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Circulation. 2016 Jan 5;133(1):12-20. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.019137. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

Exposure to Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation From Cardiac Procedures in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease: 15-Year Data From a Population-Based Longitudinal Cohort.

Beauséjour Ladouceur V1Lawler PR1Gurvitz M1Pilote L1Eisenberg MJ1Ionescu-Ittu R1Guo L1Marelli AJ2.

Comment by Michiel Winter

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Eur Heart J. 2015 Sep 29. pii: ehv519. [Epub ahead of print]

Imaging of congenital heart disease in adults.

Babu-Narayan SV1Giannakoulas G2Valente AM3Li W1Gatzoulis MA4.

Comment by Michiel Winter

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J Adolesc Health. 2015 Dec;57(6):658-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.07.021. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Patient-Reported Health in Young People With Congenital Heart Disease Transitioning to Adulthood.

Bratt EL1Luyckx K2Goossens E3Budts W4Moons P5.

Comment by Susan Fernandes

Abstract

Am J Cardiol. 2016 Mar 1;117(5):853-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.11.065. Epub 2015 Dec 13.

Prevalence and Correlates of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.

Deng LX1Khan AM2Drajpuch D1Fuller S3Ludmir J2Mascio CE3Partington SL4Qadeer A1Tobin L2Kovacs AH5Kim YY6.

Comment by Susan Fernandes

Abstract

Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2015 Nov 26. pii: 1474515115620314. [Epub ahead of print]

Sense of coherence does not moderate the relationship between the perceived impact of stress on health and self-rated health in adults with congenital heart disease.

Apers S1Sevenants L1Budts W2Luyckx K3Moons P4.

Comment by Susan Fernandes

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Circ J. 2015 Nov 25;79(12):2677-81. doi: 10.1253/circj.CJ-15-0348. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

Prognostic Value of Plasma B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in the Long-Term Follow-up of Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries With Morphologic Right Systemic Ventricle After Atrial Switch Operation.
 
 
 

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J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb;151(2):460-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.028. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

Postoperative tricuspid regurgitation after adult congenital heart surgery is associated with adverse clinical outcomes.
 
 
 

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Science. 2015 Dec 4;350(6265):1262-6. doi: 10.1126/science.aac9396.

De novo mutations in congenital heart disease with neurodevelopmental and other congenital anomalies.
 

Homsy J1Zaidi S2Shen Y3Ware JS4Samocha KE5Karczewski KJ5DePalma SR6McKean D7Wakimoto H7Gorham J7Jin SC2Deanfield J8Giardini A8Porter GA Jr9Kim R10Bilguvar K11López-Giráldez F12Tikhonova I12Mane S12Romano-Adesman A13Qi H14Vardarajan B15Ma L16Daly M5,

Comment by Benjamin Landis

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Elife. 2015 Oct 27;4. pii: e08648. doi: 10.7554/eLife.08648.

A deleterious gene-by-environment interaction imposed by calcium channel blockers in Marfan syndrome.
 

Doyle JJ1,2Doyle AJ1,3Wilson NK1Habashi JP1,4Bedja D5,6Whitworth RE7Lindsay ME8Schoenhoff F9,10Myers L1Huso N1Bachir S1Squires O1,Rusholme B1Ehsan H2Huso D11Thomas CJ12Caulfield MJ3Van Eyk JE10Judge DP13Dietz HC1,4,13GenTAC Registry ConsortiumMIBAVA Leducq Consortium.

 Comment by Benjamin Landis

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Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Dec 1;86(7):1189-94. doi: 10.1002/ccd.26042. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

Creation of a transcatheter fenestration in children with failure of Fontan circulation: Focus on extracardiac conduit connection.

Rupp S1Schieke C1Kerst G1Mazhari N1Moysich A1Latus H1Michel-Behnke I2Akintuerk H1Schranz D1.

Comment by Konstantin Averin

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JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Dec 21;8(14):1819-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2015.08.016.

Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement With the Edwards Sapien System: The Toronto Experience.
 

Wilson WM1Benson LN2Osten MD1Shah A1Horlick EM3.

Comment by Konstantin Averin

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Europace. 2015 Dec 23. pii: euv297. [Epub ahead of print]

Outcomes following the implantation of cardioverter-defibrillator for primary prevention in transposition of the great arteries after intra-atrial baffle repair: a single-centre experience.

Buber J1Ackley TJ2Daniels CJ2Roble SL2Mah ML2Kamp AN2Kertesz NJ2.

Comment by A. Sami Chaouki

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Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Oct;8(5):1065-72. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.115.003272. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Time Course of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Congenital Heart Defects.

Teuwen CP1Ramdjan TT1Götte M1Brundel BJ1Evertz R1Vriend JW1Molhoek SG1Dorman HG1van Opstal JM1Konings TC1van der Voort P1,Delacretaz E1Houck C1Yaksh A1Jansz LJ1Witsenburg M1Roos-Hesselink JW1Triedman JK1Bogers AJ1de Groot NM2.

