Dr. Jeffrey Heinle
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Dr. Jeffrey Heinle
Dr. Jeffrey Heinle
Surgery - Pediatric
I specialize in
Surgery - Pediatric
Surgery - Thoracic
I have been in practice
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I am located at
Congenital Heart Surgery
6621 Fannin Street, WT19345H
Houston , TX 77030
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I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Outcomes After the Palliative Arterial Switch Operation in Neonates With Single-Ventricle Anatomy.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Nov (2012)
Is lung transplantation survival better in infants? Analysis of over 80 infants.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Nov (2012)
Erythropoietin neuroprotection in neonatal cardiac surgery: A phase I/II safety and efficacy trial.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Oct (2012)
Lung transplantation for childhood diffuse lung disease.
Pediatr. Pulmonol., Sep (2012)
Is mechanically bridging patients with a failing cardiac graft to retransplantation an effective therapy? Analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Nov;31(11):1192-8 (2012)
Neurodevelopmental Outcomes After Regional Cerebral Perfusion With Neuromonitoring for Neonatal Aortic Arch Reconstruction.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul (2012)
Changing expectations for neurological outcomes after the neonatal arterial switch operation.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;94(4):1250-5; discussion 1255-6 (2012)
Williams syndrome and obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous return: a previously unreported association.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul;94(1):289-91 (2012)
Prevalence, morbidity, and mortality of heart failure-related hospitalizations in children in the United States: a population-based study.
J. Card. Fail., Jun;18(6):459-70 (2012)
Does donor arterial partial pressure of oxygen affect outcomes after lung transplantation? A review of more than 12,000 lung transplants.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Apr;143(4):919-25 (2012)
Hospital charges for pediatric heart transplant hospitalizations in the United States from 1997 to 2006.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., May;31(5):485-91 (2012)
Perioperative atrial tachycardia is associated with increased mortality in infants undergoing cardiac surgery.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Aug;144(2):396-401 (2012)
A new era: use of an intracorporeal systemic ventricular assist device to support a patient with a failing Fontan circulation.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Sep;142(3):e138-40 (2011)
Interstage attrition between bidirectional Glenn and Fontan palliation in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Sep;142(3):511-6 (2011)
Ascending sliding arch aortoplasty: a novel technique for repair of arch hypoplasia.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Mar;91(3):805-10 (2011)
Lung retransplantation in children: appropriate when selectively applied.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Feb;91(2):574-9 (2011)
Two decades of pediatric lung transplant in the United States: have we improved?
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Mar;141(3):828-32, 832.e1 (2011)
Use of ventricular assist devices in children across the United States: analysis of 7.5 million pediatric hospitalizations.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;90(4):1313-8; discussion 1318-9 (2010)
Fenestration during Fontan palliation: now the exception instead of the rule.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jul;140(1):129-36 (2010)
Clostridium difficile colitis in children following lung transplantation.
Pediatr Transplant., Aug;14(5):651-6 (2010)
Electroencephalographic seizures after neonatal cardiac surgery with high-flow cardiopulmonary bypass.
Anesth. Analg., Jun;110(6):1680-5 (2010)
Transthoracic echocardiography does not reliably predict involvement of the aortic valve in patients with a discrete subaortic shelf.
Cardiol Young., Jun;20(3):284-9 (2010)
Current expectations for surgical repair of isolated ventricular septal defects.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Feb;89(2):544-9; discussion 550-1 (2010)
Brain immaturity is associated with brain injury before and after neonatal cardiac surgery with high-flow bypass and cerebral oxygenation monitoring.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Mar;139(3):543-56 (2010)
Right ventricular infundibulum sparing (RVIS) tetralogy of fallot repair: a review of over 300 patients.
Ann. Surg., Oct;250(4):611-7 (2009)
Mycobacterium abscessus in cystic fibrosis lung transplant recipients: report of 2 cases and risk for recurrence.
Transpl Infect Dis., Jun;11(3):243-8 (2009)
Selective application of the pediatric Ross procedure minimizes autograft failure.
