Chitra Ravishankar

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Director of Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending in Pediatric Cardiology (including heart failure/transplant), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Cardiology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-6116
Fax: 215-590-4620
Education:
MBBS
University of Bombay, India, 1989.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Ravishankar is interested in measuring cardiac output in the post-operative period, and use of novel strategies to prevent and treat "low cardiac output syndrome" in patients with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Selected Publications

Achuff BJ, Elias MD, O'Connor MJ, Ittenbah RF, Ravishankar C, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Fuller S, Gaynor JW: Risk Factors of Motaality in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Patients Managed with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in a Contemporary Cohort. Poster Presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Session of the ACC, Chicago, IL ACC April 2016.

Allen KY, Downing TE, Glatz AC, Rogers LS, Ravishankar C, Rychik J, Fuller S, Montenegro LM, Steven JM, Spray TL, Nicolson SC, Gaynor JW, Goldberg DJ: Medical Morbidity after the Fontan Operation: Long-Term Follow-Up at a Single Center. Poster Presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Session of the ACC, Chicago, IL. ACC April 2016.

Elias MD, Glatz AC, O'Connor MJ, Schachtner S, Ravishankar C, Mascio CE, Cohen MS: Prevalence and Risk Factors for Pericardial Effusion Requiring Readmission after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Poster Presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Session of the ACC, Chicago, IL. ACC April 2016.

Elias MD, Achuff BJ, Ittenbach RF, Ravishankar C, Spray TL, Fuller S, Mongenegro LM, Gaynor JW, O'Connor MJ: Long-Term Outcomes of Pediatric Cardiac Patients Supported by Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Poster Presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Session of the ACC, Chicago, IL. ACC April 2016.

Downing TE, Allen KY, Goldberg DJ, Rogers LS, Ravishankar C, Rychik, J, Fuller S, Montenegro LM, Steven JM, Spray TL, Nicolson SC, Gaynor JW Glatz AC: Beyond the Fontan: Surgical and Catheter Based Reinterventions are Common in Long-Term Single Ventricle Survivors. Moderated poster presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Session of the ACC, Chicago, IL. ACC April 2016.

Burch P, Ravishankar C, Newburger J, Lambert L, Pemberton V, Suzanne G, Floh, A, Andersn J, Hill G, Hill K, Oster M, Davies R, Jacobs J, Lai W, Lewis A, Schumacher K, Zyblewski S, Minich LA: For the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Longitudinal Assessment of Growth 6 Years after the Norwood Operation: Results from the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial. Poster Presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific Session of the ACC, Chicago, IL. ACC April 2016.

Nandi D, Edwards L, O'Connor MJ, Lin KY, Ravishankar C, Paridon S, Deepchand AI, Shaddy RE, Rossano JW: Pediatric heart transplant donor and recipient factors associated with death or re-transplantation by one year. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the ISHLT, Washington, DC April 2016.

Ravishankar C, Gerstenberger E, Sleeper LA, Atz AM, Affolter JT, Bradley TJ, Gaynor JW, Goldstein BH, Henderson HT, Jacobs JP, Lewis AB, Dunbar-Masterson C, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Petit CJ, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Schumacher KR, Williams IA, Newburger JW: Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Factors affecting Fontan length of stay: Results from the single ventricle reconstruction trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151: 669-675, March 2016.

Miller TA, Zak V, Shrader P, Ravishankar C, Pemberton VL, Newburger JW, Shillingford AJ, Dagincourt N, Cnota JF, Lambert LM, Sananes R, Richmond ME, Hsu DT, Miller SG, Zyblewski SC, Williams RV: Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Gwoth asymmetry, head circumference and neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants with single ventricles. J Pediatr 168: 220-225, January 2016.

Lasa J, Ravishankar C., Rossano JW: Inpatient Pediatrics. Chapter In: Cardiology,Philadelphia Guide (in press). Cardiology, Philadelphia Guide 2016.

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Last updated: 05/06/2016
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