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Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows

2016-2017

 

Third Year Fellows

  • Dinas Aleksonis
  • Juan Fernandez Castillo
  • Jessica Johnson
  • Rishi Mehta

Second Year Fellows

  • Erum Arain
  • Daniel Djondo
  • Jorge Sanchez
  • Syed Abdullah Waheed

First Year Fellows

  • Sarika Chandiramani
  • Elizabeth Collins
  • Ciaran Cunningham
  • Perry Formanek
  • Katherine Young

Graduate Fellows

  • Farbod Ghods, 2014 - 2017
  • Aaron Kirkpatrick, 2014 - 2017
  • Sashank Kolli, 2014 - 2017
  • Patel, Mrunal, 2014 - 2017
  • Melita Igbokwe, 2013-2016
  • Asad Javed, 2013-2016
  • Edward Kessler, 2013-2016
  • Srinath Sriram, 2013-2016
  • Rania Abdallah, 2012-2015
  • Salah Fares, 2012-2015
  • Diego Heredia-Vintimillia, 2012-2015
  • Veeranna Maddipatti, 2012-2015
  • Usman Khan, 2010-2013
  • Joanna Beros, 2010-2013
  • Emily Gilbert, 2010-2013
  • Kendra Hammond, 2010-2013
  • Neha Jain, 2011 - 2014
  • Ghana Khadka, 2011 - 2014
  • Erica Kuhlmann, 2011 - 2014
  • Sanda Vujnic, 2011 - 2014
  • Amit Goyal, 2009-2012
  • Ikemefula Ekekwe, 2009-2012
  • David McElligott, 2009-2012
  • Jobby Mampilly, 2009-2012
  • Matthew Baugh, 2008-2011
  • Ramona Ionita, 2008-2011
  • Robyn Lagina, 2008-2011
  • Erin Lowery, 2008-2011

Fellow Publications

Loyola PCCM Journal Review

Fellows review various PCCM journals each month and submit their reviews for an internal publication that is compiled by the program director and distributed among faculty and fellows.

ABSTRACTS

2012

  • A current viewpoint of lymphangioleiomyomatosis supporting immunotherapeutic treatment options. Dilling DF, Gilbert ER, Picken MM, Eby JM, Love RB, Le Poole IC. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2012 Jan; 46(1):1-5. David J. McElligott, Eileen Collins and Franco Laghi Determinants Of Variance In Oxygen Consumption At Peak Exercise In COPD Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185:A4852
  • Joanna Beros, Ikemefula Ekekwe, Lisa A. Duffner, Joanie Kowalczyk, Eileen G. Collins, Leslie Hoffman, Franco Laghi, Martin J. Tobin and Amal Jubran Effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps on Muscle Function in Patients Weaning from Prolonged Ventilation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A2725.
  • Ikemefula Ekekwe, Matthew Baugh, Gerald Lawm, Joanne Kelly, Lisa Duffner, Martin J. Tobin, and Amal Jubran Effect of Psychotherapy on Depressive Symptoms in Patients Being Weaned from Prolonged Mechanic Ventilation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A3071
  • Amit Goyal, Eileen G. Collins, Jolene Butler, Amal Jubran, Martin J. Tobin and Franco Laghi Does The Extent Of Voluntary Activation Of The Quadriceps Muscle Recorded At Rest Modulate Quadriceps Fatigue Elicited By Constant-Load Cycling In COPD? Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.2012; 185: A5305
  • Kendra Hammond, Jobby Mampilly, Franco A. Laghi, Amal Jubran, and Martin J. Tobin Are Ultrasound Measurements of Rectus Femoris Muscle With a Curved-Array Transducer Equivalent To Measurements Obtained With A Linear-Array Transducer? Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185:A2712
  • Jobby Mampilly, Kendra Hammond, Franco Laghi, Eileen G. Collins, Leslie Hoffman, Martin J. Tobin and Amal Jubran Effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Preserving Muscle Function in ICU Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A2720
  • Emily R. Gilbert, Jonathan Eby, Jared Klarquist, Maria M. Picken, Robert B. Love, Daniel F. Dilling and I.C. LePoole GD3 Expression and Existing Immune Responses to the Antigen in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A6694
  • Daniel F. Morales, Usman Khan, Hameeda Shaikh, Gungor Gokay, Amal Jubran, Martin J. Tobin, and Franco Laghi Mechanical Advantage of the Diaphragm During Inspiratory Threshold Loading Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A5304.
  • Usman Khan, Omar Hussain, Franco A. Laghi, Christine Jelinek, Conor McBurney, Timothy Schnell, Martin J. Tobin and Eileen G. Collins Minimal Tolerable Inspiratory Reserve Volume With Helium-Oxygen or Pressure-Support During Exercise in COPD Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A1548

