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David Morales, MD

Professor of Surgery, Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Duke University
  • Medical Degree: Yale University
  • Fellowship : Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowship: Baylor University

Research/Clinical Interests

Pediatric Heart Surgery and Transplantation

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Surgery, 2002
Contact Information
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 3333 Burnet Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
  • Office 513-803-9150
  • Email david.morales@cchmc.org

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Adachi, Iki; Khan, Muhammad S; Guzmán-Pruneda, Francisco A; Fraser, Charles D; Mery, Carlos M; Denfield, Susan W; Dreyer, William J; Morales, David L S; McKenzie, E Dean; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Fraser, Charles D 2015. Evolution and impact of ventricular assist device program on children awaiting heart transplantation. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 99 2, 635-40

Conway, Jennifer; St Louis, James; Morales, David L S; Law, Sabrina; Tjossem, Christine; Humpl, Tilman 2015. Delineating survival outcomes in children <10 kg bridged to transplant or recovery with the Berlin Heart EXCOR Ventricular Assist Device. JACC. Heart failure, 3 1, 70-7

Frank, David B; Crystal, Matthew A; Morales, David L S; Gerald, Ken; Hanna, Brian D; Mallory, George B; Rossano, Joseph W 2015. Trends in pediatric pulmonary hypertension-related hospitalizations in the United States from 2000-2009. Pulmonary circulation, 5 2, 339-48

Khan, Muhammad S; Bryant, Roosevelt; Kim, Sung H; Hill, Kevin D; Jacobs, Jeffrey P; Jacobs, Marshall L; Pasquali, Sara K; Morales, David L S 2015. Contemporary Outcomes of Surgical Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection in Patients With Heterotaxy Syndrome. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 99 6, 2134-40

Khan, Muhammad S; Zhang, Wei; Taylor, Rachel A; Dean McKenzie, E; Mallory, George B; Schecter, Marc G; Morales, David L S; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Adachi, Iki 2015. Survival in pediatric lung transplantation: The effect of center volume and expertise. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 34 8, 1073-81

Kwiatkowski, David M; Menon, Shina; Krawczeski, Catherine D; Goldstein, Stuart L; Morales, David L S; Phillips, Alistair; Manning, Peter B; Eghtesady, Pirooz; Wang, Yu; Nelson, David P; Cooper, David S 2015. Improved outcomes with peritoneal dialysis catheter placement after cardiopulmonary bypass in infants. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 149 1, 230-6

Kyle, W Buck; Decker, Jamie; Macicek, Scott L; Valdes, Santiago O; Morales, David; Hong, Borah; Price, Jack F; Dreyer, William J; Denfield, Susan W; Kim, Jeffrey J 2015. Arrhythmias in children with ventricular assist devices. Cardiology in the young, 25 2, 255-60

Thomas, Tamara O; Chandrakasan, Shanmuganathan; O'Brien, Maureen; Jefferies, John L; Ryan, Thomas D; Wilmot, Ivan; Baker, Michael L; Madueme, Peace C; Morales, David; Lorts, Angela 2015. The use of a Berlin Heart EXCOR LVAD in a child receiving chemotherapy for Castleman's disease. Pediatric transplantation, 19 1, E15-8

Zafar, Farhan; Castleberry, Chesney; Khan, Muhammad S; Mehta, Vivek; Bryant, Roosevelt; Lorts, Angela; Wilmot, Ivan; Jefferies, John L; Chin, Clifford; Morales, David L S 2015. Pediatric heart transplant waiting list mortality in the era of ventricular assist devices. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 34 1, 82-8

Zafar, Farhan; Jefferies, John L; Tjossem, Christine J; Bryant, Roosevelt; Jaquiss, Robert D B; Wearden, Peter D; Rosenthal, David N; Cabrera, Antonio G; Rossano, Joseph W; Humpl, Tilman; Morales, David L S 2015. Biventricular Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric use across the united states. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 99 4, 1328-34

Adachi, Iki; Morales, David S L 2014. Implantation of total artificial heart in congenital heart disease. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, 89,

Ezon, David S; Khan, Muhammad S; Adachi, Iki; Jeewa, Aamir; Morris, Shaine A; Nagy, Celeste Z; Morales, David L S; Heinle, Jeffrey S 2014. Pediatric ventricular assist device use as a bridge to transplantation does not affect long-term quality of life. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 147 4, 1334-43

