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Translational Medicine

Jaeggi Lab

Principal Investigator

Edgar Jaeggi, MD

Lab Members
Deepa Dalal                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Natalie Dutil
Esther Jaeggi
Roland Weber                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Dagmar Wertaschnigg

Research Activities

Our group focuses on intrauterine growth restriction and cardiovascular function and its impact on newborns and infants.


Nii M, Hamilton RM, Fenwick L, Kingdom J, Roman KS, Jaeggi ET. Assessment of fetal atrioventricular time intervals by tissue Doppler and pulse Doppler echocardiography: Normal values and correlation with fetal electrocardiography. HEART 2006: 92: pp 1831-1837

Kalangos A, Christenson JT, Cikirikcioglu M, Vala D, Buerge A, Simonet F, Didier D, Beghetti M, Jaeggi ET. Long-term outcome after surgical intervention and interventional procedures for the management of Takayasu’s arteritis in children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006; 132: pp. 656-64

Nii, M, Roman KS, Kingdom J, Redington AN, Jaeggi ET. Assessment of the evolution of normal fetal diastolic function during mid- and late gestation by spectral Doppler tissue echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2006: 19: pp. 1431-7

Lim JSL, McCrindle BW, Smallhorn JF, Golding F, Calderone C, Taketazu M, Jaeggi ET. Clinical features, management and outcome of children with fetal and postnatal diagnosis of isomerism syndromes. Circulation 2005: 112: pp. 2454-2461

Jaeggi ET, Fouron JC, Silverman ED, Ryan G, Smallhorn J, Hornberger LK. Transplacental treatment improves the outcome of prenatally diagnosed complete atrioventricular block without structural heart disease. Circulation 2004: 110: pp. 1542-1548

Tissières P, Gervaix A, Beghetti M, Jaeggi ET. Value and limitations of the von Reyn, Duke and modified Duke criteria for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis in children. Pediatrics 2003: 112: E467-471

Jaeggi ET, Gilljam T, Bauersfeld U, Chiu C, Gow RM. Electrocardiographic differentiation of typical atrio-ventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia from orthodromic atrio-ventricular reentrant tachycardia mediated by concealed accessory pathway in children. Am J Cardiol 2003: 91: pp. 1084-1089

Jaeggi ET, Hamilton RM, Silverman ED, Hornberger LK. Outcome of children with fetal, neonatal or childhood diagnosis of isolated complete heart block. A single institutution’s experience of 30 years. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002: 39: pp. 130-137

Jaeggi ET, Fouron JC, Hornberger LK, Proulx F, Oberhansli I, Yoo SJ, Fermont L. Agenesis of the ductus venosus that is associated with extrahepatic umbilical vein drainage: prenatal features and clinical outcome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002: 187: pp. 1031-1037

Contact Information

Admin Assistant
Esther Delea
email: esther.delea@sickkids.ca

Mailing Address
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave.
Atrium, Room 1725O
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Tel.: (416) 813-7466
Fax: (416) 813-7547
email: edgar.jaeggi@sickkids.ca