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PAUL CHECCHIA

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Critical Care
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    2014 - 2015Clinical Faculty of the Year, Baylor College of Medicine
    2015 - 2017President, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
    2018 - 2018Distinguished Alumnus Award, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    2018 - 2018The Anthony Chang Lectureship Award, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

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    1. Achuff BJ, Moffett BS, Acosta S, Lasa JJ, Checchia PA, Rusin CG. Hypotensive Response to IV Acetaminophen in Pediatric Cardiac Patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Jun; 20(6):527-533. PMID: 30676493.
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    2. 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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    3. Steen EH, Lasa JJ, Nguyen TC, Keswani SG, Checchia PA, Anders MM. Central Venous Catheter-Related Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. J Surg Res. 2019 Sep; 241:149-159. PMID: 31026793.
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    4. Cabrera AG, Ahmed M, Checchia PA. Commentary: Light, and maybe less bacteria, at the end of the tunnel? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 23. PMID: 31101347.
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    5. Anderson EJ, DeVincenzo JP, Simões EAF, Krilov LR, Forbes ML, Pannaraj PS, Espinosa CM, Welliver RC, Wolkoff LI, Yogev R, Checchia PA, Domachowske JB, Halasa N, McBride SJ, Kumar VR, McLaurin KK, Rizzo CP, Ambrose CS. SENTINEL1: Two-Season Study of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalizations among U.S. Infants Born at 29 to 35 Weeks' Gestational Age Not Receiving Immunoprophylaxis. Am J Perinatol. 2019 Apr 16. PMID: 30991438.
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    6. Rusin CG, Lasa JJ, Checchia PA. Commentary: The patient is the focus, but the data are the key: Toward data-driven critical care environments. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul; 158(1):244-245. PMID: 30967245.
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    7. Moffett BS, Resendiz K, Morris J, Akcan-Arikan A, Checchia PA. Population Pharmacokinetics of Vancomycin in the Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Population. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2019 Mar-Apr; 24(2):107-116. PMID: 31019403.
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    8. Dhillon GS, Lasa JJ, Aggarwal V, Checchia PA, Bavare AC. Cardiac Arrest in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU: Is Medical Congenital Heart Disease a Predictor of Survival? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar; 20(3):233-242. PMID: 30785870.
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    9. Bangalore H, Checchia PA, Ocampo EC, Heinle JS, Minard CG, Shekerdemian LS. Cortisol Response in Children After Second Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Pediatr Cardiol. 2019 Jan; 40(1):47-52. PMID: 30167750.
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    10. Flores S, Checchia PA. Inflammatory and neurohormonal modulation for congenital heart surgery: The quest continues. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep; 156(3):1207-1208. PMID: 30005886.
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    11. Checchia PA. The Ongoing Evolution of the Truth. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 06; 19(6):584-585. PMID: 29863643.
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    12. Marino BS, Tabbutt S, MacLaren G, Hazinski MF, Adatia I, Atkins DL, Checchia PA, DeCaen A, Fink EL, Hoffman GM, Jefferies JL, Kleinman M, Krawczeski CD, Licht DJ, Macrae D, Ravishankar C, Samson RA, Thiagarajan RR, Toms R, Tweddell J, Laussen PC. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Infants and Children With Cardiac Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2018 05 29; 137(22):e691-e782. PMID: 29685887.
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    13. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Lutfi R, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Lindsell CJ. Endotype Transitions During the Acute Phase of Pediatric Septic Shock Reflect Changing Risk and Treatment Response. Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar; 46(3):e242-e249. PMID: 29252929.
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    14. Simões EAF, Bont L, Manzoni P, Fauroux B, Paes B, Figueras-Aloy J, Checchia PA, Carbonell-Estrany X. Past, Present and Future Approaches to the Prevention and Treatment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Children. Infect Dis Ther. 2018 Mar; 7(1):87-120. PMID: 29470837.
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    15. Stenson EK, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Wong HR. Hyperchloremia Is Associated With Complicated Course and Mortality in Pediatric Patients With Septic Shock. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 02; 19(2):155-160. PMID: 29394222.
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    16. Lasa JJ, Jain P, Raymond TT, Minard CG, Topjian A, Nadkarni V, Gaies M, Bembea M, Checchia PA, Shekerdemian LS, Thiagarajan R. Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Pediatric Cardiac Population: In Search of a Standard of Care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 02; 19(2):125-130. PMID: 29206729.
