Publications - Professor Richard Kirk 2021

Professor Richard Kirk
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Books & Chapters
  1. Johns Hopkins Textbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 3rd edition. In Press. Chapter 59 Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation. Matteo Trezzi, Nathanya Baez Hernandez, Richard Kirk, Antonio Amodeo. Book Eds: Yuh, Vricella, Doty and Battafarano  
  2. Anderson's Paediatric Cardiology, 4th Edition 2019. ISBN 9780702076084. Gil  Wernovsky, Robert H. Anderson, Kumar Krishna, Kathleen  A. Mussato, Andrew Redington, James S. Tweddell & Justin  Tretter. Section 3, 17g. Anne I. Dipchand, Richard Kirk, Carl Backer, Julie Schmidt.
  3. Heart Transplantation – A guide for Families – Published by Little Heart Matters 2017
  4. Organ and Tissue Transplantation: Solid Organ Transplantation in Infants and Children. Edited by Stephen Dunn and Simon Horslen. Chapter: Cardiac Retransplantation. Butts RJ, Kirk CR. Springer International Publishing 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-08049-9. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-08049-9_62-1
  5. Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices – ISHLT Monograph Volume 11 Ch 14 Chronic VAD (Destination and Recovery) Therapy in Pediatrics. A Amodeo, R Adorisio, R Kirk, S Miyamoto. UAB Printing 2017
  6. ISHLT Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Heart Failure. Editors: Richard Kirk, Anne Dipchand, David Rosenthal. UAB Printing 2014 and eBook format
 
Journals
  1. Coronary CT Angiography in Pediatric and Young Adult Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy: Single-Center Experience. Gooty VD, Dillenbeck J, Arar Y, Castellanos DA, Greil GF, Hernandez NB, Kirk R, Butts R, Hussain T. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021;14:1065-1067. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.09.017. PMID: 33221219
  2. Center Donor Refusal Rate Is Associated With Worse Outcomes After Listing in Pediatric Heart Transplantation. Butts RJ, Baez Hernandez N, Kirk R, Bano M, Davies R.  Transplantation. 2021;105:2080-2085. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003514. PMID: 33148979
  3. Utilization and outcomes in biventricular assist device support in pediatrics. Baez Hernandez N, Kirk R, Sutcliffe D, Davies R, Jaquiss R, Gao A, Zhang S, Butts RJ.  
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1301-1308.
    PMID: 31948738
  4. A comprehensive strategy in donor acceptance: Impact on pediatric waitlist and heart transplant outcomes. Baez Hernandez N, Kirk R, Davies R, Bano M, Sutcliffe D, Pirolli T, Jaquiss R, Daneman S, Butts RJ. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 Sep;24(6):e13764. doi: 10.1111/petr.13764. Epub 2020 Jun 14. PMID: 32536034
  5. ISHLT consensus statement on donor organ acceptability and management in pediatric heart transplantation. Kirk  R, Dipchand AI, Davies RR, Miera O, Chapman G, Conway J, Denfield S,  Gossett JG, Johnson J, McCulloch M, Schweiger M, Zimpfer D, Ablonczy L,  Adachi I, Albert D, Alexander P, Amdani S, Amodeo A, Azeka E, Ballweg J,  Beasley G, Böhmer J, Butler A, Camino M, Castro J, Chen S, Chrisant M,  Christen U, Danziger-Isakov L, Das B, Everitt M, Feingold B, Fenton M,  Garcia-Guereta L, Godown J, Gupta D, Irving C, Joong A, Kemna M, Khulbey  SK, Kindel S, Knecht K, Lal AK, Lin K, Lord K, Möller T, Nandi D,  Niesse O, Peng DM, Pérez-Blanco A, Punnoose A, Reinhardt Z, Rosenthal D,  Scales A, Scheel J, Shih R, Smith J, Smits J, Thul J, Weintraub R,  Zangwill S, Zuckerman WA. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020;39:331-41. PMID: 32088108  doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.1345.
