Selected August Publications from BIDMC Faculty

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AUGUST 31, 2019

Building on our culture of collaboration and innovation, our researchers are helping to transform medicine and health care delivery. Below are selected academic publications issued in the month of August. 

Imaging of Transgender Patients: Expected Findings and Complications of Gender Reassignment Therapy
Abdominal Radiology / Research / Aug. 1, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Arvind K. Shergill, Andrés Camacho, Jennifer M. Nimhuircheartaigh, Jordana Phillips, Olga R. Brook (Department of Radiology)

Oral Regimen Management of Acute Hypertension in Pregnancy
The Lancet / Comment / Aug. 1, 2019
BIDMC Author: S. Ananth Karumanchi (Department of Medicine)

Healthy Diet Reduces Markers of Cardiac Injury and Inflammation Regardless of Macronutrients: Results from the OmniHeart Trial
International Journal of Cardiology / Research / Aug. 2, 2019
BIDMC Author: Stephen P. Juraschek (Division of Internal Medicine)

A Human Memory Circuit Derived from Brain Lesions Causing Amnesia
Nature Communications / Research / Aug. 2, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Michael A. Ferguson, Chun Lim, Danielle Cooke, Michael D. Fox (Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation)

Potential Medicare Savings from Generic Substitution and Therapeutic Interchange of ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin-II-Receptor Blockers
JAMA / Research Letter / Aug. 5, 2019
BIDMC Author: Matthew E. Growdon (Geriatric Fellowship)

How Would You Manage This Patient With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Annals of Internal Medicine / Beyond the Guidelines / Aug. 6, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Howard Libman, Z. Gordon Jiang, Elliot B. Tapper, Eileen E. Reynolds (Department of Medicine)

Isoform-specific Destabilization of the Active Site Reveals Molecular Mechanism of Intrinsic Activation of KRas G13D
Cell Reports / Research / Aug. 6, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Yi-Jang Lin, Kevin M. Haigis (Cancer Center)

Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Annals of Internal Medicine / In the Clinic / Aug. 6, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Daniel Katz, Michael C. Gavin (CardioVascular Institute)

Prospective Cohort Study of Caffeinated Beverage Intake as a Potential Trigger of Headaches among Migraineurs
American Journal of Medicine / Research / Aug. 8, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Elizabeth Mostofsky, Murray A. Mittleman, Wenyuan Li, Suzanne M. Bertisch (Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Sleep Medicine)

Changing Medical Practice, Not Patients — Putting an End to Conversion Therapy
New England Journal of Medicine / Perspective / Aug. 8, 2019
BIDMC Author: Michael A. Ferguson (Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation)

Medical Use of Cannabis in 2019
JAMA / Insights / Aug. 9, 2019
BIDMC Author: Kevin Hill (Division of Addiction Psychiatry)

Hospital Revisits within 30 Days after Discharge for Medical Conditions Targeted by the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program in the United States: National Retrospective Analysis
British Medical Journal / Research / Aug. 12, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Rishi K. Wadhera, Dhruv S Kazi, Changyu Shen, Robert W Yeh (Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology)

Reduction of Intratumoral Brain Perfusion by Noninvasive Transcranial Electrical Stimulation
Science Advances / Research / Aug. 14, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Emiliano Santarnecchi (Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation)

Muscarinic Inhibition of Hypoglossal Motoneurons: Possible Implications for Upper Airway Muscle Hypotonia during REM Sleep
Journal of Neuroscience / Research / Aug. 16, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Lin Zhu, Nancy L. Chamberlin, Elda Arrigoni (Department of Neurology)

Clinical Outcomes after Intensifying Antihypertensive Medication Regimens among Older Adults at Hospital Discharge
JAMA Internal Medicine / Research / Aug. 19, 2019
BIDMC Author: Timothy S. Anderson (Division of General Medicine)

Similarities in Clinical and Psychosocial Characteristics of Functional Diarrhea and Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology / Research / Aug. 20, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Prashant Singh, Ha-Neul Lee, Vikram Rangan, Sarah Ballou, Joseph Lembo, Jesse Katon, Courtney McMahon, Daniel Friedlander, Johanna Iturrino, Judy Nee,  Anthony Lembo (Division of Gastroenterology)

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