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Medicine Publications - 2012

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • ALSUntangled Group [Armon C-Collaborator]. ALSUntangled 13: Bee venom. Amyotroph Lateral Scler 2011;12:471-472.
  • ALSUntangled Group [Armon C-Collaborator]. ALSUntangled 15: Coconut Oil. Amyotroph Lateral Scler 2012;13:328-330.
  • ALSUntangled Group [Armon C-Collaborator]. ALSUntangled No. 14: Mototab. Amyotroph Lateral Scler 2012;13:161-164.
  • ASGE, Technology Committee Wong Kee Song LM, Banerjee S, Barth BA, Bhat Y, Desilets D, Gottlieb KT, Maple JT, Pfau PR, Pleskow DK, Siddiqui UD, Tokar JL, Wang A, Rodriguez SA. Emerging technologies for endoscopic hemostasis. Gastrointest Endosc 2012;75:933-937.
  • Agrawal A, Zhuo H, Brady S, Levitt J, Steingrub J, Siegel MD, Soto G, Peterson MW, Chesnutt MS, Matthay MA, Liu KD. Pathogenetic and predictive value of biomarkers in patients with ALI and lower severity of illness: Results from two clinical trials. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2012;303:L634-L639.
  • Agrawal V, Crisi G, D'Agati V, Freda B. Renal sarcoidosis presenting as acute kidney injury with granulomatous interstitial nephritis and vasculitis. Am J Kidney Dis 2012;59:303-308.
  • Ali RG, Navaravong L, Cui J, Stoenescu M. An uncommon twist on Twiddler's syndrome. Conn Med 2012;76:81-83.
  • Allon M, Zhang L, Maya ID, Bray MS, Fernandez JR, Dialysis Access Consortium (DAC), Study Investigators [Braden G-Collaborator]. Association of factor V gene polymorphism with arteriovenous graft failure. Am J Kidney Dis 2012;59:682-688.
  • Alreja G, Bugano D, Lotfi A. Effect of remote ischemic preconditioning on myocardial and renal injury: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Invasive Cardiol 2012;24:42-48.
  • Armon C, Nelson L. Is head trauma a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? An evidence based review. Amyotroph Lateral Scler 2012;13:351-356.
  • Atreya AR, Arora S, Sivalingam SK, Giugliano GR. ST segment elevation myocardial infarction as a presenting feature of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. J Cardiovasc Dis Res 2012;3:167-169.
  • Chen SI, Dharmarajan K, Kim N, Strait KM, Li SX, Safavi KC, Lindenauer PK, Krumholz HM, Lagu T. Procedure intensity and the cost of care. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2012;5:308-313.
  • Cogley JR, Ghobrial PM, Chandrasekaran B, Allen SB. Pulmonary embolism evaluation in the pregnant patient: a review of current imaging approaches. Semin Ultrasound CT MR 2012;33:11-17.
  • Dahiya S, Bhagavan A, Ooi WB. Spontaneous bilateral adrenal hemorrhage. Endocrine 2012;42:226-227.
  • Dahiya S, Ooi WB, Ahluwalia MS, Asik A. Primary central nervous system posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder in an elderly liver transplant recipient. J Am Geriatr Soc 2012;60:1777-1778.
  • Dahiya S, Ooi WB, Hernández-Montfort JA. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection - a mimic. Acute Card Care 2012;14:103-104.
  • Dhelaria RK, Friderici J, Wu K, Gupta E, Khan C, Rothberg MB. Effectiveness of varenicline for smoking cessation at 2 urban academic health centers. Eur J Int Med 2012;23:461-464.
  • Finlayson E, Maselli J, Steinman MA, Rothberg MB, Lindenauer PK, Auerbach AD. Inappropriate medication use in older adults undergoing surgery: a national study. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011;59:2139-2144.
  • Freda B, Braden G. How benign is IgA nephropathy with minimal proteinuria?. J Am Soc Nephrol 2012;23:1607-1610.
  • Freda BJ, Slawsky M, Mallidi J, Braden GL. Decongestive treatment of acute decompensated heart failure: Cardiorenal implications of ultrafiltration and diuretics. Am J Kidney Dis 2011;58:1005-1017.
  • Giugliano GR, Falcone MW, Mego D, Ebersole D, Jenkins S, Das T, Barker E, Ruggio JM, Maini B, Bailey SR. A prospective multicenter registry of laser therapy for degenerated saphenous vein graft stenosis: the COronary graft Results following Atherectomy with Laser (CORAL) trial. Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2012;13:84-89.
  • Goff SL, Pekow PS, Markenson G, Knee A, Chasan-Taber L, Lindenauer PK. Validity of using ICD-9-CM codes to identify selected categories of obstetric complications, procedures and co-morbidities. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2012;26:421-429.
  • Goodrich K, Krumholz HM, Conway PH, Lindenauer P, Auerbach AD. Hospitalist utilization and hospital performance on 6 publicly reported patient outcomes. J Hosp Med 2012;7:482-488.
  • Haessler S, Bhagavan A, Kleppel R, Hinchey K, Visintainer P. Getting doctors to clean their hands: lead the followers. BMJ Qual Saf 2012;21:499-502.
