Department of Pediatric Medicine, Intensive Care
Texas Children's Hospital
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Medical Director, Pediatric ECMO Service - Texas Children's Hospital
Texas A&M University College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1990
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Pediatrics, 1993
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care, 1996
Dr. Loftis continues as the Baylor liaison to the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators group. She is the Baylor Principal Investigator for several multi-institutional clinical research trials, including examining the genetics of severe influenza infections, and studying the surfactant replacement in acute lung injury and surfactant protein variants in bronochiolitis. She is currently enrolled in a Medical Ethics Masters Program through Creighton Unversity.
Arikan aa, Zappitelli M, Goldstein SL, Naipual A, Jefferson LS, Loftis L. Fluid Overload Is Associated With Impaired Oxygenation and Morbidity In Critically Ill Children Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2011 Jul 14.
Bilen, O, Loftis,L, Teruya, J. Severe thrombotic complications in a baby with heterozygous factor V Leiden on ECMO. Journal of Extracorporeal Technology 2011 43:64-69.
Zappitelli M, Washburn KK, Arikan AA, Loftis L, Yalavarthy R, Parikh CR, Edelstein CL, Goldstein SL. Urinary Interleukin-18 is an Acute Kidney Injury Biomarker in Critically Ill Children. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2008 Feb;23(2):566-72.
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