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Comparison between transcatheter and surgical closure of secundum atrial septal defect in children and adults: results of a multicenter nonrandomized trial.
OBJECTIVES This study sought to compare the safety, efficacy and clinical utility of the Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) for closure of secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) with surgical closure. Expand
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Diagnosis and management of fetal cardiac tumors: a multicenter experience and review of published reports.
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the prevalence and natural history of cardiac tumors in patients referred for fetal echocardiography. BACKGROUND Cardiac tumors are rare; the prevalence, reportedExpand
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Autoregulation of Cerebral Blood Flow in Fetuses with Congenital Heart Disease: The Brain Sparing Effect
Fetuses with congenital heart disease (CHD) have circulatory abnormalities that may compromise cerebral oxygen delivery. We believe that some CHD fetuses with decreased cerebral oxygen supply haveExpand
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Erosion of Amplatzer septal occluder device after closure of secundum atrial septal defects: Review of registry of complications and recommendations to minimize future risk
The objectives of this study were to identify possible risk factors that may lead to erosion of the Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) and recommend ways to minimize future risk. There have been rareExpand
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Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Human Fetus
Fetal cardiac arrhythmias have been recognized with increasing frequency during the past several years. Most fetal arrythmias are intermittent extrasystoles, often presenting as irregular pauses ofExpand
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Management outcome and follow-up of fetal tachycardia.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate fetal tachycardia and the efficacy of maternally administered antiarrhythmic agents and the effect of this therapy on delivery and postpartumExpand
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Perinatal outcome of fetal complete atrioventricular block: a multicenter experience.
The clinical course and outcome of 55 fetuses with complete atrioventricular (AV) block detected prenatally were studied to identify factors that affect the natural history of this lesion. In 29Expand
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Antenatal diagnosis of coarctation of the aorta: a multicenter experience.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to test observations that might aid prenatal prediction of the presence of coarctation of the aorta in newborn infants with and without other forms of heartExpand
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The Impact of Prenatal Diagnosis of Complex Congenital Heart Disease on Neonatal Outcomes
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease (CHD) is increasingly common. However, the current impact of prenatal diagnosis on neonatal outcomes is unclear. Between January 2004 and January 2008,Expand
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In Utero identification and therapy of congenital heart block
To determine the feasibility and effectiveness of prenatal therapy of congenital heart block (CHB), information was sought regarding the timing of identification of CHB in 72 pregnancies and theExpand
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