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1.

The art of caring for adults with congenital heart disease in the face of imperfect data.

Menachem JN, Opotowsky AR.

Int J Cardiol. 2019 Aug 2. pii: S0167-5273(19)33166-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.07.100. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
31400887
2.

Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for thromboembolic prevention, are they safe in congenital heart disease? Results of a worldwide study.

Yang H, Bouma BJ, Dimopoulos K, Khairy P, Ladouceur M, Niwa K, Greutmann M, Schwerzmann M, Egbe A, Scognamiglio G, Budts W, Veldtman G, Opotowsky AR, Broberg CS, Gumbiene L, Meijboom FJ, Rutz T, Post MC, Moe T, Lipczyńska M, Tsai SF, Chakrabarti S, Tobler D, Davidson W, Morissens M, van Dijk A, Buber J, Bouchardy J, Skoglund K, Christersson C, Kronvall T, Konings TC, Alonso-Gonzalez R, Mizuno A, Webb G, Laukyte M, Sieswerda GTJ, Shafer K, Aboulhosn J, Mulder BJM.

Int J Cardiol. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S0167-5273(18)37020-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.06.014. [Epub ahead of print]

3.

Reply to: Deeper Insights Into the Fontan Circulation.

Rajpal S, Wu F, Opotowsky AR.

World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2019 Jul;10(4):521. doi: 10.1177/2150135119849686. No abstract available.

PMID:
31307297
4.

Creatinine versus cystatin C to estimate glomerular filtration rate in adults with congenital heart disease: Results of the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Disease Biobank.

Opotowsky AR, Carazo M, Singh MN, Dimopoulos K, Cardona-Estrada DA, Elantably A, Waikar SS, Mc Causland FR, Veldtman G, Grewal J, Gray C, Loukas BN, Rajpal S.

Am Heart J. 2019 Aug;214:142-155. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2019.04.018. Epub 2019 May 22.

PMID:
31203159
5.

Nuanced Interpretation of Administrative Data: The Case of Hospitalization for Infective Endocarditis in Adults With Tetralogy of Fallot.

Opotowsky AR, Pickard SS, Webb GD.

Can J Cardiol. 2019 Jun;35(6):688-691. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2019.03.021. Epub 2019 Apr 1. No abstract available.

PMID:
31151698
6.

Obstacles to improving outcomes of heart transplantation for adults with congenital heart disease.

Stefanescu Schmidt AC, Opotowsky AR.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Jan;38(1):107-109. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.09.010. Epub 2018 Sep 14. No abstract available.

PMID:
30391196
7.

Ventilatory and sensory responses to incremental exercise in adults with a Fontan circulation.

Guenette JA, Ramsook AH, Dhillon SS, Puyat JH, Riahi M, Opotowsky AR, Grewal J.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 Feb 1;316(2):H335-H344. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00322.2018. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

PMID:
30388023
8.

Hospitalization Trends and Health Resource Use for Adult Congenital Heart Disease-Related Heart Failure.

Burchill LJ, Gao L, Kovacs AH, Opotowsky AR, Maxwell BG, Minnier J, Khan AM, Broberg CS.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Aug 7;7(15):e008775. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.008775.

9.

Hemodynamic Effects of Paracentesis in a Patient With a Fontan Circulation.

Rajpal S, Opotowsky AR, Rutherford A, Wu F.

World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2019 May;10(3):357-359. doi: 10.1177/2150135118779351. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

PMID:
30354929
10.

A National Population-based Study of Adults With Coronary Artery Disease and Coarctation of the Aorta.

Pickard SS, Gauvreau K, Gurvitz M, Gagne JJ, Opotowsky AR, Jenkins KJ, Prakash A.

Am J Cardiol. 2018 Dec 15;122(12):2120-2124. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.08.051. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

PMID:
30318418
11.

Disparities in Wait-List Outcomes for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Listed for Heart Transplantation Before and Since Revision of Status I Listing.

Alshawabkeh L, Opotowsky AR, Carter KD, Givertz MM, Landzberg MJ, Urey MA, Bartlett H.

Am J Cardiol. 2018 Nov 15;122(10):1761-1764. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.08.013. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

PMID:
30236623
12.

Not Quite Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension But More Than a SOB Story.

Opotowsky AR, Wertheim BM, Tedford RJ.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Aug;12(8 Pt 1):1457-1459. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.08.007. Epub 2018 Sep 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
30219406
13.

Relationship of Red Cell Distribution Width to Adverse Outcomes in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease (from the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Biobank).

