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Works from 2022

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Outcomes of the First Episode of STEMI in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients from the National Inpatient Sample Database, 2016-2019., Amar Suwal, biraj shrestha, Devy Setyono, Bidhya Poudel, and Anthony Donato(Article)

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A systematic review and meta-analysis on the association between ambient air pollution and pulmonary tuberculosis., Christian Akem Dimala and Benjamin Momo Kadia(Article)

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Cardiac Amyloidosis: A Diagnostic Dilemma and the Role of a Novel Electrocardiogram Criterion., Muhammad Asad Hanif, Tuoyo O Mene-Afejuku, Olivera Chandler, and Julian Diaz Fraga(Article)

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Meta-Analysis of Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasonography Versus Chest Radiography in Adults With Symptoms of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure., Leonard Chiu, Meghan P Jairam, Ronald Chow, Nicholas Chiu, Max Shen, Adam Alhassan, Chun-Han Lo, Austin Chen, Peter J Kennel, Timothy J Poterucha, and Veli K Topkara(Article)

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National Yearly Trend of Utilization and Procedural Complication of the Watchman Device in the United States., biraj shrestha, Bidhya Poudel, DilliRam Poudel, and Julian Diaz Fraga(Article)

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Trends and Outcomes of ST-Segment-Elevation MI in Hospitalized Patients Without Standard Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Factors., Biraj Shrestha, Agnieszka Mochon, Bidhya Poudel, Dilli Poudel, and Anthony Donato(Article)

Hepatic Infarction in a Patient With Sickle Cell Trait Presenting With HELLP Syndrome, Anish C. Paudel, John F. Altomare, Oluwaseun Shogbesan, Andrew Lee, Parth Desai, Jesus S. Noain, and Suravi Khanal(Article)

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Pericardial Mesothelioma Presenting as Constrictive Pericarditis., Biraj Shrestha, Rishin Handa, Bidhya Poudel, and Rittu Hingorani(Article)

Pseudohyperkalemia Associated With Leukemia, Biraj Shrestha, Swarup Sharma Rijal, Arpan Pokhrel, Anish Paudel, Krantikiran Baral, Bidhya Poudel, Sijan Basnet, and Anthony Donato(Article)

Lambl's Excrescences Associated with Cardioembolic Stroke, Biraj Shrestha, Arpan Pokhrel, Ibiyemi Oke, Anish Paudel, Bidhya Timlisina, Prem Parajuli, Sijan Basnet, and Bidhya Poudel(Article)

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Therapeutic Hypothermia is Associated With A Decrease in All-Cause Mortality in Cardiac Arrest Due To Shockable Rhythm., Usama Nasir, Shivaraj Nagalli, Tayyab Ali Waheed, Salman Zahid, Muhammad Qasim, Murtaza Sundhu, Satish Kumar Ahuja, and Keerat Rai Ahuja(Article)

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Enigma of categorizing COVID-19-related lung parenchymal diseases and management experience with follow-up outcomes in Qatar: a case series., Phool Iqbal, Muhammad Bilal Jamshaid, Aamir Shahzad, Zohaib Yousaf, Saba Nabavi Monfared, Nagham D Sadik, and Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan(Article)

In hypertension, a quadpill containing quarter doses of 4 BP drugs reduced BP at 12 wk vs. standard-dose monotherapy, Krysta Brown and Anthony A. Donato Md(Article)

In persons at intermediate risk for CVD, polypills reduce a composite of CV events at 5 y, Krysta Brown and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

Submissions from 2021

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Outcomes of Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion in the Elderly., Keerat R. Ahuja, Robert W Ariss, Dhaval Kolte, Shilla Zachariah, Salik Nazir, Charnjeet Sandhu, Muhammad Ameen, P Kasi Ramanathan, Michael Macciocca, and Eric Elgin(Response or Comment)

In critically ill patients with COVID-19, therapeutic anticoagulation did not increase organ support-free days, Anthony A. Donato(Article)

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In non-critically ill patients with COVID-19, therapeutic anticoagulation improved survival to discharge without organ support, Anthony Donato(Response or Comment)

The impact of COVID-19 on the resident well-being in a single US healthcare system, Haseeb Chaudhary, Zohaib Yousaf, and Anthony Donato(Letter to the Editor)

