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Bijan Siassi, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics
IRD 820 2020 Zonal Avenue Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 3499

Publications

Effects of low oxygen saturation limits on the ductus arteriosus in extremely low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2009 Aug; 29(8):553-7. View in: PubMed

Hemodynamic changes after low-dosage hydrocortisone administration in vasopressor-treated preterm and term neonates. Pediatrics. 2006 Oct; 118(4):1456-66. View in: PubMed

Cardiovascular effects of low-dose dexamethasone in very low birth weight neonates with refractory hypotension. Biol Neonate. 2006; 89(2):82-7. View in: PubMed

Mechanics of breathing after surgical ligation of patent ductus arteriosus in newborns with respiratory distress syndrome. Biol Neonate. 2004; 85(1):32-6. View in: PubMed

A rare presentation of Pompe disease with massive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at birth. J Perinat Med. 2002; 30(6):517-21. View in: PubMed

Systemic to pulmonary collaterals in very low birth weight infants: color doppler detection of systemic to pulmonary connections during neonatal and early infancy period. Pediatrics. 2000 Mar; 105(3 Pt 1):528-32. View in: PubMed

Prolonged QTc as a risk factor for SIDS. Pediatrics. 1999 Apr; 103(4 Pt 1):814-5. View in: PubMed

Reverse aortic arch flow secondary to severe pulmonary hypertension in the neonate. Am J Perinatol. 1999; 16(3):143-9. View in: PubMed

Aneurysm of the ductus arteriosus: a congenital lesion. Am J Perinatol. 1998; 15(12):653-9. View in: PubMed

Two sibs with Wolf-Hirschhorn and DiGeorge deletions resulting from an unbalanced chromosome rearrangement, 45,XX/XY, der(4)t(4;22) (p16. 3;q11. 2) mat,-22. J Med Genet. 1996 Oct; 33(10):852-5. View in: PubMed

Severe retinopathy of prematurity in extremely low birth weight infants after short-term dexamethasone therapy. J Perinatol. 1995 May-Jun; 15(3):178-82; quiz 183-4. View in: PubMed

The use of fetal echocardiography for predicting intrapartum fetal heart rate patterns in the post-term pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1991 Nov 1; 1(6):395-400. View in: PubMed

Cardiovascular changes in infants with beta-hemolytic streptococcus sepsis. Crit Care Med. 1990 Jul; 18(7):715-8. View in: PubMed

Pulsed Doppler measurement of left ventricular output as early predictor of symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus in very preterm infants. Biol Neonate. 1989; 56(3):121-8. View in: PubMed

Fetal echocardiography. VIII. Aortic root dilatation--a marker for tetralogy of Fallot. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Jul; 159(1):129-36. View in: PubMed

Normal and abnormal transitional circulation in the IUGR infant. Semin Perinatol. 1988 Jan; 12(1):80-3. View in: PubMed

Cardiovascular changes in preterm infants nursed under radiant warmers. Pediatrics. 1987 Aug; 80(2):235-9. View in: PubMed

Fetal echocardiography: the prenatal diagnosis of tricuspid atresia (type Ic) during the second trimester of pregnancy. J Clin Ultrasound. 1987 Jun; 15(5):317-24. View in: PubMed

Fetal echocardiography. VII. Doppler color flow mapping: a new technique for the diagnosis of congenital heart disease. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1987 May; 156(5):1054-64. View in: PubMed

Effects of metaproterenol on pulmonary mechanics, oxygenation, and ventilation in infants with chronic lung disease. J Pediatr. 1987 Jan; 110(1):116-9. View in: PubMed

Cardiac output changes secondary to theophylline therapy in preterm infants. J Pediatr. 1986 Nov; 109(5):874-6. View in: PubMed

Echocardiographic measurements in normal preterm and term neonates. Acta Paediatr Scand. 1986 Jul; 75(4):563-8. View in: PubMed

Prenatal diagnosis of cardiovascular malformations in the fetus with situs inversus viscerum during the second trimester of pregnancy. J Clin Ultrasound. 1986 Jul-Aug; 14(6):454-7. View in: PubMed

Hemodynamic variables in infants weighing less than 1000 grams. Clin Perinatol. 1986 Jun; 13(2):327-38. View in: PubMed

Blood flow in the ascending and descending aorta in term newborn infants. Early Hum Dev. 1986 Feb; 13(1):21-5. View in: PubMed

