A S Mackie
Affiliation: McGill University
- Echocardiographic predictors of aortopulmonary collaterals in infants with tetralogy of fallot and pulmonary atresiaAndrew S Mackie
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 41:852-7. 2003..This study was designed to identify echocardiographic predictors of aortopulmonary collaterals (APCs) in infants with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary atresia (TOF/PA) and to prospectively validate these predictors...
- Congenital heart disease in the general population: changing prevalence and age distributionAriane J Marelli
McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease, McGill University Health Center, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
Circulation 115:163-72. 2007..We determined the prevalence, age distribution, and proportion of adults and children with severe and other forms of CHD in the general population from 1985 to 2000...
- Health care resource utilization in adults with congenital heart diseaseAndrew S Mackie
McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease Excellence, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Cardiol 99:839-43. 2007..08, 95% CI 2.00 to 2.17). In conclusion, adults with CHD have high rates of health care resource utilization, particularly those with severe lesions. Appropriate resource allocation is required to serve this growing population...
- Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum coexisting with coarctation of the aortaAndrew S Mackie
Division of Cardiology, Montreal Children s Hospital, 2300 Tupper Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 1P3
Pediatr Cardiol 28:406-8. 2007..This is the first report of a child with pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum in association with coarctation of the aorta...
- Hospital readmissions in children with congenital heart disease: a population-based studyAndrew S Mackie
McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease Excellence MAUDE Unit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am Heart J 155:577-84. 2008..We sought to determine rates and risk factors for hospital readmission within 1 month among children with CHD...
- Vascular tumors of the heart in infants and children: case series and review of the literatureA S Mackie
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 26:344-9. 2005..Age at diagnosis appears to predict histologic type, tumor location, and clinical presentation...
- Risk factors for readmission after neonatal cardiac surgeryAndrew S Mackie
Department of Cardiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 78:1972-8; discussion 1978. 2004..Repeat hospitalizations place a significant burden on health care resources. Factors predisposing infants to unplanned hospital readmission after congenital heart surgery are unknown...
- A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial of triiodothyronine in neonatal heart surgeryAndrew S Mackie
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:810-6. 2005..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of triiodothyronine replacement on the early postoperative course of neonates undergoing aortic arch reconstruction...
- Prevalence and severity of hypertensive retinopathy in childrenBethany J Foster
Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montral, Quebec, Canada
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:926-30. 2009..Given the lack of evidence linking mild retinal abnormalities with adverse outcomes, the NHBPEP recommendation for retinal examinations in hypertensive children should be reconsidered...
- Planning the specialized care of adult congenital heart disease patients: from numbers to guidelines; an epidemiologic approachAriane J Marelli
McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease Excellence MAUDE Unit, Montreal, Canada
Am Heart J 157:1-8. 2009..In conclusion, we demonstrate that 1 regional ACHD center for a population of 2.0 million adults appears to be closer to what is required for improving access to specialized care for patients with ACHD in the United States and Canada...
- A novel method of expressing left ventricular mass relative to body size in childrenBethany J Foster
Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children s Hospital, Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1P3, Canada
Circulation 117:2769-75. 2008..The objective of this study was to compare the performance of a novel method of expressing LV mass relative to body size (centile curves) with the LVMI method...
- Cerebral perfusion and oxygenation after the Norwood procedure: comparison of right ventricle-pulmonary artery conduit with modified Blalock-Taussig shuntBarry D Kussman
Department of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:648-55. 2007..We hypothesized that the modified Norwood procedure is associated with improved cerebral perfusion and oxygenation...
- Prevalence of severe congenital heart disease after folic acid fortification of grain products: time trend analysis in Quebec, CanadaRaluca Ionescu-Ittu
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
BMJ 338:b1673. 2009..To investigate whether the 1998 government policy for mandatory fortification of flour and pasta products with folate was followed by a reduction in the prevalence of severe congenital heart defects...
- Changing mortality in congenital heart diseasePaul Khairy
Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1149-57. 2010..This study sought to characterize temporal trends in all-cause mortality in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD)...
- Can cardiologists distinguish innocent from pathologic murmurs in neonates?Andrew S Mackie
Division of Cardiology, Montreal Children s Hospital, Canada
J Pediatr 154:50-54.e1. 2009....
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in a patient with cardiomyopathy and hemophilia ARavi R Thiagarajan
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Intensive Care Med 29:985-8. 2003..To report the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in a patient with hemophilia A and dilated cardiomyopathy...
- Children and adults with congenital heart disease lost to follow-up: who and when?Andrew S Mackie
McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease Excellence, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Circulation 120:302-9. 2009..We sought to determine the proportion of children and young adults with CHD receiving outpatient cardiology care and to identify predictors of lack of follow-up...
- Valvular operations in patients with congenital heart disease: increasing rates from 1988 to 2005Raluca Ionescu-Ittu
McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease Excellence MAUDE Unit, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Thorac Surg 90:1563-9. 2010..We hypothesized that changes in rates of congenital, valvular, and noncongenital surgical operations in congenital heart patients varied with age and disease severity over the last two decades...
- Truncus arteriosus associated with interrupted aortic arch in 50 neonates: a Congenital Heart Surgeons Society studyIgor E Konstantinov
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ann Thorac Surg 81:214-22. 2006..Patients with both interrupted aortic arch (IAA) and truncus arteriosus (TA) have worse outcomes than those with either lesion in isolation. We determined outcomes and associated factors in this rare group...