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Submissions from 2018

The association of reactive mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathies with congestive heart failure., A Abu Sayf, B DiGiovine, Michael Simoff, C Ray, and Javier Diaz-Mendoza

Outcomes of directed pah therapy in sarcoidosis., Kamelia Albujoq, Rana Awdish, Jeffrey H. Jennings, and Sara Hegab

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

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

Rothia mucilaginosa pneumonia complicating interstitial lung disease., HD Bachert and Krishna Thavarajah

Bronchoscopic management of bronchial anastomotic defects using acellular cadaveric dermal grafts., H Bedi, BD Shaller, DK Duong, D Free, L Chhatwani, JJ Mooney, G Dhillon, and Michael Simoff

A longitudinal analysis of pharmacist-driven inhaler optimization in the ambulatory care setting., Emily C Blum, Krishna Thavarajah, and Amber Lanae Martirosov

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

Long-term efficacy and safety of bronchial thermoplasty (bt): 3 year follow-up results from a large scale prospective study., GL Chupp, JN Kline, SB Khatri, CE McEvoy, GA Silvestri, A Shifren, M Castro, S Bansal, MR McClelland, MT Dransfield, R Olivenstein, S Ryan, Michael Simoff, MM Wahidi, CR Lamb, J Ferguson, A Haas, DK Hogarth, RS Tejedor, JW Toth, A Majid, P LaCamera, M Fitzgerald, KB Enfield, M Grubb, E McMullen, R Strauven, and M Laviolette

Cardiac arrest from massive pe in nephrotic syndrome successfully treated with embolectomy and ecmo., Randi Connor-Schuler, Daniel Hrabec, Abdul Kareem Uduman, and JP Corrales

Evidence that early mobility decreases time on a ventilator, icu and hospital los. Results of a quasi-experimental study., B Digiovine, R Bello, K Luplow, J Kenyon, T Sebastian, Stephanie Schuldt, J Bechard, S Mehboob, Christopher Ting, C Gondolfo, Jennifer Swiderek, Jeffrey H. Jennings, and A Myszenski

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

Vasopressin use in septic shock and effect on mortality., Hind Hadid, B Digiovine, and Jeffrey H. Jennings

Sedation protocol for intubated patients in a medical intensive care unit., K Hanlon, JC Onyenekwe, Michael Peters, T Smoot, Stephanie Schuldt, Jennifer Swiderek, B Digiovine, and Jeffrey H. Jennings

Management of ehlers-danlos related OSA with home sleep testing and auto-CPAP., J Hogaboam, K Moss, and L Bazan

Use of pulmonary function testing to predict successful inhaler device technique., Bryan A Kelly and A Martitosov

Uncommon etiology of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia., H Kinni and Sara Hegab

Evaluation of a pharmacist-driven medication discontinuation protocol in an intensive care unit., Carolyn R Martz, Michael Peters, Jennifer Swiderek, and Zachary R Smith

Comparative study of outcomes using catheter-directed thrombolysis versus anticoagulation alone for management of submassive pulmonary embolism., Sagger Mawri, M Ali, Sarah Gorgis, Lindsey Aurora, M Giordano, Sara Hegab, S Schwartz, and G Koenig

Introduction of sedation protocol for intubated patients in a medical intensive care unit., JC Onyenekwe, K Hanlon, Michael Peters, CA Smoot, Jeffrey H. Jennings, Jennifer Swiderek, and B Digiovine

Improving goals of care meetings in the intensive care unit., S Razvi, S Rubino, and B Digiovine

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

It's never lupus: A rare case of methimazole induced pleural effusion., P Sen and M Dunn

Steroid-responsive pulmonary nodules in a patient with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis., Christopher Ting, C Kraus, Diahann Marshall, Sachin Parikh, Ryan Woolley, Robert Gildersleeve, M Harrison, and Bryan A Kelly

Development and performance of a novel vasopressor-driven mortality prediction model in septic shock., S Vallabhajosyula, JC Jentzer, Aditya Kotecha, DH Murphree, EF Barreto, AK Khanna, and VN Iyer

Submissions from 2017

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

The PE that never was: A rare case of combined PVOD and pulmonary vein thrombosis., Kamelia Albujoq, Rana Awdish, and Sara Hegab

Acute eosinophilic pneumonia in a hookah smoker., Mohammed T. Ali, A Laktineh, and Najia Huda

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

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

Shrinking lung syndrome with hypercapneic respiratory failure responsive to mycophenolate mofetil and systemic steroids., HD Bachert, L Bazan, and Krishna Thavarajah

Penicillum marneffei presenting as a pneumonia and obstructive airway disease exacerbation., S Chaaban and Krishna Thavarajah

