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Justin M. Vader, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular Division

Specialty Areas

Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Failure / Transplant
Cardiology
Amyloidosis

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Echocardiography
Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

Spanish

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiovascular disease, heart failure, heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support, LVAD, cardio-oncology, oncocardiology

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: (314) 362-1291
Fax: (314) 747-8213

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Suite: 2300
Office Phone: 314-362-1291

Education

Education

Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2009
Fellowship, Cardiology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2013
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2010
Masters of Population Health Sciences: Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2013
Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2014
BA, Biological Sciences, Molecular and Cell Biology: Northwestern, Evanston, IL 2001
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Internal driveline damage under the costal margin several years after HeartMate II implant: a series of three cases.
Ogawa M, Masood MF, Ewald GA, Vader JM, LaRue SJ, Cheng A, Balsara KR, Itoh A
J Artif Organs. 2018 Mar 3; doi: 10.1007/s10047-018-1029-2.

PMID:
    29502323
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Clinical Significance of Early Fluid and Weight Change During Acute Heart Failure Hospitalization.
Groarke JD, Stevens SR, Mentz RJ, Cooper LB, Vader JM, AbouEzzeddine OF, Grodin JL, Joyce E, Anstrom KJ, Felker GM, Redfield MM, Stevenson LW, Lala A
J Card Fail. 2018 Jan 11; pii: S1071-9164(18)30007-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.12.013.

PMID:
    29337281
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prospective Assessment of Frailty Using the Fried Criteria in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy.
Joseph SM, Manghelli JL, Vader JM, Keeney T, Novak EL, Felius J, Martinez SC, Nassif ME, Lima B, Silvestry SC, Rich MW
Am J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 15; 120(8)1349-1354. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.07.074.

PMID:
    28843393
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical Decision Support for Heart Failure Referral-More Work, Better Outcomes?
Vader JM, La Rue SJ
J Card Fail. 2017 Oct; 23(10)727-728. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.08.450.

PMID:
    28842381
    [PubMed - in process]
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Potential Expanded Indications for Neprilysin Inhibitors.
Riddell E, Vader JM
Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2017 Apr; 14(2)134-145. doi: 10.1007/s11897-017-0327-y.

PMID:
    28281174
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiomyopathy in patients after posttransplant cyclophosphamide-based hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Lin CJ, Vader JM, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Romee R
Cancer. 2017 May 15; 123(10)1800-1809. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30534.

PMID:
    28262921
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical outcomes associated with INTERMACS-defined right heart failure after left ventricular assist device implantation.
LaRue SJ, Raymer DS, Pierce BR, Nassif ME, Sparrow CT, Vader JM
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr; 36(4)475-477. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.12.017.

PMID:
    28238616
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impaired left ventricular global longitudinal strain in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: insights from the RELAX trial.
DeVore AD, McNulty S, Alenezi F, Ersboll M, Vader JM, Oh JK, Lin G, Redfield MM, Lewis G, Semigran MJ, Anstrom KJ, Hernandez AF, Velazquez EJ
Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Jul; 19(7)893-900. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.754.

PMID:
    28194841
    [PubMed - in process]
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Global Outcome in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
Fendler TJ, Nassif ME, Kennedy KF, Joseph SM, Silvestry SC, Ewald GA, LaRue SJ, Vader JM, Spertus JA, Arnold SV
Am J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 1; 119(7)1069-1073. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.12.014.

PMID:
    28160976
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of adenosine diphosphate receptor inhibitor prior to left ventricular assist device implantation is not associated with increased bleeding.
Tibrewala A, Nassif ME, Andruska A, Shuster JE, Novak E, Vader JM, Ewald GA, LaRue SJ, Silvestry S, Itoh A
J Artif Organs. 2017 Mar; 20(1)42-49. doi: 10.1007/s10047-016-0932-7.

