Resident Scholarly Activity | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

PREVIOUS YEARS: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

2019 Scholarly Activity

  • Adhikari N, Zaw M, Swarup S , et al. Risk of Atrial Fibrillation and Pulmonary Toxicities in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia or Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma Treated With Ibrutinib. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2019, Mar; 17(3.5): CL019-024
  • Ball S, Behera TR, Adhikari N, Anwer F, Chakraborty R. Risk of Renal Toxicities With Carfilzomib In Patients With Multiple Myeloma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and Leukemia. 2019 Pub Status : Accepted
  • Htut T, Win M , Swarup S, Sultan A, Adhikari N, Phyu E , et al.. Tolerability in Patients with Multiple Myeloma Treated with Daratumumab: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Phase III Randomized Controlled Trials. Blood. 2019, Pub Status: Published
  • Sotello Aviles DA, Hellinger WC. Infectious Diseases Complicating Critical Care. In: Wijdicks EFM, Freeman WD, Findlay JY, Sen A, eds.Mayo Clinic Critical and Neurocritical Care Board Review. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2019
  • Pablo Paz , Wasawat Vutthikraivit , Mohamed Elmassry , Rubayat Rahman , Saif El Nawaa , Barbara Mantilla , Pattara Rattanawong, Prapaipan Putthapiban , Mohamed Zitun , Mohammad Ansari , Scott W Shurmur "The Effect of Elevated Body Mass Index on Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence After Ablation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Poster presentation at AHA meeting 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA. Originally published 11 Nov 2019 Circulation. 2019;140:A12892
  • T. Htut, A. Tun, S. Swarup, A. Sultan, F. Mogollon-Duffo, N. Jahan, N. Adhikari, Y. Oo, A. Thida, H. Aung,et al. Efficacy of Ipilimumab in Combination with Chemotherapy for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Lung Cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2019, Apr; Pub Status: Accepted.
  • A case of ventricular standstill in a patient with acute gastrointestinal bleeding. [under review], Htun Latt, MD, Sammy San Myint Aung, MD, Nay Min Tun, MD, Thwe Thwe Tun, MD, Htwe Htwe Yin, MD
  • "Atrial fibrillation and risk of major arrhythmic events in Brugada syndrome: A meta-analysis. Kewcharoen J, Rattanawong P, Kanitsoraphan C, Mekritthikrai R, Prasitlumkum N, Putthapiban P, Mekraksakit P, Pattison RJ, Vutthikraivit W. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2019 Nov;24(6):e12676. doi: 10.1111/anec.12676. Epub 2019 Jul 29."
  • ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF HYPEREOSINOPHILIC SYNDROME, Saif El Naser El Nawaa, MD, Mohamed Elmassry, Ebtesam Islam, John Makram, Mohamed Zitun, Haneen Mallah, Pablo Paz, Wasawat Vutthikraivit, Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong, Passisd Laoveeravat, Amr Ismail, October 2019 Chest 156(4):A1385-A1386 PMID: 31058003
  • Ball S., Arevalo M., Wongsaengsak S., Dennis JA., Nugent K., Implications of mean platelet volume in health and disease: A large population study on data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Thrombosis Research Journal, March 2019, Volume 175, Pages 90-94. (PMID 30731389)
  • Ball S., Ghosh R., Wongsaengsak S., Ghosh G., Bandyopadhyay D., Aronow D. , Fonarow G., Lenihan D., Bhatt D., Cardiovascular Toxicities of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: An Update, Journal of the American College of Cardiology , Oct 2019, Volume 74, Issue 13 (PMID:31558256)
  • Bedanie GD, Adhikari N, Rahman M, Zitun M. Endophthalmitis as presenting feature in a patient with underlying infective endocarditis. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2019, Feb; 67(2): 370
  • Breast cancer chemoprevention: An update on current practice and opportunities for primary care physicians. Ball S, Arevalo M, Juarez E, Payne JD, Jones C. Preventive Medicine 2019, Volume 129, December 2019, 105834
  • Carrasco C, Jaroudi S, Bates B, Adhikari N, Peiris A. Osteoporosis reversal with Vitamin D Monotherapy. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2019, Feb; 67(2): 403.
  • Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong; Wasawat Vutthikraivit; Thammasak Mingbunjerdsuk; Mohamed Zitun; Alay Tikue; Kenneth Nugent Carvedilol vs. Endoscopic Variceal Ligation in Primary Prevention of First Variceal Hemorrhage Episode: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: 627, American Journal of Gastroenterology. 114():S364–S365, OCTOBER 2019
  • Device infections in implantable cardioverter defibrillators versus permanent pacemakers: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Rattanawong P, Kewcharoen J, Mekraksakit P, Mekritthikrai R, Prasitlumkum N, Vutthikraivit W, Putthapiban P, Dworkin J. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Jul;30(7):1053-1065. doi: 10.1111/jce.13932. Epub 2019 Apr 17.
  • Disseminated Coccidiomycosis Masquerading As Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Vutthikraivit, W., Carrasco Barcenas, C.A., et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1934
  • Emad Alkhankan, Hasan Yamin, Hazim Bukamur, Fadi Alkhankan, Yousef Shweihat, Fuad Zeid. “Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis diagnosed with radiography, CT, and bone scintigraphy.’’ Radiology Case Reports. June 2019
  • F. Mogollon-Duffo, K. Thein, A.M. Tun, S. Swarup, N. Jahan, N. Adhikari, T. Win Htut, T.W. Naing, P. Hlaing, Y. Mon Myat, P.T. Naing, F. Hardwicke L. Tijani, N.D'Cunha, S. Awasthi. Upfront atezolizumab chemoimmunotherapy-associated Immune-related adverse events in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Annals of Oncology. 2019, May Pub Status : Accepted
  • Kewcharoen J, Trongtorsak A, Kittipibul V, Prasitlumkum N, Kanitsoraphan C, Putthapiban P, Mekraksakit P, Pattison RJ, Rattanawong P.Fragmented QRS predicts reperfusion failure and in-hospital mortality in ST-Elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Acta Cardiol. 2019 Apr 25:1-14. doi: 10.1080/00015385.2019.1584696. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Grant B, Sultan A, D'Cunha N, Graf C, Swarup S, Win M, Phyu E, Htut T, Adhikari N, Htwe N et al. Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) Inhibitors-related Hematological Toxicities in Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/ Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma. Blood. 2019 Pub Status : Accepted
  • Hazim Bukamur, Emhemmid Karem, Serag Fares, Saroj Sigdel, Emad Alkhankan, and Fuad Zeid. "A series of two cases of rare tumors: Solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura." Respiratory medicine case reports. June 2019.
  • Hazim S Bukamur, Haitem Mezughi, Emhemmid Karem, Ibrahim Shahoub, Yousef Shweihat. "Nivolumab-induced third degree atrioventricular block in a patient with stage iv squamous cell lung carcinoma." Cureus. June 2019.
