Robert William Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Membership in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2400 Pratt St, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 668-8077
Email address robert.w.harrison@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Duke University School of Medicine, 2010 - 2013
  • Chief Resident - VAMC, Medicine, Duke University, 2009 - 2010
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2008 - 2009
  • Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 2005 - 2008
  • M.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 2005

Publications

Fanaroff, AC, Clare, R, Pieper, K, Mahaffey, K, Melloni, C, Green, J, Alexander, J, Jones, W, Harrison, R, Mehta, R, Povsic, T, Moreira, H, Al-Khatib, S, Roe, M, Kong, D, Mathews, R, Tricoci, P, Holman, R, Wallentin, L, Held, C, Alexander, K, and Lopes, R. "UNDETERMINED CAUSE OF DEATH: A POOLED ANALYSIS OF 9,307 DEATHS ACROSS 9 CARDIOVASCULAR TRIALS." March 2018.

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Mehta, RH, Leimberger, JD, van Diepen, S, Meza, J, Wang, A, Jankowich, R, Harrison, RW, Hay, D, Fremes, S, Duncan, A, Soltesz, EG, Luber, J, Park, S, Argenziano, M, Murphy, E, Marcel, R, Kalavrouziotis, D, Nagpal, D, Bozinovski, J, Toller, W, Heringlake, M, Goodman, SG, Levy, JH, Harrington, RA, Anstrom, KJ, Alexander, JH, and LEVO-CTS Investigators, . "Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery." The New England Journal of Medicine 376, no. 21 (May 2017): 2032-2042.

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Mehta, RH, Van Diepen, S, Meza, J, Bokesch, P, Leimberger, JD, Tourt-Uhlig, S, Swartz, M, Parrotta, J, Jankowich, R, Hay, D, Harrison, RW, Fremes, S, Goodman, SG, Luber, J, Toller, W, Heringlake, M, Anstrom, KJ, Levy, JH, Harrington, RA, Alexander, JH, and LEVO-CTS Investigators, . "Levosimendan in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass: Rationale and study design of the Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Requiring Cardiopulmonary Bypass (LEVO-CTS) trial." American heart journal 182 (December 2016): 62-71.

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27914501
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Harrison, RW, Radhakrishnan, V, Lam, PS, Allocco, DJ, Brar, S, Fahy, M, Fisher, R, Ikeno, F, Généreux, P, Kimura, T, Liu, M, Lye, WK, Mintz, GS, Nagai, H, Suzuki, Y, White, R, Allen, JC, and Krucoff, MW. "Rationale and design of the East-West late lumen loss study: Comparison of late lumen loss between Eastern and Western drug-eluting stent study cohorts." American heart journal 182 (December 2016): 103-110.

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27914489
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Rymer, JA, Harrison, RW, Dai, D, Roe, MT, Messenger, JC, Anderson, HV, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Trends in Bare-Metal Stent Use in the United States in Patients Aged ≥65 Years (from the CathPCI Registry)." The American Journal of Cardiology 118, no. 7 (October 2016): 959-966.

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27614853
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Harrison, RW, Simon, D, Miller, AL, de Lemos, JA, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Association of hospital myocardial infarction volume with adherence to American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association performance measures: Insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry." American heart journal 178 (August 2016): 95-101.

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27502856
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Rodriguez, F, Harrison, RW, Wojdyla, D, and Mahaffey, KW. "Lost to Follow-up and Withdrawal of Consent in Contemporary Global Cardiovascular Randomized Clinical Trials." Critical pathways in cardiology 14, no. 4 (December 2015): 150-153. (Review)

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26569655
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Rao, SV, Zeymer, U, Douglas, PS, Al-Khalidi, H, Liu, J, Gibson, CM, Harrison, RW, Joseph, DS, Heyrman, R, and Krucoff, MW. "A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of intracoronary application of a novel bioabsorbable cardiac matrix for the prevention of ventricular remodeling after large ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Rationale and design of the PRESERVATION I trial." American heart journal 170, no. 5 (November 2015): 929-937.

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26542501
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Jiang, W, Boyle, SH, Ortel, TL, Samad, Z, Velazquez, EJ, Harrison, RW, Wilson, J, Kuhn, C, Williams, RB, O'Connor, CM, and Becker, RC. "Platelet aggregation and mental stress induced myocardial ischemia: Results from the Responses of Myocardial Ischemia to Escitalopram Treatment (REMIT) study." American heart journal 169, no. 4 (April 2015): 496-507.e1.

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25819856
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Jiang, W, Boyle, SH, Ortel, TL, Samad, Z, Velazquez, EJ, Harrison, RW, Wilson, J, Kuhn, C, Williams, RB, O'Connor, CM, and Becker, RC. "Platelet aggregation and mental stress induced myocardial ischemia: Results from the Responses of Myocardial Ischemia to Escitalopram Treatment (REMIT) study." American Heart Journal 169, no. 4 (January 1, 2015): 496-507.e1.

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