PMID:
    27830349
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Timing and Causes of Readmission After Acute Heart Failure Hospitalization-Insights From the Heart Failure Network Trials.
Vader JM, LaRue SJ, Stevens SR, Mentz RJ, DeVore AD, Lala A, Groarke JD, AbouEzzeddine OF, Dunlay SM, Grodin JL, Dávila-Román VG, de Las Fuentes L
J Card Fail. 2016 Nov; 22(11)875-883. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.04.014.

PMID:
    27133201
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical Implications of Serum Albumin Levels in Acute Heart Failure: Insights From DOSE-AHF and ROSE-AHF.
Grodin JL, Lala A, Stevens SR, DeVore AD, Cooper LB, AbouEzzeddine OF, Mentz RJ, Groarke JD, Joyce E, Rosenthal JL, Vader JM, Tang WH
J Card Fail. 2016 Nov; 22(11)884-890. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.01.015.

PMID:
    26844764
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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All-Payer Analysis of Heart Failure Hospitalization 30-Day Readmission: Comorbidities Matter.
Davis JD, Olsen MA, Bommarito K, LaRue SJ, Saeed M, Rich MW, Vader JM
Am J Med. 2017 Jan; 130(1)93.e9-93.e28. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.07.030.

PMID:
    27592085
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Case Series of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Left Ventricular Assist Device-Supported Patients.
Godishala A, Nassif ME, Raymer DS, Hartupee J, Ewald GA, Larue SJ, Vader JM
ASAIO J. 2017 Mar/Apr; 63(2)e18-e24. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000401.

PMID:
    27258219
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship Between Anticoagulation Intensity and Thrombotic or Bleeding Outcomes Among Outpatients With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
Nassif ME, LaRue SJ, Raymer DS, Novak E, Vader JM, Ewald GA, Gage BF
Circ Heart Fail. 2016 May; 9(5)pii: e002680. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.115.002680.

PMID:
    27154497
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serum Bicarbonate in Acute Heart Failure: Relationship to Treatment Strategies and Clinical Outcomes.
Cooper LB, Mentz RJ, Gallup D, Lala A, DeVore AD, Vader JM, AbouEzzeddine OF, Bart BA, Anstrom KJ, Hernandez AF, Felker GM
J Card Fail. 2016 Sep; 22(9)738-42. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.01.007.

PMID:
    26777758
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Team-Based Care for Managing Noncardiac Conditions in Patients with Heart Failure.
Vader JM, Rich MW
Heart Fail Clin. 2015 Jul; 11(3)419-29. doi: 10.1016/j.hfc.2015.03.006.

PMID:
    26142639
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relief and Recurrence of Congestion During and After Hospitalization for Acute Heart Failure: Insights From Diuretic Optimization Strategy Evaluation in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (DOSE-AHF) and Cardiorenal Rescue Study in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (CARESS-HF).
Lala A, McNulty SE, Mentz RJ, Dunlay SM, Vader JM, AbouEzzeddine OF, DeVore AD, Khazanie P, Redfield MM, Goldsmith SR, Bart BA, Anstrom KJ, Felker GM, Hernandez AF, Stevenson LW
Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Jul; 8(4)741-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001957.

PMID:
    26041600
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of secondary pulmonary hypertension with bosentan after left ventricular assist device implantation.
LaRue SJ, Garcia-Cortes R, Nassif ME, Vader JM, Ray S, Ravichandran A, Rasalingham R, Silvestry SC, Ewald GA, Wang IW, Schilling JD
Cardiovasc Ther. 2015 Apr; 33(2)50-5. doi: 10.1111/1755-5922.12111.

PMID:
    25759010
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Decongestion strategies and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system activation in acute heart failure.
Mentz RJ, Stevens SR, DeVore AD, Lala A, Vader JM, AbouEzzeddine OF, Khazanie P, Redfield MM, Stevenson LW, O'Connor CM, Goldsmith SR, Bart BA, Anstrom KJ, Hernandez AF, Braunwald E, Felker GM
JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Feb; 3(2)97-107. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2014.09.003.

PMID:
    25543972
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Management of LVAD, heart failure readmission, cardio-oncology