Laith Alshawabkeh

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TXResidency06/2012Internal Medicine
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IAFellowship06/2015Cardiovascular Medicine
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MAFellowship06/2017Adult Congenital Heart Disease
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    Journal of the American College of Cardiology2017Editor’s Pick: Top Review Articles of the Year
    The International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation2017  - 2019Transplant Registry Early Career Award
    Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship2015Kanu Chatterjee Award for Clinical Excellence

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    1. Nishimura M, Bhatia H, Ma J, Dickson SD, Alshawabkeh L, Adler E, Maisel A, Criqui MH, Greenberg B, Thomas IC. The Impact of Substance Abuse on Heart Failure Hospitalizations. Am J Med. 2019 Jul 29. PMID: 31369724.
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    2. Silva-Sepulveda JA, Fonseca Y, Vodkin I, Vaughn G, Newbury R, Vavinskaya V, Dwek J, Perry JC, Reshamwala P, Baehling C, Lyon J, Davis C, Lee JW, El-Sabrout H, Shahbah D, Alshawabkeh L, Moore JW, El-Said H. Evaluation of Fontan liver disease: Correlation of transjugular liver biopsy with magnetic resonance and hemodynamics. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Apr 30. PMID: 31038848.
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    3. Opotowsky AR, Valente AM, Alshawabkeh L, Cheng S, Bradley A, Rimm EB, Landzberg MJ. Prospective cohort study of C-reactive protein as a predictor of clinical events in adults with congenital heart disease: results of the Boston adult congenital heart disease biobank. Eur Heart J. 2018 Sep 07; 39(34):3253-3261. PMID: 30010900.
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    4. Ephrem G, Alshawabkeh L. Contemporary ACHD training and the reality of the field in the United States. Int J Cardiol. 2019 Feb 15; 277:85-89. PMID: 30195839.
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    5. Alshawabkeh L, Opotowsky AR, Carter KD, Givertz MM, Landzberg MJ, Urey MA, Bartlett H. Disparities in Wait-List Outcomes for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Listed for Heart Transplantation Before and Since Revision of Status I Listing. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Nov 15; 122(10):1761-1764. PMID: 30236623.
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    6. Alshawabkeh L, Rajpal S, Landzberg MJ, Emani S, Ephrem G, Gray C, Singh MN, Wu F, Opotowsky AR. Relationship of Red Cell Distribution Width to Adverse Outcomes in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease (from the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Biobank). Am J Cardiol. 2018 Nov 01; 122(9):1557-1564. PMID: 30217370.
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    7. Rajpal S, Alshawabkeh L, Almaddah N, Joyce CM, Shafer K, Gurvitz M, Waikar SS, Mc Causland FR, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR. Association of Albuminuria With Major Adverse Outcomes in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Results From the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Biobank. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Apr 01; 3(4):308-316. PMID: 29541749.
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    8. Opotowsky AR, Hess E, Maron BA, Brittain EL, Barón AE, Maddox TM, Alshawabkeh LI, Wertheim BM, Xu M, Assad TR, Rich JD, Choudhary G, Tedford RJ. Thermodilution vs Estimated Fick Cardiac Output Measurement in Clinical Practice: An Analysis of Mortality From the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking (VA CART) Program and Vanderbilt University. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Oct 01; 2(10):1090-1099. PMID: 28877293.
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    9. Rajpal S, Alshawabkeh L, Opotowsky AR. Current Role of Blood and Urine Biomarkers in the Clinical Care of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2017 06; 19(6):50. PMID: 28432659.
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    10. Alshawabkeh L, Economy KE, Valente AM. Anticoagulation During Pregnancy: Evolving Strategies With a Focus on Mechanical Valves. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 10 18; 68(16):1804-1813. PMID: 27737747.
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    11. Alshawabkeh LI, Opotowsky AR. Burden of Heart Failure in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2016 10; 13(5):247-254. PMID: 27485737.
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    12. Alshawabkeh LI, Hu N, Carter KD, Opotowsky AR, Light-McGroary K, Cavanaugh JE, Bartlett HL. Wait-List Outcomes for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Listed for Heart Transplantation in the U.S. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 08 30; 68(9):908-17. PMID: 27561764.
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    13. Brenes-Salazar JA, Alshawabkeh L, Schmader KE, Hanlon JT, Forman DE. Clinical pharmacology relevant to older adults with cardiovascular disease. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2015 May; 12(3):192-5. PMID: 26089839; PMCID: PMC4460158.
    14. Alshawabkeh LI, Yee LM, Gardin JM, Gottdiener JS, Odden MC, Bartz TM, Arnold AM, Mukamal KJ, Wallace RB. Years of able life in older persons--the role of cardiovascular imaging and biomarkers: the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Apr 23; 4(4). PMID: 25907126; PMCID: PMC4579951.
    15. Maliske SM, Alshawabkeh L, Schouweiler K, Sigurdsson G. Expanding pseudoaneurysm compressing the coronary arteries and causing cardiogenic shock. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2015 May-Jun; 9(3):230-1. PMID: 25708010.
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    16. Alshawabkeh LI, Prasad A, Lenkovsky F, Makary LF, Kandil ES, Weideman RA, Kelly KC, Rangan BV, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES. Outcomes of a preoperative "bridging" strategy with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors to prevent perioperative stent thrombosis in patients with drug-eluting stents who undergo surgery necessitating interruption of thienopyridine administration. EuroIntervention. 2013 Jun 22; 9(2):204-11. PMID: 23454910.
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    17. Alshawabkeh LI, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES. Systematic review of the frequency and outcomes of non-cardiac surgery after drug-eluting stent implantation. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 52(2):141-8. PMID: 21478124.
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