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Quality of life assessment in children before and after a successful ablation for supraventricular tachycardia.

M Cecilia Gonzalez Corcia, Laura Peters, Thierry Sluysmans, Stephane Moniotte, Karlien Carbonez, Catherine Barrea, Christophe Vo, Laetitia Vanhoutte, Christophe Scavee,

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Young patients suffering from rhythm disorders have a negative impact in their quality of life. In recent years, ablation has become the first-line therapy for supraventricular arrhythmias in children. In the light of the current expertise and advancement in the field, we decided to evaluate the quality of ... Read more >>

Cardiol Young (Cardiology in the young)
[2020, 30(3):413-417]

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"Idiopathic" pulmonary arterial hypertension in early infancy: Excluding NFU1 deficiency.

Paquay Stéphanie, Barrea Catherine, Sluysmans Thierry, Vachiery Jean-Luc, Loeckx Isabelle, Seneca Sara, Vô Christophe, Nassogne Marie-Cécile,

NFU1 deficiency is a rare metabolic disorder affecting iron-sulfur cluster synthesis, an essential pathway for lipoic acid-dependent enzymatic activities and mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes. It is a little-known cause of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), while PAH is a prominent feature of the disease. We herein report on a female infant ... Read more >>

Ann Pediatr Cardiol (Annals of pediatric cardiology)
[2019, 12(3):325-328]

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Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Young Adults with Marfan Syndrome.

Jill C Handisides, Danielle Hollenbeck-Pringle, Karen Uzark, Felicia L Trachtenberg, Victoria L Pemberton, Teresa W Atz, Timothy J Bradley, Elizabeth Cappella, Sylvia De Nobele, Georgeann Keh-Teng Groh, Michelle S Hamstra, Rosalind Korsin, Jami C Levine, Bergen Lindauer, Aimee Liou, Meghan K Mac Neal, Larry W Markham, Tonia Morrison, Kathleen A Mussatto, Aaron K Olson, Mary Ella M Pierpont, Reed E Pyeritz, Elizabeth A Radojewski, Mary J Roman, Mingfen Xu, Ronald V Lacro, ,

OBJECTIVE:To assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a large multicenter cohort of children and young adults with Marfan syndrome participating in the Pediatric Heart Network Marfan Trial. STUDY DESIGN:The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) 4.0 Generic Core Scales were administered to 321 subjects with Marfan syndrome (5-25 years). ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. (The Journal of pediatrics)
[2019, 204:250-255.e1]

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Recent Experience and Follow-Up After Surgical Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defect in 120 Children.

Geoffroy de Beco, Natasha Mambour, Christophe Vô, Laetitia Vanhoutte, Stéphane Moniotte, Alain Poncelet, Thierry Sluysmans,

While percutaneous catheter closure proves an effective treatment for secundum atrial septal defect (ASD2), some child patients require surgical closure. We assessed the risks associated with isolated surgical ASD2 closure by reviewing the outcomes of 120 children operated on between 1999 and 2011 (mean age 4.6 ± 3.9 years, mean weight 17 ± 12 kg). Direct ... Read more >>

Pediatr Cardiol (Pediatric cardiology)
[2018, 39(7):1440-1444]

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Distal Aortic Arch Hypoplasia and Coarctation Repair: A Tailored Enlargement Technique.

Alain J Poncelet, Arnaud Henkens, Thierry Sluysmans, Stephane Moniotte, Geoffroy de Beco, Mona Momeni, Thierry Detaille, Jean E Rubay,

BACKGROUND:Several techniques have been described to correct coarctation associated with distal arch hypoplasia. However, in neonates, residual gradients are frequently encountered and influence long-term outcome. We reviewed our experience with an alternative technique of repair combining carotid-subclavian angioplasty and extended end-to-end anastomosis. METHODS:From 1998 through 2014, 109 neonates (median age, ... Read more >>

World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg (World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery)
[2018, 9(5):496-503]

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Predictors of Rapid Aortic Root Dilation and Referral for Aortic Surgery in Marfan Syndrome.

Arvind Hoskoppal, Shaji Menon, Felicia Trachtenberg, Kristin M Burns, Julie De Backer, Bruce D Gelb, Marie Gleason, Jeanne James, Wyman W Lai, Aimee Liou, Lynn Mahony, Aaron K Olson, Reed E Pyeritz, Angela M Sharkey, Mario Stylianou, Stephanie Burns Wechsler, Luciana Young, Jami C Levine, Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, Ronald V Lacro, Timothy J Bradley, ,

Few data exist regarding predictors of rapid aortic root dilation and referral for aortic surgery in Marfan syndrome (MFS). To identify independent predictors of the rate of aortic root (AoR) dilation and referral for aortic surgery, we investigated the data from the Pediatric Heart Network randomized trial of atenolol versus ... Read more >>

Pediatr Cardiol (Pediatric cardiology)
[2018, 39(7):1453-1461]

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Liver and systemic hemodynamics in children with cirrhosis: Impact on the surgical management in pediatric living donor liver transplantation.