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    17. Tsang R, Hilvers P, Lupo PJ, Bronicki R, McKenzie D, Checchia PA. Maternal obesity and excessive maternal weight gain during pregnancy: effects on outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgical procedures. Cardiol Young. 2018 Mar; 28(3):391-396. PMID: 29239284.
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    18. Achuff BJ, Achuff JC, Park HH, Moffett B, Acosta S, Rusin CG, Checchia PA. Epinephrine syringe exchange events in a paediatric cardiovascular ICU: analysing the storm. Cardiol Young. 2018 Mar; 28(3):409-415. PMID: 29198222.
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    19. Flores S, Checchia PA. Recognition of Impending Systemic Failure. Pediatr Rev. 2017 Nov; 38(11):520-529. PMID: 29093120.
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    20. Afonso N, Checchia PA. Avoiding kidney injury in the surgical patient: Further defining the role of age. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan; 155(1):266-267. PMID: 28987738.
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    21. Wise RT, Moffett BS, Akcan-Arikan A, Galati M, Afonso N, Checchia PA. Enhancement of diuresis with metolazone in infant paediatric cardiac intensive care patients. Cardiol Young. 2018 Jan; 28(1):27-31. PMID: 28889825.
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    22. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Lindsell CJ. Improved Risk Stratification in Pediatric Septic Shock Using Both Protein and mRNA Biomarkers. PERSEVERE-XP. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 08 15; 196(4):494-501. PMID: 28324661.
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    23. Tume S, Checchia PA. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation After Congenital Heart Surgery: Does One Database Fit All? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 08; 18(8):809-810. PMID: 28796708.
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    24. Manzoni P, Figueras-Aloy J, Simões EAF, Checchia PA, Fauroux B, Bont L, Paes B, Carbonell-Estrany X. Defining the Incidence and Associated Morbidity and Mortality of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Among Children with Chronic Diseases. Infect Dis Ther. 2017 Sep; 6(3):383-411. PMID: 28653300.
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    25. Bronicki RA, Domico M, Checchia PA, Kennedy CE, Akcan-Arikan A. The use of nesiritide in patients with critical cardiac disease. Cardiol Young. 2017 Oct; 27(8):1577-1584. PMID: 28641607.
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    26. Tulloh RMR, Medrano-Lopez C, Checchia PA, Stapper C, Sumitomo N, Gorenflo M, Jung Bae E, Juanico A, Gil-Jaurena JM, Wu MH, Farha T, Dodge-Khatami A, Tsang R, Notario G, Wegzyn C. CHD and respiratory syncytial virus: global expert exchange recommendations. Cardiol Young. 2017 Oct; 27(8):1504-1521. PMID: 28619123.
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    27. Bavare AC, Rafie KS, Bastero PX, Hagan JL, Checchia PA. Acute Decompensation in Pediatric Cardiac Patients: Outcomes After Rapid Response Events. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 May; 18(5):414-419. PMID: 28296663.
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    28. Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald J, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Opoka A, Wong HR. Glucocorticoid Receptor Polymorphisms and Outcomes in Pediatric Septic Shock. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Apr; 18(4):299-303. PMID: 28178077.
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    29. Fauroux B, Simões EAF, Checchia PA, Paes B, Figueras-Aloy J, Manzoni P, Bont L, Carbonell-Estrany X. The Burden and Long-term Respiratory Morbidity Associated with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Early Childhood. Infect Dis Ther. 2017 Jun; 6(2):173-197. PMID: 28357706.
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    30. Bangalore H, Gaies M, Ocampo EC, Heinle JS, Guffey D, Minard CG, Checchia P, Shekerdemian LS. The Total Inotrope Exposure Score: an extension of the Vasoactive Inotrope Score as a predictor of adverse outcomes after paediatric cardiac surgery. Cardiol Young. 2017 Aug; 27(6):1146-1152. PMID: 28287056.
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    31. Upperman JS, Lacroix J, Curley MA, Checchia PA, Lee DW, Cooke KR, Tamburro RF. Specific Etiologies Associated With the Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Children: Part 1. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar; 18(3_suppl Suppl 1):S50-S57. PMID: 28248834.
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    32. Bronicki RA, Domico M, Checchia PA, Kennedy CE, Akcan-Arikan A. The Use of Nesiritide in Children With Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 02; 18(2):151-158. PMID: 27849656.
