Publications from the Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Submissions from 2008

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Metformin for the Treatment of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, John E. Nestler

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Treatment of Patients with the Hypereosinophilic Syndrome with Mepolizumab, Marc E. Rothenberg, Amy D. Klion, Florence E. Roufosse, Jean E. Kahn, Peter F. Weller, Hans-Uwe Simon, Lawrence B. Schwartz, Lanny J. Rosenwasser, Johannes Ring, Elaine F. Griffin, Ann E. Haig, Paul I. H. Frewer, Jacqueline M. Parkin, and Gerald J. Gleich

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Evaluating and monitoring analgesia and sedation in the intensive care unit, Curtis N. Sessler, Mary Jo Grap, and Michael A.E. Ramsey

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Analgesia and sedation in the intensive care unit: an overview of the issues, Curtis N. Sessler and Wolfram Wilhelm

Submissions from 2007

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Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile-associated disease in the intensive care unit setting: epidemiology, clinical course and outcome, Alexandre R. Marra, Michael B. Edmond, Richard P. Wenzel, and Gonzalo M. L. Bearman

Submissions from 2006

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Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in adult patients with nosocomial bloodstream infections due to enterococci, Katharine Bar, Hilmar Wisplinghoff, Richard P. Wenzel, Gonzalo M. L. Bearman, and Michael B. Edmond

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Comparison of severity of illness scoring systems for patients with nosocomial bloodstream infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Alexandre R. Marra, Gonzalo M. L. Bearman, Richard P. Wenzel, and Michael B. Edmond

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Nosocomial bloodstream infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae: impact of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) production on clinical outcome in a hospital with high ESBL prevalence, Alexandre R. Marra, Sérgio B. Wey, Adauto Castelo, Ana Cristina Gales, Guilherme R. Cal, José R. do Carmo Filho, Michael B. Edmond, and Carlos Alberto Pires Pereira

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Acute Brochitis, Richard P. Wenzel and Alpha A. Fowler III

Submissions from 2005

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Epidural abscess caused by Streptococcus milleri in a pregnant woman, Russell Lampen and Gonzalo M. L. Bearman

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Comparison of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome between monomicrobial and polymicrobial Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial bloodstream infections, Alexandre R. Marra, Gonzalo M. L. Bearman, Richard P. Wenzel, and Michael B. Edmond

Submissions from 2004

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Ten Years’ Experience with Alendronate for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women, Henry G. Bone; David Hosking; Jean-Pierre Devogelaer; Joseph R. Tucci; Ronald D. Emkey; Richard P. Tornino; Jose A. Rodriguez-Portales , M.D.; Robert W. Downs; Jayanti Gupta; Arthur C. Santora; and Uri A. Liberman

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Emerging resistance among bacterial pathogens in the intensive care unit – a European and North American Surveillance study (2000–2002), Mark E. Jones, Deborah C. Draghi, Clyde Thornsberry, James A. Karlowsky, Daniel F. Sahm, and Richard P. Wenzel

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Palifermin for oral mucositis after intensive therapy for hematologic cancers, Ricardo Spielberger, Patrick Stiff, William Bensinger, Teresa Gentile, Daniel Weisdorf, Tarun Kewalramani, Thomas Shea, Saul Yanovich, Keith Hansen, Stephen Noga, John McCarty, C. Frederick LeMaistre, Eric C. Sung, Bruce R. Blazar, Dieter Elhardt, Mon-Gy Chen, and Christos Emmanouilides

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A Review of the Physiological and Immunological Functions of Biliary Epithelial Cells: Targets for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Drug-induced Ductopenias, Chih-Te Wu, Paul A. Davis, Vellmir A. Luketic, and M. Eric Gershwin

Submissions from 2003

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Adefovir Dipivoxil for the Treatment of Hepatitis B e Antigen–Positive Chronic Hepatitis B, Patrick Marcellin , M.D.; Ting-Tsung Chang , M.D.; Seng Gee Lim , M.D.; Myron J. Tong , Ph.D., M.D.; William Seivert , M.D.; Mitchell L. Shiffman , M.D.; Lennox Jeffers , M.D.; Zachary Goodman , M.D., Ph.D.; Michael S. Wulfsohn , M.D., Ph.D.; Shelly Xiong , Ph.D.; John Fry , B.Sc.; and Carol L. Brosgart , M.D.

Submissions from 2002

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Peginterferon alfa-2a plus ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C virus infection., Michael W. Fried , M.D.; Mitchell L. Shiffman , M.D.; K. Rajender Reddy , M.D.; Coleman Smith , M.D.; George Marinos , M.D.; Fernando L. Gonçales , Jr., M.D.; Dieter Häussinger , M.D.; Moises Diago , M.D.; Giampiero Carosi , M.D.; Daniel Dhumeaux , M.D.; Antonio Craxi , M.D.; Amy Lin , M.S.; Joseph Hoffman , M.D.; and Jian Yu , M.D., Ph.D.

