PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS 2016-2017


1: Kumar K, Biyyam M, Singh A, Bajantri B, Tariq H, Nayudu SK, Chilimuri S.
Transient Left Bundle Branch Block due to Severe Hyperkalemia. Cardiol Res. 2017 
Apr;8(2):77-80. doi: 10.14740/cr538w. Epub 2017 May 3. PubMed PMID: 28515827;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5421491.


2: Abdulsamad M, Abbas N, Patel H, Balar B, Khaja M. Immunoglobulin A Lambda
Multiple Myeloma in a Patient with HIV: An Unusual Cause of Massive Ascites. Case
Rep Gastroenterol. 2017 Apr 10;11(1):201-206. doi: 10.1159/000468516. eCollection
2017 Jan-Apr. PubMed PMID: 28512393; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5422736.


3: Badipatla KR, Chandrala C, Ayyadurai P, Biyyam M, Sapkota B, Niazi M, Nayudu
SK. Cystic Lymphangioma of the Colon: Endoscopic Removal beyond the Frontiers of 
Size. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2017 Apr 10;11(1):178-183. doi: 10.1159/000462966. 
eCollection 2017 Jan-Apr. PubMed PMID: 28512390; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5422721.


4: Jabbour R, Kumar H, Alvi S, Nannaka VB, Niazi M, Patel M, Chilimuri S. An
Unusual Presentation of Acute Fibrinous and Organizing Pneumonia. Am J Case Rep. 
2017 May 15;18:532-536. PubMed PMID: 28502975.


5: Abdulsamad M, Reddy P, Guvvala S, Dev A. Recombinant Factor VIIa Use for
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography With Sphincterotomy in a Patient
With Choledocholithiasis and Unusual Coagulopathy. Gastroenterology Res. 2017
Apr;10(2):144-146. doi: 10.14740/gr812w. Epub 2017 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 28496540;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5412552.


6: Mishra R, Patel R, Khaja M. Cannabis-induced bullous lung disease leading to
pneumothorax: Case report and literature review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017
May;96(19):e6917. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006917. PubMed PMID: 28489809; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC5428643.


7: Rafiq A, Sklyar E, Bella JN. Cardiac Evaluation and Monitoring of Patients
Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery. Health Serv Insights. 2017 Feb
20;9:1178632916686074. doi: 10.1177/1178632916686074. eCollection 2017. Review.
PubMed PMID: 28469459; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5398290.


8: Abbas N, Makker J, Abbas H, Balar B. Perioperative Care of Patients With Liver
Cirrhosis: A Review. Health Serv Insights. 2017 Feb 24;10:1178632917691270. doi: 
10.1177/1178632917691270. eCollection 2017. Review. PubMed PMID: 28469455; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC5398291.


9: Palace MR. Perioperative Management of Thyroid Dysfunction. Health Serv
Insights. 2017 Feb 20;10:1178632916689677. doi: 10.1177/1178632916689677.
eCollection 2017. Review. PubMed PMID: 28469454; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5398303.


10: Sklyar E, Bella JN. Evaluation and Monitoring of Patients With Cardiovascular
Implantable Electronic Devices Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery. Health Serv
Insights. 2017 Mar 20;10:1178632916686073. doi: 10.1177/1178632916686073.
eCollection 2017. Review. PubMed PMID: 28469453; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5398302.


11: Abbas H, Niazi M, Makker J. Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Lymphoma
of the Colon: A Case Report and a Literature Review. Am J Case Rep. 2017 May 4
[revised 2017 May 4];18:491-497. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.902843. PubMed PMID:
28469125.


12: Adrish M, Nannaka VB, Cano EJ, Bajantri B, Diaz-Fuentes G. Significance of
NT-pro-BNP in acute exacerbation of COPD patients without underlying left
ventricular dysfunction. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2017 Apr
13;12:1183-1189. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S134953. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID:
28458528; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5402900.


13: Kashif M, Arya D, Niazi M, Khaja M. A Rare Case of Necrotizing Myopathy and
Fibrinous and Organizing Pneumonia with Anti-EJ Antisynthetase Syndrome and SSA
Antibodies. Am J Case Rep. 2017 Apr 25;18:448-453. PubMed PMID: 28439062; PubMed 
Central PMCID: PMC5410884.