Karani, Kunal B; Zafar, Farhan; Morales, David L S; Goldstein, Bryan H 2014. Hybrid stage I palliation in a 1.1 kg, 28-week preterm neonate with posterior malalignment ventricular septal defect, left ventricular outflow tract obstruction, and coarctation of the aorta. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery, 5 4, 603-7

Kirk, Richard; Dipchand, Anne I; Rosenthal, David N; Addonizio, Linda; Burch, Michael; Chrisant, Maryanne; Dubin, Anne; Everitt, Melanie; Gajarski, Robert; Mertens, Luc; Miyamoto, Shelley; Morales, David; Pahl, Elfriede; Shaddy, Robert; Towbin, Jeffrey; Weintraub, Robert 2014. The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Guidelines for the management of pediatric heart failure: Executive summary. [Corrected]. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 33 9, 888-909

Lorts, Angela; Zafar, Farhan; Adachi, Iki; Morales, David L S 2014. Mechanical assist devices in neonates and infants. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric cardiac surgery annual, 17 1, 91-5

Moore, Ryan A; Madueme, Peace C; Lorts, Angela; Morales, David L S; Taylor, Michael D 2014. Virtual implantation evaluation of the total artificial heart and compatibility: Beyond standard fit criteria. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 33 11, 1180-3

Mulukutla, Venkatachalam; Franklin, Wayne J; Villa, Chet R; Morales, David Luís Simón 2014. Surgical device therapy for heart failure in the adult with congenital heart disease. Heart failure clinics, 10 1, 197-206

Nathan, Meena; Sleeper, Lynn A; Ohye, Richard G; Frommelt, Peter C; Caldarone, Christopher A; Tweddell, James S; Lu, Minmin; Pearson, Gail D; Gaynor, J William; Pizarro, Christian; Williams, Ismee A; Colan, Steven D; Dunbar-Masterson, Carolyn; Gruber, Peter J; Hill, Kevin; Hirsch-Romano, Jennifer; Jacobs, Jeffrey P; Kaltman, Jonathan R; Kumar, S Ram; Morales, David; Bradley, Scott M; Kanter, Kirk; Newburger, Jane W 2014. Technical performance score is associated with outcomes after the Norwood procedure. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 148 5, 2208-13, 2214.e1-6

Niu, Mary C; Morris, Shaine A; Morales, David L S; Fraser, Charles D; Kim, Jeffrey J 2014. Low incidence of arrhythmias in the right ventricular infundibulum sparing approach to tetralogy of Fallot repair. Pediatric cardiology, 35 2, 261-9

Almond, Christopher S; Morales, David L; Blackstone, Eugene H; Turrentine, Mark W; Imamura, Michiaki; Massicotte, M Patricia; Jordan, Lori C; Devaney, Eric J; Ravishankar, Chitra; Kanter, Kirk R; Holman, William; Kroslowitz, Robert; Tjossem, Christine; Thuita, Lucy; Cohen, Gordon A; Buchholz, Holger; St Louis, James D; Nguyen, Khanh; Niebler, Robert A; Walters, Henry L; Reemtsen, Brian; Wearden, Peter D; Reinhartz, Olaf; Guleserian, Kristine J; Mitchell, Max B; Bleiweis, Mark S; Canter, Charles E; Humpl, Tilman 2013. Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device for bridge to heart transplantation in US children. Circulation, 127 16, 1702-11

Cabrera, Antonio G; Khan, Muhammad S; Morales, David L S; Chen, Diane W; Moffett, Brady S; Price, Jack F; Dreyer, William J; Denfield, Susan W; Jeewa, Aamir; Fraser, Charles D; Vallejo, Jesus G 2013. Infectious complications and outcomes in children supported with left ventricular assist devices. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 32 5, 518-24

Cabrera, Antonio G; Sundareswaran, Kartik S; Samayoa, Andres X; Jeewa, Aamir; McKenzie, E Dean; Rossano, Joseph W; Farrar, David J; Frazier, O Howard; Morales, David L 2013. Outcomes of pediatric patients supported by the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device in the United States. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 32 11, 1107-13

Khan, Muhammad S; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Samayoa, Andres X; Adachi, Iki; Schecter, Marc G; Mallory, George B; Morales, David L S 2013. Is lung transplantation survival better in infants? Analysis of over 80 infants. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 32 1, 44-9

Lowry, Adam W; Knudson, Jarrod D; Cabrera, Antonio G; Graves, Daniel E; Morales, David L S; Rossano, Joseph W 2013. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in hospitalized children with cardiovascular disease: estimated prevalence and outcomes from the kids' inpatient database. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, 14 3, 248-55

