Andrew C Glatz

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Novel use of a modified Amplatzer Vascular Plug to occlude a patent ductus arteriosus in two patients
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:82-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Sternal wall pressure comparable to leaning during CPR impacts intrathoracic pressure and haemodynamics in anaesthetized children during cardiac catheterization
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, United States Electronic address
    Resuscitation 84:1674-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Patient radiation exposure in a modern, large-volume, pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 6th Floor, Main Building, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:870-8. 2014
  4. pmc Systemic-to-pulmonary collateral flow, as measured by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, is associated with acute post-Fontan clinical outcomes
    Andrew C Glatz
    The Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:218-25. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification: two case reports, a review of the literature and a role for cardiac transplantation
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:225-33. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Use of angiographic CT imaging in the cardiac catheterization laboratory for congenital heart disease
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1149-57. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Long-term noninvasive arrhythmia assessment after surgical repair of sinus venosus atrial septal defect
    Andrew C Glatz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:141-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Outcome of high-risk neonates with congenital complete heart block paced in the first 24 hours after birth
    Andrew C Glatz
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:767-73. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Acute effects of embolizing systemic-to-pulmonary arterial collaterals on blood flow in patients with superior cavopulmonary connections: a pilot study
    Yoav Dori
    Department of Radiology, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:101-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosus in small infants with significant lung disease may offer faster recovery of respiratory function when compared to surgical ligation
    Anas A Abu Hazeem
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:526-33. 2013

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Novel use of a modified Amplatzer Vascular Plug to occlude a patent ductus arteriosus in two patients
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:82-6. 2008
    ..These are situations in which more popular PDA devices such as the Amplatzer Duct Occluder may be contraindicated...
  2. doi request reprint Sternal wall pressure comparable to leaning during CPR impacts intrathoracic pressure and haemodynamics in anaesthetized children during cardiac catheterization
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, United States Electronic address
    Resuscitation 84:1674-9. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize the effects of sternal force (SF) comparable to leaning force on haemodynamics and ITP in anaesthetized children...
  3. doi request reprint Patient radiation exposure in a modern, large-volume, pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 6th Floor, Main Building, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:870-8. 2014
    ..2 mSv with a wide range of exposure based on patient- and procedure-specific factors. Radiation monitoring is an important component of a pediatric laboratory and further dose reduction strategies are warranted...
  4. pmc Systemic-to-pulmonary collateral flow, as measured by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, is associated with acute post-Fontan clinical outcomes
    Andrew C Glatz
    The Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:218-25. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between SPC flow and acute post-Fontan clinical outcomes using a novel method of quantifying SPC flow by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging...
  5. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification: two case reports, a review of the literature and a role for cardiac transplantation
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:225-33. 2006
    ..Because of the typically fatal outcome of IIAC and the lack of proven therapies, the potential role for cardiac transplantation is discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Use of angiographic CT imaging in the cardiac catheterization laboratory for congenital heart disease
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1149-57. 2010
    ..This study sought to retrospectively evaluate our initial experience using angiographic computed tomography (ACT) in a pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term noninvasive arrhythmia assessment after surgical repair of sinus venosus atrial septal defect
    Andrew C Glatz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:141-8. 2010
    ..Postoperative arrhythmias have not been comprehensively described. We sought to define the prevalence of late arrhythmias after surgical closure of the SVASD...
  8. doi request reprint Outcome of high-risk neonates with congenital complete heart block paced in the first 24 hours after birth
    Andrew C Glatz
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:767-73. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess outcomes of patients with congenital complete heart block who were paced in the first 24 hours after birth owing to the presence of known risk factors...
  9. doi request reprint Acute effects of embolizing systemic-to-pulmonary arterial collaterals on blood flow in patients with superior cavopulmonary connections: a pilot study
    Yoav Dori
    Department of Radiology, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:101-6. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the acute efficacy of SPC embolization on blood flow as quantified by phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging and hypothesized that embolization acutely decreases SPC flow and increases systemic blood flow (Q(S))...
  10. doi request reprint Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosus in small infants with significant lung disease may offer faster recovery of respiratory function when compared to surgical ligation
    Anas A Abu Hazeem
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:526-33. 2013
    ..To describe our experience with percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in small infants and compare outcomes to matched surgical patients...
  11. pmc Accuracy of conventional oximetry for flow estimation in patients with superior cavopulmonary connection: a comparison with phase-contrast cardiac MRI
    Tacy E Downing
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Radiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 6:943-9. 2013
    ..This physiology presents inherent challenges in applying the Fick principle to estimate flow. We sought to quantitatively define the error in oximetry-derived flow parameters using phase-contrast cardiac MRI (CMR) as a reference...
