Resident Publications

Recent Resident Publications

Joowhan Sung , Francesca Cossarini , Leonidas Palaiodimos , Benjamin Benson , Mimoza Meholli
Extra Oxygen Leads to Bubble Trouble: Portal Vein Gas Embolism from 3% Hydrogen Peroxide Ingestion
Cureus 10(2): e2136. DOI 10.7759/cureus.2136 February 01, 2018 

Lontchi-Yimagou E, You JY, Carey M, Gabriely I, Shamoon H, Hawkins M.
Potential approaches to prevent hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure.
J Investig Med. 2017 Nov 14. pii: jim-2017-000582. doi: 10.1136/jim-2017-000582. PMID: 29141871 

Kokkinidis DG, Prouse AF, Avner SJ, Lee JM, Waldo SW, Armstrong EJ.
Second-generation drug-eluting stents versus drug-coated balloons for the treatment of coronary in-stent restenosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Oct 10. doi: 10.1002/ccd.27359.

Selective Residents Publications



1. Akenroye, Ayobami T., Anand A. Kumthekar, Michail K. Alevizos, Wenzhu B. Mowrey, and Anna Broder. “Implementing an Electronic Medical Record-Based Reminder Is Not Sufficient to Improve Cardiovascular Risk Screening in Rheumatoid Arthritis.” Arthritis Care & Research (2016): [Epub ahead of print]. PMID 27390217

2.Shenoy, N., Tesfaye, M., Brown, J., Simmons, N., Weiss, D., Meholli, M., & Mabie, P. Corticosteroid-resistant bulbar neurosarcoidosis responsive to intravenous immunoglobulin.Practical neurology, 15(4), (2015): 289-292. PMID 25935926 Vos G. “Skin Testing Versus Serum-Specific IgE Testing: Which Is Better for Diagnosing Aeroallergen Sensitization and Predicting Clinical Allergy?” Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 14(5):430 (2014). PMID: 24633614

4.Jariwala S, Toh J, Shum M, de Vos G, Zou K, Sindher S, Patel P, Geevarghese A, Tavdy A, Rosenstreich D. “The association between asthma-related emergency department visits and pollen and mold spore concentrations in the Bronx, 2001-2008.” J Asthma. 51(1):79-83 (2014). PMID: 24131032

5.Jerschow E, Parikh P, McGinn AP, de Vos G, Jariwala S, Hudes G, Rosenstreich D. “Relationship between urine dichlorophenol levels and asthma morbidity.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Apr 10 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24726197

6.Rampur L, Jariwala S, Amin B, Patel P, Rosenstreich DL. “DRESS syndrome with suspected Strongyloides infection in a patient treated for hepatitis C.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. Aug;111(2):138-9 (2013). PMID: 23886233

7.Johnson BK, Goodman SM, Alexiades MM, Figgie MP, Demmer RT, Mandl LA. “Patterns and associated risk of perioperative use of anti-tumor necrosis factor in patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing total knee replacement.” J Rheumatol. 40(5):617-23 (2013). PMID: 23547213

8.Reid N, Jariwala S, Hudes G, Fodeman J, Jerschow E, Rosenstreich D. “Worsening of contact dermatitis by oral hydroxyzine: a case report.” Dermatol Online J. 15;19(2):4 (2013). PMID: 23473274 Vos G, Nazari R, Ferastraoaru D, Parikh P, Geliebter R, Pichardo Y, Wiznia A, Rosenstreich D. “Discordance between aeroallergen specific serum IgE and skin testing in children younger than 4 years.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. Jun;110(6):438-43 (2013). PMID: 23706713

10.Jariwala S, Benson A, Patel P, Friedman A, Broadway K. “An Unusual Association between Sweet’s Syndrome and Metastatic Papillary Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma.” Ann Dermatol. 25(1):84-7 (2013). PMID: 23467309

