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Susan Foerster MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Cardiology

Member of the Cardiovascular Center


Publications (33)

  • Longitudinal Improvements in Radiation Exposure in Cardiac Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease: A Prospective Multicenter C3PO-QI Study. (Quinn BP, Cevallos P, Armstrong A, Balzer D, El-Said H, Foerster S, Glatz AC, Goodman A, Goldstein B, Hainstock M, Janssen D, Kreutzer J, Latson L, Leahy R, Petit C, Shahanavaz S, Trucco S, Whiteside W, Zampi JD, Bergersen L) Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2020 May;13(5):e008172 PMID: 32408819 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084787958 05/16/2020       1 Citation
  • Hepatic Vein Blood Increases Lung Microvascular Angiogenesis and Endothelial Cell Survival-Toward an Understanding of Univentricular Circulation. (Spearman AD, Gupta A, Pan AY, Gronseth EI, Thirugnanam K, Gudausky TM, Foerster SR, Ramchandran R) Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 May 07 PMID: 32387780 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086171858 05/11/2020       1 Citation
  • Cardiac Arrest Secondary to Traumatic Aortopulmonary Window During Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation in Supported Ross (Vasutakarn Chongthammakun, Michael E. Mitchell, Todd M. Gudausky, Peter J. Bartz, Susan R. Foerster ) J Am Coll Cardiol Case Rep. 2019 Dec, 1 (5) 746-750. 12/19/2019    
  • Mid-Term Valve-Related Outcomes After Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve-in-Valve or Valve-in-Ring Replacement (McElhinney DB, Aboulhosn JA, Dvir D, Whisenant B, Zhang Y, Eicken A, Ribichini F, Tzifa A, Hainstock MR, Martin MH, Kornowski R, Schubert S, Latib A, Thomson JDR, Torres AJ, Meadows J, Delaney JW, Guerrero ME, Salizzoni S, El-Said H, Finkelstein A, George I, Gewillig M, Alvarez-Fuente M, Lamers L, Cheema AN, Kreutzer JN, Rudolph T, Hildick-Smith D, Cabalka AK, Boudjemline Y, Milani G, Bocks ML, Asnes JD, Mahadevan V, Himbert D, Goldstein BH, Fagan TE, Cheatham JP, Momenah TS, Kim DW, Colombo A, Ancona M, Butera G, Forbes TJ, Horlick E, Pedra C, Alfonsi J, Jones TK, Foerster S, Shahanavaz S, Crittendon I, Schranz D, Qureshi A, Thomas M, Kenny DP, Hoyer M, Bleiziffer S, Kefer J, Testa L, Gillespie M, Khan D, Pass RH, Abdel-Wahab M, Wijeysundera H, Casselman F, Moe T, Hayes N, Alli O, Nayak KR, Patel P, Piazza N, Seaman C, Windecker S, Kuo J, Ing FF, Makkar RR, Greif M, Cerillio AG, Champagnac D, Nietlispach F, Maisano F, Treede H, Seiffert M, Teles RC, Feuchtner G, Bonaros N, Bruschi G, Pesarini G) Journal of the American College of Cardiology 22 January 2019;73(2):148-157 PMID: 30654886 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059349346 01/22/2019       21 Citations
  • Radiation Risk Categories in Cardiac Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease: A Tool to Aid in the Evaluation of Radiation Outcomes. (Quinn BP, Armstrong AK, Bauser-Heaton HD, Callahan R, El-Said HG, Foerster SR, Goldstein BH, Goodman AS, Gudausky TM, Kreutzer JN, Leahy RA, Petit CJ, Rockefeller TA, Shahanavaz S, Trucco SM, Bergersen L, Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Project on Outcomes-Quality Improvement (C3PO-QI)) Pediatr Cardiol 2019 Feb;40(2):445-453 PMID: 30506273 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85057871787 12/07/2018       4 Citations
  • Single center experience with the Potts shunt in severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (Kirkpatrick EC, Handler SS, Foerster S, Gudausky T, Tillman K, Mitchell M) Progress in Pediatric Cardiology March 2018;48:111-115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85039698817 03/01/2018    