2011

  • Amit Goyal, Emily Gilbert and Joanna Beros Beyond the Blue: What Fellows are Reading in Other Journals – Recommended Reading from the Loyola University Medical Center Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program: Sunita Kumar, M.D., Program Director Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 184: 738-739.doi:10.1164/rccm.201105-0780RR Matthew J. Baugh, Franco Laghi, Eileen G. Collins, Leslie Hoffman, Martin Tobin, and Amal Jubran Safety Of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation In ICU Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A1706.
  • Matthew J. Baugh, Lisa A. Duffner, Eileen G. Collins, Leslie Hoffman, Dorothy M. Lanuza, Martin Tobin, and Amal Jubran Effect Of Renal Failure On Weaning Outcome In Patients Requiring Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A3200.
  • Sunita Kumar, Ramona Ionita, Robyn Lagina, Kelli Thompson, and Mary P. FitzGerald Reported Nocturia Frequency Is Clinically Significant Predictor Of Sleep Apnea Severity Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A5258.
  • Robyn C. Lagina, Sunita Kumar, Ramona Ionita, Kelli Thompson, and Mary P. FitzGerald CPAP Reduces Nocturia Frequency And Related Bother In Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A6064.
  • Ramona Ionita, Ikemefula Ekekwe, Amal Jubran, Kathleen Hettinger, Martin Tobin, and Franco Laghi Sleep Disruption In Patients Being Weaned From Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A3217.
  • Erin M. Lowery, Thomas Cascino, Sean M. Forsythe, Charles Alex, and Pauline Camacho Effect Of Vitamin D Deficiency On Episodes Of Rejection And Survival After Lung Transplantation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A1142.
  • Erin M. Lowery, Shivanee Shah, Melissa G. Medina, Alicia A. Martin, Charles Alex, Robert Love, and Makio Iwashima Differentiation Of Omentum Derived Stem Cells Into CCSP+ Lung Epithelium Like Cells Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A3517.
  • Ikemefula Ekekwe, Franco Laghi, Brian Canavan, Martin Tobin, and Amal Jubran Contribution Of Resting Lung Volume To Dyspnea During Weaning From Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A5814.
  • David J. McElligott, Eileen G. Collins, and Franco Laghi Ventilatory Responses Following Pulmonary Rehabilitation In COPD Conducted With Adjuvant Use Of Helium-Oxygen, Computerized Breathing Retraining, And Oxygen Alone Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A3967.
  • Amit Goyal, Ozlem Yazicioglu-Mocin, Christopher Manley, Timothy Schnell, Eileen G. Collins, Amal Jubran, Martin Tobin, and Franco Laghi Does Contractile Fatigue Modulate Quadriceps Endurance In Patients With COPD? Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A2531.
  • Jobby Mampilly, Ozlem Yazicioglu-Mocin, Christopher Manley, Eileen G. Collins, Franco Laghi, Martin Tobin, and Amal Jubran Assessment Of Muscle Wasting In ICU Patients Using Ultrasonography Of The Rectus Femoris Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011; 183: A4248.

2010

  • Baugh M, Lawm G, Kelly J, Duffner L, Collins EC, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Screening for depressive disorders during weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (pending 2010)
  • Baugh M, Lawm G, Kelly J, Duffner L, Gungor G, Hoffman L, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Depressive disorders during weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (pending 2010.
  • Canavan B,Laghi F, Gungor G, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Factors contributing to dyspnea in patients being weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010;181 (1):A4082.
  • Canavan B, Gungor G, Duffner LA, Lanuza DM, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Follow-up of muscle function after weaning: comparison of weaning facility versus ICU. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (pending 2010) .
  • Gungor G, Canavan B, Laghi F, Duffner L, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Comparison of Respiratory Mechanics in Patients Requiring Prolonged Versus Short-Term Ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181:A3013.
  • Cohen Lagina R, O'Connell S, Jelinek C, Laghi F, Collins EG. Can pulmonary rehabilitation lessen depressive symptoms in COPD? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181:A5781.
  • Ionita R, Ling F,Jubran A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Does actigraphy or nurse assessment accurately quantify sleep architecture in patients weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181:A6704.
  • Khan U, Gungor G,Shaikh H, Adiguzel N, Jubran A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Why inspiratory threshold loading to task failure does not cause long-lasting diaphragmatic fatigue in all subjects? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181:A6509.
  • Shaikh H, Gungor G, Khan U, Jubran A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. What Mechanisms Increase the Mechanical Advantage of the Diaphragm During Inspiratory Threshold Loading? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181:A6508.
  • Gungor G, Shaikh H, Adiguzel N, Jubran A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. What are the Mechanisms of Task Failure with Inspiratory Threshold Loading? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181 (1):A6507.
  • Langston M, Gungor G, Adiguzel N, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Is There a Learning Response to Incremental Inspiratory Threshold Loading Over a Four-Month Period in Naive Health Subjects? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181 (1):A6510.
  • Ling F, Ionita R,Jubran A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Sleep in Patients Weaning From Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181 (1):A6706.
  • Lowery EM, Landmeier MW, Alex CG, Forsythe SM. Effect of Serum Vitamin D 25(OH) Levels on Outcome in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Undergoing Lung Transplantation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181 (1):A4324.
  • Lowery EM, Forsythe SM, Love RB, Alex CG. Impact of Pre-Transplant Ventilatory Support on Post-Transplant Outcomes in Lung Transplant Patients with Cystic Fibrosis in the Post-LAS era American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181 (1):A4323.
  • Kumar S, McElligott D, Goyal A, Baugh M, Ionita R, Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Hospitalized Patients. Chest 2010; 138:779A.

