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Christine B. Falkensammer, M.D.

Christine B. Falkensammer, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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

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 ASE 2014 2014.

6. 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 2014.

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 2014.

Conlon T, Falkensammer C, Hammond R, Nadkarni V, Berg R, Topjian A: Myocardial Performance and Vasopressor Use Both Influence Survival Following Cardiac Arrest. SCCM 2013 2013.

Brooke Davey, Anita Szwast, David Goldberg, Christine Falkensammer, Mary Donofrio, Jack Rychik.: Development and Validation of a Fetal Cardiovascular Disease severity Scale. ASE 2012 2012.

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.

Falkensammer CB, Heinle JS, Chang AC.: Serial Plasma BNP Levels in Assessing Inadequate Left Ventricular decompression on ECMO. Pediatric Cardiology 2008.

Falkensammer CB, Ayres NA, Altman CA, Bezod LI, Eidem BW, Ge S, Kovalchin JP: Fetal Cardiac Malposition: Incidence and Outcome of Associated Cardiac and Extracardiac Malformations. American Journal of Perinatology 2008.

Falkensammer CB, Gename J, Law MA, Altman CA, Ayres NA, Eidem BW, Justino H, Pignetalli RH.: Impact of Acute Changes in Left Ventricular Afterload on Regional Myocardial Function: A Study in Children with Aortic Valve Stenosis Before and After Balloon Valvuloplasty. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008.

Texter KM, Ayres NA, Greiner, MG, Denfield SW, Nutting AC, Falkensammer CB, Towbin JA, Pignateli RH: Impact of Acute Changes in Ventricular Afterload on Strain and Strain Rate Imaging: A study in Children before and after balloon valvuloplasty for pulmonary valve stenosis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007.

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