Comment by A. Sami Chaouki

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Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Feb;8(1):102-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.114.001929. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Re-entry using anatomically determined isthmuses: a curable ventricular tachycardia in repaired congenital heart disease.

Kapel GF1Reichlin T1Wijnmaalen AP1Piers SR1Holman ER1Tedrow UB1Schalij MJ1Stevenson WG1Zeppenfeld K2.

Comment by A. Sami Chaouki 

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Heart Rhythm. 2015 Feb;12(2):297-304. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.11.038. Epub 2014 Nov 28.

Catheter ablation of tachycardia arising from the pulmonary venous   atrium after surgical repair of congenital heartdisease.

Moore JP1Russell M2Mandapati R3Aboulhosn JA4Shannon KM5.

Comment by A. Sami Chaouki

Abstract

Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Feb;8(2):e001745. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.114.001745.

Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation: 5 years of follow-up: does age influence outcomes?

Borik S1Crean A1Horlick E1Osten M1Lee KJ1Chaturvedi R1Friedberg MK1McCrindle BW1Manlhiot C1Benson L2.

Comment by Konstantin Averin

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Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Apr;8(4). pii: e002155. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.114.002155.

Percutaneous tricuspid valve implantation: two-center experience with midterm results.

Eicken A1Schubert S2Hager A2Hörer J2McElhinney DB2Hess J2Ewert P2Berger F2.

Comment by Konstantin Averin

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Am J Hum Genet. 2015 May 7;96(5):753-64. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Apr 16.

Copy-Number Variation of the Glucose Transporter Gene SLC2A3 and Congenital Heart Defects in the 22q11.2Deletion Syndrome.

Mlynarski EE1Sheridan MB1Xie M2Guo T3Racedo SE3McDonald-McGinn DM4Gai X5Chow EW6Vorstman J7Swillen A8Devriendt K8Breckpot J8,Digilio MC9Marino B10Dallapiccola B9Philip N11Simon TJ12Roberts AE13Piotrowicz M14Bearden CE15Eliez S16Gothelf D17Coleman K18Kates WR19Devoto M20Zackai E4Heine-Suñer D21Shaikh TH22Bassett AS6Goldmuntz E23Morrow BE3Emanuel BS24International Chromosome 22q11.2Consortium.

Comment by Benjamin Landis

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J Hypertens. 2015 Apr;33(4):804-9. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000454.

Increased nocturnal heart rate and wave reflection are early markers of  cardiovascular disease in Williams-Beurensyndrome children.

Maloberti A1Cesana FHametner BDozio DVilla PHulpke-Wette MSchwarz ASelicorni AWassertheurer SMancia GGiannattasio C.

Comment by Benjamin Landis

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Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 May;8(5). pii: e002628. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.114.002628.

Systemic right ventricular fibrosis detected by cardiovascular magnetic resonance is associated with clinical outcome, mainly new-onset atrial arrhythmia, in patients after atrial redirection surgery for transposition of the great arteries.

Rydman R1Gatzoulis MA1Ho SY1Ernst S1Swan L1Li W1Wong T1Sheppard M1McCarthy KP1Roughton M1Kilner PJ1Pennell DJ1Babu-Narayan SV2.

Comment by Michiel Winter

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J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015 Apr 14;17:28. doi: 10.1186/s12968-015-0130-4.

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance catheterization derived pulmonary  vascular resistance and medium-termoutcomes in congenital heart disease.

Pushparajah K1,2Tzifa A3Bell A4Wong JK5Hussain T6,7Valverde I8Bellsham-Revell HR9Greil G10,11Simpson JM12,13Schaeffter T14Razavi R15,16.

Comment by Michiel Winter 

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Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 May;99(5):1655-63. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.12.084. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

Left Ventricular Retraining and Late Arterial Switch for d-Transposition of the Great Arteries.

Watanabe N1Mainwaring RD2Carrillo SA1Lui GK3Reddy VM1Hanley FL1.

Comment by Jouke Bokma

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Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Apr;8(4). pii: e002006. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.114.002006.

Regional ventricular performance and exercise training in children  and youngadults after repair of tetralogy of fallot: randomized controlled pilot study.

Duppen N1Geerdink LM1Kuipers IM1Bossers SS1Koopman LP1van Dijk AP1Roos-Hesselink JW1De Korte CL1Helbing WA2Kapusta L1.

Comment by Jouke Bokma

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J Pediatr. 2015 Jun;166(6):1370-1376.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.02.041. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Effectiveness of structured education on knowledge and health behaviors  in patients with congenital heartdisease.

Goossens E1Fieuws S2Van Deyk K3Luyckx K4Gewillig M5Budts W3Moons P6.