  • Hazim S Bukamur, Rahoma Saad, Ibrahim Shahoub, Mark Gusack, Nancy J. Munn. "Non-small Cell Lung Cancer with Squamous Features Metastatic to a Colonic Polyp: A Case Report of a Very Rare Presentation." Cureus. June 2019.
  • Hypercalcemic Crisis Caused by Calcium-Alkali Syndrome Requiring Urgent Hemodialysis. Vutthikraivit, W., Carrasco Barcenas, C.A., et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A2140
  • Saif El Nawaa , Wasawat Vutthikraivit , Pablo Paz, Mohamed Elmassry, M Rubayat Rahman, Pattara Rattanawong, Prapaipan Putthapiban, Barbara Mantilla, Mohamed Zitun, Ahmed M. Souka, Alay Tikue, Scott W Shurmur Poster presentation at AHA meeting 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USAImpact of Right Ventricular Dysfunction on Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Originally published11 Nov 2019 Circulation. 2019;140:A14137
  • Imran Khawaja, Kevin Yingling, Hazim Bukamur, Waiel Abusnina. Khawaja, Imran, Kevin Yingling, Hazim Bukamur, and Waiel Abusnina. "Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A Rare Cause of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness." Journal of Clinical Sleep. September 2019.
  • Ismail A, Gavidia Quezada R, Iwuji K, Shredi A, Tarbox M. Vancomycin and linear IgA bullous dermatosis. Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles 2018;6(22):38–41.
  • Ismail, Amr, Kenneth Iwuji, and James Tarbox. "Immunoglobulin E associated respiratory diseases: Part 2." The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles 7.31 (2019): 34-43.
  • Ismail, Amr, Kenneth Iwuji, and James Tarbox. "Immunoglobulin E associated systemic conditions." The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles 7.30 (2019): 29-35.
  • K. Iwuji, E. Larumbe, S. Bijlani, K. Nugent, A. Kanu, E. Manning, X. Solis, “Prevalence of Bactericidal/Permbeability-Increasing Protein Autoantibodies in Cystic Fibrosis Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, 32(2): 45-51 (2019).
  • Kanitsoraphan C, Rattanawong P, Mekraksakit P, Chongsathidkiet P, Riangwiwat T, Kanjanahattakij N, Vutthikraivit W, Klomjit S, Thavaraputta S. Baseline fragmented QRS is associated with increased all-cause mortality in heart failure with reduced ejectionfraction. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 2019, Mar; 24(2): e12597. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30329201
  • Laoveeravat P, Perisetti A, Garcia M, Garg S, Tharian B, Is Combining Therapy with Indomethacin and Epinephrine Useful for Preventing Post ERCP Pancreatitis? The answer from a meta-analysis, European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Laoveeravat P, Thavaraputta S, Suchartlikitwong S, Vutthikraivit W, et al. Optimal Sequences of the Same-visit Bidirectional Endoscopy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Digestive Endoscopy. 2019, Jul 31; PMID: 31368170.
  • Laoveeravat P, Thavaraputta S, Suchartlikitwong S, Vutthikraivit W, et al. Proton Pump Inhibitors and Histamine-2 Receptor Antagonists on the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine. 2019, Sep 10; PMID: 31503318.
  • Laoveeravat P, Thavaraputta S, Suchartlikitwong S, Vutthikraivit W, Mingbunjerdsuk T, Motes A, Nugent K, Perisetti A, Tharian B, Islam E, Rakvit A. Optimal sequences of same-visit bidirectional endoscopy: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Dig Endosc. 2019 Jul 31. PMID:31368170.
  • Mallah HMousa R, Bani Fadel N, Musmar S, Ball S, Nugent K. Pain Severity and Adequacy of Pain Management in Terminally Ill Patients with Cancer: An Experience from North Palestine. Indian Journal of Palliative Care 25(4):494-500. DOI: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_39_19. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31673201. Pub Status: Published
  • N. Jahan, K. Thein, A. Sultan, S. Swarup, F. Mogollon-Duffo, N. Adhikari, M. Arevalo, T. Htut, T. Naing, N. D’cunha, S. Rehman, F. Hardwicke, L. Tijani. Tolerability and Treatment-Related Adverse Events of Upfront Pembrolizumab Combination Regimens in Advanced NSCLC Patients. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2019, Apr; Pub Status: Accepted.
  • Pachariyanon P, Thakolwiboon S, Motes A, Payne JD, Nugent K. Atypical presentation of a forgotten disease: refractory hypotension in beriberi. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2019 Jul 8. PMID 31285553.
  • Pakeerappa, P, Wichmann A, Ortiz O. Ultrasound-Guided Injection of Steroids as a Treatment for Symptomatic Adhesions Between the Lumbrical and Interosseous Muscles of the Hand: A Case Report. Submitted to Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation March 2019.
  • Pitukweerakul S, Thavaraputta S, Prachuapthunyachart S, Karnchanasorn R. Hypovitaminosis D is Associated with Psoriasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Kansas Journal of Medicine. Nov 2019. Pending Pubmed ID.
  • "Premalignant lesions of cholangiocarcinoma: characteristics on ultrasonography and MRI. Siripongsakun S, Sapthanakorn W, Mekraksakit P, Vichitpunt S, Chonyuen S, Seetasarn J, Bhumiwat S, Sricharunrat T, Srittanapong S. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 Jun;44(6):2133-2146. doi: 10.1007/s00261-019-01951-2."
  • Presentation of Mycobacterium Abscessus Infection Following a Sarcoidosis Diagnosis: A Case Report. Mallah, H., Carrasco Barcenas, C.A, Solis, X., et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1131
  • "Primary B-Cell Pancreatic Lymphoma Presenting as Acute Pancreatitis Alay Tikue; Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong; Rita Medrano; Meily Arevalo; Mohamed Zitun; Nuvneet Khandewal; Kyaw Thein; Sriman Swarup; Kenneth Nugent; Nicholas D'Cunha; American Journal of Gastroenterology. 114():S791, OCTOBER 2019"
  • "PROGNOSIS OF DIFFERENTIATED THYROID CARCINOMA IN PATIENTS WITH GRAVES' DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS. Mekraksakit P, Rattanawong P, Karnchanasorn R, Kanitsoraphan C, Leelaviwat N, Poonsombudlert K, Kewcharoen J, Dejhansathit S, Samoa R. Endocr Pract. 2019 Aug 14. doi: 10.4158/EP-2019-0201. [Epub ahead of print]"
  • "Proton Pump Inhibitors or Histamine-2 Receptor Antagonist Co-Therapy Decrease the Risk of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: 628 Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong; Wasawat Vutthikraivit; Thammasak Mingbunjerdsuk; Mohamed Zitun; Passisd Laoveeravat; Roshan Shroff; Cinthya Carrasco; Kenneth Nugent; American Journal of Gastroenterology. 114():S365, OCTOBER 2019"
  • Rivas AM, Larumbe E, Thavaraputta S, Juarez E, Adiga A, Lado-Abeal J. Unfavorable Socioeconomic Factors Underlie High Rates of Hospitalization for Complicated Thyrotoxicosis in Some Regions of the United States. Thyroid. 2019, Jan; 29(1): 27-35. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30526425
  • Rivas M., Sotello, D. (2019). Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency: What we know and what we don’t know. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 7(31), 44-48. https://doi.org/10.12746/swrccc.v7i31.595
  • S Parajulee, N Adhikari, GD Bedanie. A rare manifestation of CMV hepatitis in an immunocompetent host. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2019, Feb; 67(2): 414.
