Publications

  1. Batzlaff CM, Karpman C, Afessa B, Benzo RP. Predicting 1-year mortality rate for patients admitted with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to an intensive care unit: an opportunity for palliative care. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 May; 89(5):638-43. Epub 2014 Mar 19.
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  2. Karpman C, LeBrasseur NK, DePew ZS, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP. Measuring gait speed in the out-patient clinic: methodology and feasibility. Respir Care. 2014 Apr; 59(4):531-7.
  3. McAllister SJ, Vincent A, Hassett AL, Whipple MO, Oh TH, Benzo RP, Toussaint LL. Psychological Resilience, Affective Mechanisms and Symptom Burden in a Tertiary-care Sample of Patients with Fibromyalgia. Stress Health. 2013 Dec 26.
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  4. DePew ZS, Karpman C, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP. Correlations between gait speed, 6-minute walk distance, physical activity, and self-efficacy in patients with severe chronic lung disease. Respir Care. 2013 Dec; 58(12):2113-9. Epub 2013 May 21.
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  5. Benzo R, Siemion W, Novotny P, Sternberg A, Kaplan RM, Ries A, Wise R, Martinez F, Utz J, Sciurba F, National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. Factors to inform clinicians about the end of life in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Oct; 46(4):491-499.e4. Epub 2013 Mar 21.
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  6. Karpman C, Lebrasseur NK, Depew ZS, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP. Measuring Gait Speed in the Outpatient Clinic: Methodology and Feasibility. Respir Care. 2013 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Benzo RP. Mindfulness and motivational interviewing: two candidate methods for promoting self-management. Chron Respir Dis. 2013 Aug; 10(3):175-82.
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  8. Karpman C, DePew Z, LeBrasseur N, Novotny P, Benzo R. Gait speed in chronic obstructive lung disease: a simple measure of exercise capacity for daily practice. AJRCCM. 2013 Jun 18 Epub 0.
  9. Benzo R, Vickers K, Ernst D, Tucker S, McEvoy C, Lorig K. Development and feasibility of a self-management intervention for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease delivered with motivational interviewing strategies. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2013 Mar-Apr; 33(2):113-23.
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  10. DePew ZS, Garofoli AC, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP. Screening for severe physical inactivity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the value of simple measures and the validation of two physical activity questionnaires. Chron Respir Dis. 2013 Feb; 10(1):19-27. Epub 2012 Nov 13.
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  11. Vincent A, Benzo RP, Whipple MO, McAllister SJ, Erwin PJ, Saligan LN. Beyond pain in fibromyalgia: insights into the symptom of fatigue. Arthritis Res Ther. 2013; 15(6):221.
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  12. Chandra D, Wise RA, Kulkarni HS, Benzo RP, Criner G, Make B, Slivka WA, Ries AL, Reilly JJ, Martinez FJ, Sciurba FC, for the NETT Research Group. Optimizing the Six Minute Walk Test as a Measure of Exercise Capacity in COPD. Chest. 2012 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
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  13. Benzo R. Collaborative self-management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: learning ways to promote patient motivation and behavioral change. Chron Respir Dis. 2012; 9(4):257-8.
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  14. Benzo R, Wigle D, Novotny P, Wetzstein M, Nichols F, Shen RK, Cassivi S, Deschamps C. Preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation before lung cancer resection: results from two randomized studies. Lung Cancer. 2011 Dec; 74(3):441-5. Epub 2011 Jun 12.
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  15. Schmickl CN, Li M, Li G, Wetzstein MM, Herasevich V, Gajic O, Benzo RP. The accuracy and efficiency of electronic screening for recruitment into a clinical trial on COPD. Respir Med. 2011 Oct; 105(10):1501-6. Epub 2011 May 14
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  16. Benzo R. Lung volume reduction surgery: nonpharmacological approach. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2011 Feb; 24(1):44-8.
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  17. Troosters T, Sciurba F, Battaglia S, Langer D, Valluri SR, Martino L, Benzo R, Andre D, Weisman I, Decramer M. Physical inactivity in patients with COPD, a controlled multi-center pilot-study. Respir Med. 2010 Jul; 104(7):1005-11. Epub 2010 Feb 18.
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  18. Benzo RP, Sciurba FC. Oxygen consumption, shuttle walking test and the evaluation of lung resection. Respiration. 2010; 80(1):19-23. Epub 2009 Aug 11.
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  19. Benzo RP, Chang CC, Farrell MH, Kaplan R, Ries A, Martinez FJ, Wise R, Make B, Sciurba F, NETT Research Group. Physical activity, health status and risk of hospitalization in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respiration. 2010; 80(1):10-8. Epub 2010 Mar 16.
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  20. Garofoli A, Montoya P, Elias C, Benzo R. [Exercise and the detection of severe acute mountain sickness]. Medicina (B Aires). 2010; 70(1):3-7.
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  21. Benzo R, Farrell MH, Chang CC, Martinez FJ, Kaplan R, Reilly J, Criner G, Wise R, Make B, Luketich J, Fishman AP, Sciurba FC, NETT Research Group. Integrating health status and survival data: the palliative effect of lung volume reduction surgery. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Aug 1; 180(3):239-46. Epub 2009 May 29
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  22. Benzo R. Monitoring activity of daily living in COPD. Journal of Cariopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention. 2009.
  23. Sivori M, Almeida M, Benzo R, Boim C, Brassesco M, Callejas O, Capparelli I, Conti E, Diaz M, Draghi J, Franco J, Gando S, Giuliano G, Guida R, Jolly E, Pessolano F, Rabinovich R, Ratto P, Rhodius E, Saadia M, Salvado A, Sobrino E, Victorio C. [New argentine consensus of respiratory rehabilitation 2008]. Medicina (B Aires). 2008;68(4):325-44.
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  24. Benzo RP, Paramesh S, Patel SA, Slivka WA, Sciurba FC. Optimal protocol selection for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in severe COPD. Chest. 2007 Nov; 132(5):1500-5. Epub 2007 Oct 09.
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  25. Benzo R, Kelley GA, Recchi L, Hofman A, Sciurba F. Complications of lung resection and exercise capacity: a meta-analysis. Respir Med. 2007 Aug; 101(8):1790-7. Epub 2007 Apr 03.
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  26. Patel SA, Benzo RP, Slivka WA, Sciurba FC. Activity monitoring and energy expenditure in COPD patients: a validation study. COPD. 2007 Jun; 4(2):107-12.
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  27. Benzo RP. Pulmonary rehabilitation in lung cancer: a scientific opportunity. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2007 Mar-Apr; 27(2):61-4.
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  28. Sívori M, Benzo R, Rhodius E, Jolly E, Boim C, Saadia M, Conti E, Guevara I, Carles D, Victorio C, Santini F, Ratto P, Capparelli I, Prieto E, Azvalinsky M, Alais M. [Argentine Consensus of Respiratory Rehabilitation]. Medicina (B Aires) 2004; 64(4):357-67.
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  29. Benzo R, Sahn SA. Fever, pleuritic chest pain, and a lung mass in a 43-year-old man. Chest. 2000 Aug; 118(2):542-4.
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  30. Benzo R, Flume PA, Turner D, Tempest M. Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on quality of life in patients with COPD: the use of SF-36 summary scores as outcomes measures. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 2000 Jul-Aug; 20(4):231-4.
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  31. Benzo R, Sahn S. Respiratory compromise in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J Respir Dis. 1997; 12:513-6.
  32. Teba L, Marks P, Benzo R. Non-invasive mechanical ventilation: the benefits of the BiPAP system. W V Med J. 1996 Jan-Feb; 92(1):18-21.
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