Submissions from 2019

Effectiveness of Nurse-Driven Protocol for Blood Pressure Management, Yusuf N. Alalwan, Miriam Jaziri, Alexis C. Haftka-George, and Joseph B. Miller MD

Predictors of Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Asymptomatic Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis with Preserved Ejection, Waleed Al-Darzi, D Kupsky, Abigail L. Entz, Tamara Roumayah, Crystal Seudeal, Charlotte Burmeister, and Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam

Transradial versus transfemoral approach for percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions: A meta-analysis and meta-regression, Hussayn Alrayes, Pedro A Villablanca, Georgi Fram, Tomo Ando, Alejandro Lemor, Tarun Jain, P Michel, Mir Babar Basir, and Khaldoon Alaswad

Impact of Social Determinants on Outcomes in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Lindsey Aurora, Guneet Ahluwalia, Michael C. Mahan, and Celeste T. Williams

Decline in Periprocedural Anticoagulant Use in Warfarin-Treated VTE Patients Following the Bridge Trial Publication, G Barnes, Y Li, X Gu, B Haymart, E Kline-Rogers, M Ali, J Kozlowski, Gregory D. Krol, J Froehlich, and Scott Kaatz

Bullous Erysipelas with Fat Herniation, L A. Bizri, Yusuf Alalwan, K Alsafadi, and Eric Scher

The Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) with Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) Treatment in the Post Orthotopic Liver Transplant (OLT) Patient Is Safe and Efficacious, P Brown, Zachary Demertzis, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Negative D-dimer Not Sufficient to Stop Anticoagulation in Men, J Connors, S Parpia, F Spencer, S Schulman, S Stevens, Vinay Shah, K Bauer, J Douketis, L Stephen, C Kessler, J Ginsburg, L Spadafora, J Julian, and C Kearon

Acute Heart Failure Exacerbation and Influenza Infection, Nicholas J. Daering, Lindsey Aurora, Lucas G. Maahs, Zachery Bauer, Ahmed Dakka, and Leika Raychouni

Association study in African-admixed populations across the Americas recapitulates asthma risk loci in non-African populations, Michelle Daya, Nicholas Rafaels, Tonya M Brunetti, Sameer Chavan, Albert M Levin, A Shetty, Christopher R Gignoux, Meher Preethi Boorgula, Genevieve Wojcik, Monica Campbell, Candelaria Vergara, Dara G Torgerson, Victor E Ortega, Ayo Doumatey, Henry Richard Johnston, Nathalie Acevedo, M A. Araujo, Pedro C Avila, Gillian Belbin, Eugene R Bleecker, Carlos Bustamante, Luis Caraballo, A A. Cruz, Georgia M Dunston, C Eng, Mezbah U Faruque, Trevor S Ferguson, Camila Figueiredo, Jean G Ford, W Gan, Pierre-Antoine Gourraud, N Hansel, Ryan D Hernandez, E P. Herrera-Paz, S Jimenez, E E. Kenny, J Knight-Madden, R Kumar, L E. Lange, E M. Lange, A Lizee, P Maul, T Maul, A J. Mayorga Sirera, D A. Meyers, D L. Nicolae, R R. Oliveira, C O. Olopade, O Olopade, Z S. Qin, C Rotimi, N Vince, H Watson, R J. Wilks, J G. Wilson, S Salzberg, C Ober, E G. Burchard, Keoki L. Williams, T H. Beaty, M A. Taub, I Ruczinski, R A. Mathias, and K C. Barnes

Statin-Induced Rhabdomyolysis Complicated by Acute Renal Failure Leading to Dialysis, Dilshan Dhillon, Paul Nona, Shalini S Modi, and Zarina Alam

Predictors of Iatrogenic Hypoglycemia in Treatment of Hyperkalemia, Anh P. Do, Sandra Naffouj, Krishna Modi, Rawan Hammoudeh, Joseph B. Miller MD, and Mohammed Dabbagh

An Atypical Presentation Of Atypical Pneumonia: Legionella Causing Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Abigail L. Entz, Sarah Gorgis, and Junior Uduman

Inappropriate Statin Therapy According to Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Risk: Can We Do Better?, Raef Fadel, Guneet Ahluwalia, Courtnay Hughes, Shivani Sharma, Ahmad Aljamal, and Jasmine-Yasmine Omar