  • S. Swarup, K. Thein, A. Sultan, N. Jahan, M. Quirch, S. Meda, T. Htut, N. Adhikari, P. Hlaing, A. Dash, A. Tun, S. Rehman, F. Hardwicke, L. Tijani. Treatment-Related Adverse Events in Patients with Advanced NSCLC Treated with First-Line Atezolizumab Chemoimmunotherapy. Journal of thoracic Oncology. 2019, Apr; Pub Status: Accepted.
  • Saa L, Sotello, D. (2019). Lung injury associated with electronic cigarettes. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 7(31), 70. https://doi.org/10.12746/swrccc.v7i31.607
  • "SCN5A mutation status increases the risk of major arrhythmic events in Asian populations with Brugada syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis. Rattanawong P, Chenbhanich J, Mekraksakit P, Vutthikraivit W, Chongsathidkiet P, Limpruttidham N, Prasitlumkum N, Chung EH. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2019 Jan;24(1):e12589. doi: 10.1111/anec.12589. Epub 2018 Aug 20.
  • Sederstrom N, Wichmann A. Potentially Inappropriate Treatment and Conscientious Objections. In: Jaffa M, Hwang, D, ed. Shared Decision Making in Adult Critical Care. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In Press.
  • Septic Shock Related Transient Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Successfully Managed with Adjunct Mechanical LV Support. Orellana-Barrios, M., Medrano Juarez, R.M., Carrasco Barcenas, C.A., et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1975
  • Significance of platelet counts in health and disease: Insights from a population study using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: Sariya Wongsaengsak, Jeff Dennis, Meily Arevalo, Somedeb Ball, Kenneth Nugent. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. 2019;7(30):4–11
  • Singh A, Whisenant TE, Peiris AN. "Cardiac Catheter Ablation for Heart Rhythm Abnormalities" JAMA. 2019 Mar 19;321(11):1128
  • Solis, X. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sex and Gender Differences. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center/Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health Sex and Gender Specific Health Education Curriculum: Review of Inter-professional Web-based Slide Sets. [September 2019]. https://www.sexandgenderhealth.org/index.html.
  • Sotello Aviles DA, Hellinger WC. Antibiotics in the Intensive Care Unit. In: Wijdicks EFM, Freeman WD, Findlay JY, Sen A, eds. Mayo Clinic Critical and Neurocritical Care Board Review. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2019
  • Sotello D, Nugent K. (2019). Acute Flaccid Myelitis. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 7(27), 86. https://doi.org/10.12746/swrccc.v7i27.528
  • Sotello D, Yang S, Nugent K (October 29, 2019) Glucose and Lactate Levels at Admission as Predictors of In-hospital Mortality. Cureus 11(10): e6027. doi:10.7759/cureus.6027
  • Sotello D, Yang S, Nugent K. Comparison of the shock index, modified shock index, and age shock index in adult admissions to a tertiary hospital. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 28, p. 18-23, apr. 2019. ISSN 2325-9205. Available at: https://pulmonarychronicles.com/index.php/pulmonarychronicles/article/view/539 36.
  • Sotello D. National Shortage of Tuberculin Skin Antigens. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 7(30), 80. Available at: https://doi.org/10.12746/swrccc.v7i30.570
  • Successful Bronchoscopic Repair of a Chronic Broncho-Cutaneous Fistula. Carrasco Barcenas, C.A., Vutthikraivit, W., Rosales, B., et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1487 - A1488
  • Successful Management of Massive Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose with High-Dose Intravenous Insulin: A Case Report. Carrasco Barcenas, C.A., Sotello-Aviles, D., Arevalo, M., et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1982 - A1983
  • Suchartlikitwong S, Laoveeravat P, Mingbunjerdsuk T, Vutthikraivit W, Islam EA, Islam SR. Usefulness of the ReShape™ in obese persons. BUMC proceedings. 2019, Mar. PMID: 31191125
  • Swarup S, Ball S, Sultan A, Adhikari N, Thein K, Swarup K,et al. A structured algorithm for judicious use of antibody test in diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2019, May; Pub Status: Accepted.
  • Swarup S, Sultan A, Jahan M, Sharma U, Adhikari N, et al.. Risk of Health- Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) Events in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors Treated With Cabozantinib: A Combined Analysis of Four Phase 3 Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2019, Mar; 17(3.5): CLO19-050. Pub Status: Published.
  • Swarup S, Sultan S, Ball S, Duffo F, Adhikari N, et al. CDK 4/6 Inhibitor-Associated Hematologic Toxicities and Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Hormone Receptor-Positive HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer. Journal of National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2019, Mar; 17(3.5): CLO19-51
  • Thavaraputta S, Dennis J, Laoveeravat P, Nugent K, Rivas AM. Hypothyroidism and its Association with Sleep Apnea Among Adults in The United States: NHANES 2007-2008. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2019, Nov 2019; PMID: 31305928
  • Thavaraputta S, Graham S, Rivas Mejia AM, Lado-Abeal J. Duodenal somatostatinoma presenting as obstructive jaundice with the coexistence of a gastrointestinal stromal tumour in neurofibromatosis type 1: a case with review of the literature. BMJ Case Reports. 2019, Jan; 12(1): e226702. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30635305.
  • Thavaraputta S, Laoveeravat P, Rakvit A. Splenic rupture as a rare and unpredicted complication in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus after colonoscopy. BMJ Case Reports. 2019, Jul; 12(7): e229262. PMID: 30635305
  • Upala S, Thavaraputta S, Sanguankeo A. Improvement in pulmonary function in asthmatic patients after bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2019, Jan; 15(9): -. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30709751
  • Wang DY, Thrift AP, Zarrin-Khameh N, Wichmann A, Armstrong GN, Thompson PA, Bondy ML, Musher BL. Rising Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Among Young Hispanics in Texas. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017;51(1):34-42.
  • Wongsaengsak S., Dennis J., Ball S., Arevalo M, Nugent K., Significance of platelet count in health and diseases: insights from a population study using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, The Southwest Respiratory and critical care chronicles, July 2019, Volume 7 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.12746/swrccc.v7i30.558)
  • Vutthikraivit W., Elmassry M., Elnawaa S., Makram J., Mallah H., Solis X., Takotsubo cardiomyopathy as a complication of marijuana induced myopericarditis. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A288. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.339. Pub Status: Published.
