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    Cynthia S. Herrington, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Surgery
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentSurgery
    Address4661 Sunset Blvd.
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90027
    Phone+1 323 361 4148
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      Dr. Cynthia S. Herrington, is associate professor of clinical cardiothoracic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine. She is surgical director of pediatric thoracic transplantation and holds the Ryan Winston Family Chair in Transplant Cardiology at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Herrington is also the surgical director of the lung transplant program at the University of Southern California. She joined the faculty in July 2008 leaving her practice at the University of Minnesota.
      Dr. Herrington is actively involved with cardiothoracic surgical education locally and nationally. She is the program director for the congenital cardiothoracic fellowship at CHLA. She holds positions on the executive board of the TSDA and the newly formed joint council of thoracic surgical education. Her research interests focus on outcome of thoracic transplantation and donor management.


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      1. Castellanos DA, Herrington C, Adler S, Haas K, Kumar SR, Kung GC. Erratum to: Home Monitoring Program Reduces Mortality in High-Risk Sociodemographic Single-Ventricle Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Jan; 38(1):206. PMID: 28101661.
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      2. Castellanos DA, Herrington C, Adler S, Haas K, Ram Kumar S, Kung GC. Home Monitoring Program Reduces Mortality in High-Risk Sociodemographic Single-Ventricle Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Dec; 37(8):1575-1580. PMID: 27554255.
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      3. Sabati AA, Szmuszkovicz JR, Herrington C, Hermes M, Mahmoud HA, Phei Wee C, Starnes VA, Menteer J. Survival and quality of life for children with end-stage heart failure who are not candidates for cardiac transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Jul; 34(7):906-11. PMID: 25765370.
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      4. Adam E, Wang L, Herrington C, Bliss D, Church JA. Synchronous HIV/AIDS-related Epstein-Barr Virus-associated smooth muscle tumors in a 20-year-old female. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Oct; 33(10):1055-6. PMID: 24759574.
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      5. Travelli FC, Herrington C, Ing FF. A novel hybrid technique for transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation within a dilated native right ventricular outflow tract. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug; 148(2):e145-6. PMID: 24929802.
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      6. Afshar K, Boydking A, Ganesh S, Herrington C, McFadden PM. Rapidly fatal disseminated acanthamoebiasis in a single lung transplant recipient. Ann Transplant. 2013 Mar 14; 18:108-11. PMID: 23792510.
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      7. Fong TL, Cho YW, Hou L, Hutchinson IV, Barbers RG, Herrington C. Outcomes after lung transplantation and practices of lung transplant programs in the United States regarding hepatitis C seropositive recipients. Transplantation. 2011 Jun 15; 91(11):1293-6. PMID: 21516068.
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      8. Herrington C, Prekker ME, Arrington AK, Susanto D, Baltzell JW, Studenski LL, Radosevich DM, Kelly RF, Shumway SJ, Hertz MI, Bittner HB, Dahlberg PS. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of aprotinin to reduce primary graft dysfunction following lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2011 Jan-Feb; 25(1):90-6. PMID: 20731686.
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      9. D'Cunha J, Rueth NM, Belew B, Herrington C, Hertz MI, Kelly RF, Shumway SJ. The effectiveness of the "open chest" for the unstable patient after bilateral sequential lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Aug; 29(8):894-7. PMID: 20456981.
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      10. Biniwale RM, Wells WJ, Herrington C, Starnes VA. Obstruction of lateral tunnel fontan by an adjustable occluder device. J Card Surg. 2009 Nov-Dec; 24(6):750-2. PMID: 20078723.
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      11. Setty SP, Linden BC, Herrington C, McGonigal M. Pediatric tracheal disruption repaired via median sternotomy. J Trauma. 2008 Feb; 64(2):493-5. PMID: 16983302.
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      12. McCue JD, Mooney J, Quail J, Arrington A, Herrington C, Dahlberg PS. Ninety-day mortality and major complications are not affected by use of lung allocation score. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Feb; 27(2):192-6. PMID: 18267226.
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      13. Whitson BA, Prekker ME, Herrington C, Whelan TP, Radosevich DM, Hertz MI, Dahlberg PS. Primary graft dysfunction and long-term pulmonary function after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Oct; 26(10):1004-11. PMID: 17919620.
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      14. Prekker ME, Herrington C, Hertz MI, Radosevich DM, Dahlberg PS. Early Trends in PaO(2)/fraction of inspired oxygen ratio predict outcome in lung transplant recipients with severe primary graft dysfunction. Chest. 2007 Sep; 132(3):991-7. PMID: 17550938.
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      15. Kempainen RR, Savik K, Whelan TP, Dunitz JM, Herrington C, Billings JL. High prevalence of proximal and distal gastroesophageal reflux disease in advanced COPD. Chest. 2007 Jun; 131(6):1666-71. PMID: 17400682.
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      16. Setty SP, Herrington C. Fontan procedure: old lessons and new frontiers. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2006 Jul; 4(4):515-21. PMID: 16918270.
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      17. Whitson BA, Nath DS, Johnson AC, Walker AR, Prekker ME, Radosevich DM, Herrington C, Dahlberg PS. Risk factors for primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Jan; 131(1):73-80. PMID: 16399297.
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      18. Nath DS, Walter AR, Johnson AC, Radosevich DM, Prekker ME, Herrington C, Dahlberg PS, Kelly RF. Does Perfadex affect outcomes in clinical lung transplantation? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Dec; 24(12):2243-8. PMID: 16364877.
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      19. Lynch BA, Brown DM, Herrington C, Braunlin E. Thyroid dysfunction after pediatric cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 May; 127(5):1509-11. PMID: 15116015.
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      20. Herrington C, Tsirka AE. Pediatric cardiac transplantation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004; 16(4):404-9. PMID: 15635547.
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      21. Liao KK, Miller L, Toher C, Ormaza S, Herrington C, Bittner HB, Park SJ. Timing of transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosing patent foramen ovale in patients supported with left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 May; 75(5):1624-6. PMID: 12735591.
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      22. Tong CY, Bakran A, Peiris JS, Muir P, Herrington C. The association of viral infection and chronic allograft nephropathy with graft dysfunction after renal transplantation. Transplantation. 2002 Aug 27; 74(4):576-8. PMID: 12352923.
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