Children's Hospital

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Organization: Children's Hospital
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Sudden unexpected death after balloon valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1939-46. 2010
  2. doi In situ fracture of stents implanted for relief of pulmonary arterial stenosis in patients with congenitally malformed hearts
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:405-14. 2008
  3. doi Predictors of outcome of arterial switch operation for complex D-transposition
    Danielle Gottlieb
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1698-702; discussion 1702-3. 2008
  4. doi Results of a multicenter retrospective implantable cardioverter-defibrillator registry of pediatric and congenital heart disease patients
    Charles I Berul
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1685-91. 2008
  5. doi Adverse event rates in congenital cardiac catheterization: a new understanding of risks
    Lisa Bergersen
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School Department of Cardiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:90-105. 2008
  6. doi The contribution of complications to high resource utilization during congenital heart surgery admissions
    Oscar J Benavidez
    Children s Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:319-26. 2007
  7. doi Different worlds (Vive la différence!)
    Jonathan Rhodes
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:400-1. 2008
  8. doi Invited commentary
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:808-9. 2008
  9. doi Contemporary management of pediatric heart failure
    Renee Margossian
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:187-97. 2008
  10. ncbi Long-term survival, modes of death, and predictors of mortality in patients with Fontan surgery
    Paul Khairy
    Boston Adult Congenital Heart Service, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:85-92. 2008

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  1. doi Sudden unexpected death after balloon valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1939-46. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the incidence and risk factors of sudden unexpected death (SUD) after balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAVP) for congenital aortic stenosis (AS) and to assess the effect of exercise restriction...
  2. doi In situ fracture of stents implanted for relief of pulmonary arterial stenosis in patients with congenitally malformed hearts
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:405-14. 2008
    ..Although there are reports of fractured pulmonary arterial stents, little is known about the risk factors for, and implications of, such fractures...
  3. doi Predictors of outcome of arterial switch operation for complex D-transposition
    Danielle Gottlieb
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1698-702; discussion 1702-3. 2008
    ..D-TGA with ventricular septal defect (VSD) and aortic arch obstruction (AAO) is a higher risk subgroup in which we sought risk factors for mortality and reoperation after ASO...
  4. doi Results of a multicenter retrospective implantable cardioverter-defibrillator registry of pediatric and congenital heart disease patients
    Charles I Berul
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1685-91. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the implications of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) placement in children and patients with congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  5. doi Adverse event rates in congenital cardiac catheterization: a new understanding of risks
    Lisa Bergersen
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School Department of Cardiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:90-105. 2008
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  6. doi The contribution of complications to high resource utilization during congenital heart surgery admissions
    Oscar J Benavidez
    Children s Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 2:319-26. 2007
    ..Costs associated with patient safety events or complications among congenital heart surgery admissions are understudied...
  7. doi Different worlds (Vive la différence!)
    Jonathan Rhodes
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:400-1. 2008
  8. doi Invited commentary
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:808-9. 2008
  9. doi Contemporary management of pediatric heart failure
    Renee Margossian
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:187-97. 2008
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  10. ncbi Long-term survival, modes of death, and predictors of mortality in patients with Fontan surgery
    Paul Khairy
    Boston Adult Congenital Heart Service, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:85-92. 2008
    ..To better define determinants of mortality in patients with univentricular physiology, a database registry was created of patients born in 1985 or earlier with Fontan surgery who were followed up at Children's Hospital Boston...
  11. ncbi Atypical atrial tachycardias in patients with congenital heart disease
    John K Triedman
    Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:315-7. 2008
  12. doi Improving safety for children with cardiac disease
    Ravi R Thiagarajan
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States of America
    Cardiol Young 17:127-32. 2007
    ..Our review discusses research on the causes of medical error, and proposes concepts to design successful programmes to improve safety for the patients on a local level...
  13. ncbi Cardiac magnetic resonance versus routine cardiac catheterization before bidirectional glenn anastomosis in infants with functional single ventricle: a prospective randomized trial
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 116:2718-25. 2007
    ..Because catheterization is invasive and exposes patients to ionizing radiation, cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) may be a safe and effective alternative...
