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Jutta Novalija MD, PhD

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Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Anesthesiology
Division: Clinical
Program: Operating Room Service

Clinical Expertise

  • Anesthesia
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Hyperemia
  • Acetylcholine infusion via brachial artery
  • Forearm blood flow
  • Leadership Positions

  • Associate Director Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship
  • Medical Director Milwaukee VAMC Simulation Center
  • Educational Expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • High Fidelity Simulation Training
  • Patient Simulation
  • Simulation Training
  • Publications (27)

  • Balancing carcinoid crisis and right ventricular dysfunction during tricuspid and pulmonic valve replacement for carcinoid heart disease: A case report. (Pagryzinski AR, Schena S, Novalija J, Almassi GH, Pagel PS, Hang D) Int J Surg Case Rep 2023 Jan;102:107855 PMID: 36610355 PMCID: PMC9829749 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85145728191 01/08/2023    
  • Escape the OR: A novel teaching strategy to promote interprofessional learning and teamwork. (Borck J, Meyer D, Gettrust L, Novalija J) Nurs Manage 2022 Feb 01;53(2):28-35 PMID: 35105843 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85124061212 02/03/2022    
  • Iatrogenic Aortic Insufficiency After Radiofrequency Ablation of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract. (Plachinski SJ, Salman SS, Carey J, Flanagan CM, Novalija J, Pagel PS, Almassi GH) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2022 Jun;36(6):1726-1729 PMID: 34103217 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85107430785 06/10/2021       1 Citation
  • No Room to "Lean In": A Qualitative Study on Gendered Barriers to Promotion and Leadership. (Ellinas EH, Kaljo K, Patitucci TN, Novalija J, Byars-Winston A, Fouad NA) J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2019 Mar;28(3):393-402 PMID: 30481114 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062960663 11/28/2018       20 Citations
  • Anesthesia Preoperative Clinic Evaluation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Using Nasal Fiberoptic Videoendoscopy: A Pilot Study Comparison with Polysomnography. (Jain S, Kallio PJ, Less K, Novalija J, Pagel PS, Ebert TJ) Anesth Pain Med 2018 Feb;8(1):e63546 PMID: 29868460 PMCID: PMC5970289 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044727534 06/06/2018       1 Citation
  • Moderate, Short-Term, Local Hyperglycemia Attenuates Forearm Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilation After Transient Ischemia-Reperfusion in Human Volunteers. (Ebert TJ, Novalija J, Barney JA, Uhrich TD, Arain SR, Freed JK, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2017 Oct;31(5):1649-1655 PMID: 28284926 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85015618612 03/13/2017       2 Citations
  • Short-Term Angiotensin Subtype 1 Receptor Blockade Does Not Alter the Circulatory Responses to Sympathetic Nervous System Modulation in Healthy Volunteers Before and During Sevoflurane Anesthesia: Results of a Pilot Study. (Arain SR, Freed JK, Novalija J, Pagel PS, Ebert TJ) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2016 Dec;30(6):1479-1484 PMID: 27751762 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991281580 10/19/2016       1 Citation
  • Acute, Severe Chest Pain in the Presence of Known Coronary Artery Disease: New Myocardial Ischemia, Aortic Dissection, or Some Other Evolving Cardiovascular Catastrophe? (Boettcher BT, Irish SM, Algahim M, Rokkas CK, Plambeck CJ, Novalija J, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2016 Jun;30(3):841-4 PMID: 26619952 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84974777937 12/02/2015    
  • An unlikely cause of a new diastolic murmur heard during a routine employment physical exam. (Pagel PS, Shirazi AQ, Helm CS, Novalija J, Murtaza G, Rashid ZA) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2015;29(3):817-9 PMID: 25649705 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84930082786 02/05/2015    
  • "Unicuspid" aortic valve bioprosthesis: a complication of surgery for a left hip Morel-LavallĂ©e lesion? (De Vry DJ, Schnake PK, Colwell EM, Novalija J, Almassi GH, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2015 Apr;29(2):545-7 PMID: 25534760 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84926409272 12/24/2014    
  • The effectiveness of oxygen delivery and reliability of carbon dioxide waveforms: a crossover comparison of 4 nasal cannulae. (Ebert TJ, Novalija J, Uhrich TD, Barney JA) Anesth Analg 2015 Feb;120(2):342-8 PMID: 25390281 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922337346 11/13/2014       19 Citations
  • Malignant hyperthermia crisis: optimizing patient outcomes through simulation and interdisciplinary collaboration. (Cain CL, Riess ML, Gettrust L, Novalija J) AORN J 2014 Feb;99(2):301-8; quiz 309-11 PMID: 24472592 PMCID: PMC4276305 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84893005120 01/30/2014       19 Citations
