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2012–2013 Academic Year Publications

Basic Science Original Manuscripts

Altered death receptor signaling promotes epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and acquired chemoresistance.
Antoon JW, Lai R, Struckhoff AP, Nitschke AM, Elliott S, Martin EC, Rhodes LV, Yoon NS, Salvo VA, Shan B, Beckman BS, Nephew KP, Burow ME.
Sci Rep. 2012;2:539. PMID: 22844580

The microRNA expression associated with morphogenesis of breast cancer cells in three-dimensional organotypic culture.
Nguyen HT, Li C, Lin Z, Zhuang Y, Flemington EK, Burow ME, Lin Y, Shan B.
Oncol Rep. 2012 Jul;28(1):117-26. PMID: 22576799

Inhibition of chlorine-induced lung injury by the type 4 phosphodiesterase inhibitor rolipram.
Chang W, Chen J, Schlueter CF, Rando RJ, Pathak YV, Hoyle GW.
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2012 Sep 1;263(2):251-8. PMID: 22763362

Circadian Gating of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Breast Cancer Cells Via Melatonin-Regulation of GSK3β
Mao L, Dauchy RT, Blask DE, Slakey LM, Xiang S, Yuan L, Dauchy EM, Shan B, Brainard GC, Hanifin JP, Frasch T, Duplessis TT, Hill SM.
Mol Endocrinol. 2012 Nov;26(11):1808-20.PMID: 23002080

Comparative profiling of miRNA expression of lung adenocarcinoma cells in two-dimensional and three-dimensional cultures.
Li C, Nguyen HT, Zhuang Y, Lin Z, Flemington EK, Zhuo Y, Kantrow SP, Morris GF, Sullivan DE, Shan B.
Gene. 2012 Dec 15;511(2):143-50. PMID: 23036707

Src-mediated morphology transition of lung cancer cells in three-dimensional organotypic culture.
Nguyen HT, Zhuang Y, Sun L, Kantrow SP, Kolls JK, You Z, Zhuo Y, Shan B.
Cancer Cell Int. 2013 Feb 14;13(1):16. PMID: 23409704

Human Cytomegalovirus Infection Dysregulates the Wnt/b-Catenin Signaling Pathway in Human Cytotrophoblasts. Angelova M, Zwezdaryk K, Ferris MB, Shan B, Morris CA, And Sullivan DE. 
PLoS Pathog. 2012;8(10):e1002959. PubMed PMID: 23071438

Determination of airborne wood dust in Button samples by diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy (DRIFTS).
Kwon CW, Chirila M, Lee T, Harper M, Rando RJ.
Int. J. Environ. Anal. Chem. Vol. 2013, 12 pages. doi:10.1080/03067319.2012.755619

Nelfinavir suppresses insulin signaling and nitric oxide production by human aortic endothelial cells: protective effects of thiazolidinediones.
Mondal D, Liu K, Hamblin M, Lasky JA, Agrawal KC.
Ochsner J. 2013 Spring;13(1):76-90. PMID: 23533049

Induction of long intergenic non-coding RNA HOTAIR in lung cancer cells by type I collagen.
Zhuang Y, Wang X, Nguyen HT, Zhuo Y, Cui X, Fewell C, Flemington EK, Shan B.
J Hematol Oncol. 2013 May 13;6:35. PMID: 23668363

Co-treatment with arsenic trioxide and ganciclovir reduces tumor volume in a murine xenograft model of nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
Sides MD, Sosulski ML, Luo F, Lin Z, Flemington EK, Lasky JA.
Virol J. 2013 May 16;10:152. PMID: 23680002

Overexpression of Sulf2 in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Yue X, Lu J, Auduong L, Sides MD, Lasky JA.
Glycobiology. 2013 Jun;23(6):709-19. PMID: 23418199

Detecting splicing variants in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from non-differentially expressed genes.
Deng N, Sanchez CG, Lasky JA, Zhu D.
PLoS One, in press.