  • Outcomes of Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve-in-Valve Implantation in Patients With Ebstein Anomaly. (Taggart NW, Cabalka AK, Eicken A, Aboulhosn JA, Thomson JDR, Whisenant B, Bocks ML, Schubert S, Jones TK, Asnes JD, Fagan TE, Meadows J, Hoyer M, Martin MH, Ing FF, Turner DR, Latib A, Tzifa A, Windecker S, Goldstein BH, Delaney JW, Kuo JA, Foerster S, Gillespie M, Butera G, Shahanavaz S, Horlick E, Boudjemline Y, Dvir D, McElhinney DB, VIVID Registry) Am J Cardiol 2018 01 15;121(2):262-268 PMID: 29153244 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85033779789 11/21/2017       12 Citations
  • Ventricular Fibrillation and Myocardial Depression Following Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Tetralogy of Fallot With an Intramural Coronary Artery and Coronary Artery Compression by Chest Tube. (Ahmed M, Thompson NE, Foerster SR, Frommelt MA, Mitchell ME, Scott JP) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2020 Jul;11(4):NP77-NP79 PMID: 28933244 09/22/2017    
  • Acute Success of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in the Current Era: A National Cardiovascular Data Registry Study. (Boe BA, Zampi JD, Kennedy KF, Jayaram N, Porras D, Foerster SR, Armstrong AK) JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2017 09 11;10(17):1717-1726 PMID: 28882282 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028920954 09/09/2017       15 Citations
  • Melody┬« pulmonary valve implantation in two teenage patients with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries status after Senning atrial switch operation. (Rios R, Foerster SR, Gudausky TM) Cardiol Young 2017 Apr;27(3):600-604 PMID: 27748225 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991575758 10/18/2016    
  • Implementation of Methodology for Quality Improvement in Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization: A Multi-center Initiative by the Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Project on Outcomes-Quality Improvement (C3PO-QI). (Cevallos PC, Rose MJ, Armsby LB, Armstrong AK, El-Said H, Foerster SR, Glatz AC, Goldstein BH, Hainstock MR, Kreutzer J, Latson LA, Leahy RA, Petit CJ, Torres A, Shahanavaz S, Zampi JD, Bergersen L) Pediatr Cardiol 2016 Dec;37(8):1436-1445 PMID: 27502109 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84981275729 08/10/2016       10 Citations
  • Maladaptive aortic properties after the Norwood procedure: An angiographic analysis of the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial. (Plummer ST, Hornik CP, Baker H, Fleming GA, Foerster S, Ferguson ME, Glatz AC, Hirsch R, Jacobs JP, Lee KJ, Lewis AB, Li JS, Martin M, Porras D, Radtke WA, Rhodes JF, Vincent JA, Zampi JD, Hill KD) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 08;152(2):471-479.e3 PMID: 27167022 PMCID: PMC5367155 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84975782073 05/12/2016       7 Citations
  • Dual-Axis Rotational Angiography is Safe and Feasible to Detect Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy in Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients: A Single-Center Experience. (Rios R, Loomba RS, Foerster SR, Pelech AN, Gudausky TM) Pediatr Cardiol 2016 Apr;37(4):740-5 PMID: 26846123 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84957589365 02/06/2016       1 Citation
  • Practice Variation in Single-Ventricle Patients Undergoing Elective Cardiac Catheterization: A Report from the Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Project on Outcomes (C3PO). (Goldstein BH, Holzer RJ, Trucco SM, Porras D, Murphy J, Foerster SR, El-Said HG, Beekman RH 3rd, Bergersen L) Congenit Heart Dis 2016 Mar-Apr;11(2):122-35 PMID: 26356648 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941254614 09/12/2015       10 Citations
  • Balloon valvuloplasty for congenital aortic stenosis: Multi-center safety and efficacy outcome assessment. (Torres A, Vincent JA, Everett A, Lim S, Foerster SR, Marshall AC, Beekman RH 3rd, Murphy J, Trucco SM, Gauvreau K, Holzer R, Bergersen L, Porras D) Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Nov;86(5):808-20 PMID: 26032565 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84945436936 06/03/2015       23 Citations