  • Mechanism of torrential regurgitation in mitral valve endocarditis: the usual chordal rupture-leaflet flail or another more dramatic structural defect? (Wickliff EM, Weber CA, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Dague HL, Novalija J, Almassi GH, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2014 Jun;28(3):854-6 PMID: 24103714 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84902288619 10/10/2013    
  • Is a dissection in the middle of the aortic arch complicating this large ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm? (Gerstman E, Novalija J, Murtaza G, Hossein Almassi G, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2014 Feb;28(1):202-205 PMID: 23993768 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84892592733 09/03/2013    
  • Simulation of a patient with severe aortic stenosis undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. (Novalija J, Diaz CD, Drexler CM) Simul Healthc 2011 Aug;6(4):250-4 PMID: 21826042 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80051801135 08/10/2011    
  • An object in the proximal left ventricular outflow tract during late diastole: aortic valve prolapse, mass, or normal anatomy? (Pagel PS, Shah JR, Novalija J, Markan S, Lilly RE) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2010 Apr;24(2):367-8 PMID: 19231244 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77950020740 02/24/2009       1 Citation
  • Incidental discovery of a large right atrial mass in a patient during evaluation for upper abdominal pain. (Novalija J, Lang T, Butler EG, Almassi GH, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2009 Oct;23(5):729-31 PMID: 18834833 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-70349304410 10/07/2008       1 Citation
  • A mobile threadlike structure in the left atrium: cor triatriatum, artifact, or thrombus? (Markan S, Haider N, Novalija J, Iqbal Z, Gandhi SD, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2009 Aug;23(4):566-8 PMID: 18834832 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67650548663 10/07/2008       3 Citations
  • Atrial septal thickening in a patient with syncope: variant of lipomatous hypertrophy or cardiac neoplasm? (Markan S, Lindenbaum L, Iqbal Z, Novalija J, Almassi GH, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2009 Jun;23(3):424-6 PMID: 18834808 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67349262085 10/07/2008    
  • Recurrent chest pain and dyspnea on exertion in an elderly man: just another case of coronary artery disease or a more unusual cause for "angina"? (Poller KJ, Robinson DA, Markan S, Iqbal Z, Novalija J, Lilly RE, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2009 Jun;23(3):421-3 PMID: 18834805 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67349100231 10/07/2008       1 Citation
  • Gradual development of unilateral Horner's syndrome in an otherwise asymptomatic elderly man. Diagnosis: right upper posterior mediastinal thoracic schwannoma. (Smith EE, Novalija J, Tisol WB, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2009 Feb;23(1):115-7 PMID: 18834757 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-58149517983 10/07/2008       3 Citations
  • Intracardiac masses associated with permanent endocardial pacemaker lead erosion through the skin. (Gandhi SD, Shah B, Iqbal Z, Markan S, Novalija J, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2008 Jun;22(3):492-4 PMID: 18503947 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-44049104779 05/28/2008       4 Citations
  • Remote right ventricular rupture after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a catastrophic complication of occult right ventricular infarction in a patient with a sternal infection. (Pagel PS, Iqbal Z, Gandhi SD, Novalija J, Markan S, May JA, Almassi GH) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2008 Apr;22(2):270-2 PMID: 18375334 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-41049097143 04/01/2008       1 Citation
  • Cardiovascular aspects of glossopharyngeal insufflation and exsufflation. (Novalija J, Lindholm P, Loring SH, Diaz E, Fox JA, Ferrigno M) Undersea Hyperb Med 2007;34(6):415-23 PMID: 18251438 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-38949116346 02/07/2008       25 Citations
  • An unusual complication of lumbar subarachnoid drainage catheter placement in a patient undergoing endovascular stent repair of a thoracic aortic aneurysm. (Chen P, Gandhi SD, Iqbal Z, Markan S, Novalija J, Signorino PR, Seabrook GR, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2007 Oct;21(5):763-5 PMID: 17905293 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34648827528 10/02/2007       3 Citations
  • Role of S-nitrosothiol transport in the cardioprotective effects of S-nitrosocysteine in rat hearts. (Hogg N, Broniowska KA, Novalija J, Kettenhofen NJ, Novalija E) Free Radic Biol Med 2007 Oct 01;43(7):1086-94 PMID: 17761304 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548132754 09/01/2007       33 Citations
  • Perioperative implications of charcot-marie-tooth disease during coronary artery bypass graft surgery. (Shankar V, Markan S, Gandhi SD, Iqbal Z, Novalija J, Nicolosi AC, Pagel PS) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2007 Aug;21(4):567-9 PMID: 17678787 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34547236589 08/07/2007       4 Citations
  • Last update: 01/09/2023