Publications

  1. Aduen JF, Castello R, Lozano MM, Hepler GN, Keller CA, Alvarez F, Safford RE, Crook JE, Heckman MG, Burger CD. An alternative echocardiographic method to estimate mean pulmonary artery pressure: diagnostic and clinical implications. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Jul; 22(7):814-9. Epub 2009 Jun 07.
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  2. Erasmus DB, Keller CA, Alvarez FB. Large airway complications in 150 consecutive lung transplant recipients. J Bronchol. 2008 Jul; 15(3):152-7.
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  3. Erasmus DB, Alvarez F, Keller CA. Fatal arterial gas embolism in an adult 1 year after bilateral sequential lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Jun; 27(6):692-4. Epub 2008 Apr 09.
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  4. Waller EA, Aduen JF, Kramer DJ, Alvarez F, Heckman MG, Crook JE, Pajaro OE, McBride LR, Keller CA. Safety of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy with direct bronchoscopic guidance for solid organ allograft recipients. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Dec; 82(12):1502-8.
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  5. Aduen JF, Zisman DA, Mobin SI, Venegas C, Alvarez F, Biewend M, Jolles HI, Keller CA. Retrospective study of pulmonary function tests in patients presenting with isolated reduction in single-breath diffusion capacity: implications for the diagnosis of combined obstructive and restrictive lung disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Jan; 82(1):48-54.
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  6. Kaplan RM, Ries Al, Reilly J, Mohsenifar Z, for the National Emphysema Treatment Trial. Measurement of Health-Related Quality of Life in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial. Chest. 2004; 126:781-9.
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  7. The National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. A randomized trial comparing lung-volume-reduction surgery with medical therapy for severe emphysema. N Engl J Med. 2003 May 22; 348(21):2059-73 Epub 2003 May 20.
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  8. Ramsey SD, Berry K, Etzioni R, Kaplan RM, Sullivan SD, Wood DE, National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. Cost effectiveness of lung-volume-reduction surgery for patients with severe emphysema. N Engl J Med. 2003 May 22; 348(21):2092-102 Epub 2003 May 20.
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  9. Hinerman R, Alvarez FG, Ashish S, Keller CA. Treatment of Endobronchial mucormycosis with amphotericin B via flexible bronchoscopy. Journal of Bronchology. 2002; 9:294-297.
  10. National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. Patients at high risk of death after lung-volume-reduction surgery. N Engl J Med. 2001 Oct 11; 345(15):1075-83.
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  11. Keller CA, Hinerman R, Singh A, Alvarez F. The use of endoscopic argon plasma coagulation in airway complications after solid organ transplantation. Chest. 2001 Jun; 119(6):1968-75.
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  12. Hinerman R, Alvarez F, Keller CA. Outcome of bedside percutaneous tracheostomy with bronchoscopic guidance. Intensive Care Medicine. 2000; 26:1850-6.
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  13. McDonald JW, Alvarez F, Keller CA. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in association with household exposure to fibrous insulation material. Chest. 2000; 117(6):1813-7.
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  14. Keller C, Hinerman R, Singh A, Alvarez F. The use of endoscopic argon plasma coagulation in airway complications after solid organ transplantation. American College of Chest Physicians Meeting San Francisco CA. 2000 Oct.
  15. Gilbert BE, Clifford W, Knight V, Knight C, Alvarez FG, Eschenbacher WL. Safety of aerosolized liposomic Cyclosporin A in normal subjects. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 6 ( 1997 Dec 15; 6):1789-93.
  16. Alvarez FG, Bandi V, Stager C, Guntupalli K. Detection of Pneumocystis carinii in tracheal aspirates of intubated patients using calcofluorowhite (Fungi-Fluor) and immunofluorescence antibody (Genetic Systems) stains. Critical Care Medicine. 1997 Jun; 25(6):948.
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  17. Alvarez FG, Guntupalli KK. Isoniazid Intoxication: report of four cases and review of the literature. Intensive Care Medicine 1995 Aug; 21(8):641.
  18. Levine R, Alvarez FG. Intravenous fluid therapy. Hospital Physician (11) 21-37 1994 Nov; Vol 30.