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Articles and Publications

UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Pathology Resident Research Productivity
2006-2010

Publications:

Siderits RH, Ouattara O, Marcus A, Guang H, Deng HB, Godyn J: Case study documenting the diagnosis of Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia in a patient with Atypical Fungal Infection (disseminated blastomycosis) by FNA of Adrenal mass. CytoJournal. August 5, 2010.

Hudacko RM, Alvarez GA, Talal AH, Jacobson I, Wan DW, Zhou XK, Yantiss RK. Clinical and Biologic Importance of F-Actin Autoantibodies in HCV Mono-Infected and HCV/HIV Co-Infected Patients. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 2010;134:228-234.

Yoon GS, Nagar MS, Tavora F, Epstein JI.  Cytomegalovirus Prostatitis: A Series of 4 Cases. International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2010; 18:55-9.

Ebert EC, Nagar MS, Hagspiel KD. Gastrointestinal and hepatic complications of sickle cell disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2010 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Hudacko R, Fyfe B, Mehra A, Moreyra A.  Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: Pathologic Insights from a Fatal Case. Internet Journal of Cardiology 2010;8(1).

Mersbach C, Mehra A, Jaworski J, Fyfe B. Non-septal right atrial aneurysm: case report and review of literature. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2010  May-Jun; 19(3): e79-83. Epub 2009 Apr 16.

Fyfe B, Ianosi-Irimie M, Motavalli L. Infective endocarditis complicating hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy:an unusual mural pattern. Cardiovascular Pathology 2010; 19 (1):e5-7.

Fyfe B, Chen W, Sadimin E, Osband AJ, Laskow D. Application of Telepathology to the Evaluation of Donor Renal Biopsies: A Useful Technique for Acquiring Useful Prognostic Data. Oral Presentation: The UMDNJ 2010 Symposium: Technologies in Clinical Care

Osband AJ, Laskow DA, Mann RA, Berkowicz T, Ianisi-Irimie M, Boruchoff S. Sweets Syndrome after kidney transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 2009; 41: 1954-6.

Hudacko RM, Sciancalepore JP, Fyfe B.  Diabetic microangiopathy in the liver: An autopsy study of incidence and association with other diabetic complications. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 2009;132:494-9.

Hudacko R, Aviv H, Langenfeld J, Fyfe B.  Thymolipoma: clues to pathogenesis revealed by cytogenetics. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. 2009;13(3);185-8.

Nguyen C, Hudacko R, Theise N, Tabaee A.  Endoscopic management of cholesterol granuloma of the maxillary sinus. Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery 2009; 38(2):E69-72.

Hudacko RM, Manoukian AV, Schneider SH, Fyfe B.  Clinical resolution of glycogenic hepatopathy following improved glycemic control. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications 2008;22:329-30.

Ebert EC, Kierson M Hagspiel KD. Gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations of sarcoidosis. American  Journal of Gastroenterology. 2008;103:3184-92.

Hudacko R, Falzon A.  Identifying injuries associated with air bag deployment. Forensic Pathology ASCP NO. FP 08-10 (FP-341) 2008;50;10:113-25.

Ebert EC, Hagspiel KD, Nagar MS, Schlesinger N. Gastrointestinal Involvement in Polyarteritis Nodosa. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2008 Sept; 6(9); 960-6

Ang DC, Marinescu L, Juriyan M. Physician compliance with platelet usage criteria. Archives of Pathology 2008; 132: 1321-1324.

Hall BH, Ianosi-Irimie M, Javidian P, Chen W, Ganesan S, Foran DJ. Computer assisted assessment of the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 immunohistochemical assay in imaged sections using a membrane isolation algorithm and quantitative analysis of positive controls. BMC Medical Imaging 2008; 8:11.

Ebert EC, Nagar MS. Review Article: Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Amyloidosis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2007; 102: 1-12.

Rodriguez Urrego PA, Flanagan M, Tsai WS, Rezac C, Barnard N. Massive gastrointestinal bleeding: an unusual case of asymptomatic extrarenal, visceral fibromuscular dysplasia. World Journal of Gastroenterology 2007; 43:5771-75.

A.D. Wright, T.M. Turk, M.S. Nagar, M.W. Phelan, K.T. Perry. Endophytic Lesions: A Predictor of Failure in Laparoscopic Renal Cryoablation. Journal of Endourology 2007; 21:1493- 1496.

Hudacko R, May M, Aviv H.  A New Translocation Between Chromosomes 6 and 9 Helps to Establish Diagnosis of Renal Oncocytoma. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, in press.

Kierson ME, Iyer D, Fyfe B. Metastatic Epithelioid Sarcoma in a Non- Healing Ventricular Device Pocket. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, In press

Kierson ME, Fyfe B. Critical Values at Autopsy: Application of a Proposed Classification Schema. Submitted for publication.