14: Mishra R, Cano E, Venkatram S, Diaz-Fuentes G. An interesting case of
mycoplasma pneumonia associated multisystem involvement and diffuse alveolar
hemorrhage. Respir Med Case Rep. 2017 Apr 3;21:78-81. doi:
10.1016/j.rmcr.2017.03.022. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28413775; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC5384885.


15: Sklyar E, Ginelli P, Barton A, Peralta R, Bella JN. Validity of
electrocardiographic criteria for increased left ventricular mass in young
patients in the general population. World J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 26;9(3):248-254.
doi: 10.4330/wjc.v9.i3.248. PubMed PMID: 28400921; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5368674.


16: Kashif M, Raiyani H, Niazi M, Gayathri K, Vakde T. Purulent Pericarditis: An 
Uncommon Presentation of a Common Organism. Am J Case Rep. 2017 Apr 6;18:355-360.
PubMed PMID: 28381819; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5389541.


17: Kashif M, Patel R, Bajantri B, Diaz-Fuentes G. Legionella pneumonia
associated with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and diffuse alveolar
hemorrhage - A rare association. Respir Med Case Rep. 2017 Mar 14;21:7-11. doi:
10.1016/j.rmcr.2017.03.008. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28348947; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC5358969.


18: Badipatla KR, Yadavalli N, Vakde T, Niazi M, Patel HK. Lung cancer metastasis
to the gastrointestinal system: An enigmatic occurrence. World J Gastrointest
Oncol. 2017 Mar 15;9(3):129-134. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i3.129. PubMed PMID:
28344748; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5348628.


19: Ameen M, Akbar G, Abbas N, Mirrani G. Hyperkalemia Induced Brugada Phenocopy:
A Rare ECG Manifestation. Case Rep Cardiol. 2017;2017:9464728. doi:
10.1155/2017/9464728. Epub 2017 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 28326201; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5343243.


20: Ayyadurai P, Badipatla KR, Chime C, Arjun S, Reddy P, Niazi M, Nayudu SK.
Cervical Spinal Cord Compression: A Rare Presentation of Hepatocellular
Carcinoma. Case Reports Hepatol. 2017;2017:8567695. doi: 10.1155/2017/8567695.
Epub 2017 Feb 9. PubMed PMID: 28299213; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5337315.


21: Badipatla KR, Vupputuri A, Niazi M, Blaise MN, Nayudu SK. Colonic
Endometriosis: Dig Deeper for Diagnosis. Gastroenterology Res. 2017
Feb;10(1):59-62. doi: 10.14740/gr760e. Epub 2017 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 28270880;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5330696.


22: Guvvala SL, Sakam S, Niazi M, Skaradinskiy Y. Case of primary bilateral
diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the ovary with plasmablastic features in an
HIV-negative female patient. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Feb 22;2017. pii: bcr2016218117. 
doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-218117. PubMed PMID: 28228433.


23: Abdulsamad M, Abbas N, Balar B. An Unusual Case of Rectal and Ileal Carcinoid
Tumors. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2017 Jan 6;10(3):793-799. doi: 10.1159/000454708.
eCollection 2016 Sep-Dec. PubMed PMID: 28203126; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5260606.


24: Khaja M, Adler D, Lominadze G. Expressive aphasia caused by Streptococcus
intermedius brain abscess in an immunocompetent patient. Int Med Case Rep J. 2017
Jan 23;10:25-30. doi: 10.2147/IMCRJ.S125684. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID:
28176963; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5271399.


25: Arshad H, Khan RR, Khaja M. Case Report of S1Q3T3 Electrocardiographic
Abnormality in a Pregnant Asthmatic Patient During Acute Bronchospasm. Am J Case 
Rep. 2017 Feb 1;18:110-113. PubMed PMID: 28144025; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5297401.


26: Chilimuri S, Gaduputi V, Tariq H, Nayudu S, Vakde T, Glandt M, Patel H.
Symptomatic Gallstones in the Young: Changing Trends of the Gallstone
Disease-Related Hospitalization in the State of New York: 1996 - 2010. J Clin Med
Res. 2017 Feb;9(2):117-123. doi: 10.14740/jocmr2847w. Epub 2016 Dec 31. PubMed
PMID: 28090227; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5215015.


