Publications and Presentations : 2011

Publications for 2011

RSAP RESIDENT RESEARCH RESULTS 2011

POSTERS

Ambros T, Sujoy V, Fernandez, Reis I, Wright JL, Jorda M, Saigal K,
Hurley J.  Association between race and BMI with response to neoadjuvantendocrine therapy in postmenopausal women with large estrogen receptor positive breast cancers.  Poster presentation at the 2011 ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium.

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Carrion AF, Ghanta R, Carrasquillo O, Martin P. Chronic liver disease in the Hispanic population of the United States: a comprehensive review. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011;9:834-841. (IF:
  • Carrion AF, Fabrizi F, Martin P. Should ribavirin be used to treat hepatitis C in dialysis patients? Semin Dial 2011;24:272-274. (IF: 2.07)
  • Carrion AF, Sclair S, Martin P. Treating HCV in all patients with ESRD prior to kidney transplant – yes or no? In: Controversies in hepatology: the experts analyze both sides. Editor: Donald Jensen, MD. Chicago, IL: Slack Inc.; 2011: 51-59.
  • Marzouka GR, Cortazar FB, Alvarez JA, Dias A, Hebert K (2011),Racial and Gender Differences in Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Patients with Cardiomyopathies Enrolled into a Heart Failure Disease Management Program. Publication Status: Accepted Congestive Heart FailureJan 16, 2011;Manuscript In Press – ID: CHOrig0191
  • Hebert K., Marzouka GR., Arcement L., Julian E., Cortazar F., Dias A. and Tamariz L. (2010), Prevalence of Vaccination Rates in Systolic Heart Failure: A Prospective Study of 549 Patients by Age, Race, Ethnicity, and Sex in a Heart Failure Disease Management Program. Congestive Heart Failure, 16: 278–283. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7133.2010.00190.x
  • Chang, Aileen The use of google earth in a dengue surveillance system. International journal of health geographics, 2011. (IF: 1.97)
  • Chang, Aileen. Ethiopia: use of microgrants for water and sanitation. Social medicine 2011. (IF: 2.558)
  • Rodrigues CO, Shehadeh LA, Hoosien M, Otero V, Chopra I, Tsinoremas NF, Bishopric NH. Heterogeneity in SDF-1 expression defines the vasculogenic potential of adult cardiac progenitor cells. PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e24013. Epub 2011 Aug 24.
  • Montero AJ, Escobar M, Lopes G, Glück S, Vogel C. Bevacizumab in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer: friend or foe? Curr Oncol Rep. 2012 Feb;14(1):1-11. (IF: 2.868)
  • Hosein PJ, Pastorini VH, Paes FM, Eber D, Chapman JR, Serafini AN, Alizadeh AA, Lossos IS. Utility of positron emission tomography scans in mantle cell lymphoma. Am J Hematol. 2011 Oct;86(10):841-5. doi: 10.1002/ajh.22126. Epub 2011 Aug 22. (IF: 3.477)
  • Utility of positron emission tomography scans in mantle cell lymphoma. Hosein PJ, Pastorini VH, Paes FM, Eber D, Chapman JR, Serafini AN, Alizadeh AA, Lossos IS. Am J Hematol. 2011 Oct;86(10):841-5. doi: 10.1002/ajh.22126. Epub 2011 Aug 22. PMID:21922524(IF: 3.477)