  6. Accepting pediatric donor hearts: How do we make the best decision? Anne I. Dipchand, Richard Kirk, Oliver Miera, Ryan R. Davies. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13670. doi: 10.1111/petr.13670. PMID: 32198803
  7. Pediatric cardiac waitlist mortality—Still too high. Susan W. Denfield, Estela Azeka, Bibhuti Das, Luis Garcia‐Guereta, Claire Irving, Mariska Kemna, Zdenka Reinhardt, Josef Thul, Anne I. Dipchand, Richard Kirk, Ryan R. Davies, Oliver Miera. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13671. doi: 10.1111/petr.13671. PMID: 32198830
  8. Review of the discard and/or refusal rate of offered donor hearts to pediatric waitlisted candidates. Martin Schweiger, Melanie D. Everitt, Sharon Chen, Deipanjan Nandi, Javier Castro, Dipankar Gupta, Janet Scheel, Ashwin K. Lal, Laszlo Ablonczy, Richard Kirk, Oliver Miera, Ryan R. Davies, Anne I. Dipchand. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13674. doi: 10.1111/petr.13674. PMID: 32198804
  9. Review of the impact of donor characteristics on pediatric heart transplant outcomes. Jennifer Conway, Jean A. Ballweg, Matthew Fenton, Steve Kindel, Maryanne Chrisant, Robert G. Weintraub, Lara Danziger‐Isakov, Richard Kirk, Oliver Meira, Ryan R. Davies, Anne I. Dipchand. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13680. doi: 10.1111/petr.13680. Epub 2020 Mar 21.  PMID: 32198824
  10. Effects of donor cause of death, ischemia  time, inotrope exposure, troponin values, cardiopulmonary resuscitation,  electrocardiographic and echocardiographic data on recipient outcomes: A  review of the literature. Michael A. McCulloch, Warren A. Zuckerman, Thomas Möller, Kenneth Knecht, Kimberly Y. Lin, Gary S. Beasley, David M. Peng, Dimpna C. Albert, Oliver Miera, Anne I. Dipchand, Richard Kirk, Ryan R. Davies. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13676. doi: 10.1111/petr.13676. PMID: 32198808
  11. Pediatric donor management to optimize donor heart utilization. Daniel Zimpfer, Peta M. A. Alexander, Ryan R. Davies, Anne I. Dipchand, Brian Feingold, Anna Joong, Karen Lord, Richard Kirk, Angie Scales, Renata Shih, Oliver Miera.Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13679. doi: 10.1111/petr.13679. PMID: 32198844
  12. Review of interactions between high‐risk  pediatric heart transplant recipients and marginal donors including  utilization of risk score models. Jeffrey G. Gossett, Shahnawaz Amdani, Sanjeev Khulbey, Ann R. Punnoose, David N. Rosenthal, Jonathan Smith, Jacqueline Smits, Anne I. Dipchand, Richard Kirk, Oliver Miera, Ryan R. Davies. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13665. doi: 10.1111/petr.13665. PMID: 32198806
  13. Behavioral economics-A framework for donor organ decision-making in pediatric heart transplantation. Butler  A, Chapman G, Johnson JN, Amodeo A, Böhmer J, Camino M, Davies RR,  Dipchand AI, Godown J, Miera O, Pérez-Blanco A, Rosenthal DN, Zangwill  S, Kirk R. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May;24(3):e13655. doi: 10.1111/petr.13655. PMID: 31985140
  14. Heart transplantation in an infant with Williams‐Beuren syndrome and rapidly progressive ischemic cardiomyopathy. Nathanya Baez Hernandez, Richard Kirk, Ryan Davies, Jessica Roumillat, David Sutcliffe, Maria Bano, Ryan Butts. Pediatr Transplant. 2020;24:e13688. doi: 10.1111/petr.13688. PMID: 32112495
  15. Utilization and outcomes in biventricular assist device support in pediatrics. Baez Hernandez N, Kirk R, Sutcliffe D, Davies R, Jaquiss R, Gao A, Zhang S, Butts RJ. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36113-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.11.068. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:31948738
  16. Patients  and their family members prioritize post-transplant survival over  waitlist survival when considering donor hearts for transplantation. Godown J, Schumacher KR, Butler A, Chapman G, Dipchand AI, Kaslow WW, Bearl DW, Kirk R. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Sep 27:e13589. doi: 10.1111/petr.13589. PMID: 31562687
  17. Variability in donor selection among pediatric heart transplant providers: Results from an international survey. Justin Godown, Richard Kirk, Anna Joong, Ashwin K. Lal, Michael McCulloch, David M. Peng, Janet Scheel, Ryan R. Davies, Anne I. Dipchand, Oliver Miera, Jeffrey G. Gossett. Pediatric Transplanation 2019:e1341 https://doi.org/10.1111/petr.13417
  18. Cardiac  allograft vasculopathy and graft failure in pediatric heart transplant  recipients after rejection with severe hemodynamic compromise. Kleinmahon  JA, Gralla J, Kirk R, Auerbach SR, Henderson HT, Wallis GA,  Ramakrishnan K, Singh RK, Caldwell RL, Savage AJ, Everitt MD. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019;38:277-84. PMID: 30638837
  19. The First Successful Pediatric Heart Transplant and Results From The Earliest   Era. Kirk R, Butts RJ, Dipchand AI. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Jan 1:e13349. doi: 10.1111/petr.13349. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30600589
  20. Pre-transplant amiodarone use and outcomes in children after heart transplantation. Butts RJ, Dipchand AI, Sutcliffe D, Bano M, Morrow R, Kirk R. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019;38:230-232. PMID: 30454886
  21. Donor organ turn-downs and outcomes after listing for pediatric heart transplant. Davies RR, Bano M, Butts RJ, Jaquiss RDB, Kirk R. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019;38:241-51. PMID: 30459062
