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    • Inflammatory cast of the tympanic membrane after acute otitis media 

      Byun, J.; Massi, DS.; Sehgal, A.; Saadia-Redleaf, M. (Cambridge University Press, 2013-03)
      Objective: To describe a relatively unknown clinical entity – inflammatory cast of the tympanic membrane after acute otitis media – and its simple out-patient treatment. Study design: Retrospective review of case ...
    • Inter-rater reliability of sonographic measurements of the inferior vena cava. 

      Saul, Turandot; Lewiss, Resa E.; Langsfeld, Alexis; Radeos, Michael S.; Del Rios, Marina (2012-05)
      Background: Bedside ultrasound is emerging as a useful tool in the assessment of intravascular volume status by examining measurements of the inferior vena cava (IVC). Many previous studies do not fully describe their ...
    • Intermittent Hypoxia Regulates Stem-like Characteristics and Differentiation of Neuroblastoma Cells 

      Bhaskara, Vasantha Kumar; Mohanam, Indra; Rao, Jasti S.; Mohanam, Sanjeeva (Public Library of Science, 2012-02)
      Background: Neuroblastomas are the most common extracranial solid tumors in children. Neuroblastomas are derived from immature cells of the sympathetic nervous system and are characterized by clinical and biological ...
    • Intramedullary neurenteric cyst associated with a tethered spinal cord: Case report and literature review 

      Vachhani, Jay A.; Fassett, Daniel R. (Medknow Publications, 2012-07)
      BACKGROUND: Neurenteric cysts are benign tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) that represent 0.3% to 0.5% of all spinal cord tumors. They are usually extramedullary and found in the lower cervical and thoracic spine. ...
    • Laparoscopic Ladd's procedure: treatment of choice for midgut malrotation in infants and children 

      Stanfill, Amy B.; Pearl, Richard H.; Kalvakuri, Kavitha; Wallace, Lizabeth J.; Vegunta, Ravindra K. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2010-05)
      Introduction: Rotational anomalies of the midgut encompass a broad spectrum of incomplete rotational events with malfixation of the intestines during fetal development. Ladd’s procedure, as a correction of these anomalies, ...
    • Localization of uPAR and MMP-9 in lipid rafts is critical for migration, invasion and angiogenesis in human breast cancer cells 

      Raghu, Hari; Sodadasu, Prasanna Kumar; Malla, Rama Rao; Gondi, Christopher S.; Estes, Norman; Rao, Jasti S. (BioMed Central, 2010-11-24)
      Background uPAR and MMP-9, which play critical roles in tumor cell invasion, migration and angiogenesis, have been shown to be associated with lipid rafts. Methods To investigate whether cholesterol could regulate ...
    • Long-term risk of colorectal cancer by gender after positive colonoscopy: population-based cohort study. 

      Ren J; Kirkness CS; Kim M; Asche CV; Puli S (Taylor & Francis, 2016-04)
      Background: Evidence for surveillance intervals of colonoscopy are primarily based on adenoma recur-rence rate rather than on colorectal cancer (C.R.C.) incidence. Little is known about long-term risk of C.R.C. after ...
    • Missed opportunities for advance care planning communication during outpatient clinic visits 

      Ahluwalia, Sangeeta; Levin, Jennifer; Lorenz, Karl; Gordon, Howard (Springer Verlag, 2012-04)
      Background: Early provider-patient communication about future care is critical for patients with heart failure (HF); however, advance care planning (ACP) discussions are often avoided or occur too late to usefully inform ...
    • MMP-2 siRNA Inhibits Radiation-Enhanced Invasiveness in Glioma Cells 

      Badiga, Aruna Venkata; Chetty, Chandramu; Kesanakurti, Divya; Are, Deepthi; Gujrati, Meena; Klopfenstein, Jeffrey D.; Dinh, Dzung H.; Rao, Jasti S. (Public Library of Science, 2011-06-16)
      Background: Our previous work and that of others strongly suggests a relationship between the infiltrative phenotype of gliomas and the expression of MMP-2. Radiation therapy, which represents one of the mainstays of glioma ...
    • MMP-9 and uPAR regulated glioma cell migration 

