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Craters of the Moon National Monument Basalts as Analogs for Martian Rocks and Meteorites., Christopher T. Adcock, Arya Udry, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, and Oliver Tschauner

Germline T790M Mutation of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) in a Case of Multifocal Adenocarcinoma of the Lung Without Exposure to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (TKI), M. Azab, A. Al-Dawoodi, Arthur Oliver Romero, and N. Vogelzang

1-Year Mortality Outcome of Nocturnal Positive Pressure Noninvasive Ventilation and Oxygen Therapy Versus Conventional Long-Term Oxygen Therapy (LTOT) in Severe Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, M. Azab, A. Al-Dawoodi, and Amaan Shafi

Exposure to Bisphosphonates and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Meta-analysis of Published Observational Studies, Mohamed Azab, Tamarah Al-Dawoodi, Yen Cao, Amaan Shafi, and Ji Yoo

Simple Focal Non-convulsive Status Epilepticus (NSCE) Masquerading as Acute Cerebrovascular Accident: A Case Study, Mohamed Azab, Yen Cao, Amaan Shafi, Syed M. Saghir, and Ji Yoo

Safety of Radiation versus Non-Radiation Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Mohamed Azab MD, Mahendran Jayaraj MD, Annie S. Hong MD, Hyeyoung Yeom MD, Mohamad Mubder MD, Shafi Amaan MD, Solaimani Pejman MD, Syed M. Saghir MD, Ji Won Yoo MD, and Michael L. Volk MD


Safety of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) In Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Mohamed M. Azab, Mahendran Jayaraj, Amaan Shafi, and Shahid Wahid

A Rare Case of B-Cell Lymphoma Presenting as a Large Solid Pancreatic Mass: A Case Report, Mohamed Azab MD, Amaan Shafi MD, and Shahid Wahid MD

Analysis of Iron-Containing Weathering Products in Serpentine Soils and Their Implications for Mars., Toluwalope A. Bamisile, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, Oliver D. Tschauner, Zoe R. Harrold, Christopher Adcock, C. M. Phillips-Lander, S. Gainey, and R. Gabriel

Weight Loss Improves Dyspnea on Exertion in Obese Men, V. Bernhardt, Dharini M. Bhammar, R. Marines-Price, and T. G. Babb

Effect of Growth and Changes in Body Composition on Pulmonary Function in Normal Weight and Obese Children, Dharini M. Bhammar, V. Bernhardt, R. Marines-Price, and T. G. Babb

Merits of the History of Mathematics Projects, Satish C. Bhatnagar

Chromosomal Inversions in Prenatal Diagnosis and Their Clinical Significance, Vikram Bhatt, Bobby K. Brar, Pooja Patil, and Bing Huang


Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Caused by Mycoplasma, Presenting without Skin Involvement, Senthil Bhoopalan and Nevin Wilson

Risk for Aneuploidy in the Structurally Normal Growth Restricted Fetus, Bobby K. Brar, Vikram Bhatt, Pooja Patil, David Jackson, and Bing Huang


A Novel Case of Biliary Atresia in a Premature Neonate with 1p36 Deletion Syndrome, Vonita Cawla, Rabea Alhosh, A. Eldemerdash, D. Reyes, Rebecca Scherr, K. Ezeanolue, and F. Banfro

Optimizing Vertical Jump Performance, Lee-Kuen Chua, Gabriele Wulf, and Rebecca Lewthwaite

Cardiac Cell Therapy: Cumulative Data and New Concepts, Buddhadeb Dawn

Diagnostic Yield of Deep Biopsy via Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for the Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Amaninder Dhaliwal MD, Aravdeep S. Jhand MBBS, Harmeet S. Mashiana MD, Rajani Rangray MD, Harlan Sayles MS, Ishfaq Bhat MD, Shailender Singh MD, and Douglas G. Adler MD

Efficacy of Mucosal Incision-Assisted Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Amaninder Dhaliwal MD, Aravdeep S. Jhand MBBS, Harmeet S. Mashiana MD, Rajani Rangray MD, Harlan Sayles MS, Ishfaq Bhat MD, Shailender Singh MD, and Douglas G. Adler MD


16-Year-Old Male with Recurrent Vomiting Diagnosed with Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, Kaushal Dosani and Rabea Alhosh

CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Disruption of PD-L1 Reduces the T Cell Suppressive Effect of Wharton's Jelly Mesenchymal Stromal Cells and Their Extracellular Vesicles, Neil Dunavin, Meizhang Li, Safinur Atay, Jim Mitchell, Rupal Soder, Sunil Abhyankar, Joseph P. McGuirk, Andrew K. Godwin, and Buddhadeb Dawn

An Unfortunate Case of Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction, Yousif Elmofti MD, Ranjit Makar MD, Faizan Sheraz MD, Trevor Houston MD, Saud Bipin MD, Shahid Wahid MD, and Gordon V. Ohning MD; PhD

The Influence of Neurology and Neurologists in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, Eric Farbman


Qi Project to Reduce Time to Antibiotic Administration in Febrile Children with Malignancy, Rachel Fisher, Senthil Bhoopalan, K. Ayyanar, and T. Vergara


Capnocytophagia Pulmonary Abscess Demonstrates Clinical Resistance to Cephalosporin, Rachel Fisher, Benjamin Wong, and David Di John


11-year-old Male with Right-sided Anterior Thigh Mass, Alvaro Galvis, Senthil Bhoopalan, Jordan Martinez, and Rita Shah

A Rare Case of Autoimmune Hepatitis in an Immunocompromised Patient, Annie S. Hong MD, Jeff Caseja MD, Carina Chang MS, Jenny M. Hong MS, Awad Javaid MD, and Badrunnisa Hanif MD

Mantle Cell Lymphoma of the Gastrointestinal Tract Detected by Endoscopy, Annie S. Hong MD, Mohamad Mubder MD, Altaf Dawood MD, Ranjit Makar MD, Wen Yuan Yu DO, and Shahid Wahid MD

Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma Presenting as Extensive Bone Metastasis, Annie S. Hong MD, Mohamad Mubder MD, Ranjit Makar MD, Jenny M. Hong MS, and Shahid Wahid


An Unusual Presentation of Crohn's Disease; A Seven Year Journey to Diagnosis, Melissa Horton and H. Baron

Life Sustaining Procedures, Palliative Care and Hospital Cost Trends in Dying Lung Cancer Patients in U.S. Hospitals: 2005-2014, J. Hwang, Ji Won Yoo, Jay Shen, S. J. Kim, and S. Y. Chun


Conversion of Minimal Change Disease to Focal Segmental Glomerlosclerosis in a Patient with Hodgkins Lymphoma, Sehyr Imran and M. Aigbe


Trends in Incidence and Characteristics of Paediatric Patients with Non-accident Trauma in the United States, Sehyr Imran, Chad L. Cross, and S. Das


Tracheo-arterial Fustula (TAF) in a 16 Year Old Female 3 Months after Tracheostomy, Bhuvaneshwari Jagadesan and Silvana Arciniegas Rodriguez


Bifidobacterium Bacteremia in a 15 YO Male with Ulcerative Colitis, Eun Jang and Benjamin Wong

Quantitative Characterization of Crystal Defects in Planetary Materials in a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Shirin Kaboli and Pamela C. Burnley

Strain Analysis in Polycrystalline Diamond under Extreme Conditions, Shirin Kaboli and Pamela C. Burnley


Hematuria in a 2-year-old Female, Harris Khawaja, Senthil Bhoopalan, and J. Garg


A Unique Presentation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis, Harris Khawaja, Senthil Bhoopalan, and Benjamin Wong


Late Presentation of Cycstic Fibrosis as Pacreatitis in an Adolescent, Carolina Koletic, Rabea Alhosh, and C. Nakamura

Is a University Consortium for Water and Sanitation in the Developing World Sustainable?, David Kreamer

Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)-Guided Choledochoduodenostomy (CDD): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Rajesh Krishnamoorthi MD, Babu P. Mohan MD, Mahendran Jayaraj MD, Joanna K. Law MD, Michael Larsen MD, Andrew Ross MD, Richard Kozarek MD, and Shayan Irani MD

Efficacy and Safety of Cryotherapy in Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Rajesh Krishnamoorthi MD, Babu P. Mohan MD, Mahendran Jayaraj MD, Joanna K. Law MD, Michael Larsen MD, Irani Shayan MD, and Andrew Ross MD


(P52) Rural-Urban Continuum as a Potential Geographic Correlate of Breast and Prostate Cancer Mortality in Nevada, Parvesh Kumar MD; Chad L. Cross PhD, PStat(R); Sheniz Moonie PhD; and Jacklynn De Leon