  12. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance and the need for routine cardiac catheterization in single ventricle patients prior to Fontan: a comparison of 3 groups: pre-Fontan CMR versus cath evaluation
    Mark A Fogel
    Division of Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1094-102. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) and echocardiography (echo) can replace catheterization (cath) for routine evaluation prior to Fontan and under what circumstances CMR and cath are used together...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for acute occlusive arterial injury following pediatric cardiac catheterization: a large single-center cohort study
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:454-62. 2013
    ..To describe the prevalence of and identify risk factors for acute occlusive arterial injury (AOAI) in a large volume pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory...
  14. pmc X-ray magnetic resonance fusion to internal markers and utility in congenital heart disease catheterization
    Yoav Dori
    Department of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:415-24. 2011
    ..We report on a new internal-marker XMRF method that we have developed and describe how we used XMRF during cardiac catheterization in congenital heart disease...
  15. pmc Percutaneous transvenous Melody valve-in-ring procedure for mitral valve replacement
    Takashi Shuto
    Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:2475-80. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility of percutaneous transvenous mitral valve-in-ring (VIR) implantation using the Melody valve in an ovine model...
  16. doi request reprint Factors associated with systemic to pulmonary arterial collateral flow in single ventricle patients with superior cavopulmonary connections
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart 101:1813-8. 2015
    ..We previously described a method to quantify CollF by cardiac MRI (CMR). We sought to identify factors associated with CollF in a large cross section of patients with SCPC...
  17. pmc Status of systemic to pulmonary arterial collateral flow after the fontan procedure
    Kevin K Whitehead
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 115:1739-45. 2015
    ..On the basis of the paired subset analysis, collateral flow does not decrease in the short term after TCPC completion and trends toward an increase. In the long term, however, collateral flow decreases over time after TCPC completion. ..
  18. doi request reprint X-ray magnetic resonance fusion modality may reduce radiation exposure and contrast dose in diagnostic cardiac catheterization of congenital heart disease
    Anas A Abu Hazeem
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 84:795-800. 2014
    ..Children with congenital heart disease who often undergo repeated catheterizations are at risk. One possible strategy to reduce radiation is to use X-ray Magnetic Resonance Fusion (XMRF) to facilitate cardiac catheterization...
  19. doi request reprint 18 years of the Fontan operation at a single institution: results from 771 consecutive patients
    Lindsay S Rogers
    The Cardiac Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1018-25. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate Fontan peri-operative outcomes for 771 consecutive patients...
  20. pmc Doppler tissue imaging in children following cardiac transplantation: a comparison to catheter derived hemodynamics
    David J Goldberg
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 15:488-94. 2011
    ..However, a septal E:E(a)>12 is associated with elevated PCWP and high grade cellular rejection and a lateral tricuspid E:E(a)>10 is associated with elevated mean RAp...
  21. pmc Predictors of Catastrophic Adverse Outcomes in Children With Pulmonary Hypertension Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization: A Multi-Institutional Analysis From the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database
    Michael L O'Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 66:1261-9. 2015
    ..However, the procedure is invasive and has risks associated with both the procedure and recovery period...
  22. doi request reprint Cumulative medical radiation exposure throughout staged palliation of single ventricle congenital heart disease
    Tacy E Downing
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19146, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 36:190-5. 2015
    ..PA stenosis was identified as a risk factor for increased total and catheterization-based exposure. As patient survival improves, awareness of this scale of radiation exposure at a vulnerable period is imperative...
  23. doi request reprint Management of early Fontan failure: a single-institution experience
    Michael O Murphy
    The Cardiac Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:458-64; discussion 464. 2014
    ..To analyse the incidence and outcomes of early Fontan failure (EFF) in a large contemporary cohort of palliated patients...
  24. doi request reprint Usefulness of transthoracic echocardiography to accurately diagnose recoarctation of the aorta after the Norwood procedure
    Shari L Wellen
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:117-21. 2014
    ..The score performed equally well regardless of shunt type. In conclusion, a composite score of TTE indexes accurately discriminates RCoA in patients who have undergone the Norwood procedure. ..
  25. doi request reprint Relation of left ventricular end diastolic pressure to right ventricular end diastolic volume after operative treatment of tetralogy of fallot
    Matthew C Schwartz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:417-22. 2012
    ..These findings support the theory that RV dilation may impair LV diastolic function and that LV parameters may also be important to consider in determining timing of pulmonary valve replacement...
  26. doi request reprint Hepatic Abnormalities Are Present Before and Early After the Fontan Operation
    Matthew C Schwartz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:2298-304. 2015
    ..We sought to determine whether hepatic abnormalities before the Fontan operation, and whether further abnormalities can be identified soon afterward...