2009

  • Hirschtritt T, Hoffman, LA, Lanuza, DM, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Characterization of Dyspnea in Patients Being Weaned from Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation,American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009;A3808.
  • Langston M, Collins E, Doud M, Schnell TG, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Does hypogonadism affect self-reported sexuality in men with COPD?American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009;179:A1461.
  • Ling F,Laghi F, Jubran A, Thorevska N, Shaikh H, Adiguzel N, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Can the ratio of tidal change in gastric pressure to esophageal pressure predict weaning from mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009;179:A3805.
  • Canavan B,Halabi S, Collins EG, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Quality of life after weaning: difference between being in ICU versus a weaning facility. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009;179:A3803.
  • Adiguzel N, Shaikh H, Khan U, Jubran A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Does hyperinflation affect the ratio of diaphragmatic electrical activity to transdiaphragmatic pressure? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009; 179:A4198.
  • McDonough KM, Langsston M, O'Connell S, Jelinek C, McBurney C, Laghi F, Collins EG. Can 6 minute walk distance be augmented with the application of PEEP in COPD? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009; 179:A3854.

2008

  • Halabi S, Samala V, Collins E, Thorevska N, Tobin M, Laghi F. Is depression in COPD related to increased systemic levels of inflammatory cytokines and cortisol? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008;177:A135.
  • McDonough KM, Jelinek C, O'Connell S, Butler J, McBurney C, Laghi F, Collins EG. Exercise training in COPD patients with dynamic hyperinflation-A search for an optimal intervention.American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008;177:A148.
  • Flores JG, Laghi F, Lawm G, Kelly J, Duffner DA, Hoffman LA, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Is a progressive stress relaxation therapy superior to supportive care in reducing anxiety during weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008;177:A380.
  • Hirschtritt T, Collins EG, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Reliability of dyspnea measurement in patients weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008;177:A381.
  • Littleton SW, Laghi F, Sinderby C, Beck J, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Can patients who fail a weaning trial develop short-lasting diaphragmatic fatigue? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008; 177:A375.
  • Littleton SW, Adiguzel N, Mihalek A, Sinderby C, Jubran A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Does tidal volume affect diaphragmatic motor output in healthy subjects? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008; 177:A745.
  • Samala V, Collins E, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Does systemic inflammation in patients with COPD influence respiratory muscle performance? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008; 177: A877.

2007

  • Halabi S, Samala V, Collins E, Thorevska N, Hussain O, Tobin M, Laghi F. The relationship between depression and hypogonadism in men with COPD. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007;175:A642.
  • Samala V, Luo P, Collins E, Reda D, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Role of hypogonadism on survival in men with COPD. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007;175:A643
  • Flores JG, Laghi F, Acanfora J, Lanuza DM, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Use of stress reduction to alleviate anxiety during weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007;175:A787
  • You D, Laghi F, Duffner DA, Hoffman LA, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Does the anabolic-catabolic balance determine weaning outcome in prolonged mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007;175:A901
  • Littleton SW, Laghi F, Sinderby C, Beck J, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Electromyographic activity of the diaphragm during a weaning trial from mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007; 175:A904
  • Ramana RD, Lawm G, Kelly J, Duffner LA, Collins EJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. How common is anxiety in patients who require prolonged mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008; 175:A964

