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ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS, POSTERS AND RESEARCH PAPERS
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*Indicates Internal Medicine or Medicine-Pediatrics Resident

2010-2011

Geeta Arora, MD, Mark Friedman, MD, Sean Conner, DO, Andy J. Thanjan, MD, Clyde A. Collins, MD, Nadia D. Lupercio, MD, Mary Lucchesi, MD, Seth Richter, MD, Rufus Collea, MD.  "The Relationship Between Breast Cancer and the Development of Colorectal Adenomas."

Nadia Lupercio, MD, Mark Friedman, MD, Victor Levy, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD.  "Crohn's Colitis Complicated by a "Secondary" Entamoebea Histolitica Infection."

Wallace J. Wang, MD, Syed Mehdi, MD, Raina Patel, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD.  "Untreated Metastic Appendiceal Carcinoid for Five Years."

Wallace J. Wang, MD, Andy J. Thanjan, MD, Raina Patel, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD.  "Yersinia Enterocolitica Infection Presenting as Left Lower Quadrant Pain."

Wallace J. Wang, MD, Andy Thanjan, MD, Raina Patel, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD, Shahid Mehboob, MD.  "Upper GI Bleed Caused by Gastritis Cystica Profunda in an Unoperated Stomach."

Wallace J. Wang, MD Arjun Nair, MD, Raina Patel, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD, Cynthia Carlyn, MD. "Cecal Adenocarcinoma Associated Clostridium Septicum Presenting as an Acute Abdomen."

Arjun Nair, MD, Wallace J. Wang, MD, Andy J. Thanjan, MD, Jesse Green, MD.  "Posttraumatic Inta-Hepatic A-V Fistula and the Development of Portal Hypertension."

Archana Patel, MD, Sheetal Sharma, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD.  "A Rare Case of Combined Hepatocellular-Cholangiocarcinoma."

Zachary Feinberg, MD, Sheetal Sharma, MD, Seth Richter, MD.  "Inpatient Gastrointestinal Consultation Requests and Subsequent Invasive Procedures in an Academic Teaching Hospital: A Single Center Experience."

Archana Patel, MD, James Conti, MD, David Jones, MD, Peter Ells, MD.  "Caroli's Syndrome: A Case Report and Reviewof the Literature."

2009-2010
THE EFFECT OF ACID SUPPRESSION THERAPY ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BARRETT ESOPHAGUS

*Archana Patel, MD, Mark Friedman, MD Sheetal Sharma, MD, Seth Richter, MD

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DIAGNOSIS AT A LARGE URBAN MEDICAL CENTER: UTILIZATION AND POTENTIAL IMPACT OF WELLS SCORE APPLICATION

Anthony Iannuccillo, MD, *Mehul Patel, MD, Pamela Pettigrew-Duffield, MD, Mikhail Torosoff, MD, PhD, Scott H. Beegle, MD, MS

ATYPICAL MYCOBACTERIA MASQUERADING IN THE CNS

*Jessica Kumar, DO, MPH, Karl Robstad, MD, Ellis Tobin, MD, Douglas Fish, MD, Harold Burger, MD, Robert Jellinger, MD

TAMSULOSIN INDUCED ANGIOEDEMA

*Mehul B. Patel, MD, *Archana Patel, MD, Jean-Paul Hafner, MD

CONCOMITANT CARCINOID, GASTROINTESTINAL STROMAL TUMOR AND GANGLIONEUROMA IN A MALE WITH ABDOMINAL PAIN

*Samira Khan Manji, MD, *Gulam Abbas Manji, MD, PhD, Syed Mehdi, MD

FELLOW INVOLVEMENT DURING COLONOSCOPY DOES NOT REDUCE ADENOMA DETECTION RATE

Mark Friedman, MD, Eddie Irions, MD, *Gloria Guptill, MD, *Geeta Arora, MD, Amy Kakkanatt, Jesse Green, MD

SYMPTOMATIC BRADYCARDIA AFTER USE OF HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS

*Archana Patel, MD, *Mehul Patel, MD, Alwin Steinmann, MD

AN EXQUISITE ERUPTION OF EOSINOPHILIC PNEUMONIA

*Jessica Kumar, MD, MPH, Rajan Subbiah, MD, Anwar Haque, MD, Mark Napier, MD, Scott Beegle, MD, MS

COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME PRESENTING AS ACUTE RECURRENT PANCREATITIS
*Avinash Murthy, MD, *Wallace Wang, MD, Jocelyn Celestin, MD, Vinay Sood, DO

OFF-LABEL USE OF POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 (MIRALAX) COMPARED WITH POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL-ELECTROLYTE LAVAGE SOLUTION (PEG-ELS): TOLERABILITY TRUMPS POTENCY
*Wallace Wang, MD, Eddie Irions, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD, FACG

