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Lurie Cardiology Fellow Collection- HF/OHT

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Carl L Backer, Hyde M Russell, Elfriede Pahl, Michael C Mongé, Katheryn Gambetta, Steven J Kindel, Jeffrey G Gossett, Courtney Hardy, John M Costello, Barbara J Deal
BACKGROUND: Patients with failing Fontan circulation are at high risk for complications after heart transplantation (HTx) because of multiple prior operations, elevated panel reactive antibody, hepatic dysfunction, coagulopathy, protein-losing enteropathy (PLE), and poor nutrition. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the outcome of HTx for these patients, including those who are status post-Fontan conversion. METHODS: Of 206 heart transplants at Ann & Robert H...
October 2013: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Anne I Dipchand, Joseph W Rossano, Leah B Edwards, Anna Y Kucheryavaya, Christian Benden, Samuel Goldfarb, Bronwyn J Levvey, Lars H Lund, Bruno Meiser, Roger D Yusen, Josef Stehlik
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2015: Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Melanie D Everitt, Elfriede Pahl, Kenneth B Schechtman, Jie Zheng, Jeremy M Ringewald, Thomas L'ecuyer, David C Naftel, James K Kirklin, Elizabeth D Blume, Emily A Bullock, Charles E Canter
BACKGROUND: Survival after pediatric heart transplant has improved over time, as has the incidence of overall rejection. We studied the effect of era on the occurrence and outcome of rejection with hemodynamic compromise (HC). METHODS: Data from 2227 patients who received allografts between 1993 and 2006 at 36 centers in the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study were analyzed to determine incidence, outcome, and risk factors for rejection with HC in early (1993-1999) and recent (2000-2006) eras...
March 2011: Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Monica M Colvin, Jennifer L Cook, Patricia Chang, Gary Francis, Daphne T Hsu, Michael S Kiernan, Jon A Kobashigawa, JoAnn Lindenfeld, Sofia Carolina Masri, Dylan Miller, John O'Connell, E Rene Rodriguez, Bruce Rosengard, Sally Self, Connie White-Williams, Adriana Zeevi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 5, 2015: Circulation
Robert E Shaddy, Mark M Boucek, Daphne T Hsu, Robert J Boucek, Charles E Canter, Lynn Mahony, Robert D Ross, Elfriede Pahl, Elizabeth D Blume, Debra A Dodd, David N Rosenthal, Jeri Burr, Bernie LaSalle, Richard Holubkov, Mary Ann Lukas, Lloyd Y Tani
CONTEXT: Although beta-blockers improve symptoms and survival in adults with heart failure, little is known about these medications in children and adolescents. OBJECTIVE: To prospectively evaluate the effects of carvedilol in children and adolescents with symptomatic systemic ventricular systolic dysfunction. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 161 children and adolescents with symptomatic systolic heart failure from 26 US centers...
September 12, 2007: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
Richard Kirk, Anne I Dipchand, David N Rosenthal, Linda Addonizio, Michael Burch, Maryanne Chrisant, Anne Dubin, Melanie Everitt, Robert Gajarski, Luc Mertens, Shelley Miyamoto, David Morales, Elfriede Pahl, Robert Shaddy, Jeffrey Towbin, Robert Weintraub
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2014: Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Paul F Kantor, Jane Lougheed, Adrian Dancea, Michael McGillion, Nicole Barbosa, Carol Chan, Rejane Dillenburg, Joseph Atallah, Holger Buchholz, Catherine Chant-Gambacort, Jennifer Conway, Letizia Gardin, Kristen George, Steven Greenway, Derek G Human, Aamir Jeewa, Jack F Price, Robert D Ross, S Lucy Roche, Lindsay Ryerson, Reeni Soni, Judith Wilson, Kenny Wong
Pediatric heart failure (HF) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in childhood. This article presents guidelines for the recognition, diagnosis, and early medical management of HF in infancy, childhood, and adolescence. The guidelines are intended to assist practitioners in office-based or emergency room practice, who encounter children with undiagnosed heart disease and symptoms of possible HF, rather than those who have already received surgical palliation. The guidelines have been developed using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology, and are accompanied by practical Recommendations for their application in the clinical setting, supplemented by online material...
December 2013: Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Robert Gajarski, David C Naftel, Elfriede Pahl, Juan Alejos, F Bennett Pearce, James K Kirklin, Mary Zamberlan, Anne I Dipchand et al.
