makoto Mori
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 152:720-727.e1. 2016
    ..Those patients require tremendous resources and strain the capacity of cardiac units. To date, little knowledge of early and late survival for this challenging population exists...
  59. doi request reprint Results of rapid-response extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in children with refractory cardiac arrest following cardiac surgery
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:268-75. 2014
    ..We sought to examine current era outcomes of extracorporeal CPR (ECPR) support for refractory arrest following surgical correction of congenital heart disease...
  60. doi request reprint Does single ventricle physiology affect survival of children requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support following cardiac surgery?
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 5:7-15. 2014
    ..We examine current-era outcomes of postoperative ECMO with special focus on patients with SV...
  61. ncbi request reprint Recurrent pulmonary artery sarcoma
    Christopher Komanapalli
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Card Surg 21:587-9. 2006
    ..We present an interesting case of a patient with pulmonary artery sarcoma who underwent successful re-resection, along with a brief discussion regarding preoperative imaging and the surgical resection of these tumors...
  62. doi request reprint Outcomes of Damus-Kaye-Stansel anastomosis at time of cavopulmonary connection in single ventricle patients at risk of developing systemic ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    The Heart Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:77-82. 2014
    ..We aim to evaluate the value of Damus-Kaye-Stansel (DKS) anastomosis at the time of CPC in eliminating late SVOTO risk...
  63. doi request reprint Is the ross procedure a suitable choice for aortic valve replacement in children with rheumatic aortic valve disease?
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 3:8-15. 2012
    ..Continued, improved candidate selection, along with modifications in autograft implantation and root/sinotubular stabilization techniques, may further decrease late autograft failure. ..
  64. ncbi request reprint Surgical anterior ventricular restoration in patients with aortic regurgitation
    Pasala S Ravichandran
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1100-2. 2004
    ..The modified technique was used in 2 patients with aortic incompetence who required the restoration operation...
  65. ncbi request reprint Results of valve preservation and repair for bicuspid aortic valve insufficiency
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery of Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:752-8; discussion 758-9. 2005
    ..The results of bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) repair at the authors' institution were evaluated. An attempt was made to assess the mode of failure and to identify surgical methods that provide durable repair results...
  66. doi request reprint Reducing readmissions following paediatric cardiothoracic surgery: a quality improvement initiative
    Brian Kogon
    1Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 25:935-40. 2015
    ..We hypothesised that these changes would decrease readmissions...
  67. doi request reprint Leaving Moderate Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation Alone at the Time of Pulmonary Valve Replacement: A Worthwhile Approach
    Brian Kogon
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:2117-22; discussion 2122-3. 2015
    ..Our aims were to (1) analyze tricuspid valve function after pulmonary valve replacement through midterm follow-up and (2) determine the benefits, if any, of concomitant tricuspid annuloplasty...
  68. ncbi request reprint Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) in pediatric cardiac surgery: an emerging cause of morbidity and mortality
    Bahaaldin Alsoufi
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97231, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 7:155-71. 2004
    ..We will also outline our experience with the off-label use of the direct thrombin inhibitor, argatroban, in pediatric patients with HIT...
  69. doi request reprint Outcomes and hospital costs associated with the Norwood operation: beyond morbidity and mortality
    Brian E Kogon
    1Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 25:853-9. 2015
    ..Although much is known about morbidity and mortality, there are limited data focussing on the financial aspect of the Norwood operation. Our objective is to characterise the hospitalisation and detail the hospital costs...
  70. doi request reprint A patient with recent chest discomfort-ischemia or no ischemia? Postsystolic shortening comes to the rescue
    Bahaa M Fadel
    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Echocardiography 30:E285-8. 2013
    ..At coronary angiography a high grade stenosis was present in the proximal LAD artery. Our report highlights the role of echocardiography in the detection of myocardial ischemia and apical PSS as a marker of ischemic memory. ..