Congenital Heart Disease

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Douglas S. Moodie

Online ISSN: 1747-0803


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Risk Factors Associated with Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation after Corrective Surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot

      Shengli Li, Yajuan Zhang, Shoujun Li, Xu Wang, Rongyuan Zhang, Zhongyuan Lu and Jun Yan

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12205

    2. Preconceptual Folic Acid Use and Recurrence Risk Counseling for Congenital Heart Disease

      Shabnam Peyvandi, Jack Rychik, Xuemei Zhang, Judy A. Shea and Elizabeth Goldmuntz

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12206

    3. Left Ventricular Hemodynamic Changes and Clinical Outcomes after Transcatheter Atrial Septal Defect Closure in Adults

      Peter Ermis, Wayne Franklin, Venkatachalam Mulukutla, Dhaval Parekh and Frank Ing

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12204

    4. Increasing Mortality Burden among Adults with Complex Congenital Heart Disease

      Matthias Greutmann, Daniel Tobler, Adrienne H. Kovacs, Mehtap Greutmann-Yantiri, Sarah R. Haile, Leonhard Held, Joan Ivanov, William G. Williams, Erwin N. Oechslin, Candice K. Silversides and Jack M. Colman

      Article first published online: 6 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12201

    5. Depressive Symptoms in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: Incidence and Prognostic Value of Self-Rating Depression Scales

      Panagiota Kourkoveli, Spyros Rammos, John Parissis, Antonis Maillis, Dimitrios Kremastinos and Ioannis Paraskevaidis

      Article first published online: 28 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12200

    6. Pulse Fluoroscopy Radiation Reduction in a Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

      Stuart H. Covi, Wendy Whiteside, Sunkyung Yu and Jeffrey D. Zampi

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12197

  2. Fellows Forum

    1. Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis: An Unusual Case and Discussion of Genetic Associations

      My-Linh D. Ngo, Avichal Aggarwal and Jarrod D. Knudson

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12198

  3. Original Articles

    1. Ventricular Hypertrophy on Electrocardiogram Correlates with Obstructive Lesion Severity in Williams Syndrome

      Venusa Phomakay, Jeffrey M. Gossett, Paige B. Kaplan, Christopher J. Swearingen and R. Thomas Collins II

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12194

    2. Clinicians' Perspectives on Patient Satisfaction in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinics—A Dimension of Health Care Quality Whose Time Has Come

      Ronen Rozenblum, Ann Gianola, Raluca Ionescu-Ittu, Amy Verstappen, Michael Landzberg, Michelle Gurvitz, Kathy Jenkins, David W. Bates and Ariane J. Marelli

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12190

    3. An Increased Incidence of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection among Hispanics in Southern Nevada

      William N. Evans, Ruben J. Acherman, Michael L. Ciccolo, William J. Castillo and Humberto Restrepo

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12199

    4. Survival Data and Predictors of Functional Outcome an Average of 15 Years after the Fontan Procedure: The Pediatric Heart Network Fontan Cohort

      Andrew M. Atz, Victor Zak, Lynn Mahony, Karen Uzark, Peter Shrader, Dianne Gallagher, Stephen M. Paridon, Richard V. Williams, Roger E. Breitbart, Steven D. Colan, Jonathan R. Kaltman, Renee Margossian, Sara K. Pasquali, Kerstin Allen, Wyman W. Lai, Rosalind Korsin, Bradley S. Marino, Nicole Mirarchi, Brian W. McCrindle and for the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12193

    5. Vancomycin-Associated Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Patients

      Brady S. Moffett, Pamela S. Hilvers, Kimberly Dinh, Ayse A. Arikan, Paul Checchia and Ronald Bronicki

      Article first published online: 16 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12187

    6. Outcomes of Tracheostomy Following Congenital Heart Surgery: A Contemporary Experience

      John P. Costello, Dominic A. Emerson, Michael K. Shu, Syed M. Peer, David Zurakowski, Brian K. Reilly, Darren Klugman, Richard A. Jonas and Dilip S. Nath

      Article first published online: 5 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12192

    7. Efficacy of Endothelin Blockade in Adults with Fontan Physiology

      Gwendolyn Derk, Linda Houser, Pamela Miner, Ryan Williams, John Moriarty, Paul Finn, Juan Alejos and Jamil Aboulhosn

