Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Late Heart Transplantation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome With Intact Atrial SeptumAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  112:e135-e137. 2021
2021 Examining racial and socioeconomic disparity in the pediatric heart transplant evaluationPediatric Transplantation.  25. 2021
2021 Impact of induction strategy change on first-year rejection in pediatric heart transplantation at a single center—From postoperative basiliximab to either postoperative anti-thymocyte globulin or preoperative basiliximabClinical Transplantation.  35. 2021
2021 Clinical outcomes of children receiving ABO-incompatible versus ABO-compatible heart transplantation: a multicentre cohort studyLancet Child and Adolescent Health.  5:341-349. 2021
2021 Attitudes toward xenotransplantation: A survey of parents and pediatric cardiac providersPediatric Transplantation.  25. 2021
2021 Racial differences in attitudes to clinical pig organ XenotransplantationXenotransplantation.  28. 2021
2021 Biventricular Support Using ProtekDuo Cannula in a ChildASAIO Journal.  E124-E126. 2021
2021 The Genetically Engineered Heart as a Bridge to Allotransplantation in Infants Just Around the Corner?Annals of Thoracic Surgery2021
2020 The immune system in infants: Relevance to xenotransplantationPediatric Transplantation.  24. 2020
2020 A current era analysis of ABO incompatible listing practice and impact on outcomes in young children requiring heart transplantation 2020
2020 Attitudes to Cardiac Xenotransplantation by Pediatric Heart Surgeons and Physicians.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  11:426-430. 2020
2020 Anti-Pig Antibody in Infants: Can a Genetically Engineered Pig Heart Bridge to Allotransplantation?Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  109:1268-1273. 2020
2020 The Fontan Liver after Cardiac Transplantation 2020
2020 True, maybe true, perhaps unrelated – granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and increased risk of rejection in heart transplant recipients 2020
2019 Comparison of 10-year graft failure rates after induction with basiliximab or anti-thymocyte globulin in pediatric heart transplant recipients—The influence of racePediatric Transplantation.  23. 2019
2019 The Case for Cardiac Xenotransplantation in Neonates: Is Now the Time to Reconsider Xenotransplantation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome?Pediatric Cardiology.  40:437-444. 2019
2017 Ventricular assist device use in single ventricle congenital heart diseasePediatric Transplantation.  21. 2017
2017 Challenges of Cardiac Transplantation Following the Fontan Procedure.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  8:480-486. 2017
2017 Impact of contrast exposure from computed tomography angiography on acute kidney injury after neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass surgeryCongenital Heart Disease.  12:540-545. 2017
2017 Practice trends over time in the care of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome: A report from the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement CollaborativeCongenital Heart Disease.  12:315-321. 2017
2016 Current Expectations for Cardiac Transplantation in Patients With Congenital Heart DiseaseWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  7:685-695. 2016
2016 Impact of initial Norwood shunt type on young hypoplastic left heart syndrome patients listed for heart transplant: A multi-institutional study 2016
2015 Aortic dilation in pediatric patientsEuropean Journal of Pediatrics.  174:1585-1592. 2015
2015 Repair of early posttransplant endomyocardial biopsy-related tricuspid regurgitation in a childWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  6:295-297. 2015
2014 Mechanical circulatory support: Strategies and outcomes in pediatric congenital heart diseaseSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual.  17:62-68. 2014
2014 Single-center experience with extracorporeal photopheresis in pediatric heart transplantation 2014
2014 Systemic effects of intracoronary nitroglycerin during coronary angiography: In children after heart transplantationTexas Heart Institute Journal.  41:21-25. 2014
2013 Retransplantation as a successful therapy for post-transplant protein-losing enteropathy 2013
2012 Implantation of the HeartWare HVAD in a child after a recent thromboembolic strokeAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  93:977-978. 2012
2012 Postoperative Serum Cortisol Concentration and Adrenal Insufficiency in Neonates Undergoing Open-Heart SurgeryWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  3:214-220. 2012
2011 Interstage attrition between bidirectional Glenn and Fontan palliation in children with hypoplastic left heart syndromeJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  142:511-516. 2011
2011 Root dilation in patients with truncus arteriosusCongenital Heart Disease.  6:228-233. 2011
2011 Impact of the american heart association scientific statement on screening electrocardiograms and stimulant medicationsJAMA Pediatrics.  165:166-170. 2011
2011 Inhaled nitric oxide improves oxygen saturation in children with pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after the Fontan procedurePediatric Critical Care Medicine.  12. 2011
2007 Persistent diastolic flow reversal in abdominal aortic Doppler-flow profiles is associated with an increased risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in term infants with congenital heart diseasePediatrics (Spanish Edition).  119:330-335. 2007
2004 Extent of hepatic resection does not correlate with toxicity following adjuvant chemotherapyJournal of Surgical Oncology.  87:85-90. 2004
2001 Chronic exposure to cigarette smoke extract impairs endothelium-dependent relaxation of chicken embryo pulmonary arteries 2001
2001 Effect of cigarette smoke extract on neonatal porcine vascular smooth muscle cellsToxicology and Applied Pharmacology.  170:130-136. 2001

Education And Training

  • Cincinnati Children's Medical Center, Internship
  • Puerto Rico Children's Hospital, Internship
  • Cincinnati Children's Medical Center, Residency
  • Puerto Rico Children's Hospital, Residency
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Harvard University 2000
  • Full Name

  • Waldemar Carlo