Pulmonary Hypertension Service - Cardiorespiratory research and publications (2008)

A list of research papers authored by members of the Cardiorespiratory Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in 2008.

Agrawal V, Ellins E, Donald A, Minhas S, Halcox J, Ralph DJ (2008) Systemic vascular endothelial dysfunction in Peyronie's disease. J Sex Med 5 (11): 2688–93.

Al-Ruzzeh S, Epstein D, George S, Bustami M, Wray J, Ilsley C, Sculpher M, Amrani M. Economic evaluation of coronary artery bypass grafting surgery with and without cardiopulmonary bypass: cost-effectiveness and quality-adjusted life years in a randomised controlled trial.  Artificial Organs 2008;32:891-897

Anderson RH (2008) Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 86 (4): 1327.

Anderson RH (2008) The anatomic substrates for abnormal automaticity in the pulmonary veins. Heart Rhythm 5 (7): 1068–9.

Anderson RH (2008) Ventricular non-compaction - a frequently ignored finding?. Eur Heart J 29 (1): 10–1.

Anderson RH, Brown N, Webb S, Henderson D (2008) Lessons learnt with regard to aortopulmonary window. Cardiol Young 18 (5): 451–7.

Anderson RH, Sanchez-Quintana D, Niederer P, Lunkenheimer PP (2008) Structural-functional correlates of the 3-dimensional arrangement of the myocytes making up the ventricular walls. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136 (1): 10–8.

Andrews RE, Fenton MJ, Ridout DA, Burch M, British Congenital Cardiac Association (2008) New-onset heart failure due to heart muscle disease in childhood: a prospective study in the United kingdom and Ireland. Circulation 117 (1): 79–84.

Bailliard F, Hughes ML, Taylor AM (2008) Introduction to cardiac imaging in infants and children: techniques, potential, and role in the imaging work-up of various cardiac malformations and other pediatric heart conditions. Eur J Radiol 68 (2): 191–8.

Baltes C, Hansen MS, Tsao J, Kozerke S, Rezavi R, Pedersen EM, Boesiger P (2008) Determination of peak velocity in stenotic areas: echocardiography versus k-t SENSE accelerated MR Fourier velocity encoding. Radiology 246 (1): 249–57.

Behr ER, Dalageorgou C, Christiansen M, Syrris P, Hughes S, Tome Esteban MT, Rowland E, Jeffery S, McKenna WJ (2008) Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome: familial evaluation identifies inheritable heart disease in the majority of families. Eur Heart J 29 (13): 1670–80.

Benden C, Boehler A, Faro A (2008) Pediatric lung transplantation: literature review 2006-2007. Pediatr Transplant 12 (3): 266–73.

Bharucha T, Sivaprakasam MC, Haw MP, Anderson RH, Vettukattil JJ (2008) The angle of the components of the common atrioventricular valve predicts the outcome of surgical correction in patients with atrioventricular septal defect and common atrioventricular junction. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21 (10): 1099–104.

Bove EL, Migliavacca F, de Leval MR, Balossino R, Pennati G, Lloyd TR, Khambadkone S, Hsia TY, Dubini G (2008) Use of mathematic modeling to compare and predict hemodynamic effects of the modified Blalock-Taussig and right ventricle-pulmonary artery shunts for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136 (2): 312–320.e2.

Brown KL, Goldman AP (2008) Neonatal extra-corporeal life support: indications and limitations. Early Hum Dev 84 (3): 143–8.

Chen SS, Donald AE, Storry C, Halcox JP, Bonhoeffer P, Deanfield JE (2008) Impact of aortic stenting on peripheral vascular function and daytime systolic blood pressure in adult coarctation. Heart 94 (7): 919–24.

Colao A, Marek J, Goth MI, Caron P, Kuhn JM, Minuto FM, Weissman NJ (2008) No greater incidence or worsening of cardiac valve regurgitation with somatostatin analog treatment of acromegaly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93 (6): 2243–8.

Connor P, Veys P, Amrolia P, Haworth S, Ashworth M, Moledina S (2008) Pulmonary hypertension in children with Evans syndrome. Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25 (2): 93–8.

D'Aiuto F, Sabbah W, Netuveli G, Donos N, Hingorani AD, Deanfield JE, Tsakos G (2008) Association of the metabolic syndrome with severe periodontitis in a large U.S. population-based survey. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93 (10): 3989–94.

