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Rae-Ellen Kavey

TitleProfessor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentPediatrics
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 631
Rochester NY 14642
 
 Awards And Honors
      University Scholar, J. W. McConnell Scholar  | McGill University
1971     Alpha Omega Alpha
1996     Woman of Distinction award  | American Medical Women's Association
1996 - 2009The Best Doctors in America  | America's Best Doctors
1998     American Heart Association, Lifetime Achievement Award
1998     Alpha Omega Alpha, National Board of Directors, President, 2005-present  | Alpha Omega Alpha
2001 - 2002American Heart Association, National Board of Directors  | American Heart Association
2003     Inaugural Fellow of the American Heart Association  | American Heart Association
2008     Award of Merit  | National Institutes of Health
2009     Award of Merit  | National Institutes of Health
 
 Overview
Research Interest:

1. Prevention of atherosclerotic disease beginning in childhood by identification and treatment of risk factors.

2. Practiced-based research in pediatric cardiology using diagnosis-specific protocols.

3. Exercise testing in congenital heart disease.

4. Late follow-up after surgery for congenital heart disease.

 
 Selected Publications
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  1. Kavey RE. Left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive children and adolescents: predictors and prevalence. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2013 Oct; 15(5):453-7.
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  2. Tretter JT, Kavey RE. Distinguishing cardiac syncope from vasovagal syncope in a referral population. J Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 163(6):1618-1623.e1.
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  3. Swartz MF, Morrow D, Atallah-Yunes N, Cholette JM, Gensini F, Kavey RE, Alfieris GM. Hypertensive changes within the aortic arch of infants and children with isolated coarctation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul; 96(1):190-5.
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  4. McCrindle BW, Kwiterovich PO, McBride PE, Daniels SR, Kavey RE. Author's response. Universal lipid screening: in response to ongoing debate. Pediatrics. 2013 Apr; 131(4):e1387-8.
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  5. Hall AC, Miga DE, Leonard GT, Wang H, Kavey RE, Alfieris GM. Percutaneous Balloon Dilation of Carpentier-Edwards Porcine-Valved Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Conduits. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Apr; 34(4):978-83.
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  6. Kavey RE, McBride PE. Should family physicians routinely screen for hypercholesterolemia in children? Yes: the evidence supports universal screening. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Oct 15; 86(8):1-2.
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  7. Swartz MF, Sena A, Atallah-Yunes N, Meagher C, Cholette JM, Gensini F, Alfieris GM. Decreased incidence of supravalvar pulmonary stenosis after arterial switch operation. Circulation. 2012 Sep 11; 126(11 Suppl 1):S118-22.
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  8. Kavey RE, Mietus-Snyder M. Beyond cholesterol: the atherogenic consequences of combined dyslipidemia. J Pediatr. 2012 Dec; 161(6):977-9.
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  9. McCrindle BW, Kwiterovich PO, McBride PE, Daniels SR, Kavey RE. Guidelines for lipid screening in children and adolescents: bringing evidence to the debate. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug; 130(2):353-6.
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  10. McBride PE, Kavey RE. Lipid screening and treatment recommendations for children and adolescents. Pediatr Ann. 2012 Jul; 41(7):1-10.
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  11. Gidding S, Kavey RE. Cardiovascular risk reduction. Pediatr Ann. 2012 Jul; 41(7):280-1.
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  12. Anwar S, Kavey RE. Pediatric chest pain: findings on exercise stress testing. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jul; 51(7):659-62.
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  13. Gidding SS, Daniels SR, Kavey RE. Developing the 2011 Integrated Pediatric Guidelines for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction. Pediatrics. 2012 May; 129(5):e1311-9.
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  14. Newburger JW, Sleeper LA, Bellinger DC, Goldberg CS, Tabbutt S, Lu M, Mussatto KA, Williams IA, Gustafson KE, Mital S, Pike N, Sood E, Mahle WT, Cooper DS, Dunbar-Masterson C, Krawczeski CD, Lewis A, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Ravishankar C, Atz TW, Ohye RG, Gaynor JW. Early developmental outcome in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and related anomalies: the single ventricle reconstruction trial. Circulation. 2012 May 1; 125(17):2081-91.
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  15. Cook S, Kavey RE. Dyslipidemia and pediatric obesity. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2011 Dec; 58(6):1363-73, ix.
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  16. Swartz MF, Atallah-Yunes N, Meagher C, Schiralli MP, Cholette J, Orie J, Gensini F, Kavey RE, Alfieris GM. Surgical strategy for aortic coarctation repair resulting in physiologic arm and leg blood pressures. Congenit Heart Dis. 2011 Nov-Dec; 6(6):583-91.
