Saint Vincent Hospital | A history of excellence. A century of care. - Internal Medicine Residency Program

Resident Achievements



Anand C, Al-Juburi A, Abell TL, et al. Gastric electrical stimulation is safe and effective: a long-

term study in patients with drug-refractory gastroparesis in three regional centers. Digestion 2008; 75:83-9.

Abraham G, Finkelberg D, Spooner LM. Daptomycin-induced acute renal and hepatic toxicity

without rhabdomyolysis. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:719-21.

Cherian, J, Kothari S, Angelis D, Atef A, Downey B, and Kirkpatrick J. Atypical Takotsubo

Cardiomyopathy: dobutamine-precipitated apical ballooning with left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Texas Heart Institute J 2008;35:7-75.

Yood RA, Mazor KM, Andrade SE, Emani S, Chan W, Kahler KH. Patient decision to initiate

therapy for osteoporosis: the influence of knowledge and beliefs. J. Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:1815-21.

Harrold LR, Li W, Yood RA, Fuller J, Gurwitz JH. Identification of patients with arthritis-related

functional limitation using administrative database. J Pub Health Manag Pract. 2008;14:487-97.

Dove JT, Weiner B. President.s page: reflecting the power of one. J Am Coll Cardiol 2008; 51:87-


Weiner BH, Marshall JJ. SCAl launches An interventional cardiology

resource for patients and physicians. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2008;71:441-4.

Ernst A, Simoff M, Ost D, Goldman Y, Herth F. Prospective risk adjusted morbidity and morality

outcome analysis after therapeutic bronchoscopic procedures. Chest 2008;134:514-9.

Hauptman PJ, Rich MW, Heidenreich PA.Pezzella SM, et al: The heart failure clinic: a consensus

statement of the Heart Failure Society of America. J Cardiac Failure 2008;14:801-15.

Loo RM, Ariyarajah V, O.Brien D, Apiyasawat S, Silbert D, Katz S, Spodick D. High prevalence of

widened P waves among pediatric patients in 2 separate hospitals. J Electocardiol 2008;41:63-7.

Rapose A, Scott LD, Ismail N. Listeria grayi bacteremia in a heart transplant recipient.

Transplant Infectious Disease 2008; 10:436-6.

Rapose A. Type I Lepra reaction presenting as immune reconstruction inflammatory syndrome.

Indian Jl Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008; 274:267-28.

Rapose A, Naniwadekar A, Sarvat B, et al. Esophageal perforation and pneumomediastinum.

Rare complications of tuberculosis. Infect Dis Clin Pract 2008;16:266-7.

Spodick DH. Wolff-Parkinison-White ECH with pseudo-infarct. Am J Getriatr Cardiol


Spodick DH. Role of pericardium in diastolic dysfunction and diastolic heart failure. In Klein AL,

Garcia MJ (Eds.); Diastology; Clinical Approach to Diastolic Heart Failure, Philadelphia, Saunders/Elevier, 2008, pp 27-31.

Spodick DH, Frisella M, Apiyassawat S. QRS axis validation in clinical echocardiography. Am J

Cardiol 2008;101:268-9.

Thompson RE, Nelson DF, Popkin JH, Popkin Z. Case-control study of lung cancer risk from

residential radon exposure in Worcester county, Massachusetts. Health Phys 2008;94:228-41.

Harold LR, Andrade SE, Briesacher BA, Raebel MA, Fouayzi, Yood RA, Ockene IS. Adherence

with urate-lowering therapies of gout. Arthritis Res Ther 2009;11:R46.

Buhaescu I, Williams A, Yood R. Rare manifestations of Churg-Strauss syndrome: coronary

artery vasospasm, temporal artery vasculitis, and reversible monocular blindness-a case report. Clin Rheumatol 2009;28:231-3.

Binkley N, Ringe JD, Reed JI, Ljunggren O, Holick MF, Minne HW, Liu M, Lamotta A, West JA,

Santora AC. Alendronate/vitamin D(3)70 mg/2800 IU with and without additional 2800 IU vitamin D(3) for osteoporosis: Results from the 24-week extension of a 15-week randomized, controlled trial. Bone 2009;44:639-47.

Ivanova H, Birnbaum T, van der Molen A, Emani S, Rosiello R, Colice G. Adherence to Inhaled

corticosteroid use and local adverse events in persistent asthma. American Journal of Managed Care 2009;14:801-9.

Birnbaum H, Ivanova J, Yu A, Hsieh M, Seal B, Rosiello R, Colice G. Asthma severity

categorization using a claims based algorithm of pulmonary function testing. Am J Asthma 2009; 46:73-80.

Ariyarajah V, Apiyasawat S, Spodick D. Formulaic quantification of echocardiographic left atrial

volume. Journal of Electrocardiography 2009;49:258-64.

Spodick DH, Ariyarajah V, Goldberg R. Interatrial block: Correlation with P-terminal force.

Clin Cardiol 2009:32:181-2.

Kitkungvan D, Sharma S, Pacifico L, Spodick DH. Metastatic renal cell carcinoma masquerading

as ST-Segment elevation myocardial infarction. J Invasive Cardiol 2009:21:181-3.

Prajapat L, Ariyarajah V, Spodick D. Utility of frontal plane QRS axis in identifying non-ST-

elevation myocardial infarction in patients with poor R-wave progression. Am J Cariol 2009;104:190-3.

Prajapat L, George S, Abraham G, Anisman S, Pacifico L, Ramsaran EK, Spodick D, Laszlo L.

Aorta to left atrial fistula and severe hemolytic anemia, following transcatheter closure of an atrial septal defect using amplatzer septal occluder in an elderly patient with an intact aortic rim. Am J Geriatr Cardiol (in press).

Meyer P, Keller PF, Spodick D. Empress Sissi and cardiac tamponade: An historical perspective.

Am J Cardiol (in press).

Ariyarajah V, Malinski M, Zeroth S, Harris R, Morris A, Spodick DH. Risk stratification for

recurrent heart failure in patients post-myocardial infarction with electrocardiographic and echocardiographic left atrial abnormality. Am J Cardiology (in press).

Abir O, Kanaan, Anisman S, Ramsaran EK, Donovan JL. Bivalirudin alone or in combination with

eptifibatide in elective percutaneous coronary intervention. Pharmacother J (in press).

Raja A, Ariyarajah V, Fernades J, Apiyasawat S, Khadem A, Barac I, Spodick DH. Differences in

treadmill exercise tolerance parameters between patients with partial and advanced interatrial depolarization abnormality. Am J Cardiol (in press).