Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
St. Louis Children's Hospital
University of Pittsburgh
SUNY Stony Brook, University Hospital
National Capodistrian Univ. of Athens, Medical School
Areas of Interest
Pediatric heart failure
CS Herrington, AE Tsirka: Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation- Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery- 2004 Winter;16(4):404-9.
A Tsirka, K Trinkaus, SC Chen, S Lipshultz, J Towbin, S Colan, V Exil, AW Strauss, CE Canter: Improved Outcomes of Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy with Utilization of Cardiac Transplantation- J Amer Coll Card- 2004 Jul 21; 44 (2): 391-397.
AE Tsirka, EM. Gruetzmacher, SU Devaskar, RH Lane: Decreased Myocardial Gene Expression of Glucose Transporter 1 (GLUT1) and Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4) in Adult Intrauterine Growth Retarded (IUGR) Rat; J Endocrinol- 2001 May; 169(2): 373- 380.
JH Rogers, A Tsirka, A Kovacs, KJ Blumer, GW Dorn II, AJ Muslin: RGS4 reduces the contractile dysfunction and hypertrophic gene induction in G alpha q overexpressing mice; J. Mol Cell Cardiol- 2001Feb; 33(2): 209- 218.
Gomez J, Herrington CS, Sweeney M, Tsirka AE: Initial experience with nesiritide in the postoperative card of critically ill infants with congenital heart disease - Poster session at the meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, 2005.