Publications

Agnew, EJ; Velayutham, N; Ortiz, GM; Alfieri, CM; Hortells, L; Moore, V; Riggs, KW; Baker, RS; Gibson, AM; Ponny, SR; et al. Scar Formation with Decreased Cardiac Function Following Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in 1 Month Old Swine. Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease. 2020; 7:1-1.

Anderson, RH; Stephens, EH; Backer, CL; Spicer, DE. Commentary: Why do some patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome have endocardial fibroelastosis?. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:649-651.

Backer, CL. Vascular Rings With Tracheoesophageal Compression: Management Considerations. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 2020; 23:48-52.

Backer, CL. Invited Commentary. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2020; 109:573-573.

Backer, CL. Commentary: Why the difference?. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1955-1956.

Backer, CL. Commentary: This case is closed. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1028-1028.

Backer, CL. Commentary: Double-outlet right ventricle revisited. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:265-265.

Backer, CL. Commentary: Innovation in pediatrics: Aortic valve ring. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:E139-E139.

Backer, CL; Pasquali, SK; Dearani, JA. Improving National Outcomes in Congenital Heart Surgery: The Time Has Come for Regionalization of Care. Circulation. 2020; 141:943-945.

Bearl, DW; Feingold, B; Lorts, A; Rosenthal, DN; Zafar, F; Conway, J; Elias, BA; Tunuguntla, HP; Thurm, C; Amdani, SM; et al. Discharge and Readmissions after VAD Placement in US Pediatric Hospitals: A Collaboration in ACTION. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S86-S87.

Beasley, GS; Allen, K; Pahl, E; Jackson, L; Eltayeb, O; Monge, M; Backer, C; Thrush, P. Successful bridge to transplant in a pediatric patient using the Syncardia 50 cc total artificial heart. ASAIO Journal. 2020; 66:e33-e35.

Clingan, SP; Reagor, JA; Ollberding, NJ. Optimal Sweep Gas to Blood Flow Ratio (V/Q) for Initiation of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in a Pediatric Patient Population: A Retrospective Analysis. The Journal of extra-corporeal technology. 2020; 52:112-117.

Gellings, JA; Johnson, WK; Ghanayem, NS; Mitchell, M; Tweddell, J; Hoffman, G; Hraska, V; Kuhn, EM; Woods, RK. Norwood Procedure—Difficulty in Weaning From Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Implications for Outcomes. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 32:119-125.

Hansen, JE; Brown, DW; Hanke, SP; Bates, KE; Tweddell, JS; Hill, G; Anderson, JB. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Prescription for Patients With Single Ventricle Physiology Enrolled in the NPC-QIC Registry. Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease. 2020; 9.

Hoffman, GM; Scott, JP; Ghanayem, NS; Stuth, EA; Mitchell, ME; Woods, RK; Hraska, V; Niebler, RA; Bertrandt, RA; Mussatto, KA; et al. (2020) Identification of Time-Dependent Risks of Hemodynamic States After Stage 1 Norwood Palliation. Elsevier BV. 109:155-162.

Lehenbauer, DG; Calhoon, J. Commentary: All tissue valves fail. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1072-1073.

Lehenbauer, DG; Calhoon, J. Commentary: Atrioventricular canal repair: Surgeon preference reigns supreme. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1026-1027.

Lehenbauer, DG; Hui, DS. Commentary: Inspiration and cultivation—Students to cardiothoracic surgeons. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1915-1916.

Lorts, A; Smyth, L; Gajarski, RJ; VanderPluym, CJ; Mehegan, M; Villa, CR; Murray, JM; Niebler, RA; Almond, CS; Thrush, P; et al. The Creation of a Pediatric Health Care Learning Network: The ACTION Quality Improvement Collaborative. ASAIO Journal. 2020; 66:441-446.

Martinez, J; Lehenbauer, D; Maldonado, E. Retroaortic Innominate Vein in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: A Case Report. 2020; 4:136-138.

McGovern, E; Hirsch, R; Chin, P; Morales, DL; Chin, C. Quantitative Coronary Angiography Can Predict Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S454-S454.

O'Connor, MJ; Lorts, A; Davies, RR; Fynn-Thompson, F; Joong, A; Maeda, K; Mascio, CE; McConnell, PI; Monge, MC; Nandi, D; et al. Early experience with the HeartMate 3 continuous-flow ventricular assist device in pediatric patients and patients with congenital heart disease: A multicenter registry analysis. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:573-579.

Possner, M; Alsaied, T; Siddiqui, S; Morales, D; Trout, AT; Veldtman, G. Abdominal Skeletal Muscle Index as a Potential Novel Biomarker in Adult Fontan Patients. 2020; 2:55-61.

Protopapas, EM; Anderson, RH; Backer, CL; Fragata, J; Hakim, N; Vida, VL; Sarris, GE; Barron, DJ; Berggren, H; Hazekamp, MG; et al. Surgical Management of Aorto-Ventricular Tunnel. A Multicenter Study. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 32:271-279.

Riggs, KW; Chapman, JL; Schecter, M; Towe, C; Zafar, F; Morales, DL S. Pediatric heart-lung transplantation: A contemporary analysis of outcomes. Pediatric Transplantation. 2020; 24.

Riggs, KW; Morales, DL S. Invited Commentary. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2020; 109:153-154.

Riggs, KW; Zafar, F; Lorts, A; Chin, C; III, BR; Tweddell, JS; Morales, DL S. The reality of limping to pediatric heart transplantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:2418-2425.e1.

Riggs, KW; Zafar, F; Radzi, Y; Yu, P; III, BR; Morales, DL S. Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Current Early Expectations After Cardiac Transplantation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2020; 109:480-486.

