Richa Agarwal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Rd, Box 3126, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-7097
Email address richa.agarwal@duke.edu

Division of Cardiology, Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation

Education and Training

  • Advanced Clinical Fellowship-Heart Failure and Transplantation, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2011 - 2012
  • Clinical and Research Fellowship-Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Internal Medicine Residency, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2005

Publications

Kittipibul, Veraprapas, Vanessa Blumer, Gabriel A. Hernandez, Marat Fudim, Robert Flowers, Sandra Chaparro, and Richa Agarwal. “Pre-operative Atrial Fibrillation and Early Right Ventricular Failure after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” Am Heart J, May 23, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2021.05.009.

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34038705
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Kittipibul, Veraprapas, Vanessa Blumer, Natthapon Angsubhakorn, Gabriel A. Hernandez, Sandra Chaparro, Ryan J. Tedford, and Richa Agarwal. “Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors and Outcomes During Left Ventricular Assist Device Support: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” J Card Fail 27, no. 4 (April 2021): 477–85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2020.12.018.

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33385522
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Loungani, Rahul S., Robert J. Mentz, Richa Agarwal, Adam D. DeVore, Chetan B. Patel, Joseph G. Rogers, Stuart D. Russell, and G Michael Felker. “Biomarkers in Advanced Heart Failure: Implications for Managing Patients With Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation.” Circ Heart Fail 13, no. 7 (July 2020): e006840. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.119.006840.

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32660322
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Truby, L. K., A. D. Devore, S. D. Russell, J. N. Schroeder, C. B. Patel, J. G. Rogers, and R. Agarwal. “Predictors and Outcomes of Hemodynamic and Functional LVAD Non-Responders: An Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry.” In The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : The Official Publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 39:S39, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.1199.

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Truby, L. K., R. Agarwal, E. J. Stohr, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, Y. Naka, N. Uriel, and V. K. Topkara. “Impact of Pulse Pressure on Hemocompatibility Related Adverse Events during Support with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: An Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry.” In The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : The Official Publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 39:S97, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.944.

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Agarwal, Richa, and Joseph G. Rogers. “Old Device, New Tricks: Exploring Axillary Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Use in Advanced Heart Failure.” Jacc Heart Fail 8, no. 4 (April 2020): 324–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2020.02.004.

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32241539
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Truby, Lauren K., Christopher O’Connor, Mona Fiuzat, Amanda Stebbins, Adrian Coles, Chetan B. Patel, Bradi Granger, et al. “Sex Differences in Quality of Life and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure: Insights From the PAL-HF Trial.” Circ Heart Fail 13, no. 4 (April 2020): e006134. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.119.006134.

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32268795
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Kyvernitakis, Andreas, Orestis Pappas, Dimitrios Farmakiotis, Edward T. Horn, Raymond L. Benza, Stephen H. Bailey, and Richa Agarwal. “Bloodstream Infections in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients: Diagnostic and Clinical Implications.” Asaio Journal 65, no. 8 (November 2019): 798–805. https://doi.org/10.1097/mat.0000000000000881.

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Agarwal, Richa, Andreas Kyvernitakis, Behzad Soleimani, Carmelo A. Milano, Robert Patrick Davis, Jamie Lw Kennedy, Leora Yarboro, Raymond L. Benza, Robert J. Moraca, and Stephen H. Bailey. “Clinical Experience of HeartMate II to HeartWare Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange: A Multicenter Experience.” Ann Thorac Surg 108, no. 4 (October 2019): 1178–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.090.

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31059685
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Uriel, Nir, Teruhiko Imamura, Gabriel Sayer, Richa Agarwal, Daniel B. Sims, Hiroo Takayama, Ranjit John, et al. “High Transpulmonary Artery Gradient Obtained at the Time of Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Negatively Affects Survival After Cardiac Transplantation.” Journal of Cardiac Failure 25, no. 10 (October 2019): 777–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.03.010.

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