Wintermark P, Lapointe A, Steinhorn R, Rampakakis E, Burhenne J, Meid AD, Bajraktari-Sylejmani G, Khairy M, Altit G, Adamo MT, Poccia A, Gilbert G, Saint-Martin C, Toffoli D, Vachon J, Hailu E, Colin P, Haefeli WE. Feasibility and safety of sildenafil to repair brain injury secondary to birth asphyxia (SANE-01): A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase Ib clinical trial. J Pediatr. 2023 Dec 21:113879. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113879. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38142044. PDF accessible here.

Puligandla P, Skarsgard E, Baird R, Guadagno E, Dimmer A, Ganescu O, Abbasi N, Altit G, Brindle M, Fernandes S, Dakshinamurti S, Flageole H, Hebert A, Keijzer R, Offringa M, Patel D, Ryan G, Traynor M, Zani A, Chiu P; Canadian Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Collaborative. Diagnosis and management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a 2023 update from the Canadian Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Collaborative. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2023 Oct 25:fetalneonatal-2023-325865. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2023-325865. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37879884. PDF accessible here.

Moore, S. S., Keller, R. L., & Altit, G. (2023). Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Vascular Disease. Clinics in Perinatology.

Kilmartin KC, Al Balushi A, Altit G, Lapointe A, Rampakakis E, Barbosa Vargas S, Maluorni J, Wintermark P. Impact of persistent pulmonary hypertension and oxygenation on brain injury in neonates with neonatal encephalopathy treated with therapeutic hypothermia. J Perinatol. 2023 Oct 23. doi: 10.1038/s41372-023-01805-2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37872383.

Mitra S, Altit G. Inhaled nitric oxide use in newborns. Paediatr Child Health. 2023 May 4;28(2):119-127. doi: 10.1093/pch/pxac107. PMID: 37151928; PMCID: PMC10156933.

Mitra S, Altit G. L'utilisation du monoxyde d'azote inhalé chez les nouveau-nés. Paediatr Child Health. 2023 May 4;28(2):119-127. doi: 10.1093/pch/pxac108. PMID: 37151927; PMCID: PMC10156931.

Altit G, Cayouette F, Dorval V, Lapointe A. Systemic hypertension in preterm infants and neurodevelopmental outcomes. J Perinatol. 2023 Jan 6. doi: 10.1038/s41372-022-01577-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36609483.

Duggal M, Moore SS, Simoneau J, Girard G, Gernet IB, Oettingen JEV, Sant'Anna G, Altit G. Pulmonary Hypertension and Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Neonates Treated with Diazoxide. Am J Perinatol. 2023 Mar 7. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-1764385. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36882098.

de Carvalho Nunes G, Wutthigate P, Simoneau J, Dancea A, Beltempo M, Renaud C, Altit G. The biventricular contribution to chronic pulmonary hypertension of the extremely premature infant. J Perinatol. 2023 Feb;43(2):174-180. doi: 10.1038/s41372-022-01497-0. Epub 2022 Aug 25. PMID: 36008520.

Morin J, Delaney J, Nunes GC, Simoneau J, Beltempo M, Goudie C, Malhamé I, Altit G. Exposure to maternal acetylsalicylic acid and the risk of bleeding events in extreme premature neonates. J Perinatol. 2023 Mar 13. doi: 10.1038/s41372-023-01644-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36914800.

Delaney J, Nunes GC, Simoneau J, Beltempo M, Malhamé I, Goudie C, Altit G. Thrombocytopenia and neonatal outcomes among extremely premature infants exposed to maternal hypertension. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023 Feb;70(2):e30131. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30131. Epub 2022 Dec 7. PMID: 36478101.

Mir M, Moore SS, Wutthigate P, Simoneau J, Villegas M D, Shemie SD, Brossard-Racine M, Dancea A, Bertolizio G, Altit G. Newborns with a congenital heart defect and diastolic steal have altered cerebral arterial Doppler profile. J Pediatr. 2023 Mar 1:S0022-3476(23)00129-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.02.015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36868306.

