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Charles E. Canter, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Lois B. Tuttle and Jeanne B. Hauck Chair in Pediatrics
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant Prog
Transplant Center Director
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiology
Heart Transplantation

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric cardiac transplantation, coronary angiography, coronary artery disease, hypoplastic left heart syndrome

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: D
Floor: 2
Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1984
Residency: Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1982
Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1979
ScM: Brown University, Providence, RI 1976
ScB: Brown University, Providence, RI 1974

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Fitting Heart Transplantation to Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Square Peg in a Round Hole?
Canter CE
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Aug 30; 68(9)918-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.06.015.

PMID:
    27561765
    [PubMed - in process]
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Is Endomyocardial Biopsy a Safe and Useful Procedure in Children with Suspected Cardiomyopathy?
Mills KI, Vincent JA, Zuckerman WA, Hoffman TM, Canter CE, Marshall AC, Blume ED, Bergersen L, Daly KP
Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 37(7)1200-10. doi: 10.1007/s00246-016-1416-5.

PMID:
    27272694
    [PubMed - in process]
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Improved survival after heart transplant for failed Fontan patients with preserved ventricular function.
Miller JR, Simpson KE, Epstein DJ, Lancaster TS, Henn MC, Schuessler RB, Balzer DT, Shahanavaz S, Murphy JJ, Canter CE, Eghtesady P, Boston US
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Jul; 35(7)877-83. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.02.005.

PMID:
    27068035
    [PubMed - in process]
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Autoimmunity Against the Heart and Cardiac Myosin in Children With Myocarditis.
Simpson KE, Cunningham MW, Lee CK, Ward K, Tong A, Danon S, Simon C, Delaney JW, Canter CE
J Card Fail. 2016 Jul; 22(7)520-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.02.009.

PMID:
    26941007
    [PubMed - in process]
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High Frequency of Detection by PCR of Viral Nucleic Acid in The Blood of Infants Presenting with Clinical Myocarditis.
Simpson KE, Storch GA, Lee CK, Ward KE, Danon S, Simon CM, Delaney JW, Tong A, Canter CE
Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Feb; 37(2)399-404. doi: 10.1007/s00246-015-1290-6.

PMID:
    26499513
    [PubMed - in process]
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The influence of pulmonary resistance on the success of pediatric heart transplantation: Are there still boundaries?
Castleberry C, Canter CE
Pediatr Transplant. 2015 Sep; 19(6)580-1. doi: 10.1111/petr.12560.

PMID:
    26215796
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early Biventricular Assist Device Use in Children: A Single-Center Review of 31 Patients.
Miller JR, Epstein DJ, Henn MC, Guthrie T, Schuessler RB, Simpson KE, Canter CE, Eghtesady P, Boston US
ASAIO J. 2015 Nov-Dec; 61(6)688-94. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000268.

PMID:
    26186261
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Continuous Flow Device Support in Children Using the HeartWare HVAD: 1,000 Days of Lessons Learned From a Single Center Experience.
Sparks J, Epstein D, Baltagi S, Mehegan ME, Simpson KE, Canter CE, Silvestry S, Eghtesady P, Boston US
ASAIO J. 2015 Sep-Oct; 61(5)569-73. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000253.

PMID:
    25967955
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contemporary cardiac issues in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Working Group of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in collaboration with Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.
McNally EM, Kaltman JR, Benson DW, Canter CE, Cripe LH, Duan D, Finder JD, Groh WJ, Hoffman EP, Judge DP, Kertesz N, Kinnett K, Kirsch R, Metzger JM, Pearson GD, Rafael-Fortney JA, Raman SV, Spurney CF, Targum SL, Wagner KR, Markham LW, Working Group of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
Circulation. 2015 May 5; 131(18)1590-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.015151.

PMID:
    25940966
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pediatric Quality of Life while Supported with a Ventricular Assist Device.
Miller JR, Boston US, Epstein DJ, Henn MC, Lawrance CP, Kallenbach J, Simpson KE, Canter CE, Eghtesady P
Congenit Heart Dis. 2015 Jul-Aug; 10(4)E189-96. doi: 10.1111/chd.12260.

PMID:
    25864509
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful bridge through transplantation with berlin heart ventricular assist device in a child with failing fontan.
Hoganson DM, Boston US, Gazit AZ, Canter CE, Eghtesady P
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2)707-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.064.

PMID:
    25639417
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transplanting hearts in the highly sensitized pediatric candidate: what's a program to do?
Canter CE
Am J Transplant. 2015 Feb; 15(2)301-2. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13069.

PMID:
    25612484
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intravenous home inotropic use is safe in pediatric patients awaiting transplantation.
Birnbaum BF, Simpson KE, Boschert TA, Zheng J, Wallendorf MJ, Schechtman K, Canter CE
Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Jan; 8(1)64-70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001528.

PMID:
    25472966
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prediction of sarcomere mutations in subclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Captur G, Lopes LR, Mohun TJ, Patel V, Li C, Bassett P, Finocchiaro G, Ferreira VM, Esteban MT, Muthurangu V, Sherrid MV, Day SM, Canter CE, McKenna WJ, Seidman CE, Bluemke DA, Elliott PM, Ho CY, Moon JC
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Nov; 7(6)863-71. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.114.002411.

PMID:
    25228707
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recovery of echocardiographic function in children with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: results from the pediatric cardiomyopathy registry.
Everitt MD, Sleeper LA, Lu M, Canter CE, Pahl E, Wilkinson JD, Addonizio LJ, Towbin JA, Rossano J, Singh RK, Lamour J, Webber SA, Colan SD, Margossian R, Kantor PF, Jefferies JL, Lipshultz SE, Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry Investigators
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15; 63(14)1405-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.11.059.

PMID:
    24561146
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children in the current era.
Canter CE, Simpson KE
Circulation. 2014 Jan 7; 129(1)115-28. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.001372.

PMID:
    24396015
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Liver cirrhosis in Fontan patients does not affect 1-year post-heart transplant mortality or markers of liver function.
Simpson KE, Esmaeeli A, Khanna G, White F, Turnmelle Y, Eghtesady P, Boston U, Canter CE
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Feb; 33(2)170-7. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.10.033.

PMID:
    24365764
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variability of M-mode versus two-dimensional echocardiography measurements in children with dilated cardiomyopathy.
Lee CK, Margossian R, Sleeper LA, Canter CE, Chen S, Tani LY, Shirali G, Szwast A, Tierney ES, Campbell MJ, Golding F, Wang Y, Altmann K, Colan SD, Pediatric Heart Network Investigators
Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Apr; 35(4)658-67. doi: 10.1007/s00246-013-0835-9.

PMID:
    24265000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Heart transplantation in pediatric cardiomyopathies.
Birnbaum BF, Simpson KE, Canter CE
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2013 Dec; 11(12)1677-90. doi: 10.1586/14779072.2013.847789.

PMID:
    24215197
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tissue Doppler septal Tei index indicates severity of illness in pediatric patients with congestive heart failure.
Sanchez Mejia AA, Simpson KE, Hildebolt CF, Pahl E, Matthews KL, Rainey CA, Canter CE, Jay PY, Johnson MC
Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Mar; 35(3)411-8. doi: 10.1007/s00246-013-0794-1.

PMID:
    24061276
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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