Scholarly Activities


Residents and faculty members of Monmouth Medical Center are constantly engaged in the publication of researches, clinical reports, case reports, reference articles and review articles. They present at various regional and national conferences. Program provides support for publishing journal articles as well as attending conferences for poster or oral presentation. A short list of recent articles published by our residents and faculty are provided below

  • Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee Sundar; Agrawal, Abhinav. Respiratory papillomas. Lung India: Official Organ of Indian Chest Society 2016 Sept-Oct 33 (5) pp. 522-527.
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Subedi, Ananta; Patel, Shil; Chandra, Sweta. Superio mesenteric artery thrombosis and partial dissection managed medically. American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 2016 4 (2) pp. 15-17.
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Munshi, Lubna Bashir; Dwivedi, Sukrut; Diaz, Mark Anthony A. Septic arthritis: a case of haemophilus aggregatibacter aphrophilus. American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology 2016 $ (4) pp. 72-73.
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Lalani, Ishan; Du, Doantrant; Ghali, Wael. Ischemic stroke: a complication of tuberculous meningitis. International Neuropsychiatric Disease Journal 2016 8 (3) pp.
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Sharon, David. Role of oncogenes and tumor supressors in metabolic reprogramming and cancer therapeutics: a review. Journal of Cancer and Tumor International 2016 4 (4) pp.
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Brawer, Arthur E. Severe Thrombocytopenia In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: treatment with hydroxychloroquine alone. Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Muhammad Azharuddin, Muhammad; Huang, S.; Doraiswamy, M.; Goldberg, S.; Shah, T. Successful management in treatment-refractory Cisplatin-induced hypomagnesemia. Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Raj, Rishi; Lalani, I.; Munshi, L.B.; Lee, P.C. Azithromycin-induced thrombocytopenia: a rare case report. Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Prudence, D.; Shukla, P.; Chandler, P. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia with chylothorax. Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Bhagia, D.; Ghali, Wael; Dwivedi, S. Vetebral Osteomyelitis by Streptococcus constellatus. Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Kannan, L.; Raj, Rishi; Prudence, D.; Sharon, David. Ewing sarcoma/PNET in the uterus: a rare sighting. Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Adamo, Noor; Malik, Aamir; Livornese; Douglas S. Evaluating pulmonary nodules to detect lung cancer: does Fleishner criteria really work? American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Journal –Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Azharuddin, Muhammad; Raj, Rishi; Annam, Radhika; Mattina, Charles J.; Munshi, Lubna Bashir. Bupivacaine-induced cardiac arrest during epidural anesthesia. Open Journal of Clinical & Medical Case Reports 2016 2 (22)
  • Brawer, Arthur E. Corticosteroids: the knee jerk response.Current Medical Research and Opinion 2016 August pp. 1-2.
  • Brawer, Arthur E.; Goel, Noopur. The onset of rheumatoid arthritis following trauma. Open Access Rheumatology: Research & Reviews 2016 August 17 Vol. 8: pp.77-80.
  • Brawer, Arthur E. Corticosteroid use in acute polymyalgia rheumatic should be reassessed. The Rheumatologist 2016 September
  • Brawer, Arthur E. Destiny rides again: the reappearance of silicone gel-filled breast implant toxicity. Lupus 2017 pp
  • Brawer, Arthur E. Autoinflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA) syndrome is misguided. Natural Medicine Journal 2017 May 9 (5)
  • Chen, S.H.; Ho, K.K.; Gannon, S.A.; Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Chakrabarti, A.K.; Potter, B.J.; Singla, A.; Piccirillo, B.J.; Meduri, C.U.; Cutlip, D.E. Utility of a real-time appropriate use criteria decision support application for percutaneous coronary interventions in non-acute coronary syndrome. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2015, Dec; Epub
  • Goel, N; Munshi, LB; Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar. Intravenous drug abuse by patients inside the hospital: a cause for sustained bacteremia. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases 2016 pp.1738742
  • Huang, Shiwei; Azharuddin, Muhammad; Dy, Prudence Kho; Chali, Wael; Naseer, Faisal. Symptomatic celiac artery aneurysm managed with celiac plexus ablation. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports 2016 8 (2) pp
  • Huang, Shiwei; Tenney, Robert; Azharuddin, Muhammad; Gupta, Mridul; Ghali, Wael. Bactrim- induced severe thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports 2016 ??
  • Jacob, Aasems.; Unnikrishnan, Dileep C.; Mathew, Aju; Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Patel, Shil. A case of fatal Guillain-Barre syndrome from anti-PD1 monoclonal antibody use. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology 2016 August 142 (8) pp. 1869-1870
  • Jacob, Aasems; Weiss, H; Mathew, A. The impact of general strike on government healthcare delivery in Kerala State in India. Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2016 pp. 8096082.
