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Publications from the Heart Centre for Children and Kids Heart Research


2022 peer-reviewed journal publications from the Kids Heart Research Team. 

Melody valve insertion for relief of "Tricuspid" stenosis in an unbalanced atrioventricular septal defect
Cardiology in the Young, Jan-2022
Menahem S, Roberts PA, Tanous D.

Exercise Intolerance, Benefits, and Prescription for People Living With a Fontan Circulation: The Fontan Fitness Intervention Trial (F-FIT)-Rationale and Design
Frontiers in Pediatrics, Jan-2022
Tran DL, Gibson H, Maiorana AJ, Verrall CE, Baker DW, Clode M, Lubans DR, Zannino D, Bullock A, Ferrie S, Briody J, Simm P, Wijesekera V, D'Almeida M, Gosbell SE, Davis GM, Weintraub R, Keech AC, Puranik R, Ugander M, Justo R, Zentner D, Majumdar A, Grigg L, Coombes JS, d'Udekem Y, Morris NR, Ayer A, Celermajer DS, Cordina R.

Somatic, psychological and economic benefits of regular physical activity beginning in childhood
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Jan-2022
Fitzgerald SA, Fitzgerald HT, Fitzgerald NM, Fitzgerald TR, Fitzgerald DA.

The Ross/Ross-Konno procedure in infancy is a safe and durable solution for aortic stenosis
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Feb-2022
Luxford JC, Ayer JG, Betts K, Salve GG, Orr Y, Chard RB, Roberts P, Sholler GF, Winlaw DS.

Fontan operation at less than 3 years of age is not a risk factor for long-term failure
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Feb-2022
Cao JY, Marathe SP, Zannino D, Celermajer DS, Justo RN, Alphonso N, d’Udekem Y, Winlaw DS.

Deleterious variants in CRLS1 lead to cardiolipin deficiency and cause an autosomal recessive multi-system mitochondrial disease
Human Molecular Genetics, Feb-2022
Lee RG, Balasubramaniam S, Stentenbach M, Kralj T, McCubbin T, Padman B, Smith J, Riley LG, Priyadarshi A, Peng L, Nuske MR, Webster R, Peacock K, Roberts P, Stark Z, Lemire G, Ito YA.

Correlation of ventricular septal defect height and outcomes after complete atrioventricular septal defect repair
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery, Feb-2022
Fong LS, Youssef D, Ayer J, Nicholson IA, Winlaw DS, Orr Y.

Natural and Modified History of Atrioventricular Valve Regurgitation in Patients With Fontan Circulation
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Mar-2022
King G, Buratto E, Celermajer DS, Grigg L, Alphonso N, Robertson T, Bullock A, Ayer J, Iyengar A, d’Udekem Y, Konstantinov IE.

Increasing Use of Neonatal Catheter Intervention for Pulmonary Atresia With Intact Ventricular Septum: Management Trends From a Single Centre
Heart, Lung and Circulation, Apr-2022
Lawley C, Hockey K, Yeo LL, Liava’a M, Roberts P. 

Preliminary assessment of paediatric electrophysiology cardiac implantable electronic device resources around the world
Cardiology in the Young, Apr-2022
Corcia MC, Cohen MI, Paul T, Skinner JR, Shah M.

Care Close to Home: Justification for a Second Paediatric Heart Transplant Centre in Australia
Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Apr-2022
Basu S, Irving C, Roberts P, Orr Y, Casey C, Reilly C, Griffiths A, Nair P, Macdonald P, Festa M.

Impairments in Pulmonary Function in Fontan Patients: Their Causes and Consequences
Frontiers in Pediatrics, Apr-2022
Laohachai K, Ayer J. 

Branch pulmonary artery stent angioplasty in infants less than 10 kg
International Journal of Cardiology Congenital Heart Disease, Apr-2022
Cao BL, Mervis J, Adams P, Roberts P, Ayer J.

Nocturnal enuresis and sudden death—For whom the bell tolls?
Heart Rhythm, May-2022
Skinner JR, Caldwell PHY.

Holter Recordings at Initial Assessment for Long QT Syndrome: Relationship to Genotype Status and Cardiac Events
Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease, May-2022
Waddell-Smith KE, Chaptynova AA, Li J, Crawford JR, Hinds H, Skinner JR. 

Revisiting QT prolongation in acute rheumatic fever – Relevance for hydroxychloroquine treatment
International Journal of Cardiology, May-2022
Perelini F, Agnew J, Skinner JR,  Han DY, Nicholson R, Wilson N

Technique of Coronary Button Transfer Has no Impact on Neoaortic Root Size in Simple Transposition
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, May-2022
Salve GG, Edington AK, Vijayaraghavan A, Betts KS, Ayer JG, Ramakrishnan K, Winlaw DS, Orr Y, Nicholson IA.

Integrated psychological care in pediatric hospital settings for children with complex chronic illness and their families: a systematic review
Psychology & Health, May-2022
Marshall KH, Pincus KH, Tesson S, Lingam R, Woolfenden SR, Kasparian NA

CHDgene: A Curated Database for Congenital Heart Disease Genes
Yang A, Alankarage D, Cuny H, Ip EK, Almog M, Lu J, Das D, Enriquez A, Szot JO, Humphreys DT, Blue GM, Ho JKW, Winloaw DS, Dunwoodie SL, Giannoulatou E.

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Position Statement on the Follow-Up of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices 2022
Heart, Lung and Circulation, Jun-2022
Leitch J, Asakai H, Dawson L, Medi C, Norman M, Stevenson I, Toal E, Turnbull S, Young G

Effect of Nitric Oxide via Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Ventilator-Free Days in Young Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Disease Surgery: The NITRIC Randomized Clinical Trial
JAMA, Jun-2022
L. J. Schlapbach, K. S. Gibbons, S. B. Horton, K. Johnson, D. A. Long, D. H. F. Buckley, et al.

Impact of Fontan Fenestration on Long-Term Outcomes: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis
Journal of the American Heart Association, Jun-2022
Daley M, Buratto E, King G, Grigg L, Iyengar A, Alphonso N, Bullock A, Celermajer DS, Ayer J, Robertson T, d’Udekem Y, Konstantinov IE.


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