Nelangi M Pinto
Affiliation: Intermountain Medical Center
- Cardiac testing and outcomes in infants after an apparent life-threatening eventRobert Hoki
Primary Children s Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, 100 N Mario Capecchi Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84058, USA
Arch Dis Child 97:1034-8. 2012..We sought to determine the yield of cardiac testing and to identify predictors of cardiac disease in infants with an apparent life-threatening event (ALTE)...
- Barriers to prenatal detection of congenital heart disease: a population-based studyN M Pinto
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 40:418-25. 2012..To evaluate the extent and determinants of missed prenatal detection of congenital heart disease (CHD) in a population-based setting...
- Regionalization in neonatal congenital heart surgery: the impact of distance on outcome after dischargeNelangi M Pinto
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 33:229-38. 2012..This relation, its mediators, and its possible impact on mortality and later outcomes warrant further study to aid in planning appropriate patient follow-up...
- Is race associated with morbidity and mortality after hospital discharge among neonates undergoing heart surgery?Javier J Lasa
Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 8NW 37, Main Building, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 34:415-23. 2013..046). Among the patients with less complex heart disease, the nonwhite patients had a significantly higher risk of morbidity and mortality after hospital discharge than the white patients...
- Indications for intervention in asymptomatic children with chronic mitral regurgitationJoyce T Johnson
The Division of Cardiology, Primary Children s Hospital and the University of Utah, 100 N Mario Capecchi Dr, Salt Lake City, UT, 84113, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 36:417-22. 2015..For asymptomatic children with chronic MR, surgery should be considered before LVESZ exceeds five and SF falls below 33%. Patients with SF > 33% may be followed with serial echocardiographic measurements...
- Surgical volume, hospital quality, and hospitalization cost in congenital heart surgery in the United StatesTitus Chan
Division of Critical Care Medicine and the Heart Center, Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Hospital, University of Washington, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA, 98105, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 36:205-13. 2015..High-volume hospitals are associated with a reduction in hospitalization costs that appear to be mediated through improvements in quality...
- Admission to a dedicated cardiac intensive care unit is associated with decreased resource use for infants with prenatally diagnosed congenital heart diseaseJoyce T Johnson
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Primary Children s Hospital and the University of Utah, 100 N Mario Capecchi Drive, Salt Lake City, UT, 84113, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 35:1370-8. 2014..the CICU) resulted in a longer hospital stay and greater intensive care use. Prenatal planning for infants with CHD should consider the initial place of admission as a modifiable factor for potential lowering of resource use...
- The immediate and long-term impact of pregnancy on aortic growth rate and mortality in women with Marfan syndromeRyan T Donnelly
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 60:224-9. 2012..The study sought to assess the impact of pregnancy on the rate of aortic growth as well as on short- and long-term clinical outcomes in women with Marfan syndrome...
- Racial and insurance disparities in hospital mortality for children undergoing congenital heart surgeryTitus Chan
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, 100 North Mario Capecchi Drive, Suite 1500, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 33:1026-39. 2012..44) had higher odds of referral to high-mortality hospitals. Over the past decade, children undergoing congenital heart surgery continued to experience admission, referral, and survival disparities based on insurance and racial status...
- Obesity is a common comorbidity in children with congenital and acquired heart diseaseNelangi M Pinto
Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 120:e1157-64. 2007..Many children with heart disease are sedentary as a result of physician-, parent-, and/or self-imposed restrictions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the epidemic of obesity on children with heart disease...