  • Sedation and Anesthesia in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Catheterization: A Prospective Multicenter Experience. (Lin CH, Desai S, Nicolas R, Gauvreau K, Foerster S, Sharma A, Armsby L, Marshall AC, Odegard K, DiNardo J, Vincent J, El-Said H, Spaeth J, Goldstein B, Holzer R, Kreutzer J, Balzer D, Bergersen L) Pediatr Cardiol 2015 Oct;36(7):1363-75 PMID: 25991570 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941880761 05/21/2015       17 Citations
  • Task Force 3: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training in Cardiac Catheterization. (Armsby LB, Vincent RN, Foerster SR, Holzer RJ, Moore JW, Marshall AC, Latson L, Brook M) J Am Coll Cardiol 2015 Aug 11;66(6):699-705 PMID: 25777628 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84938561261 03/18/2015       4 Citations
  • 2015 SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs (Revision of the 2005 Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs). (Ross RD, Brook M, Feinstein JA, Koenig P, Lang P, Spicer R, Vincent JA, Lewis AB, Martin GR, Bartz PJ, Fischbach PS, Fulton DR, Matherne GP, Reinking B, Srivastava S, Printz B, Geva T, Shirali GS, Weinberg P, Wong PC, Armsby LB, Vincent RN, Foerster SR, Holzer RJ, Moore JW, Marshall AC, Latson L, Dubin AM, Walsh EP, Franklin W, Kanter RJ, Saul JP, Shah MJ, Van Hare GF, Feltes TF, Roth SJ, Almodovar MC, Andropoulos DB, Bohn DJ, Costello JM, Gajarski RJ, Mott AR, Stout K, Valente AM, Cook S, Gurvitz M, Saidi A, Webber SA, Hsu DT, Ivy DD, Kulik TJ, Pahl E, Rosenthal DN, Morrow R, Mahle WT, Murphy AM, Li JS, Law YM, Newburger JW, Daniels SR, Bernstein D, Marino BS) J Am Coll Cardiol 2015 Mar 13 PMID: 25777637 03/18/2015    
  • 2015 SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs (Revision of the 2005 Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs). Circulation 2015 Aug 11;132(6):e41-2 PMID: 25769636 03/15/2015    
  • Task Force 3: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training in Cardiac Catheterization. SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA. (Armsby LB, Vincent RN, Foerster SR, Holzer RJ, Moore JW, Marshall AC, Latson L, Brook M, Society of Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors, American College of Cardiology, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association) Circulation 2015 Aug 11;132(6):e68-74 PMID: 25769635 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84939433071 03/15/2015       2 Citations
  • Device therapy for atrial septal defects in a multicenter cohort: acute outcomes and adverse events. (El-Said H, Hegde S, Foerster S, Hellenbrand W, Kreutzer J, Trucco SM, Holzer R, Burch G, Mirani A, Nicolas R, Porras D, Bergersen L, Moore J) Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Feb 01;85(2):227-33 PMID: 25257700 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922015466 09/27/2014       35 Citations
  • Safety of percutaneous patent ductus arteriosus closure: an unselected multicenter population experience. (El-Said HG, Bratincsak A, Foerster SR, Murphy JJ, Vincent J, Holzer R, Porras D, Moore J, Bergersen L) J Am Heart Assoc 2013 Nov 27;2(6):e000424 PMID: 24284214 PMCID: PMC3886754 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84902301281 11/29/2013       39 Citations
  • Comparison of surgical, stent, and balloon angioplasty treatment of native coarctation of the aorta; An observational study by the CCISC (congenital cardiovascular interventional study consortium) (Forbes TJ, Kim DW, Du W, Turner DR, Holzer R, Amin Z, Hijazi Z, Ghasemi A, Rome JJ, Nykanen D, Zahn E, Cowley C, Hoyer M, Waight D, Gruenstein D, Javois A, Foerster S, Kreutzer J, Sullivan N, Khan A, Carl Owada C, Hagler D, Lim S, Canter J, Zellers T) Pediatric Cardiology April 2012;33(4):680 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863436907 04/01/2012    
