CHD Surgery April 2021 Abstracts


1. Health-Related Quality of Life in Pediatric Cardiac Patients After Extracorporeal Life Support.

Meenaghan SM, Nugent GM, Dee EC, Smith HA, McMahon CJ, Nolke L.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr 30. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02629-7. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33928419


2. Residual immune response towards decellularized homografts may be highly individual.

Ebken J, Mester N, Smart I, Ramm R, Goecke T, Jashari R, Böthig D, Horke A, Cebotari S, Tudorache I, Avsar M, Bobylev D, Haverich A, Sarikouch S, Hilfiker A.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 29;59(4):773-782. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezaa393.PMID: 33544830 Free PMC


3. The Microbiome is a Welcome Addition to the Growing “Omes” of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Congenital Heart Disease Surgery.

Watson JD, Davidson JA.JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2021 Apr 27;6(4):328-330. doi: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2021.02.003. eCollection 2021 Apr.PMID: 33999038 Free PMC article.


4. MiRNA-124a: a Potential Biomarker for Neurological Deficits Following Cardiac Surgery in Pediatric Patients.

Zloto K, Mor L, Bar-Yosef O, Tirosh-Wagner T, Vardi A, Mishali D, Paret G, Nevo-Caspi Y.J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2021 Apr 26. doi: 10.1007/s12265-021-10127-7. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33900534


5. The Characterization of Postoperative Mechanical Respiratory Requirement in Neonates and Infants Undergoing Cardiac Surgery on Cardiopulmonary Bypass in a Single Tertiary Institution.

Koutsogiannaki S, Huang SX, Lukovits K, Kim S, Bernier R, Odegard KC, Yuki K.J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 25:S1053-0770(21)00349-9. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2021.04.023. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34023203


6. Sternotomy with electrocautery and sternal wound infection in congenital heartsurgery in patients under 1 year of age.

Çeli K M, Aygün F, Özkan M.J Card Surg. 2021 Apr 24. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15561. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33896040


7. Mucociliary Clearance Scans Show Infants Undergoing Congenital Cardiac Surgery Have Poor Airway Clearance Function.

Adams PS, Corcoran TE, Lin JH, Weiner DJ, Sanchez-de-Toledo J, Lo CW.Front Cardiovasc Med. 2021 Apr 23;8:652158. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2021.652158. eCollection 2021.PMID: 33969015 Free PMC article.


8. Equine pericardium: a versatile alternative reconstructive material in congenitalcardiac surgery.

Elassal AA, Al-Radi OO, Zaher ZF, Dohain AM, Abdelmohsen GA, Mohamed RS, Fatani MA, Abdelmotaleb ME, Noaman NA, Elmeligy MA, Eldib OS.J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 23;16(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s13019-021-01494-y.PMID: 33892770 Free PMC article.


9. The Complex Nature of Emboli Detection During Cardiac Procedures.

Bashford GR, Truemper EJ, Twedt MH, Hage BD, Hammel JM, Ibrahimye AN, Shukry M, Qadeer A, Eskridge KM.World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2021 Apr 23:21501351211007787. doi: 10.1177/21501351211007787. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33888028 No abstract available.


10. Long-term viability and extensibility of an in situ regenerated canine aortic wall using hybrid warp-knitted fabric.

Nemoto S, Konishi H, Suzuki T, Shimada R, Katsumata T, Osawa S, Yamaguchi A.Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 21:ivab064. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivab064. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33880514


11. Perioperative Management of the Fontan Patient for Cardiac and Noncardiac Surgery.

McNamara JR, McMahon A, Griffin M.J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 20:S1053-0770(21)00347-5. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2021.04.021. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34023201 Review.


12. Does Maintenance of Pulmonary Blood Flow Pulsatility at the Time of the Fontan Operation Improve Hemodynamic Outcome in Functionally Univentricular Hearts?