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    33. Checchia PA, Paes B, Bont L, Manzoni P, Simões EA, Fauroux B, Figueras-Aloy J, Carbonell-Estrany X. Defining the Risk and Associated Morbidity and Mortality of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Among Infants with Congenital Heart Disease. Infect Dis Ther. 2017 Mar; 6(1):37-56. PMID: 28070870.
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    34. Cocoros NM, Priebe GP, Logan LK, Coffin S, Larsen G, Toltzis P, Sandora TJ, Harper M, Sammons JS, Gray JE, Goldmann D, Horan K, Burton M, Checchia PA, Lakoma M, Sims S, Klompas M, Lee GM. A Pediatric Approach to Ventilator-Associated Events Surveillance. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 03; 38(3):327-333. PMID: 27917737.
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    35. Paes B, Fauroux B, Figueras-Aloy J, Bont L, Checchia PA, Simões EA, Manzoni P, Carbonell-Estrany X. Defining the Risk and Associated Morbidity and Mortality of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Among Infants with Chronic Lung Disease. Infect Dis Ther. 2016 Dec; 5(4):453-471. PMID: 27864751.
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    36. Moffett BS, Tsang R, Kennedy C, Bronicki RA, Akcan-Arikan A, Checchia PA. Efficacy of sequential nephron blockade with intravenous chlorothiazide to promote diuresis in cardiac intensive care infants. Cardiol Young. 2017 Aug; 27(6):1104-1109. PMID: 27834164.
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    37. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald J, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Howard K, Harmon K, Lahni P, Frank E, Hart KW, Nguyen TC, Lindsell CJ. Pediatric Sepsis Biomarker Risk Model-II: Redefining the Pediatric Sepsis Biomarker Risk Model With Septic Shock Phenotype. Crit Care Med. 2016 Nov; 44(11):2010-2017. PMID: 27513537.
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    38. Wong HR, Atkinson SJ, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Lindsell CJ. Combining Prognostic and Predictive Enrichment Strategies to Identify Children With Septic Shock Responsive to Corticosteroids. Crit Care Med. 2016 10; 44(10):e1000-3. PMID: 27270179.
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    39. Figueras-Aloy J, Manzoni P, Paes B, Simões EA, Bont L, Checchia PA, Fauroux B, Carbonell-Estrany X. Defining the Risk and Associated Morbidity and Mortality of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Among Preterm Infants Without Chronic Lung Disease or Congenital Heart Disease. Infect Dis Ther. 2016 Dec; 5(4):417-452. PMID: 27628014.
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    40. Checchia PA, Laussen PC, Macrae D, Bohn D, Chang AC, Wessel DL. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care: A Transition to Maturity. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 08; 17(8 Suppl 1):S110-1. PMID: 27490587.
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    41. Bont L, Checchia PA, Fauroux B, Figueras-Aloy J, Manzoni P, Paes B, Simões EA, Carbonell-Estrany X. Defining the Epidemiology and Burden of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Among Infants and Children in Western Countries. Infect Dis Ther. 2016 Sep; 5(3):271-98. PMID: 27480325.
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    42. Checchia PA. Critical cardiac care in children: looking backward and looking forward. Transl Pediatr. 2016 Jul; 5(3):160-164. PMID: 27709097.
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    43. Anderson EJ, Krilov LR, DeVincenzo JP, Checchia PA, Halasa N, Simões EA, Domachowske JB, Forbes ML, Pannaraj PS, McBride SJ, McLaurin KK, Kumar VR, Ambrose CS. SENTINEL1: An Observational Study of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalizations among U.S. Infants Born at 29 to 35 Weeks' Gestational Age Not Receiving Immunoprophylaxis. Am J Perinatol. 2017 01; 34(1):51-61. PMID: 27233106.
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    44. Lasa JJ, Checchia PA. Water, Water, Everywhere…Fluid Overload in the Postoperative Cardiac Patient: Marker of Severity or True Cause of Morbidity and Mortality? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr; 17(4):367-8. PMID: 27043902.
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    45. McBride ME, Floh A, Krishnamurthy G, Checchia P, Klugman D. Advancing Cardiac Critical Care: A Call for Training, Collaboration, and Family Engagement. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Mar; 7(2):135-8. PMID: 26957394.
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    46. Cocoros NM, Kleinman K, Priebe GP, Gray JE, Logan LK, Larsen G, Sammons J, Toltzis P, Miroshnik I, Horan K, Burton M, Sims S, Harper M, Coffin S, Sandora TJ, Hocevar SN, Checchia PA, Klompas M, Lee GM. Ventilator-Associated Events in Neonates and Children--A New Paradigm. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 44(1):14-22. PMID: 26524075.
