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Recent UCSD Pediatrics Resident Publications


Barsan, V., Briceño, V. Gandhi, M., Jea, A. Long-term Follow-up and Pregnancy after Complete Sacrectomy with Lumbopelvic Reconstruction: Case Report and Literature Review. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 Jan 4. DOI: 10.1186/s12884-015-0735-5

Shinnick J, Spelke MB, Martinez AR. Student-Led Training Day Increases Student Confidence in Women's Primary Care Skills. Fam Med. 2016 Jul;48(7):551-5.

Chen DY and Crawford JR. Hodgkin’s lymphoma in an adolescent previously treated with surgical resection of third ventricular juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma. BMJ Case Rep 2015 Jun 25:2015 pii:bcr 2015209343. Doi: 10.1136/bcr

Chen DY, Aristizabal P, Crawford JR. Preoperative presentation of a variant of cerebellar mutism syndrome in a young boy with juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma. Pediatr Neurol 2015; 53(3):266-7

Meixel A, Yanchar E, Fugh-Berman A. Hypoactive sexual desire disorder: inventing a disease to sell low libido. J Med Ethics 2015;41: 859-62.

Jefferson M. Jones, MD; Mare Schumacher, MPH; Marie Peoples, PhD; Nina Souders, MD; Kimberly Horn; Lisa Fox, DO; Michele Scott, MD; Shane Brady, MD; Joli Weiss, PhD; Ken Komatsu, MPH; Nathan Nieto, PhD. Notes from the Field: Tickborne Relapsing Fever Outbreak at an Outdoor Education Camp – Arizona, 2014. MMWR. 2015; 64:651-652,

Tompane T, Leong CW, Bush R, Chuang NA, Dansky T, Huang JS. Appropriateness of radiology procedures performed in children with gastrointestinal symptoms and conditions. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jun;12(6):970-7. Epub 2013 Sep 11.

Guemez-Gamboa A, Coufal NG, Gleeson JG. Primary cilia in the developing and mature brain. Neuron, 2014 May 7.

Juan Chapparo; Erin Murphy; Christopher Davis; Rolando M. Viani; Alice Pong. Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath in a Previously Healthy Teenager. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2014 May 3.

Schaffer AE, Eggens VR, Caglayan AO, Reuter MS, Scott E, Coufal NG, Silhavy JL, Xue Y, Kayserili H, Yasuno K, Rosti RO, Abdellateef M, Caglar C, Kasher PR, Cazemier JL, Weterman MA, Cantagrel V, Cai N, Zweier C, Altunoglu U, Satkin NB, Aktar F, Tuysuz B, Yalcinkaya C, Caksen H, Bilguvar K, Fu XD, Trotta CR, Gabriel S, Reis A, Gunel M, Baas F, Gleeson JG. CLP1 founder mutation links tRNA splicing and maturation to cerebellar development and neurodegeneration. Cell, 2014 Apr 24.

Tsutsumi YM, Tsutsumi R, Horikawa YT, Sakai Y, Hamaguchi E, Ishikawa Y, Yokoyama U, Kasai A, Kambe N, Tanaka K. Geranylgeranylacetone protects the heart via caveolae and caveolin-3. Life Sci. 2014 Apr 17;101(1-2):43-8.

Tsutsumi YM, Tsutsumi R, Horikawa YT, Sakai Y, Hamaguchi E, Kitahata H, Kasai A, Kambe N, Tanaka K. Geranylgeranylacetone and volatile anesthetic induced cardiac protection synergism is dependent on caveolae and caveolin-3. J Anesth, 2014 March 15. Epub

Dunmire SK, Odumade OA, Porter JL et al. Primary EBV infection induces an expression profile distinct from other viruses but similar to hemophagocytic syndromes. PLoS One 2014;9(1):e85422 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085422

Horikawa YT, Udaka TY, Crow JK, Takayama JI, Stein MT. Anxiety associated with asthma exacerbations and overuse of medication: the role of cultural competency. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2014 Feb-Mar;35(2):154-7.