Minor respiratory compromise and emergency department predictors of mortality in acute pancreatitis, Naureen Farook, M Baidoun, A Scott, S Bhatti, Vidhya Nair, Hadi Mohammed, Angie Adhami, Harold Gomez, J Dueweke, Guneet Ahluwalia, Joseph Miller, and Namita Jayaprakash

An assessment of psychiatric needs pre-and postmultivisceral transplant, Elizabeth Fleagle, Kelly Bryce, Kelly Collins, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, Yakir Muszkat, Atsushi Yoshida, Michael Rizzari, Nemie Beltran, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Application of 3D CT image guidance to paravalvular leak repairs, Georgi Fram, Hussayn Alrayes, Thomas Song, Milan V. Pantelic, Jeffrey Nadig, Nick Reeser, Thomas Keimig, James Lee, Tiberio M Frisoli, Marvin H Eng, William W O'Neill, and Dee Dee Wang

Small cell lung carcinoma with three paraneoplastic syndromes in one patient, Nitesh Gandhi, Alaa Abu Sayf, and Sam Tigari

An Unfortunate Case of Nonuremic Calciphylaxis, Rawan Hammoudeh, Aeman Hana, Sarah Gorgis, and Joshua D. Collins

Kratom: A So-Called Legal Opioid, David R. Henkin, Brendan Sullivan, and Joshua S. Smith

Aspirin and warfarin: A combination for everyone?, Katherine Huang, Vinay Shah, Syed F. Ahsan, Scott Kaatz, Gregory D Krol, Stacy Ellsworth, N Ryan, and J Gentile

Cost Savings Associated with Extended INR Testing Intervals, Scott Kaatz, B Haymart, X Kong, E Kline-Rogers, M Ali, J Froehlich, and G Barnes

An Unusual Case of Bleeding Gastric Varices Secondary to Metastatic Ovarian Adenocarcinoma, Randeep Kaur, Reena Salgia, Crystal Seudeal, and Eric Scher

Monitoring and Management of Proteinuria Is Often Ignored in Patients Receiving mTOR Therapy Following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation, R Kaur, Omar Sadiq, Maryam Alimirah, F Kumssa, Anita Patel, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

A Case of Kratom Induced Cholestasis, R Kaur, Charles B. Siedlecki, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Doxycycline and Drug Injury: Rare Side Effects in a Commonly Prescribed Medication, Tania M. Kohal

Herpes Simplex Virus-1 Tracheitis and Failure to Wean From Mechanical Ventilation in an Immunocompetent Host, Tania M. Kohal and David R. Henkin

Cutaneous Cryptococcus Neoformans: A Fatal Warning Sign, T M. Kohal, A D. Dudar, and Gillian Grafton

Improving the Safety of Insulin Treatment for Hyperkalemia, Nicholas P. Konowitz, Stephanie Bennett, Sophia Binz, Anh P. Do, Rawan Hammoudeh, Sandra Naffouj, Mohammed Dabbagh, and Joseph Miller

Comparison of Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Periprocedural Interruption of Warfarin or Direct Oral Anticoagulants, J Lee, B Haymart, X Kong, Scott Kaatz, Vinay Shah, J Kozlowski, M Ali, E Kline-Rogers, J B. Froehlich, and G D. Barnes

Correlation Between Bilirubinemia and Acute Kidney Injury in Patients with Cirrhosis, Adrienne Lenhart, P Brown, Omar Khan, Maryam Alimirah, Hafsa Abdulla, Reena Salgia, and Junior Uduman

Analysis of quality measures before and after switching care models in MAQI2 anticoagulation clinics, J Maniaci, C Alexandris-Souphis, Helen Gikas, M Ali, Scott Kaatz, B Haymart, N Gearhart, M DeYoung, Stacy Ellsworth, J Froehlich, G Barnes, E Kline-Rogers, and N Ryan

To Clot or to Bleed: Thrombosis as a First Sign of Microscopic Polyangiitis, Kajali Mishra, Sandra Naffouj, and Sarah Gorgis

Statin Underutilization in Patients Listed for Liver Transplant, Kajali Mishra, Sandra Naffouj, Sunjay Modi, Carina Dagher, Sarah Gorgis, and Deepak Venkat