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A Case Report of Steroid-Resistant Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia Managed with Intravenous Immunoglobulins, Christian Akem Dimala, Urvi Patel, Benjamin J. Lloyd, Anthony Donato, William Kimmel, Robert Hallowell, and Caitlyn Moss(Article)

Rapidly Progressive Granulomatous Amoebic Encephalitis in a Diabetic Individual, Anish C. Paudel, Nitin Patel, Jonathan Quang, Courtney Casella, Adam Sigal, Prem Parajuli, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Ibiyemi O. Oke, Suravi Khanal, and Kristina Bhattarai(Article)

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Thirty-Day Readmissions After Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Insights from the Nationwide Readmissions Database., Murtaza Sundhu, Tayyab Ali Waheed, Usama Nasir, Rishin Handa, Rachel Dever, Michael Macciocca, David Scollan, Abdul Mannan Khan Minhas, Salik Nazir, P Kasi Ramanathan, and Keerat R. Ahuja(Article)

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A Rare Case of COVID-19 Related Necrotizing Myopathy, Anish C. Paudel, Christopher Reggio, Anthony Donato, and Kelly Crozier(Poster Presentation)

In patients with acute HF and iron deficiency, IV ferric carboxymaltose improved quality of life at 4 to 24 wk, Anthony A. Donato and Jared Green(Article)

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S2686 HELLP With Hepatic Infarcts, Oluwaseun Shogbesan, Anish C. Paudel, Andrew Lee, Philip Elbaum, and John Altomare(Abstract)

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Gender Based Differences in Risks and Comorbidities in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Exacerbation of COPD: A Retrospective Observational study in Eastern-Nepal, Nischit Baral, Naban R. Karki, Prem Raj Parajuli, Laura Bell, Bidhan Raj Paudel, and Anish C. Paudel(Article)

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Trends in hospitalizations for vertebral compression fracture in ankylosing spondylitis: data from the National Inpatient Sample 2000-2014., Rashmi Dhital, ibiyemi oke, Anthony Donato, Anish Paudel, Dilli Ram Poudel, Prakash Paudel, and Paras Karmacharya(Article)

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Necrotising myopathy and concurrent thyroiditis in a patient with COVID-19 infection., Christopher Reggio, Anish Paudel, Charles S Specht, and Anthony Donato(Article)

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Hospitalization Rates, Prevalence of Cardiovascular Manifestations and Outcomes Associated With Amyloidosis in the United States., Oreoluwa Oladiran, Adeolu O Oladunjoye, Rashmi Dhital, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Ifeanyi Nwosu, and Anthony Licata(Article)

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Imposter syndrome in hospitalists - a cross-sectional study, Susmita Paladugu, Tom Wasser, and Anthony Donato(Article)

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Bell's Palsy as a Late Neurologic Manifestation of COVID-19 Infection., ibiyemi oke, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu O Oladunjoye, Anish Paudel, and Ryan Zimmerman(Article)

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Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Secondary to Giant Cell Arteritis With Normal Inflammatory Markers., Haseeb Chaudhary, Shilla Zachariah, and Jessica Schwartz(Article)

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In hyponatremia, rapid intermittent bolus vs. slow continuous infusion of hypertonic saline did not differ for overcorrection of serum sodium, Anthony Donato and Benjamin J. Lloyd(Response or Comment)

Outcomes With Ultrafiltration Among Hospitalized Patients With Acute Heart Failure (from the National Inpatient Sample), Ali Yazdanyar, Julien Sanon, Kevin Bryan Lo, and Amogh M. Joshi(Article)

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Peripheral-to-central ratio of Guttae: validity and reliability of an objective method to characterize severity of Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy., Rohan P Bajaj, Michael J Fliotsos, Tejus Pradeep, and Allen O Eghrari(Article)

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Pharmacotherapies in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials., Nischit Baral, Swotantra Gautam, Saroj A Yadav, Sangeeta Poudel, Govinda Adhikari, Rohit Rauniyar, Pramod Savarapu, Anjan Katel, Anish Paudel, and Prem R. Parajuli(Article)

