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Information on ADHD and congenital heart defects

  1. Batra, A. S., Alexander, M. E., & Silka, M. J. (2012). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, stimulant therapy, and the patient with congenital heart disease: evidence and reason. Pediatric cardiology, 33(3), 394–401. Abstract
  2. Bergemann, A., Hansen, J. H., Rotermann, I., Voges, I., Scheewe, J., Otto-Morris, C., Geiger, F., et al. (2015). Neuropsychological performance of school-aged children after staged surgical palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery: official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, 47(5), 803–811. Abstract 
  3. Brosig, C. L., Mussatto, K. A., Kuhn, E. M., & Tweddell, J. S. (2007). Neurodevelopmental outcome in preschool survivors of complex congenital heart disease: implications for clinical practice. Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners, 21(1), 3–12. Abstract
  4. Hailpern, S. M., Egan, B. M., Lewis, K. D., Wagner, C., Shattat, G. F., Qaoud, Al, D. I., & Shatat, I. F. (2014). Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and CNS Stimulant Medication Use in Children with and without ADHD: Analysis of NHANES Data. Frontiers in pediatrics, 2, 100. Abstract
  5. Hammerness, P. G., Karampahtsis, C., Babalola, R., & Alexander, M. E. (2015). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder treatment: what are the long-term cardiovascular risks? Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 14(4), 000–000. Abstract
  6. Hansen, E., Poole, T. A., Nguyen, V., Lerner, M., Wigal, T., Shannon, K., Wigal, S. B., et al. (2012). Prevalence of ADHD symptoms in patients with congenital heart disease. Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society, 54(6), 838–843. Abstract
  7. Mahle, W. T., Clancy, R. R., Moss, E. M., Gerdes, M., Jobes, D. R., & Wernovsky, G. (2000). Neurodevelopmental outcome and lifestyle assessment in school-aged and adolescent children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatrics, 105(5), 1082–1089. Abstract
  8. Majnemer, A., Limperopoulos, C., Shevell, M., Rohlicek, C., Rosenblatt, B., & Tchervenkov, C. (2008). Developmental and functional outcomes at school entry in children with congenital heart defects. The Journal of pediatrics, 153(1), 55–60. Abstract
  9. Razzaghi, H., Oster, M., & Reefhuis, J. (2015). Long-term outcomes in children with congenital heart disease: National Health Interview Survey. The Journal of pediatrics, 166(1), 119–124. Abstract
  10. Shillingford, A. J., Glanzman, M. M., Ittenbach, R. F., Clancy, R. R., Gaynor, J. W., & Wernovsky, G. (2008). Inattention, hyperactivity, and school performance in a population of school-age children with complex congenital heart disease. Pediatrics, 121(4), e759–67. Abstract
  11. Sistino, J. J., Atz, A. M., Simpson, K. N., Ellis, C., Ikonomidis, J. S., & Bradley, S. M. (2015). The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder following neonatal aortic arch repair. Cardiology in the young, 25(4), 663–669. Abstract
  12. Winterstein, A. G., Gerhard, T., Kubilis, P., Saidi, A., Linden, S., Crystal, S., Zito, J., et al. (2012). Cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents: population based cohort study. BMJ, 345(jul18 1), e4627–e4627. Abstract
  13. Winterstein, A. G., Gerhard, T., Shuster, J., & Saidi, A. (2009). Cardiac Safety of Methylphenidate Versus Amphetamine Salts in the Treatment of ADHD. Pediatrics, 124(1), e75–e80. Abstract
  14. Vetter, V. L., Elia, J., Erickson, C., Berger, S., Blum, N., Uzark, K., & Webb, C. L. (2008). Cardiovascular Monitoring of Children and Adolescents With Heart Disease Receiving Medications for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young Congenital Cardiac Defects Committee and the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing. Circulation, 117(18), 2407–2423. Abstract
  15. Yamada, D. C., Porter, A. A., Conway, J. L., LeBlanc, J. C., Shea, S. E., Hancock-Friesen, C. L., & Warren, A. E. (2013). Early repair of congenital heart disease associated with increased rate of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms. The Canadian journal of cardiology, 29(12), 1623–1628. Abstract