27: Gaduputi V, Tariq H, Chandrala C, Sakam S, Abbas N, Chilimuri S. Computerized
Tomography-Guided Paracentesis: An Effective Alternative to Bedside Paracentesis?
J Clin Med Res. 2017 Feb;9(2):92-97. doi: 10.14740/jocmr2832w. Epub 2016 Dec 31. 
PubMed PMID: 28090224; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5215012.


28: Badipatla KR, Kamireddy C, Niazi M, Nayudu SK. Cecal Leiomyoma: Can We
Attempt Endoscopic Resection? Gastroenterology Res. 2016 Dec;9(6):105-107. doi:
10.14740/gr736e. Epub 2016 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 28058080; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5191899.


29: Tariq H, Nayudu S, Akella S, Glandt M, Chilimuri S. Non-Alcoholic Fatty
Pancreatic Disease: A Review of Literature. Gastroenterology Res. 2016
Dec;9(6):87-91. doi: 10.14740/gr731w. Epub 2016 Dec 23. Review. PubMed PMID:
28058076; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5191895.


30: Abdulsamad M, Ihimoyan A. Viekira Pak Induced Fatal Lactic Acidosis: A Case
Report of an Unusual Side Effect. Case Reports Hepatol. 2016;2016:8627139. doi:
10.1155/2016/8627139. Epub 2016 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 28044114; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5156790.


31: Nannaka VB, Lvovsky D. A rare case of gestational thyrotoxicosis as a cause
of acute myocardial infarction. Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep. 2016;2016.
pii: 16-0063. Epub 2016 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 27933173; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5118969.


32: Vootla V, Ahmed R, Niazi M, Balar B, Nayudu S. Synchronous Adenocarcinoma of 
the Colon and Rectal Carcinoid. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2016 Oct
18;10(3):600-604. eCollection 2016 Sep-Dec. PubMed PMID: 27920648; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5121549.


33: Kashif M, Hashmi H, Jadhav P, Khaja M. A Missing Guide Wire After Placement
of Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter. Am J Case Rep. 2016 Dec
6;17:925-928. PubMed PMID: 27920421; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5142581.


34: Arshad H, Garcia S, Khaja M. Case report of invasive, disseminated
candidiasis with peripheral nodular cavitary lesions in the lung. Respir Med Case
Rep. 2016 Nov 10;20:34-37. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 27909682; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC5124354.


35: Diaz-Fuentes G, Hashmi HR, Venkatram S. Perioperative Evaluation of Patients 
with Pulmonary Conditions Undergoing Non-Cardiothoracic Surgery. Health Serv
Insights. 2016 Nov 9;9(Suppl 1):9-23. eCollection 2016. Review. PubMed PMID:
27867301; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5104294.


36: Patel H, Tariq H, Gaduputi V, Vakde T, Makker J, Daniel M. Fulminant Hepatic 
Failure Secondary to Herpes Hepatitis in a Patient With Myasthenia Crisis: An
Elusive Diagnosis. J Clin Med Res. 2016 Dec;8(12):921-924. Epub 2016 Oct 26.
PubMed PMID: 27829961; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5087635.


37: Tariq H, Ahmed R, Kulkarni S, Hanif S, Toolsie O, Abbas H, Chilimuri S.
Development, Functioning, and Effectiveness of a Preoperative Risk Assessment
Clinic. Health Serv Insights. 2016 Oct 30;9(Suppl 1):1-7. eCollection 2016.
Review. PubMed PMID: 27812286; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5090289.


38: Mishra R, Reddy P, Khaja M. Fatal Cerebral Air Embolism: A Case Series and
Literature Review. Case Rep Crit Care. 2016;2016:3425321. doi:
10.1155/2016/3425321. Epub 2016 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 27635266; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5011199.


39: Kashif M, Kumar H, Khaja M. An unusual presentation of eruptive xanthoma: A
case report and literature review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Sep;95(37):e4866.
doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000004866. Review. PubMed PMID: 27631252; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5402595.


40: Makker J, Bajantri B, Sakam S, Chilimuri S. Cytomegalovirus related fatal
duodenal diverticular bleeding: Case report and literature review. World J
Gastroenterol. 2016 Aug 21;22(31):7166-74. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i31.7166. Review.
PubMed PMID: 27610026; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4988300.


41: Diaz-Fuentes G, Bajantri B, Adrish M. Safety of Bronchoscopy in Patients with
Echocardiographic Evidence of Pulmonary Hypertension. Respiration.
2016;92(3):182-7. doi: 10.1159/000448848. Epub 2016 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 27595480.


