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Joseph R. Cava MD, PhD

Joseph R. Cava MD, PhD

Associate Professor

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

Member of the Cardiovascular Center


Clinical Expertise

  • Cardiac MRI
  • Publications (27)

  • Anatomic Repair of Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries: Single-Center Intermediate-Term Experience. (Sachdeva S, Jacobsen RM, Woods RK, Mitchell ME, Cava JR, Ghanayem NS, Frommelt PC, Bartz PJ, Tweddell JS) Pediatr Cardiol 2017 Dec;38(8):1696-1702 PMID: 28918529 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85029544785 09/18/2017    
  • The Impact of Cardiac Motion on Aortic Valve Flow Used in Computational Simulations of the Thoracic Aorta. (Wendell DC, Samyn MM, Cava JR, Krolikowski MM, LaDisa JF Jr) J Biomech Eng 2016 09 01;138(9) PMID: 27367143 PMCID: PMC4967883 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84978765764 07/02/2016    
  • Droperidol transiently prolongs the QT interval in children undergoing single ventricle palliation. (Scott JP, Stuth EA, Stucke AG, Cava JR, Berens RJ) Pediatr Cardiol 2015 Jan;36(1):196-204 PMID: 25087057 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84937210854 08/05/2014       2 Citations
  • Restrictive versus nonrestrictive physiology following repair of tetralogy of Fallot: is there a difference? (Samyn MM, Kwon EN, Gorentz JS, Yan K, Danduran MJ, Cava JR, Simpson PM, Frommelt PC, Tweddell JS) J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2013 Jul;26(7):746-55 PMID: 23623591 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84879418368 04/30/2013       15 Citations
  • Infant cardiac magnetic resonance imaging using oscillatory ventilation: safe and effective. (Chaves AH, Cava JR, Simpson P, Hoffman GM, Samyn MM) Pediatr Cardiol 2013 Jun;34(5):1201-5 PMID: 23344894 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84878017270 01/25/2013       1 Citation
  • Including aortic valve morphology in computational fluid dynamics simulations: initial findings and application to aortic coarctation. (Wendell DC, Samyn MM, Cava JR, Ellwein LM, Krolikowski MM, Gandy KL, Pelech AN, Shadden SC, LaDisa JF Jr) Med Eng Phys 2013 Jun;35(6):723-35 PMID: 22917990 PMCID: PMC3577975 08/25/2012    
  • Late complications after Takeuchi repair of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: case series and review of literature. (Ginde S, Earing MG, Bartz PJ, Cava JR, Tweddell JS) Pediatr Cardiol 2012 Oct;33(7):1115-23 PMID: 22438016 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867883915 03/23/2012       28 Citations
  • Delayed contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of Takayasu arteritis. (Ginde S, Cava JR, Southern JF, Saudek DE) J Am Coll Cardiol 2012 Mar 20;59(12):e23 PMID: 22421309 03/17/2012       5 Citations
  • Characterization of cardiac tumors in children by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: a multicenter experience. (Beroukhim RS, Prakash A, Buechel ER, Cava JR, Dorfman AL, Festa P, Hlavacek AM, Johnson TR, Keller MS, Krishnamurthy R, Misra N, Moniotte S, Parks WJ, Powell AJ, Soriano BD, Srichai MB, Yoo SJ, Zhou J, Geva T) J Am Coll Cardiol 2011 Aug 30;58(10):1044-54 PMID: 21867841 08/27/2011       76 Citations
  • Computational simulations demonstrate altered wall shear stress in aortic coarctation patients treated by resection with end-to-end anastomosis. (LaDisa JF Jr, Dholakia RJ, Figueroa CA, Vignon-Clementel IE, Chan FP, Samyn MM, Cava JR, Taylor CA, Feinstein JA) Congenit Heart Dis 2011 Sep-Oct;6(5):432-43 PMID: 21801315 PMCID: PMC3208403 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80052835284 08/02/2011       39 Citations
  • Perioperative monitoring in high-risk infants after stage 1 palliation of univentricular congenital heart disease. (Ghanayem NS, Hoffman GM, Mussatto KA, Frommelt MA, Cava JR, Mitchell ME, Tweddell JS) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 Oct;140(4):857-63 PMID: 20621312 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77956885774 07/14/2010       52 Citations
  • Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification: a case report of prenatal and postnatal echocardiographic diagnosis. (Kutty S, Cava JR, Frommelt MA) Echocardiography 2009 Aug;26(7):862-4 PMID: 19490013 06/06/2009       4 Citations
