Theresa Tacy

Professional Education

Fellowship: CS Mott Children's Hospital (1993) MI

Board Certification: Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics (1994)

Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals (1990) IL

Medical Education: University of Texas (1987) TX

BS, Loyola University of the South, Biology (1983)

Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Pediatric Cardiology (1993)

Pediatrics, University of Chicago Hospitals, Pediatrics (1990)

MD, UTMB, Medicine (1987)

Administrative Appointments

Director of Ecocardiography, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Heart Center, 2008

Echocardiographic Predictors of Early Postsurgical Myocardial Dysfunction in Pediatric Patients With Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Lowenthal, A., Tacy, T. A., Behzadian, F., & Punn, R. (2013). Echocardiographic Predictors of Early Postsurgical Myocardial Dysfunction in Pediatric Patients With Aortic Valve Insufficiency. PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY, 34(6), 1335-1343.

Tricuspid atresia with progressive ductal restriction in a fetus.
Lowenthal, A., Lal, A., Selamet Tierney, E. S., & Tacy, T. A. (2013). Tricuspid atresia with progressive ductal restriction in a fetus. Pediatric cardiology, 34(6), 1499-1501.

Tissue Doppler-Derived Measurement of Isovolumic Myocardial Contraction in the Pediatric Population
Punn, R., Behzadian, F., & Tacy, T. A. (2012). Tissue Doppler-Derived Measurement of Isovolumic Myocardial Contraction in the Pediatric Population. PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY, 33(5), 720-727.

Annular Tilt as a Screening Test for Right Ventricular Enlargement in Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot
Punn, R., Behzadian, F., & Tacy, T. A. (2010). Annular Tilt as a Screening Test for Right Ventricular Enlargement in Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 23(12), 1297-1302.

Newborn with Persistent Truncus Arteriosus and Interrupted Aortic Arch Demonstrating Reverse Left Subclavian Artery Flow
Chan, E. Lp., Tacy, T. A., & Punn, R. (2010). Newborn with Persistent Truncus Arteriosus and Interrupted Aortic Arch Demonstrating Reverse Left Subclavian Artery Flow. PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY, 31(8), 1254-1256.

Peripheral Arterial Function in Infants and Young Children With One-Ventricle Physiology and Hypoxemia
Natarajan, S., Heiss, C., Yeghiazarians, Y., Fineman, J. R., Teitel, D. F., & Tacy, T. A. (2009). Peripheral Arterial Function in Infants and Young Children With One-Ventricle Physiology and Hypoxemia. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 103(6), 862-866.

Non-invasive estimation of pressure gradients in regurgitant jets: an overdue consideration
Giardini, A., & Tacy, T. A. (2008). Non-invasive estimation of pressure gradients in regurgitant jets: an overdue consideration. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 9(5), 578-584.

Color M-mode propagation velocity, but not its ratio to early diastolic inflow velocity, changes throughout gestation in normal human fetuses
Moon-Grady, A. J., Taylor, D., Bennett, S. H., Hornberger, L. K., & Tacy, T. A. (2008). Color M-mode propagation velocity, but not its ratio to early diastolic inflow velocity, changes throughout gestation in normal human fetuses. ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY, 31(5), 535-541.

Highlights of the 18th annual scientific sessions of the American Society of Echocardiography Seattle, Washington, June 16-20, 2007.
Lang, R. M., Coon, P. D., Gardin, J. M., Spencer, K. T., Tacy, T. A., & Picard, M. H. (2007). Highlights of the 18th annual scientific sessions of the American Society of Echocardiography Seattle, Washington, June 16-20, 2007. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 50(25), 2415-2420.

Usefulness of cardiopulmonary exercise to predict long-term prognosis in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot
Giardini, A., Specchia, S., Tacy, T. A., Coutsoumbas, G., Gargiulo, G., & Picchio, F. M. (2007). Usefulness of cardiopulmonary exercise to predict long-term prognosis in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 99(10), 1462-1467.

Reliability of two-dimensional echocardiography in the assessment of clinically significant abnormal hemidiaphragm motion in pediatric cardiothoracic patients: Comparison with fluoroscopy
Miller, S. G., Brook, M. M., & Tacy, T. A. (2006). Reliability of two-dimensional echocardiography in the assessment of clinically significant abnormal hemidiaphragm motion in pediatric cardiothoracic patients: Comparison with fluoroscopy. PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 7(5), 441-444.

