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Pulmonary-critical care fellow publications
  1. Whiting J, Edriss H, Nugent K. Frequency and Etiology of Ventilator‐Associated Events in Medical Intensive Care Unit Patients. Am J Med Sci. 2015 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26488945.
  2. Selvan K, Edriss H, Sigler M, Nugent KM. Complications and Resource Utilization Associated With Mechanical Ventilation in a Medical Intensive Care Unit in 2013. J Intensive Care Med. 2015 Oct 16. pii: 0885066615612413. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26474803.
  3. Kakarala K, Edriss H, Nugent K. Gastropericardial fistula as a delayed complication of a Nissen fundoplication. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2015 Oct; 28(4):478‐81.
  4. Edriss H, Whiting J, Nugent K. The Frequency of White Blood Cell and Temperature Events During Mechanical Ventilation and Their Association With Ventilator‐Associated Events. J Intensive Care Med. 2015 Sep 15. pii:0885066615605036. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26373300.
  5. Edriss H, Nugent K. The Responsibilities of Medical Journals and Their Readers. J Prim Care Community Health. 2015 Jul; 6(3):146.
  6. Edriss H, Whiting J, Nugent K. A ventilator-associated event in an intensive care unit patient with multiple comorbidities and prolonged mechanical ventilation. Gaziantep Med J 2014; 20(3):277-280.
  7. Cuevas J, Edriss H. Persistent left-sided superior vena cava. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. Vol 3, No 11 (2015)
  8. Adiga AG, Panikkath D, Edriss H. Is acute severe asthma a risk factor for the propofol infusion syndrome? The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  Vol 3, No 11 (2015)
  9. Aswanetmanee P, Edriss H, Limsuwat C. Pulmonary leukostasis as a complication of leukemia. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care. Vol 3, No 10 (2015)
  10. Tseng J, Sigler M, Edriss H, Turner A, Valdez K, Selvan K, Nugent K. A self-extubation case series in an ICU after the introduction of an early mobilization project. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care. Vol 2, No 8 (2015):17-20
  11. Mahmood T, Nugent K ” Non-hepatic hyperammonemic encephalopathy due to undiagnosed urea cycle disorder ” (Pubmed 4462228) accepted Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings
  12. Mahmood T, Chua M, Khasawneh FA, “ A 52 year old HIV patient with abdominal pain” accepted to Canadian journal of infectious diseases and medical microbiology , Jan 2015 (pubmed 26015797)
  13. Omar S, Ali E, Mahmood T, Soontrapa S, Suarez J, ‘’ Tokotsubo Cardiomyopathy Associated With Hyperthyroidism Treated With Thyroidectomy’’ accepted Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, Dec 2014 (pubmed 25829652)
  14. Islam E, Payne D, Hailemariam Y, Frandah W, Nugent K. “Gastrosplenic fistula in a sixty-year old man treated with conservative therapy.” Consultant. In press.
  15. Mittal N, Raj R, Islam E, Nugent K. “Pulmonary rehabilitation improves frailty and gait speed in some ambulatory patients with chronic lung diseases.” The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. Vol 3, No12, 2015.
  16. Mittal N, Raj R, Islam E, Nugent K. “The Frequency of Frailty in Ambulatory Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.” Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. Sept 2, 2015. PMID: 26333537.
  17. Islam E and Payne D. “Metastatic Breast Cancer.” Mayo Clinic Proceedings. April 90(4):560, 2015. PMID: 25841263.
  18. Islam E, Limsuwat C, Nantsupawat T, Berdine GG, Nugent KM. “The association between glucose levels and hospital outcomes in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.” Annals of Thoracic Medicine. Apr-Jun;10(2):94-9, 2015. PMID:25829959.
  19. Tuncel-Kara M, Islam EA, Wang H, Pelley J, Nugent K. “An interactive web-based project to stimulate internal medicine resident reading using board-type questions.” Proc (Baylor University Medical Center). April;28(2):160-162, 2015. PMID:25829643.
  20. Islam E and Test T. “The Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism.” The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. Vol 2, No8, 2014.
  21. Attaya M, Attaya E, Islam E. Images in medicine: Tree-in-bud. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. Vol 2, No8, 2014.
  22. Jafar N, Edriss H, Islam E, Nugent K. The association between blood glucose levels and hospital outcomes in patients admitted with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. Vol 2, No 7, 2014.
  23. Islam S, Cevik C, Madonna R, Frandah W, Islam E, Islam S, Nugent K. “Left ventricular assist devices and gastrointestinal bleeding: a narrative review of case reports and case series.” Clinical Cardiology. 2013 Apr;36(4):190-200. PMID:23378047
  24. Patel G, Panikkath R, Fenire M, Gadwala S, Nugent K. Indications and appropriateness of inferior vena cava filter placement. Am J Med Sci. 2015 Mar; 349(3):212-6.
