Publications

  1. Tangaroonsanti A, Lee AS, Vela MF, Crowell MD, Erasmus D, Keller C, Mallea J, Alvarez F, Almansa C, DeVault KR, Houghton LA. Unilateral Versus Bilateral Lung Transplantation: Do Different Esophageal Risk Factors Predict Chronic Allograft Failure? J Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 Apr; 53 (4):284-289
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  2. Keller CA, Gonwa TA, White LJ, Rucci ME, Visscher SL, Kennedy CC, Daly RC, Naessens JM. Utilization and Cost Analysis of Lung Transplantation and Survival After 10 Years of Adapting the Lung Allocation Score. Transplantation. 2019 Mar; 103 (3):638-646
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  3. Keller CA, Khoor A, Arenberg DA, Smith MA, Islam SU. Diagnosis of Acute Cellular Rejection Using Probe-based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy in Lung Transplant Recipients: A Prospective, Multicenter Trial. Transplantation. 2019 Feb; 103 (2):428-434
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  4. Krencz I, Sebestyen A, Papay J, Jeney A, Hujber Z, Burger CD, Keller CA, Khoor A. In situ analysis of mTORC1/2 and cellular metabolism-related proteins in human Lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Hum Pathol. 2018 Sep; 79:199-207 Epub 2018 June 06
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  5. Keller CA, Gonwa TA, Russell AL, Hodge DO, Erasmus DB, Zubair AC. Preliminary Report on the Effect of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy in Patients With Chronic Allograft Dysfunction Stem Cells Transl Med. 2018.
  6. Keller CA, Gonwa TA, Hodge DO, Hei DJ, Centanni JM, Zubair AC. Feasibility, Safety, and Tolerance of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Obstructive Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2018 Feb; 7 (2):161-167 Epub 2018 Jan 11
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  7. Tangaroonsanti A, Lee AS, Crowell MD, Vela MF, Jones DR, Erasmus D, Keller C, Mallea J, Alvarez F, Almansa C, DeVault KR, Houghton LA. Impaired Esophageal Motility and Clearance Post-Lung Transplant: Risk For Chronic Allograft Failure. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2017 Jun 29; 8 (6):e102 Epub 2017 June 29
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  8. Khoor A, Roden AC, Colby TV, Roggli VL, Elrefaei M, Alvarez F, Erasmus DB, Mallea JM, Murray DL, Keller CA. Giant cell interstitial pneumonia in patients without hard metal exposure: analysis of 3 cases and review of the literature. Hum Pathol. 2016 Apr; 50:176-82.
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  9. Ussavarungsi K, Hu X, Scott JP, Erasmus DB, Mallea JM, Alvarez F, Lee AS, Keller CA, Ryu JH, Burger CD. Mayo clinic experience of lung transplantation in pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Respir Med. 2015 Oct; 109: (10)1354-9.
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  10. Chandrashekaran S, Keller CA, Kremers WK, Peters SG, Hathcock MA, Kennedy CC. Weight loss prior to lung transplantation is associated with improved survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 May; 34 (5):651-7 Epub 2014 Nov 17
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  11. Keller CA. Solid organ transplantation overview and selection criteria. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Jan; 21(Suppl):S4-11.
  12. Enderby C, Keller CA. An overview of immunosuppression in solid organ transplantation. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Jan; 21: (1 Suppl)s12-23.
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  13. Enderby CY, Heckman MG, Thomas CS, Keller CA. Tacrolimus dosage requirements in lung transplant recipients receiving antifungal prophylaxis with voriconazole followed by itraconazole: a preliminary prospective study. Clin Transplant. 2014 Aug; 28(8):911-5. Epub 2014 Jul 08.
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  14. Mortensen E, Hellinger W, Keller C, Cowan LS, Shaw T, Hwang S, Pegues D, Ahmedov S, Salfinger M, Bower WA. Three cases of donor-derived pulmonary tuberculosis in lung transplant recipients and review of 12 previously reported cases: opportunities for early diagnosis and prevention. Transpl Infect Dis. 2014 Feb; 16(1):67-75. Epub 2014 Jan 03.
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  15. Mortensen E, Hellinger W, Keller C, Cowan LS, Shaw T, Hwang S, Pegues D, Ahmedov S, Salfinger M, Bower WA. Three cases of donor-derived pulmonary tuberculosis in lung transplant recipients, review of 12 previously reported cases: opportunities for early diagnosis and prevention. Transplant Infectious Disease. 2014; 0:1-9.