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  17. Kavey RE, Daniels SR, Flynn JT. Management of high blood pressure in children and adolescents. Cardiol Clin. 2010 Nov; 28(4):597-607.
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  18. Kavey RE. How sweet it is: sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, obesity, and cardiovascular risk in childhood. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Oct; 110(10):1456-60.
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  19. Kavey RE. Treatment for obese children: a ray of hope? J Pediatr. 2010 Sep; 157(3):357-9.
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  20. Obarzanek E, Wu CO, Cutler JA, Kavey RE, Pearson GD, Daniels SR. Prevalence and incidence of hypertension in adolescent girls. J Pediatr. 2010 Sep; 157(3):461-7, 467.e1-5.
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  21. Pemberton VL, McCrindle BW, Barkin S, Daniels SR, Barlow SE, Binns HJ, Cohen MS, Economos C, Faith MS, Gidding SS, Goldberg CS, Kavey RE, Longmuir P, Rocchini AP, Van Horn L, Kaltman JR. Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Working Group on obesity and other cardiovascular risk factors in congenital heart disease. Circulation. 2010 Mar 9; 121(9):1153-9.
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  22. Clauss S, Wai KM, Kavey RE, Kuehl K. Ezetimibe treatment of pediatric patients with hypercholesterolemia. J Pediatr. 2009 Jun; 154(6):869-72.
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  23. Patel JN, Kavey RE, Pophal SG, Trapp EE, Jellen G, Pahl E. Improved exercise performance in pediatric heart transplant recipients after home exercise training. Pediatr Transplant. 2008 May; 12(3):336-40.
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  24. Kavey RE, Kveselis DA, Atallah N, Smith FC. White coat hypertension in childhood: evidence for end-organ effect. J Pediatr. 2007 May; 150(5):491-7.
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  25. Kavey RE, Allada V, Daniels SR, Hayman LL, McCrindle BW, Newburger JW, Parekh RS, Steinberger J. Cardiovascular risk reduction in high-risk pediatric patients: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Expert Panel on Population and Prevention Science; the Councils on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Epidemiology and Prevention, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism, High Blood Pressure Research, Cardiovascular Nursing, and the Kidney in Heart Disease; and the Interdisciplinary Working Group on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research: endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Circulation. 2006 Dec 12; 114(24):2710-38.
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  26. Kavey RE. Optimal management strategies for patients with complex congenital heart disease. Circulation. 2006 Jun 6; 113(22):2569-71.
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  27. Alpert JS, Shine KI, Adams RJ, Antman EM, Kavey RE, Friedman L, Frye RL, Harrington RA, Korn D, Merz JF, Ofili E. Task force 1: The ACCF and AHA codes of conduct in human subjects research. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Oct 19; 44(8):1724-8.
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  28. Kavey RE, Daniels SR, Lauer RM, Atkins DL, Hayman LL, Taubert K. American Heart Association guidelines for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease beginning in childhood. J Pediatr. 2003 Apr; 142(4):368-72.
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  29. Mart CR, Khan SA, Smith FC, Kavey RE. A new on-line method for predicting aortic root dilatation during two-dimensional echocardiography in pediatric patients with Marfan syndrome using the sinus of valsalva to annulus ratio. Pediatr Cardiol. 2003 Mar-Apr; 24(2):118-21.
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  30. Ahmad F, Kavey RE, Kveselis DA, Gaum WE, Smith FC. Responses of non-obese white children to treadmill exercise. J Pediatr. 2001 Aug; 139(2):284-90.
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  31. Mandapati R, Byrum CJ, Kavey RE, Smith FC, Kveselis DA, Hannan WP, Brandt B, Gaum WE. Procainamide for rate control of postsurgical junctional tachycardia. Pediatr Cardiol. 2000 Mar-Apr; 21(2):123-8.
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  32. Kavey RE. Hypercholesterolemia in children. Am Fam Physician. 2000 Feb 1; 61(3):633-4, 636.
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  33. Rourke KM, Kavey RE. Teaching medical school students total body composition assessment techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of obesity. J Am Diet Assoc. 1999 Aug; 99(8):976-8.
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  34. Hannan EL, Racz M, Kavey RE, Quaegebeur JM, Williams R. Pediatric cardiac surgery: the effect of hospital and surgeon volume on in-hospital mortality. Pediatrics. 1998 Jun; 101(6):963-9.
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  35. Kavey RE, Rourke KM, Cleary LM. Cardiovascular risk factor identification: an educational experience for third-year medical students. Acad Med. 1997 May; 72(5):442-3.
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  36. Kavey RE, Kveselis DA, Gaum WE. Exaggerated blood pressure response to exercise in children with increased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Am Heart J. 1997 Feb; 133(2):162-8.