11.Parikh P, Kooragayalu S, Jariwala S. “Mannose-binding lectin deficiency in a patient with multiple opportunistic infections, strongyloidiasis, and spindle cell tumor.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 110(2):120-1 (2013). PMID: 23352534 Vos G, Shankar V, Nazari R, Kooragayalu S, Smith M, Wiznia A, Rosenstreich D. “Fear of repeated injections in children younger than 4 years receiving subcutaneous allergy immunotherapy.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. Dec;109(6):465-9 (2012). PMID: 23176889

13.Benson AA, Toh JA, Vernon N, Jariwala SP. “The role of vitamin D in the immunopathogenesis of allergic skin diseases.” Allergy. 67(3):296-301 (2012). PMID: 22171613

14.Sindher SB, Jariwala S, Gilbert J, Rosenstreich D. “Resolution of chronic urticaria coincident with vitamin D supplementation.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 109(5):359-60 (2012). PMID: 23062393

15.Collins J, Devos G, Hudes G, Rosenstreich D. “Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis treated successfully for one year with omalizumab.” J Asthma Allergy. 5:65-70 (2012). PMID: 23204847

16.Jerschow E, McGinn AP, de Vos G, Vernon N, Jariwala S, Hudes G, Rosenstreich D. “Dichlorophenol-containing pesticides and allergies: results from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. Dec;109(6):420-5 (2012). PMID: 23176881

17.Cardenas-Garcia J, Farmakiotis D, Baldovino BP, Kim P. “Wegener’s granulomatosis in a middle-aged woman presenting with dyspnea, rash, hemoptysis and recurrent eye complaints: a case report.” J Med Case Rep. 3;6(1):335 (2012). PMID: 23034218 Vos G, Kravvariti E, Collins J, Tavdy A, Nazari R, Hudes G, Rosenstreich D. “Increased allergic sensitization to mugwort in chronic urticaria.” Dermatology. 225(2):141-6 (2012). PMID: 23018776

19.Patel S, Sindher S, Jariwala S, Hudes G. “Chronic urticaria with monoclonal IgG gammopathy: a clinical variant of Schnitzler syndrome?” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 109(2):147-8 (2012). PMID: 22840258

20.Rankin BT, Jariwala S. “Graded challenge protocol for fluconazole hypersensitivity in a patient with cryptococcal pneumonitis.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 108(6):466 (2012). PMID: 22626606 Vos G, Milush JM, Aaron J, Pichardo Y, York VA, Nazari R, Rosenstreich D, Nixon DF, Wiznia A. “Peripheral CD8+ T-cell levels are decreased in atopic wheezing children aged less than 4 years.” J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 22(6):442-4 (2012). PMID: 23101192

22.Shum M, Jariwala SP, Rosenstreich D. “Successful C1 inhibitor prophylaxis during zenker diverticulum repair in a patient with hereditary angioedema.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 108(2):126-8 (2012). PMID: 22289735

23.Jariwala SP, Abrams E, Benson A, Fodeman J, Zheng T. “The role of thymic stromal lymphopoietin in the immunopathogenesis of atopic dermatitis.” Clin Exp Allergy. 41(11):1515-20 (2011). PMID: 21672057

24.Weiss KM, Jariwala S, Wachs J, Jerschow E. “Fixed drug eruption caused by mesna.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 107(4):377-8 (2011). PMID: 21962104

25.Jariwala S, Vernon N, de Vos G. “A novel method of desensitization for fluconazole hypersensitivity in a patient with AIDS.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. Jun;106(6):542-3 (2011). PMID: 21624759

26.Jariwala S, Vernon N, Shliozberg J. “Henoch-Schönlein purpura after hepatitis A vaccination.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 107(2):180-1 (2011). PMID: 21802028

27.Jariwala SP, Kurada S, Moday H, Thanjan A, Bastone L, Khananashvili M, Fodeman J, Hudes G, Rosenstreich D. “Association between tree pollen counts and asthma ED visits in a high-density urban center.” J Asthma. 48(5):442-8 (2011). PMID: 21453203

28.Sharief S, Jariwala S, Kumar J, Muntner P, Melamed ML. “Vitamin D levels and food and environmental allergies in the United States: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006.” J Allergy Clin Immunol. 127(5):1195-202 (2011). PMID: 21329969