Moore SS, De Carvalho Nunes G, Villegas Martinez D, Dancea A, Wutthigate P, Simoneau J, Beltempo M, Sant'Anna G, Altit G. Association of Gestational Age at Birth With Left Cardiac Dimensions at Near-Term Corrected Age Among Extremely Preterm Infants. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2023 Apr 11:S0894-7317(23)00193-1. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2023.04.003. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37044171.

Elias P, Lapointe A, Wintermark P, Moore SS, Villegas Martinez D, Simoneau J, Altit G. Left Ventricular Function and Dimensions Are Altered Early in Infants Developing Brain Injury in the Setting of Neonatal Encephalopathy. J Pediatr. 2023 Jun 22:113585. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113585. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37354991.

Moore SS, De Carvalho Nunes G, Dancea A, Wutthigate P, Simoneau J, Beltempo M, Sant'Anna G, Altit G. Early cardiac function and death, severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia and pulmonary hypertension in extremely preterm infants. Pediatr Res. 2023 Sep 19. doi: 10.1038/s41390-023-02817-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37726544.

Altit G, Bonifacio SL, Guimaraes CV, Bhombal S, Sivakumar G, Yan B, Chock V, Meurs KV. Cardiac Dysfunction in Neonatal HIE Is Associated with Increased Mortality and Brain Injury by MRI. Am J Perinatol. 2023 Sep;40(12):1336-1344. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1735618. Epub 2021 Sep 7. PMID: 34492719.


Gédéon T, Akl E, D'Souza R, Altit G, Rowe H, Flannery A, Siriki P, Bhatia K, Thorne S, Malhamé I. Acute Myocardial Infarction in Pregnancy. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2022 Nov;47(11):101327. doi: 10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2022.101327. Epub 2022 Jul 25. PMID: 35901856.

Altit G, Bonifacio SL, Guimaraes CV, Sivakumar G, Yan B, Chock V, Van Meurs K, Bhombal S. Altered biventricular function in neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy: a case-control echocardiographic study. Cardiol Young. 2022 Sep 6:1-10. doi: 10.1017/S1047951122002839. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36065722.

Yan ES, Chock VY, Bonifacio SL, Dahlen A, Guimaraes CV, Altit G, Bhombal S, Van Meurs K. Association between multi-organ dysfunction and adverse outcome in infants with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. J Perinatol. 2022 Jul;42(7):907-913. doi: 10.1038/s41372-022-01413-6. Epub 2022 May 16. PMID: 35578019.

de Carvalho Nunes G, Wutthigate P, Simoneau J, Beltempo M, Sant'Anna GM, Altit G. Natural evolution of the patent ductus arteriosus in the extremely premature newborn and respiratory outcomes. J Perinatol. 2022 May;42(5):642-648. doi: 10.1038/s41372-021-01277-2. Epub 2021 Nov 23. PMID: 34815521.

Lasry A, Kavabushi P, Canakis AM, Luu TM, Nuyt AM, Perreault T, Simoneau J, Landry J, Altit G. Cardiopulmonary Function Abnormalities in Cohort of Adults following Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia as Preterm Infants. Am J Perinatol. 2022 Oct;39(13):1410-1417. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1722604. Epub 2021 Jan 17. PMID: 33454944.

Altit G, Bhombal S, Chock VY. Cerebral saturation reflects anterior cerebral artery flow parameters by Doppler ultrasound in the extremely premature newborn. J Perinatol. J Perinatol. 2022 Feb;42(2):237-242. doi: 10.1038/s41372-021-01145-z. Epub 2021 Jul 10. PMID: 34247188.

Ravizzoni Dartora D, Flahault A, Pontes CNR, He Y, Deprez A, Cloutier A, Cagnone G, Gaub P, Altit G, Bigras JL, Joyal JS, Mai Luu T, Burelle Y, Nuyt AM. Cardiac Left Ventricle Mitochondrial Dysfunction After Neonatal Exposure to Hyperoxia: Relevance for Cardiomyopathy After Preterm Birth. Hypertension. 2022 Mar;79(3):575-587. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.121.17979. Epub 2021 Dec 28. PMID: 34961326; PMCID: PMC8823906.

