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Limperopoulos, Catherine

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionChildrens National Medical Center
DepartmentRadiology
Address111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington DC 20010
Phone(202) 4765293
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    1. Andescavage NN, DuPlessis A, McCarter R, Vezina G, Robertson R, Limperopoulos C. Cerebrospinal Fluid and Parenchymal Brain Development and Growth in the Healthy Fetus. Dev Neurosci. 2017 Mar 18. PMID: 28315866.
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    2. Brossard-Racine M, Poretti A, Murnick J, Bouyssi-Kobar M, McCarter R, du Plessis AJ, Limperopoulos C. Cerebellar Microstructural Organization is Altered by Complications of Premature Birth: A Case-Control Study. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar; 182:28-33.e1. PMID: 27843009.
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    3. Bouyssi-Kobar M, du Plessis AJ, McCarter R, Brossard-Racine M, Murnick J, Tinkleman L, Robertson RL, Limperopoulos C. Third Trimester Brain Growth in Preterm Infants Compared With In Utero Healthy Fetuses. Pediatrics. 2016 Nov; 138(5). PMID: 27940782.
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    4. Andescavage NN, du Plessis A, McCarter R, Serag A, Evangelou I, Vezina G, Robertson R, Limperopoulos C. Complex Trajectories of Brain Development in the Healthy Human Fetus. Cereb Cortex. 2016 Oct 31. PMID: 27799276.
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    5. Brossard-Racine M, Limperopoulos C. Normal Cerebellar Development by Qualitative and Quantitative MR Imaging: From the Fetus to the Adolescent. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2016 Aug; 26(3):331-9. PMID: 27423797.
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    6. Limperopoulos C. The vulnerable immature cerebellum. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Oct; 21(5):293-4. PMID: 27481764.
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    7. Stoodley CJ, Limperopoulos C. Structure-function relationships in the developing cerebellum: Evidence from early-life cerebellar injury and neurodevelopmental disorders. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Oct; 21(5):356-64. PMID: 27184461.
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    8. You W, Evangelou IE, Zun Z, Andescavage N, Limperopoulos C. Robust preprocessing for stimulus-based functional MRI of the moving fetus. J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2016 Apr; 3(2):026001. PMID: 27081665; PMCID: PMC4821892 [Available on 04/05/17].
    9. Dahdouh S, Limperopoulos C. Unsupervised fetal cortical surface parcellation. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2016 Feb 27; 9784. PMID: 27413248.
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    10. De Asis-Cruz J, Bouyssi-Kobar M, Evangelou I, Vezina G, Limperopoulos C. Functional properties of resting state networks in healthy full-term newborns. Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 07; 5:17755. PMID: 26639607; PMCID: PMC4671028.
    11. Nagaraj UD, Evangelou IE, Donofrio MT, Vezina LG, McCarter R, du Plessis AJ, Limperopoulos C. Impaired Global and Regional Cerebral Perfusion in Newborns with Complex Congenital Heart Disease. J Pediatr. 2015 Nov; 167(5):1018-24. PMID: 26384435.
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    12. Massaro AN, Evangelou I, Brown J, Fatemi A, Vezina G, McCarter R, Glass P, Limperopoulos C. Neonatal neurobehavior after therapeutic hypothermia for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Early Hum Dev. 2015 Oct; 91(10):593-9. PMID: 26246138; PMCID: PMC4575646 [Available on 10/01/16].
    13. Bouyssi-Kobar M, du Plessis AJ, Robertson RL, Limperopoulos C. Fetal magnetic resonance imaging: exposure times and functional outcomes at preschool age. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Nov; 45(12):1823-30. PMID: 26155983.
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    14. Andescavage N, Yarish A, Donofrio M, Bulas D, Evangelou I, Vezina G, McCarter R, duPlessis A, Limperopoulos C. 3-D volumetric MRI evaluation of the placenta in fetuses with complex congenital heart disease. Placenta. 2015 Sep; 36(9):1024-30. PMID: 26190037; PMCID: PMC4554892.
    15. Brossard-Racine M, du Plessis AJ, Limperopoulos C. Developmental cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome in ex-preterm survivors following cerebellar injury. Cerebellum. 2015 Apr; 14(2):151-64. PMID: 25241880; PMCID: PMC4573589.
    16. You W, Serag A, Evangelou IE, Andescavage N, Limperopoulos C. Robust motion correction and outlier rejection of in vivo functional MR images of the fetal brain and placenta during maternal hyperoxia. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2015 Mar 17; 9417:941700. PMID: 25859294.