  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: utility of cardiac computed tomography angiography for acute diagnosis. Otalvaro L, Zambrano JP, Fishman JE. J Thorac Imaging. 2011 Aug;26(3):W83-5. PMID:20921912
  • Patient with synchronous low grade leiomyosarcoma of the thigh, primary pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, and lung metastases: Why biopsy of metastases should be the standard. Fabregas J, Talebi TN, Rocha Lima C, Sfakianakis GN, Robinson P, Montero AJ. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2011 Jun;2(2):109-12. No abstract available. PMID: 22811838
  • Genome-wide studies of copy number variation and exome sequencing identify rare variants in BAG3 as a cause of dilated cardiomyopathy. Norton N, Li D, Rieder MJ, Siegfried JD, Rampersaud E, Züchner S, Mangos S, Gonzalez-Quintana J, Wang L, McGee S, Reiser J, Martin E, Nickerson DA, Hershberger RE. m J Hum Genet. 2011 Mar 11;88(3):273-82. Epub 2011 Feb 25. PMID: 21353195
  • Biomarkers, prediction, and prognosis in non-small-cell lung cancer: a platform for personalized treatment. Sudhindra A, Ochoa R, Santos ES. Clin Lung Cancer. 2011 Nov;12(6):360-8. Epub 2011 May 8. Review. PMID:21729648 (IF: 3.220)
  • Malignant B-cell intra-clonal diversification: following the yarn in the labyrinth. Nadav-Dagan L, Katz BZ. Leuk Lymphoma. 2011 Nov;52(11):2050-6. Epub 2011 Jun 24. Review. PMID:21702644 (IF: 2.605)
  • Racial and sex differences in prevalence of hypothyroidism in patients with cardiomyopathies enrolled into a heart failure disease management program. Marzouka G, Cortazar F, Alvarez JA, Dias A, Hebert K. Congest Heart Fail. 2011 May-Jun;17(3):133-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7133.2011.00215.x. Epub 2011 Apr 18. PMID: 21609387
  • Transcriptomic biomarkers for the accurate diagnosis of myocarditis. Heidecker B, Kittleson MM, Kasper EK, Wittstein IS, Champion HC, Russell SD, Hruban RH, Rodriguez ER, Baughman KL, Hare JM. Circulation. 2011 Mar 22;123(11):1174-84. Epub 2011 Mar 7. PMID:21382894 (IF: 15.202)
  • The role of proteasome inhibition in nonsmall cell lung cancer. Escobar M, Velez M, Belalcazar A, Santos ES, Raez LE. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2011;2011:806506. Epub 2011 May 4. Review. PMID:21629760 (IF: 2.44)
  • Efficacy of sorafenib, a multi-tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in an adenoid cystic carcinoma metastatic to the lung: case report and review of literature. Dammrich DJ, Santos ES, Raez LE. J Med Case Rep. 2011 Sep 27;5:483. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-5-483. PMID:21951623 (IF: 0.40)
  • Severe hemolytic anemia and acute kidney injury after percutaneous continuous-flow ventricular assistance. Kummerfeldt CE, Toma A, Badheka AO, Azzam I, Andrews D, Alfonso C, Chaparro SV. Circ Heart Fail. 2011 Nov;4(6):e20-2. PMID 22086832 (IF: 15.202)