  14. ncbi Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging correlates of exercise capacity in patients with surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot
    Jeffery Meadows
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1446-50. 2007
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  15. doi Invited commentary
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:146. 2008
  16. doi Clinical features of pulmonary arterial hypertension in young people with an ALK1 mutation and hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia
    L B Smoot
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dis Child 94:506-11. 2009
    ..Relatively little is known about the genetics of childhood PAH, or about the clinical features of PAH in young patients with an ALK1 mutation...
  17. ncbi Cardiac dysfunction induced by novel targeted anticancer therapy: an emerging issue
    Ming Hui Chen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 11:167-74. 2009
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  18. doi Aortic valve reinterventions after balloon aortic valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis intermediate and late follow-up
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1740-9. 2010
    ..the aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term results of transcatheter balloon aortic valvuloplasty, the preferred treatment for congenital aortic stenosis (AS)...
  19. doi The CALF (Congenital Heart Disease in Adults Lower Extremity Systemic Venous Health in Fontan Patients) study
    Anne Marie Valente
    Boston Adult Congenital Heart Program, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:144-50. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to document the prevalence of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and its associated factors in adults with Fontan physiology...
  20. doi Predictors of long-term adverse outcomes in patients with congenital coronary artery fistulae
    Anne Marie Valente
    Boston Adult Congenital Heart Program, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:134-9. 2010
    ..The goal of this investigation is to describe the long-term outcomes witnessed in patients with either treated or untreated CAF at our institution and to investigate whether certain features predicted adverse outcomes...
  21. doi Pregnant women with congenital heart disease: cardiac, anesthetic and obstetrical implications
    Susan M Fernandes
    Clinical Research, Boston Adult Congenital Heart Service, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:439-48. 2010
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  22. doi Diagnostic strategies for acute presentation of pulmonary hypertension in children: particular focus on use of echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, magnetic resonance imaging, chest computed tomography, and lung biopsy
    Mary P Mullen
    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital, Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:S23-6. 2010
    ..This review summarizes recommendations for diagnostic work-up and includes a clinical algorithm for evaluation of the patient with acute pulmonary hypertension in the pediatric intensive care unit...
  23. doi Pathophysiology of acute pulmonary vasoconstriction
    Thomas J Kulik
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:S10-4. 2010
    ..The following review describes the biochemistry of smooth muscle contractile activation and examines the possible role that endothelin-1 may play in postoperative pulmonary hypertension...
  24. doi Safety and early outcomes using a corticosteroid-avoidance immunosuppression protocol in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Tajinder P Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:517-22. 2010
    ..In this study, we report early clinical outcomes in a cohort of pediatric heart transplant recipients managed using a steroid-avoidance protocol...
  25. doi Cerebral blood flow characteristics and biometry in fetuses undergoing prenatal intervention for aortic stenosis with evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:29-37. 2010
    ..The mechanisms and significance of these abnormalities are unknown. Prenatal aortic valvuloplasty did not have a major impact on these indices. (E-mail: doff.mcelhinney@cardio.chboston.org)...
  26. doi Association of left ventricular dilation at listing for heart transplant with postlisting and early posttransplant mortality in children with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Tajinder P Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:591-8. 2009
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  27. doi Racial and ethnic differences in mortality in children awaiting heart transplant in the United States
    T P Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:2808-15. 2009
    ..We conclude that minority children listed for HT have significantly higher wait-list mortality compared to white children. Socioeconomic variables appear to explain a small fraction of this increased risk...
  28. doi Era effect on post-transplant survival adjusted for baseline risk factors in pediatric heart transplant recipients
    Tajinder P Singh
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:1285-91. 2009
    ..Post-transplant survival in pediatric heart transplant (HT) recipients has improved for recent era recipients. However, the era effect has not been assessed after adjusting for baseline risk factors in HT recipients...
  29. doi Brugada and short QT syndromes
    John K Triedman
    Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S58-62. 2009
    ..The genetics and molecular mechanisms of these diseases provide insight into the mechanisms of more common channelopathies, and may dictate special therapeutic approaches with respect to drug therapy and risk stratification...