Danziger-Isakov LA, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB Jr, Michaels MG, Michelson P, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet S, Faro A (2008) Increased mortality after pulmonary fungal infection within the first year after pediatric lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 27 (6): 655–61

Degiannis E, Loukogeorgakis SP, Glapa M, Doll D (2008) [Operative management of penetrating injuries to the subclavian artery : Technical tutorial.]. Chirurg 79 (6): 560–563.

Donald AE, Halcox JP, Charakida M, Storry C, Wallace SM, Cole TJ, Friberg P, Deanfield JE (2008) Methodological approaches to optimize reproducibility and power in clinical studies of flow-mediated dilation. J Am Coll Cardiol 51 (20): 1959–64.

Ellins E, Halcox J, Donald A, Field B, Brydon L, Deanfield J, Steptoe A (2008) Arterial stiffness and inflammatory response to psychophysiological stress. Brain Behav Immun 22 (6): 941–8.

Elliott MJ, Hartley BE, Wallis C, Roebuck D (2008) Slide tracheoplasty. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 16 (1): 75–82

Franklin RC, Jacobs JP, Krogmann ON, Béland MJ, Aiello VD, Colan SD, Elliott MJ, William Gaynor J, Kurosawa H, Maruszewski B, Stellin G, Tchervenkov CI, Walters Iii HL, Weinberg P, Anderson RH (2008) Nomenclature for congenital and paediatric cardiac disease: historical perspectives and The International Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Code. Cardiol Young 18 Suppl 2: 70–80.

Frigiola A, Tsang V, Bull C, Coats L, Khambadkone S, Derrick G, Mist B, Walker F, van Doorn C, Bonhoeffer P, Taylor AM (2008)Biventricular response after pulmonary valve replacement for right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction: is age a predictor of outcome?. Circulation 118 (14 Suppl): S182–90.

Frigiola A, Tsang V, Nordmeyer J, Lurz P, van Doorn C, Taylor AM, Bonhoeffer P, de Leval M (2008) Current approaches to pulmonary regurgitation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34 (3): 576–80; discussion 581–2.

Ghanbari H, Kidane AG, Burriesci G, Bonhoeffer P, Seifalian AM (2008) Percutaneous heart valve replacement: an update. Trends Cardiovasc Med 18 (4): 117–25.

Giardini A, Balducci A, Specchia S, Gargiulo G, Bonvicini M, Picchio FM (2008) Effect of sildenafil on haemodynamic response to exercise and exercise capacity in Fontan patients. Eur Heart J 29 (13): 1681–7.

Giardini A, Derrick G (2008) The effect of ductal diameter on surgical and medical closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136 (1): 240; author reply 240.

Giardini A, Hager A, Napoleone CP, Picchio FM (2008) Natural history of exercise capacity after the Fontan operation: a longitudinal study. Ann Thorac Surg 85 (3): 818–21.

Gijsen FJ, Migliavacca F, Schievano S, Socci L, Petrini L, Thury A, Wentzel JJ, van der Steen AF, Serruys PW, Dubini G (2008) Simulation of stent deployment in a realistic human coronary artery. Biomed Eng Online 7: 23.

Grupo de Trabajo de ESC para el Diagnóstico y Tratamiento de Insuficiencia Cardiaca, Heart Failure Association (HFA) de ESC, European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), Dickstein K, Cohen-Solal A, Filippatos G, McMurray JJ, Ponikowski P, Poole-Wilson PA, Strömberg A, van Veldhuisen DJ, Atar D, Hoes AW, Keren A, Mebazaa A, Nieminen M, Priori SG, Swedberg K (2008) [ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008]. Rev Esp Cardiol 61 (12): 1329.e1–70.

Hansen MS, Atkinson D, Sorensen TS (2008) Cartesian SENSE and k-t SENSE reconstruction using commodity graphics hardware. Magn Reson Med 59 (3): 463–8

Haworth SG (2008) The management of pulmonary hypertension in children. Arch Dis Child 93 (7): 620–5

Heart Rhythm UK Familial Sudden Death Syndromes Statement Development Group (2008) Clinical indications for genetic testing in familial sudden cardiac death syndromes: an HRUK position statement. Heart 94 (4): 502–7

Hildreth V, Webb S, Bradshaw L, Brown NA, Anderson RH, Henderson DJ (2008) Cells migrating from the neural crest contribute to the innervation of the venous pole of the heart. J Anat 212 (1): 1–11.

