Anita L. Szwast, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Suite 8NW90 - Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-6116
Fax: 215-590-5825
BA (Biology-Genetics)
Cornell University, 1994.
University of Pittsburgh, 1999.
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Selected Publications

A Stagg, TM Giglia, MM Gardner, BF Offit, KM Fuller, SS Natarajan DA Hehir, AL Szwast, JJ Rome, C Ravishankar, BL Laskin, TJ Preminger : "Initial Experience with Telemedicine for Interstage Monitoring in Infants with Palliated Congenital Heart Disease" Pediatr Cardiol Page: 1-8, Sep 1 2022 Notes: Online ahead of print.

S Sunderji, S Peyvandi, E Jaeggi A Szwast, G Ryan,F Tessier, S Siddiqui, B Cuneo, S Sheth, M Treadwell, M Frommelt, S Turan, J Copel, S Emery, L Rand, AJ Moon-Grady, North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet) : "NAFTNet retrospective report on the treatment of anti-Ro/SSA mediated fetal heart block with dexamethasone" J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. Page: 1-8, Jan 11 2022 Notes: Online ahead of print.

RJ Shustak, L Mercer-Rosa, J Faerber, A Stagg, DA Hehir, SS Natarajan, TJ Preminger, A Szwast, JJ Rome, TM Giglia, C Ravishankar and MM Gardner: "Unanticipated Interstage Readmissions in Infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Association of Home Monitoring and Identification of Patient Risk Factors" Circulation 114(Supp1): 11106, November 16 2021.

Jill J Savla, Jack Rychik, Karl Degenhardt, Christine Falkensammer, Jill Combs and Anita Szwast: "Risk Factors for Adverse Outcome in Prenatally Diagnosed Heterotaxy Syndrome in the Current Era" Circulation 144(Supp1): 10569, November 16 2021.

A Stagg, TM Giglia, M Gardner, BF Offit, KM Fuller, SS Natarajan, DA Hehir, AL Szwast, JJ Rome, C Ravishankar and TJ Preminger: "Initial Experience With Telemedicine for Interstage Monitoring in Infants With Palliated Congenital Heart Disease" Circulation 142(Supp1): 14356, Nov 17 2020.

Lindsay R. Freud, MD; Doff B. McElhinney, MD; Brian T. Kalish, MD; Maria C. Escobar-Diaz, M; Rukmini Komarlu, MD; Michael D. Puchalski, MD; Edgar T. Jaeggi, MD; Anita L. Szwast, MD; Grace Freire, MD; Stéphanie M. Levasseur, MD; Ann Kavanaugh-McHugh, MD; Erik C. Michelfelder, MD; Anita J. Moon-Grady, MD; Mary T. Donofrio, MD; Lisa W. Howley, MD; Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, MD; Bettina F. Cuneo, MD; Shaine A. Morris, MD, MPH; Jay D. Pruetz, MD; Mary E. van der Velde, MD; John P. Kovalchin, MD; Catherine M. Ikemba, MD; Margaret M. Vernon, MD; Cyrus Samai, MD; Gary M. Satou, MD; Nina L. Gotteiner, MD; Colin K. Phoon, MD; Norman H. Silverman, MD; Wayne Tworetzky, MD: Risk Factors for Mortality and Circulatory Outcome among Neonates Prenatally Diagnosed with Ebstein Anomaly or Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia: a Multi-Center Study. JAHA 9(21): e016684, Nov 3 2020.

Brian R White, Jill J Savla, Danielle S Burstein, Christopher E Mascio, Matthew J O'Connor, Anita L Szwast, Lindsay S Rogers. : Interventricular septal hematoma complicating placement of a ventricular assist device in an infant and support with bi-atrial cannulation. JTCVS Tech. 1: 90-92, Mar 2020.

Shuo Wang, Lindsay R Freud, Jon Detterich, Anita J Moon-Grady, Mary T Donofrio, Edgar T Jaeggi, Anita L Szwast, Shaine A Morris, Ann Kavanaugh-Mchugh, Lisa W Howley, Mary E van der Velde , Bettina F Cuneo, Colin K Phoon, Wayne Tworetzky, Jay D Pruetz: Extracardiac Doppler indices predict perinatal mortality in fetuses with Ebstein anomaly and tricuspid valve dysplasia. Prenat Diagn. 41(3): 332-340, Feb 2020.

A Banerjee, FR Tsui, JJ Guerra Marin, V Ruiz, S Natarajan, AL Szwast, A Stagg and TM Giglia: "Can Machine Learning Predict Hospitalization From Sparse Interstage Home Monitoring Data of Single Ventricle Infants?" Circulation 140(Supp1): 12129, November 19 2019.

B. White, J. Savla, D. Burstein, C. Mascio, M. O’Connor, A Szwast, and L. Rogers: Interventricular Septal Hematoma Complicating Placement of a Ventricular Assist Device in an Infant Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography June 2019.

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