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Christine B. Falkensammer, M.D.

Christine B. Falkensammer, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (267) 426-2296
Leopold Franzens Universitaet Innsbruck Innsbruck, Austria, 1999.
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Selected Publications

Conlon T, Falkensammer C, Hammond R, Nadkarni V, Berg R, Topjian A: Association of Left Ventricular Systolic Function and Vasopressor Support with Survival Following Pediatric Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2015.

Suma P Goudar, Andrew M Atz, Karen Altman, Stephen Colan, Christine Falkensammer, Mark Friedberg, Michele Frommelt, Kevin Hill, Daphne T Hsu, Jami Levine, Renee Margossian, Christopher R Mart, Joshua Sticka, Victor Zak, Girish Shirali: Comparison of echocardiographic and invasive measurement of diastolic function in infants with single ventricle physiology: A report from the Pediatric Heart Network Infant Single Ventricle Trial ASE 2014 2014.

6. Davey BT, Donofrio MT, Moon-Grady AJ, Fifer CG, Cuneo BF, Falkensammer CB, Szwast AL, Rychik J: Development and Validation of a Fetal Cardiovascular Disease Severity Scale. Pediatric Cardiology. Pediatric Cardiology 2014.

Conlon T, Falkensammer C, Hammond R, Nadkarni V, Berg R, Topjian A: Myocardial Performance and Vasopressor Use Both Influence Survival Following Cardiac Arrest. SCCM 2013 2013.

Brooke Davey, Anita Szwast, David Goldberg, Christine Falkensammer, Mary Donofrio, Jack Rychik.: Development and Validation of a Fetal Cardiovascular Disease severity Scale. ASE 2012 2012.

Joseph W. Rossano, David J. goldberg, Antonio R. Mott, Chitra Ravishankar, J. William Gaynor, Christine B. Falkensammer, Stephen Paridon, Jack Rychik.: Hospitalizations in Single Ventricle Patients in the Unites States: Prevalence and Outcomes from 2000-2006. ACC 2011 2011.

Falkensammer CB, Heinle JS, Chang AC.: Serial Plasma BNP Levels in Assessing Inadequate Left Ventricular decompression on ECMO. Pediatric Cardiology 2008.

Falkensammer CB, Ayres NA, Altman CA, Bezod LI, Eidem BW, Ge S, Kovalchin JP: Fetal Cardiac Malposition: Incidence and Outcome of Associated Cardiac and Extracardiac Malformations. American Journal of Perinatology 2008.

Falkensammer CB, Gename J, Law MA, Altman CA, Ayres NA, Eidem BW, Justino H, Pignetalli RH.: Impact of Acute Changes in Left Ventricular Afterload on Regional Myocardial Function: A Study in Children with Aortic Valve Stenosis Before and After Balloon Valvuloplasty. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008.

Texter KM, Ayres NA, Greiner, MG, Denfield SW, Nutting AC, Falkensammer CB, Towbin JA, Pignateli RH: Impact of Acute Changes in Ventricular Afterload on Strain and Strain Rate Imaging: A study in Children before and after balloon valvuloplasty for pulmonary valve stenosis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007.

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