Cheryl M. Takao, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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  • Safety of Continuing Anticoagulation Prior to Cardiac Catheterization in Pediatric Patients: A Los Angeles Center Experience Pediatr Cardiol. 2023 Jun; 44(5):1009-1013. . View in PubMed
  • A Randomized Trial of an Exclusive Human Milk Diet in Neonates with Single Ventricle PhysiologyJ Pediatr. 2023 05; 256:105-112. e4. . View in PubMed
  • Non-invasive biomarkers of Fontan-associated liver disease JHEP Rep. 2021 Dec; 3(6):100362. . View in PubMed
  • Shear Stress Causing Hemolytic Anemia and Congestive Heart Failure as an Initial Presentation of Cor Triatriatum in an Infant Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2021 Oct-Dec 01; 43(4):265-271. . View in PubMed
  • Routine Surveillance Catheterization is Useful in Guiding Management of Stable Fontan Patients Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Mar; 41(3):624-631. . View in PubMed
  • Stent treatment of ostial branch pulmonary artery stenosis: initial and medium-term outcomes and technical considerations to avoid and minimise stent malposition Cardiol Young. 2020 Feb; 30(2):256-262. . View in PubMed
  • Elevated Pulmonary Artery Pressure, Not Pulmonary Vascular Resistance, is an Independent Predictor of Short-Term Morbidity Following Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Connection Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Dec; 39(8):1572-1580. . View in PubMed
  • Unmasking the borderline coarctation: the utility of isoproterenol in the paediatric cardiac catheterisation laboratory Cardiol Young. 2018 Jun; 28(6):804-810. . View in PubMed
  • Need for Pulmonary Arterioplasty During Glenn Independently Predicts Inferior Surgical Outcome Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 07; 106(1):156-164. . View in PubMed
  • Melody valve implantation through a recanalized occluded femoral vein Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Jan-Apr; 11(1):111-113. . View in PubMed
  • Reduction in Radiation Dose in a Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Lab Using the Philips AlluraClarity X-ray System Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Dec; 38(8):1583-1591. . View in PubMed
  • Tailoring stents to fit the anatomy of unique vascular stenoses in congenital heart disease Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Nov 15; 90(6):963-971. . View in PubMed
  • The Valeo stent: a pre-mounted, open-cell, large stent for use in small children with CHD Cardiol Young. 2016 Aug; 26(6):1187-93. . View in PubMed
  • Prediction of Warfarin Dose in Pediatric Patients: An Evaluation of the Predictive Performance of Several Models J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2016 May-Jun; 21(3):224-32. . View in PubMed
  • Elevated Low-Shear Blood Viscosity is Associated with Decreased Pulmonary Blood Flow in Children with Univentricular Heart Defects Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Apr; 37(4):789-801. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of pre-stage II hemodynamics and pulmonary artery anatomy on 12-month outcomes in the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Oct; 148(4):1467-74. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of stent implantation on pulmonary artery growth Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Sep 01; 82(3):445-52. . View in PubMed
  • Intervention for recoarctation in the single ventricle reconstruction trial: incidence, risk, and outcomes Circulation. 2013 Aug 27; 128(9):954-61. . View in PubMed
  • Genetics-based pediatric warfarin dosage regimen derived using pharmacometric bridging J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 18(3):209-19. . View in PubMed
  • Relationship of pulmonary artery wedge pressure to left atrial pressure and pulmonary vascular resistance in preoperative Fontan patients Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Jan; 33(1):15-20. . View in PubMed
  • Outcomes of transcatheter occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus in infants weighing = 6 kg JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Dec; 3(12):1295-9. . View in PubMed
  • Novel use of a vascular plug to anchor an azygous vein ICD lead J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Jan; 21(1):99-102. . View in PubMed

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