Laith Alshawabkeh

Title(s)Associate Professor Of Clinical, Medicine
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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
    UC San Diego Cardiovascular Medicine2022Faculty Mentor of the Year

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    Eicosanoids Signatures of Inflammation and Heart Failure in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
    American Heart Association Career Development AwardJul 1, 2021 - Jun 30, 2024
    Role: PI

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    1. Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2024; 20(2):13-23. Shapiro H, Alshawabkeh L. PMID: 38495658; PMCID: PMC10941694.
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    2. Priorities and Understanding of Pregnancy Among Women With Congenital Heart Disease: A Mixed-Methods Study. JACC Adv. 2022 Oct; 1(4):100112. Herrick N, Al-Rousan T, Rodriguez C, Lee JH, Valente AM, Stone J, Ramos G, Asante-Boateng B, El-Said H, Moceri-Casas M, Alshawabkeh L. PMID: 38939700; PMCID: PMC11198376.
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    3. Language Barriers in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: A Mixed Methods Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Advances. 2022; 1(4). Edward Wang, Tala Al-Rousan, Wali Mansour, Diego Oliva, Nicole Herrick, Birju Desai, Laith Alshawabkeh. . View Publication.
    4. Priorities and Understanding of Pregnancy Among Women With Congenital Heart Disease: A Mixed-Methods Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Advances. 2022; 1(4). Nicole Herrick, Tala Al-Rousan, Carla Rodriguez, Ji Hae Lee, Anne Marie Valente, Jordan Stone, Gladys Ramos, Bendelyn Asante-Boateng, Howaida El-Said, Maria Moceri-Casas, and Laith Alshawabkeh. . View Publication.
    5. Metabolomic Profiles Differentiate Scleroderma-PAH From Idiopathic PAH and Correspond With Worsened Functional Capacity. Chest. 2023 01; 163(1):204-215. Alotaibi M, Shao J, Pauciulo MW, Nichols WC, Hemnes AR, Malhotra A, Kim NH, Yuan JX, Fernandes T, Kerr KM, Alshawabkeh L, Desai AA, Bujor AM, Lafyatis R, Watrous JD, Long T, Cheng S, Chan SY, Jain M. PMID: 36087794; PMCID: PMC9899641.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. The role of sensitization in post-transplant outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease. International Journal of Cardiology Congenital Heart Disease. 2022; 8(100384). Laith Alshawabkeh, Nicole L. Herrick, Alexander R. Opotowsky, Tajinder P. Singh, Michael Landzberg, Marcus A. Urey, Wida Cherikh, Joseph W. Rossano, Michael M. Givertz. View Publication.
    7. Transvenous laser lead extraction in patients with congenital complete heart block. Heart Rhythm. 2022 07; 19(7):1158-1164. Darden D, Boateng BA, Tseng AS, Alshawabkeh L, Pollema T, Cha YM, Birgersdotter-Green U. PMID: 35257976.
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    8. Laparoscopic Surgery Requiring Abdominal Insufflation in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2022; 36(3). Nicole L. Herrick, Stephen Bickler, Timothy Maus, Yuli Y. Kim, Jamil A. Aboulhosn, John Nigro, Howaida El-Said, Ami B. Bhatt, Laith Alshawabkeh. . View Publication.
    9. Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among refugees and asylum seekers: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Cardiol Cardiovasc Risk Prev. 2022 Mar; 12:200126. Al-Rousan T, AlHeresh R, Saadi A, El-Sabrout H, Young M, Benmarhnia T, Han BH, Alshawabkeh L. PMID: 35199106; PMCID: PMC8851152.
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    10. Alcohol use is prevalent among adults with the fontan circulation but does not correlate with liver disease. International Journal of Cardiology Congenital Heart Disease. 2022; 7. Shravani Chintakindi, Bendelyn Asante Boateng, Irine Vodkin, Nicole Herrick, Maria Moceri, Deborah Raleigh, Edward Wang, Howaida El-Said, Ryan Reeves, Jose Silva Sepulveda, Laith Alshawabkeh. . View Publication.
    11. Evidence of maternal vascular malperfusion in placentas of women with congenital heart disease. Placenta. 2022 01; 117:209-212. Rodríguez-Soto AE, Pham D, Tran T, Meads M, Stanley V, Melber D, Lamale-Smith L, Zhang-Rutledge K, Rakow-Penner R, Alshawabkeh L, Parast MM, Contijoch F. PMID: 34953287.
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    12. Prevalence of Venovenous Shunting and High-Output State Quantified with 4D Flow MRI in Patients with Fontan Circulation. Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging. 2021 Dec; 3(6):e210161. Raimondi F, Martins D, Coenen R, Panaioli E, Khraiche D, Boddaert N, Bonnet D, Atkins M, El-Said H, Alshawabkeh L, Hsiao A. PMID: 34934948; PMCID: PMC8686005.
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    13. Selective Valve Removal for Melody Valve Endocarditis: Practice Variations in a Multicenter Experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2022 Apr; 43(4):894-902. Davtyan A, Guyon PW, El-Sabrout HR, Ponder R, Ramchandar N, Weber R, Zayed W, Ratnayaka K, Nigro JJ, Moore JW, Bauser-Heaton H, Alshawabkeh L, Reeves RR, Levi D, Aboulhosn J, Justino H, Bradley J, El-Said HG. PMID: 34894280; PMCID: PMC9005409.
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    14. Methamphetamine-Associated Heart Failure Hospitalizations Across the United States: Geographic and Social Disparities. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 08 17; 10(16):e018370. Dickson SD, Thomas IC, Bhatia HS, Nishimura M, Mahmud E, Tu XM, Lin T, Adler E, Greenberg B, Alshawabkeh L. PMID: 34365802; PMCID: PMC8475042.