  • Comparison of surgical, stent, and balloon angioplasty treatment of native coarctation of the aorta: an observational study by the CCISC (Congenital Cardiovascular Interventional Study Consortium). (Forbes TJ, Kim DW, Du W, Turner DR, Holzer R, Amin Z, Hijazi Z, Ghasemi A, Rome JJ, Nykanen D, Zahn E, Cowley C, Hoyer M, Waight D, Gruenstein D, Javois A, Foerster S, Kreutzer J, Sullivan N, Khan A, Owada C, Hagler D, Lim S, Canter J, Zellers T, CCISC Investigators) J Am Coll Cardiol 2011 Dec 13;58(25):2664-74 PMID: 22152954 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-82955207685 12/14/2011       158 Citations
  • Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease Adjustment for Risk Method (CHARM). (Bergersen L, Gauvreau K, Foerster SR, Marshall AC, McElhinney DB, Beekman RH 3rd, Hirsch R, Kreutzer J, Balzer D, Vincent J, Hellenbrand WE, Holzer R, Cheatham JP, Moore JW, Burch G, Armsby L, Lock JE, Jenkins KJ) JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2011 Sep;4(9):1037-46 PMID: 21939947 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80053036674 09/24/2011       88 Citations
  • Contemporary etiology, outcomes, and therapy in pediatric myocarditis (Foerster SR, Canter CE) Progress in Pediatric Cardiology May 2011;31(2):123-128 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79955480133 05/01/2011    
  • Procedure-type risk categories for pediatric and congenital cardiac catheterization. (Bergersen L, Gauvreau K, Marshall A, Kreutzer J, Beekman R, Hirsch R, Foerster S, Balzer D, Vincent J, Hellenbrand W, Holzer R, Cheatham J, Moore J, Lock J, Jenkins K) Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2011 Apr 01;4(2):188-94 PMID: 21386090 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80051749412 03/10/2011       73 Citations
  • Successful subxyphoid hybrid approach for placement of a Melody percutaneous pulmonary valve. (Simpson KE, Huddleston CB, Foerster S, Nicholas R, Balzer D) Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2011 Jul 01;78(1):108-11 PMID: 21234917 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79959376643 01/15/2011       26 Citations
  • Ventricular remodeling and survival are more favorable for myocarditis than for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in childhood: an outcomes study from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. (Foerster SR, Canter CE, Cinar A, Sleeper LA, Webber SA, Pahl E, Kantor PF, Alvarez JA, Colan SD, Jefferies JL, Lamour JM, Margossian R, Messere JE, Rusconi PG, Shaddy RE, Towbin JA, Wilkinson JD, Lipshultz SE) Circ Heart Fail 2010 Nov;3(6):689-97 PMID: 20833772 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78650096704 09/14/2010       78 Citations
  • Adverse event rates in congenital cardiac catheterization - a multi-center experience. (Bergersen L, Marshall A, Gauvreau K, Beekman R, Hirsch R, Foerster S, Balzer D, Vincent J, Hellenbrand W, Holzer R, Cheatham J, Moore J, Lock J, Jenkins K) Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2010 Feb 15;75(3):389-400 PMID: 19885913 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77149148746 11/04/2009       130 Citations
  • Endovascular stent placement for right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit stenosis in the Norwood with Sano modification. (Muyskens S, Nicolas R, Foerster S, Balzer D) Congenit Heart Dis 2008 May-Jun;3(3):185-90 PMID: 18557881 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-45349094758 06/19/2008       12 Citations
  • Pediatric heart failure therapy with beta-adrenoceptor antagonists. (Foerster SR, Canter CE) Paediatr Drugs 2008;10(2):125-34 PMID: 18345722 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-40949097007 03/19/2008       13 Citations
  • Importance of totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection and postoperative pulmonary vein stenosis in outcomes of heterotaxy syndrome. (Foerster SR, Gauvreau K, McElhinney DB, Geva T) Pediatr Cardiol 2008 May;29(3):536-44 PMID: 18004616 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-43549105173 11/16/2007       31 Citations
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