Publications (96)

2021

Fontan-Associated Plastic Bronchitis Waitlist and Heart Transplant Outcomes: A Pediatric Heart Transplant Society Analysis
Bearl, David; Cantor, Ryan; Koehl, Devin; Gossett, Jeffrey; Bock, Matthew; Halnon, Nancy; Glass, Lauren; Exil, Vernat; Musselwhite, Courtney; Kirklin, James; Godown, Justin; Ravishankar, Chitra (in press)

Clinical outcomes of children receiving ABO-incompatible versus ABO-compatible heart transplantation: a multicentre cohort study
Simon Urschel, Jean A Ballweg, Ryan S Cantor, Devin A Koehl, Zdenka Reinhardt, Warren A Zuckerman, Anne I Dipchand, Kirk R Kanter, Joshua Sparks, Marie McCoy, James K Kirklin, Waldemar F Carlo (in press)

Hepatorenal dysfunction assessment with the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Excluding INR score predicts worse survival after heart transplant in pediatric Fontan patients
Shahnawaz Amdani, Kathleen E Simpson, Phil Thrush, Renata Shih, Jacob Simmonds, Ken Knecht, Douglas B Mogul, Kathleen Hurley, Devin Koehl, Ryan Cantor, David Naftel, James K Kirklin, Kevin P Daly. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18;S0022-5223(21)00262-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.02.014. Online ahead of print.


2020

Survival After Heart Transplant Listing for Infants on Mechanical Circulatory Support
Jennifer Conway, MD; Ryan Cantor, PhD; Devin Koehl, BS; Robert Spicer, MD; Dipankar Gupta, MD; Michael McCulloch , MD; Alfred Asante-Korang, MD; Dean T. Eulrich, PhD; James K. Kirklin, MD; Elfriede Pahl, MD. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Nov 3;9(21):e011890. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.011890. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Surveillance for cardiac allograft vasculopathy: Practice variations among 50 pediatric heart transplant centers
Deipanjan Nandi, Clifford Chin, Kurt R Schumacher, Matthew Fenton, Rakesh K Singh, Kimberly Y Lin, Jennifer Conway, Ryan S Cantor, Devin A Koehl, Jacqueline M Lamour, James K Kirklin, Elfriede Pahl. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Aug 8;S1053-2498(20)31692-2

A current era analysis of ABO incompatible listing practice and impact on outcomes in young children requiring heart transplantation
Simon Urschel, Marie McCoy, Ryan S Cantor, Devin A Koehl, Warren A Zuckerman, Anne I Dipchand, Zdenka Reinhardt, Kirk R Kanter, Jean A Ballweg, Joshua Sparks, James K Kirklin, Waldemar F Carlo. J Heart Lung Transplant . 2020 Jul;39(7):627-635. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2020.02.008. Epub 2020 Mar 20.

Educational and learning morbidity in pediatric heart transplant recipients: A pediatric heart transplant society study
Micah S. Brosbe, Lydia K. Wright, Ryan Cantor, William J. Dreyer, Sonya Kirmani, Margaret Knight, Stephanie J. Nakano, Steven J. Kindel, Thomas D. Ryan, James K. Kirklin, Shriprasad R. Deshpande. Pediatr Transplant. 2020; 24:e13711.


2019

Long-term outcomes after transplantation after support with a pulsatile pediatric ventricular assist device
Aamir Jeewa, Michiaki Imamura, Charles Canter, Robert A Niebler, Christina VanderPluym, David N Rosenthal, James K Kirklin, Ryan S Cantor, Margaret Tresler, David Michael McMullan, Victor O Morell, Mark Turrentine, Rebecca Ameduri, Khanh Nguyen, Kirk Kanter, Jennifer Conway, Robert Gajarski, Charles D Fraser, Jr. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Mar; 38(3): 277-284

Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy and Graft Failure in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients After Rejection with Severe Hemodynamic Compromise Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Jake Kleinmahon, Jane Gralla, Richard Kirk, Scott Auerbach, Heather Henderson, Gonzalo Wallis, Karthik Ramakrishnan, Rakesh Singh, Randall Caldwell, Melanie Everitt J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Mar;38(3):277-284.