42: Makker J, Karki N, Sapkota B, Niazi M, Remy P. Rare Presentation of
Gastroesophageal Carcinoma with Rectal Metastasis: A Case Report. Am J Case Rep. 
2016 Aug 25;17:611-5. PubMed PMID: 27558656; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5001785.


43: Rafiq A, Ijaz M, Tariq H, Vakde T, Duncalf R. Failing phrenics: an obscure
cause of exertional dyspnea: Case report and literature review. Medicine
(Baltimore). 2016 Jul;95(29):e4263. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000004263. Review.
PubMed PMID: 27442657; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5265774.


44: Venkatram S, Sinha N, Hashmi H, Niazi M, Diaz-Fuentes G. Spontaneous
Regression of Endobronchial Carcinoid Tumor. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2017 
Jan;24(1):70-74. PubMed PMID: 27367850.


45: Makker J, Bajantri B, Nayudu SK. Secondary Syphilis With Hepatitis and
Nephrotic Syndrome: A Rare Concurrence. J Clin Med Res. 2016 Jul;8(7):550-4. doi:
10.14740/jocmr2595w. Epub 2016 May 29. PubMed PMID: 27298666; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4894027.

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS 2015-2016


1: Abdulsamad M, Ihimoyan A. Viekira Pak Induced Fatal Lactic Acidosis: A Case
Report of an Unusual Side Effect. Case Reports Hepatol. 2016;2016:8627139. doi:
10.1155/2016/8627139. Epub 2016 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 28044114; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5156790.


2: Nannaka VB, Lvovsky D. A rare case of gestational thyrotoxicosis as a cause of
acute myocardial infarction. Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep. 2016;2016. pii: 
16-0063. Epub 2016 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 27933173; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5118969.


3: Diaz-Fuentes G, Hashmi HR, Venkatram S. Perioperative Evaluation of Patients
with Pulmonary Conditions Undergoing Non-Cardiothoracic Surgery. Health Serv
Insights. 2016 Nov 9;9(Suppl 1):9-23. eCollection 2016. Review. PubMed PMID:
27867301; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5104294.


4: Tariq H, Ahmed R, Kulkarni S, Hanif S, Toolsie O, Abbas H, Chilimuri S.
Development, Functioning, and Effectiveness of a Preoperative Risk Assessment
Clinic. Health Serv Insights. 2016 Oct 30;9(Suppl 1):1-7. eCollection 2016.
Review. PubMed PMID: 27812286; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5090289.


5: Mishra R, Reddy P, Khaja M. Fatal Cerebral Air Embolism: A Case Series and
Literature Review. Case Rep Crit Care. 2016;2016:3425321. doi:
10.1155/2016/3425321. Epub 2016 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 27635266; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5011199.


6: Tariq H, Gaduputi V, Peralta R, Abbas N, Nayudu SK, Thet P, Zaw T, Hui S,
Chilimuri S. Serum Triglyceride Level: A Predictor of Complications and Outcomes 
in Acute Pancreatitis? Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016;2016:8198047. doi:
10.1155/2016/8198047. Epub 2016 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 27446870; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4904698.


7: Nair N, Takieddine Z, Tariq H. Colonic Interposition between the Liver and
Diaphragm: "The Chilaiditi Sign". Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016;2016:2174704.
doi: 10.1155/2016/2174704. Epub 2016 Mar 8. PubMed PMID: 27446829; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4904707.


8: Hashmi HR, Jabbour R, Schreiber Z, Khaja M. Benazepril-Induced
Agranulocytosis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Am J Case Rep. 2016 
Jun 23;17:425-8. PubMed PMID: 27335175; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4920103.


9: Makker J, Bajantri B, Nayudu SK. Secondary Syphilis With Hepatitis and
Nephrotic Syndrome: A Rare Concurrence. J Clin Med Res. 2016 Jul;8(7):550-4. doi:
10.14740/jocmr2595w. Epub 2016 May 29. PubMed PMID: 27298666; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4894027.


10: Alvi R, Sklyar E, Gorski R, Atoui M, Afshar M, Bella JN. Athens QRS Score as 
a Predictor of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Chest Pain and Normal
Exercise Stress Test. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jun 10;5(6). pii: e002832. doi:
10.1161/JAHA.115.002832. PubMed PMID: 27287697; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4937247.


