Elizabeth Blume, MD
|Hospital Title||Associate in Cardiology|
|Academic Title||Assistant Professor of Pediatrics|
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
Elizabeth Blume's research is focused on the treatment of end-stage heart disease and heart transplantation in pediatric patients. Her research interests include mechanical support devices to improve bridging children to heart transplant and sequelae and quality of life in pediatric heart-transplant recipients. She is particularly interested in the family dynamic, family-physician communication, and the role of the primary care physician in improving treatment compliance and long-term outcomes.
About Elizabeth Blume
Elizabeth Blume received her MD from Case Western Reserve University. She completed an internship, residency, and fellowship at Children's Hospital Boston.
- Collins KK, Thiagarajan RR, Chin C, Dubin AM, Van Hare GF, Robbins RC, Mayer JE, Bernstein D, Berul CI, Blume ED. Atrial tachyarrhythmias and permanent pacing after pediatric heart transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2003; 22: 1126-1133.
- Blume ED. Current status of heart transplantation in children: update 2003. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2003; 50: 1375-1391.
- Chin C, Naftel DC, Singh TP, Blume ED, Luikart H, Bernstein D, Gamberg P, Kirklin JK, Morrow WR. Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. Risk factors for recurrent rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: a multicenter experience. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2004; 23: 178-185.