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DeFilipp, Zachariah. Cutaneous manifestation of Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease in the setting of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s). J Gen Intern Med (on-line), DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2026-4, March 7, 2012.

Cho, R., Javed, N., Traub, D., Atem, F., Srinivasan, V. A review of the Hydrate Trial. Treatment Strategies - Cardiology. Ed. Cambridge research Center. 2011

Pathe, N., Khalid, S., Ulhoa-Cintra, A., Fazal, S., Rossetti, J., Kaplan, R. Plasma cell leukemia associated with heparin-like-anticoagulant: two cases with disparate outcomes. Haemophilia, 2011, 17:567. Doi:10.1111/j.1365-2516.2011.02551.x

Walsh T, Burkitt M, Welc C, Verdream E. Kluyvera ascorbata bacteremia and meningitis: a case report and review of the literature. Published Ahead of Print. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, February 18, 2011, doi:10.1097/IPC.obo13e31820fc855.

Manyam, H., Thiagarajah,P., Patel, G., French, R., Chaluvadi, S., Balaan, M. End tidal carbon dioxide predicts cardiac arrest. American Heart Assoc., Feb 2011.

Colonias, A., Betler, J., Trombetta, M., Bigdeli, G., Gayou, O., Keenan, R., Werts, E., Parda, D. Mature follow-up for high-risk Stage 1 non-small cell lung carcinoma treated with sublobar resection and intraoperative iodine-125 brachytherapy. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys., 2011:Vol.79,No. 1;105-109.

Thiagarajah P, Finkelstein D, Granato J. Sitcom Syndrome: a case series and literature review of gelastic (laughter-induced) syncope. Publication. Postgraduate Medicine, Volume 122, Issue 6, November 2010.

Sahud, A., Bhanot, N., Radhakrishnan, A., Bajwa, R., Manyam, H., Post, J. An electronic hand hygiene surveillance device: a pilot study exploring surrogate markers for hand hygiene compliance. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, June 2010; 31(6):634-9.

Thiagarajah, P., Ansari, M., Finkielstein, D., Granato, J. E. Sitcom-syncope : a case series and literature review of gelastic (laughter induced) syncope. American College of Physicians, Toronto, CA, April 2010.

Cho, R., Javed, N., Traub, D., Kodali, S., Atem, F., Srinivasan, V. Oral hydration and alkalinization is noninferior to intravenous therapy for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with chronic kidney disease. Journal of Interventional Cardiology 2010. DOI:10.1111/j.1540-8189.2010.00585.x

Sahud AG, Bhanot, N., Bhat, S., Lane, S., Bajwa, R. Infection prevention education: Are we neglecting it? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2010;31:199-201.

Carlin, B.W., Easley,D., Wiles, K.A. Transitions of care in the management of patients with COPD who are oxygen dependent. (Winner Charles Serby Research Fellowship Award 2010), Respir Care 2010.

French, R., Cheema, T., Mitre, R., Balaan, M. Congential disease presenting in adulthood with rare complication of acute renal injury and venous thromboembolism. Am J Resp Crit Care, 2010;181:6079.

Pastor, C., Corson, D., Singh, A., Mueller, J. A retrospective review of patients under- going CT-guided bronchoscopy for suspected lung cancer in a teaching hospital. Chest 2010.

Moguillansky, N., Moody, G., Carlin, B., Lege, M. A case of a 27 year old man with Von Hippel-Lindau, hemoptysis and endobronchial carcinoid tumor. Chest 2010.

Marciniuk, D., Brooks, D., Scott, B., Debigare, R., Dechman, G., Carlin, B. The Canadian Thoracic Society COPD Committee Expert Working Group. Optimizing pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseae-practical issues: A Canadian Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Canadian Respiratory Journal, 2010;17(4):159-168.

Potapov, E., Veynovich, B. Used of inhaled nitric oxide after left ventricular assist device placement: Results of a multicenter placebo-controlled trial. Circulation: Heart Failure, 2010.

Carlin, B. Sleep medicine certification and accreditation. Respiratory Care, October 2010;Vol.55, No. 10.

Moody, G., Moguillansky, N., Carlin, B., Lega, M. 27 year old man with Von-Hippel-Lindau, hemoptysis and endobronchial carcinoid tumor. Chest 2010.

Pastor, C., Corson, D., Singh, A., Mueller, J. A retrospective review of patients undergoing CT-guided bronchoscopy for suspected lung cancer in a teaching hospital. Chest, Nov. 2010.

