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Susan C. Brozena, MD

Emeritus Associate Professor CE of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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Penn Medicine Radnor
University of Pennsylvania Health System
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087
Office: 610-902-2273
Fax: 610-902-2311
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing, 1972.
Wilkes College, 1976.
Temple University, 1981.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Myocyte Biology / Heart Failure

CVI Research Description:
My interests have been in clinical heart failure, advanced heart failure, and heart transplant.

Selected Publications

Jessup M, Brozena S: Medical Progress: Heart Failure. N Eng J Med 348: 2007-2018, 2003.

Jessup M, Brozena S: Support devices for end stage heart failure Cardiology Clinics 21: 135-139, 2003.

Brozena SC, Jessup M: The new staging system for congestive heart failure: What every primary care physician should know. Geriatrics 58: 31-36, 2003.

Brozena S, Twomey C, Goldberg L, Desai S, Drachman B, Kao A, Popjes E, Zimmer R, Jessup M: A prospective study of out-patient continuous milrinone therapy In patients awaiting heart transplant. Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) 7th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas NV 2003.

Brozena, SC: Examination of the patient suspected to have heart failure. The Clinician’s Guide to Congestive Heart Failure. M Jessup, E Loh (eds.). Humana Press, 2003.

Brozena S, Jessup M.: "Heart failure: evaluation and treatment of systolic heart failure" June 2003 Notes: CME accreditation program, computer-based for Internet presentation, for Graduate Education Foundation Pepper Pavilion- Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia PA., Submitted.

Israni A, Brozena S, Pankewycz O, Grossman R, Bloom R: Conversion to tacrolimus for the treatment of cyclosporine-associated nephrotoxicity in heart transplant recipients. Am J Kidney Diseases 39: E16.1-5, 2002.

Blumberg EA, Brozena SC, Stutman P, Wood D, Phan HM, Musher DM: Immunogenicity of pneumococcal vaccine in heart transplant recipients. Clin Inf Dis 32: 307-310, 2001.

Blumberg EA, Lazar J, Rossino A, Brozena S, Twomey C, Bloom RD: Prophylactic use of antibiotics following heart and kidney transplantation. Accepted for presentation at Infectious Disease Society of America, San Francisco Oct 2001.

Izrailtyan I, Kresh Y, Morris R, Brozena SC: Early detection of acute allograft rejection using dimensional analysis of heart rate variability. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 120: 737-745, 2000.

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