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Communicating Our Research

We place a great deal of importance on the communication of our research activities through publication in scientific journals, presentations at national conferences, and dissemination of breakthroughs via the media. A sampling of MultiCare investigators’ publications can be found below.

MHS Investigators: To contribute publications to this page please contact Bethann Pflugeisen at bethann.pflugeisen@multicare.org.

Alternative Medicine

  • Rudolf V, Ludwig M, et al. Is Acupuncture Effective for Treatment of Alcohol, Opiate, and Cocaine Abuse? Evidence-Based Practice. 2012;15(10):11-12.

Cardiology

  • Puskas J, Gerdisch M, Nichols D, Quinn R, Anderson C, Rhenman B, et al. Reduced anticoagulation after mechanical aortic valve replacement: Interim results from the Prospective Randomized On-X Valve Anticoagulation Clinical Trial randomized Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption trial. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2014 Apr;147(4):1202-11 e2. PubMed PMID: 24512654. Epub 2014/02/12. Abstract.
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Adding ACE inhibitors or ARBs to standard therapy for stable ischemic heart disease. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Jul 1;86(1):21-3. Review.
  • Sekhri V, Nimeshkumar M, Rawat N, Lehrman SG, Aronow WS. Management of massive and nonmassive pulmonary embolism. Arch Med Sci 2012;8(6):957-969. Free Full Text
  • Bean G, Chen D, Delcampo J, Krishnan U, Kozu P. Low risk chest pain process improvement initiative. Critical pathways in Cardiology. 2011;10(3):152
  • Pullon R. Abstracts of the Fourteenth Congress of Chest Pain Centers. Critical Pathways in Cardiology. 2011;10(3):149-158.
  • Woods RK, Cleveland KL. Alternative repair for challenging variants of partial anomalous pulmonary veins. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 May;85(5):1823-4.Abstract
  • Mentzer R, Oz M, Sladen R, Graeve A, Hebeler R, Luber Jr J, Smedira N. Effects of perioperative nesiritide in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2007;49(6):716-726. Abstract

Education

  • Egnew TR, Lewis PR, Schaad DC, Karuppiah S, Mitchell S. Medical student perceptions of medical school education about suffering: a multicenter pilot study. Family Medicine. Jan 2014;46(1):39-44. Abstract.
  • Haferbecker D, Fakeye O, Medina SP, Fieldston ES. Perceptions of Educational Experience and Inpatient Workload Among Pediatric Residents. Hospital Pediatrics. 2013;3(3):276-84. Abstract.
  • Escobar MA, Hartin CW, McCullough LB. Should General Surgery Residents be Taught Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomies? An Ethical Perspective. J Surg Ed. 2014 Jan/Feb;71(1).

Epidemiology

Leleu TD, Jacobson IG, LeardMann CA, Smith B, Foltz PW, Amoroso PJ, Derr MA, Ryan MAK, Smith TC, for the Millennium Cohort Study Team. Application of Latent Semantic Analysis for Open-ended Responses in a Large, Epidemiologic Study. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2011. 11:136. Abstract

Executive Medicine


  • Uwaoma U and Reed HL. The Challenges of Increasing Racial Diversity in Health Care. Physician Exec. 2013 Jan-Feb;39(1)64-70.
  • Schmitz V. A capital strategy that can weather tough times. Healthc Financ Manage. 2011 Sep; 65 (9) :68-72.
  • Kinney LM. Socially responsible hospitals focus on sustainability. Trustee. 2010 Jun;63(6):36, 1.
  • Reed HL, Hayduk MC, Tollefsen BL. The burden of call: an objective approach to determining financial payment. Physician Exec. 2010 Jan-Feb; 36 (1) :40-5.Abstract
  • Adams JL, Smith JC, Strand B. Executing the double win: protect your cash flow during a patient accounting system install. Healthc Financ Manage. 2009 Sep; 63 (9) :82-6, 88. Abstract
  • Wilson L. Personal attention Cecchettini recognized for improving patient-care processes at MultiCare. Mod Healthc. 2008 Jun 9; 38 (23) :C4-5.
  • Guirguis-Blake J, Fryer GE, Phillips RL Jr, Szabat R, Green LA. The US Medical Liability System: evidence for legislative reform. Ann Fam Med. 2006 May-Jun;4(3):240-6. Free Full Text
  • Stover S, Sauter G, James C. Raising the performance of owned physician practices. Healthc Financ Manage. 2004 Oct; 58 (10) :78-82, 84.Abstract
  • Stubbs R, Pisto L, VanEtten C. Point-counterpoint HIPAA privacy: what is the dilemma? Physician Exec. 2004 Jan-Feb; 30 (1) :35, 39-40.
  • O'Conner K. Seeing is believing: the MultiCare claims management story. Infocare. 1996 Nov-Dec.
  • Dunbar C. MultiCare Health System saves millions of dollars through redesigned care. Health Manag Technol. 1994 Jul; 15 (8) :22-4, 26-7, 29. Abstract
  • Cecchettini D. Systems analysis and work redesign to meet patient care objectives. Top Hosp Pharm Manage. 1994 Apr; 14 (1) :17-9.Abstract
  • Boyer ST. Patient-focused work redesign: hospital and pharmacy department restructuring. Top Hosp Pharm Manage. 1994 Apr; 14 (1) :20-7.Abstract
  • Barth GJ. The British are coming. J Healthc Prot Manage. 1991 Summer; 7 (2) :93-9.
  • Weiss R. The quiet superstars Part 3 Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Midland, Texas and MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, Washington. Healthc Forum J. 1991 Mar-Apr; 34 (2) :60-3.
  • Worrell PF. Focus on: MultiCare Medical Center Biomedical Engineering Department. J Clin Eng. 1986 Jul-Aug; 11 (4) :279-84. Abstract

