Penn Medicine
Help | Search | Site Map | Contact   
faculty photo

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.
Permanent link
 
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

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

DiLorenzo M, Hwang WT, Goldmuntz E, Ky B, Mercer-Rosa L.: Diastolic dysfunction in tetralogy of Fallot: Comparison of echocardiography with catheterization. Echocardiography August 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Adam S. Himebauch, Nadir Yehya, Yan Wang, Thomas Conlon, Todd J. Kilbaugh, Francis X. McGowan, Laura Mercer-Rosa: Early right ventricular systolic dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension are associated with worse outcomes in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Crit Care Med August 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Goldberg David J: Prognostic Value of Serial Echocardiography in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Smaller Hearts, Better Results. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 11(7): e008006, Jul 2018.

Chang J C, Knight A M, Xiao R, Mercer-Rosa L M, Weiss P F: Use of echocardiography at diagnosis and detection of acute cardiac disease in youth with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus 27(8): 1348-1357, Jul 2018.

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Zhang Xuemei, Tanel Ronn E, Rychik Jack, Fogel Mark A, Paridon Stephen M, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Perioperative Factors Influence the Long-Term Outcomes of Children and Adolescents with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Pediatric cardiology Jun 2018.

DiLorenzo Michael P, Goldmuntz Elizabeth, Nicolson Susan C, Fogel Mark A, Mercer-Rosa Laura: Early postoperative remodelling following repair of tetralogy of Fallot utilising unsedated cardiac magnetic resonance: a pilot study. Cardiology in the Young 28(5): 697-701, May 2018.

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Elci Okan U, DeCost Grace, Woyciechowski Stacy, Edman Sharon M, Ravishankar Chitra, Mascio Christopher E, Kawut Steven M, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Predictors of Length of Hospital Stay After Complete Repair for Tetralogy of Fallot: A Prospective Cohort Study. Journal of the American Heart Association 7(11), May 2018.

DiLorenzo Michael P, Elci Okan U, Wang Yan, Banerjee Anirban, Sato Tomoyuki, Ky Bonnie, Goldmuntz Elizabeth, Mercer-Rosa Laura: Longitudinal Changes in Right Ventricular Function in Tetralogy of Fallot in the Initial Years after Surgical Repair. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 31(7): 816-821, April 2018.

Hopper Rachel K, Wang Yan, DeMatteo Valerie, Santo Ashley, Kawut Steven M, Elci Okan U, Hanna Brian D, Mercer-Rosa Laura: Right ventricular function mirrors clinical improvement with use of prostacyclin analogues in pediatric pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary circulation 8(2): 2045894018759247, Apr-Jun 2018.

Mercer-Rosa Laura, Fogel Mark A, Paridon Stephen M, Rychik Jack, Yang Wei, Goldmuntz Elizabeth: Revisiting the End-Diastolic Forward Flow (Restrictive Physiology) in Tetralogy of Fallot: An Exercise, Echocardiographic, and Magnetic Resonance Study. JACC Cardiovascular imaging Mar 2018.

back to top
Last updated: 08/17/2018
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
 
© The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Site best viewed with Mozilla, NN, IE, or Safari.
SOM Home International Programs Penn Alumni Clinical Trials Centers and Institutes Departments Faculty Research Education Administration