29.Fodeman J, Jariwala S, Hudes G, Jerschow E, Rosenstreich D. “Subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy in 3 patients with HIV.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 105(4):320-1 (2010). PMID: 20934633

30.Fodeman J, Jariwala S, Hudes G, Wittner M, Klapper P, Liu Q, Rosenstreich D. “Scratching the surface.” Am J Med. 123(1):22-6 (2010). PMID: 20102986

31.Jariwala SP, Moday H, de Asis ML, Fodeman J, Hudes G, de Vos G, Rosenstreich D. “The Urticaria Severity Score: a sensitive questionnaire/index for monitoring response to therapy in patients with chronic urticaria.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. Jun;102(6):475-82 (2009). PMID: 19558005 Vos G, Abotaga S, Liao Z, Jerschow E, Rosenstreich D. “Selective effect of mercury on Th2-type cytokine production in humans.” Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol.29(3-4):537-48 (2007). PMID: 18075863

33.Jerschow E, De Vos GS, Hudes G, Rubinstein A, Lipsitz EC, Rosenstreich D. “A case of common variable immunodeficiency syndrome associated with Takayasu arteritis.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. Feb;98(2):196-9 (2007). PMID: 17304891


1. Kumthekar, A., Cossarini, F., Shih, J. C., Taub, C. C., & Massera, D. (2015). Ranolazine-induced repolarization changes: a case report. The American journal of medicine, 128(7) (2015):e3-e5. PMID: 25660248

2. Mojadidi MK, Gevorgyan R, Noureddin R, Tobis JM. “The Effect of Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in Patients with Platypnea-Orthodeoxia Syndrome. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.” 2015 Jun 9 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26063336

3. Lalani M, Kaur H, Mohammed N, Amanzai O, Mailk N, van Wyk A, Rashid H, Jan S, Kakar RM, Mojadidi MK, Leslie T. “Substandard Antimalarials Available in Afghanistan: A Case for Assessing the Quality of Drugs in Resource Poor Settings.” Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25897070

4. Eshtehardi P, Pamerla M, Mojadidi MK, Goodman-Meza D, Hovnanians N, Gupta A, Lupercio F, Mazurek JA, Zolty R. “Addition of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors to Beta-Blockers Has a Distinct Effect on Hispanics Compared With African Americans and Whites With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Propensity Score-Matching Study.” J Card Fail. 2015 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25805065

5. Romero J, Husain SA, Chavez P, Kelesidis I, Mojadidi MK, Medina H, Taub C, Makani H, Travin M, Pina I, Garcia M. “Non-Invasive Assessment of Low Risk Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department: A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies.” Int J Cardiol. 187:565-580 (2015). PMID: 25863305

6. Mojadidi MK, Goodman-Meza D, Eshtehardi P, Pamerla M, Msaouel P, Roberts SC, Winoker JS, Jadeja NM, Zolty R. “Thrombocytopenia is an independent predictor of mortality in pulmonary hypertension.” Heart Lung. 43(6):569-73 (2015). PMID: 25169667

7. Perez IE, Garcia MJ, Taub CC. “Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Is There a Winner?” Curr Cardiol Rev. 2015 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25784137

8. Zhang, L., Lin, E. Y., Bhandari, D., Pamerla, M., Lui, G. K., & Taub, C. C. (2014). Utilization of Real-time 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography in an Urban Academic Medical Center. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research Vol, 5(2), 9.

9. Zong, P., Zhang, L., Shaban, N. M., Peña, J., Jiang, L., & Taub, C. C. (2014). Left heart chamber quantification in obese patients: how does larger body size affect echocardiographic measurements?. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 27(12), 1267-1274. PMID 25193637

10. Romero J, Perez IE, Krumerman A, Garcia MJ, Lucariello RJ. “Left atrial appendage closure devices.” Clin Med Insights Cardiol. 8:45-52 (2014). PMID: 24963274

