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Francesca Sperotto, M.D.

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Biography
University of Padua, PaduaMD09/2012Medicine and Surgery (Honors)
University of Padua, Padua08/2018Residency in Pediatrics and Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Honors)
University of Padua, PaduaPh.D.02/2022Developmental Medicine and Health Planning Science - Curriculum: Rare Diseases
Harvard Catalyst, Boston07/2020Certificate in Applied Biostatistics
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston06/2023Fellowhisp in Pediatric Cardiology
2006
Marialaura Bocchetti Protti Award
2012
Honors, MD Graduation
2013
Best Scientific Contribution Award
2018
Honors, Pediatric Residency and Fellowship
2019
Best Scientific Contribution Award
2019
Young Investigator Award Nomination
2020
Best Scientific Contribution Award
2020
AHA Young Hearts Early Career Investigator Award, Finalist
2020
Young Investigator Award
2021
Young Investigator Start-up Individual Research Grant

Overview

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  1. Cole AR, Sperotto F, DiNardo JA, Carlisle S, Rivkin MJ, Sleeper LA, Kheir JN. Safety of Prolonged Inhalation of Hydrogen Gas in Air in Healthy Adults. Crit Care Explor. 2021 Oct; 3(10):e543. PMID: 34651133.
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  2. Daverio M, Sperotto F, Stefani C, Mondardini MC, Tessari A, Biban P, Izzo F, Montani C, Lapi M, Picconi E, Racca F, Marinosci GZ, Savron F, Wolfler A, Amigoni A. Neuromuscular Blocker Use in critically Ill Children: Assessing Mortality Risk by Propensity Score-Weighted Analysis. Crit Care Med. 2021 Sep 24. PMID: 34582423.
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  3. Sperotto F, Saengsin K, Danehy A, Godsay M, Geisser DL, Rivkin M, Amigoni A, Thiagarajan RR, Kheir JN. Modeling severe functional impairment or death following ECPR in pediatric cardiac patients: Planning for an interventional trial. Resuscitation. 2021 Oct; 167:12-21. PMID: 34389452.
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  4. Dionne A, Sperotto F, Chamberlain S, Baker AL, Powell AJ, Prakash A, Castellanos DA, Saleeb SF, de Ferranti SD, Newburger JW, Friedman KG. Association of Myocarditis With BNT162b2 Messenger RNA COVID-19 Vaccine in a Case Series of Children. JAMA Cardiol. 2021 Aug 10. PMID: 34374740.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  5. Sperotto F, Davidson JA, Smith-Parrish MN, Elhoff JJ, Sinha A, Blinder JJ, Ehrmann DE, Marino BS, Kheir JN. Development of Care Curves Following the Stage 1 Palliation: A Comparison of Intensive Care Among 5 Centers. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 06; 10(11):e019396. PMID: 34013742.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  6. Foeldvari I, Culpo R, Sperotto F, Anton J, Avcin T, Baildam E, Boros C, Chaitow J, Constantin T, Kasapcopur O, Knupp Feitosa de Oliveira S, Pilkington C, Toplak N, van Royen A, Saad Magalhaes C, Vastert SJ, Wulffraat N, Zulian F. Consensus-based recommendations for the management of juvenile systemic sclerosis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2021 04 06; 60(4):1651-1658. PMID: 33147624.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Patel BB, Sperotto F, Molina M, Kimura S, Delgado MI, Santillana M, Kheir JN. Avoidable Serum Potassium Testing in the Cardiac ICU: Development and Testing of a Machine-Learning Model. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2021 04 01; 22(4):392-400. PMID: 33332868.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Györgyi Z, Sperotto F, Medina Villanueva A, Kneyber MCJ, Zanin A. Strategies to maintain high-quality education and communication among the paediatric and neonatal intensive care community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Med Intensiva (Engl Ed). 2021 Feb 10. PMID: 33648789.
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  9. Sperotto F, Giaretta I, Mondardini MC, Pece F, Daverio M, Amigoni A. Ketamine Prolonged Infusions in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: a Tertiary-Care Single-Center Analysis. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2021; 26(1):73-80. PMID: 33424503.
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  10. Sperotto F, Amigoni A. Dexmedetomidine for the treatment of delirium in the intensive care unit: do we need more evidence for adult and pediatric patients? Minerva Anestesiol. 2021 01; 87(1):7-9. PMID: 33538415.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Mercolini F, Di Leo V, Bordin G, Melotti R, Sperotto F, Pettenazzo A, Amigoni A, Tosoni A. Central Venous Pressure Estimation by Ultrasound Measurement of Inferior Vena Cava and Aorta Diameters in Pediatric Critical Patients: An Observational Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2021 01 01; 22(1):e1-e9. PMID: 33009360.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Hagel JA, Sperotto F, Laussen PC, Salvin JW, Bachu A, Kheir JN. Shock Index, Coronary Perfusion Pressure, and Rate Pressure Product As Predictors of Adverse Outcome After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2021 01 01; 22(1):e67-e78. PMID: 33009359.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Amigoni A, Sperotto F, Daverio M, Mondardini MC. Analgesia and Sedation in Pediatric Patients With Sepsis: A Call for Research Efforts and Consensus. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 11; 21(11):1028-1029. PMID: 33137002.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Sperotto F, Mondardini MC, Daverio M, Amigoni A. The authors reply. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 11; 21(11):1027-1028. PMID: 33137001.