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Esophageal Tear with Pneumomediastinum Secondary to Esophageal Candidiasis in a Patient with Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy-Candidiasis-Ectodermal Dystrophy (APECED), Timothy Johnson, Chheki Sherpa, and Ilan Gabriely(Article)

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Eye injuries in the National Hockey League from 2010 to 2018: an analysis of injury rates, mechanisms, and the National Hockey League visor policy., Tejus Pradeep, Siddharth Arun, Advaitaa Ravipati, Bibhav Poudel, Ahimsa Aradhya, and Kalyani Pradeep(Article)

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Closure of a Prosthetic Mitral Valve Paravalvular Leak Using a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Amplatzer Occluder Device., Oreoluwa Oladiran, Gabriel Areoye, Adeolu O Oladunjoye, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Eric Elgin, and Anthony Licata(Article)

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Haemophilus influenzae purulent pericarditis in an immunocompetent individual, Smit Shah, Pooja Shah, and Jared Green(Article)

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the thyroid in a patient with hyperthyroidism., Theresa Lanham, Erik Lanham, Abigayle Sullivan, and Vasudev Magaji(Article)

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Tricuspid valve endocarditis in pregnancy: a case report and review of the literature., Robert Libera, Kyle Macaulay, Anthony Donato, Jared Green, and Christine McCarty(Article)

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Right Ovarian Vein Thrombosis in the Setting of COVID-19 Infection., Rebecca E DeBoer, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, and Ronald Herb(Article)

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Hypertrophic Pulmonary Osteoarthropathy in an Older Woman, Rebecca E DeBoer, Anish Paudel, and Bryan Romero(Article)

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Factors associated with measles resurgence in the United States in the post-elimination era., Christian Akem Dimala, Benjamin Momo Kadia, Miriam Aiwokeh Mbong Nji, and Ndemazie Nkafu Bechem(Article)

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A 62-year-old man with acute alcohol withdrawal and stress-induced cardiomyopathy, Olubunmi O. Oladunjoye, Oreoluwa Oladiran, Adeolu O. Oladunjoye, and Rajesh Reddy(Article)

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Central venous sinus thrombosis with subarachnoid hemorrhage following an mrna covid-19 vaccination: Are these reports merely co-incidental?, Khezar Syed, Haseeb Chaudhary, and Anthony Donato(Article)

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Drs. Carter and Do reply, Kaylene L. Carter and Diana V. Do(Letter to the Editor)

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Seronegative Arthritis as a Complication of Whipple's Disease., Rebecca E DeBoer, Sahani Jayatilaka, and Anthony Donato(Article)

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Testing a Popular Smartphone Application for Colour Vision Assessment in Healthy Volunteer Subjects., Michael J Fliotsos, Jiawei Zhao, Tejus Pradeep, Mehrnaz Ighani, and Allen O Eghrari(Article)

Works from 2020

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Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of P2Y, Ahmed M Elzanaty, Salik Nazir, Mohammed T Awad, Eman Elsheikh, Keerat Rai Ahuja, anthony donato, and Ehab A Eltahawy(Article)

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Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia as a Harbinger of Cardiac Amyloidosis., Oreoluwa Oladiran, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Anish Paudel, Ibiyemi Oke, Lisa M. Motz, Sarah Luber, and Anthony Licata(Article)

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ABSTRACT NUMBER: 1897 Trends in Hospitalizations for Vertebral Compression Fractures in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Data from the National Inpatient Sample 2001-2014, Anish Paudel, Rashmi Dhital, Dilli Poudel, Anthony Donato, and Paras Karmacharya(Abstract)

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Renal Oncocytoma Mimicking Renal Cell Carcinoma, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Anish Paudel, and Ronald Herb(Article)

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Seasonal variability in public searches of keratosis pilaris: How the internet can illuminate a pattern in public interest., Advaitaa Ravipati and Tejus Pradeep(Article)

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Bullous pemphigoid: a review of the literature with a principal focus on medications that induce disease, Payvand Kamrani and Kate Braunlich(Poster Presentation - Tower Health Access Only)

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Recurrence of primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma at a new location after wide surgical excision, Payvand Kamrani, Madeline Schaeffer, and David Altman(Article)