  • Haessler S, Schimmel J. Managing community-acquired pneumonia during flu season. Cleve Clin J Med 2012;79:67-78.
  • Herzig SJ, Rothberg MB. Prophylaxis rates for venous thromboembolism and gastrointestinal bleeding in general medical patients: too low or too high?. 2012;344:e3248.
  • Higgins T, Kudler N, Lindenauer P, Brown P, Gentes J, Nelson H. How quickly do clinicians adopt EMR notes?. Phys Exec J 2012;38:52-58.
  • Ionescu C, Turcot D. Left ventricular noncompaction and aneurysm revealed by left ventriculography. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2012;80:109-111.
  • Johari V, Loke C. Brief overview of the coagulation cascade. Dis Mon 2012;58:421-423.
  • Jornayvaz FR, Lee HY, Jurczak MJ, Alves TC, Guebre-Egziabher F, Guigni BA, Zhang D, Samuel VT, Silva JE, Shulman GI. Thyroid hormone receptor-α gene knockout mice are protected from diet-induced hepatic insulin resistance. Endocrinology 2012;153:583-591.
  • Kramer AA, Higgins TL, Zimmerman JE. Intensive care unit readmissions in U.S. hospitals: Patient characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes. Crit Care Med 2012;40:3-10.
  • Lagu T, Higgins TL, Nathanson BH, Lindenauer PK. Incorporating initial treatments improves the performance of a mortality prediction model based on administrative data. Crit Care Med 2012;40:2268-2269.
  • Lagu T, Lindenauer PK, Rothberg MB, Nathanson BH, Pekow PS, Steingrub JS, Higgins TL. Development and validation of a model that uses enhanced administrative data to predict mortality in patients with sepsis. Crit Care Med 2011;39:2425-2430.
  • Lagu T, Rothberg MB, Nathanson BH, Pekow PS, Steingrub JS, Lindenauer PK. Variation in the care of septic shock: The impact of patient and hospital characteristics. J Crit Care 2012;27:329-336.
  • Lagu T, Rothberg MB, Nathanson BH, Steingrub JS, Lindenauer PK. Incorporating initial treatments improves performance of a mortality prediction model for patients with sepsis. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2012;21:44-52.
  • Lagu T, Rothberg MB, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Steingrub JS, Lindenauer PK. Hospitalizations, costs, and outcomes of severe sepsis in the United States 2003 to 2007. Crit Care Med 2012;40:754-761.
  • Lagu T, Rothberg MB, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Steingrub JS, Lindenauer PK. What is the best method for estimating the burden of severe sepsis in the United States?. J Crit Care 2012;27:414.e1-4414.e.
  • Larioza J, Girard A, Brown RB. Clinical experience with daptomycin for outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy. Am J Med Sci 2011;342:486-488.
  • Lindenauer PK, Lagu T, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Rothberg MB. Association of diagnostic coding with trends in hospitalizations and mortality of patients with pneumonia, 2003-2009. 2012;307:1405-1413.
  • Liu KD, Thompson BT, Ancukiewicz M, Steingrub JS, Douglas IS, Matthay MA, Wright P, Peterson MW, Rock P, Hyzy RC, Anzueto A, Truwit JD, for the National Institutes of Health National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network. Acute kidney injury in patients with acute lung injury: Impact of fluid accumulation on classification of acute kidney injury and associated outcomes. Crit Care Med 2011;39:2665-2671.
  • Liu X, Lagoy A, Discenza I, Papineau G, Lewis E, Braden G, Romanelli J, Braun B, Silva JE. Metabolic and neuroendocrine responses to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. I: Energy balance, metabolic changes, and fat loss. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97:E1440-E1450.
  • Lotfi A, Wartak S, Sethi P, Garb J, Giugliano GR. Postoperative atrial fibrillation is not associated with an increase risk of stroke or the type and number of grafts: A single-center retrospective analysis. Clin Cardiol 2011;34:787-790.
  • Lotfi AS, Sivalingam SK, Giugliano GR, Ashraf J, Visintainer P. Use of fraction flow reserve to predict changes over time in management of superficial femoral artery. J Interv Cardiol 2012;25:71-77.
  • Mathews SC, Mallidi J, Kulkarni K, Toth PP, Jones SR. Achieving secondary prevention low-density lipoprotein particle concentration goals using lipoprotein cholesterol-based data. PLoS One 2012;7:e33692.
  • Maynard GA, Budnitz TL, Nickel WK, Greenwald JL, Kerr KM, Miller JA, Resnic JN, Rogers KM, Schnipper JL, Stein JM, Whitcomb WF, Williams MV. 2011 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards. Mentored implementation: building leaders and achieving results through a collaborative improvement model. Innovation in patient safety and quality at the national level. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2012;38:301-310.
  • McGee WT, Mailloux PT, Martin RT. Safe placement of central venous catheters: a measured approach. J Intensive Care Med 2011;26:392-396.
  • McMullen PD, Gillaspy AF, Gipson J, Bobo LD, Skiest DJ, Freitag NE. Genome sequence of Listeria monocytogenes 07PF0776, a Cardiotropic Serovar 4b strain. J Bacteriol 2012;194:3552.
