Recent Publications

1. Dibardino DJ. Long-term progression and survival following Norwood single ventricle reconstruction. Current Opinion in Cardiology. (Accepted 9/2014)

2. DiBardino DJ, Jacobs JP. Adult congenital surgery: Long-term management of successful surgical management in the pediatric population. American Association of Thoracic Surgery Current Readings, Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. (Accepted 9/2014)

3. Banerjee I, Carrion K, Nigam V. Cyclic stretch of embryonic cardiomyocytes increases proliferation, growth, and expression while pepressing Tgf-β signaling. (Accepted with revisions)

4. Gomez-Arostegui J, DiBardino DJ, Kemp A, Raviendren R, Hegde S, Devaney EJ, Lamberti JJ, El-Said H. Intermediate results of hybrid versus primary Norwood operation in risk stratified cohorts. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. (Accepted)

5. DiBardino DJ, Hegde S, Lamberti JJ. Further insight into a rare pathology; differential aspects of left ventricular diverticulum. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. (Accepted 5/19/2014)

6. Davis, C, L Vargas, D. Dyar, P Grossfeld. Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal assessment of elite U.S. volleyball players. Clin J Sport Med, in press.

7. Law, W, Dibardino, D, Raviendren, R, Devaney, E, Davis, C. Anomalous aortic origin of the left coronary artery: in-hospital cardiac arrest and death despite bed rest. World J Ped Cong Heart Surg, 2014 (in press)

8. Moore JW, Greene J, Palomares S, et al. Results of the combined U.S. multi-center pivotal study and the continuing access study of the Nit-Occlud PDA device for percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosus. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2014; in press.

9. Moore JW, Vincent R, Beekman R, et al. Procedural results and safety of common interventional procedures in congenital heart disease (device closure of ASD, device closure of PDA, pulmonary valvuloplasty, aoric valvuloplasty, coarctation of the aorta angioplasty and stenting, pulmonary artery stenting): Initial Report for the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014; 64:2439-51.

10. El-Said H, Hegde S, Moore J. Device therapy for atrial septal sefects in a multi-center cohort: Acute outcomes and adverse events. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep 26.

11. Sun HY, Boe J, Barth R, Tacy TA. Fetal MRI correlates with postnatal CT angiogram assessment of pulmonary anatomy in prenatally diagnosed tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 Jul-Aug;9(4):E105-9.

12. Akshoomoff N, Mattson S, Grossfeld P. Genetic basis of cognitive and behavioral defects in Jacobsen syndrome. Genet Med. 2014 Jul 24. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.86.

13. DiBardino DJ, Aggarwal A, Knudson JD. Off pump snare technique for congenital left atrial appendage aneurysm. Cardiology in the Young 2014;24(3):555-8.

14. Carrion K, Dyo J, Patel V, Nigam V. (2014) The long non-coding HOTAIR is modulated by cyclic stretch and WNT/β-CATENIN in human aortic valve cells and is a novel repressor of calcification genes. PLOS One, 2014 May 1;9(5):e96577. PMID: 24788418.

15. Ye M, Parente F, Grossfeld P. Gene-targeted deletion of OPCML and neurotrimin in mice does not yield congenital heart defects. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Apr;164A(4):966-74. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.36441. Epub 2014 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 24616287.

16. Singh RK, ME Richmond, Zuckerman WA, et al. The use of oral sildenafil for management of right ventricular dysfunction after pediatric heart transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 2014; 14(2):453-8.

17. Sun HY, Buccola KJ, Punn R, et al. Transcatheter device closure of a congenital aortic-left atrial tunnel. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 Jan; 9(1):E23-6.

18. Bratincsak A, Moore JW, Gulker B, Choules B, Koren L, El Said HG. Breaking the limit: Mechanical characterization of overexpanded balloon expandable stents used in congenital heart disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014; doi: 10.1111/chd.12175. [Epub ahead of print]

19. Williams, MR, Shepard, SM, Boramanand, NK, Lamberti, JJ, Perry, JP. Long-term follow-up shows excellent transmural atrial lead performance in patients with complex congenital heart disease. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2014; 7: 652-657.

20. DiBardino DJ. Transition from residency to “independent” congenital heart surgeon; a lifelong process, not a graduation day. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 2013;4(3):328-9.

