Kirsten Odegard MD

Kirsten Odegard, MD

Director, Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship Program; Senior Associate in Cardiac Anesthesia

Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7737

  • Fax: 617-730-0894

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cardiac Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesia

Departments

  • Cardiac Anesthesia Services
  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Program

Programs

  • Cardiac Anesthesia Services
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen, 1988

Giessen, GERMANY

Internship

Lenox Hill Hospital, 1990 - 1991

New York, NY

Residency, Surgery

Diakonhjemmet Hospital,

Residency, Internal Medicine

Lenox Hill Hospital, 1991 - 1993

New York, NY

Residency, Anesthesiology

New York University Medical Center, 1993 - 1996

New York, NY

Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

New York University Medical Center, 1996 - 1997

New York, NY

Certifications

  • Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine

Professional History


Publications

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  1. Lee J, Faraoni D, Lee S, Brown M, Odegard K, Randolph A, DiNardo JA, Yuki K. Incidence and risk factors for postoperative vomiting following atrial septal defect repair in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Jun; 26(6):644-8.
  2. Zgleszewski SE, Graham DA, Hickey PR, Brustowicz RM, Odegard KC, Koka R, Seefelder C, Navedo AT, Randolph AG. Anesthesiologist- and System-Related Risk Factors for Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Anesthesia-Related Cardiac Arrest. Anesth Analg. 2016 Feb; 122(2):482-9.
  3. Lin CH, Desai S, Nicolas R, Gauvreau K, Foerster S, Sharma A, Armsby L, Marshall AC, Odegard K, DiNardo J, Vincent J, El-Said H, Spaeth J, Goldstein B, Holzer R, Kreutzer J, Balzer D, Bergersen L. Sedation and Anesthesia in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Catheterization: A Prospective Multicenter Experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 36(7):1363-75.
  4. Brown ML, DiNardo JA, Odegard KC. Patients with single ventricle physiology undergoing noncardiac surgery are at high risk for adverse events. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Aug; 25(8):846-51.
  5. Sakakeeny KH, Connor JA, Del Nido PJ, Odegard K, DeGrazia M. Heat retention head wrap for rewarming infants undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. Am J Crit Care. 2015 Mar; 24(2):141-7.
  6. Odegard KC, Bergersen L, Thiagarajan R, Clark L, Shukla A, Wypij D, Laussen PC. The frequency of cardiac arrests in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac catheterization. Anesth Analg. 2014 Jan; 118(1):175-82.
  7. Brown DW, Gauvreau K, Powell AJ, Lang P, del Nido PJ, Odegard KC, Geva T. Cardiac magnetic resonance versus routine cardiac catheterization before bidirectional Glenn anastomosis: long-term follow-up of a prospective randomized trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov; 146(5):1172-8.
  8. Bertolizio G, Yuki K, Odegard K, Collard V, Dinardo J. Cardiac arrest and neuromuscular blockade reversal agents in the transplanted heart. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Dec; 27(6):1374-8.
  9. Giglia TM, Dinardo J, Ghanayem NS, Ichord R, Niebler RA, Odegard KC, Massicotte MP, Yates AR, Laussen PC, Tweddell JS. Bleeding and thrombotic emergencies in pediatric cardiac intensive care: unchecked balances. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2012 Oct 1; 3(4):470-91.
  10. Hornykewycz S, Odegard KC, Castro RA, Zurakowski D, Pigula F, DiNardo JA. Hemostatic consequences of a non-fresh or reconstituted whole blood small volume cardiopulmonary bypass prime in neonates and infants. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Sep; 19(9):854-61.
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  12. Odegard KC, Zurakowski D, DiNardo JA, Castro RA, McGowan FX, Neufeld EJ, Laussen PC. Prospective longitudinal study of coagulation profiles in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome from stage I through Fontan completion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Apr; 137(4):934-41.
  13. Odegard KC, Laussen PC, Zurakowski D, Hornykewycz SJ, Laussen JC, Hansen DD. Distribution of ABO phenotypes in patients with congenital cardiac defects. Cardiol Young. 2008 Jun; 18(3):307-10.
  14. Brown DW, Gauvreau K, Powell AJ, Lang P, Colan SD, Del Nido PJ, Odegard KC, Geva T. Cardiac magnetic resonance versus routine cardiac catheterization before bidirectional glenn anastomosis in infants with functional single ventricle: a prospective randomized trial. Circulation. 2007 Dec 4; 116(23):2718-25.