Lowry, Adam W; Morales, David L S; Graves, Daniel E; Knudson, Jarrod D; Shamszad, Pirouz; Mott, Antonio R; Cabrera, Antonio G; Rossano, Joseph W 2013. Characterization of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for pediatric cardiac arrest in the United States: analysis of the kids' inpatient database. Pediatric cardiology, 34 6, 1422-30

Olabiyi, Olawale O; Morales, David L S; Franklin, Wayne J 2013. De novo thrombus on an atrial septal defect device 3 years after its implantation. Pediatric cardiology, 34 5, 1269-71

Olabiyi, Olawale; Kearney, Debra; Krishnamurthy, Rajesh; Morales, David; Cabrera, Antonio G 2013. First description of coronary artery ostial atresia with fistulous origin from a normal right ventricle. Pediatric cardiology, 34 8, 1877-81

Rama, Jennifer A; Fan, Leland L; Faro, Albert; Elidemir, Okan; Morales, David L; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Smith, E O'Brian; Hazen, Matthew L; Moonnumakal, Siby P; Mallory, George B; Schecter, Marc G 2013. Lung transplantation for childhood diffuse lung disease. Pediatric pulmonology, 48 5, 490-6

Wilmot, Ivan; Lorts, Angela; Morales, David 2013. Pediatric mechanical circulatory support. The Korean journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 46 6, 391-401

Barbalat, Yanina; Morales, David; Weiss, Robert E 2012. Contemporary use of titanium staples for orthotopic urinary diversion. Urology, 80 6, 1176-80

Echo, Anthony; Kelley, Brian P; Bullocks, Jamal M; Morales, David L 2012. The treatment of an unusual complication associated with a HeartMate II LVAD in an adolescent. Pediatric transplantation, 16 4, E130-3

Feinstein, Jeffrey A; Benson, D Woodrow; Dubin, Anne M; Cohen, Meryl S; Maxey, Dawn M; Mahle, William T; Pahl, Elfriede; Villafañe, Juan; Bhatt, Ami B; Peng, Lynn F; Johnson, Beth Ann; Marsden, Alison L; Daniels, Curt J; Rudd, Nancy A; Caldarone, Christopher A; Mussatto, Kathleen A; Morales, David L; Ivy, D Dunbar; Gaynor, J William; Tweddell, James S; Deal, Barbara J; Furck, Anke K; Rosenthal, Geoffrey L; Ohye, Richard G; Ghanayem, Nancy S; Cheatham, John P; Tworetzky, Wayne; Martin, Gerard R 2012. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: current considerations and expectations. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 59 1 Suppl, S1-42

Jacobs, Jeffrey Phillip; Jacobs, Marshall Lewis; Austin, Erle H; Mavroudis, Constantine; Pasquali, Sara K; Lacour-Gayet, Francois G; Tchervenkov, Christo I; Walters, Hal; Bacha, Emile A; Nido, Pedro J Del; Fraser, Charles D; Gaynor, J William; Hirsch, Jennifer C; Morales, David L S; Pourmoghadam, Kamal K; Tweddell, James S; Prager, Richard L; Mayer, John E 2012. Quality measures for congenital and pediatric cardiac surgery. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery, 3 1, 32-47

Jefferies, John L; Morales, David L 2012. Mechanical circulatory support in children: bridge to transplant versus recovery. Current heart failure reports, 9 3, 236-43

Khan, Muhammad S; Mery, Carlos M; Zafar, Farhan; Adachi, Iki; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Cabrera, Antonio G; Fraser, Charles D; Morales, David L 2012. Is mechanically bridging patients with a failing cardiac graft to retransplantation an effective therapy? Analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 31 11, 1192-8

Knudson, Jarrod D; Neish, Steven R; Cabrera, Antonio G; Lowry, Adam W; Shamszad, Pirouz; Morales, David L S; Graves, Daniel E; Williams, Eric A; Rossano, Joseph W 2012. Prevalence and outcomes of pediatric in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the United States: an analysis of the Kids' Inpatient Database*. Critical care medicine, 40 11, 2940-4

Mayer, Rory R; Hwang, Steven W; Reddy, Gaddum D; Morales, David L; Whitehead, William E; Curry, Daniel J; Bollo, Robert J; Luerssen, Thomas G; Jea, Andrew 2012. Neurosurgical complications of left ventricular assist devices in children. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 10 5, 370-5