  • Near-infrared spectroscopy in neonates before palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. (Johnson BA, Hoffman GM, Tweddell JS, Cava JR, Basir M, Mitchell ME, Scanlon MC, Mussatto KA, Ghanayem NS) Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Feb;87(2):571-7; discussion 577-9 PMID: 19161781 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-58249137786 01/24/2009       64 Citations
  • Marfan syndrome type II: there is more to Marfan syndrome than fibrillin 1. (Zangwill SD, Brown MD, Bryke CR, Cava JR, Segura AD) Congenit Heart Dis 2006 Sep;1(5):229-32 PMID: 18377530 04/02/2008       5 Citations
  • Ruptured tricuspid valve papillary muscle: a treatable cause of neonatal cyanosis. (Sachdeva R, Fiser RT, Morrow WR, Cava JR, Ghanayem NS, Jaquiss RD) Ann Thorac Surg 2007 Feb;83(2):680-2 PMID: 17258015 01/30/2007       12 Citations
  • Right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit versus Blalock-Taussig shunt: a hemodynamic comparison. (Ghanayem NS, Jaquiss RD, Cava JR, Frommelt PC, Mussatto KA, Hoffman GM, Tweddell JS) Ann Thorac Surg 2006 Nov;82(5):1603-9; discussion 1609-10 PMID: 17062213 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33750038858 10/26/2006       46 Citations
  • Early cavopulmonary anastomosis after Norwood procedure results in excellent Fontan outcome. (Jaquiss RD, Siehr SL, Ghanayem NS, Hoffman GM, Fedderly RT, Cava JR, Mussatto KA, Tweddell JS) Ann Thorac Surg 2006 Oct;82(4):1260-5; discussion 1265-6 PMID: 16996918 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33748748733 09/26/2006       34 Citations
  • Near infrared spectroscopy monitoring during pediatric aortic coarctation repair. (Berens RJ, Stuth EA, Robertson FA, Jaquiss RD, Hoffman GM, Troshynski TJ, Staudt SR, Cava JR, Tweddell JS, Bert Litwin S) Paediatr Anaesth 2006 Jul;16(7):777-81 PMID: 16879521 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33748347887 08/02/2006       38 Citations
  • A medical strategy to reduce persistent chest tube drainage after the fontan operation. (Cava JR, Bevandic SM, Steltzer MM, Tweddell JS) Am J Cardiol 2005 Jul 01;96(1):130-3 PMID: 15979451 06/28/2005       22 Citations
  • Chest pain in children and adolescents. (Cava JR, Sayger PL) Pediatr Clin North Am 2004 Dec;51(6):1553-68, viii PMID: 15561173 11/25/2004       46 Citations
  • Droperidol for perioperative sedation causes a transient prolongation of the QTc time in children under volatile anesthesia. (Stuth EA, Stucke AG, Cava JR, Hoffman GM, Berens RJ) Paediatr Anaesth 2004 Oct;14(10):831-7 PMID: 15385011 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-4944220495 09/24/2004       12 Citations
  • Exercise recommendations and risk factors for sudden cardiac death. (Cava JR, Danduran MJ, Fedderly RT, Sayger PL) Pediatr Clin North Am 2004 Oct;51(5):1401-20 PMID: 15331291 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-4344593438 08/28/2004       13 Citations
  • Home monitoring of infants after stage one palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. (Ghanayem NS, Cava JR, Jaquiss RD, Tweddell JS) Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2004;7:32-8 PMID: 15283350 07/31/2004       42 Citations
  • Early cavopulmonary anastomosis in very young infants after the Norwood procedure: impact on oxygenation, resource utilization, and mortality. (Jaquiss RD, Ghanayem NS, Hoffman GM, Fedderly RT, Cava JR, Mussatto KA, Tweddell JS) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 Apr;127(4):982-9 PMID: 15052194 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-1842506295 03/31/2004       64 Citations
  • Home surveillance program prevents interstage mortality after the Norwood procedure. (Ghanayem NS, Hoffman GM, Mussatto KA, Cava JR, Frommelt PC, Rudd NA, Steltzer MM, Bevandic SM, Frisbee SS, Jaquiss RD, Litwin SB, Tweddell JS) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003 Nov;126(5):1367-77 PMID: 14666008 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-10744232526 12/11/2003       231 Citations
  • Glucose transporters (GLUT1, 2, & 4) in fat, muscle and liver in a rat model of endotoxic shock. (Zeller WP, Goto M, Parker J, Cava JR, Gottschalk ME, Filkins JP, Hofmann C) Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1994 Feb 15;198(3):923-7 PMID: 8117297 02/15/1994       8 Citations
  • Rhizobium leguminosarum CFN42 genetic regions encoding lipopolysaccharide structures essential for complete nodule development on bean plants. (Cava JR, Elias PM, Turowski DA, Noel KD) J Bacteriol 1989 Jan;171(1):8-15 PMID: 2644215 PMCID: PMC209546 01/01/1989       98 Citations
  • Last update: 10/10/2018
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