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Luca Vricella, MD

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship

George Washington University School Of Medicine
Residency

Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Internship

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Rome
MD

Outcomes From Three Decades of Infant and Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
Cohen W, Combs P, El-Zein C, Ilbawi M, Kim G, Jeevanandam V, Vricella L, Hibino N. Outcomes From Three Decades of Infant and Pediatric Heart Transplantation. ASAIO J. 2021 09 01; 67(9):1051-1059.
PMID: 33181541

Pediatric aortic valve repair: Any development in the material for cusp extension valvuloplasty?
Hu K, Siddiqi U, Lee B, Pena E, Schulz K, Vogel M, Combs P, El-Zein C, Ilbawi M, Vricella L, Hibino N. Pediatric aortic valve repair: Any development in the material for cusp extension valvuloplasty? J Card Surg. 2021 Nov; 36(11):4054-4060.
PMID: 34423475

Technical Modifications That Might Improve Long-term Outcomes of the Ross Procedure in Children.
Vricella LA, El-Zein C, Hibino N, Rausa J, Roberson D, Ilbawi MN. Technical Modifications That Might Improve Long-term Outcomes of the Ross Procedure in Children. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec; 112(6):1997-2004.
PMID: 33794157

Aortic root aneurysm repair in a neonate with Loeys-Dietz syndrome.
Li W, Cohen W, Combs P, Wong J, Loomba R, Lee BK, El-Zein C, Ilbawi M, Vricella L, Hibino N. Aortic root aneurysm repair in a neonate with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Cardiol Young. 2021 May; 31(5):848-850.
PMID: 33487195

Heart Transplantation for Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Disease: A Comparison of Two Eras over 23 Years and 188 Transplants at a Single Institution.
Tuite GC, Quintessenza JA, Asante-Korang A, Ghazarian SR, Wisotzkey BL, Shah S, Stapleton GE, Decker JA, Herbert CE, Kartha V, Alexander P, Carapellucci J, Krasnopero D, Hanson J, Goldenberg NA, Do NL, Mavroudis C, Karl TR, Boucek RJ, Kutty S, Vricella LA, van Gelder HM, Jacobs JP. Heart Transplantation for Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Disease: A Comparison of Two Eras over 23 Years and 188 Transplants at a Single Institution. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2021 Jan; 12(1):17-26.
PMID: 33407028

Covid-19 in an infant with systemic to pulmonary artery shunt dependent functionally univentricular physiology.
Loomba RS, Lee B, Phillips M, Vricella L, Wong J. Covid-19 in an infant with systemic to pulmonary artery shunt dependent functionally univentricular physiology. Cardiol Young. 2020 Dec 17; 1-14.
PMID: 33327982

Pulmonary hypertension and mitral regurgitation in an infant with an anatomically normal mitral valve.
Hoang R, Cohen W, Mukadam S, Combs P, Husayni T, El-Zein C, Vricella L, Hibino N. Pulmonary hypertension and mitral regurgitation in an infant with an anatomically normal mitral valve. Cardiol Young. 2021 Mar; 31(3):476-478.
PMID: 33272339

Outcomes From Three Decades of Infant and Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
Cohen W, Combs P, El-Zein C, Ilbawi M, Kim G, Jeevanandam V, Vricella L, Hibino N. Outcomes From Three Decades of Infant and Pediatric Heart Transplantation. ASAIO J. 2020 Nov 09.
PMID: 33181541

Congenitally Abnormal Aortic Valve Causing Coronary Obstruction and Cardiac Arrest in Infancy.
Abdulkarim M, Weld J, Cohen W, Combs P, Patel D, El-Zein C, Ilbawi M, Vricella L, Hibino N. Congenitally Abnormal Aortic Valve Causing Coronary Obstruction and Cardiac Arrest in Infancy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 05; 111(5):e339-e341.
PMID: 33069680

Valve-Sparing Operations: What We Know and What We Don't Know.
Vricella LA. Valve-Sparing Operations: What We Know and What We Don't Know. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2020 09; 11(5):545-547.
PMID: 32853057

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