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    15. 4D Flow MRI Quantification of Congenital Shunts: Comparison to Invasive Catheterization. Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging. 2021 Apr; 3(2):e200446. Horowitz MJ, Kupsky DF, El-Said HG, Alshawabkeh L, Kligerman SJ, Hsiao A. PMID: 33969306; PMCID: PMC8098085.
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    16. Percutaneous mitral valve repair in adults with congenital heart disease: Report of the first case-series. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 02 15; 97(3):542-548. Alshawabkeh L, Mahmud E, Reeves R. PMID: 32898313.
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    17. Significance of Aortopulmonary Collaterals in a Single-Ventricle Patient Supported With a HeartMate 3. Circ Heart Fail. 2020 04; 13(4):e006473. Smith M, El-Said H, Pretorius V, Mendenhall M, Thomas T, Reeves RR, Silva Enciso J, Alshawabkeh L, Nigro J, Adler ED, Urey MA. PMID: 32248696.
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    18. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Heart Failure and Methamphetamine Abuse. J Card Fail. 2020 Mar; 26(3):202-209. Thomas IC, Nishimura M, Ma J, Dickson SD, Alshawabkeh L, Adler E, Maisel A, Criqui MH, Greenberg B. PMID: 31618697.
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    19. The Impact of Substance Abuse on Heart Failure Hospitalizations. Am J Med. 2020 02; 133(2):207-213.e1. Nishimura M, Bhatia H, Ma J, Dickson SD, Alshawabkeh L, Adler E, Maisel A, Criqui MH, Greenberg B, Thomas IC. PMID: 31369724; PMCID: PMC6980459.
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    20. Evaluation of Fontan liver disease: Correlation of transjugular liver biopsy with magnetic resonance and hemodynamics. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Jul; 14(4):600-608. 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. PMID: 31038848.
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    21. 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 09 07; 39(34):3253-3261. Opotowsky AR, Valente AM, Alshawabkeh L, Cheng S, Bradley A, Rimm EB, Landzberg MJ. PMID: 30010900; PMCID: PMC6127895.
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    22. Contemporary ACHD training and the reality of the field in the United States. Int J Cardiol. 2019 Feb 15; 277:85-89. Ephrem G, Alshawabkeh L. PMID: 30195839.
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    23. 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 11 15; 122(10):1761-1764. Alshawabkeh L, Opotowsky AR, Carter KD, Givertz MM, Landzberg MJ, Urey MA, Bartlett H. PMID: 30236623.
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    24. 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 11 01; 122(9):1557-1564. Alshawabkeh L, Rajpal S, Landzberg MJ, Emani S, Ephrem G, Gray C, Singh MN, Wu F, Opotowsky AR. PMID: 30217370.
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    25. Association of Albuminuria With Major Adverse Outcomes in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Results From the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Biobank. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 04 01; 3(4):308-316. Rajpal S, Alshawabkeh L, Almaddah N, Joyce CM, Shafer K, Gurvitz M, Waikar SS, Mc Causland FR, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR. PMID: 29541749; PMCID: PMC5875351.
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    26. 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 10 01; 2(10):1090-1099. 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. PMID: 28877293; PMCID: PMC5710449.
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    27. 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. Rajpal S, Alshawabkeh L, Opotowsky AR. PMID: 28432659.
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    28. Anticoagulation During Pregnancy: Evolving Strategies With a Focus on Mechanical Valves. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 10 18; 68(16):1804-1813. Alshawabkeh L, Economy KE, Valente AM. PMID: 27737747.
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    29. Burden of Heart Failure in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2016 10; 13(5):247-254. Alshawabkeh LI, Opotowsky AR. PMID: 27485737.
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    30. 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. Alshawabkeh LI, Hu N, Carter KD, Opotowsky AR, Light-McGroary K, Cavanaugh JE, Bartlett HL. PMID: 27561764.
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    31. Clinical pharmacology relevant to older adults with cardiovascular disease. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2015 May; 12(3):192-5. Brenes-Salazar JA, Alshawabkeh L, Schmader KE, Hanlon JT, Forman DE. PMID: 26089839; PMCID: PMC4460158.
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    32. 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). Alshawabkeh LI, Yee LM, Gardin JM, Gottdiener JS, Odden MC, Bartz TM, Arnold AM, Mukamal KJ, Wallace RB. PMID: 25907126; PMCID: PMC4579951.
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    33. Expanding pseudoaneurysm compressing the coronary arteries and causing cardiogenic shock. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2015 May-Jun; 9(3):230-1. Maliske SM, Alshawabkeh L, Schouweiler K, Sigurdsson G. PMID: 25708010.
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    34. 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. Alshawabkeh LI, Prasad A, Lenkovsky F, Makary LF, Kandil ES, Weideman RA, Kelly KC, Rangan BV, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES. PMID: 23454910.
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    35. 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. Alshawabkeh LI, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES. PMID: 21478124.
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