2006

  • Thorevska N, Antonescu-Turcu A, Collins E, Hussain O, Tobin M, Laghi F. Does the anabolic/catabolic balance in patients with COPD effect 6-minute walking distance? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006;3:A208.
  • You D, Dilling DF, Boebel M, Duffner LA, Collins EG, Hoffman LA, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Does level of mobility influence outcome of patients being weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006;3:A41.
  • Hussain O, Khan S, Thorevska N, Gillchrest T, Tobin M, Laghi F. Is inspiratory capacity affected by pressure support ventilation? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006;3:A224.
  • Dickover BD, Bhorade SM, Durazo-Arvizu R, Vigneswaren VT, Garrity ER. Long Term Risk Factors for Mortality in Lung Transplantation. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006;3:A368.
  • Laghi F, Sinderby C, Hussain OS, Comtois N, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Can the Ratio of Diaphragm electrical activity to trans-diaphragmatic pressure identify contractile fatigue? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006;3:A258.
  • Ramana RD, Lawm G, Kelly J, Duffner LA, Collins EG, Lanuza DM, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Can anxiety be measured in patients weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006;3:A43.
  • You D, Laghi F, Duffner LA, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Serum Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha and muscle weakness in patients weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006;3:A40.

2005

  • Thorevska N, Antonescu-Turcu A, Collins E, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Does hypogonadism in men with COPD affect sexual function, depression and bone mineral density? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2005;2:A641.
  • Antonescu-Turcu A, Fahey KE, Thorevska N, Johnson C, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Does hypogonadism in men with COPD affect survival? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2005;2:A645.
  • Sagana R, Laghi F, Antonescu-Turcu A, Bammert C, Thorevska N, Tobin MJ. Is limb muscle strength and endurance reduced in hypogonadal men with COPD? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2005;2:A316.
  • Dilling DF, Grothe MM, Collins EG, Lanuza DM, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Is quality of life worse after weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation as compared to before? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2005;2:A159.
  • Dilling DF, Duffner LA, Lawm G, tobin MJ, Jubran A. Anxiety levels in patients weaned from mechanical ventilation. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2005;2:A16.
  • Dilling DF, Duffner LA, Hoffman LA, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Determinants of long-term survival in patients weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2005;2:A671.
  • Dilling DF, Tobin MJ, Parthasarathy S. Does work-hour limitation influence patient safety and sleepiness in medicine residents? Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2005;2:A759.
  • Janata KR, Lu B, Sinecore J. Garrity ER, Bhorade S. Measurement of immunosuppression by the cylex immunoassay in lung transplantation patients. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2005;2:A420.
  • Janata KR, Lu B, Bhorade SM, et al. Reduction of Fas Ligand levels in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in lung transplant recipients. Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation 2005; 24:S54
  • Janata RJ, Bhorade SM, Villanueva J. Outcome of lung transplant recipients following admission to a long-term acute care facility. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2005;2:A418.
  • Janata RJ, Riker D, Bhorade SM, et al. Incidence of sleep disturbances in medical students. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2005;2:A758.
  • Lu B, Garrity ER, Ahya V, Kotloff R, Baz M, Valentine V, Arcasoy S, Love R, Bhorade S. Utility of surveillance bronchoscopy after lung transplantation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2005:A892.
  • Lu BS, Garrity ER, Bhorade SM. Prevalence and outcome of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in lung transplantation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2005;2:A420.

2004

  • Antonescu-Turcu A, Collins E, Sorenson M, Hussain O, Tobin, MJ, Laghi, F. Is serum tumor necrosis factor-a increased in serum of unselected stable patients with COPD? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A606.
  • Hussain O, Langbein WE, Collins E, Bammert C, Antonescu-Turcu A, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Improvement in exercise durationwith non-invasive ventilation and low-density gas mixture in patients with COPD. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A467.
  • Dilling DF, Collins EG, Duffner LA, Prister JR, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Handgrip strength and maximum inspiratory pressure in patients weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation (abstract). American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A122.
  • Dilling DF, Duffner LA, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. A Cohort of ventilated patients with West Nile virus infection (abstract). American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A123.
  • Dilling DF, Parthasarathy S, Tobin MJ. Sleepiness in medicine residents and perception of effect on safety. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A869.
  • Korcek AS, Lawm G, Duffner LA, Prister JR, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Do patients weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation show early signs of post-traumatic stress disorder? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A120.
  • Lu BS, Yu AD, Cao GG, Garrity ER, Vigneswaran WT, Bhorade SM. Differential gene expression profiling in lung transplant recipients with chronic rejection. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;23:S131.
  • Lu BS, Yu AD, Yu AD, Cao GC, Garrity ER, Vigneswaran WT, Bhorade SM. Sequential gene expression profiling of lung transplantion recipients with chronic rejection. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A505.
  • Yu AD, Lu BS, Vigneswaran WT, Garrity ER, Bhorade SM. Elevated IL 15 in acute lung allograft rejection. Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation 2004; 23:S165.
  • Yu AD, Bhorade SM, Lu BS, DiPietro L, Garrity ER. Evaluation of fibroblast growth factor in lung transplant recipients with sarcoidosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A102.
  • Nemivant RR, Tobin, MJ, Jubran A. Assessment of respiratory inductive plethysmography in measuring acute changes in end-expiratory lung volume. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A345.
  • Porcelli JD, Faunce DE, Forsythe SM, Kovacs EJ. Examination of tumor necrosis factor alpha and macrophage inflammatory protein-2 in acute lung injury following Kupffer cel inhibition in scaled mice. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004;169(7):A68.