Hoskote AU, Castle RA, Hoo AF, Lum S, Ranganathan SC, Mok QQ, Stocks J (2008) Airway function in infants treated with inhaled nitric oxide for persistent pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Pulmonol 43 (3): 224–35.

Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Mavroudis C, Backer CL, Lacour-Gayet FG, Tchervenkov CI, Franklin RC, Béland MJ, Jenkins KJ, Walters H, Bacha EA, Maruszewski B, Kurosawa H, Clarke DR, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Stellin G, Ebels T, Krogmann ON, Aiello VD, Colan SD, Weinberg P, Giroud JM, Everett A, Wernovsky G, Elliott MJ, Edwards FH (2008) Nomenclature and databases for the surgical treatment of congenital cardiac disease -an updated primer and an analysis of opportunities for improvement. Cardiol Young 18 Suppl 2: 38–62

Jamerson K, Weber MA, Bakris GL, Dahlöf B, Pitt B, Shi V, Hester A, Gupte J, Gatlin M, Velazquez EJ, ACCOMPLISH Trial Investigators (2008)Benazepril plus amlodipine or hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension in high-risk patients. N Engl J Med 359 (23): 2417–28

Kaski JP, Syrris P, Burch M, Tomé-Esteban MT, Fenton M, Christiansen M, Andersen PS, Sebire N, Ashworth M, Deanfield JE, McKenna WJ, Elliott PM (2008) Idiopathic restrictive cardiomyopathy in children is caused by mutations in cardiac sarcomere protein genes. Heart 94 (11): 1478–84.

Kaski JP, Tomé-Esteban MT, Mead-Regan S, Pantazis A, Marek J, Deanfield JE, McKenna WJ, Elliott PM (2008) B-type natriuretic peptide predicts disease severity in children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Heart 94 (10): 1307–11

Keren A, Syrris P, McKenna WJ (2008) Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the genetic determinants of clinical disease expression. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5 (3): 158–68.

Kirk R, Edwards LB, Aurora P, Taylor DO, Christie J, Dobbels F, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Hertz MI (2008) Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: eleventh official pediatric heart transplantation report -2008. J Heart Lung Transplant 27 (9): 970–7

Kivimäki M, Lawlor DA, Smith GD, Kumari M, Donald A, Britton A, Casas JP, Shah T, Brunner E, Timpson NJ, Halcox JP, Miller MA, Humphries SE, Deanfield J, Marmot MG, Hingorani AD (2008) Does high C-reactive protein concentration increase atherosclerosis? The Whitehall II Study. PLoS ONE 3 (8): e3013

Kostolny M, Tsang VT, Nordmeyer J, Van Doorn C, Frigiola A, Khambadkone S, de Leval MR, Bonhoeffer P (2008) Rescue surgery following percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33 (4): 607–12

Lambiase PD, Elliott PM (2008) Genetic aspects and investigation of sudden death in young people. Clin Med 8 (6): 607–10

Lammers AE, Hislop AA, Flynn Y, Haworth SG (2008) The 6-minute walk test: normal values for children of 4-11 years of age. Arch Dis Child 93 (6): 464–8.

Lunkenheimer PP, Redmann K, Niederer P, Schmid P, Smerup M, Stypmann J, Däbritz S, Rothaus K, Anderson RH (2008) Models versus established knowledge in describing the functional morphology of the ventricular myocardium. Heart Fail Clin 4 (3): 273–88.

Lurz P, Bonhoeffer P (2008) Percutaneous implantation of pulmonary valves for treatment of right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction. Cardiol Young 18 (3): 260–7.

Lurz P, Bonhoeffer P, Taylor AM (2009) Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation: an update. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7 (7): 823–33.

Lurz P, Coats L, Khambadkone S, Nordmeyer J, Boudjemline Y, Schievano S, Muthurangu V, Lee TY, Parenzan G, Derrick G, Cullen S, Walker F, Tsang V, Deanfield J, Taylor AM, Bonhoeffer P (2008) Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation: impact of evolving technology and learning curve on clinical outcome. Circulation 117 (15): 1964–72.

