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

McLean R, Reese P, Acker M, Atluri P, Blumberg E, Reddy R, Hornsby N, Abt P, Sicilia A, Goldberg D: Early Results from the USHER Study: a Pilot Trial of Transplanting HCV-Infected Hearts into HCV-Negative Recipients Followed by Anti-Viral Treatment. American Transplant Congress June 2018.

Reza N, Mahmud N, Molina M, McLean R, Goldberg L, Acker M, Bermudez C, Owens A: Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) Stratification Identifies Two Distinct Cohorts of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Patients Undergoing Transplantation. ISHLT 2018.

Kim, Y‎; Wald, J; Acker, M; Atluri, P‎; Fuller, S‎; Mascio, C; McLean, R; Ruckdeschel, E‎; Drajpuch, D; Tobin, L: Single Center Outcomes of Heart Transplantation Referrals in Adults with Systemic Right Ventricles. ISHLT 2018.

Seigerman M, Molina M, Shore S, Dayoub E, Hanff T, Mazurek J, Padegimas A, Menachem J, Rame J, Hornsby N, Acker M, Atluri P, Bermudez C, Margulies K, Jessup M, Bloom R, Goldberg L, Forde-Mclean R, Birati E: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes of Combined Heart and Kidney Transplantation: A Single-Center Experience Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2018.

Ayers, M; Clark, K; McLean, R; Rame, E: Phosphodiesterase-type 5 Inhibition for refractory pre-capillary PH in Advanced Heart Failure is Associated with Increased Early Mortality Post Heart Transplant. ISHLT 2018.

Atluri, P‎; Acker, M; Thomasson, A; Gordon, J‎‎; Chen, C‎; Chung, J; McLean, R: Cardiac Allograft Survival Stratified by Preservation Solution: A Multi-Institutional Analysis ISHLT 2018.

Menachem J, Birati E, Zamani P, Fox A, Tanna M, Owens A, Atluri P, Hornsby N, Kayser A, Drajpuch D, Tobin L, Kim Y, Wald J, Forde-McLean R, Rame J, Goldberg L, Mascio C, Bermudez C, Acker M, Mazurek J: Successful Heart Transplantation Alone in a Patient with Congenital Heart Disease and Severe Pulmonary Hypertension. ISHLT October 2017.

Rhoades D, Tabibian J, Forde K, McLean R, Chandrasekhara V: Timing of gastrointestinal bleeding after LVAD implantation predicts anatomic location and affects clinical presentation and management. AGA (American Gastroenterology Associates) 2017.

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.

McLean R: A transcatheter intracardiac shunt device for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (REDUCE LAP-HF): a multicentre, open-label, single-arm, phase 1 trial. Lancet 387(10025): 1298–1304, March 2016.

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