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Meet Dr. Elizabeth Blume

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Brown University , 1986 , Providence , RI

Medical School

  • Case Western Reserve University , 1991 , Cleveland , OH

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1994 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1997 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Dipchand AI, Kirk R, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Blume ED, Morrow R, Rosenthal D, Auerbach S, Richmond ME, Kirklin JK. Ventricular Assist Device Support as a Bridge to Transplantation in Pediatric Patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jul 24; 72(4):402-415. View abstract
  2. Webber S, Zeevi A, Mason K, Addonizio L, Blume E, Dipchand A, Shaddy R, Feingold B, Canter C, Hsu D, Mahle W, Armstrong B, Morrison Y, Ikle D, Diop H, Odim J. Pediatric heart transplantation across a positive crossmatch: First year results from the CTOTC-04 multi-institutional study. Am J Transplant. 2018 Sep; 18(9):2148-2162. View abstract
  3. Dipchand AI, Webber S, Mason K, Feingold B, Bentlejewski C, Mahle WT, Shaddy R, Canter C, Blume ED, Lamour J, Zuckerman W, Diop H, Morrison Y, Armstrong B, Ikle D, Odim J, Zeevi A. Incidence, characterization, and impact of newly detected donor-specific anti-HLA antibody in the first year after pediatric heart transplantation: A report from the CTOTC-04 study. Am J Transplant. 2018 Sep; 18(9):2163-2174. View abstract
  4. Zuckerman WA, Zeevi A, Mason KL, Feingold B, Bentlejewski C, Addonizio LJ, Blume ED, Canter CE, Dipchand AI, Hsu DT, Shaddy RE, Mahle WT, Demetris AJ, Briscoe DM, Mohanakumar T, Ahearn JM, Iklé DN, Armstrong BD, Morrison Y, Diop H, Odim J, Webber SA. Study rationale, design, and pretransplantation alloantibody status: A first report of Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation in Children-04 (CTOTC-04) in pediatric heart transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2018 Sep; 18(9):2135-2147. View abstract
  5. Balkin EM, Sleeper LA, Kirkpatrick JN, Swetz KM, Coggins MK, Wolfe J, Blume ED. Physician Perspectives on Palliative Care for Children with Advanced Heart Disease: A Comparison between Pediatric Cardiology and Palliative Care Physicians. J Palliat Med. 2018 Jun; 21(6):773-779. View abstract
  6. Sutcliffe DL, Pruitt E, Cantor RS, Godown J, Lane J, Turrentine MW, Law SP, Lantz JL, Kirklin JK, Bernstein D, Blume ED. Post-transplant outcomes in pediatric ventricular assist device patients: A PediMACS-Pediatric Heart Transplant Study linkage analysis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Jun; 37(6):715-722. View abstract
  7. Hofferberth SC, Singh TP, Bastardi H, Blume ED, Fynn-Thompson F. Liver abnormalities and post-transplant survival in pediatric Fontan patients. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Dec; 21(8). View abstract
  8. Cao S, Smith LL, Padilla-Lopez SR, Guida BS, Blume E, Shi J, Morton SU, Brownstein CA, Beggs AH, Kruer MC, Agrawal PB. Homozygous EEF1A2 mutation causes dilated cardiomyopathy, failure to thrive, global developmental delay, epilepsy and early death. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 09 15; 26(18):3545-3552. View abstract
  9. Marcus KL, Balkin EM, Al-Sayegh H, Guslits E, Blume ED, Ma C, Wolfe J. Patterns and Outcomes of Care in Children With Advanced Heart Disease Receiving Palliative Care Consultation. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Feb; 55(2):351-358. View abstract
  10. Kirklin JK, Pagani FD, Kormos RL, Stevenson LW, Blume ED, Myers SL, Miller MA, Baldwin JT, Young JB, Naftel DC. Eighth annual INTERMACS report: Special focus on framing the impact of adverse events. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Oct; 36(10):1080-1086. View abstract
  11. Blume ED, VanderPluym C, Lorts A, Baldwin JT, Rossano JW, Morales DLS, Cantor RS, Miller MA, St Louis JD, Koehl D, Sutcliffe DL, Eghtesady P, Kirklin JK, Rosenthal DN. Second annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) report: Pre-implant characteristics and outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Jan; 37(1):38-45. View abstract
  12. Balkin EM, Kirkpatrick JN, Kaufman B, Swetz KM, Sleeper LA, Wolfe J, Blume ED. Pediatric Cardiology Provider Attitudes About Palliative Care: A Multicenter Survey Study. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Oct; 38(7):1324-1331. View abstract
