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Shane J. LaRue, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular Division

Specialty Areas

Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Failure / Transplant
Cardiology
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Diseases
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Congestive heart failure, heart failure/transplant, transplant biopsy, mechanical circulatory support, diagnostic catheterization, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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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) 454-8855

Education

Education

Residency, Internal: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI 2009
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
Medical Degree: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 2005
Master of Population Health Sciences: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2013

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Intersection of Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Patients on Left Ventricular Assist Device Support: Is There a Role for Pulmonary Vasodilators?
Sparrow CT, LaRue SJ, Schilling JD
Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Jan; 11(1)e004255. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.117.004255.

PMID:
    29321132
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sildenafil in Left Ventricular Assist Device Is Safe and Well-Tolerated.
Ravichandran AK, LaRue SJ, Novak E, Joseph SA, Schilling JD
ASAIO J. 2017 Jul 7; doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000626.

PMID:
    28692527
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Effect of Oral Iron Repletion on Exercise Capacity in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction and Iron Deficiency: The IRONOUT HF Randomized Clinical Trial.
Lewis GD, Malhotra R, Hernandez AF, McNulty SE, Smith A, Felker GM, Tang WHW, LaRue SJ, Redfield MM, Semigran MJ, Givertz MM, Van Buren P, Whellan D, Anstrom KJ, Shah MR, Desvigne-Nickens P, Butler J, Braunwald E, NHLBI Heart Failure Clinical Research Network.
JAMA. 2017 May 16; 317(19)1958-1966. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.5427.

PMID:
    28510680
    [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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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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Usefulness of Psoas Muscle Area Determined by Computed Tomography to Predict Mortality or Prolonged Length of Hospital Stay in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
Heberton GA, Nassif M, Bierhals A, Novak E, LaRue SJ, Lima B, Hall S, Silvestry S, Joseph SM
Am J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1; 118(9)1363-1367. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.07.061.

PMID:
    27622708
    [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 Multicenter Trial of a Shared Decision Support Intervention for Patients and Their Caregivers Offered Destination Therapy for Advanced Heart Failure: DECIDE-LVAD: Rationale, Design, and Pilot Data.
McIlvennan CK, Thompson JS, Matlock DD, Cleveland JC Jr, Dunlay SM, LaRue SJ, Lewis EF, Patel CB, Walsh MN, Allen LA
J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 Nov/Dec; 31(6)E8-E20.

PMID:
    27203272
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prevalence of lactic acidaemia in patients with advanced heart failure and depressed cardiac output.
Adamo L, Nassif ME, Novak E, LaRue SJ, Mann DL
Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Aug; 19(8)1027-1033. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.628.

PMID:
    27647751
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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Tacrolimus-Induced Cardiomyopathy in an Adult Renal Transplant Recipient.
Bowman LJ, Brennan DC, Delos-Santos R, LaRue SJ, Anwar S, Klein CL
Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Dec; 35(12)1109-16. doi: 10.1002/phar.1666.

PMID:
    26616582
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pre-Operative Right Ventricular Dysfunction Is Associated With Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients Supported With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
Sparrow CT, Nassif ME, Raymer DS, Novak E, LaRue SJ, Schilling JD
JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Dec; 3(12)956-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2015.09.009.

PMID:
    26577618
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Heartmate Risk Score predicts morbidity and mortality in unselected left ventricular assist device recipients and risk stratifies INTERMACS class 1 patients.
Adamo L, Nassif M, Tibrewala A, Novak E, Vader J, Silvestry SC, Itoh A, Ewald GA, Mann DL, LaRue SJ
JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Apr; 3(4)283-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2014.11.005.

PMID:
    25770410
    [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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Clinical outcomes with use of erythropoiesis stimulating agents in patients with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device.
Nassif ME, Patel JS, Shuster JE, Raymer DS, Jackups R Jr, Novak E, Gage BF, Prasad S, Silvestry SC, Ewald GA, LaRue SJ
JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Feb; 3(2)146-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2014.08.005.

PMID:
    25660839
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Systolic blood pressure on discharge after left ventricular assist device insertion is associated with subsequent stroke.
Nassif ME, Tibrewala A, Raymer DS, Andruska A, Novak E, Vader JM, Itoh A, Silvestry SC, Ewald GA, LaRue SJ
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Apr; 34(4)503-8. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2014.09.042.

PMID:
    25540881
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Educational resources for patients considering a left ventricular assist device: a cross-sectional review of internet, print, and multimedia materials.
Iacovetto MC, Matlock DD, McIlvennan CK, Thompson JS, Bradley W, LaRue SJ, Allen LA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 Nov; 7(6)905-11. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.114.000892.

PMID:
    25316772
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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