Internal Medicine Resident Scholarly Activities


Abraham B, Sedhom R, Megaly M, et al. Outcomes with catheter-directed thrombolysis compared with anticoagulation alone in patients with acute deep venous thrombosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jan 1;97(1):E61-E70. PMID: 32936517.

Mouabbi JA, Chand M, Asghar IA, et al. Lumpectomy followed by radiation improves survival in HER2 positive and triple-negative breast cancer with high tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes compared to mastectomy alone. Cancer Med. 2021 Jul;10(14):4790-4795. PMID: 34080777.

Zamora-Sifuentes J, Nasser A, Barawi M. Band ligation-assisted endoscopic mucosal resection of an intradiverticular polyp. VideoGIE. 2021 Jan 9;6(3): 147-148. PMID: 33738369.

Zhao W, Gandhi N, Affas S, et al. Predicting QT interval prolongation in patients diagnosed with the 2019 novel coronavirus infection. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2021 Sep;26(5):e12853. PMID: 33963634.


Abraham B, Megal M, Sous M, et al. Meta-analysis comparing torsemide versus furosemide in patients with heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Jan 1;125(1):92-99. PMID: 31699358

Affas S, Ayas MF, Mendes JM, et al. Primary leiomyosarcoma of the mesentery: a case report with review of literature. Cureus. 2020 Oct 3;12(10):e10777. PMID: 33033670.

Affas S, Chaar A Zamora-Sifuentes J, et al. Pre-operative predictors of concurrent choledocholithiasis in patients with acute calculus holecystitis: an external validity analysis. Cureus. 2020 Oct 19;12(10):e11039. PMID: 33214966.


Abdalla A, Aref A. Upfront chemotherapy followed by chemoradiation remains the Ssquence of choice for total neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Dec 20;37(36):3561-3562. PMID: 31596633.

Chaar A, Mouabbi JA, Alrajjal A, et al. Metastatic testicular choriocarcinoma: an unusual cause of upper gastrointestinal bleed. Cureus. 2019 Jul 26;11(7):e5243. PMID: 31565641.

Nasser A, Bill K, Barawi M. Lumen-apposing metal stent-assisted electrohydraulic lithotripsy and mechanical lithotripsy for cholelithasis in a nonsurgical patient. VideoGIE. 2019 Mar 4;4(4):159-160. PMID: 31016275.

Vendittelli PS, Botros B, Rosman HS, et al. Coronary artery embolism: two case reports and a review of the literature. Am J Med Sci. 2019 Apr;357(4):333-337. PMID: 30545698.


Edia S, Boshara A, Neupane S, et al. Internal jugular venous approach to percutaneous vacuum-assisted debulking of large lead vegetations prior to lead extraction. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Jan;4(1):147-149. PMID: 29600779.

Garg R, Barawi M. A guidewire may save the day. Korean J Gastroenterol. 2017 Aug 25;72(2): 83-85. PMID: 30145860.

Garg R, Saravolatz LD, Barawi M. Endoscopic treatment of colonic duplication cyst: a case report and review of the literature. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2018 Feb 13;2018:6143570. PMID: 29666719.

Garg R, Mohan BP, Krishnamoorthi R, et al. Pre-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) administration of rectal indomethacin in unselected patients to reduce post-ERCP pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2018 Mar;27(2):120-126. PMID: 29619673.

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