473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 293-4967
Assistant Professor-Clinical, Cardiovascular Medicine
Physician, FGP-Cardiovascular Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension
Michael Milks, 4th year medical student September 2010 through April 2011. Presentation at the Honor Students Quality Improvemet Project, Research Project: Early outpatient follow up after dscharge for congestive heart failute, and AIM: evaluating readmission rates (within one month of discharge) of patients before and after the implementation of the CHF "transition" clinic program.
|2013||The Ohio State University.|
|2005 - present||Specialist in Clinical Hypertension: American Society of Hypertension|
|2006 - present||Nuclear Cardiology: American Society of Nuclear Cardiology|
|2007 - present||Cardiovascular Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine|
|2010 - present||Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology: American Board of Internal Medicine|
|2002 - 2012||Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine|
Franco V, Oparil S. "Women's Health - Hormone replacement treatment.." In The Year in Hypertension 2004. Edited by Gavras, H. -. Oxford: Clinical Publishing Ltd, January 2004.
Franco V, Calhoun D, Oparil S. "Pathophysiology of Hypertension." In Hypertension: A Companion Text to Braunwald's Heart Disease. Edited by Elliott, WJ, Black, HR. -. Philadelphia, PA, US|USA: W.B. Suanders Co., January 2006.
Franco V.. "Pulmonary Hypertension." In Cardiology - Specialty Board Review. Edited by Baliga, R. -. New York: McGraw Hill, January 2009.
Franco, V. "Pulmonary Hypertension in Women." In Color atlas and synopsis of women's cardiovascular health. First edition. ed. Edited by Gulati, M. -. New York: McGraw-Hill, January 2014.
McGlothin, D, Franco, V. "Perioperative Management of Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension (risk assessment).." In International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) monograph series volume 9: Pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure.. Edited by Benza RL, Corris PA, Park MH, Uber P, Kirklin JK. -. Philadelphia: Elsevier, April 2015.
|08/01/2007||Congestive Heart Failure Inpatient Service (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|08/01/2007||Pulmonary Hypertension RHC - cath lab (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|08/01/2007||Cardiac Biopsies and heart failure RHC - cath lab (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|08/01/2007||Heart Transplant Clinic (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|08/01/2007||Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|07/01/2009||Heart Failure Clinic (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|07/01/2010||Congestive Heart Failure Consult Service (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|07/01/2012||Mechanical Cardiac Support Clinic (LVAD clinic) (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|07/01/2012||Multidisciplinary Rounds - Advanced Heart Faillure + Cardiothoracic Surgery (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|07/01/2012||Pre-Heart Transplant Clinic (Ross Heart Hospital)|
|07/01/2014 - 06/01/2015||Cardiology Consult (OSU East)|
|1998||M.D., Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia|
|2007||None Indicated, University of Alabama Birmingham|
|2007 - present||Hypertension|
|2008 - present||Circulation|
|2009 - present||Abstract Reviewer: ISHLT annual meeting (section of pulmonary hypertension)|
|2009 - present||American Journal of Cardiology|
|2010||Section Editor: Pulmonary Diseases. In: Baliga R (ed). Cardiology Review. 2011 McGraw Hill.|
|2011 - present||Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation|
|2012 - present||Circulation: Heart Failure|
|2012 - present||Pulmonary Medicine|
|2012 - present||European Heart Journal|
|2007 - 2008||Minority Mentoring Program. American Heart Association.|
|2013 - present||Honorable Mention: International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation Leach-Abramson-Imhoff Links Travel Award. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.|
Franco V, Oparil S. "Hormone replacement therapy and hypertension." Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. Vol. 11, (January 2002.): 229-235.
Xing,D,Q; Feng,J,A; Franco,V; Wang,D,J; Oparil,S; Chen,Y,F. "Myofibroblast transformation and collagen deposition in hearts of atrial natriuretic peptide-null mice are enhanced in response to pressure overload stress compared to wild-type controls." CIRCULATION. Vol. 110, no. 17. (October 2004.): 96-96.
Franco V, Oparil S, Carretero O. "Hypertensive therapy: Part II." Circulation. Vol. 109, (January 2004.): 3081-3088.
Franco V, Oparil S, Carretero O. "Hypertensive therapy: Part I." Circulation. Vol. 109, (January 2004.): 2953-2958.
Franco,V; Chen,Y,F; Oparil,S; Feng,J,A; Wang,D,J; Hage,F; Perry,G. "Atrial natriuretic peptide dose-dependently inhibits pressure overload-induced cardiac remodeling." HYPERTENSION. Vol. 44, no. 5. (November 2004.): 746-750.
Tallaj J, Franco V, Rayburn, BK, Pinderski L, Benza, RL, Pamboukian S, Foley B, Bourge RC. "Response of doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy to the current management strategy of heart failure." Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Vol. 24, (January 2005.): 2196-2201.
Franco,Veronica; Oparil,Suzanne. "Is there a new treatment for hypertensive disease in the horizon? Role of soluble guanylate cyclase." HYPERTENSION. Vol. 48, no. 5. (November 2006.): 822-823.
Franco V, Oparil S. "Salt sensitivity, a determinant of blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and survival." Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Vol. 3 Suppl, (January 2006.): 247S-255S.
Franco V, Chen YF, Feng JA, Li P, Wang D, Hasan E, Oparil S, Perry GJ. "Eplerenone prevents adverse cardiac remodelling induced by pressure overload in atrial natriuretic peptide-null mice." Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. Vol. 33, (January 2006.): 773-779.