  • Meade LB, Borden SH, McArdle P, Rosenblum MJ, Picchioni MS, Hinchey KT. From theory to actual practice: Creation and application of milestones in an internal medicine residency program, 2004-2010. Med Teach 2012;34:717-723.
  • Montecalvo MA, McKenna D, Yarrish R, Mack L, Maguire G, Haas J, Delorenzo L, Dellarocco N, Savatteri B, Rosenthal A, Watson A, Spicehandler D, Shi Q, Visintainer P, Wormser GP. Chlorhexidine bathing to reduce central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infection: Impact and sustainability. Am J Med 2012;125:505-511.
  • Morris PE, Steingrub JS, Huang BY, Tang S, Liu PM, Rhode PR, Wong HC. A phase I study evaluating the pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of an antibody-based tissue factor antagonist in subjects with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome. BMC Pulm Med 2012;12:.
  • Morsi E, Lindenauer PK, Rothberg MB. Primary care physicians' use of publicly reported quality data in hospital referral decisions. J Hosp Med 2012;7:370-375.
  • Murtagh F, Cohen L, Germain M. The "no dialysis" option. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2011;18:443-449.
  • National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Clinical Trials Network Rice TW, Wheeler AP, Thompson BT, Steingrub J, Hite RD, Moss M, Morris A, Dong N, Rock P. Initial trophic vs full enteral feeding in patients with acute lung injury: The EDEN randomized trial. 2012;307:795-803.
  • Navaravong L, Ali RG, Giugliano GR. Acute renal artery occlusion: making the case for renal artery revascularization. Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2011;12:399-402.
  • Nuwer MR, Emerson RG, Galloway G, Legatt AD, Lopez J, Minahan R, Yamada T, Goodin DS, Armon C, Chaudhry V, Gronseth GS, Harden CL, Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Evidence-based guideline update: Intraoperative spinal monitoring with somatosensory and transcranial electrical motor evoked potentials: Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Americ. Neurology 2012;78:585-589.
  • Nuwer MR, Emerson RG, Galloway G, Legatt AD, Lopez J, Minahan R, Yamada T, Goodin DS, Armon C, Chaudhry V, Gronseth GS, Harden CL. Evidence-Based Guideline Update: Intraoperative Spinal Monitoring with Somatosensory and Transcranial Electrical Motor Evoked Potentials*. J Clin Neurophysiol 2012;29:101-108.
  • Ogunneye O, Hernandez-Montfort JA, Ogunneye Y, Ogu I, Landry D. Parainfluenza virus infection associated with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: A case report. J Med Case Rep 2012;26:89.
  • Packham DK, Wolfe R, Reutens AT, Berl T, Heerspink HL, Rohde R, Ivory S, Lewis J, Raz I, Wiegmann TB, Chan JC, de Zeeuw D, Lewis EJ, Atkins RC, Collaborative Study Group [Braden G-Collaborator]. Sulodexide fails to demonstrate renoprotection in overt type 2 diabetic nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol 2012;23:123-130.
  • Partovian C, Gleim SR, Mody PS, Li SX, Wang H, Strait KM, Allen LA, Lagu T, Normand SL, Krumholz HM. Hospital patterns of use of positive inotropic agents in patients with heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012;60:1402-1409.
  • Patrick PA, Visintainer PF, Shi Q, Weiss IA, Brand DA. Vitamin d and retinopathy in adults with diabetes mellitus. Arch Ophthalmol 2012;130:756-760.
  • Peltsverger MY, Butler PW, Alberobello AT, Smith S, Guevara Y, Dubaz OM, Luzon JA, Linderman J, Celi FS. The -258A/G (SNP rs12885300) polymorphism of the human type 2 deiodinase gene is associated with a shift in the pattern of secretion of thyroid hormones following a TRH-induced acute rise in TSH. Eur J Endocrinol 2012;166:839-845.
  • Penumetsa SC, Mallidi J, Friderici JL, Hiser W, Rothberg MB. Outcomes of patients admitted for observation of chest pain. Arch Intern Med 2012;172:873-877.
  • Pfau PR, Banerjee S, Barth BA, Desilets DJ, Kaul V, Kethu SR, Pedrosa MC, Pleskow DK, Tokar J, Varadarajulu S, Wang A, Song LM, Rodriguez SA. Sphincter of Oddi manometry. Gastrointest Endosc 2011;74:1175-1180.
  • Roshan B, Ganda OP, Desilva R, Ganim RB, Ward E, Haessler SD, Polisecki EY, Asztalos BF, Schaefer EJ. Homozygous lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency due to a new loss of function mutation and review of the literature. J Clin Lipidol 2011;5:493-499.
  • Rothberg MB, Belforti R, Fitzgerald J, Friderici J, Keyes M. Four years' experience with a hospitalist-led medical emergency team: An interrupted time series. J Hosp Med 2012;7:98-103.
  • Rothberg MB, Bigelow C, Pekow PS, Lindenauer PK. Association between statins given in hospital and mortality in pneumonia patients. J Gen Intern Med 2012;27:280-286.
  • Rothberg MB, Cohen J, Lindenauer P, Maselli J, Auerbach A. Little evidence of correlation between growth in health care spending and reduced mortality. Health Aff (Millwood) 2012;29:1523-1531.
