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Scholarly Activities by MCW Residents over the last 3 years

  • 243 Presentations at Regional and National Meetings

  • 110 Published Abstracts

  • 65 Journal Publications/Textbook Chapters

     >80% of residents participate in scholarly activities resulting in published abstracts or manuscripts


Regional/National Meeting Presentations

Wisconsin American College of Physicians Chapter Scientific Meeting (published in Wisconsin Medical Journal):

6 oral presentations

12 poster presentations

American College of Physicians Annual Session (national):   

3 oral presentations (National Winners of Associates’ Abstract Competition)

14 poster presentations

Wisconsin Neurologic Society:

2 oral presentations

5 poster presentations

National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting (published in American Journal of Kidney Disease):

8 poster presentations

American Academy of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting (published in Chest):

9 poster presentations

American Geriatrics Society (published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society):

3 poster presentations

American Society of Nephrology (published in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology): 

1 oral presentation (Highlighted presentation)

5 poster presentations

Digestive Diseases Week (international, annual GI conference):

8 poster presentations

American College of Cardiology (published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology):

3 poster presentations

American College of Gastroenterology (published in Gastroenterology):

5 poster presentations

American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting (published in Blood):

3 presentations

American Heart Association National Scientific Session (published in Circulation):

2 presentations

Midwest Regional Society of General Internal Medicine Scientific Meeting:

40 oral presentations

32 poster presentations

MCW Research Day:

10 poster presentations

National Society of General Internal Medicine Scientific Meeting (published in Journal of General Internal Medicine):

14 oral presentations

35 poster presentations

Women’s Issues in GI and Hepatology: 

3 poster presentations

American College of Endocrinology National Meeting (published in Journal of Endocrinology):

2 poster presentations

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology National Conference (published in

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology):  

2 poster presentations

American Transplant Congress (published in American Journal of Transplantation):

2 poster presentations

Associated Professionals of Sleep Studies Annual Meeting (published in Sleep):

2 poster presentations

Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology:

4 poster presentations

Neurocritical Care Society National Meeting:

4 poster presentations

Critical Care National Congress:

 4 poster presentations


Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Ortega-Gutierrez S et al. Neurological Complications in non-neurointensive care units. Neurologist. 2009;15:254-67.

Lopez-Vicente M, Ortega-Gutierrez S, et al. Diagnosis and management of pediatric stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010;19:175-83.

Ortega-Gutierrez S, Torbey M. Sentinel headaches in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: implications for patient management. Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2007;3:310-311.

Szeder V, Ortega-Gutierrez S, et al. The TRACH Score: Clinical and Radiological Predictors of Tracheostomy in Supratentorial Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care. 2010;13:40-46.

Ananthakrishnan AN, Saeian K. Caroli’s disease: Identification and treatment strategies. Current gastroenterology reports. 2007;9(2):151-155.

Ortega-Gutierrez S, et al. Neurologic complications in non-neurological intensive care units. Neurologist. 2009;15(5):254-67.

Chitnis AS et al. Epidemiologic and Clinical Features Among Patients Hospitalized in Wisconsin with 2009 H1N1 Influenza A Virus Infections, April to August 2009. WMJ 2010;109:201-8.

Ziegelstein RC, Parakh K, Sakhuja A, Bhat U. Depression and coronary artery disease: is there a platelet link? Mayo Clin Proc. 2007;82(11):1366-8.

Lohr N, et al. Enhancement of nitric oxide release from nitrosyl hemoglobin and nitrosyl myoglobin by red/near infrared radiation: Potential role in cardioprotection, J Mol Cell Cardiology. 2009;47:256-63.

Hartmann KA et al. Tubo-ovarian abscess in virginal adolescents: Exposure of the underlying etiology. J Ped Adol Gyn. 2009;22:13-6.

Michaels AD, Viswanathan MN, Jordan MV, Chatterjee K. Computerized Acoustic Cardiographic Insights into the Pericardial Knock in Constrictive Pericarditis. Clinical Cardiology. 2007;30:450–458.

Djousse L, Kochar J, Gaziano JM, Dietary factors and risk of heart failure: A systematic review. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports. 2007;1(4):330-334.

Weisgerber MC, Hartmann KA et al. Moderate and Vigorous Exercise Programs in Children with Asthma. Ped Pulmonol. 2008;43:1175-82.

Webber K et al. Intertriginous eruption associated with chemotherapy in pediatric patients. Arch Dermatol. 2007 Jan;143(1):67-71.

