Charles Canter, M.D.

Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant Program, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Louis B. Tuttle And Jeanne B. Hauck Professor of Pediatrics
Researcher, Patient Oriented Research Unit
Patient Oriented Research UnitCardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095


  • BS, Brown University1974
  • MSc, Brown University1976
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine1979


  • Intern, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO1979 - 1980
  • Assistant Resident, St. Louis Children's Hospital1980 - 1982
  • Resident-Fellow, St. Louis Children's Hospital1982 - 1984

Licensure and Board Certification

  • IL, Medical License
  • MO, Medical License
  • National Board of Medical Examiners 1980
  • American Board of Pediatrics 1984
  • APB, Sub-Board of Pediatric Cardiology, recertified 1995,recertified 2002,recertified 2015 1988


  • Fellowship, American Heart Association Seminar on Cardiovascular Epidemiology - Pres
  • Upjohn Achievement Award1979
  • Best Doctors in America2003
  • Medical Honoree, American Heart Association, Heartland Affiliate2004
  • New endowed professorship from St. Louis Children’s Hospital – The Lois B. Tuttle and Jeanne B. Hauck Chair in Pediatrics.2012 - Pres
  • Parkway School District Hall of Fame2016 - Pres

Recent Publications view all (186)

  1. Autoimmunity Against the Heart and Cardiac Myosin in Children With Myocarditis. J Card Fail. 2016;22(7):520-8. PMID:26941007 
  2. Improved survival after heart transplant for failed Fontan patients with preserved ventricular function. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016;35(7):877-83. PMID:27068035 
  3. Is Endomyocardial Biopsy a Safe and Useful Procedure in Children with Suspected Cardiomyopathy? Pediatr Cardiol. 2016. PMID:27272694 
  4. High Frequency of Detection by PCR of Viral Nucleic Acid in The Blood of Infants Presenting with Clinical Myocarditis. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016;37(2):399-404. PMCID:PMC4775434  PMID:26499513 
  5. The 2016 International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation listing criteria for heart transplantation: A 10-year update. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016;35(1):1-23. PMID:26776864 
  6. Early Biventricular Assist Device Use in Children: A Single-Center Review of 31 Patients. ASAIO J. 2015;61(6):688-94. PMID:26186261 
  7. Cardiomyopathy Phenotypes and Outcomes for Children With Left Ventricular Myocardial Noncompaction: Results From the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. J Card Fail. 2015;21(11):877-84. PMCID:PMC4630116  PMID:26164213 
  8. The influence of pulmonary resistance on the success of pediatric heart transplantation: Are there still boundaries? Pediatr Transplant. 2015;19(6):580-1. PMID:26215796 
  9. Continuous Flow Device Support in Children Using the HeartWare HVAD: 1,000 Days of Lessons Learned From a Single Center Experience. ASAIO J. 2015. doi:10.1097/MAT.0000000000000253  PMID:25967955 
  10. Contemporary cardiac issues in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Working Group of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in collaboration with Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. Circulation. 2015;131(18):1590-8. PMCID:PMC4573596  PMID:25940966 
  11. Pediatric Quality of Life while Supported with a Ventricular Assist Device. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015. doi:10.1111/chd.12260  PMID:25864509 
  12. Predicting graft loss by 1 year in pediatric heart transplantation candidates: an analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database. Circulation. 2015;131(10):890-8. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.009120  PMID:25587099 
  13. Outpatient management of intra-corporeal left ventricular assist device system in children: a multi-center experience. Am J Transplant. 2015;15(2):453-60. doi:10.1111/ajt.13003  PMID:25612114 
  14. Successful bridge through transplantation with berlin heart ventricular assist device in a child with failing fontan. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99(2):707-9. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.064  PMID:25639417 
  15. Intravenous home inotropic use is safe in pediatric patients awaiting transplantation. Circ Heart Fail. 2015;8(1):64-70. doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001528  PMID:25472966 
  16. Prediction of sarcomere mutations in subclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014;7(6):863-71. doi:10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.114.002411  PMCID:PMC4237712  PMID:25228707 
  17. B-type natriuretic peptide trends after pediatric heart transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2014. PMID:24922348 
  18. Echocardiographic normalization in children with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: rsults from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. J Am Coll cardiol. 2014;63:1405. 
  19. Liver cirrhosis in fontan patients does not affect one year post-heart transplant mortality or markers of liver function J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014;33:170. 
  20. Tissue Doppler septal Tei index indicates severity of illness in pediatric patients with congestive heart failure. Pediatr cardiol. 2014;35:411. 