2003

  • Stanley D, Parthasarathy S, Walker R, Tobin MJ. Effect of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty on sleepiness during driving in patients with OSA. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A134.
  • Hussain O, Langbein WE, Choi YA, Bammert C, Collins E, Tobin MJ, Laghi F. Is the mechanism responsible for the improvement in exercise duration with non-invasive ventilation and with a low-density gas mixture in patients with COPD the same? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A186.
  • Coller D, Parthasarathy S, Laghi F, Tobin MJ. Can ultrasound imaging of the diaphragm estimate the degree of hyperinflation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A412.
  • Korcek A, Tulaimat A, Duffner LA, Petrak RA, Prister JR, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Effect of prolonged mechanical ventilation on quality of life. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A456.
  • Korcek A, Tulaimat A, Duffner LA, Petrak RA, Prister JR, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Long-term outcome and functional status of patients weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A458.
  • Kumar S, Laghi F, Parthasarathy, Choi YA, Fehr LS, Tobin MJ. Is the presence of expiratory flow limitation in patients with COPD associated with expiratory muscle recruitment? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A546.
  • Anzueto A, Frutos-Vivar F, Alia I, Esteban A, Brochard L, Stewart TE, Benito S, Gonzalez M, Apezteguia C, Tobin MJ. Incidence, risk factors and outcome of ventilator associated pneumonia. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A604.
  • Tulaimat A, Korcek A, Duffner LA, Petrak RA, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ, Jubran A. Can mechanically ventilated patients feel secretions in their airway? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:A910.
  • Yu AD, Bhorade SM, Jordan AJ,Kramer H, Villanueva J, Vigneswaren WT, Garrity ER. Evaluation of Risk factors for progression of BOS-Op to BOS. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003; 167:A246.
  • Antonescu-Turcu AL, Bhorade S. Refractory wheezing: An unusual presentation of isolated unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis. Chest 2003;124:307S.
  • Nemivant RR, Hammadeh R, Shah N, Villanueva J. Interstitial pneumonitis due to pegylated interferon alpha-2b and ribavirin. Chest 2003;124:242S.
  • Jordan A, Bhorade SM, et al. Sirolimus for the treatment of Bronchiolitis bliterans sydrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003;167: A611.
  • Jordan A, Bhorade SM, et al. Increased IL 15 in bronchoalveolar fluid in acute lung allograft rejection. Transplantation 2003.
  • Porcelli JD, Faunce DE, Schilling ES, Garner JL, Forsythe SM, Kovacs EJ. Examination of tumor necrosis factor alpha and macrophage inflammatory protein-2 in acute lung injury following skin burns in mice with prior alcohol exposure. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167:A625.

2002

  • Tulaimat A, Jubran A, Petrack R, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ. Mortality in patients admitted to a specialized facility for weaning from mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A31.
  • Warshawsky PJ, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Does breathing variability increase during speech in patients with interstitial lung disease? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A132.
  • Schonhofer B, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Variability of breathing from the perspective of the automatic controller. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A132.
  • Cattapan SE, Laghi F, Jubran A, Parthasarathy S, Warshawsky PJ, Tobin MJ. Does respiratory muscle recruitment differ among patients who succeed or fail a trial of weaning from mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A164.
  • Arentz M, Laghi F, Choi YA, Tobin MJ. Is the respiratory rate response during mechanical ventilation controlled by inspiratory flow or by the time flow is delivered? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A164.
  • Kumar S, Laghi F, Cattapan SE, Jubran A, Parthasarathy S, Tobin MJ. Can the tension time index identify potentially fatiguing stresses on the diaphragm in patients being weaned from mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A164.
  • Cattapan SE, Laghi F, Jubran A, Parthasarathy S, Warshawsky PJ, Khandelwal S, Tobin MJ. Is the pressure output of the diaphragm during spontaneous respiration increased in patients who fail a trial of weaning from mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A165.
  • Laghi F, Sinderby C, Cattapan SE, Beck J. Spahija A, Comtois N, Tobin MJ. Does inspiratory flow affect diaphragmatic motor output in healthy subjects? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A165.
  • Tulaimat A, Jubran A, Fahey PJ, Petrak R, Tobin MJ. Does respiratory muscle function change in patients being weaned from long-term mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respirator and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A166.
  • Frutos F, Anzueto A, Esteban A, Alia I, Brochard L, Stewart T, Rodrigo C, Gonzalez M, David CM, Matamis D, Montanez M, Palizas F, Tobin MJ. Outcome of patients with asthma requiring mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A323.
  • 1Tulaimat A, Jubran A, Duffner LA, Petrak R, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ. Does the method of weaning influence time spent by respiratory therapists at a patients bedside? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A687.
  • 1Tulaimat A, Jubran A, Petrak R, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ. Can we predict weaning in patients receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A687.
  • 1Frutos F, Anzueto A, Esteban A, Alia I, Brochard L, Abrough F, Elizalde J, Pimentel J, Azpeteguia C, Nightingale P, D'Empaire G, Sandi Lora F, Tobin MJ. Factors influencing outcome of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients requiring mechanical ventilation (MV). American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:A796.
  • 1Coller D, Stanley D, Parthasarathy S, Laghi F, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Effect of leak and pressure response of self-titrating devices: a model study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002;165:A723.
  • 1Stanley D, Coller D, Parthasarathy S, Laghi F, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Effects of humidifier on pressure response of self-titrating devises: a model study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002;165:A723.
  • 1Villanueva J, Khurshid A, Riker D, Jordan A, Bhorade SM, Alex C, Vigneswaran WT, Garrity ER. Incidence of sleep related complaints in lung transplant recipients. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002; 165:B14.
  • 1Bhorade SM, Villanueva J, Jordan AM, Creech S, Leischner J, Vigneswaran WT, Garrity ER. A comparison of three tacrolimus based immunosuppressive regimens in lung transplantation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002; 165:B13.
  • 1Jordan AM, Bhorade SM, Villanueva J, Creech S, Leischner J, Vigneswaran WT, Garrity ER. The natural history of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002; 165:B13.

