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2017 Publications

Kadhem S, Ebrahem R, Munguti C, Mortada R. (January 13, 2017) Spontaneous Unilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage in Pregnancy. Cureus 9(1): e977.

Nehme F, Rowe K, Munguti C, Nassif I. A rare cause of primary aortoenteric fistula: Steptococcus parasanguinis aortitis. Case Rep Gastrointest Med 2017; 2017:9087308.

Al Rifai M, DeFillippis AP, McEvoy JW, et al. The relationship between smoking intensity and subclinical cardiovascular injury: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis 2017; 258:1-12.

Chambers I, Rahal AK, Reddy PS, Kallail KJ. Malignant clear cell hidradenoma of the breast. Cureus 2017; 9(3): e1064.  

Rowe KM, Green M, Nehme F, Tofteland N. Isolated ileal stricture secondary to antigen-negative GI histoplasmosis in a patient on immunosuppressive therapy. ACG Case Rep J 2017; 4: e10.  

Nehme F, Rowe K, Haris A, Nassif I. Spontaneous splenic infarcts in a cirrhotic patient with primary biliary cirrhosis. Case Rep Gastroenterol 2017;11:54-58.  

Vindhyal MR, Kuhlmann S, Vindhyal S, Kao J, Bijjula R, Kallail KJ. Case 5: Abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting in a 14-year-old boy. Pediatrics in Review 2017; 38(3):143.  

Nehme F, Gitau J, Liu J. Purulent pericarditis as a complication of bacteraemic Enterococcus faecalis urinary tract infection. BMJ Case Rep 2017.  

Shah SS, McClellan W, Knowlton JQ, Mehta J, Goudar S, Ferguson A, Sherman A, Shirali G, Fulbright J. Medium-term assessment of cardiac function in pediatric cancer survivors. Comparison of different echocardiographic methods, cardiac MRI and cardiac biomarker testing in adolescent cancer survivors. Echocardiography 2017; 34(2):250-256.  

Kadhem S, Ebrahem R, Cooper S, Manlove E, Lee R. (February 19, 2017) Status epilepticus and blindness in a patient with carfilzomib-associated posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. Cureus 2017; 9(2): e1041.  

Ebrahem R, Kadhem S, Truong Q. (March 23, 2017) Treatment of atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome in the era of eculizumab. Cureus 9(3): e1111.  

Ebrahem R, Kadhem S, Frey JW, Salyers W. (April 13, 2017) Endoscopic View of Gastroduodenal Artery Coils at the Base of Duodenal Ulcer in Case of Recurrent Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed. Cureus 9(4): e1163.  

Rowe K, Pankow J, Nehme F, Salyers W. (May 8, 2017) Gastrointestinal amyloidosis: Review of the literature. Cureus 2017; 9(5): e1228.  

Rizvi W, Munguti C M, Mehta J, et al. (May 29, 2017) Reducing over-utilization of cardiac telemetry with pop-ups in an electronic medical record system. Cureus 2017: 9(5): e1282.  

Rowe K, Nehme F, Wallace J, et al. (May 30, 2017) Primary hepatic angiosarcoma mimicking multifocal liver abscess with disseminated intravascular coagulation and hemoperitoneum. Cureus 9(5): e1293.

Nehme F, Rowe K, Nassif I. Emphysematous gastritis with hepatic portal venous gas: A shift towards conservative management. BMJ Case Rep 2017; May 30; 2017.  

Nehme F, Kadhem S, Ebrahem R, Mortada R. Spontaneous resolution of postpartum Hashimoto's encephalopathy with levothyroxine therapy alone. AACE Clinical Case Reports Rapid Electronic Articles in Press, 2017.  DOI:10.4158/EP171775.CR  

Nehme F, Rowe K, Nassif I. Pumpkin seed bezoar causing lower gastrointestinal bleeding. ACG Case Rep J 2017;4:e49.  

Nabbout N, Kadhem S, Ebrahem R, Khalaf R, Malhotra B, Kallail KJ. Neutropenic fever prophylaxis during induction therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. J Clin Oncol 2017; 35(15suppl):e18531.  

Phan F, Rowe K, Salyers WJ. A risky relationship: The splenic artery and walled-off pancreatic necrosis. Am J Gastroenterol 2017;112:834.  

Rowe K, Rowe W, Umbehr J, Dong F, Ablah E.  Direct primary care in 2015: A survey with selected comparisons to 2005 survey data. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2017; 10(1):3-6.  

Ojile N, Sweet D, Kallail KJ. A preliminary study of the attitudes and barriers of family physicians to prescribing HIV preexposure prophylaxis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2017; 10(2):40-42.