Longitudinal Changes in Depression and Cognition in Professional Fighters with Baseline Structural Imaging: The Role of Depression in Cognitive Change and Structural Differences, Bern Lee, Lauren Bennett, Charles Bernick, and Sarah Banks


A Paraesophageal Hernia with Gastric Volvulus in a 16-month-old Boy, Michelle MacDavid and Aaron Shedlock

Adefovir-Induced Pancreatitis: A Rare but Serious Side Effect, Ranjit Makar MD, Yousif Elmofti MD, Faizan Sheraz MD, Trevor Houston MD, and Shahid Wahid MD

Kaposi Sarcoma of the Gastrointestinal Tract in the Era of Combination Anti-Retro Viral Therapy, Ranjit Makar MD, Annie S. Hong MD, Mohamad Mubder MD, Muthena Maklad MD, Altaf Dawood MD, Bipin Saud MD, and Shahid Wahid

Pancreatico-Pleural Fistula Presenting as Recurrent Bilateral Pleural Effusion: A Rare Complication of Chronic Pancreatitis, Ranjit Makar MD, Muthena Maklad MD, Mohamad Mubder MD, Joseph M. Fayad MD; FACG, and Bipin Saud MD

Downhill Esophageal Varices Secondary to Porto-Pulmonary Hypertension: Case Report and Review of Literature, Ranjit Makar MD, Muthena Maklad MD, and Gordon V. Ohning MD; PhD


The Safety and Efficacy Of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Gallbladder Drainage: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Harmeet S. Mashiana, Banreet S. Dhindsa, Amaninder J. Dhaliwal, Mahendran Jayaraj, Harlan Sayles, Shailender Singh, Gordon Ohning, and Douglas G. Adler

A17033 Cardio-Metabolic Disease Risk Factors Among South Asian Labour Migrants to Middle East: A Call for Action, Shiva Mishra, Dinesh Neupane, Saruna Ghimire, Chandni Joshi, Pokharel Yashashwi, Salim S. Virani, and Lijing Yan

Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Babu P. Mohan MD, Mahendran Jayaraj MD, Tarun Rustagi MD, and Rajesh Krishnamoorthi

Biliary Stent Migration Causing Duodenal Perforation: An Uncommon Complication of a Common Procedure, Mohamad Mubder MD, Altaf Dawood MD, Annie S. Hong MD, and Shahid Wahid MD

Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH) in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection (HIV) - A Systematic Review of the Published Literature, Mohamad Mubder MD, Mahendran Jayaraj MD, Chad L. Cross PhD, Gordon V. Ohning MD; PhD, and Mohamed Azab MD

Perinatal Palliative Care Experience and Outcomes of Journey to Remember, a Community-based Perinatal Hospice Program, Pooja S. Patil, Bobby K. Brar, and Amanda Balderrama


An Unusual Case of Ischaemic Strokes and Cerebral Aneurysms with Varicella Zoster Encephalitis in a Child with Combined Immunodeficiency, Grant Perry, J. Ben Ari, Marybeth Hogan, David Di John, and Nevin Wilson

2D Hydrodynamic Model for Flood Vulnerability Assessment of Lower Indus River Basin, Pakistan, Moazzam Ali Rind, Kamran Ansari, Rubab Saher, Sailuj Shakya, and Sajjad Ahmad


A Rare Case of Brain Abscess Due to Streptococcus Constellatus Following Pneumonia and Empyema in a Young Immunocompetent Male, Rishika Sakaria and Rita Shah


LipschÜtz Ulcer -- The Uncommon Diagnosis of Exclusion, Dania Salahuddin

A Case of Everted Appendix With Benign Appendicial Nodule Masquerading as Appendiceal Mucocele: A Case Report, Amaan Shafi MD and Mohamed Azab MD

A Dynamic Simulation Approach to Analyze Hydro-Electric Energy Production under Variable Flow and Demand Conditions, Sailuj Shakya, Ajay Kalra, and Sajjad Ahmad


Differences in the Coordination of Gait Based on Body Mass Index in Sedentary Young Adults, J. Freedman Silvernail, S. Bradley, and K. Wiegand

Exploring Angrite Meteorites with Microanalysis: A Broad Spectrum Approach to Constraining Petrogenesis, Steven Singletary, Anthony B. Love, Shangshang Mu, Shichun Huang, and John Sinclair

