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Sep 04 2023
Lunch in the Heart of Sydney Friday 29th September 2023 This year the Heart Centre for Children and Kids Heart Research are coordinating our firs...

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Feb 22 2022
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2021 Publications from Kids Heart Research

The team has published 31 peer-reviewed journal publications this year.

Anomalous Right Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery in a Young Infant with Venticular Septal Defect
Journal Indian College of Cardiology, Feb-2021
Singhi AK, Hawker RE, Sholler GF.

Commentary: When 'No Difference' Is Actually a Big Difference
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Mar-2021
Salve GG, Mervis JG, Winlaw DS.
DOI: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.06.048

Long-term outcomes following Fontan takedown in Australia and New Zealand
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Mar-2021
Marathe SP, Iyengar AJ, Betts KS, et al.

Poor Late Outcomes After Tricuspid Valve Repair in a Single Ventricle: Experience of 103 Patients
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Mar-2021
Muntaner CD, King G, Zannino D, et al.

Neurocognitive Dysfunction and Smaller Brain Volumes in Adolescents and Adults With a Fontan Circulation
Circulation, Mar-2021
Verrall CE, Yang JYM, Chen J, et al.

Assessment of Central Arterial Hemodynamics in Children: Comparison of Noninvasive and Invasive Measurements
American Journal of Hypertension, Mar-2021
Cai TY, Haghighi MM, Roberts PA, et al.

Outcomes Following Heterotopic Placement of Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduits
World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Mar-2021
Saxena A, Salve GG, Betts K, et al.

Maintaining momentum in infant mental health research during COVID-19: Adapting observational assessments
Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Mar-2021
Tesson S, Swinsburg D, Kasparian, NA.

Impact of adiposity on clinical outcomes in people living with a Fontan circulation
International Journal of Cardiology, Apr-2021
Cao JY, Tran D, Briody J, et al.

Cross-sectional assessment of haemostatic profile and hepatic dysfunction in Fontan patients
Open Heart, May-2021
Daems JJ, Attard C, Van Den Helm S, et al. 

A new era of genetic testing in congenital heart disease: A review
Trends Cardiovasc Med., May-2021
Morrish AM, Smith J, Enriquez A, et al.

Impacts of High Environmental Temperatures on Congenital Anomalies: A Systematic Review
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, May-2021
Haghighi MM, Wright CY, Ayer J, et al.

Commentary: Learning points from a remarkable success in achieving stable pulmonary blood flow in a very small baby with Ebstein anomaly and a circular shunt
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Jun-2021
Salve GG, Winlaw DS.
DOI: 10.1016/j.xjtc.2021.02.028

Protein-losing enteropathy and plastic bronchitis after the Fontan procedure
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Jun-2021
Sharma VJ, Iyengar AJ, Zannino D, et al.

Parent mental health and family functioning following diagnosis of CHD: A research agenda and recommendations from the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative
Cardiology in the Young, Jun-2021
Sood E, Lisanti AJ, Woolf-King SE, et al. 
DOI: 10.1017/S1047951121002134

Parent-child bonding and attachment during pregnancy and early childhood following congenital heart disease diagnosis
Health Psychology Review, Jun-2021
Tesson S, Butow PN, Marshall K, et al.





Pre- and Post-operative determinants of transplantation-free survival after Fontan. The Australia and New Zealand experience
IJC Heart & Vasculature, Jul-2021
Poh CL, Cordina RL, Iyengar AJ, et al.

Commentary: A Simplified Treatment Algorithm for Late Presenting d-TGA Combines Clinical Success With Insights Into the Potential of the Morphologic LV
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Jul-2021
Salve GG, Winlaw DS.
DOI: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2021.07.009

CMRI in Congenital Heart Disease Patients: Concerns Over Patient Safety Because of Inadequate Accreditation Procedures for MRI Scanning and Reporting
Heart, Lung and Circulation, Aug-2021
Puranik R, Tann O, Occleshaw C, et al. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.12.017

A Simplified Approach to Predicting Reintervention in the Arterial Switch Operation
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sep-2021
Salve GG, Betts KS, Ayer JG, et al.

Modified pulmonary artery banding: A novel strategy for balancing pulmonary blood flow with transposed great arteries
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Oct-2021
Salve GG, Cole AD, Nicholson IA, et al.

Whole genome sequencing in transposition of the great arteries and associations with clinically relevant heart, brain and laterality genes
American Heart Journal, Oct-2021
Blue GM, Mekel M, Das D, et al.

The Australian National Standards of Care for Childhood-Onset Heart Disease (CoHD)
Heart, Lung and Circulation, Nov-2021
Sholler GF, Selbie L.
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2021.09.009

Doctors and climate change: First do no harm
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nov-2021
Skinner JR.

Time to act on climate change
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nov-2021
Isaacs D, Kiang K, Skinner JR.

Rapidly Enlarging Aortic Root Pseudoaneurysm in a Child With Endocarditis and Repaired Congenital Heart Disease
JACC Case Reports, Nov-2021
Singh AA, Gnanappa GK, Orr Y, et al.

The Australian National Standards of Care for Childhood-Onset Heart Disease
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Dec-2021
Sholler GF, Selbie L.

PPA2-associated sudden cardiac death: extending the clinical and allelic spectrum in 20 new families
Genetics in Medicine, Dec-2021
Guimier A, Achleitner MT, Moreau de Bellaing A, et al. 
DOI: 10.1038/s41436-021-01296-6

The "Super-Fontan" Phenotype: Characterizing Factors Associated With High Physical Performance
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, Dec-2021
Tran DL, Celermajer DS, Ayer J, et al.

Common Genetic Variants Contribute to Risk of Transposition of the Great Arteries
Circulation Research, Dec-2021
Skoric-Milosavljevic D, Tadros R, Bosada FM, et al.

Predictors of reoperation and mortality after complete atrioventricular septal defect repair
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Dec-2021
Fong LS, Betts K, Ayer J, et al.







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