  25. Subash M, Patel G, Welker J, Nugent K. Brachial Neuritis With Phrenic Nerve Involvement in a Patient With a Possible Connective Tissue Disease. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2014 May 9; 2(2):2324709614535203; doi: 10.1177/2324709614535203.
  26. Patel B, Raval H,  Patel G, Ahmed Al-Chalabi A,  Fleyshman R. ACE- inhibitor induced angioedema requiring an emergency surgical airway. Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles 2015; 3(9): 46-48; doi: 10.12746/swrccc2015.0309.120.
  27. Mills B, Yepes A, Nugent K. Synthetic Cannabinoids. Am J Med Sci. 2015 Jul; 350(1):59-62.
  28. Monzer K.  Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(7):15.
  29. Amiri HM, Monzer K, Nugent K.  The Impact of Anxiety on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  Sci Res. 2012;3(10):878-882.
  30. Kambali S, Berdine G.  Pitfalls of Split-Night Polysomnography.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2013;1(3):36-39.
  31. Kambali S, Alalawi R.  Acquired non-malignant tracheoesophageal fistula secondary to esophagogastroduodenoscopy in a patient on mechanical ventilation.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2013;1(4):35-36.
  32. El-Bakush A, Sherif K, Kambali S, Flathouse R, Quattromani F, Jumper C.  Spontaneous ventral herniation of the gallbladder.  Am J Med Sci.  2014 J;347(6):509.
  33. Kambali S, Alalawi R, Nugent K.  Prolonged Refractory Hypotension Secondary to Amlodipine Overdose: A Therapeutic Challenge.  ICU Dir.  2013 May;4(3):136-142.
  34. Sigler M. Early Mobilization in the ICU: An Update. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. 2014;2(7):12-
  35. Sigler M, Midturi J, Byrd T.  Escherichia coli Pyomyositis Presenting as Right Hip Pain - a Case Report and Reveiw of Literature.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(5):45-47.
  36. Patel G, Yepes-Hurtado A, Huizar I.  Metastatic Pulmonary Calcification An Uncommon Clinical Condition in End-Stage Renal Disease.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(5):29-33.
  37. Yepes-Hurtado A, Paone R, Patel G.  Pulmonary Sequestration.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(5):19-20.
  38. Patel G, Raval H, Patel B.  Body Packing - The way to obscure illicit drugs.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2013;1(3):25-26.
  39. Swaminath D, Limsuwat C, Islam E.  Acute Kidney Injury and Rhabdomyolysis as an Initial Presentation of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2013;1(3):35-38.
  40. Subash M, Patel G, Nugent K.  Brachial Neuritis With Phrenic Nerve Involvement in a Patient With a Possible Connective Tissue Disease.  Jour of Invest Med High Impact Case Reports.  2014 April-June;2(2):doi 10.1177/2324709614535203.
  41. Mills B, Ratra A, El-Bakush A, Kambali S, Nugent K.  Herpes Simplex Pneumonia in an Immunocompetent Patient With Progression to Organizing Pneumonia.  Jour of Invest Med High Impact Case Reports.  2014 April-June; 2(2): doi 10.1177/2324709614530560.
  42. Khasawneh FA, Karim A, Mahmood T, Ahmed S, Jaffri SF, Mehmood M.  Safety and feasibility of antibiotic de-escalation in bacteremic pneumonia.  Infect Drug Resist.  2014 Jun;27(7):177-182.
  43. Khasawneh FA, Karim A, Mahmood T, Ahmed S, Jaffri SF, Tate ME, Mehmood M.  Antibiotic de-escalation in bacteremic urinary tract infections: potential opportunities and effect on outcome.  Infection.  2014 May;[epub ahead of print], PMID: 24874607.
  44. Khasawneh KR, Mahmood T, Halloush RA, Khasawneh FA.  A pneumonia that will not go away.  Can Resp Jour. 2014 Mar/Apr;21(2):80-82.
  45. Mahmood T, Khasawneh KR, Halloush RA, Khasawneh FA.  A 39-year-old male slaughterhouse worker with recurrent fever, cough, and shortness of breath.  Chest.  2013 Dec;144(6):1959-1963.
  46. Elliott, Mahmood T, Smalligan RD.  Cocaine bugs: a case report of cocaine-induced delusions of parasitosis.  Am J Addict. 2012 Mar-Apr;21(2):181-181.
  47. Kambali S, Nantsupawat N, Lee M, Nugent K.  A Workplace Tuberculosis Case Investigation in the Presence of Immigrant Contacts from High Prevalence Countries.  Journal of Community Health. 2014 Sep 19:doi 10.1007/s10900-014-9946-3.
