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AFMR 2014 Eastern Regional Meeting

Program and Abstracts | Posters


P1.
PFO Closure Reduces High Homocysteine Level in Stroke Patients
Wenjun Deng1, Thomas Wickham1, Kathleen Feeney-Heinzelmann1, Lei Chen1, Ignacio Inglessis1, Igor Palacios1, Ferdinando Buonanno1, Eng Lo1, MingMing Ning1
1Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States.
P2.
Type 2 Diabetes Associated Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Polymorphisms are Independently Associated with BMI and Physical Activity in College-Age Populations
Zachary Kendrick1, Courtney Sprouse2, Heather Gordish-Dressman2, Michael Liu1, Elizabeth Hedges1, Elizabeth Dominic1, Jackie McKesey3, Dustin Hittel4, Gina M. Many1, Whitney Barfield5, Eric Hoffman5, Joseph M. Devaney5, Laura L. Tosi5
1George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States. 2Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States. 3Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States. 4University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada. 5Children's Research Institute, Washington, DC, United States.
P3.
Tissue MicroRNA Patterns Reliably Discriminate for Presence of Malignancy in Minute Breast Tissue Samples
Iuliana Shapira1, 2, Kevin Sandhu2, Michaela Oswald2, Cathleen Mason2, Mary Keogh2, Annette Lee2
1Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center/Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, United States. 2Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, United States.
P4.
Frequent Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in 13 Genes Seen in Ovarian Cancer as Compared to Benign and Control Tissues
Iuliana Shapira1, 2, Nathaniel Cleri2, Michaela Oswald2, Cathleen Mason 2, Mary Keogh2, Annette Lee2
1Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center/Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, United States. 2Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, United States.
P5.
Susceptibility to Obesity and Bone Mineral Density in Young African American Populations
Michael Liu1, Courtney Sprouse2, Heather G. Dressman2, Elizabeth Hedges1, Zach Kendrick1, Elizabeth Dominic1, Jacqueline Mckesey3, Leticia Ryan2, David Rowlands4, Kevin Bell5, Joseph Devaney2, Laura Tosi2
1The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health sciences, Washington, DC, United States. 2Childrens National Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States. 3Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, United States. 4Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 5Wakefield Sports Medicine, Wakefield, RI, United States.
P6.
Hepatitis C Virus Widow Period Causing A False Negative Screening Result
Charles Rives1, Minni Meka1, Parag Brahmbhat2
1Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, United States. 2Gastroenterology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, United States.
P7.
Systematic Review of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Improve Mental Health of Women Living with HIV.
John Sadeghi1, Helen Pu1, Tahyna Hernandez1, Joseph S. Cervia1
1Hofstra Northshore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, United States.
P8.
Frequent Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Germ Line DNA of CDK4, FANCB, FANCC and MEN1 are Seen in Breast Cancer Patients
Iuliana Shapira1, 2, Jonathan Scheiner2, Michaela Oswald2, Cathleen Mason2, Mary Keogh2, Annette Lee2
1Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center/Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, United States. 2Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, United States.
P9.
Variation in Test Ordering for Low Acuity Patients by Pediatric Emergency Department Providers
Kaynan Doctor 1, 2, Kristen Breslin 1, 2, Melissa M. Tavarez3, Deena Berkowitz1, 2
1Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States. 2George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, United States. 3Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine , Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
P10.
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Following Treatment with Bendamustine: A Case Series.
Nolyn Nyatanga1, Madhurima Anne1, Linda Russo1, Jacqueline C. Barrientos 1
1Hematology/Oncology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ Health System, Hempstead, NY, United States.
P11.
A Novel Approach to the Management of Carotid Blowout Syndrome: The Use of Thrombin in a Case of Failed Stenting
Naveen Sablani1, Gary Jain2, Karthikeyan Arcot1, Jeffrey Farkas1
1Internal Medicine, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, United States. 2St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, Grenada.
P12.
Pediatric Critical Care Transport as a Conduit to Palliative Care: A Case Series and Literature Review
Meghan Bernier1, Corina Noje1, Philomena Costabile2, Bruce Klein3, Sapna Kudchadkar1
1Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, United States. 2Pediatric Nursing, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, United States. 3Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, United States.
P13.
A Case of Systemic Sclerosis with Associated Rhinitis, Food, Allergy and Oral Allergy Syndrome.
Chen Hsing Lin1, Marianne Frieri2
1Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, United States. 2Allery & Immunology Division, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, United States.
P14.
A Rare Coronary Artery Anomaly
Ankita Sharma1, Thao Ngo1
1Internal Medicine, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, United States.
P15.
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH): The Mimicker
Ayobami Akenroy1, Nidhi Madan1, Jason Leider1, 2, Farnoush Mohammadi 1, 2, Ying Sun1, 2, Melissa Wiener1, 2, Carol Harris1, 2, Iuliana Shapira1
1Medicine, Jacobi Medical Cntr, 2Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, United States.
P16.
The Deleterious Effects of Long Term Glucocorticoid Treatment: A Case of Avascular Necrosis in a Gout Patient
Danielle A. Morrone1, Carroll R. Smith1, Kevin J. Porbunderwala1, Prachi Anand1
1Internal Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, Middle Village, NY, United States.
P17.
Rifampin Induced Thrombocytopenia
Ruchi D. Bhatt
1Internal Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, North Brunswick, NJ, United States.
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