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Works from 2007


Dural Vein Thrombosis: A Rare Cause of Postpartum Headache, Dimple Ghassi and Anthony A. Donato(Poster Presentation)

Use of U-500 Insulin in Severely Insulin-Resistant, morbidly obese Patients, Saba Faiz, T Faiz, and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)


Tumor necrosis factor-A polymorphisms and gastric cancer risk: A meta-analysis, Fariborz Gorouhi, Farin Kamangar, and Hossein Bahrami(Poster Presentation)

Lymphadenopathy leading to a diagnosis of common variable immunodeficiency, S. Pradhan and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Recognizing Primary Hyperaldosteronism as a Cause of Secondary Hypertension: A Challenge for the Primary Care Physician, Dimple Ghassi and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)


Efficacy of multiple influenza vaccine delivery systems in a single facility., Anthony A. Donato, Lisa M. Motz, Gregory Wilson, and Benjamin J Lloyd(Article)


Is there any relationship between disease severity in acne patients and dermatology-related/diseased-specific QOL?, Farzam Gorouhi, Nader Markazi Moghaddam, and Fariborz Gorouhi(Poster Presentation)

A chronic pain management curriculum for internal medicine residents, Richard Alweis(Poster Presentation)

Subacute endocarditis caused by Brevibacterium casei, Richard Alweis(Poster Presentation)

Works from 2006

Clostridium difficile infection in cancer patients: A case-control study examining the role of recent chemotherapy, Prakash Thapaliya and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Factors affecting Statin refusal in diabetics with elevated cholesterol: A cross-sectional survey, Gbemiga G. Sofowora and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Skeletal Tuberculosis, Christopher R. Gilbert(Poster Presentation)

Diagnostic Challenges in Bronchial Carcinoid Tumor Causing Cushing Syndrome, Pavani Pagolu and Amber Shah(Poster Presentation)

Mycobacterium avium infection associated with TNF-antagonist therapy, Sagun Pradhan and David L. George(Poster Presentation)

Symptomatic sarcoid myopathy, Kumar Vipul and Anthony A. Donato(Poster Presentation)

Use of anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha agent for refractory neurosarcoidosis presenting as Tolosa-Hunt syndrome, Mansi Shah and David L. George(Poster Presentation)

Ziprasidone induced acute laryngeal dystonia-A case report, Rajesh Pradhan and Prakash Thapaliya(Poster Presentation)


An audit of lipid management in patients with diabetes in an academic internal medicine practice, Adegboyega Q. Adigun, Benjamin J Lloyd, and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

Polyuria in the face of acute renal failure and Lithium use: keys to diagnosis and management, Christopher R. Gilbert and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)


New compounds offer promising alternatives for future therapy -- Advances in RA: The next generation of therapies, Nimesh A. Dayal and Eric M. Ruderman(Article)

Tamoxifen-responsive Retroperitoneal Fibrosis, Prakash Thapaliya, Anthony A. Donato, and David George(Abstract)

Acute Renal Failure Following a Vascular Intervention Associated with Anti-Nuclear Cytoplasmic Antibodies: A Diagnostic Dilemma, Amber M. Shah(Poster Presentation)

Cecal carcinoma and iliopsoas abscess preventing as fever of unknown origin, Agustin Pimental(Poster Presentation)

Clinical and Radiological Response of a Case of Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Treated with Tamoxifen, Prakash Thapilaya(Poster Presentation)

Cryptococcal Meningitis in HIV-Negative Patient with Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Mansi Shah(Poster Presentation)

Drug Side Effects That Can Be Fatal: A Case of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Timothy Long(Poster Presentation)

Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Carriage in an Intensive Care Unit, Debra L. Powell(Poster Presentation)

Recurrent Salmonella Vertebral Ostoemyelitis After 26 Years in an Immunocompetent patient, Gbemiga G. Sofowora(Poster Presentation)


The overhead page., Anthony A. Donato(Article)

Works from 2005

32-year old woman with antiphospholipid syndrome and chest pain as a manifestation of splenic infarction, Christopher R. Gilbert and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

A case of steroid-responsive acute pancreatitis, Prakash Thapaliya and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Acute polyarteritis temporally associated with Clopidigrel, Nimesh A. Dayal, Anthony A. Donato, and David George(Abstract)