Pulmonary-critical care faculty publications
  1. Judson MA, Baughman RP, Costabel U, Drent M, Gibson KF, Raghu G, Shigemitsu H, Barney JB, Culver DA, Hamzeh NY, Wijsenbeek MS, Albera C, Huizar I, Agarwal P, Brodmerkel C, Watt R, Barnathan ES. Safety and efficacy of ustekinumab or golimumab in patients with chronic sarcoidosis. Eur Respir J. 2014 Jul 17. pii: erj00009-2014.
  2. Barna BP, Huizar I, Malur A, McPeek M, Marshall I, Jacob M, Dobbs L, Kavuru MS, Thomassen MJ.  Carbon nanotube-induced pulmonary granulomatous disease: Twist1 and alveolar macrophage M1 activation.  Int J Mol Sci. 2013 Dec 6; 14(12):23858-71. doi: 10.3390/ijms141223858. PMID: 24322444
  3. Gharib SA, Johnston LK, Huizar I, Birkland TP, Hanson J, Wang Y, Parks WC, Manicone AM.  MMP28 promotes macrophage polarization toward M2 cells and augments pulmonary fibrosis. J Leukoc Biol. 2014 Jan; 95(1):9-18. doi: 10.1189/jlb.1112587. PMID: 2396411
  4. Huizar I, Malur A, Patel J, McPeek M, Dobbs L, Wingard C, Barna BP, Thomassen MJ.  The role of PPARγ in carbon nanotube-elicited granulomatous lung inflammation. Respir Res. 2013 Jan 23; 14:7. doi: 10.1186/1465-9921-14-7. PMID: 23343389
  5. Chiriva-Internati M, Mirandola L, Figueroa JA, Yu Y, Grizzi F, Kim M, Jenkins M, Cobos E, Jumper CAlalawi R.  Selective expression and immunogenicity of the cancer/testis antigens SP17, AKAP4 and PTTG1 in non-small cell lung cancer: new candidates for active immunotherapy. Chest. 2014 May 8. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-0770. PMID: 24811938
  6. Panikkath R, Jumper CA, Mulkey Z.  Multilobar lung infiltrates after exposure to dust storm: the Haboob Lung Syndrome. Am J Med. 2013 Feb; 126(2):e5-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.08.012. PMID: 23331456
  7. El-Bakush A, Sherif K, Kambali S, Flathouse R, Quattromani F, Jumper C.  Spontaneous ventral herniation of the gallbladder. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Jun;347(6):509. doi: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e3182776a97. PMID: 23287655
  8. Nugent R, Althouse A, Yaqub Y, Nugent K, Raj R.  Modeling the Relation between Obesity and Sleep Parameters in Children Referred for Dietary Weight Reduction Intervention. South Med J. 2014 Aug;107(8):473-80. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000145. PMID: 25084183
  9. Limsuwat C, McClellan R, Amiri HM, Nugent K.  Pulmonary rehabilitation improves only some domains of health-related quality of life measured by the Short Form-36 questionnaire. Ann Thorac Med. 2014 Jul; 9(3):144-8. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.134068. PMID: 24987472
  10. Raj R, Ussavarungsi K, Nugent K.  Accelerometer-based devices can be used to monitor sedation/agitation in the intensive care unit. J Crit Care. 2014 Oct; 29(5):748-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.05.014. PMID: 24973100       
  11. Limsuwat C, Mankongpaisarnrung C, Dumrongmongcolgul N, Nugent K.  Factors influencing the length of hospital stay in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease admitted to intensive care units. Qual Manag Health Care. 2014 Apr-Jun; 23(2):86-93. doi: 10.1097/QMH.0000000000000024. PMID: 24710184
  12. Chiriva-Internati M, Pandey A, Saba R, Kim M, Saadeh C, Lukman T, Chiaramonte R, Jenkins M, Cobos E, Jumper CAlalawi R.  Cancer testis antigens: a novel target in lung cancer.  Int Rev Immunol. 2012 Oct; 31(5):321-43. doi: 10.3109/08830185.2012.723512. PMID: 23083344
  13. Karakitsos D, Papanikolaou J, Karabinis A, Alalawi R, Wachtel M, Jumper C, Alexopoulos D, Davlouros P.  Acute effect of sildenafil on central hemodynamics in mechanically ventilated patients with WHO group III pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure necessitating administration of dobutamine.  Int J Cardiol. 2013 Aug 10; 167(3):848-54. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.02.006. PMID: 22386699
  14. Ussavarungsi K, Limsuwat C, Berdine GNugent K.  Is the sinonasal questionnaire a useful screening instrument for chronic sinonasal diseases in pulmonary clinics?  Chron Respir Dis.  2013 May;10(2):95-98.
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