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Philip A. Ludbrook, MD

Professor, Medicine and Radiology
Associate Dean and Executive Chairman of Human Research Protection Office
Director, Center for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, ventricular diastolic dysfunction, heart failure, congenital heart disease

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-747-8213

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Division, Australian National Heart Foundation, UCSD, San Diego, California 1973
Residency: Royal Post-Graduate Medical School in London, University and Hammersmith Hospital, London, England 1971
Residency: Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia 1970
Medical Degree: University Of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 1963
Premedical Education: Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia 1957

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effect of Ambrisentan on Exercise Capacity in Adult Patients After the Fontan Procedure.
Cedars AM, Saef J, Peterson LR, Coggan AR, Novak EL, Kemp D, Ludbrook PA
Am J Cardiol. 2016 May 1; 117(9)1524-32. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.02.024.

PMID:
    27063478
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Scimitar Syndrome: Multimodal Imaging Before and After Repair.
Martinez SC, Eghtesady P, Bhalla S, Ludbrook PA
Tex Heart Inst J. 2015 Dec; 42(6)593-5. doi: 10.14503/THIJ-14-4462.

PMID:
    26664322
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Increased Body Mass Index Is Associated with Congestive Heart Failure and Mortality in Adult Fontan Patients.
Martinez SC, Byku M, Novak EL, Cedars AM, Eghtesady P, Ludbrook PA, Billadello JJ
Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Jan-Feb; 11(1)71-9. doi: 10.1111/chd.12296.

PMID:
    26365670
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contraceptive Use and Unintended Pregnancy in Women With Congenital Heart Disease.
Lindley KJ, Madden T, Cahill AG, Ludbrook PA, Billadello JJ
Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug; 126(2)363-9. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000911.

PMID:
    26241427
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In memoriam: Burton E. Sobel a tribute from family, friends and colleagues October 21, 1937 - May 3, 2013.
Schneider DJ, Avera ES, Bergmann SR, Braunwald E, Collen D, Frye R, Jaffe A, Kirk RJ, Ludbrook PA, Roberts R, Spector P, Vlasuk GP, Willerson JT
Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2013 Oct; 238(10)1101-15. doi: 10.1177/1535370213505824.

PMID:
    24072785
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A unique case of two sources of right ventricle enlargement in tetralogy of Fallot.
Bradley EA, Bachuwar A, Ludbrook PA
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Jan; 4(1)103-6. doi: 10.1177/2150135112458694.

PMID:
    23799763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bland-White-Garland syndrome in pregnancy: reoperation of ALCAPA with an internal thoracic radial artery "Y"-graft.
Choong CK, Martinez C, Barner HB, Ludbrook PA
Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Apr; 81(4)1512-4.

PMID:
    16564312
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Role of protein binding in renal elimination of leptin.
Landt M, Ludbrook PA, Billadello JJ
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2003 Jul; 59(1)44-8.

PMID:
    12807502
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Who oversees innovative practice? Is there a structure that meets the monitoring needs of new techniques?
Strasberg SM, Ludbrook PA
J Am Coll Surg. 2003 Jun; 196(6)938-48.

PMID:
    12788432
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Imaging of an aberrant right coronary artery with retrospective respiratory-gated 3D-MR angiography.
Kalinkin OM, Woodard PK, Ludbrook PA, Gutierrez FR
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2001 Feb; 17(1)61-4.

PMID:
    11495510
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unsolved problems in diastole.
Courtois M, Ludbrook PA, Kovács SJ
Cardiol Clin. 2000 Aug; 18(3)653-67.

PMID:
    10986595
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Value of saphenous vein graft markers during subsequent diagnostic cardiac catheterization.
Peterson LR, McKenzie CR, Ludbrook PA, Sundt TM 3rd, Eichling JO, Schardan-Watson G, Tiefenbrunn AJ
Ann Thorac Surg. 1999 Dec; 68(6)2263-6.

PMID:
    10617014
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reversal of hypocalcemia and decreased afterload in sepsis. Effect on myocardial systolic and diastolic function.
Kovacs A, Courtois MR, Barzilai B, Karl IE, Ludbrook PA, Hotchkiss RS
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Dec; 158(6)1990-8.

PMID:
    9847297
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diastolic suction during acute coronary occlusion.
Courtois M, Kovács SJ, Ludbrook PA
Circulation. 1998 Nov 10; 98(19)2099-2100.

PMID:
    9808614
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Detection of coronary stenoses on source and projection images using three-dimensional MR angiography with retrospective respiratory gating: preliminary experience.
Woodard PK, Li D, Haacke EM, Dhawale PJ, Kaushikkar S, Barzilai B, Braverman AC, Ludbrook PA, Weiss AN, Brown JJ, Mirowitz SA, Pilgram TK, Gutierrez FR
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Apr; 170(4)883-8.

PMID:
    9530027
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dependency of contractile reserve on myocardial blood flow: implications for the assessment of myocardial viability with dobutamine stress echocardiography.
Lee HH, Dávila-Román VG, Ludbrook PA, Courtois M, Walsh JF, Delano DA, Rubin PJ, Gropler RJ
Circulation. 1997 Nov 4; 96(9)2884-91.

PMID:
    9386153
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postextrasystolic left ventricular isovolumic pressure decay is not monoexponential.
Courtois M, Barzilai B, Hall AF, Ludbrook PA
Cardiovasc Res. 1997 Aug; 35(2)206-16.

PMID:
    9349383
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anatomically and physiologically based reference level for measurement of intracardiac pressures.
Courtois M, Fattal PG, Kovács SJ Jr, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Ludbrook PA
Circulation. 1995 Oct 1; 92(7)1994-2000.

PMID:
    7671382
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nephrotoxicity of ionic and nonionic contrast media in 1196 patients: a randomized trial. The Iohexol Cooperative Study.
Rudnick MR, Goldfarb S, Wexler L, Ludbrook PA, Murphy MJ, Halpern EF, Hill JA, Winniford M, Cohen MB, VanFossen DB
Kidney Int. 1995 Jan; 47(1)254-61.

PMID:
    7731155
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Delineation of determinants of left ventricular early filling. Saline versus blood infusion.
Courtois M, Mechem CJ, Barzilai B, Gutierrez F, Ludbrook PA
Circulation. 1994 Oct; 90(4)2041-50.

PMID:
    7923692
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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