  13. Hawkins B, Fynn-Thompson F, Daly KP, Corf M, Blume E, Connor J, Porter C, Almond C, VanderPluym C. The Evolution of a Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Program: The Boston Children's Hospital Experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Jun; 38(5):1032-1041. View abstract
  14. Blume ED, Hauptman PJ, Gauvreau K, Cooper S, Goodlin S, Swetz KM, Alpert C, Hummel SL, Josephson RA, Doherty C, Brenes Salazar J, Maurer MS, Cestoni A, Bohannon K, Light-McGroary KA, Kirkpatrick JN. Deactivation of Ventricular Assist Devices: Perspectives and Experiences of Adult Cardiovascular Providers. J Card Fail. 2017 06; 23(6):485-486. View abstract
  15. VanderPluym CJ, Cedars A, Eghtesady P, Maxwell BG, Gelow JM, Burchill LJ, Maltais S, Koehl DA, Cantor RS, Blume ED. Outcomes following implantation of mechanical circulatory support in adults with congenital heart disease: An analysis of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS). J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Jan; 37(1):89-99. View abstract
  16. DeWitt E, Callahan R, Blume E, Marshall A, Mah D. Trans-Fontan baffle placement of an endocardial systemic ventricular pacing lead. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2017 Feb; 3(2):129-132. View abstract
  17. Zafar F, Villa CR, Morales DL, Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Kirklin JK, Lorts A. Does Small Size Matter With Continuous Flow Devices?: Analysis of the INTERMACS Database of Adults With BSA =1.5 m2. JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Feb; 5(2):123-131. View abstract
  18. Daly KP, Stack M, Eisenga MF, Keane JF, Zurakowski D, Blume ED, Briscoe DM. Vascular endothelial growth factor A is associated with the subsequent development of moderate or severe cardiac allograft vasculopathy in pediatric heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr; 36(4):434-442. View abstract
  19. Kirkpatrick JN, Hauptman PJ, Swetz KM, Blume ED, Gauvreau K, Maurer M, Goodlin SJ. Palliative Care for Patients With End-Stage Cardiovascular Disease and Devices: A Report From the Palliative Care Working Group of the Geriatrics Section of the American College of Cardiology. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 07 01; 176(7):1017-9. View abstract
  20. Mills KI, Vincent JA, Zuckerman WA, Hoffman TM, Canter CE, Marshall AC, Blume ED, Bergersen L, Daly KP. Is Endomyocardial Biopsy a Safe and Useful Procedure in Children with Suspected Cardiomyopathy? Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Oct; 37(7):1200-10. View abstract
  21. Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Farber GK, Bertoch D, Blume ED, Burns KM, Campbell R, Chang AC, Chung WK, Riehle-Colarusso T, Curtis LH, Forrest CB, Gaynor WJ, Gaies MG, Go AS, Henchey P, Martin GR, Pearson G, Pemberton VL, Schwartz SM, Vincent R, Kaltman JR. Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group: An Integrated Network for Congenital Heart Disease Research. Circulation. 2016 Apr 05; 133(14):1410-8. View abstract
  22. Rosenthal DN, Almond CS, Jaquiss RD, Peyton CE, Auerbach SR, Morales DR, Epstein DJ, Cantor RS, Kormos RL, Naftel DC, Butts RJ, Ghanayem NS, Kirklin JK, Blume ED. Adverse events in children implanted with ventricular assist devices in the United States: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS). J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 05; 35(5):569-77. View abstract
  23. Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Rossano JW, Baldwin JT, Eghtesady P, Morales DL, Cantor RS, Conway J, Lorts A, Almond CS, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK. Outcomes of children implanted with ventricular assist devices in the United States: First analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS). J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 05; 35(5):578-84. View abstract
  24. Rossano JW, Lorts A, VanderPluym CJ, Jeewa A, Guleserian KJ, Bleiweis MS, Reinhartz O, Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Naftel DC, Cantor RS, Kirklin JK. Outcomes of pediatric patients supported with continuous-flow ventricular assist devices: A report from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS). J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 05; 35(5):585-90. View abstract
