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Benjamin Reinking

Clinical Associate Professor,  Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 356 2845
Email: benjamin-reinking@uiowa.edu
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Education

BA, University of Northern Iowa
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Arizona
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, University of Iowa
Training, Echocardiography, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital

Appointments

Primary: Pediatrics

Centers and Program Affiliations


Research Interests

echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, hypoplastic left heart syndrome

MeSH Terms from Publications

Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental, Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects, Aminobenzoic Acids, Cardiovascular Abnormalities, Diabetes, Gestational, Vena Cava, Superior, Rats, Sprague-Dawley, Ventricular Remodeling, Pulmonary Veins, Coronary Vessel Anomalies, Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic, Pregnancy in Diabetics, Heart Septal Defects, Atrial, Streptozocin, Angioplasty, Balloon, Iatrogenic Disease, Isoflurane, Anesthetics, Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Heart Conduction System, JNK Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases, Coronary Angiography, Pregnancy

Research Summary

Clinical Interests:
1) Director, Pediatric Cardiology Graphics Laboratory
2) Transesophageal, transthoracic, and fetal echocardiography
3) The diagnosis and treatment of fetal congenital heart disease
4) The noninvasive assessment of cardiac anatomy and function
5) Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Research Interests: 
The use of high frequency ultrasound to evaluate cardiac anatomy and function in a basic science setting.

Recent Publications


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  1. Agoudemos, M, Reinking, B, Koppenhafer, S, Segar, J, Scholz, T. Programming of adult cardiovascular disease following exposure to late-gestation hyperglycemia. Neonatology 100(2):198-205, 2011. [PubMed]
  2. Bartlett, H, Escalera, R, Patel, S, Wedemeyer, E, Volk, K, Lohr, J, Reinking, B. Echocardiographic assessment of cardiac morphology and function in Xenopus. Comp Med 60(2):107-13, 2010. [PubMed]
  3. Wang Q, Lin J, Reinking BE, Feng H, Chan F, Lin C, Jin J, Gistafson-Wagner EA, Scholz TD, Yang B, Lin J. Essential roles of an intercalculated disc protein, xXinB, in postnatal heart growth and survival. Circulation Research 106(9):1468-78, 2010.
  4. Divekar, A, Morriss, J, Reinking, B, Bartlett, H. Transcatheter diagnosis and intervention for iatrogenic right-to-left shunts decades after surgical repair of partial anomalous pulmonary veins and an atrial septal defect. Pediatr Cardiol 30(8):1150-3, 2009. [PubMed]
  5. Reinking, B, Wedemeyer, E, Weiss, R, Segar, J, Scholz, T. Cardiomyopathy in offspring of diabetic rats is associated with activation of the MAPK and apoptotic pathways. Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:43, 2009. [PubMed]