Combined treatment with a nonselective nitric oxide synthase inhibitor (L-NMMA) and indomethacin increases ductus constriction in extremely premature newborns
Keller, R. L., Tacy, T. A., Fields, S., Ofenstein, J. P., Aranda, J. V., & Clyman, R. I. (2005). Combined treatment with a nonselective nitric oxide synthase inhibitor (L-NMMA) and indomethacin increases ductus constriction in extremely premature newborns. PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 58(6), 1216-1221.

Effect of chamber capacitance on Doppler flow pattern across restrictive defects in obligatory atrial-level shunts
Giardini, A., Schmitt, B., Azakie, A., & Tacy, T. A. (2004). Effect of chamber capacitance on Doppler flow pattern across restrictive defects in obligatory atrial-level shunts. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 17(12), 1286-1291.

Gender differences in pediatric cardiac surgery: The cardiologist's perspective
Miller-Hance, W. C., & Tacy, T. A. (2004). Gender differences in pediatric cardiac surgery: The cardiologist's perspective. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 128(1), 7-10.

Accuracy of coronary artery anatomy using two-dimensional echocardiography in d-transposition of great arteries using a two-reviewer method
Gremmels, D. B., Tacy, T. A., Brook, M. M., & Silverman, N. H. (2004). Accuracy of coronary artery anatomy using two-dimensional echocardiography in d-transposition of great arteries using a two-reviewer method. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 17(5), 454-460.

Value of clinical and echocardiographic features in predicting outcome in the fetus, infant, and child with tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve complex
Moon-Grady, A. J., Tacy, T. A., Brook, M. M., Hanley, F. L., & Silverman, N. H. (2002). Value of clinical and echocardiographic features in predicting outcome in the fetus, infant, and child with tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve complex. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 89(11), 1280-1285.

Systemic venous abnormalities: Embryologic and echocardiographic considerations
Tacy, T. A., & Silverman, N. H. (2001). Systemic venous abnormalities: Embryologic and echocardiographic considerations. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 18(5), 401-413.

Late thrombosis of the native aortic root after Norwood reconstruction for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Brennan, T. V., Rodefeld, M. D., Tacy, T. A., Reddy, V. M., & Hanley, F. L. (2001). Late thrombosis of the native aortic root after Norwood reconstruction for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 121(3), 580-582.

Radiofrequency ablation of human fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma
Paek, B. W., Jennings, R. W., Harrison, M. R., Filly, R. A., Tacy, T. A., & Albanese, C. T. (2001). Radiofrequency ablation of human fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 184(3), 503-507.

Rapid enlargement of neoaortic root after the Ross procedure in children
PUNTEL, R. A., Webber, S. A., Ettedgui, J. A., & Tacy, T. A. (1999). Rapid enlargement of neoaortic root after the Ross procedure in children. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 84(6), 747-?.

Effect of aortic compliance on Doppler diastolic flow pattern in coarctation of the aorta
Tacy, T. A., Baba, K., & Cape, E. G. (1999). Effect of aortic compliance on Doppler diastolic flow pattern in coarctation of the aorta. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 12(8), 636-642.

In vitro Doppler assessment of pressure gradients across modified Blalock-Taussig shunts
Tacy, T. A., Whitehead, K. K., & Cape, E. G. (1998). In vitro Doppler assessment of pressure gradients across modified Blalock-Taussig shunts. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 81(10), 1219-?.

In vitro analysis of regurgitant fraction using Doppler power-weighted sum of velocities
Tacy, T. A., Snider, A. R., & Vermilion, R. P. (1998). In vitro analysis of regurgitant fraction using Doppler power-weighted sum of velocities. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 11(3), 266-273.

USE OF BACKSCATTERED DOPPLER SIGNAL INTENSITY IN ESTIMATION OF VOLUME FLOW RATIOS
Tacy, T. A., & Cape, E. G. (1995). USE OF BACKSCATTERED DOPPLER SIGNAL INTENSITY IN ESTIMATION OF VOLUME FLOW RATIOS. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 25(6), 1474-1475.

RANGE OF NORMAL VALVE ANNULUS SIZE IN NEONATES
Tacy, T. A., Vermilion, R. P., & Ludomirsky, A. (1995). RANGE OF NORMAL VALVE ANNULUS SIZE IN NEONATES. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 75(7), 541-543.

PALLIATIVE ARTERIAL REPAIR FOR TRANSPOSITION, VENTRICULAR SEPTAL-DEFECT, AND PULMONARY VASCULAR-DISEASE
PRIDJIAN, A. K., Tacy, T. A., Teske, D., & Bove, E. L. (1992). PALLIATIVE ARTERIAL REPAIR FOR TRANSPOSITION, VENTRICULAR SEPTAL-DEFECT, AND PULMONARY VASCULAR-DISEASE. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 54(2), 355-356.