Manyam, H., Shah, A.R., Nadour, N., Spotti, J., Lasorda, D.M. Early initiation of eptifibatide in the emergency department before primary percutanous coronary intervention for ST-segment evaluation myocardial infarction reduced total procedural time. Drexel Medical Journal 2010, Vol 4(1).

Shah, A.R., Chandhry, S.M., Gabrial, G.P., Farah, T., Lasorda, D.M. Platelet glycoprotein IIB/IIIA inhibitors administered during rescue percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement following failed thrombolytic therapy for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Drexel Medical Journal 2010, Vol 4(1).
 

residentsNational Presentations

Lucas, Lindsay. Atrio-esophageal fistula; a rare but deadly complication in the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Oral presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

Lucas, Lindsay. Rare case of spontaneous pneumothorax in a young woman. Oral presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

DeFilipp, Zachariah. 5-Oxoproline causing high anion gap metabolic acidosis with chronic acetaminophen use post gastric bypass. Poster presentation. 2012 ATS International Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 2012.

Lucas, Lindsay. A massive calcified left ventricular aneurysm: modern imaging of a pathological relic. Poster presentation. 2012 ATS International Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 2012.

Lucas, Lindsay. Porphyromonas septic thrombophlebitis: an atypical case of Lemierre Syndrome. Poster presentation. 2012 ATS International Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 2012.

Rust, William, Spinuzzi, Daniel, Volosky, Robert. A case of capnocytophagus and the future of identifying infectious disease pathogens. Poster presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

Spinuzzi, Daniel. Pheochromocytoma presenting as cardiogenic shock. Poster presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

Prabhakar, Sourabh, Mathew, Susan, Varghese, Rohit, Ashler, Kameron, Balaan, Marvin. An interesting case of ?Crazy paving? Poster presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

Grewal, Daman. Cardiomyopathy: a rare but serious complication of scleroderma. Poster presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

Machado, Kerry-Anne. B-cell lymphoma manifesting as a hepatic granulomatosis. Poster presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

Taherkhani, Sara. Disseminated intra-ventricular endocarditis (DIVE) syndrome. Poster presentation. SGIM 35th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2012.

Huynh, Donny, DeFilipp, Zachariah, Fazal, Salman, Burkitt, Michael. Flow cytometry in detecting the coexistence of two distinct hematologic malignancies. Poster presentation. ACP National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2012.

Moon, Juhi. Toes to the lungs: Disseminated Osteomyelitis and pulmonary mucormycosis in a M5, acute myeloid leukemic. Poster presentation. ACP National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2012.

Spinuzzi, Daniel. Pheochromocytoma presenting as cardiogenic shock. Poster presentation. ACP National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2012.

Rust, William, Spinuzzi, Daniel, Volosky, Robert. A case of capnocytophagus and the future of identifying infectious disease pathogens. Poster presentation. ACP National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2012.

Shide, T., Singh, S., Gupta, M., Aoun, E., Dhawan, M. Adenoma detection rate is not influenced by the timing of colonoscopy. Poster Presentation. American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 2011.

Malhotra, K., Initial transcranial doppler velicity predicts development of symptomatic vasospasm in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Poster Presentation. American Neurological Association’s 136th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 2011.

Malhotra, K., Does incidential micro-hemorrhage, detected by gradient echo sequence mri, predict hemorrhagic transformation of an ischemic stroke? Poster Presentation. American Neurological Association’s 136th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 2011.

Malhotra, K., Relative change in transcranial doppler velocities is inferior to absolute thresholds in prediction of vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Poster Presentation. American Neurological Association’s 136th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 2011.

Lamba, TS, Goedicke, HR, Spencer, A, Clark, B. An unusual presentation of acute kidney injury: simultaneous severe atn and rapid conversion from membranous to crescentic glomerulonephritis. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Machado L. Vancomycin: a rare cause of thrombocytopenia. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Papa O, Khehra, R. Sidhu, S. A strange habit causing Hacek AICD lead infection and endocarditis. Poster Presentation. Society of Hospital Medicine’s Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 2011

Cho R. Oral hydration and alkalinization is non-inferior to intravenous therapy for prevention of contrast induced nephropathy in patients with chrosnic kidney disease. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Smith T., Yang D. Hemorrhagic stroke – the initial presentation of Wegener’s Granulomatosis. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Goyal V, Mathew S. Can you connect the dots? An association between pancreatitis, panniculitis, and polyarthritis. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Goyal V, Mathew S. Bacteroides fragilis presenting as nonvalvular involvement with infected left ventricle thrombi. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Dang, N. Exenatide: a rare cause of pancreatic pseudocyst. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoeniz, AZ, May 2011.

