Abstracts from the 11th International Conference on Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease, 2018

Abstracts included

  • Global healthcare disparities and new technologies: the rule of 3D cardiac printing in managing a child with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • A fetal finding of pulmonary hypertension with a filamin A (FLNA) variant
  • Performance of the pediatric risk stratification model in children with pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • In vivo skeletal muscle energetics during exercise in pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Sex-specific differences in clinical outcome and right ventricular adaption to increased afterload during transition of rat pups into adolescence
  • Decrease of polyunsaturated fatty acids in right ventricular dysfunction due to pressure overload
  • Pulmonary artery size is associated with functional status in the Fontan circulation
  • Mucin-5B precursor as a potential biomarker for pulmonary hypertension associated with Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Prevalence and risk factors for pulmonary hypertension in preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: a prospective study
  • Recanalization of the ductal origin of a discontinuous right pulmonary artery leading to reperfusion injury and severe pulmonary hypertension
  • Clinical characteristics and risk factors for developing pulmonary hypertension in children with Down syndrome
  • Stability of treprostinil with diluents and medications
  • When judgement trumps tissue: an unusual presentation of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease
  • Impaired biventricular response to exercise in adolescents born preterm
  • Pharmacokinetics of oral treprostinil in children with pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Loss of reversibility in flow-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension is associated with a senescent vascular phenotype
  • IGFBP2 is associated with pediatric pulmonary hypertension and disease severity
  • Hemodynamic effect of timing of transcatheter device closure of the preterm ductus arteriosus
  • TiSIN3A mutations cause diaphragmatic hernia, lung hypoplasia, and pulmonary hypertension in humans and mice
  • A case of pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to scurvy in a developmentally typical child
  • Right ventricular strain evaluation by a novel 16-segment method in healthy children
  • MicroRNA-21 predicts functional status in children with pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital heart disease
  • Left ventricular vorticity by 4D flow MRI as a marker of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Transcatheter ventricular septal defect creation as an innovative, non-surgical therapy for severe pulmonary hypertension with right ventricular failure: a case Series
  • Does accelerometry provide more accurate real-time information to evaluate and follow-up patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension?
  • Selexipag in three pediatric patients


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Pregnancy and Pediatrics: Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Hypertension

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Pulmonary Circulation Vol 8: No 3 cover image

September 2018

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 8: No 3

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