PPHNet Publications

Abman SH, Kinsella JP, Rosenzweig EB, et al. “Implications of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Warning against the Use of Sildenafil for the Treatment of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension”, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 187, No. 6 (2013), pp. 572-575. http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/full/10.1164/rccm.201210-1928PP#.VS1ddBf7Kr8

Abman SH, Hansmann G, Archer SL, et al. “Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: Guidelines From the American Heart Association and American Thoracic Society.” Circulation 2015; 132(21): 2037-2099. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26534956

Kinsella JP, Steinhorn RH, Krishnan US, et al. Recommendations for the Use of Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy in Premature Newborns with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension J Pediatr 2016. 170:312-314. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=%28%28Kinsella%20J[Author]%29%20AND%20recommendations%20for%20the%20use%20of%20inhaled[Title]%29%20AND%20Steinhorn%20RH[Author]

PPHNet Research

Data Fusion: A Sustainable, Scalable, Open Source Registry Advancing PVD Research. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Project #1U01HL121518-01. Principal Investigators: Abman SH, Mandl KD.  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02249923?term=pediatric+pulmonary+hypertension&rank=2

Relevant Research and Publications

Ivy D, Abman SH, Barst RJ, et al. “Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension.” J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;62(25_S):. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2013.10.028.Full text online at http://content.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleID=1790598 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

Progress in Pediatric Cardiology Volume 27, Issues 1–2, Pages 1-66 (December 2009) Pulmonary Hypertension. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/10589813/27/1

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Proglycem (diazoxide). Reports of Pulmonary Hypertension in Infants and Newborns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning on use of sildenafil in cases of pediatric pulmonary hypertension. http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm317123.htm

Pediatric PH Fellowship Opportunities

The Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center – NYP is pleased to announce the availability of a 4th year Pulmonary Hypertension fellowship position beginning July 1, 2016 for the Robyn J. Barst, M.D. Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology. This one year position is open for candidates who have completed their fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology (or ACHD) and wish to pursue a career in Pulmonary Vascular disease. The training curriculum will include exposure to extensive inpatient and outpatient management of pulmonary hypertension patients including diagnostics, medical and surgical therapeutics, and related research opportunities. Interested fellows should contact Administrative Assistant Melida Burgos at the Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center for further information. mb3046@cumc.columbia.edu