Kierson ME, Brunn A, Sarika A, Hudacko R, Fyfe B. Ascites Serum Album in gradient:  A case study work in preparation- Lab Medicine

Ma L, Kim A, Katz Y, Sharan K. EBV-Associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: Myth or Reality. Manuscript in preparation

Ma L, Crothers B, Wasserman O, Barkan G, Khalbuss W. Acinic cell carcinoma: reasons for being a poor performer in the interlaboratory comparison program in non-gynecologic cytopathology of the College of American Pathologists. Work in Progress

Varghese S, Javidian P, Fyfe B, Hanif A, Barnard N. Intraplacental hepatic nodule. A rare entity of disputed histogenesis. Report of a case. Work in progress.

Varghese S, Girard R, Hudacko R, Harrison J, Fyfe B. Hepatitic variant of GVHD: A series. Work in progress.

Varghese S, Hudacko R, Harrison G, Fyfe B.  Drug toxicity mimicking hepatitic variant of GVHD. A note of caution. Work in progress

Girard, R; Fyfe, B. Correlation of Wells criteria to autopsy findings of pulmonary thrombo-embolism. Work in progress

Girard, R; Zhang, A; Rhodes, RH. Brain morphology changes in acute Hydrogen Sulfide intoxication. Work in progress

Girard, R; Zhang, A. An unexpected case of Pasturella multocida pneumonia during Swine Flu season. Manuscript in progress

Marcus, A; Sadimin, E; Richardson, M; Goodell, L; Fyfe, B.  Congo Red Fluorescence Microscopy:  A better screening test for amyloid deposits in trephine bone marrow biopsies. Work in progress

Marcus, A; Fyfe, B.  Altered expression of Prion Protein (PrP3) in the pancreas of diabetic patients. An Autopsy Survey. Work in progress

Abstracts:

Fyfe BS, Butchy GT.  Diaphragm pathology at autopsy: A survey. Modern Pathology 2010; 23;1S:7A.

Hudacko, RM, Varghese S, Fyfe B.  “Patterns of C4d immunohistochemical staining in non-transplant myocardial ischemia: Implications for interpretation of post-transplant endomyocardial biopsies”.  Modern Pathology. Feb 2010, 23;1:8-9A.

Ianosi-Irimie M, Jaworski J, Schultz T, Kuriyan M, Tenorio G. Blood utilization in cardiac surgery: does cell salvage limit allogeneic RBC use? Transfusion. 2009; 49(s3): 167-168.

Hudacko RM, Jaworski J, Chen W, Foran DJ, Fyfe BS. “True Monckeburg-type calcification of temporal arteries: a rare pattern associated with end-stage renal disease”.  Modern Pathology. Jan 2009, 22;1:78-79A

Hudacko RM, Rhodes RH. “Human Immunodeficiency Virus-associated myopathy: Novel immunostains and electron microscopy highlight structural disarray”.  Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Oct 2009,133;10:1693.

Fyfe BS, Iyer DB, Jaworski JM, Wood MD, Butchy GT, Arroyo LH.  Pattern and evolution of C4d staining in perioperative ischemic myocyte injury post transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2009; 28(2S): S77. 

Rodriguez-Urrego PA, Ang D, Kierson, M, et al. “Derivative (16;17): A Novel Poor Outcome Indicator”. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. 2008 September 132(9):1456-1457.

Kierson, ME, Fyfe B.  “Defining Critical Values at Autopsy: Findings from Application of a Proposed Classification Schema to 100 Autopsies” AJCP. 2007 October 128(4):686.

Hudacko RM, Fyfe B.  “Diabetic microangiopathy in the liver: An autopsy study of incidence and association with other diabetic complications” Modern Pathology. March 2007, 20;2:281A.

Ang D, Rodriguez Urrego PA, Prasad V. Placental mesenchymal dysplasia: a potential misdiagnosis. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2007; 131:1474

Rodriguez Urrego PA, Ang D, Kannan R, Aviv H, Fyfe B. Utility of cytogenetics for the diagnosis of renal cell tumors. Lab Investigation 2007; 87 supplement:173A.

Ang D, Rodriguez Urrego PA, Fyfe B. Clinicopathologic study of the liver of children with sickle cell disease. Lab Investigation 2007; 87 supplement:310A

Ang D, Rodriguez Urrego P, Pai D, Malik A. Swannick K, Mann R. Lim J, Fyfe B. Incidence and Pattern of C4d Staining in Renal Allograft Biopsies with Polyoma Virus Nephropathy. American Journal of Transplantation 2007; 7S2:541

Rodriguez Urrego PA, Kuriyan M, Wells S. Impact of physician education on therapeutic phlebotomy by automated double red cell collection. Journal of Clinical Apheresis 2007; 22:86.

Rodriguez Urrego PA, Ang D, Friedman J, Cadoff E, Fyfe B. Clinicopathologic correlation of postmortem BNP measurement. Lab Investigation 2006; 86: Supplement: 50A.