Eosinophils at Work: Cavitary Lung Lesions in a Young Nurse, Kajali Mishra, Shivani Sharma, Sarah Gorgis, and Marcus Zervos

Analysis of Visit Factors Associated with Colorectal Cancer Screening in an Academic Outpatient Care Center, Kajali Mishra, David E. Willens, and Danielle Heidemann

Penetrating Chest Injury Leading to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Bacter-Emia and Mycotic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Immunocompromised Patient, Shalini S Modi, Dilshan Dhillon, Paul Nona, and Daniel Moore

Pasteurella arthritis in a nonsurgical joint, Ali Mrad, Roberta Curtis, and L Wilson

Idiopathic Chylothorax: Is It a Benign or Malignant Diagnosis?, Sandra Naffouj and Jasmine-Yasmine Omar

Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections after Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery: An Analysis of the MBSAQIP Database, Hassan Nasser, Tommy Ivanics, Shavran Leonard-Murali, Dania Shakaroun, and Jeffrey A. Genaw

Outcomes of tbo-filgrastim, filgrastim-sndz or filgrastim for mobilization in patients undergoing an autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant: A single center experience, Klodiana Neme, David R. Henkin, Nancy Mikulandric, Meredith Grycki, Alexander Michaels, Chadd Smith, and Josephine Emole

Restructuring Ambulatory Curriculum, Jasmine-Yasmine Omar, Danielle Heidemann, and Alexis C. Haftka-George

Diagnostic perplexities in acute critical illness related to sickle cell crisis complications, Mohamed Rezik, Ahmed Elbanna, and Namita Jayaprakash

2629 IV Iron in the Setting of Value-Based Care: Quality-of-Life Improvement and Perioperative Optimization of Anemia in The Gynecologic Population, Haleema Saeed, Sharmeen Mahmood, M R Girgis, Ghadear Shukr, Philip Kuriakose, and Roopina Sangha

Favorable Waitlist Outcomes in Patients with Alcoholic Liver Disease in the MELD-Na ERA, M Safwan, Kelly Collins, Dilip Moonka, Syed-Mohammed Jafri, Michael Rizzari, Atsushi Yoshida, Marwan Abouljoud, and Shunji Nagai

Simple Predictors of Mortality in Acute Pancreatitis, Ashley Scott, M Baidoun, Naureen Farook, H G. Acevedo, Simran K. Bhatti, Jeffrey J. Dueweke, Vidhya Nair, Hadi Mohammed, Angie Adhami, Guneet Ahluwalia, S Hebbar, and Joseph B. Miller MD

Inhaled Beta-2 Agonist Therapy in Moderate-To-Severe ARDS: A Multi-Center Retrospective Cohort Study, Ashley Scott and Daniel R. Ouellette

A Fatal Case of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Due to Extra-Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Dania Shakaroun, Hassan Nasser, and Daniel R. Ouellette

Management of Anastomotic Biliary Strictures After Liver Transplant: Role of Covered Metal Stents, Andrew Watson, Khwaja F. Haq, Kamal Khorfan, Sumit Singla, Atsushi Yoshida, and Dilip Moonka

Submissions from 2018

Alcapa of adult hood., Elsheikh Abdelrahim, Ranya Selim, and JR Schairer

A case of pancreatic ascites., Ahmed Abdulhamid, Ranya Selim, and Elsheikh Abdelrahim

Meta-analysis illustrates roles of cholesterol synthesis, dysregulated apoptosis, and other processes in nash pathogenesis., J Aljabban, K Khorfan, I Aljabban, H Aljabban, K Foflonker, M Panahiazar, and D Hadley

Atypical pulmonary arterial hypertension in the setting of an elevated diastolic gradient-a subgroup that benefits from treatment., M AlJasmi, BL Small, Lindsey Aurora, Bryan A Kelly, Sara Hegab, Jeffrey H. Jennings, and Rana Awdish

Does strict glycemic control lead to better outcomes in non-icu type II diabetic patients with sepsis, M Arguello, A Amine, A Verma, and HF Macom

A case of late onset polyglandular autoimmune syndrome., M Arguello and A Mrad

Impact of repeat echocardiograms on management decisions in patients rehospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure., Lindsey Aurora, Sarah Gorgis, Chaun M Gandolfo, Omar Sadiq, Meredith Mahan, and Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam

Left ventricular assist devices complicated by gastrointestinal bleeding and outcomes on transplant., Lindsey Aurora, Omar Sadiq, H Nemeh, and Celeste Williams

Comparison of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia and connective tissue disease related interstitial lung disease by physiologic and functional testing parameters., SK Avasarala, Sarah Gorgis, Mohammed Dabbagh, A Saeed, Chaun M Gandolfo, N Garza, Jeffrey H. Jennings, and Krishna Thavarajah

One-year outcomes in patients with advanced liver fibrosis or compensated cirrhosis from chronic hepatitis C receiving kidney transplant alone., P Brown, F Kumssa, and Deepak Venkat

Presentation of MPO-ANCA positive microscopic polyangiitis with usual interstitial pneumonia., Aria Bryan, Abdul Kareem Uduman, S Gezahegne, and Krishna Thavarajah

Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage associated with rsv infection and supratherapeutic warfarin therapy., T Bui and Junior Uduman

Admixture mapping of total serum IgE in African American subjects from CAAPA., M Daya, A Shetty, NM Rafaels, VE Ortega, ER Bleecker, DA Meyers, C Ober, Keoki L. Williams, MA Taub, TH Beaty, I Ruczinski, RA Mathias, and KC Barnes

Perioperative anticoagulant use for surgery evaluation (PAUSE) study: A perioperative management plan for patients with atrial fibrillation who are receiving a direct oral anticoagulant, J Douketis, A C. Spyropoulos, J M. Duncan, M Carrier, G Le Gal, A J. Tafur, T Vanassche, P Verhamme, S P. Shivakumar, P L. Gross, A Y Y Lee, E Yeo, S Solymoss, J Kassis, G Le Templier, S Kowalski, M Blostein, Vinay Shah, E MacKay, C M. Wu, N Clark, S M. Bates, F Spencer, E Arnaoutoglou, M Coppens, D M. Arnold, J A. Caprini, N Li, K Moffat, S Summer, and S Schulman

A case report of cruise-related leptospirosis, requiring a high level of suspicion for diagnosis., J Dueweke, Gina Maki, Amit Vahia, and Indira Brar

Accuracy of medication reconciliation: Does physician experience playarole?, Kathleen Estrada, DR Henkin, and TM Kohal

Strongyloidiasis related hyper-infection syndrome; rare disease with catastrophic outcome., Muhammad Farooq, Mohammed Dabbagh, and Junior Uduman

An old cause of hypercalcemia., J Gentile, Kajali Mishra, DR Henkin, and Vinay Shah

Red cell distribution width to predict all-cause mortality in patients evaluated in the hospital for acute myocardial infarction., Edward Gildeh, Richard M. Nowak, S Allen, Gordon Jacobsen, and James McCord

Joint test of allelic dosage and local ancestry identifies INTS3 as new susceptibility gene for asthma among african american individuals., Hongsheng Gui, Albert M. Levin, Shujie Xiao, Maozhou Yang, J Yang, Samantha Hochstadt, Kyle Whitehouse, Alexis Carlton, Dean Rynkowski, David E. Lanfear, R Kumar, EG Burchard, and Keoki L. Williams

A snowball effect; From an uncomplicated delivery to a rare case of septic ovarian vein thrombophelbitis complicated by ureteral obstruction and septic pulmonary emboli., Amal Hejab and Gina Hurst

Use of systemic steroids in management of a pregnant patient with ARDS., V Kothari, Nicholas Joseph, and Junior Uduman

One ruff kidney: A case of drug induced acute interstitial nephritis after a dog bite., A Lenhart, R Kaur, and Junior Uduman

. Clinical outcomes of acute myocardial infarction cardiogenic shock: A contemporary single center experience., Sagger Mawri, B Basir, Paul Nona, Malav Parikh, Mohammad Alqarqaz, Mohammed Zaidan, Tiberio M Frisoli, Gerald C Koenig, Henry Kim, Marvin H Eng, Akshay Khandelwal, Michele Voeltz, A Greenbaum, Khaldoon Alaswad, and William O'Neill

Predictors of hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients undergoing elective transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt., V Mendiratta, F Kumssa, and Deepak Venkat

Albumin and age as independent predictors of 1 year mortality in cirrhotic patients undergoing elective tips., V Mendiratta, Kajali Mishra, H Adbulla, and Deepak Venkat