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Andres F Carrion, Enrique Molina, Daniel A Sussman. Cytomegalovirus duodenitis. American College of Gastroenterology 76th annual scientific meeting, November 2011. Washington DC.
  • Mia Hindi, Enrique Molina, Andres F Carrion, Jamie Barkin. Ileal lines: a marker of the ileocecal valve on wireless capsule endoscopy. American College of Gastroenterology 76th annual scientific meeting, November 2011. Washington DC.
  • Andres F Carrion, George A Sanchez, Amar R Deshpande, B Joseph Elmunzer, John D Clark, Daniel A Sussman. Patient and provider acceptability of a free, pilot community-based endoscopic colorectal cancer screening fair. Digestive Disease Week 2011, May 2011. Chicago, IL.
  • Belisario A. Arango, Karlos Oregel, Peter DeMaria, Michel Velez, Orlando Silva. Laptop computers. A risk for the development of testicular cancer? Division of Hematology/Oncology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.**submitted, pending publication
  • Bayraktar UD, Kim TK, Drews-Elger K, Benjamin C, El-Ashry D, Wieder ED, Komanduri KV. Simultaneous measurement of ERα, HER2, and PhosphoERK1/2 in breast cancer cell lines by flow cytometry. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Li D, Li Y, Hernandez JA, Patenia R, Kim TK, Khalili J, Dougherty MC, Hanley PJ, Bollard CM, Komanduri KV, Hwu P, Champlin RE, Radvanyi LG, Molldrem JJ, Ma Q. Lovastatin inhibits T-cell proliferation while preservingthe cytolytic function of EBV, CMV, and MART-1-specific CTLs. J Immunother. 2010 Nov-Dec;33(9):975-82.
  • Carreño R, Brown WS, Li D, Hernandez JA, Wang Y, Kim TK, Craft JW Jr, Komanduri KV, Radvanyi LG, Hwu P, Molldrem JJ, Legge GB, McIntyre BW, Ma Q. 2E8 binds to the high affinity I-domain in a metal iondependent manner: a second generation monoclonal antibody selectively targeting activated LFA-1. J Biol Chem. 2010 Oct 22 ;285(43):32860-8.
  • Kim TK, Billard MJ, Wieder ED, McIntyre BW, Komanduri KV. Coengagement of a4b1 integrin (VLA-4) and CD4 or CD8 is necessary to induce maximal Erk1/2 phosphorylation and cytokine production in human T cells. Hum Immunol. 2010 Jan;71(1):23-8.
  • Kim TK, St John LS, Wieder ED, Khalili J, Ma Q, Komanduri KV. Human late memory CD8+ T cells have a distinct cytokine signature characterized by CC-chemokine production without IL-2 production. J Immunol. 2009 Nov 15;183(10):6167-74.
  • Takero Shindo, M.D., Ph.D., Tae Kon Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Cara L. Benjamin, Ph.D., Robert B. Levy, Ph.D., Eric D. Wieder, Ph.D. and Krishna V. Komanduri, M.D. MEK Inhibitors Selectively Suppress Human T Cell Alloreactivity in a Memory Stage-Dependent Manner (2011, submitted the abstract and the post presentation at the American Assocication of Hemotology 53th Annual Meeting, received 2011 Trainee Travel Award)
  • Tae Kon Kim, Cara L. Benjamin, Qing Ma, Eric D. Wieder, and Krishna V. Komanduri, IL-2 production in human memory CD8+ T cells depends on ERK1 expression (2011, submitted the abstract and the oral presentation/poster presentation at the American Association of Immunologists 98th Annual Meeting, received 2011 AAI Trainee Abstract Award)
  • Deutsch Y., Montero AJ et al. Phase 2 study of neoadjuvant treatment with NOV-002 in combination with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide followed by docetaxel in patients with HER-2 negative clinical stage II-IIIc breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011
  • Deutsch YE, et al. CD30: an important new target in hematologic malignancies. Leuk Lymphoma. 2011
  • Francois F, Roper J, Joseph N, Pei Z, Chhada A, Shak JR, de Perez AZ, Perez-Perez GI, Blaser MJ BMC Gastroenterol. 2011 Apr 14;11:37. The effect of H. pylori eradication on meal-associated changes in plasma ghrelin and leptin.
  • Badheka AO*, Rathod A*, Marzouka GR*, Bokhari SI, Moscucci M. Cohen MG, Isolated Non-specific ST-segment and T-wave Abnormalities in a Cross Sectional US Population and Mortality – Insights from NHANES III.Circulation Outcomes.Publication Status: Pending Submission
