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Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society Center for Research and Quality
Current Research Projects

Critical Left Heart Obstruction (LVOTO) Cohort
Over the past year much of our current research focuses on infants within this cohort who received bilateral pulmonary artery banding ductal stent ("hybrid procedure") as initial palliation. The below projects are currently underway relating to this topic. We plan to expand upon these findings with subsequent analyses over the upcoming months.

Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding for Infants with Critical Left Heart Obstruction: An Analysis of Multi-Institutional Outcomes
Accepted for oral presentation at the AHA Scientific Sessions November 7, 2022

Univentricular Palliation After Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding in Infants with Critical Left Heart Obstruction: What Explains the Difference?
Accepted for oral presentation at CHSS Annual Meeting October 24, 2022

Comparison of Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding Versus Other Management Strategies in a Multi-Institutional Cohort of Infants with Critical Left Heart Obstruction
In progress

Working Group Members: Madison Argo, Pirooz Eghtesady, David Barron, Hani Najm, Bahaaldin Alsoufi, Eugene Blackstone, Christopher Caldarone, Sergio Carrillo, V. Kathleen Cox, Williams DeCampli, Mark E. Galantowicz, Osami Honjo, S. Adil Husain, Jeffrey Jacobs, Anusha Jegatheeswaran, Tara Karamlou, James Kirklin, Linda Lambert, Chelsea Mannie, Michael Mitchell, Jennifer Nelson, David Overman, Tharini Paramananthan, Maha Rahman, Karthik Ramakrishnan, Jennifer Romano, Joseph Turek, William Williams, Can Yerebakan, and Brian McCrindle"