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    47. Gilliland J, Donnellan A, Justice L, Moake L, Mauney J, Steadman P, Drajpuch D, Tucker D, Storey J, Roth SJ, Koch J, Checchia P, Cooper DS, Staveski SL. Establishment of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Advanced Practice Provider Services. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Jan; 7(1):72-80. PMID: 26714997.
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    48. Tsang R, Checchia P, Bronicki RA. Hemodynamic Monitoring in the Acute Management of Pediatric Heart Failure. Curr Cardiol Rev. 2016; 12(2):112-6. PMID: 26585037.
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    49. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald J, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Howard K, Harmon K, Lahni P, Frank E, Hart KW, Lindsell CJ. Prospective Testing and Redesign of a Temporal Biomarker Based Risk Model for Patients With Septic Shock: Implications for Septic Shock Biology. EBioMedicine. 2015 Dec; 2(12):2087-93. PMID: 26844289.
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    50. Moffett BS, Garrison JM, Hang A, Morris SA, Tsang R, Dinh K, Griffiths P, Bronicki R, Checchia PA. Prostaglandin Availability and Association with Outcomes for Infants with Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Feb; 37(2):338-44. PMID: 26499357.
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    51. Grunwell JR, Weiss SL, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Fitzgerald J, Howard K, Frank E, Harmon K, Wong HR. Differential expression of the Nrf2-linked genes in pediatric septic shock. Crit Care. 2015 Sep 17; 19:327. PMID: 26376786.
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    52. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald J, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Shanley TP, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Dawson E, Howard K, Harmon K, Lahni P, Frank E, Hart KW, Lindsell CJ. A Multibiomarker-Based Model for Estimating the Risk of Septic Acute Kidney Injury. Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug; 43(8):1646-53. PMID: 25962083.
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    53. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald J, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Shanley TP, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Shekhar RS, Gertz S, Dawson E, Howard K, Harmon K, Beckman E, Frank E, Lindsell CJ. Developing a clinically feasible personalized medicine approach to pediatric septic shock. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb 01; 191(3):309-15. PMID: 25489881.
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    54. Weiss SL, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Fitzgerald J, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Howard K, Frank E, Harmon K, Wong HR. Differential expression of the nuclear-encoded mitochondrial transcriptome in pediatric septic shock. Crit Care. 2014 Nov 19; 18(6):623. PMID: 25410281.
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    55. Bronicki RA, Fortenberry J, Schreiber M, Checchia PA, Anas NG. Multicenter randomized controlled trial of inhaled nitric oxide for pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. J Pediatr. 2015 Feb; 166(2):365-9.e1. PMID: 25454942.
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    56. Atkinson SJ, Cvijanovich NZ, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Weiss SL, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Howard K, Frank E, Harmon K, Lahni P, Lindsell CJ, Wong HR. Corticosteroids and pediatric septic shock outcomes: a risk stratified analysis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(11):e112702. PMID: 25386653.
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    57. Moffett BS, Hilvers PS, Dinh K, Arikan AA, Checchia P, Bronicki R. Vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury in pediatric cardiac intensive care patients. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015 Jan-Feb; 10(1):E6-10. PMID: 24934335.
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    58. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Weiss SL, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Harmon K, Zimmerman JJ. Corticosteroids are associated with repression of adaptive immunity gene programs in pediatric septic shock. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr 15; 189(8):940-6. PMID: 24650276.
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    59. Britt J, Moffett BS, Bronicki RA, Checchia PA. Incidence of adverse events requiring intervention after initiation of oral beta-blocker in pediatric cardiac intensive care patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Aug; 35(6):1062-6. PMID: 24718848.
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    60. Wong HR, Weiss SL, Giuliano JS, Wainwright MS, Cvijanovich NZ, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Chopra A, Fitzgerald JC, Gedeit R, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Harmon K, Lahni P, Lindsell CJ. The temporal version of the pediatric sepsis biomarker risk model. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e92121. PMID: 24626215.
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    61. Bangalore H, Ocampo EC, Rodriguez LM, Minard CG, Checchia PA, Heinle JS, Shekerdemian LS. Serum cortisol and early postoperative outcome after stage-1 palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3):211-8. PMID: 24366509.