  22. Center effect on posttransplant survival among currently active United States pediatric heart transplant centers (letter). Kirk R, Dipchand A. Am J Transplant. 2018;18:3079. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15121.  PMID: 30230237
  23. Waste not, want not: Maximizing use of pediatric marginal donor hearts (editorial). Kirk R, Dipchand AI. Pediatr Transplant. 2018;22:e13244. doi: 10.1111/petr.13244. Epub 2018 Jun 8. PMID: 29885072
  24. Ventricular Assist Device Support as a Bridge to Transplantation in Pediatric Patients. Dipchand AI, Kirk R, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Blume ED, Morrow R, Rosenthal D, Auerbach S, Richmond ME, Kirklin JK; Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;72:402-415. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.04.072.PPMID: 30025576
  25. Comparison of basiliximab vs antithymocyte globulin for induction in pediatric heart transplant recipients: An analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation database. Butts RJ, Dipchand AI, Sutcliffe D, Bano M, Dimas V, Morrow R, Das B, Kirk R. Pediatr Transplant. 2018;22:e13190. doi: 10.1111/petr.13190. PMID: 29878688
  26. World-Wide Experience of a Durable Centrifugal Flow Pump in Pediatric Patients. Conway J, Miera O, Adachi I, Maeda K, Eghtesady P, Henderson HT, Guleserian K, Fan CS, Kirk R & the Pediatric VAD Investigators. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 15. pii: S1043-0679(18)30083-2. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.03.003. PMID: 29551744
  27. Continuous donor perfusion for heart preservation.
    Richard Kirk, Anne I. Dipchand.  Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 2017;46;15-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppedcard.2017.07.007
  28. A multicenter study of the HeartWare HVAD® ventricular assist device in small children.Miera O, Kirk R, Buchholz H, Schmitt K.R.L, VanderPluym C, Rebeyka I.M, Wrightson N, Berger F, Griselli M, Conway J.  J Heart Lung Transplant 2016;35(5):679-81. PMID: 26922273
  29. Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support. Peng E, Kirk R, Wrightson N, Duong P, Ferguson L, Griselli M, Butt T, O'Sullivan JJ, MacGowan GA, Crossland D, Schueler S, Hasan A. An Extended Role of Continuous Flow Device in Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2016;102:620-7 PMID: 27130250
  30. Successful Heartware Bridge to recovery in a 3-year old – a game changer?
    R Kirk, E Peng, A Woods, J Flett, T Hewitt, M Griselli, S Schueler, N Wrightson, A Hasan. Ann Thorac Surg 2016;101: 1984–7 PMID: 27106437
  31. The 2016 International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation listing criteria for heart transplantation: A 10-year update. International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Infectious Diseases, Pediatric and Heart Failure and Transplantation Councils.Mehra MR, Canter CE, Hannan MM, Semigran MJ, Uber PA, Baran DA, Danziger-Isakov L, Kirklin JK, Kirk R, Kushwaha SS, Lund LH, Potena L, Ross HJ, Taylor DO, Verschuuren EA, Zuckermann A;  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016;35:1-23. PMID: 26776864
  32. Fontan-associated liver disease: Implications for heart transplantation. Greenway SC, Crossland DS, Hudson M, Martin SR, Myers RP, Prieur T, Hasan A, Kirk R. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Jan;35:26-33 PMID: 26586487
  33. The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registries in the Era of Big Data with Global Reach. Stehlik J, Mehra MR, Sweet SC, Kirklin JK, Cypel M, Kirk R, Dipchand AI, Van Raemdonck D, Edwards LB, Mario Bertolotti A, Mejia JC, Torres Navas A, Potena L, Akar R, West LJ, Zuckermann A, Khaliel F, Davis DR, Reichenspurner H. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015;34:1225-32. PMID: 26454736  
  34. Effect of persistent versus transient donor-specific HLA antibodies on graft outcomes in pediatric cardiac transplantation.Irving CA, Carter V, Gennery AR, Parry G, Griselli M, Hasan A, Kirk CR.  J Heart Lung Transplant. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2015;34:1310–1317. PMID: 26123951
  35. ABO-incompatible cardiac transplantation in pediatric patients with high isohemagglutinin titers.Irving CA, Gennery AR, Carter V, Wallis JP, Hasan A, Griselli M, Kirk R.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015;34:1095-102. PMID: 26116516
  36. Outcome of mechanical cardiac support in children using more than one modality as a bridge to heart transplantation.De Rita F, Hasan A, Haynes S, Peng E, Gandolfo F, Ferguson L, Kirk R, Smith J, Griselli M.  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Jan 20. pii: ezu544. PMID: 25605831
  37. Predicting graft loss by 1 year in pediatric heart transplantation candidates: an analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database. Schumacher KR, Almond C, Singh TP, Kirk R, Spicer R, Hoffman TM, Hsu D, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Zamberlan M, Canter CE, Gajarski RJ; PHTS Study Group Investigators. Circulation. 2015;131:890-8. PMID: 25587099
  38. Radiation exposure in children (Editorial)
    Kirk R. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014;33:1117-8. PMID: 25260216
  39. The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Guidelines for the management of pediatric heart failure: Executive summary.