11: Hashmi HR, Niazi M, Adrish M. A Woman in Her 30s With a Past History of HIV
Disease Presented With Recurrent Fever, Night Sweats, and Small Bilateral
Pulmonary Nodules. Chest. 2016 Jun;149(6):e177-82. doi:
10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.665. PubMed PMID: 27287594.


12: Hashmi HR, Duncalf R, Khaja M. A Case Report of Cannabis Induced Hemoptysis. 
Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Mar;95(13):e3232. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003232.
PubMed PMID: 27043693; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4998554.


13: Nannaka VB, Jani N, Niazi M, Lvovsky D. Acute Warfarin Toxicity as Initial
Manifestation of Metastatic Liver Disease. Case Rep Crit Care. 2016;2016:7389087.
doi: 10.1155/2016/7389087. Epub 2016 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 27042361; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4793099.


14: Kashif M, Talib Hashmi HR, Khaja M. Early Recognition of Foreign Body
Aspiration as the Cause of Cardiac Arrest. Case Rep Crit Care. 2016;2016:1329234.
doi: 10.1155/2016/1329234. Epub 2016 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 27006837; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC4781940.


15: Mishra R, Sinha N, Duncalf R. Beta Lactamase Producing Clostridium
perfringens Bacteremia in an Elderly Man with Acute Pancreatitis. Case Rep Crit
Care. 2016;2016:7078180. doi: 10.1155/2016/7078180. Epub 2016 Jan 24. PubMed
PMID: 26904307; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4745868.


16: Jadhav P, Tariq H, Niazi M, Franchin G. Recurrent Thrombotic Vasculopathy in 
a Former Cocaine User. Case Rep Dermatol Med. 2015;2015:763613. doi:
10.1155/2015/763613. Epub 2015 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 26793396; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4697073.


17: Tariq H, Ayesha B, Weidenheim K, Franchin G. Etanercept-induced myositis: do 
we have to stop it? A surprising outcome. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Jan 11;2016. pii:
bcr2015213577. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-213577. PubMed PMID: 26759404.


18: Gaduputi V, Tariq H, Rahnemai-Azar AA, Dev A, Farkas DT. Gallstone ileus with
multiple stones: Where Rigler triad meets Bouveret's syndrome. World J
Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Dec 27;7(12):394-7. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v7.i12.394. PubMed 
PMID: 26730285; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4691720.


19: Hashmi HR, Venkatram S, Diaz-Fuentes G. A Case Report of an Elderly Woman
With Thrombocytopenia and Bilateral Lung Infiltrates: A Rare Association Between 
Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage and Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Medicine
(Baltimore). 2015 Dec;94(50):e2235. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002235. PubMed
PMID: 26683938; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5058910.


20: Vootla VR, Kashif M, Niazi M, Nayudu SK. Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma with 
Synchronous Tumor Growth in Azygoesophageal Recess and Duodenum: A Rare Cause of 
Anemia and Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Case Rep Oncol Med. 2015;2015:143934.
doi: 10.1155/2015/143934. Epub 2015 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 26640732; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4659952.


21: Hashmi HR, Diaz-Fuentes G, Jadhav P, Khaja M. Ciprofloxacin-Induced
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Case of Successful Treatment and Review of
the Literature. Case Rep Crit Care. 2015;2015:143832. doi: 10.1155/2015/143832.
Epub 2015 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 26587293; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4637463.


22: Noel E, Abbas N, Skaradinskiy Y, Schreiber Z. Heparin-Induced
Thrombocytopenia in a Patient with Essential Thrombocythemia: A Case Based
Update. Case Rep Hematol. 2015;2015:985253. doi: 10.1155/2015/985253. Epub 2015
Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 26579318; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4633557.


23: Bokhari S, Abbas N, Singh M, Cindrich RB, Zeana C. Empedobacter brevis
Bacteremia in a Patient Infected with HIV: Case Report and Review of Literature. 
Case Rep Infect Dis. 2015;2015:813528. doi: 10.1155/2015/813528. Epub 2015 Oct
15. PubMed PMID: 26550499; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4624922.