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Ventricular pacing or dual-chamber pacing for sinus-node dysfunction, Gervasio A. Lamas , M.D.; Kerry L. Lee ,Ph. D.; Michael O. Sweeney , M.D.; Russell Silverman , M.D.; Angel Leon , M.D.; Raymond Yee , M.D.; Roger A. Marinchak , M.D.; Greg Flaker , M.D.; Eleanor Schron , M.S., R.N.; E. John Orav , Ph.D.; Anne S. Hellkamp; Lee Goldman , M.D.; Stephen Greer , M.D.; John McAnulty , M.D.; Kenneth Ellenbogen , M.D.; Frederick Ehlert , M.D.; Roger A. Freedman , M.D.; N.A. Mark Estes III, M.D.; and Arnold Greenspon , M.D.

Submissions from 1998

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Interferon Alfa-2b Alone or in Combination with Ribavirin for the Treatment of Relapse of Chronic Hepatitis C, Gary L. Davis , M.D.; Rafael Esteban-Mur , M.D.; Vinod Rustgi , M.D.; John Hoefs , M.D.; Stuart C. Gordon , M.D.; Christian Trepo , M.D.; Mitchell L. Shiffman , M.D.; Stefan Zeuzem , M.D.; Antonio Craxi , M.D.; Mei-Hsui Ling , Ph.D.; and Janice Albrecht , Ph.D.

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Atovaquone Compared with Dapsone for the Prevention of Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Patients with HIV Infection Who Cannot Tolerate Trimethoprim, Sulfonamides, or Both, Wafaa M. El-Sadr , M.D., M.P.H.; Robert L. Murphy , M.D.; Teresa McCabe Yurik , M.S.; Roberta Luskin-Hawk , M.D.; Tony W. Cheung , M.D.; Henry H. Balfour , Jr., M.D.; Robert Eng , M.D.; Thomas M. Hooton , M.D.; Thomas M. Kerkering , M.D.; Malte Schutz , M.D.; Charles van der Horst , M.D.; and Richard Hafner , M.D.

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Quality of Life and Clinical Outcomes in Elderly Patients Treated with Ventricular Pacing as Compared with Dual-Chamber Pacing, Gervasio A. Lamas , M.D.; E. John Orav , Ph.D.; Bruce S. Stambler , M.D.; Kenneth A. Ellenbogen , M.D.; Elena B. Sgarbossa , M.D.; Shoei K. Stephen Huang , M.D.; Roger A. Marinchak , M.D.; N.A. Mark Estes , M.D.; Gary F. Mitchell , M.D.; Eric H. Lieberman , M.D.; Carol M. Mangione , M.D.; Lee Goldman , M.D.; John J. Griffin; James D. Maloney; Carlos Rizo-Patrón; Ferdinand J. Venditti; and Bruce L. Wilkoff

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Interferon Alfa-2b Alone or in Combination with Ribavirin as Initial Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C, John G. McHutchison , M.D.; Stuart C. Gordon , M.D.; Eugene R. Schiff , M.D.; Mitchell L. Shiffman , M.D.; William M. Lee , M.D.; Vinod K. Rustgi , M.D.; Zachary D. Goodman , M.D., Ph.D.; Mei-Hsui Ling , Ph.D.; Susannah Cort , M.D.; and Janice K. Albrecht , Ph.D.

Submissions from 1997

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Diffusion behavior of lipid vesicles in entangled polymer solutions, X. Cao, R. Bansil, D. Gantz, E.W. Moore, N. Niu, and Nezam H. Afdhal

Submissions from 1995

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Effect of Oral Alendronate on Bone Mineral Density and the Incidence of Fractures in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Uri A. Liberman , M.D., Ph.D.; Stuart R. Weiss , M.D.; Johann Bröll , M.D.; Helmut W. Minne , M.D.; Hui Quan , Ph.D.; Norman H. Bell , M.D.; Jose Rodriguez-Portales , M.D.; Robert W. Downs , Jr., M.D.; Jan Dequeker , M.D., Ph.D.; Murray Favus , M.D.; Ego Seeman , M.D.; Robert R. Recker , M.D.; Thomas Capizzi , Ph.D.; Arthur C. Santora , M.D., Ph.D.; Antonio Lombardi , M.D.; Raksha V. Shah , M.A., R.D.; Laurence J. Hirsch , M.D.; and David B. Karpf , M.D.

Submissions from 1991

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EFFICACY AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN WOMEN WITH NODE-NEGATIVE BREAST-CANCER - A DECISION-ANALYSIS MODEL, Bruce E. Hillner , M.D. and Thimas J. Smith M. D.