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    62. Abulebda K, Cvijanovich NZ, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Weiss SL, Chopra A, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Lindsell CJ, Wong HR. Post-ICU admission fluid balance and pediatric septic shock outcomes: a risk-stratified analysis. Crit Care Med. 2014 Feb; 42(2):397-403. PMID: 24145842.
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    63. Wong HR, Weiss SL, Giuliano JS, Wainwright MS, Cvijanovich NZ, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Chopra A, Fitzgerald JC, Gedeit R, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Lahni P, Hart K, Lindsell CJ. Testing the prognostic accuracy of the updated pediatric sepsis biomarker risk model. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e86242. PMID: 24489704.
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    64. Makari D, Checchia PA, Devincenzo J. Rationale for full-season dosing for passive antibody prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014; 10(3):607-14. PMID: 24316863.
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    65. Tsang R, Checchia PA. Defining adequate pain control in the child with Down syndrome: are we treating perception or reality? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Nov; 14(9):899-900. PMID: 24226557.
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    66. Echeta G, Moffett BS, Checchia P, Benton MK, Klouda L, Rodriguez FH, Franklin W. Prescribing errors in adult congenital heart disease patients admitted to a pediatric cardiovascular intensive care unit. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 Mar-Apr; 9(2):126-30. PMID: 23773504.
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    67. Dodge-Khatami A, Checchia PA. Partial mechanical circulatory support in children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun; 14(5 Suppl 1):S62-8. PMID: 23735987.
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    68. Bronicki RA, Checchia PA. Advances in pediatric cardiac intensive care. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2013 Jun; 60(3):655-67. PMID: 23639661.
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    69. Jacobs BR, Nadkarni V, Goldstein B, Checchia P, Ayad O, Bean J, DeMichele S. Nutritional immunomodulation in critically ill children with acute lung injury: feasibility and impact on circulating biomarkers. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan; 14(1):e45-56. PMID: 23295853.
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    70. Checchia PA, Bronicki RA, Muenzer JT, Dixon D, Raithel S, Gandhi SK, Huddleston CB. Nitric oxide delivery during cardiopulmonary bypass reduces postoperative morbidity in children--a randomized trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Sep; 146(3):530-6. PMID: 23228403.
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    71. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Hall M, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Lin R, Bigham MT, Sen A, Nowak J, Quasney M, Henricksen JW, Chopra A, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Harmon K, Lahni P, Shanley TP. Interleukin-27 is a novel candidate diagnostic biomarker for bacterial infection in critically ill children. Crit Care. 2012 Oct 29; 16(5):R213. PMID: 23107287.
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    72. Wong HR, Salisbury S, Xiao Q, Cvijanovich NZ, Hall M, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Lin R, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Sen A, Nowak J, Quasney M, Henricksen JW, Chopra A, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Harmon K, Lahni P, Lindsell CJ. The pediatric sepsis biomarker risk model. Crit Care. 2012 Oct 01; 16(5):R174. PMID: 23025259.
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    73. Bronicki RA, Checchia PA, Stuart-Killion RB, Dixon DJ, Backer CL. The effects of multiple doses of glucocorticoids on the inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass in children. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2012 Oct 01; 3(4):439-45. PMID: 23804905.
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    74. Bronicki RA, Checchia PA, Anas NG, Adams GJ, Penny DJ, Bleiweis MS, Shekerdemian LS. Cerebral and somatic oxygen saturations after repair of tetralogy of Fallot: effects of extubation on regional blood flow. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb; 95(2):682-6. PMID: 22959574.
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    75. Arrington AS, Checchia PA. Quality of life in cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation survivors: a leap of faith now gets data. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul; 13(4):488-9. PMID: 22766547.
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    76. Rossi AF, Checchia PA, Lopez L, Seiden HS, Burke RP. Web-based survey of current trends in hemodynamic monitoring after congenital heart surgery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2012 Jul 01; 3(3):301-9. PMID: 23804861.
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    77. Checchia PA, Bronicki RA, Goldstein B. Review of inhaled nitric oxide in the pediatric cardiac surgery setting. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Apr; 33(4):493-505. PMID: 22298229.
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    78. Basu RK, Standage SW, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Lin R, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Wheeler DS, Devarajan P, Goldstein SL, Wong HR. Identification of candidate serum biomarkers for severe septic shock-associated kidney injury via microarray. Crit Care. 2011; 15(6):R273. PMID: 22098946.
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