Christine B. Falkensammer, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (267) 426-2296
MD (Medicine )
Leopold Franzens Universitaet Innsbruck Innsbruck, Austria (6 year program), 1999.
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Selected Publications

Brian S. Snarr, Michael Y. Liu, Jeremy C. Zuckerberg, Christine B. Falkensammer, Sumekala Nadaraj, Danielle Burstein, Deborah Ho, Monique A. Gardner, Arene Butto, Stanford G. Ewing, Natesa G. Pandian, Anirban Banerjee: The Parasternal Short-Axis View Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Inferior Sinus Venosus Type of Atrial Septal Defects by Transthoracic Echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography January 2017.

Evelyn K Shih, Shobha Natarajan, Christine Falkensammer, Lauren A Beslow, Steven R Messe, Rebecca N Ichord: Role of Patent Foramen Ovale in First and Recurrent Childhood Cryptogenic Arterial Ischemic Stroke. American Heart Association / International Stroke Conference 2017 2017 Notes: Accepted for Poster Presentation.

Christine B. Falkensammer, Jack Rychik: The Fetal Heart Program: A Multidisciplinary Model And Approach to Contemporary Comprehensive Care for Cardiovascular Condidions Before Birth. Austrian Journal of Cardiology 2016.

Lisa K Hornberger, Christine B. Falkensammer: Fetal Cardiology. Rudolph's Pediatrics 2016 Notes: In press.

Conlon T, Falkensammer C, Hammond R, Nadkarni V, Berg R, Topjian A: Association of Left Ventricular Systolic Function and Vasopressor Support with Survival Following Pediatric Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 16(2): 146–154. Feb 2015.

Suma P Goudar, Andrew M Atz, Karen Altman, Stephen Colan, Christine Falkensammer, Mark Friedberg, Michele Frommelt, Kevin Hill, Daphne T Hsu, Jami Levine, Renee Margossian, Christopher R Mart, Joshua Sticka, Victor Zak, Girish Shirali: Comparison of echocardiographic and invasive measurement of diastolic function in infants with single ventricle physiology: A report from the Pediatric Heart Network Infant Single Ventricle Trial J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 27(6), June 2014 Notes: Podium Presentation.

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. Pediatric Cardiology. Pediatric Cardiology 35(7): 1174–1180, May 2014.

Conlon T, Falkensammer C, Hammond R, Nadkarni V, Berg R, Topjian A: Myocardial Performance and Vasopressor Use Both Influence Survival Following Cardiac Arrest. Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress 2013 2013 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Brooke Davey, Anita Szwast, David Goldberg, Christine Falkensammer, Mary Donofrio, Jack Rychik.: Development and Validation of a Fetal Cardiovascular Disease severity Scale. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 25(6): B93-4, June 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Joseph W. Rossano, David J. goldberg, Antonio R. Mott, Chitra Ravishankar, J. William Gaynor, Christine B. Falkensammer, Stephen Paridon, Jack Rychik.: Hospitalizations in Single Ventricle Patients in the Unites States: Prevalence and Outcomes from 2000-2006. ACC 2011 2011.

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