      Veeravalli, Krishna Kumar; Rao, Jasti S. (Landes Bioscience, 2012-11)
      Integrin dependent and independent MMP-9 and uPAR signaling plays a key role in glioma cell migration and invasion. In this article, we comment on all the possible pathways and molecules associated with MMP-9- and uPAR- ...
    • MMP-9, uPAR and cathepsin B silencing downregulate integrins in human glioma xenograft cells in vitro and in vivo in nude mice 

      Veeravalli, Krishna Kumar; Chetty, Chandramu; Ponnala, Shivani; Gondi, Christopher S.; Lakka, Sajani S.; Fassett, Daniel; Klopfenstein, Jeffrey D.; Dinh, Dzung H.; Gujrati, Meena; Rao, Jasti S. (Public Library of Science, 2010-07-15)
      Background Involvement of MMP-9, uPAR and cathepsin B in adhesion, migration, invasion, proliferation, metastasis and tumor growth has been well established. In the present study, MMP-9, uPAR and cathepsin B genes were ...
    • Molecular mechanisms of hepatic apoptosis 

      Wang, Kewei (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-01-16)
      Apoptosis is a prominent feature of liver diseases. Causative factors such as alcohol, viruses, toxic bile acids, fatty acids, drugs, and immune response, can induce apoptotic cell death via membrane receptors and intracellular ...
    • Multifunctional roles of urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) in cancer stemness and chemoresistance of pancreatic cancer 

      Asuthkar, Swapna; Stepanova, Victoria; Lebedeva, Tatiana; Holterman, AiXuan L.; Estes, Norman; Cines, Douglas B.; Rao, Jasti S.; Gondi, Christopher S. (American Society for Cell Biology, 2013-09)
      Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is almost always lethal. One of the underlying reasons for this lethality is believed to be the presence of cancer stem cells (CSC), which impart chemoresistance and promote recurrence, ...
    • Mycotic aneurysm in a turtle hunter: brief review and a case report 

      Moole, Harsha; Emani, Vamsi Krishna; Ramsahai, Shweta (Co-Action Publishing, 2015)
      Salmonella-associated mycotic aneurysm is a rare, but dreaded, complication of salmonellosis. Immunocompromised and elderly populations are more susceptible to develop this extra-intestinal complication. Salmonella is ...
    • Neurosyphilis Presenting as Asymptomatic Optic Perineuritis 

      Parker, Sarah E.; Pula, John H. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
      Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is known as “the great imitator” due to its wide variety of clinical presentations, including ocular disorders. There has been an increase in the rate of syphilis in the ...
    • Nuss Procedure: Decrease in Bar Movement Requiring Reoperation with Primary Placement of Two Bars 

      Stanfill, Amy B.; DiSomma, Nerina; Henriques, Steven M.; Wallace, Lizabeth J.; Vegunta, Ravindra K.; Pearl, Richard H. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2012-05)
      Background: The Nuss procedure, first reported in 1998, is currently the treatment of choice for pectus excavatum. The most significant bar-related complication documented is bar movement, requiring reoperation in 3.4%–27% ...
    • Ophthalmologic features of the common spinocerebellar ataxias 

      Pula, John H; Gomez, Christopher M; Kattah, Jorge C (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010-11)
      Purpose of review: The spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs) are a phenotypically and genetically diverse group of autosomal dominant disorders that cause pathological degeneration in the cerebellum, brainstem, and retina, resulting ...
    • Ophthalmologic features of the common spinocerebellar ataxias 

      Pula, John H; Gomez, Christopher M.; Kattah, Jorge C. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010-11)
      Purpose of review: The spinocerebellar ataxias are a phenotypically and genetically diverse group of autosomal dominant disorders that cause pathological degeneration in the cerebellum, brainstem, and retina, resulting ...
    • Oral clindamycin causing acute cholestatic hepatitis without ductopenia: a brief review of idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury and a case report 

      Moole, Harsha; Ahmed, Zohair; Saxena, Nibha; Puli, Srinivas R.; Dhillon, Sonu (Co-Action Publishing, 2015-10-19)
      Clindamycin is a lincosamide antibiotic active against most of the anaerobes, protozoans, and Gram-positive bacteria, including community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Its use has increased greatly ...
    • Pediatric Obesity 

      Holterman, Mark J.; Holterman, Ai-Xuan Le; Browne, Allen F. (W.B. Saunders, 2012-06)
      Obesity is a serious life-threatening disease that affects an increasing number of children in the developed world. Obese children suffer in many physical and psychosocial ways and their burden has important consequences ...