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2009 Preliminary Program

Final Program
Sunday, November 1, 2009
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM   CHSS Executive Council Meeting
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM   Welcome
Richard Jonas, President
Washington, DC

Jeffrey P. Jacobs, Program Chair
St. Petersburg, Florida
(5 min video or talk and 10 min discussion)
Moderator: Jeffrey P. Jacobs, St. Petersburg, Florida
A1.   Characterization of Human Cardiac Progenitor Populations derived from Young Congenital Heart Patient
Sponsor: Carl L. Backer
Sunjay Kaushal1, Kalpana Vijavan1, Evan J Colletti2, Daniel A Harrington1, Carl L Backer1
1Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2University of Reno, Reno, Nevada, USA
Invited Discussant: Giovanni Stellin
A2.   The Effects Of Basic-FGF In An Animal Model Of Acute Induced Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
Vladimiro L. Vida1, Simone Speggiorin1, Elisabetta Faggin2, Arben Dedja3, Massimo A. Padalino1, Giovanna Boccuzzo4, Paolo Pauletto2, Annalisa Angelini5, Ornella Milanesi6, Gaetano Thiene5, Giovanni Stellin1
1Department of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit, 2Department of Internal Medicine, 3Department of experimental surgery, 4Department of Statistics, 5Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences, 6Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Padova Medical School, Padova, Italy
Invited Discussant: Sunjay Kaushal
A3.   Calcium Independent Enhancement of Failing Myocyte Contraction by Fast a-myosin Motor Gene Transfer
Eric J. Devaney1, Todd J. Herron2, Lakshmi Mundada, and Joseph M. Metzger3
1Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, and the 2Center for Arrhythmia Research, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA and the 3Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology3, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Invited Discussant: James Tweddel
A4.   Human Macrophage Cytokine Provocation Profiles to Assess Inflammatory Potential of Cardiovascular Implants
Richard A. Hopkins, H. Lukoff, C. Manthe, M. Cromwell, C. McFall, S. L. Hilbert, R. W. Quinn, A. Sherman, J. E. O’Brien, Gary K. Lofland
Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
Invited Discussant: Eric J. Devaney
A5.   Reversal of Coagulopathy on Pump
Sponsor: Ross Ungerleider
Ronald K. Woods, Catherine L. Cleveland, Robert Keenan
Mary Bridge/Swedish Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Program Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma, WA, USA
Invited Discussant: John L. Myers
A6.   Monitoring of Microemboli During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Sponsor: John L. Myers
J. Brian Clark, Yulong Guan, Karl Woitas, Akif Undar, John L. Myers
Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, Hershey, PA, USA
Invited Discussant: Ross Ungerleider
V1.   Tricuspid Valve Replacement in Infants with Ebstein’s Malformation Using a Modified Contegra Conduit
John W. Brown, Okan Yurdakok, Mark Ruzmetov, Mark D. Rodefeld
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
V2.   Valve-Sparing Neo Aortic Root Replacement After Fontan Completion for HLHS
Christian Pizarro, Christopher D. Derby, Gina Baffa, Deborah A Davis
Nemours Cardiac Center, Alfred I duPont Hospital Wilmington, DE, USA
V3.   Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement for Late Failure of the Ross Procedure
Sponsor: Duke E. Cameron
Luca Vricella, Kathryn Holmes, Duke Cameron
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
V4.   Valve-Sparing Root Replacement for a 2-year-old Child with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
Sponsor: Ross Ungerleider
Yoshio Ootaki, Ross Ungerleider
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
5:40 PM - 6:15 PM   Break – Pizza Dinner
(5 min video or talk and 10 min discussion)
Moderator: Bill Gaynor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A7.   Hybrid HLHS Patients Have Excessive Neoaortic Root Dilatation
Sponsor: John Lamberti
Peter Pastuszko, Howaida El-Said, John Moore, Jolene Kriett, John Lamberti
Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, USA
A8.   HLHS and Norwood Palliation: Is Mitral Stenosis With Aortic Atresia Predictor of Mortality
Sponsor: Michel Ilbawi
Anastasios C. Polimenakos, S. Sathanandam, C. El Zein, D. Roberson, R.S. Higgins, M.N. Ilbawi
Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Surgery, Rush University / Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
A9.   Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Shunt: the Advantages of Additional Pulmonary Blood Flow
Sponsor: Jeffrey P. Jacobs
Ymkje van Slooten, Nynke Elzenga, Tjalling Waterbolk, Rolf Berger, Tjark Ebels
University Medical Centre Groningen, the Netherlands
V5.   A Modification of the RV-PA Conduit in the Sano to Reduce Proximal Conduit Obstruction
Sponsor: James Tweddell
Kimberly Gandy, Mike Mitchell, James Tweddell
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
V6.   Norwood/Sano Repair in a Patient With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Using Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion
Khanh Nguyen
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
A10.   Simple Versus Complex Truncus Arteriosus: Are Outcomes Different?
