Research Highlights | Heart Murmurs Winter 2016-2017

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A sample of recently-published research by Heart Center faculty.

1. Banka P, Geva T. Advances in pediatric cardiac MRI. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016. PMID: 27428483

2. Beausejour Ladouceur V, Abrams DJ. Whole-Exome Molecular Autopsy After Exertional Sudden Cardiac Death: Not a Panacea but a Step in the Right Direction. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2016;9(3):210-2. PMID: 27329652

3. Cevallos PC, Rose MJ, Armsby LB, Armstrong AK, El-Said H, Foerster SR, Glatz AC, Goldstein BH, Hainstock MR, Kreutzer J, Latson LA, Leahy RA, Petit CJ, Torres A, Shahanavaz S, Zampi JD, Bergersen L. Implementation of Methodology for Quality Improvement in Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization: A Multi-center Initiative by the Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Project on Outcomes-Quality Improvement (C3PO-QI). Pediatr Cardiol. 2016. PMID: 27502109

4. Connor JA, Larson C, Baird J, Hickey PA. Use of a Pediatric Cardiovascular Nursing Consortium for Development and Evaluation of Quality Measures: The C4-MNP Experience. J Pediatr Nurs. 2016. PMID: 27368931

5. Emani SM, Piekarski BL, Zurakowski D, Baird CA, Marshall AC, Lock JE, del Nido PJ. 2016. Concept of an expandable cardiac valve for surgical implantation in infants and children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.

6. Faraoni D, Gardella KM, Odegard KC, Emani SM, DiNardo JA. Incidence and Predictors for Postoperative Thrombotic Complications in Children With Surgical and Nonsurgical Heart Disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016. 2016/05/29. PMID: 27234574

7. Ford MA, Gauvreau K, McMullan DM, Almodovar MC, Cooper DS, Rycus PT, Thiagarajan R. Factors Associated With Mortality in Neonates Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Cardiac Indications: Analysis of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry Data. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016. PMID: 27355824

8. Friedman KG, Gauvreau K, Hamaoka-Okamoto A, Tang A, Berry E, Tremoulet AH, Mahavadi VS, Baker A, De Ferranti SD, Fulton DR, Burns JC, Newburger JW. Coronary Artery Aneurysms in Kawasaki Disease: Risk Factors for Progressive Disease and Adverse Cardiac Events in the US Population. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(9). PMID: 27633390

9. Gaynor JW, Stopp C, Wypij D, Andropoulos DB, Atallah, J, Atz AM, Beca J, Donofrio MT, Duncan K, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Hovels-Gurich H, Ichida F, Jacobs JP, Justo R, Latal B, Li JS, Mahle WT, McQuillen PS, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Shekerdemian LS, Synnes A, Williams I, Bellinger DC, Newburger JW, & Investigators, I. 2016. Impact of Operative and Postoperative Factors on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes After Cardiac Operations The International Cardiac Collaborative on Neurodevelopment (ICCON) Investigators. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 102(3): 843-849

10. Howard TS, Kalish BT, Wigmore D, Nathan M, Kulik TJ, Kaza AK, Williams K, Thiagarajan RR. 2016. Association of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support Adequacy and Residual Lesions on Outcomes in Neonates Supported After Cardiac Surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med.

11. Jenkins KJ, Koch Kupiec J, Owens PL, Romano PS, Geppert JJ, Gauvreau K. Development and Validation of an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Indicator for Mortality After Congenital Heart Surgery Harmonized With Risk Adjustment for Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) Methodology. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2016;5(5). 2016/05/22. PMID: 27207997

12. Lin Z, Guo H, Cao Y, Zohrabian S, Zhou P, Ma Q, VanDusen N, Guo Y, Zhang J, Stevens SM, Liang F, Quan Q, van Gorp PR, Li A, Dos Remedios C, He A, Bezzerides VJ, Pu WT. 2016. Acetylation of VGLL4 Regulates Hippo-YAP Signaling and Postnatal Cardiac Growth. Dev Cell.

13. Mah DY, Cheng H, Alexander ME, Sleeper L, Newburger JW, del Nido PJ, Thiagarajan RR, Rajagopal SK. Heart block following stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152(1):189-94. PMID: 27343914

14. Mendelson MM, Regh T, Chan J, Baker A, Ryan HH, Palumbo N, Johnson PK, Griggs S, Boghani M, Desai NK, Yellen E, Buckley L, Gillman MW, Zachariah JP, Graham D, De Ferranti SD. Correlates of Achieving Statin Therapy Goals in Children and Adolescents with Dyslipidemia. J Pediatr. 2016. PMID: 27592099

15. Seekell RP, Lock AT, Peng Y, Cole AR, Perry DA, Kheir JN, Polizzotti BD. 2016. Oxygen delivery using engineered microparticles. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.

16. Upadhyay S, Valente AM, Triedman JK, Walsh EP. Catheter ablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in patients with congenital heart disease. Heart Rhythm. 2016;13(6):1228-37

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