Family Medicine

  • Miles J, Landy K, Leon E. Does cryotherapy prevent muscle soreness after vigorous exercise? FPIN Evidence-Based Practice. 2013;16(12):9.
  • Timmer CJ, Brennan M. Is nitrous oxide an effective and safe analgesic for intrapartum pain management? FPIN Evidence-Based Practice. 2013;16(12):11-12.
  • Guirguis-Blake J, Keppel GA, Force RW, Cauffield J, Monger RM, Baldwin LM. Variation in refill protocols and procedures in a family medicine residency network. Family Medicine 2012. 22 (8): 564-568. Abstract
  • Force RW, Keppel GA, Guirguis-Blake J et al. Contraceptive Methods and Informed Consent Among Women Receiving Medications with Potential for Adverse Fetal Effects. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2012. 25(5): 661-668.Abstract
  • Ghuman M, Ludwig M, et al. FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries: Clinical Indicators of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. American Family Physician. 2011; 83(9). Available online only. Free Full Text
  • Egnew TR. "I know this must have been a difficult day for you:" personal care in a patient-centered medical home. Fam Med. 2011 Jun; 43 (6) :435-6.Abstract
  • Egnew TR, Wilson HJ. Role modeling the doctor-patient relationship in the clinical curriculum. Fam Med. 2011 Feb; 43 (2) :99-105. Abstract

Gastroenterology

  • Escobar MA, Jr., Lustig D, Pflugeisen BM, Amoroso PJ, Sherif D, Saeed R, Abdullah B. Fructose intolerance/malabsorption and recurrent abdominal pain in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Apr;58(4):498-501. PubMed PMID: 24667867. Epub 2014/03/29. Abstract.
  • Mergener K. Impact of health care reform on the independent GI practice. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2012 Jan; 22 (1) :15-27.
  • Philichi L, Yuwono M. Primary care: constipation and encopresis treatment strategies and reasons to refer. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2010 Sep-Oct; 33 (5) :363-6. Abstract
  • Philichi L. When the going gets tough: pediatric constipation and encopresis. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2008 Mar-Apr; 31 (2) :121-30. Abstract


Genetics & Genomics

  • Tsuchiya KD, Opheim KE, Hannibal MC, Hing AV, Glass IA, Raff ML, Norwood T, Torchia BA. Unexpected structural complexity of supernumerary marker chromosomes characterized by microarray comparative genomic hybridization. Mol Cytogenet. 2008 Apr 21; 1:7. Abstract
  • Walters BA, Raff ML, Hoeve JV, Tesser R, Langer LO, France TD, Glass IA, Pauli RM. Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia with cone-rod dystrophy. Am J Med Genet A. 2004 Sep 1; 129A (3) :265-76. Abstract
  • Bennett MJ, Boriack RL, Narayan S, Rutledge SL, Raff ML. Novel mutations in CPT 1A define molecular heterogeneity of hepatic carnitine palmitoyltransferase I deficiency. Mol Genet Metab. 2004 May; 82 (1) :59-63.Abstract
  • Kaiser FJ, Brega P, Raff ML, Byers PH, Gallati S, Kay TT, de Almeida S, Horsthemke B, Lüdecke HJ. Novel missense mutations in the TRPS1 transcription factor define the nuclear localization signal. Eur J Hum Genet. 2004 Feb; 12 (2) :121-6. Abstract
  • Souter VL, Glass IA, Chapman DB, Raff ML, Parisi MA, Opheim KE, Disteche CM. Multiple fetal anomalies associated with subtle subtelomeric chromosomal rearrangements. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Jun; 21 (6) :609-15. Abstract
  • Raff ML, Craigen WJ, Smith LT, Keene DR, Byers PH. Partial COL1A2 gene duplication produces features of osteogenesis imperfecta and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VII. Hum Genet. 2000 Jan; 106 (1) :19-28. Abstract
  • Raff ML, Leppig KA, Rutledge JC, Weinberger E, Pagon RA. Brachydactyly type A1 with abnormal menisci and scoliosis in three generations. Clin Dysmorphol. 1998 Jan; 7(1):29-34. Abstract