    Kirk R, Dipchand AI, Rosenthal DN, Addonizio L, Burch M, Chrisant M, Dubin A, Everitt M, Gajarski R, Mertens L, Miyamoto S, Morales D, Pahl E, Shaddy R, Towbin J, Weintraub R.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014;33:888-909. PMID: 25110323
  40. Mechanical cardiac support in children with congenital heart disease with intention to bridge to heart transplantation†.De Rita F, Hasan A, Haynes S, Crossland D, Kirk R, Ferguson L, Peng E, Griselli M.  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014;46:656-62. PMID: 24578411
  41. Mortality and morbidity after retransplantation after primary heart transplant in childhood: an analysis from the registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Conway J, Manlhiot C, Kirk R, Edwards LB, McCrindle BW, Dipchand AI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014;33:241-51. PMID: 24462559
  42. Evolving experience with explantation from Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device support in children. Irving CA, Crossland DS, Haynes S, Griselli M, Hasan A, Kirk R. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014;33:211-3. PMID: 24290167
  43. A longer waiting game: Bridging children to heart transplant with the Berlin Heart EXCOR device-the United Kingdom experience. Cassidy J, Dominguez T, Haynes S, Burch M, Kirk R, Hoskote A, Smith J, Fenton M, Griselli M, Hsia TY, Ferguson L, Van Doorn C, Hasan A, Karimova A. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32:1101-6. PMID: 24060499
  44. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: sixteenth official pediatric lung and heart-lung transplantation report--2013; focus theme: age.; Benden C, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Christie JD, Dipchand AI, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Lund LH, Rahmel AO, Yusen RD, Stehlik J.International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32:989-97. PMID: 24054807
  45. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: sixteenth official pediatric heart transplantation report--2013; focus theme: age.; Dipchand AI, Kirk R, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Lund LH, Rahmel AO, Yusen RD, Stehlik J. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32:979-88. PMID: 24054806
  46. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: thirtieth adult lung and heart-lung transplant report--2013; focus theme: age. Yusen RD, Christie JD, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Dipchand AI, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Lund LH, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J; International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32:965-78. PMID: 24054805
  47. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: thirtieth official adult heart transplant report--2013; focus theme: age.; Lund LH, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Dipchand AI, Benden C, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Yusen RD, Stehlik J. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32:951-64. PMID: 24054804
  48. Surgical management of a neonate with congenitally corrected transposition of the great vessels, hypoplastic right aortic arch, and Ebstein anomaly. Filippelli S, Perri G, Kirk R, Hasan A, Griselli M. J Card Surg. 2013;28:7646. PMID: 23947600
  49. Elective extracorporeal membrane oxygenation bridge to recovery in otherwise "unusable" donor hearts for children: Preliminary outcomes. Kirk R, Griselli M, Smith J, Crossland D, Hasan A. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32:839-40. PMID: 23790538
  50. Non-adherence: time for action--not evaluation (Ediitorial). Kirk R. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32:871-2. PMID: 23755900
  51. ABOincompatible heart transplantation in early childhood: an international multicenter study of clinical experiences and limits. Urschel S, Larsen IM, Kirk R, Flett J, Burch M, Shaw N, Birnbaum J, Netz H, Pahl E, Matthews KL, Chinnock R, Johnston JK, Derkatz K, West LJ. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation 2013;32:285–92. PMID: 23305695
  52. The impact of mechanical circulatory support on outcomes in paediatric heart transplantation. Botha P, Solana R, Cassidy J, Parry G, Kirk R, Hasan A, Griselli M. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : 2013;44:836-40. PMID: 23641013
  53. Successful pediatric orthotopic heart transplantation after three runs of mechanical circulatory support. Filippelli S, Perri G, Kirk R, Griselli M, Hasan A. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2013;95:2176–8.72. PMID: 23706445