Kalia K, Walker-Smith P, Ordoñez MV, Barlatay FG, Chen Q, Weaver H, Caputo M, Stoica S, Parry A, Tulloh RMR.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr 19. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02599-w. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33876263


13. Perioperative Opioid Consumption is Not Reduced in Cyanotic Patients Presenting for the Fontan Procedure.

Murray-Torres TM, Tobias JD, Winch PD.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr 19. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02598-x. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33871683


14. A systematic review of the evidence supporting post-operative medication use in congenital heart disease.

Thompson EJ, Foote HP, King CE, Srinivasan S, Ciociola EC, Leung D, Rotta AT, Hill KD, Cohen-Wolkowiez M, Hornik CP.Cardiol Young. 2021 May;31(5):707-733. doi: 10.1017/S1047951121001463. Epub 2021 Apr 19.PMID: 33866987


15.The association between the pattern of change in N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and short-term outcomes in children undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease.

Zheng H, Cui Y, Li K, Zhang J, Qu J, Shi H, Li L, Xia H, Chen X, Liang H.Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 19;32(4):601-606. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivaa310.PMID: 33313833


16. Surgical management of Ebstein anomaly: impact of the adult congenital heartdisease anatomical and physiological classifications.

Homzova L, Photiadis J, Sinzobahamvya N, Ovroutski S, Cho MY, Schulz A.Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 19;32(4):593-600. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivaa294.PMID: 33313770


17. Quantification of Right Atrial-Indexed End-Systolic Volumes and Emptying Fraction in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery With Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Prospective Observational Study.

Kiran M, Misra S, Pr S, Babu S, Anand A, Koshy T.J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 18:S1053-0770(21)00344-X. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2021.04.018. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34006468


18. Effect of different cardioprotective methods on extracorporeal circulation in fetal sheep: a randomized controlled trial.

Yan YB, Shi S, Wu QB, Cai JS, Lei BF.J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 17;16(1):94. doi: 10.1186/s13019-021-01486-y.PMID: 33865409 Free PMC article.


19. Pulmonary-to-systemic venous collateral in obstructed supracardiac totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection: Blood finds a way!

Verma M, Pandey NN, Kumar S, Saxena A.J Card Surg. 2021 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15568. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33861474


20. Repair technique for a rare partial anomalous pulmonary venous return associated with retroaortic innominate vein.

Jung H, Cho JY, Lee Y.J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 15;16(1):83. doi: 10.1186/s13019-021-01457-3.PMID: 33858466 Free PMC article.


21. Neonates with Right Aortic Arch Requiring Arch Reconstruction: A Single-Institution Experience.

Holland M, Schulz A, Feins EN, Baird CW.Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 14:S0003-4975(21)00696-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.04.005. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33864758


22.Risk Factors for Perioperative Morbidity in Adults Undergoing Cardiac Surgery at Children’s Hospitals.

Jain PN, Salciccioli KB, Guffey D, Byun J, Cotts TB, Ermis P, Gaies M, Ghanayem N, Kim F, Lasa J, Smith A, Fuller S.Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 14:S0003-4975(21)00679-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.04.002. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33864757


23. Intraoperative methylprednisolone and neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants after cardiac surgery.

Zyblewski SC, Martin RH, Shipes VB, Hamlin-Smith K, Atz AM, Bradley SM, Kavarana MN, Mahle WT, Everett AD, Graham EM.Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 14:S0003-4975(21)00697-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.04.006. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33864754


24. Combined Liver Kidney Transplant in Adult Patient With Alagille Syndrome and Pulmonary Hypertension.

McGahan RK, Tang JE, Iyer MH, Flores AS, Gorelik LA.Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 14:10892532211008742. doi: 10.1177/10892532211008742. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33853445


25. A Comprehensive Functional Analysis in Patients after Atrial Switch Surgery.

Hornung A, Vollmer D, Wiegand G, Apitz C, Latus H, Hofbeck M, Sieverding L.Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec;69(S 03):e32-e40. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1726307. Epub 2021 Apr 13.PMID: 33851400 Free PMC article.


26. Transplantation for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension with Congenital HeartDisease: Impact on Outcomes of Current Therapeutic Approach Including a High-Priority Allocation Program.