Characteristics, risks, and outcomes of post‐transplant lymphoproliferative disease >3 years after pediatric heart transplant: A multicenter analysis
Shawn West, Josh Friedland‐Little, Kenneth Schowengerdt, David Naftel, Elizabeth Pruitt Freeze, Kelli Smith, Simon Urschel, Marian Michaels, James Kirklin, Brian Feingold. Clin Transplant. 2019 May;33(5)

Renal injury and recovery in pediatric patients after ventricular assist device implantation and cardiac transplant.
Seth Hollander, Ryan Cantor, Scott Sutherland, Devin Koehl, Elizabeth Pruitt, Nancy McDonald, James Kirklin, William Ravekes, Rebecca Ameduri, Maryanne Chrisant, Timothy Hoffman, Irene Lytrivi, Jennifer Conway. Pediatr Transplant 2019 Aug;23(5)

New‐onset diabetes after pediatric heart transplantation: A review of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study
Joshua Sparks, Ryan Cantor, Elizabeth Pruitt, James Kirklin, Michael Carboni, William Dreyer, Steven Kindel, Thomas Ryan, Robert Morrow. Pediatr Transplant 2019 Aug;23(5)


2018

The impact of flow PRA on outcome in pediatric heart recipients in modern era: An analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database
Das BB, Pruitt E, Molina K, Ravekes W, Auerbach S. Savage A, Knox L, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Hsu D., Pediatr Transplant 2018 Feb, 22(1)

Development and Validation of a Major Adverse Transplant Event (MATE) Score to Predict Late Graft Loss in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
Almond CS, Rossano JW, Hoen H, Castleberry C, Auerbach S, Yang L, Lal AK, Everitt MD, Pahl E, Fenton M, Hollander SA, McElhinney DB, Rosenthal DN, Daly KP, Desai M. J Heart Lung Transplant 2018 Apr, 37(4) 441-450

Risk stratification to determine the impact of induction therapy on survival, rejection, and adverse events after Pediatric Heart Transplant: A multi-institutional study
Castleberry CD, Pruitt E, Ameduri R, Schowengerdt K, Edens E, Hagin N, Kirklin JK, Naftel D, Urschel S, J Heart Lung Transplant 2018 Apr, 37(4) 458-466

Impact of routine Surveillance biopsy intensity on the diagnosis of moderate to severe cellular rejection and survival after pediatric heart transplantation.
Matthew Zinn, Michael Wallendorf, Kathleen Simpson, Ashley Osborne, James Kirklin, Charles Canter. Pediatr Transplant 2018 May, 22(3).

Post-transplant outcomes in pediatric VAD patients: A Pedimacs-Pediatric Heart Transplant Study linkage analysis
Sutcliffe DL, Pruitt E, Cantor RS, Godown J, Lane J, Turrentine MW, Law SP, Lantz JL, Kirklin JK, Bernstein D, Blume ED, J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 June, 37 (6) 715-722

Ventricular Assist Device Support as a Bridge to Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Quarter Century of Evolution
Anne I Dipchand, Richard Kirk, David C Naftel, Elizabeth Pruitt, Elizabeth D. Blume, Robert Morrow, David Rosenthal, Scott Auerbach, Marc E. Richmond, James K. Kirklin for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jul 24;72(4):402-415.


2017

Use of sirlomus in pediatric heart transplant patients: A multi-institutional study from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group
Rosanno JW, Jefferies JL, Pahl E, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Lupton K, Dreyer WJ, Chinnock R, Boyle G, Mahle WT, on behalf of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr, 36 (4): 427-433

Impact of age on incidence and prevalence of moderate-to-severe cellular rejection detected by routine surveillance biopsy in pediatric heart transplantation.
Zinn MD, Wallendorf MJ, Simpson KE, Osborne AD, Kirklin JK, Canter CE. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr, 36 (4) 451-456.

Fontan Patient Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplant Has Improved in the Current Era
Simpson K, Pruitt E, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Singh R, Barnes A, Edens E, and Canter C. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr;103(4):1315-1320.

The Influence of Race and Common Genetic Variations on Outcomes After Pediatric Heart Transplantation (In collaboration with SCCOR)
Green DJ, Brooks MM, Burckart GJ, Chinnock RE, Canter C, Addonizio LJ, Bernstein D, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Girnita DM, Zeevi A, Webber SA. Am J Transplant. 2017 Jun;17(6):1525-1539

Cancer Recurrence and Mortality after Pediatric Heart Transplantation for Anthracycline Cardiomyopathy: A Report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) Group
Bock M, Pruitt E, Pahl E, Rusconi P, Boyle GJ, Parent JJ, Twist C, Kirklin JK, Bernstein D. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Aug;21(5) e12923.