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    17. Limperopoulos C. MR imaging of the developing brain. Introduction. Semin Perinatol. 2015 Mar; 39(2):71-2. PMID: 25765904.
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    18. Andescavage NN, du Plessis A, Limperopoulos C. Advanced MR imaging of the placenta: Exploring the in utero placenta-brain connection. Semin Perinatol. 2015 Mar; 39(2):113-23. PMID: 25765905; PMCID: PMC4409865.
    19. Massaro AN, Evangelou I, Fatemi A, Vezina G, Mccarter R, Glass P, Limperopoulos C. White matter tract integrity and developmental outcome in newborn infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy treated with hypothermia. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 May; 57(5):441-8. PMID: 25492527; PMCID: PMC4543365.
    20. Evangelou IE, Serag A, Bouyssi-Kobar M, Plessis AJ, Limperopoulos C. Optimized methodology for neonatal diffusion tensor imaging processing and study-specific template construction. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 2014:2372-5. PMID: 25570466.
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    21. Gholipour A, Limperopoulos C, Clancy S, Clouchoux C, Akhondi-Asl A, Estroff JA, Warfield SK. Construction of a deformable spatiotemporal MRI atlas of the fetal brain: evaluation of similarity metrics and deformation models. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2014; 17(Pt 2):292-9. PMID: 25485391; PMCID: PMC4260809.
    22. Owen M, Shevell M, Donofrio M, Majnemer A, McCarter R, Vezina G, Bouyssi-Kobar M, Evangelou I, Freeman D, Weisenfeld N, Limperopoulos C. Brain volume and neurobehavior in newborns with complex congenital heart defects. J Pediatr. 2014 May; 164(5):1121-1127.e1. PMID: 24367983; PMCID: PMC4474232.
    23. Tarui T, Limperopoulos C, Sullivan NR, Robertson RL, du Plessis AJ. Long-term developmental outcome of children with a fetal diagnosis of isolated inferior vermian hypoplasia. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014 Jan; 99(1):F54-8. PMID: 23964086; PMCID: PMC4570471.
    24. Ranger M, Celeste Johnston C, Rennick JE, Limperopoulos C, Heldt T, du Plessis AJ. A multidimensional approach to pain assessment in critically ill infants during a painful procedure. Clin J Pain. 2013 Jul; 29(7):613-20. PMID: 23328334; PMCID: PMC3640737.
    25. Vossough A, Limperopoulos C, Putt ME, du Plessis AJ, Schwab PJ, Wu J, Gee JC, Licht DJ. Development and validation of a semiquantitative brain maturation score on fetal MR images: initial results. Radiology. 2013 Jul; 268(1):200-7. PMID: 23440324; PMCID: PMC3689448.
    26. Limperopoulos C, Chilingaryan G, Sullivan N, Guizard N, Robertson RL, du Plessis AJ. Injury to the premature cerebellum: outcome is related to remote cortical development. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Mar; 24(3):728-36. PMID: 23146968; PMCID: PMC3920767.
    27. Bolduc ME, du Plessis AJ, Sullivan N, Guizard N, Zhang X, Robertson RL, Limperopoulos C. Regional cerebellar volumes predict functional outcome in children with cerebellar malformations. Cerebellum. 2012 Jun; 11(2):531-42. PMID: 21901523.
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    28. Clouchoux C, Limperopoulos C. Novel applications of quantitative MRI for the fetal brain. Pediatr Radiol. 2012 Jan; 42 Suppl 1:S24-32. PMID: 22395718.
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    29. Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C, Shevell M, Rohlicek C, Rosenblatt B, Tchervenkov C. Gender differences in the developmental outcomes of children with congenital cardiac defects. Cardiol Young. 2012 Oct; 22(5):514-9. PMID: 22272575.
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    30. Bolduc ME, Du Plessis AJ, Evans A, Guizard N, Zhang X, Robertson RL, Limperopoulos C. Cerebellar malformations alter regional cerebral development. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 Dec; 53(12):1128-34. PMID: 22066826; PMCID: PMC3220736.
    31. Clouchoux C, Guizard N, Evans AC, du Plessis AJ, Limperopoulos C. Normative fetal brain growth by quantitative in vivo magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Feb; 206(2):173.e1-8. PMID: 22055336.