  • Vutthikraivit, W., Elmassry, M., Rattanawong, P., Tantrachoti, P., Klomjit, S., Prieto, S., Pachariyanon, P., Paz, P., Ansari, M., Shurmur, S. Impact of mean platelet volume on ST resolution following thrombolysis in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  • "Primary B-cell Pancreatic Lymphoma Presenting as Acute pancreatitis. Alay Tikue, Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong, Rita Medrano, Meily Arevalo, Mohamed Zitun, Kyaw Thein, Sriman Swarup, Kenneth Nugent, Nicholas D’Cunha. American College of Gastroenterology 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. San Antonio, TX"
  • Thein KZ, Swarup S, Sultan A, Thavaraputta S, Zaw MH, D'Cunha N, Awasthi S, Hardwicke F, Tijani L. Incidence of cabozantinib-associated palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia and hypertension in patients with metastatic solid tumors: A combined analysis of 4 phase iii randomized controlled trials. JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2019;17(3-5).
  • Treatment-related adverse events and tolerability in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma treated with first-line combination therapy with checkpoint inhibitors. T. Win Htut, S. Swarup, A. Sultan, F. Mogollon- Duffo, S. Meda, M. Arevalo, N. Adhikari, P. Naing, P. Hlaing, Y. Mon Myat, F. Hardwicke, N. D'Cunha, L. Tijani, K. Thein. European Society for Medical Oncology 2019. Barcelona, Spain
  • Tolerability and treatment-related adverse events of upfront pembrolizumab combination regimens in advanced NSCLC patients. N. Jahan, K. Thein, A. Sultan, S. Swarup, F. Mogollon-Duffo, N. Adhikari, M. Arevalo, T. Htut, T. Naing, N. D’cunha, S. Rehman, F. Hardwicke, L. Tijani. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Immune-related adverse events in advanced non-squamous NSCLC patients treated with upfront checkpoint inhibitors combination. A. Sultan, K. Thein, S. Swarup, N. Jahan, A. Tun, S. Meda, M. Arevalo, T. Naing, T. Htut, N. D’cunha, S. Awasthi, S. Rehman, L. Tijani, F. Hardwicke. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer. Barcelona, Spain
  • "Successful Management of Massive Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose with High-Dose Intravenous Insulin: A case report. Cinthya Carrasco Barcenas, Meily Arevalo, David Sotello, Bedanie Genanew, Kenneth Nugent. CHEST Annual Meeting 2019. New Orleans, LA"
  • Implications of mean platelet volume in health and disease: a large population study on data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Somedeb Ball, Meily Arevalo, Sariya Wongsaengsak, Dennis Jeffrey, Kenneth Nugent. The Southern Society For Clinical Investigation. Southern Regional Meeting 2019. New Orleans, LA
  • A RARE CASE WITH PERNICIOUS ANEMIA PRESENTING WITH SEPTIC SHOCK DUE TO SHIGELLOSIS. SH El Nawaa, M Elmassry, K Nugent, E Elgwairi, M Zitun and W Vutthikraivit, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020 Accepted
  • ERIBULIN INDUCED ENCEPHALOPATHY IN A PATIENT WITH ADVANCED BREAST CANCER. A Shredi, E Elgwairi, A Abdalla, S El Nawaa, GD Bedanie, M Elmassry, M Zitun and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020 Acceoted
  • SEIZURE IN A KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENT: WOULD YOU THINK POST TRANSPLANT LYMPHOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDER ?! J Abdelmalek, M Elmassry, S El Nawaa, M Zitun, J Makram, HM Mallah and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020 Accepted
  • ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME; WOULD YOU THINK SALTED FISH-INDUCED BOTULISIM?! (POBSTRUCTIVE UROPATHY: WOULD YOU THINK MULTIPLE MYELOMA?! J Abdelmalek, M Elmassry, S El Nawaa, M Zitun and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020 Accepted
  • Suchartlikitwong S, Vutthikraivit W, Mingbunjerdsuk T, Zitun M, Laoveeravat P, Shroff R, Carrasco C, Nugent K. Proton Pump Inhibitor or Histamine-2 Receptor Antagonist Co-therapy Decrease the Risk of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Poster presented at: ACG meeting 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Crane J, Sotello D, Nugent K. Smoking-Related Interstitial Lung Disease in a Patient with Connective Tissue Disease. Poster presented at Southern Regional Meeting; New Orleans, LA. February 2019.
  • Sotello D, Crane J, Nugent K. Double Trouble in an Immunocompromised Host. Poster presented at Southern Regional Meeting; New Orleans, LA. February 2019
  • Sotello D, Yang S, Nugent K. Admission Glucose and Lactate Levels as Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2019;199:A3434. Poster at American Thoracic Society, Dallas, Texas, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2019.199.1_MeetingAbstracts.A3434
  • Sotello D, Yang S, Nugent K. Comparison of the shock index, modified shock index, and age shock index in adult admissions to a tertiary hospital. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2019;199:A6693. Poster at American Thoracic Society, Dallas, Texas, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2019.199.1_MeetingAbstracts.A6693
  • Carrasco C, Sotello D, Vutthikraivit W, Arevalo M, Bedanie G, Nugent K. Succesful Management of Massive Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose with High Dose IV Insulin: A Case Report. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Pages A1982-A1983. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1962
  • Mallah HMousa R, Bani Fadel N, Musmar S, Ball S, Nugent K. Understanding pain experience among terminally ill cancer patients in north Palestine- a cross-sectional descriptive study abstract. Journal of Investigative Medicine 2019; 67(2):354-565. Pub Status: Published.
  • Orellana-Barrios M., Medrano R., Carrasco C., Mallah H., Nugent K. Septic shock-related transient non-ischemic cardiomyopathy managed with adjunct mechanical LV support. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A1975. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1957. Pub Status: Published.
  • Laoveeravat P, Wongjarupong N, Kanitsoraphan C, Suchartlikitwong S, Thavaraputta S , Mingbunjerdsuk T, Vutthikraivit W, Islam EA, Islam S, Rakvit A. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is Associated With Changes in Diastolic Dysfunction (DD) Echocardiographic Parameters Particularly in Nondiabetic Patients: A Systematic Review And Meta-analysis. Poster presented at DDW 2019; San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Mallah H., Makram J., Carrasco C., Vutthikraivit W., Solis X., Arevalo M., Islam E. Presentation of Mycobacterium abscessus infection following a sarcoidosis diagnosis: A case report. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A652-A653. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.635. Pub Status: Published.
  • Risk of reduction of left ventricular ejection fraction with trastuzumab emtansine: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Authors: N. Jahan, S. Ball, L. Tijani, F. Hardwicke, C. Jones; Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX
  • Vinan Vega MN, Thavaraputta S, Medrano RM, Mantilla B, Koshy SK. Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis in a young patient presenting with sudden onset bilateral lower extremity paralysis and hypokalemia. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2019;67(2):407.
  • RENAL EXTRAMEDULLARY HEMATOPOIESIS MIMICKING LYMPHOMA IN APPEARANCE. S Mittal, R D'Cunha, M Zitun, L Tijani, N DCunha and M Quirch, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020 Accepted
  • Makram J., Mallah H., Solis X., Nugent K., Wichmann A., Islam E. A rare case of tracheal stenosis post short term intubation with associated bacterial laryngotracheitis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2019. OI: 10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2019.199.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1787. Pub Status: Published.