2016 Publications

Chambers I, Truong P, Kallail KJ, Palko W. (June 13, 2016) Extensive bone marrow necrosis and osteolytic lesions in a case of acute myeloid leukemia transformed from polycythemia vera. Cureus 2016; 8(6): e639.

Wittler RR, Minns GO. An adolescent with fever, rash, and altered mental status. Clin Infect Dis 2016; 62(12):1610-1.

Williams T, Mortada R, Porter S. Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. Am Fam Physician 2016; 94(2):106-13.

Simpson SQ, Gaines M, Hussein Y, Badgett RG. Early goal-directed therapy for severe sepsis and septic shock: A living systematic review. J Crit Care 2016;36:43-48. 

Rahal A, Farhoud M, Gaines M. Swollen right hand and forearm, minor trauma to hand, previous diagnosis of cellulitis, Dx? J Fam Pract 2016; 65(8):554-555, 573.

Nehme F, Kisang G, Green M, Tofteland N. Abdominal pain and ascites: Not always related to portal hypertension. Cureus 2016; 8(10):e812.  

Rowe K, Mehta J, Nehme F, Salyers W. (October 31, 2016) Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the pancreas as a cause of biliary obstruction. Cureus 2016; 8(10): e856.  

Green M, Pankow S, Tofteland N, Salyers W. Colonic spirochaetosis: An unusual cause of chronic diarrhea in the developed world. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(3):58-59.  

Ahmed B, Lu HY, Jensen RW, Kanaan S. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome associated with ischemic injury of the bilateral basal ganglia. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(4):99-100.  

Rowe K, Assi M. Zoster ophthalmicus with zoster meningoencephalitis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(4):111.

Reddy PS, Rahal AK, Kallail KJ, Moore Jr DF, Truong, PV, Dakhil CS, Page SJ, Truong QV, Deutsch JM, Nabbout NH, Mattar BI, Cannon MW, Dakhil SR. The application of next-generation sequencing in the community oncology setting. [Abstract.]  J Clin Oncol 2016; 34(suppl):abstr e23145).

Schwasinger-Schmidt T, Elhomsy G, Dong F, Paull-Forney B. a retrospective analysis of the impact of weight loss on renal function. [Abstract] Endocrine Practice 2016; 22(2):145-146.  

Truong P, Rahal A, Kallail K. Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma responsive to pembrolizumab. Cureus 2016; 8(6): e631.  

Quick BW, Kisang G, Salyers Jr WJ. Gastric variceal bleeding secondary to splenic vein thrombosis: A case of left-sided portal hypertension. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(2):34-36.  

Hassouna H, Assi MA. Pancytopenia: A new manifestation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(2):37-39.

Quick BW, Kisang G, Salyers Jr WJ. Gastric variceal bleeding secondary to splenic vein thrombosis: A case of left-sided portal hypertension. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(2):34-36.

Hassouna H, Assi MA. Pancytopenia: A new manifestation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(1):37-39.

Rahal A, Reddy PS, Alvares C. Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, presenting as a breast mass. Cureus 2015; 7(12): e408.

Kadhem S, Elhomsy GC. Thymic hyperplasia in Graves' disease. Endocrinol Metab Syndr 2015: 4:4.

Risica PM, Voss R, Weinstock MA, Gans KM, Markova A, Shaikh W, Chambers C, Kabongo K, Kallail K, Post D.  Effect of a web course on primary care practice: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Family Medicine and Community Health 2015; 2(4): 1039.

Abeykoon JP, Mortada R, Dong F, Mueller L, Ablah E. The effect of implementing gene expression classifier to improve outcomes in thyroid nodule cytology. [Abstract.] Thyroid 2015; 25(Suppl 1):A-151.

Fernandez J, Farhoud M, Assi M, Kallail KJ. Use of cultured yogurt with probiotics causing septic shock and intra-abdominal abscesses. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(2):84-87.

Malhotra B, Schulz T, Kallail KJ. When anemia, atypical plasma cells, and a lytic bone lesion are not myeloma: An unusual presentation of osteomyelitis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(4):151-152.

Nasrazadani D, Jensen R. Diagnosis and treatment of superior sagittal sinus thrombosis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(4):153-159.

Antonios S. Impact of documentation on interpretation of administrative data. Critical Care 2016: 20:9.

El-Halabi MM, Green MS, Jones C, Salyers WJ Jr. Under-diagnosing and under-treating iron deficiency in hospitalized patients with gastrointestinal bleeding. World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 2016; 7(1)139-144.