Application of GIS and Remote Sensing for Identification of Potential Runoff Harvesting Sites: A Case Study of Karoonjhar Mountainous Area, Pakistan, Altaf A. Siyal, Dhanji M. Misrani, Ghulam H. Dars, and Sajjad Ahmad

Mining in the Grand Canyon Watershed and the Implications on the Water Quality of Local Springs., Jordan Wachholtz, Gregg Paulson, Crystal Wu, and David K. Kreamer

First Demonstration of a Prompt Gamma Slit‐Camera for in Vivo Proton Range Verification Based On Semiconductor Detectors, H. Wang, Y. Lu, and Yu Kuang

Random Flap Survival with Hyperbaric Oxygen: Daily Versus Twice-daily Treatments, Rachel Weber, Andrew Silver, Shelley J. Williams, Linda Stephenson, Usera C. Phillip, Fan Zhang, Honglin Tian, Wei Yang, Wei Z. Wang, Xin Hua Fang, William A. Zamboni, and Richard Baynosa

Die OPTIMAL-Theorie motorischen Lernens: Implikationen für die physiotherapeutische Praxis, Gabriele Wulf

Meta-analysis of Lithium use on the Risk of Fracture hi Epidemiological Studies, Qing Wu, Bowen Liu, and Shu Zhang

The Development and Preliminary Validity Testing of the Healing Progression Rate Tool, D. L. Young, N. Estocado, Du Feng, and J. Black


Impact of Population‐specific Dental Development on Age Estimation using Dental Atlases, Donovan M. Adams, Claira E. Ralston, Rachel A. Sussman, Kelly Heim, and Jonathan D. Bethard


Craters of the Moon National Monument Basalts as Unshocked Compositional and Weathering Analogs for Martian Rocks and Meteorites, Christopher T. Adcock, Arya Udry, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, and Oliver Tschauner


Elementary teachers’ perceptions about the effective features of explicit-reflective nature of science instruction, E Adibelli Sahin and H Deniz

Controllability and Observability Analysis for Intelligent Transportation Systems, Shaurya Agarwal and Pushkin Kachroo

Efficacy and Tolerability of Sodium Bicarbonate Toothpaste in Subjects with Gingivitis: A 6-Month Randomized Controlled Study., Ivy Akwagyiram, Pejmon Amini, Mary-Lynn Bosma, Nan Wang, and John Gallob


Neural Correlates of Speech Segregation Based on Formant Frequencies of Adjacent Vowels, C Alain, J S. Arsenault, L Garami, G M. Bidelman, and J S. Snyder


Activation of Notch-1 in Oral Epithelial Cells by P. Gingivalis Triggers the Expression of the Antimicrobial Protein PLA(2)-IIA, Ahmad Al-Attar, Yelena Alimova, Sreenatha Kirakodu, Anastasia Kozal, John Michael Novak, Arnold J. Stromberg, Luis Orraca, Janis Gonzalez-Martinez, Melween Martinez, Jeffrey L. Ebersole, and Octavio Gonzalez

Negative Career Outlook and the Working Alliance in Career Counseling, Carolyn Alchin, Peter McIlveen, and Harsha N. Perera


Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial on Bleaching Sensitivity and Whitening Efficacy of Hydrogen Peroxide versus Combinations of Hydrogen Peroxide and Ozone, Mahmoud K. AL-Omiri, Abdullah A. Al Nazeh, Andrej M. Kielbassa, and Edward Lynch

Randomized Clinical Trial on the Comparison of Bleaching Outcomes using either Ozone Or Hydrogen Peroxide, Mahmoud K. Al-Omiri, Hanadi A. Lamfon, Abdullah A. Al Nazeh, Andrej M. Kielbassa, and Edward Lynch

Biophysics Model of Heavy-Ion Degradation of Neuron Morphology in Mouse Hippocampal Granular Cell Layer Neurons, Murat Alp and Francis A. Cucinotta


Book Review of Epistrophies Jazz and the Literary Imagination, James H. Altman


Review of: Citizen Steinbeck: Giving Voice to the People, James H. Altman


Practice and Lived Experience of Menstrual Exiles (Chhaupadi) among Adolescent Girls in Far Western Nepal. December 2018, Prabisha Amatya, Saruna Ghimire, Karen E. Callahan, Binaya Kumar Baral, and Krishna C. Poudel