Gonzaga JE, Ananthakrishnan AN, Issa M, Beaulieu DB, Skaros S, Zadvornova Y, Johnson K, Otterson MF, Binion DG. Durability of Infliximab in Crohn’s Disease: A single center experience. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2009;15:1837-43.

Parakh K, Sakhuja A, Bhat U, Ziegelstein RC. Platelet function in patients with depression. South Med J. 2008;101(6):612-7.

Nangia S, Saad E.  Torsion of Renal Transplant Ten Years after Simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation: Imaging as a Diagnostic Tool: Transplantation. 2009;87:1590.

Jain N, Fisk D, Sotir M, Kehl KS. West Nile Encephalitis, Status Epilepticus and West Nile Pneumonia in a Renal transplant Recipient. Transpl Int. 2007;20(9):800-3.

Bommakanti S et al. Efalizumab-Associated Lymphoproliferative Disease. J Drugs in Derm. 2007;6(6):646-8.

Parker SM et al. Follicular lymphoma transformation to dual translocated Burkitt-like lymphoma: improved disease control associated with radiation therapy. International Journal of Hematology. 2009;90:616-22.

Wig N, Bhatt S, Sakhuja A, Srivastava S, Agarwal S. Dietary Adequacy in Asian Indians with HIV. AIDS Care. 2008;20(3):370-5.

Ortega-Gutierrez S, et al. Protective effect of melatonin against genotoxic damage induced by mitomycin C in peripheral blood rats. J Biomed Biotech. 2009.

Juneja R, Roudebush C, Kumar N, et al. Utilization of a Computerized Intravenous Insulin Infusion Program to Control Blood Glucose in the Intensive Care Unit. Diabetes Tech Therap. 2007;9:1089-1100.

Kumar R, Burns EA. Age related decline in innate and adaptive immunity: Implications for vaccine responsiveness. Expert Review of Vaccines. 2008;7:467-79.

Moyers B, Shapiro M, Marcus GM, Gerber IL, McKeown B, Vessey JC, Jordan MV, Huddleston M, Foster E, Chatterjee K, Michaels AD. The performance of phonoelectrocardiographic left ventricular systolic time intervals and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology 2007;12:89–97.

Ortega-Gutierrez S et al. Melatonin reduces protein and lipid oxidative damage induced by homocysteine in rat brain homogenates. J Cell Biochem. 2007;102:729-735.

Malhotra S. Jordan MD, Shortliffe EH and Patel VL. Workflow Modeling in Critical Care: Piecing Together Your Own Puzzle. Journal of Biomedical Informatics. 2007;40(2):81-92.

Sakhuja A, Goyal A, Jaryal AK, Wig N, Vajpayee M, Kumar A, Deepak KK. Heart Rate Variability and Autonomic Function Tests in HIV Positive Individuals in India. Clin Auton Res. 2007;17(3):193-6.

Kochar J, Fredman L, Stone K, Cauley JA , Sleep Problems in Elderly Women Caregivers Depend on the Level of Depressive Symptoms: Results of the Caregiver-Study of Osteoporotic Fractures . Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2007;55(12):2003-9

Angel JR, Parker S et al. Recurrent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in a Young Man with Klinefelter Syndrome and Heterozygous Mutation of MTHFR-C677T and A1298C. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2010;21(4):372-5.

Ananthakrishnan AN, et al. Disparities in colon cancer screening in the Medicare population. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167(3):258-64.

Jain N, Patel D, Pfeifer KJ. An unusual case of vertebral osteomyelitis in a young healthy adult. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2007;106:152-4.

Shapiro M, Moyers B, Marcus GM, Gerber IL, McKeown B, Vessey JC, Jordan MV, et al. Diagnostic characteristics of combining the phonocardiographic third heart sound with systolic time intervals for the prediction of heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2007;13:18-24.

Surapaneni S, et al. Suppressive anti-HCV therapy for prevention of donor to recipient transmission in stem cell transplantation. Am J Gastroenterology.2007;102(2):449-51.

Djoussé L, Kochar J, et al. Relation of  albuminuria to left ventricular mass (From the HyperGEN Study). American Journal of Cardiology. 2008;15;101(2):212-6.

von Drygalski A, et al. Vancomycin-induced immune thrombocytopenia. New England Journal of Medicine 2007;356:904-910.

Torgerson S et al. Central nervous system Hodgkin lymphoma: case report and review of the literature. Neuro-oncology. 2010.

Angel JR, Alfred A, Sakhuja A, Sells RE, Zechlinski JJ. Ewing’s Sarcoma of the Kidney. Int J Clin Oncol. 2010;15(3):314-8.

