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Resident Publications 2009-2013
Rechenmacher S, Jurewitz D, Southard J, Amsterdam EA. Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Regional Pericarditis Mimicking STEMI. Am J Med, Aug 2013. 126(8): 679-81.
Hersh AM, Masoudi FA, Allen LA. The Post Discharge Environment Following Heart Failure Hospitalization: Expanding the View of Hospital Readmission. J Am Heart Assoc. April 11, 2013. 2(2):1-14.
Wettersten N, Amsterdam E. Hold the Heparin. Crit Pathw Cardiol, March 2013. 12(1):31-2.
Retrum JH, Boggs J, Hersh AM, Wright L, Main DS, Magid DJ, Allen LA. Patient Identified Factors Related to Heart Failure Readmissions. Circ Cardiovas Qual Outcomes. March 1,2013. 6(2):171-7.
McCoach CE, Armstrong EJ, Singh S, Javed U, Anderson D, Westin G, Yeo KK, Hedayati N, Amsterdam, EA, Laird JR. Gender-Related Variation in the Clinical Presentation and Outcomes of Critical Limb Ischemia. Vasc Med. February 2013, 18: 19-26.
Armstrong EJ, Singh S, Singh GD, Yeo KK, Ludder S, Westin GG, Anderson D, Dawson DL, Pevec WC, Laird JR. Angiographic Characteristics of Femor-Popliteal In Stent Restenosis: Association With Long Term Outcomes After Endovascular Intervention. Catheter Cardiovasc Intv, in press.
Javed U, Balwanz CR, Armstrong EJ, Yeo KK, McCoach CE, Singh S, Anderson D, Westin G, Pevec WC. Mid-term Outcomes of Endovascular Interventions for Iliac Artery In-Stent Restenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Intv, in press.
Price, D, Harper, R, Henderson, MC. Progressive Cervical Myelopathy as Presentation of Sarcoidois. J Gen Intern Med. June 2013. 28(6): 855-6
Lin T, Rechenmacher S, Rasool S, Varadarajan P, Pai RG. Reduced Survival in Patients with "Coronary Microvascular Disease". International Journal of Angiology 2012 May;21(02):089-094.
Ladabau U, Boyd E, Zhao WK, Mannalithara A, Sharabidze A, et al. Diagnosis, comorbidities and management of irritable bowel syndrome in patients in a large health maintenance organization. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012; 10(1):37-45.
Price D, Kenyon N, Stollenwerk N. A Fresh Look at Paralytics in the Critically Ill: Real Promise and Real Concern. Anna
ls of Intensive Care, 2012 Oct 12;2(1):43. doi: 10.1186/2110-5820-2-43.
Sowmiah SI, Cheng C, Chu YH. Ionic liquids for green organic synthesis. Current Organic Synthesis 2012; 9(1): 74-95.
Cheng CI, Chang YP, Chu YH. Biomolecular interactions and tools for their recognition: focus on the quartz crystal microbalance and its diverse surface chemistries and applications. Chem Soc Rev 2012; 41: 1947-71.
Mittal M, Parikh DA, Mann SK. First case of small bowell sarcomatoid carcinoma found by video capsule endoscopy. Gastreterology Research. 2012; 5(2):71-73.
Palomino A. “Perspectives on Depression in Epilepsy,” In J. Pinikahana & C. Walker (Eds.). Society, behavior and epilepsy (ch. XIV). Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2012.
Hsu, DC. “The heart of the matter.” Pethau Cymreig. Welsh American Society of Northern California Newsletter. 2012.
Leung MW, Hsu DC. “Suicides of Veterans: Awareness of a Growing Problem.” The American Journal of Psychiatry’s Residents’ Journal. 2012.
Hsu, DC, Tancredi D, Hirsch C. Abstract: “C-Reactive Protein Fails to Predict Geriatric Depression: The Cardiovascular Health Study.” The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 20:3. Supplement 1. March 2012. S109.
Su H, Thompson GR 3rd, Cohen S. Hepatic mucormycosis with abscess formation. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Jun;73(2):192-4.
Hsu, DC. “Walt Whitman: an American Civil War Nurse Who Witnessed the Advent of Modern American Medicine.” Brian Dolan and Paul Blanc, eds. At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health. San Francisco. UC Medical Humanities Press. 2012.