Gynecology

  • Lieuallen E, Brennan M. Does third trimester antenatal perineal massage improve perineal outcomes for vaginal delivery? Evidence Based Practice. 2014;17(1):11-12.
  • Lenihan JP Jr. Navigating credentialing, privileging, and learning curves in robotics with an evidence and experienced-based approach. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Sep; 54(3):382-90. Abstract
  • Petersen MR. Review of interventions to relieve postpartum pain from perineal trauma. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2011 Jul-Aug; 36 (4) :241-5.Abstract
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Copper intrauterine device vs. depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception. Am Fam Physician. 2011 Jan 1;83(1):35-6. Link to Full Text
  • Lenihan JP Jr, Kovanda C. Bilateral ovarian vein thromboses in a postmenopausal woman with uterine prolapse. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2010 May-Jun; 17 (3) :280-1.
  • Lenihan JP Jr, Kovanda C, Seshadri-Kreaden U. What is the learning curve for robotic assisted gynecologic surgery? J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2008 Sep-Oct; 15 (5) :589-94. Abstract
  • Lenihan JP Jr, Kovanda C, Cammarano C. Comparison of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy with traditional hysterectomy for cost-effectiveness to employers. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Jun; 190 (6) :1714-20; discussion 1720-2. Abstract
  • Smallwood GH, Meador ML, Lenihan JP, Shangold GA, Fisher AC, Creasy GW, ORTHO EVRA/EVRA 002 Study Group. Efficacy and safety of a transdermal contraceptive system. Obstet Gynecol. 2001 Nov; 98 (5 Pt 1) :799-805. Abstract
  • Notelovitz M, Lenihan JP, McDermott M, Kerber IJ, Nanavati N, Arce J. Initial 17beta-estradiol dose for treating vasomotor symptoms. Obstet Gynecol. 2000 May; 95(5):726-31. Abstract
  • Lenihan JP Jr. Relationship of antepartum pelvic examinations to premature rupture of the membranes. Obstet Gynecol. 1984 Jan; 63 (1) :33-7. Abstract

HIV/AIDS

  • Mani D, Guinee DG Jr, Aboulafia DM. Vanishing Lung Syndrome and HIV Infection: An Uncommon yet Potentially Fatal Sequela of Cigarette Smoking. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2012 Jul-Aug; 11 (4) :230-3. Abstract

Medical Informatics

  • Meadem N, Verbiest N, Zolfaghar K, Agarwal J, Chin SC, Basu Roy S, Teredesai A, Hazel D, Amoroso A, Reed HL.  Predicting Risk of Readmission for Congestive Heart Failure Patients.  Paper presented at Workshop on Data Mining for Healthcare (DMH), Chicago, IL, 2013
  • Chin SC, Zolfaghar K, Basu Roy S, Teredesai A, Amoroso PJ.Divide-n-Discover – Discretization based Data Exploration Framework for Healthcare Analytics. 7th International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF Short Paper); 2014; Angers, France.
  • Zolfaghar K, Agarwal J, Sistla D, Chin SC, Basu Roy S, Verbiest N, Teredesai A, Hazel D, Amoroso PJ, Reed HL. Risk-o-meter: An intelligent clinical risk calculator. . Paper presented at: 19th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD)2013; Chicago, Illinois.

