Positions

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 studyWound Medicine.  7:18-23. 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 StudyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  31:133-139. 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 TransplantJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  28:1329-1334. 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 studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  25:271-275. 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?Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  21:1246-1249. 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 studyJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  16:1207-1215. 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