Morales, David L S 2012. Editorial response to "management of intracranial hemorrhage in a child with a left ventricular assist device". Pediatric transplantation, 16 5, 401

Morales, David L S; Khan, Muhammad S; Gottlieb, Erin A; Krishnamurthy, Rajesh; Dreyer, William J; Adachi, Iki 2012. Implantation of total artificial heart in congenital heart disease. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 24 2, 142-3

Park, Han Ki; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Morales, David L S 2012. Williams syndrome and obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous return: a previously unreported association. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 94 1, 289-91

Rossano, Joseph W; Kim, Jeffrey J; Decker, Jamie A; Price, Jack F; Zafar, Farhan; Graves, Daniel E; Morales, David L S; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Bozkurt, Biykem; Towbin, Jeffrey A; Denfield, Susan W; Dreyer, William J; Jefferies, John L 2012. Prevalence, morbidity, and mortality of heart failure-related hospitalizations in children in the United States: a population-based study. Journal of cardiac failure, 18 6, 459-70

Samayoa, Andres X; Mallory, George B; Morales, David L S 2012. Pneumonectomy acutely after pediatric bilateral lung transplantation: management of communicating thoracic spaces. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 31 4, 438-9

Thiagarajan, Ravi R; Almond, Christopher S; Cooper, David S; Morales, David L S 2012. Ventricular assist devices for mechanical circulatory support in children. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery, 3 1, 104-9

Zafar, Farhan; Khan, Muhammad S; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Adachi, Iki; McKenzie, E Dean; Schecter, Marc G; Mallory, George B; Morales, David L S 2012. Does donor arterial partial pressure of oxygen affect outcomes after lung transplantation? A review of more than 12,000 lung transplants. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 143 4, 919-25

Adachi, Iki; Krishnamurthy, Rajesh; Morales, David L S 2011. A double aortic arch mimicking a right aortic arch with an aberrant subclavian artery. Journal of vascular surgery, 54 4, 1151-3

Carlo, Waldemar F; Carberry, Kathleen E; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Morales, David L; McKenzie, E Dean; Fraser, Charles D; Nelson, David P 2011. Interstage attrition between bidirectional Glenn and Fontan palliation in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 142 3, 511-6

Fan, Ye; Weng, Yu-Guo; Huebler, Micheal; Cowger, Jennifer; Morales, David; Franz, Norbert; Xiao, Ying-Bin; Potapov, Evgenij; Hetzer, Roland 2011. Predictors of in-hospital mortality in children after long-term ventricular assist device insertion. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 58 11, 1183-90

Jacobs, Jeffrey Phillip; Pasquali, Sara K; Morales, David L S; Jacobs, Marshall Lewis; Mavroudis, Constantine; Chai, Paul Jubeong; Tchervenkov, Christo I; Lacour-Gayet, Francois G; Walters, Hal; Quintessenza, James Anthony 2011. Heterotaxy: lessons learned about patterns of practice and outcomes from the congenital heart surgery database of the society of thoracic surgeons. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery, 2 2, 278-86

Jacobs, Marshall L; Daniel, Megan; Mavroudis, Constantine; Morales, David L S; Jacobs, Jeffrey P; Fraser, Charles D; Turek, Joseph W; Mayer, John E; Tchervenkov, Christo; Conte, John 2011. Report of the 2010 society of thoracic surgeons congenital heart surgery practice and manpower survey. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 92 2, 762-8; discussion 76

McKenzie, E Dean; Klysik, Michal; Morales, David L S; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Fraser, Charles D; Kovalchin, John 2011. Ascending sliding arch aortoplasty: a novel technique for repair of arch hypoplasia. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 91 3, 805-10

Morales, David L S; Adachi, Iki; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Fraser, Charles D 2011. A new era: use of an intracorporeal systemic ventricular assist device to support a patient with a failing Fontan circulation. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 142 3, e138-40

Morales, David L S; Almond, Christopher S D; Jaquiss, Robert D B; Rosenthal, David N; Naftel, David C; Massicotte, M Patricia; Humpl, Tilman; Turrentine, Mark W; Tweddell, James S; Cohen, Gordon A; Kroslowitz, Robert; Devaney, Eric J; Canter, Charles E; Fynn-Thompson, Francis; Reinhartz, Olaf; Imamura, Michiaki; Ghanayem, Nancy S; Buchholz, Holger; Furness, Sarah; Mazor, Robert; Gandhi, Sanjiv K; Fraser, Charles D 2011. Bridging children of all sizes to cardiac transplantation: the initial multicenter North American experience with the Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 30 1, 1-8