  54. Ten yr of pediatric heart transplantation: A report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. Pediatr Transplant. Dipchand AI, Kirk R, Mahle WT, Tresler MA, Naftel DC, Pahl E, Miyamoto SD, Blume E, Guleserian KJ, White-Williams C, Kirklin JK. 2013;17:99-111. PMID: 23442098
  55. Outcomes of cardiac transplantation in single-ventricle patients with plastic bronchitis: a multicenter study. Gossett JG, Almond CS, Kirk R, Zangwill S, Richmond ME, Kantor PF, Tresler MA, Lenderman SM, Naftel DC, Matthews KL, Pahl E. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61:985-6. PMID: 23290545
  56. Heart transplantation following myocardial infarction due to Takayasu's arteritis. McBrien A, Griselli M, Friswell M, Hasan A, Kirk R. Pediatr Transplant. 2012;16:E291-5. PMID: 22118423
  57. The registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: fifteenth pediatric heart transplantation report-2012. Kirk R, Dipchand AI, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Christie JD, Dobbles F, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31:1065-72. PMID: 22975096
  58. The registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: fifteenth pediatric lung and heart-lung transplantation report-2012. Benden C, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Christie JD, Dipchand AI, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Hertz MI; J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31:1087-95. PMID: 22975098
  59. The registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: 29th official adult heart transplant report-2012. Stehlik J, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Christie JD, Dipchand AI, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31:1052-64. PMID: 22975095
  60. The registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: 29th adult lung and heart-lung transplant report-2012.  Christie JD, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Dipchand AI, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31:107386. PMID: 22975097
  61. Mechanical circulatory support after paediatric heart transplantation. Perri G, Hasan A, Cassidy J, Kirk R, Haynes S, Smith J, Crossland D, Griselli M. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012;42:696-701. PMID: 22433200
  62. Pushing the boundaries: the current status of ABO-incompatible cardiac transplantation. Irving C, Gennery A, Kirk R. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31:791-6. PMID: 22694850
  63. Surgical repair of an unusual type of supra-cardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the superior vena cava. Perri G, Filippelli S, Kirk R, Hasan A, Griselli M. J Card Surg. 2012;27:384-6. PMID: 22497294
  64. Mitochondrial respiratory chain disease in children undergoing cardiac transplantation: A prospective study. Bates MG, Nesbitt V, Kirk R, He L, Blakely EL, Alston CL, Brodlie M, Hasan A, Taylor RW, McFarland R. Int J Cardiol. 2012;155:305-6. PMID: 22188990
  65. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Fourteenth Pediatric Heart Transplantation Report--2011. Kirk R, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30:1095-103. PMID: 21962017
  66. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Fourteenth Pediatric Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation Report--2011. Benden C, Aurora P, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 30:1123-32. PMID: 21962019
  67. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Twenty-eighth Adult Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Report--2011. Christie JD, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30:1104-22. PMID: 21962018  
  68. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Twenty-eighth Adult Heart Transplant Report--2011. Stehlik J, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30:1078-94. PMID: 21962016
  69. Scientific Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: introduction to the 2011 annual reports. Hertz MI, Aurora P, Benden C, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Edwards LB, Kirk R, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Rowe AW, Stehlik J. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30:1071-7. PMID: 21962015
  70. Outcomes following more than two decades of paediatric cardiac transplantation. Claire A. Irving, Richard Kirk, Gareth Parry, Leslie Hamilton, John H. Dark, Neil Wrightson, Massimo Griselli, Asif Hasan. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery 2011;40:1197—1202. PMID: 21493085