  • Jacob, Aasems; Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee; Russo, Lauren; Marcelle, Patricia; Kramer, Violet. Simulation – the future is here. DrexelMedJournal 2017 11 (1) pp. 20-21.
  • Jacob, Aasems; Raj, Rishi; Munshi, Lubna; Mark, Benjamin. Ascending paresthesia in a middle-aged male. DexelMed Journal 2017 11 (1) pp. 49-50
  • Jacob, Aasems; Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee Sundar; Verma I.; Bodala, D. Unusual association of emphysematous cystitis and chronic alcoholism. BMJ Case Reports 2017 March 16.
  • Jacob, Aasems; Mathew, A. Optimal use of bone-targeted agents in breast cancer. Oncology (Williston Park) 2016 August 30(8) pp.703-704.
  • Jacob Aasems; Mathew, A. End-of-life care and opioid use in India: challenges and opportunities. Journal of Global Oncology Published online before print January 25, 2017.
  • Kalra, A.; Reshman H.; Khera S.; Thyagarajan, Badhadheeswar; Bhatt DL.; Kleiman NS.; Yeh, RW. New generation coronary syents: current data and future directions. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2017 March 19(3) p.14.
  • Lourdusamy, D; Munshi, Lubna Bashir; Eltawansy, Sherif Ali. Spontaneous bacterial empyema in a non cirrhotic end stage renal disease patient with immunosuppression. Respiratory Medicine Case Reports 2016 Jun 27 19 pp34-36.
  • Raj, Rishi; Azharuddin, Muhammad; Benezera, Rafael; Chandler, P. Spontaneous liver hematoma: rare presentation of preeclampsia. Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Unnikrishnan, Dileep; Patel, Shil; Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee Sundar. Intracardiac metastasis of high-grade sarcoma of the neck causing right ventricular outflow obstruction. BMJ Case Reports 2016 June 1
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee Sundar; Shah, Lopa; Agrawal, Abhinav. Richter’s transformation presenting as splenic rupture after 6 years of complete remission of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. BMJ Case Reports 2016 May
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Ghatage, Prateek; Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee Sundar; Patel, Shil. Multiple fluid-filled liver cysts presenting as acute pancreatitis in a patient with known autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. BMJ Case Reports 2016July
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Kumar, Monisha Priyadarshini; Sikachi, Rujata R.; Agrawal, Abhinav. Endocarditis in left ventricular assist device. Intractable & Rare Diseases Research 2016 Aug 5 (3) pp. 174-184.
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Ghatage, P; Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee Sundar; Patel, Shil. Multiple fluid-filled liver cysts presenting as acute pancreatitis in a patient with known autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. BMJ Case Reports 2016 July 18.
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar ; Unnikrishnan, Dileep; Jacob, Aasems; Diaz, Mark Anthony; Lederman, Jeffrey. Silent myocardial infarction secondary to cardiac autonomic neuropathy in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. BMJ Case Reports 2016 August
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Azharuddin, Muhammad, Banayat, Rikka. Acute inferior wall ST-elevated myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries. American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 2016 4 (20 pp.18-20.
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Lalani, Ishan; Patel, Shil; Eng, Margaret. A positive trend in reducing the inpatient burden of nonspecific chest pain: an analysis of the national trend in the United States from 2006 to 2012. DrexelMed Journal 2017 11 (1) p.21
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Patel, Shil; Lourdusamy, Dennis; Checton, John. Acquired dual coronary artery fistulas to pulmonary artery found many years after open heart surgery. DrexelMed Journal 2017 11 (1) pp. 52-53
  • Thyagarajan, Baghadheeswar; Kalra, A.; Rajabali, A.; Whelan, J.; Anter, E. Subclinical atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. US Cardiology Review. 2016 10(2) ePub date: August 18, 2016
  • Thyagarajan, Bdhadheeswar; Kumar, MP.; Patel, S.; Agrawal, A. Extra cardiac manifestations of atrial myxomas. Journal of Saudi Heart Association 2016 June
  • Thyagarajan, Badhadheeswar; Patel, S.; Swergold, N;, Alagusundaramoorthy, Sayee Sundar; Verma, I.; Baker, T.; Eng, M. Measure of appropriateness in the placement of Intravena cava filters among guidelines from major medical societies. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 2017 May 37 (5)
  • Unnikrishnan, Dileep; Jacob, Aasems; Diaz, M.A. Silent myocardial infarction secondary to cardiac autonomic neuropathy in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. BMJ Case Reports 2016 August 3.


Participation in national and regional professional meetings and conferences is encouraged. Leave time and expense stipend are available to residents. During 2016-17 period, residents from the program presented in ACP New Jersey Chapter, ACP National Meeting, ACC, ATS, AACE, ATA and various other regional and national conferences.

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