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Stuart C. Sweet, MD

McKim Marriott Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Lung Transplant Program

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Pulmonary Disease
Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis
Pediatric Lung Transplant
Pediatric Asthma

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Areas of Clinical Interest

Lung disease in children, transplant immunology, lung transplant, bronchiolitis obliterans

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite C
Floor: Second Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-2694

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
Residency: Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1993
Medical Degree: University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1989
Ph.D.: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1989
B.S.: Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1981

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

An international ISHLT/ATS/ERS clinical practice guideline: diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.
Meyer KC, Raghu G, Verleden GM, Corris PA, Aurora P, Wilson KC, Brozek J, Glanville AR, ISHLT/ATS/ERS BOS Task Force Committee, ISHLT/ATS/ERS BOS Task Force Committee
Eur Respir J. 2014 Dec; 44(6)1479-503. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00107514.

PMID:
    25359357
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multicenter comparison of laboratory performance in cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus viral load testing using international standards.
Rychert J, Danziger-Isakov L, Yen-Lieberman B, Storch G, Buller R, Sweet SC, Mehta AK, Cheeseman JA, Heeger P, Rosenberg ES, Fishman JA
Clin Transplant. 2014 Dec; 28(12)1416-23. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12473.

PMID:
    25303316
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplantation--looking beyond 1-year survival.
Sweet SC, Shah AS
Am J Transplant. 2014 Oct; 14(10)2199-200. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12905.

PMID:
    25208638
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pediatric lung allocation: the rest of the story.
Sweet SC, Barr ML
Am J Transplant. 2014 Jan; 14(1)11-2. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12546.

PMID:
    24330200
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rationing lung transplants.
Egan TM, Sweet SC
N Engl J Med. 2013 Nov 21; 369(21)2064-5. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1311946#SA1.

PMID:
    24256395
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Paracorporeal lung assist devices as a bridge to recovery or lung transplantation in neonates and young children.
Hoganson DM, Gazit AZ, Boston US, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB, Eghtesady P
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan; 147(1)420-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.08.078.

PMID:
    24199759
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplant is a viable treatment option for patients with congenital and acquired pulmonary vein stenosis.
Bharat A, Epstein DJ, Grady M, Faro A, Michelson P, Sweet SC, Huddleston CB
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Jun; 32(6)621-5. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.03.002.

PMID:
    23701851
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Induction therapy in lung transplantation.
Sweet SC
Transpl Int. 2013 Jul; 26(7)696-703. doi: 10.1111/tri.12115.

PMID:
    23701023
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multicenter collaboration in pediatric lung transplantation--the importance of consensus.
Sweet SC
Pediatr Transplant. 2013 May; 17(3)197-8. doi: 10.1111/petr.12069.

PMID:
    23448310
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measurement of donor-specific HLA antibodies following plasma exchange therapy predicts clinical outcome in pediatric heart and lung transplant recipients with antibody-mediated rejection.
Jackups R Jr, Canter C, Sweet SC, Mohanakumar T, Morris GP
J Clin Apher. 2013 Aug; 28(4)301-8. doi: 10.1002/jca.21270.

PMID:
    23426730
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neonatal paracorporeal lung assist device for respiratory failure.
Hoganson DM, Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB, Eghtesady P
Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb; 95(2)692-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.05.128.

PMID:
    23336880
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Body mass index and its effect on outcome in children after lung transplantation.
Benden C, Ridout DA, Edwards LB, Boehler A, Christie JD, Sweet SC
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Feb; 32(2)196-201. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2012.11.002.

PMID:
    23200225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Report of a consensus conference on transplant program quality and surveillance.
Kasiske BL, McBride MA, Cornell DL, Gaston RS, Henry ML, Irwin FD, Israni AK, Metzler NW, Murphy KW, Reed AI, Roberts JP, Salkowski N, Snyder JJ, Sweet SC
Am J Transplant. 2012 Aug; 12(8)1988-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04130.x.

PMID:
    22682114
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplantation in children with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: an 18-year experience.
Goldstein BS, Sweet SC, Mao J, Huddleston CB, Grady RM
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct; 30(10)1148-52. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2011.04.009.

PMID:
    21620736
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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First experience with a paracorporeal artificial lung in a small child with pulmonary hypertension.
Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jun; 141(6)e48-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.02.005.

PMID:
    21420104
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Improving the lung allocation system: Statistical significance does not guarantee predictive value.
Sweet SC
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Jul; 29(7)756-8. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2010.05.029.

PMID:
    20620918
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in pediatric lung transplantation.
Puri V, Epstein D, Raithel SC, Gandhi SK, Sweet SC, Faro A, Huddleston CB
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug; 140(2)427-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.04.012.

PMID:
    20538306
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Minimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation--does it matter?
Benden C, Faro A, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet SC, Danziger-Isakov LA
Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Jun; 14(4)534-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2009.01268.x.

PMID:
    20059725
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis.
Adler FR, Aurora P, Barker DH, Barr ML, Blackwell LS, Bosma OH, Brown S, Cox DR, Jensen JL, Kurland G, Nossent GD, Quittner AL, Robinson WM, Romero SL, Spencer H, Sweet SC, van der Bij W, Vermeulen J, Verschuuren EA, Vrijlandt EJ, Walsh W, Woo MS, Liou TG
Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2009 Dec; 6(8)619-33. doi: 10.1513/pats.2009008-088TL.

PMID:
    20008865
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Aquagenic wrinkling of the palms in cystic fibrosis: comparison with controls and genotype-phenotype correlations.
Berk DR, Ciliberto HM, Sweet SC, Ferkol TW, Bayliss SJ
Arch Dermatol. 2009 Nov; 145(11)1296-9. doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2009.260.

PMID:
    19917960
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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