  71. Donor-specific HLA antibodies in paediatric cardiac transplant recipients are associated with poor graft survival. Irving C, Carter V, Parry G, Hasan A, Kirk R. Pediatr Transplantation 2011: 15: 193–197. PMID: 21199210
  72. Tetralogy of Fallot With Restrictive Ventricular Septal Defect. Angela McBrien, Richard Kirk, David Steven Crossland.  Pediatr Cardiol 2011:32:117–118. PMID: 21085944
  73. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirteenth official pediatric lung and heart-lung transplantation report—2010. Paul Aurora, Leah B. Edwards, Anna Y. Kucheryavaya, Jason D. Christie, Fabienne Dobbels, Richard Kirk, Axel O. Rahmel, Josef Stehlik, Marshall I. Hertz. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29:1129-1141. PMID: 20870167
  74. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirteenth official pediatric heart transplantation report—2010. Richard Kirk, Leah B. Edwards, Anna Y. Kucheryavaya, Paul Aurora, Jason D. Christie, Fabienne Dobbels, Axel O. Rahmel, Josef Stehlik, Marshall I. Hertz. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29:1119-1128. PMID: 20870166
  75. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Twenty-seventh official adult lung and heart-lung transplant report—2010. Jason D. Christie, Leah B. Edwards, Anna Y. Kucheryavaya, Paul Aurora, Fabienne Dobbels, Richard Kirk, Axel O. Rahmel, Josef Stehlik, Marshall I. Hertz. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29:1104-1118. PMID: 20870165
  76. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Twenty-seventh official adult heart transplant report—2010. Josef Stehlik, Leah B. Edwards, Anna Y. Kucheryavaya, Paul Aurora, Jason D. Christie, Richard Kirk, Fabienne Dobbels, Axel O. Rahmel, Marshall I. Hertz. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29:1089-1103. PMID: 20870164
  77. Scientific Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Introduction to the 2010 annual reports. Marshall I. Hertz, Paul Aurora, Jason D. Christie, Fabienne Dobbels, Leah B. Edwards, Richard Kirk, Anna Y. Kucheryavaya, Axel O. Rahmel, Amanda W. Rowe, Josef Stehlik. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29:1083-1088. PMID: 20870163
  78. Outcomes following infant listing for cardiac transplantation: the impact of strategies introduced to counter limited donor availability. Irving C, Parry G, Cassidy J, Hasan A, Griselli M, Kirk R. Arch Dis Child 2010;95:883-887. PMID: 20656734
  79. Cardiac transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease. Irving C, Parry G, O'Sullivan J, Dark JH, Kirk R, Crossland DS, Chaudhari M, Griselli M, Hamilton JR, Hasan A.  Heart 2010:96;1217-22. PMID: 20639237
  80. Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Investigators. Outcome of Pediatric Patients With Dilated Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study. Kirk R, Naftel D, Hoffman TM, Almond C, Boyle G, Caldwell RL, Kirklin JK, White K, Dipchand AI; J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:1322-8. PMID: 19782601
  81. Registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: twelfth official pediatric heart transplantation report-2009. Kirk R, Edwards LB, Aurora P, Taylor DO, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:9931006. PMID: 19782282
  82. Transradial coronary angiography in children and adolescents. Irving C, Zaman A, Kirk R. Pediatr Cardiol. 2009;30:1089-93. PMID: 19669827
  83. Era Effect on Post-transplant Survival Adjusted for Baseline Risk Factors in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Singh TP, Edwards LB, Kirk R, Boucek MM. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:1285-91. PMID: 19782597
  84. The registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: twenty-sixth official adult lung and heart-lung transplantation Report-2009. Christie JD, Edwards LB, Aurora P, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Taylor DO, Kucheryavaya AY, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:1031-49. PMID: 19782285
  85. Registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: twelfth official pediatric lung and heart/lung transplantation report-2009. Aurora P, Edwards LB, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Stehlik J, Taylor DO, Kucheryavaya AY, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:1023-30. PMID: 19782284
  86. Registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: twenty-sixth official adult heart transplant report-2009. Taylor DO, Stehlik J, Edwards LB, Aurora P, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:1007-22. PMID: 19782283