11. Salamon JN, Kelesidis I, Msaouel P, Mazurek JA, Mannem S, Adzic A, Zolty R. “Outcomes in World Health Organization Group II Pulmonary Hypertension: mortality and readmission trends with systolic and preserved ejection fraction induced pulmonary hypertension.” J Card Fail. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24858070

12. Corban MT, Hung OY, Eshtehardi P, Rasoul-Arzrumly E, McDaniel M, Mekonnen G, Timmins LH, Lutz J, Guyton RA, Samady H. “Myocardial Bridging: Contemporary Understanding of Pathophysiology With Implications for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies.” J Am Coll Cardiol 63(22):2346-2355 (2014). PMID: 24583304

13. Mojadidi MK, Winoker JS, Roberts SC, Msaouel P, Gevorgyan R, Zolty R. “Two-dimensional echocardiography using second harmonic imaging for the diagnosis of intracardiac right-to-left shunt: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.” Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24740212

14. Holzhauser L, Zolty R. “Endothelin receptor polymorphisms in the cardiovascular system: potential implications for therapy and screening.” Heart Fail Rev. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24570333

15. Mojadidi MK, Winoker JS, Roberts SC, Msaouel P, Zaman MO, Gevorgyan R, Tobis JM. “Accuracy of Conventional Transthoracic Echocardiography for the Diagnosis of Intracardiac Right-to-Left Shunt: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies.” Echocardiography. (2014) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24689727

16. Jenke A, Holzhauser L, Löbel M, Savvatis K, Wilk S, Weithäuser A, Pinkert S, Tschöpe C, Klingel K, Poller W, Scheibenbogen C, Schultheiss HP, Skurk C. “Adiponectin promotes coxsackievirus B3 myocarditis by suppression of acute anti-viral immune responses.” Basic Res Cardiol. 109(3):408 (2014). PMID: 24691762

17. Corban MT, Eshtehardi P, Suo J, McDaniel MC, Timmins LH, Rassoul-Arzrumly E, Maynard C, Mekonnen G, King S 3rd, Quyyumi AA, Giddens DP, Samady H. “Combination of plaque burden, wall shear stress, and plaque phenotype has incremental value for prediction of coronary atherosclerotic plaque progression and vulnerability.” Atherosclerosis 232(2):271-6 (2014). PMID: 24468138

18. Mojadidi MK, Roberts SC, Winoker JS, Romero J, Goodman-Meza D, Gevorgyan R, Tobis JM. Accuracy of Transcranial Doppler for the Diagnosis of Intracardiac Right-to-Left Shunt: A Bivariate Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7(3):236-50 (2014). PMID: 24560213

19. Romero J, Lupercio F, Haramati LB, Garcia MJ, Lucariello RJ. “Myocardial Viability and Microvascular Obstruction (MVO): Role of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” Cardiol Rev. 2014 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24621860

20. Matsumura K, Gevorgyan R, Mangels D, Masoomi R, Mojadidi MK, Tobis J. Comparison of residual shunt rates in five devices used to treat patent foramen ovale. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24550064

21. Gevorgyan R, Perlowski A, Shenoda M, Mojadidi MK, Agrawal H, Tobis JM. Sensitivity of Brachial Versus Femoral Vein Injection of Agitated Saline to Detect Right-To-Left Shunts with Transcranial Doppler. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24403023

22. Mojadidi MK, Bogush N, Caceres JD, Msaouel P, Tobis J. “Diagnostic Accuracy of Transesophageal Echocardiogram for the Detection of Patent Foramen Ovale: A Meta-Analysis.” Echocardiography. (2013) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24372693

23. Mujtaba S, Romero J, Taub CC. “Methadone, QTc prolongation and torsades de pointes: Current concepts, management and a hidden twist in the tale?” J Cardiovasc Dis Res. Dec;4(4):229-235 (2013). PMID: 24653586

24. Mujtaba S, Peña JM, Pamerla M, Taub CC. “Publication trends in noninvasive cardiovascular imaging: 1991-2011: a retrospective observational study.” Am J Cardiovasc Dis. Nov 1;3(4):247-54 (2013).