Echocardiographic measurement of left ventricular stroke volume in newborn infants: a correlative study with pulsed Doppler and M-mode echocardiography. J Clin Ultrasound. 1986 Jan; 14(1):37-41. View in: PubMed

Cardiac output changes in newborns with hyperbilirubinemia treated with phototherapy. Pediatrics. 1985 Dec; 76(6):918-21. View in: PubMed

Pulsed Doppler determinations of cardiac output in neonates: normal standards for clinical use. Pediatrics. 1985 Nov; 76(5):829-33. View in: PubMed

Cardiac output in newborn infants with transient myocardial dysfunction. J Pediatr. 1985 Nov; 107(5):781-5. View in: PubMed

Use of femur length as a means of assessing M-mode ventricular dimensions during second and third trimesters of pregnancy in normal fetus. J Clin Ultrasound. 1985 Nov-Dec; 13(9):619-25. View in: PubMed

Cardiac output in infants of insulin-dependent diabetic mothers. J Pediatr. 1985 Jul; 107(1):109-14. View in: PubMed

Fetal echocardiography. V. M-mode measurements of the aortic root and aortic valve in second- and third-trimester normal human fetuses. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1985 Jul 1; 152(5):543-50. View in: PubMed

The use of the abdominal circumference as a means of assessing M-mode ventricular dimensions during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy in the normal human fetus. J Ultrasound Med. 1985 Apr; 4(4):175-82. View in: PubMed

Cardiovascular and catecholamine changes after administration of pancuronium in distressed neonates. Pediatrics. 1985 Feb; 75(2):284-7. View in: PubMed

Normal values of aortic root measurements in neonates. Pediatr Cardiol. 1985; 6(2):61-3. View in: PubMed

Fetal echocardiography. IV. M-mode assessment of ventricular size and contractility during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy in the normal fetus. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1984 Dec 15; 150(8):981-8. View in: PubMed

Antenatal diagnosis of a fetal liver mass. J Ultrasound Med. 1983 Nov; 2(11):521-2. View in: PubMed

Fetal echocardiography. III. The diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias using real-time-directed M-mode ultrasound. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1983 Aug 1; 146(7):792-9. View in: PubMed

Heart rate and blood pressure in infants of pre-eclamptic mothers during the first hour of life. Crit Care Med. 1983 Jul; 11(7):532-5. View in: PubMed

Effect of antenatal glucocorticoids on clinical closure of the ductus arteriosus. Am J Dis Child. 1983 Apr; 137(4):336-8. View in: PubMed

Hypoalbuminemia: the etiology of antenatally diagnosed pericardial effusion in rhesus-hemolytic anemia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1982 Apr 15; 142(8):1056-7. View in: PubMed

A profile of heart disease in children in a developing country. Ann Trop Paediatr. 1981 Dec; 1(4):221-7. View in: PubMed

Factors affecting heated transcutaneous PO2 and unheated transcutaneous PO2 in preterm infants. Crit Care Med. 1981 Apr; 9(4):298-304. View in: PubMed

Effect of verapamil on retrograde ventriculo-atrial conduction in children. Jpn Heart J. 1980 Jul; 21(4):485-90. View in: PubMed

Electrophysiologic effects of disopyramide in children. Jpn Heart J. 1980 Jul; 21(4):491-6. View in: PubMed

Cardiogenic shock associated with perinatal asphyxia in preterm infants. J Pediatr. 1980 Apr; 96(4):705-10. View in: PubMed

Factors affecting heart rate variability in preterm infants. Pediatrics. 1980 Jan; 65(1):50-6. View in: PubMed

Central venous pressure in preterm infants. Biol Neonate. 1980; 37(5-6):285-90. View in: PubMed

New endotracheal tube adaptor reducing cardiopulmonary effects of suctioning. Crit Care Med. 1979 Dec; 7(12):552-5. View in: PubMed

Cardiac and respiratory activity in relation to gestation and sleep states in newborn infants. Pediatr Res. 1979 Oct; 13(10):1163-6. View in: PubMed

Baroreceptor and chemoreceptor responses to umbilical cord occlusion in fetal lambs. Biol Neonate. 1979; 35(1-2):66-73. View in: PubMed

Closed versus open mitral commissurotomy in children with rheumatic mitral stenosis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1978 Aug; 76(2):223-9. View in: PubMed

Additional angiocardiograms for tetralogy of Fallot. Am Heart J. 1978 Jul; 96(1):135-6. View in: PubMed