Hassan M, Patel D, LaRusso K, Koclas L, Smith-Morin Ot M, Shapiro AJ, Sant'Anna A, Altit G, Beauseigle S, Puligandla PS. Risk stratification helps identify congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) infants in need of formal neurodevelopmental assessment: Observations from a structured, interdisciplinary long-term follow-up clinic. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 May;57(5):846-850. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.12.048. Epub 2022 Jan 13. PMID: 35090718.


de Carvalho Nunes G, Wutthigate P, Simoneau J, Beltempo M, Sant'Anna GM, Altit G. Natural evolution of the patent ductus arteriosus in the extremely premature newborn and respiratory outcomes. J Perinatol. 2021 Nov 23. doi: 10.1038/s41372-021-01277-2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34815521.

Altit G, Bhombal S, Chock VY. End-organ saturations correlate with aortic blood flow estimates by echocardiography in the extremely premature newborn - an observational cohort study. BMC Pediatr. 2021 Jul 12;21(1):312. doi: 10.1186/s12887-021-02790-1. PMID: 34253175.

Altit G, Leduc L, Dallaire F. Pregnancies with maternal heart disease: small babies, big problems? Can J Cardiol. 2021 May 13:S0828-282X(21)00245-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.04.025. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33992737.

Flahault A, Altit G, Sonea A, Gervais AS, Mian MOR, Wu R, Desbrousses E, Mai L, Cloutier A, Simoneau J, Lapointe A, Villeneuve A, Garceau P, White M, Bigras JL, Luu TM, Nuyt AM. Left Ventricle Structure and Function in Young Adults Born Very Preterm and Association with Neonatal Characteristics. J Clin Med. 2021 Apr 18;10(8):1760. doi: 10.3390/jcm10081760. PMID: 33919540; PMCID: PMC8072582.

Altit G, Saeed S, Beltempo M, Claveau M, Lapointe A, Basso O. Outcomes of Extremely Premature Infants Comparing Patent Ductus Arteriosus Management Approaches. J Pediatr. 2021 Apr 14:S0022-3476(21)00335-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.04.014. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33864797.

Dartora DR, Flahault A, Luu TM, Cloutier A, Simoneau J, White M, Lapointe A, Villeneuve A, Bigras JL, Altit G, Nuyt AM. Association of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Right Ventricular Systolic Function in Young Adults Born Preterm. Chest. 2021 Feb 5:S0012-3692(21)00253-1. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.01.079. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33549599.

Aita M, Héon M, Lavallée A, De Clifford Faugère G, Altit G, Le May S, Dorval V, Lippé S, Larone Juneau A, Remmer E, Rennick JE. Nurturing and quiet intervention (NeuroN-QI) on preterm infants' neurodevelopment and maternal stress and anxiety: A pilot randomized clinical trial protocol. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Mar 14. doi: 10.1111/jan.14819. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33719093.

Dal Col AK, Bhombal S, Tacy TA, Hintz SR, Feinstein J, Altit G. Comprehensive Echocardiographic Assessment of Ventricular Function and Pulmonary Pressure in the Neonatal Omphalocele Population. Am J Perinatol. 2021 Aug;38(S 01):e109-e115. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1708048. Epub 2020 Mar 20. PMID: 32198744 


Hébert A, Drolet C, Altit G, Villeneuve A, Lapointe A, Bensouda B, Giesinger RE, McNamara PJ. Management of chronic pulmonary hypertension in neonates with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: perspectives of neonatologists with hemodynamic expertise and pediatric cardiologists. J Perinatol. 2020 Nov;40(11):1726-1728. doi: 10.1038/s41372-020-00791-z. Epub 2020 Aug 16. PMID: 32801352.

Sommer J, Nuyt AM, Audibert F, Dorval V, Wavrant S, Lapointe A, Altit G. Renal Functional Markers in Extremely Premature Infants With and Without Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. J Perinatol. 2020 Feb;40(2):256-262. PMID: 31616050


Altit G, Levy PT. Cardiopulmonary Impact of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy in Newborn Infants: The Emerging Role of Early Hemodynamic Assessment in Determining Adverse Neurological Outcomes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019. PMID: 31365838

Altit G, Bhombal S, Chock VY, Tacy TA. Immediate Postnatal Ventricular Performance Is Associated with Mortality in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Pediatric cardiology. 2019;40(1):168-76. PubMed PMID: 30178190.