  • Vascular endothelial growth factor modulation and renal effects. Meily Arevalo, Camilo Pena Hernandez. The Southern Society For Clinical Investigation. Southern Regional Meeting 2019. New Orleans, LA
  • A rare case of contaminated cocaine induced glomerulonephritis. Meily Arevalo, Amr Ismail, Wasawat Vutthikraivit, Rita Medrano, Camilo Pena-Hernandez. The Southern Society For Clinical Investigation. Southern Regional Meeting 2019. New Orleans, LA
  • A rare case of reversible pancytopenia with hemolysis. Meily Arevalo, Somedeb Ball, Sariya Wongsaengsak, Rakvit Ariwan. The Southern Society For Clinical Investigation. Southern Regional Meeting 2019. New Orleans, LA
  • Risk of gastrointestinal and hepatic toxicities in patients with hormone receptor-positive HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer treated with CDK4/6 inhibitors. Anita Sultan, Sriman Swarup, Somedeb Ball, Miguel Quirch, Meily Arevalo, Yin M. Myat, Ye Aung, Myo H. Zaw, Kyaw Z. Thein. National Comprehensive Cancer Network 2019 Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, & Efficiency of Cancer Care. Orlando, FL
  • Treatment discontinuation due to adverse events and the risk of gastrointestinal toxicities in patients with hematologic malignancies treated with ibrutinib. Meily Arevalo, Myo H. Zaw, Anita Sultan, Sriman Swarup, Nay N. Yee, Wai L. Thein, Myet M. Zin, Nusrat Jahan, Kyaw Z. Thein. National Comprehensive Cancer Network 2019 Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, & Efficiency of Cancer Care. Orlando, FL
  • "RECURRENT PNEUMOTHORACES IN A YOUNG SMOKER WITH RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE LANGERHAN’S HISTIOCYTOSIS Solis, Ximena et al.CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1293 - A1294"
  • PREVALENCE OF BACTERICIDAL/PERMEABILITY-INCREASING PROTEIN-AUTOANTIBODIES IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS Iwuji, Kenneth, Bijlani, Sharan et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1124
  • TB PERICARDITIS AND MEDISTINITIS PRESENTING AS RECURRENT PERICARDIAL TAMPONADE: A RARE CASE REPORT Vorakunthada, Yuttiwat et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A796
  • EVALUATION AND PREVENTION OF POST-THYROIDECTOMY HYPOCALCEMIA. Siwadon Pitukweerakul, MD, Poemlarp Mekraksakit, MD, Rudruidee Karnchanasorn, MD AACE 28th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress to be held in Los Angeles, CA on April 24-28, 2019.
  • "T-peak to T-end interval and the risk of ventricular arrhythmia or sudden cardia death in Brugada syndrome patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis Pattara Rattanawong Wasawat Vutthikraivit Prapaipan Putthapiban Narut Prasitlumkum Raktham Mekritthikrai Jakrin Kewcharoen Chanavuth Kanitsoraphan Poemlarp Mekraksakit Tachapong Ngarmukos Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), 2019"
  • "Wide QRS complex and the risk of ventricular arrhythmia or sudden cardia death in Brugada syndrome patients: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Pattara Rattanawong Wasawat Vutthikraivit Prapaipan Putthapiban Jakrin Kewcharoen Chanavuth Kanitsoraphan Narut Prasitlumkum Poemlarp Mekraksakit Raktham Mekritthikrai Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), 2019"
  • Laoveeravat P, Perisetti A, Vutthikraivit W, Garcia M, Garg S, Thandassery R, Inamdar S, Wongjarupong N, Tharian B. The Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Gastric Cancer in Patients with Cirrhosis, A Systematic review and Meta-analysis Poster presented at: ACG meeting 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Laoveeravat P, Perisetti A, Vutthikraivit W, Wongjarupong N, Garcia M, Inamdar S, Garg S, Thandassery R, Tharian B. Combination Rectal Indomethacin and Topical Epinephrine is Not Superior to Rectal Indomethacin in the Prevention of Post ERCP Pancreatitis, A Meta-analysis Poster presented at: ACG meeting 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Thavaraputta S, Wirunsawanya K, Laoveeravat P, Mantzoros C. Impact of SGLT2 Inhibitors on Liver Function Test in Type 2 Diabetes and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Poster presented at ADA meeting 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA. Diabetes. 2019;68
  • Upala S, Thavaraputta S, Sanguankeo A. Improvement in pulmonary function in asthmatic patients after bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2019;15(5):794-803.
  • Vutthikraivit W, Carrasco C, Mallah H, Vinan Vega M, Makram J, Sotello D. Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis Masquerading as Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Page A1934. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1924
  • Vutthikraivit W., Carrasco C., Mallah H., Vinan-Vega, M, Makram J., Sotello Aviles D. Disseminated coccidiomycosis masquerading as subarachnoid hemorrhage. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A1934. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1924. Pub Status: Published.
  • ElNawaa S., Elmassry M., Makram J., Zitun M., Mallah H. Atypical presentation of hypereosinophilic syndrome. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A1385-A1386. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1237. Pub Status: Published
  • Vutthikraivit W., Carrasco C., Mallah H., Arevalo M., Vinan-Vega M., Makram J. Hypercalcemic crisis caused by calcium-alkali syndrome requiring urgent hemodialysis. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019;156(4):A2140. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.2083. Pub Status: Published.
  • Thakolwiboon, S., Karukote, A., Pachariyanon, P., Avila, M. The geographical heterogeneity of association between seropositivity of cytomegalovirus and multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Pachariyanon, P., Cheungpasitporn, W., Bathini, T., O’Corragain, O., Thongprayoon, C., Chokesuwattanaskul, R. Epidemiology of atrial fibrillation during pregnancy and its impacts of maternal and fetal outcomes: A meta-analysis
  • IMPACT OF DAILY ASPIRIN THERAPY ON RISK OF HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong; Wasawat Vutthikraivit; Mohamed Zitun. DDW meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2020 (Submitted)
  • "UPPER GI BLEEDING IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS IN WEST TEXAS: PRESENTATION AND ENDOSCOPIC FINDINGS Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong; Wasawat Vutthikraivit; Mohamed Zitun. DDW meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2020 (Submitted)"
  • Wichmann A, Sotello D, Orellana-Barrios M, Vutthikraivit W, Test V. Total Eclipse of the Heart: Purulent Pericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade in the Setting of MSSA Bacteremia. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Pages A804-A805. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.772
  • Iwuji K, Sotello D, Opoku A, Ismail A, Test V. Air Embolism: A Feared Complication of Central Venous Line Placement. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Pages A1419-A1420. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1265
  • Makram J, Mallah H, Vinan Vega M, Motes A, Vutthikraivit W, Sotello D, Test V. Reversible Acute Infectious Adrenalitis Secondary to Enterococcus Faecalis Sepsis as Evident CT findings. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Pages A2219-A2220. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.2145
  • Jaroudi S, Sotello D, Test V. Seizing the Day: A Case of Post-Ictal Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Page A2222. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.2147
  • Mallah H, Makram J, Paz P, Medrano Juarez R, Elmassry M, Motes A, Orellana-Barrios M, Test V. Takostsubo cardiomyopathy and cardiogenic shock induced by GI bleeding: A case report. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019, 156(4):A359-A360. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.401. Pub Status: Published.
