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  1. Alhaddad B, Saad NA, Daw HA, Setrakian S, Haddad A. Malignant pleural mesothelioma presenting as rectal polyp: a case report and review of the literature. Gastrointest Cancer Res. 2012 Sep;5(5):174-176.
  2. AlJaroudi W, Alraies MC, Hachamovitch R, Jaber WA, Brunken R, Cerqueira MD, Marwick T. Association of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony with survival benefit from revascularization: a study of gated positron emission tomography in patients with ischemic LV dysfunction and narrow QRS. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2012 Oct;39(10):1581-1591.
  3. AlJaroudi W, Alraies MC, DiFilippo F, Brunken RC, Cerqueira MD, Jaber WA. Effect of stress testing on left ventricular mechanical synchrony by phase analysis of gated positron emission tomography in patients with normal myocardial perfusion. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2012 Apr;39(4):665-672.
  4. AlJaroudi W, Alraies MC, Menon V, Brunken RC, Cerqueira MD, Jaber WA. Predictors and incremental prognostic value of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony response during stress-gated positron emission tomography in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Oct;19(5):958-969.
  5. AlJaroudi W, Alraies MC, Halley C, Rodriguez L, Grimm RA, Thomas JD, Jaber WA. Impact of progression of diastolic dysfunction on mortality in patients with normal ejection fraction. Circulation. 2012 Feb 14;125(6):782-788.
  6. AlJaroudi W, Alraies MC, Brunken R, Cerquiera M, Jaber WA. Paradoxical septal motion from prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery does not impact left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony by gated myocardial perfusion imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Dec;19(6):1190-1197.
  7. AlJaroudi WA, Desai MY, Alraies MC, Thamilarasan M, Menon V, Rodriguez LL, Smedira N, Grimm RA, Lever HM, Jaber WA. Relationship between baseline resting diastolic function and exercise capacity in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy undergoing treadmill stress echocardiography: a cohort study. BMJ Open. 2012;2(6).
  8. Alkhouri N, Kistangari G, Campbell C, Lopez R, Zein NN, Feldstein AE. Mean platelet volume as a marker of increased cardiovascular risk in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Hepatology. 2012 Jan;55(1):331.
  9. Alraies MC, Shaheen K, Alraiyes AH. Role of positron emission tomography in the diagnostic workup of solitary pulmonary nodule. South Med J. 2012 Dec;105(12):676-677.
  10. Alraiyes AH, Alraies MC, Almeida FA, Singh AD. Flashing lights, floaters, and reduced vision. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Sep;79(9):616-618.
  11. Alraiyes AH, Altahawi F, Shaheen K, Alraies MC. Abdominal pain and heart failure: a grim diagnosis. Am J Med. 2012 Jan;125(1):34-36.
  12. Ataya A, Zellers P, Mitchell J, Alraies MC. An unusual cause of pneumopericardium. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Oct 16;60(16):e29. Cavalcante JL, Tamarappoo BK, Hachamovitch R, Kwon DH, Alraies MC, Halliburton S, Schoenhagen P, Dey D, Berman DS, Marwick TH. Association of epicardial fat, hypertension, subclinical coronary artery disease, and metabolic syndrome with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Dec 15;110(12):1793-1798.
  13. Deshpande A, Pasupuleti V, Patel P, Pant C, Pagadala M, Hall G, Hu B, Jain A, Rolston DDK, Sferra TJ, Atreja A. Repeat stool testing for Clostridium difficile using enzyme immunoassay in patients with inflammatory bowel disease increases diagnostic yield. Curr Med Res Opin. 2012 Sep;28(9):1553-1560.
  14. Galway UA, Gugliotti D. Sudden hypoxia during knee surgery. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Jun;79(6):401-409.
  15. Hanouneh MA, Hanouneh IA, Hashash JG, Law R, Esfeh JM, Lopez R, Hazratjee N, Smith T, Zein NN. The role of rifaximin in the primary prophylaxis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in patients with liver cirrhosis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012 Sep;46(8):709-715.
  16. Ibrahim A, Baibars M, Alraies MC, Oliveira GH. Q: Should target natriuretic peptide levels be used for outpatient management of chronic heart failure? Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Jan;79(1):22-25.
  17. Imrey PB, Law R. Antibiotic prophylaxis for severe acute pancreatitis. Am J Surg. 2012 Apr;203(4):556-557.
  18. Kaw R, Pasupuleti V, Walker E, Ramaswamy A, Foldvary-Schafer N. Postoperative complications in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Chest. 2012 Feb;141(2):436-441.
  19. Kaw R, Chung F, Pasupuleti V, Mehta J, Gay PC, Hernandez AV. Meta-analysis of the association between obstructive sleep apnoea and postoperative outcome. Br J Anaesth. 2012 Dec;109(6):897-906.
  20. Kawsar HI, Shahnewaz J, Bhansali H, Daw H. Rectus sheath haematoma. BMJ Case Rep. 2012;2012.
  21. Keller EC, Tomecki KJ, Alraies MC. Distinguishing cellulitis from its mimics. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Aug;79(8):547-552.
  22. Kochhar G, Bandyopadhyay D, Kondru A, Bahuva R. Acute dysphagia following pacemaker implantation. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jan;31(1):40-41.
  23. Law R, Lopez R, Costanzo A, Parsi MA, Stevens T. Endoscopic pancreatic function test using combined secretin and cholecystokinin stimulation for the evaluation of chronic pancreatitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Apr;75(4):764-768.