  • Rothberg MB, Pekow PS, Lahti M, Lindenauer PK. Comparative effectiveness of low-molecular-weight heparin versus unfractionated heparin for thromboembolism prophylaxis for medical patients. J Hosp Med 2012;7:457-463.
  • Rothberg MB, Steele JR, Wheeler J, Arora A, Priya A, Lindenauer PK. The relationship between time spent communicating and communication outcomes on a hospital medicine service. J Gen Intern Med 2012;27:185-189.
  • Rowas SA, Haddad R, Gawri R, Al Ma'awi AA, Chalifour LE, Antoniou J, Mwale F. Effect of in utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol on lumbar and femoral bone, articular cartilage, and the intervertebral disc in male and female adult mice progeny with and without swimming exercise. Arthritis Res Ther 2012;14:R17.
  • Saab F, Ionescu C, Schweiger MJ. Bleeding risk and safety profile related to the use of eptifibatide: a current review. Expert Opin Drug Saf 2012;11:315-324.
  • Seiler A, Visintainer P, Brzostek R, Ehresman M, Benjamin E, Whitcomb W, Rothberg MB. Patient satisfaction with hospital care provided by hospitalists and primary care physicians. J Hosp Med 2012;7:131-136.
  • Shenoy A. Guidelines in practice: Therapies for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2012;18:1172-1176.
  • Sivalingam SK, Saligram P, Natanasabapathy S, Paez AS. Covert cryptococcal meningitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematous. J Emerg Med 2012;42:e101-e104.
  • Stefan MS, Bannuru RR, Lessard D, Gore JM, Lindenauer PK, Goldberg RJ. The impact of COPD on management and outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: A 10-year retrospective observational study. 2012;141:1441-1448.
  • Stefan MS, Belforti RK, Langlois G, Rothberg MB. A simulation-based program to train medical residents to lead and perform advanced cardiovascular life support. Hosp Pract (Minneap) 2011;39:63-69.
  • Strollo PJ, Jr Badr MS, Coppola MP, Fleishman SA, Jacobowitz O, Kushida CA. The future of sleep medicine. 2011;34:1613-1619.
  • Sucheston LE, Zhao H, Yao S, Zirpoli G, Liu S, Barlow WE, Moore HC, Thomas Budd G, Hershman DL, Davis W, Ciupak GL, Stewart JA, Isaacs C, Hobday TJ, Salim M, Hortobagyi GN, Gralow JR, Livingston RB, Albain KS, Hayes DF, Ambrosone CB. Genetic predictors of taxane-induced neurotoxicity in a SWOG phase III intergroup adjuvant breast cancer treatment trial (S0221). Breast Cancer Res Treat 2011;130:993-1002.
  • Tiwari R, Campfield T, Wittcopp C, Braden G, Visintainer P, Reiter EO, Allen HF. Metabolic syndrome in obese adolescents is associated with risk for nephrolithiasis. J Pediatr 2012;160:615-620.e.
  • Towle P, Visintainer P. Early intervention charts as a resource for autism surveillance and research in the US. Eur Psych Rev 2011;4:108-111.
  • Uhlig K, Balk EM, Patel K, Ip S, Kitsios GD, Obadan NO, Haynes SM, Stefan M, Rao M, Kong Win Chang L, Gaylor J, Iovin RC. Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring: Comparative Effectiveness [Internet]. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Comparative Effectiveness Reviews 2012;:.
  • Verma A, Visintainer P, Elarabi M, Wartak S, Rothberg MB. Overtreatment and undertreatment of hyperlipidemia in the outpatient setting. South Med J 2012;105:329-333.
  • Wartak SA, Mehendale RA, Freda B, Verma A, Rose DN. Altered mental status and low anion gap in a patient with sickle cell anemia: a case report. J Med Case Reports 2012;6:72.
  • Wartak SA, Mehendale RA, Lotfi A. A unique case of asystole secondary to facial injury. Case Report Med 2012;2012:382605.
  • Wunderink RG, Niederman MS, Kollef MH, Shorr AF, Kunkel MJ, Baruch A, McGee WT, Reisman A, Chastre J. Linezolid in Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus nosocomial pneumonia: A randomized, controlled study. Clin Infect Dis 2012;54:621-629.
  • Zagarins SE, Allen NA, Garb JL, Welch G. Improvement in glycemic control following a diabetes education intervention is associated with change in diabetes distress but not change in depressive symptoms. J Behav Med 2012;35:299-304.

Book Chapters

  • Aulakh SK, Plevyak MP. Bartholin's Cyst. In McGarry K (editor). The 5-Minute Consult Clinical Companion to Women's Health. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.
  • Aulakh SK. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. In Ferri F (editor). Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013: 5 Books in 1. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2012.
  • Aulakh SK. Digoxin Overdose. In Ferri F (editor). Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013: 5 Books in 1. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2012.
  • Aulakh SK. Electromechanical Dissociation. In Ferri F (editor). Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013: 5 Books in 1. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2012.
  • Aulakh SK. Gardner's Syndrome. In Ferri F (editor). Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013: 5 Books in 1. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2012.
  • Aulakh SK. Horner's Syndrome. In Ferri F (editor). Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013: 5 Books in 1. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2012.