  25. Garbern JC, Gauvreau K, Blume ED, Singh TP. Is Myocarditis an Independent Risk Factor for Post-Transplant Mortality in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients? Circ Heart Fail. 2016 Jan; 9(1):e002328. View abstract
  26. Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Pagani FD, Kormos RL, Stevenson LW, Blume ED, Myers SL, Miller MA, Baldwin JT, Young JB. Seventh INTERMACS annual report: 15,000 patients and counting. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Dec; 34(12):1495-504. View abstract
  27. Lorts A, Blume ED. Pediatric mechanical circulatory support: available devices and outcomes as bridge-to-transplant therapy. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2015 Oct; 20(5):557-61. View abstract
  28. Balkin EM, Wolfe J, Ziniel SI, Lang P, Thiagarajan R, Dillis S, Fynn-Thompson F, Blume ED. Physician and parent perceptions of prognosis and end-of-life experience in children with advanced heart disease. J Palliat Med. 2015 Apr; 18(4):318-23. View abstract
  29. Reddy S, Fung A, Manlhiot C, Tierney ES, Chung WK, Blume E, Kaufman BD, Goldmuntz E, Colan S, Mital S. Adrenergic receptor genotype influences heart failure severity and ß-blocker response in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. Pediatr Res. 2015 Feb; 77(2):363-9. View abstract
  30. Singh TP, Blume ED, Alexander PM, Gauvreau K. Association of hemodynamic profiles with wait-list mortality in children listed for heart transplantation with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jan 15; 115(2):243-8. View abstract
  31. Schoettler M, Elisofon SA, Kim HB, Blume ED, Rodig N, Boyer D, Neufeld EJ, Grace RF. Treatment and outcomes of immune cytopenias following solid organ transplant in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 02; 62(2):214-218. View abstract
  32. Blume ED, Balkin EM, Aiyagari R, Ziniel S, Beke DM, Thiagarajan R, Taylor L, Kulik T, Pituch K, Wolfe J. Parental perspectives on suffering and quality of life at end-of-life in children with advanced heart disease: an exploratory study*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 May; 15(4):336-42. View abstract
  33. Schumacher KR, Singh TP, Kuebler J, Aprile K, O'Brien M, Blume ED. Risk factors and outcome of Fontan-associated plastic bronchitis: a case-control study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Apr 22; 3(2):e000865. View abstract
  34. Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Pagani FD, Kormos RL, Stevenson LW, Blume ED, Miller MA, Baldwin JT, Timothy Baldwin J, Young JB. Sixth INTERMACS annual report: a 10,000-patient database. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Jun; 33(6):555-64. View abstract
  35. Vanderpluym CJ, Fynn-Thompson F, Blume ED. Ventricular assist devices in children: progress with an orphan device application. Circulation. 2014 Apr 08; 129(14):1530-7. View abstract
  36. VanderPluym C, Graham DA, Almond CS, Blume ED, Milliren CE, Singh TP. Survival in patients removed from the heart transplant waiting list before receiving a transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Mar; 33(3):261-9. View abstract
  37. Lunze FI, Colan SD, Gauvreau K, Perez-Atayde AR, Smith RN, Blume ED, Singh TP. Tissue Doppler imaging for rejection surveillance in pediatric heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Oct; 32(10):1027-33. View abstract
  38. Daly KP, Chandler SF, Almond CS, Singh TP, Mah H, Milford E, Matte GS, Bastardi HJ, Mayer JE, Fynn-Thompson F, Blume ED. Antibody depletion for the treatment of crossmatch-positive pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Nov; 17(7):661-9. View abstract
  39. Lytrivi ID, Blume ED, Rhodes J, Dillis S, Gauvreau K, Singh TP. Prognostic value of exercise testing during heart transplant evaluation in children. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Jul; 6(4):792-9. View abstract
  40. Dipchand AI, Kirk R, Mahle WT, Tresler MA, Naftel DC, Pahl E, Miyamoto SD, Blume E, Guleserian KJ, White-Williams C, Kirklin JK. Ten yr of pediatric heart transplantation: a report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Mar; 17(2):99-111. View abstract
  41. Khairy P, Clair M, Fernandes SM, Blume ED, Powell AJ, Newburger JW, Landzberg MJ, Mayer JE. Cardiovascular outcomes after the arterial switch operation for D-transposition of the great arteries. Circulation. 2013 Jan 22; 127(3):331-9. View abstract