Hascoët S, Pontailler M, Le Pavec J, Savale L, Mercier O, Fabre D, Mussot S, Simonneau G, Jais X, Feuillet S, Stephan F, Cohen S, Bonnet D, Humbert M, Dartevelle P, Fadel E.Am J Transplant. 2021 Apr 12. doi: 10.1111/ajt.16600. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33844424


27. Is surgery necessary for adults with isolated interrupted aortic arch?: Case series with literature review.

Jiang Y, Wang C, Jiang X, Chen S.J Card Surg. 2021 Apr 12. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15525. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33844339 Review.


28. Long-term neurodevelopmental effects of intraoperative blood pressure during surgical closure of a septal defect in infancy or early childhood.

Lauritzen DJ, Asschenfeldt B, Evald L, Hjortdal VE, Heiberg J.Cardiol Young. 2021 Apr 12:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951121001414. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33843536


29. Aorto-left ventricular tunnel: directing the spotlight to the aortic valve.

Beckerman Z, Mery CM.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 10:ezab071. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezab071. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33982745 No abstract available.


30. The Effect of Geometric and Hemodynamic Parameters on Blood Flow Efficiency in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Patients.

Louvelle L, Doyle M, Van Arsdell G, Amon C.Ann Biomed Eng. 2021 Apr 9. doi: 10.1007/s10439-021-02771-6. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33837495


31. The Inverse Relationship Between Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilation and Blood Pressure is Lost After Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

Stark RJ, Krispinsky LT, Lamb FS.J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2021 Apr 9. doi: 10.1007/s12265-021-10124-w. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33835431


32. Use of ECMO for Cardiogenic Shock in Pediatric Population.

Bhaskar P, Davila S, Hoskote A, Thiagarajan R.J Clin Med. 2021 Apr 8;10(8):1573. doi: 10.3390/jcm10081573.PMID: 33917910 Free PMC article. Review.


33. Recent progress toward clinical translation of tissue engineered heart valves.

Mirani B, Nejad SP, Simmons CA.Can J Cardiol. 2021 Apr 8:S0828-282X(21)00175-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.03.022. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33839245 Review.


34. Pulmonary infection after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery in children: a risk estimation model in China.

Ren C, Wu C, Pan Z, Wang Q, Li Y.J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 7;16(1):71. doi: 10.1186/s13019-021-01450-w.PMID: 33827623 Free PMC article.


35. Impact of Valve Type (Ross vs. Mechanical) on Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Young Adults with Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.

Beacher D, Frommelt P, Brosig C, Zhang J, Simpson P, Hraska V, Ginde S.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr 7. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02589-y. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33825913


36. Assessment of postoperative risk factors for EEG abnormalities in routine clinical management after paediatric cardiopulmonary bypass.

Li MY, Lou XB, Cui YQ, Lin RY, Ning SY, Li LJ, Li JB, Huang GD, Zou MH, Ma L, Chen XX, Li J.Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 6:ivab081. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivab081. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33822951


37. ACARPA, a rare case of ALCAPA.

Martens T, Demulier L, Bové T, François K.J Card Surg. 2021 Apr 6. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15554. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33821494


38. COVID-19 pandemic implications in paediatric and congenital heart surgery in Brazil.

Miana LA, Manuel V, Antoniali F, Jatene MB, Jatene FB.Cardiol Young. 2021 Apr 6:1-5. doi: 10.1017/S1047951121001608. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33820594 Free PMC article.


39. Cor Triatriatum Associated with Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: A Rare but Plausible Combination.

Lee JO, Park CS.J Chest Surg. 2021 Apr 5;54(2):143-145. doi: 10.5090/jcs.20.038.PMID: 33115971 Free PMC article.


40. Upper mini sternotomy approach for pulmonary artery banding: A single centre experience.

Salem A, Walley H, Khaymaf D, Shaban A, Hussain-Alkhateeb L.J Card Surg. 2021 Apr 2. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15540. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33797797


41. German Heart Centre Munich-45 years of surgery in adults with congenitalheart defects: from primary corrections of septal defects and coarctation to complex reoperations.