Os I, Franco V, Kjeldsen SE, Manhem K, Devereux RB, Gerdts E, Hille DA, Lyle PA, Okin PM, Dahlof B, Oparil S. "Effects of losartan in women with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy: results from the Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension Study." Hypertension. Vol. 51, no. 4. (January 2008.): 1-6.
Tallaj JA, Franco V, Rayburn BK, Pamboukian SV, Benza RL, Kriklin JK, McGiffin DC, Smallfield M, Bourge RC. "Safety and Efficacy of Ibutilide in Heart Transplant Recipients." Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Vol. 28, no. 5. (January 2009.): 505-507.
Maurer MM, Burkoff D, Maybaum S, Franco V, Vittorio TJ, Williams P, White L, Kamalakkannan G, Myers J, Mancini DM. "A Multicenter Study of Noninvasive Cardiac Output by Bioreactance during Symptom-Limted Exercise." J Card Fail. Vol. 75, (January 2009.): 689-699.
Crestanello JA, Daniels C, Franco V, Raman Sv. "Pre- and postoperative evaluation of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return by 3-dimensional cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and cardiovascular computer tomography." Tex Heart Inst J. Vol. 37, (January 2010.): 113-115.
Franco V. "Cardiopulmonary exercise test in chronic heart failure: beyond peak oxygen consumption.." Current Heart Failure Reports. Vol. 8, no. 1. (March 2011.): 45-.
Houmsse M; Franco V; Abraham WT. "Epidemiology of sudden cardiac death in patients with heart failure.." Heart Failure Clinics. Vol. 7, no. 2. (April 2011.): 147-.
Franco V. "Right Ventricular Remodeling in Pulmonary Hypertension." Heart Failure Clinics. Vol. 8, no. 3. (July 2012.): 403-412.
Preston,Ioana,R; Feldman,Jeremy; White,James; Franco,Veronica; Ishizawar,David; Burger,Charles; Waxman,Aaron,B; Hill,Nicholas,S. "Safety and efficacy of transition from inhaled treprostinil to parenteral treprostinil in selected patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.." Pulmonary circulation. Vol. 4, no. 3. (September 2014.): 456-461.
Frantz,Robert,P; Durst,Louise; Burger,Charles,D; Oudiz,Ronald,J; Bourge,Robert,C; Franco,Veronica; Waxman,Aaron,B; McDevitt,Susanne; Walker,Susan. "Conversion From Sildenafil to Tadalafil: Results From the Sildenafil to Tadalafil in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (SITAR) Study." JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS. Vol. 19, no. 6. (November 2014.): 550-557.
Franco V. "Modest salt intake reduction for 4 weeks or longer decreases blood pressure." BMJ Evid Based Nurs. Vol. 17, no. 3. (July 2014.): 92-.
|January 2003||Tallaj J, Franco V, Rayburn B, Pinderski L, Benza R, Foley B, Bourge R."Response of Doxorubicin-Induced cardiomyopathy to the management of heart failure." Denver. : S86|
|January 2004||Franco V, Chen YF, Feng JA, Wang D, Oparil S, Perry GJ."Adverse cardiac remodeling and fibrosis induced by pressure overload is prevented by eplerenone in Atrial Natriuretic Peptide null mice." . : S278|
|January 2004||Xing D, Feng JA, Franco V, Wang D, Oparil S, Chen YF.."Myofibriblast transformation and collagen deposition in hearts of atrial natriuretic peptide null mice are enhanced in responce to pressure overload stress compared to wild type controls" Columbus.|
|January 2005||Franco V, Chen YF, Feng JA, Wang D, Oparil S, Perry GJ."Eplerenone prevents adverse remodeling induced by pressure overload in Atrial Natriuetic Peptide null mice" .|
|January 2007||Franco V, Brown TM, Tallaj JA, Sanderson B, Bittner V."Heart Failure Patients Improve their Exercise Capacity after Cardiac Rehabilitation Irrespective of having a Preserved or Depressed Ejection Fraction" . : II|
|January 2007||Franco V, Tallaj JA, Rayburn BK, Pamboukian SV, Benxa RL, Kirklin JK, McGiffin DC, Smallfield M, Bourge RC."Ibutilide is safe efficatious in heart transplant recipients" Addison.|
|April 2011||Franco V, Raman S.."Treadmill Stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance to Evaluate RV Function and Hemodynamic Response to Exercise in a Patient with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension." .|
|2007 - present||Selection Committee - Heart Transplant and VAD Team. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.|
|2007 - present||Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Inpatient Consult. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.|
|2012 - present||Virtual Rounds - Heart Transplant Team. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.|
|2013 - present||Liver Transplant Team - Cardiology Liaison. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.|
|2006||Haunted 100. American Heart Association. Birmingham, AL.|
|2008||NIH Roadmap Initiative, Clinical and Translational Research Program.|
|2010||Clinical Advisory Board. Bayer.|
|2011||Regional Advisory Board (PH management). Gilead.|
|2012||Regional Advisory Board. Gilead.|
|2012||Regional Advisory Board. Actelion.|
|2013||Regional Advisory Board. Gilead.|
|2013||XDx Advisory Board. XDx.|
|2013 - 2014||Faculty Leadership Institute. The Ohio State University.|
|2014||Advisory Board. United Therapeutics Corporation.|
|2014||Clinical Advisory Board. Actelion.|
Tukaye D, Franco V.. Pulmonary hypertension secondary to left-sided heart disease..
Franco, V. Pulmonary Hypertension: an update..