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Jadhav R, Santucci-Pereira, Wang Y, Nguyen T, Wang J, Jenkins S, Russo J, Huang T, Jin V, Lamartiniere CA (2017) DNA Methylation Targets Influenced by Bisphenol A and/or Genistein are Associated with Survival Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients. Genes. 8(5): E144.

Datar S, Gutierrez E, Schertz A, Vachharajani V. Safety of Phenylephrine Infusion Through Peripheral Intravenous Catheter in the Neurological Intensive Care Unit. Journal of intensive care medicine. 2017. Epub ahead of print.  Pudmed ID: 28569131.

Gorris MA, Arora H, Lieb DC, Aloi JA.  A word of caution when prescribing high-dose vitamin D.  Am J Med. 2017 Apr;130(4):e129-e130. 

Wilson, MW, Bonnecaze AK,
Dharod A, Miller PJ.  Analysis of intensive care unit admission and sequelae in patients intravenously abusing extended-release oral oxymorphone.  South Med J. 2017 Mar;110(3):217-222.   

Lamartiniere CA, Jenkins S, Wang J (2016) Genistein: Programming Against Breast Cancer. Trends in Breast Cancer Chemoprevention. Russo J (Editor), Springer, NY. Pp. 23-50.

Gorris M.  A unique case of calciphylaxis in a non-ESRD patient. WFSM J of Sc and Med, Vol 2(1):90-92.

Ellis L, Emejuaiwe N, Hopper J, Namen A, Majeed C, Peacock J.  Tel me more about your abdominal pain. WFSM J of Sc and Med, Vol 2(1):79-87.

Jones J.  Case report: A bleeding duodenal GIST masquerading as refractory peptic ulcer disease.  American College of Gastroenterology Case Reports Journal, Vol 3(4), Dec 21, 2016.

Waits G, Soliman E.  Digitizing paper electrocardiograms: Status and chellenges. J Electrocar, Vol 50(1):123-130, Sep 12, 2016. 

Wilson MW, Brown BJ, Miles MC.  A multi-component intervention to improve pneumococcal vaccination knowledge among internal medicine residents.  MedEdPORTAL Publications, 2016;12:10414. AAMC.  June 10, 2016.   

O'Neal WT, Chen LY, Nazarian S, Soliman EZ. Reference ranges for short-term heart rate variability measures in individuals free of cardiovascular disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). J Electrocardiol. 2016 Sep-Oct;49(5):686-90.  

Ghazi L, Safford MM, Khodneva Y, O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Glasser SP. Gender, race, age, and regional differences in the association of pulse pressure with atrial fibrillation: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016 Aug;10(8):625-632.

O'Neal WT, Venkatesh S, Broughton ST, Griffin WF, Soliman EZ. Biomarkers and the prediction of atrial fibrillation: state of the art. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2016 Jul 18;12:297-303.

O'Neal WT, Qureshi W, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ. Bidirectional association between atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure in the elderly. J Cardiovasc Med 2016 Mar;17(3):181-6.

Efird JT, Griffin WF, Davies SW, O'Neal WT, Crane PB, Kindell LC, O'Neal JB, Chitwood WR Jr, Kypson AP. Seasonal Incidence of Emergent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery. Heart Surg Forum. 2016 Mar 1;19(2):E048-53.

Omlor RL, Watkins FS, Lawlor JS, Lovato JF, Fino NF, Atkinson HH. Intern boot camp: feasibility and impact of a one-hour session to ensure graduating medical student competency in falls risk assessment. Gerontol Geriatric Educ. 2016 Feb 17. 

Hughes RT, Lucas JT, Krane LS, et al. Predictors of recurrence and patterns of failure among patients treated with nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma. Cancer Treatment Communications. 2016; 5: 39-45. 

Jones JD, Cengia B, Conway J, Pawa R. Incidental Diagnosis of MEN1 Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient Presenting with Obstructive Jaundice and Abdominal Pain. ACG Case Rep J. 2016;3(3):193-195. 

 Jones JD, Weinberg R. Demographic and System-Based Factors Which Predict No-Shows in an Outpatient Gastroenterology Consultation Practice[Abstract].Gastroenterology. 2016; 150(Suppl 1): S635. 

Jones JD, Matrachisia J, Case D, Cengia B, Pawa R. Step-Up Approach Versus Surgical Necrosectomy in the Management of Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis: Experience in a Large Cohort of Patients at a U.S. Academic Medical Center[Abstract]. Gastroenterology. 2016; 150(Suppl 1): S702. 