Alshawabkeh L, Rajpal S, Landzberg MJ, Emani S, Ephrem G, Gray C, Singh MN, Wu F, Opotowsky AR.

Am J Cardiol. 2018 Nov 1;122(9):1557-1564. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.07.019. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

PMID:
30217370
14.

Exercise testing and spirometry as predictors of mortality in congenital heart disease: Contrasting Fontan physiology with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.

Shafer KM, Opotowsky AR, Rhodes J.

Congenit Heart Dis. 2018 Nov;13(6):903-910. doi: 10.1111/chd.12661. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

PMID:
30216689
15.

Features Associated With Discordance Between Pulmonary Arterial Wedge Pressure and Left Ventricular End Diastolic Pressure in Clinical Practice: Implications for Pulmonary Hypertension Classification.

Hemnes AR, Opotowsky AR, Assad TR, Xu M, Doss LN, Farber-Eger E, Wells QS, Brittain EL.

Chest. 2018 Nov;154(5):1099-1107. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.08.1033. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

PMID:
30148982
16.

A Pilot Study of Inspiratory Muscle Training to Improve Exercise Capacity in Patients with Fontan Physiology.

Wu FM, Opotowsky AR, Denhoff ER, Gongwer R, Gurvitz MZ, Landzberg MJ, Shafer KM, Valente AM, Uluer AZ, Rhodes J.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Winter;30(4):462-469. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.07.014. Epub 2018 Jul 29.

PMID:
30063966
17.

Characteristics of hospital admissions associated with implantable cardioverter defibrillator placement among adults with congenital heart disease.

Baskar S, Veldtman GR, Khoury PR, Opotowsky AR, Cedars AM.

Int J Cardiol. 2018 Oct 15;269:97-103. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.07.085. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

PMID:
30060972
18.

Prospective cohort study of C-reactive protein as a predictor of clinical events in adults with congenital heart disease: results of the Boston adult congenital heart disease biobank.

Opotowsky AR, Valente AM, Alshawabkeh L, Cheng S, Bradley A, Rimm EB, Landzberg MJ.

Eur Heart J. 2018 Sep 7;39(34):3253-3261. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy362.

PMID:
30010900
19.

Definition and Management of Segmental Pulmonary Hypertension.

Dimopoulos K, Diller GP, Opotowsky AR, D'Alto M, Gu H, Giannakoulas G, Budts W, Broberg CS, Veldtman G, Swan L, Beghetti M, Gatzoulis MA.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jul 4;7(14). pii: e008587. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.008587. No abstract available.

20.

Flow-related right ventricular to pulmonary arterial pressure gradients during exercise.

Wright SP, Opotowsky AR, Buchan TA, Esfandiari S, Granton JT, Goodman JM, Mak S.

Cardiovasc Res. 2019 Jan 1;115(1):222-229. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvy138.

PMID:
29878071
21.

Stroke in Adults With Coarctation of the Aorta: A National Population-Based Study.

Pickard SS, Gauvreau K, Gurvitz M, Gagne JJ, Opotowsky AR, Jenkins KJ, Prakash A.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 1;7(11). pii: e009072. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009072.

22.

Strengths and weaknesses of echocardiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension.

D'Alto M, Bossone E, Opotowsky AR, Ghio S, Rudski LG, Naeije R.

Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 15;263:177-183. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.04.024. Epub 2018 Apr 7. Review.

PMID:
29655950
23.

EPAS1 Mutations and Paragangliomas in Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease.

Vaidya A, Flores SK, Cheng ZM, Nicolas M, Deng Y, Opotowsky AR, Lourenço DM Jr, Barletta JA, Rana HQ, Pereira MA, Toledo RA, Dahia PLM.

N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 29;378(13):1259-1261. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1716652. No abstract available.

24.

A Randomized Trial Comparing Cardiac Rehabilitation to Standard of Care for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.

Opotowsky AR, Rhodes J, Landzberg MJ, Bhatt AB, Shafer KM, Yeh DD, Crouter SE, Ubeda Tikkanen A.

World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Mar;9(2):185-193. doi: 10.1177/2150135117752123.

PMID:
29544423
25.

Association of Albuminuria With Major Adverse Outcomes in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Results From the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Biobank.

Rajpal S, Alshawabkeh L, Almaddah N, Joyce CM, Shafer K, Gurvitz M, Waikar SS, Mc Causland FR, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR.

JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Apr 1;3(4):308-316. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0125.

26.