25. Timmins LH, Suever JD, Eshtehardi P, McDaneil MC, Oshinski JN, Samady H, Giddens DP. Framework to Co-register Longitudinal Virtual Histology-Intravascular Ultrasound Data in the Circumferential Direction. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 32(11):1989-96 (2013). PMID: 23797242

26. Salamon JN, Mannem S, Guelfguat M. “Quite a backup: pericardial varices in a patient with hereditary antithrombin deficiency.” Quant Imaging Med Surg Jun;3(3):175-7 (2013). PMID: 23833730

27. Salamon JN, Garcia MJ, Guelfguat M, Meisner JS. “A heart of stone: rapid metastatic cardiac calcification in an end-stage renal disease patient.” J Am Coll Cardiol. Jun 4;61(22):2309 (2013). PMID: 23542110

28. Mazurek JA, Horne BD, Kelesidis I, Salamon JN, Zolty R. “Relaxin levels in pulmonary hypertension: a comparison between pulmonary arterial hypertension and diastolic heart failure-induced pulmonary hypertension.” J Heart Lung Transplant. Mar;32(3):371-4 (2013). PMID: 23273743

29. Mujtaba S., Kamholz SL. “A Rare Bird: Avonex induced Pericardial Effusion”. OA Case Reports Mar 01;2(3):21 (2013)

30. Nguyen T. “Prevailing Theories in Cardiovascular Physiology during Ancient and Classical Times.” Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine. 29: 56-59 (2013).

31. Volman M, Mojadidi MK, Gevorgyan R, Kaing A, Agrawal H, Tobis JM. “Patent Foramen Ovale as a Cause of Migraine Headache in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease with No Known Cardiac Shunts.” Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 81:643-647 (2013). PMID: 22927216

32. Aggarwal V, Rajpathak S, Singh M, Romick B, Srinivas VS. “Clinical outcomes based on completeness of revascularisation in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a meta-analysis of multivessel coronary artery disease studies.” EuroIntervention. 7(9):1095-102 (2012). PMID: 21959129

33. Kushnir A, Marks AR. “Ryanodine receptor patents.” Recent Pat Biotechnol. Dec;6(3):157-66 (2012). PMID: 23092431

34. Shore S, Aggarwal V, Zolty R. “Carvedilol or sustained-release metoprolol for congestive heart failure: a comparative effectiveness analysis.” J Card Fail. 18(12):919-24 (2012). PMID: 23207080

35. Eshtehardi P, McDaniel MC, Suo J, Dhawan SS, Timmins LH, Binongo JN, Golub LJ, Corban MT, Finn AV, Oshinski JN, Quyyumi AA, Giddens DP, Samady H. “Association of coronary wall shear stress with atherosclerotic plaque burden, composition, and distribution in patients with coronary artery disease.” J Am Heart Assoc. 1(4):e002543 (2012). PMID: 23130168

36. Neeland IJ, Patel RS, Eshtehardi P, Dhawan S, McDaniel MC, Rab ST, Vaccarino V, Zafari AM, Samady H, Quyyumi AA. “Coronary angiographic scoring systems: an evaluation of their equivalence and validity.” Am Heart J. 164(4):547-552.e1 (2012). PMID: 23067913

37. Mojadidi MK, Hamidreza K, Gevorgyan R, Levinson RD, Tobis JM. “Visual Migraine Aura with or without Headache: Association with Right to Left Shunt and Assessment Following Transcutaneous Closure.” Clinical Ophthalmology. 6:1099-1105 (2012). PMID: 22888208

38. Mujtaba S, Srinivas VS, Taub CC. “Spontaneous coronary artery dissection causing acute myocardial infarction in a 62-year-old postmenopausal woman without co-morbidities: a case report.” J Med Case Rep. Dec 28;6(1):430 (2012). PMID: 23272729

39. Eshtehardi P, McDaniel MC, Dhawan SS, Binongo JN, Krishnan SK, Golub L, Corban MT, Raggi P, Quyyumi AA, Samady H. “Effect of intensive atorvastatin therapy on coronary atherosclerosis progression, composition, arterial remodeling, and microvascular function.” J Invasive Cardiol. 24(10):522-9 (2012). PMID: 23043036