  • Aulakh SK. Hypercoagulable State. In Ferri F (editor). Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013: 5 Books in 1. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2012.
  • Aulakh SK. Hypersplenism. In Ferri F (editor). Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013: 5 Books in 1. St Louis, MO: Mosby, 2012.
  • Benjamin E, Seiler A. Measuring quality of inpatient care. In Nash D, Clarke J, Skoufalos A, Horowitz M (editors). Healthcare Quality: The Clinician's Primer. Tampa, FL: American College of Physician Executives Press, 2012.
  • Goli K, Germain M. Update in anemia in CKD. In Fadem S (editor). Issues in Dialysis. Nova Science Publishers, 2012.
  • Martinez-Silvestrini J. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. In Micheo W, Buschbacher R (editors). Musculoskeletal, Sports and Occupational Medicine. New York, NY: Demos Medical Publishing, 2010.
  • Martinez-Silvestrini J. Piriformis Syndrome. In Micheo W, Buschbacher R (editors). Musculoskeletal, Sports and Occupational Medicine. New York, NY: Demos Medical Publishing, 2010.
  • McGee W, Mailloux P. Applied physiology and the hemodynamic management of septic shock utilizing the Physiologic Optimization Program. In Fernandez R (editor). Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Publisher, 2012.
  • Pesaturo A, Mailloux P. Heparin induced thrombocytopenia. In Domino F (editor). The 5-Minute Clinical Consult, 12th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.
  • Pinkersov A, Cohen L, Germain M. Renal Palliative Care. In Warrell D, Cox T, Firth J (editors). Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th ed. Oxford Medicine, 2012.
  • Plevyak MP, Aulakh SK. Pregnancy, Vaginal Bleeding. In McGarry K (editor). The 5-Minute Consult Clinical Companion to Women's Health. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Research Presentations

  • 17th Annual International Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Conference. Freda B, Gibney N, Claure R. Withdrawal and witholding support for AKI: Ethical issues in the ICU. San Diego, CA. Feb 16, 2012.
  • 17th Annual International Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Conference. Freda B. Acute kidney injury-Withdrawal and witholding of dialysis. San Diego, CA. Feb 16, 2012.
  • 19th Conference on Retrovirals and Opportunistic Infections. Messina L, Ahuja D, Avery A, Stein M, Chung K, Lincoln T. Supression of HIV achievable with prompt medical follow up: A longitudinal observation study of outcomes 6 months following release from jail: Data from the EnhanceLink Study. Seattle, WA. Mar 6, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • 25th Annual Conference on Exercise Sciences & Sports Medicine. Martinez-Silvestrini J. Advances in sports medicine and exercise sciences. San Juan, PR. Apr 26-Apr 28, 2012.
  • 41st Critical Care Congress. Rice T, Wheeler A, Thompson B, Steingrub J. Randomized trial of initial trophic vs. early advancements to full enteral feeding in patients with acute lung injury (ALI) (EDEN). Houston, TX. Feb 4-Feb 8, 2012.
  • 41st Critical Care Congress. Sareen M, McGee W, Tiru B, Arora A. Resuscitation via femoral vein is inadequate in abdominal compartment syndrome. Houston, TX. Feb 4-Feb 8, 2012.
  • 5th Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health. Cheever L, Spaulding A, Stein M, Lincoln T, Simon-Levine D, Chitsaz E, Booker C. Enhancing the link: HIV, jails, and community care. Atlanta, GA. Mar 22, 2012.
  • 8th International Congress of The Society for Melanoma Research. Ooi W. Double Whammy: Sarcoidosis and rapidly enlarging liver hemangiomas induced by interferon in malignant melanoma treatment. Tampa, FL. Nov 9-Nov 11, 2011.
  • AAPM&R Annual Assembly. Kapasi S, Martinez-Silvestrini J. Myositis ossificans presenting as anterior thigh pain in a high school student: A case report. Orlando, FL. , 2011.
  • ACGME Annual Meeting. Post J, Heist K, Brandenburg S, Meade L. Sorting the milestones: Can residents and attendings agree?. Orlando, FL. Mar 1-Mar 4, 2012.
  • ACP Annual Scientific Meeting. Ooi W, Dahiya S, Lotfi A. Recurrent idiopathic eosinophillic myocarditis. Waltham, MA. Nov 19, 2011.
  • APDIM Fall Meeting. Meade L, Caverzagie K. Competency based assessment in medical residencies and how it might be applied to medical student education. Anaheim, CA. Oct 21-Oct 23, 2012.
  • APDIM Fall Meeting. Meade L, Warm E, Jones R, Sanger M, Thomas K. Lessons from geese: Teaching teamwork in a patient centered medical home. Anaheim, CA. Oct 21-Oct 23, 2012.
  • APDIM Spring Conference. Rosenblum M. Education is ALL about patient care. Atlanta, GA. , 2012.
  • APDIM Spring Meeting. Meade L, Caverzagie K, Jones R, Zaas A. Applying milestones in training: Lessons form a multi-center educational study. Atlanta, GA. Apr 24-Apr 25, 2012.
  • APDIM Spring Meeting. Meade L. TRACER: Early transitions of care. Atlanta, GA. Apr 24-Apr 25, 2012.