Ebrahem R, Ahmed B, Kadhem S, Truong Q. Chronic myeloid leukemia: A case of extreme thrombocytosis causing syncope and myocardial infarction. Cureus 2016; 8(2): e476.

Sweet DE, Altice FL, Cohen CJ, Vandewalle B. Cost-effectiveness of single-versus generic multiple-tablet regimens for treatment of HIV-1 infection in the United States. PLoS ONE 2016; 11(1): e0147821.

Rahal AK, Badgett RG, Hoffman RM. Screening Coverage Needed to Reduce Mortality from Prostate Cancer: A Living Systematic Review. PLoS ONE 201611(4): e0153417

Khalaf R, Mortada R. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor found incidentally in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1). Kansas Journal of Medicine 2016; 9(1):12-13.

2015 Publications

Mortada R, Kallail KJ, Dong F, Karakas SE. HgbA1c in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a potential marker of inflammation. J Reprod Infertil 2015; 16(4):203-206.

Salyers WJ Jr, Green MS. Axios: A case report. Boston Scientific.com. 2105.

Mortada R, Williams T. Metabolic syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome. Family Practice Essentials 2015; 435:30-42.

Springer J, Badgett RG. Optimized extracorporeal shock-wave therapy improved pain and functioning in chronic plantar fasciitis. Ann Intern Med 2015; 163(10):JC8.

Malhotra B, Rahal AK, Farhoud H, Moore DF Jr, Kallail KJ. Treatment of recurrent posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder with autologous blood stem cell transplant. Case Rep Transplant 2015; 2015 (2015), Article ID 801082.

Rahal A, Reddy PS, Alvares C. Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, presenting as a breast mass. Cureus 2015; 7(12): e408.

Malhotra B, Schulz T, Kallail KJ. When anemia, atypical plasma cells, and a lytic bone lesion are not myeloma: An unusual presentation of osteomyelitis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(4):151-152.

Nasrazadani D, Jensen R. Diagnosis and treatment of superior sagittal sinus thrombosis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(4):153-159.

El-Haddad B, Dong F, Kallail KJ, Hines RB, Ablah E. Association of marital status and colorectal cancer screening participation in the USA. Colorectal Disease 1015; 17(5):108-114.

Badgett RG, Dylla DP, Megison SD, Glynn Harmon E. An experimental search strategy retrieves more precise results that PubMed and Google for questions about medical interventions. PeerJ 2015; 23(3):e913.

Rahal AK, Fernandez J, Dakhil C. Undiagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus presenting as hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Case Reports in Rhematology 2015; 748713.  

Badgett RG, Vindhyal M, Stirnaman JT, Gibson CM, Halaby R. A living systematic review of nebulized hypertonic saline for acute bronchiolitis in infants. [Letter.] JAMA Pediatr 2015 [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26099054  

Safder SB, Mortada R. Diabetes 1.5: Ketone-prone diabetes. Clin Diabetes 2015; 33(3):150-1.  

Fernandez J, Farhoud M, Assi M, Kallail KJ. Use of cultured yogurt with probiotics causing septic shock and intra-abdominal abscesses. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(2):84-87.

Braithwaite SS, Moore JB. Treatment of borderline thyrotropin levels. [Letter.] JAMA Internal Medicine 2015; 175(3):465-466.

Gaines M, Kallail KJ, Brungardt G. Long-term continuous subcutaneous infusion of ketorolac in hospice patients. [Letter.] J Palliat Care 2015; 18(4):317.  

Ajiboye F, Dong F, Moore J, Kallail KJ, Baughman A. Effects of revised consultation room design on patient-physician communication. Health Environments Research and Design Journal 2015; 8(2):8-17. Rahal A, El-Hawari M, Schulz T. Probable famotidine-induced thrombocytopenia. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(1):26-29.  

Farhoud M, Cagle VS, Shaheen W. Thromboembolic Disaster after atrial ablation: Use of novel anticoagulation. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(1):30-33.  

Akidiva S, Farhoud M, Siddiqi FS, Brumfield E. Hydroxycut induced hepatitis and pancreatitis: Weight loss at a high cost. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(1):34-36.  

Malhotra B, Ters P, Page S, Kallail KJ. Single agent therapy with bevacixumab for the treatment of atypical choroid plexus tumor. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(1):37-39.  

Chaaban S, AssiM. Septic arthritis due to Neisseria meningitidis in the absence of meningitis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2015; 8(1):40-43.    

2014 Publications

Fernandez JG. Reader disagrees about kefir for C. diff. [Letter.] ACP Hospitalist November 2014. http://www.acphospitalist.org/archives/2014/11/lte.htm.