Post-approval study for bronchial thermoplasty (BT): Results to 2 years., G Chupp, J Kline, SB Khatri, C McEvoy, GA Silvestri, A Shifren, S Bansal, M McClelland, M Dransfield, R Olivenstein, E Lawson, Michael Simoff, MM Wahidi, CR Lamb, S Ferguson, A Haas, K Hogarth, R Tejedor, JW Toth, A Majid, S Refeq, JM Fitzgerald, K Enfield, GM Grubb, E McMullen, and M Laviolette

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or childhood sarcoidosis?, A Dudar, S Chaaban, Michael H. Lazar, and Daniel R. Ouellette

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

The red inmate., S Gezahegne, R Hart, and Rana Awdish

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

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

Follicular bronchiolitis: A rare cause of cystic lung disease., K Hanlon, C Stone, and Z Morris

Pulmonary vein thrombosis due to IVIG use in Guillain-Barre syndrome., Y Kawar and D Starosta

Good fences make good neighbors: How an iatrogenic atrial septal defect can impact the pulmonary circulation., Bryan A Kelly, Rana Awdish, and Sara Hegab

A rare case of antisynthetase syndrome presented with cardiogenic shock as an initial presentation., Mohammed Mahmoud, Rana Awdish, and Krishna Thavarajah

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

Chronic cough of unknown primary., GM Molina-Pallete and C Ray

Acquired left ventricular outflow tract to right atrial fistula due to tricuspid valve endocarditis., O Nadeem, A Motwani, Sachin Parikh, J Borgi, and Michael Hudson

Respiratory bronchiolitis associated interstitial lung disease (RBILD)/desquamative interstitial pneumonia (DIP) presenting as cystic lung disease., A Nebor and Z Morris

Cardiac tamponed masking as decompensated RV failure in a PH patient., JC Onyenekwe and Rana Awdish

A rare presentation of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder as isolated splenomegaly in a lung transplant recipient., SA Razvi, M Ali, and JP Corrales

Natural killer cell lymphocytosis as a cause of pulmonary arterial hypertension: A case report., A Saeed, Bryan A Kelly, Rana Awdish, and Sara Hegab

Acetaminophen overdose in a third trimester pregnancy., George Samuel, Lydia Baltarowich, Kamelia Albujoq, S Chaaban, Muhammad Usman, and Daniel R. Ouellette

The fake iron tumor., George Samuel, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, MSB Paidipaty, and C Ray

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

Risk factors for hospital admission with a respiratory illness in a comparative effectiveness cohort of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)., J Veljanovski and Daniel R. Ouellette

Baseline characteristics of participants in pl-208: A multi-center trial of the prolung test (TM) (Transthoracic Bioconductance Measurement) as an adjunct to CT chest scans for the risk stratification of patients with pulmonary lesions suspicious for lung cancer., RC Yung, D Ost, Michael Simoff, C Reddy, A Goyal, I Barjakarevic, M Garff, K Larson, J O'Driscoll, and S Makani

Submissions from 2016

Diphenhydramine as an adjunct to conscious sedation in bronchoscopy., R Abrencillo, Michael Simoff, T Smoot, C Ray, M Aljasmi, James J. Jeffries, and L Yessayan

Prolymphocytoid transformation of a splenic B-cell lymphoma presenting as a spontaneous splenic rupture., A Abu Sayf, A Nakhle, Geneva Tatem, and Rimma Polevoy

A case of catastrophic antiphospholipid antibody syndrome., A Abu Sayf, F Virk, and Geneva Tatem

CPAP in OSA patients and post-operative outcomes., M Aljasmi, Abdul Kareem Uduman, M Gashouta, H Wong, L Bazan, C Mordis, and Timothy Roehrs

Inferior Vena Cava diameter as a predictor of mortality in septic shock., MY Alsafadi, Sagger Mawri, J Shah, Tarun Jain, G Dirani, A Nakhle, Elsheikh Abdelrahim, Alexander T. Michaels, Najia Huda, and Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam

Optimization of patient-specific inhaler regimens: A pharmacy-pulmonology collaborative pilot program in the ambulatory care setting, Emily C Blum, Krishna Thavarajah, and AL Smith

Aggressively targeting the inflammatory pathway in SLE-PAH improved hemodynamics and allowed for titration off prostacyclin., S Chaaban, George Samuel, and Rana Awdish

Clear conversations: A comprehensive curriculum to facilitate translation of skills learned in simulated settings to improve communication in real clinical encounters., Kristen Chasteen, Rana Awdish, Mariela Mendez, D Buick, and Maria Kokas

Circadian misalignment and cognitive flexibility in night shift workers., Philip Cheng, M Tran, G Tallent, V Pillai, Andrea Cuamatzi-Castelan, L Bazan, K Moss, and CL Drake