Clinical Reports

Comparison of 3 different methods used to measure the rapid shallow breathing index.
Desai NR, Myers L, Simeone F.
J Crit Care. 2012 Aug;27(4):418.e1-6. PMID: 21958982

Critical Airway Management: A Suggested Modification to the Rigid Fiber-Optic Stylet Based on 301 Novice Intubations
Sangwan YS, Palomino J, Simeone F, Koveleskie J.
J Bronchology Intervent Pulmonol. 2012 Oct;19(4):349-357. PMID: 23207543

Endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration in mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathies.
Kheir F, Palomino J.
South Med J. 2012 Dec;105(12):645-9. PMID: 23211498

Respiratory health effects associated with restoration work in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans.
Rando RJ, Lefante JJ, Freyder LM, Jones RN.
J Environmental and Public Health. November 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/462478462478. PMID: 23365586

Respiratory Health and Flood Restoration Work in the Post Katrina Environment.
Rando RJ, Lefante JJ, Freyder LM, Jones RN.
In Bioaerosols - 6th International Scientific Conference on Bioaerosols, Fungi, Bacteria, Mycotoxins in Indoor and Outdoor Environments and Human Health. 
Johanning E., Morey PR, Auger P; Eds. Albany, NY: Fungal Research Group Foundation, Inc., 2012. ISBN: 978-0-9709915-0-8

One year outcomes in patients with acute lung injury randomised to initial trophic or full enteral feeding: prospective follow-up of EDEN randomized trial.
Needham DM, Dinglas VD, Bienvenu OJ, Colantuoni E, Wozniak AW, Rice TW, Hopkins RO; NIH NHLBI ARDS Network (Simeone F, one of 195 collaborators).
BMJ. 2013 Mar 19;346:f1532. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f1532.PMID: 23512759

Pulmonary artery catheter placement guided by echocardiography.
Alraies MC, Alraiyes AH, Salerno D.
QJM. 2012 Nov 5. PMID: 23132951

A Practical Algorithmic Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules: Part 1: Radiologic Characteristics and Imaging Modalities
Patel VK, Naik SK, Naidich DP, Travis WD, Weingarten JA, Lazzaro R, Gutterman DD, Wentowski C, Grosu HB, Raoof S.
Chest. 2013 Mar 143(3):825-839. doi:10.1378/chest.12-0960 .PMID: 23460160

A Practical Algorithmic Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules: Part 2: Pretest Probability and Algorithm
Patel VK, Naik SK, Naidich DP, Travis WD, Weingarten JA, Lazzaro R, Gutterman DD, Wentowski C, Horiana B. Grosu HB, Raoof S.
Chest. 2013 Mar 143(3):840-846. doi:10.1378/chest.12-1487. PMID: 23460161

Role of Anemia in Home Oxygen Therapy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients.
Copur AS, Fulambarker A, Molnar J, Nadeem R, McCormack C, Ganesh A, Kheir F, Hamon S.
Am J Ther. 2013 Apr 5. PMID: 23567789

Case Reports

Alendronate Tracheobronchitis
Mahmood K, Koubar S, Shofer SL, Ninan NA, Wahidi MM.
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Feb;10(1):64-6. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201212-124OT.PMID: 23509337

A 40-year-old woman with multiple lung nodules.
Alraiyes AH, Kheir F, Hirsh S, Salerno D, Bernal-Green L, Daroca P.
Chest. 2013 Jun 1;143(6):1826-9. PMID: 23732596

Asymptomatic Lung Air-Fluid Level in a Smoker.
Kheir F, Alraiyes AH, Salerno D, Alraies MC.
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. Accepted September 2012.

Brain Natriuretic Peptide Measurement in COPD Patients with Cardiovascular Disease.
Kheir F, Salerno D.
Chest. Letter to Editor.Accepted April 2013.