Bacterial infections following pediatric heart transplantation: Epidemiology, risk factors, and outcomes
Rostad CA, Wehrheim K, Kirklin JK, Naftel D, Pruitt E, Hoffman TM, L’Ecuyer T, Berkowitz K, Mahle WT, Scheel JN. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Sept, 36 (9) 996 – 1003.

Haemodynamic Profiles of Children with End-Stage Heart Failure
Chen S, Dykes JC, McElhinney DB, Gajarski RJ, Shin AY, Hollander SA, Everitt ME, Price JF, Thiagarajan RR, Kindel SJ, Rossano JW, Kaufman BD, May LJ, Pruitt E, Rosenthal DN, Almond CS. Eur Heart J. 2017 Oct 7;38(38):2900-2909.


2016

Outcomes of heart transplantation in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome previously palliated with the Norwood procedure
Alsoufi B, Mahle WT, Manlhiot C, Deshpande S, Kogon B, McCrindle B, Kanter K and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan;151(1):167-74, 175.e1-2.

Impact of initial Norwood shunt type on young hypoplastic left heart syndrome patients listed for heart transplant: A multi-institutional study
Carlo W, West S, McCulloch M, Naftel D, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Hubbard M, Molina K, Gajarski R, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant 2016: March 35 (3): 301-305.

Statin therapy is not associated with improved outcomes after heart transplantation in children and adolescents
Greenway SC, Butts R, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Urschel S, Knecht K, Law Y, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Apr; 35 (4):457-65.

Left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy in children listed for heart transplant: Analysis from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group
Lal A, Pruitt E, Hong B, Lin K, Feingold B, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Apr; 35 (4):540-542.

A multi-institutional evaluation of antibody-mediated rejection utilizing the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database: Incidence, therapies and outcomes
Thrush PT, Pahl E, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Everitt MD, Missler H, Zangwill S, Burch M, Hoffman TM, Butts R, and Mahle WT. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Dec;35(12):1497-1504.


2015

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Effect on Post-Listing and Post-Transplantation Outcomes
Dipchand AI, Mahle WT, Tresler M, Naftel DC, Almond C, Kirklin JK, Pruitt E, Webber SA, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. Circ Heart Fail 2015: Sep; 8(5): 960-969.

Outcomes after percutaneous coronary artery revascularization procedures for cardiac allograft vasculopathy in pediatric heart transplant recipients: A multi-institutional study
Jeewa A, Chin C, Pahl E, Atz AM, Carboni MP, Pruitt E, Naftel DC, Rodriguez R, Dipchand AI, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant 2015: Sep; 34(9): 1163-1168.

Fontan-associated protein-losing enteropathy and heart transplant: A pediatric Heart Transplant Study analysis
Schumacher KR, Gossett J, Guleserian K, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Dodd D, Carboni M, Lamour J, Pophal S, Zamberlan M, Gajarski RJ. J Heart Lung Transplant 2015: Sep; 34(9): 1169-1176.

Improved Detection of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Functional Parameters in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients
Kindel SJ, Law YM, Chin C, Burch M, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Carboni MP, Arens A, Atz AM, Dreyer WJ, Mahle WT, Pahl E. J Am Coll Cardiol 2015: Aug 4;66(5): 547-557.

Maintenance Steroid Use at 30 Days Post-Transplant and Outcomes of Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Propensity Matched Analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) Database
Auerbach S, Kukreja M, Gilbert D, Bastardi H, Feingold B, Knecht K, Kaufman B, Brown R, Miyamoto S. J Heart Lung Transplant 2015: Aug;34(8): 1066-1072.

Predicting Graft Loss by 1 Year in Pediatric Heart Transplantation Candidates: An Analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Database
Schumacher KR, Almond C, Singh TP, Kirk R, Spicer R, Hoffman TM, Hsu D, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Zamberlan M, Canter CE, Gajarski RJ. Circulation 2015: March 10; 131(10): 890-898.

Elevated pre-transplant pulmonary vascular resistance is not associated with mortality in children without congenital heart disease: a multicenter study 
Richmond ME, Law YM, Das BB, Everitt MD, Kukreja M, Naftel DC, Kemna MS, Henderson HT, Beddows K, Fricker FJ, Mahle WT, and on the behalf of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant 2015: Mar; 34(3):448-456.