Taherkhani S, Grewal D, Chahal D, Bajwa R. Hypertension in neurofibromatosis type 1: must always consider pheochromocytoma. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Abid, A. OCP = On Clot Patrol. Poster Presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

Grewal DK, Chahal D, Taherkhani S, Fishman R. A rare care of multiple system atrophy in a 28-year-old woman. Poster. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May, 2011.

Goyal V, Mathew S. Bacteriodes endocarditis. Poster presentation. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May, 2011

Goyal V, Mathew S. PPP Syndrome – pancreatitis, polyarthritis and panniculitis. SGIM 34th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May, 2011

French, R., Amjad, Q., Cheema, T. Fulminant hepatitis from HSV type 1 in a healthy 28 year old female. ATS, May 2011.
 

Regional Meetings/Abstracts

Zhang, Haipeng. Creation of a Resident Reference Application for Apple iOS Devices. Poster presentation. SGIM Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Newark, DE, March 2012.

Bhargava, Arpit. Arora, S. Jasnosz K, Clark B. Relapsing Acute Kidney Injury Associated with Pegfilgrastim”. Poster Presentation. National Kidney Foundation (NKF) 2012 Spring Clinical Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, May, 2012

Prabhakar S, Poornima, I. “Can the Functional Capacity Measured by Duke Activity Status Index be a Gatekeeper for Imaging during Stress Testing?” Poster Presentation. AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke Conference 2012. Atlanta, GA., May 2012

Bhagavatula, R., Patel, S., Cuk, O., Itskowitz, M. Granulomatous appendicitis – A case report. Abstract. Regional ACP Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011.

Goedicke, H., Walsh, T. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM). Abstract. Regional ACP Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011.

Diamante, O., DeFilipp, Z. 5-oxoproline causing high anion gap metabolic acideosis in a setting of gastric bypass. Abstract. Regional ACP Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011.

Moon, J., Varghese, L. Bilateral pulmonary infarcts complicated by Clostridium perfringens empyema. Abstract. Regional ACP Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011.

Moon, J. A rare sighting: Neurocysticercosis, diagnosed with MRI and immunoblot assay. Abstract. Regional ACP Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2011.

Moon J., Smith, T., Bhanot, N. An unusual cause of infective endocarditis: enterobacter cloacae. Report of a case and literature review. Abstract. Resident Research Symposium Program, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011.

Gollamudi U., Vargo, S. A case of delayed neurologic sequelae from CO poisoning. Abstract. Resident Research Symposium Program, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011

Diamante O., Bajwa, R., Bhanot, N. An unusual cause of spondylodiskitis in an immunocompetent host – serratia marcescens. Abstract. Resident Research Symposium Program, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011.

Kapetanos A. Implementation of a standardized discharge form to improve transitions of care. Abstract. Resident Research Symposium Program, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011

Spinuzzi, D., Kanwar, M., Benza, R., Murali, S., Sokos, G. Risk factors for increased heart failure mortality are not associated with 30-day hospital re-admission. Abstract. Resident Research Symposium Program, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011.

Pathe, N., Khalid, S., Ulhoa-Cintra, A., Fazal, S., Rossetti, J., Kaplan, R. Plasma cell leukemia associated with heparin like anticoagulant: two cases with disparate outcomes. Abstract. Haemophilia, 2011,17,564-569.

Pathe, N., Khalid, S., Ulhoa-Cintra, A., Fazal, S., Rossetti, J., Kaplan, R. Plasma cell leukemia associated with heparin like anticoagulant. Poster presentation. Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2011

Grewal DK, Chahal D, Taherkhani S, Fishman R. A rare care of multiple system atrophy in a 28-year-old woman. Poster. ACP Meeting, San Diego, CA, April, 2011.

Rust, W. Avid bird watcher: a case of West Nile encephalitis. Poster presentation. SGIM, Boston, MA, March 2011.

Bhagavatula, R., Khalid, S. Atypical posterior reversible Encephlopathy Syndrome – a case report. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010. Second-place award-Case report category.

Burkitt, M. An unusual cause small bowel obstruction. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Bole, A. Contrast Induced acute kidney injury: Is it an underrecognized risk of bi-venricular implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation? Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Thiagarajah, P., Moffa, C., Baroody, S., Sokos, G., and Bunker, M. Necrotic lesion in a patient with history of thrombophia and ERSD. Poster presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 2010.