Mossad, Emad B; Motta, Pablo; Rossano, Joseph; Hale, Brittani; Morales, David L 2011. Perioperative management of pediatric patients on mechanical cardiac support. Paediatric anaesthesia, 21 5, 585-93

Rodriguez, Fred H; Moodie, Douglas S; Parekh, Dhaval R; Franklin, Wayne J; Morales, David L S; Zafar, Farhan; Graves, Daniel E; Friedman, Richard A; Rossano, Joseph W 2011. Outcomes of hospitalization in adults in the United States with atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, and atrioventricular septal defect. The American journal of cardiology, 108 2, 290-3

Scully, Brandi B; Zafar, Farhan; Schecter, Marc G; Rossano, Joseph W; Mallory, George B; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Morales, David L S 2011. Lung retransplantation in children: appropriate when selectively applied. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 91 2, 574-9

Shamszad, Pirouz; Morales, David L; Slesnick, Timothy C 2011. Right ventricular inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor characterization by cardiovascular magnetic resonance. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 57 15, e205

Wilmot, Ivan; Morales, David L S; Price, Jack F; Rossano, Joseph W; Kim, Jeffrey J; Decker, Jamie A; McGarry, Mary Claire; Denfield, Susan W; Dreyer, William J; Towbin, Jeffrey A; Jefferies, John L 2011. Effectiveness of mechanical circulatory support in children with acute fulminant and persistent myocarditis. Journal of cardiac failure, 17 6, 487-94

Zafar, Farhan; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Schecter, Marc G; Rossano, Joseph W; Mallory, George B; Elidemir, Okan; Morales, David L S 2011. Two decades of pediatric lung transplant in the United States: have we improved? The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 141 3, 828-32, 832.e1

Booth, Justin H; Bryant, Roosevelt; Powers, Susan C; Ge, Shuping; McKenzie, E Dean; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Fraser, Charles D; Morales, David L S 2010. Transthoracic echocardiography does not reliably predict involvement of the aortic valve in patients with a discrete subaortic shelf. Cardiology in the young, 20 3, 284-9

Booth, Justin H; Bryant, Roosevelt; Vaporciyan, Ara; Morales, David L S 2010. Complete lung parenchyma-sparing resection of the right main stem bronchus and bronchus intermedius. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 139 1, 222-4

Jefferies, John Lynn; Price, Jack F; Morales, David L S 2010. Mechanical support in childhood heart failure. Heart failure clinics, 6 4, 559-73, x

Morales, David L S; Zafar, Farhan; Rossano, Joseph W; Salazar, Jorge D; Jefferies, John L; Graves, Daniel E; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Fraser, Charles D 2010. Use of ventricular assist devices in children across the United States: analysis of 7.5 million pediatric hospitalizations. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 90 4, 1313-8; discussion 1

Morales, David; Williams, Erin; John, Ranjit 2010. Is resternotomy in cardiac surgery still a problem? Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, 11 3, 277-86

Owens, William R; Bryant, Roosevelt; Dreyer, William J; Price, Jack F; Morales, David L S 2010. Initial clinical experience with the HeartMate II ventricular assist system in a pediatric institution. Artificial organs, 34 7, 600-3

Rossano, Joseph W; Morales, David L S; Zafar, Farhan; Denfield, Susan W; Kim, Jeffrey J; Jefferies, John L; Dreyer, William J 2010. Impact of antibodies against human leukocyte antigens on long-term outcome in pediatric heart transplant patients: an analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 140 3, 694-9, 699.e1-2

Salazar, Jorge D; Zafar, Farhan; Siddiqui, Kashif; Coleman, Ryan D; Morales, David L S; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Rossano, Joseph W; Mossad, Emad B; Fraser, Charles D 2010. Fenestration during Fontan palliation: now the exception instead of the rule. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 140 1, 129-36

Scully, Brandi Braud; Morales, David L S; Zafar, Farhan; McKenzie, E Dean; Fraser, Charles D; Heinle, Jeffrey S 2010. Current expectations for surgical repair of isolated ventricular septal defects. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 89 2, 544-9; discussion 55

Zafar, Farhan; Mallory, George B; Morales, David L S 2010. Third sequential bilateral lung transplant. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 29 10, 1203-4