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    32. Donofrio MT, Duplessis AJ, Limperopoulos C. Impact of congenital heart disease on fetal brain development and injury. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Oct; 23(5):502-11. PMID: 21881507.
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    33. Ranger M, Johnston CC, Limperopoulos C, Rennick JE, du Plessis AJ. Cerebral near-infrared spectroscopy as a measure of nociceptive evoked activity in critically ill infants. Pain Res Manag. 2011 Sep-Oct; 16(5):331-6. PMID: 22059205; PMCID: PMC3206783.
    34. Owen M, Shevell M, Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C. Abnormal brain structure and function in newborns with complex congenital heart defects before open heart surgery: a review of the evidence. J Child Neurol. 2011 Jun; 26(6):743-55. PMID: 21610172.
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    35. Clouchoux C, Kudelski D, Gholipour A, Warfield SK, Viseur S, Bouyssi-Kobar M, Mari JL, Evans AC, du Plessis AJ, Limperopoulos C. Quantitative in vivo MRI measurement of cortical development in the fetus. Brain Struct Funct. 2012 Jan; 217(1):127-39. PMID: 21562906.
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    36. Bolduc ME, Du Plessis AJ, Sullivan N, Khwaja OS, Zhang X, Barnes K, Robertson RL, Limperopoulos C. Spectrum of neurodevelopmental disabilities in children with cerebellar malformations. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 May; 53(5):409-16. PMID: 21418200.
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    37. Limperopoulos C, Chilingaryan G, Guizard N, Robertson RL, Du Plessis AJ. Cerebellar injury in the premature infant is associated with impaired growth of specific cerebral regions. Pediatr Res. 2010 Aug; 68(2):145-50. PMID: 20389260.
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    38. Limperopoulos C. Pediatrics: neuroprotective effects of erythropoietin in preterm infants. Nat Rev Neurol. 2010 Jun; 6(6):301-2. PMID: 20531428.
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    39. Limperopoulos C. Extreme prematurity, cerebellar injury, and autism. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2010 Mar; 17(1):25-9. PMID: 20434689.
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    40. Limperopoulos C, Folkerth R, Barnewolt CE, Connolly S, Du Plessis AJ. Posthemorrhagic cerebellar disruption mimicking Dandy-Walker malformation: fetal imaging and neuropathology findings. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2010 Mar; 17(1):75-81. PMID: 20434704.
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    41. Limperopoulos C. Advanced neuroimaging techniques: their role in the development of future fetal and neonatal neuroprotection. Semin Perinatol. 2010 Feb; 34(1):93-101. PMID: 20109977.
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    42. Limperopoulos C. Introduction: Imaging the developing brain. Semin Perinatol. 2010 Feb; 34(1):1-2. PMID: 20109967.
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    43. Limperopoulos C, Tworetzky W, McElhinney DB, Newburger JW, Brown DW, Robertson RL, Guizard N, McGrath E, Geva J, Annese D, Dunbar-Masterson C, Trainor B, Laussen PC, du Plessis AJ. Brain volume and metabolism in fetuses with congenital heart disease: evaluation with quantitative magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. Circulation. 2010 Jan 05; 121(1):26-33. PMID: 20026783; PMCID: PMC2819908.
    44. Limperopoulos C. Autism spectrum disorders in survivors of extreme prematurity. Clin Perinatol. 2009 Dec; 36(4):791-805, vi. PMID: 19944836.
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    45. Poretti A, Limperopoulos C, Roulet-Perez E, Wolf NI, Rauscher C, Prayer D, Müller A, Weissert M, Kotzaeridou U, Du Plessis AJ, Huisman TA, Boltshauser E. Outcome of severe unilateral cerebellar hypoplasia. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2010 Aug; 52(8):718-24. PMID: 19863638.
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    46. Limperopoulos C. Disorders of the fetal circulation and the fetal brain. Clin Perinatol. 2009 Sep; 36(3):561-77. PMID: 19732614.
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    47. Limperopoulos C. Advances in fetal neuroimaging. Introduction. Semin Perinatol. 2009 Aug; 33(4):207. PMID: 19631081.
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    48. Limperopoulos C, Clouchoux C. Advancing fetal brain MRI: targets for the future. Semin Perinatol. 2009 Aug; 33(4):289-98. PMID: 19631089.
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    49. Birnbaum R, Limperopoulos C. Nonoral feeding practices for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Adv Neonatal Care. 2009 Aug; 9(4):180-4. PMID: 19696573.
