Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
- Late catheter interventions in hypoplastic left heart syndromeJacqueline Kreutzer
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, USA
Cardiol Young 21:65-76. 2011..Specifics of these interventional procedures as applied to the population of patients with functionally univentricular hearts are described in this manuscript...
- A contemporary comparison of the effect of shunt type in hypoplastic left heart syndrome on the hemodynamics and outcome at stage 2 reconstructionJean A Ballweg
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:297-303. 2007..We compare the hemodynamics and perioperative course of shunt type in hypoplastic left heart syndrome at the time of stage 2 reconstruction and longer-term survival...
- Pediatric interventional catheterization: reasonable expectations and outcomesJonathan J Rome
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 51:1589-610, viii. 2004..This article considers the role transcatheter therapy plays in the treatment of each major type of congenital heart lesion. The focus is on the clinical ramifications of the interventions rather than their technical aspects...
- Novel approach to percutaneous stent implantation for coarctation of the aorta: the railway techniqueMatthew J Gillespie
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:584-7. 2005..The railway allowed for stent placement with minimal movement of the balloon/stent assembly during deployment. This strategy may decrease the risk of stent malposition and could be particularly useful in cases where anatomy is difficult...
- Role of high-pressure balloon valvotomy for resistant pulmonary valve stenosisDiego Moguillansky
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 5:134-40. 2010..High-pressure (HP) PVBV in dysplastic valves that fail low-pressure (LP) PVBV may increase success rate, reducing the need for surgical interventions...
- Open-cell design stents in congenital heart disease: a comparison of IntraStent vs. Palmaz stentsJacqueline Kreutzer
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:400-9. 2002..However, they have a higher incidence of significant percent recoil and protrusion of intimal tissue in between struts, which may impact long-term stent performance...
- Impact of re-coarctation following the Norwood operation on survival in the balloon angioplasty eraIlana Zeltser
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1844-8. 2005..The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of balloon angioplasty (BA) by comparing the immediate and long-term outcomes of patients with and without re-coarctation after a Norwood procedure...
- The learning curve for a fetal cardiac intervention teamStephen P Emery
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Minim Invasive Surg 2010:674185. 2010..However, technical proficiency can be achieved with practice. Institutions interested in developing such a program should consider practice in an animal model before proceeding to the human fetus...
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after stage I reconstruction for hypoplastic left heart syndromeChitra Ravishankar
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:319-23. 2006..Our objective is to describe the outcome of "nonelective" ECMO after stage I reconstruction...
- Incorporation of the hepatic veins into the cavopulmonary circulation in patients with heterotaxy and pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after a Kawashima procedureDoff B McElhinney
Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 80:1597-603. 2005..Resolution of PAVMs after hepatic vein (HV) inclusion into the cavopulmonary circulation has been reported, but there has been no systematic investigation of the effects of this therapy in a population of more than 3 patients...
- Computer-assisted navigation applied to fetal cardiac interventionStephen P Emery
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Int J Med Robot 3:187-98. 2007....