Tsutsumi R, Horikawa YT, Kume K, Tanaka K, Kasai A, Kadota T, Tsutsumi YM. Whey Peptide-Based Formulas With ω-3 Fatty Acids Are Protective in LPS-Mediated Sepsis. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Feb 3.

Balfour HH, Odumade OA, Schmeling DO et al. Behavioral, virologic, and immunologic factors associated with acquisition and severity of primary Epstein-Barr virus infection in university students. J Infect Dis 2013; 207:80-8.

Tsutsumi R, Ohashi K, Tsutsumi YM, Horikawa YT, Minakuchi J, Minami S, Harada N, Sakaue H, Sakai T, Nakaya Y. Albumin-normalized serum zinc: a clinically useful parameter for detecting taste impairment in patients undergoing dialysis. Nutr Res. 2014 Jan;34(1):11-6. Epub 2013 Oct 23.

Binenbaum G, Christian CW, Ichord RN, Ying GS, Simon MA, Romero K, Pollock AN, Forbes BJ. Retinal hemorrhage and brain injury patterns on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in children with head trauma. J AAPOS. 2013; 17(6):603-8.

Horikawa YT, Tsutsumi R, Tsutsumi YM. Whey-protein diets can limit inflammation and oxidative stress in the critically ill. Crit Care Med. 2014. 41(12); A734.

Horikawa, YT,  Tsutsumi, Y, Patel, HH, Roth, D. Signaling epicenters: The role of caveolae and caveolins in volatile anesthetic induced cardiac protection.  Curr Pharm Des. 2014; 20(36): 5681–5689.
Kume K, M Tsutsumi Y, Soga T, Sakai Y, Kambe N, Kawanishi R, Hamaguchi E, Kawahara T, Kasai A, Nakaji Y, Horikawa YT, Nakayama S, Kaji T, Irahara M, Tanaka K. A case of placenta percreta with massive hemorrhage during cesarean section. J Med Invest. 2014;61(1-2):208-12.

Renuart AJ, Goldfarb DM, Mokomane M, Tawanana EO, Narasimhamurthy M, et al. (2013) Microbiology of Urinary Tract Infections in Gaborone, Botswana. PLoS ONE 8(3): e57776.

Moore RK, Grinspan LT, Jimenez J et al. HCM-linked 160E cardiac troponin T mutation causes unique progressive structural and molecular ventricular remodeling in transgenic mice. J Mol Cell Cardiol 2013;58:188-98

Horikawa YT, Zemljic-Harpf A, Migita M, Yu JK, Patel HH, and Roth DM. Caveolin-3 expression optimizes cardiac conduction and prolongs endurance. Circulation, 2013;128:A17008

Kutty S, Kuehne T, Gribben P, Reed E, Danford DA, Beerbaum PBJ, Sarikouch S.   Ascending Aortic and Main Pulmonary Artery Areas Derived from Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance as Reference Values for Normal Subjects and Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Circ Cardiovascular Imaging.  2012 Sep 1;5(5):644-51. Epub 2012 Jun 22.

Sabolch A, Feng M, Griffith K, Rzasa C, Gadzala L, Feng F, Biermann JS, Chugh R, Ray M, Ben-Josef E.  Risk factors for local recurrence and metastasis in soft tissue sarcomas of the extremity.  Am J Clin Oncol, 2012 Apr;35(2):151-7.

Chan MC, Ma, L, Sidelinger D, Bethel L, Yen J, Inveiss A, Sawyer M, Waters-Montijo K, Johnson M, Hicks L, McDonald EC, Ginsberg MM, Bradly JS.  The California Pertussis Epidemic 2010: A Review of 986 Pediatric Case Reports from San Diego County. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, 2012, 1 (1): 47-54.