Pabst von Ohain J, Tonino E, Kaemmerer H, Cleuziou J, Ewert P, Lange R, Hörer J.Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2021 Apr;11(2):492-502. doi: 10.21037/cdt-20-831.PMID: 33968628 Free PMC article.


42. Incidental finding of interrupted inferior venacava during minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Singh SS, Palangadan S, Yadav M.Ann Card Anaesth. 2021 Apr-Jun;24(2):234-237. doi: 10.4103/aca.ACA_170_19.PMID: 33884983 Free article.


43. Clinical efficacy of levosimendan vs milrinone in preventing low cardiac output syndrome following pediatric cardiac surgery.

Jothinath K, Balakrishnan S, Raju V, Menon S, Osborn J.Ann Card Anaesth. 2021 Apr-Jun;24(2):217-223. doi: 10.4103/aca.ACA_160_19.PMID: 33884979 Free article.


44. The Outcomes of Surgical Separation in Thoracopagus Twins with Conjoined Hearts: An Analysis of the Literature.

Collins RT 2nd, O’Connor MJ.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr;42(4):875-882. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02555-8. Epub 2021 Apr 15.PMID: 33856497


45. Long-term Risk of Hypertension After Surgical Repair of Congenital HeartDisease in Children.

Greenberg JH, McArthur E, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Zappitelli M, Wald R, Kaushal S, Ng DK, Everett AD, Chanchlani R, Garg AX, Parikh CR.JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Apr 1;4(4):e215237. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.5237.PMID: 33830227 Free PMC article.


46. Effect of Pulmonary Valve Replacement in the Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Patients with Trans-annular Incision: More than 20 Years of Follow-up.

Kwak JG, Shin HJ, Bang JH, Kim ER, Lee JR, Kim WH, Bae EJ, Song MK, Kim GB.Korean Circ J. 2021 Apr;51(4):360-372. doi: 10.4070/kcj.2020.0331.PMID: 33821587 Free PMC article.


47. Major clinical impact of patent foramen ovale after HeartMate3 implantation: periprocedural diagnosis and its pitfalls.

Brízido C, Rocha B, Strong C, Aguiar C.BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Apr 1;14(4):e241585. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-241585.PMID: 33795285


48. Unusual Wide QRS Complex Rhythm in a Teenager.

Combes N, Maltret A, Waldmann V.JAMA Cardiol. 2021 Apr 1;6(4):475-476. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2020.7091.PMID: 33502429 No abstract available.


49. Simultaneous Heart-Liver Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease in the United States: Rapidly Increasing With Acceptable Outcomes.

Cotter TG, Wang J, Peeraphatdit T, Sandıkçı B, Ayoub F, Kim G, Te H, Jeevanandam V, Sabato D, Charlton M.Hepatology. 2021 Apr;73(4):1464-1477. doi: 10.1002/hep.31426.PMID: 32559317


50. Factors associated with mortality or transplantation versus Fontan completion after cavopulmonary shunt for patients with tricuspid atresia.

Callahan CP, Jegatheeswaran A, Barron DJ, Husain SA, Eghtesady P, Welke KF, Caldarone CA, Overman DM, Kirklin JK, Jacobs ML, Lambert LM, DeCampli WM, McCrindle BW; Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society Tricuspid Atresia Working Group.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30:S0022-5223(21)00745-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.04.061. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34045062


51. Health-Related Quality of Life in Pediatric Cardiac Patients After Extracorporeal Life Support.

Meenaghan SM, Nugent GM, Dee EC, Smith HA, McMahon CJ, Nolke L.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr 30. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02629-7. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33928419


52. Intrapulmonary artery septation for unilateral absence of the pulmonary artery.

Koizumi J, Iwase T, Tsuji S, Goto T, Oyama K, Kin H.Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2021 Apr 29:2184923211013998. doi: 10.1177/02184923211013998. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33926269


53. Performance of an Electronic Decision Support System as a Therapeutic Intervention During a Multicenter PICU Clinical Trial: Heart and Lung Failure-Pediatric Insulin Titration trial (HALF-PINT).

