Dr. Thomas D Scholz MD
Cardiologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Cardiology200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Dr. Thomas Scholz is a pediatric cardiologist practicing in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Scholz specializes in caring for fetuses, infants, children and adolescents with cardiovascular or cardiac abnormalities. Practiced in both inpatient and outpatient settings, the scope of conditions cared for by pediatric cardiologists is large and includes congenital heart defects, heart muscle disorders, rhythm disturbances and hypertension.
Education and Training
Washington Univ Sch Of Med- St Louis Mo 1985
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 1985
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Metabolic adaptation of the fetal and postnatal ovine heart: regulatory role of hypoxia-inducible factors and nuclear respiratory factor-1.
- Localization and function of the brain excitatory amino acid transporter type 1 in cardiac mitochondria.
- Apoptosis-related mitochondrial dysfunction in the early postoperative neonatal lamb heart.
- Correlation between myocardial malate/aspartate shuttle activity and EAAT1 protein expression in hyper- and hypothyroidism.
- Regulation of myocardial glucose transporters GLUT1 and GLUT4 in chronically anemic fetal lambs.
- Mitogen-activated protein kinase activation and regulation in the pressure-loaded fetal ovine heart.
- Recruitment of NADH shuttling in pressure-overloaded and hypertrophic rat hearts.
- Fetal programming alters reactive oxygen species production in sheep cardiac mitochondria.
- Programming of growth, insulin resistance and vascular dysfunction in offspring of late gestation diabetic rats.
- Congenital aortic disease: 4D magnetic resonance segmentation and quantitative analysis.
- Cardiomyopathy in offspring of diabetic rats is associated with activation of the MAPK and apoptotic pathways.
- Three-dimensional thrombus segmentation in abdominal aortic aneurysms using graph search based on a triangular mesh.
- Automated analysis of four-dimensional magnetic resonance images of the human aorta.
- Essential roles of an intercalated disc protein, mXinbeta, in postnatal heart growth and survival.
- Heart Disease
- Birth Defects
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Univ Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Pediatric Cardiology; Univ Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Pediatrics
- University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
- University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
- Pediatric Cardiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
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