  • APHA 139th Annual Meeting & Exposition. Simon-Levine D, Lincoln T, Desabrais M, Lyman M. Does dually-based medical and mental health care at a county jail reduce recidivism for HIV+ individuals?. . Nov 2-Washington, DC, 2011.
  • ATS International Conference. Perez M, Steingrub J, Tidswell M. The effect of night time admission to a medical-surgical ICU. San Francisco, CA. May 18-May 23, 2012.
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly. Dietzen D, Kristiniak S. Implementation of a palliative care ICU interdisciplinary conference. Denver, CO. Mar 7-Mar 10, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly. Dietzen D, Kritiniak S, Zampini A, Rosenzweig A. POLST Implementaion in a Community Hospital. Denver, CO. Mar 7-Mar 19, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly. Dietzen D, Summer M, Parente C. When Italians cannot eat: An exploration of the cultural context of food at end-of-life. Denver, CO. Mar 7-Mar 10, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. Sen S, Young M, Lagoy A, Islam A, Witkowski S. Vascular reactivity improves in pre-diabetic patients, post aerobic exercise. Philadelphia, PA. May 23-May 27, 2012.
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting. Saligram P, Altowaireb Y, Butler P. Responsiveness of a giant prolactinoma to medical management. Philadelphia, PA. , 2012.
  • American College of Physicians Internal Medicine. Bhagavan A. Frozen blue toes. New Orleans, LA. Apr 19-Apr 21, 2012.
  • American College of Physicians Internal Medicine. Ogunneye O, Churchill E. A rare case of cerebellar abscess secondary to ppeptostreptococcus. New Orleans, LA. Apr 19-Apr 21, 2012.
  • American College of Physicians Internal Medicine. Ogunneye O, Hernandez-Montfort J, Canoy J, Landry D. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome associated with para-influenza virus infection. Under so much pressure!. New Orleans, LA. Apr 19-Apr 21, 2012.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Ang Y, Lee S, Brennan M. We need an interpreter. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Ang Y. Somalian guy with FTD. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Arora S, Khosla S, Brennan M. The importance of goals of care in elders with mild dementia. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Atreya A, Arora S, Brennan M. Hip fractures in elders nearing end of life: Is there a role for palliative surgery?. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Basu D, Brennan M. Does living in a family slow cognitive decline in dementia?. Seattle, WA. May 2-May 5, 2012.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Basu D. Does living in a family slow dementia. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Bhagavan A, Talsania A, Bellantonio S. Frozen with pain. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Bhagavan A, Voisine M, Bellantonio S. Do Not Record (DNR) code status=RESUSCITATE. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation; Published abstract in JAGS 2012 60(S4):S17.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Colon-Cartagena W, Jaber R. Transitioning into the weekend, staffing constraints and delayed care. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Colon-Cartegena W, Brennan M. Transitioning into the weekend, staffing constraints and delayed care. Seattle, WA. May 2-May 5, 2012.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Elarabi M, Brennan M. Dementia and "delirium" due to whole brain radiation in a cancer survivor. Seatle, WA. May 2-May 5, 2012. Published abstract in JAGS 2012 60(S4):S195.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Gadiraju T, Arora S, Atreya A, Brennan M. When hallucinations are not due to delirium or psychiatric disease: Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Seattle, WA. , 2012.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Gadiraju T. When hallucinations are not due to delirium or psychiatric disease: Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Jaber R, Brennan M. Getting the patient out of the woods - Near death from babesiosis in an elder. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation; Published abstract in JAGS 2012 60(S4):S77.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Kitt E, Brennan M. The impact of natural disasters: Case of a "delirious" elder. Seattle, WA. May 2-May 5, 2012.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Kitt E. Population: A case of a delirious elder. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Lee S, Ang Y, Bellantonio S. Elderly female with hypercalcemia: Hodgkin lymphoma masquerading as relapsed. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Lee S, Bellantonio S, Joseph D. A rare etiology of acute cardiomyopathy and respiratory failure. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Ooi W. Birds don't make the best companions: Hypersensitivity pneumonitis in the elderly. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Sachdeva G, Brennan M. Terminal suffering: The complex interplay of pain and delirium at end of life. Seattle, WA. May 2-May 5, 2012.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Sachdeva G. Delirium or pain or urinary retention. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Tryzelaar L, Klay M, Wheaton S, Sharma S, Bellantonio S. Tamsulosin ("Flomax") use for women with bladder outlet obstruction and urinary incontinence in the nursing home: A demonstrative case and critical discussion of its use. Seattle, WA. May 3-May 5, 2012. Poster presentation; Published abstract in JAGS 2012(S4):S192-S193.
  • American Heart Association Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions. Sen S. P53 silenced endothelial progenitor stem cells (EPC) improve collateral circulation post femoral artery occlusion in diabetic mice. Chicago, IL. Apr 18-Apr 20, 2012.
  • American Heart Association Meeting. Mallidi J, Penumesta S, Friderici J, Saab F, Rothberg M. Inpatient stress testing reduces subsequent ED visits and readmissions for chest pain. Orlando, FL. , 2011.