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  37. Van Horn L, Kavey RE. Diet and cardiovascular disease prevention: what works? Ann Behav Med. 1997; 19(3):197-212.
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  38. Atallah-Yunes NH, Kavey RE, Bove EL, Smith FC, Kveselis DA, Byrum CJ, Gaum WE. Postoperative assessment of a modified surgical approach to repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Long-term follow-up. Circulation. 1996 Nov 1; 94(9 Suppl):II22-6.
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  39. Kavey RE, Gaum WE, Byrum CJ, Smith FC, Kveselis DA. Loss of sinus rhythm after total cavopulmonary connection. Circulation. 1995 Nov 1; 92(9 Suppl):II304-8.
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  40. Washington RL, Bricker JT, Alpert BS, Daniels SR, Deckelbaum RJ, Fisher EA, Gidding SS, Isabel-Jones J, Kavey RE, Marx GR, et al. Guidelines for exercise testing in the pediatric age group. From the Committee on Atherosclerosis and Hypertension in Children, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, the American Heart Association. Circulation. 1994 Oct; 90(4):2166-79.
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  41. Bitar FF, Smith FC, Kavey RE, Kveselis DA, Byrum CJ, Brandt B, Gaum WE. Aortico-left ventricular tunnel with aortic atresia in the newborn. Am Heart J. 1993 Dec; 126(6):1480-2.
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  42. Burzynski JB, Kveselis DA, Byrum CJ, Kavey RE, Smith FC, Gaum WE. Modified technique for balloon valvuloplasty of critical pulmonary stenosis in the newborn. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Dec; 22(7):1944-7.
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  43. Kohman LJ, Brandt B, Kavey RE, Henneberger PK, Veit LJ. Effect of prolonged postischemic perfusion on neonatal hearts. J Surg Res. 1993 Nov; 55(5):499-503.
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  44. Botash AS, Kavey RW, Emm N, Jones D. Cardiovascular risk factors in Native American children. N Y State J Med. 1992 Sep; 92(9):378-81.
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  45. Kavey RE. Preventive cardiology for the pediatrician. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1992 Jul; 22(6):258-81; discussion 282.
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  46. Strong WB, Deckelbaum RJ, Gidding SS, Kavey RE, Washington R, Wilmore JH, Perry CL. Integrated cardiovascular health promotion in childhood. A statement for health professionals from the Subcommittee on Atherosclerosis and Hypertension in Childhood of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association. Circulation. 1992 Apr; 85(4):1638-50.
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  47. Awadallah SM, Kavey RE, Byrum CJ, Smith FC, Kveselis DA, Blackman MS. The changing pattern of infective endocarditis in childhood. Am J Cardiol. 1991 Jul 1; 68(1):90-4.
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  48. Cotton JL, Kavey RE, Palmier CE, Tunnessen WW. Cardiac tumors and the nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Pediatrics. 1991 May; 87(5):725-8.
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  49. Allen HD, Taubert KA, Deckelbaum RJ, Driscoll D, Dunnigan A, Gidding SS, Herndon P, Kavey RE, Mullins C, Snider AR, et al. Poverty and cardiac disease in children. Am J Dis Child. 1991 May; 145(5):550-3.
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  50. Botash AS, Kavey RW, Emm N, Jones D. Cardiovascular risk factors in Native American children. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1991; 623:416-8.
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  51. Kavey RE, Cotton JL, Blackman MS. Atenolol therapy for exercise-induced hypertension after aortic coarctation repair. Am J Cardiol. 1990 Nov 15; 66(17):1233-6.
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  52. Fujimura Y, Kobayashi T, Nawata S, Hirayama T, Mori F, Esato K. [A surgical case of Hodgkin's lymphoma originated from thymus]. Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai Zasshi. 1990 Jan; 38(1):126-9.
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  53. Kavey RE, Kaplan EL. Resurgence of acute rheumatic fever. Pediatrics. 1989 Sep; 84(3):585-6.
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  54. Bove EL, Kohman L, Sereika S, Byrum CJ, Kavey RE, Blackman MS, Sondheimer HM, Rosenthal A. The modified Blalock-Taussig shunt: analysis of adequacy and duration of palliation. Circulation. 1987 Sep; 76(3 Pt 2):III19-23.
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  55. Byrum CJ, Bove EL, Sondheimer HM, Kavey RE, Blackman MS. Sinus node shift after the Senning procedure compared with the Mustard procedure for transposition of the great arteries. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Aug 1; 60(4):346-50.
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  56. Kavey RE, Bove EL, Byrum CJ, Blackman MS, Sondheimer HM. Postoperative functional assessment of a modified surgical approach to repair of tetralogy of Fallot. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1987 Apr; 93(4):533-8.
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  57. Bove EL, Byrum CJ, Kavey RE, Sondheimer HM, Dick M, Behrendt DM, Blackman MS. Arterial repair for simple and complex forms of transposition of the great arteries. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1987 Jan-Feb; 28(1):54-60.
