Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Late Heart Transplantation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome With Intact Atrial SeptumAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  112:e135-e137. 2021
2021 Biventricular Support Using ProtekDuo Cannula in a ChildASAIO Journal.  67:E124-E126. 2021
2021 Examining racial and socioeconomic disparity in the pediatric heart transplant evaluationPediatric Transplantation.  25. 2021
2021 Impact of induction strategy change on first-year rejection in pediatric heart transplantation at a single center—From postoperative basiliximab to either postoperative anti-thymocyte globulin or preoperative basiliximabClinical Transplantation.  35. 2021
2017 Negative pressure wound therapy, staged excision and definitive closure with splitthickness skin graft for axillary hidradenitis suppurativa: A retrospective studyJournal of Wound Care.  26:S36-S42. 2017
2016 Current Expectations for Cardiac Transplantation in Patients With Congenital Heart DiseaseWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  7:685-695. 2016
2015 Repair of early posttransplant endomyocardial biopsy-related tricuspid regurgitation in a childWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  6:295-297. 2015
2014 Cost comparison of split thickness skin grafting with and without bilayer dermal regenerative templates for bilateral axillary hidradenitis suppurativa: A retrospective comparison study 2014
2014 Systemic effects of intracoronary nitroglycerin during coronary angiography: In children after heart transplantationTexas Heart Institute Journal.  41:21-25. 2014
2012 Prospective trial of a pediatric ventricular assist deviceNew England Journal of Medicine.  367:532-541. 2012
2012 Implantation of the HeartWare HVAD in a child after a recent thromboembolic strokeAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  93:977-978. 2012
2012 Comparison of risk factors and outcomes for pediatric patients listed for heart transplantation after bidirectional Glenn and after Fontan: An analysis from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study 2012
2012 Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Support for Functional Single VentricleWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  3:183-193. 2012
2012 Pathologic features of dilated cardiomyopathy with localized noncompaction in a child with deletion 1p36 syndromeCongenital Heart Disease.  7:59-61. 2012
2011 Invasive fungal infections in pediatric heart transplant recipients: Incidence, risk factors, and outcomesPediatric Transplantation.  15:465-469. 2011
2011 Surgical therapies for advanced heart failure in pediatric patients with cardiomyopathyProgress in Pediatric Cardiology.  31:3-6. 2011
2010 Successful treatment of malar dermal melasma with a fractional ablative CO2 laser in a patient with type v skinJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  12:258-260. 2010
2010 Surfactant treatment for congenital heart disease patients with acute respiratory distress syndromeCongenital Heart Disease.  5:624-628. 2010
2010 Coronary artery spasm during angiography in a pediatric heart transplant recipient: Subsequent prevention by intracoronary nitroglycerin administrationTexas Heart Institute Journal.  37:469-471. 2010
2009 Outcomes of Pediatric Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant 2009
2009 Coronary artery fistula ligation in a child: With use of the starfish heart positionerTexas Heart Institute Journal.  36:459-461. 2009
2009 Successful cardiac transplant after Berlin Heart bridge in a single ventricle heart: Use of aortopulmonary shunt as a supplementary source of pulmonary blood flowJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  137. 2009
2008 Patency of internal jugular vein following repair after ECMO stabilization prior to Berlin heart implantation: Utility of repaired vein for subsequent cardiac catheterization and biopsyCongenital Heart Disease.  3:411-414. 2008
2008 Is the "perfect fontan" operation routinely achievable in the modern era?Cardiology in the Young.  18:328-336. 2008
2006 Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum associated with congenitally corrected transpositionPediatric Cardiology.  27:741-745. 2006
2006 Should status II patients be removed from the pediatric heart transplant waiting list? A multi-institutional study 2006
2005 Lionel Malcolm Bargeron, Jr (1923-2005): Ars longa, vita brevis.Cardiology in the Young.  15:671-672. 2005
2002 Mechanical circulatory support for myocarditis: How much recovery should occur before device removal? 2002
1998 Etiology and retrieval of retained central venous catheter fragments within the heart and great vessels of infants and childrenJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  33:454-456. 1998
1997 Infection after pediatric heart transplantation: Results of a multiinstitutional study 1997
1997 Pediatric cardiac transplantation.Advances in Cardiac Surgery.  9:149-176. 1997
1994 Transesophageal imaging in Cor triatriatumChest.  105:332-333. 1994
1993 Atrioventricular valve competence after takedown to improve exposure during ventricular septal defect repairJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  106:1122-1125. 1993
1990 Use of Doppler echocardiography and amyl nitrite inhalation to characterize left ventricular outflow obstruction in hypertrophic cardiomyopathyChest.  97:389-395. 1990
1989 Imaging of the Coronary Arteries by Transesophageal EchocardiographyJournal of The American Society of Echocardiography.  2:276-283. 1989

Education And Training

  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital, Internship
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital, Residency
  • Duke University Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University - Shreveport 1983
  • Full Name

  • Frank Pearce