  42. Acker MA, Pagani FD, Stough WG, Mann DL, Jessup M, Kormos R, Slaughter MS, Baldwin T, Stevenson L, Aaronson KD, Miller L, Naftel D, Yancy C, Rogers J, Teuteberg J, Starling RC, Griffith B, Boyce S, Westaby S, Blume E, Wearden P, Higgins R, Mack M. Statement regarding the pre and post market assessment of durable, implantable ventricular assist devices in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Dec; 31(12):1241-52. View abstract
  43. Acker MA, Pagani FD, Stough WG, Mann DL, Jessup M, Kormos R, Slaughter MS, Baldwin T, Stevenson L, Aaronson KD, Miller L, Naftel D, Yancy C, Rogers J, Teuteberg J, Starling RC, Griffith B, Boyce S, Westaby S, Blume E, Wearden P, Higgins R, Mack M. Statement regarding the pre and post market assessment of durable, implantable ventricular assist devices in the United States. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Jan; 6(1):e1-e11. View abstract
  44. Acker MA, Pagani FD, Stough WG, Mann DL, Jessup M, Kormos R, Slaughter MS, Baldwin T, Stevenson L, Aaronson KD, Miller L, Naftel D, Yancy C, Rogers J, Teuteberg J, Starling RC, Griffith B, Boyce S, Westaby S, Blume E, Wearden P, Higgins R, Mack M. Statement regarding the pre and post market assessment of durable, implantable ventricular assist devices in the United States: executive summary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec; 94(6):e163-8. View abstract
  45. Acker MA, Pagani FD, Stough WG, Mann DL, Jessup M, Kormos R, Slaughter MS, Baldwin T, Stevenson L, Aaronson KD, Miller L, Naftel D, Yancy C, Rogers J, Teuteberg J, Starling RC, Griffith B, Boyce S, Westaby S, Blume E, Wearden P, Higgins R, Mack M. Statement regarding the pre and post market assessment of durable, implantable ventricular assist devices in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec; 94(6):2147-58. View abstract
  46. Acker MA, Pagani FD, Stough WG, Mann DL, Jessup M, Kormos R, Slaughter MS, Baldwin T, Stevenson L, Aaronson KD, Miller L, Naftel D, Yancy C, Rogers J, Teuteberg J, Starling RC, Griffith B, Boyce S, Westaby S, Blume E, Wearden P, Higgins R, Mack M. Statement regarding the pre and post market assessment of durable, implantable ventricular assist devices in the United States: executive summary. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Jan; 6(1):145-50. View abstract
  47. Lunze FI, Colan SD, Gauvreau K, Chen MH, Perez-Atayde AR, Blume ED, Singh TP. Cardiac allograft function during the first year after transplantation in rejection-free children and young adults. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Nov; 5(6):756-64. View abstract
  48. Schwenk HT, Vo P, Moffitt K, Kehoe E, Blume E, Sharma T, Khatwa U. Allograft-Transmitted Histoplasma capsulatum Infection in a Solid Organ Transplant Recipient. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Sep; 2(3):270-3. View abstract
  49. Morell E, Wolfe J, Scheurer M, Thiagarajan R, Morin C, Beke DM, Smoot L, Cheng H, Gauvreau K, Blume ED. Patterns of care at end of life in children with advanced heart disease. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug; 166(8):745-8. View abstract
  50. Chen MH, Abernathey E, Lunze F, Colan SD, O'Neill S, Bergersen L, Geva T, Blume ED. Utility of exercise stress echocardiography in pediatric cardiac transplant recipients: a single-center experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 May; 31(5):517-23. View abstract
  51. Daly KP, Marshall AC, Vincent JA, Zuckerman WA, Hoffman TM, Canter CE, Blume ED, Bergersen L. Endomyocardial biopsy and selective coronary angiography are low-risk procedures in pediatric heart transplant recipients: results of a multicenter experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Apr; 31(4):398-409. View abstract
  52. Kovach JR, Naftel DC, Pearce FB, Tresler MA, Edens RE, Shuhaiber JH, Blume ED, Fynn-Thompson F, Kirklin JK, Zangwill SD. Comparison of risk factors and outcomes for pediatric patients listed for heart transplantation after bidirectional Glenn and after Fontan: an analysis from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Feb; 31(2):133-9. View abstract
  53. Daly KP, Chakravarti SB, Tresler M, Naftel DC, Blume ED, Dipchand AI, Almond CS. Sudden death after pediatric heart transplantation: analysis of data from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Dec; 30(12):1395-402. View abstract