Jones JD, Matrachisia J, French J, Case D, Clark C, Mishra G, Pawa R. Analysis of the Step-Up Approach in the Management of Walled off Pancreatic Necrosis (WOPN) in a Large Cohort of Patients at a U.S. Academic Medical Center[Abstract]. Gastroenterology. 2016; 150(Suppl 1): S705. 

Broughton ST, O'Neal WT, Salahuddin T, Soliman EZ. The Influence of Left Atrial Enlargement on the Relationship between Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016; 25(6): 1396-402. 

Qureshi W, O’Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Al-Mallah MH. Systematic review and meta-analysis of mortality and digoxin use in atrial fibrillation. Cardiol J. 2016; 23(3): 333-43.

Leigh JA, O’Neal WT, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy as a predictor of cardiovascular disease independent of left ventricular anatomy in subjects aged ≥ 65 years.  Am J Cardiol. 2016; 117(11): 1831-5.

O’Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Blaha MJ, Dardari ZA, Ehrman JK, Brawner CA, Soliman EZ, Al-Mallah MH. Chronotropic incompetence and risk of atrial fibrillation: The Henry Ford ExercIse Testing (FIT) Project. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 2016; In press.

O’Neal WT, Zhang ZM, Loehr LR, Chen LY, Alonso A, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic advanced inter-atrial block and atrial fibrillation risk in the general population. Am J Cardiol. 2016; 117(11): 1755-9.

O’Neal WT, Kamel H, Zhang Z, Chen LY, Alonso A, Soliman EZ. Advanced inter-atrial block and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study. Neurology. 2016; 26; 87(4): 352-6.

Efird JT, Griffin W, O’Neal WT, Davies SW, Shiue KY, Grzybowski M, Kindell LC, Kypson AP, Bowling M, Ferguson TB, Alger L, Crane PB. Long-term survival after cardiac surgery in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Crit Care. 2016; 25(3):266-276.

Efird JT, Gudimella P, O’Neal WT, Griffin WF, Landrine H, Kindell LC, Davies SW, Sarpong DF, O’Neal JB, Crane P, Nelson MA, Ferguson TB, Chitwood WR, Kypson AP, Anderson EJ. Comparison of risk of atrial fibrillation among black versus white patients following coronary artery bypass grafting. Am J Cardiol. 2016; 117(7):1095-1100.

O'Neal WT, Efird JT, Judd SE, McClure LA, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Impact of Awareness and Patterns of Non-Hospitalized Atrial Fibrillation on the Risk of Mortality: The Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study. Clin Cardiol. 2016; 39(2):103-110.

Rangel MO, O’Neal WT, Soliman EZ. Usefulness of the electrocardiographic P-wave axis as a predictor of atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2016; 117(1):100-104.

Dharod A.  MESA Investigators. Association of Asymptomatic Bradycardia With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).  JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Feb 1;176(2):219-27. 

Choi CH, Konda S, Shake JG. Angiosarcoma of the Right Atrium Presenting as Hemoptysis. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2016;29(1):1–2. 

Griffin WF, Salahuddin T, O’Neal WT, Soliman EZ.  Peripheral arterial disease is associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation in the elderly. Europace. 2016; 18(6): 794-8.

O’Neal WT, Howard VJ, Kleindorfer D, Kissela B, Judd SE, McClure LA, Cushman M, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Interrelationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy, QT prolongation, and ischemic stroke: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study. Europace. 2016; 18(5): 767-72. 

Jones JD, Conway J, Cengia B, Johnsen A, Suresh S, Pawa R. Incidental Diagnosis of MEN1 Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient Presenting with Obstructive Jaundice and Abdominal Pain[Abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015; 110(Suppl 1): S939. 

Jones JD, Pawa R, Evans JA. Endoscopic Repair of Gastrogastric Fistulas after Roux en Y Gastric Bypass[Abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015; 110(Suppl 1): S472. 

Jones JD, Lane A. Painful Purple Papules: An Interesting Case of Visceral Kaposi Sarcoma[Abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015; 110(Suppl 1): S462. 

Jones JD, Sigmon L, Bruggen J. Dyspnea in a Cirrhotic: Don't Forget About Hepatopulmonary Syndrome[Abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015; 110(Suppl 1): S783. 

Cengia B, Jones J, Lan L, Guo L, DeYoung B, Pawa R. Bile Duct Papillary Adenoma Degenerating into Cholangiocarcinoma[Abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015; 110(Suppl 1): S197. 

