Sunil Vadlakonda Rao, MD

Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street (111a), Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 286-0411

Focus of research is in the radial approach to PCI, transfusion physiology and outcomes in patients with ischemic heart disease, quality assessment and improvement through registries, and clinical trials in interventional cardiology

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2004
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1996 - 1999
  • M.D., Ohio State University, 1996
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Publications

Bernat, Ivo, Adel Aminian, Samir Pancholy, Mamas Mamas, Mario Gaudino, James Nolan, Ian C. Gilchrist, et al. “Best Practices for the Prevention of Radial Artery Occlusion After Transradial Diagnostic Angiography and Intervention: An International Consensus Paper..” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 12, no. 22 (November 25, 2019): 2235–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2019.07.043.

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31753298
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Sullivan, Alexander E., Michael G. Nanna, Sunil V. Rao, Sarah Cantrell, C Michael Gibson, Freek W. A. Verheugt, Eric D. Peterson, et al. “A systematic review of randomized trials comparing double versus triple antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention..” Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, November 11, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28535.

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31713326
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Samsky, Marc, Mitchell Krucoff, Andrew D. Althouse, William T. Abraham, Philip Adamson, Fernando Aguel, Seth Bilazarian, et al. “Clinical and regulatory landscape for cardiogenic shock: A report from the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium ThinkTank on cardiogenic shock..” Am Heart J 219 (November 7, 2019): 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.10.006.

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Raza, Sajjad, Salil V. Deo, Ankur Kalra, Aisha Zia, Salah E. Altarabsheh, Vaishali S. Deo, Rami R. Mustafa, et al. “Stability After Initial Decline in Coronary Revascularization Rates in the United States..” Ann Thorac Surg 108, no. 5 (November 2019): 1404–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.080.

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31039350
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Shah, Rahman, Babar Khan, Samuel B. Latham, Sajjad A. Khan, and Sunil V. Rao. “A Meta-Analysis of Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases in the Context of Contemporary Preventive Strategies..” Am J Med 132, no. 11 (November 2019): 1295-1304.e3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.05.015.

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Rymer, Jennifer A., Aditya Mandawat, J Dawn Abbott, Mauricio G. Cohen, Justin E. Davies, Ian C. Gilchrist, Sanjit S. Jolly, et al. “Opportunities for enhancing the care of older patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction presenting for primary percutaneous coronary intervention: Rationale and design of the SAFE-STEMI for Seniors trial..” Am Heart J 218 (October 20, 2019): 84–91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.09.014.

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31715434
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Mehta, Shamir R., David A. Wood, Robert F. Storey, Roxana Mehran, Kevin R. Bainey, Helen Nguyen, Brandi Meeks, et al. “Complete Revascularization with Multivessel PCI for Myocardial Infarction..” N Engl J Med 381, no. 15 (October 10, 2019): 1411–21. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1907775.

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Arora, Sameer, Arman Qamar, Puneet Gupta, Muthiah Vaduganathan, Ishit Chauhan, Ashutosh K. Tripathi, Vinamra Y. Sharma, et al. “Design and rationale of the North Indian ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Registry: A prospective cohort study..” Clin Cardiol, October 8, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23278.

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Ambrosy, Andrew P., Jerry H. Gurwitz, Grace H. Tabada, Andrew Artz, Stanley Schrier, Sunil V. Rao, Huiman X. Barnhart, et al. “Incident anaemia in older adults with heart failure: rate, aetiology, and association with outcomes..” Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes 5, no. 4 (October 1, 2019): 361–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjqcco/qcz010.

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30847487
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