  54. Almond CS, Buchholz H, Massicotte P, Ichord R, Rosenthal DN, Uzark K, Jaquiss RD, Kroslowitz R, Kepler MB, Lobbestael A, Bellinger D, Blume ED, Fraser CD, Bartlett RH, Thiagarajan R, Jenkins K. Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric ventricular assist device Investigational Device Exemption study: study design and rationale. Am Heart J. 2011 Sep; 162(3):425-35.e6. View abstract
  55. Ford MA, Almond CS, Gauvreau K, Piercey G, Blume ED, Smoot LB, Fynn-Thompson F, Singh TP. Association of graft ischemic time with survival after heart transplant among children in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Nov; 30(11):1244-9. View abstract
  56. Guleserian KJ, Schechtman KB, Zheng J, Edens RE, Jacobs JP, Mahle WT, Emerson SL, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK, Blume ED, Canter CE. Outcomes after listing for primary transplantation for infants with unoperated-on non-hypoplastic left heart syndrome congenital heart disease: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Sep; 30(9):1023-32. View abstract
  57. Larsen RL, Canter CE, Naftel DC, Tressler M, Rosenthal DN, Blume ED, Mahle WT, Yung D, Morrow WR, Orav EJ, Wilkinson JD, Towbin JA, Lipshultz SE. The impact of heart failure severity at time of listing for cardiac transplantation on survival in pediatric cardiomyopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Jul; 30(7):755-60. View abstract
  58. Daly KP, Colan SD, Blume ED, Margossian R, Gauvreau K, Duncan C, Lehmann LE, Chen MH. Changes in echocardiographic measures of systolic and diastolic function in children 1 year after hematopoietic SCT. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2011 Dec; 46(12):1532-9. View abstract
  59. Morell E, Cheng H, Scheurer M, Smoot L, Wolfe J, Beke D, Blume E. Patterns of End-of-Life Care in Children with Advanced Heart Disease (747). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jan; 41(1):301. View abstract
  60. Gajarski RJ, Blume ED, Urschel S, Schechtman K, Zheng J, West LJ, Altamirano L, Miyamoto S, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK, Zamberlan MC, Canter CE. Infection and malignancy after pediatric heart transplantation: the role of induction therapy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Mar; 30(3):299-308. View abstract
  61. Everitt MD, Pahl E, Schechtman KB, Zheng J, Ringewald JM, L'ecuyer T, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK, Blume ED, Bullock EA, Canter CE. Rejection with hemodynamic compromise in the current era of pediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Mar; 30(3):282-8. View abstract
  62. George JF, Taylor DO, Blume ED, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Brown RN, Dipchand AI, McGiffin DC, Pamboukian SV, Tallaj JA. Minimizing infection and rejection death: clues acquired from 19 years of multi-institutional cardiac transplantation data. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Feb; 30(2):151-7. View abstract
  63. Singh TP, Naftel DC, Addonizio L, Mahle W, Foushee MT, Zangwill S, Blume ED, Kirklin JK, Singh R, Johnston JK, Chinnock R. Association of race and socioeconomic position with outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2010 Sep; 10(9):2116-23. View abstract
  64. Silva JN, Canter CE, Singh TP, Gauvreau K, Piercey GE, Berul CI, Smoot LB, Blume ED, Fynn-Thompson F, Almond CS. Outcomes of heart transplantation using donor hearts from infants with sudden infant death syndrome. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Nov; 29(11):1226-30. View abstract
  65. Auerbach SR, Richmond ME, Lamour JM, Blume ED, Addonizio LJ, Shaddy RE, Mahony L, Pahl E, Hsu DT. BNP levels predict outcome in pediatric heart failure patients: post hoc analysis of the Pediatric Carvedilol Trial. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Sep; 3(5):606-11. View abstract
  66. Almond CS, Gauvreau K, Thiagarajan RR, Piercey GE, Blume ED, Smoot LB, Fynn-Thompson F, Singh TP. Impact of ABO-incompatible listing on wait-list outcomes among infants listed for heart transplantation in the United States: a propensity analysis. Circulation. 2010 May 04; 121(17):1926-33. View abstract