Johnson AG, Ruiz J, Hughes R, et al. Impact of systemi targeted agents on the clinical outcomes of patients with brain metastases. Oncotarget. 2015; 6(22): 18945-18955. 

Black PJ, Page BR, Lucas JT, Hughes RT, et al. Factors that determine local control with gamma knife radiosurgery: the role of primary histology. J Radiosurg SBRT. 2015; 3(4): 281-286. 

Ahn CS, Dothard EH, Garner ML, Feldman SR, Huang WW. To test or not to test? An updated evidence-based assessment of the value of screening and monitoring tests when using systemic bioligic agents to treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Sep;73(3):420-8. 

Ali S, Mullis S, Al-Khoudari A, Ang D. Validity of the Inpatient Diagnosis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Clarifying Hospital Readmission Rates [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015; 67 (suppl 10). 

Bowers, J. Et al. Lacalized livedo reticularis and retiform purpura. Diagnostic considerations based on a clinical case. J Der & Pig Diso. 2015 Nov 2.  

Ma J, Divers J, Palmer ND, Julian BA, Israni AK, Schladt D, Pastan SO, Chattrabhuti K, Gautreaux MD, Hauptfeld V, Bray RA, Kirk AD, Brown WM, Gaston RS, Rogers J, Farney AC, Orlando G, Stratta RJ, Guan M, Planisamy A, Reeves-Daniel AM, Bowden DW, Langefeld CD, Hicks PJ, Ma L, Freedman BI. Deceased donor multidrug resistance protein 1 and caveolin 1 gene variants may influence allograft survival in kidney transplantation. Kidney Int 2015 Sep;88(3): 584-92. 

O'Neal WT, Efird JT, Qureshi WT, Yeboah J, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Nazarian S, Soliman EZ. Coronary artery calcium progression and atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Dec; 8(12).

O’Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Blaha MJ, Ehrman JK, Brawner CA, Nasir K, Al-Mallah MH. Relation of risk of atrial fibrillation with systolic blood pressure response during exercise stress testing (from the Henry Ford ExercIse Testing [FIT] Project). Am J Cardiol. 2015; 116(12):1858-1862.

Qureshi WT, Nasir UB, Alqalyoobi S, O’Neal WT, Mawri S, Sabbagh S, Soliman EZ, Al-Mallah MH. Meta-analysis of continuous positive airway pressure as a therapy of atrial fibrillation in obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Cardiol. 2015; 116(11):1767-1773.

O’Neal WT, Qureshi W, Judd SE, Meschia JF, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Heart rate and ischemic stroke: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study. Int J Stroke. 2015; 10(8):1229-1235. 

Efird JT, Griffin WF, Gudimella P, O’Neal WT, Davies SW, Crane PB, Anderson EJ, Kindell LC, Landrine H, O’Neal JB, Alwair H, Kypson AP, Nifong WL, Chitwood WR. Conditional long-term survival following minimally invasive robotic mitral valve repair: a health services perspective. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2015; 4(5):433-442.

O’Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Judd SE, McClure LA, Cushman M, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Environmental tobacco smoke and atrial fibrillation: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. J Occup Environ Med. 2015; 57(11):1154-1158.

Kamel H, O’Neal WT, Okin PM, Loehr LR, Alonso A, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic left atrial abnormality and stroke subtype in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Ann Neurol. 2015; 78(5):670-678.

O’Neal WT, Qureshi W, Judd SE, Glasser SP, Ghazi L, Pulley L, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Perceived stress and atrial fibrillation: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study. Ann Behav Med. 2015; 49(6):802-808.

O’Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Howard G, Howard VJ, Safford MM, Cushman M, Zakai NA. Inflammation and hemostasis in atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study. Atherosclerosis. 2015; 243(1):192-197.

O’Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Judd SE, Bowling CB, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Effect of falls on frequency of atrial fibrillation and mortality risk (from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study. Am J Cardiol. 2015; 116(8):1213-1218.

Zulqarnain MA, Qureshi WT, O'Neal WT, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ. Risk of Mortality Associated With QT and JT Intervals at Different Levels of QRS Duration (from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey). Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 1;116(1):74-8.

O'Neal WT, Almahmoud MF, Qureshi WT, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic and Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in the Prediction of Stroke in the Elderly. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Sep;24(9):1991-7.

Pozniak S. Giving Time. "The Living Hand," JGIM Web Only. 2015 October 2.  

Lycan T, Hansen K.  Impact of Curriculum Content on Resident Attitudes Towards Cancer Care.  J Cancer Educ. 2015 Sep 19. doi:10.1007/s13187-015-0908-y [Epub ahead of print].

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