Rhondalyn C Forde-Mclean, MD MHS

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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3400 Civic Center Boulevard
PCAM 2 East
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2727
City College of New York, New York, NY , 1997.
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2001.
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2005.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Heart Failure and Transplantation
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)
End Stage Heart Failure
Mechanical Circulatory Support

Description of Research Expertise

Genetic Polymorphisms in Response to Heart Failure Medications
End-stage Heart Failure

Selected Publications

Han J, Gaffey A, Soopan R, Hung G, McLean R, Acker M, Howard J, Phillips E, Venataraman C, Acker M, Atluri, P: HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Geometry on Chest Radiograph Does Not Correlate with Risk of Pump Thrombosis. ASAIO Journal March 2016 Notes: In press, 2016.

Amrut V. Ambardekar, MD; Rhondalyn C. Forde-McLean, MD, MHS; Michelle M. Kittleson, MD, PhD; Garrick C. Stewart, MD; Maryse Palardy, MD; Jennifer T. Thibodeau, MD,MSc; Adam D. DeVore, MD; Maria M. Mountis, DO; Linda Cadaret, MD; Jeffrey J. Teuteberg, MD; Salpy V. Pamboukian, MD,MSPH; Ryan S. Cantor, MSPH; JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD: High Early Event Rates in Patients with Questionable Eligibility for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies: Results from the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (Medamacs) Registry. JHLT 2016 Notes: In press, 2016.

Slotwiner D, Varma N, Akar JG, Annas G, Beardsall M, Fogel RI, Galizio NO, Glotzer TV, Leahy RA, Love CJ, McLean RC, Mittal S, Morichelli L, Patton KK, Raitt MH, Ricci RP, Rickard J, Schoenfeld MH, Serwer GA, Shea J, Varosy P, Verma A, Yu CM: HRS Expert Consensus Statement on remote interrogation and monitoring for cardiovascular implantable electronic devices. Heart Rhythm 12(7): e69-100, Jul 2015 Notes: Epub 2015 May 14.

Forde KA, McLean RC, O'Donnell W, Krok KL, Patel M, Lin G, Oh JK, Krowka MJ, Fallon MB, Kawut SM: Impact of Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction on Patients Being Evaluated for Liver Transplantation. American Transplant Congress 2015.

Daniel P. Rhoades, MD, James H. Tabibian, MD, PhD, Kimberly A. Forde, MD, MHS, Rhondalyn C. McLean, MD, MHS, Vinay Chandrasekhara, MD: Impact of time to endoscopy and source of bleeding on outcomes of acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with ventricular assist devices. DDW 2015.

Ahluwalia M, Owens A, Forde K, Jessup M, Forde-McLean R : Clinical utility of right heart catheterization in patients listed for heart transplantation. ISHLT 2015.

MM Kittleson, CB Patel, RS Cantor, AD DeVore, AV Ambardekar, JT Thibodeau, SV Pamboukian, JJ Teuteberg, RC Forde-McLean, MM Mountis, M Palardy, GC Stewart, MA Hamilton: Physician Prediction of Outcomes in Ambulatory Patients with Advanced Heart Failure. ACC 2015.

Kim R, Cingolani O, Wittstein I, McLean R, Han L, Cheng K, Robinson E, Brinker J, Schulman SS, Berger RD, Henrikson CA, Tereshchenko LG.: Mechanical alternans is associated with mortality in acute hospitalized heart failure: prospective mechanical alternans study (MAS). Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology 7(2): 259-266, Apr 2014 Notes: Epub 2014 March 1.

McLean RC, Jessup M: The challenge of treating heart failure: a diverse disease affecting diverse populations. JAMA 310(19): 2033-2034, November 2013.

McLean RC: Inflammatory Markers and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease. Current Therapy in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2013.

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