Weeks K, Harris K, Bijjula RR, Ahlers-Schmidt CR. Pediatric resident knowledge, confidence, and experience in transitioning youth with special healthcare needs. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):46-49.   Chaaban S, El Lakkis I, Moore JB. Adrenal hemorrhage complicated by hypertension. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):58-61.  

Fernandez JG, Farhoud, M, Brake M. Coronary artery disease in a young patient taking modafinil. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):68-70.  

Jabbour Rami, Doumit J, Maddah J, Nasr F.  Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):71-74.   

Chaaban S, Siddiqi FS. Emphysematous pyelonephritis: Not an everyday diagnosis! Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):75-76.  

Farhoud M, Shaheen W. Tricuspid valve mass: Think beyond vegetation. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(3):111-113.  

Chaaban S, El-Halabi M, Salyers WJ Jr. Follicular lymphoma of the GI tract. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(4):154-157.  

Panwar V, Duran B, Din AU, Martinez G. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome: Often a conundrum in clinical practice. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(4):158-163.  

Byrd K, Truong P. Bortezomib in the treatment of acquired von Willebrand disease secondary to monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(4):167-170.  

Chalouhy C, Chalhoub E, Meouchy J, Moore TA, Pott's puffy tumor after head trauma. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(4):174-175.

Doumit J, Ters P, Harting J, Mycobacterium avium complex presenting as lung mass with eosinophilic pneumonia. [Abstract] Chest 2014; 146(4_MeetingAbstracts): 175 A.  http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleID=1912803. {Winner of Outstanding Case Report in Infectious Disease}

Ndunda PM, Farhoud M, Kallail J, Farhoud H. Teaching hospitalists might provide lessons on optimizing heart failure outcomes. [Abstract] J Cardiac Fail 2014; 20(8 Suppl):S51. http://www.onlinejcf.com/article/S1071-9164(14)00376-5/fulltext

Charafeddine L, Tamim H, Hassouna H, Akel R, Nabulsi M. Axillary and rectal thermometry in the newborn: do they agree? BMC Res Notes 2014; 7:584. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4156607/

Mousa OYS, Khalaf R, Shannon RL, Egwim CI, Zela SA, Ankona-Sey V. Chronic hepatitis C therapy in liver cirrhosis complicated by telaprevir-induced DRESS. Case Rep Med 2014; 2014:389424. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crim/2014/380424/

Ters P, Badgett RG. A living meta-analysis of colchicine for pericarditis. [Letter.] Ann of Pharmacother 2014; 48(10):1398-9. http://aop.sagepub.com/content/48/10/1398.full.pdf+html

Slack AD, Dingwall MA, Stone JC, Gaines M, Badgett RG. The multiple benefits of inserting interdisciplinary quality improvement teams lead by medical students into a faculty practice primary care clinic. American Journal of Medical Quality 2014.

Dingwall M, Moore J. Combination pill effective, but expensive. [Letter.] Obesity 2014.

Weeks K, Harris K, Bijjula RR, Ahlers-Schmidt CR. Pediatric resident knowledge, confidence, and experience in transitioning youth with special healthcare needs. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):46-49.

Chaaban S, El Lakkis I, Moore JB. Adrenal hemorrhage complicated by hypertension. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):58-61.

Fernandez JG, Farhoud, M, Brake M. Coronary artery disease in a young patient taking modafinil. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):68-70.

Jabbour Rami, Doumit J, Maddah J, Nasr F.  Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):71-74.

Chaaban S, Siddiqi FS. Emphysematous pyelonephritis: Not an everyday diagnosis! Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(2):75-76.

Chaaban S, Wheat LJ, Assi M. Cryptococcal meningitis post autologous stem cell transplantation. Transpl Infect Dis 2014.

Dong F, Moore JB, Ablah E, Paull-Forney BG, Collins T. Effects of age and gender on short-term weight loss and long-term weight maintenance. International Journal of Translation and Community Medicine 11(1), 2014. http://scidoc.org/currentissueijtcm.php

Siddiqi FS, Chaaban S, Petersen E, Kallail KJ, Hope M, Nichols D. Pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with respiratory disease. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(1):6-10. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1217

Farhoud, M, Ndunda P, Moore JB. Acromegaly presenting as diabetic ketoacidosis: Thinking beyond diabetes mellitus. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(1):11-15. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1216

Bhanot D, Akidiva S, El-Haddad B.Idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia:
An uncommon cause of sudden hypoxia. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(1):16-22. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1215

Chaaban S, Moore JB. Thyroglossal duct cyst masquerading as a thyroid nodule. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(1):23-25. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1214