Catherine de Magnée, Francis Veyckemans, Thierry Pirotte, Renaud Menten, Dana Dumitriu, Philippe Clapuyt, Karlien Carbonez, Catherine Barrea, Thierry Sluysmans, Christine Sempoux, Isabelle Leclercq, Francis Zech, Xavier Stephenne, Raymond Reding,

Cirrhosis in adults is associated with modifications of systemic and liver hemodynamics, whereas little is known about the pediatric population. The aim of this work was to investigate whether alterations of hepatic and systemic hemodynamics were correlated with cirrhosis severity in children. The impact of hemodynamic findings on surgical management ... Read more >>

Liver Transpl. (Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society)
[2017, 23(11):1440-1450]

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Aortic valve repair in the paediatric population: insights from a 38-year single-centre experience.

Alain J Poncelet, Gébrine El Khoury, Laurent De Kerchove, Thierry Sluysmans, Stéphane Moniotte, Mona Momeni, Thierry Detaille, Jean E Rubay,

To analyse our institutional results in the setting of paediatric aortic valve (AV) repair. Primary end-points were overall survival, freedom from AV reoperation and freedom from AV replacement.A retrospective analysis of all patients under 18 years of age operated on from 1977 to 2015 in a single tertiary care level ... Read more >>

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg (European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery)
[2017, 51(1):43-49]

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Does Postoperative Cardiac Troponin-I Have Any Prognostic Value in Predicting Midterm Mortality After Congenital Cardiac Surgery?

Mona Momeni, Alain Poncelet, Jean Rubay, Amine Matta, Laurent Veevaete, Thierry Detaille, Laurent Houtekie, Stéphan Clement de Clety, Emilien Derycke, Stéphane Moniotte, Thierry Sluysmans, Francis Veyckemans,

This study evaluated the prognostic value of postoperative cardiac troponin-I (cTnI) in predicting all-cause mortality up to 3 months after normothermic congenital cardiac surgery.Prospective observational study.University hospital.All children ages 0 to 10 years.None.cTnI was measured after the induction of anesthesia but before the surgery, at the pediatric intensive care unit ... Read more >>

J. Cardiothorac. Vasc. Anesth. (Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia)
[2017, 31(1):122-127]

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Aortopulmonary Fistula after Multiple Pulmonary Artery Stenting and Dilatation for Postarterial Switch Supravalvular Stenosis.

Maude Pagé, Oana Nastase, Frédéric Maes, Joëlle Kefer, Thierry Sluysmans, Alain Poncelet, Jean Rubay, Agnès Pasquet,

We present a case of iatrogenic aortopulmonary fistula following pulmonary artery (PA) stenting late after arterial switch operation (ASO) for D-transposition of the great arteries (D-TGA), an unusual complication that may be encountered more frequently in contemporary adult cardiology clinics. The diagnosis should be sought in the face of unexplained ... Read more >>

Case Rep Cardiol (Case reports in cardiology)
[2015, 2015:371925]

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Atenolol versus losartan in children and young adults with Marfan's syndrome.

Ronald V Lacro, Harry C Dietz, Lynn A Sleeper, Anji T Yetman, Timothy J Bradley, Steven D Colan, Gail D Pearson, E Seda Selamet Tierney, Jami C Levine, Andrew M Atz, D Woodrow Benson, Alan C Braverman, Shan Chen, Julie De Backer, Bruce D Gelb, Paul D Grossfeld, Gloria L Klein, Wyman W Lai, Aimee Liou, Bart L Loeys, Larry W Markham, Aaron K Olson, Stephen M Paridon, Victoria L Pemberton, Mary Ella Pierpont, Reed E Pyeritz, Elizabeth Radojewski, Mary J Roman, Angela M Sharkey, Mario P Stylianou, Stephanie Burns Wechsler, Luciana T Young, Lynn Mahony, ,

Aortic-root dissection is the leading cause of death in Marfan's syndrome. Studies suggest that with regard to slowing aortic-root enlargement, losartan may be more effective than beta-blockers, the current standard therapy in most centers.We conducted a randomized trial comparing losartan with atenolol in children and young adults with Marfan's syndrome. ... Read more >>

N. Engl. J. Med. (The New England journal of medicine)
[2014, 371(22):2061-2071]

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Long-Term Results of Balloon Valvuloplasty as Primary Treatment for Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis: a 20-Year Review.