Necrolytic Acral Erythema: An Unusual Skin Manifestation of Hepatitis C, Roshney Jacob and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

p-ANCA associated glomerulonephritis following exposure to silica, Hai P. Nguyen and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Polyuria in the face of Acute Renal Failure and Lithium Use: Keys to Diagnosis, Christopher R. Gilbert(Abstract)

A case of Acute Serotonin Syndrome: keys to recognition and management, Claudia Corona, Saba Faiz, and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Recurrent periodontal abcess as an atypical initial presentation of celiac disease in an adult, Dimple Ghassi and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

On Being a Clerkship Site Director: The Challenges of Running a Clerkship Site for One or More Medical Schools, Lisa M. Motz(Poster Presentation)

Campylobacter Jejuni As A Causative Agent For Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP), Mansi Shah(Poster Presentation)

Intraosseous Tophi: An Atypical Pesentation of Tophaceous Gout, Mansi Shah and David L. George(Poster Presentation)


Refeeding Syndrome: An Approach to Recognition and Management of the Disorder, Amber M. Shah and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)


Knee and hip arthroplasty infection rates in persons with haemophilia: a 27 year single center experience during the HIV epidemic., Debra L. Powell, C J Whitener, C E Dye, J O Ballard, M L Shaffer, and M E Eyster(Article)

A Case of a low CD4 count in a non-HIV patient, Amber M. Shah and Anthony A. Donato(Oral Presentation)

A Case of IgD Multiple Myeloma, Mandeep Singh Dhawan and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Review of Compliance with lipid guidelines in an academic faculty practice., Adegboyega Q. Adigun and Anthony A. Donato(Oral Presentation)

Putting ACASA (Adult Clinical Assessment Software Application) into Practice, Jorge Scheirer(Poster Presentation)


Effect of cirrhosis and liver transplantation on the gender difference in QT interval., Adegboyega Q Adigun, Amar G Pinto, David A Flockhart, J Christopher Gorski, Lang Li, Stephen D Hall, and Naga Chalasani(Article)


Acute adrenal crisis after a steroid burst in a patient with HIV disease: A case report, M. A. Shaw, G. G. Sofawara, and K. L. Nguyen(Abstract)

A pocket full of sepsis: Pacemaker Infection as a Source of Recurrent Sepsis, Adetoun Adeleye, David T. Nizza, and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)


Effect of Medical Education and Life Experiences on the Cultural Competence of Physicians, R. V. Brown, A K. Sawh, and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)


Patient-Physician Communication and Race and Language Concordance: Is It More Important to Look or Sound Like Your Patient?, Anthony A. Donato, R. Brown, C. Bright, and J. Bussey-Jones()


Race and Language Concordance and Their Effects on Patient-Physician Trust Scales, Anthony A. Donato, J. Bussey-Jones, and C. Bright(Poster Presentation)


Views of Patients and Physicians on the Importance of Cultural Competence Training, J. Bussey-Jones, Anthony A. Donato, R. V. Brown, C. Hernandez, Y. M. Diaz, and J. Rencic(Poster Presentation)

Works from 2004

A Case of Acute Interstitial Nephritis Temporally Associated with Buproprion, Karen Wright and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

A Case of Adaluminab-Associated Miliary Tuberculosis: A Review of Pathophysiology and Pitfalls to Avoid, Akhil Chopra and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Retrospective Study of Sirolimus Stents in the Treatment of Diabetics with Coronary Artery Disease: A Community Hospital Experience, Adegboyega Q. Adigun, R. Alvarez, and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Severe Hyperglycemia Associated with Use of Olanzapine Without Significant Weight Gain: Review of a Case and Potential Mechanism of Action, Roshney Jacob and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Sirolimus stents in the treatment of diabetics with coronary artery disease: A community hospital experience, Adegboyega Q. Adigun(Poster Presentation)

Splenic Injury Following Colonoscopy: Five New Cases and a Review of the Literature, Gracia Covarrubias and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Acute cholescystitis causing electrocardiographic changes mimicking ischemia: Review of a case and noncardiac causes of electrocardiographic abnormalities, Amber M. Shah and M. Shah(Poster Presentation)


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a community based heart failure program: prevalence and risk factors, Amber M. Shah, Lee R. Goldberg, and Rene J. Alvarez Jr.(Abstract)


Holding hands., Anthony A. Donato and Amber Shah(Article)

Anticoagulant Turns Procoagulant: The Paradox Called Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Akhil Chopra and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Contamination of Computer Keyboards on Hospital Units with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureaus and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Species, Debra L. Powell(Poster Presentation)


