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Anita Szwast, MD

Anita Szwast, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
8th Floor Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Biology-Genetics)
Cornell University, 1994.
University of Pittsburgh, 1999.
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Selected Publications

Freud LR, Escobar-Diaz MC, Kalish BT, Komarlu R, Puchalski MD, Jaeggi ET, Szwast AL, Freire G, Levasseur SM, Kavanaugh-McHugh A, Michelfelder EC, Moon-Grady AJ, Donofrio MT, Howley LW, Selamet Tierney ES, Cuneo BF, Morris SA, Pruetz JD, van der Velde ME, Kovalchin JP, Ikemba CM, Vernon MM, Samai C, Satou GM, Gotteiner NL, Phoon CK, Silverman NH, McElhinney DB, Tworetzky W.: Outcomes and Predictors of Perinatal Mortality in Fetuses with Ebstein Anomaly or Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia in the Current Era: A Multi-Center Study. Circulation 132(6): 481-9, Aug 11 2015.

Rychik J, Cohen D, Tran KM, Szwast A, Natarajan SS, Johnson MP, Moldenhauser JS, Khalek N, Martinez-Poyer J, Flake AW, Hedrick HL, Adzick NS. : The Role of Echocardiography in the Intraoperative Management of the Fetus Undergoing Myelomeningocele Repair. Fetal Diagn Ther. 37(3): 172-8, Jul 2015.

Channing A, Szwast A, Natarajan S, Degenhardt K, Tian Z, Rychik J: Maternal Hyperoxygenation Improves Left Heart Filling In The Fetus With Atrial Septal Aneurysm Causing Impediment To Left Ventricular Inflow Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 45(6): 664-9, Jun 2015.

Margossian R, Chen S, Sleeper LA, Tani LY, Shirali G, Golding F, Selamet Tierney ES, Altmann K, Campbell MJ, Szwast A, Sharkey A, Radojewski E, Colan SD; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. : The Reproducibility and Absolute Values of Echocardiographic Measurements of Left Ventricular Size and Function in Children Are Algorithm Dependent. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 28(5): 549-558, May 2015.

Hahn, E, Szwast A, Cnota J wnd, Levine JC, Fifer CG, Jaeggi E, Andrews H, Williams IA. : The association of fetal growth, cerebral blood flow, and neurodevelopmental outcomes in single ventricle fetuses. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. April 20 2015.

Davey BT, Donofrio MT, Moon-Grady AJ, Fifer CG, Cuneo BF, Falkensammer CB, Szwast AL, Rychik J. : Development and Validation of a Fetal Cardiovascular Disease Severity Scale. Pediatr Cardiol. 35(7): 1174-80, October 2014.

Szwast A, Tian Z, McCann M, Soffer D, Combs J, Donaghue D, and Rychik J. : Anatomic Variability and Outcome in Prenatally Diagnosed Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome. Ann of Thorac Surg 98(1): 152-8, Jul 2014.

Butts RJ, Zak V, Hsu D, Cnota J, Colan SD, Hehir D, Kantor P, Levine JC, Margossian R, Richmond M, Szwast A, Williams D, Williams R, Atz AM.: Factors Associated with Serum B-Type Natiuretic Peptide in Infants with Single Ventricles. Pediatr Cardiol. 35(5): 879-87, Jun 2014.

Lee CK, Margossian R, Sleeper LA, Canter CE, Chen S, Tani LY, Shirali G, Szwast A, Tierney ES, Campbell MJ, Golding F, Wang Y, Altmann K, Colan SD; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. : Variability of m-mode versus two-dimensional echocardiography measurements in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. Pediatr Cardiol. 35(4): 658-67. Apr 2014.

Peyvandi S, McCann M, Soffer D, Tian Z, Rychik J, and Szwast A: Pulmonary Blood Flow Patterns in Fetuses with Pulmonary Outflow Tract Obstruction. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 43(3): 297-302, Mar 2014.

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