Camille Soulatges, Mona Momeni, Nadia Zarrouk, Stéphane Moniotte, Karlien Carbonez, Catherine Barrea, Jean Rubay, Alain Poncelet, Thierry Sluysmans,

In the presence of new surgical techniques, the treatment of congenital valvular aortic stenosis is under debate. We reviewed the results and late outcomes of all 93 patients aged 1 day to 18 years, treated with balloon valvuloplasty (BAV) as first-line therapy for congenital aortic valve stenosis in our center ... Read more >>

Pediatr Cardiol (Pediatric cardiology)
[2015, 36(6):1145-1152]

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Long-term outcome and anaesthetic management for non-cardiac surgery after Fontan palliation: a single-centre retrospective analysis.

Thomas Palumbo, Thierry Sluysmans, Jean E Rubay, Alain J Poncelet, Mona Momeni,

The improved management of Fontan patients has resulted in good outcome. As such, these patients may necessitate care for non-cardiac surgery. We sought to determine the long-term outcome of our Fontan series palliated with the most recent surgical techniques. Our second objective was to report the incidence and the perioperative ... Read more >>

Cardiol Young (Cardiology in the young)
[2015, 25(6):1148-1154]

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Transcatheter Sapien valve implantation in a native tricuspid valve after failed surgical repair.

Joelle Kefer, Thierry Sluysmans, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde,

OBJECTIVES: We describe the first report of a transcatheter Sapien implantation in a native tricuspid valve after multiple failed surgical repairs with a lack of prosthetic material and radiographic landmarks. METHODS AND RESULTS: A 47-year old female underwent multiple valve repairs and replacements including three tricuspid valve repairs without surgical ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2014, 83(5):841-845]

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Clopidogrel in infants with systemic-to-pulmonary-artery shunts.

David L Wessel, Felix Berger, Jennifer S Li, Ingo Dähnert, Amit Rakhit, Sylvie Fontecave, Jane W Newburger, ,

BACKGROUND: Infants with cyanotic congenital heart disease palliated with placement of a systemic-to-pulmonary-artery shunt are at risk for shunt thrombosis and death. We investigated whether the addition of clopidogrel to conventional therapy reduces mortality from any cause and morbidity related to the shunt. METHODS: In a multicenter, double-blind, event-driven trial, ... Read more >>

N. Engl. J. Med. (The New England journal of medicine)
[2013, 368(25):2377-2384]

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Characteristics of children and young adults with Marfan syndrome and aortic root dilation in a randomized trial comparing atenolol and losartan therapy.

Ronald V Lacro, Lin T Guey, Harry C Dietz, Gail D Pearson, Anji T Yetman, Bruce D Gelb, Bart L Loeys, D Woodrow Benson, Timothy J Bradley, Julie De Backer, Geoffrey A Forbus, Gloria L Klein, Wyman W Lai, Jami C Levine, Mark B Lewin, Larry W Markham, Stephen M Paridon, Mary Ella Pierpont, Elizabeth Radojewski, Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, Angela M Sharkey, Stephanie Burns Wechsler, Lynn Mahony, ,

The Pediatric Heart Network designed a clinical trial to compare aortic root growth and other short-term cardiovascular outcomes in children and young adults with Marfan syndrome randomized to receive atenolol or losartan. We report here the characteristics of the screened population and enrolled subjects.Between 2007 and 2011, 21 clinical sites ... Read more >>

Am. Heart J. (American heart journal)
[2013, 165(5):828-835.e3]

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Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: perinatal outcome and recipient heart disease according to treatment strategy.

Catherine Barrea, Christian Debauche, Olivia Williams, Stéphanie Jasienski, Patricia Steenhaut, Thierry Sluysmans, Pierre Bernard, Corinne Hubinont,

AIM: The aims of the study were to compare perinatal outcome and assess recipient cardiac disease according to treatment strategy (amnioreduction (AR), laser or selective feticide). METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 81 consecutive cases of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome diagnosed before 28 weeks between 1993 and 2007. RESULTS: Although fetuses treated by ... Read more >>

J Paediatr Child Health (Journal of paediatrics and child health)
[2013, 49(1):E28-34]

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When coronary arteries need systolic pressure: surgical considerations.

Bjorn Cools, Stephen C Brown, Thierry Sluysmans, Daniel DeWolf, Hughes Dessy, Marc Gewillig,

OBJECTIVES: Patients with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum (PA-IVS) may have coronary sinusoids connected to a hypertensive right ventricle. Coronary perfusion may then completely depend on the right ventricular systolic pressure wave; decompression of the right ventricle can be deleterious in these patients. This study was set to investigate ... Read more >>

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg (European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery)
[2013, 43(4):737-742]

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A tear of the right ventricular outflow tract during pulmonary valvuloplasty treated by transcatheter Sapien valve implantation.