Right atrium tumor thrombus.
Alraies MC, Khan UA, Alraiyes AH, Auron M.
QJM. 2012 Jul 26. PMID: 22836191

A lung cancer masquerader.
Shaheen K, Alraies MC, Alraiyes AH, Ibrahim A, Altaqi B.
QJM. 2012 Aug 8. PMID: 22875777

Bronchoesophageal Fistula Secondary to Broncholith.
Alraiyes AH, Desai R, Auron M, Castillo MD, Alraies MC.
QJM. 2012 Aug 26. PMID: 22927537

Fatal alveolar hemorrhage due to Kaposi sarcoma.
Alraies MC, Alraiyes AH, Kabach CM, Auron M.
QJM. 2012 Sep 5. PMID: 22952352

Unusual presentation of sarcoidosis--involving testis, spinal cord and the brain.
Alraies MC, Desai R, Alraiyes AH.
QJM. 2012 Sep 13. PMID: 22976618

Role of positron emission tomography in the diagnostic workup of solitary pulmonary module.
Alraies MC, Shaheen K, Alraiyes AH.
South Med J. 2012 Dec;105(12):676-7.PMID: 23211506

Menthol toxicity: an unusual cause of coma.
Baibars M, Eng S, Shaheen K, Alraiyes AH, Alraies MC.
Case Report Med. 2012;2012:187039. PMID: 23251165

A 47-year-old man with chest and neck pain.
Alraies MC, Khan UA, Shaheen K, Alraiyes AH.
Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Jan;80(1):6-8. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.80a.12032. PMID: 23288938

Ulcerative cutaneous lesions synchronously present with the diagnosis of primary lung cancer.
Shaheen K, Alraiyes AH, Baibars M, Paintsil A, Alraies MC.
Case Rep Med. 2013;2013:136564. PMID: 23533424

Lung hernia.
Eisa N, Alraiyes AH, Shaheen K, Alraies MC.
BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Apr 29;2013. PMID: 23632188

Right coronary artery aneurysm: an unusual cause of chest pain.
Eisa N, Alamiry MR, Alraiyes AH, Alraies MC.
BMJ Case Rep. 2013 May 22;2013. PMID: 23704471

McConnell sign and S1Q3T3 pattern in pulmonary embolism: revisited.
Chamsi-Pasha MA, Aljaroudi W, Alraiyes AH, Alraies MC.
BMJ Case Rep. 2013 May 13;2013. PMID: 23674557


2011-2012 Academic Year Publications

Arsenic mediated disruption of promyelocytic leukemia protein nuclear bodies induces ganciclovir susceptibility in Epstein–Barr positive epithelial cells.
Sides MD, Block GJ, Shan B, Esteves KC, Lin Z, Flemington EK, Lasky JA.
Virology. 2011 Jul 20;416(1-2):86-97.

Epstein - Barr virus Latent Membrane Protein 1 suppresses reporter activity through modulation of Promyelocytic Leukemia Protein-Nuclear Bodies.
Sides MD, Block GJ, Chadwick RW, Shan B, Flemington EK, Lasky JA.
Virology Journal 2011, 8:461 (5 October 2011).

A Double blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Trial of Combined Prednisone, Azathioprine and N-acetylcysteine in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Raghu G, Anstrom KJ, King TE Jr, Lasky JA, Martinez FJ, on behalf of the IPFnet.
N Engl J Med. 2012 May 24;366(21):1968-77.

FTY720-induced conversion of conventional Foxp3- T cells to Foxp3+ regulators in NOD mice.   Wang W*, Sun Y*, Shan B*, Di J, Chen L, Ren L, Li D-J, Lin Y. 
Am J Reprod Immunol. 2011 Nov;66(5):349-362. (* denotes equal contribution)

Post-transcriptional Up-regulation of miR-21 by Type I Collagen. 
Li C, Nguyen HT, Zhuang Y, Lin Y, Flemington EK, Guo W, Guenther J, Burow ME, Morris GF, Sullivan D, Shan B.
Mol Carcinog. 2011 Jul;50(7):563-70.

Lung function, radiological changes and exposure: analysis of ATSDR data from Libby, MT, USA. Weill D, Dhillon G, Freyder , Lefante J, Glindmeyer H.
Eur Respir J. 2011 Aug;38(2):376-83.

The microRNA expression associated with morphogenesis of breast cancer cells in three-dimensional organotypic culture.
Nguyen HT, Li C, Lin Z, Flemington EK, Zhuang Y, Burow ME, Lin Y, Shan B.   
Oncol Rep. 2012 Jul;28(1): 117-126. Epub 2012 Apr 19.