Delayed reaction to drugs often faces delayed diagnosis., Kajali Mishra and A Lenhart

Primary versus secondary autoimmune hemolytic anemia: A retrospective analysis of diagnostic patterns and treatment outcomes, Laurel Mueller, Hussna Abunafessa, Diego Cabrera-Fernandez, and Philip Kuriakose

Avoiding painful needles: A case report on diagnosing eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis., Vidhya Nair and Kajali Mishra

Rapid evaluation of acute myocardial infarction in a united states population using high sensitivity cardiac troponin T and a European society of cardiology 0/1-hour algorithm guideline., Richard M. Nowak, Chaun M Gandolfo, Gordon Jacobsen, R Christenson, Michele Moyer, Michael Hudson, and James McCord

The use in the United States of a baseline high-sensitivity cardiac troponin t value below the level of detection to rule out acute myocardial infarction., Richard M. Nowak, Chaun M Gandolfo, Gordon Jacobsen, R Christenson, Michele Moyer, Michael Hudson, and James McCord

Biomarker differentiation of type 1 from type 2 acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department: NTerminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide/high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T., Richard M. Nowak, Gordon Jacobsen, R Christenson, Michele Moyer, Michael Hudson, and James McCord

Pott's disease-A case in recognizing and treating extrapulmonary tuberculosis., Malav Parikh, Stephanie Bennett, Jonathan Williams, William Keimig, Anne Chen, and Indira Brar

Use of endotracheal stent for hemostasis of a bleeding glomus tumor., George Samuel, A Chrissian, and Javier Diaz-Mendoza

Rate of guideline consistent monitoring of thyroid stimulating hormone and liver function test in patients on long term amiodarone treatment., Dania Shakaroun

Unusual initial presentation of intra-abdominal ma-lignancy., A Singh

A case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and pancreatitis as a result of milk-alkali syndrome., B Souther, Anita Patel, and L Sutkowi-Toomajian

Constrictive pericarditis presenting as isolated ascites, Christopher Ting and Junior Uduman

Constrictive pericarditis presenting as isolated ascites., Christopher Ting and Junior Uduman

18 intubations and 1 missed diagnosis, A Wadehra, C Kraus, D L. Levine, and A Rolando Peralta

Fulfillment in food: A pilot study of a culinary curriculum's impact on internal medicine resident burnout., N Wood, A Garbarino, and David E Willens

Antiplatelet therapy for patients with hemophilia after percutaneous coronary intervention, Peter Xie, Devin Malik, and Philip Kuriakose

Submissions from 2017

Poor concordance between 21-gene expression assay recurrence score and all Magee equation recurrence scores in a consecutive cohort of patients treated for hormone receptor positive early breast cancer., Z Abdel-Rahman, Haythem Y Ali, L Favazza, and Dhananjay A Chitale

A mysterious cause of chest pain., Z Abdel-Rahman, Yaser Alkhatib, and Vrushali Dabak

Hematology referrals for mild thrombocytopenia in a tertiary center in Detroit: A step towards a standardized approach for referrals and testing., Z Abdel-Rahman, K Alsafadi, H Jabbour, V Mendiratta, Yaser Alkhatib, and Vijayalakshmi Donthireddy

Denosumab-induced hypocalcemia., Z Abdel-Rahman and Sameer K. Avasarala

Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease masquerading as chronic thrombo embolic pulmonary hypertension., A Abu Sayf, SA Razvi, Waleed Al-Darzi, Sara Hegab, and Rana Awdish

Dementia and catheter dysfunction as under identified and documented risk factors for catheter related blood stream infections., B Al-Abid, R Sohaney, K Alamiri, Vivek Soi, and Jerry Yee

. Risk factors and outcomes of intracardiac thrombosis during orthotopic liver transplantation., Waleed Al-Darzi, Mazen M. El-Atrache, F Georgie, C Fernandez, Robert Pompa, Dragos Galusca, Atsushi Yoshida, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Rare case of olanzapine induced hypoglycemia, bradycardia, and hypothermia., Waleed Al-Darzi, M Rahman, S Sandhu, J Philip, and Vinay Shah

To close or not to close a patent foramen ovale: That is the question., Waleed Al-Darzi, M Zlatopolsky, A Abu Sayf, and Rana Awdish