  16. Belli EV, Landolfo K, Keller C, Thomas M, Odell J. Lung cancer following lung transplant: single institution 10 year experience. Lung Cancer. 2013 Sep; 81(3):451-4. Epub 2013 Jul 05.
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  17. Freeman ML, Landolfo C, Safford RE, Keller CA, Heckman MG, Burger CD. Noninvasive assessment of right heart function and hemodynamics during exercise in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. South Med J. 2013 Feb; 106 (2):141-6
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  18. Kikuchi K, Soundararajan A, Zarzabal LA, Weems CR, Nelon LD, Hampton ST, Michalek JE, Rubin BP, Fields AP, Keller C. Protein kinase C iota as a therapeutic target in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Oncogene. 2013 Jan 17; 32(3):286-95. Epub 2012 Feb 20.
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  19. Odell JA, Keller CA, Erasmus DB, Stritt MT. Traumatic bronchial rupture and platypnea-orthodeoxia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb; 93: (2)662-4.
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  20. Come CE, Divo MJ, San Jose Estepar R, Sciurba FC, Criner GJ, Marchetti N, Scharf SM, Mosenifar Z, Make BJ, Keller CA, Minai OA, Martinez FJ, Han MK, Reilly JJ, Celli BR, Washko GR. Lung deflation and oxygen pulse in COPD: results from the NETT randomized trial. Respir Med. 2012 Jan; 106(1):109-19. Epub 2011 Aug 16
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  21. Eagan C, Keller CA, Baz MA, Thibault M. Effects of administration of intravenous naloxone on gas exchange in brain-dead lung donors. Prog Transplant. 2009 Sep; 19(3):267-71.
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  22. 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.
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  23. Erasmus DB, Keller CA, Alvarez FB. Large airway complications in 150 consecutive lung transplant recipients. J Bronchol. 2008 Jul; 15(3):152-7.
  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. Keller CA. Pathophysiology and classification of emphysema. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 2003 Nov; 13(4):589-613.
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  28. Zhao Y, Al-Kaade S, Keller CA, deMello DE. Atelectasis - an unusual and late complication of lung transplant. Clin Transplant. 2002 Jun; 16(3):233-9.
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  29. Scharf SM, Iqbal M, Keller C, Criner G, Lee S, Fessler HE for the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) Research Group. Hemodynamic characterization of patients with severe emphysema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002; 166:314-22.
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  30. Hinerman R, Alvarez F, Singh A, Keller C. Treatment of endobronchial murcormycosis with amphotericin B via flexible bronchoscopy. Journal of Bronchology. 2002; 9:294-7.
  31. 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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  32. Espiritu JD, Keller CA. Pneumodediastinum, and subcutaneous emphysema from pacemaker placement. Pacing Clin Esectrophysiol. 2001 Jun; 24(6):1041-2.
  33. Sprague RS, Stephenson AH, Ellsworth ML, Keller C, Lonigro AJ. Impaired release of ATP from red blood cells of humans with primary pulmonary hypertension. Exp Biol Med. 2001 May; 226(5):434-9.
  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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.
  37. Lowdermilk GA, Keenan RJ, Landreneau RJ, Hazelrigg SR, Bavaria JE, Kaiser LR, Keller CA, Naunheim KS. Comparison of clinical results for unilateral and bilateral thoracoscopic lung volume reduction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000; 69:1670-4.
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  38. Naunheim KS, Hazelrigg SR, Kaiser LR, Keenan RJ, Bavaria JE, Landreneau RJ, Osterloh J, Keller CA. Risk analysis for thoracoscopic lung volume reduction: a multi-institutional experience. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2000; 17:673-9.
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  39. Naunheim KS, Kaiser LR, Bavaria JE, Hazelrigg SR, Magee MJ, Landreneau RJ, Keenan RJ, Osterloh JF, Boley TM, Keller CA. Long-term survival after thoracoscopic lung volume reduction: a multiinstitutional review. Ann Thorac Surg. 1999; 68:2026-31; discussion 2031-2032.
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  40. Krucylak PE, Keller CA, Naunheim KS. Current status of thoracoscopic lung volume reduction. World J Surg. 1999; 23:1148-55.
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  41. Keller CA, Naunheim KA. Lung transplantation and volume reduction surgery. Current Opinion in Critical Care. 1999; 5:73-80.