2014

Multi-institutional Study of Outcomes After Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Candidate Gene Polymorphism Analysis of ABCC2 (In collaboration with SCCOR)
Burckart G, Figg W, Brooks M, Green D, Troutman S, Ferrell R, Chinnock R, Canter C, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Kirklin J, Naftel D, Price D, Sissung T, Girnita D, Zeevi A, Webber S. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jan;19(1):16-24.

Hypoalbuminemia and poor growth predict worse outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients
Castleberry C, White-Williams C, Naftel D, Tresler MA, Pruitt E, Miyamoto SD, Murphy D, Spicer R, Bannister L, Schowengerdt K, Gilmore L, Kaufman B, Zangwill S. Pediatr Transplant 2014: 18: 280-287.


2013

Donors’ characteristics and impact on outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients
Conway J, Chin C, Kemna M, Burch M, Barnes A, Tresler M, Scheel J, Naftel D, Beddow K, Allain-Rooney T, Dipchand A. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Dec;17(8):774-81.

Outcomes of fetal listed patients awaiting heart transplantation
Conway J, Chrisant M, West L, Rebecca A, Alejos J, Lamour J, Das B, Gilbert D, Tresler M, Naftel D, Miyamoto S. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Nov;17(7):653-60.

Ten years of Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study
Dipchand A, Kirk R, Mahle W, Tresler M, Naftel D, Pahl E, Miyamoto S, Blume E, Guleserian K, White-Williams C, Kirklin J. Pediatr Transplant 2013: 17: 99-111

Outcomes of Cardiac Transplantation in Single Ventricle Patients with Plastic Bronchitis—a Multi-Center Report
Gossett J, Almond C, Kirk R, Zangwill S, Richmond M, Kantor P, Tresler M, Lenderman S, Naftel D, Matthews K, Pahl E. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 5;61(9):985-6.


2012

A 16-Year Multi-Institutional Study of the Role of Age and EBV Status on PTLD Incidence Among Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients
Chinnock R, Webber S, Dipchand A, Brown R, George J. Am J Transplant. 2012 Nov;12(11):3061-8.

Renal Function and genetic polymorphisms in pediatric heart transplant recipients (In collaboration with SCCOR)
Feingold B, Brooks M, Zeevi A, Ohmann E, Burckart G, Ferrell R, Chinnock R, Canter C, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Kirklin J, Naftel D, Webber S. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Sep;31(9):1003-8.

Early Predictors of Survival to and After Heart Transplantation in Children with Dilated Cardiomyopathy (In collaboration with PCMR)
Biagio A Pietra , Paul F Kantor, Heather L Bartlett, Clifford Chin, Charles E Canter, Ranae L Larsen, R Erik Edens, Steven D Colan, Jeffrey A Towbin, Steven E Lipshultz, James K Kirklin, David C Naftel, Daphne T Hsu. Circulation. 2012 Aug 28;126(9):1079-86.

Has Late Rejection Decreased in Pediatric Heart Transplantation in the Current Era? A Multi-institutional Study
Ameduri R, Zheng J, Schechtman K, Hoffman T, Gajarski R, Chinnock R, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Dipchand A, Canter C. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Sep;31(9):980-6.

Early survival after heart transplant in young infants is lowest after failed single-ventricle palliation: a multi-institutional study 
Everitt M, Boyle G, Schechtman K, Zheng J, Bullock E, Kaza A, Dipchand A, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Canter C, for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 May;31(5):509-16.

ABO-incompatible Heart Transplantation: Analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) Database
Henderson H, Canter C, Mahle W, Dipchand A, LaPorte K, Schechtman K, Zheng J, Asante-Korang A, Singh R, Kanter K. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Feb;31(2):173-9.

Comparison of risk factors and outcomes for pediatric patients listed for heart transplantation after bidirectional Glenn and after Fontan: an analysis from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study
Kovach J, Blume E, Naftel D, Pearce B, Tresler M, Edens E, Shuhaiber J, Blume E, Fynn-Thompson F, Kirklin J, Zangwill S. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Feb;31(2):133-9.


2011

Outcomes of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia infections in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients
Ng B, Dipchand A, Naftel D, Rusconi P, Boyle G, Zaoutis T, Edens E. Pediatric Transplant. 2011 Dec;15(8):844-8.