Hirshberg EL, Alexander JL, Asaro LA, Coughlin-Wells K, Steil GM, Spear D, Stone C, Nadkarni VM, Agus MSD; HALF-PINT Study Investigators*.Chest. 2021 Apr 28:S0012-3692(21)00857-6. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.04.049. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33932465 Free article.


54. MiRNA-124a: a Potential Biomarker for Neurological Deficits Following Cardiac Surgery in Pediatric Patients.

Zloto K, Mor L, Bar-Yosef O, Tirosh-Wagner T, Vardi A, Mishali D, Paret G, Nevo-Caspi Y.J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2021 Apr 26. doi: 10.1007/s12265-021-10127-7. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33900534


55. Impact of bilateral bidirectional Glenn anastomosis on staged Fontan strategy and Fontan circulation.

Imai K, Hoashi T, Okuda N, Ohuchi H, Kurosaki K, Ichikawa H.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 25:ezab162. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezab162. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33895850330

56. The Presence of a Marked Imbalance Between Regulatory T Cells and Effector T Cells Reveals That Tolerance Mechanisms Could Be Compromised in Heart Transplant Children.

Bernaldo-de-Quirós E, López-Abente J, Camino M, Gil N, Panadero E, López-Esteban R, Martínez-Bonet M, Pion M, Correa-Rocha R.Transplant Direct. 2021 Apr 23;7(5):e693. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000001152. eCollection 2021 May.PMID: 33928185 Free PMC article.

57. Heart Transplantation in Mustard Patients Bridged With Continuous Flow Systemic Ventricular Assist Device – A Case Report and Review of Literature.

Bou Chaaya RG, Simon JW, Turrentine M, Herrmann JL, Kay WA, Guglin M, Saleem K, Rao RA.Front Cardiovasc Med. 2021 Apr 20;8:651496. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2021.651496. eCollection 2021.PMID: 33959642 Free PMC article.


58. Three Decades of Follow-up After Surgical Closure of Subarterial Ventricular Septal Defect.

Amaral V, So EK, Chow PC, Cheung YF.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr 19. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02603-3. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33871684


59. Spontaneous rupture of a coronary artery fistula presenting with post-exertional syncope and haemopericardium.

Desai MH, Olivieri LJ, Ramakrishnan KV, Downing TE.Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 19;32(4):658-660. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivaa317.PMID: 33367810


60. Use of ECMO for Cardiogenic Shock in Pediatric Population.

Bhaskar P, Davila S, Hoskote A, Thiagarajan R.J Clin Med. 2021 Apr 8;10(8):1573. doi: 10.3390/jcm10081573.PMID: 33917910 Free PMC article. Review.


61. Temporary biventricular support as a bridge to recovery: A justifiable strategy for small children with fulminant myocarditis.

Dikmen Yaman N, Kendirli T, Uçar T, Çakıcı M, Inan B, Eyileten Z, Tutar E, Rüçhan Akar A.Perfusion. 2021 Apr 8:2676591211007012. doi: 10.1177/02676591211007012. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33832383


62. Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair: Customized Approach and Outcomes.

Mathis L, Crethers D, Buckman B, Jensen M, Polimenakos AC.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr 2. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02583-4. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33811269


63. Venoarterial extra corporeal membrane oxygenation and blood component usage in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery: Single centre experience.

Surti J, Jain I, Mishra A, Gajjar T, Solanki A, Patel J, Shah J, Shah S.Ann Card Anaesth. 2021 Apr-Jun;24(2):203-208. doi: 10.4103/aca.ACA_112_19.PMID: 33884977 Free article.


64. Hypoplastic Left Heart: Stage-I Will be Performed Interventionally, Soon.

Schranz D, Esmaeili A, Akintuerk H.Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Apr;42(4):727-735. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02597-y. Epub 2021 Apr 19.PMID: 33871681 Free PMC article. Review.