BACKGROUND: The course of pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is variable, and the indications for heart transplantation (HTx) are ill defined. This study investigated outcomes and risk factors for adverse outcomes after listing for HTx. METHODS: A multicenter, event-driven data registry of patients aged < 18 years listed for HTx between January 1993 and December 2007 was used. RESULTS: During the study period, 3,147 children were listed for HTx (mean age, 7...
December 2009: Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Elfriede Pahl, Lynn A Sleeper, Charles E Canter, Daphne T Hsu, Minmin Lu, Steven A Webber, Steven D Colan, Paul F Kantor, Melanie D Everitt, Jeffrey A Towbin, John L Jefferies, Beth D Kaufman, James D Wilkinson, Steven E Lipshultz
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to establish the incidence of and risk factors for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). BACKGROUND: The incidence of SCD in children with DCM is unknown. The ability to predict patients at high risk of SCD will help to define who may benefit most from implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. METHODS: The cohort was 1,803 children in the PCMR (Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry) with a diagnosis of DCM from 1990 to 2009...
February 7, 2012: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Steven A Webber, Steven E Lipshultz, Lynn A Sleeper, Minmin Lu, James D Wilkinson, Linda J Addonizio, Charles E Canter, Steven D Colan, Melanie D Everitt, John Lynn Jefferies, Paul F Kantor, Jacqueline M Lamour, Renee Margossian, Elfriede Pahl, Paolo G Rusconi, Jeffrey A Towbin
BACKGROUND: Restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM) has been associated with poor prognosis in childhood. The goal of the present analysis was to use the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry to analyze outcomes of childhood RCM, with a focus on the impact of phenotype comparing pure RCM with cases that have additional features of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). METHODS AND RESULTS: We analyzed the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry database (1990-2008; N=3375) for cases of RCM...
September 4, 2012: Circulation
John L Jefferies, James D Wilkinson, Lynn A Sleeper, Steven D Colan, Minmin Lu, Elfriede Pahl, Paul F Kantor, Melanie D Everitt, Steven A Webber, Beth D Kaufman, Jacqueline M Lamour, Charles E Canter, Daphne T Hsu, Linda J Addonizio, Steven E Lipshultz, Jeffrey A Towbin
BACKGROUND: Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is a distinct form of cardiomyopathy characterized by hypertrabeculation of the left ventricle. The LVNC phenotype may occur in isolation or with other cardiomyopathy phenotypes. Prognosis is incompletely characterized in children. METHODS AND RESULTS: According to diagnoses from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-funded Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry from 1990 to 2008, 155 of 3,219 children (4.8%) had LVNC...
November 2015: Journal of Cardiac Failure
Jeffrey A Towbin, April M Lowe, Steven D Colan, Lynn A Sleeper, E John Orav, Sarah Clunie, Jane Messere, Gerald F Cox, Paul R Lurie, Daphne Hsu, Charles Canter, James D Wilkinson, Steven E Lipshultz
CONTEXT: Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the most common form of cardiomyopathy and cause of cardiac transplantation in children. However, the epidemiology and clinical course of DCM in children are not well established. OBJECTIVE: To provide a detailed description of the incidence, causes, outcomes, and related risk factors for DCM in children. DESIGN AND SETTING: Longitudinal study based on a population-based, prospective cohort of children diagnosed as having DCM since January 1, 1996, at 89 pediatric cardiac centers and a retrospectively collected cohort of patients seen primarily at large tertiary care centers in North America and who had diagnoses between January 1, 1990, and December 31, 1995, and were enrolled through February 2003...
October 18, 2006: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
Steven E Lipshultz, M Jacob Adams, Steven D Colan, Louis S Constine, Eugene H Herman, Daphne T Hsu, Melissa M Hudson, Leontien C Kremer, David C Landy, Tracie L Miller, Kevin C Oeffinger, David N Rosenthal, Craig A Sable, Stephen E Sallan, Gautam K Singh, Julia Steinberger, Thomas R Cochran, James D Wilkinson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 22, 2013: Circulation
Anitra Romfh, Elizabeth M McNally
Mutations in the dystrophin gene cause Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies. In addition to muscle disease, there nearly always is an associated cardiomyopathy in Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy. In these muscular dystrophies, the severity of cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure may not parallel the severity of skeletal muscle disease. Loss of normal dystrophin function in the heart produces four-chamber dilation and reduction in left ventricular function that develop after the onset of muscle weakness...
December 2010: Current Heart Failure Reports
Charles E Canter, Kathleen E Simpson, Kathleen P Simpson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 7, 2014: Circulation
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