Bryant, Roosevelt; Morales, David L S; Phalak, Kanchan 2009. Multimodality therapy for primary sternal osteomyelitis. The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 28 1, 73-4

Elidemir, Okan; Kancherla, Binal S; Schecter, Marc G; McKenzie, E Dean; Morales, David L; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Mallory, George B 2009. Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric lung transplant recipients: recent advances in monitoring. Pediatric transplantation, 13 5, 606-10

Morales, David L S; Zafar, Farhan; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Ocampo, Elena C; Kim, Jeffrey J; Relyea, Katherine; Fraser, Charles D 2009. Right ventricular infundibulum sparing (RVIS) tetralogy of fallot repair: a review of over 300 patients. Annals of surgery, 250 4, 611-7

Morales, David L; Zafar, Farhan; Fraser, Charles D 2009. Tetralogy of Fallot repair: the Right Ventricle Infundibulum Sparing (RVIS) strategy. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric cardiac surgery annual, , 54-8

Morales, David L S; Carberry, Kathleen E; Heinle, Jeffery S; McKenzie, E Dean; Fraser, Charles D; Diaz, Laura K 2008. Extubation in the operating room after Fontan's procedure: effect on practice and outcomes. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 86 2, 576-81; discussion 5

Morales, David L S; Zafar, Farhan; Arrington, Karol A; Gonzalez, Stephanie M; McKenzie, Emmett D; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Fraser, Charles D 2008. Repeat sternotomy in congenital heart surgery: no longer a risk factor. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 86 3, 897-902; discussion

Morales, David L S; Dreyer, William J; Denfield, Susan W; Heinle, Jeffrey S; McKenzie, E Dean; Graves, Daniel E; Price, Jack F; Towbin, Jeffrey A; Frazier, O H; Cooley, Denton A; Fraser, Charles D 2007. Over two decades of pediatric heart transplantation: how has survival changed? The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 133 3, 632-9

Rossano, Joseph W; Grenier, Michelle A; Dreyer, William J; Kim, Jeffrey J; Price, Jack F; Jefferies, John L; Smith, E O'Brian; Clunie, Sarah K; Moulik, Mousumi; Decker, Jamie A; Breinholt, John P; Morales, David L S; McKenzie, E Dean; Towbin, Jeffrey A; Denfield, Susan W 2007. Effect of body mass index on outcome in pediatric heart transplant patients. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 26 7, 718-23

Fraser, Charles D; Carberry, Kathleen E; Owens, W Richard; Arrington, Karol A; Morales, David L S; Heinle, Jeffery S; McKenzie, E Dean 2006. Preliminary experience with the MicroMed DeBakey pediatric ventricular assist device. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric cardiac surgery annual, , 109-14

Morales, David L S; Braud, Brandi E; Gunter, Kathryn S; Carberry, Kathleen E; Arrington, Karol A; Heinle, Jeffrey S; McKenzie, E Dean; Fraser, Charles D 2006. Encouraging results for the Contegra conduit in the problematic right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery connection. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 132 3, 665-71

Morales, David L S; Scully, Peter T; Braud, Brandi E; Booth, Justin H; Graves, Daniel E; Heinle, Jeffrey S; McKenzie, E Dean; Fraser, Charles D 2006. Interrupted aortic arch repair: aortic arch advancement without a patch minimizes arch reinterventions. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 82 5, 1577-83; discussion

Studer, Matthew A; Kennedy, Curtis E; Dreyer, William J; Price, Jack F; Moffett, Brady S; Teitel, Edward R; Carberry, Kathleen E; Morales, David L S; McKenzie, E Dean; Chang, Anthony C 2006. An alternative treatment strategy for pump thrombus in the DeBakey VAD Child: use of clopidogrel as a thrombolytic agent. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 25 7, 857-61

Dibardino, Daniel J; Heinle, Jeffrey S; Andropoulos, Dean A; Kerr, Caroline D; Morales, David L S; Fraser, Charles D 2005. Aortic atresia and type B interrupted aortic arch: diagnosis by physiologic cerebral monitoring. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 79 5, 1758-60

Morales, David L S; Dibardino, Daniel J; McKenzie, E Dean; Heinle, Jeff S; Chang, Anthony C; Loebe, Matthias; Noon, George P; Debakey, Michael E; Fraser, Charles D 2005. Lessons learned from the first application of the DeBakey VAD Child: an intracorporeal ventricular assist device for children. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 24 3, 331-7