Medicine

  • Reed HL, Renton SD, Hines MD. Dependence of All-Cause Standardized In-Hospital Mortality on Sepsis Mortality Between 2005 and 2010. American Journal of Medical Quality : the Official Journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2013 Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 23939489. Abstract
  • Karlin P, Watrin K. Does antibiotic therapy offer additional benefit to patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin abscesses treated with incision and drainage? Evidence-Based Practice.16(6):E11-E2.
  • Ginsberg, D.C. A prop to explain LDL particles. Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 2013 Jan;7(1):88-89.
  • Louie R. Azithromycin and the risk of cardiovascular death. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2012 Aug 23;367(8):774; author reply 775.
  • Baron A, Bernard E, Stokesberry D. Creating a diabetes chronic disease management program that works. Physician Exec. 2011 Jul-Aug; 37 (4) :32-4, 36, 38-9. Abstract
  • Krilich C. Lessons learned at a patient-centered medical home. Physician Exec. 2011 Mar-Apr; 37 (2) :58-63.
  • Egnew TR, Wilson HJ. Faculty and medical students' perceptions of teaching and learning about the doctor-patient relationship. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 May; 79 (2) :199-206. Abstract
  • Embrey DG, Holtz SL, Alon G, Brandsma BA, Westcott SL. Functional electrical stimulation to dorsiflexors and plantar flexors to improve walking in adults with chronic hemiplegia. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010. 91(5):687-696.Abstract
  • Egnew TR. Suffering, meaning, and healing: challenges of contemporary medicine. Ann Fam Med. 2009 Mar-Apr; 7 (2) :170-5.Abstract
  • Patrick M. Technology's role in infection prevention. Mater Manag Health Care. 2009 Jan; 18(1):24-6.
  • Patrick M. Infection prevention for all facilities. Mater Manag Health Care. 2008 May; 17(5):34-6.
  • Groopman J and Hartzband P. Beware of ‘search satisfaction,’ a common cognitive error. ACP Internist. May 2008;28(5). Free Full Text
  • Guirguis-Blake J, Kelly C. Are opioids effective in the treatment of neuropathic pain? Am Fam Physician. 2007 Apr 1;75(7):999-1001. Review. Free Full Text
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Patching for corneal abrasions? Am Fam Physician. 2006 Dec 1;74(11):1857-8. Review. Free Full Text
  • Egnew TR. The meaning of healing: transcending suffering. Ann Fam Med. 2005 May-Jun; 3(3):255-62.Abstract
  • Reed HL, Bernard E. Reductions in diabetic cardiovascular risk by community primary care providers. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2005 Feb; 64 (1) :26-37. Abstract
  • Kriegsman W, Anthes W. The financial impact of alcohol-related emergencies on a rural EMS system. Alaska medicine. 1998 Jan-Mar;40(1):7-11. Abstract
  • Kriegsman WE Jr, Mace SE. The impact of paramedics on out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in a rural community. Prehospital emergency care: official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. 1998 Oct-Dec;2(4):274-279. Abstract
  • Tison DL. Culture confirmation of Escherichia coli serotype O157:H7 by direct immunofluorescence. J Clin Microbiol. 1990 Mar; 28 (3) :612-3. Abstract

Mental Health

  • Guirguis-Blake J. Effectiveness of antidepressants compared with placebo for depression in primary care. Am Fam Physician. 2010 Jul 1;82(1):42. Free Full Text
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Cochrane for clinicians. Aripiprazole vs. other atypical antipsychotics for schizophrenia. Am Fam Physician. 2010 Jun 1;81(11):1335-6. Free Full Text
  • Guirguis-Blake J, Wright A, Rich J, Crawford J. Clinical inquiries. Which drugs are most effective for moderate to severe depression in adolescents? J Fam Pract. 2008 May;57(5):330-2. Review. Free Full Text
  • Guirguis-Blake J, Wright A, Rich J, Crawford J. Clinical inquiries. Which drugs are safest for moderate to severe depression in adolescents? J Fam Pract. 2008 May;57(5):327-9. Review.

Military Medicine

  • Sulsky S, Luippold R, Garman P, Hughes H, Boyko E, Maynard E, Amoroso P. Disability among US Army Veterans vaccinated against anthrax. Vaccine. 2012. 30(43): 6150-6156.Abstract
  • Sulsky SI, Parsons W, Garmin P, Hughes H, Amoroso PJ. Risk of Disability for US Army Personnel Vaccinated Against Anthrax, 1998-2005. Vaccine. 2011. 29:6035-6041. Abstract
  • Amoroso PJ, Bell NS, Baker SP, and Senier L, 2012. Chapter 12. Injury Control. In: Friedl K.E. and W.R. Santee (eds), Quantitative Physiology. Department of Defense, Office of The Surgeon General, Borden Institute, Ft. Detrick, pp. 339-383.