Altit G, Bhombal S, Hopper RK, Tacy TA, Feinstein J. Death or resolution: the "natural history" of pulmonary hypertension in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. J Perinatol. 2019 Mar;39(3):415-425. PMID: 30617286


Sommer J, Nuyt AM, Audibert F, Dorval V, Wavrant S, Altit G*, Lapointe A*. Outcomes of extremely premature infants with twin-twin transfusion syndrome treated by laser therapy. J Perinatol. 2018 Nov;38(11):1548-1555.  PMID: 30177860

Altit G, Basso O, Grandi SM, Yang S. Letter to the editor. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 2018;38(6):767. Epub 2018/02/23. doi: 10.1038/s41372-018-0083-1. PubMed PMID: 29467519.

Altit G, Bhombal S, Tacy TA, Chock VY. End-Organ Saturation Differences in Early Neonatal Transition for Left- versus Right-Sided Congenital Heart Disease. Neonatology. 2018;114(1):53-61. Epub 2018/04/13. doi: 10.1159/000487472. PubMed PMID: 29649824.

Altit G, Bhombal S, Van Meurs K, Tacy TA. Diminished Cardiac Performance and Left Ventricular Dimensions in Neonates with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Pediatric cardiology. 2018;39(5):993-1000. Epub 2018/03/11. doi: 10.1007/s00246-018-1850-7. PubMed PMID: 29523920.

Altit G, Vigny-Pau M, Barrington K, Dorval VG, Lapointe A. Corticosteroid Therapy in Neonatal Septic Shock-Do We Prevent Death? American journal of perinatology. 2018;35(2):146-51. Epub 2017/08/25. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1606188. PubMed PMID: 28838003.

Altit G, Lee HC, Hintz S, Tacy TA, Feinstein JA, Bhombal S. Practices surrounding pulmonary hypertension and bronchopulmonary dysplasia amongst neonatologists caring for premature infants. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 2018;38(4):361-7. Epub 2017/12/14. doi: 10.1038/s41372-017-0025-3. PubMed PMID: 29234146.


Altit G, Bhombal S, Van Meurs K, Tacy TA. Ventricular Performance is Associated with Need for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Newborns with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. The Journal of pediatrics. 2017;191:28-34.e1. Epub 2017/10/19. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.08.060. PubMed PMID: 29037794.

Barrington KJ, Finer N, Pennaforte T, Altit G. Nitric oxide for respiratory failure in infants born at or near term. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2017;1:Cd000399. Epub 2017/01/06. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD000399.pub3. PubMed PMID: 28056166.

Altit G, Dancea A, Renaud C, Perreault T, Lands LC, Sant'Anna G. Pathophysiology, screening and diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia - A review of the literature. Paediatric respiratory reviews. 2017;23:16-26. Epub 2016/12/18. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2016.11.002. PubMed PMID: 27986502.


Janaillac M, El-Jalbout R, Lapointe A, Lachance C, Altit, G. Iatrogenic Oesophageal Perforation in an Extremely Low Birth Weight Newborn. Journal of Case Reports, 2016; 6(3), 382-384. DOI: 10.17659/01.2016.0092


Altit G, Sarquella-Brugada G, Dahdah N, Dallaire F, Carceller AM, Abadir S, et al. Effect of dual-chamber pacemaker implantation on aortic dilatation in patients with congenital heart block. The American journal of cardiology. 2014;114(10):1573-7. Epub 2014/09/25. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.08.022. PubMed PMID: 25248809.


Altit G, Milot M. Images in clinical medicine. Peristaltic waves in pyloric stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2013; 369(14): e18  PMID: 24088114   DOI: 0.1056/NEJMicm1214572


Altit G, Patel H, Morinville VD.  Octreotide management of intestinal lymphagiectasia in a teenage heart transplant patient. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012;54(6):824-7. PMID: 21768882 - DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31822d2dd4 

Altit G, Brochu P, Jacob SV, Buithieu M. LE cells in pleural fluid. J Clin Rheumatol. 2012; 18(5): 273-4. PMID: 22832304  DOI: 10.1097/RHU.0b013e3182642527

Murphy JJ, Altit G, Zerhouni S. The intrathoracic kidney: should we fix it? J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47(5):970-3. PMID: 22595583 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.01.056


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