Odumade OA, Knight JA, Schmeling DO et al.  Primary Epstein-Barr virus infection does not erode preexisting CD8+ T cell memory in humans. J Exp Med 2012;209::471-8

Odumade OA. What specialty are you interested in? Minn Med 2012;95(11): 60

Tsutsumi, R, Tsutsumi YM, Horikawa YT, Takehisa Y, Hosaka T, Harada N, Sakai T, and Nakaya Y. Decline in anthropometric evaluation predicts a poor prognosis in geriatric patients. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2012, 21(1):44-51.

Tran P, Reeve B, Reed E, Cloyd B, Wadman MC, Muelleman R.  Patient Expectation Survey at a Freestanding Emergency Department.  Emergency Med, (2012) 2:6

Horikawa YT, Kawaraguchi Y, Patel PM, Roth DM and Patel HH. Caveolin-1 expression can determine the outcome of volatile anesthetics and TRAIL induced apoptosis on cancer cells. Anesthesiology.  2011; JS02.

Kawaraguchi Y, Horikawa YT, Murphy AN, Murray F, Miyanohara A, Ali S, Patel PM, Roth DM, and Patel HH. Volatile anesthetics increase TRAIL-induced cancer cell apoptosis via caveolins. Anesthesiology. 2011, 115(3); 499-508

Tsutsumi YM, Horikawa YT, Kinoshita M, Tsutsumi R, Tanaka K, Oshita S. Geranylgeranylacetone induced delayed cardiac preconditioning requires caveolin-3. FASEB J. 2011, 25:1085.12

Kakuta N, Tsutsumi YM, Horikawa YT,  Kawano H, Soga T, Wakamatsu N, Takata K, Kambe N, Kinoshita M, Tanaka K, and Oshita S. Neurokinin-1 receptor antagonism effectively diminishes post-operative nausea and vomiting while increasing analgesic tolerance in laparoscopic gynecological procedures. J Med Invest. 2011 58(3-4); 246-251.

Tsutsumi YM, Tomiyama Y, Horikawa YT,  Sakai Y, Ohshita N, Tanaka K, and Oshita S. General anesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy with Brugada syndrome. J Med Invest. 2011. 58 (3-4); 273-276.

Horikawa YT, Panneerselvam M, Kawaraguchi Y, Tsutsumi YM, Ali S, Balijepalli R, Murray F, Head BP, Niesman IR, Rieg T, Vallon V, Insel PA, Patel HH, Roth DM. Cardiac-specific overexpression of caveolin-3 attenuates cardiac hypertrophy and increases natriuretic peptide expression and signaling. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011; 31;57(22)2273-83.

Horikawa YT, Kawaraguchi Y, Patel PM, Roth DM and Patel HH. Caveolin-1 expression can determine the outcome of volatile anesthetics and TRAIL induced apoptosis on cancer cells. Anesthesiology. 2011; JS02.



Erin P. Murphy MD, Erin Stucky Fisher MD, Christine Byer-Mendoza RN, Glenn Billman MD, Lisa Benz MD. Let's Have a Relationship: Resident and Nurse Perceptions of Communication and Teamwork before and after Initiation of Family-Centered Rounds. AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Section of Hospital Medicine. San Diego, October 2014.

Eric Chow, Dan Hershey, Chris Cannavino, Dawn Engelkemier, Erin Fisher,  Peter Kruk, Kyung Rhee.  Eye on Infection: Predictors of Orbital Abscess and Treatment Outcomes, PAS Poster Session, May 2013, Washington D.C.

Richard Song, Jeanne Carroll, Evan Y. Snyder. Toward personalized medicine: From umbilical cords in the delivery room to Induced Pluripotent Stem cells in the lab, PAS Poster Session, May 2013, Washington D.C.

Renuart AJ, Steenhoff AP, Goldfarb DM, Silverman JA. Microbiology of urinary tract infections in Gaborone, Botswana. Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington DC, May 4-7, 2013

One of our Department’s highlights is a strong academic program with readily-available opportunities and support to do clinical or bench research. The teaching clinical faculty are exceptional, and truly care about resident education and quality of life.
- Dr. Grant Keeney, Chief Resident, ’10-‘11