Sponsor: John A. Hawkins
Aditya K. Kaza, Madolin Witte, Peter C. Kouretas, Phillip T. Burch, Linda Lambert, Richard Holubkov, Lloyd Tani, L. LuAnn Minich, John A. Hawkins.
University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children's Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatric Cardiology, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
V7.   Truncus Arteriosus/type B Interrupted Aortic Arch Post PA Banding
Sponsor: Miguel Lorenzo Barbero Marcial
Miguel L. Barbero Marcial, Carla Tanamati
InCor - University of Sao Paulo Medical School Sao Paulo – Brazil
A11.   A Preliminary Report in the Application of An Extra Cellular Matrix Patch in Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Khanh H Nguyen
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
V8.   Bronchus Suis Tracheoplasty to Repair Long Segment Tracheobronchial Stenosis
Sponsor: James Tweddell
Michael Mitchell, Nancy Ghanayem, Richard Berens, David Beste, Joe Kerschner
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
A12.   Cardiac and Non Cardiac Operations After Pediatric Heart Transplantation
Sponsor: Miguel Lorenzo Barbero Marcial
Marcelo Jatene, Arlindo Riso, Carla Tanamati, Miguel Barbero Marcial
Heart Institute-São Paulo-Brasil
Monday, November 2, 2009
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM   Registration Open
7:00 AM - 7:50 AM   Continental Breakfast
7:50AM – 8:00AM   Welcome
Richard Jonas, President
Washington DC

Jeffrey P. Jacobs, Program Chair
St. Petersburg, Florida
(5 presentations – 5 min talk and 10 min discussion)
Moderator: Jeffrey P. Jacobs, St. Petersburg, Florida
A13.   Partial and Transitional Atrioventricular Septal Defect Repair: Does Age at Repair Matter
John Hawkins1, Andrew Atz2, Steven Colan3, Lynn Sleeper3, Seema Mital4, James Jaggers5, Renee Margossian6, Ashwin Prakash6, Jennifer Li5, Meryl Cohen7, Ronald Lacro6, Gloria Klein3, L. LuAnn Minich1
1Univ. of UT, Salt Lake City, UT, USA 2Medical Univ. of SC, Charleston, SC, USA 3New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA 4The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, USA 5Duke University Med Center, Durham, NC, USA 6Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA 7Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
A14.   To Flow or Not To Flow: A Systematic Review of Perfusion Techniques for Aortic Arch Reconstruction
Sponsor: Richard Ohye and Edward Bove
Jennifer C. Hirsch1, William Gaynor2, James G. Gurney1, John Charpie1, Richard Ohye1
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
2Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
A15.   Optimal Technical Performance attenuates poor pre-operative physiologic status and high case-complexity and reduces the risk of mortality in the stage I Norwood Operation
Sponsor: Emile Bacha
John M Karamichalis, Pedro J del Nido, John E Mayer, Frank A Pigula, Ravi Thiagarajan, Francis Fynn- Thompson, Sitaram Emani, Hua Liu, Petra Mamic, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Kathy Jenkins, Emile Bacha
Departments of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
A16.   Polytetrafluoroethylene Bicuspid Pulmonary Valve Implantation – Experience with 110 Cases
James Anthony Quintessenza1, Jeffrey Phillip Jacobs2, Paul J. Chai3
1The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida (CHIF), Cardiac Surgical Associates of Florida (CSAoF), 2University of South Florida (USF), 3All Children's Hospital, Children's Hospital of Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Tampa, Florida, USA
A17.   RVOT Reconstruction Utilizing a Bicuspid-Valved-PTFE-Conduit: Early Results
Victor O. Morell, Masahiro Yoshida, Peter D. Wearden
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA
A18.   Echocardiographic Definition of “Unbalanced” in Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect
Sponsor: Christopher A. Caldarone
Anusha Jegatheeswaran1, Meryl S Cohen2, Gina M Baffa3 David B Gremmels4, Luc Mertens1, Christian Pizarro3, Christopher A Caldarone1, Victor O Morell5, William G Williams1, Eugene H Blackstone6, Brian W McCrindle1, David M Overman4