  21. A Multicenter study of primary graft failure after infant heart transplantation: impact extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on outcomes. Pediatr transplant. 2014;18:72. 
  22. Recovery of echocardiographic function in children with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: results from the pediatric cardiomyopathy registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(14):1405-13. PMCID:PMC4030008  PMID:24561146 
  23. Variability of M-mode versus two-dimensional echocardiography measurements in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35(4):658-67. doi:10.1007/s00246-013-0835-9  PMID:24265000 
  24. Tissue Doppler septal Tei index indicates severity of illness in pediatric patients with congestive heart failure. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35(3):411-8. PMCID:PMC3944049  PMID:24061276 
  25. Liver cirrhosis in Fontan patients does not affect 1-year post-heart transplant mortality or markers of liver function. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014;33(2):170-7. PMCID:PMC3985609  PMID:24365764 
  26. Diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children in the current era. Circulation. 2014;129(1):115-28. PMID:24396015 
  27. Risk stratification at diagnosis for children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: an analysis of data from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. Lancet. 2013;382(9908):1889-97. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61685-2  PMCID:PMC4007309  PMID:24011547 
  28. Heart transplantation in pediatric cardiomyopathies. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2013;11(12):1677-90. PMID:24215197 
  29. Predictors of disease progression in pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart Fail. 2013;6(6):1214-22. PMCID:PMC4111626  PMID:24132734 
  30. Post-transplant outcomes of children bridged to transplant with the Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric ventricular assist device. Circulation. 2013;128(11 Suppl 1):S24-31. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.000446  PMID:24030413 
  31. Measurement of donor-specific HLA antibodies following plasma exchange therapy predicts clinical outcome in pediatric heart and lung transplant recipients with antibody-mediated rejection. J Clin Apher. 2013;28(4):301-8. doi:10.1002/jca.21270  PMID:23426730 
  32. Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device for bridge to heart transplantation in US children. Circulation. 2013;127(16):1702-11. PMID:23538380 
  33. Predictors of disease progression in pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart fail. 2013;6:1214. 
  34. Post-transplant outcomes of children bridged to transplant with the Berlin Heart Excor/Pediatric ventricular Device Circulation. 2013;128(S24):31. 
  35. Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet. 2012;380(9859):2163-96. PMID:23245607 
  36. Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet. 2012;380(9859):2197-223. PMID:23245608 
  37. Could contrast-enhanced cardiovascular MRI potentially be used to screen pediatric cardiac transplant patients for transplant coronary artery disease? Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2012;10(12):1459-61. doi:10.1586/erc.12.149  PMID:23253269 
  38. Noninvasive detection of transplant coronary artery disease with contrast-enhanced cardiac MRI in pediatric cardiac transplants. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31(11):1234-5. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.06.001  PMID:22749830 
  39. Human polyomaviruses in children undergoing transplantation, United States, 2008-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012;18(10):1676-9. doi:10.3201/eid1810.120359  PMCID:PMC3471627  PMID:23017293 
  40. Outcomes of restrictive cardiomyopathy in childhood and the influence of phenotype: a report from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. Circulation. 2012;126(10):1237-44. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.104638  PMID:22843787 
  41. Has late rejection decreased in pediatric heart transplantation in the current era? A multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31(9):980-6. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.05.016  PMID:22884385 
  42. Trends in the indications and survival in pediatric heart transplants: a 24-year single-center experience in 307 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012;94(3):807-15; discussion 815-6. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.02.052  PMID:22632881 
  43. Renal function and genetic polymorphisms in pediatric heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31(9):1003-8. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.05.010  PMCID:PMC3428223  PMID:22789135 
  44. Early predictors of survival to and after heart transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 2012;126(9):1079-86. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.011999  PMID:22800850 
  45. Prospective trial of a pediatric ventricular assist device. N Engl J Med. 2012;367(6):532-41. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1014164  PMID:22873533 
  46. The ventricular volume variability study of the Pediatric Heart Network: study design and impact of beat averaging and variable type on the reproducibility of echocardiographic measurements in children with chronic dilated cardiomyopathy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012;25(8):842-854.e6. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2012.05.004  PMID:22677278 
  47. Early survival after heart transplant in young infants is lowest after failed single-ventricle palliation: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31(5):509-16. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2011.12.013  PMID:22325692 
  48. Failed Fontan heart transplant candidates with preserved vs impaired ventricular ejection: 2 distinct patient populations. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31(5):545-7. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.02.003  PMID:22381208 