  30. doi Lyme carditis in children: presentation, predictive factors, and clinical course
    John M Costello
    Harvard Medical School, Division of Cardiac Intensive Care, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Bader 600, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e835-41. 2009
    ..We sought to identify predictive factors for Lyme carditis in children and to characterize the clinical course of these patients...
  31. ncbi Application of a complication screening method to congenital heart surgery admissions: a preliminary report
    Oscar J Benavidez
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:258-65. 2008
    ..Children undergoing complex congenital heart surgery are at greatest risk for these unwanted events. Further study of these events is needed to determine their preventability and severity...
  32. ncbi Pacemaker lead prolapse through the pulmonary valve in children
    Charles I Berul
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1183-9. 2007
    ..This excess lead may rarely prolapse into the pulmonary artery and potentially interfere with valve function. We sought to determine the response to lead repositioning on pulmonary valve insufficiency...
  33. ncbi Follow-up results of Cutting Balloon angioplasty used to relieve stenoses in small pulmonary arteries
    Lisa Bergersen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cardiol Young 15:605-10. 2005
    ..We sought to determine if the acute gains in pulmonary arterial diameter achieved by using Cutting Balloons to dilate stenoses in small arteries are maintained at follow-up...
  34. ncbi Modification of the slow pathway in atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: no pain, no gain
    John Triedman
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:1186-7. 2005
  35. ncbi Creation of a brachial arteriovenous fistula for treatment of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after cavopulmonary anastomosis
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1604-9. 2005
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  36. ncbi Use of stents to maintain atrial defects and fontan fenestrations in congenital heart disease
    Yaniv Bar-Cohen
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 18:111-8. 2005
    ..On the other hand, initial fenestration stent placement is indicated only after extracardiac Fontan procedures in which the previous fenestration location cannot be found...
  37. ncbi Factor V Leiden and its effect on children with cardiac pathology
    Jean A Connor
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 22:176-81. 2005
    ..Although venous thromboembolism is considered rare in the pediatric population, Factor V Leiden has implications for certain at-risk pediatric patients...
  38. ncbi Fetal interventions for cardiac defects
    Wayne Tworetzky
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 51:1503-13, vii. 2004
    ..Finally, the technical aspects and procedural considerations are reviewed...
  39. ncbi Recombinant human growth hormone treatment for dilated cardiomyopathy in children
    Doff B McElhinney
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e452-8. 2004
    ..We undertook this study to determine the effects of recombinant human GH on LV function and mass among children with stable LV dysfunction attributable to DCM...
  40. ncbi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support of the Fontan and bidirectional Glenn circulations
    Karen L Booth
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1341-8. 2004
    ..We report our institutional experience in patients with cavopulmonary connections who received extracorporeal membrane oxygenation...
  41. ncbi Factors associated with impaired clinical status in long-term survivors of tetralogy of Fallot repair evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging
    Tal Geva
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1068-74. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify independent factors associated with impaired clinical status in late survivors of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) repair...
  42. ncbi Implications of implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in congenital heart disease and pediatrics
    Mark E Alexander
    Arrhythmia Service, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:72-6. 2004
    ..The incidence of appropriate and inappropriate discharges, indicators of system failure, and clinical implications of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy in children and young adults with heart disease is poorly defined...
  43. ncbi Clinical outcomes and utility of cardiac catheterization prior to superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
    David W Brown
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:272-81. 2003
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  44. ncbi Comparison between phase-velocity cine magnetic resonance imaging and invasive oximetry for quantification of atrial shunts
    Andrew J Powell
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1523-5, A9. 2003
  45. ncbi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in a patient with cardiomyopathy and hemophilia A
    Ravi 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...
  46. ncbi Impact of cardiac rehabilitation on the exercise function of children with serious congenital heart disease
    Jonathan Rhodes
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1339-45. 2005
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  47. ncbi Invited commentary
    Emile A Bacha
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:213. 2006
  48. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in mortality following congenital heart surgery
    O J Benavidez
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:321-8. 2006
    ..Racial and ethnic disparities in risk-adjusted mortality following congenital heart disease exist for Blacks and Hispanics. These disparities are not due to insurance but are partially explained by gender and region...