  87. Scientific registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: introduction to the 2009 annual reports. Hertz MI, Aurora P, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Edwards LB, Kirk R, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Rowe AW, Stehlik J, Taylor DO. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:989-92. PMID: 19782281
  88. Post cardiac transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder presenting as t(8;14) Burkitt leukaemia/lymphoma treated with low intensity chemotherapy and rituximab. Windebank K, Walwyn T, Kirk R, Parry G, Hasan A, Bown N, Wilkins B. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009;53:392-6. PMID: 19459198
  89. Successful bridge to recovery with 120 days of mechanical support in an infant with myocarditis. Jones CB, Cassidy JV, Kirk R, Black F, Griselli M, Hasan A, Crossland DS. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28:202-5. PMID: 19201349
  90. Successful Bridge to Transplant With the Berlin Heart After Cavopulmonary Shunt. Claire A. Irving, Jane V. Cassidy, Richard C. Kirk, Massimo Griselli, Asif Hasan and David S. Crossland. J Heart Lung Transplant 2009;28:399–401. PMID: 19332269
  91. Changing Patterns of Bridging to Heart Transplantation in Children. Jane Cassidy, Simon Haynes, Richard Kirk, David Crossland, Jonathan Hayden Smith, Leslie Hamilton, Massimo Griselli, and Asif Hasan. J Heart Lung Transplant 2009;28:249–54. PMID: 19285616
  92. Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: eleventh official pediatric heart transplantation report 2008. Kirk R, Edwards LB, Aurora P, Taylor DO, Christie J, Dobbels F, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008;27:970-7. PMID: 18765188
  93. Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: eleventh official pediatric lung and heart/lung transplantation report 2008. Aurora P, Edwards LB, Christie J, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Taylor DO, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008;27:978-83. PMID: 18765189
  94. Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: a quarter century of thoracic transplantation. Hertz MI, Aurora P, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Edwards LB, Kirk R, Kucheryavaya AY, Rahmel AO, Rowe AW, Taylor DO. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008;27:937-42. PMID: 18765185
  95. Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: twenty-fifth official adult heart transplant report 2008. Taylor DO, Edwards LB, Aurora P, Christie JD, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Kucheryavaya AY, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008;27:943-56. PMID: 18765186
  96. Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: twenty-fifth official adult lung and heart/lung transplantation report 2008. Christie JD, Edwards LB, Aurora P, Dobbels F, Kirk R, Rahmel AO, Taylor DO, Kucheryavaya AY, Hertz MI. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008;27:957-69. PMID: 18765187
  97. Recovery of heart function in children with acute severe heart failure. John J O'Sullivan, Susan L Roche, David S Crossland, Milind P Chaudhari, Richard Kirk and Asif Hasan. Transplantation 2008;85:975-9. PMID: 18408577
  98. Multicenter Experience of ABO Incompatible Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation.  Roche SL, Burch, M,  O'Sullivan J, Wallis J, Parry G, Kirk CR, Elliot M, Shaw N, Flett J, Hamilton JRL, Hasan A. American Journal of Transplantation 2008;8:208-15. PMID: 18021280
  99. Conduit from Hypoplastic Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery in Tricuspid Atresia. Muhammad M Amanullah, Asif Hasan, Richard Kirk. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2008;16:78-80. PMID: 18245715
  100. Chronic respiratory complications in paediatric heart transplant recipients. Biju Thomas, JG Flett, R Shyam, CR Kirk, AR Gennery, DA Spencer. J Heart Lung Transplant 2007;26:236-40. PMID: 17346625
  101. Improved outcome in childhood acute myeloid leukemia in Singapore with the MRC AML 10 protocol. Tan RM, Quah TC, Aung L, Liang S, Kirk RC, Yeoh AE. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007;48:262-7. PMID: 16602120
  102. Familial and Sporadic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms with Cutis Laxa Caused by Defects in the Elastin Gene. Szabo Z, Crepeau MW, Mitchell AL, Stephan MJ, Puntel RA, Loke KY, Kirk CR, Urban Z. Journal of Medical Genetics 2006;43:255-258. PMID: 16085695
  103. Improved outcome with intensive chemotherapy in paediatric acute myeloid leukaemia. Tan RM, Quah TC, Aung LL, Shen L, Kham SK, Kirk RC, Yeoh AE. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2004;33:S39-41. PMID: 15651200
