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photo Susan Brode, MD


Instructor in Medicine


Phone: 412-647-4690

Office: CVI / Comprehensive Heart Center
120 Lytton Avenue, Suite M060
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-4690
Fax: 412-647-1189
Education and Training
MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Residency, New York University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Allegheny University Hospitals - Phila PA
Fellowship, Hahnemann/Drexel University College, Phila PA
Research Interest
Dr. Brode's research focus has been on evaluating the efficacy and accuracy of newer tools, such as device programmers, on the follow-up of patients implanted with cardiac devices.
Clinical Interest
Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Selected Publications:
Ren JF, Schwartzman D, Callans DJ, Brode SE, Gottlieb CD, Marchlinski FE. Intracardiac echocardiography (9 MHz) in humans: methods, imaging views and clinical utility. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1999; 25(7): 1077-86.
Ren JF, Schwartzman D, Michele JJ, Li KS, Hoffman J, Brode SE, Lighty GW Jr, Dillon SM, Chaudhry FA. Lower frequency (5 MHZ) intracardiac echocardiography in a large swine model: imaging views and research applications. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1997; 23(6): 871-7.
Brode SE, Schwartzman D, Callans DJ, Gottlieb CD, Marchlinski FE. ICD-antiarrhythmic drug and ICD-pacemaker interactions. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1997; 8(7): 830-42Review.