  67. Gossett JG, Canter CE, Zheng J, Schechtman K, Blume ED, Rodgers S, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK, Scheel J, Fricker FJ, Kantor P, Pahl E. Decline in rejection in the first year after pediatric cardiac transplantation: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Jun; 29(6):625-32. View abstract
  68. Bers MU, Beals LM, Chau C, Satoh K, Blume ED, DeMaso DR, Gonzalez-Heydrich J. Use of a virtual community as a psychosocial support system in pediatric transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Mar; 14(2):261-7. View abstract
  69. Singh TP, Faber C, Blume ED, Worley S, Almond CS, Smoot LB, Dillis S, Nasman C, Boyle GJ. Safety and early outcomes using a corticosteroid-avoidance immunosuppression protocol in pediatric heart transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 May; 29(5):517-22. View abstract
  70. Singh TP, Gauvreau K, Thiagarajan R, Blume ED, Piercey G, Almond CS. Racial and ethnic differences in mortality in children awaiting heart transplant in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2009 Dec; 9(12):2808-15. View abstract
  71. Mah D, Singh TP, Thiagarajan RR, Gauvreau K, Piercey GE, Blume ED, Fynn-Thompson F, Almond CS. Incidence and risk factors for mortality in infants awaiting heart transplantation in the USA. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Dec; 28(12):1292-8. View abstract
  72. Griffiths ER, Kaza AK, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Loyola H, Valente AM, Blume ED, del Nido P. Evaluating failing Fontans for heart transplantation: predictors of death. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Aug; 88(2):558-63; discussion 563-4. View abstract
  73. Singh TP, Gauvreau K, Bastardi HJ, Blume ED, Mayer JE. Socioeconomic position and graft failure in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Circ Heart Fail. 2009 May; 2(3):160-5. View abstract
  74. Almond CSD, Thiagarajan RR, Piercey GE, Gauvreau K, Blume ED, Bastardi HJ, Fynn-Thompson F, Singh TP. Waiting list mortality among children listed for heart transplantation in the United States. Circulation. 2009 Feb 10; 119(5):717-727. View abstract
  75. Holman WL, Kormos RL, Naftel DC, Miller MA, Pagani FD, Blume E, Cleeton T, Koenig SC, Edwards L, Kirklin JK. Predictors of death and transplant in patients with a mechanical circulatory support device: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Jan; 28(1):44-50. View abstract
  76. Kipps A, Alexander M, Colan SD, Gauvreau K, Smoot L, Crawford L, Darras BT, Blume ED. The longitudinal course of cardiomyopathy in Friedreich's ataxia during childhood. Pediatr Cardiol. 2009 Apr; 30(3):306-10. View abstract
  77. Bastardi HJ, Naftel DC, Webber SA, Dillis S, Kirklin JK, Blume ED. Ventricular assist devices as a bridge to heart transplantation in children. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2008 Jan-Feb; 23(1):25-9. View abstract
  78. Moran AM, Blume ED, Quinn R. Intra-aortic balloon pump use in the failing Fontan circulation. Congenit Heart Dis. 2008 Jan-Feb; 3(1):60-2. View abstract
  79. Singh TP, Gauvreau K, Rhodes J, Blume ED. Longitudinal changes in heart rate recovery after maximal exercise in pediatric heart transplant recipients: evidence of autonomic re-innervation? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Dec; 26(12):1306-12. View abstract
  80. Shaddy RE, Boucek MM, Hsu DT, Boucek RJ, Canter CE, Mahony L, Ross RD, Pahl E, Blume ED, Dodd DA, Rosenthal DN, Burr J, LaSalle B, Holubkov R, Lukas MA, Tani LY. Carvedilol for children and adolescents with heart failure: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2007 Sep 12; 298(10):1171-9. View abstract
  81. Almond CS, Mayer JE, Thiagarajan RR, Blume ED, del Nido PJ, McElhinney DB. Outcome after Fontan failure and takedown to an intermediate palliative circulation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Sep; 84(3):880-7. View abstract
  82. Farley LM, DeMaso DR, D'Angelo E, Kinnamon C, Bastardi H, Hill CE, Blume ED, Logan DE. Parenting stress and parental post-traumatic stress disorder in families after pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Feb; 26(2):120-6. View abstract