  • Makram J., Mallah H., Elmassry M., Test V. Karim A., Elnawaa S. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis mimicking adult respiratory distress syndrome without pulmonary hemorrhage. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A2005-A2006. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1976. Pub Status: Published.
  • Motes A., Solis X., Vinan-Vega M., Mallah H., Makram J., Test V. Exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension in a patient with previous pulmonary embolism. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A735. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.708. Pub Status: Published.
  • Mallah H, Makram J, Vutthikraivit W, El Nawaa S, Parajuli S, Yepes-Hurtado A, Test V. Life-threatening Diphenhydramine toxicity presenting with status epilepticus and wide complex tachycardia: A case report. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A2159-A2160. DOI:10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.2098. Pub Status: Published.
  • Wongsaengsak S., Ball S., Khandelwal N., Tikue A., Motes A., Jahan N., Thein K., Tijani L., Direct Oral Anticoagulants Compared to Low Molecular Weight Heparin in the Treatment of Cancer-Associated Thromboembolism: An Updated Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trails, Blood (2019) 134 (Supplement_1): 4962
  • Sotello D, Yepes A, Ismail A, Nugent K. ARDS Associated with Human Metapneumovirus Infection Complicated by Tension Pneumothoraces. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Pages A498-A499. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.506
  • Wichmann A, Sotello D, Iwuji K, Yepes A. No Need To Get Nervous: A Rare Case Of Endobronchial Neurofibroma. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Page A2201. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.2131
  • Medrano R, Mallah H, Edwards S, Sotello D, Yepes A. Feeling Blue: A Case of Rasburicase-Induced Methemoglobinemia. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Page A1937. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. September 2019; 156(4):A1937. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1926. Pub Status: Published.
  • Jaroudi S, Sotello D, Yepes A. Novel Use of Electromagnetic Navigation for Thoracostomy Tube Placement. Chest. Volume 156, Issue 4, Supplement, October 2019, Page A1526. Poster presentation at Chest 2019, New Orleans. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1349
  • Carrasco C., Vutthikraivit W., Rosales B., Medrano R., Mallah H., Yepes-Hurtado A. Successful bronchoscopic repair of a chronic broncho-cutaneous fistula. CHEST journal 2019. September 2019; 156(4):A1487-A1488. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.08.1317. Pub Status: Published.
  • Solis, X, Batson, B, Yepes-Hurtado, A. Successful Removal of a Dental Crown with Cryotherapy and Rigid Bronchoscopy. 2019 CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1312
  • The Curious Case of a Cardiac Tamponade. Meily Arevalo. Texas Chapter of the ACP State Oral Vignette Competition. Texas ACP 2019 Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX
  • The Curious Case of a Cardiac Tamponade. Meily Arevalo. West Texas ACP Clinical Vignette Competition 2019. Lubbock, TX
  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy as a Complication of Marijuana induced Myopericarditis. Wasawat Vutthikraivit, Meily Arevalo, Cinthya Carrasco, Mohammad Ansari. The Southern Society For Clinical Investigation. Southern Regional Meeting 2019. New Orleans, LA
  • Implications Of Total Platelet Count In Health And Disease: A Large Population Study On Data From National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey. Somedeb Ball, Sariya Wongsaengsak, Meily Arevalo, Dennis Jeffrey, Kenneth Nugent. The Southern Society For Clinical Investigation. Southern Regional Meeting 2019. New Orleans, LA
  • Oral presentation: X. Solis* CHEST 2019 Annual Meeting. Rare Causes of Interstitial Lung Disease: Can you recognize them when you see them? New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • X. Solis, W. Vuthikraivit, E. Islam, “Recurrent Pneumothoraces in a Young Smoker with Rapidly Progressive Langerhans Histiocytosis.” CHEST Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.
  • X. Solis, B. Batson, A. Yepes-Hurtado, “Successful Removal of a Dental Crown with Cryotherapy and Rigid Bronchoscopy.” CHEST Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.
  • Y. Vorakunthtada, X. Solis, E. Islam, “Tuberculous Pericarditis and Medistinitis Presenting as Recurrent Pericardial Tamponade: A Rare Case Report.” CHEST Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.
  • H. Mallah, X. Solis, J. Makram, E. Islam, “Presentation of Mycobacterium Abscessus Infection Following a Sarcoidosis Diagnosis: A Case Report.” CHEST Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.
  • A. Motes, X. Solis, V. Test, “Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hypertension in a Patient with a Previous Pulmonary Embolism.” CHEST Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.
  • K. Iwuji, X. Solis, A. Kanu, K. Nugent, S. Bijalani, “Prevalence of Bactericidal-Permeability Increasing Protein (BPI)-Autoantibodies in Cystic Fibrosis Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” CHEST Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.
  • Motes A, Solis X, Makram J, Mallah H, Vinan Vega MN, Test VJ. (October 2019). Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension in A Patient with Previous Pulmonary Embolism. At CHEST 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • "Atrial fibrillation and risk of major arrhythmic events in Brugada syndrome: A meta-analysis. Kewcharoen J, Rattanawong P, Kanitsoraphan C, Mekritthikrai R, Prasitlumkum N, Putthapiban P, Mekraksakit P, Pattison RJ, Vutthikraivit W. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2019 Nov;24(6):e12676. doi: 10.1111/anec.12676. Epub 2019 Jul 29."
