Evan L. Brittain, M.D.

Assistant Professor

evan.brittain@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Education
M.S.C.I., Clinical Investigation, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., Cornell University Medical College, New York, New YorkB.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Publications
Brittain EL, Goyal SK, Sample MA, Leacche M, Absi TS, Papa F, Churchwell KB, Ball S, Byrne JG, Maltais S, Petracek MR, Mendes L. Minimally invasive fibrillating mitral valve replacement for patients with advanced cardiomyopathy: a safe and effective approach to treat a complex problem. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 Nov; 148(5): 2045-2051.e1. PMID: 24332110, PMCID: PMC4050032, PII: S0022-5223(13)01293-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.10.062, ISSN: 1097-685X.

Tong CW, Ahmad T, Brittain EL, Bunch TJ, Damp JB, Dardas T, Hijar A, Hill JA, Hilliard AA, Houser SR, Jahangir E, Kates AM, Kim D, Lindman BR, Ryan JJ, Rzeszut AK, Sivaram CA, Valente AM, Freeman AM. Challenges facing early career academic cardiologists. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol [print-electronic]. 2014 Jun 6/3/2014; 63(21): 2199-208. PMID: 24703919, PMCID: PMC4306449, PII: S0735-1097(14)01659-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.03.011, ISSN: 1558-3597.

Brittain EL, Hemnes AR. One generation's "junk" is another's treasure: the emerging role of microRNAs as therapeutic targets [editorial]. J. Heart Lung Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Mar; 33(3): 233-4. PMID: 24462555, PII: S1053-2498(13)01574-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.12.020, ISSN: 1557-3117.

Robbins IM, Hemnes AR, Pugh ME, Brittain EL, Zhao DX, Piana RN, Fong PP, Newman JH. High prevalence of occult pulmonary venous hypertension revealed by fluid challenge in pulmonary hypertension. Circ Heart Fail [print-electronic]. 2014 Jan; 7(1): 116-22. PMID: 24297689, PMCID: PMC3934572, PII: CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.000468, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.000468, ISSN: 1941-3297.

Brittain EL, Pugh ME, Wheeler LA, Robbins IM, Loyd JE, Newman JH, Larkin EK, Austin ED, Hemnes AR. Shorter survival in familial versus idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension is associated with hemodynamic markers of impaired right ventricular function. Pulm Circ [print-electronic]. 2013 Sep; 3(3): 589-98. PMID: 24618543, PMCID: PMC4070798, DOI: 10.1086/674326, ISSN: 2045-8932.

Brittain EL, Pugh ME, Wang L, Newman AL, Robbins IM, Newman JH, Hemnes AR. Predictors of diastolic-to-wedge gradient in patients evaluated for pulmonary hypertension. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(10): e76461. PMID: 24124561, PMCID: PMC3790694, PII: PONE-D-13-27489, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076461, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Brittain EL, Janz DR, Monahan KJ, Sevin CM. Acute improvement in right ventricular function after treatment of presumed massive pulmonary embolism with thrombolytics. Pulm Circ. 2012 Oct; 2(4): 522-4. PMID: 23372938, PMCID: PMC3555424, PII: PC-2-522, DOI: 10.4103/2045-8932.105042, ISSN: 2045-8932.

Brittain EL, Hemnes AR, Keebler M, Lawson M, Byrd BF, Disalvo T. Right ventricular plasticity and functional imaging. Pulm Circ. 2012 Jul; 2(3): 309-26. PMID: 23130100, PMCID: PMC3487300, PII: PC-2-309, DOI: 10.4103/2045-8932.101407, ISSN: 2045-8940.