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Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

Resident Publications and Poster Presentations

 resident poster presentation


Resident Publications

Semrad T, Barzi A, Lenz HJ, Hutchins IM, Kim EJ, Gong IY, Tanaka M, Beckett L Pharmacodynamic Separation of Gemcitabine and Erlotinib in Locally Advanced or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: Therapeutic and Biomarker Results. Int J Clin Oncol, 2014 Aug 5 [Epub ahead of print]

Reeves RR, Patel M, Armstrong EJ, Sab S, Waldo SW, Yeo KK, Shunk KA, Low RI, Rogers JH, Mahmud E. Angiographic Characteristics of Definite Stent Thrombosis: Role of Thrombus Grade, Collaterals, Epicardial Coronary Flow, and Myocardial Perfusion.  Catheter Cardiovas Interv, 1014 Apr 18 [Epub ahead of print]

Amsterdam E, Aman E. The Patient With Chest Pain - Low Risk, High Stakes. JAMA Intern Med, 2014 Feb 10 [Epub ahead of print].

Armstrong EJ, Saeed H, Alvandi B, Singh S, Singh GD, Yeo KK, Anderson D, Westin GG, Dawson DL, Pevec WC, Laird JR. Nitinol Self-Expanding Stents vs. Balloon Angioplasty for Very Long Femoropopliteal Lesions. J Endovasc Ther, 2014 Feb; 21(1):34-43.

Parikh D, Mittal M, Leung F, Mann S. Efficacy of Single Balloon Enteroscopy: a 2 Year Veterans Affairs Medical Center Experience with a Systematic Review of the Literature. J Interv Gastroenterol.  2013 Oct-Dec; 3(4): 116-121.

Armstrong EJ, Singh S, Singh GD, Yeo KK, Ludder S, Westin G, Anderson D, Dawson DL, Pevec WC, Laird JR.  Angiographic Characteristics of Femoropopliteal In-Stent Restenosis: Association with Long-Term Outcomes After Endovascular Intervention.  Catheter Cardiovasc Iterv.  2013 April 30.

Javed U, Balwanz CR, Armstrong EJ, Yeo KK, Singh GD, Singh S, Anderson D, Westin GG, Pevec WC, Larid JR.  Mid-term Outcomes of Endovascular Interventions for Iliac Artery In-Stent Restenosis.  Catheter Cardiovasc Intv, 2013 Apr 24.

Hersh AM, Masoudi FA, Allen LA. Postdischarge Environment Following Heart Failure Hospitalization: Expanding the View of Hospital Readmission.  J Am Heart Assoc, 2013 Apr 11; 2(2).

Wettersten N, Amsterdam E.  Hold the Heparin.  Criti Pathw Cardiol, 2013 Mar 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 Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes.  2013 Mar 1; 6(2).

McCoach CE, Armstrong EJ, Singh S, Javed U, Anderson D. Yeo KK, Westin GG, Hedayati N, Amsterdam EA, Laird JR.  Gender-Related Variation in the Clinical Presentation and Outcomes of Critical Limb Ischemia.  Vasc Med.  2013 Feb; 18(1): 19-26.

Price D, Harper R, Henderson MC. Progressive Cervical Myelopathy as Presentation of Sarcoidois. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jan; 28(6):855-6.

Lin T, Rechenmacher S, Rasool S, Varadarajan P, Pai RG. Reduced Survival in Patients with "Coronary Microvascular Disease". Internaional Jounral 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 organizatino. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012; 10(1):37-45. 

Rechenmacher S., Jurewitz D, Southard J, Amsterdam EA. Barking Up the Wrong Tree. Accepted for publication by American Journal of Medicine, Dec. 2012.

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. 

Sepehrdad R, Paulsen J, Amsterdam EA.  The ECG that Came in from the Cold.  Am J Med.  2012 Mar; 125(3): 246-8.

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 (In press).

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.

Resident Poster Presentations


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"

David Price, M.D. "Determining Correlation between IVC-CI and CVP in Hypotensive and Intubated Patients with Central Lines" 

 

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"

Cara Torruellas, M.D. "A Literary Indiscretion: Jaundice & Pyogenic Liver Abscesses Caused by Ingestion of Foriegn Bodies"