Wig N, Sakhuja A, Khakha DC, Agarwal SK, Mehta S, Vajpayee M. Comprehensive health status of HIV infected outpatients at a tertiary care centre in India. Indian J Med Sci. 2008;62(3):87-97.

Kassel KM, Schulte NA, Parker SM. Lysophosphatidic Acid Decreases Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Binding in Airway Epithelial Cells. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 2007;323(1):109-118.

Grayburn R et al. Urgent Biventricular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantation in a Patient With Situs Inversus Totalis and Dextrocardia. Int J Cardiol. 2007;119:339–343.

Qumseya BJ, Ananthakrishnan AN, Skaros S, Bonner M, Zadvornova Y, Naik A, Perera L, Binion DG. QuantiFERON TB Gold Test for Tuberculosis Screening in an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort in the United States. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 2010.

Gor NV, Levy RM, Ahn J, Kogan D, et al. Biliary Cast Syndrome Following Liver Transplantation: Predictive Factors and Clinical Outcomes.  Liver Transplantation. 2008;14:1466–1472.

Kochar J, Djoussé L, Gaziano JM , "Breakfast Cereals and Risk of Type-2 Diabetes in the Physicians' Health Study I". Obesity. 2007;15(12):3039-44.

Djoussé L, Kochar J, Gaziano JM, Secular trends of heart failure among US male physicians. American Heart Journal. 2007;154(5):855-60.

Ananthakrishnan AN. Severe pulmonary toxicity following azathioprine/6-mercaptopurine initiation for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease: A case series. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2007;41(7):682-8.

Batwara R, Pfeifer K. Bilateral lung masses in a thalassemic man.  Resident and Staff Physician, 2007;41:17-21.

Sood P, et al. Subdural Hematomas in Chronic Dialysis Patients: Significant and Increasing. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;2:956-959.

Kaikobad M. Primary Mediastinal Embryonal Carcinoma Masquerading as Chronic Pancreatitis. WMJ 2007;106(4):51-54.

Ortega-Gutierrez S, et al. Sentinel headaches in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: implications for patient management.  Nat Clin Pract Neurol.  2007:3:310-311.

Szeder V, Ortega-Gutierrez S. CNS blastomycosis—young health male working in fields post hurricane Katrina.  Neurology. 2007:68:1746-1747.

Girotra S, et al. Relation of heart rate response to exercise with prognosis and atherosclerotic progression after coronary artery bypass grafting. Am J Cardiol. 2009;103(10):1386-90.

Wee C, Girotra S, et al. Relationship between obesity and atherosclerotic progression among patients with CABG.  JACC. 2008;52:620-5.


Textbook Chapters/Other Publications

Ortega-Gutierrez S, et al. Neurologic Emergency appendix: Ischemic stroke. In: Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition.ed. Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ. Saunders Elsevier, 2007, pp 539.

Kochar J, et al. J. Aspirin for Primary and Secondary Prevention. In: Antithrombotic Drug Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease; Askari, et al. 2010.

Ortega-Gutierrez S, et al. Therapeutic Appendix: Medication Doses, Action and Side effect Myasthenia Gravis (MG). In Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition,ed. Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ. Saunders Elsevier, 2007, pp 574-576.

Ortega-Gutierrez S, Lopez-Vicente M. Myotomes. In: Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition, ed. Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ. Saunders Elsevier, 2007, pp 332-334.

Kaur K, Findling J. Cushings Disease. In: Davies, T., Editor-in-chief. A Case-Based Guide of Clinical Endocrinology, 2008.

Ortega-Gutierrez S, Lopez-Vicente M. Spinal Epidural Abscesses. In: Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition.pp 454-455.

Lopez-Vicente M, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Torbey M. Stroke on pediatric wards. In: The Stroke Book 1st edition. ed. Torbey MT, Selim MH. Cambridge, 2007, pp: 265-276.

Kandiah PA, Zaidat O. Gait Disorders. In: Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition, ed. Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ. Saunders Elsevier, 2007.

Kandiah PA, Zaidat O. Myotonia. In: Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition, ed. Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ. Saunders Elsevier, 2007.

Jeske W, Hoppensteadt D, Sheikh A, et al. “An Overview of Hemostasis and Thrombosis”. In: Kipshidze N, Fareed J, Moses J, and Serruys P. Textbook of Interventional Cardiovascular Pharmacology. United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis, 2007: 1-29

Kandiah PA, Zaidat O. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. In: Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition, ed. Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ. Saunders Elsevier, 2007.

Kandiah PA, Zaidat O. Creatine kinase. In: Little Black Book of Neurology 5th edition, ed. Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ. Saunders Elsevier, 2007.
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