1Hosp for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada 2Children's Hosp of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA 3Nemours Cardiac Center at Alfred I. duPont Hosp for Children, Wilmington, DE, USA 4The Children's Heart Clinic at Children's Hosp and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA 5Children's Hosp of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 6Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM   Break
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM   SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV: CHSS Data Center Report
Moderators:  Chris Caldarone - CHSS Data Center
Marshall Jacobs – CHSS Research Committee Chair
10:15AM – 10:30AM  
A19.   Reinterventions in Patients with Interrupted Aortic Arch: The CHSS Experience
Sponsor: Christopher A. Caldarone
Anusha Jegatheeswaran and the CHSS Interrupted Aortic Arch Working Group CHSS Data Center Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
11:40 AM - 11:45 AM   The World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Marshall Jacobs
11:45AM - 12:45PM   Member Business Meeting and Report of the President
Richard Jonas – CHSS President
Carl Backer – CHSS Secretary
12:45PM - 1:45PM   Luncheon
Moderator: Bill Gaynor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM  
A20.   Lessons Learned with the Cone (Anatomic) Repair of Ebstein's Anomaly
Joseph A. Dearani
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM   Outcome Analysis in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Poland
Bohdan Maruszewski – ECHSA President
2:15PM - 3:00PM   Invited Guest Lectureship
William I. Norwood
Introduced by Marshall Lewis Jacobs
3:00PM - 3:30PM   Break
3:30PM – 4:00PM   SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI: Regulatory Issue and The Congenital Heart Surgeon
Moderator: Rick Ohye, MD, Ann Arbor, Michigan
3:30PM – 3:45PM   The Relative Value Unit Update Committee (RUC) and The Congenital Heart Surgeon
Kirk Kanter, Atlanta, Georgia
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM   The National Quality Forum and The Congenital Heart Surgeon
Jeffrey P. Jacobs, St. Petersburg, Florida
(8 presentations – 5 min talk and 10 min discussion)
Moderator: Rick Ohye, MD, Ann Arbor, Michigan
A21.   The Arterial Switch Operation: A 25-year Experience with 258 Patients
Carl L. Backer1, Harish Rudra1, Catherine L. Webb1, Kelly Michelson1, Christine Sullivan1, Sunjay Kaushal1, Hyde M. Russell1, Constantine Mavroudis2
1Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
A22.   Cryopreserved Femoral Vein Homograft: An Attractive Alternative for Complex Cardiac Reconstruction
Sponsor: Richard Jonas
Pranava Sinha, Richard Jonas
Children’s National Medical Center Washington DC, USA
A23.   Bioprosthetic Pulmonary Valve Replacement (PVR): Contemporary Analysis of a Single Center Series
Sponsor: James Jaggers
Andrew J. Lodge, Matan I. Setton, James Jaggers
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
A24.   Correction of Postpneumonectomy Syndrome in Infants with Saline Filled Expandable Prosthesis
Sponsor: Harald L Lindberg
Kjell Saatvedt, Egil Seem, Sigurd Birkeland, Tom Hoel, Jostein Westvik, Harald Lindberg
Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and Division of Imaging and Intervention, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
A25.   Prophylactic Amiodarone Prevents Junctional Tachycardia After Tetralogy of Fallot Repair
Sponsor: Robert D.B. Jaquiss
Michiaki Imamura, Robert D.B. Jaquiss
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
A26.   Variables Which Impact Mediastinal Wound Infections in the Congenital Heart Surgical Population
Sponsor: John H Calhoon
S. Adil Husain, Cathy Woodward, Minnette Son, John H. Calhoon
University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
A27.   Vacuum Assisted Closure of Pediatric Sternal Wounds
Sponsor: Carl L. Backer
Hyde M. Russell, Sunjay Kaushal, Carl L. Backer, Frank Vicari
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA


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