Sudden Death after Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Analysis of data from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group
Daly K, Chakravarti S, Tresler M, Naftel D, Blume B, Dipchand A, and Almond C, for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Dec;30(12):1395-402.

Risk Factors for Late Renal Dysfunction after Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Multi-institutional Study 
Feingold B, Zheng J, Law Y, Morrow W, Hoffman T, Schechtman K, Dipchand A, Canter C, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Nov;15(7):699-705.

Allosensitization and Outcomes in Pediatric Heart Transplantation 
Mahle W, Tresler M, Edens E, Rusconi P, George J, Naftel D, Shaddy R, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Nov;30(11):1221-7.

Outcomes Following Listing for Primary Transplantation for Infants with Unoperated Non-Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (Non-HLHS) Congenital Heart Disease: A Multi-Institutional Study
Guleserian K, Schechtman K, Zheng J, Edens R, Jacobs J, Mahle W, Emerson S, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Blume E, Canter C. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Sep;30(9):1023-32.

Invasive Fungal Infections in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes 
Zaoutis T, Webber S, Naftel D, Christant M, Kaufman B, Pearce F, Spicer R, Dipchand A on behalf of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Aug;15(5):465-9.

The Impact of Heart Failure Severity at Time of Listing for Cardiac Transplantation on Survival in Pediatric Cardiomyopathy (In collaboration with PCMR)
Larsen R, Canter C, Naftel D, Tresler M, Rosenthal D, Blume E, Mahle W, Yung D, Morrow R, Orav J, Wilkinson J, Towbin J, Lipshultz S. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Jul;30(7):755-60.

Gene Polymorphisms Impact The Risk Of Rejection With Hemodynamic Compromise: A Multicenter Study (In collaboration with SCCOR)
Girnita D, Ohmann E, Brooks M, Webber S, Burckart G, Ferrell R, Ranganathan S, Chinnock R, Canter C, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Kirklin J, Naftel D, Zeevi A. Transplantation. 2011 Jun 27;91(12):1326-32.

Infection and malignancy after pediatric heart transplantation: The role of induction therapy
Gajarski R, Blume E, Urshel S, Schechtman K, Zheng J, West L, Altamirano L, Miyamoto S, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Zamberlan M, Canter C, for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Mar;30(3):299-308.

Minimizing Infection and Rejection Death: Clues Acquired from 19 Years of Multi-institutional Cardiac Transplantation Data
George J, Taylor D, Blume E, Kirklin J, Naftel D, Brown R, Dipchand A, McGiffin D, Pamboukian S,Tallaj J. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Feb;30(2):151-7.


2010

Association of Genetic Polymorphisms and Risk of Late Post-Transplant Infection in Pediatric Heart Recipients (In collaboration with SCCOR)
Ohmann E, Brooks M, Webber S, Girnita D, Ferrell R, Burckart G, Chinnock R, Canter C, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Kirklin J, Naftel D, Zeevi A. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Dec;29(12):1342-5.

Outcomes of pediatric heart transplant recipients transitioned to adult care: An exploratory study
McBride M, Foushee M, Brown R, Ewald G, Canter C. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Nov;29(11):1309-10.

Association of Race and Socioeconomic Position with Outcomes in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients
Singh T, Naftel D, Addonizio L, Mahle W, Foushee M, Zangwill S, Blume E, Kirklin J, Singh R, Johnston J, Chinnock R. Am J Transplant. 2010 Sep;10(9):2116-23

Decline in Rejection in the First Year after Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation: A multi-institutional study
Gossett J, Canter C, Zheng J, Schechtman K, Blume E, Rodgers S, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Scheel J, Fricker F, Kantor P, Pahl E, and Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Jun;29(6):625-32.

Rejection with hemodynamic compromise in the current era of pediatric heart transplantation: A multi-institutional study
Everitt M, Pahl E, Schechtman K, Zheng J, Ringewald J, L’Ecuyer T, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Blume E, Bullock E, Canter C, for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Mar;30(3):282-8.


2009

Does Cytomegalovirus Serology Impact Outcome After Pediatric Heart Transplantation?
Mahle W, Foushee M, Naftel D, Alejos J, Caldwell R, Uzark K, Berg A, Kanter K, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Dec;28(12):1299-305.