  42. Keller CA. The donor lung: conservation of a precious resource. Thorax. 1998; 53:506-13.
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  43. McDonald JW, Keller CA, Ramos RR, Brunt EM. Mixed (neutrophil-rich) interstitial pneumonitis in biopsy specimens of lung allografts: a clinicopathologic evaluation. Chest. 1998; 113:117-23.
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  44. Hinderliter AL, Willis PW, Barst RJ, Rich S, Rubin LJ, Badesch DB, Groves BM, McGoon MD, Tapson VF, Bourge RC, Brundage BH, Koerner SK, Langleben D, Keller CA, Murali S, Uretsky BF, Koch G, Li S, Clayton LM, Jobsis MM, Blackburn SD, Crow JW, Long WA. Effects of long-term infusion of prostacyclin (epoprostenol) on echocardiographic measures of right ventricular structure and function in primary pulmonary hypertension. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Study Group. Circulation. 1997 Mar 18; 95(6):1479-86.
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  45. Trello CA, Williams DA, Keller CA, Crim C, Webster RO, Ohar JA. Increased gelatinolytic activity in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in stable lung transplant recipients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997; 156:1978-86.
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  46. Hazelrigg SR, Boley TM, Naunheim KS, Magee MJ, Lawyer C, Henkle JQ, Keller C. Effect of bovine pericardial strips on air leak after stapled pulmonary resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 1997; 63:1573-5.
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  47. Keller CA, Ruppel G, Hibbett A, Osterloh J, Naunheim KS. Thoracoscopic lung volume reduction surgery reduces dyspnea and improves exercise capacity in patients with emphysema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997; 156:60-7.
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  48. Keller CA, Naunheim KS. Perioperative management of lung volume reduction patients. Clin Chest Med. 1997; 18:285-300.
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  49. Keller CA, Krycylak P, Naunheim KA. Lung volume reduction surgery: The St. Louis University experience. Journal of the Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA). 1997; 2: 80-7.
  50. Keller CA, Naunheim KS, Osterloh J, Espiritu J, McDonald JW, Ramos RR. Histopathologic diagnosis made in lung tissue resected from patients with severe emphysema undergoing lung volume reduction surgery. Chest. 1997; 111:941-7.
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  51. Keller CA, Naunheim KS, Osterloh J, Krucylak PE, Baudendistel L, McBride L, Hibbett A, Ruppel G. Hemodynamics and gas exchange after single lung transplantation and unilateral thoracoscopic lung reduction. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1997; 16:199-208.
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  52. Barst RJ, Rubin LJ, Long WA, McGoon MD, Rich S, Badesch DB, Groves BM, Tapson VF, Bourge RC, Brundage BH, Koerner SK, Langleben D, Keller CA, Murali S, Uretsky BF, Clayton LM, Jobsis MM, Blackburn SD, Shortino D, Crow JW, Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Study Group. A comparison of continuous intravenous epoprostenol (prostacyclin) with conventional therapy for primary pulmonary hypertension. N Engl J Med. 1996 Feb 1; 334(5):296-301.
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  53. Krucylak PE, Naunheim KS, Keller CA, Baudendistel LJ. Anesthetic management of patients undergoing unilateral video-assisted lung reduction for treatment of end-stage emphysema. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1996; 10:850-3.
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  54. Hazelrigg S, Boley T, Henkle J, Lawyer C, Johnstone D, Naunheim K, Keller C, Keenan R, Landreneau R, Sciurba F, Feins R, Levy P, Magee M. Thoracoscopic laser bullectomy: a prospective study with three-month results. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1996; 112:319-26; discussion 326-327.
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  55. Naunheim KS, Keller CA, Krucylak PE, Singh A, Ruppel G, Osterloh JF. Unilateral video-assisted thoracic surgical lung reduction. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996; 61:1092-8.
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  56. Crim C, Keller CA, Dunphy CH, Maluf HM, Ohar JA. Flow cytometric analysis of lung lymphocytes in lung transplant recipients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996; 153:1041-6.
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  57. Keller CA. Lung reduction surgery in emphysema. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. 1996; 3:62-6.
  58. Cagle PT, Brown RW, Frost A, Keller C, Yousem SA. Diagnosis of chronic lung transplant rejection by transbronchial biopsy. Mod Pathol. 1995; 8:137-42.
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  59. Keller CA, Frost A, Cagle PT, Abraham JL. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a painter with elevated pulmonary concentrations of titanium. Chest. 1995; 108:277-80.