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  58. Byrum CJ, Bove EL, Sondheimer HM, Kavey RE, Blackman MS. Hemodynamic and electrophysiologic results of the Senning procedure for transposition of the great arteries. Am J Cardiol. 1986 Jul 1; 58(1):138-42.
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  59. Kavey RE. Childhood mitral valve prolapse. Pediatrician. 1986; 13(4):152-7.
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  60. Bove EL, Kavey RE, Byrum CJ, Sondheimer HM, Blackman MS, Thomas FD. Improved right ventricular function following late pulmonary valve replacement for residual pulmonary insufficiency or stenosis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1985 Jul; 90(1):50-5.
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  61. Kavey RE, Blackman MS, Sondheimer HM, Byrum CJ. Ventricular arrhythmias and mitral valve prolapse in childhood. J Pediatr. 1984 Dec; 105(6):885-90.
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  62. Stockman JA, Graeber JE, Clark DA, McClellan K, Garcia JF, Kavey RE. Anemia of prematurity: determinants of the erythropoietin response. J Pediatr. 1984 Nov; 105(5):786-92.
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  63. Smith MK, Kavey RE, Lubicky JP. Idiopathic scoliosis and mitral valve prolapse. J Fam Pract. 1984 Aug; 19(2):229, 232-3.
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  64. Bove EL, Sondheimer HM, Kavey RE, Byrum CJ, Blackman MS. Results with the two-patch technique for repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect. Ann Thorac Surg. 1984 Aug; 38(2):157-61.
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  65. Kavey RE, Thomas FD, Byrum CJ, Blackman MS, Sondheimer HM, Bove EL. Ventricular arrhythmias and biventricular dysfunction after repair of tetralogy of Fallot. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1984 Jul; 4(1):126-31.
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  66. Flinn CJ, Wolff GS, Dick M, Campbell RM, Borkat G, Casta A, Hordof A, Hougen TJ, Kavey RE, Kugler J, et al. Cardiac rhythm after the Mustard operation for complete transposition of the great arteries. N Engl J Med. 1984 Jun 21; 310(25):1635-8.
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  67. Kavey RE, Frank DM, Byrum CJ, Blackman MS, Sondheimer HM, Bove EL. Two-dimensional echocardiographic assessment of infective endocarditis in children. Am J Dis Child. 1983 Sep; 137(9):851-6.
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  68. Bove EL, Byrum CJ, Thomas FD, Kavey RE, Sondheimer HM, Blackman MS, Parker FB. The influence of pulmonary insufficiency on ventricular function following repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Evaluation using radionuclide ventriculography. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1983 May; 85(5):691-6.
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  69. Kavey RE, Blackman MS, Sondheimer HM. Phenytoin therapy for ventricular arrhythmias occurring late after surgery for congenital heart disease. Am Heart J. 1982 Oct; 104(4 Pt 1):794-8.
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  70. Bove EL, Kavey RE, Sondheimer HM, Parker FB. Subacute bacterial endocarditis and complete endocardial cushion defect. Ann Thorac Surg. 1982 Oct; 34(4):466-70.
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  71. Sondheimer HM, Oliphant M, Schneider B, Kavey RE, Blackman MS, Parker FB. Computerized axial tomography of the chest for visualization of "absent" pulmonary arteries. Circulation. 1982 May; 65(5):1020-5.
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  72. Kavey RE, Blackman MS, Sondheimer HM. Incidence and severity of chronic ventricular dysrhythmias after repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Am Heart J. 1982 Mar; 103(3):342-50.
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  73. Sondheimer HM, Kavey RE, Blackman MS. Fatal over-distention of an atrioseptostomy catheter. Pediatr Cardiol. 1982; 2(3):255-7.
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  74. Kavey RE, Krongrad E, Gersony WM. Perioperative echocardiographic evaluation of cardiovascular function: assessment of changing hemodynamic state. Circulation. 1980 Oct; 62(4):773-82.
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  75. Kavey RE, Sondheimer HM, Blackman MS. Detection of dysrhythmia in pediatric patients with mitral valve prolapse. Circulation. 1980 Sep; 62(3):582-7.
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  76. Byrum CJ, Blackman MS, Schneider B, Sondheimer HM, Kavey RE. Congenital atresia of the left coronary ostium and hypoplasia of the left main coronary artery. Am Heart J. 1980 Mar; 99(3):354-8.
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  77. Post EM, Sondheimer HM, Kavey RE, Blackman MS. Referral patterns in pediatric cardiology. N Y State J Med. 1979 Jun; 79(7):1015-7.
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  78. Dobell AR, Reddy PP, Kavey RE, Pencharz PB. Severe feeding difficulty in infants with increased pulmonary blood flow. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1976 Aug; 72(2):303-5.
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  79. Gingrich RD, Drusin LM, Kavey RW. Early congenital syphilis. N Y State J Med. 1976 Feb; 76(2):283-8.
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