  49. A risk-prediction model for in-hospital mortality after heart transplantation in US children. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(5):1240-8. doi:10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03932.x  PMID:22300640 
  50. Endomyocardial biopsy and selective coronary angiography are low-risk procedures in pediatric heart transplant recipients: results of a multicenter experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31(4):398-409. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2011.11.019  PMCID:PMC3307902  PMID:22209354 
  51. Can adult heart failure regimens be applied to children: what works and what does not? Curr Opin Cardiol. 2012;27(2):98-107. PMID:22249216 
  52. Incidence of and risk factors for sudden cardiac death in children with dilated cardiomyopathy: a report from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(6):607-15. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2011.10.878  PMCID:PMC3280885  PMID:22300696 
  53. Extracardiac complications of the Fontan circuit. Pediatr Radiol. 2012;42(2):233-41. doi:10.1007/s00247-011-2225-x  PMID:21863291 
  54. ABO-incompatible heart transplantation: analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) database. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31(2):173-9. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2011.11.013  PMID:22305379 
  55. Spontaneous echocardiographic contrast associated with portosystemic shunt due to persistent patent ductus venosus. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012;7(3):E18-21. doi:10.1111/j.1747-0803.2011.00587.x  PMID:22129147 
  56. Risk factors for late renal dysfunction after pediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study. Pediatr Transplant. 2011;15(7):699-705. doi:10.1111/j.1399-3046.2011.01564.x  PMCID:PMC3201752  PMID:22004544 
  57. Outcomes after listing for primary transplantation for infants with unoperated-on non-hypoplastic left heart syndrome congenital heart disease: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(9):1023-32. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2011.03.020  PMID:21550823 
  58. Competing risks for death and cardiac transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathy: results from the pediatric cardiomyopathy registry. Circulation. 2011;124(7):814-23. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.973826  PMCID:PMC3199969  PMID:21788591 
  59. Preventing thrombosis after the Fontan procedure not there yet. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;58(6):652-3. PMID:21798430 
  60. Recent clinical and translational research on pediatric myocarditis. Prog Pediatr Cardiol. 2011;32(1):15-18. PMCID:PMC3649092  PMID:23667302 
  61. The impact of heart failure severity at time of listing for cardiac transplantation on survival in pediatric cardiomyopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(7):755-60. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2011.01.718  PMCID:PMC3110638  PMID:21419658 
  62. Gene polymorphisms impact the risk of rejection with hemodynamic compromise: a multicenter study. Transplantation. 2011;91(12):1326-32. doi:10.1097/TP.0b013e31821c1e10  PMID:21659963 
  63. Acute myocarditis in children. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2011;9(6):771-83. PMID:21714608 
  64. Impact of pulmonary vascular resistances in heart transplantation for congenital heart disease. Curr Cardiol Rev. 2011;7(2):59-66. PMCID:PMC3197090  PMID:22548028 
  65. Report from a consensus conference on antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(3):252-69. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.11.003  PMID:21300295 
  66. Infection and malignancy after pediatric heart transplantation: the role of induction therapy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(3):299-308. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.09.005  PMID:21115369 
  67. Rejection with hemodynamic compromise in the current era of pediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(3):282-8. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.08.031  PMID:20974544 
  68. Outcomes of heart transplantation in young adults--more than a pediatric concern. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(2):139-40. PMID:21055969 
  69. Bridging children of all sizes to cardiac transplantation: the initial multicenter North American experience with the Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(1):1-8. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.08.033  PMID:21145473 
  70. Association of genetic polymorphisms and risk of late post-transplantation infection in pediatric heart recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010;29(12):1342-51. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.07.013  PMID:20869265 
  71. Outcomes of pediatric heart transplant recipients transitioned to adult care: an exploratory study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010;29(11):1309-10. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.06.005  PMID:20619681 
  72. Outcomes of heart transplantation using donor hearts from infants with sudden infant death syndrome. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010;29(11):1226-30. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.06.004  PMID:20691612 
  73. Ventricular remodeling and survival are more favorable for myocarditis than for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in childhood: an outcomes study from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. Circ Heart Fail. 2010;3(6):689-97. doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.109.902833  PMID:20833772 
  74. Dilated cardiomyopathy and heart failure in children. Heart Fail Clin. 2010;6(4):415-32, vii. PMID:20869643 
