Research & Scholarly Activity

Internal Medicine

RECENT PUBLICATIONS 2013-2015

Nauffal V, Schwann TA, Yammine MB, El-Hage-Sleiman AK, El Zein MH, Kabour A, Engoren MC, Habib RH. Impact of prior intracoronary stenting on late outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery in diabetics with triple-vessel disease.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May;149(5):1302-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.01.051. Epub 2015 Feb 10.PMID:25772280

Al-Shaar L, Schwann TA, Kabour A, Habib RH. Increased late mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery complicated by isolated new-onset atrial fibrillation: a comprehensive propensity-matched analysis.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov;148(5):1860-1868.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.05.020. Epub 2014 May 14.PMID:24928262

Schwann TA, Tranbaugh RF, Dimitrova KR, Engoren MC, Kabour A, Hoffman DM, Geller CM, Ko W, Habib RH. Time-varying survival benefit of radial artery versus vein grafting: a multiinstitutional analysis.Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1328-34; discussion 1334. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.09.096. Epub 2013 Dec 17.PMID:24360093

Schwann TA, Engoren M, Bonnell M, Clancy C, Khouri S, Kabour A, Jamil T, Habib RH. Mitral valve repair and bioprosthetic replacement without postoperative anticoagulation does not increase the risk of stroke or mortality.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul;44(1):24-31. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezs626. Epub 2013 Jan 4.PMID:23293318

PRESENTATIONS   2014-2015

Flora A, Plewa M, Jedrzezcyyk A Abdo, M et al. Evaluation for eXtraneous Pulmonary CT angiography in the Emergency Department (EXPECTED). 15th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo OH,  May 12, 2015

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Flora A,  Plewa M, Jedrzezcyyk A Abdo, M et al. Emergency department documentation of components of the low risk criteria for pulmonary embolism with the introduction of the electronic medical record. 15th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo OH,  May 12, 2015

Sudhagaran A, Shedadeh N, Patel K. Case Report – A rare presentation of prostate metastasis to the lung as an isolated lung mass.

  • American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Meeting 2015, Boston MA.
  • 15th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo OH, May 12, 2015.

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Yoon Ji Ae, Abidi S, Brar B.  ANCA negative pauci-immune necrotizing crescentic glomerulonephritis in a patient with non-hepatitis C mixed essential cryoglobulinemia.  15th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo OH, May 12, 2015.

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Sankar S, Lakhani A, Agarwal S, Al-Nsour M. A gigantic ulcerating hole in the skull – a rare presentation of basal cell carcinoma. 15th Annual Mercy Research Symposium, Toledo OH, May 12, 2015.

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