Erik Eddie Suarez, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Academic Institute
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Active Clinical Trials

Heartware DT Supplement Study

NCT01966458

Publications

Outcomes of Heart Transplant Recipients with Class II Obesity: A United Network for Organ Sharing Database Analysis
Liu, Y, Padilla, FA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Lamba, HK, Gnanashanmugam, S, Chatterjee, S, Suarez, E & Bhimaraj, A 2022, , Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 272, pp. 69-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2021.11.005

Degree of change in right ventricular adaptation measures during axillary Impella support informs risk stratification for early, severe right heart failure following durable LVAD implantation
Hsi, B, Joseph, D, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A, Suarez, EE, Xu, J, Guha, A & Kim, JH 2022, , Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 279-282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2021.11.007

Defining Vasoplegia Following Durable, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Swan, JT, Iso, T, Rizk, E, Trachtenberg, BH, Krisl, J, Varnado, S, Suki, WN, Frost, AE, Suarez, E, Uddin, FS, Kassi, M, Giesecke, NM, Bhimaraj, A & Masud, FN 2022, , ASAIO Journal, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001419

Pre-operative sarcopenia is predictive of recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding on left ventricular assist device support: A multicenter analysis
Klajda, M, Trachtenberg, B, Araujo, R, Estep, JD, Masotti, M, Teigen, L, Schultz, J, John, R, Martin, C, Suarez, EE & Cogswell, R 2022, , Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 757-762. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2022.01.004

Predicting post-operative right ventricular failure using video-based deep learning
Shad, R, Quach, N, Fong, R, Kasinpila, P, Bowles, C, Castro, M, Guha, A, Suarez, EE, Jovinge, S, Lee, S, Boeve, T, Amsallem, M, Tang, X, Haddad, F, Shudo, Y, Woo, YJ, Teuteberg, J, Cunningham, JP, Langlotz, CP & Hiesinger, W 2021, , Nature Communications, vol. 12, no. 1, 5192. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25503-9

Long-term survival in patients with post-LVAD right ventricular failure: multi-state modelling with competing outcomes of heart transplant
Shad, R, Fong, R, Quach, N, Bowles, C, Kasinpila, P, Li, M, Callon, K, Castro, M, Guha, A, Suarez, EE, Lee, S, Jovinge, S, Boeve, T, Shudo, Y, Langlotz, CP, Teuteberg, J & Hiesinger, W 2021, , Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 40, no. 8, pp. 778-785. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2021.05.002

Remote versus early corticosteroid wean outcomes in heart transplant recipients in the contemporary era
Salgado, BC, Fida, N, Krisl, J, Berens, PM, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Hussain, I, Kim, JH, Suarez, E, Trachtenberg, B, Torre-Amione, G, Bhimaraj, A & Guha, A 2021, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 35, no. 8, e14382. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14382

Defining Vasoplegia Following Durable, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Swan, JT, Iso, T, Rizk, E, Trachtenberg, BH, Krisl, J, Varnado, S, Suki, WN, Frost, AE, Suarez, E, Uddin, FS, Kassi, M, Giesecke, NM, Bhimaraj, A & Masud, FN 2022, , ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992), vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001419

Pulse assessment is important with blood pressure measurement in individuals with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices
Marcos-Abdala, HG, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Hussain, I, Trachtenberg, B, Ashrith, G, Torre-Amione, G, Bruckner, B, Suarez, EE, Estep, JD & Bhimaraj, A 2021, , International Journal of Artificial Organs, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 124-129. https://doi.org/10.1177/0391398820927022

Successful Treatment of Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Severe COVID-19 Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Barrantes, JH, Ortoleva, J, ONeil, ER, Suarez, EE, Beth Larson, S, Rali, AS, Agerstrand, C, Grazioli, L, Chatterjee, S & Anders, M 2021, , ASAIO Journal, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 132-136. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001357

Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of a Novel Thrombin Containing Combination Hemostatic Powder Using a Historical Control
Bruckner, BA, Spotnitz, WD, Suarez, E, Loebe, M, Ngo, U, Gillen, DL & Manson, RJ 2021, , Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, vol. 27. https://doi.org/10.1177/10760296211017238

Ventricular Fibrillation Arrest and Pulmonary Homograft Rupture During Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve: Successful Rescue by Heart Team
El Nihum, LI, Li, Z, Ramchandani, M, Reardon, MJ, Suarez, EE, MacGillivray, TE, Duarte, V & Lin, CH 2021, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 152-156. https://doi.org/10.14797/CAVR7956

A multi-institutional retrospective analysis on impact of RV acute mechanical support timing after LVAD implantation on 1-year mortality and predictors of RV acute mechanical support weaning
Kumar, S, Derbala, MH, Nguyen, DT, Ferrall, J, Cefalu, M, Rivas-Lasarte, M, Rashid, SMI, Joseph, DT, Graviss, EA, Goldstein, D, Jorde, UP, Bhimaraj, A, Suarez, EE, Smith, SA, Sims, DB & Guha, A 2022, , Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 244-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2021.10.005

Percutaneous Left Axillary Artery Placement of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in Advanced Heart Failure Patients
Bhimaraj, A, Agrawal, T, Duran, A, Tamimi, O, Amione-Guerra, J, Trachtenberg, B, Guha, A, Hussain, I, Kim, J, Kassi, M, Xu, J, Suarez, EE, Ngo, UQ, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, JD 2020, , JACC: Heart Failure, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 313-323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2020.01.011

Data-Driven Volume Thresholds Predictive of Improved Outcomes after Orthotopic Heart Transplantation
Frankel, WC, Godfrey, EL, Suarez, EE, Rana, A, Shafii, AE, Loor, G & Liao, KK 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.441

A Data-Driven Approach to Defining the Volume-Outcome Relationship in Lung Transplantation
Godfrey, EL, Frankel, WC, Rana, A, Liao, KK, Loor, G & Suarez, EE 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.445

Heart Transplant Outcomes in Obese Patients BMI 35-39.9
Liu, Y, Padilla, FA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, D, Gnanashanmugam, S & Suarez, EE 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S225-S226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.873

Axillary Impella 5.0 Outcomes - A Single Center Review
Patel, H, Suarez, E, Bruckner, B, Ngo, U & Bhimaraj, A 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.189

Association of Clinical Outcomes with Left Ventricular Assist Device Use by Bridge to Transplant or Destination Therapy Intent: The Multicenter Study of MagLev Technology in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support Therapy with HeartMate 3 (MOMENTUM 3) Randomized Clinical Trial
Goldstein, DJ, Naka, Y, Horstmanshof, D, Ravichandran, AK, Schroder, J, Ransom, J, Itoh, A, Uriel, N, Cleveland, JC, Raval, NY, Cogswell, R, Suarez, EE, Lowes, BD, Kim, G, Bonde, P, Sheikh, FH, Sood, P, Farrar, DJ & Mehra, MR 2020, , JAMA Cardiology, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 411-419. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.5323

Waitlist and post-transplant outcomes in patients listed with intra-aortic balloon pump for heart transplant: United Network for Organ Sharing registry
Duran, A, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, B, Hussain, I, Park, M, Estep, JD, Suarez, EE & Guha, A 2020, , International Journal of Artificial Organs, vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 606-613. https://doi.org/10.1177/0391398820903312