Comment by Susan Fernandes

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Cardiol Young. 2015 Jan 20:1-10. [Epub ahead of print]

The impact of illness perceptions and disease severity on quality of life in congenital heart disease.

O'Donovan CE1Painter L2Lowe B2Robinson H1Broadbent E1.

Comment by Susan Fernandes

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Am J Cardiol. 2015 May 1;115(9):1298-304. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.02.013. Epub 2015 Feb 12.

Trends in utilization of specialty care centers in California for adults with  congenital heart disease.

Fernandes SM1Chamberlain LJ2Grady S Jr3Saynina O4Opotowsky AR5Sanders L2Wise PH6.

Comment by Pamela Miner

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Heart Rhythm. 2015 Feb;12(2):338-44. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.10.038. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Device complications in adult congenital heart disease.

Hayward RM1Dewland TA1Moyers B1Vittinghoff E2Tanel RE3Marcus GM1Tseng ZH4.

Comment by A. Sami Chaouki

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Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Jan 12. pii: CIRCEP.114.001758. [Epub ahead of print]

Mechanism and Ablation of Arrhythmia Following Total Cavopulmonary Connection.

Correa R1Sherwin ED1Kovach J1Mah DY1Alexander ME1Cecchin F1Walsh EP1Triedman JK1Abrams DJ2.

Comment by A. Sami Chaouki

Abstract

Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Jan;8(1). pii: e001799. doi: 0.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.114.001799.

Percutaneous treatment of adult isthmic aortic coarctation: acute and long-term clinical and imaging outcome with a self-expandable uncovered nitinol stent.

Kische S1D'Ancona G2Stoeckicht Y1Ortak J1Elsässer A1Ince H1.

Comment by Konstantin Averin

Abstract

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Feb 1;85(2):227-33. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25684. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

Device therapy for atrial septal defects in a multicenter cohort: Acute outcomes and adverse events.

El-Said H1Hegde SFoerster SHellenbrand WKreutzer JTrucco SMHolzer RBurch GMirani ANicolas RPorras DBergersen LMoore J.

Comment by Konstantin Averin

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Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Jan 22. pii: CIRCGENETICS.114.000950. [Epub ahead of print]

Beneficial Outcome of Losartan Therapy Depends on Type of FBN1 Mutation in Marfan Syndrome.

Franken R1den Hartog A1Radonic T2Micha D3Maugeri A3van Dijk FS3Meijers-Heijboer HE3Timmermans J4Scholte AJ5van den Berg MP6Groenink M7Mulder BJ1Zwinderman AH8de Waard V9Pals G10.

Comment by Benjamin Landis

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Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Feb;8(1):74-81. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.114.000819. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

22q11.2 deletion status and disease burden in children and adolescents with tetralogy of fallot.

Mercer-Rosa L1Paridon SM1Fogel MA1Rychik J1Tanel RE1Zhao H1Zhang X1Yang W1Shults J1Goldmuntz E2.

Comment by Benjamin Landis

Abstract

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Sep;7(9):920-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2014.03.017.

Pressure fields by flow-sensitive, 4D, velocity-encoded CMR in patients with aortic coarctation.

Riesenkampff E1Fernandes JF2Meier S3Goubergrits L4Kropf S5Schubert S1Berger F1Henneumuth A3Kuehne T6.

Comment by Michiel Winter

Abstract

PLoS One. 2014 Dec 29;9(12):e115793. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115793. eCollection 2014.

Application of prospective ECG-gated high-pitch 128-slice dual-source CT angiography in the diagnosis of congenital extracardiac vascular anomalies in infants and children.

Nie P1Yang G2Wang X3Duan Y3Xu W1Li H3Cao T3Liu X1Ji X3Cheng Z3Wang A4.

Comment by Michiel Winter

Abstract

Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan 14. pii: S0003-4975(14)01981-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.086. [Epub ahead of print]

Tricuspid Repair at Pulmonary Valve Replacement Does Not Alter Outcomes in Tetralogy of Fallot.

Cramer JW1Ginde S2Hill GD1Cohen SB2Bartz PJ2Tweddell JS3Earing MG4.

Comment by Jouke Bokma

Abstract

Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Dec 30. pii: CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001749. [Epub ahead of print]

Exercise Oscillatory Ventilation in Patients With Fontan Physiology.

Nathan AS1Loukas B2Moko L2Wu F3Rhodes J2Rathod RH2Systrom DM1Ubeda-Tikkanen A4Shafer K3Lewis GD5Landzberg MJ3Opotowsky AR6.

Comment by Jouke Bokma

Abstract

Heart Lung. 2015 Jan-Feb;44(1):39-44. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2014.08.009. Epub 2014 Sep 30.

Disease knowledge, perceived risk, and health behavior engagement among adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease.

Jackson JL1Tierney K2Daniels CJ3Vannatta K4.

Comment by Susan Fernandes

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