Neurology

  • Bretz MN, Graves A, West A, Kiesz KC, Toth L, Welch M. Steps against recurrent stroke plus: patient transition program. The Journal of neuroscience nursing. 2014 Aug;46(4):E3-E13. PubMed PMID: 24992152. Epub 2014/07/06. eng. Abstract
  • Derdeyn CP, Chimowitz MI, Lynn MJ, Fiorella D, Turan TN, Janis LS, et al. Aggressive medical treatment with or without stenting in high-risk patients with intracranial artery stenosis (SAMMPRIS): the final results of a randomised trial. Lancet. 2013 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 24168957. Abstract
  • Al-Mateen M, Craig AK, Chance PF. The Central Nervous System Phenotype of X-Linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: A Transient Disorder of Children and Young Adults. Journal of Child Neurology. 2013 Feb 11. Abstract
  • Singer B, Bandari D, Cascione M, LaGanke C, Huddlestone J, Bennett R, Dangond F, and REFORMS Study Group. Comparative injection-site pain and tolerability of subcutaneous serum-free formulation of interferonβ-1a versus subcutaneous interferonβ-1b: results of the randomized, multicenter, Phase IIIb REFORMS study. BMC Neurology. 2012; 12:154. Abstract
  • Olsen SA. A review of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by people with multiple sclerosis. Occup Ther Int. 2009; 16(1):57-70. Abstract
  • Derdeyn CP, Fiorella D, Lynn MJ, Rumboldt Z, Cloft HJ, Gibson D, Turan TN,Lane BF, Janis LS, Chimowitz MI; for the Stenting and Aggressive Medical Management for Preventing Recurrent Stroke in Intracranial Stenosis Trial Investigators. Mechanisms of Stroke After Intracranial Angioplasty and Stenting in the SAMMPRIS Trial. Neurosurgery. 2013 May;72(5):777-95. PubMed PMID: 23328689. Epub 2013/01/19.
  • Turan TN, Lynn MJ, Nizam A, Lane B, Egan BM, Le NA, Lopes-Virella MF, Hermayer KL, Benavente O, White CL, Brown WV, Caskey MF, Steiner MR, Vilardo N, Stufflebean A, Derdeyn CP, Fiorella D, Janis S, Chimowitz MI; SAMMPRIS Investigators. Rationale, design, and implementation of aggressive risk factor management in the Stenting and Aggressive Medical Management for Prevention of Recurrent Stroke in Intracranial Stenosis (SAMMPRIS) trial. Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2012 Sep 1;5(5):e51-60. Epub 2012/09/20.
  • Fiorella D, Derdeyn CP, Lynn MJ, Barnwell SL, Hoh BL, Levy EI, Harrigan MR,Klucznik RP, McDougall CG, Pride GL Jr, Zaidat OO, Lutsep HL, Waters MF,Hourihane JM, Alexandrov AV, Chiu D, Clark JM, Johnson MD, Torbey MT, Rumboldt Z, Cloft HJ, Turan TN, Lane BF, Janis LS, Chimowitz MI; SAMMPRIS Trial Investigators. Detailed analysis of periprocedural strokes in patients undergoing intracranial stenting in Stenting and Aggressive Medical Management for Preventing Recurrent Stroke in Intracranial Stenosis (SAMMPRIS). Stroke. 2012 Oct;43(10):2682-8. Epub 2012/09/18.
  • Derdeyn CP, Fiorella D, Lynn MJ, Barnwell SL, Zaidat OO, Meyers PM, Gobin YP, Dion J, Lane BF, Turan TN, Janis LS, Chimowitz MI; for the SAMMPRIS Trial Investigators. Impact of operator and site experience on outcomes after angioplasty and stenting in the SAMMPRIS trial. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2012 Sep 12. Epub 2012/09/15.
  • Chimowitz MI, Lynn MJ, Derdeyn CP, Turan TN, Fiorella D, Lane BF, et al; SAMMPRIS Trial Investigators. Stenting versus aggressive medical therapy for intracranial arterial stenosis. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2011 Sep 15;365(11):993-1003. Epub 2011/09/09.
  • Chimowitz MI, Lynn MJ, Turan TN, Fiorella D, Lane BF, Janis S, Derdeyn CP; SAMMPRIS Investigators. Design of the stenting and aggressive medical management for preventing recurrent stroke in intracranial stenosis trial. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2011 Jul-Aug;20(4):357-68.

Nursing

  • Erickson J. Bedside nurse involvement in end-of-life decision making: a brief review of the literature. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing. 2013 Mar-Apr;32(2):65-8. Abstract
  • Ferris C. Implementing bedside shift report improved communication with patients and families. American Nurse Today. 2013;8(3):47-9.
  • Dickerman B, Liu J. Does current scientific evidence support a link between light at night and breast cancer among female night-shift nurses? Review of evidence and implications for occupational and environmental health nurses. Workplace Health Saf. 2012 Jun;60(6):273-81; quiz 282. Abstract
  • Hemman EA. Meeting effective care measures. Am J Nurs. 2011 Dec;111(12):54-60.
  • Hemman EA, Fought SG. Teaching undergraduate nurses nursing phenomena. Nurse Educ. 2010 Jan-Feb;35(1):25-8. Abstract
  • Wilson AA. Impact of management development on nurse retention. Nurs Adm Q. 2005 Apr-Jun;29(2):137-45. Abstract
  • Fletcher VC. Where is nursing's role in promoting culturally competent care? AWHONN Lifelines. 1997 Jun;1(3):13.


