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Background— Preoperative brain injury is an increasingly recognized phenomenon in neonates with complex congenital heart disease… Expand Background— Preoperative brain injury is common in neonates with transposition of the great arteries (TGA). The objective of this… Expand Long waiting times for lung transplantation have limited the survival of patients with advanced pulmonary hypertension. Atrial… Expand OBJECTIVES
We sought to investigate the acute hemodynamic effects of graded balloon dilation atrial septostomy (BDAS) and to… Expand We review our experience and that for 2 large series of atrial septostomy as a treatment for advanced pulmonary hypertension to… Expand BACKGROUND
Patients with severe primary pulmonary hypertension have a poor prognosis, but those with a patent foramen ovale may… Expand Gene targeting by homologous recombination is a powerful technique, generating mouse strains with defined mutations in their… Expand A total of 187 neonates with simple transposition of the great arteries (TGA) have been entered into a twenty institution… Expand During the past 4 years, five institutions have collaborated in evaluating the efficacy of blade atrial septostomy. The procedure… Expand SUMMARY A cardiac catheter enclosing an extensible blade was used to enlarge the interatrial opening in seven patients. Two… Expand