21. DiBardino DJ, Charaf Eddine A, Gaymes C, et al. Left Ventricular Diverticulum; How We Do It. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 2013;4(3):218-21.

22. El-Said HG, Bratincsak A, Foerster SR, Murphy JJ, Vincent J, Holzer R, Porras D, Moore J, Bergersen L. Safety of percutaneous patent ductus arteriosus closure: an unselected multicenter population experience. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Nov 27;2(6).

23. Szeto K, Pastuszko P, del Alamo JC, Lasheras JC, Nigam V. (2013) Bicuspid aortic valves experience increased strain as compared to tricuspid aortic valves. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, 2013 Oct 1;4(4):362-6. PMID: 24327628.

24. Lin CH*, Hegde S*, Moore JW, et al. Incidence and management of life-threatening adverse events during cardiac catheterization for congenital heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Jul 31.

25. Sun HY, Behzadian F, Punn R, Tacy TA. Decremental left ventricular deformation after pulmonary artery band training and subsequent repair in ventriculoarterial discordance. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Jul;26(7):765-74.

26. Moore J, Hegde S, El-Said H. et al. Transcatheter device closure of atrial septal defects: A safety review. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2013;6:433-442

27. Bartakian S, El Said H, Printz B, Moore JW. Prospective randomized trial of transthoracic echocardiography versus transesophageal echocardiography for assessment and guidance of transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects in children using the amplatzer septal occluder. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2013;6:974-80.

28. El-Said H, Hegde S, Moore J. First report of atretic coronary sinus stenting in a 5-Kg infant resulting in dramatic improvement of ventricular function in functional single ventricle. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013; doi: 10.1111/chd.12118. [Epub ahead of print].

29. Lee, TM, Aiyagari, R, Hirsch, JC, Ohye, RG, Bove, EL, Devaney, EJ. Risk factor analysis for second stage palliation of single ventricleaAnatomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012; 93(2):614-9.

30. El Said HG, Bratincsak A, Gordon BM, Moore JW. Closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects with aneurysmal tissue using the Amplazter Duct Occluder I: lessons learned and medium term follow-up. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Nov 15; 80(6):895-90.

31. Perry JC. Supraventricular tachycardia treatment efficacy in infants: on further review. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Oct;5(5):882-3.

32. El-Said HG, Bratincsák A (shared first authorship), Moore JW. Low dose tissue plasminogen activator treatment for vascular thrombosis following cardiac catheterization in children: a  single center experience. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Nov 1;82(5):782-5.

33. Rao RP, Connolly D, Lamberti JJ, Fripp R, El Said H. Transverse aortic arch to descending aorta ratio: a new echocardiographic parameter for management of coarctation of the aorta in the infant. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012. Mar-Apr;7(2):160-9.

34. Perry JC. Sudden cardiac death and malignant arrhythmias: the scope of the problem in adult congenital heart patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Mar;33(3):484-90.

35. El-Said HG, Bratincsák A(shared first authorship), Salkini A, Moore JW. Percutaneous stent implantation into coronary arteries in infants. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Feb1;79(2):303-11.

36. DiBardino DJ, Shores JC, Sheth M, Taylor M, Liechty KW, Salazar JD. Coordinated cardiac delivery; reducing mortality in high-risk fetal cardiac diagnosis at University of Mississippi Children’s Heart Center. Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association 2012;53(12):400-404.

37. Dibardino DJ, Lancaster WJ, Merrill W, Mitchell ME, Taylor E, Gaymes C, Ebeid M, Shores J, Christ E, Taylor M, Sheth M, Jonas RA, Salazar J. Revitalization of the University of Mississippi Children’s Heart Center; report card from the first 18 months. Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association 2012;53(12):405-410.

38. Perry JC, Landzberg M, Franklin W, Webb G, Chang AC. Cardiac intensive care of the adult with congenital heart disease: basic principles in the management of common problems. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012; 33:484-90.

39. DiBardino DJ, Pasquali SK, Hirsch JC, Benjamin DK, Kleeman KC, Salazar JD, Jacobs ML, Mayer JE, Jacobs J. Effect of gender and race on outcome in congenital heart surgery patients; an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2012;94(6):2054-9.