Chalouhy C, Chalhoub E, Doumit J, Moore TA. A rare combination ... of nail findings. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2014; 7(1):26-27. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1213

2013 Publications

Masri KR, Shaver T. IgG4-related systemic disease: An uncommon presentation for an uncommon disease. Rheumatol Int 2013; DOI 10.1007/s00296-013-2677-4. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00296-013-2677-4

Sharara A, El-Halabi M, Mansour N, Malli A, Ghaith O, Hashash J, Maasri K, Soweid A, Barada K, Mourad F, El Zahabi L. Alcohol consumption is a risk factor for colonic diverticulosis. J Clin Gastroenterol 2013; 47(5):420-425. PMID: 23164685

El-Halabi M, Zgheib N, Mansour N, Malli A, Ghaith O, Mahfouz R, Alam S, Sharara A. CYP2C19 genetic polymorphism, rabeprazole and esomeprazole have no effect on the anti-platelet action of clopidogrel. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 2013;62(1):41-9. PMID: 23474843

Sharara A, El-Halabi M, Ghaith O, Mansour N, Malli A, Habib R, El Hajj-Fuleihan G. Daily intake of PPIs over 3 months has no measurable effect on calcium and bone metabolism in healthy males: A prospective matched controlled study. Metabolism 2013; 62(4):518-26. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0026049512003575

Mansour NM, Salyers Jr WJ. Recurrence of a pancreatic cystic lymphangioma after diagnosis and complete drainage by endoscopic ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration. J Pancreas 2013; 14(3):280-282. http://www.serena.unina.it/index.php/jop/article/view/1347/1604

Mortada R, Comerford K, Kallail KJ, Karakas SE. Utility of hemoglobin-A1c in non-diabetic women with polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS. Endocrine Practice 2013:1-14. http://aace.metapress.com/content/k953285067482136/?genre=article&id=doi%3a10.4158%2fEP12123.OR

Markova A, Weinstock MA, Risica P, Kirtania U, Shaikh WR, Ombao H, Chambers CV, Kabongo ML, Kallail KJ, Post D. Effect of a web-based curriculum on primary care practice: Basic Skin Cancer Triage trial. Fam Med 2013; 45(7)21-31. http://www.stfm.org/fmhub/fm2013/September/Alina558.pdf

Sharara AI, El-Halabi MM, Ghaith OA, Habib RH, Mansour NM, Malli A, El Hajj-Fuleihan G. Proton pump inhibitors have no measurable effect on calcium and bone metabolism in healthy young males: a prospective matched controlled study. Metabolism 2013; 62(4):518-26. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0026049512003575

Sharara AI, El-Halabi MM, Abou Fadel CG, Sarkis FS. Sugar-free menthol candy drops improve the palatability and bowel cleansing effect of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2013; 78(6):886-91. http://www.giejournal.org/article/S0016-5107%2813%2901912-3/abstract

Badgett RG, Fernandez JG. Are proposals by politicians for health care reform based on evidence? J Med Lib Assoc 2013; 101(3):218-220. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3738083/

Lynch PM, Morris JS, Ross WA, Rodriquez-Bigas MA, Posadas J, Khalaf R, Weber DM, Sepeda VO, Levin B, Shureiqi I. Global quantitative assessment of the colorectal polyp burden in familial adenomatous polyposis by using a Web-based tool. Gastrointest Endosc 2013; 77(3):455-463. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3574220/pdf/nihms-431908.pdf

Braksick S, Shah-Haque S, El-Haddad B, Moussa R. Neurosarcoidosis presenting as trigeminal neuralgia: A case report and review of the literature. Sarcoidosis and Diffuse Lung Diseases 2013; 30:153-156. PMID:24071889

Badgett RG. Review: Diagnostic testing does not reassure patients with low probability of serious disease. Ann Intern Med 2013;159(4):JC2. http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=1726857

Markova A, Weinstock MA, Risica P, Kirtania U, Shaikh W, Ombao H, Chambers C, Kabongo M, Kallail KJ, Post D. Effect of a web-based curriculum on primary care practice: Basic Skin Cancer Triage trial. Family Medicine 2013; 45(8):558-568. http://www.stfm.org/fmhub/fm2013/September/Alina558.pdf

Chaaban S, Kallail KJ, Perry C, Gosnell D, Donaldson M, Youngman D. Early vs late initiation of induced hypothermia: Is there any benefit? [Abstract.] Chest 2013; 144 (4_MeetingAbstracts):360A. http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleid=1740001&resultClick=3
Chaaban S. Assi M. Pulmonary mucormycosis in a diabetic patient. [Abstract] Chest2013; 144(4_MeetingAbstracts):236A. http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleid=1740005&resultClick=3

