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Erika D Feller

Erika D Feller M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Location: UMMC Greene Street Building S3B06
Phone: (410) 328-5446

Research Interests:

Blood Volume Analyzer Feasibility Study, (RELIANT) Randomized Evaluation of the Novacor LVAS in a Non-Transplant Population, Multicenter Pivotal Study of the Jarvik 2000, Evaluation of Ventrassist LVAS as Bridge to Cardiac Transplant, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute:  (HF Action)  Evaluation investigating the outcomes of exercise training in patients with CHF, Clinical Evaluation of the HeartMate II LVAS Pivotal Study, Evaluation of ultrafiltration versus IV diuretics for patients hospitalized for acute decompensated CHF, Evaluation of the pharmacokinetic and hemodynamic effects of carperitide in subjects with congestive heart failure, Evaluation of the efficacy, safety and tolerability of MCC-135 comparing QD vs BID doses in subjects with congestive heart failure, NYHA Class II/III, Evaluation of the effects of KW-3902, both as monotherapy and in combination with furosemide, on diuresis and renal function in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and renal impairment treated with oral loop diuretics who require hospitalization for fluid overload.


Publications on PubMed


Autieri M., Kelemen S., Thomas B., Feller E., Goldman B., Eisen H.: Allograft Inflammatory Factor-1 Expression Correlates with Cardiac Rejection and Development of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy.  Circulation 2002; 106: 2218-2223 

Mehra MR, Feller E, Rosenberg S.  The Promise of Protein –Based and Gene-Based Clinical Markers in Heart Transplantation: From Bench to Bedside. Nature Clin Prac Cardiovascular Med 2006; 3(3):136-143.

Costanzo MR, Guglin ME, Saltzberg MT, Jessup ML, Bart BA, Teerlink JR, Fang JC, Feller ED, Haas GJ, Anderson AS, Schollmeyer MP, Sobotka PA, UNLOAD Trial Investigators.  Ultrafiltration versus Intravenous Diuretics for Patients Hospitalized for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.  submitted N Engl J Med 2006.

Feller ED, Sorensen, EN, Haddad M, Pierson III RN, Johnson FL, Brown JM, Gammie JS, Gottlieb SS, Griffith BP.  Similar Clinical Outcomes in Pulsatile and Non-Pulsatile Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients.  Submitted 2006.


Rogers RL, Feller ED, Gottlieb SS.  Acute Congestive Heart Failure in the Emergency Department.  Cardiol Clin 2006 Feb;24(1):115-23.