Network Analysis to Risk Stratify Patients With Exercise Intolerance.

Oldham WM, Oliveira RKF, Wang RS, Opotowsky AR, Rubins DM, Hainer J, Wertheim BM, Alba GA, Choudhary G, Tornyos A, MacRae CA, Loscalzo J, Leopold JA, Waxman AB, Olschewski H, Kovacs G, Systrom DM, Maron BA.

Circ Res. 2018 Mar 16;122(6):864-876. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.312482. Epub 2018 Feb 5.

27.

A battle in the crusade to understand scimitar syndrome.

Opotowsky AR, Webb GD.

Eur Heart J. 2018 Mar 21;39(12):1012-1014. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehx641. No abstract available.

PMID:
29136136
28.

Strategies for Managing Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation in Adults With a Secundum Atrial Septal Defect.

Webb GD, Opotowsky AR.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Nov 13;10(21):2219-2221. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2017.07.014. Epub 2017 Oct 18. No abstract available.

29.

Histopathological abnormalities in the central arteries and veins of Fontan subjects.

Hays BS, Baker M, Laib A, Tan W, Udholm S, Goldstein BH, Sanders SP, Opotowsky AR, Veldtman GR.

Heart. 2018 Feb;104(4):324-331. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311838. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

PMID:
28970278
30.

Thermodilution vs Estimated Fick Cardiac Output Measurement in Clinical Practice: An Analysis of Mortality From the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking (VA CART) Program and Vanderbilt University.

Opotowsky AR, Hess E, Maron BA, Brittain EL, Barón AE, Maddox TM, Alshawabkeh LI, Wertheim BM, Xu M, Assad TR, Rich JD, Choudhary G, Tedford RJ.

JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Oct 1;2(10):1090-1099. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2017.2945.

31.

Increasing Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation and Permanent Atrial Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease.

Labombarda F, Hamilton R, Shohoudi A, Aboulhosn J, Broberg CS, Chaix MA, Cohen S, Cook S, Dore A, Fernandes SM, Fournier A, Kay J, Macle L, Mondésert B, Mongeon FP, Opotowsky AR, Proietti A, Rivard L, Ting J, Thibault B, Zaidi A, Khairy P; AARCC.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Aug 15;70(7):857-865. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.06.034.

32.

Cardiovascular adaptation to the Fontan circulation.

Veldtman GR, Opotowsky AR, Wittekind SG, Rychik J, Penny DJ, Fogel M, Marino BS, Gewillig M.

Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Dec;12(6):699-710. doi: 10.1111/chd.12526. Epub 2017 Aug 10. Review.

PMID:
28795517
33.

Hemodynamic and metabolic characteristics associated with development of a right ventricular outflow tract pressure gradient during upright exercise.

van Riel ACMJ, Systrom DM, Oliveira RKF, Landzberg MJ, Mulder BJM, Bouma BJ, Maron BA, Shah AM, Waxman AB, Opotowsky AR.

PLoS One. 2017 Jun 21;12(6):e0179053. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179053. eCollection 2017.

34.

Decline in peak oxygen consumption over time predicts death or transplantation in adults with a Fontan circulation.

Cunningham JW, Nathan AS, Rhodes J, Shafer K, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR.

Am Heart J. 2017 Jul;189:184-192. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2017.04.009. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

PMID:
28625375
35.

Open label study of ambrisentan in patients with exercise pulmonary hypertension.

Segrera SA, Lawler L, Opotowsky AR, Systrom D, Waxman AB.

Pulm Circ. 2017 Apr-Jun;7(2):531-538. doi: 10.1177/2045893217709024. Epub 2017 May 12.

36.

Imaging adult patients with discrete subvalvar aortic stenosis.

Opotowsky AR, Pickard SS, Geva T.

Curr Opin Cardiol. 2017 Sep;32(5):513-520. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000425. Review.

37.

Current Role of Blood and Urine Biomarkers in the Clinical Care of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.

Rajpal S, Alshawabkeh L, Opotowsky AR.

Curr Cardiol Rep. 2017 Jun;19(6):50. doi: 10.1007/s11886-017-0860-z. Review.

PMID:
28432659
38.

Past and current cause-specific mortality in Eisenmenger syndrome.

Hjortshøj CMS, Kempny A, Jensen AS, Sørensen K, Nagy E, Dellborg M, Johansson B, Rudiene V, Hong G, Opotowsky AR, Budts W, Mulder BJ, Tomkiewicz-Pajak L, D'Alto M, Prokšelj K, Diller GP, Dimopoulos K, Estensen ME, Holmstrøm H, Turanlahti M, Thilén U, Gatzoulis MA, Søndergaard L.