  15. Odegard KC, DiNardo JA, Kussman BD, Shukla A, Harrington J, Casta A, McGowan FX, Hickey PR, Bacha EA, Thiagarajan RR, Laussen PC. The frequency of anesthesia-related cardiac arrests in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg. 2007 Aug; 105(2):335-43.
  16. Yuki K, Chilson K, Odegard KC, DiNardo JA. Trendelenburg position, simulated Valsalva maneuver, and liver compression do not alter the size of the right internal jugular vein in patients with a bidirectional Glenn shunt. Anesth Analg. 2007 Aug; 105(2):365-8.
  17. Odegard KC, Zurakowski D, Hornykewycz S, DiNardo JA, Castro RA, Neufeld EJ, Laussen PC. Evaluation of the coagulation system in children with two-ventricle congenital heart disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 May; 83(5):1797-803.
  18. Dorfman AL, Odegard KC, Powell AJ, Laussen PC, Geva T. Risk factors for adverse events during cardiovascular magnetic resonance in congenital heart disease. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2007; 9(5):793-8.
  19. Eltzschig HK, Faigle M, Knapp S, Karhausen J, Ibla J, Rosenberger P, Odegard KC, Laussen PC, Thompson LF, Colgan SP. Endothelial catabolism of extracellular adenosine during hypoxia: the role of surface adenosine deaminase and CD26. Blood. 2006 Sep 1; 108(5):1602-10.
  20. Sarkar M, Laussen PC, Zurakowski D, Shukla A, Kussman B, Odegard KC. Hemodynamic responses to etomidate on induction of anesthesia in pediatric patients. Anesth Analg. 2005 Sep; 101(3):645-50, table of contents.
  21. Tsai-Goodman B, Geva T, Odegard KC, Sena LM, Powell AJ. Clinical role, accuracy, and technical aspects of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in infants. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jul 1; 94(1):69-74.
  22. Odegard KC, DiNardo JA, Tsai-Goodman B, Powell AJ, Geva T, Laussen PC. Anaesthesia considerations for cardiac MRI in infants and small children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2004 Jun; 14(6):471-6.
  23. Odegard KC, Schure A, Saiki Y, Hansen DD, Jonas RA, Laussen PC. Anesthetic considerations during caval inflow occlusion in children with congenital heart disease. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2004 Apr; 18(2):144-7.
  24. Odegard KC, McGowan FX, Zurakowski D, Dinardo JA, Castro RA, del Nido PJ, Laussen PC. Procoagulant and anticoagulant factor abnormalities following the Fontan procedure: increased factor VIII may predispose to thrombosis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Jun; 125(6):1260-7.
  25. Sarkar M, Odegard K, Laussen P. Cardiac surgery in a child with sacral and intrasacral haemangioma. Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Jul; 12(6):552-5.
  26. Odegard KC, McGowan FX, Zurakowski D, DiNardo JA, Castro RA, del Nido PJ, Laussen PC. Coagulation factor abnormalities in patients with single-ventricle physiology immediately prior to the Fontan procedure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Jun; 73(6):1770-7.
  27. Odegard KC, Modest SA, Laussen PC. A survey of parental satisfaction during parent present induction of anaesthesia for children undergoing cardiovascular surgery. Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Mar; 12(3):261-6.
  28. Odegard KC, McGowan FX, DiNardo JA, Castro RA, Zurakowski D, Connor CM, Hansen DD, Neufeld EJ, del Nido PJ, Laussen PC. Coagulation abnormalities in patients with single-ventricle physiology precede the Fontan procedure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Mar; 123(3):459-65.
  29. Gruber EM, Laussen PC, Casta A, Zimmerman AA, Zurakowski D, Reid R, Odegard KC, Chakravorti S, Davis PJ, McGowan FX, Hickey PR, Hansen DD. Stress response in infants undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized study of fentanyl bolus, fentanyl infusion, and fentanyl-midazolam infusion. Anesth Analg. 2001 Apr; 92(4):882-90.
  30. Casta A, Gruber EM, Laussen PC, McGowan FX, Odegard KC, Zurakowski D, Hansen DD. Parameters associated with perioperative baffle fenestration closure in the Fontan operation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2000 Oct; 14(5):553-6.
  31. Odegard KC, Kirse DJ, del Nido PJ, Laussen PC, Casta A, Booke J, Kenna MA, McGowan FX. Intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during video-assisted throracoscopic surgery for patent ductus arteriosus. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2000 Oct; 14(5):562-4.
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