40. Hamidreza K, Mojadidi MK, Gevorgyan R, Levinson R, Tobis JM. “The Effect of Patent Foramen Ovale Closure on Visual Aura without Headache or Typical Aura with Migraine Headache.” JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 5:682-687 (2012). PMID: 22721665

41. Sokol SI, Srinivas V, Crandall JP, Kim M, Tellides G, Lebastchi AH, Yu Y, Gupta AK, Alderman MH. “The effects of vitamin D repletion on endothelial function and inflammation in patients with coronary artery disease.” Vasc Med. 17(6):394-404 (2012). PMID: 23184900

42. Sokol SI, Tsang P, Aggarwal V, Melamed ML, Srinivas VS. “Vitamin D status and risk of cardiovascular events: lessons learned via systematic review and meta-analysis.” Cardiol Rev. 19(4):192-201 (2011). PMID: 21646873


1. Hulkower RD, Pollack RM, Zonszein J. “Understanding hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients.” Diabetes Manag (Lond). 4(2):165-176 (2014). PMID: 25197322

2. Weinstein E, Galindo RJ, Fried M, Rucker L, Davis NJ. “Impact of a focused nutrition educational intervention coupled with improved access to fresh produce on purchasing behavior and consumption of fruits and vegetables in overweight patients with diabetes mellitus.” Diabetes Educ. Jan-Feb;40(1):100-6 (2014). PMID: 24159007

3. Parikh M, Issa R, Vieira D, McMacken M, Saunders JK, Ude-Welcome A, Schubart U, Ogedegbe G, Pachter HL. “Role of bariatric surgery as treatment for type 2 diabetes in patients who do not meet current NIH criteria: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” J Am Coll Surg. 217(3):527-32 (2013). PMID: 23890843

4. Fonseca V, McDuffie R, Calles J, Cohen RM, Feeney P, Feinglos M, Gerstein HC, Ismail-Beigi F, Morgan TM, Pop-Busui R, Riddle MC; ACCORD Study Group. “Determinants of weight gain in the action to control cardiovascular risk in diabetes trial.” Diabetes Care. 36(8):2162-8 (2013). PMID: 23412077

5. Gerstein HC, Ambrosius WT, Danis R, Ismail-Beigi F, Cushman W, Calles J, Banerji M, Schubart U, Chew EY; ACCORD Study Group. “Diabetic retinopathy, its progression, and incident cardiovascular events in the ACCORD trial.” Diabetes Care. 36(5):1266-71 (2013). PMID: 23238658

6. Ismail-Beigi F, Craven TE, O’Connor PJ, Karl D, Calles-Escandon J, Hramiak I, Genuth S, Cushman WC, Gerstein HC, Probstfield JL, Katz L, Schubart U; ACCORD Study Group. “Combined intensive blood pressure and glycemic control does not produce an additive benefit on microvascular outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients.” Kidney Int. 81(6):586-94 (2012). PMID: 22166848

7. Makri A, Msaouel P, Petraki C, Milingos D, Protopapas A, Liapi A, Antsaklis A, Magkou C, Koutsilieris M. “KISS1/KISS1R Expression in Eutopic and Ectopic Endometrium of Women Suffering from Endometriosis”. In Vivo. 26(1):119-27 (2012). PMID: 22210725

8. Sokol SI, Grushko M, Srinivas VS, Crandall JP. “Relationship between vitamin D deficiency, post-challenge hyperglycemia, and endothelial function in healthy older adults.” J Diabetes. 4(1):102-3 (2012). PMID: 21936883

9. AIM-HIGH Investigators, Boden WE, Probstfield JL, Anderson T, Chaitman BR, Desvignes-Nickens P, Koprowicz K, McBride R, Teo K, Weintraub W “Niacin in patients with low HDL cholesterol levels receiving intensive statin therapy.” N Engl J Med. 365(24):2255-67 (2011). PMID: 22085343