Eur Heart J. 2017 Jul 7;38(26):2060-2067. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehx201.

39.

Mechanism of Progressive Heart Failure and Significance of Pulmonary Hypertension in Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Covella M, Rowin EJ, Hill NS, Preston IR, Milan A, Opotowsky AR, Maron BJ, Maron MS, Maron BA.

Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Apr;10(4):e003689. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.116.003689.

40.

Accuracy of Echocardiography to Estimate Pulmonary Artery Pressures With Exercise: A Simultaneous Invasive-Noninvasive Comparison.

van Riel AC, Opotowsky AR, Santos M, Rivero JM, Dhimitri A, Mulder BJ, Bouma BJ, Landzberg MJ, Waxman AB, Systrom DM, Shah AM.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Apr;10(4). pii: e005711. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.116.005711.

41.

Development of a Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Gradient During Upright Exercise: A Hemodynamic Observation.

van Riel AC, Systrom DM, Oliveira RK, Landzberg MJ, Mulder BJ, Bouma BJ, Maron BA, Shah AM, Waxman AB, Opotowsky AR.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Feb 7;69(5):595-597. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.11.039. No abstract available.

42.

Evolving Understanding of Shone Complex Through the Lifespan: What's in an Eponym?

Opotowsky AR, Webb GD.

Can J Cardiol. 2017 Feb;33(2):214-215. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.11.019. Epub 2016 Dec 1. No abstract available.

PMID:
28011108
43.

Predictors of Death in Contemporary Adult Patients With Eisenmenger Syndrome: A Multicenter Study.

Kempny A, Hjortshøj CS, Gu H, Li W, Opotowsky AR, Landzberg MJ, Jensen AS, Søndergaard L, Estensen ME, Thilén U, Budts W, Mulder BJ, Blok I, Tomkiewicz-Pająk L, Szostek K, D'Alto M, Scognamiglio G, Prokšelj K, Diller GP, Dimopoulos K, Wort SJ, Gatzoulis MA.

Circulation. 2017 Apr 11;135(15):1432-1440. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.023033. Epub 2016 Dec 15.

44.

Left ventricular deformation at rest predicts exercise-induced elevation in pulmonary artery wedge pressure in patients with unexplained dyspnoea.

Biering-Sørensen T, Santos M, Rivero J, McCullough SD, West E, Opotowsky AR, Waxman AB, Systrom DM, Shah AM.

Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Jan;19(1):101-110. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.659. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

45.

Design and Implementation of a Prospective Adult Congenital Heart Disease Biobank.

Opotowsky AR, Loukas B, Ellervik C, Moko LE, Singh MN, Landzberg EI, Rimm EB, Landzberg MJ.

World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Nov;7(6):734-743.

46.

Burden of Heart Failure in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.

Alshawabkeh LI, Opotowsky AR.

Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2016 Oct;13(5):247-254. Review.

PMID:
27485737
47.

Estimated glomerular filtration rate and urine biomarkers in patients with single-ventricle Fontan circulation.

Opotowsky AR, Baraona FR, Mc Causland FR, Loukas B, Landzberg E, Landzberg MJ, Sabbisetti V, Waikar SS.

Heart. 2017 Mar;103(6):434-442. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309729. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

48.

Sustaining Happiness in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Cedars A, Opotowsky AR.

World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Sep;7(5):635-7. doi: 10.1177/2150135116660262. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
27587502
49.

Thromboprophylaxis for atrial arrhythmias in congenital heart disease: A multicenter study.

Khairy P, Aboulhosn J, Broberg CS, Cohen S, Cook S, Dore A, Fernandes SM, Fournier A, Kay J, Levesque S, Macle L, Marcotte F, Mondésert B, Mongeon FP, Opotowsky AR, Proietti A, Rivard L, Ting J, Thibault B, Zaidi A, Hamilton R; Anticoagulation Therapy in Congenital Heart Disease (TACTIC) investigators and the Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC).

Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15;223:729-735. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.08.223. Epub 2016 Aug 13.

PMID:
27573597
50.

Wait-List Outcomes for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Listed for Heart Transplantation in the U.S.

Alshawabkeh LI, Hu N, Carter KD, Opotowsky AR, Light-McGroary K, Cavanaugh JE, Bartlett HL.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Aug 30;68(9):908-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.05.082.

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