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PAUL CHECCHIA

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Critical Care
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
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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

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    1. 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 Apr 23. PMID: 29685887.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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 Feb; 19(2):155-160. PMID: 29394222.
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    5. 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 Feb; 19(2):125-130. PMID: 29206729.
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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Flores S, Checchia PA. Recognition of Impending Systemic Failure. Pediatr Rev. 2017 Nov; 38(11):520-529. PMID: 29093120.
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    9. 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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    10. 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. 2017 Sep 11; 1-5. PMID: 28889825.
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    11. Tume S, Checchia PA. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation After Congenital Heart Surgery: Does One Database Fit All? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug; 18(8):809-810. PMID: 28796708.
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    12. 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 Jun 26. PMID: 28653300.
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    13. Bronicki RA, Domico M, Checchia PA, Kennedy CE, Akcan-Arikan A. The use of nesiritide in patients with critical cardiac disease. Cardiol Young. 2017 Jun 23; 1-8. PMID: 28641607.
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    14. 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 Jun 16; 1-18. PMID: 28619123.
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    15. Moffett BS, Haworth TE, Wang Y, Afonso N, Checchia PA. Spironolactone effect on potassium supplementation in paediatric cardiac intensive care patients. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2017 Apr 05. PMID: 28382621.
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    16. Fauroux B, Simões EA, 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 Mar 29. PMID: 28357706.
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    17. 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 Mar 21. PMID: 28324661.
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    18. 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 Mar 14. PMID: 28296663.
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    19. 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 Mar 13; 1-7. PMID: 28287056.
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    20. 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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    21. 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 Feb 07. PMID: 28178077.
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    22. 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 Jan 09. PMID: 28070870.
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    23. 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 Mar; 38(3):327-333. PMID: 27917737.
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    24. 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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    25. 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. 2016 Nov 15. PMID: 27849656.
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    26. 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. 2016 Nov 11; 1-6. PMID: 27834164.
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    27. 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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    28. 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 Oct; 44(10):e1000-3. PMID: 27270179; PMCID: PMC5026540 [Available on 10/01/17].
    29. 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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    30. 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 Aug; 17(8 Suppl 1):S110-1. PMID: 27490587.
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    31. 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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    32. 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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    33. 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 Jan; 34(1):51-61. PMID: 27233106.
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    34. 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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    35. 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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    36. 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; PMCID: PMC4861939 [Available on 05/01/17].
    37. 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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    38. 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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    39. 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; PMCID: PMC4703723.
    40. 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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    41. 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; 19:327. PMID: 26376786.
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    42. 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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    43. 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 1; 191(3):309-15. PMID: 25489881; PMCID: PMC4351580.
    44. Search for heavy neutrinos and [Formula: see text] bosons with right-handed couplings in proton-proton collisions at [Formula: see text]. Eur Phys J C Part Fields. 2014; 74(11):3149. PMID: 25814876.
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    45. 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; 18(6):623. PMID: 25410281; PMCID: PMC4247726.
    46. 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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    47. Measurement of differential cross sections for the production of a pair of isolated photons in pp collisions at [Formula: see text]. Eur Phys J C Part Fields. 2014; 74(11):3129. PMID: 25814874.
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    48. 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; PMCID: PMC4227847.
    49. Searches for electroweak production of charginos, neutralinos, and sleptons decaying to leptons and W, Z, and Higgs bosons in pp collisions at 8 TeV. Eur Phys J C Part Fields. 2014; 74(9):3036. PMID: 25814912.
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    50. Measurement of top quark-antiquark pair production in association with a W or Z boson in pp collisions at [Formula: see text][Formula: see text]. Eur Phys J C Part Fields. 2014; 74(9):3060. PMID: 25814914.
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    51. Measurement of WZ and ZZ production in pp collisions at [Formula: see text] in final states with b-tagged jets. Eur Phys J C Part Fields. 2014; 74(8):2973. PMID: 25814904.
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    52. 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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    53. Probing color coherence effects in pp collisions at [Formula: see text]. Eur Phys J C Part Fields. 2014; 74(6):2901. PMID: 25814895.
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    54. Study of the production of charged pions, kaons, and protons in pPb collisions at [Formula: see text]5.02[Formula: see text]. Eur Phys J C Part Fields. 2014; 74(6):2847. PMID: 25814892.
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    55. 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; PMCID: PMC4098101.
    56. 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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    57. 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; PMCID: PMC3953585.
    58. 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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    59. 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; PMCID: PMC3947064.
    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, 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; PMCID: PMC3906040.
    61. 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; PMCID: PMC4130285.
    62. 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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    63. 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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    64. 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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    65. 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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    66. 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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    67. 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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    68. 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; 16(5):R213. PMID: 23107287; PMCID: PMC3682317.
    69. 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; 16(5):R174. PMID: 23025259; PMCID: PMC3682273.
    70. 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 1; 3(4):439-45. PMID: 23804905.
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    71. 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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    72. 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 1; 3(3):301-9. PMID: 23804861.
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    73. 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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    74. 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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    75. 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; PMCID: PMC3388679.
    76. Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Lin R, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Wheeler DS, Doughty LA, Tegtmeyer K, Poynter SE, Kaplan JM, Chima RS, Stalets E, Basu RK, Varisco BM, Barr FE. Validation of a gene expression-based subclassification strategy for pediatric septic shock. Crit Care Med. 2011 Nov; 39(11):2511-7. PMID: 21705885; PMCID: PMC3196776.
    77. Checchia PA. Perioperative mechanical circulatory support in children with critical heart disease. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2011 Oct; 13(5):414-24. PMID: 21748290.
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    78. Checchia PA, Nalysnyk L, Fernandes AW, Mahadevia PJ, Xu Y, Fahrbach K, Welliver RC. Mortality and morbidity among infants at high risk for severe respiratory syncytial virus infection receiving prophylaxis with palivizumab: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep; 12(5):580-8. PMID: 21200358.
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    79. Wynn JL, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Lin R, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Wong HR. The influence of developmental age on the early transcriptomic response of children with septic shock. Mol Med. 2011; 17(11-12):1146-56. PMID: 21738952; PMCID: PMC3321808.
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