Leo Lopez

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unnatural history of the right ventricle in patients with congenitally malformed hearts
    Leo Lopez
    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
  2. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic considerations during deployment of the Helex Septal Occluder for closure of atrial septal defects
    Leo Lopez
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology and the Heart Station, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, Florida 33155, USA
    Cardiol Young 13:290-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The "hinge-twist" technique for anomalous origin of the left coronary artery
    Leo Lopez
    The Congenital Heart Institute at Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, Florida 33155, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:e19-21. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Advances in echocardiography
    Leo Lopez
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:579-84. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Turner syndrome is an independent risk factor for aortic dilation in the young
    Leo Lopez
    Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, 3415 Bainbridge Ave, Rosenthal 3, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1622-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. doi request reprint 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
  10. doi request reprint 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

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  1. doi request reprint Unnatural history of the right ventricle in patients with congenitally malformed hearts
    Leo Lopez
    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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic considerations during deployment of the Helex Septal Occluder for closure of atrial septal defects
    Leo Lopez
    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...
  3. ncbi request reprint The "hinge-twist" technique for anomalous origin of the left coronary artery
    Leo Lopez
    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...
  4. doi request reprint Advances in echocardiography
    Leo Lopez
    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...
  5. doi request reprint Turner syndrome is an independent risk factor for aortic dilation in the young
    Leo Lopez
    Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, 3415 Bainbridge Ave, Rosenthal 3, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1622-7. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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...
  9. doi request reprint 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...
  10. doi request reprint 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
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  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. doi request reprint Myocardial dysfunction in pediatric septic shock
    Shashi Raj
    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...
  15. doi request reprint 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
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  16. doi request reprint 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)...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. doi request reprint The Prevalence of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Obese Children Varies Depending on the Method Utilized to Determine Left Ventricular Mass
    Joseph Mahgerefteh
    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. ..
  19. doi request reprint 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. ..
  20. doi request reprint A new "tool" for transcatheter atrial defect closure: the St. Jude SL2™ sheath
    Simon Lee
    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...