Mache CJ, Gamillscheg A, Popper HH, Haworth SG (2008) Early-life pulmonary arterial hypertension with subsequent development of diffuse pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia type 1. Thorax 63 (1): 85–6.

Maiya S, Sullivan I, Allgrove J, Yates R, Malone M, Brain C, Archer N, Mok Q, Daubeney P, Tulloh R, Burch M (2008) Hypocalcaemia and vitamin D deficiency: an important, but preventable, cause of life-threatening infant heart failure. Heart 94 (5): 581–4.

Marhaug G, Shah V, Shroff R, Varsani H, Wedderburn LR, Pilkington CA, Brogan PA (2008) Age-dependent inhibition of ectopic calcification: a possible role for fetuin-A and osteopontin in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis with calcinosis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 47 (7): 1031–7.

Marino BS, Shera D, Wernovsky G, Tomlinson RS, Aguirre A, Gallagher M, Lee A, Cho CJ, Stern W, Davis L, Tong E, Teitel D, Mussatto K,  Ghanayem N, Gleason M, Gaynor JW, Wray J, Helfaer MA, Shea JA. The development of the Pediatric Cardiac Quality of Life Inventory: a quality of life measure for children and adolescents with heart disease. Quality of Life Research 2008;17:613-626

Martins P, Tran V, Price G, Tsang V, Cook AC (2008) Extending the surgical boundaries in the management of the left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in discordant ventriculo-arterial connections - a surgical and morphological study. Cardiol Young 18 (2): 124–34.

McKenna WJ, Sen-Chowdhry S (2008) From Teare to the present day: a fifty year odyssey in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a paradigm for the logic of the discovery process. Rev Esp Cardiol 61 (12): 1239–44.

McLaren CA, Elliott MJ, Roebuck DJ (2008) Vascular compression of the airway in children. Paediatr Respir Rev 9 (2): 85–94

Miera O, Farahwaschy B, Schulze-Neick I, Berger F (2008) [Pharmacological treatment of pulmonary hypertension in patients with congenital heart disease]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133 Suppl 6: S209–11.

Mussa S, Large S, Tsui S, van Doorn C, Jenkins D (2008) Mechanical mitral prosthesis with a short-term left ventricular assist device. ASAIO J 54 (4): 439–41

Muthurangu V, Lurz P, Critchely JD, Deanfield JE, Taylor AM, Hansen MS (2008) Real-time assessment of right and left ventricular volumes and function in patients with congenital heart disease by using high spatiotemporal resolution radial k-t SENSE. Radiology 248 (3): 782–91.

Nissen SE, Nicholls SJ, Wolski K, Rodes-Cabau J, Cannon CP, Deanfield JE, Despres JP, Kastelein JJ, Steinhubl SR, Kapadia S, Yasin M, Ruzyllo W, Gaudin C, Job B, Hu B, Bhatt DL, Lincoff AM, Tuzcu EM, STRADIVARIUS Investigators (2008) Effect of rimonabant on progression of atherosclerosis in patients with abdominal obesity and coronary artery disease: the STRADIVARIUS randomized controlled trial. JAMA 299 (13): 1547–60.

Nordmeyer J, Coats L, Lurz P, Lee TY, Derrick G, Rees P, Cullen S, Taylor AM, Khambadkone S, Bonhoeffer P (2008) Percutaneous pulmonary valve-in-valve implantation: a successful treatment concept for early device failure. Eur Heart J 29 (6): 810–5.

Opasich C, Gualco A, De Feo S, Barbieri M, Cioffi G, Giardini A, Majani G (2008) Physical and emotional symptom burden of patients with end-stage heart failure: what to measure, how and why. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9 (11): 1104–8.

Pathan N, Ridout DA, Smith E, Goldman AP, Brown KL (2008) Predictors of outcome for children requiring respiratory extra-corporeal life support: implications for inclusion and exclusion criteria. Intensive Care Med 34 (12): 2256–63

Rankin JS, Dalley AF, Crooke PS, Anderson RH (2008) A 'hemispherical' model of aortic valvar geometry. J Heart Valve Dis 17 (2): 179–86.

Roche SL, Burch M, O'Sullivan J, Wallis J, Parry G, Kirk R, Elliot M, Shaw N, Flett J, Hamilton JR, Hasan A (2008) Multicenter experience of ABO-incompatible pediatric cardiac transplantation. Am J Transplant 8 (1): 208–15.