Hsu, DC. Book Review of Textbook of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry, Third Edition by C. Edward Coffey and Jeffrey L. Cummings. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. 2011. The American Journal of Psychiatry’s Residents’ Journal. January 2012.
Fancher TL, Keenan C, Stocker TJ, Meltvedt C, Harris T, et al. An academic-community partnership to improve care for the underserved. Academic Medicine. 2011; 86:252-8.
Young J, Henderson M, Thompson G. Anorexia nervosa: Russell's sign with concurrent tetany. J Gen Intern Med. 2011; 26: 668.
Hsu, DC. Book Review of The History and Influence of the American Psychiatric Association by Walter E. Barton, MD. American Psychiatric Press, Inc. The American Journal of Psychiatry’s Residents’ Journal. 2011.
Parikh DA, Mittal M, Mann SK. Incomplete capsule endoscopy examiantion after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Clin J Gastrenterol. 2011. 4: 347-350.
Surjadi M, Torrueallas C, Ayala C, Yee HF, Khalili M. Formal Patient Education Improves Patient Knowledge of Hepatitis C in Vulnerable Populations. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 January; 56(1): 213–219.
Parikh D, Mittal M, Leung FW, Mann SK. Improved diagnostic yield with severity of bleeding. J Dig Dis. 2011; 12(5): 357-63.
Gelber S, Witkowski A, Keenan CR, Ramer J, Gilardi K, Cranfield M, Fancher T. Land of a Thousand Hills. Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine, 2011; 61(6): 15-17.
Leung JW, Do LD, Siao-Salera RM, Ngo C, Parikh DA, Mann SK, Leung FW. Retrospective analysis showing the water method increased adenoma detection rate--a hypothesis generating observation. J Interv Gastroentrol. 2011; 1: 1, 3-7.
Torruellas C, Rossaro CC, Li C, Rossaro L. The Use of Telemedicine for the Management of Hepatitis C & the California Telehealth Network. In G. Graschew and TA Roelofs (Eds.). Advances in Telemedicine: Applications in Various Medical Disciplines and Geographical Regions. InTech. 2011.
Gelber S, Keenan CR. Morning Report: A young man with cough, dyspnea, and pleurisy. SGIM Forum, 2011; 34(2).
Cheng JKY, Fancher TL, Ratanasen M, Conner KR, et al. Lifetime Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts in Asian Americans. Asian Am J Psychol. 2010; 1:18-30.
Richards JR, Richards IN, et al. Droperidol analgesia for opioid tolerant patients. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010; Sept: 1-8.
Mittal M, Raychaudhuri SP. Golimumab and Certolizumab: the two new anti-tumor necrosis factor kids on the block. Indian J Dermatol Vernereol Leprol. 2010; 76(6):602-608.
Yung VY, Walling AM, Min LC, Wenger NS, Ganz NA. Documentation of advance care planning for community-dwelling elders. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2010. 13(7): 861-867.
Hsu, DC. “Walt Whitman: an American Civil War Nurse Who Witnessed the Advent of Modern American Medicine.” Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. 65:4. October-December 2010. 238-239.
Sanchez S, Gelber S, Fancher T. Amenorrhea. In Henderson M, Tierney L, Smetana G, eds. The Patient History: An Evidence-Based Approach. First edition. New York. McGraw-Hill; 2010.
Leung M, Xiong G, Leamon M, et al. General medicine hosptal admissions from a public inpatient psychiatric health facility: A review of medical complication over 30 months. Psychosomatics. 2010; 51:498-502.
Palomino A, Thompson. Perspective on Depression in Epilepsy. Society, Behavior and Epilepsy, Chapter 14. Nova Science Publishers, 2010.
Palomino A, Kukoyi O, Xiong G. Leukocytosis after lithium and clozapine combination therapy. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry. 2010; 22:3.
Xiong G, Palomino A, Kahn D, Bourgeois J. Antipsychotic induced catatonia: A case of probable dementia with Lewy bodies. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2009; 21:4.
Aron J, Bowlus C. The immunology of primary sclerosing cholangitis. Semin Immunopath. 2009; May: 1-15.