  • American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions. Ogunneye O, Rothberg M, Friderici J, Slawsky M, Kleppel R, Calcasola S, Gadiraju T, Stefan M. Nursing home care quality and 30-day readmission rates for patients with heart failure. Atlanta, GA. May 9-May 11, 2012.
  • American Society of Nephrology Meeting. Chait Y, Horowitz J, Germain M, Shrestha R, Hollot C, Gaweda A. Computer simulations in the design and evaluation of anemia management protocols. Philadelphia, PA. Nov 10-Nov 12, 2011.
  • American Society of Nephrology Meeting. Jhawar N, Goli K, Visintainer P, Cooney J, Whitbeck J, Germain M. Effect of oxygen therapy on hemodynamic stability during hemodialysis with continuous blood volume and O2 saturation monitoring. Philadelphia, PA. Nov 10-Nov 12, 2011.
  • American Society of Nephrology Meeting. Singh G, Hsia A, Skiest D, Germain M, Braden G. Renal transplantation from HBs antigen positive donor to antigen negative recipient immunized with intradermal hepatitis B vaccine: First American experience. Philadelphia, PA. Nov 10-Nov 12, 2011.
  • American Thoracic Society International Conference. Stefan M, Bannuru R, Lindenauer P, Lessard D, Goldberg R. The impact of COPD on management and outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction - A ten-year retrospective observational study. San Francisco, CA. May 18-May 23, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • American Thoracic Society International Conference. Stefan M, Priya A, Rothberg M, Pekow P, Lindenauer P. The effectiveness and safety of beta-blocker therapy for patients hospitalized for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung disease with underlying comorbid ischemic heart disease or heart failure. San Fransisco, CA. May 18-May23, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • Baystate Medical Center Academic Week. Blank F, Santoro J, Al Dulaimy K, , Maynard A, Kamyk K, Visintainer P, Li H. Reducing treatment delays and errors by improving communication: A Collaborative Project of the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Radiology. Oral and poster presentation. Springfield, MA. May 14-May 18, 2012. Poster and oral presentations.
  • CIN - 6th Congress of Nephrology in Internet. McGee W, Mailloux P, Freda B, Sheinfeld G. Establishing goals of volume management in critically ill patients with failure using applied hemodynamic physiology. Online. Nov 15-Nov 30, 2011.
  • Critical Care Congress. Dahiya S, Bhagavan A, Carreno M. Spontaneous bilateral adrenal hemorrhage. Houston, TX. , 2012.
  • Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. Saligram P, Young M, Lagoy A, Islam A, Sen S. The effect of controlled aerobic exercise on endothelial dysfunction in patients with pre-diabetes: A crossover pilot study. Houston, TX. Jun 23-Jun 26, 2012.
  • Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. Young M, Chou C, Yadava N, Sen S. High glucose induced inflammation and intracellular lipid accumulation in human mesenchymal stem cells is reduced by mitochondrial antioxidant manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) up-regulation. Houston, TX. Jun 23-Jun 26, 2012.
  • International Anesthesia Research Society. Raghunathan K, Gibson C, McGee W, Thanawala R, Hochheiser G, Ganim R. Observational study of functional hemodynamics during one lung ventilation. Boston, MA. May 18-May 21, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • Massachsetts Medical Society Interim Meeting. Dahiya S, Ooi W, Mallidi J, Steingart R. Primary testicular lymphoma with cardiac involvement in an immunocompetent male. Waltham, MA. Dec 2, 2011.
  • Massachsetts Medical Society Interim Meeting. Ooi W, Dahiya S, Lotfi A. Recurrent idiopathic eosinophillic myocarditis. Waltham, MA. Dec 2, 2011.
  • Massachsetts Medical Society Interim Meeting. Sachdeva G. Myocardial abscess (MA) associated with remote coronary artery bypass grafting. Waltham, MA. Dec 2, 2011.
  • Massachusetts American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting. Bhagavan A. Frozen blue toes. Waltham, MA. Nov 19, 2011. Poster presentation.
  • Massachusetts American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting. Dahiya S. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection - A mimic. Waltham, MA. Nov 19, 2011. Poster presentation.
  • Massachusetts American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting. Jaber R, Brennan M. Getting the patient out of the woods - Near death from babesiosis in an elder. Waltham, MA. Nov 19, 2011. Poster presentation.
  • Massachusetts American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting. Nkhumane M. A rare presentation of a common disease: The PPP Syndrome of pancreatitis, panniculitis and polyarthritis. Waltham, MA. Nov 19, 2011. Poster presentation.
  • Massachusetts American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting. Stanhope S. Stroke in 28-year-old female: Migraine induced or triptan use?. Waltham, MA. Nov 19, 2011. Poster presentation.
  • Massachusetts American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting. Stanhope S, Alzaman N, Shaaban R, Armon C. Stroke in 28-year-old female: Migraine induced or triptan use?. Waltham, MA. , 2011.
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium. Khosla S. Absorbable fistula plug as an effective treatment for gastric fistula after sleeve gastrectomy. Salt Lake City, UT. Feb 23-Feb 24, 2012.
  • Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer Annual Meeting. Cassells L, Emmons G, Katz D, Barham R, Howard L, Dahiya S, Mertens W. Clinical laboratory testing has limited value in diagnosing the cause of fatigue in ambulatory cancer patients. New York, NY. , 2012.
