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Ronald J. Krone, MD, FACC

Professor Medicine
Cardiovascular Division

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiac Catheterization
Interventional Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Acute MI, valvular heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, cardiac symptoms, arrhythmias, diagnosis and management of cardiac tamponade, prevention and treatment of supraventricular arrhythmias, ischemia, cardiac catheterization, risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction, computerization of cardiology tests/reports, success and complications of coronary angioplasty, angina pectoris, coronary artery disease

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-362-4619

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 1971
Residency: Senior Assistant, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 1969
Residency: Junior Assistant, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 1968
Medical Degree: (Honors) University of Chicago School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 1966
B.S.: (Honors) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1962

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Autonomic dysfunction in early breast cancer: Incidence, clinical importance, and underlying mechanisms.
Lakoski SG, Jones LW, Krone RJ, Stein PK, Scott JM
Am Heart J. 2015 Aug; 170(2)231-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2015.05.014.

PMID:
    26299219
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk factors and the effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on cardiac and non-cardiac mortality in MADIT-CRT.
Perkiomaki JS, Ruwald AC, Kutyifa V, Ruwald MH, Mcnitt S, Polonsky B, Goldstein RE, Haigney MC, Krone RJ, Zareba W, Moss AJ, MADIT-CRT Investigators.
Europace. 2015 Dec; 17(12)1816-22. doi: 10.1093/europace/euv201.

PMID:
    26071234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Improving clinical practice guidelines for practicing cardiologists.
Benhorin J, Bodenheimer M, Brown M, Case R, Dwyer EM Jr, Eberly S, Francis C, Gillespie JA, Goldstein RE, Greenberg H, Haigney M, Krone RJ, Klein H, Lichstein E, Locati E, Marcus FI, Moss AJ, Oakes D, Ryan DH, Bloch Thomsen PE, Zareba W, Multicenter Cardiac Research Group.
Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jun 15; 115(12)1773-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.03.026.

PMID:
    25918027
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Appropriate revascularization in stable angina: lessons from the BARI 2D trial.
Krone RJ, Althouse AD, Tamis-Holland J, Venkitachalam L, Campos A, Forker A, Jacobs AK, Ocampo S, Steiner G, Fuentes F, Pena Sing IR, Brooks MM, BARI 2D Study Group.
Can J Cardiol. 2014 Dec; 30(12)1595-601. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.07.748.

PMID:
    25475464
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identification of hospital outliers in bleeding complications after percutaneous coronary intervention.
Hess CN, Rao SV, McCoy LA, Neely ML, Singh M, Spertus JA, Krone RJ, Weaver WD, Peterson ED
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Jan; 8(1)15-22. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000749.

PMID:
    25424242
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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What truly causes the adverse outcome in Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy?
Liu K, Krone RJ
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul; 7(7)742-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2014.03.011.

PMID:
    25034928
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An updated bleeding model to predict the risk of post-procedure bleeding among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a report using an expanded bleeding definition from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry CathPCI Registry.
Rao SV, McCoy LA, Spertus JA, Krone RJ, Singh M, Fitzgerald S, Peterson ED
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Sep; 6(9)897-904. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2013.04.016.

PMID:
    24050858
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Enhanced mortality risk prediction with a focus on high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention: results from 1,208,137 procedures in the NCDR (National Cardiovascular Data Registry).
Brennan JM, Curtis JP, Dai D, Fitzgerald S, Khandelwal AK, Spertus JA, Rao SV, Singh M, Shaw RE, Ho KK, Krone RJ, Weintraub WS, Weaver WD, Peterson ED, National Cardiovascular Data Registry.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Aug; 6(8)790-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2013.03.020.

PMID:
    23968699
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quality of life in patients with non-CAD chest pain: associations to fear of pain and psychiatric disorder severity.
Hadlandsmyth K, White KS, Krone RJ
J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2013 Sep; 20(3)284-93. doi: 10.1007/s10880-012-9347-7.

PMID:
    23338745
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Differing effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on long-term mortality in patient subgroups of MADIT-CRT defined by baseline conduction and 1-year post-treatment left ventricular remodeling.
Goldstein RE, Haigney MC, Krone RJ, McNitt S, Zareba W, Moss AJ
Heart Rhythm. 2013 Mar; 10(3)366-73. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.11.020.

PMID:
    23183194
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical and angiographic risk stratification and differential impact on treatment outcomes in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial.
Brooks MM, Chaitman BR, Nesto RW, Hardison RM, Feit F, Gersh BJ, Krone RJ, Sako EY, Rogers WJ, Garber AJ, King SB 3rd, Davidson CJ, Ikeno F, Frye RL, BARI 2D Study Group.
Circulation. 2012 Oct 23; 126(17)2115-24. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.092973.

PMID:
    23008442
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Appropriateness of percutaneous coronary intervention.
Chan PS, Patel MR, Klein LW, Krone RJ, Dehmer GJ, Kennedy K, Nallamothu BK, Weaver WD, Masoudi FA, Rumsfeld JS, Brindis RG, Spertus JA
JAMA. 2011 Jul 6; 306(1)53-61. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.916.

PMID:
    21730241
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Acceptance, panic, and partial recovery the pattern of usage of drug-eluting stents after introduction in the U.S. (a report from the American College of Cardiology/National Cardiovascular Data Registry).
Krone RJ, Rao SV, Dai D, Anderson HV, Peterson ED, Brown MA, Brindis RG, Klein LW, Shaw RE, Weintraub WS, ACC/NCDR Investigators.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Sep; 3(9)902-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2010.06.014.

PMID:
    20850088
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Managing coronary artery disease in the cancer patient.
Krone RJ
Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2010 Sep-Oct; 53(2)149-56. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2010.06.004.

PMID:
    20728702
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Cardiac disease in cancer patients: an overview.
Mann DL, Krone RJ
Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2010 Sep-Oct; 53(2)80-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2010.05.004.

PMID:
    20728694
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Management of cardiac disease in cancer patients. Foreword.
Lenihan DJ, Krone RJ
Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2010 Sep-Oct; 53(2)79. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2010.07.002.

PMID:
    20728693
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Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on heart rate variability in depressed patients with coronary heart disease.
Carney RM, Freedland KE, Stein PK, Steinmeyer BC, Harris WS, Rubin EH, Krone RJ, Rich MW
Psychosom Med. 2010 Oct; 72(8)748-54. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181eff148.

PMID:
    20716712
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Selection of patients for drug-eluting stents based on insurance coverage: pay or don't play.
Krone RJ
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jul; 3(7)780-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2010.05.006.

PMID:
    20650441
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contemporary mortality risk prediction for percutaneous coronary intervention: results from 588,398 procedures in the National Cardiovascular Data Registry.
Peterson ED, Dai D, DeLong ER, Brennan JM, Singh M, Rao SV, Shaw RE, Roe MT, Ho KK, Klein LW, Krone RJ, Weintraub WS, Brindis RG, Rumsfeld JS, Spertus JA, NCDR Registry Participants.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 May 4; 55(18)1923-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.02.005.

PMID:
    20430263
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationships of obesity and fat distribution with atherothrombotic risk factors: baseline results from the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial.
Albu JB, Lu J, Mooradian AD, Krone RJ, Nesto RW, Porter MH, Rana JS, Rogers WJ, Sobel BE, Gottlieb SH, BARI 2D Study Group.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 May; 18(5)1046-54. doi: 10.1038/oby.2009.339.

PMID:
    19875998
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