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Amit Mathur, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine

Specialty Areas

Newborn Medicine - Neonatology

Board Certifications

Newborn Medicine
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy; neonatal seizures; neonatal neuroprotection; neonatal autoregulation; improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in the NICU; NICU quality improvement initiatives

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 5th Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6148
Fax: 314-454-4633

Education

Education

Fellowship: Division of Newborn Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1998
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital 1997
MRCP: Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh 1991
Medical School: S.N. Medical College, Agra, India 1986
M.B.B.S.: University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, New Delhi 1982

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Re-examining the arterial cord blood gas pH screening criteria in neonatal encephalopathy.
Vesoulis ZA, Liao SM, Rao R, Trivedi SB, Cahill AG, Mathur AM
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2017 Sep 23; pii: fetalneonatal-2017-313078. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313078.

PMID:
    28942435
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Gestational age-dependent relationship between cerebral oxygen extraction and blood pressure.
Vesoulis ZA, Liao SM, Mathur AM
Pediatr Res. 2017 Sep 13; doi: 10.1038/pr.2017.196.

PMID:
    28902182
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Time-to-event analysis of surgically treated posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus in preterm infants: a single-institution retrospective study.
Han RH, Berger D, Gabir M, Baksh BS, Morales DM, Mathur AM, Smyser CD, Strahle JM, Limbrick DD Jr
Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 Nov; 33(11)1917-1926. doi: 10.1007/s00381-017-3588-6.

PMID:
    28884229
    [PubMed - in process]
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A validated clinical MRI injury scoring system in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
Trivedi SB, Vesoulis ZA, Rao R, Liao SM, Shimony JS, McKinstry RC, Mathur AM
Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Oct; 47(11)1491-1499. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-3893-y.

PMID:
    28623417
    [PubMed - in process]
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Erythropoietin and Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: Volume of Acute Brain Injury and 1-Year Neurodevelopmental Outcome.
Mulkey SB, Ramakrishnaiah RH, McKinstry RC, Chang T, Mathur AM, Mayock DE, Van Meurs KP, Schaefer GB, Luo C, Bai S, Juul SE, Wu YW
J Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 186196-199. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.03.053.

PMID:
    28456387
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Low-frequency blood pressure oscillations and inotrope treatment failure in premature infants.
Vesoulis ZA, Hao J, McPherson C, El Ters NM, Mathur AM
J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017 Jul 1; 123(1)55-61. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00205.2017.

PMID:
    28428252
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cerebral Autoregulation, Brain Injury, and the Transitioning Premature Infant.
Vesoulis ZA, Mathur AM
Front Pediatr. 2017; 564. doi: 10.3389/fped.2017.00064.

PMID:
    28421173
    [PubMed]
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Delayed cord clamping and inotrope use in preterm infants.
Vesoulis ZA, Rhoades J, Muniyandi P, Conner S, Cahill AG, Mathur AM
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Apr 20; 1-8. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1315663.

PMID:
    28372510
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Safety and Short-Term Outcomes of Therapeutic Hypothermia in Preterm Neonates 34-35 Weeks Gestational Age with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
Rao R, Trivedi S, Vesoulis Z, Liao SM, Smyser CD, Mathur AM
J Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 18337-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.11.019.

PMID:
    27979578
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurologic Injury in Acidemic Term Infants.
Cahill AG, Mathur AM, Smyser CD, Mckinstry RC, Roehl KA, López JD, Inder TE, Macones GA
Am J Perinatol. 2017 Jun; 34(7)668-675. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597135.

PMID:
    27926973
    [PubMed - in process]
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Umbilical Artery Lactate Correlates with Brain Lactate in Term Infants.
Cahill AG, Macones GA, Smyser CD, López JD, Inder TE, Mathur AM
Am J Perinatol. 2017 May; 34(6)535-540. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1593844.

PMID:
    27788532
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Early High-Dose Caffeine Increases Seizure Burden in Extremely Preterm Neonates: A Preliminary Study.
Vesoulis ZA, McPherson C, Neil JJ, Mathur AM, Inder TE
J Caffeine Res. 2016 Sep 1; 6(3)101-107.

PMID:
    27679737
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High-Dose Erythropoietin and Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: A Phase II Trial.
Wu YW, Mathur AM, Chang T, McKinstry RC, Mulkey SB, Mayock DE, Van Meurs KP, Rogers EE, Gonzalez FF, Comstock BA, Juul SE, Msall ME, Bonifacio SL, Glass HC, Massaro AN, Dong L, Tan KW, Heagerty PJ, Ballard RA
Pediatrics. 2016 Jun; 137(6)pii: e20160191. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-0191.

PMID:
    27244862
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Intercenter Cost Variation for Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy in the Era of Therapeutic Hypothermia.
Massaro AN, Murthy K, Zaniletti I, Cook N, DiGeronimo R, Dizon ML, Hamrick SE, McKay VJ, Natarajan G, Rao R, Richardson T, Smith D, Mathur AM, Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium.
J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 17376-83.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.02.033.

PMID:
    26995699
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A novel method for assessing cerebral autoregulation in preterm infants using transfer function analysis.
Vesoulis ZA, Liao SM, Trivedi SB, Ters NE, Mathur AM
Pediatr Res. 2016 Mar; 79(3)453-9. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.238.

PMID:
    26571222
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Treating EEG Seizures in Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Srinivasakumar P, Zempel J, Trivedi S, Wallendorf M, Rao R, Smith B, Inder T, Mathur AM
Pediatrics. 2015 Nov; 136(5)e1302-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3777.

PMID:
    26482675
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Head Position Change Is Not Associated with Acute Changes in Bilateral Cerebral Oxygenation in Stable Preterm Infants during the First 3 Days of Life.
Liao SM, Rao R, Mathur AM
Am J Perinatol. 2015 Jun; 32(7)645-52. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1390348.

PMID:
    25282608
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The association of type of surgical closure on length of stay among infants with gastroschisis born≥34 weeks' gestation.
Murthy K, Evans JR, Bhatia AM, Rothstein DH, Wadhawan R, Zaniletti I, Rao R, Thurm C, Mathur AM, Piazza AJ, Stein JE, Reber KM, Short BL, Padula MA, Durand DJ, Asselin JM, Pallotto EK, Dykes FD
J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug; 49(8)1220-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.12.020.

PMID:
    25092080
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Advances in management of neonatal seizures.
Vesoulis ZA, Mathur AM
Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 81(6)592-8. doi: 10.1007/s12098-014-1457-9.

PMID:
    24796413
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Early electrographic seizures, brain injury, and neurodevelopmental risk in the very preterm infant.
Vesoulis ZA, Inder TE, Woodward LJ, Buse B, Vavasseur C, Mathur AM
Pediatr Res. 2014 Apr; 75(4)564-9. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.245.

PMID:
    24366515
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