Outcomes of Children With Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Listed for Heart Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study
Zangwill S, Naftel S, L’Ecuyer T, Rosenthal D, Robinson B, Kirklin J, Stendahl G, Dipchand A, for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Dec;28(2):1335-40.

Outcomes of Pediatric Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant
Gajarski R, Naftel D, Pahl E, Alejos J, Pearce F, Kirklin J, Zamberlan M, Dipchand A, and Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Dec;28(12):1329-34.

Outcome of Pediatric Patients With Dilated Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study
Kirk R, Naftel D, Hoffman T, Almond C, Boyle G, Caldwell R, Kirklin J, White K, Dipchand A, and Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Dec;28(12):1322-8.

Outcomes of Children With Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study
Dipchand A, Naftel D, Feingold B, Spicer R, Yung D, Kaufman B, Kirklin J, Allain-Rooney T, Hsu D, and Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Dec;28(12):1312-21.

Association of Left Ventricular Dilation at Listing for Heart Transplant With Postlisting and Early Posttransplant Mortality in Children With Dilated Cardiomyopathy (In collaboration with PCMR)
Singh T, Sleeper L, Lipshultz S, Cinar A, Canter C, Webber S, Bernstein D, Pahl E, Alvarez A, Wilkinson J, Towbin J, Colan S. Circ Heart Fail. 2009 Nov;2(6):591-8.

The Effect of Age, Diagnosis, and Previous Surgery in Children and Adults Undergoing Heart Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease
Lamour J, Kanter K, Naftel D, Chrisant M, Morrow W, Clemson B, Kirklin J, on behalf of the CTRD (Cardiac Transplant Registry Database) and the PHTS (Pediatric Heart Transplant Study). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jul 7;54(2):160-5.

Genotypic variation and phenotypic characterization of granzyme B gene polymorphisms (In collaboration with SCCOR)
Girnita D, Webber S, Brooks M, Ferrell R, Girnita A, Burckart G, Chinnock R, Canter C, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Kirklin J, Naftel D, Zeevi A. Transplantation 2009 Jun 27;87(12):1801–6.


2008

Genetic Polymorphisms Impact the Risk of Acute Rejection in Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Multi-Institutional Study (In collaboration with SCCOR)
Girnita D, Brooks M, Webber S, Burckart G, Ferrell R, Zdanowicz G, DeCroo S, Smith L, Chinnock R, Canter C, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Kirklin J, Ranganathan S, Naftel D, Girnita AL, Zeevi A. Transplantation. 2008 Jun 15;85(11):1632-9.


2007

Sudden Death Prior to Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Would Implantable Defibrillators Improve Outcome?
Rhee E, Canter C, Basile S, Webber S, Naftel D. J Lung Heart Transplant. 2007 May;26 (5):447-52.

Recipient Characteristics
Canter C, Naftel D. Recipient Characteristics In: Fine R, Webber S, Harmon W, Kelly D, Olthoff K, editors. Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. p. 259-64.

ISHLT Monograph Series Volume 2: Pediatric Heart Transplantation
Canter C and Kirklin J, editors. ISHLT Monograph Series: Pediatric Heart Transplantation. Philadelphia: Elsevier Inc; 2007. 2 vol.


2006

Disparate Distribution of 16 Candidate Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Among Racial and Ethnic Groups of Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients. (In collaboration with SCCOR) 
Girnita D, Webber S, Ferrell R, Burckart G, Brooks M, McDade K, Chinnock R, Canter C, Addonizio L, Bernstein D, Kirklin JK, Girnita A, Zeevi A. Transplantation. 2006 Dec 27;82(12):1774-80

Cardiac Re-transplantation in Pediatrics: A Multi-Institutional Study
Chin C, Naftel D, Pahl E, Shankel T, Clark M, Gamberg P, Kirklin J, Webber S, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. The Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation 2006 Dec;25(12):1420-24.

Hyperlipidemia in Children after Heart Transplantation
Singh TP Naftel D, Webber S, Dupuis J, Chin C, Spicer R, Schowengerdt K, Ring W, Morrow R, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Oct;25(10): 1199-205.

Outcome of Listing for Cardiac Transplantation for Failed Fontan: A Multi-institutional Study
Bernstein D, Naftel D, Chin C, Addonizio L, Gamberg P, Blume E, Hsu D, Canter C, Kirklin J, Morrow W, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. Circulation. 2006 Jul 25;114(4):273-80.