40. Dibardino DJ, Kleeman K, Bove EL. A method of transcutaneously adjustable pulmonary artery banding for staged left ventricular retraining. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2012;144(3):553-6.

41. Molkara D, Tejman-Yarden S, El-Said H, Moore JW. Pericardiocentesis of noncircumferential nonstandard catheter entry sites guided by echocardiography and fluoroscopy. Congenit Heart Dis. 2011 Sep-Oct;6(5):461-5.

42. Dyar DA, Fripp RR, Printz BF. Normal values for left ventricular volume in infants and young children: questions for the authors. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Aug;24(8):933; author reply 933-4. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2011.05.007. Epub 2011 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 21664799.

43. Printz BF, Sleeper LA, Newburger JW, Minich LL, Bradley T, Cohen MS, Frank D, Li JS, Margossian R, Shirali G, Takahashi M, Colan SD; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Noncoronary cardiac abnormalities are associated with coronary artery dilation and with laboratory inflammatory markers in acute Kawasaki disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Jan 4;57(1):86-92. doi: 10.1016/j. jacc.2010.08.619. PubMed PMID: 21185506; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3577068.

44. Dibardino DJ. Continued controversy regarding adverse events following Amplatzer septal device closure; mass hysteria or tip of the iceberg? Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2011;142(1):222-3.

45. Moore JW. Transcatheter valve technology: a game changer! (Invited Editorial) J. Am College Cardiol 2011;58:123-4.

46. El-Said H, Hamzeh R, Lamberti J, Moore J. Catheter balloon adjustment of the pulmonary artery band: feasibility and safety. Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Jan;32(1):8-16. Epub 2010 Oct 31.

47. Davis CK, Pastuszko P, Lamberti J, Moore J, Hanley F, El Said H. The hybrid procedure for the borderline left ventricle. Cardiol Young 2011;21:26-30.

48. DiBardino DJ, Couper GS. Esmark elastoplasty for bleeding ventricular assist device outflow graft associated with severe coagulopathy. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2010;139(6):1658-9.

49. DiBardino DJ, Elbardissi AW, McClure RS, Razo-Vasquez OA, Kelly NE, Cohn LH. Four decades of experience with mitral valve repair: analysis of differential indications, technical evolution and long-term outcome. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2010;139(1):76-83; discussion 83-4.

50. Grossfeld P, et. al. Successful surgical closure of hemodynamically significant ductus arteriosus in 18 children in a third world country. Cardiol Young. 2010 Aug;20(4):367-7.

51. Bratincsák A, El-Said HG, Bradley JS, Shayan K, Grossfeld PD*, Cannavino CR* (*Co-senior authors). Fulminant myocarditis associated with pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus in children. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Mar 2;55(9):928-9.

52. Bratincsák A, Rao RP, El-Said HG. Unusual variant of a rare constellation: a left-sided Scimitar syndrome with connection to the azygos vein. Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 Mar-Apr;5(2):174-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-0803.2010.00401.x. PubMed PMID: 20412492.

53. Perry JC. Postmortem genotyping in sudden cardiac death: closing the diagnostic gap. Heart Rhythm 2010; 7:487-8.

54. Gordon BM, Moore JW. Treatment of pulmonary vein stenosis with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene covered stents. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010;75:263-7.

55. Devaney EJ, Lee T, Gelehrter S, Hirsch JC, Ohye RG, Anderson RH, Bove EL. Biventricular repair of atrioventricular septal defect with common atrioventricular valve and double-outlet right ventricle. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010;89(2):537-542; discussion 542-533.

56. Herron TJ*, Devaney E*, Mundada L, Arden E, Day S, Guerrero-Serna G, Turner I, Westfall M, Metzger JM. Ca2+-independent positive molecular inotropy for failing rabbit and human cardiac muscle by alpha-myosin motor gene transfer. FASEB J. 2010;24(2):415-424. (*co-first authors)

57. Nigam V, Sievers HH, Jensen B, Sier H, Simpson P, Srivastava D, Mohamed SA. (2010) Altered microRNAs in bicuspid aortic valves: a comparison between stenotic and insufficient valves. J Heart Valve Disease 19:459-65. PMID 20845893