Palomino A, Leamon M, Henderson SL: Substance Abuse: Stimulants and Opiods. McCarron R, Xiong GL, Bourgeois J, (ed), A Practical Guide to Primary Care Psychiatry, by Lippincott William & Wilkins, London 2009, 1st Edition.
Ku G, White RH, Chew H, Wun T. Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Acute Leukemia: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Effect on Survival. Blood. 2009; 113:3911-17.
Hinajosa MW, Varela JE, Parikh DA. National trends in utilization and outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Surgery of Obesity and Related Disease. 2009; 5: 150-155.
Resident Poster Presentations
American College of Physician's Northern California Meeting, November 2013, San Jose, California
Edris Aman, M.D., Gerald Diaz, M.D. "The Deadly Dress"
Runalia Bahar, M.D. "The Diagnosis of Pulmonary Kaposi Sarcoma in a Patient with AIDS"
Jennifer Chen, M.D. "A Wormy Situation: Neurocysticercosis Beyond the Cranium"
Cathy Cheng, M.D. "Saving Face: A Virulent, Community-Associated MRSA Cellulitis"
Katie Christiansen, M.D. "A Trichy Diagnosis: Disseminated Sporotrichosis in an Immunocompetent Patient" Finalist in Clinical Vignette Competition
Theresa Duong, M.D. "Not Your Typical Syphilis"
Bashir El-Khoury, M.D. "Too Much of a Good Thing: Metformin-Associated Lactic Acidosis in Acute Kidney Injury"
Wendy Gu, M.D. "Ahoy! A Modern Day Case of Scurvy"
Irene Hutchins, M.D. "KRAS Mutation in the Cell-Free DNA Predicts Survival in Advanced Pancreatic Carcinoma Patients Treated with Gemcitabine and Erlotinib" First Place Winner in Research Competition
Jessica Malone, M.D., Kathryn Ward, M.D. "A 'Pheo' in Disguise"
Devna Mangrola, M.D., Nicholas Wettersten, M.D. "Normal Hearts with Abnormal Beats"
Jacob Ortiz, M.D. "Never to Old to be Metabolic" Finalist in Clinical Vignette Competition
Mamta Parikh, M.D., Jeremy DeMartini, M.D. "A Lump in the Elbow - Where Did All That Calcium Come From?"
Shiv Sab, M.D. "Massive Left Ventricular Thrombus"
Kaumaka Shimatsu, M.D. "A Deadly Product: Calcific Uremic Arteriolopathy Misdiagnosed as Cellulitis"
Sital Singh, M.D. "Disparities in the Treatment of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer"
Minh-Chi Tran, M.D. "Post Infectious Glomerulonephritis in the Adult Patient"
Nicholas Wettersten, M.D. "Not a Reject - A Falsely Elevated Cardiac Troponin in a Heart Transplant Recipient" Finalist in Clinical Vignette Competition
American College of Physician's Northern California Meeting, November 2012, San Francisco, California
Anthony Bhe, M.D. "A Heavy Burden: Lead Poisoning in an Adult Woman"
Cathy Cheng, M.D. "Family and Individual Factors and Intention to Quit in Californian Chinese and Korean Smokers"
Meghan Gilroy, M.D. "A Change of Heart: Progressive Edema in an Elderly Man"
Wendy Gu, M.D. "Up and Up: Significant Insulin Dosing for a Type B Insulin Resistant Diabetic in DKA"
Erica Heiman, M.D. "Assessment of Sexual Health Risk Factors Among Deaf American Sign Language (ASL) Users"
Andrew Hersh, M.D. "Patient-Identified Factors Related to Heart Failure Readmission"
Victoria Johnson, M.D. "Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Causing Non-Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema" First Place Winner Clinical Vignette Competition
Abigail Kopecky, M.D. "An UnCommon Cause of Major Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding"
Patrick Lin, M.D. "Molecular Inversion Probes (MIPs) Identify Novel Genomic Signatures in Pediatric Brain Cancers" First Runner up Research Competition