Oncology

  • Miranda RN, Aladily TN, Prince HM, Kanagal-Shamanna R, de Jong D, Fayad LE,…, Keech, J. A., Jr., et al. Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma: Long-Term Follow-Up of 60 Patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2013 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 24323027. Epub 2013/12/11. Abstract.
  • Chandavarkar U, Kuperman JM, Muderspach LI, Opper N, Felix JC, Roman L. Endometrial echo complex thickness in postmenopausal endometrial cancer. Gyn Onc. 2013; doi:10.1016. Abstract.
  • Eaman E, Ludwig M, et al. Does Anal Cancer Screening Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in Men Who Have Sex with Men? The Journal of Family Practice. 2012; 61(7)427-428. Abstract
  • Krishnaiah PB, Nunes NL, Safranek S. FPIN's clinical inquiries. Screening mammography for reducing breast cancer mortality. American Family Physician. 2012 Jan 15;85(2):176-183.
  • Louie RR, Irwin R, Thomas W. The incremental cost of chemotherapy safety. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2011 Apr;56(4):681.
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Anticoagulation for the long-term treatment of VTE in patients with cancer. Am Fam Physician. 2009 Jul 1;80(1):30. Review. Free Full Text
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Cancer genetic risk assessment for individuals at risk of familial breast cancer. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Feb 15;77(4):449-50. Review. Free Full Text
  • Louie R, Thomas B, Irwin R. rFVIIa and obstructive hydronephrosis. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2008 Feb;50(2):431.
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Screening for prostate cancer. Am Fam Physician. 2007 Feb 1;75(3):336-7. Free Full Text
  • Samms MC. The husband's untold account of his wife's breast cancer: a chronologic analysis. Oncol Nurs Forum. 1999 Sep; 26 (8) :1351-8. Abstract

Palliative Medicine

  • Toraya C. Evaluation of advance directives video education for patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2014 Aug;17(8):942-6. PubMed PMID: 24773190. Epub 2014/04/30 Abstract.
  • Brecher DB, West TL. Pain Management in a Patient with Renal and Hepatic Dysfunction. J Palliat Med. Feb 2014;17(2):249-252. Abstract.
  • Toraya C. A Mother's Gift. J Palliat Med. 2013 Apr;16(4):448-9. PubMed PMID: 23442037. Epub 2013/02/28.
  • Brecher DB. The Use of Skype in a Community Hospital Inpatient Palliative Medicine Consultation Service. J Palliat Med. 2012 Jul 17. Abstract
  • Byram EK. Upstream palliative care for the patient with a left ventricular assist device as destination therapy. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2012 Jan-Feb; 31 (1) :18-24. Abstract
  • Egnew TR, Schaad DC. Medical trainee perceptions of medical school education about suffering: a pilot study. J Palliat Med. 2009 Oct; 12 (10) :929-35. Abstract
  • De Lisle-Porter M, Podruchny AM. The dying neonate: family-centered end-of-life care. Neonatal Netw. 2009 Mar-Apr; 28 (2) :75-83. Abstract

Pediatrics

  • Harvey KA, Kovalesky A, Woods RK, Loan LA. Experiences of mothers of infants with congenital heart disease before, during, and after complex cardiac surgery. Heart & Lung : The Journal of Critical Care. 2013 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 24064303. Epub 2013/09/26. Eng. Abstract
  • Harvey KA, Kovalesky A, Woods RK, Loan LA. Experiences of mothers of infants with congenital heart disease before, during, and after complex cardiac surgery. Heart & Lung : The Journal of Critical Care. 2013 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 24064303. Epub 2013/09/26. Eng. Abstract
  • Embrey DG, Brandsma BA. Decision making and expert processing for pediatric physical therapists. APTA Topics in Pediatrics: In Touch Home Study Course. Feb. 2009. 1-28.
  • Reed RC, Beischel L, Schoof J, Johnson J, Raff ML, Kapur RP. Androgenetic/biparental mosaicism in an infant with hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma and placental mesenchymal dysplasia. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2008 Sep-Oct; 11 (5) :377-83.Abstract
  • Kunkel KA. Safe-haven laws focus on abandoned newborns and their mothers. J Pediatr Nurs. 2007 Oct; 22 (5):397-401.Abstract
  • Diab M, Raff M, Gunther DF. Osseous fragility in Marshall-Smith syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2003 Jun 1;119A(2):218-22. Abstract
  • Noble HG, Driessnack M. Bedside peritoneal drainage in very low birth weight infants. Am J Surg. 2001 May; 181 (5) :416-9. Abstract
  • Louis R. Radiation exposure of very low birth weight (< 1500-g) infants. Pediatrics. 1997 Jan;99(1):142-143. Abstract

Pharmacy

  • Boyer ST. Drug formulary commentary: an integrated health systems approach. Pharm Pract Manag Q. 1995 Oct; 15(3):83-5. Abstract
  • Matsch G. Patient-focused care and pharmaceutical care: how do they organizationally work together? Top Hosp Pharm Manage. 1994 Apr; 14 (1) :28-35.Abstract

Podiatry

  • Hersh BL, Heath NS. Achilles tendon rupture as a result of oral steroid therapy. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2002 Jun; 92(6):355-8. Abstract

Rheumatology

  • Raff ML, Byers PH. Joint hypermobility syndromes. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 1996 Sep;8(5):459-66.

