Victoria L. Vetter, BA, MD, MPH, MSHP

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Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Physician, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Medical Director, Youth Heart Watch, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an affiliate of Project ADAM
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital
of Philadelphia
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (267) 425-6603
Fax: 215-590-3267
B.A. (Chemistry)
University of Kentucky, 1968.
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 1972.
University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
University of Pennsylvania, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Poole Sabrina A, Pecoraro Anna, Subramaniam Geetha, Woody George, Vetter Victoria L: Presence or Absence of QTc Prolongation in Buprenorphine-Naloxone Among Youth With Opioid Dependence. Journal of addiction medicine 10(1): 26-33, Feb 2016.

Czosek Richard J, Kaltman Jonathan R, Cassedy Amy E, Shah Maully J, Vetter Victoria L, Tanel Ronn E, Wernovksy Gil, Wray Jo, Marino Bradley S: Quality of Life of Pediatric Patients With Long QT Syndrome. The American journal of cardiology 117(4): 605-10, Feb 2016.

Banerjee Maalika M, Ramesh Iyer V, Nandi Deipanjan, Vetter Victoria L, Banerjee Anirban: Reliability of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy by ECG Criteria in Children with Syncope: Do the Criteria Need to be Revised? Pediatric cardiology 37(4): 722-7, Apr 2016.

Li MH, Brunton J, Vijayakumar J, Haley D, Dugan N, Dulik MC, Abrudan J, Rajagopalan R, Sasson A, DeChene ET, Sarmady M, Conlin L, White P, Spinner N, Krantz ID, Vetter V. : Utility and Limitations of Exome Sequencing as a Genetic Diagnostic Tool for Pediatric Disorders: Sudden Cardiac Arrest/Sudden Cardiac Death as a Model. Hum Genomics 9, July 2015 Notes: Presented at the 2014 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, March 27, 2014, Nashville, TN.

Vetter Victoria L: Best practices for ECG screening in children. Journal of electrocardiology 48(3): 316-323, May-Jun 2015.

Vetter Victoria L, Covington Theresa M, Dugan Noreen P, Haley Danielle Main, Dykstra Heather, Overpeck Mary, Iyer V Ramesh, Shults Justine: Cardiovascular deaths in children: general overview from the National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths. American heart journal 169(3): 426-437.e23, Mar 2015.

Lawless Christine E, Asplund Chad, Asif Irfan M, Courson Ron, Emery Michael S, Fuisz Anthon, Kovacs Richard J, Lawrence Silvana M, Levine Benjamin D, Link Mark S, Martinez Matthew W, Matherne G Paul, Olshansky Brian, Roberts William O, Salberg Lisa, Vetter Victoria L, Vogel Robert A, Whitehead Jim: Protecting the heart of the American athlete: proceedings of the American College of Cardiology Sports and Exercise Cardiology Think Tank October 18, 2012, Washington, DC. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 64(20): 2146-71, Nov 18-25 2014.

Vetter Victoria L, Dugan Noreen P, Haley Danielle Main, Covington Theresa M, Dykstra Heather, Overpeck Mary, Iyer V Ramesh, Shults Justine: Development of a data set of national cardiovascular deaths in the young. American heart journal 168(4): 568-576.e3, Oct 2014.

Villafañe J, Lantin-Hermoso MR, Bhatt AB, Tweddell JS, Geva T, Nathan M, Elliott MJ, Vetter VL, Paridon SM, Kochilas L, Jenkins KJ, Beekman RH 3rd, Wernovsky G, Towbin JA; American College of Cardiology’s Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology Council. : D-Transposition of the Great Arteries: The Current Era of the Arterial Switch Operation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 64(5): 498-511, August 2014.

Vetter VL: Electrocardiographic screening of all infants, children, and teenagers should be performed. Circulation 130(8): 688-97, August 2014.

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