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12189

    8. Factors Contributing to Adverse Perioperative Events in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: A Structured Analysis of Cases from the Closed Claims Project

      Bryan G. Maxwell, Karen L. Posner, Jim K. Wong, Daryl A. Oakes, Nate E. Kelly, Karen B. Domino and Chandra Ramamoorthy

      Article first published online: 28 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12188

    9. Comparison of Echocardiographic and Pressure–volume Loop Indices of Systolic Function in Patients with Single Ventricle Physiology: A Preliminary Report

      Ryan J. Butts, Shahryar M. Chowdhury, Jason Buckley, Anthony M. Hlavacek, Tain Yen Hsia, Sachin Khambadkone, G. Hamilton Baker and MOCHA investigators

      Article first published online: 28 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12191

    10. Evaluating the Systemic Right Ventricle by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance: Short Axis or Axial Slices?

      Teun van der Bom, Soha Romeih, Maarten Groenink, Petronella G. Pieper, Arie P.J. van Dijk, Willem A. Helbing, Aeilko H. Zwinderman, Barbara J.M. Mulder and Berto J. Bouma

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12182

    11. The Effect of Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors on the Rate of Ascending Aorta Dilation in Patients with Bicuspid Aortal Valve

      Daniella Ohnemus, Matthew E. Oster, Scott Gatlin, Maan Jokhadar and William T. Mahle

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12184

    12. Breaking the Limit: Mechanical Characterization of Overexpanded Balloon Expandable Stents Used in Congenital Heart Disease

      Andras Bratincsak, John W. Moore, Brandon Gulker, Brian Choules, Lindsay Koren and Howaida G. El-Said

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12175

    13. Chromosomal Imbalances in Patients with Congenital Cardiac Defects: A Meta-analysis Reveals Novel Potential Critical Regions Involved in Heart Development

      Thor Thorsson, William W. Russell, Nour El-Kashlan, Rachel Soemedi, Jonathan Levine, Sarah B. Geisler, Todd Ackley, Aoy Tomita-Mitchell, Jill A. Rosenfeld, Ana Töpf, Marwan Tayeh, Judith Goodship, Jeffrey W. Innis, Bernard Keavney and Mark W. Russell

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12179

    14. Neutrophil/Lymphocyte Ratio and Association with Arch Intervention in Patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Undergoing Hybrid Procedure

      Elizabeth Mitchell, John P. Cheatham, James M. Sisk, Lisa Nicholson, Ralf Holzer, Mark Galantowicz and Clifford L. Cua

      Article first published online: 3 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12174

    15. Preoperative Trophic Feeds in Neonates with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

      Rune Toms, Kimberly W. Jackson, Robert J. Dabal, Cristina H. Reebals and Jeffrey A. Alten

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12177

    16. Emotional Functioning of Adolescents and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: A Meta-Analysis

      Jamie L. Jackson, Brian Misiti, Jeffrey A. Bridge, Curt J. Daniels and Kathryn Vannatta

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12178

    17. Temporal Variation of Birth Prevalence of Congenital Heart Disease in the United States

      Alexander Egbe, Santosh Uppu, Simon Lee, Annemarie Stroustrup, Deborah Ho and Shubhika Srivastava

      Article first published online: 24 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12176

  4. Letters to the Editor

    1. Management of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Infants—Where Do We Stand? A UK National Perspective

      Phani Kiran Yajamanyam, Anand Nitin Kanani and Shree Vishna Rasiah

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12170

  5. AAP Young Investigator Abstract

    1. Impact of Change in Delivery Practice on Neonatal and Maternal Outcomes in Cases of Significant Congenital Heart Disease

      Nina M. Dadlez, Sara G. Brubaker, Lynn L. Simpson, Betul Yilmaz and Ismée A. Williams

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12167

  6. Original Articles

    1. The Current Role of Surgery in Treating Adult Patients with Patent Ductus Arteriosus

      Bosko P. Djukanovic, Slobodan Micovic, Ivan Stojanovic, Dragana Unic-Stojanovic, Sinisa Birovljev and Petar M. Vukovic

