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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
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    2013Dan G McNamara Teaching Award, Baylor College of Medicine
    2007Award for Poster Presentation of Research - Fellow's Day, Baylor College of Medicine
    2012Excellence in Resident Education Award, University of Arizona

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    Pediatric Electrophysiology
    Arrhythmia and Pacing
    Long QT syndrome

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    1. Mohan S, Moffett BS, Lam W, de la Uz C, Miyake C, Valdes SO, Kim JJ. Analysis of adults with congenital heart disease presenting to pediatric emergency departments with arrhythmias. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 May 22. PMID: 28544787.
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    2. Landstrom AP, Dailey-Schwartz AL, Rosenfeld JA, Yang Y, McLean MJ, Miyake CY, Valdes SO, Fan Y, Allen HD, Penny DJ, Kim JJ. Interpreting Incidentally Identified Variants in Genes Associated With Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in a Large Cohort of Clinical Whole-Exome Genetic Test Referrals. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Apr; 10(4). PMID: 28404607.
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    3. Asaki SY, Orcutt JW, Miyake CY, Justino H, DE LA Uz CM, Kim JJ, Valdes SO, Qureshi AM. Utility and Safety of Combined Interventional Catheterization and Electrophysiology Procedures in a Children's Hospital. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Feb 13. PMID: 28191656.
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    4. Valdés SO, Kim JJ, Niu MC, de la Uz CM, Miyake CY, Moffett BS. Cardiac Arrest in Pediatric Patients Receiving Azithromycin. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov 29. PMID: 27912925.
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    5. Kowalek K, Samson RA, Engelhardt K, Lau Y, Valdes SO. Case Report: Multiple Genetic Mutations in an Infant with Refractory Brugada-Like Syndrome. Congenital Cardiology Today. 2016; 11(14).
    6. Loar RW, Qureshi AM, Miyake CY, Valdes SO, Kim JJ, De la Uz CM. Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation-Associated Ventricular Tachycardia in Congenital Heart Disease. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Dec; 29(6):639-645. PMID: 27670128.
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    7. Moore JA, Cabrera AG, Kim JJ, Valdés SO, de la Uz C, Miyake CY. Follow-Up of Electrocardiographic Findings and Arrhythmias in Patients With Anomalously Arising Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Trunk. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15; 118(10):1563-1567. PMID: 27772664.
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    8. Dalal A, Czosek RJ, Kovach J, von Alvensleben JC, Valdes S, Etheridge SP, Ackerman MJ, Auld D, Huckaby J, McCracken C, Campbell R. Clinical Presentation of Pediatric Patients at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 177:191-6. PMID: 27502104.
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    9. Colombo JN, Samson RA, Valdes SO, Meziab O, Sisk D, Klewer SE. Decreased false-positive adolescent pre-athletic screening with Seattle Criteria-interpreted electrocardiograms. Cardiol Young. 2016 Jun 20; 1-6. PMID: 27322729.
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    10. Chiang DY, Allen HD, Kim JJ, Valdes SO, Wang Y, Pignatelli RH, Lotze TE, Miyake CY. Relation of Cardiac Dysfunction to Rhythm Abnormalities in Patients With Duchenne or Becker Muscular Dystrophies. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Apr 15; 117(8):1349-54. PMID: 26952271.
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    11. Niu MC, Morris SA, Krenek M, DE LA Uz CM, Pedroza C, Miyake CY, Kim JJ, Valdés SO. Reassessing Risk Factors in Pediatric Patients With Pacemakers Implanted for Atrioventricular Block: The Impact of Nonsustained Ventricular Tachycardia. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Apr; 27(4):471-9. PMID: 27074776.
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    12. Kyle WB, Denfield SW, Valdes SO, Penny DJ, Bolin EH, Lopez KN. Assessing ST Segment Changes and Ischemia During Exercise Stress Testing in Patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Fontan Palliation. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Mar; 37(3):545-51. PMID: 26725480.
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    13. Valdes SO. Public Access Defibrillation Programs: Improving Outcomes Worldwide. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Oct; 4(10):e002631. PMID: 26494520.