Brain natriuretic peptide measurement in pulmonary medicine.
Salerno D, Marik PE.
Respir Med. 2011 Dec;105(12):1770-5. Epub 2011 Aug 6.

Randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of an aerosolized β₂-agonist for treatment of acute lung injury.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Clinical Trials Network (Simeone F listed in the appendix as one of the 188 collaborators), Matthay MA, Brower RG, Carson S, Douglas IS, Eisner M, Hite D, Holets S, Kallet RH, Liu KD, MacIntyre N, Moss M, Schoenfeld D, Steingrub J, Thompson BT.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep 1;184(5):561-8.

Enteral omega-3 fatty acid, gamma-linolenic acid, and antioxidant supplementation in acute lung injury.
Rice TW, Wheeler AP, Thompson BT, deBoisblanc BP, Steingrub J, Rock P; NIH NHLBI Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network of Investigators (Simeone F  listed in the appendix as one of the 200 collaborators).
JAMA. 2011 Oct 12;306(14):1574-81. Epub 2011 Oct 5.

Initial trophic vs full enteral feeding in patients with acute lung injury: the EDEN randomized trial.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Clinical Trials Network (Simeone F listed in appendix as one of the 210 collaborators), Rice TW, Wheeler AP, Thompson BT, Steingrub J, Hite RD, Moss M, Morris A, Dong N, Rock P.  JAMA. 2012 Feb 22:307(8):795-803. Epub 2012 Feb 5.

Comparison of 3 different methods used to measure the rapid shallow breathing index. Desai NR, Myers L, Simeone F.
J Crit Care. 2012 Aug;27(4):418.e1-6. Epub 2011 Sep 29.

Free-Running Disorder in a Sighted Adolescent.
Endara-Bravo AS, Thammasitboon S, Thomas D.
J Pediatr. 2012 May;160(5):877. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

Activation of autophagy in mesenchymal stem cells provides tumor stromal support. Sanchez CG, Penfornis P, Oskowitz AZ, Boonjindasup AG, Cai DZ, Dhule SS, Rowan BG, Kelekar A, Krause DS, Pochampally RR.
Carcinogenesis. 2011 Jul;32(7):964-72. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

2010-2011 Academic Year Publications

B Shan, JS Hagood, Y Zhuo, DR Levy, and JA Lasky. Thy-1 regulates TNF-alpha stimulated matrix metalloproteinase 9 expression in fibroblasts via src family kinase, PLoS One. 2010 Jul 19;5(7):e11662.

M Sides1,4, R Klingsberg2,4, B Shan3,K Gordon2, H Nguyen1, E Flemington3, JA Lasky2,5. The Epstein-Barr virus LMP 1 and TGFb1 synergistically induce EMT in human alveolar epithelial cells, Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2010 Aug 6.

X Yue, B Shan, JA Lasky. TGF-b: Titan of Lung Fibrogenesis. Current Enzyme Inhibition 2010 6(2):67-77. (Review).

J. Guenther, J Cameron, H. Nguyen, Y. Wang, D. Sullivan, B. Shan, JA Lasky, E. Flemington, and G. Morris. Modulation of Lung Inflammation by the Epstein-Barr Virus Protein Zta, Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2010 Dec;299(6):L771-84. Epub 2010 Sep 3.

Raghu G, Collard HR, Egan JJ, Martinez FJ, Behr J, Brown KK, Colby TV, Cordier JF, Flaherty KR, Lasky JA, Lynch DA, Ryu JH, Swigris JJ, Wells AU, Ancochea J, Bouros D, Carvalho C, Costabel U, Ebina M, Hansell DM, Johkoh T, Kim DS, King TE Jr, Kondoh Y, Myers J, Müller NL, Nicholson AG, Richeldi L, Selman M, Dudden RF, Griss BS, Protzko SL, Schünemann HJ; on behalf of the ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT Committee on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. An Official ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT Statement: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Evidence-based Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Mar 15;183(6):788-824.

