- Unnatural history of the right ventricle in patients with congenitally malformed hearts
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America
Cardiol Young 20:107-12. 2010
..In patients with Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valve, the degree of atrialisation of the right ventricle determines how well the right ventricle will function as the pump for the pulmonary vascular bed...
- Echocardiographic considerations during deployment of the Helex Septal Occluder for closure of atrial septal defects
Division of Pediatric Cardiology and the Heart Station, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, Florida 33155, USA
Cardiol Young 13:290-8. 2003
..Because transesophageal echocardiography was often limited by acoustic interference from the device, intracardiac echocardiography was utilized in 3 cases to overcome this limitation...
- The "hinge-twist" technique for anomalous origin of the left coronary artery
The Congenital Heart Institute at Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, Florida 33155, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 82:e19-21. 2006
..The "hinge-twist" technique was utilized in the absence of an intramural component or ostial stenosis in an effort to avoid the long-term complications of coronary reimplantation, ostial patching, or bypass grafting...
- Advances in echocardiography
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 21:579-84. 2009
..This study will outline recent advances in echocardiography and their impact in the understanding of cardiac morphology and ventricular function...
- Turner syndrome is an independent risk factor for aortic dilation in the young
Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, 3415 Bainbridge Ave, Rosenthal 3, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
Pediatrics 121:e1622-7. 2008
- Congenital cardiac surgery without routine placement of wires for temporary pacing
Steven B Fishberger
Division of Cardiology, Congenital Heart Institute, Miami Children s Hospital, 3200 SW 60th Court, Miami, FL 33155, USA
Cardiol Young 18:96-9. 2008
..Temporary pacing wires have been associated with serious postoperative complications. Recommendations for their routine use after open heart surgery are decades old, and may not reflect current surgical techniques and outcomes...
- Evaluation of Residual Coarctation in Infants with a Single Right Ventricle after Stage I Palliation
Michael P Fundora
The Heart Program, Nicklaus Children s Hospital, Miami Children s Health System, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Pediatr Cardiol . 2016
..Infants with normal TV or RV function had Doppler-derived gradients more predictive of catheterization-derived gradients. Doppler-derived gradients have limited utility in determining the severity of CoA after a stage I palliation...
- Anesthetic management of conjoined twins presenting for palliative open-heart surgery
Christopher F Tirotta
Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Congenital Heart Institute of Miami Children s Hospital and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women, Florida 33155, USA
Anesth Analg 101:44-7, table of contents. 2005
..Twin A underwent successful single ventricle palliation; however, after a prolonged hospitalization, the infants died secondary to severe respiratory disease in Twin B...
- Echocardiographic and Surgical Correlation of Coronary Artery Patterns in Transposition of the Great Arteries
Michael P Fundora
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Nicklaus Children s Hospital, Miami Children s Health System, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, Fla, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 11:570-577. 2016
..Determine the accuracy of echocardiography to diagnose coronary anatomy in transposition of the great arteries and to evaluate the effect of accuracy on surgical outcomes and changes in accuracy over time...
- Physiologic limitation of omega exists in patients after the Norwood palliation and is underestimated by the arterial venous oxygen saturation difference
Anthony F Rossi
Department of Cardiology, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, FL 33155, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 1:294-9. 2006
- A transbaffle approach to ablation in a child with an extracardiac fontan
Robert H Pass
Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology Service Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics Children s Hospital at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:368-71. 2010
..The pathway was successfully ablated and the patient is asymptomatic for 12 months postablation...
- Hyperlactatemia in neonates admitted to the cardiac intensive care unit with critical heart disease
Anthony F Rossi
Cardiac Intensive Care Program, Department of Cardiology, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, Fla 33155, USA
Neonatology 98:212-6. 2010
..Blood lactate levels normalize within 36 h. The presence of preoperative hyperlactatemia, even when moderate-to-severe, does not have significant adverse effect on postoperative mortality...
- Reverse ventricular remodeling and improved ventricular compliance after heart transplantation in infants and young children
Kanwal M Farooqi
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 35:922-7. 2014
..48) between the LVEDV z-score and PCPW was present at the last follow-up visit. For infants and young children, the allograft demonstrates appropriate growth by 1 year after HT. Left ventricular compliance improves over time...
- Myocardial dysfunction in pediatric septic shock
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY Electronic address
J Pediatr 164:72-77.e2. 2014
..To evaluate the prevalence and significance of myocardial dysfunction in children with septic shock...
- Web-based survey of current trends in hemodynamic monitoring after congenital heart surgery
Anthony F Rossi
Departments of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 3:301-9. 2012
- Coronary artery dilation in sickle cell disease
George T Nicholson
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY, USA
J Pediatr 159:789-794.e1-2. 2011
..To evaluate the prevalence of coronary artery dilation in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
- The fenestrated Kawashima operation for single ventricle with interrupted inferior vena cava
Robert L Hannan
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, Florida 33155, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 75:271-3. 2003
..We hypothesize that in small young patients undergoing the Kawashima operation a fenestration may improve postoperative hemodynamics...
- The Prevalence of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Obese Children Varies Depending on the Method Utilized to Determine Left Ventricular Mass
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 3415 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10467, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 37:993-1002. 2016
..The methods used to measure and normalize LVM have a profound influence on the diagnosis of LVH in obese children. Further study is needed to determine which method identifies children at risk for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. ..
- Unplanned Repeat Echocardiography with Sedation in Children: Patient Risk Factors
Kenan W D Stern
Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 37:1057-63. 2016
..Murmur was a protective factor. These results may help pediatric echocardiography laboratories establish criteria for sedation. ..
- A new "tool" for transcatheter atrial defect closure: the St. Jude SL2™ sheath
Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:177-81. 2012
..Standard vascular sheaths can make this challenging. We report the use of an electrophysiologic sheath, the SL2™ St. Jude Vascular sheath (St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN) for closure of ASD...