Machado, L. A rare case of thrombocytopenia. Poster presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, Pittsburgh, PA , November, 2010.

Apostolis, M. Hookworm infection in an adult woman presenting with cough. Poster presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, Pittsburgh, PA , November, 2010.

Bhardwaj, R. Bortezomib associated posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
(PRES). Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, Pittsburgh, PA , November, 2010.

Manyam, H., Thiagarajah, P., Jasti, K., Machen, L., Shadrick, S., Melegari, C., Vido, D., Sokos, G., Benza, R., Murali, S. Plasma myeloperoxidase activity in acute and chromic heart failure. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010. Second Place Awarded- Original Research/QI category.

Machado, K. Isolated right heart failure: a rare complication of thyrotoxicosis. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Abid, A., Polyfungal brain abscess in an immunocompetent host. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Mathew S, Varghese R, Krishnamurti U. “It can’t be psoriasis”: beyond a skin rash. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Cho, R., To investigate the role of aspirin and clopidogrel versus aspirin oral hydration and alkalinization is non-inferior to intravenous. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Cho., R. Therapy for prevention of contrast induced nephropathy in patient with chronic kidney disease. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Mathew S, Sareen M. The concealment scandal in uteri. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Williamson, M., Who’s throwing emboli – a rare cause of stroke. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Ige, M., Spontaneous renal artery dissection. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010.

Sareen, M., Gerbode’s Defect – A rare complication of myocardial infarction. Poster Presentation. Regional ACP/PCIM meeting, November, 2010. – First Place awarded.-Case Report category.

Carr, S., Thiagarajah, P., Vido, D., Poornima, I. Is myocardial perfusion imaging appropriate in all patients with excellent functional capacity? American Heart Association (Chicago, IL) – November, 2010

Manyam, H., Thiagarajah, P., Patel, G., Vido, D., and Balaan, M. End tidal CO2 as a predictor of cardiac arrest. Poster Presentation. American Heart Association. November 2010.

Manyam, H., Thiagarajah, P., Patel, G., Vido, D., and Balaan, M. End tidal CO2 as a predictor of cardiac arrest. Poster Presentation. Pennsylvania Chapter American College of Cardiology, October 2010.

Mathew S, Adams A. An unusual case of May-Thurner Syndrome in a young man. Case report. AGH Research Symposium, May 2010.

Sodagam, A., Thiagarajah, P., Akkineni, M., Mackey, C., Belden, W. An unusual presentation of sarcoidosis. Allegheny General Hospital Research Fair, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2010.

Cabrera-Kapetanos, Y., Thiagarajah, P., Bashyam, S., Grill, H., Wentz, C., Fallert, M., Schulman, D., Robertson, B. An atypical presentation of coronary vasculitis. Allegheny General Hospital Research Fair, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2010.

Patel, G., Manyam, H., French, R., Thiagarajah, P., Balaan, M. End tidal CO2 measurements as indicator of impending cardiac arrest. Allegheny General Hospital Research Fair, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2010.

Ansari, M., Thiagarajah, P., Bergmann, S. Retrospective analysis of contrast induced nephropathy at a tertiary care center. American College of Physicians, Toronto, CA, April 2010.

Arora, R., Rittenhouse-Puhak, J., Achilleos, A. Primary pulmonary botryomycosis. Poster Presentation. American College of Physician National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA April, 2010

Thiagarajah, P., Taffe, K. Eruptions of an unusual nature in a patient with hereditary hypertriglyceridemia. Society of General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2010.

Thiagarajah, P., Master, J., Wandler, E., Lubin, A., Barker, B. A 26 year old female presenting with severe chest pain and a middle mediastinal mass. Society of General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2010.

Thiagarajah, P., Spencer, A. Managing the 3rd person in the Geriatric Interview. Society of General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2010.

Smith, T., Hercules, A., Rana, S., Lega, M. Bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis: A sinister cause of respiratory failure. Society of General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2010.

Patel, G., Manyam, H., French, R., Thiagarajah, P., Balaan, M. End tidal CO2 measurements as indicator of impending cardiac arrest. Drexel Discovery Day, Philadelphia, PA, February 2010.

Adenunga, O., Cheema, T., Young, Z., Shade, D., Khurana, S. Malignant lung nodule with two distinct pathologies. ATS 2010.

Young, Z., Cheema, T., Patel, M., Keenan, R., Kaplan, P. Successful endobronchial treatment of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor. ATS 2010.

Cheema, T., Young, Z., Todd, W., Barker, B.J., Zikos, A. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis – a rare cause of dyspnea. ATS 2010.

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