Outcomes of Children Bridged to Heart Transplantation with Ventricular Assist Devices: A Multi-Institutional Study
Blume E, Naftel D, Bastardi H, Duncan B, Kirklin J, Webber S, and for the Peidatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. Circulation. 2006 May 16;113(19): 2313-2319.

Lessons Learned from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study
Hsu, D, Naftel D, Webber S, Morrow W, Canter C, Chinnock R, Clark M, Kirklin J. Congenit Heart Dis. 2006 May;1(3):54-62.

Should Status II Patients Be Removed From the Pediatric Heart Transplant Waiting List? A Multi-Institutional Study
Kirklin J, Naftel D, Pearce F, Bartlett H, Rusconi P, White-Williams C, Robinson B. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Mar;25(3):271-5.

Lymphoproliferative Disorders After Paediatric Heart Transplantation: A Multi-institutional Study
Webber S, Naftel D, Fricker F, Olesnevich P, Blume E, Addonizio L, Kirklin J, Canter C, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. Lancet. 2006 Jan 21;367(9506):233-9.


2005

The Impact and Outcome of Transplant Coronary Artery Disease in a Pediatric Population: A 9 Year Multi-Institutional Study
Pahl E, Naftel D, Kuhn M, Shaddy R, Morrow W, Canter C, Kirklin J, for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Jun;24(6):645-51.

Fate of Infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Listed for Cardiac Transplantation: A Multi-center Study
Kichuk-Chrisant M, Naftel D, Hsu D, Drummond J, Chinnock R, Canter C, Boucek M, Boucek R, Hallowell S, Kirklin J, Morrow W, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 May;24(5):576-82.


2004

Risk Factors For Recurrent Rejection in Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Multicenter Experience
Chin C, Naftel D, Singh T, Blume E, Luikart H, Bernstein D, Gamberg P, Kirklin J, Morrow W, and for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 Feb;23(2):178-85.


2003

Late Rejection Episodes More Than 1 Year after Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Risk Factors and Outcomes
Webber S, Naftel D, Parker J, Mulla N, Balfour I, Kirklin J, Morrow W, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003 Aug;22(8):869-75.


2001

Death after Rejection with Severe Hemodynamic Compromise in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients: A Multi-Institutional Study
Pahl E, Naftel D, Canter C, Frazier E, Kirklin J, Morrow W, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. J of Heart Lung Transplant. 2001 Mar;20(3):279-87.


2000

Survival after Listing for Cardiac Transplantation in Children
Morrow W, Frazier E, Naftel D. Prog Pediatr Cardiol. 2000 Jun 1;11(2): 99-105.


1999

Induction Immunotherapy in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients: A Multi-Center Evaluation
Boucek R, Naftel D, Boucek M, Chinnock R, Morrow R, Pahl E, DiSano S, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1999 May;18(5):460-9.


1997

Outcome of Listing for Heart Transplantation in Infants Younger than Six Months: Predictors of Death and Interval to Transplantation
Morrow R, Naftel D, Chinnock R, Canter C, Boucek M, Zales V, McGiffin D, Kirklin J, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1997 Dec;16(12):1255-66.

Infection after Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Results of a Multi-institutional Study
Schowengerdt K, Naftel D, Seib P, Pearce B, Addonizio L, Kirklin J, Morrow W, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1997 Dec;16(12):1207-16.

Predicting Outcome After Listing for Heart Transplantation in Children: Comparison of Kaplan-Meier and Parametric Competing Risk Analysis
McGiffin D, Naftel D, Kirklin J, Morrow W, Towbin J, Shaddy R, Alejos J, Rossi A, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1997 Jul;16 (7):713-22.

Survival and Risk Factors for Death after Cardiac Transplantation in Infants: A Multi-Institutional Study
Canter C, Naftel D, Caldwell R, Chinnock R, Pahl E, Fraizier E, Kirklin J, Boucek M, Morrow R, and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. Circulation. 1997 Jul 1;96(1):227-31.


1996

Outcome of Cardiac Transplantation in Children: Survival in a Contemporary Multi-institutional Experience
Shaddy R, Naftel D, Boyle G, McGiffin D, Towbin J, Ring S, Pearce B, Addonizio L, Kirklin J, Morrow W,and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. Circulation. 1996 Nov 1;94(9 Suppl II):69-73.