  • Chaparro SV, Badheka AO, Marzouka GR, Tanawuttiwat T, Fayaz A, Vikas S, Pham SM, The Successful Synergistic Use of Impella and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Recovery in Fulminant Myocarditis.Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Publication Status: Submitted
  • Badheka A, Marzouka G, Sequeira F, Esterson J; Pseudo-Pulmonic Stenosis in Non-Hodgkin’s Large B-cell Lymphoma.Circulation, Publication Status: Submitted
  • Badheka A, Azzam I, Toussaint JL, Marzouka GR, Willens H, Alfonso CE; Left internal mammary to pulmonary vasculature fistula post coronary artery bypass surgery. Circulation, Publication Status: Submitted
  • Sasine JP, Marzouka GR, Altamirano J, Hooton TM, Complete Loss of Vision and Hearing in an Immunocompetent Man with a Cryptococcoma. Clinical Infectious Disease,Publication Status: Submitted
  • Marzouka GR, Woodhouse C., Nader RG; Intracavitary RCA diagnosed on 64-slice CT-SCAN Publication Status: Submitted
  • Badheka AO*, Rathod A*, Marzouka GR*, Bokhari SI, Moscucci M. Cohen MG, Isolated Non-specific ST-segment and T-wave Abnormalities in a Cross Sectional US Population and Mortality – Insights from NHANES III.Circulation Outcomes.Publication Status: Pending Submission
  • Chaparro SV, Badheka AO, Marzouka GR, Tanawuttiwat T, Fayaz A, Vikas S, Pham SM, The Successful Synergistic Use of Impella and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Recovery in Fulminant Myocarditis.Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Publication Status: Submitted
  • Badheka A, Marzouka G, Sequeira F, Esterson J; Pseudo-Pulmonic Stenosis in Non-Hodgkin’s Large B-cell Lymphoma.Circulation, Publication Status: Submitted
  • Badheka A, Azzam I, Toussaint JL, Marzouka GR, Willens H, Alfonso CE; Left internal mammary to pulmonary vasculature fistula post coronary artery bypass surgery. Circulation, Publication Status: Submitted
  • Sasine JP, Marzouka GR, Altamirano J, Hooton TM, Complete Loss of Vision and Hearing in an Immunocompetent Man with a Cryptococcoma. Clinical Infectious Disease,Publication Status: Submitted
  • Marzouka GR, Woodhouse C., Nader RG; Intracavitary RCA diagnosed on 64-slice CT-SCAN Publication Status: Submitted
  • Marzouka GR, Chaparro SV, Badheka AO, Tanawuttiwat T, Fayaz A, Vikas S, Pham SM, The Successful Synergistic Use of Impella and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Recovery in Fulminant Myocarditis, Publication Status: Accepted 8-8-2011, Annual Meeting of the Florida American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL presented on 8-27-2011.
  • Marzouka GR, Toussaint JL, Badheka A, Azzam I, Willens H, Alfonso CE; Left internal mammary to pulmonary vasculature fistula post coronary artery bypass surgery, Publication Status: Accepted 8-8-2011, Annual Meeting of theFlorida American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL to be presented on 8-27-2011. 
  • Marzouka GR, Badheka AO, Rathod A, Bokhari SI, Moscucci M. Cohen MG, Isolated Non-specific ST-segment and T-wave Abnormalities in a Cross Sectional US Population and Mortality – Insights from NHANES III. American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2011 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR11). 
  • Marzouka GR, Martinez CM, Tamariz L, 2010.Depression Increases All-cause Mortality in Post Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Meta-analysis Of Prospective Cohort Studies.Accepted.American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR10)
  • Marzouka GR, Julian E, Dias A, Tamariz L, Trahan P, Arecement L, Hebert K, 2010. The Impact of JNC VII Recommendations for Controlling Blood Pressure in a Heart Failure Disease Management Program. American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR10)
  • Marzouka GR, Tamariz L, Palacia A, Florez H, Seo D, Dresen W, Schmidt K, 2010. Comparison of the Framingham Risk Score with Coronary Artery Disease Burden in Hispanics. American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR10)
  • Marzouka GR, 2010.Prevalence Of Vaccination In Systolic Heart Failure: A Prospective Study Of 549 Patients By Race/Ethnicity And Gender, Poster presentation, American College of Cardiology 59th Annual Scientific Session (ACC10), Atlanta, GA.