  • National Forum of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement. Benjamin E, Whitcomb W. Improving the quality of care through the use of bundled payments. Orlando, FL. Dec 7, 2011.
  • National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition. Lusardi P, Brown V, Henneman E, McGee W, Olson M. Changing ICU practice: The RN/MD collaboration project. Orlando, FL. May 19-May 24, 2012.
  • Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions. Ogunneye O. A study to assess heart failure readmission of patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities and to determine best practices that determine post discharge outcomes. Atlanta, GA. May 9-May 11, 2012.
  • Radiologic Society of North America 97th Scientific Assembly Annual Meeting. Shaikh A, Desilets D, Rakita D. Pancreatic diseases in the AIDS patient. Chicago, IL. Nov 27-Dec 2, 2011.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars Annual Meeting. Lagu T, Partovian C, Krumholz H, Lindenauer P. An alternative approach for quantifying hospital resource utilization: Implications of "standard costs" for hospital performance measurement and comparative effectiveness research. Washington, DC. Nov 9, 2011. Oral presentation.
  • SGIM 35th Annual Meeting. Mann E, Colon-Cartegena W, Goff S, Bellantonio S, Rothberg M. A qualitative investigation of the decision to initiate Do Not Hospitaliz orders amongst health care proxies of nursing home residents with dementia. Orlando, FL. May 9-May 12, 2012.
  • SGIM Medical Residency Committee Interest Group. Rosenblum M. The patient centered medical home journey. Orlando, FL. , 2012.
  • Scoiety of Hospital Medicine's Annual Meeting. Stanhope S, Alzaman N, Shaaban R, Armon C. Stroke in 28-year-old female: Migraine induced or triptan use?. San Diego, CA. Apr 1-Apr 4, 2012.
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress. Arora S, Sareen M, Tiru B, McGee W. Acute right heart failure precipitated by thyroid storm: An unusual manifestation. Houston TX. Feb 4-Feb 8, 2012.
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress. Sareen M, Tiru B, McGee W. Functional hemodynamics in intraabdominal hypertension. Houston, TX. Feb 4-Feb 8, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Arora S, Atreya A, Gadiraju T, Penumetsa S, Hiser W. Embolic stroke, a delayed sequela of blunt chest trauma. Orlando, FL. May 9-May 12, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Gadiraju T. When hallucinations are not due to delirium or psychiatric disease: Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Orlando, FL. May 9-May 12, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Jhawar P. Scurvy from "Too much Coca-Cola" in a malnourished and bipolar woman. Orlando, FL. May 9-May 12, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Lagu T, Hannon N, Shatz A, Goff S, Lindenauer P. Patient opinion of hospital care in England: Analysis of reviews from the NHS Choices website. Orlando, FL. , 2012. Poster presentation.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Torres O, Ogunneye O, Garb J, Kleppel R, Higgins T, Rothberg M. Risk factor model to predict a missed clinic appointment in an urban, academic and underserved setting. Orlando, FL. May 9-May 12, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Arora S, Atreya A, Gadiraju T, Penumesta S, Hiser W. Embolic stroke, a delayed sequela of blunt chest trauma. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Arora S, Khosla S. The importance of goals of care in elders with mild dementia. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Atreya A, Arora S, Gadiraju T, Martagon-Villamil J. Toxoplasma encephalitis in HIV: Is a CD4+ count greater than 200/ìL reassuring?. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Bhagavan A. A rare cause of abdominal pain. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Carreno M. A face of malignancy revealed. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Gadiraju T, Arora S, Atreya A, Brennan M. When hallucinations are not due to delirium or psychiatric disease: Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Jhawar P. Scurvy from too much Coca-Cola in a malnourished and bipolar woman. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Muigai N, Belforti R, Stefan M. A longitudinal simulation based medical education curriculum in an internal medicine residency program. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Ooi W, Dahiya S. Double trouble: Auto-immune hemolytic anemia and tumor lysis syndrome following fludarabine-based therapy for chronic lympocytic leukemia. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting. Velez J, Hernandez-Montfort J. Accelerated aortic valve restenosis in a patient with ESRD. Portland, ME. Mar 9, 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. Paadam J, Bryson C, Sittig R, Seiler A, Mclean P. MD Communication: A LEAN performance improvement project at Baystate Medical Center. San Diego, CA. Apr 1-Apr 4, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. Seiler A, Reddy V, Whitcomb W, Calcasola S, Roncalli L. Improving patient glycemic control using a multi-faceted approach. San Diego, CA. Apr 1-Apr 4, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. Yadav S, Kleppel R, Paadam J, Shaaban R, Meade L. Embedding the concepts of waste and systems failure reduction in an innovative quality curriculum for resident education. San Diego, CA. Apr 1-Apr 4, 2012.
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. Yadav S, Scales ME, Brunton M, Schoen D, Benjamin E. Urine sampling in hospitalised patients is erroneous and unreliable for clinical care. San Diego, CA. Apr 1-Apr 4, 2012.
  • State Chest Conference: ARDS Update. Steingrub J. ARDS: Beyond ventilatory strategies. New Haven, CT. Jan 4, 2012. Oral presentation.