Isolated unilateral absence of the pulmonary artery. Review of the world literature and guidelines for surgical repair. Jpn Heart J. 1978 May; 19(3):439-51. View in: PubMed

Association of atrioventricular valve atresia with single ventricle, truncus arteriosus communis and transposition. A basic reorientation in the approach to the definition of congenital heart defects. Jpn Heart J. 1978 May; 19(3):346-57. View in: PubMed

Cardiovascular emergencies in pediatrics. Paediatrician. 1978; 7(4-5):199-21. View in: PubMed

Surgical treatment of echinococcal cyst of the heart. Report of two cases and review of the world literature. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1977 Dec; 74(6):941-6. View in: PubMed

A morphometric study of the aortomitral valve apparatus in the embryonic and adult chicken heart. Implications on the developmental hypotheses of the transposition of the great arteries. Jpn Heart J. 1977 Sep; 18(5):690-5. View in: PubMed

Regression of pulmonary hypertension after mitral valve surgery in children. Operative management of rheumatic mitral valve disease. Chest. 1977 Mar; 71(3):354-60. View in: PubMed

The vectorcardiogram as an aid to diagnosis in left ventricular-right atrial communication. J Electrocardiol. 1977; 10(4):337-40. View in: PubMed

Simplified vectorcardiographic method for assessment of pulmonary arterial pressure in children with chronic rheumatic mitral valve disease. Jpn Heart J. 1976 Nov; 17(6):727-30. View in: PubMed

Transient supraventricular tachycardia appearing at birth in a newborn. Diagnostic and prognostic considerations. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1976 Aug; 15(8):740-2. View in: PubMed

"Agenesis" of ductus arteriosus associated with the syndrome of tetralogy of Fallot and absent pulmonary valve. Am J Cardiol. 1976 Mar 4; 37(3):403-9. View in: PubMed

Incidence and clinical features of patent ductus arteriosus in low-birthweight infants: a prospective analysis of 150 consecutively born infants. Pediatrics. 1976 Mar; 57(3):347-51. View in: PubMed

Antiarrhythmic effect of hypertonic sodium bicarbonate and sodium chloride in ouabain-induced arrhythmias. Jpn Heart J. 1976 Jan; 17(1):54-60. View in: PubMed

Prediction of pulmonary arterial pressures from electrovectorcardiographic data in pediatric patients with rheumatic mitral valve disease. J Electrocardiol. 1976; 9(1):29-34. View in: PubMed

Surgical closure of patent ductus arteriosus in the premature infant with respiratory distress. J Pediatr Surg. 1975 Jun; 10(3):399-404. View in: PubMed

Fetal heart rate patterns and neonatal death in low birthweight infants. Obstet Gynecol. 1974 Oct; 44(4):503-10. View in: PubMed

Direct monitoring of arterial blood pressure in depressed and normal newborn infants during the first hour of life. J Pediatr. 1974 Oct; 85(4):553-9. View in: PubMed

Differential effects of protein-calorie restriction and subsequent repletion on neuronal and nonneuronal components of cerebral cortex in newborn rats. J Nutr. 1973 Nov; 103(11):1625-33. View in: PubMed

Prolonged use of membrane oxygenator to treat pulmonary insufficiency. Am Surg. 1972 Jun; 38(6):299-302. View in: PubMed

The small atrial septal defect--operate or procrastinate? J Pediatr. The small atrial septal defect--operate or procrastinate? J Pediatr. 1971 Nov; 79(5):854-7. View in: PubMed

The effects of maternal hypoxia and hyperoxia upon the neonatal pulmonary vasculature. Pediatrics. 1971 Oct; 48(4):528-33. View in: PubMed

Clinical recognition of cor pulmonale in cystic fibrosis. J Pediatr. 1971 May; 78(5):794-805. View in: PubMed

Persistent pulmonary vascular obstruction in newborn infants. J Pediatr. 1971 Apr; 78(4):610-5. View in: PubMed

Hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta associated with the rubella syndrome. Am J Dis Child. 1970 Nov; 120(5):476-9. View in: PubMed

Natural history of ventricular septal defect. Cardiovasc Clin. 1970; 2(1):139-54. View in: PubMed

Patent ductus arteriosus complicating prolonged assisted ventilation in respiratory distress syndrome. J Pediatr. 1969 Jan; 74(1):11-9. View in: PubMed

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