Congenit Heart Dis., 3(6):404-10 (2008 Nov-Dec)
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric lung transplant recipients: recent advances in monitoring.
Pediatr Transplant., Aug;13(5):606-10 (2009)
Repeat sternotomy in congenital heart surgery: no longer a risk factor.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;86(3):897-902; discussion 897-902 (2008)
Pediatric lung transplantation: a therapy in its adolescence.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu., 74-9 (2008)
Serial plasma BNP levels in assessing inadequate left ventricular decompression on ECMO.
Pediatr Cardiol., Jul;29(4):808-11 (2008)
Perimount bovine pericardial valve to restore pulmonary valve competence late after right ventricular outflow tract repair.
Congenit Heart Dis., 2(2):115-20 (2007 Mar-Apr)
Staged single-ventricle palliation in an infant with hemoglobin SC disease.
Tex Heart Inst J., 34(4):439-41 (2007)
Use of mechanical circulatory support in pediatric patients with acute cardiac graft rejection.
ASAIO J., 53(6):701-5 (2007 Nov-Dec)
The efficacy of mitral valve surgery in children with dilated cardiomyopathy and severe mitral regurgitation.
Pediatr Cardiol., Jan;29(1):13-8 (2008)
Treatment of adenovirus pneumonia with cidofovir in pediatric lung transplant recipients.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Sep;26(9):883-9 (2007)
Over two decades of pediatric heart transplantation: how has survival changed?
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Mar;133(3):632-9 (2007)
Mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to combined dual organ transplantation in children.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Dec;25(12):1480-2 (2006)
Heterotaxy patients with total anomalous pulmonary venous return: improving surgical results.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Nov;82(5):1621-7; discussion 1627-8 (2006)
Interrupted aortic arch repair: aortic arch advancement without a patch minimizes arch reinterventions.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Nov;82(5):1577-83; discussion 1583-4 (2006)
Encouraging results for the Contegra conduit in the problematic right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery connection.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Sep;132(3):665-71 (2006)
Hemodynamic effects of rescue protocol hydrocortisone in neonates with low cardiac output syndrome after cardiac surgery.
Pediatr Crit Care Med., Nov;6(6):655-9 (2005)
Salvaging the failing Fontan: lateral tunnel versus extracardiac conduit.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;80(4):1445-51; discussion 1451-2 (2005)
Aortic atresia and type B interrupted aortic arch: diagnosis by physiologic cerebral monitoring.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., May;79(5):1758-60 (2005)
The hemi-Mustard, bi-directional Glenn, and Rastelli operations used for correction of congenitally corrected transposition, achieving a "ventricle and a half " repair.
Cardiol Young., Jun;14(3):330-2 (2004)
Anatomic reconstruction for recurrent aortic obstruction in infants and children.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;78(3):926-32; discussion 926-32 (2004)
The Warden procedure for partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the superior caval vein.
Cardiol Young., Feb;14(1):64-7 (2004)
Left ventricular inflow obstruction associated with persistent left superior vena cava and dilated coronary sinus.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Apr;127(4):959-62 (2004)
Early extubation after cardiac operations in neonates and young infants.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Sep;114(3):413-8 (1997)
Myocardial function is normal after rapid cooling of the in vivo neonatal heart.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Feb;57(2):326-31; discussion 331-3 (1994)
The effect of soluble complement receptor type 1 on hyperacute rejection of porcine xenografts.
Transplantation., Feb;57(3):363-70 (1994)
Cerebral metabolic effects of sequential periods of hypothermic circulatory arrest.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jan;57(1):96-100; discussion 100-1 (1994)
Enhanced cardiac preservation with oxygenated University of Wisconsin solution.
J. Surg. Res., Dec;55(6):588-94 (1993)
Ex vivo characterization of human anti-porcine hyperacute cardiac rejection.
Transplantation., Oct;56(4):785-93 (1993)
Cerebral metabolism and circulatory arrest: effects of duration and strategies for protection.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jan;55(1):57-63; discussion 63-4 (1993)
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