Svitlana Danchuk, Joni H Ylostalo, Fokhrul Hossain, Randy Sorge, Austin Ramsey, Ryan W Bonvillain, Joseph A Lasky, Bruce A Bunnell, David A Welsh, Darwin J Prockop and Deborah E Sullivan. Human Multipotent Stromal Cells Attenuate LPS-Induced Acute Lung Injury in Mice via Secretion of TNF-alpha-induced Protein 6. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2011 May 13;2(3):27.

S, LaskyJA, GuoW, NguyenHT, MaiA, Danchuk FS, SullivanDE, ShanB. Pharmacological Inhibition of HDAC6 Attenuates Endothelial Barrier Dysfunction Induced by Thrombin. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 May 20;408(4):630-4.

Sanchez C, Penfornis P, Oskowitz AZ, Boonjindasup AG, Cai DZ, Dhule S, Rowan BG, Kelekar A, Krause DS and Pochampally R. Activation of Autophagy in Mesenchymal Stem Cells Provides Tumor Stromal Support. Carcinogenesis (2011) First published online: February 11, 2011.

Mishur RJ, Griffin ME, Battle C, Shan B, and Jayawickramarajah J. Molecular Recognition and Enhancement of Solubility and Bioactivity of CD437 by b-Cyclodextrin. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2011 Jan 15;21(2):857-60.

Lin Y*, Li C*, Shan B*, Wang W, Di J, Zhong Y, Li D. Reduced Expression of Stathmin-1 in NK Cells Associated with Spontaneous Abortion. Am J Pathol. 2011 Feb;178(2):506-14. (* denotes equal contribution)

Yin G, Li C, Shan B, Wang W, Chen H, Zhong Y, Di J, Lin Q, Lin Y. Insufficient Peroxiredoxin-2 Expression in Uterine NK Cells Obtained from a Murine Model of Abortion. J Cell Biochem. 2011 Mar;112(3):773-81. PMID: 21328451

Li C, Nguyen HT, Zhuang Y, Lin Y, Flemington EK, Guo W, Guenther J, Burow ME, Morris GF, Sullivan D, Shan B. Post-transcriptional Up-regulation of miR-21 by Type I Collagen. Mol Carcinog. 2011 Jul;50(7):563-70. PubMed PMID: 21647970.

Wang W*, Sun Y*, Shan B*, Di J, Chen L, Ren L, Li D-J, Lin Y. FTY720-induced conversion of conventional Foxp3- T cells to Foxp3+ regulators in NOD mice. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2011 May 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21623989. (* denotes equal contribution)

Anbalagan M, Carrier L, Glodowski S, Hangauer D, Shan B, Rowan BG. KX-01, a novel Src kinase inhibitor directed toward the peptide substrate site, synergizes with tamoxifen in estrogen receptor α positive breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21509526.

Weill D, Dhillon G, Freyder L, Lefante J, Glindmeyer H. Lung function, radiological changes and exposure: analysis of ATSDR data from Libby, MT, USA. Eur Respir J. 2011 Aug;38(2):376-83. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

2009-2010 Academic Year Publications

Klingsberg, RC, Mutsaers S and Lasky JA. Current clinical trials for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respirology (2010) vol. 15 (1) pp. 19-31

Guo, W, Shan, B, Klingsberg, RC, Qin, X, Lasky, J. Abrogation of TGF-β1-induced Fibroblast-Myofibroblast Differentiation by Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) Inhibition. American journal of physiology Lung cellular and molecular physiology (2009) pp. L864-70.

Yue X, Shan B and Lasky JA. (2010) TGF-b: Titan of Lung Fibrogenesis. Current Enzyme Inhibition (Invited review, in press)

Zhuang Y, Nguyen HT, Lasky JA, Cao S, Li C, Hu J, Guo X, Burow ME, Shan B. Requirement of a Novel Splicing Variant of Human Histone Deacetylase 6 for TGF-b1-mediated Gene Activation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Feb 19;392(4):608-13.

