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Appendix 6 - Publications 2012-2013

Gilbert CR, Lerner A, Baram M, Awsare BK.  Utility of Flexible Bronchoscopy in the Evaluation of Pulmonary Infiltrates in the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Population—A Single Center Fourteen Year Experience.  Arch Bronconeumol;2013.

Urvashi Vaid, Gregary Marhefka, Esme Singer, Michael Baram. Poor Positive Predictive Value of McConnell’s Sign on Transthoracic Echocardiography for the Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism.  Hospital Practice (Accepted 2013) Manuscript ID HP-ST-2013-0002.R1. 

Michael Baram M.D., Anand Kommuri M.D., Subhashini A. Sellers M.D., John R. Cohn, M.D. “ACE Angioedema”  The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice (JACI) (Accepted 2013)  INPRACTICE-D-13-00118.

Sidharth Bagga, Dalton E. Paluzzi, Christine Y. Chen, Jeffrey M. Riggio, Paul E. Marik, Michael Baram. Improved compliance to lower initial tidal volume supported via a computerized clinical decision tool.  Respiratory Care (Submitted) Manuscript ID RC-02223.R2

Shinya Unai, MD, Joseph Miessau, MS, Pawel Karbowski, MS, Michael Baram, MD, Hitoshi Hirose, MD, Nicholas C. Cavarocchi, MD.  Caution for anabolic androgenic steroid use -a case report of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome.  Respiratory Care. Accepted April 2013.  Manuscript ID RC-02338.R2 DOI: 10.4187/respcare.02338.

Ricardo Restrepo, Esme F. Singer, Michael Baram. Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Porto-Pulmonary Hypertension Review.  Hospital Practice. April 2013 DOI: 10.3810/hp.2013.04.1049 https://hospitalpracticemed.com/doi/10.3810/hp.2013.04.1049

Joshua Wong, Vei Shaun Siow, Harrison Pitcher, Matthew V DeCaro, Michael Baram, Hitoshi Hirose, Nicholas C Cavarocchi..  End Organ Recovery and Survival with the QuadroxD Oxygenator in Adults on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (WJCS)- 2012,2,73-80.  DOI: 10.4236/wjcs.2012.24015.

Christopher Gilbert, D.O., Andrew Lerner, M.D., Michael Baram, M.D., Bharat Awsare, M.D. Utility of Flexible Bronchoscopy in the Evaluation of Pulmonary Infiltrates in the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Population - A Single Center Fourteen Year Experience. Archivos de Bronconeumología.  Feb  2013 DOI: 10.1016/j.arbres.2012.11.012.

Christopher Gilbert, Tajendar Vasu, Michael Baram.  Use of Mechanical Ventilation and Renal Replacement Therapy in Critically Ill Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients.  Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.  April 9, 2013 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2012.09.010

Christopher R Gilbert, Michael Baram and Nicholas C Cavarocchi. "Smoking wet": respiratory failure related to smoking tainted marijuana cigarettes.   Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital. (2013) 1:40

E. Folch, O.Ibrahim, A. Majid. Cardiac Wall Mass Identified by Endobronchial Ultrasonography. Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (approved pending publication).

Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Porto-Pulmonary Hypertension Review. Esme F. Singer, Michael Baram, Ricardo Restrepo. Accepted For Publication. Hospital Practice. April 2013

Oxman DA , et al: Postoperative antibacterial prophylaxis for the prevention of infectious complications associated with tube thoracostomy in patients undergoing elective general thoracic surgery: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial. JAMA Surg. 2013 May;148(5):440-6.  Book Chapter: Community Acquired Pneumonia.  In: Intensive Care Unit Manual, 2nd Edition, Saunders 2013.

Alveolar macrophage cathelicidin deficiency in severe sarcoidosis.  Barna BP, Culver DA, Kanchwala A, Singh RJ, Huizar I, Abraham S, Malur A, Marshall I, Kavuru MS, Thomassen MJ.  J Innate Immun. 2012;4(5-6):569-78. doi: 10.1159/000339149. Epub 2012 Jul 3.PMID:22759465[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Rituximab therapy in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis improves alveolar macrophage lipid homeostasis.  Malur A, Kavuru MS, Marshall I, Barna BP, Huizar I, Karnekar R, Thomassen MJ.  Respir Res. 2012 Jun 14;13:46. doi: 10.1186/1465-9921-13-46.