BOOKS PUBLISHED

Ortega Christian, Ricardo Correa (Editors). Case report: Basics and publication (Spanish). Internet Medical Publishing, Imedpub 2010.

POSTERS AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS (Case report and Research)

  • Ricardo Correa, Ana Sandoval, David Baidal, Adam Weinstein, Syeda Abbas. Amiodarone induce thyrotoxicosis type 1: a case report. Poster presentation. American Collegue of Physicians, Florida Chapter 2010 meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 6th, 2010.
  • Willy Valencia, Ricardo Correa, Ana C. Apaza, Silvina Levis-Desseau, Hermes Florez.. Prospective risk of hyperglycemia in a South Florida population with low levels of Vitamin D. Poster Presentation 8th Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC), Los Angeles, CA, November 4-6th, 2010.
  • Ricardo Correa, Itzel Thomas. Evidence-Based Medicine and Cochrane Collaboration (Letter to the editor). Rev Med Cient: 2010:22(1):2-3
  • Ricardo Correa, Christian Ortega. A new book for medical student in Latinamerica. (Letter to the Editor). Rev Med Cient: 2011:24(1):2-3
  • Loyd A. Marchena, Edilma Berrio, Dorita Avila, Eugenia Lee, Ricardo Correa, Diego Gutierrez, Patricia Arroyo, L Rivera, Y Rodriguez, Blas Armien, STD/HIV/AIDS Study Group. A baselinie situtational anaylysis: STD/HIV/AIDS. Related Knowledge, attitudes and practices among schoolchildren aged 9-12.Poster presentation. AIDS 2010. Vienna, July 27th, 2010
  • Mario Tristan, Arturo Salazar, Itzel Thomas, Ricardo Correa. Experience in using GRADE to a Guidelines practice in Central America. Poster presentation: World Congress of Clinical Practice Guidelines GYN 2010. Chicago, August 12th, 2010.
  • Correa, Ricardo, Ashley, Britell, Hoang, Ming, Wang Libbin. Parasites in the Brain: Unusual presentation of Severe Malaria. Poster Presentation. Winner (3rd Place) National Poster competition on the AMA RFS meeting at New Orleans, Nov 11-12, 2011
  • Correa, Ricardo, Vinicius Ernani. Submandibular squamous cell carcinoma that progress to a huge head/neck mass. Poster Presentation. Florida ACP Associate Meeting. Orlando March 12 and 13, 2011.
  • Correa, Ricardo, Jose Sandoval. A little too much calcium in my vacations: acute severe hypercalcemia in a previous asymptomatic man. Poster Presentation. Florida ACP Associate Meeting. Orlando March 12 and 13, 2011.
  • Liliana Vásquez-Rivera, Correa, Ricardo. Lung Cavitation: Tb or not Tb. Non-fatal case of necrotizing pneumonia in a immunocompromise patient. Poster Presentation. Florida ACP Associate Meeting. Orlando March 12 and 13, 2011
  • Correa, Ricardo, Melany Castillo, Ana Sandoval, Alejandro Ayala. I am different from the rest: a hormone control case. Oral Presentation. Florida ACP Associate Meeting. Orlando March 12 and 13, 2011.
  • Correa, Ricardo, Mario Ponce, Silvia Cuadra, Bernice Acevedo, Fernando Calmet, Melany Castillo, Sheyla Zelaya. An atypical Finding in a patient with respiratory symptoms. Poster Presentation: Florida ACP Associate Meeting St. Pete Beach September 11 and 12, 2011 and National poster competition AMA RFS meeting at New Orleans, Nov 11-12, 2011
  • Sheyla Zelaya, Silvia Cuadra, Bernice Acevedo, Fernando Calmet, Melany Castillo, Correa, Ricardo. Encrusted Cystitis. Poster Presentation: Florida ACP Associate Meeting St. Pete Beach September 11 and 12, 2011 and National Poster competition AMA RFS meeting at New Orleans, Nov 11-12, 2011
  • Correa, Ricardo, Fernando Calmet, Silvia Cuadra, Bernice Acevedo, Melany Castillo, Sheyla Zelaya. Bilateral Renal Infarct in otherwise healthy man. Poster Presentation. Florida ACP Associate Meeting St. Pete Beach September 11 and 12, 2011 and National poster competition AMA RFS meeting at New Orleans, Nov 11-12, 2011

ONGOING REASEARCH PROJECTS

  • Enhace Fitness/Hjealthy Aging Regional Collaborative in South Florida Older Veterans: A pilot study of exercise effectiveness in quality of life and physical function. PI: Hermes Florez. Team: Bernard Roos, Josehp Signorile, Jason Dahn, Willy Valencia, Damian Stanziano, Ferdinando Andrade, Lisset Oropesa, Correa, Ricardo and Silvia Cuadra.
  • Peer–led and Telehealth Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) adoption for Diabetes. Prevention and Management. PI: Hermes Florez. Team: Bernard Roos, Josehp Signorile, Jason Dahn, Willy Valencia, Damian Stanziano, Ferdinando Andrade, Lisset Oropesa, Ricardo Correa and Silvia Cuadra.
  • Melatonin and Premenstrual Syndrome: A systematic Review. Ricardo Correa, Coridalia Wald, Itzel Thomas, Mario Tristan. Cochrane Collaboration.

PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

  • Patel, N, Marzouka G, Badheka A, Sequeira F, Esterson J; Pseudo-Pulmonic Stenosis in Non-Hodgkin’s Large B-cell Lymphoma. Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) M3 2011 International Cardiovascular Conference in Miami Beach, FL on 10-4-2011
  • Patel N, Marzouka G, Badheka A, Chaparro S; Hepatocellular Carcinoma Metastatic to the Right Ventricle. Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) M3 2011 International Cardiovascular Conference in Miami Beach, FL on 10-4-2011
  • Marzouka GR, Chaparro SV, Badheka AO, Tanawuttiwat T, Fayaz A, Vikas S, Pham SM, The Successful Synergistic Use of Impella and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Recovery in Fulminant Myocarditis, Publication Status: Accepted 8-8-2011, Annual Meeting of the Florida chapter of the American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL on 8-27-2011. Also Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) M3 2011 International Cardiovascular Conference in Miami Beach, FL on 10-4-2011
  • Marzouka GR, Toussaint JL, Badheka A, Azzam I, Willens H, Alfonso CE; Left internal mammary to pulmonary vasculature fistula post coronary artery bypass surgery, Publication Status: Accepted 8-8-2011, annual meeting of the Florida chapter of the American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL on 8-27-2011. Also Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) M3 2011 International Cardiovascular Conference in Miami Beach, FL on 10-4-2011
  • Marzouka GR, Badheka AO, Rathod A, Bokhari SI, Moscucci M. Cohen MG, Isolated Non-specific ST-segment and T-wave Abnormalities in a Cross Sectional US Population and Mortality – Insights from NHANES III. American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2011 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR11). Presented as an oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Florida chapter of the American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL on 8-27-2011; also presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) M3 2011 International Cardiovascular Conference in Miami Beach, FL on 10-4-2011
  • Marzouka GR, 2010. Depression Increases All-cause Mortality in Post Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Meta-analysis Of Prospective Cohort Studies, Poster presentation, American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR10), Washington, DC , Also presented at the 2010 University of Miami Cardiovascular Research Symposium (June 11th 2010)
  • Marzouka GR, 2010. The Impact of JNC VII Recommendations for Controlling Blood Pressure in a Heart Failure Disease Management Program, Poster presentation, American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR10), Washington, DC  , Also presented at the 2010 University of Miami Cardiovascular Research Symposium (June 11th 2010)
  • Marzouka GR, 2010. Comparison of the Framingham Risk Score with Coronary Artery Disease Burden in Hispanics , Poster presentation, American Heart AssociationQuality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Scientific Sessions (AHA QCOR10), Washington, DC , Also presented at the 2010 University of Miami Cardiovascular Research Symposium (June 11th 2010)
  • Marzouka GR, 2010.Prevalence Of Vaccination In Systolic Heart Failure: A Prospective Study Of 549 Patients By Race/Ethnicity And Gender, Poster presentation, American College of Cardiology 59th Annual Scientific Session (ACC10), Atlanta, GA. , Also presented at the 2010 University of Miami Cardiovascular Research Symposium (June 11th 2010)

CURRENT PROJECTS & MANUSCRIPTS PENDING PUBLICATION:

  • Marzouka GR, Hebert K,Proposed Guidelines for ACS Protocol Regarding Cardiac Enzymes (Cost effectiveness project at Jackson aimed at reducing costs by eliminating unnecessary tests) Study Status:Proposal completed, Pending IRB Submission
  • Marzouka GR, Tamariz L, Palacia A, Florez H, Seo D, Dresen W, Schmidt K, Comparison of the Framingham Risk Score with Coronary Artery Disease Burden in Hispanics. Publication Status: Manuscript in progress
  • Nader AC, Marzouka GR, Nader RG, Case Report: A Broken Heart after the Haiti Earthquake. Publication Status: Unpublished
  • Marzouka GR, Martinez CM, Tamariz L, Depression Increases All-cause Mortality in Post Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Meta-analysis Of Prospective Cohort Studies. Publication Status: Manuscript Completed, currently under revision
  • Marzouka GR, Martinez CM, The Ethics of Globalization: A look of How Globalization has influenced development in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Publication Status: Manuscript in progress
  • Carrion AF, O’Brien C, Martin P. Management of patients with chronic hepatitis B before and after liver transplantation: an update. Curr Hep Rep. Submitted for publication, November 2011.  (IF:
  • Carrion AF, Martin P. Viral hepatitis in the elderly. Am J Gastroenterol. Submitted for publication, October 2011.
  • Shah S, Carrion AF, Barkin JS. Radiofrequency ablation of esophageal lesions and recurrent fever. Gastrointest Endosc. Submitted for publication, October 2011.
  • Carrion AF, Giordano CM, Martin P. Hepatitis C in special populations. In: Hepatitis C. Editors: Donald Jensen, MD; Nancy Reau, MD. New York, NY: Oxford University Press Inc., In press.



UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS



Deutsch, Y. Cholangiocarcinoma: A joint cancer database analysis.@ ASCO GI 2012