  • Fragmented QRS predicts reperfusion failure and in-hospital mortality in ST-Elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Kewcharoen J, Trongtorsak A, Kittipibul V, Prasitlumkum N, Kanitsoraphan C, Putthapiban P, Mekraksakit P, Pattison RJ, Rattanawong P. Acta Cardiol. 2019 Apr 25:1-14. doi: 10.1080/00015385.2019.1584696. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Mallah H, Motes A, (October 2019). Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy and Cardiogenic Shock Induced by Gastrointestinal Bleeding- A Case Report. At CHEST 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Vinan Vega MN, Mantilla B, Motes A, Makram J, Vutthikraivit W, Elmassry M, Test VJ. (October 2019). 36-year-old- Man with Acute Influenza and Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia Complicated by Herpes Virus Infection. At CHEST 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • "The Effect of Elevated Body Mass Index on Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence After Ablation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Pablo Paz, Wasawat Vutthikraivit, Mohamed Elmassry, Rubayat Rahman, Saif El Nawaa, Barbara Mantilla, Pattara Rattanawong, Prapaipan Putthapiban, Mohamed Zitun, Mohammad Ansari, Scott W Shurmur Poster presentation at AHA meeting 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA Originally published11 Nov 2019Circulation. 2019;140:A12892"
  • Laoveeravat P, Thavaraputta S, Vutthikraivit W, et al. (May, 2019). Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) and Histamine-2 Receptor Antagonist (H2RA) Uses are Associated with Increased Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at: DDW2019/ Digestive Disease Week; San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Laoveeravat P, Thavaraputta S, Vutthikraivit W, et al. (May, 2019). Optimal sequences of the same-day bidirectional endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster presented at: DDW2019/ Digestive Disease Week; San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Laoveeravat P, Tikue A, Thavaraputta S, et al. (October, 2019). Rectus sheath hematoma post abdominal paracentesis: A rare complication. Poster presented at: American College of Gastroenterology; San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Laoveeravat P, Wongjarupong N, Kanitsoraphan C, Suchartlikitwong S, Thavaraputta S, et al. (May, 2019). Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is Associated with Changes in Diastolic Dysfunction (DD) Echocardiographic Parameters Particularly in Nondiabetic Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at: DDW2019/ Digestive Disease Week; San Diego, CA, USA
  • Thavaraputta S, Laoveeravat P, Warraich I, Vutthikraivit W. (March, 2019). Chronic Hypertension Causing by Adrenal Medulla Hyperplasia Mimicking the Presentation of Pheochromocytoma. Poster presented at: ENDO2019/ Endocrine Society; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Thavaraputta S, Vinan Vega MN, Payne D, Islam E, Rivas AM. (April, 2019). A case of hypokalemic periodic paralysis on a Hispanic male presenting with lower extremities paralysis and subtle sign & symptoms of thyrotoxicosis. Poster presented at: AACE2019/American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Thavaraputta S, Wirunsawanya K, Laoveeravat P. (June, 2019). Impact of SGLT2 Inhibitors on Liver Function Test in Type 2 Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Systemic Review and Meta-analysis. Poster presented at: ADA2019/ American Diabetes Association Meeting; San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Upala S, Thavaraputta S, Sanguankeo A. (March, 2019). Improvement of Pulmonary Function Test after Bariatric Surgery in Asthma Patients. Poster presented at: ENDO2019/ Endocrine Society; New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Thavaraputta S, Dennis J, Laoveeravat P, Kenneth N, Rivas AM. (May, 2019). Association of hypothyroidism and sleep apnea in United States Population: NHANES 2007-2008. Oral Presentation presented at: TAPF2019/ Thai-American Physicians Foundation; Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Swarup S.,Quick D., Sultan A., Win M., Phyu E., Htut T., Wongsaengsak S., Zin M., Han M., Myat Y., Awasthi S., Tijani L., Thein K., Incidence of Serious Adverse Events, Pneumonitis, Infection and Sepsis in Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/ Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma Treated with Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase (PI3K) Inhibitors, 61st American Society of hematology Annual meeting and exposition (Oral presentation, 9 Dec 2019)
  • Swarup S., Sultan A., Tijani L, Htut T., D’Cunha N., Wongsaengsak S., Quick D., Htwe K., Hlaing P., Han M., Myat Y., Dash A., Hardwicke F., Thein K., Updated Meta-analysis to Evaluate the Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation and Major Bleeding in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies Treated with Ibrutinib, 61st American Society of hematology Annual meeting and exposition (Poster presentation, 6 Dec 2019)
  • Ball S., Ranjan T., Wongsaengsak S., Khandelwal N., Chakraborty R.,Risk of Serious Infections with Carfilzomib in Patients with Multiple Myeloma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials, 61st American Society of hematology Annual meeting and exposition (Poster presentation, 6 Dec 2019)
  • Wongsaengsak S., Ball S., Motes A., Sultan A., Jones C., A cutaneous metastasis with an unknown primary origin: a case report , ACP Texas 2019 (E-poster presentation, 26 Oct 2019)
  • D'cunha R., Swarup S., Sultan A., Mogollon-Duffo F., Jahan N., Htut T., Wongsaengsak S., Adhikari N., Mon A., Hlaing P., Tun A., Thein K., Treatment-related adverse events and tolerability in patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer treated with first-line checkpoint inhibitors in combination with chemotherapy, The European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) congress 2019 (Poster presentation, 28 Sep 2019)
  • Arevalo M., Ball S., Wongsaengsak S., Rakvit A., A rare case of reversible pancytopenia with hemolysis. Southern Regional meeting 2019 (Poster presentation, 22 Feb 2019)
  • David Sotello. Sepsis Update. Ground Rounds. Internal Medicine Department, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; May 2019.
  • Mallah H, Makram J, Paz P, Medrano Juarez R, Elmassry M, Motes A, Orellana-Barrios M, Test V. Takostsubo cardiomyopathy and cardiogenic shock induced by GI bleeding. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Mallah H., Makram J., Vutthikraivit W., et al.. (October, 2019). Life-Threatening Diphenhydramine toxicity presenting with status epilepticcus and wide complex tachycardia. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Mallah H, Mousa R, Bani Fadel N, Musmar S, Ball S, Nugent K. Understanding pain experience among terminally ill cancer patients in north Palestine- a cross-sectional descriptive study abstract. Poster presented at: 2019 Southern Regional Meeting; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Orellana-Barrios M., Medrano R., Carrasco C., Mallah H., Nugent K. Septic shock-related transient non-ischemic cardiomyopathy managed with adjunct mechanical LV support. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Vutthikraivit W., Mallah H., Carrasco C., Makram J./Vutthikraivit W.. (October, 2019). Disseminated Coccidiomycosis Masquerading as Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1934
  • El Nawaa S., Elmassry M., Makram J., Zitun M., Mallah H. Atypical presentation of hypereosinophilic syndrome. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Makram J., Mallah H., Elmassry M., Test V. Karim A., Elnawaa S. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis mimicking adult respiratory distress syndrome without pulmonary hemorrhage. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Medrano R., Mallah H., Edwards S., Sotello Aviles D., Yepes-Hurtado A. Feeling blue: A case of rasburicase-induced methemoglobinemia. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Carrasco C., Vutthikraivit W., Rosales B., Medrano R., Mallah H., Yepes-Hurtado A. Successful bronchoscopic repair of a chronic broncho-cutaneous fistula. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Vutthikraivit W., Carrasco C., Mallah H., Arevalo M., Vinan-Vega M., Makram J. Hypercalcemic crisis caused by calcium-alkali syndrome requiring urgent hemodialysis. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A2140
  • Makram J., Mallah H., Vinan-Vega M., Motes A., Vutthikraivit W., Sotello Aviles D., Test V. Reversible acute infectious adrenalitis secondary to enterococcus fecalis sepsis as evident by CT findings. Poster presented at: CHEST 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Elmassry M., Vutthikraivit W., El Nawaa S., Paz P., Souka A., Rattanawong P., Putthapiban P., Mallah H., Mantilla B., Rahman R., Ansari M., Shurmur S. (November 2019). Impact of Sinus Node Recovery Time on the Outcome of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation in Patients with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at: American Heart Association Scientific Session &Expo 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Makram J., Eshak N., Mallah H., Hamous K., Payne JD. Shrinking Lung Syndrome - A Rare Pulmonary Manifestation in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Texas Chapter of American College of Physicians 2019
  • Abdelmalek J., Elmassry M., El Nawaa S., Makram J., Mallah H., Eshak N., Nair N. A rare case of Giant LV Thrombus with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy and Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Case Report. Texas Chapter of American College of Cardiology 2019
  • Wichmann A, Sotello D, Iwuji K, Test V. No Need to Get Nervous: A Rare Case of Endobronchial Neurofibroma. Poster presented at: CHEST; October 6, 2019; San Antonio, TX.