  49. ncbi Safety and efficacy of carvedilol therapy for patients with dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to muscular dystrophy
    J Rhodes
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:343-51. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of carvedilol for patients with DCM...
  50. ncbi Protein precoating of elastomeric tissue-engineering scaffolds increased cellularity, enhanced extracellular matrix protein production, and differentially regulated the phenotypes of circulating endothelial progenitor cells
    Virna L Sales
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 116:I55-63. 2007
    ..We assessed the effect of different protein precoatings on a single scaffold type (elastomeric poly (glycerol sebacate)) with a single cell source (endothelial progenitor cells)...
  51. ncbi Etiology, management, and outcome of pediatric pericardial effusions
    B Kuhn
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Enders 12, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:90-4. 2008
    ..Pericardial effusions often reaccumulated after drainage. The majority of both drained and undrained effusions resolved within 3 months...
  52. ncbi Survival after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis: analysis of preoperative risk factors
    Mark A Scheurer
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:82-9, 89.e1-2. 2007
    ..We analyzed preoperative hemodynamic and echocardiographic data to determine risk factors for death or transplantation at least 1 year after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis...
  53. ncbi Nonfasting low-density lipoprotein testing: utility for cholesterol screening in pediatric primary care
    Sarah de Ferranti
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:441-5. 2007
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  54. ncbi Patient safety and human factors in pediatric cardiac surgery
    Emile A Bacha
    Harvard Medical School and Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Bader 273, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 28:116-21. 2007
    ..This article reviews the main research frameworks, methods used, and current findings in the area of patient safety and human factors within pediatric cardiac surgery...
  55. ncbi Use of the aberrant right subclavian artery in complex aortic arch reconstruction
    Emile A Bacha
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1566-8. 2007
    ..An aberrant right subclavian artery can be used in a variety of ways in complex aortic arch reconstructions. Four patients (3 with interrupted aortic arch and 1 with coarctation) in whom this technique was used are presented...
  56. ncbi Randomized trial of pulsed corticosteroid therapy for primary treatment of Kawasaki disease
    Jane W Newburger
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:663-75. 2007
    ..Studies have suggested that primary corticosteroid therapy might be beneficial and that adverse events are infrequent with short-term use...
  57. ncbi Surgery for aortic arch disease in the neonate
    Frank A Pigula
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 28:134-43. 2007
    ..This review describes the anatomic variations of neonatal aortic arch pathology, surgical approaches and techniques, and expected outcomes...
  58. ncbi Pediatric ventricular assist devices
    Francis Fynn-Thompson
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Childrens Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Bader 273, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 28:149-55. 2007
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  59. ncbi Cardiac troponin increases among runners in the Boston Marathon
    Elizabeth B Fortescue
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:137-43, 143.e1. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of such increases remains unclear. We seek to determine the prevalence of troponin increases and epidemiologic factors associated with these increases in a large and heterogeneous cohort of marathon finishers...
  60. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging: historical perspective
    Tal Geva
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, and the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 8:573-80. 2006
    ..This article provides a brief overview of the key developments that have led to today's MRI and its application to the cardiovascular system...
  61. ncbi Validation and re-evaluation of a discriminant model predicting anatomic suitability for biventricular repair in neonates with aortic stenosis
    Steven D Colan
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1858-65. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate and re-evaluate our previously reported scoring systems for predicting optimal management in neonates with aortic stenosis (AS)...
  62. ncbi Compression of pulmonary veins between the left atrium and the descending aorta
    Clare P O'Donnell
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:248-51. 2003

Research Grants6

  1. Image-guided Fetal Cardiac Intervention
    John Triedman; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Periostin in Myocardial Injury and Regeneration
    Bernhard Kuhn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will provide the first detailed functional analysis of periostin in the recovery of the injured mammalian myocardium. The long-term goal is to provide new therapeutic approaches to heart failure. (End of Abstract) ..
  3. Nutritional Treatment of Overweight Adolescents with Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Sarah de Ferranti; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The high prevalence of pediatric obesity in the United States makes greater understanding of the pediatric cardiovascular consequences essential. ..