10. AIM-HIGH Investigators, Boden WE, Probstfield JL, Anderson T, Chaitman BR, Desvignes-Nickens P, Koprowicz K, McBride R, Teo K, Weintraub W. “Niacin in patients with low HDL cholesterol levels receiving intensive statin therapy.” N Engl J Med. 15;365(24):2255-67 (2011). PMID: 22085343

11. Britton KA, Aggarwal V, Chen AY, Alexander KP, Amsterdam E, Fraulo E, Muntner P, Thomas L, McGuire DK, Wiviott SD, Roe MT, Schubart UK, Fox CS. “No association between hemoglobin A1c and in-hospital mortality in patients with diabetes and acute myocardial infarction.” Am Heart J. 161(4):657-663.e1 (2011). PMID: 21473963

12. Launer LJ, Miller ME, Williamson JD, Lazar RM, Gerstein HC, Murray AM, Sullivan M, Horowitz KR, Ding J, Marcovina S, Lovato LC, Lovato J, Margolis KL, O’Connor P, Lipkin EW, Hirsch J, Coker L, Maldjian J, Sunshine JL, Truwit C, Davatzikos C, Bryan RN; ACCORD MIND investigators. “Effects of intensive glucose lowering on brain structure and function in people with type 2 diabetes (ACCORD MIND): a randomised open-label substudy.” Lancet Neurol. 10(11):969-77 (2011). PMID: 21958949

13. ACCORD Study Group, Gerstein HC, Miller ME, Genuth S, Ismail-Beigi F, Buse JB, Goff DC Jr, Probstfield JL, Cushman WC, Ginsberg HN, Bigger JT, Grimm RH Jr, Byington RP, Rosenberg YD, Friedewald WT. “Long-term effects of intensive glucose lowering on cardiovascular outcomes.” N Engl J Med. 3;364(9):818-28 (2011). PMID: 21366473

14. Launer LJ, Miller ME, Williamson JD, Lazar RM, Gerstein HC, Murray AM, Sullivan M, Horowitz KR, Ding J, Marcovina S, Lovato LC, Lovato J, Margolis KL, O’Connor P, Lipkin EW, Hirsch J, Coker L, Maldjian J, Sunshine JL, Truwit C, Davatzikos C, Bryan RN; ACCORD MIND investigators. “Effects of intensive glucose lowering on brain structure and function in people with type 2 diabetes (ACCORD MIND): a randomised open-label substudy.” Lancet Neurol. 10(11):969-77 (2011). PMID: 21958949

15. Miller ME, Bonds DE, Gerstein HC, Seaquist ER, Bergenstal RM, Calles-Escandon J, Childress RD, Craven TE, Cuddihy RM, Dailey G, Feinglos MN, Ismail-Beigi F, Largay JF, O’Connor PJ, Paul T, Savage PJ, Schubart UK, Sood A, Genuth S; ACCORD Investigators “The effects of baseline characteristics, glycaemic treatment approach, and glycated haemoglobin concentration on the risk of severe hypoglycaemia: post hoc epidemiological analysis of the ACCORD study.” BMJ 8;340:b5444 (2010). PMID: 20061360

16. ACCORD Study Group; ACCORD Eye Study Group, Chew EY, Ambrosius WT, Davis MD, Danis RP, Gangaputra S, Greven CM, Hubbard L, Esser BA, Lovato JF, Perdue LH, Goff DC Jr, Cushman WC, Ginsberg HN, Elam MB, Genuth S, Gerstein HC, Schubart U, Fine LJ. “Effects of medical therapies on retinopathy progression in type 2 diabetes.” N Engl J Med. 363(3):233-44 (2010). PMID: 20587587

17. ACCORD Study Group, Ginsberg HN, Elam MB, Lovato LC, Crouse JR 3rd, Leiter LA, Linz P, Friedewald WT, Buse JB, Gerstein HC, Probstfield J, Grimm RH, Ismail-Beigi F, Bigger JT, Goff DC Jr, Cushman WC, Simons-Morton DG, Byington RP. “Effects of combination lipid therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus.” N Engl J Med. 29;362(17):1563-74 (2010). PMID: 20228404

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