Riley, JB; Lucas, MT; Samolyk, KA; Reagor, JA; Subject Matter Expert Working Group:, ; Timpa, JG; Pierce, CN; Preston, TJ; Darling, EM; Searles, BE; et al. Development of the Adult ECMO Specialist Certification Examination. The Journal of extra-corporeal technology. 2020; 52:96-102.

Roy, J; Reagor, J; Klein, T; Morgan, J; Palazzolo, A; Ratcliff, J; Goldstein, SL. In Vitro Evaluation of Resistance and Warming Performance of a Small Blood Warmer on a Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Circuit. Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis. 2020; 24:197-201.

Shugh, SB; Szugye, NA; Zafar, F; Riggs, KW; Villa, C; Lorts, A; Morales, DL S; Moore, RA. Expanding the donor pool for congenital heart disease transplant candidates by implementing 3D imaging-derived total cardiac volumes. Pediatric Transplantation. 2020; 24.

Stephens, EH; Eltayeb, O; Monge, MC; Forbess, JM; Rastatter, JC; Rigsby, CK; Backer, CL. (2020) Pediatric Tracheal Surgery: A 25-Year Review of Slide Tracheoplasty and Tracheal Resection. Elsevier BV. 109:148-154.

Stephens, EH; Epting, CL; Backer, CL; Wald, EL. Hyperlactatemia: An Update on Postoperative Lactate. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery. 2020; 11:316-324.

Stephens, EH; Tannous, P; Monge, MC; Eltayeb, O; Devlin, PJ; Backer, CL; Forbess, JM; Pahl, E. (2020) Normalization of hemodynamics is delayed in patients with a single ventricle after pediatric heart transplantation. Elsevier BV. 159:1986-1996.

Thangappan, K; Ashfaq, A; Villa, C; Morales, DL S. The total artificial heart in patients with congenital heart disease. Annals of cardiothoracic surgery. 2020; 9:89-97.

Thangappan, K; Barnes, A; Lorts, A; Morales, DL S; Undar, A. Welcome to the 16th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion. Artificial Organs: replacement, recovery, and regeneration. 2020; 44:355-360.

Thangappan, K; Haney, L; Zafar, F; Hossain, M; Zhang, Y; Chin, C; Ryan, TD; Lehenbauer, D; Morales, DL. What are the Expectations for Length of Stay after Pediatric Heart Transplantation?. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S458-S459.

Thangappan, K; Haney, L; Zafar, F; Hossain, M; Zhang, Y; Steger, J; Schecter, M; Towe, C; Morales, DL. What are the Expectations for Length of Stay after Pediatric Lung Transplantation?. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39.

Thangappan, K; Haney, L; Zafar, F; Hossain, M; Zhang, Y; Steger, J; Schecter, M; Towe, C; Morales, DL. What are the Expectations for Length of Stay after Pediatric Lung Transplantation?. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S68-S68.

Thangappan, K; Haney, L; Zafar, F; Hossain, M; Zhang, Y; Steger, J; Schecter, M; Towe, C; Morales, DL. What are the Expectations for Length of Stay after Pediatric Lung Transplantation?. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39.

Thangappan, K; Morales, DL S. Commentary: Cardiogenic shock, temporary ventricular assist device support, and then total artificial heart: Avoiding the Lazarus implantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:e231-e232.

Thangappan, K; Morales, DL S. Commentary: The environment matters: The effects of passive circulation are not quickly reversed by a change of heart. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:2001-2002.

Thangappan, K; Morales, DL S. Commentary: Disappointments are often the positive stepping stones towards success: Expanding the use of total artificial hearts to infants. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1085-1085.

Thangappan, K; Zafar, F; Hirsch, R; Chin, C; Lehenbauer, D; O'Donnell, A; Morales, DL. Size Does Not Matter: The Outdated Practice of Using Oversized Organs for Recipients with Elevated PVR. . Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S221-S221.

Tseng, SY; Siddiqui, S; Di Maria, MV; Hill, GD; Lubert, AM; Kutty, S; Opotowsky, AR; Possner, M; Morales, DL S; Quintessenza, JA; et al. Atrioventricular Valve Regurgitation in Single Ventricle Heart Disease: A Common Problem Associated With Progressive Deterioration and Mortality. Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease. 2020; 9.

Villa, CR; Alsaied, T; Morales, DL S. Ventricular Assist Device Therapy and Fontan: A Story of Supply and Demand. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 2020; 23:62-68.

Villa, CR; Moore, RA; Morales, DL; Lorts, A. The total artificial heart in pediatrics: Outcomes in an evolving field. Annals of cardiothoracic surgery. 2020; 9:104-109.

Villa, CR; Morales, DL S. Commentary: The tortoise and the hare: Does speed matter in pediatric VAD therapy?. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1528-1529.

Welke, KF; Pasquali, SK; Lin, P; Backer, CL; Overman, DM; Romano, JC; Karamlou, T. Regionalization of Congenital Heart Surgery in the United States. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 32:128-137.

Wells, D; Rizwan, R; Jefferies, JL; III, BR; Ryan, TD; Lorts, A; Chin, C; Zafar, F; Morales, DL. Heart Transplantation in Muscular Dystrophy Patients: Is it a Viable Option?. Circulation: Heart Failure. 2020; 13.

Zafar, F; Haney, L; Riggs, K; Thangappan, K; Chen, S; Mehegan, M; VanderPluym, C; Peng, D; Lorts, A; Morales, DL. Stroke on Mechanical Support: Similar Survival but Higher Risk of Stroke Post-Transplant. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S467-S467.

Zafar, F; Zhang, Y; Hatton, A; Thangappan, K; Towe, C; Chin, C; Morales, D; Hossain, MM; Lorts, A. Weekend or Nighttime Effect: Is it True for Organ Acceptance in Thoracic Transplantation?. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S139-S140.