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Amiodarone-Associated Myxedema Coma., Emily Zagorski, Sahani Jayatilaka, Fizza Hirani, and Anthony Donato(Article)

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Seasonal Trends in Hospitalization of Attempted Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury in United States Adults., Adeolu O Oladunjoye, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Oluwatosin A Ayeni, Oluwatoyin Olubiyi, Anna Fuchs, John Gurski, Maria Ruiza Yee, and Eduardo D Espiridion(Article)

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ten million: an unusual presentation of a rare T-cell leukemia, Ola-Oluwakiti Alabi, Ian Garrahy, and Ronald Herb(Poster Presentation - Tower Health Access Only)

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Recurrent nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis and stroke on anticoagulation., Sijan Basnet, Thomas Stauffer, Amar Jayswal, and Biswaraj Tharu(Article)

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Disease Response to Pazopanib in Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma., Pooja Shah, Smit Shah, and Nicole Agostino(Article)

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Strongyloides Stercoralis in Immunocompromised Patients: A Case Series, Fizza Hirani, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, and Nitin Patel(Article)

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Trends of Opioid Use Disorder and Associated Factors in Hospitalized Patients With Arthritis., Adeolu O Oladunjoye, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Jean Gauvin, Maria Ruiza Yee, and Eduardo D Espiridion(Article)

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Diffuse exanthematous drug eruption associated with intravenous immunoglobulin., Anish Paudel, Sijan Basnet, Biswaraj Tharu, and Nidrit Bohra(Article)

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Transformation of CMML to AML presenting with acute kidney injury., Rebecca DeBoer, Ian Garrahy, Andrew Rettew, and Robert Libera(Article)

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Predictors and Outcomes of Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in Opioid Overdose Hospitalization in the United States., Adeolu O Oladunjoye, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Oluwatoyin Olubiyi, Maria Ruiza Yee, and Eduardo D Espiridion(Article)

Recommendations for caring for patients with severe and nonsevere COVID-19, Susmita Paladugu and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

Remdesivir improved time to recovery in adults hospitalized with COVID-19 and lower respiratory tract involvement, Susmita Paladugu and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

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Effectiveness of intravenous immunoglobulin use in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia., Madan R Aryal, Rohit Gosain, anthony donato, Anjan Katel, Rikesh Chakradhar, Rashmi Dhital, and Peter A Kouides(Article)

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Sweet's syndrome in a granulocytopenic patient with acute myeloid leukemia on FLT3 inhibitor., Anish Paudel, Rashmi Dhital, Gabriel Areoye, Sijan Basnet, and Niranjan Tachamo(Article)

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Venous Thromboembolism in COVID-19: Towards an Ideal Approach to Thromboprophylaxis, Screening, and Treatment., Madan Raj Aryal, Rohit Gosain, anthony donato, Ranjan Pathak, Vijaya Raj Bhatt, Anjan Katel, and Peter Kouides(Article)

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An evolving problem-Mental health symptoms among health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic., Adeolu Oladunjoye and Olubunmi Oladunjoye(Article)

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Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Infection in a Patient with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A Colonizer or True Infection?, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Oreoluwa Oladiran, and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Treated with Direct Coronary Stenting., Oreoluwa Oladiran, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Muhammad Khan, Theresa Lanham, and Anthony Licata(Article)

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Dieulafoy lesion in the Jejunum: A rare cause of massive gastrointestinal bleeding, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Lydia Slater, and Asad Jehangir(Article)

Adding NT-proBNP to the Revised Cardiac Risk Index improved prediction of CV events after noncardiac surgery, Susmita Paladugu and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

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Dieulafoy lesion in the jejunum: a rare cause of massive gastrointestinal bleeding., Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Lydia Slater, and Asad Jehangir(Article)

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Disseminated BCG sepsis following intravesical therapy for Bladder Carcinoma: A case report and review of literature., Oreoluwa Oladiran, Ifeanyi Nwosu, Adeolu Oladunjoye, and Olubunmi Oladunjoye(Article)

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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Treated with Direct Coronary Stenting., Oreoluwa Oladiran, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Muhammad Khan, Theresa N. Lanham, and Anthony Licata(Article)