“It’s About Multiplicity”: A Conversation with Morgan Parker, Hanna Andrews


Continuous State Power-Down Systems for Renewable Energy Management, James Andro-Vasko, Surya Ravali Avasarala, and Wolfgang Bein


Assessing Physical Activity Levels in Filipino Americans With Hypertension Using the Rapid Assessment of Physical Activity Questionnaire, A D. Angosta and R Serafica


Convergence in Income Inequality: Further Evidence from the Club Clustering Methodology across States in the U.S., Nicholas Apergis, Christina Christou, Rangan Gupta, and Stephen M. Miller


Leadership Characteristics Evaluated in a Pediatric Simulated Resuscitation Scenario, Judith Ben Ari, Bruce Berstein, and Sharon Calaman


Use of Ozone-biofiltration for Bulk Organic Removal and Disinfection Byproduct Mitigation in Potable Reuse Applications, Mayara Arnold, Jacimaria Batista, Eric Dickenson, and Daniel Gerrity


Water Circulation in Karst Systems: Comparing Physicochemical and Environmental Isotopic Data Interpretation, Joseph Asante, Sam Dotson, Evan Hart, and David K. Kreamer


Identifying Local and Regional Groundwater in Basins: Chemical and Stable Isotopic Attributes of Multivariate Classification of Hydrochemical Data, the Lower Virgin River Basin, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, U.S.A, Joseph Asante and David K. Kreamer

Performance Assessment of Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Regression Models for Stream Flow Predictions, Ateeq-ur-Rauf, Abdul Razzaq Ghumman, Sajjad Ahmad, and Hashim Nisar Hashmi


The SISAL Database: A Global Resource to Document Oxygen and Carbon Isotope Records from Speleothems, Kamolphat Atsawawaranunt, Laia Comas-Bru, Sahar Amirnezhad Mozhdehi, Michael Deininger, Sandy P. Harrison, Andy Baker, Meighan Boyd, Nikita Kaushal, Syed Masood Ahmad, Yassine Ait Brahim, Monica Arienzo, Petra Bajo, Kerstin Braun, Yuval Burstyn, Sakonvan Chawchai, Wuhui Duan, István Gábor Hatvani, Jun Hu, Zoltán Kern, Inga Labuhn, Matthew Lachniet, Franziska A. Lechleitner, Andrew Lorrey, Carlos Pérez-Mejías, Robyn Pickering, Nick Scroxton, and SISAL Working Group Members


Effects of High-protein Diet Containing Isolated Whey Protein in Rats Submitted to Resistance Training of Aquatic Jumps, Eudes Thiago Pereira Avila Ms., Thiago da Rosa Lima Ms., Ramires Alsamir Tibana Ph.D., Paula Caroline de Almeida Ms., Géssica Alves Fraga Ms., Mariana de Souza Sena Ms., Luiz Felipe Petusk Corona Ms., James Wilfred Navalta Ph.D., Sajjad Rezaei Ms., Morteza Ghayomzadeh Ms., Amílcar Sabino Damazo, Jonato Prestes Ph.D., and Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli Ph.D.


The Incremental Cost of Incompatible Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: A National Cohort Analysis, D Axelrod, K L. Lentine, M A. Schnitzler, X Luo, H Xiao, B J. Orandi, A Massie, J Garonzik Wang, M D. Stegall, S C. Jordan, J Oberholzer, T B. Dunn, L E. Ratner, S Kapur, R P. Pelletier, J P. Roberts, M L. Melcher, P Singh, D L. Sudan, M P. Posner, J M. El Amm, R Shapiro, M Cooper, G S. Lipkowitz, M A. Rees, C L. Marsh, B R. Sankari, D A. Gerber, P W. Nelson, J Wellen, A Bozorgzadeh, and Osama

Early Readmission Risk Identification for Hospitalized Older Adults With Decompensated Heart Failure, Yousef Ayatollahi, Xibei Liu, Ali Namazi, Mohammad Jaradat, Takashi Yamashita, Jay J. Shen, Yong-Jae Lee, Soumya Upadhyay, Sun Jung Kim, and Ji Won Yoo

Necessity of Interrupted Time Series Analysis in Evaluating the Impact of PHS Risk Identification and Introduction of Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy and Share 35 Implementation, Mohamed Azab, Sayed Shah, Xibei Liu, Amaan Shafi, Tamarah Al Dawoodi, Yousif Elmofti, Mary Froehlich, Johnson Ukken, and Ji Won Yoo