  27. pmc Accuracy of Transthoracic Echocardiography in Assessing Retro-aortic Rim prior to Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defects
    Michael L O'Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 10:E146-54. 2015
    ..Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is the primary screening method for subjects for possible device closure of ASD, but its reliability in measuring retro-aortic rim size has not been assessed previously...
  28. pmc Middle-term results of trans-catheter creation of atrial communication in patients receiving mechanical circulatory support
    Michael L O'Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Department of Pediatrics Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 85:1189-95. 2015
    ..To describe our center's middle-term outcomes following trans-catheter creation of atrial communication (ASD) in patients on mechanical circulatory support...
  29. doi request reprint Supplemental tube feeding does not mitigate weight loss in infants with shunt-dependent single-ventricle physiology
    Michael V Di Maria
    The Cardiac Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:1350-6. 2013
    ..Although GT after initial palliation is associated with longer LOS after SCPC, it is not associated with an increase in interstage morbidity or mortality...
  30. doi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiography probe insertion failure in infants undergoing cardiac surgery
    Shari L Wellen
    Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 8:240-5. 2013
    ..We sought to describe the use of and determine risk factors for iTEE probe insertion failure in small infants. We also sought to develop an algorithm for predicting the likelihood of iTEE probe insertion failure...
  31. doi request reprint Portal and sinusoidal fibrosis are common on liver biopsy after Fontan surgery
    Matthew C Schwartz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 34:135-42. 2013
    ..After Fontan surgery, portal and sinusoidal fibrosis are common at liver biopsy and can progress over time. Lower platelet count may represent a marker of portal-based disease in these patients...
  32. pmc Intra-procedural Bronchoscopy to Prevent Bronchial Compression During Pulmonary Artery Stent Angioplasty
    Michael L O'Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19147, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 37:433-41. 2016
    ..Angioplasty of the region of interest with procedural bronchoscopy can help to identify patients at risk of this complication. ..
  33. pmc Cost comparison of transcatheter and operative closures of ostium secundum atrial septal defects
    Michael L O'Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Department of Pediatrics Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    Am Heart J 169:727-735.e2. 2015
    ..Clinical outcomes for transcatheter and operative closures of atrial septal defects (ASDs) are similar. Economic cost for each method has not been well described...
  34. pmc Trends in pulmonary valve replacement in children and adults with tetralogy of fallot
    Michael L O'Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Center for Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 115:118-24. 2015
    ..There is significant variability in the age at which PVR is performed among centers across the United States. This highlights the need for additional research guiding the optimal timing of PVR. ..
  35. pmc Prevalence of deficient retro-aortic rim and its effects on outcomes in device closure of atrial septal defects
    Michael L O'Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19147, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:1181-90. 2014
    ..Deficient retro-aortic rim is highly prevalent but did not increase the risk of adverse outcomes. Its contribution to the risk of aortic erosion could not be addressed by this study...
  36. doi request reprint Prevalence of arrhythmias late after the Fontan operation
    Javier J Lasa
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1184-8. 2014
    ..Despite the low prevalence of arrhythmias after contemporary Fontan modifications, ongoing surveillance is warranted as the onset of arrhythmias may emerge after longer follow-up time...
  37. doi request reprint Outcomes and predictors of reintervention in patients with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum treated with radiofrequency perforation and balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty
    Matthew C Schwartz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:22-9. 2014
    ..Postvalvuloplasty pulmonary valve gradient may be predictive of subsequent outflow tract intervention, and tricuspid hypoplasia may be predictive of the need for a supplemental source of pulmonary blood flow. ..
  38. pmc Melody valve implantation into the branch pulmonary arteries for treatment of pulmonary insufficiency in an ovine model of right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction following tetralogy of Fallot repair
    J Daniel Robb
    Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:80-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that insertion of Melody valves into the proximal right and left branch pulmonary arteries (PAs) would reduce pulmonary regurgitation fraction (PRF) in an ovine model of pulmonary insufficiency and dilated RVOT...
  39. doi request reprint An in vitro comparison of the ability of three commonly used pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass circuits to filter gaseous microemboli
    Richard W Melchior
    Department of Perfusion Services, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Perfusion 25:255-63; discussion 265-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the ability of three commonly used pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) circuits to filter gaseous microemboli (GME) in an in vitro model...
  40. doi request reprint Palliative balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty for infants with unrestrictive ventricular septal defect or single ventricle associated with severe pulmonary stenosis
    Ramiro W Lizano Santamaria
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 86:829-33. 2015
    ..High surgical risk infants may benefit from catheter-based palliative pulmonary valvuloplasty...
  41. pmc Intramural Ventricular Septal Defect Is a Distinct Clinical Entity Associated With Postoperative Morbidity in Children After Repair of Conotruncal Anomalies
    Jyoti K Patel
    From Departments of Pediatrics J K P, A C G, R M G, S M J, S N, C R, M S C and Surgery C E M, T L S, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Circulation 132:1387-94. 2015
    ..We assessed the prevalence of residual intramural VSDs and their effect on postoperative course...
