Anita L. Szwast, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Cardiology)
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

Stagg A, Giglia TM, Gardner MM, Shustak RJ, Natarajan SS, Hehir DA, Szwast AL, Rome JJ, Ravishankar C, Preminger TJ.: "Feasibility of Digital Stethoscopes in Telecardiology Visits for Interstage Monitoring in Infants with Palliated Congenital Heart Disease." Pediatr Cardiol. Page: 1-8, Jun 7 2023 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Shustak RJ, Faerber JA, Stagg A, Hehir DA, Natarajan SS, Preminger TJ, Szwast A, Rome JJ, Giglia TM, Ravishankar C, Mercer-Rosa L, Gardner MM.: "Association of Home Monitoring and Unanticipated Interstage Readmissions in Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome." J Am Heart Assoc. 12(8): e025686, Apr 18 2023 Notes: Epub 2023 Apr 17.

A. Szwast, C. Penney, P. Sharma, J. Savla, and J. Rychik : "Role of Maternal Hyperoxygenation Testing to Predict Need for Balloon Atrial Septostomy in d-Transposition of the Great Arteries" J Am Coll Cardiol. 81 (8_Supplement): 1536, Mar 2023 Notes: Moderated poster session.

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 44(1): 196-203, Jan 2023.

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 Notes: Oral presentation.

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 Notes: Poster presentation.

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 Notes: Poster presentation.

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.

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