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Laura M. Mercer-Rosa, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology

34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Suite 8NW35- Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2112
Fax: 267-425-6108
Education:
MD
Universidade Federal do Parana, 1994.
M.S.C.E.
University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Cardiovascular Development / Congenital Heart Disease
Pulmonary Vascular Disease

CVI Research Description:
I am a pediatric cardiologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where I practice in the Echocardiography Laboratory.

My research area of interest is on outcomes in tetralogy of Fallot.

I am also investigating determinants of right ventricular function, with
emphasis on the volume-loaded ventricle.

Selected Publications

Adam Himebauch, Yan Wang, Nadir Yehya, Thomas Conlon, Todd Kilbaugh, Francis McGowan, Laura Mercer-­Rosa: PARDS Etiology Is an Important Determinant of Early RV Dysfunction and Pulmonary Hypertension. 47th Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical care Medicine 2018 Notes: Oral presentation

Shivani Bhatt, Elizabeth Goldmuntz,, Amy Cassedy, Bradley S. Marino, MD, and Laura Mercer-Rosa: Quality of Life is Diminished in Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot with Mild Residual Disease: A Comparison of Tetralogy of Fallot and Isolated Valvar Pulmonary Stenosis. Pediatric Cardiology August 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Anwar S, Harris MA, Whitehead KK, Keller MS, Goldmuntz E, Fogel MA, Mercer-Rosa L: The impact of the right ventricular outflow tract patch on right ventricular strain in tetralogy of Fallot. A comparison with valvar pulmonary stenosis utilizing cardiac magnetic resonance. Pediatr Cardiol 38(3): 617-623, Mar 2017.

Bhat M, Mercer-Rosa L, Fogel MA, Harris MA, Paridon S, McBride MG, Shults J, Zhang X, Goldmuntz E: Longitudinal changes in adolescents with TOF: implications for care. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 18(3): 356-363, Mar 2017 Notes: Co-first author.

Monique Gardner, Laura Mercer-Rosa, Katherine Bates, Alyson Stagg, Shobha Natarajan, Anita Szwast, Jessica (Jie) Tang, Stephanie Fuller, Christopher Mascio, Desiree Fleck, Deborah L. Torowicz, Therese Giglia, Jonathan Rome, Chitra Ravishankar : Impact of Home Monitoring Program on Interstage Mortality and Stage II Outcomes. J Am Coll Cardiol 69(11): 626, March 2017 Notes: Supplement

Shivani M. Bhatt, Elizabeth Goldmuntz, Okan Elci, Michael McBride, Stephen Paridon, Laura Mercer-Rosa: Right Ventricular Contractile Reserve is Reduced in Children and Adolescents with Tetralogy of Fallot: a Stress Echocardiographic Study J Am Coll Cardiol 69(11): 642, March 2017 Notes: Suppl.

Elizabeth Goldmuntz, M.D.; Amy Cassedy; Laura Mercer- Rosa; Mark A Fogel; Stephen M Paridon; Bradley S Marino: Exercise Performance and 22q11.2 Deletion Status Mediate Quality of Life in Tetralogy of Fallot. Journal of Pediatrics 2017 Notes: in press.

Michael P. DiLorenzo, Yan Wang, Bonnie Ky, Okan Elci, Elizabeth Goldmuntz, Laura Mercer-Rosa: Longitudinal Changes in Right Ventricular Function in Tetralogy of Fallot in the Initial Years after Surgical Repair Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 2017 Notes: Under review

Jill J Savla, Valerie De Matteo, Yan Wang and Laura Mercer-Rosa: What Echocardiographic Measure Should Be Used to Assess Right Ventricular Function in Tetralogy of Fallot? J Cardiovasc Dis Diagn 5(4), 2017.

Michael P DiLorenzo MD, Elizabeth Goldmuntz MD, Susan C Nicolson MD, Mark A Fogel MD, Laura Mercer-Rosa MD MSCE: Early Post-Operative Hemodynamic Profile Following Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot Utilizing Unsedated Cardiac Magnetic Resonance International Journal Cardiovascular Imaging 2017 Notes: Under review.

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