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Can an emotional recognition recognition test predict applied communication ability in resident trainees?, Sarah Luber and Anthony A. Donato(Poster Presentation)

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Can narrative analysis go where rating scales cannot? Comparisons of ratings and narratives on communication assessment in residents, Anthony A. Donato and Sarah Luber(Poster Presentation)

All-cause hospitalizations and mortality in systemic lupus erythematosus in the US: results from a national inpatient database, Rashmi Dhital, Ramesh Kumar Pandey, Dilli Ram Poudel, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Prakash Paudel, and Paras Karmacharya(Article)

In community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, lefamulin was noninferior to moxifloxacin at 96 h after the first dose, Debra Powell and Anthony A. Donato(Abstract - Tower Health Access Only)

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In community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, lefamulin was noninferior to moxifloxacin at 96 h after the first dose., Debra Powell and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

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In type 2 diabetes, early metformin plus vildagliptin reduced treatment failure vs a stepwise approach., Krysta Brown and Anthony A. Donato(Article)

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A rare case of Whipple's disease with endocarditis in a patient with dextrocardia., Abigayle Sullivan, Pragya Shrestha, Sijan Basnet, Ronald Herb, and Emily Zagorski(Article)

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Bird Fancier's lung: An underdiagnosed etiology of dyspnea., Abigayle Sullivan, Pragya Shrestha, Theresa Lanham, Erik Lanham, and Murad Baba(Article)

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Herbaspirillum Infection in Humans: A Case Report and Review of Literature, Rashmi Dhital, Anish Paudel, Nidrit Bohra, and Ann K Shin(Article)

Infection in Humans: A Case Report and Review of Literature, Rashmi Dhital, Anish Paudel, Nidrit Bohra, and Ann K. Shin(Article)

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Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in a HIV-Infected Patient with a CD4 Count Greater Than 400 Cells/ μ L and Atovaquone Prophylaxis, Abigayle Sullivan, Theresa Lanham, Ronald Krol, and Shilla Zachariah(Article)

Repair of double outlet right ventricle: Midterm outcomes, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Breanna Piekarski, Christopher Baird, Puja Banka, Gerald Marx, Pedro J. del Nido, and Sitaram M. Emani(Article)

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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Adrenal Insufficiency: A Case Report and Literature Review., Ian Garrahy, Peter Nicholas, Oreoluwa Oladiran, and Salik Nazir(Article)

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The association between ambient air pollution and pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review protocol, Christian Akem Dimala, Benjamin Momo Kadia, and Anna Hansell(Article)

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The Use of Pleural Fluid to Serum Glucose Ratio in Establishing the Diagnosis of a Not So Sweet PD-Related Hydrothorax: Case Report and Literature Review., Nidrit Bohra, Abigayle Sullivan, Haseeb Chaudhary, and Trudy Demko(Article)

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Topical Capsaicin for Treating Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome., Ansar Aziz, Tayyab Waheed, Olubunmi Oladunjoye, Adeolu Oladunjoye, Midhat Hanif, and Fareena Latif(Article)

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Urine in the lung: An uncommon cause of transudative pleural effusion., Abigayle Sullivan, Theresa Lanham, Nidrit Bohra, Brigid Ellis, and Daron Kahn(Article)

Works from 2019

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Incidence, outcomes, and predictors of in-hospital acute coronary syndrome following endovascular transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States., Salik Nazir, Keerat R Ahuja, Anthony Donato, Robert D Grande, Khalid Changal, Mohamed M Gad, Anas Saad, Beni R Verma, Mubasshar A Syed, Mujeeb Sheikh, Samir Kapadia, and P Kasi Ramanathan(Article)

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The utility of S100B level in detecting mild traumatic brain injury in intoxicated patients., Shoja Rahimian, Shawn Potteiger, Richard Loynd, Christopher Mercogliano, Adam Sigal, Alexandra Short, and Anthony Donato(Article)

A case of severely neglected facial basal cell carcinomas, Abigayle Sullivan, Theresa N. Lanham, Stephanie Muir, and Ronald Herb(Poster Presentation)

Pneumocystis pneumonia in a patient with a normal CD4 count, Theresa N. Lanham, Abigayle Sullivan, and Ronald Krol(Poster Presentation)