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Pulmonary-critical care fellow publications

1.  Monzer K.  Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(7):15.

2.  Amiri HM, Monzer K, Nugent K.  The Impact of Anxiety on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  Sci Res. 2012;3(10):878-882.

3.  Kambali S, Berdine G.  Pitfalls of Split-Night Polysomnography.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2013;1(3):36-39.

4.  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.

5.  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.

6.  Kambali S, Alalawi R, Nugent K.  Prolonged Refractory Hypotension Secondary to Amlodipine Overdose: A Therapeutic Challenge.  ICU Dir.  2013 May;4(3):136-142.

7.  Sigler M.  Early Mobilization in the ICU: An Update.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(7):12-14.

8.  Sigler M.  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.

9.  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.

10.  Yepes-Hurtado A, Paone R, Patel G.  Pulmonary Sequestration.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(5):19-20.

11.  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.

12.  Jafar N, Edriss H, Islam E, Nugent K.  The association between glucose levels and hospital outcomes in patients admitted with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles.  2014;2(7):1-11.

13.  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.

14.  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.

15.  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.

16.  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.

17.  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.

18.  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.

19.  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.

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 C, Alalawi 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 C, Alalawi 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.  Soler X, Kerr KM, Marsh JJ, Renner JW, Hoh CK, Test VJ, Morris TA. Pilot study comparing SPECT perfusion scintigraphy with CT pulmonary angiography in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Respirology. 2012 Jan; 17(1):180-4. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2011.02061.x. PubMed PMID: 21899658.

15.  Soler X, Hoh CK, Test VJ, Kerr KM, Marsh JJ, Morris TA. Single photon emission computed tomography in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Respirology 2011 Jan; 16(1):131-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01867.x. PMID: 20920137.

16.  Madani MM, Wittine LM, Auger WR, Fedullo PF, Kerr KM, Kim NH, Test VJ, Kriett JM, Jamieson SW. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in pediatric patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Mar; 141(3):624-30. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.07.010. PMID: 20800245.

17.  Ussavarungsi K, Limsuwat C, Berdine G, Nugent 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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