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    14. Chiang DY, Kim JJ, Valdes SO, de la Uz C, Fan Y, Orcutt J, Domino M, Smith M, Wehrens XH, Miyake CY. Loss-of-Function SCN5A Mutations Associated With Sinus Node Dysfunction, Atrial Arrhythmias, and Poor Pacemaker Capture. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Oct; 8(5):1105-12. PMID: 26111534.
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    15. Ceresnak SR, Dubin AM, Kim JJ, Valdes SO, Fishberger SB, Shetty I, Zimmerman F, Tanel RE, Epstein MR, Motonaga KS, Capone CA, Nappo L, Gates GJ, Pass RH. Success rates in pediatric WPW ablation are improved with 3-dimensional mapping systems compared with fluoroscopy alone: a multicenter study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2015 Apr; 26(4):412-6. PMID: 25600208.
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    16. Kyle WB, Decker J, Macicek SL, Valdes SO, Morales D, Hong B, Price JF, Dreyer WJ, Denfield SW, Kim JJ. Arrhythmias in children with ventricular assist devices. Cardiol Young. 2015 Feb; 25(2):255-60. PMID: 25647466.
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    17. Barton AL, Moffett BS, Valdes SO, Miyake C, Kim JJ. Efficacy and safety of high-dose propranolol for the management of infant supraventricular tachyarrhythmias. J Pediatr. 2015 Jan; 166(1):115-8. PMID: 25282062.
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    18. Moffett BS, Lupo PJ, delaUz CM, Valdes SO, Miyake CY, Decker JA, Kim JJ. Efficacy of digoxin in comparison with propranolol for treatment of infant supraventricular tachycardia: analysis of a large, national database. Cardiol Young. 2015 Aug; 25(6):1080-5. PMID: 25216155.
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    19. Moffett BS, Valdes SO, Lupo PJ, delaUz C, Miyake C, Krenek M, Kim JJ. Flecainide use in children with cardiomyopathy or structural heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Jan; 36(1):146-50. PMID: 25107546.
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    20. Valdes SO, Donoghue AJ, Hoyme DB, Hammond R, Berg MD, Berg RA, Samson RA. Outcomes associated with amiodarone and lidocaine in the treatment of in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest with pulseless ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. Resuscitation. 2014 Mar; 85(3):381-6. PMID: 24361455; PMCID: PMC4354929.
    21. Taylor B, Moffett BS, Krenek M, Valdes SO, Kim J. Race contributes to beta-blocker efficacy in pediatric patients with arrhythmias. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Apr; 35(4):641-4. PMID: 24247733.
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    22. Moffett BS, Valdes SO, Kim JJ. Possible digoxin toxicity associated with concomitant ciprofloxacin therapy. Int J Clin Pharm. 2013 Oct; 35(5):673-6. PMID: 23868369.
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    23. Moffett BS, Valdes SO, Kim JJ. Amiodarone monitoring practices in pediatric hospitals in the United States. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013; 34(8):1762-6. PMID: 23640245.
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    24. Abdy NA, Valdes SO, Sorrell VL, Klewer SE, Barber BJ. Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in an adolescent. Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 Mar-Apr; 5(2):182-7. PMID: 20412494.
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    25. Kim JJ, Valdes SO, Kertesz NJ, Cannon BC. Isolated junctional tachycardia in a patient with pheochromocytoma: an unusual presentation of an uncommon disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2008 Sep; 29(5):986-8. PMID: 17990020.
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    26. Kim JJ, Valdes SO, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Lewellen M, Domino M, Cannon BC. Maintenance of AV synchrony in a small child utilizing two pacemakers and the triggered VVT mode: triggered pacing in small children. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2007 Nov; 30(11):1404-7. PMID: 17976108.
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    27. McMahon CJ, Pignatelli RH, Nagueh SF, Lee VV, Vaughn W, Valdes SO, Kovalchin JP, Jefferies JL, Jefferies JL, Dreyer WJ, Denfield SW, Clunie S, Towbin JA, Eidem BW. Left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy in children: characterisation of clinical status using tissue Doppler-derived indices of left ventricular diastolic relaxation. Heart. 2007 Jun; 93(6):676-81. PMID: 17135224; PMCID: PMC1955174.
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