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Michael G.W. Camitta

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Cardiology
Box 3090 Med Ctr, Durham, NC
Children's Health Center, 2301 Erwin Road, Room 1927B, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


Echocardiographic Imaging

Chapter · March 2021 Jerry J. Zimmerman and Alexandre T. Rotta, along with an expert team of editors and contributors from around the world, have carefully updated the 6th Edition of this highly regarded text to bring you the most authoritative and useful ... ... Cite

Improving maternal-infant bonding after prenatal diagnosis of CHD.

Journal Article Cardiol Young · November 2018 BACKGROUND: Infants with prenatally diagnosed CHD are at high risk for adverse outcomes owing to multiple physiologic and psychosocial factors. Lack of immediate physical postnatal contact because of rapid initiation of medical therapy impairs maternal-inf ... Full text Link to item Cite

Coronary Disease and Modifying Cardiovascular Risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients: Should General Guidelines Apply?

Journal Article Prog Cardiovasc Dis · 2018 There are >1.4 million adult congenital heart disease (CHD; ACHD) patients living in the United States. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is at least as prevalent in ACHD patients as in the general population and has become a leading cause of their mortality. ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

The ventricular volume variability study of the Pediatric Heart Network: study design and impact of beat averaging and variable type on the reproducibility of echocardiographic measurements in children with chronic dilated cardiomyopathy.

Journal Article J Am Soc Echocardiogr · August 2012 BACKGROUND: Clinical trials often rely on echocardiographic measures of left ventricular size and function as surrogate end points. However, the quantitative impact of factors that affect the reproducibility of these measures is unknown. To address this is ... Full text Link to item Cite

Infective Endocarditis

Chapter · January 20, 2009 "--JAMA Part of the Pediatric Practice series, Pediatric Practice: Infectious Diseases is filled with practical, clinically relevant guidance for successful infectious disease management. ... Cite

Global longitudinal cardiac strain and strain rate for assessment of fetal cardiac function: novel experience with velocity vector imaging.

Journal Article Echocardiography · January 2009 Featured Publication BACKGROUND: Cardiac strain and strain rate are new methods to quantitate fetal cardiac function. Doppler-based techniques are regional measurements limited by angle of insonation. Newer feature-tracking algorithms permit angle independent measurements from ... Full text Link to item Cite

Use of the monoplane intracardiac imaging probe in high-risk infants during congenital heart surgery.

Journal Article Echocardiography · October 2008 Featured Publication UNLABELLED: Imaging options are limited in high-risk infants with small or abnormal oropharyngeal anatomy during congenital heart surgery. METHODS: All cases in which the monoplane intracardiac echo probe was used for transesophageal intraoperative imaging ... Full text Link to item Cite

An infant with subvalvar and valvar aortic stenosis, subvalvar and valvar pulmonary stenosis, severe biventricular hypertrophy and pulmonary hemorrhage.

Journal Article Pediatr Cardiol · 2003 Featured Publication An infant with subvalvar and valvar pulmonary stenosis, subvalvar, and valvar aortic stenosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, who presented with pulmonary hemorrhage, is reported. He had right ventricular hypertrophy, thickened pulmonary valve leaflets, s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 knockout mice demonstrate increased cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury but are protected by acute preconditioning.

Journal Article Circulation · November 13, 2001 Featured Publication BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of cyclooxygenase (COX) deficiency on baseline functional characteristics and on recovery of left ventricular developed pressure (LVDP) after 20 minutes of global ischemia and 40 minutes of r ... Full text Link to item Cite

Crystallization and preliminary x-ray studies of NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase.

Journal Article Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A · April 11, 1995 NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase (CPR; NADPH:ferrihemoprotein reductase, EC 1.6.2.4) catalyzes the transfer of electrons to all known microsomal cytochromes P450. CPR is unique in that it is one of only two mammalian enzymes known to contain both flavin ade ... Full text Link to item Cite