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support whole-lung lavage in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: salvage of the drowned lungs.  Hasan N, Bagga S, Monteagudo J, Hirose H, Cavarocchi NC, Hehn BT, Kavuru MS.  J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2013 Jan;20(1):41-4. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0b013e31827ccdb5

Govender, P., Romero, F., Shah, D., Paez, J., Ding, SY., Liu, L., Gower, A., Baez, E., Aly, S.S., Pilch, P., Summer, R. Cavin1; a regulator of lung function and macrophage phenotype, PlosOne 2013. [PMID: 23634221].

Li P, Liu Y, Yi B, Wang G, You X, Zhao X, Summer R, Qin Y, Sun J. MicroRNA-638 Is Highly Expressed in Human Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells and Inhibits PDGF-BB Induced Cell Proliferation and Migration Through Targeting Orphan Nuclear Receptor NOR1. Cardiovasc Res. 2013 Apr 3.

Fang F, Liu L, Yang Y, Tamaki Z, Wei J, Marangoni RG, Bhattacharyya S, Summer RS, Ye B, Varga J. The adipokine adiponectin has potent anti-fibrotic effects mediated via adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase: novel target for fibrosis therapy. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012 Oct 23;14(5):R229

Walkey AJ, Summer R, Ho V, Alkana P. Acute respiratory distress syndrome: epidemiology and management approaches. Clin Epidemiol. 2012;4:159-69.

Summer, R., Wiener, R., Carroll, D., Sager, A. Physician perception of the impact of productivity measures on academic practice. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jun 25;172(12):967-

Cavallazzi, R,  Awe OO, Vasu TS, Hirani A, Vaid U, Kraft WK, and Kane GC.  MELD scores for predicting outcome in critically ill patients with liver cirrhosis.   J Critical Care; August 2012, vol 27:4:424(e1-e6).

Salt J, Iobst WF, Kuehl SP,Kane GC. The Clinical Competency Committee:Approaches   to Function, Composition, and Legal Issues.  Academic Internal Medicine  Insight:2012;10(1),22-23.

    William Iobst, MD (Chair), Eva Aagaard, MD , Hasan Bazari, MD, 
    Timothy Brigham, MDiv, PhD , Roger W. Bush, MD, Kelly Caverzagie, MD, 
    Davoren Chick, MD, Michael Green, MD , Kevin Hinchey, MD , Eric Holmboe, MD, Sarah    
    Hood, MS ,Gregory Kane, MD ,Lynne Kirk, MD,

Lauren Meade, MD, Cynthia Smith, MD Susan Swing, PhD (The internal Medicine Milestone Writing Group),  A joint initiative for the ACGME and ABIM.  The Internal Medicine Milestone Project.  2013  published at: http://www.acgme-nas.org/assets/pdf/Milestones/InternalMedicineMilestones.pd also published as supplement:  Journal Grad Medical Education 2013;March;pgs14-23

Caverzagie KJ, Iobst WF, Aagaard EM, Hood S, Chick D, Kane GC, Brigham TP, Swing SR, Meade LM, Bazari H, Bush RW, Kirk LM, Green ML, Hinchey KT, and Smith CD.   The Internal Medicine Reporting Milestones and the Next Accreditation System  Ann Intern Med 2013 (e publication, January 22, 2013)

Abstracts / National Presentations:

Hasan, N, Madan N, Kumar R, Awsare BK.  Severe Sepsis with Clostridium Tertium Bacteremia in an Immunocompetent Host. Society of Critical Care Medicine International Meeting, Houston, 2012.

Madan N, Gilbert C, Awsare BK, Baram M, Kommuri, A.  Baclofen Pump Failure Leading to Severe and Prolonged Withdrawal. Society of Critical Care Medicine International Meeting, Houston, 2012.

Kumar V, Bagga S, Leiby B, Awsare BK.  “Survey of ICU Physicians Regarding Components of Daily ICU Goal Sheet.” American College of Chest Physicians’ CHEST 2011 meeting, Honolulu, 2011.

Bagga S., Chen C., Paluzzi D., Nagaraja M., Vipul K., Malloy C., Riggio J., Awsare BK, Baram M.  “Effect of Implementing Expert Rules on Tidal Volumes.” Society of Critical Care Medicine International Meeting, Houston, 2012.

Restrepo R., Madan N., Farber J., Baram M., Awsare BK. “Macrophage Activation Syndrome Associated with Atrial Myxoma.” Society of Critical Care Medicine International Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2013.

