Samuel E Ramírez-Marroquín

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Congenital cardiopathies are the most frequent congenital malformations. Reports of its prevalence around the world range from 2.1 to 12.3 for every 1000 newborns. Prevalence in our country remains unknown, but it probably occupies sixth place for mortality in infants less than a year old, and third place for mortality in those aged between 1 and 4 years.(More)
Surgical development of mitral valve repair techniques in pediatric patients has been slow because of the great variety in the presentation of congenital mitral valve malformations and the still unknown growing effect over the complex mitral valve apparatus. The aim of this study is to review our early an mid-term institutional outcomes in surgical repair(More)
The diagnosis and treatment for paediatric and congenital cardiac disease has undergone remarkable progress over the last 60 years. Unfortunately, this progress has been largely limited to the developed world. Yet every year approximately 90% of the more than 1,000,000 children who are born with congenital cardiac disease across the world receive either(More)
Consistent with the mission of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery to promote health care for children with congenital heart disease all around the world, a Mexican Association of Specialists in Congenital Heart Disease (abbreviated in Spanish as AMECC) was created in Mexico in 2008. Our efforts were coordinated with those of the(More)
INTRODUCTION Current world tendency is the detection of health problems in order to offer solution alternatives by means of the development of computarized data bases. OBJECTIVE To present the results of a computerized data base developed for the registry of pediatric cardiac surgery with the support of Asociación Mexicana de Especialistas en Cardiopatías(More)
Kawasaki's disease is by now the first cause of pediatric acquired cardiopathies in many countries, even more than rheumatic fever. Probably the most common complication of this disease is coronary affection, which often causes stenosis. Treatment of the acute and chronic coronary events in children is based on the knowledge acquired from the disease in(More)
1. Kobayashi Y, Amaro M, Fitzgerald PJ. Acute coronary closure after stenting: a lesson from intravascular ultrasound. Int J Cardiovasc Intervent. 1999;2:51-4. 2. Murasato Y, Suzuka H, Suzuki Y. Incomplete stent apposition in a left main bifurcated lesion after kissing stent implantation. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006;18:E279-84. 3. Costa RA, Mintz GS, Carlier(More)
Pierre-Luc Bernier, Noritaka Ota1, Christo I. Tchervenkov*, Jeffrey P. Jacobs, Giovanni Stellin, Hiromi Kurosawa, Constantine Mavroudis, Sertac Cicek, Zohair Al-Halees, Martin Elliott, Marcelo Jatene, Richard A. Jonas, Rob Kinsley, Christian Kreutzer1, Juan Leon-Wyss, Jinfen Liu, Bohdan Maruszewski, Graham Nunn, Samuel Ramirez-Marroquin, Nestor Sandoval,(More)
The modified Fontan procedure represents the final stage of reconstructive surgery for most patients with functionally univentricular hearts. Although outcomes following Fontan procedures performed at sea level are widely reported, less has been documented and reported concerning outcomes in regions at high altitude. To clarify the main features involved,(More)