24: Ijaz M, Rafiq A, Venkatram S, Diaz-Fuentes G. Boerhaave Syndrome,
Pneumothorax, and Chylothorax in a Critically Ill Patient with Tuberous Sclerosis
Complex. Case Rep Crit Care. 2015;2015:509094. doi: 10.1155/2015/509094. Epub
2015 Oct 15. PubMed PMID: 26550497; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4624888.


25: Makker J, Chilimuri S, Bella JN. Genetic epidemiology of irritable bowel
syndrome. World J Gastroenterol. 2015 Oct 28;21(40):11353-61. doi:
10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11353. Review. PubMed PMID: 26525775; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4616211.


26: Rafiq A, Abbas N, Tariq H, Nayudu SK. Gastro-Hepatic Fistula with Liver
Abscess: A Rare Complication of a Common Procedure. Am J Case Rep. 2015 Sep
24;16:652-7. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.895098. PubMed PMID: 26402902; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4588675.


27: Ijaz M, Sakam S, Ashraf U, Marquez JG. Unusual Presentation of Recurrent
Pyogenic Bilateral Psoas Abscess Causing Bilateral Pulmonary Embolism by Iliac
Vein Compression. Am J Case Rep. 2015 Sep 10;16:606-10. doi:
10.12659/AJCR.894206. PubMed PMID: 26356406; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4572719.


28: Vootla VR, Daniel M. Abnormal Liver Function Tests in an Anorexia Nervosa
Patient and an Atypical Manifestation of Refeeding Syndrome. Case Rep
Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul 24;9(2):261-5. doi: 10.1159/000437321. eCollection 2015
May-Aug. PubMed PMID: 26351414; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4560322.


29: Kashif M, Tariq H, Ijaz M, Gomez-Marquez J. Disseminated Histoplasmosis and
Secondary Hemophagocytic Syndrome in a Non-HIV Patient. Case Rep Crit Care.
2015;2015:295735. doi: 10.1155/2015/295735. Epub 2015 Aug 10. PubMed PMID:
26347828; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4546971.


30: Patel H, Gaduputi V, Sakam S, Kumar K, Chime C, Balar B. Serotonin reuptake
inhibitors and post-gastrostomy bleeding: reevaluating the link. Ther Clin Risk
Manag. 2015 Aug 27;11:1283-9. doi: 10.2147/TCRM.S87044. eCollection 2015. PubMed 
PMID: 26346885; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4556253.


31: Makker J, Sakam S, Arety P, Niazi M, Balar B. Rectal blue nevus: Case report 
of a rare entity and literature review. Pathol Res Pract. 2015 Aug;211(8):625-7. 
doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2015.04.007. Epub 2015 Apr 25. Review. PubMed PMID: 26008779.

Research activities: Oral Presentation
 

1. Isolated  left ventricular  non-compaction  in  a  36-year-old  presenting  with  acute heart failure

Rafeeq  Ahmed,   Bibi  Ayesha, Carlos  Manrique, Daniel  Miller, Marin  Nicu, Sridhar  Chilimuri, MD

Presented at AMA Research Symposium Nov 2015
 

2. A Patient with Encephalopathy Who Was Recently Treated for Muscle Spasm

M. Ijaz, M. Kashif, H. Tariq, J. Gomez-Marquez

Presented at ATS 2015, Denver
 

Research activities: Posters
 

1. Risk factors associated with development of Gout in HIV patients

Bibi Ayesha, Rafeeq Ahmed, Richard Peralta, Syed Bokhari, Giovanni Franchin, Anupama Menon and Sridhar Chilimuri Presented at ACR Conference at San Francisco in Nov 2015
 

2. Leucocytic Variations Associated with Blastocystis Species: Are they Symptom Specific?

Suresh Kumar Nayudu, Naeem Abbas, Rafeeq Ahmed, Sridhar Chilimuri

Presented at ACG Conference at Hawaii in Nov 2015
 

3. Regadenoson Administration During Pharmacological Stress Test Causes Prolonged Qtc Interval.

Rafiq A, Chughtai T, Ashraf U, Raizadeh F,    Megalla S, Afshar M, Bella J.N, Kamalakkannan G

Presented at AHA conference at Orlando,  Florida Nov 2015
 
4. Prognostic value of Delta change in serum sodium in predicting  mortality and length of stay after acute pulmonary embolism