Sports Medicine

  • Coons DA, Alan Barber F. Tendon graft substitutes-rotator cuff patches. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2006 Sep; 14(3):185-90. Abstract
  • Young AJ, McAllister DR. Evaluation and treatment of tibial stress fractures. Clin Sports Med. 2006 Jan; 25(1):117-28. Abstract

Surgery

  • Escobar MA. “Liver cysts and abscesses.” In: Handbook of Pediatric Surgical Care, Edited by: Ladd AP, Rescorla FJ, and Grosfeld JL, World Scientific Publishing Company Pte Ltd, Hackensack, NJ, 2014; pp. 817-824.
  • Caty MG and Escobar MA. "Stomach:  Obstruction, Torsion, Peptic Ulcer and Microgastria." Operative Pediatric Surgery 2nd Edition, Edited by: Moritz MM, Azizkhan RG, von Allmen D, and Weber TR, McGraw Hill Medical Education, San Francisco, CA, 2014; pp 510-516.
  • Escobar MA, Bond BJ, Schopp J. Solid pseudopapillary tumour (Frantz's tumour) of the pancreas in childhood. BMJ Case Reports. 2014;2014. PubMed PMID: 24488660. Epub 2014/02/04. Abstract.
  • Escobar MA, Hartin CW, McCullough L. Should General Surgery Residents be Taught Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomies? An Ethical Perspective. Journal of Surgical Education. 2014;71(1):102-109. Abstract.
  • Escobar MA, Tiu MC, Yotter CN, Han M. Button battery perforating a Meckel’s diverticulum in an asymptomatic child: An exception to recommendations for management. J Ped Surg Case Reports. 2013;1(6):132-5.
  • Escobar MA, Pickens MK, Holland RM, Caty MG. Oesophageal atresia associated with congenital oesophageal stenosis. BMJ Case Reports. 2013;2013. Abstract
  • Escobar MA Jr, Welke KF, Holland RM, Caty MG. Esophageal atresia associated with a rare vascular ring and esophageal duplication diverticulum: A case report and review of the literatureJ Pediatr Surg. 2012 Oct;47(10):1926-9. Abstract
  • Escobar MA and Acierno SP. Laparoscopic resection of an intradiaphragmatic pulmonary sequestration: A case report and review of the literatureJournal of Pediatric Surgery. 2012;47:2129-2133. Abstract
  • McNamara WF, Hartin Jr CW, Escobar MA, Vexler A, and Lee YH. An Alternative to Open Incision and Drainage for Community-Acquired Staphylococcal Soft Tissue Abscesses in Children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2011;46:502–506. Abstract
  • McNamara WF, Hartin Jr CW, Escobar MA, and Lee YH. Outcome Differences Between Gastroschisis Repair Methods. Journal of Surgical Research. 2011 Jan;165(1):19-24. Epub 2010 Jun 16. Abstract
  • Welke KF, Diggs BS, Karamlou T. Chance, bias, and confounding: threats to valid measurement of quality in the context of pediatric cardiac surgery. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2010; 13 (1) :79-83.Abstract
  • Hartin Jr CW, Lau ST, Yamout SZ, Escobar MA, and Caty MG. Tapering Enteroplasty for Complicated Meconium Ileus. Current Pediatric Reviews. 2010;6:234-236.
  • Guirguis-Blake J. Preoperative testing for patients undergoing cataract surgery. Am Fam Physician. 2009 Dec 1;80(11):1228. Free Full Text
  • McNamara WF, Yamout SZ, Escobar MA, and Glick PL. Lawn Mower-Related Projectile Injury. Pediatric Surgery International. 2009 Jul;25(7):643-5. Epub 2009 May 24. Abstract
  • Yamout SZ, Huo BJ, Li V, Escobar MA, and Caty MG. Risk of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections After Laparoscopic Placement of Chait Trapdoor™ Cecostomy Catheters in Children. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. 2009 Aug; 19 (4): 571-573.
  • Yamout SZ, Caty MG, Lee YH, Lau ST, Escobar MA, and Glick PL. Early Experience with the Use of Rhomboid Excision and Limberg flap in 16 Adolescents with Pilonidal DiseaseJournal of Pediatric Surgery. 2009 Aug;44(8):1586-90. Abstract
  • Yamout SZ, Glick PL, Lee YH, Yacobucci D, Lau ST, Escobar MA, and Caty MG. Initial experience with laparoscopic Chait Trapdoor™ cecostomy catheter placement for the management of fecal incontinence in children: outcomes and lessons learned. Pediatric Surgery International. 2009 Dec;25(12):1081-5. Epub 2009 Oct 7. Abstract
  • Marik T, Valdes K. Clinical commentary in response to: the effects of oscillating-energy manual therapy on lateral epicondylitis: a randomized, placebo-controlled, and double-blinded study. J Hand Ther. 2008 Jan-Mar; 21 (1) :15-7.Abstract
  • Caty MG and Escobar Jr MA. “Adrenal Tumors.” In: Pediatric Surgery, 7th Edition. Edited by: Coran AG, Adzick NS, Krummel TM, Laberge JM, and Shamberger R, Saunders Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA, 2012; pp. 557-566.
  • Escobar Jr MAand Caty MG. “Thoracic Injuries in Children.” Chapter 114. In: Pediatric Critical Care, 4th Edition. Edited by: Fuhrman BT and Zimmerman JJ, Saunders Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA, 2011; pp. 1520-1527.
  • Escobar MAand Caty MG. “Meconium Disease.” Chapter 33. In: Ashcraft’s Pediatric Surgery, 5th Edition. Edited by: Holcomb III GW and Murphy JP, Saunders Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA, 2010; pp. 425-439.
  • Caty MG, Lau ST, and Escobar MA. “Complications of Surgery of the Esophagus.” Chapter 14. In: Pediatric Surgery Complications. Edited by: Caty MG, Glick PL, Levitt MA, and Haynes JH, Informa Healthcare USA, Inc., New York, NY, 2009; pp. 221-256.