AN UNUSUAL CASE F MALIGNANT PERITONEAL MESOTHELIOMA
*Archana V. Patel, MD, *Mehul B. Patel, MD, Mark Friedman, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD, Syed Mehdi, MD, Ching Lee, MD

OBSCURE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING WITH ELUSIVE MECKEL'S DIVERTICULUM
*Wallace Wang, Christopher Ashley, MD, FACG, Seth Richter, MD, FACG, Jorge Torres-Mora, MD

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HIV INFECTION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLONIC NEOPLASMS
Mark Friedman, MD, Robert Hirten, MS4, *Veena Nannegari, MD, *Archana Patel, MD, James Conti, MD, Seth Richter, MD

D-LACTIC ACIDOSIS PRESENTING IN CROHN'S DISEASE WITH SHORT BOWEL SYNDROME
*Wallace Wang, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD, FACG, Seth Richter, MD, FACG

DIFFUSE LARGE B-CELL LYMPHOMA PRESENTING WITH OBSTRUCTIVE JAUNDICE FROM A BILLIARY STRICTURE
Mark Friedman, MD, *Ishwaria Mohan, MD, Gregg Brodsky, MD, Vinay Sood, DO

ISOLATED RECURRENT HEPATIC MARGINAL ZONE B-CELL LYMPHOMA
*Samira Khan Manji, MD, *Archana Patel, MD, *Gulam A. Manji, MD, PhD, *Mehul B. Patel, MD, Syed Mehdi, MD

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF COLONIC SCHWANNOMA
Mark Friedman, MD, *Veena Nannegari, MD, Dave Jones, MD, Brian Valerian, MD

A RARE CAUSE OF CHYLOUS ASCITES
*Veena Nannegari, MD, Sheetal Sharma, MD, David Conti, MD, Catherine Bartholomew, MD

RIGHT LOWER QUADRANT ABDOMINAL PAIN IN A CROHN'S DISEASE PATIENT FOR 20 YEARS
*Archana Patel, MD Mark S. Friedman, MD, Richard P. MacDermott, MD, MACG

ACUTE NON-LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA WITH CHROMOSOME 46,XY,t(1;20)(p23;q12), DEL(11)(p13), ADD(12)(p13) ABNORMALITY; ASSOCIATED WITH PRIMARY REFRACTORY DISEASE.
*Samira Khan, MD, *Gulam A. Manji, MD, PhD, Donald Pasquale, MD

2008-2009

AN UNCOMMON CAUSE OF HEPATIC LESIONS
*Jessica Kumar, MD

NON-SELECTIVE NSAIDS, BUT NOT CELECOXIB, INCREASE RISK OF PERI-PROCEDURAL INFARCT AND PROLONG LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY AFTER PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS
*Rizwan Alimohammad, MD, Sara Westergaard, MD, Mikhail Torosoff, MD, Phd, FACC

NSAIDS AND OUTCOMES OF PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS
*Rizwan Alimohammad, MD, Sara Westergaard, MD, Edward Timm, Pharm D,
Mikhail Torosoff, MD, PhD, FACC

ATTENUATED FAMILIAL ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS (AFAP) PRESENTING AS AMPULLARY ADENOCARCINOMA- A CASE REPORT
*Nisheeth Verma, MD, *Avinash Murthy, MD, Konstantinos Linos, MD, Vinay Sood, MD, FACG

PRIMARY SCLEROSING CHOLANGITIS AND SARCOIDOSIS - AN INFREQUENT ASSOCIATION
*Avinash Murthy, Eva C. Foitzik, Jacquelyn Choate, Tipu Nazeer, David M. Chaletsky, Vinay Sood

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF SMALL AND DIMINUTIVE COLORECTAL POLYPS IN CAUCASIANS AND AFRICAN AMERICAN
Sheetal Sharma, *Nisheeth Verma, *Wallace Wang, Soren Gandhi, *Gloria Guptill, *Veena Nannegari, Amee Mapara-Shah, Gregg Brodsky, Seth Richter

PHARYNGITIS CULTURE AND ANTIBIOTICS PRESCRIBING PRACTICES IN AN AMBULATORY CLINIC.  PHASE II
*Rizwan Alimohammad, MD, *Susan Rhee, MD, Ivelisse Verrico, MD, Alwin Steinmann, MD

GEMCITABINE INDUCED RADIATION RECALL
Leah Houston, MD, *Rizwan Alimohamma, MD, Jorge Torres-Mora, MD,
Jae Hyun Mo, MD, Syed Mehdi, MD


C. PERFRINGENS CAUSING EMPHYSEMATOUS CHOLECYSTITIS: A CASE REPORT
J. John Kwon, MSE, *Rizwan Alimohammad, MD, Jean-Paul Hafner, MD

LEUKEMIC ASCITES: A RARE CAUSE OF ACUTE ASCITES
*Yinghong Wang, MD, PhD, David Jones, MD, Christopher Ashley, MD