Submissions from 2019

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 J R. 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, B L. 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 H F. 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., S K. 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, N M. Rafaels, V E. Ortega, E R. Bleecker, D A. Meyers, C Ober, Keoki L. Williams, M A. Taub, T H. Beaty, I Ruczinski, R A. Mathias, and K C. 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, James Douketis, Alex C. Spyropoulos, Joanne M. Duncan, Marc Carrier, Gregoire Le Gal, Alfonso J. Tafur, Thomas Vanassche, Peter Verhamme, Sudeep P. Shivakumar, Peter L. Gross, Agnes Yuet Ying Lee, Erik Yeo, Susan Solymoss, Jeannine Kassis, Genevieve Le Templier, Stephen Kowalski, Mark Blostein, Vinay Shah, Elizabeth MacKay, Cynthia M. Wu, Nathan Clark, Shannon M. Bates, Fred Spencer, Eleni Arnaoutoglou, Michiel Coppens, Donald M. Arnold, Joseph A. Caprini, Na Li, Karen Moffat, Syed Summer, and Sam 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, D R. Henkin, and T M. 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, D R. 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, E G. 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., Vivek Mendiratta, F Kumssa, and Deepak Venkat

Albumin and age as independent predictors of 1 year mortality in cirrhotic patients undergoing elective tips., Vivek 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 R. 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, Laura 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, Vivek 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, S A. 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

Gaps in osmolal gap: A case of mistaken osmolal gap in a patient with diabetic ketoacidosis., W Al-Darzi, S Chaaban, A Abu Sayf, Sam Tigari, and Junior Uduman


Eat your heart out: Right heart collapse from bowel obstruction, Saba Z. Assar, Asaad Nakhle, and Michael H. Lazar

It is not always about lady windermere: Cavitating lung disease due to mycobacterium avium complex., Sameer K. Avasarala, Amal Hejab, and Michael H. Lazar

Severely elevated blood pressure in the emergency department is an independent predictor of 6 and 12 month cardiovascular events., P Brown, Ahmed Abdulhamid, A Eapen, A Elbanna, B J. Greib, Amit Vahia, and J Miller

Overexpression of prostaglandin E2 EP4 receptor improves cardiac function after myocardial infarction., T D. Bryson, X Gu, Liping Zhu, J Xu, Edward L. Peterson, X Yang, and Pamela Harding

Musculoskeletal ultrasound training for the internal medicine resident: Development and assessment of a teaching curriculum for elective rotation., Bryan Coniglio, Sean Drake, and Alireza Meysami

Long-term events after intravascular ultrasound-vs non-intravascular ultrasound-guided percutaneous intervention., R Curtis, D Lee, K Garratt, and S Rowe

Genetics of heart rate observational study (genhrate)., K L. Evans, H Wirtz, J Li, Ruicong She, J Maya, C Depre, A Hamer, and David E. Lanfear

Successful catheter-directed thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism during pregnancy., A Garbarino, N Miller, and Geneva Tatem

Does physician gender effect ordering practice., N Garza, F Georgie, A Horbal, David E. Willens, and A C. Haftka-George

Predictor of exertional hypoxemia: Dlco Vs. Dlco/va. a retrospective study., S Gezahegne, Z Morris, D Folt, N Miller, A Garbarino, and B DiGiovine

The silent giant: A rare case of a pleural hemangiopericytoma, Sarah Gorgis, P Sen, and Jeffrey H. Jennings

Gangrenous gastritis: Unusual cause of upper GI bleeding., U Iqbal, Mohammad A. Siddiqui, A Chaudhary, and H Anwar

Severe hypertriglyceridemia induced acute pancreatitis: Management strategy in a rural setup., U Iqbal, Mohammad A. Siddiqui, A Chaudhary, H Anwar, and M Alvi

Observation unit utilization in decompensated heart failure and clinical predictors for appropriate triage, V Lipari, M Mashiba, Varsha Mendiratta, Scott Lawler, and Joseph J. Gibbs

Evaluating the clinical utility of testing for autoimmune disorders in the setting of leukopenia/neutropenia in an ambulatory hematology clinic., Devin Malik, Philip Kuriakose, J Philip, Amal Hejab, A Horbal, and Varsha Mendiratta

Overutilization of the observation unit for decompensated heart failure., M Mashiba, Scott Lawler, Varsha Mendiratta, V Lipari, F Georgie, Paul Nona, and Joseph J. Gibbs

Cardiac Dysrhythmias and Neurological Dysregulation: Manifestations of Profound Hypomagnesemia., Sagger Mawri, Edward Gildeh, Nicholas Joseph, Bobak T. Rabbani, and Bryan Zweig

Metastatic bronchopulmonary leiomyosarcoma: A rare progression of benign disease., Nichole Miller, A Garbarino, D Folt, and Jeffrey H. Jennings

A case of propofol infusion syndrome in the intensive care setting., Nichole Miller, A Garbarino, and Jeffrey H. Jennings

Decreasing ischemic electrocardiocraphic changes in patients diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction in the era of high sensitivity troponin assays., Richard M. Nowak, Waleed Al-Darzi, S Noll, Michael Hudson, Michele Moyer, Gordon Jacobsen, and James McCord

Successful management of patients with co-existent autoimmune hepatitis and graves' disease., S Rana, Arti Bhan, and Reena Salgia

Palliative medicine consultation triggers on the general practice unit., M Robbins-Ong, Kristen Chasteen, and M Cerasale

Statins in liver transplant recipients: Rates of use, mortality and rejection., Ranya Selim, Ahmed Abdulhamid, A Shyamraj, Andrew Watson, Jeffrey Tang, and Syed-Mohammed Jafri

Outcomes of TIPS for ascites as a function of baseline renal function., Ranya Selim, T Getzen, and D Moonka

A case of isolated acquired factor VIII inhibitor., Ranya Selim, Sarah Gorgis, Waleed Al-Darzi, Elsheikh Abdelrahim, and B Digiovine

Comparison of high dose methotrexate treatments in CNS lymphoma patients: The Henry Ford experience., Ranya Selim, J Philip, and Vijayalakshmi Donthireddy

PAI-1 gain of function genotype and airway obstruction in asthma., M G. Sherenian, S H. Cho, Albert M. Levin, J Y. Min, S Sen, S Oh, S Huntsman, C Eng, H J. Farber, W Rodriguez-Cintron, J R. Rodriguez-Santana, D Serebrisky, L Borrell, Keoki L. Williams, S Thyne, M S. Seibold, E Burchard, and R Kumar

Pheochromocytoma presenting as takotsubo cardiomyopathy: A nearly missed diagnosis in the absence of hypertension., R Simon, Amal Hejab, and Sharon Lahiri

Bacteremia: A noble source., Z Singh and Heidi Gunderson

Is duration of symptoms predictive of acute myocardial infarction?, R Solomon, Richard M. Nowak, Michael Hudson, Michele Moyer, and James McCord

No maggic in predicting heart failure readmissions., Christopher Ting, A Singh, R Solomon, A Murad, Ryan Woolley, and Alexander T. Michaels