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Jin Lee, MD

Jin Lee, MD

Professor and chief, cardiology

Specialty
Cardiology

Locations
Children's Pavilion
Main Hospital, 7th Floor

Appointments: (804) 828-CHOR (2467)

Medical School

University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, Canada

Residency

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Fellowship

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Areas of Interest

Interventional cardiac catheterization
Echocardiography
RSV immunoprophylaxis in children with congenital heart disease
Pulmonary hypertension
Heart transplantation

Research Interests

Stent technology including drug-eluting and bioabsorbable stents
Stenting of the native right ventricular outflow tract in unrepaired tetralogy of Fallot
Stenting of the arterial duct
Quantitative flow measurement using 3D echocardiography
Borderline hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Pressure-volume assessment of ventricular function

Recent Publications

TOP TEN PUBLICATIONS
1. Kato A, Sandoval JP, Mroczek D, Chaturvedi R, Houle H, Georgescu B, Yoo S-J, Benson LN, Lee K-J. Automated 3-dimensional single-bet real-time volume colour flow Doppler echocardiography in children: a validation study of right and left heart flows. Can J Cardiol 2018;34:726-735.

2. Sandoval JP, Chaturvedi RR, Benson L, Morgan G, Van Arsdell G, Honjo O, Caldarone C, Lee K-J. Right ventricular outflow tract stenting tetralogy of Fallot infants with risk factors for early primary repair. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016;9:e003979. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.116.003979.

3. Lee KJ, Seto W, Benson L, Chaturvedi RR. Pharmacokinetics of sirolimus-eluting stents implanted in the neonatal arterial duct. Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2015;8(5):e3002233.

4. Rahkonen O, Chaturvedi R, Benson L, Honjo O, Caldarone CA, Lee K-J. Pulmonary artery stenosis in hybrid single ventricle palliation: high incidence of left pulmonary artery intervention. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015;149:1102-10.

5. Hill KD, Rhodes JF, Aiyagari R, Hamilton Baker G, Bergersen L, Chai
P, Fleming GA, Fudge JC, Gillespie, MJ, Gray RJ, Hirsch R, Lee KJ, Li JS,
Ohye RG, Oster M, Pasquali SK, Pelech AN, Radtke WAK, Takao CK, Vincent
JA, Hornik CP.Intervention for Re-coarctation in the Single Ventricle
Reconstruction Trial: Incidence, Risk and Outcomes. Circulation. 2013 Aug 27;128(9):954-61.

6. Dragulescu A, Golding F, Van Arsdell GS, Caldarone C, Mertens L, Al-Radi O, Lee K-J. The impact of additional epicardial imaging to transesopheal echocardiography in the intra-operative detection of residual lesions in congenital heart surgery. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2012: 143(2):361-367.

7. Lee K-J, Yoo S-J, Holtby H, Grant B, Mroczek D, Wong D, Grosse-Wortmann L, Benson LN, Chaturvedi RR. The acute effects of the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor enalaprilat on pulmonary, cerebral and systemic blood flow and resistance after the bidirectional cavopulmonary connection. Heart 2011: 97(16):1342-8.

8. Lee K-J, Hinek A, Chaturvedi RR, Almeida CL, Honjo O, Koren G, Benson LN. Rapamycin-eluting stents in the arterial duct. Experimental observations in the pig model. Circulation. 2009: 119:2078-2085.

9. West LJ, Stacey SM, Pollock-Barziv SM, Dipchand AI, Lee KJ, Cardella CJ, Benson LN, Rebeyka IM, Coles JG. ABO-incompatible heart transplantation in infants. New England Journal of Medicine 2001: 344:793-800.

10. Lee KJ, McCrindle BW, Bohn DJ, Wilson GJ, Taylor GP, Freedom RM, Smallhorn JF, Benson, LN. Clinical outcomes of acute myocarditis in childhood. Heart 1999: 82(2):226-233.

EDITORIAL REVIEWS OF PUBLICATIONS
1. Editorial review: Zhou X, Thavendiranathan P, Vannan MA. Quantification of flow by 3D color flow Doppler: from pretty pictures to priceless physiology. Can J Cardiol 2018;34:703-704.

For publication: Kato A, Sandoval JP, Mroczek D, Chaturvedi R, Houle H, Georgescu B, Yoo S-J, Benson LN, Lee K-J. Automated 3-dimensional single-bet real-time volume colour flow Doppler echocardiography in children: a validation study of right and left heart flows. Can J Cardiol 2018;34:726-735.

2. Editorial review: Glatz AC. Right ventricular outflow tract stenting. The ideal palliative option in the management of high-risk cyanotic infants with tetralogy of Fallot? Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016;9:e004721.

For publication: Sandoval JP, Chaturvedi RR, Benson L, Morgan G, Van Arsdell G, Honjo O, Caldarone C, Lee K-J. Right ventricular outflow tract stenting tetralogy of Fallot infants with risk factors for early primary repair. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016;9:e003979. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.116.003979.

3. Editorial review: Gandhi SK. The hybrid strategy: too little too early and too much too late? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149;1111.
For publication: Rahkonen O, Chaturvedi R, Benson L, Honjo O, Caldarone CA, Lee K-J. Pulmonary artery stenosis in hybrid single ventricle palliation: high incidence of left pulmonary artery intervention. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015;149:1102-1110.

4. Editorial review: Fraisse A. Stenting the paediatric heart. Heart 2009:95(2): 100-101.

For publication; Dohlen G, Chaturvedi RR, Benson LN, Ozawa A, Van Arsdell GS, Fruitman D, Lee K-J. Stenting of the right ventricular outflow tract in the symptomatic young infant with tetralogy of Fallot. Heart 2009: 95:142-147.

5. Editorial review: Boucek MM. Breaching the barrier of ABO incompatibility in heart transplantation for infants. N Engl J Med. 2001;344(11):843-844.

For publication: West LJ, Stacey SM, Pollock-Barziv SM, Dipchand AI, Lee KJ, Cardella CJ, Benson LN, Rebeyka IM, Coles JG. ABO-incompatible heart transplantation in infants. New England Journal of Medicine 2001: 344:793-800.

BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Lee, K-J. Transcatheter intervention on the central pulmonary arteries - current techniques and outcomes. Congenital diseases in the right heart (Redington AN, Van Arsdell GS, Anderson RH, eds). Springer, London 2009: 73-84.

2. Benson L, Almeida C, Lee K-J, Chaturvedi R. Nonsurgical replacement of the pulmonary valve. Congenital diseases in the right heart (Redington AN, Van Arsdell GS, Anderson RH, eds). Springer, London 2009:263-268.

3. Lee KJ, Yeh Jr T. Dilated cardiomyopathy. The natural and modified history of congenital heart disease (Freedom RM, Yoo S-J, Mikailian H, Williams W, eds). Futura, New York 2003:537-549.

PODCASTS
1. Canadian Journal of Cardiology Podcast. Interview with Dr. Chi-Ming Chow to discuss publication "Automated 3-dimensional single-beat real-time volume colour flow Doppler echocardiography in children: a validation study of right and left heart flows?. June 18, 2018.

https://www.onlinecjc.ca/pb/assets/raw/Health%20Advance/journals/cjca/CJCJune2018PodcastLee.mp3

Bio

Dr. Lee is an internationally-renowned interventional cardiologist. She has been involved in the development of pediatric heart programs internationally and a co-author in multi-center studies of the Pediatric Heart Network. She is also an examiner of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is on the Medical Advisory Board of the Ontario Ministry of Health for RSV Immunoprophylaxis.

Dr. Lee is involved in international humanitarian medical missions.


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