Joelle Kefer, Marc Gewillig, Thierry Sluysmans,

A 74-year-old woman was treated by balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty for a symptomatic restenosis 30 years after surgical commissurotomy. The valve dilatation was complicated by a rupture of the right ventricular outflow tract, treated in emergency by a covered stent implantation. The hemodynamic situation was improved, but the free pulmonary regurgitation ... Read more >>

Congenit Heart Dis (Congenital heart disease)
[2013, 8(4):E111-4]

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Catheter interventions in congenital heart disease without regular catheterization laboratory equipment: the chain of hope experience in Rwanda.

John Senga, Emmanuel Rusingiza, Joseph Mucumbitsi, Agnès Binagwaho, Bert Suys, Christine Lys, Karlien Carbonez, Caroline Ovaert, Thierry Sluysmans,

This report describes the feasibility and safety of cardiac catheterization in a developing country without access to a regular cardiac catheterization laboratory. The equipment used for imaging consisted of a monoplane conventional C-arm X-ray system and a portable ultrasound machine using the usual guidewires and catheters for cardiovascular access. In ... Read more >>

Pediatr Cardiol (Pediatric cardiology)
[2013, 34(1):39-45]

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Impact of the permanent ventricular pacing site on left ventricular function in children: a retrospective multicentre survey.

Irene E van Geldorp, Tammo Delhaas, Roman A Gebauer, Patrick Frias, Maren Tomaske, Mark K Friedberg, Svjetlana Tisma-Dupanovic, Jan Elders, Andreas Früh, Fulvio Gabbarini, Petr Kubus, Viera Illikova, Sabrina Tsao, Andreas Christian Blank, Anita Hiippala, Thierry Sluysmans, Peter Karpawich, Sally-Ann Clur, Xavier Ganame, Kathryn K Collins, Gisela Dann, Jean-Benoît Thambo, Conceição Trigo, Bert Nagel, John Papagiannis, Annette Rackowitz, Jan Marek, Jan-Hendrik Nürnberg, Ward Y Vanagt, Frits W Prinzen, Jan Janousek, ,

BACKGROUND: Chronic right ventricular (RV) pacing is associated with deleterious effects on cardiac function. OBJECTIVE: In an observational multicentre study in children with isolated atrioventricular (AV) block receiving chronic ventricular pacing, the importance of the ventricular pacing site on left ventricular (LV) function was investigated. METHODS: Demographics, maternal autoantibody status ... Read more >>

Heart (Heart (British Cardiac Society))
[2011, 97(24):2051-2055]

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Percutaneous transcatheter closure of interatrial septal defect in adults: procedural outcome and long-term results.

Joelle Kefer, Thierry Sluysmans, Cedric Hermans, Rames El Khoury, Catherine Lambert, Françoise Van de Wyngaert, Caroline Ovaert, Agnes Pasquet,

BACKGROUND: Percutaneous transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD) has been shown to be feasible. AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of transcatheter interatrial septal shunt closure with prosthesis implantation in adults patients during long-term follow-up. In addition, ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2012, 79(2):322-330]

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Development of renal and iliac aneurysms in a child with generalized infantile myofibromatosis.

Benoit Brasseur, Christophe F Chantrain, Nathalie Godefroid, Thierry Sluysmans, Christine Anslot, Renaud Menten, Philippe Clapuyt, Sophie Dupont, Christiane Vermylen, Bénédicte Brichard,

Infantile myofibromatosis is a rare disorder characterized by the formation of tumors in the skin, soft tissues, bone, and viscera. We report the case of a 3-week-old girl who presented with severe hypertension due to generalized infantile myofibromatosis including renal involvement. The infant was treated by chemotherapy and showed progressive ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Nephrol. (Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany))
[2010, 25(5):983-986]

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Congenital heart disease in 111 225 births in Belgium: birth prevalence, treatment and survival in the 21st century.

Philip Moons, Thierry Sluysmans, Daniel De Wolf, Martial Massin, Bert Suys, Abraham Benatar, Marc Gewillig,

AIM: To investigate the birth prevalence, treatment modalities and short-term survival of children with congenital heart disease who were born in 2002. METHODS: We undertook a retrospective review of medical records of all patients who were born in 2002, and were diagnosed, treated and/or followed-up in one of the seven-paediatric ... Read more >>

Acta Paediatr. (Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992))
[2009, 98(3):472-477]

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Huge left ventricular aneurysm in a minimally symptomatic 11-year-old boy.

Stéphane Moniotte, Catherine Barrea, Cécilia Gonzalez, Thierry Sluysmans, Gébrine El Khoury, Jean Rubay,

An 11-year-old boy presented with mild shortness of breath and tachycardia and was diagnosed with a huge left ventricular aneurysm ruptured in a secondary pseudoaneurysm. This report highlights the complementary use of echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the preoperative assessment of this anomaly. ... Read more >>

Congenit Heart Dis (Congenital heart disease)
[2009, 4(1):46-49]

Cited: 2 times

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