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    50. Limperopoulos C, Robertson RL, Sullivan NR, Bassan H, du Plessis AJ. Cerebellar injury in term infants: clinical characteristics, magnetic resonance imaging findings, and outcome. Pediatr Neurol. 2009 Jul; 41(1):1-8. PMID: 19520266.
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    51. O'Leary H, Gregas MC, Limperopoulos C, Zaretskaya I, Bassan H, Soul JS, Di Salvo DN, du Plessis AJ. Elevated cerebral pressure passivity is associated with prematurity-related intracranial hemorrhage. Pediatrics. 2009 Jul; 124(1):302-9. PMID: 19564313; PMCID: PMC4030537.
    52. Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C, Shevell MI, Rohlicek C, Rosenblatt B, Tchervenkov C. A new look at outcomes of infants with congenital heart disease. Pediatr Neurol. 2009 Mar; 40(3):197-204. PMID: 19218033.
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    53. Bolduc ME, Limperopoulos C. Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with cerebellar malformations: a systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2009 Apr; 51(4):256-67. PMID: 19191827.
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    54. Limperopoulos C, Gauvreau KK, O'Leary H, Moore M, Bassan H, Eichenwald EC, Soul JS, Ringer SA, Di Salvo DN, du Plessis AJ. Cerebral hemodynamic changes during intensive care of preterm infants. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov; 122(5):e1006-13. PMID: 18931348; PMCID: PMC2665182.
    55. Limperopoulos C, Robertson RL, Khwaja OS, Robson CD, Estroff JA, Barnewolt C, Levine D, Morash D, Nemes L, Zaccagnini L, du Plessis AJ. How accurately does current fetal imaging identify posterior fossa anomalies? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun; 190(6):1637-43. PMID: 18492918; PMCID: PMC2692250.
    56. Limperopoulos C, Bassan H, Sullivan NR, Soul JS, Robertson RL, Moore M, Ringer SA, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Positive screening for autism in ex-preterm infants: prevalence and risk factors. Pediatrics. 2008 Apr; 121(4):758-65. PMID: 18381541; PMCID: PMC2703587.
    57. Majnemer A, Mazer B, Lecker E, Leduc Carter A, Limperopoulos C, Shevell M, Rohlicek C, Rosenblatt B, Tchervenkov C. Patterns of use of educational and rehabilitation services at school age for children with congenitally malformed hearts. Cardiol Young. 2008 Jun; 18(3):288-96. PMID: 18325144.
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    58. Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C, Shevell M, Rohlicek C, Rosenblatt B, Tchervenkov C. Developmental and functional outcomes at school entry in children with congenital heart defects. J Pediatr. 2008 Jul; 153(1):55-60. PMID: 18571536.
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    59. Limperopoulos C, Bassan H, Kalish LA, Ringer SA, Eichenwald EC, Walter G, Moore M, Vanasse M, DiSalvo DN, Soul JS, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Current definitions of hypotension do not predict abnormal cranial ultrasound findings in preterm infants. Pediatrics. 2007 Nov; 120(5):966-77. PMID: 17974733.
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    60. Bassan H, Limperopoulos C, Visconti K, Mayer DL, Feldman HA, Avery L, Benson CB, Stewart J, Ringer SA, Soul JS, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Neurodevelopmental outcome in survivors of periventricular hemorrhagic infarction. Pediatrics. 2007 Oct; 120(4):785-92. PMID: 17908766.
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    61. Limperopoulos C, Bassan H, Gauvreau K, Robertson RL, Sullivan NR, Benson CB, Avery L, Stewart J, Soul JS, Ringer SA, Volpe JJ, duPlessis AJ. Does cerebellar injury in premature infants contribute to the high prevalence of long-term cognitive, learning, and behavioral disability in survivors? Pediatrics. 2007 Sep; 120(3):584-93. PMID: 17766532.
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    62. Soul JS, Hammer PE, Tsuji M, Saul JP, Bassan H, Limperopoulos C, Disalvo DN, Moore M, Akins P, Ringer S, Volpe JJ, Trachtenberg F, du Plessis AJ. Fluctuating pressure-passivity is common in the cerebral circulation of sick premature infants. Pediatr Res. 2007 Apr; 61(4):467-73. PMID: 17515873.