Hasan N., Kahn D. Awsare BK. “Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease presenting with fulminant tumor lysis syndrome.” Society of Critical Care Medicine International Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2013.

Gaurav K., Cavarocchi N., Hitoshi H., Vaid U., Awsare BK, Agarwal V.,Almeida R., Toscano A., Baram, M. “We Came, We Saw, We Cannulated!” American Thoracic Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2013.

Agarwal V., Almeida R., Gaurav K., Kommuri A., Hsieh J., Kim J., Vaid U., Baram M., Awsare BK. “Oxygenation Index as a Predictor of Failure of Conventional Ventilation and Mortality in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.” American Thoracic Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2013.

Cohn JR, McDaniel C, Richards N, Au C, Baram M. Prompt reversal of airway obstruction secondary to angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) induced angioedema by Ecallantide:  A Case Report. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012:129: AB 220.  American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunonology (AAAAI) March 2012

Sid Bagga, M.D., Vipul Kumar, M.D., Christina Chen, Jeff Riggio, M.D., Michael Baram, M.D. Expert rules improved Compliance with ARDS Protocols. American Thoracic Society International Conference in San Francisco, California.  2012 (poster)

Sid Bagga, M.D., Michael Baram, M.D. Treatment of Hyperammoniemia by Craniotomy. American Thoracic Society International Conference in San Francisco, California.  2012 (poster) 

Nikhil Madan, Christopher Gilbert, Bharat Awsare, Michael Baram, Anand Kommuri Baclofen Pump Failure Leading to Severe and Prolonged Withdrawal.  #922 -Supplement Critical Care Medicine Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 2012:

Cara McDaniel, Michael Baram, Cindy Wordell, John R. Cohn.  Ecallantide treatment for angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor induced angioedema (ACEI-IA): a case series and pharmacoeconomic assessment:  Critical Care Medicine: Dec. 2011 Vol 39 (12) p 260 Poster 933 Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 2012:

Anand Kommuri M.D, Rohit Kumar MD, Nikhil Madan M.D, Michael Baram MD.     Unusual Case of Pulmonary Infiltrates in a HIV patient: Pulmonary Talc Granulomatosis.  Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 2012: Houston Texas

Nikhil Madan M.D, Nicholas Cavarocchi M.D, Hitoshi Hirose M.D, Michael Baram M.D, Christopher Gilbert D.O, Anand Kommuri M.D. (2012,February) Interesting Cause of Hypoxia on Veno-Arterial Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).  Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 2012: Houston Texas

E. Folch, O.Ibrahim, A. Majid. Cardiac Wall Mass Identified by Endobronchial Ultrasonography. Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (approved pending publication).

Ricardo Restrepo, Michael Baram, Omar Ibrahim, Kumar Vipul. Abstract. Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in a Patient with Hemoglobin SC Disease. Chest. 2012,142. 310A

Ricardo Restrepo, Michael Baram, Paul Marik. Abstract. Blood Transfusion- Who Knows What To Do? A Survey of Medical House-Staff. Chest. 2012,142. 537A

Romero-Vasquez, F., Shah, D., Stafstrom, W., Summer, R.S. Impaired AMP-Activated Protein Kinase (AMPK) Activity And Increased Lipogenesis Are Early Events In The Development Of Bleomycin-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis A5659, 2013.

Shah, D., Romero-Vasquez, F., Stafstrom, W., Summer, R.S., C1q Deficiency Increases Susceptibility To LPS-Induced Acute Lung Injury. A4798, 2013.

Kirkpatrick, A., Walkey, A.J., Summer, R.S., Delayed Recognition Of Severe Sepsis 2013.A1562.

Ding, S., Jee M.J., Liu, L., Summer R, Fried, S.K., Pilch, P.F. Pleiotropic effects of Cavin-1 deficiency on in vivo and in vitro lipid metabolism. Keystone Symposium.

Baez, E., Aly, S., Ding, S., Govender, P, Pilch, P, Summer R, Boston, MA, Cavin-1 Deficiency Alters Macrophage Number And Phenotype In Lung Am J Respir Crit Care Med p.A6727, 2012.

Case Reports

Daron Kahn, Michael Baram “Crash And Burn: A True Adrenal Crisis” American Thoracic Society (ATS) Philadelphia, PA May 2013,       

Daron Kahn, Geoff Koff,  Michael Baram.  “Using Procalcitonin in ECMO.”  -Supplement Critical Care Medicine 40;2012 supplement 12:1269  Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM 42) 2013: