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“Both acute and chronic effects on RV function were studied by using conductance technology and magnetic resonance imaging.”
Bove T, et al. Acute and Chronic Effects of Dysfunction of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Components on Right Ventricular Performance in a Porcine Model : Implications for Primary Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012;60:64-71.
“Diastolic RV stiffness of repaired ToF patients wit restrictive physiology is increased.” (measured with Leycom CFL-512 P-V system)
Apitz C, et al. Impact of restrictive physiology on intrinsic diastolic right ventricular function and lusitropy in children and adolescents after repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Heart 2010;96:1837-41.
“It is not sufficient to assess the systemic morphologic RV function by measuring ordinary hemodynamic variables alone.”
Tanoue Y, et al. Midterm ventricular performance after Norwood procedure with right ventricular-pulmonary artery conduit.Ann Thorac Surg 2004;78:1965-71.
“The conductance catheter combined with a pressure microtip catheter, allows real-time measurement of (right ventricular) pressure-volume loops and quantification of pulmonary regurgitation.”
Chaturvedi RR, et al. Real-time analysis with a conductance catheter technique. Circulation 1997;95:643-9.
“The left ventricular pressure-volume relationship has been used to examine ventricular systolic and diastolic function as well as to evaluate myocardial energetics and ventricular-vascular coupling. “Indices of function can be examined on-line…”
Cassidy SC. Pressure-volume relationships in pediatric systolic and diastolic heart failure. Prog Pediatr Cardiol 2000;11:211-218.
“The use of conductance catheters, Doppler flow wires, and smaller traditional catheters will allow the pediatric cardiologist to more accurately and safely evaluate hemodynamic parameters.”
Kanter JP, Hellenbrand WE. Recent advances in non-interventional paediatric catherization. Curr Opin Cardiol 2005; 20:75-79.
“This technique has the potential to refine our assessment of clinically significant ventricular dysfunction after more complex cardiac operations and guide the development of improved strategies of myocardial protection.”
Chaturvedi RR, et al. Left ventricular dysfunction after open repair of simple congenital heart defects in infants and children: quantitation with the use of a conductance catheter immediately after bypass. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1998;115:77-83.
Angiocardiographic pressure volume loops in the analysis of right ventricular function after repair of tetralogy of Fallot.
Uebing A, et al. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2005;21:469-80.
Can we use the end systolic volume index to monitor intrinsic right ventricular function after repair of tetralogy of Fallot?
Uebing A, et al. Int J Cardiol 2011;147:52-7
Does left ventricular size impact on intrinsic right ventricular function in hypoplastic left heart syndrome?
Schlangen J, et al. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]
Failure of stroke volume augmentation during exercise and dobutamine stress is unrelated to load-independent indexes of right ventricular performance after the Mustard operation.
Derrick GP, et al. Circulation 2000;102:154-159.
Use of pressure-volume analysis to study the tetralogy of Fallot
Apitz C, et al. Right Ventricular Dysfunction and B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Asymptomatic Patients After Repair for Tetralogy of Fallot. Pediatr Cardiol 2009;30:898-904.