  • Wichmann A, Sotello D, Iwuji K, Test V. Total Eclipse of the Heart: Purulent Pericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade in the Setting of MSSA Bacteremia. Poster presented at: CHEST; October 20, 2019; New Orleans, LA.
  • Solis MX, Copeland SW, Wichmann A, Alalawi RH, Smith LA. A “Mass”ive Conundrum. Poster presented at: CHEST; October 6, 2019; San Antonio, TX.
  • Endophthalmitis as a presenting feature in a patient with underlying infective endocarditis, case report abstract selected for oral presentation, SSI annual conference Feb 21, 2019, New Orleans, LA. Bedanie MD*, N. Adkhari, MD, M. Zitun MD, M. R. Rahman, MD
  • Levamisole induced necrosis syndrome: case report abstract accepted and selected for oral presentation SSI annual conference Feb 21 2019, New Orleans, LA, Bedanie, MD*, Logan Dobbe, Mohamed Elmassry, MD, Michael Phy, DO
  • Osteoporosis Reversal with Vitamin D3 Monotherapy. Carrasco Barcenas, C.A., Jaroudi, S., Peiris A., et al. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (Southern Regional Meeting) 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Septic Shock Related Transient Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Successfully Managed with Adjunct Mechanical LV Support. Orellana-Barrios, M., Medrano Juarez, R.M., Carrasco Barcenas, C.A., et al. CHEST, Volume 156, Issue 4, A1975
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors or Histamine-2 Receptor Antagonist Co-therapy Decrease the Risk of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulation: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Suchartlikitwong, S., Vutthikraivit, W., Carrasco, C., et al. American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Risk of health- related quality of life (HRQOL) events in patients with advanced solid tumors treated with cabozantinib: a combined analysis of four phase 3 randomized controlled trials. Sriman Swarup, Anita Sultan, Nusrat Jahan, Upama Sharma, Nimesh Adhikari, Yin M. Myat, Ye Aung, Myo H. Zaw, Kyaw Z. Thein NCCN 2019 Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, & Efficiency of Cancer Care
  • Treatment discontinuation due to adverse events and the risk of gastrointestinal toxicities in patients with hematologic malignancies treated with ibrutinib Meily Arevalo, Myo H. Zaw, Anita Sultan, Sriman Swarup, Nay N. Yee, Wai L. Thein, Myet M. Zin, Nusrat Jahan, Kyaw Z. Thein NCCN 2019 Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, & Efficiency of Cancer Care
  • Poly adenosine diphosphate ribose polymerase inhibitors maintenance in patients with ovarian cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Thura WIN Htut, Aung Tun, Anita Sultan, Sriman Swarup, Myo Zaw, Pwint Phyu Hlaing, Yin Mon Myat, Nusrat Jahan, Francis Mogollon-Duffo, Shabnam Rehman, Fred L. Hardwicke, Kyaw Zin Thein; Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, Essex, United Kingdom; Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX; University College Dublin, Belfield, Ireland; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX; TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX; Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY; Texas Tech Medical Center, Lubbock, TX; University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Levetiracetam as a cause of High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis. Megri, Mohammed., Abusnina, Waiel., Bukamur, Hazim., & Yousef Shweihat. American Thoracic Society international Conference. May 2019
  • GIANT BLADDER STONE: A VERY RARE FINDING IN CLINICAL PRACTICE A Tikue, G Bedanie, M Zitun, A Amatullah, E Islam, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • IT IS NOT ALWAYS LUPUS: A RARE CASE OF SIMULTANEOUS OCCURANE OF IGA NEPHROPATHY AND P-ANCA CRESCENTIC GLOMERULONEPHRITIS IN A PULMONARY SARCOID PATIENT WITH ANTI-DOUBLE STRANDED DNA ANTIBODIES SEROPOSITIVITY. M Elmassry, M Zitun, S El Nawaa, J Makram, AF Al Mahmoud and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • A RARE CASE OF FRACTURED INFERIOR VENA CAVA FILTER STRUT MIGRATING TO THE RIGHT VENTRICLE. M Elmassry, S El Nawaa, P Tantrachoti, M Zitun, J Abdelmalek, P Sethi and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME; WOULD YOU THINK SALTED FISH-INDUCED BOTULISIM?! (POBSTRUCTIVE UROPATHY: WOULD YOU THINK MULTIPLE MYELOMA?! J Abdelmalek, M Elmassry, S El Nawaa, M Zitun and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • ERIBULIN INDUCED ENCEPHALOPATHY IN A PATIENT WITH ADVANCED BREAST CANCER. A Shredi, E Elgwairi, A Abdalla, S El Nawaa, GD Bedanie, M Elmassry, M Zitun and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • RENAL EXTRAMEDULLARY HEMATOPOIESIS MIMICKING LYMPHOMA IN APPEARANCE. S Mittal, R D'Cunha, M Zitun, L Tijani, N DCunha and M Quirch, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • SEIZURE IN A KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENT: WOULD YOU THINK POST TRANSPLANT LYMPHOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDER ?! J Abdelmalek, M Elmassry, S El Nawaa, M Zitun, J Makram, HM Mallah and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • A RARE CASE OF PULMONARY MUCORMYCOSIS MIMICKING MALIGNANCY IN A PATIENT WITH DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS. M Elmassry, A Karim, S El Nawaa, M Zitun, M Rahman, E Islam and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • A RARE CASE WITH PERNICIOUS ANEMIA PRESENTING WITH SEPTIC SHOCK DUE TO SHIGELLOSIS. SH El Nawaa, M Elmassry, K Nugent, E Elgwairi, M Zitun and W Vutthikraivit, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • SEVERE REFRACTORY CARDIOGENIC SHOCK; WOULD YOU THINK ALUMINUM PHOSPHIDE INTOXICATION? M Elmassry, S El Nawaa, M Zitun, J Makram, HM Mallah and K Nugent, Abstract accepted for poster presentation in SSCI, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2020
  • Arevalo, Meily, Ismail, Amr. “An unusual presentation of pulmonary adenocarcinoma”. Southern Regional Meetings
  • Arevalo, Meily, Ismail, Amr. “Lung lesions with Eosinophilic granulomatous polyangiitis” Southern Regional Meetings
  • Ismail, Amr, Arevalo, Meily. “A case of chylothorax”. Southern Regional Meetings