King TE Jr, Albera C, Bradford WZ, Costabel U, Hormel P, Lancaster L, Noble PW, Sahn SA, Szwarcberg J, Thomeer M, Valeyre D, du Bois RM; INSPIRE Study Group (Lasky JA). Effect of interferon gamma-1b on survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (INSPIRE): a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2009 Jul 18;374(9685):222-8. Epub 2009 Jun 29.

Craig E. Daniels & JA. Lasky & Andrew H. Limper, Kathleen Mieras, Edith Gabor, Darryl Schroeder, Imatinib Treatment for IPF: Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial Results . Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar 15;181(6):604-610. Epub 2009 Dec 10.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trial Research Network (IPFnet (Lasky JA)), A controlled trial of sildenafil in advanced idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, NEJM May 18, 2010.

Dane. Nichols, Nathan D. Nielsen. Oxygen Delivery and Consumption: A Macrocirculatory Perspective Critical Care Clinics, Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 239-253

Chisholm R, Thammasitboon S. A link between obstructive sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction: Myth or fact? Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine (LASM) 3rd Quarter Newsletter, September 2009.

Gur S, Kadowitz PJ, Thammasitboon S, Lasky JA, Hellstrom WJ. Characterization of erectile function in monocrotaline-treated pulmonary hypertensive rats. J Androl. 2009 Sep-Oct;30(5):495-504.

Right pulmonary artery agenesis presenting with uncontrolled asthma in an adult: a case report. Hafez M Hayek, Jaime Palomino, Supat Thammasitboon. Cases Journal. In Press.

Coccidioidomycosis in nonendemic area: case series and review of literature. Neeraj Desai, Robin McGoey, Dana Troxclair, Francesco Simeone and Jaime Palomino. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. J La State Med Soc. 2010;162:97-103.

A 67-year-old woman with a remote history of breast cancer who presents with dyspnea and chest pain. Neeraj Desai, Jaime Palomino, and Francesco Simeone. Chest. 2009;136:1160-1163.

Mohan, K, Simeone, F and Parada, N A 79- year-old Man With Chest Wall Pain and A Rapidly Growing Mass Chest 2009; 135:221-4

Hollingsworth HM, Parada NA. Anaphylaxis Manual of Intensive Care Medicine. 5th edition. Ed. Richard S. Irwin MD and James M. Rippe MD Lippincott Williams. 2009.

Palomino J, Saeed O, Daroca P, Lasky J.A., 47-year-old man with cough, dyspnea, and an abnormal chest radiograph. Chest. 2009 Mar; 135(3):872-5

Salerno D, Sarcoidosis pleural effusion: a not so common feature of a well known pulmonary disease. Respir Care. 2010 Apr;55(4):478-80.

Salerno D, Marik PE, Daskalakis C, Kolm P, Leone F. The role of head computer tomographic scans on the management of MICU patients with neurological dysfunction. J Intensive Care Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;24(6):372-5.

Clinical trials, case reports, etc.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trial Research Network (IPFnet), A controlled trial of sildenafil in advanced idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, N Engl J Med. 2010 Aug 12;363(7):620-8. - Lasky

Noble PW, Albera C, Bradford WZ, Costabel U, Glassberg MK, Kardatzke D, King TE Jr, Lancaster L, Sahn SA, Szwarcberg J, Valeyre D, du Bois RM; CAPACITY Study Group. Pirfenidone in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (CAPACITY): two randomised trials. Lancet. 2011 May 21;377(9779):1760-9. Epub 2011 May 13. – Lasky

A 63-Year-Old Man With Recurrent Pulmonary Infections: A case of Swyer-James Macleod Syndrome. Neeraj Desai, Jaime Palomino, Hafez Hayek, Jay Shames and Francesco Simeone. J. La State Med Soc. 2010;162:346-349.

Coccidioidomycosis in nonendemic area: case series and review of literature.  Neeraj Desai, Robin McGoey, Dana Troxclair, Francesco Simeone and Jaime Palomino. J La State Med Soc. 2010;162:97-103.

Low-dose tissue plasminogen activator in pulmonary embolism: benefit remains unclear. =""=""> S, Altaqi B, Simeone F. (Letter to the editor) Chest. 2011 Feb;139(2):479-80.

 

 

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