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12164

    2. Addressing Sexual Health in Congenital Heart Disease: When Being the Same Isn't the Same

      Rohit S. Loomba, Saurabh Aggarwal and Andrew N. Pelech

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12168

  7. Case Reports

    1. Multidisciplinary Management of Pregnancy in Complex Congenital Heart Disease: A Model for Coordination of Care

      Rachel C. Harris, Melissa H. Fries, Annelee Boyle, Hassan Adeniji-Adele, Zacharia Cherian, Nancy Klein and Anitha S. John

      Article first published online: 22 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12163

  8. Original Articles

    1. Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot in or beyond the Fourth Decade of Life

      Sachin Talwar, Ajay Meena, Shiv Kumar Choudhary, Anita Saxena, Shyam Sunder Kothari, Rajnish Juneja and Balram Airan

      Article first published online: 22 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12162

    2. Is There a Benefit to Postoperative Fluid Restriction Following Infant Surgery?

      George T. Nicholson, Martha L. Clabby and William T. Mahle

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12165

    3. Transient Elastography May Identify Fontan Patients with Unfavorable Hemodynamics and Advanced Hepatic Fibrosis

      Fred M. Wu, Alexander R. Opotowsky, Roshan Raza, Sarah Harney, Chinweike Ukomadu, Michael J. Landzberg, Anne M. Valente, Roger E. Breitbart, Michael N. Singh, Kimberlee Gauvreau and Maureen M. Jonas

      Article first published online: 13 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12159

    4. Variants in the NOTCH1 Gene in Patients with Aortic Coarctation

      Olga Freylikhman, Tatyana Tatarinova, Natalia Smolina, Sergey Zhuk, Alexandra Klyushina, Artem Kiselev, Olga Moiseeva, Gunnar Sjoberg, Anna Malashicheva and Anna Kostareva

      Article first published online: 12 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12157

    5. Assessment of the Ductus Arteriosus in Fetuses with Tetralogy of Fallot and the Implication for Postnatal Management

      Giulia Tuo, Paolo Volpe, Davide Buffi, Valentina De Robertis and Maurizio Marasini

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12158

    6. Value of Speckle-tracking Echocardiography and MRI-based Feature Tracking Analysis in Adult Patients after Fontan-type Palliation

      Renate Schmidt, Stefan Orwat, Aleksander Kempny, Pia Schuler, Robert Radke, Peter C. Kahr, Antje Hellige, Helmut Baumgartner and Gerhard-Paul Diller

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12156

    7. Effect of Exercise Training on Sports Enjoyment and Leisure-time Spending in Adolescents with Complex Congenital Heart Disease: The Moderating Effect of Health Behavior and Disease Knowledge

      Karolijn Dulfer, Nienke Duppen, Nico A. Blom, Arie P. J. van Dijk, Wim A. Helbing, Frank C. Verhulst and Elisabeth M. W. J. Utens

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12154

    8. Impact of Fetal Development on Neurocognitive Performance of Adolescents with Cyanotic and Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

      Samantha M. Matos, Sofia Sarmento, Sara Moreira, Maria Manuela Pereira, Jorge Quintas, Bruno Peixoto, José Carlos Areias and Maria Emília G. Areias

      Article first published online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12152

    9. Safety of Warfarin Dosing in the Intensive Care Unit Following the Fontan Procedure

      Christopher A. Thomas, Kathryn Taylor, Marcus S. Schamberger and Alexandre T. Rotta

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12151

    10. Style of Coping and Its Determinants in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease in a Developing Country

      Bahareh Eslami, Gloria Macassa, Örjan Sundin, Hamid Reza Khankeh and Joaquim J. F. Soares

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12150

    11. Acute Hemodynamic Effects of Single Oral Dose of Bosentan in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Related to Congenital Heart Disease

      Gholamhossein Ajami, Maryam Ahmadipour, Hamid Amoozgar, Mohammad Bourzoee, Sirous Cheriki, Ali Mohammad Shakiba and Mohammad Reza Edraki

      Article first published online: 29 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12147

    12. Acute Outcomes after Introduction of a Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plan (SCAMP) for Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in Congenital Aortic Stenosis