Trauma

  • Will RE, Fleming ME, Lafferty PM, Fletcher JW, Cole PA. Low complication rate associated with raising mature flap for tibial nonunion reconstruction. J Trauma. 2011 Dec; 71 (6) :1709-14.
  • Will R, Englund R, Lubahn J, Cooney TE. Locking plates have increased torsional stiffness compared to standard plates in a segmental defect model of clavicle fracture. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011 Jun; 131 (6) :841-7.
  • Gregory J, Embrey DG. Reducing the effects of profound catastrophic trauma in former child soldiers: companion recovery model. Traumatology. 2009. 15(1) 40-51
  • Gregory J, Embrey DG. Companion recovery Model to reduce the effects of profound catastrophic trauma for former child soldiers in Liberia. Traumatology. 2009. 15(1) 52-62

Urology

  • Ahmed F, Rhee J, Sutherland D, Benjamin C, Engel J, Frazier H II. Surgical Complications after Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: The Initial 1000 cases stratified by the Clavien Classification System. J Endourol 2012, 26 (2): 135-9.
  • Sutherland DE, Perez DS, Weeks DC. Robot-assisted simple prostatectomy for severe benign prostatic hyperplasia. J Endourol. 2011 Apri; 25(4): 641-4.
  • Sutherland DE, Williams SB, Jarrett TW. Laparoscopic renal descensus for upper tract reconstruction. J Endourol. 2011 Feb; 25 (2) :271-2.
  • Sutherland DE, Williams S, Jarrett TW. Laparoscopic renal descensus for upper tract reconstruction. J Endourol 2011, 25 (2): 271.
  • Sutherland DE, Weeks DC. Robotic simple retropubic prostatectomy. J Endourol 2011, 25 (4): 641.
  • Sutherland DE, Linder B, Guzman, AM, Hong M, Frazier H, Engel JD, Biacno FB Jr. Posterior rhabdosphincter reconstruction during robot assisted radical prostatectomy: Results from a phase II randomized clinical trial. J Urol 2011, 185 (4): 1262.
  • Sutherland DE, Williams SB, Rice D, Jarrett TW, Engel JD. Vascular pseudoaneurysms in urology: clinical characteristics and management. J Endourol. 2010 Jun; 24 (6) :915-21.
  • Wells WG, Lenihan JP Jr. Use of in-office anesthesia during non-surgical radiofrequency collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence. Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 Jun; 23 (6) :1279-84.
  • Appell RA, Juma S, Wells WG, Lenihan JP, Klimberg IW, Kanellos A, Reilley SF. Transurethral radiofrequency energy collagen micro-remodeling for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. Neurourol Urodyn. 2006; 25 (4) :331-6.
  • Lenihan JP, Palacios P, Sotomayor M. Oral and local anesthesia in the nonsurgical radiofrequency-energy treatment of stress urinary incontinence. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2005 Sep-Oct; 12 (5) :415-9.
  • Lenihan JP. Comparison of the quality of life after nonsurgical radiofrequency energy tissue micro-remodeling in premenopausal and postmenopausal women with moderate-to-severe stress urinary incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Jun; 192 (6) :1995-8; discussion 1999-2001.