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Saul Flores

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Critical Care
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    2017Travel Award Recipient, Pediatric Heart Network
    2016Young Investigator Travel Award, Pediatric Academic Society
    2013Travel Award Recipient, America College of Cardiology
    2013Best Research Project, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
    2013Second Place in the Platform Presentation, Experimental Biology
    2013Young Investigator Travel Award, Experimental Biology
    2010Teacher of the Year Resident Award, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
    2018Educational Scholarship Award, Texas Children's Hospital

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    Dr. Flores provides care for patients with congenital and acquired heart disease requiring critical care at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Flores' research focuses on understanding stress response mechanisms after cardiopulmonary bypass for cardiac surgery in children.

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    1. Loomba RS, Flores S, Villarreal EG, Bronicki RA, Anderson RH. Modified Single-Patch versus Two-Patch Repair for Atrioventricular Septal Defect: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2019 09; 10(5):616-623. PMID: 31496417.
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    2. Loomba RS, Flores S. Use of vasoactive agents in postoperative pediatric cardiac patients: Insights from a national database. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Aug 27. PMID: 31454161.
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    3. Wong J, Loomba RS, Evey L, Bronicki RA, Flores S. Postoperative Inhaled Nitric Oxide Does Not Decrease Length of Stay in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Admissions. Pediatr Cardiol. 2019 Dec; 40(8):1559-1568. PMID: 31446473.
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    4. Kriz C, Flores S, Villarreal EG, Bronicki RA, Loomba RS. Impact of noonan syndrome on admissions for pediatric cardiac surgery. Minerva Pediatr. 2019 Jun 28. PMID: 31264394.
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    5. Karikari S, Rausa J, Flores S, Loomba RS. Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist versus conventional ventilation in the pediatric population: Are there benefits? Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 Sep; 54(9):1374-1381. PMID: 31231985.
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    6. Flores S, Loomba RS, Checchia PA, Graham EM, Bronicki RA. Thyroid Hormone (Triiodothyronine) Therapy in Children After Congenital Heart Surgery: A Meta-Analysis. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 22. PMID: 31128253.
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    7. Flores S, Loomba RS, Elhoff JJ, Bronicki RA, Mery CM, Alsaied T, Alahdab F. Peritoneal Dialysis Vs Diuretics in Children After Congenital Heart Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep; 108(3):806-812. PMID: 31026428.
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    8. Loomba RS, Frommelt PC, Anderson RH, Flores S, Tweddell JS. Timing of Fontan Completion in Children with Functionally Univentricular Hearts and Isomerism: The Impact of Age, Weight, and Pre-Fontan Arterial Oxygen Saturation. Pediatr Cardiol. 2019 Apr; 40(4):753-761. PMID: 30671646.
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    9. Loomba RS, Gray SB, Flores S. Hemodynamic effects of ketamine in children with congenital heart disease and/or pulmonary hypertension. Congenit Heart Dis. 2018 Sep; 13(5):646-654. PMID: 30259660.
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    10. Flores S, Cooper DS, Opoka AM, Iliopoulos I, Pluckebaum S, Alder MN, Krallman KA, Sahay RD, Fei L, Wong HR. Characterization of the Glucocorticoid Receptor in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 08; 19(8):705-712. PMID: 29677033.
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    11. Flores S, Checchia PA. Inflammatory and neurohormonal modulation for congenital heart surgery: The quest continues. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 09; 156(3):1207-1208. PMID: 30005886.
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    12. Flores S, Bronicki RA. Capnography and Outcomes in Congenital Cardiac Surgery…Ready for Prime Time? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 04; 19(4):377-378. PMID: 29620710.
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    13. Flores S, Checchia PA. Recognition of Impending Systemic Failure. Pediatr Rev. 2017 Nov; 38(11):520-529. PMID: 29093120.
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    14. Flores S, Bronicki RA. Fluid Management After Congenital Cardiac Surgery: The Good, the Bad, and the Indifferent. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 07; 18(7):718-719. PMID: 28691960.
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    15. Flores S, FitzGerald MR, Iliopoulos I, Daily JA, Rodriguez M, Nelson DP, Wong HR, Menon K, Cooper DS. An International Survey of Corticosteroid Use for the Management of Low Cardiac Output Syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul; 18(7):630-637. PMID: 28459760.
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    16. Iliopoulos I, Flores S, Pratap JN, Cooper DS, Cassedy A, Nelson DP. Arginine-vasopressin therapy in hypotensive neonates and infants after cardiac surgery: response is unrelated to baseline ventricular function. Cardiol Young. 2017 Aug; 27(6):1031-1040. PMID: 27964765.
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    17. Basu R, Flores S, Cooper E. . Hypertension – Evaluation and Management. In Pediatric Current Concepts. Society of Critical Care Medicine. 2016.
    18. Flores S, Kimball TR, Nelson DP, Morales DL. Single-Stage Repair of an Unusual Association: Congenital Gerbode Defect, Hypoplastic Aortic Arch, and Partially Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return in an Infant. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Jul; 7(4):502-5. PMID: 26852365.
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    19. Flores S, Moore RA, Statile CJ, Michelfelder EC, Wanstrath SG, Knilans TK, Morales DL, Cooper DS. Critical care for patients with congenital abnormalities of the coronary arteries. Cardiol Young. 2015 Dec; 25(8):1561-6. PMID: 26675604.
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    20. Flores S, Daily J, Pratap JN, Cash MC, Hirsch R. Management of a child with pulmonary arterial hypertension presenting with systemic hypertension. Cardiol Young. 2016 Feb; 26(2):378-81. PMID: 26082002.
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    21. Flores S, Short SR, Basu RK. Perioperative Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients and Patients Requiring ECMO. In Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2015.
    22. Moore RA, Flores S, Cooper DS. Critical care of patients with paediatric valvar cardiac disease. Cardiol Young. 2014 Dec; 24(6):1071-6. PMID: 25647381.
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    23. Flores S, Dangol A, Strainic JP, Hoit BD, Kouretas PC, Ashwath RC. Fetal diagnosis of superior vena cava aneurysm. Echocardiography. 2012 Nov; 29(10):E267-9. PMID: 22957823.
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    24. Watanabe M, Wikenheiser J, Ramirez-Bergeron D, Flores S, Dangol A, Karunamuni G, Thomas A, Montano M, Ashwath R. Cardiac vasculature; development, and pathology. In “Vasculogenesis". 2011.
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