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  15. Daverio M, Sperotto F, Bonardi CM, Tosoni A, Amigoni A. Follow-Up of Patients Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Reinforcing the Call for a Systematic and Prospective Long-Term Outcome Evaluation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 11; 21(11):1029-1030. PMID: 33137004.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Sperotto F, Wolfler A, Biban P, Montagnini L, Ocagli H, Comoretto R, Gregori D, Amigoni A. Unplanned and medical admissions to pediatric intensive care units significantly decreased during COVID-19 outbreak in Northern Italy. Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Feb; 180(2):643-648. PMID: 33070224.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  17. Sperotto F, Cogo P, Amigoni A, Pettenazzo A, Thiagarajan RR, Polito A. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support for Failure to Wean From Cardiopulmonary Bypass After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Analysis of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry Data. Crit Care Explor. 2020 Sep; 2(9):e0183. PMID: 32984825.
    Citations: 1     
  18. Bach A, Mi J, Hunter M, Halliday BJ, García-Miñaúr S, Sperotto F, Trevisson E, Markie D, Morison IM, Shinawi M, Willis DN, Robertson SP. Wilms tumor in patients with osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis. Eur J Hum Genet. 2021 03; 29(3):396-401. PMID: 32879452.
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  19. Sperotto F, Friedman KG, Son MBF, VanderPluym CJ, Newburger JW, Dionne A. Cardiac manifestations in SARS-CoV-2-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: a comprehensive review and proposed clinical approach. Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Feb; 180(2):307-322. PMID: 32803422.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Sperotto F, Mondardini MC, Dell'Oste C, Vitale F, Ferrario S, Lapi M, Ferrero F, Dusio MP, Rossetti E, Daverio M, Amigoni A. Efficacy and Safety of Dexmedetomidine for Prolonged Sedation in the PICU: A Prospective Multicenter Study (PROSDEX). Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 07; 21(7):625-636. PMID: 32224830.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Daverio M, Sperotto F, Zanetto L, Coscini N, Frigo AC, Mondardini MC, Amigoni A. Dexmedetomidine for Prolonged Sedation in the PICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 07; 21(7):e467-e474. PMID: 32453924.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Maschietto N, Sperotto F, Esch JE, Porras D, Callahan R. The snared wire technique for Sapien valve implantation in the pulmonary position. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 10 01; 96(4):898-903. PMID: 32438505.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Mondardini MC, Sperotto F, Daverio M, Caramelli F, Gregori D, Caligiuri MF, Vitale F, Cecini MT, Piastra M, Mancino A, Pettenazzo A, Conti G, Amigoni A. Efficacy and safety of dexmedetomidine for prevention of withdrawal syndrome in the pediatric intensive care unit: protocol for an adaptive, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, non-profit clinical trial. Trials. 2019 Dec 11; 20(1):710. PMID: 31829274.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  24. Pillon M, Sperotto F, Zattarin E, Cattelan M, Carraro E, Contin AE, Massano D, Pece F, Putti MC, Messina C, Pettenazzo A, Amigoni A. Predictors of mortality after admission to pediatric intensive care unit in oncohematologic patients without history of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: A single-center experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 10; 66(10):e27892. PMID: 31250548.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Zulian F, Culpo R, Sperotto F, Anton J, Avcin T, Baildam EM, Boros C, Chaitow J, Constantin T, Kasapcopur O, Knupp Feitosa de Oliveira S, Pilkington CA, Russo R, Toplak N, van Royen A, Saad Magalhães C, Vastert SJ, Wulffraat NM, Foeldvari I. Consensus-based recommendations for the management of juvenile localised scleroderma. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 08; 78(8):1019-1024. PMID: 30826775.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Sperotto F, Mondardini MC, Vitale F, Daverio M, Campagnano E, Ferrero F, Rossetti E, Vasile B, Dusio MP, Ferrario S, Savron F, Brugnaro L, Amigoni A. Prolonged sedation in critically ill children: is dexmedetomidine a safe option for younger age? An off-label experience. Minerva Anestesiol. 2019 02; 85(2):164-172. PMID: 30394067.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Sperotto F, Bisogno G, Opocher E, Rossi S, Rigon C, Trevisson E, Mercolini F. Osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis and Wilms tumor: Coincidence or consequence? Clin Genet. 2017 12; 92(6):674-675. PMID: 29120061.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Sperotto F, Seguso M, Gallo N, Plebani M, Zulian F. Anti-DFS70 antibodies in healthy schoolchildren: A follow-up analysis. Autoimmun Rev. 2017 02; 16(2):210-211. PMID: 28062281.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    
  29. Cecchin V, Sperotto F, Balzarin M, Vittadello F, Martini G, Zulian F. Joint hypermobility and oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis: What relationship? J Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Apr; 53(4):374-377. PMID: 28052441.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Sperotto F, Brachi S, Vittadello F, Zulian F. Musculoskeletal pain in schoolchildren across puberty: a 3-year follow-up study. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2015 May 15; 13:16. PMID: 25976338.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Sperotto F, Cuffaro G, Brachi S, Seguso M, Zulian F. Prevalence of antinuclear antibodies in schoolchildren during puberty and possible relationship with musculoskeletal pain: a longitudinal study. J Rheumatol. 2014 Jul; 41(7):1405-8. PMID: 24737914.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Nicolini G, Sperotto F, Esposito S. Combating the rise of antibiotic resistance in children. Minerva Pediatr. 2014 Feb; 66(1):31-9. PMID: 24608580.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Sperotto F, Balzarin M, Parolin M, Monteforte N, Vittadello F, Zulian F. Joint hypermobility, growing pain and obesity are mutually exclusive as causes of musculoskeletal pain in schoolchildren. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 32(1):131-6. PMID: 24093536.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Zulian F, Cuffaro G, Sperotto F. Scleroderma in children: an update. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2013 Sep; 25(5):643-50. PMID: 23912318.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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