  75. The pediatric cardiomyopathy registry and heart failure: key results from the first 15 years. Heart Fail Clin. 2010;6(4):401-13, vii. PMCID:PMC2946942  PMID:20869642 
  76. Cardiomyopathies: Treating pediatric DCM--great expectations unfulfilled. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2010;7(8):420-2. doi:10.1038/nrcardio.2010.87  PMID:20657608 
  77. The International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation Guidelines for the care of heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010;29(8):914-56. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.05.034  PMID:20643330 
  78. Decline in rejection in the first year after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010;29(6):625-32. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2009.12.009  PMID:20207171 
  79. Current management of pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2010;25(2):80-7. PMID:20019605 
  80. Tachyarrhythmias after pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010;29(3):273-7. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2009.07.003  PMID:19783173 
  81. Distinct clinical and histopathological presentations of Danon cardiomyopathy in young women. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55(4):408-10. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2009.11.019  PMID:20117447 
  82. Socioeconomic status and pediatric heart transplantation--does it matter? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28(12):1252-3. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2009.05.037  PMID:19782610 
  83. Association of left ventricular dilation at listing for heart transplant with postlisting and early posttransplant mortality in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart Fail. 2009;2(6):591-8. doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.108.839001  PMID:19919984 
  84. Quality of life in adult survivors greater than 10 years after pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28(7):661-6. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2009.04.004  PMID:19560692 
  85. Genotypic variation and phenotypic characterization of granzyme B gene polymorphisms. Transplantation. 2009;87(12):1801-6. doi:10.1097/TP.0b013e3181a755a4  PMCID:PMC2739874  PMID:19543056 
  86. Report from a consensus conference on the sensitized patient awaiting heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28(3):213-25. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2008.12.017  PMID:19285611 
  87. Complement fragment C4d and C3d deposition in pediatric heart recipients with a positive crossmatch. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008;27(10):1073-8. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2008.07.013  PMID:18926396 
  88. Biventricular assist devices as a bridge to heart transplantation in small children. Circulation. 2008;118(14 Suppl):S89-93. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.754002  PMID:18824776 
  89. Beyond Berlin: heart transplantation in the "untransplantable". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008;136(2):529-31. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.01.032  PMID:18692672 
  90. A fatal device-device interaction between a wearable automated defibrillator and a unipolar ventricular pacemaker. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008;31(7):912-5. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2008.01110.x  PMID:18684292 
  91. Genetic polymorphisms impact the risk of acute rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study. Transplantation. 2008;85(11):1632-9. doi:10.1097/TP.0b013e3181722edc  PMID:18551071 
  92. Infectious, malignant, and autoimmune complications in pediatric heart transplant recipients. J Pediatr. 2008;152(5):671-7. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2007.10.018  PMID:18410772 
  93. Pediatric heart failure therapy with beta-adrenoceptor antagonists. Paediatr Drugs. 2008;10(2):125-34. PMID:18345722 
  94. Carvedilol for children and adolescents with heart failure: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2007;298(10):1171-9. doi:10.1001/jama.298.10.1171  PMID:17848651 
  95. Mortality and morbidity in pre-sensitized pediatric heart transplant recipients with a positive donor crossmatch utilizing peri-operative plasmapheresis and cytolytic therapy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007;26(9):876-82. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2007.07.011  PMID:17845925 
  96. Limitations of cyclosporine C2 monitoring in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2007;11(5):524-9. doi:10.1111/j.1399-3046.2007.00712.x  PMID:17631021 
  97. Sudden death prior to pediatric heart transplantation: would implantable defibrillators improve outcome? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007;26(5):447-52. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2007.02.005  PMID:17449412 
  98. Indications for heart transplantation in pediatric heart disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; the Councils on Clinical Cardiology, Cardiovascular Nursing, and Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia; and the Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group. Circulation. 2007;115(5):658-76. PMID:17261651 
  99. Infant heart transplantation ten years later--where are they now? Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;83(1):169-71; discussion 172. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2006.08.016  PMID:17184654 
  100. Disparate distribution of 16 candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms among racial and ethnic groups of pediatric heart transplant patients. Transplantation. 2006;82(12):1774-80. doi:10.1097/  PMID:17198275 
  101. Incidence, causes, and outcomes of dilated cardiomyopathy in children. JAMA. 2006;296(15):1867-76. doi:10.1001/jama.296.15.1867  PMID:17047217 
  102. Surveillance for transplant coronary artery disease in infant, child and adolescent heart transplant recipients: an intravascular ultrasound study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006;25(8):921-7. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2006.03.022  PMID:16890112 