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  60. Keller CA, Ohar J, Ruppel G, Wittry MD, Goodgold HM. Right ventricular function in patients with severe COPD evaluated for lung transplantation. Lung Transplant Group Chest. 1995; 107:1510-6.
  61. Frost AE, Keller CA, Noon GP, Short HD, Cagle PT. Outcome of the native lung after single lung transplant. Multiorgan Transplant Group Chest. 1995; 107:981-4.
  62. Keller CA, Cagle PT, Brown RW, Noon G, Frost AE. Bronchiolitis obliterans in recipients of single, double, and heart-lung transplantation. Chest. 1995; 107:973-80.
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  63. Frost AE, Keller CA, Brown RW, Noon GP, Short HD, Abraham JL, Pacinda S, Cagle PT. Giant cell interstitial pneumonitis: Disease recurrence in the transplanted lung. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1993; 148:1401-4.
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  64. Frost AE, Keller CA. Anemia and erythropoietin levels in recipients of solid organ transplants. The Multi-Organ Transplant Group Transplantation. 1993; 56:1008-11.
  65. Frost AE, Keller CA, Cagle PT. Severe ischemic injury to the proximal airway following lung transplantation: Immediate and long-term effects on bronchial cartilage. Multi-Organ Transplant Group Chest. 1993; 103:1899-901.
  66. Keller C, Frost A. Fiberoptic bronchoplasty: Description of a simple adjunct technique for the management of bronchial stenosis following lung transplantation. Chest. 1992; 102:995-8.
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  67. Keller CA, Fernandez A, Bran E. Solucion salina hypertonica (7%) en el manejo del choque. (Hypertonic saline solution - 7% - in the management of shock). Revista Medicina Interna 2(1)11-14. 1991; 0: 0.
  68. Keller CA, Arango L. Manejo del paciente criticamente enfermo en Guatemala. (Management of the critically ill patient in Guatemala). Revista Medicina Interna. 1990; 2(1):4-7.
  69. Flores M, Keller CA, Luna J, Arango L. Toracoscopia en Guatemala. (Thoracoscopy in Guatemala). Revista Medicina Interna. 1990; 2(1):24-8.
  70. Keller CA. Calculo de variables por computadora portatil para el manejo del paciente criticamente enfermo. (Calculation of multiple variables by a portable computer managing critically ill patients). Revista del Instituto Nacional del Enfermedades Respiratorias Mexico. 1990; 3(3):180-4.
  71. Keller CA, Luna J, Flores M, Arango L. Sindrome de insuficiencia respiratoria progresiva del adulto en fiebre tifoidea. (Adult respiratory distress syndrome in typhoid fever). Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax. 1989; 48(1):68-9.
  72. Keller CA, Luna J, Flores, Arango L. Tuberculosis en personal de salud. (Tuberculosis in health care personnel). Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax -69 1989; 48(1):68.
  73. Corriveau ML, Rosen BJ, Keller CA, Chun DS, Dolan GF. Effect of posture, hydralazine, and nifedipine on hemodynamics, ventilation, and gas exchange in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1988; 138:1494-8.
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  74. Keller CA, Villavicencio J, Ramirez C. Intramuscular imipenem/cilastatin for treatment of mild and moderately severe bacterial infections. Scand J Infect Dis Suppl. 1987; 52:26-31.
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  75. Keller CA, Shepard JW Jr, Chun DS, Vasquez P, Dolan GF. Pulmonary hypertension in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Multivariate analysis. Chest. 1986 Aug; 90(2):185-92.
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  76. Keller CA, Ruppel GL. Oxygen desaturation during ventilator circuit changes. Heart Lung. 1985; 14:359-62.
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  77. Keller CA, Shepard JW Jr, Chun DS, Dolan GF, Vasquez P, Minh VD. Effects of hydralazine on hemodynamics ventilation and gas exchange patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pulmonary hypertension. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1984 Oct; 130:606-611.
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  78. Shepard JW Jr, Schweitzer PK, Keller CA, Chun DS, Dolan GF. Myocardial stress. Exercise versus sleep in patients with COPD. Chest. 1984 Sep; 86(3):366-74.
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  79. Aycinena P, Dahdah S, Keller CA. Immunidad celular en el nino desnutrido. (Cellular immunity in malnourished children). Revista del Colegio Medico de Guatemala. 1974; 25:74-85.
  80. Arango L, Keller CA. Pruebas pulmonares en asma bronquial. (Pulmonary function tests in bronchial asthma). Revista del Colegio Medico de Guatemala. 1974; 25:93-9.