Best Practices for Prognostic Evaluation of a Patient With Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy

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10.1016/j.jaccao.2019.11.006

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Feng, Kent Y, Rahul S Loungani, Vishal N Rao, Chetan B Patel, Michel G Khouri, G Michael Felker and Adam D DeVore (2019). Best Practices for Prognostic Evaluation of a Patient With Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy. JACC: CardioOncology, 1(2). pp. 273–279. 10.1016/j.jaccao.2019.11.006 Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/20155.

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Rao

Vishal Narasinga Rao

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellow

Prior Education, Training, & Certifications

  • Fellow, Cardiovascular Diseases, Duke University Medical Center 2022
  • Fellow, Duke Clinical Research Institute 2022
  • Intern & Resident, The Johns Hopkins Hospital 2018
  • M.D., University of North Carolina 2015
  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina 2014
Patel

Chetan B. Patel

Associate Professor of Medicine
Khouri

Michel Georges Khouri

Associate Professor of Medicine
Felker

Gary Michael Felker

Professor of Medicine
DeVore

Adam David DeVore

Associate Professor of Medicine

Adam D. DeVore, MD, MHS

Dr. DeVore is a cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, at Duke University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include caring for patients and families with heart failure, including those with left ventricular assist devices and heart transplants. He is involved in and leads multiple large studies of patients with heart failure at both Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. He currently serves as the medical director of the Duke Heart Transplant program.

He attended medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He then pursued cardiology training at Duke University and solidified his interests in clinical research and heart failure. He completed a research fellowship at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and a Masters of Health Sciences in Clinical Research before completing an advanced heart failure fellowship at Duke University.

The overarching goals of his research are to advance the current understanding of heart failure through clinical trials as well as develop an evidence base for implementation strategies that addresses the gap between heart failure trial results and clinical practice. For example, he has served on the Steering Committees for large clinical trials, including PIONEER-HF and SPIRRIT-HFpEF. Dr. DeVore also published the first clinical trial conducted within the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure program, a registry-based cluster randomized trial of quality improvement interventions. He was also the principal investigator for CONNECT-HF, a large-scale, pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial at 161 sites in the US evaluating heart failure quality improvement initiatives. Outside of his work on heart failure, Dr. DeVore is  married with 4 children and spends his time corralling them all and coaching youth baseball.

 

 


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