  103. Outcome of listing for cardiac transplantation for failed Fontan: a multi-institutional study. Circulation. 2006;114(4):273-80. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.105.548016  PMID:16847155 
  104. Lessons learned from the pediatric heart transplant study. Congenit Heart Dis. 2006;1(3):54-62. PMID:18377548 
  105. Otolaryngological manifestations of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric thoracic transplant patients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;70(2):303-10. doi:10.1016/j.ijporl.2005.07.011  PMID:16125255 
  106. Lymphoproliferative disorders after paediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study. Lancet. 2006;367(9506):233-9. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(06)67933-6  PMID:16427492 
  107. Prospective single-arm protocol of carvedilol in children with ventricular dysfunction. Pediatr Cardiol. 2006;27(3):336-42. doi:10.1007/s00246-005-1159-1  PMID:16596434 
  108. Therapy for pediatric myocarditis. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2005;7(5):411-7. PMID:16138960 
  109. Relation of age, severity of illness, and hemodynamics with brain natriuretic peptide levels in patients <20 years of age with heart disease. Am J Cardiol. 2005;96(6):847-50. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2005.05.034  PMID:16169375 
  110. The impact and outcome of transplant coronary artery disease in a pediatric population: a 9-year multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005;24(6):645-51. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2004.03.021  PMID:15949722 
  111. Fate of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome listed for cardiac transplantation: a multicenter study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005;24(5):576-82. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2004.01.019  PMID:15896755 
  112. Pediatric heart transplantation for anthracycline cardiomyopathy: cancer recurrence is rare. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004;23(9):1040-5. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2003.08.014  PMID:15454169 
  113. Improved outcomes of pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy with utilization of heart transplantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004;44(2):391-7. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2004.04.035  PMID:15261937 
  114. Risk factors for primary graft failure after pediatric cardiac transplantation: importance of recipient and donor characteristics. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004;23(6):716-22. PMID:15366432 
  115. Non-ischemic left ventricular dysfunction after pediatric cardiac transplantation: treatment with plasmapheresis and OKT3. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004;23(5):552-7. doi:10.1016/S1053-2498(03)00308-5  PMID:15135370 
  116. Multi-detector row computed tomographic angiography in pediatric heart transplant recipients: Initial observations. Transplantation. 2004;77(4):599-602. PMID:15084942 
  117. Morbidities in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatr Cardiol. 2004;25(1):3-10. doi:10.1007/s00246-003-0471-x  PMID:14534760 
  118. Whole blood international normalization ratio measurements in children using near-patient monitors. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2003;25(1):33-7. PMID:12544771 
  119. Cardiac transplantation for pediatric restrictive cardiomyopathy: presentation, evaluation, and short-term outcome. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2002;21(4):455-9. PMID:11927222 
  120. Rejection is reduced in thoracic organ recipients when transplanted in the first year of life. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2002;21(3):311-8. PMID:11897518 
  121. Should beta-blockers be used for the treatment of pediatric patients with chronic heart failure? Paediatr Drugs. 2002;4(12):771-8. PMID:12431129 
  122. A comparison of treatment strategies for hypoplastic left heart syndrome using decision analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001;38(4):1181-7. PMID:11583901 
  123. Long-term prostacyclin infusion to reduce pulmonary hypertension in a pediatric cardiac transplant candidate prior to transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001;20(7):785-8. PMID:11448812 
  124. Carvedilol as therapy in pediatric heart failure: an initial multicenter experience. J Pediatr. 2001;138(4):505-11. doi:10.1067/mpd.2001.113045  PMID:11295713 
  125. Death after rejection with severe hemodynamic compromise in pediatric heart transplant recipients: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001;20(3):279-87. PMID:11257553 
  126. Outcome after diagnosis of moderate-severe transplant coronary artery disease (TCAD) in pediatric heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001;20(2):261-262. PMID:11250529 
  127. Death after cardiac transplantation in low birth weight neonates. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001;20(2):260-261. PMID:11250526 
  128. Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in children: correlation of histology to clinical behavior. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2001;23(1):14-8. PMID:11196263 
  129. Survival analysis and risk factors for mortality in transplantation and staged surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000;36(4):1178-85. PMID:11028468 
  130. Preoperative assessment and management of pediatric heart transplantation. Prog Pediatr Cardiol. 2000;11(2):91-97. PMID:10856690 
  131. Defective insulin receptors in Rabson-Mendenhall syndrome cause complete peripheral insulin resistance but minimal hepatic insulin response remains. Pediatr Diabetes. 2000;1(2):66-73. doi:10.1034/j.1399-5448.2000.010203.x  PMID:15016231 
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