  104. Computer Calculated Dosage in Paediatric Prescribing. Kirk CR, Goh LM, Packia J, Kam HM, Wangsa H, Lim GK, Ong B. Drug Safety 2005;28:817-24
  105. Left Ventricular Diverticulum. Kalaichelvan V, Biswas A, Chia D, Kirk R. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2004;35 (Suppl 1):42
  106. Computer Aided Paediatric Prescribing. Richard Kirk, Jeya Packia, Huey Min Kam, Hendry Wangsa, Gek Kee Lim, Benjamin Ong. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2003;32:S149
  107. The Other War (Personal View).  Kirk CR. British Medical Journal 2003;326:937
  108. Persistent truncus arteriosus with absence of right pulmonary artery. Wong MLN, Kirk R, Quek SC. Heart 2003;89:549. PMID: 12695462
  109. Children with asymptomatic murmurs: a study of referral practices in South Wales. Morris G, Morris S, Surkitt C, Kirk CR. Welsh Paed J 2001;14:19-22
  110. Absent pulmonary valve syndrome with interrupted aortic arch. Mignosa C, Wilson DG, Wood A, Kirk CR, Musumeci F. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:244-6. PMID: 9692474
  111. Medication errors in paediatric practice: insights from a continuous quality improvement approach. DG Wilson, RG McArtney, RG Newcome, RJ McArtney, J Gracie, CR Kirk, AG Stuart. Eur J Pediatr 1998;157:769-74. PMID: 9776539
  112. Transcatheter closure of patent arterial ducts using controlled-release coils. Celiker A, Qureshi SA, Bilgic A, Carminati M, Kirk R, Rosenthal E, Alehan D, Giusti S, Baker E, Tynan M.Eur Heart J 1997;18:450-4. PMID: 9076382
  113. Atrial Septal Aneurysm in Children (letter). Kirk R, Booker V. Circulation 1996;93(2):398. PMID: 8548920
  114. Intestinal lymphangiectasia due to chronic constrictive pericarditis presenting as  protein losing enteropathy. Al-Atia RF, Kirk CR, Musumeci F, Vujanic GM, Jenkins HR. Welsh Paed J 1995;7:42-45
  115. La chirurgia della trasposizione dei grossi vasi: Esperienza di un nuovo centro. Musumeci F, Stuart AG, Rocco D, Kirk CR. G Ital Cardiol 1995; 25 (suppl 2), 36
  116. The Child with Congenital Heart Disease. Kirk CR. Pediatric Rev Commun 1994;8:56-7
  117. Transposition of the great arteries: Management strategy and outcome. Kirk CR, Stuart AG, Dunne NM, Barry J, Musumeci F.  Welsh Paediatr J 1993; 5(2):46
  118. Paediatric Cardiac Unit, University Hospital of Wales. Kirk CR. Welsh Paediatric J 1992;4:14-15
  119. Balloon dilatation of heart valves).  Hall R, Kirk CR. Br Med J 1992;305:487. PMID: 1392991
  120. Streptokinase in the management of arterial thrombosis in infancy. Kirk CR, Qureshi SA. Int J Cardiol 1989;25:15-20. PMID: 2793258
  121. Correzione anatomica dell' origine anomala dell' arteria coronaria sinistra dell' arteria polmonare. Musumeci F, Kirk CR, Agnetti A, Squarcia U, Radley-Smith R, Yacoub MH. In Progressi in Cardiologia Pediatrica. Atti del XIX Congresso della Societa Italiana di Cardiologia Pediatrica. Vicenza 1989
  122. Microvascular surgery to preserve a preterm infant's arm. Kirk CR, Qureshi SA.  Br Med J 1988;297:1198. PMID: 3144360
  123. Regression of pulmonary valve stenosis due to a dysplastic valve presenting in the neonatal period. Kirk CR, Wilkinson JL, Qureshi SA.  Eur Heart J 1988;9:1027-9. PMID: 3229433
  124. Balloon dilatation of the pulmonary valve in the first year of life in patients with tetralogy of Fallot: a preliminary study.  Qureshi SA, Kirk CR, Lamb RK, Arnold R, Wilkinson JL. Br Heart J 1988;60:232-5. PMID: 3179140
  125. Streptokinase for aortic thrombosis. Kirk CR, Ni Bhrolchain C, Qureshi SA. Arch Dis Child 1988;63:1086-7. PMID: 3178270
  126. Gas gangrene: a cautionary tale. Kirk CR, Hart A, Dorgan JC. Br Med J 1988;296:1236-7. PMID: 3133027
  127. Protein losing enteropathy caused by baffle obstruction after Mustard's operation. Kirk CR, Gibbs JL, Wilkinson JL, Wilson N, Dickinson DF, Qureshi SA.Br Heart J 1988;59:69-72. PMID: 3342152
  128. Cardiac tamponade following Varicella. Kirk CR, Marlow N, Qureshi SA. Int J Cardiol 1987;17:221-4. PMID: 3679605
  129. Cardiovascular collapse following verapamil in supraventricular tachycardia. Kirk CR, Gibbs JL, Thomas R, Radley-Smith R, Qureshi SA. Arch Dis Child 1987;62:1265-6. PMID: 3435161
  130. Accuracy of home blood glucose monitoring by children.  Kirk CR, Burke H, Savage DCL, Hughes AO.  Br Med J 1986;293:17. PMID 3089386
  131. Diabetic children with a diabetic parent. Kirk CR, Savage DCL.  Arch Dis Child 1985;60:572-3. PMID: 4015174
  132. Is coagulase negative Staphylococcal bacteraemia a consequence of mechanical ventilation?  Davies AJ, Ward-Platt M, Kirk CR, Marshall R, Speidel BD, Reeves DS.  J Hosp Infect 1984;5:270-82. PMID: 6208245
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