2001

  • Esteban A, Frutos F, Anzueto A, Alia I, Stewart T, Benito S, Brochard L, Palizas F, Matamis D, Nightingale P, Soto L, Abrog F, Tobin MJ. Impact of tracheostomy on outcome of mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A129.
  • Astor TL, Laghi F, Cattapan S, Tobin MJ. Adductor pollicis twitch tension: electrical versus magnetic stimulation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A156.
  • Tulaimat A, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Is variational activity of breathing altered in patients with COPD? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A411.
  • Warshawsky PJ, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Effect of speech and reading aloud on variability of breathing. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A413.
  • Warshawsky PJ, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Inspiratory work of breathing during speech: a mathematical model. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A414.
  • Parthasarathy S, Malik I, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Does ventilator mode influence sleep quality in critically ill patients? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A483.
  • Cattapan S, Laghi F, Astor T, Tobin MJ. Can diaphragmatic contractility be assessed by twitch airway pressure in mechanically ventilated patients? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A754.
  • Anzueto A, Alia I, Esteban A, Frutos F, Brochard L, Stewart T, Benito S, Gonzalez M, Elizalde J, Cide D, D'Empaire G, Pelosi P, Tobin MJ. Attributable morbidity and mortality of barotrauma in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A803.
  • Parthasarathy S, Mani A, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Differences in pressure response of selftitrating devices: a model study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001; 163:A837.
  • Tulaimat A, Laghi F, Monte W, Budinger GRS. Acidified tube feedings reduce gastric colonization in patients recovering from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001;163:A129.
  • 1Antonescu-Turcu A, Segal J, Tobin DE, Malik I, Langbein EW, Laghi F. Does hypogonadism impact respiratory symptoms and exercise performance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001;163:A911.
  • 1Segal J, Antonescu-Turcu A, Tobin DE, Collins E, Bhorade S, Laghi F. Impact of hypogonadism on physical and mental health in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001163:A912.
  • 1Lu B, Parthasarathy S, Laghi F, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Prevalence of sedative prescription in patients before the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea. SLEEP 2001;24:A309.
  • 1Jordan A, Bhorade SM, Lurain NS, Leischner J, Villanueva J, Vigneswaran WT, Garrity ER. Emergence of ganciclovir resistant cytomegalovirus in lung transplant recipients. Transplantation 2001.

