Penn Transplant Institute

Transplant Faculty

J. Eduardo Rame, M.D., M.Phil

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Heart Failure, Mechanical Assist, and Cardiac Transplantation Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Interim Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Medicine
Heart Failure, Mechanical Assist and Cardiac Transplant Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2 East, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-7949
Fax: 215-349-5603
Education:
B.S., M.S. (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Yale College, 1990.
M.Phil (Statistics/Health Services Research)
Oxford University , 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School , 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, 1997-1998.
Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, 1998-2000.
Fellow in Cardiovascular Genomics, University of Texas Southwestern, 2000-2002.
Fellow in Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Cardiovascular Branch, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health , 2002-2004.
Fellow in Heart Failure/Heart Transplant, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2004-2005.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine), 2000.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease), 2005.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation patients), 2010.
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Selected Publications

J. Eduardo Rame: Is Chronic Heart Failure a Reversible Metabolic Syndrome. Heart And Metabolism. Mario Marzilli (eds.). Servier, 61, November 2013.

Starling Randall C, Moazami Nader, Silvestry Scott C, Ewald Gregory, Rogers Joseph G, Milano Carmelo A, Rame J Eduardo, Acker Michael A, Blackstone Eugene H, Ehrlinger John, Thuita Lucy, Mountis Maria M, Soltesz Edward G, Lytle Bruce W, Smedira Nicholas G: Unexpected Abrupt Increase in Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis. The New England journal of medicine Page: 1-8, Nov 2013.

Neeland Ian J, Gupta Sachin, Ayers Colby R, Turer Aslan T, Rame J Eduardo, Das Sandeep R, Berry Jarett D, Khera Amit, McGuire Darren K, Vega Gloria L, Grundy Scott M, de Lemos James A, Drazner Mark H: Relation of regional fat distribution to left ventricular structure and function. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 6(5): 800-7, Sep 2013.

Ramjee Vimal, Shreenivas Satya, Rame Jesus Eduardo, Kirkpatrick James N, Jagasia Dinesh: Complete Spontaneous Left Heart and Aortic Thromboses on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support. Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) Jul 2013.

Rame JE, Ramjee V, Plappert T, St. John Sutton M, Kirkpatrick JM: Longitudinal Study of Right Ventricular Function in Left Ventricular Assist Device Support: A Tale of Two Echo Parameters. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Minneapolis Minnesota July 2013.

Atluri Pavan, Goldstone Andrew B, Kobrin Dale M, Cohen Jeffrey E, MacArthur John W, Howard Jessica L, Jessup Mariell L, Rame J Eduardo, Acker Michael A, Woo Y Joseph: Ventricular assist device implant in the elderly is associated with increased, but respectable risk: a multi-institutional study. The Annals of thoracic surgery 96(1): 141-7, Jul 2013.

Pedrotty Dawn M, Rame Jesus E, Margulies Kenneth B: Management of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with ventricular assist devices. Current opinion in cardiology 28(3): 360-8, May 2013.

Elinoff Jason M, Rame J Eduardo, Forfia Paul R, Hall Mary K, Sun Junfeng, Gharib Ahmed M, Abd-Elmoniem Khaled, Graninger Grace, Harper Bonnie, Danner Robert L, Solomon Michael A: A pilot study of the effect of spironolactone therapy on exercise capacity and endothelial dysfunction in pulmonary arterial hypertension: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 14: 91, April 2013.

Patel Ami M, Adeseun Gbemisola A, Ahmed Irfan, Mitter Nanhi, Rame J Eduardo, Rudnick Michael R: Renal failure in patients with left ventricular assist devices. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 8(3): 484-96, Mar 2013.

Rossano Joseph W, Kaufman Beth D, Rame J Eduardo: Ethical considerations related to the use of mechanical support in congenital heart disease. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 4(1): 70-4, Jan 2013.

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