El-Halabi M, Mansour N, Chaaban S, Salyers W. Hemosuccus pancreaticus secondary to a splenic artery pseudoaneurysm. [Abstract.] Am J Gastroenterol 2013; 108(Suppl 1): S253. http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v108/n1s/pdf/ajg2013267a.pdf

Mansour N, El-Halabi M, Salyers W. Endoscopic ultrasound as a tool in the diagnosis of superior mesenteric artery syndrome.. [Abstract.] Am J Gastroenterol 2013; 108(Suppl 1): S286. http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v108/n1s/pdf/ajg2013267a.pdf

Mansour N, El-Halabi M, Salyers W. Salvage treatment with Boceprevir-based triple therapy after failed treatment of acute hepatitis C with dual therapy.. [Abstract.] Am J Gastroenterol 2013; 108(Suppl 1): S328. http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v108/n1s/pdf/ajg2013267a.pdf

El-Halabi M, Mansour N, Chaaban S, Meouchy J, Page S, Salyers W. Colon cancer metastasis to mediastinal lymph nodes without liver or lung involvement. [Abstract.] Am J Gastroenterol 2013; 108(Suppl 1): S378. http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v108/n1s/pdf/ajg2013267a.pdf

El-Halabi M, Mansour N, Lalich D, Salyers W. Massive eosinophilic infiltration of the colon in an early case of inflammatory bowel disease. [Abstract.] Am J Gastroenterol 2013; 108(Suppl 1): S424. http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v108/n1s/pdf/ajg2013267a.pdf

Kallail KJ, Downs D, Scherz J, Sweet D, Zackula RE. Prevalence of communication disorders in HIV-infected adults. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, 2013. http://jia.sagepub.com/content/13/1/8.long

Chaaban S, Salloum V. Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia in a Breast Cancer Patient Post Radiation Therapy: A Case Report. Respir Care 2013 Sep 11. http://rc.rcjournal.com/content/early/2013/09/11/respcare.02458.short

Dong F, Ablah E, Nelson C, Shah S, Khan A. Validation of a modified CD-RISC: including previously unaccounted for resilience variables. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2013; 6(1):11-20. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1131

Bhanot D, Akidiva S, Hagan SF. Bronchial Carcinoid as a cause of hemoptysis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2013; 6(1):34-38. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1135

Chaaban S, Hassan Z. A missed coin lesion! Kansas Journal of Medicine 2013; 6(2):65-66. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1151

Farooqi S, Salyers WJ. Crohn's disease with pyoderma gangrenosum: A sign of severity of disease. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2013; 6(2):76-79. http://archie.kumc.edu/xmlui/handle/2271/1148

2012 Publications

Siddiqi FS, Hauser R, Bicker P, Jackson J. Risk factor stratification for COPD exacerbation in an outpatient population resulting in acute healthcare resource utilization. [Abstract.] Chest 2012; 142(4-MeetingsAbstracts):683A.

Jambeih RA, Shaheen WH, Li VY, Shaheen MH. ST-segment elevation and ventricular tachycardia after ingestion of a common ornamental plant - a case report. Indian Heart Journal 2012; 5402:1-3.

Qaseem A, Denberg TD, Hopkins RH Jr, Humphrey LL, Levine J, Sweet DE, Shekelle P; for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Screening for Colorectal Cancer: A Guidance Statement From the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med 2012;156(5):378-386.

Qaseem A, Humphrey LL, Sweet DE, Starkey M, Shekelle P; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med 2012;156(3):218-31.

Masri KR, Shaver TS, Shahouri SH, Wang S, Anderson JD, Busch RE, Michaud K, Mikuls TR, Caplan L, Wolfe F. Validity and reliability problems with patient global as a component of the ACR/EULAR remission criteria as used in clinical practice. J Rheumatol 2012 May 15.

Masri KR, Moussa R, Licke H, El Haddad B. Chronic cannabis use with hyperemesis, epigastric pain and conditioned showering behavior: A case series. J Gastroenterol Hep Res 2012; 1(6):107-110.

Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Hart T, Chesser A, Williams KS, Yaghmai B, Shah-Haque S, Wittler R. Using human factors techniques to design text message reminders for childhood immunization. Health Educ Behav 2012; 39(6):538-542.

Ahlers-Schmidt CR, Chesser AK, Paschal AM, Hart TA, Williams KS, Yaghmai B, Shah-Haque S. Parent opinions about use of text messaging for immunization reminders. J Med Internet Res 2012;14(3):e83.