  83. Canter CE, Shaddy RE, Bernstein D, Hsu DT, Chrisant MR, Kirklin JK, Kanter KR, Higgins RS, Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Boucek MM, Uzark KC, Friedman AH, Friedman AH, Young JK. Indications for heart transplantation in pediatric heart disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; the Councils on Clinical Cardiology, Cardiovascular Nursing, and Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia; and the Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group. Circulation. 2007 Feb 06; 115(5):658-76. View abstract
  84. Almond CS, Harrington J, Thiagarajan R, Duncan CN, LaPierre R, Halwick D, Blume ED, Del Nido PJ, Neufeld EJ, McGowan FX. Successful use of bivalirudin for cardiac transplantation in a child with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Nov; 25(11):1376-9. View abstract
  85. Bernstein D, Naftel D, Chin C, Addonizio LJ, Gamberg P, Blume ED, Hsu D, Canter CE, Kirklin JK, Morrow WR. Outcome of listing for cardiac transplantation for failed Fontan: a multi-institutional study. Circulation. 2006 Jul 25; 114(4):273-80. View abstract
  86. Nathan M, Baird C, Fynn-Thompson F, Almond C, Thiagarajan R, Laussen P, Blume E, Pigula F. Successful implantation of a Berlin heart biventricular assist device in a failing single ventricle. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Jun; 131(6):1407-8. View abstract
  87. Blume ED, Naftel DC, Bastardi HJ, Duncan BW, Kirklin JK, Webber SA. Outcomes of children bridged to heart transplantation with ventricular assist devices: a multi-institutional study. Circulation. 2006 May 16; 113(19):2313-9. View abstract
  88. Blume ED, Canter CE, Spicer R, Gauvreau K, Colan S, Jenkins KJ. Prospective single-arm protocol of carvedilol in children with ventricular dysfunction. Pediatr Cardiol. 2006 May-Jun; 27(3):336-42. View abstract
  89. Webber SA, Naftel DC, Fricker FJ, Olesnevich P, Blume ED, Addonizio L, Kirklin JK, Canter CE. Lymphoproliferative disorders after paediatric heart transplantation: a multi-institutional study. Lancet. 2006 Jan 21; 367(9506):233-9. View abstract
  90. Rosenthal D, Chrisant MR, Edens E, Mahony L, Canter C, Colan S, Dubin A, Lamour J, Ross R, Shaddy R, Addonizio L, Beerman L, Berger S, Bernstein D, Blume E, Boucek M, Checchia P, Dipchand A, Drummond-Webb J, Fricker J, Friedman R, Hallowell S, Jaquiss R, Mital S, Pahl E, Pearce FB, Pearce B, Rhodes L, Rotondo K, Rusconi P, Scheel J, Pal Singh T, Towbin J. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Practice guidelines for management of heart failure in children. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 Dec; 23(12):1313-33. View abstract
  91. DeMaso DR, Douglas Kelley S, Bastardi H, O'Brien P, Blume ED. The longitudinal impact of psychological functioning, medical severity, and family functioning in pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 Apr; 23(4):473-80. View abstract
  92. Chin C, Naftel DC, Singh TP, Blume ED, Luikart H, Bernstein D, Gamberg P, Kirklin JK, Morrow WR. Risk factors for recurrent rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: a multicenter experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 Feb; 23(2):178-85. View abstract
  93. Blume ED. Current status of heart transplantation in children: update 2003. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2003 Dec; 50(6):1375-91. View abstract
  94. Collins KK, Thiagarajan RR, Chin C, Dubin AM, Van Hare GF, Robbins RC, Mayer JE, Bernstein D, Berul CI, Blume ED. Atrial tachyarrhythmias and permanent pacing after pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003 Oct; 22(10):1126-33. View abstract
  95. Thiagarajan RR, Roth SJ, Margossian S, Mackie AS, Neufeld EJ, Laussen PC, Forbess JM, Blume ED. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in a patient with cardiomyopathy and hemophilia A. Intensive Care Med. 2003 Jun; 29(6):985-988. View abstract
  96. Rakhit A, Nurko S, Gauvreau K, Mayer JE, Blume ED. Gastrointestinal complications after pediatric cardiac transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2002 Jul; 21(7):751-9. View abstract
  97. Scheule AM, Zurakowski D, Blume ED, Stamm C, del Nido PJ, Mayer JE, Jonas RA. Arterial switch operation with a single coronary artery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jun; 123(6):1164-72. View abstract
  98. Colgan SP, Taylor CT, Narravula S, Synnestvedt K, Blume ED. Endothelial COX-2 induction by hypoxia liberates 6-keto-PGF1 alpha, a potent epithelial secretagogue. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2002; 507:107-12. View abstract