2000

  • Jubran A, Brack T, Tobin MJ. Response time of breathing pattern and esophageal pressure swings during discontinuation of mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A790.
  • Wilkes WA, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Does an increase in inspiratory flow rate decrease ventilator non-triggering? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A462.
  • Segal JM, Budlinger GRS, Cattapan SE, Haranath S, Laghi F, Tobin MJ. Crackle detection by waveform analysis of digital recordings versus the stethoscope. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A894.
  • Esteban A, Anzueto A, Ala I, Ely W, Frutos F, Brochard L, Stewart T, Benito S, Rorigo C, Gonzalez M, Montafiez A, Raad J, Angus D, Cide D, Tobin MJ. Indications for, complications from, and outcome of mechanical ventilation: effect of age. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A385.
  • Frutos F, Esteban A, Ala I, Anzueto A, Brochard L, Apezteguia C, Palizas F, Stewart T, Soto L, Abroug F, D'Empaire G, Lora FS, Hzk R, Tobin MJ. Epidemiology of non-invasive ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A262.
  • Anzueto A, Esteban A, Ala I, Brochard L, Stewart T, Frutos F, Benito S, Arroliga A, Nittingale P, Matamis D, Pitmentel J, Elizalde J, Pelosi P, Fitzpatrick G, Tobin MJ. ARDS before and after start mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A382.
  • Brack T, Parthasarathy S, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Are fluctuations in end-expiratory lung volume in patients with Cheyne-Stokes respiration caused by post-inspiratory activity of rib-cage muscles? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A713.
  • Laghi F, Jubran A, Parthasarathy S, Choe W, Segal JM, Tobin MJ. Can patients who fail a trial of weaning develop diaphragmatic fatigue? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A790.
  • Segal JM, Laghi F, Choe W, Khandelwal S, Laghi F, Choe W, Khandelwal S, Tobin MJ. Does threshold loading induce central and/or peripheral diaphragmatic fatigue in patients with severe COPD? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A521.
  • Segal JM, Laghi F, Choe W, Desai K, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Prevalence of hypogonadism in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A232.
  • 1Laghi F, Choe W, Khandelwal N, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Does the learning response of nave subjects to incremental inspiratory threshold loading persist over a 4-month period? American Journal Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A278.
  • 1Laghi F, Langbein E, Choe W, Segal JM, Maloney C, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Does hypogonadism decrease exercise performance in men with COPD? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A428.
  • 1Baptist A, Laghi F, Segal JM, Tobin MJ. Does nominal flow of the Puritan-Bennet 7200 ventilator reflect the flow delivered? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000; 161:A391.
  • 1Laghi F, Choe W, Segal JM, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Does hypogonadism decrease respiratory muscle performance in men with COPD? Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000;161:A521.
  • 1Villanueva J, Bhorade S, McCabe MA, Husain A, Vigneswaran W,Garrity ER. The utility of surveillance bronchoscopy in lung transplantation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 161:A719;2000.
  • 1Villanueva J, Bhorade S, McCabe MA, Husain A, Vigneswaran W,Garrity ER. Dacluzimab, an anti-interleukin receptor antibody, may decrease the acute rejection in lung transplant patients. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 19: A192; 2000.

ORIGINAL, PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

2007

  • Bhorade SM, Yu A, Vigneswaran WT, Alex CG, Garrity ER. Elevation of Interleukin-15 Protein Expression in Bronchoalveolar Fluid in Acute Lung Allograft Rejection. Chest 2007; 131:533-538.
  • Bhorade SM, Yu A, et al. Elevation of IL 15 protein expression in bronchoalveolar fluid in acute lung allograft rejection. Chest 2007;131: 533-538.

2006

  • Brandon S, Yu A, Zhu X, Garrity E, Vigneswaran W, Bhorade S. Sequential gene expression profiling in lung transplant recipients with chronic rejection. Chest 2006;130(3):847-854.
  • Lu BS, Zhu X, Garrity E, Vigneswaran W,, Bhorade S. Sequential gene expression profiling in lung transplant recipients with chronic rejection. Chest 2006;130: 847-54.

2005

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  • Laghi F, Antonescu-Turcu A, Collins E, Segal J, Tobin DE, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Hypogonadism in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prevalence and quality of life. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007; 131:533-538.
  • Laghi F, Langbein EW, Antonescu-Turcu A, Jubran A, Bammert C, Tobin MJ. Respiratory and skeletal muscles in hypogonadal men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2005; 171:598-605.

2004

  • Brandon, S, Bhorade S. Lung transplantation for interstitial lung disease. Clinics in Chest Medicine 2004;25(4):773-782.

2003

  • Laghi F, Cattapan SE, Jubran A, Parthasarathy S, Warshawsky P, Choi YSA, and Tobin MJ. Is weaning failure caused by low-frequency fatigue of the diaphragm? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167:120-127.
  • Cattapan SE, Laghi F, Tobin MJ. Can diaphragmatic contractility be assessed by airway twitch pressure in mechanically ventilated patients? Thorax 2003;58:58-62.
  • Bhorade SM, Jordan A, Villanueva J, Yu A, Kramer H, Vigneswaran WT, Garrity ER. Comparison of Three Tacrolimus Based Immunosuppressive Regimens in Lung Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 2003;3:1-6.
  • Cattapan S, Fahey PJ. Weaning from mechanical ventilation: update on the latest strategies. Journal of Critical Illness 2003; 18 (3) 117-122.
  • Yu AD, Garrity ER. Lung transplantation. Recipient selection. (Review) Chest Surgery Clinics of North America August 2003; 13(3): 405-428.