Chalhoub E, Shaheen W, El-Haddad B. Quick or Slow Rhythm? Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(1):29-32.

El-Haddad B, El Bizri I, Kallail KJ, Zackula RE, Hoffman, JM. Fatigue and TSH levels in hypothyroid patients. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(2):51-57.

Shah-Haque SA, Rinehart E, El-Haddad B. West Nile encephalitis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(2):66-69.

Masri KR, Salyers WJ. Endoscopy ultrasound imaging of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(2):70-72.

Masri KR, Salyers WJ. Evaluation of a submucosal gastric lesion. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(2):73-75.

Moore J, Kakulavaram NR. Should vitamin D screening be a part of primary care? Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(2):78.

Leitner DM, Chacko DM, Twumasi-Ankrah P, Ablah E. Treatment of intractable diabetic macular edema with pegaptanib versus bevacizumab, both in combination with dexamethasone. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(3):83-93.

Masri KR, Salyers WJ. Pentad's Triad: Revisiting Reynold's Pentad. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(3):94-96.

Siddiqi FS, Hassan Z. Primary small cell carcinoma of the liver: A rare and aggressive tumor. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(3):101-107.

2011 Publications

Siddiqi FS, Shaheen W, Aziz A. Keshan to Kansas. (Letter.) Int J Cardiol 2011. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527311019097

Masri KR, Wolfe F, Shaver TS, Shahouri SH, Wang SY, Anderson JD, Busch RE, Validity and Reliability Problems with Patient Global As a Component of the American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Remission Criteria. Poster presentation at the 2011 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, Chicago, November 8, 2011.

Hammoud D, Shaheen M, Nassar R. Imatinib (Gleevec) induced worsening of pericardial effusion in CML. Fyrat Medical Journal 2011; 16:100-101.

Tofteland ND, Stuart-Hilgenfeld M, Hunt R, Tamma P, Canares TL, Yao-Cohen M, Nazif J. Index of suspicion, case 1: hemoptysis, dyspnea, and hematuria, case 2: rash and headache in a wrestler, case 3: abdominal distention in a teenage girl. Pediatr Rev. 2010 Nov;31(11):477-82. PubMed PMID: 21041426.

Tofteland ND, Wittler RR. Visual diagnosis: fever and multiple ruptured bullae in a 6-year-old boy. Pediatr Rev. 2010 Nov;31(11):472-6. PubMed PMID: 21041425.

Tofteland ND, Shaver TS. Clinical efficacy of etanercept for treatment of PAPA syndrome. J Clin Rheumatol. 2010 Aug;16(5):244-5. PubMed PMID: 20661073.

Tofteland ND, Nassif II. Abnormal liver enzymes in a patient with Crohn's disease, psoriatic arthritis, and recurrent pancreatitis. Answer to the clinical challenges and images in GI question: image 5: Idiopathic granulomatous hepatitis. Gastroenterology. 2010 Aug;139(2):e14-5. Epub 2010 Jun 25. PubMed
PMID: 20600067.

El-Lakkis I, Mortada R, Blatchford PT, Moore J. Urinary vanillylmandelic acid levels in the workup of adrenal incidentaloma. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2011; 4(2):41-43.

Saliba W, Grant ME. Conservative management of spontaneous bladder rupture. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2011; 4(2):

Hammoud D, El Haddad B, Elhomsy G. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis presenting as hemorrhagic stroke. Consultant 2011; 51(5). http://www.consultant360.com/content/ cerebral-venous-sinus-thrombosis-presenting-hemorrhagic-stroke.

Jambeih R, Flesher J, Lin JJ. Severe nitrofurantoin-induced lung toxicity. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2011; 4(1):6-10.

Hammoud D, Nassar R, Griffey M. Capnocytophaga canimorsus septicemia caused by a dog bite in an asplenic patient. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2011; 4(1):14-17.

Kajese TM, Nguyen LT, Pham GQ, Pham VK, Melhorn K, Kallail KJ. Characteristics of Child Abuse Homicides in the State of Kansas from 1994-2007. Child Abuse and Neglect 2011; doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2010.11.002.

 

2010 Publications

Jambeih R, Salloum V, Lin JJ. Recurrent interstitial pneumonitis and pulmonary hemorrhage secondary amiodarone toxicity. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2010; 4:15-18.

Hammoud D, El Haddad B. Squamous cell carcinoma of the lungs arising in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Respiratory Medicine CME 2010; 3:270-272.

Saliba W, Antonios S, Abdallah J. Treatment issues in anemia of chronic kidney Disease. J Clin Outcomes Manag 2010; 17:415-421.