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    63. Johnston CC, Filion F, Snider L, Limperopoulos C, Majnemer A, Pelausa E, Cake H, Stone S, Sherrard A, Boyer K. How much sucrose is too much sucrose? Pediatrics. 2007 Jan; 119(1):226. PMID: 17200300.
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    64. Limperopoulos C, du Plessis AJ. Disorders of cerebellar growth and development. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2006 Dec; 18(6):621-7. PMID: 17099360.
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    65. Bassan H, Feldman HA, Limperopoulos C, Benson CB, Ringer SA, Veracruz E, Soul JS, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Periventricular hemorrhagic infarction: risk factors and neonatal outcome. Pediatr Neurol. 2006 Aug; 35(2):85-92. PMID: 16876002.
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    66. Bassan H, Benson CB, Limperopoulos C, Feldman HA, Ringer SA, Veracruz E, Stewart JE, Soul JS, Disalvo DN, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Ultrasonographic features and severity scoring of periventricular hemorrhagic infarction in relation to risk factors and outcome. Pediatrics. 2006 Jun; 117(6):2111-8. PMID: 16740854.
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    67. Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C, Shevell M, Rohlicek C, Rosenblatt B, Tchervenkov C. Health and well-being of children with congenital cardiac malformations, and their families, following open-heart surgery. Cardiol Young. 2006 Apr; 16(2):157-64. PMID: 16553978.
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    68. Limperopoulos C, Robertson RL, Estroff JA, Barnewolt C, Levine D, Bassan H, du Plessis AJ. Diagnosis of inferior vermian hypoplasia by fetal magnetic resonance imaging: potential pitfalls and neurodevelopmental outcome. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Apr; 194(4):1070-6. PMID: 16580298; PMCID: PMC1557637.
    69. Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C, Shevell M, Rosenblatt B, Rohlicek C, Tchervenkov C. Long-term neuromotor outcome at school entry of infants with congenital heart defects requiring open-heart surgery. J Pediatr. 2006 Jan; 148(1):72-7. PMID: 16423601.
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    70. Limperopoulos C, Majnemer A, Steinbach CL, Shevell MI. Equivalence reliability of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale between in-person and telephone administration. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2006; 26(1-2):115-27. PMID: 16938828.
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    71. Limperopoulos C, Soul JS, Haidar H, Huppi PS, Bassan H, Warfield SK, Robertson RL, Moore M, Akins P, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Impaired trophic interactions between the cerebellum and the cerebrum among preterm infants. Pediatrics. 2005 Oct; 116(4):844-50. PMID: 16199692.
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    72. Limperopoulos C, Benson CB, Bassan H, Disalvo DN, Kinnamon DD, Moore M, Ringer SA, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Cerebellar hemorrhage in the preterm infant: ultrasonographic findings and risk factors. Pediatrics. 2005 Sep; 116(3):717-24. PMID: 16140713.
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    73. Limperopoulos C, Soul JS, Gauvreau K, Huppi PS, Warfield SK, Bassan H, Robertson RL, Volpe JJ, du Plessis AJ. Late gestation cerebellar growth is rapid and impeded by premature birth. Pediatrics. 2005 Mar; 115(3):688-95. PMID: 15741373.
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    74. Bassan H, Gauvreau K, Newburger JW, Tsuji M, Limperopoulos C, Soul JS, Walter G, Laussen PC, Jonas RA, du Plessis AJ. Identification of pressure passive cerebral perfusion and its mediators after infant cardiac surgery. Pediatr Res. 2005 Jan; 57(1):35-41. PMID: 15531739.
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    75. Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C. Importance of outcome determination in pediatric rehabilitation. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2002 Nov; 44(11):773-7. PMID: 12418619.
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    76. Johnston CC, Filion F, Snider L, Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C, Walker CD, Veilleux A, Pelausa E, Cake H, Stone S, Sherrard A, Boyer K. Routine sucrose analgesia during the first week of life in neonates younger than 31 weeks' postconceptional age. Pediatrics. 2002 Sep; 110(3):523-8. PMID: 12205254.
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    77. Limperopoulos C, Majnemer A, Shevell MI, Rohlicek C, Rosenblatt B, Tchervenkov C, Darwish HZ. Predictors of developmental disabilities after open heart surgery in young children with congenital heart defects. J Pediatr. 2002 Jul; 141(1):51-8. PMID: 12091851.
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    78. Limperopoulos C, Majnemer A. The role of rehabilitation specialists in Canadian NICUs: a national survey. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2002; 22(1):57-72. PMID: 12174506.
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