Sailaja Sakam, Richard Peralta, Bharat Bajantri, Rahul Anand, Shirley Hui, Gilda Diaz-Fuentes , Sindhaghatta Venkatram Presented at CHEST Conference in Oct 2015

5.Hiv associated pulmonary artery hypertension among African Americans

Puvanalingam Ayyadurai MD, Bibi Ayesha MD, A Shankar MD, Sridhar Chilimuri MD

Presented at National ACP Conference 2015
 

6. Etanercept induced myositis: Do we have to stop it? A novel therapeutic approach.
Hassan Tariq MD, Bibi Ayesha MD, Karen M. Weidenheim MD, Giovanni Franchin MD
Presented at NY ACP Conference 2015

 

7. Cryptococcal Meningitis in an HIV negative splenectomized patient.  
 Angelica Cifuentes, MD, Richard Cindrich, MD
 Presented at AMA research symposium  2015


8. Kikuchi Fujimoto Disease with Exophytic Soft Tissue Mass and Erosion of Mandible - A Case Report and Review.  
Umut Gomceli, MD; Srija Vangala, MD
Presented at NY ACP Conference  2015

 

9. An Unusual Case of Ototoxicity With Use of Oral Vancomycin
Umut Gomceli, MD; Srija Vangala, MD
Presented at NY ACP Conference 2015


10. Suboxone: A rare but life threatening cause of respiratory failure
Dr. Murtaza MD
Presented at NY ACP Conference 2015


11. A Rare Case Of Acute Myocardial Infarction Due To Coronary Vasospasm In A 27 Years Old Pregnant Woman With Gestational Transient Thyrotoxicosis
Michael Neyman MD , Aisha Siraj MD , Varalaxmi B. Nannaka MD, Dmitry Lvovsky  MD
Presented at American Thoracic Society Conference 2015


12. Severe Uncompensated Metabolic Alkalosis Following Treatment Of Double Positive Goodpasture's Syndrome: A Challenge For The Clinician
Mohsin Ijaz  MD, Naeem Abbas  MD , Dmitry Lvovsky  MD
Presented at American Thoracic Society Conference 2015


13. Beta Lactamase producing Clostridium Perfringens Bacteremia in a man with Acute Pancreatitis
R Mishra, N Sinha, S Kamat
Poster at CCM conference

 

14. Unilateral ARDS
E Martinez, R Chakravarty, G Diaz-Fuentes, S Venkatram
Presented at NY Thoracic society forum

 

15. A Case of Bilateral Urinothoraces Secondary to Obstructive Uropathy in a Patient with Congestive Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease
R. Mishra, N. Sinha, A. Kamath, J. Gomez-Marquez
Presented at ATS 2015

 

16. A Young Female with Acute Motor Weakness and Partial Vision Loss
V.B. Nannaka, F. Khan, C. Chime, M. Adrish
Presented at ATS 2015  

 

17. Rapid Reversal of Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Severe Pulmonary Hypertension in a Patient with Sickle Cell Crisis
V.B. Nannaka, C. Chime, F. Khan, M. Adrish
Presented at ATS 2015

 

18. Acute Warfarin Toxicity as Initial Manifestation of Metastatic Liver Disease
V.B. Nannaka, N. Jani, D. Lvovsky
Presented at ATS 2015

 

19. Prolonged Hemiplegic Migraine Associated with Sturge-Weber Syndrome
S.Q. Bughio, D. Lvovsky
Presented at ATS 2015

 

20. Intensive care admissions of HIV infected patients – The effect of HAART on outcomes in an inner-city hospital-Original investigation
Hafiz Hashmi, Rashmi Mishra, Sindhaghatta Venkatram,  Gilda Diaz-Fuentes
Presented at  Chest 2015-Montreal October

 

Research: Ongoing Projects


1. 65 year old woman presented with multiple cranial nerve palsies
Kumar, Kishore MD; Bajantri, Bharat MD; Singh, Amandeep MD; Son, Hwa Jung MD; Niazi, Masooma MD; Chilimuri, Sridhar MD

 

2. Pneumomediastinum: A complication of synthetic cannabinoid K2 use
Bharat Bajantri MD , Tushi Singh MD, Gilda Diaz-Fuentes MD, Sindhaghatta Venkatram MD

 

3. A Rare Case of Concomitant Bilateral Pulmonary embolism and Popliteal vein Thrombosis in Biermer's Disease  
Srija Vangala MD, Kishore Kumar MD, Amandeep Singh MD, Angelica Cifuentes MD, Sridhar Chilimuri MD