Eleanor Loomis, M.D. "Purtscher Retinopathy: An Eye On Acute Pancreatitis"
Madina Mohammadi, M.D. "Case, Rated PG: Rapidly Progressive Ulcers"
Mamta Parikh, M.D. "Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Finds Its Way to the Heart"
Sital Singh, M.D. "Not All Pericarditis is Viral"
Benjamin Stripe, M.D. "A Bleeding Heart: Acute Non-Traumatic Cardiac Tamponade Due to Coagulaopathy and Metastatic Brochial Carcinoma" First Runner Up Clinical Vignette
Nicholas Wettersten, M.D. "Hold the Heparin"
American College of Physician's Northern California Meeting, November 2011, San Jose, California
Jacqueline Botros, M.D. "The Reemergence of a Forgotten Disease: A Rare Case of Pharyngitis"
Karin Gilkison, M.D. "The Elephant in the Room"
Diana Hanna, M.D. "BOOP! There it is"
Gwendolyn Ho, M.D. "A Case of Tumor Lysis Syndrome in Breast Cancer"
Jeanyoung Kim, M.D. "Disseminated Sporotrichosis in an Immunocompetent Host" Semifinalist, Clinical Vignette
Patrick Lin, M.D. "The Role of Retinoblastoma/E2F1 Tumor Suppressor Pathway in the DNA Lesion Recognition Step of Nucleotide Excision Repair" First Place Winner, Research Abstract
Samineh Madani, M.D. "Dazed and Confused—Case of Cryptococcal Meningoencephalitis" Runner Up, Clinical Vignette
Uppinder Mattu, M.D. "Strep Through the Heart: A Case of Austrian's Triad"
Caroline McCoach, M.D. "This Type of Deposit Belongs in Kinshasa"
Brittanie Neaves, M.D. "Ancient But Not Absent: A Case of Leprosy"
American College of Physician's Northern California Meeting, November 2010, San Francisco, California
Emiley Chang, M.D. "Chronic Diarrhea: Beyond Bugs and Drugs"
Amisha Desai, M.D. "Sticks and Stones and Heterotopic Bones: A Case of Mesenteric Ossification"
Steven Gelber, M.D. "Going Batty: An Unusual Case of Chronic Meningitis"
Karin Gilkison, M.D."A Volcanic-Sized Education"
Nathaniel Gordon, M.D. "A Rare Presentation of a Rare Lung Disease"
Jeanyoung Kim, M.D. "Catharsis: The Diagnostic Challenge of Non-Gastric MALT Lymphoma"
Norra Kwong, M.D. "Exercise and a High Carbohydrate Diet Can Lead to Paralysis"
Samineh Madani, M.D. "Rare Case of the Vietnamese Time Bomb!"
Anjlee Mahajan, M.D. "Sickle Cell Disease and Hematological Malignancies"
Lam-Phuong Nguyen, DO, "A Stroke of Bad Luck"
Janice Park, M.D. "The Answer's in the Cocoon"
Gunjan Patangay, M.D. "DIC - The Unknown"
David Price, M.D. "Shocking: Progressive Cervical Myelopathy as Presentation of Sarcoidosis"
Stephen Rechenmacher, M.D. "I Heart Liver: A Case of Cardiac Cirrhosis"
Ben Tomlinson, M.D. "To Tap of Not To Tap: When Ascites is Not Ascites"
American College of Physician's Northern California Meeting, November 2009, Sacramento, California
Sherrill Brown, MD "Herpes Zoster Above 60: Don't Wait to Vaccinate!"
Tara Coyle, M.D. "Sudden Cardiac Death Redux"
Asha Gupta, M.D. "Posterior Reversible Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome"
Diana Hanna, M.D. "Breathtaken"
Paul Hoffman, M.D. "Pulmonary Infiltrates with Eosinophilia Presenting as Heart Failure"
Norra Kwong, M.D. "Consequences of Untreated Ventricular Septal Defect"
Dat Lu, M.D. "An Unusual Presentation of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae"
Rosalio Rubio, M.D. "When Traditional Modes of Ventilation Fail" 1st Place Winner, Clinical Vignette Competition
Stephany Sanchez, M.D. "I'm Not Compacted! Left Ventricular Dysfunction in a Young Man"
Efrain Talamantes, M.D. "Chronic Urticaria: The Answer Was in the Stool"