Abo compatibility in lung transplantation., D Demos, G Divine, G Paone, J Borgi, J Morgan, Lisa Allenspach, Lisa Stagner, and H Nemeh

Double-blind, placebo-controlled, 4-way crossover study comparing the effects of doxepin 6 MG and zolpidem 10 MG on gait, balance, and cognitive performance in healthy volunteers., H Durrence, Christopher L Drake, KM Tran, L Bazan, Philip Cheng, V Pillai, and Thomas Roth

Arousability of insomnia patients and healthy volunteers is not impacted by the sleep-specific doses of doxepin (3 MG and 6 MG), but is impacted in healthy volunteers using zolpidem 10 MG., H Durrence, Thomas Roth, KM Tran, Meeta Singh, Philip Cheng, V Pillai, and Christopher L Drake

Potential protective effect of PPI in COPD., Rashad Farha, Muhammad Usman, Chaun M Gandolfo, A Smith, and Daniel R. Ouellette

Spontaneous bladder rupture diagnosed by pleural fluid analysis., Bryan A Kelly and Michael H. Lazar

A rare case of pulmonary plasmacytoma secondary to multiple myeloma., Mohamed Rezik, J Onyenekwe, Rashad Farha, and Daniel R. Ouellette

Unilateral endoluminal stenosis secondary to pulmonary sarcoidosis., AA Sayf, Geneva Tatem, and H Makki

Presentation of sub-massive pulmonary embolism mimicking acute liver failure., R Sengupta, M Aljasmi, Tarun Jain, and Sara Hegab

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) after initiation of amiodarone and ticagrelor., S Tackett, MY Alsafadi, Sara Hegab, M Mendez, and Krishna Thavarajah

Do race and income influence quality of life (QOL) or survival outcomes after lung stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)? a prospective study., Sean Vance, KA Al Feghali, Ashley Taylor, Manpreet Kaur, Christine Neslund-Dudas, Indrin J. Chetty, Michael Simoff, Munther Ajlouni, and Benjamin Movsas

Submissions from 2015

Preoperative CPAP in OSA patients decrease opioid use and pain in the postoperative setting., M Aljasmi, K Agarwal, S Uppalapati, C Mordis, L Bazan, and Timothy Roehrs

A novel use of silicon stenting to manage tracheomalacia (TM) and tracheal defect in a tracheostomy patient, a case report., M Aljasmi, R Sengupta, Saumeet Shah, C Ray, Michael Simoff, and Javier Diaz-Mendoza

The perplexity of pulmonary infiltrates in the intensive care unit., Sameer K. Avasarala, Sarah Gorgis, and Daniel R. Ouellette

Comparison of prophylactic regimens to prevent aspergillus infections in lung transplant recipients, Sameer K. Avasarala, P Spagna, L Yessayan, T Rendulic, L Stagner, Jeffrey H. Jennings, H Nemeh, and Lisa Allenspach

When staging for lung cancer, don't forget to screen the pulmonary artery., J Butler, Michael Simoff, M Zdraveska, and Javier Diaz-Mendoza

Endobronchial follicular dendritic cell sarcoma., J Butler, L Yessayan, and Michael Simoff

Delayed pneumothorax post bronchoscopy!, S Chaaban, L Stagner, and Lisa Allenspach

Viral infection as a cause for bronchostenosis?, S Chaaban, L Stagner, C Ray, and Lisa Allenspach

A personal touch; Case management-led attempted reduction of COPD readmissions., J Fernandez-Castillo, B Small, L Hurick-Miles, and Jennifer Swiderek

Reversal of cocaine-induced diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in a patient on rivaroxaban with activated prothrombin complex concentrate., J Fernandez, N Auraha, H Dyal, R Patel, and B DiGiovine

Prognostic significance of a reduced FEV3/FVC ratio., Sara Hegab, L Yessayan, B DiGiovine, and Z Morris

Response., Jeffrey H. Jennings and L Yessayan

Metastatic small round blue cell tumor. A genetic puzzle., D Khemasuwan, R Abrencillo, A Ormsby, B DiGiovine, and Javier Diaz-Mendoza

Multimodality bronchoscopic approach in management of stump dehiscence after pneumonectomy., D Khemasuwan, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, and Michael Simoff

A case-series of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis treated with bilateral simultaneous whole lung lavage: A novel treatment modality., MM Patel, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, EA Celis Valdiviezo, C Ray, and Michael Simoff

Amiodarone-induced pulmonary toxicity presenting as pulmonary alveolar proteinosis., Julio Pinto Corrales, C Stone, Jeffrey H. Jennings, and Krishna Thavarajah

Outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation for ph patients: A different perspective., BL Small, H Cajigas, S Neumann, and Rana Awdish