2002

  • Brack T, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Dyspnea and decreased variability of breathing in patients with restrictive lung disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165:1260-1264.
  • Hatipoglu U, Laghi F, Cattapan S, Chandrasekhar AJ. Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lung associated with unilateral expiratory airflow obstruction. Respiratory Care 2002;47:693-5.
  • Bhorade SM, Lurein NS, Jordan A, Leischner J, Villanueva J, Durazo R, Creech S, Vigneswaran W, Garrity ER. Emergence of Ganciclovir-Resistant Cytomegalovirus in Lung Transplant Recipients. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2002; 21:1274-1282.
  • Jordan AM, Bhorade SM. Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. 2002; 7:254-259.
  • Bhorade SM, Lurain NS, Jordan A, et al. Emergence of ganciclovir resistant cytomegalovirus in lung transplant recipients Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2002;21: 1274-1283.

2001

  • Goode ML, Fink JB, Dhand R, Tobin MJ. Improvement in aerosol delivery with helium-oxygen mixtures during mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001;163:109-114.
  • Topeli A, Laghi F, Tobin MJ. Do hypercapnic and normocapnic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease differ in their voluntary drive to breathe? European Respiratory Journal 2001;18:53-60.
  • Laghi F, Segal J, Choe WK, Tobin MJ. Effect of imposed inflation time on respiratory frequency and hyperinflation in patients with COPD. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2001;163:1365-1370.
  • Wilkes W, Fink J, Dhand R. Selecting an accessory device with a metered-dose inhaler: variable influence of accessory devices on fine particle dose, throat deposition, and drug delivery with asynchronous actuation from a metered-dose inhaler. J Aerosol Med. 2001;14:351-60.
  • Topeli A, Laghi F, Tobin MJ. The voluntary drive to breathe is not decreased in hypercapnic patients with severe COPD. Eur Respir J. 2001;18:53-60.

2000

  • Brack T, Jubran A. Invited commentary on "Efficiency and safety of mechanical ventilation with a heat and moisture exchanger changed only once a week". Journal Club of Assembly on Critical Care of American Thoracic Society, February, 2000; www.thoracic.org/cc/club10300.html
  • Villanueva J, Bhorade SM, Robinson JA, Husain AN, Garrity ER Jr. Extracorporeal photopheresis for the treatment of lung allograft rejection. Ann Transplant. 2000;:44-7.
  • Villanueva J, Garrity ER. Case 4: bronchiolitis obliterans in a lung transplant recipient. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2000;19:1014-5.
  • Villanueva J, Garrity ER. Case 5: recurrent cytomegalovirus infection in a lung transplant recipient. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2000;19:1122-4.

1999

  • Topeli A, Laghi F, Tobin MJ. Can diaphragmatic contractility be assessed by twitch airway pressures in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 1999;160:1369-74.
  • Dhand R, Goode M, Reid R, Fink JB, Fahey PJ, Tobin MJ. Preferential retention of S (+) enantiomer in the lung after administration of racemic albuterol by metered-dose inhaler. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999;160:1136-41.
  • Hatipoglu U, Laghi F, Tobin MJ. Does inhaled albuterol improve diaphragmatic contractility in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 1999;160:1916-21.
  • Laghi F, Karamchandani K, Tobin MJ. Influence of ventilator settings in determining respiratory frequency during mechanical ventilation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (tentative acceptance).

BOOK CHAPTERS

2003

  • Jubran A, Tulaimat A, Weaning from the ventilator. In: Siafakas N, Anthonisen N, Georgopoulos D (eds). Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Lung Biology in Health and Disease Series (Lenfant C, ed). Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, 2003, p. 475-501.

2000

  • Cattapan S, Laghi F. Invited commentary on "Analysis of the Mechanisms of Expiratory Asynchrony in Pressure Support Ventilation: A Mathematical Approach." Journal Club of the American Thoracic Society Assembly on Critical Care, August 2000; www.thoracic.org/assemblies/cc/ccjcframe.html.

1999

  • Sorresso D, Gross NJ. COPD Management. In: Conn's Current Therapy. WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia 1999, pp178-182.

1998

  • Sorresso D, Gross NJ. COPD Management. Conn's Current Therapy. WB Milic-Emili J (ed). Applied Physiology in Respiratory Mechanics. Springer, Milano. 1998, p 83-94.

1997

  • Gross NJ, Nonn RA, Pulmonary effects of radiation therapy. In: Textbook of Pulmonary Medicine. GL Baum, E Wolinsky, eds, Little, Brown, Boston, 5th Edition, 1997.