  24. Lipsky B, Berendt A, Cornia P, Pile J, Peters E, Armstrong D, Deery H, Embil J, Joseph W, Karchmer A, Lefrock J, Pinzur M, Senneville E. 2012 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2012;54:132-173.
  25. Mohamad B, Iqbal MN, Gopal KV, Arshad S, Daw HA. Mai infection simulating metastatic breast cancer. BMJ Case Rep. 2012;2012.
  26. Morrissy S, Strom J, Purdom-Dickinson S, Chen QM. NAD(P)H: Quinone oxidoreductase 1 is induced by progesterone in cardiomyocytes. Cardiovasc Toxicol. 2012 Jun;12(2):108-114.
  27. Nagarajan V, Chamsi-Pasha M, Tang WHW. The role of aldosterone receptor antagonists in the management of heart failure: An update. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Sep;79(9):631-639.
  28. Nagarajan V, Patel A. ACE inhibitor related angioedema. QJM. 2012 Nov;105(11):1129.
  29. Nagarajan V, Hernandez AV, Tang WHW. Prognostic value of cardiac troponin in chronic stable heart failure: a systematic review. Heart. 2012 Dec;98(24):1778-1786.
  30. Nagarajan V, Tang WHW. Management of comorbid conditions in heart failure: a review. Med Clin North Am. 2012 Sep;96(5):975-985.
  31. Nagarajan V. Improvement in ejection fraction-but do not forget the basics, the medications. Am Heart J. 2012 Apr;163(4):e27.
  32. Nagarajan V, Underwood DA. V(1): The most important lead in inferior STEMI. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Oct;79(10):682-683.
  33. Pande SA, Raghav K, Mehta S, Babbar G, Kandpal S. A woman with a swollen uvula. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Sep;79(9):600-601.
  34. Rizk MK, Tolba R, Kapural L, Mitchell J, Lopez R, Mahboobi R, Vrooman B, Mekhail N. Differential epidural block predicts the success of visceral block in patients with chronic visceral abdominal pain. Pain Pract. 2012 Nov;12(8):595-601.
  35. Shaheen K, Alraies MC, Alraiyes AH, Christie R. Factor V Leiden: How great is the risk of venous thromboembolism? Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Apr;79(4):265-272.
  36. Shaheen K, Alraiyes AH, Baibars M, Alraies MC. Hyperpigmentation and hypotension. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 May;79(5):308-312.
  37. Shaheen K, Alraies MC. Superior vena cava syndrome. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Jun;79(6):410-412.
  38. Suryadevara S, Celestin J, Dechicco R, Austhof S, Corrigan M, Speerhas R, Steiger E. Type and prevalence of adverse events during the parenteral nutrition cycling process in patients being prepared for discharge. Nutr Clin Pract. 2012 Apr;27(2):268-273.
  39. Thota S, Kistangari G, Daw H, Spiro T. Immune thrombocytopenia in adults: An update. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Sep;79(9):641-650.
  40. Velez MGS, Velez VJM, Jr. Diffuse reticulonodular infiltrates. Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Jan;79(1):16-17.
  41. Velez V, Auron M, Harte B, Velez MG, Pile J. Rounding up the usual suspects. J Hosp Med. 2012 May;7(5):446-449.
  42. Venkatachalam S, Gray BH, Shishehbor MH. Open and endovascular management of concomitant severe carotid and coronary artery disease: tabular review of the literature. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Jan;26(1):125-140.
  43. Venkatachalam S, Shishehbor MH, Gray BH. Basic data related to endovascular management of peripheral arterial disease in critical limb ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Oct;26(7):1039-1051.
  44. Yarmohammadi H, Klosterman T, Grewal G, Alraies MC, Lindsay BD, Bhargava M, Tang WHW, Klein AL. Transesophageal echocardiography and cardioversion trends in patients with atrial fibrillation: a 10-year survey. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2012 Sep;25(9):962-968.
  1. AlJaroudi WA, Alraies MC, Cerquiera MD, Jaber WA. Safety and tolerability of regadenoson in 514 SPECT MPI patients with and without coronary artery disease and submaximal exercise heart rate response. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013 Feb;40(3):341-348.
  2. Alraies MC, Khan UA, Shaheen K, Alraiyes AH. A 47-year-old man with chest and neck pain. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Jan;80(1):6-8.
  3. Alraies MC, Klein AL. Q: Should we still use electrocardiography to diagnose pericardial disease? Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Feb;80(2):97-100.
  4. Bahuva R, Walsh RM, Kapural L, Stevens T. Morphologic abnormalities are poorly predictive of visceral pain in chronic pancreatitis. Pancreas. 2013 Jan;42(1):6-10.
  5. Jaimchariyatam N, Dweik RA, Kaw R, Aboussouan LS. Polysomnographic determinants of nocturnal hypercapnia in patients with sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2013;9(3):209-215.
  6. Madhwal S, Nagarajan V, Underwood DA. Giant inverted T waves. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Mar;80(3):138-139.
  7. Nagarajan V, Sharma P. Knuckle-dimple sign. QJM. 2013 Jan;106(1):83-84.
  8. Randhawa MS, Taylor HC, Mosteller RD. Anatomic twist to a straightforward ablation. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2013 Mar;13(2):94-98.
  9. Rokadia HK, Nagarajan V. Calciphylaxis: severe calcification of the arteries. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Feb;28(2):320.
  10. Venkatachalam S, Rimmerman C. It's all in the P wave. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Feb;80(2):80-82.
  11. Prabhakaran A, Michota F. Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Current Emergency and Hospital Medicine Reports. 2013;1:98-104.