Chehab BM, Kallail KJ, El Fakih RO, Zackula RE, Minns GO. Use of the QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Assay in pregnant patients. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2010; 3(2):24-30.

Mortada R, Moore J, Dostou JM. Metabolic effect of atypical antipsychotics: How bad it can be? Kansas Journal of Medicine 2010; 3(2):31-34.

Tofteland N, Moore J. Simultaneous bilateral subdural hygromas, arachnoid cyst, and empty sella syndrome in a 66 year-old female. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2010; 3(2):38-39.

Siddiqi FS, Martinez G. Need of a revised bleeding risk model in patients on warfarin therapy: Considering hypertension as an important risk factor. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2010; 3(3):40-43.

 

2009 Publications

El-Osta H, Salyers WJ. Delayed splenic rupture: A myth or a reality. Annals of Internal Medicine 2009; 150:224-225.

El Fakih RO, Chehab BM, Mortada RA, Assi M. Can Tuberculosis Mimic Cancer? Medical Journal of Australia 2009: 190:340-341.

El Fakih R, Blair AM, Pallempati S. Wernicke encephalopathy. Consultant Live 2009; 49(2). http://www.consultantlive.com/display/article/10162/1376766

Maalouf R, Mosley M, Kallail KJ, Kramer KM, Kumar G. A comparison of salicylic acid levels in normal subjects after rectal versus oral dosing. Academic Emergency Medicine 2009; 16:157-161.

Kusuma B, Schulz TK. Acute disseminated intravascular coagulation. Hospital Physician 2009; 45:35-40.

El Fakih R, Saliba W, Mortada R. Kidney failure, gross hematuria, and hemoptysis in a diabetic man undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2009; 53:A37-A39.

Mortada R, El Fakih R, Saliba W, Moore TA. Skin lesions in a returning traveler. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2009; 17:108-110.

El Fakih R, Delgado F, Harstine L. Marked thyroid enlargement secondary to renal cell carcinoma metastasis with acute respiratory failure. Thyroid 2009; 19:917-918.

El-Osta H, Deutsch J, Reddy P. Acquired Factor VIII Inhibitors: Case Reports of Paclitaxel and Penicillin - Induced Entities. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis 2009.

Wehbe E, Saad D, Delgado F, Ta H, Antoun SA. Reversible hepatic decerebration: A case report and review of the literature. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009.

Saliba W, El-Haddad B. Secondary hyperparathyroidism: Pathophysiology and treatment. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 1990; 22:274-581.

El-Osta H, Reddy P, Deutsch JM. Acquired factor VIII inhibitors: Case reports of paclitaxel and penicillin-induced entities. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis 2009, Vol 20.

Wehbe E, Abou Antoun S. Grievous disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2009, Jul 1.

Wehbe E, Abou Antoun S, Peery WH. An unusual complication of sickle cell trait: Intraureter thrombus. International Urology and Nephrology 2009; May 19.

Antoun SA, Wehbe E. Pleural effusion from a candy wrapper. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 2009; 76:639-640.

Wehbe E, Antoun SA. Bad dental hygiene: Don't let it go to your head. Internal Medicine Journal 2009; 39:702-703.

El-Haddad B, Hammoud D, Shaver T, Shahouri S. Malignancy-associated multicentric reticulohistiocytosis. Rheumatology International 2009. Published online 12/12/09.

Mortada R, El Fakih R, Harstine LR. Why it is important to know the diabetes type? Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(2):41-42.

Esber N, Howle K, Orozco-Do S, Truong P, Grant ME, Shaver T. Systemic lupus erythematosus, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, and autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(2):43-47.

El Bizri I, Massey AD, Reynolds T. Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(2):48-51.

Kallail KJ, Johnston SC, Melhorn KJ, BoyceMC. School-associated child deaths in Kansas. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(3):52-61.

Esber N, Schulz T. Decompensationof refsum disease caused by ibuprofen intake. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(3):71-73.

El Fakih RO, Schewe BK. Tardive dyskinesia presenting as a tongue ulceration.Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(3):74.

Elhomsy G, El-Osta H, Ashfaq S. Unusual cause of ST elevation. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(3):75-77.

Khan ZZ, Assi M, Moore TA. Recurrent epidural abscess caused by propionibacterium acnes. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(4):92-95.

Esber N, Schulz T. Leukemic meningitis in chronic lymphocytic leukemia: A rare condition responding to intrathecal methotrexate. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(4):96-98.

El Fakih RO, Dakhil SR. Primary intraocular lymphoma. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(4):99-104.

Lerner DJ, Orozco-Do S. Be aware of B19. Kansas Journal of Medicine 2009; 2(4):105-108.

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