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Selected from among 141 publications by Heart Center faculty between October 1, 2013 and May 1, 2014.

Dusenbery SM, Jerosch-Herold M, Rickers C, Colan SD, Geva T, Newburger JW, Powell AJ. Myocardial extracellular remodeling is associated with ventricular diastolic dysfunction in children and young adults with congenital aortic stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(17):1778-85.

Teele SA, Salvin JW, Barrett CS, Rycus PT, Fynn-Thompson F, Laussen PC, Thiagarajan RR. The association of carotid artery cannulation and neurologic injury in pediatric patients supported with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014;15(4):355-61.

Saleeb SF, Newburger JW, Geva T, Baird CW, Gauvreau K, Padera RF, Del Nido PJ Borisuk MJ, Sanders SP, Mayer JE. Accelerated degeneration of a bovine pericardial bioprosthetic aortic valve in children and young adults. Circulation. 2014.

Newburger JW, Sleeper LA, Frommelt PC, Pearson GD, Mahle WT, Chen S, Dunbar-Masterson C, Mital S, Williams IA, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Jacobs JP, Krawczeski CD, Lewis AB, Pasquali SK, Pizarro C, Gruber PJ, Atz AM, Khaikin S, Gaynor JW, Ohye RG; for the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Transplant-free survival and interventions at 3 years in the single ventricle reconstruction trial. Circulation. 2014.

Singh TP, Milliren CE, Almond CS, Graham D. Survival benefit from transplantation in patients listed for heart transplantation in the United States. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12):1169-78.

Rathod RH, Prakash A, Kim YY, Germanakis IE, Powell AJ, Gauvreau K, Geva T. Cardiac magnetic resonance parameters predict transplant-free survival in Fontan patients. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014.

Myers PO, del Nido PJ, Emani SM, Marx GR, Baird CW. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and remodeling with complex aortic valve reconstruction in children and young adults with moderate or severe aortic regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014.

Miyake CY, Teele SA, Chen L, Motonaga KS, Dubin AM, Balasubramanian S, Balise RR, Rosenthal DN, Alexander ME, Walsh EP, Mah DY. In-hospital arrhythmia development and outcomes in pediatric patients with acute myocarditis. Am J Cardiol. 2014;113(3):535-40.

Valente AM, Gauvreau K, Assenza GE, Babu-Narayan SV, Schreier J, Gatzoulis MA, Groenink M, Inuzuka R, Kilner PJ, Koyak Z, Landzberg MJ, Mulder B, Powell AJ, Wald R, Geva T. Contemporary predictors of death and sustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot enrolled in the INDICATOR cohort. Heart. 2014;100(3):247-53.

Hofferberth SC, Cecchin F, Loberman D, Fynn-Thompson F. Left thoracoscopic sympathectomy for cardiac denervation in patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;147(1):404-9.

McLellan MC, Gauvreau K, Connor JA. Validation of the Cardiac Children’s Hospital Early Warning Score: An Early Warning Scoring Tool to Prevent Cardiopulmonary Arrests in Children with Heart Disease. Congenit Heart Dis.2014;9(3):194

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