What's with this picture? Young woman with abdominal pain and anemia, Amber M. Shah and Anthony A. Donato(Article)


Lack of effect of chloroquine on pupillary size in man, Adegboyega Q. Adigun, G. L. Lemma, M. Arefayene, Z. Desta, H. Herbert, L. Lang, and D. A. Flockhart(Abstract)

Acute Cholecystitis Causing Electrocardiographic Changes Mimicking Ischemia: Review of a Case and Discussion of Noncardiac Causes of Electrocardiographic Abnormalities, Benjamin J Lloyd(Poster Presentation)

Efficacy of Caspofungin Acetate (Cancidas) in the Treatment of Candida Glabrata Urinary Tract Infections: A Review of 19 Cases, Debra L. Powell(Poster Presentation)

Works from 2003


The interaction between St John's wort and an oral contraceptive., Stephen D Hall, Zaiqi Wang, Shiew-Mei Huang, Mitchell A Hamman, Nina Vasavada, Adegboyega Q Adigun, Janna K Hilligoss, Margaret Miller, and J Christopher Gorski(Article)


Neurological adverse event after administration of the hepatitis A vaccine., David L George and James G Benonis(Article)

Applying Practice-Based Learning to Novel Situations: The Development of an Ambulatory Clinic Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Isolation Protocol, Pranav H. Parikh and Anthony A Donato(Abstract)

Impact of Nesiritide on the Duration and Cost of Hospitalization in Heart Failure: a Community-Based Study, Morohunfolu Emmanuel Akinnusi and Anthony A Donato(Abstract)

Paradoxical Septic Emboli in a Patient with Both Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation (PAVM): Which One is the Likely Conduit?, Akhil Chopra and Anthony Donato(Abstract)

Severe Anemia in Late Stage HIV Infection: The Role of Parvovirus B19, Mandeep Singh Dhawan and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Surgically “Curable” Hypertension: A Case Discussing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Hyperaldonism, Gregory T. Wilson and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract)

Impact of Nestritide on the cost and duration of hospitalization in congestive heart failure, Adegboyega Q. Adigun(Poster Presentation)


Clinical outcomes in patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism and negative helical computed tomographic results in whom anticoagulation was withheld., Anthony A. Donato, Jorge J Scheirer, Margaret S Atwell, Jeffrey Gramp, and Richard Duszak(Article)

Works from 2002

Absence of PE on Helical CT Predicts Good outcomes, J Gramp and Anthony Donato(Abstract)


Wegener's granulomatosis presenting as multiple kidney masses., Ajoy Kapoor, Ruthia A Balfour-Dorsey, and David L. George(Article)

Works from 2001


Advances in End of Life Care Curriculum in a Small Internal Medicine Training Program, Lisa M. Motz(Abstract)

45 Year Old Female with Obstructive Renal Failure, Benjamin J Lloyd(Poster Presentation)

Practicing What you Preach: Exercise and the Medical Resident, David L. George(Article)

Works from 1996


Prescribing exercise for health: a simple framework for primary care., P M Will, T M Demko, and David L. George(Article)

Works from 1992


Methotrexate may lower seizure threshold in patients with epilepsy., L Paserchia, J Weisberg, and David L. George(Letter to the Editor)

Works from 1990

Difficult Diagnoses of Cutaneous Target Lesions, Benjamin J Lloyd(Poster Presentation)

Works from 1988


Diagnostic value of the history and examination in giant cell arteritis: a clinical pathological study of 81 temporal artery biopsies., C Robb-Nicholson, R W Chang, S Anderson, W N Roberts, J Longtine, J Corson, M Larson, David L. George, J Green, and G Bryant(Article)

Works from 1987


Retropharyngeal hematoma as a new cause of acute upper airway obstruction in rheumatoid arthritis., J Thatcher and David L. George(Article)

Works from 1986


Palmar fasciitis and arthritis with malignant neoplasms: a paraneoplastic syndrome., J Pfinsgraff, R B Buckingham, P J Killian, S R Keister, W F Brereton, M E Weinblatt, David L. George, and F C Arnett(Article)

Works from 1983


Chronic monocytic arthritis., David L. George, Susan Hoch, Evan Cohen, Fred Kantrowitz, and Michael Weinblatt(Article)


Quantitation of complement proteins in rheumatic disease, David L. George and D Glass(Article)

Questions and answers about nonsterioidal anti-inflammatory drugs, David L. George(Article)