  99. Laufs H, Nigrovic PA, Schneider LC, Oettgen H, Del NP, Moskowitz IP, Blume E, Perez-Atayde AR. Giant cell myocarditis in a 12-year-old girl with common variable immunodeficiency. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Jan; 77(1):92-6. View abstract
  100. Powell AJ, Gauvreau K, Jenkins KJ, Blume ED, Mayer JE, Lock JE. Perioperative risk factors for development of protein-losing enteropathy following a Fontan procedure. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Nov 15; 88(10):1206-9. View abstract
  101. Bruns LA, Chrisant MK, Lamour JM, Shaddy RE, Pahl E, Blume ED, Hallowell S, Addonizio LJ, Canter CE. Carvedilol as therapy in pediatric heart failure: an initial multicenter experience. J Pediatr. 2001 Apr; 138(4):505-11. View abstract
  102. Goff DA, Blume ED, Gauvreau K, Mayer JE, Lock JE, Jenkins KJ. Clinical outcome of fenestrated Fontan patients after closure: the first 10 years. Circulation. 2000 Oct 24; 102(17):2094-9. View abstract
  103. Schermerhorn ML, Nelson DP, Blume ED, Phillips L, Mayer JE. Sialyl LewisX oligosaccharide preserves myocardial and endothelial function during cardioplegic ischemia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000 Sep; 70(3):890-4. View abstract
  104. Ibrahim AE, Duncan BW, Blume ED, Jonas RA. Long-term follow-up of pediatric cardiac patients requiring mechanical circulatory support. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000 Jan; 69(1):186-92. View abstract
  105. Geggel RL, Perry SB, Blume ED, Baker CM. Left superior vena cava connection to unroofed coronary sinus associated with positional cyanosis: successful transcatheter treatment using Gianturco-Grifka vascular occlusion device. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 1999 Dec; 48(4):369-73. View abstract
  106. Wattanasirichaigoon D, Vesely MR, Duggal P, Levine JC, Blume ED, Wolff GS, Edwards SB, Beggs AH. Sodium channel abnormalities are infrequent in patients with long QT syndrome: identification of two novel SCN5A mutations. Am J Med Genet. 1999 Oct 29; 86(5):470-6. View abstract
  107. Blume ED, Altmann K, Mayer JE, Colan SD, Gauvreau K, Geva T. Evolution of risk factors influencing early mortality of the arterial switch operation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999 May; 33(6):1702-9. View abstract
  108. Blume ED, Taylor CT, Lennon PF, Stahl GL, Colgan SP. Activated endothelial cells elicit paracrine induction of epithelial chloride secretion. 6-Keto-PGF1alpha is an epithelial secretagogue. J Clin Invest. 1998 Sep 15; 102(6):1161-72. View abstract
  109. Blume ED, Chung T, Hoffer FA, Geva T. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Anatomically corrected malposition of the great arteries [S,D,L]. Circulation. 1998 Mar 31; 97(12):1207. View abstract
  110. Blume ED, Wernovsky G. Long-term results of arterial switch repair of transposition of the great vessels. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 1998; 1:129-138. View abstract
  111. Blume ED, Nelson DP, Gauvreau K, Walsh AZ, Plumb C, Neufeld EJ, Hickey PR, Mayer JE, Newburger JW. Soluble adhesion molecules in infants and children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Circulation. 1997 Nov 04; 96(9 Suppl):II-352-7. View abstract
  112. Blume E. A switch in time saves a statistical bind. JAMA. 1991 Dec 18; 266(23):3284-5. View abstract
  113. Blume E. Amnesic patients give clues on structure of memory. JAMA. 1983 Oct 07; 250(13):1662-3. View abstract
  114. Blume E. Palliation may block cure of incontinence in elderly. JAMA. 1983 Sep 16; 250(11):1371. View abstract
  115. Blume E. Elderly patient needs assessment, not neglect. JAMA. 1983 Sep 02; 250(9):1132-3. View abstract
  116. Blume E. Street drugs yield primate Parkinson's model. JAMA. 1983 Jul 01; 250(1):13-4. View abstract
  117. Blume E. Premenstrual syndromes, depression linked. JAMA. 1983 Jun 03; 249(21):2864-6. View abstract
  118. Blume E. Sound, shock waves shatter kidney stones. JAMA. 1983 May 13; 249(18):2434-5. View abstract
  119. Blume E. Ambulatory dialysis: special boon for children. JAMA. 1983 May 06; 249(17):2290-1. View abstract
  120. Blume E. 'Tricks' of trade aid kidney transplants. JAMA. 1983 May 06; 249(17):2288-90. View abstract
  121. Blume E. Promising agents for limiting renal damage. JAMA. 1983 Apr 15; 249(15):1987. View abstract