  42. doi request reprint Left-sided scimitar vein causing cyanosis after Fontan operation: successful transcatheter device occlusion using magnetic resonance imaging X-ray fusion
    Tacy E Downing
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA Department of Pediatrics, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 9:E199-203. 2014
    ..This pattern of pulmonary venous return has not been previously reported in a patient with asplenia. MRI x-ray fusion was used to guide transcatheter device occlusion of the scimitar vein, resulting in marked clinical improvement. ..
  43. doi request reprint Radiation safety protocol using real-time dose reporting reduces patient exposure in pediatric electrophysiology procedures
    Akash R Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:1116-23. 2014
    ..Implementation of a radiation safety protocol for pediatric and congenital catheter ablations can drastically reduce radiation exposure to patients without affecting procedural success...
  44. doi request reprint Catheter approach to redirect hepatic venous return for treatment of unilateral pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after fontan
    Yoav Dori
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 84:86-93. 2014
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  45. doi request reprint Ductal spasm during performance of transcatheter ductal occlusion
    Sarosh P Batlivala
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Division of Cardiology, Batson Children s Hospital, Jackson, MS Department of Pediatrics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 83:762-7. 2014
    ..Transcatheter patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) occlusion is a staple of pediatric catheterization laboratories. We present the phenomenon of significant PDA spasm to prevent failure to occlude a hemodynamically significant duct...
  46. doi request reprint Children with protein-losing enteropathy after the Fontan operation are at risk for abnormal bone mineral density
    David J Goldberg
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:1264-8. 2012
    ..Routine bone health screening is warranted for children with PLE, particularly those receiving corticosteroid therapy...
  47. doi request reprint The Amplatzer vascular plug and Amplatzer vascular plug II for vascular occlusion procedures in 50 patients with congenital cardiovascular disease
    Matthew Schwartz
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Cardiology, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:411-7. 2010
    ..To describe the use of the Amplatzer vascular plug (plug 1) and Amplatzer vascular plug II (plug 2) in patients with congenital cardiovascular disease (CCVD)...
  48. doi request reprint Brain-type natriuretic peptide correlates with right heart pressures in a cross section of pediatric heart transplant patients
    E K Hall
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Yale New Haven Children s Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 15:70-4. 2011
    ..This suggests that BNP may have a complimentary role in the monitoring of children following heart transplantation...
  49. doi request reprint Unplanned Readmission to the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit: Prevalence, Outcomes, and Risk Factors
    Marissa A Brunetti
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 6:597-603. 2015
    ..We sought to define the prevalence and outcome for unscheduled CICU readmission. Secondary objectives were to identify indications and risk factors for unscheduled CICU readmission...
  50. doi request reprint Cumulative exposure to medical sources of ionizing radiation in the first year after pediatric heart transplantation
    Alicia McDonnell
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:1126-32. 2014
    ..We sought to quantify and describe the cumulative exposure to all forms of medical radiation during the first year after pediatric heart transplantation and identify factors associated with higher exposure...
  51. doi request reprint Cumulative exposure to medical radiation for children requiring surgery for congenital heart disease
    Andrew C Glatz
    Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Pediatr 164:789-794.e10. 2014
    ..To describe cumulative radiation exposure in a large single-center cohort of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) and identify risk factors for greater exposure...
  52. pmc Mutations in the ABCC6 gene as a cause of generalized arterial calcification of infancy: genotypic overlap with pseudoxanthoma elasticum
    Qiaoli Li
    Departments of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 134:658-65. 2014
    ..In addition, our study emphasizes the potential utility of shared homozygosity mapping to identify genetic causes of inherited disorders. ..
  53. pmc Cardiac performance and quality of life in patients who have undergone the Fontan procedure with and without prior superior cavopulmonary connection
    Andrew M Atz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Cardiol Young 23:335-43. 2013
    ..Data are limited regarding associations between a prior superior cavopulmonary connection and functional and ventricular performance late after the Fontan procedure...
  54. pmc Bifurcating stents in the pulmonary arteries: A novel technique to relieve bilateral branch pulmonary artery obstruction
    Hari K Narayan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 86:714-8. 2015
    ..This technique can be an effective way to alleviate stenoses of the bilateral proximal branch pulmonary arteries and provides a landing zone for a future transcatheter pulmonary valve...
  55. pmc A Single-Center Analysis of Methylprednisolone Use during Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass
    Molly Dreher
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Extra Corpor Technol 47:155-9. 2015
    ..Methylprednisolone is still given intraoperatively at the request of the attending anesthesiologist and on bypass during orthotopic transplant procedures according to institutional protocol. ..