Rogers DP, Marazia S, Chow AW, Lambiase PD, Lowe MD, Frenneaux M, McKenna WJ, Elliott PM (2008) Effect of biventricular pacing on symptoms and cardiac remodelling in patients with end-stage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Eur J Heart Fail 10 (5): 507–13.

Rogers DP, Walker F, Chow AW, Lambiase PD (2008) Biventricular device implantation in a patient with congenitally corrected transposition and left-sided superior vena cava. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31 (4): 499–502.

Ross Russell RI, Helms PJ, Elliott MJ (2008) A prospective study of phrenic nerve damage after cardiac surgery in children. Intensive Care Med 34 (4): 728–34

Schulze-Neick I, Beghetti M (2008) Classifying pulmonary hypertension in the setting of the congenitally malformed heart--cleaning up a dog's dinner. Cardiol Young 18 (1): 22–5.

Sen-Chowdhry S, McKenna WJ (2008) Non-invasive risk stratification in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: don't throw out the baby with the bathwater. Eur Heart J 29 (13): 1600–2.

Sen-Chowdhry S, McKenna WJ (2008) The utility of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Curr Opin Cardiol 23 (1): 38–45.

Shah JS, Tome Esteban MT, Thaman R, Sharma R, Mist B, Pantazis A, Ward D, Kohli SK, Page SP, Demetrescu C, Sevdalis E, Keren A, Pellerin D, McKenna WJ, Elliott PM (2008) Prevalence of Exercise Induced Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction in Symptomatic Patients with Non-obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Heart Oct;94(10): 1288–94.

Shroff RC, Egerton M, Bridel M, Shah V, Donald AE, Cole TJ, Hiorns MP, Deanfield JE, Rees L (2008) A bimodal association of vitamin D levels and vascular disease in children on dialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol 19 (6): 1239–46.

Shroff RC, McNair R, Figg N, Skepper JN, Schurgers L, Gupta A, Hiorns M, Donald AE, Deanfield J, Rees L, Shanahan CM (2008) Dialysis accelerates medial vascular calcification in part by triggering smooth muscle cell apoptosis. Circulation 118 (17): 1748–57.

Shroff RC, Shah V, Hiorns MP, Schoppet M, Hofbauer LC, Hawa G, Schurgers LJ, Singhal A, Merryweather I, Brogan P, Shanahan C, Deanfield J, Rees L (2008) The circulating calcification inhibitors, fetuin-A and osteoprotegerin, but not Matrix Gla protein, are associated with vascular stiffness and calcification in children on dialysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 23 (10): 3263–71.

Simmonds J, Burch M (2008) Shared care in paediatric heart transplantation. Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 93 (2): 37–43.

Simmonds J, Burch M, Dawkins H, Tsang V (2008) Heart transplantation after congenital heart surgery: improving results and future goals. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34 (2): 313–7.

Simmonds J, Cubitt D, Ashworth M, Burch M (2008) Successful heart transplantation following neonatal necrotic enterovirus myocarditis. Pediatr Cardiol 29 (4): 834–7.

Simmonds J, Fenton M, Dewar C, Ellins E, Storry C, Cubitt D, Deanfield J, Klein N, Halcox J, Burch M (2008) Endothelial dysfunction and cytomegalovirus replication in pediatric heart transplantation. Circulation 117 (20): 2657–61.

Singh-Manoux A, Britton A, Kivimaki M, Gueguen A, Halcox J, Marmot M (2008) Socioeconomic status moderates the association between carotid intima-media thickness and cognition in midlife: evidence from the Whitehall II study. Atherosclerosis 197 (2): 541–8.

Sorensen TS, Schaeffter T, Noe KO, Hansen MS (2008) Accelerating the nonequispaced fast Fourier transform on commodity graphics hardware. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 27 (4): 538–47.

Southwood M, Jeffery TK, Yang X, Upton PD, Hall SM, Atkinson C, Haworth SG, Stewart S, Reynolds PN, Long L, Trembath RC, Morrell NW (2008) Regulation of bone morphogenetic protein signalling in human pulmonary vascular development. J Pathol 214 (1): 85–95.