      Diego Porras, David W. Brown, Rahul Rathod, Kevin Friedman, Kimberly Gauvreau, James E. Lock, Jesse J. Esch, Lisa Bergersen and Audrey C. Marshall

      Article first published online: 15 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12142

    13. The Significance of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Assessing Congenital Heart Disease: Our Experience

      Alper Guzeltas, Isa Ozyilmaz, Cansaran Tanidir, Ender Odemis, Hasan Tahsin Tola, Yakup Ergul, Meki Bilici, Sertac Haydin, Ersin Erek and Ihsan Bakir

      Article first published online: 19 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12139

    14. Incidence of Tracheobronchial Anomalies Found with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

      Cory V. Noel, John P. Kovalchin, Brent Adler and Andrew R. Yates

      Article first published online: 19 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12138

  9. Case Reports

    1. The Management of the Older Adult Patient with Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery Syndrome: A Presentation of Two Cases and Review of the Literature

      Jing Xian Quah, Lou Hofmeyr, Haris Haqqani, Andrew Clarke, Atifur Rahman, Peter Pohlner, Dorothy Radford and Mugur Nicolae

      Article first published online: 18 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12125

    2. Neonatal Acute Myocardial Infarction of Unknown Etiology Treated with Surgical Thrombectomy

      Sandhya R. Ramlogan, Delores McKee, Gary K. Lofland and Karina M. Carlson

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12115

    3. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Surgically Repaired Double Outlet Right Ventricle

      Amit Keswani, Anil Verma, Kristen Dann, Laurie Ventura, Victor Lucas, Sangeeta Shah and Stephen Ramee

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12114

  10. Original Articles

    1. Cyanotic Nephropathy—A Morphometric Analysis

      Prajakta A. Gupte, Pradeep Vaideeswar and Bhuvaneshwari M. Kandalkar

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12121

  11. Case Reports

    1. Percutaneous Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Patients with an Aberrant Retroaortic Coronary Artery: Is It Safe?

      Alejandro Peirone, Alejandro Contreras, Pedro Zangroniz and Carlos Pedra

      Article first published online: 3 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12116

    2. Successful Management of Neonatal Myocardial Infarction with ECMO and Intracoronary r-tPA lysis

      Marcus-André Deutsch, Julie Cleuziou, Christian Noebauer, Andreas Eicken, Manfred Vogt, Juergen Hoerer, Ruediger Lange and Christian Schreiber

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12117

    3. Osteosarcoma with Cardiac Metastasis in a 22-year-old Man: A Case Report and Review of Cardiac Tumors

      Marco Pinder, Ahmad CharafEddine, Aimee S. Parnell, Daniel J. DiBardino and Jarrod D. Knudson

      Article first published online: 27 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12113

    4. Epilepsy Misdiagnosed as Long QT Syndrome: It Can Go Both Ways

      Beth A. Medford, J. Martijn Bos and Michael J. Ackerman

      Article first published online: 10 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12104

    5. Pulmonary Embolism: A Late Complication of Pectus Excavatum Repair

      Okay Abaci, Gokhan Cetinkal, Cuneyt Kocas, Emre Evren, Mustafa Yildiz, Bedrettin Yildizeli and Mehmet Yanartaş

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12094

    6. Fetal MRI Correlates with Postnatal CT Angiogram Assessment of Pulmonary Anatomy in Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve

      Heather Y. Sun, Justin Boe, Erika Rubesova, Richard A. Barth and Theresa A. Tacy

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12091

    7. Multimodality Imaging in Bland–White–Garland Syndrome in an Adult with a Left Dominant Coronary Artery System

      David P. Ripley, Oliver E. Gosling, Simon Harries, Philip A. Spurrell and Nick G. Bellenger

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12092

    8. Coronary Sinus Obstruction after Atrioventricular Canal Defect Repair

      David M. Peng, Heather Y. Sun, Frank L. Hanley, Inger Olson and Rajesh Punn

      Article first published online: 20 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12096

    9. Abiotrophia Endocarditis in Children with No Underlying Heart Disease: A Rare but a Virulent Organism

      Deepti P. Bhat, Lakshmi Nagaraju, Basim I. Asmar and Sanjeev Aggarwal

      Article first published online: 20 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/chd.12095


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