 

4. A Rare Case of Didanosine Related Severe Lactic Acidosis Predisposing to Infection with Mucormycosis
Umut Gomceli MD

 

Research activities: Ongoing Projects


1. Determination of the various etiology of the pulmonary hypertension in the end stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis and effects of the arterio-venous fistula in the development of pulmonary hypertension
 

2.Clinical implications of Synthetic Cannabinoids use

3. Yield of bone marrow investigations in the diagnosis of infectious and noninfectious causes in patients  with patients with HIV in comparison of non HIV patients

4. Association of BMI with mortality and morbidity in patients admitted due to DKA Internal Medicine Residents

5. Utility of ProBNP in CHF associated with morbid obesity

6. Analysis of pericardial effusions of unclear etiologies

7. Diagnostic yield of Endo Bronchial Ultrasound guided Trans Bronchial Node Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) and the adequacy of samples obtained by EBUS-TBNA

Umair Ashraf, Martinez and S Venkatram
 

8. Moya Moya disease presenting as postoperative stroke
Rafeeq Ahmed, Achyut Uppu, Sridhar Chilimuri

9. Eruptive Xanthamoas in a patient presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis
Hanesh kumar, Amandeep Singh, Mohammed Kashif, Khaja Misbahuddin

 

10.Multiple Strokes, a rare presentation of mixed cryoglobulinemia
Kishore Kumar MD; Tushi Singh MD; Amandeep Singh MD; Sridhar Chilimuri MD.

 

11. Selective embolization of superior pancreaticoduodenal artery in a patient with pancreatic mass presenting with gastrointestinal bleed
Neeraj Karki, Rafeeq Ahmed,  Pavithra Reddy, C Ishak, Sridhar Chilimuri

 

12. Embolic Myocardial infarction in a patient with Atrial fibillation and atrial septal defect
Srija Vangala, Rafeeq Ahmed, Sailaja Sakam, Sridhar chilimuri

 

13. Cephalosporin induced hepatotoxicity
Srija vangala, Singasani

 

14.Left sided SVC
Kishore Kumar

 

15. Paradoxical embolism and myocardial infarction
Umut Gomceli, Amandeep Singh

 

Quality Improvement: Publication
 

Labor and Management Working Together to Improve Patient Satisfaction
Preeti Jadhav MD

 

Patient  safety and Quality Health Care
 

Quality improvement Posters
 

1. Preferred Primary Care Provider in a Patient Centered Medical Home-A Blended Model to Improve Continuity of Care
Bibi Ayesha, MD; Sai Lakshmi Akella, MD; Suresh Kumar Nayudu, MD; Isaac Dapkins, MD; Abayomi Salako, MD; Sridhar Chilimuri, MD
NY State DOH Conference 2015

 

2. IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY THROUGH A SIMPLE TEAM APPROACH
Bibi Ayesha, MD; Aisha Siraj, MD; Giovanni Franchin, MD, PhD; Sridhar Chilimuri, MD
AAMC QI Conference 2015

 

3. Reducing the Pneumonia Readmission Rate In a Teaching Community Hospital
Yadav, Mayank ; Ebiem, Oke, Are, Vijay MD ; Bonilla,Vincent MD; Zaw, Tin MD
Presented at AHI 2015

 

4. Amiodarone Safety monitoring
Deepthi Kunduru MD, Deepika Gupta MD, Bharat Bajantri MD
Presented at NYACP 2015

 

Quality Improvement – Hospital QI meetings


1. Metformin use and screening for Vitamin B12 deficiency - Dr Srija Vangala
2.Evaluate adherence of heart failure weight management strategies by inpatient medicine hospital service - Dr Wajeeha Saeed
3.Health Care Provider Language Interpreting Service - Dr Chandana Kamireddy, Dr Suvarna Guvalla and Dr Pavithra Reddy
4.Departmental hand washing Quality improvement project
5.EMR review of all Quality indicators

Quality Improvement – On going

1. Lumbar spine MRI DATA interpretation for proper order and to reduce time lag
2. Reducing the Pneumonia Readmission Rate

3. Improvement wait times for outpatient visits at Third Avenue Clinic

4. Treatment delay in Breast And Colon Cancer

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