Sullivan ID (2008) Hot topics in fetal and perinatal cardiology. Early Hum Dev 84 (3): 141–2.

Task Force for Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Heart Failure 2008 of European Society of Cardiology, Dickstein K, Cohen-Solal A, Filippatos G, McMurray JJ, Ponikowski P, Poole-Wilson PA, Strömberg A, van Veldhuisen DJ, Atar D, Hoes AW, Keren A, Mebazaa A, Nieminen M, Priori SG, Swedberg K, ESC Committee for Practice Guidelines, Vahanian A, Camm J, De Caterina R, Dean V, Dickstein K, Filippatos G, Funck-Brentano C, Hellemans I, Kristensen SD, McGregor K, Sechtem U, Silber S, Tendera M, Widimsky P, Zamorano JL (2008) ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008: the Task Force for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Heart Failure 2008 of the European Society of Cardiology. Developed in collaboration with the Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA) and endorsed by the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). Eur Heart J 29 (19): 2388–442

Taylor AM (2008) Cardiac imaging: MR or CT? Which to use when. Pediatr Radiol 38 Suppl 3: S433–8.

Tchervenkov CI, Jacobs JP, Bernier PL, Stellin G, Kurosawa H, Mavroudis C, Jonas RA, Cicek SM, Al-Halees Z, Elliott MJ, Jatene MB, Kinsley RH, Kreutzer C, Leon-Wyss J, Liu J, Maruszewski B, Nunn GR, Ramirez-Marroquin S, Sandoval N, Sano S, Sarris GE, Sharma R, Shoeb A, Spray TL, Ungerleider RM, Yangni-Angate H, Ziemer G (2008) The improvement of care for paediatric and congenital cardiac disease across the World: a challenge for the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. Cardiol Young 18 Suppl 2: 63–9.

Thayyil S, Nagakumar P, Gowers H, Sinha A (2008) Optimal endotracheal tube tip position in extremely premature infants. Am J Perinatol 25 (1): 13–6

Thayyil S, Robertson NJ, Scales A, Sebire NJ, Taylor AM (2008) Parental consent for research and sudden infant death. Lancet 372 (9640): 715.

Thayyil S, Schievano S, Robertson NJ, Jones R, Chitty LS, Sebire NJ, Taylor AM, MaRIAS (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Autopsy Study) Collaborative group (2008) A semi-automated method for non-invasive internal organ weight estimation by post-mortem magnetic resonance imaging in fetuses, newborns and children. Eur J Radiol n/a: n/a.

Tomé-Esteban MT, Ashworth M (2008) Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and acute myocardial necrosis with normal coronary arteries. Heart 94 (10): 1357.

Tousoulis D, Charakida M, Stefanadis C (2008) Endothelial function and inflammation in coronary artery disease. Postgrad Med J 84 (993): 368–71

Tsang VT, Kang N, Sullivan I, Marek J, Anderson RH (2008) Ventriculoarterial septal defect with separate aortic and pulmonary valves, but common ventriculoarterial junction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135 (1): 222–3.

Tziakas DN, Chalikias GK, Stakos D, Tentes IK, Chatzikyriakou SV, Mitrousi K, Kortsaris AX, Boudoulas H, Kaski JC (2008)Cholesterol composition of erythrocyte membranes and its association with clinical presentation of coronary artery disease. Coron Artery Dis 19 (8): 583–90.

Wachinger C, Glocker B, Zeltner J, Paragios N, Komodakis N, Hansen MS, Navab N (2008) Deformable mosaicing for whole-body MRI. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 11 (Pt 2): 113–21

Weber MA, Ashworth MT, Risdon RA, Malone M, Burch M, Sebire NJ (2008) Clinicopathological features of paediatric deaths due to myocarditis: an autopsy series. Arch Dis Child 93 (7): 594–8.

Weidenbach M, Daehnert I, Razek V, Beller A, Janousek J, Kostelka M, Anderson RH (2008) Interruption of the ascending aorta: a hitherto undescribed lesion. Ann Thorac Surg 85 (4): 1451–3.

Wray J, Lunnon-Wood T.  Psychological benefits for children and adolescents who have undergone transplantation of the heart from participation in the British Transplant Games. Cardiology in the Young. 2008;18:185-188

Wray J, Maynard L. Specialist cardiac services: what do young people want?  Cardiology in the Young 2008;18:569-574