Cobanov B, Fyfe-Kirschner B, Heller D. Intraplacental choriocarcinoma: a potentially overlooked lesion in the term placenta. Mod Pathol 2006; 19:S151-152.

Arslan A, Lim J, Mohammed B, Mann R, Swannick C, Laskow D, Fyfe-Kirschner B. Clincopathologic correlation of C4d staining in pancreas allografts. Modern Pathology 2006; 19: 267A.

Electronic/Websites

Hudacko R, Deen M. Pathology consultant, Clerkship Companion website for medical students: http://cc.rsna.org.

Siderits R, Jaworski J, Lecorchick W, Ouattara O. Battery powered “coffee-can” centrifuge for cell separation in fluid suspension. Available at www.instructables.com January 20, 2009.

Peer-reviewed Presentations

P. Haser, D. Fremed, S. Li, T. Vogel, M.S. Nagar, A. Graham.  Tissue Culture Analysis Of An Intact Carotid Plaque: Is Cryoplasty An Option For Carotid Intervention? Accepted for oral platform presentation. Eastern Vascular Society annual meeting, New York, NY October 2010

Schwarting R, Ma L, Shaver A, Kim A, Haupt H, Zehenter B, Fasig K. Two cases of follicular lymphoma transforming into CD4+CD30+ large cell B-cell lymphoma mimicking morphologically anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Oral Presentation; Atlantic Regional Hematopathology Meeting. Philadelphia PA May 2010

Hudacko, RM, Varghese S, Fyfe B.  “Patterns of C4d immunohistochemical staining in non-transplant myocardial ischemia: Implications for interpretation of post-transplant endomyocardial biopsies”  Poster presentation: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Washington DC, March 2010 

Hudacko RM, Rhodes RH. “Human Immunodeficiency Virus-associated myopathy: Novel immunostains and electron microscopy highlight structural disarray”. Poster presentation: College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2009.

Ianosi-Irimie M, Jaworski J, Schultz T, Kuriyan M, Tenorio G. Blood utilization in cardiac surgery: does cell salvage limit allogeneic RBC use? Oral Presentation. AABB Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA October 24-27 2009. 

Rodriguez P, Kierson ME, Barnard N, Fyfe B. Primary Adenocarcinoma of the Heart. Poster presentation: American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.  October 2009.

Kierson ME, Falzone A. Airbag related injuries: A 2 year retrospective study of motor vehicle deaths in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Platform Presentation: National Association of Medical Examiners Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. September 2009

J.S. Young, T. Davidov, A. Mohebati, M.S. Nagar, S.Z. Trooskin. Prostate Adenocarcinoma Metastatic to the Thyroid in the Setting of Concomitant Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Case Report. Poster presentation. American Thyroid Association annual meeting, Palm Beach, FL Sept. 2009

Kierson ME, Tenorio G. Peripheral Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Preparation, Strategies to Reduce False Positive Cultures. Oral Presentation: 9th Annual Peter S. Amenta Lectureship in Pathology, RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ. June 2009

Varghese S , Javidian P, Fyfe B, Hanif A,  Barnard  N. Intraplacental Hepatic Nodule: A Rare Entity of Disputed Histogenesis: Report of a Case. Poster presentation 9th annual Peter S. Amenta Pathology Lectureship – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, June 2009.

Ma L, Kim A, Katz Y, Sharan L. Life-Saving admission of a patient for vomiting. Oral Presentation; Atlantic Regional Hematopathology Meeting. Philadelphia PA May 2009.

Fyfe BS, Iyer DB, Jaworski JM, Wood MD, Butchy GT, Arroyo LH. Pattern and evolution of C4d staining in perioperative ischemic myocyte injury post transplantation. Oral Presentation. The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 29th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions.  April 22-25, 2009, Paris, France.

Hudacko RM, Jaworski J, Chen W, Foran DJ, Fyfe BS. “True Monckeburg-type calcification of temporal arteries: a rare pattern associated with end-stage renal disease”. Poster Presentation: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2009

Rodriguez P, Kierson ME, Aviv H. Derivative 16;17: A Novel Poor Outcome Indicator. Poster Presentation: College of American Pathology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.  September 2008

Ang D, Das KM, Nagar M S, Kierson ME.  Early Diagnosis of Precancerous Stage Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas Using a Novel Monoclonal Antibody. 8th Annual Peter S. Amenta Lectureship in Pathology, RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ, Platform Presentation. June 2008

D.C. Ang, A. Sefah, K.A. Walton, M. Kierson, M.S. Nagar, K.M. Das, M. May. Early Diagnosis of Precancerous Stage of Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas Using a Novel Monoclonal Antibody. Oral platform presentation.  Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, CA  May 2008.

Kierson ME, Tenorio G, Kuriyan M. Red Blood Cell Exchange Transfusion: An Adjunct Treatment of Hemolytic Babesiosis in Asplenic Patients. Oral Presentation: American Society for Apheresis Annual Meeting, Galveston, TX. April 2008

Kierson ME, Tenorio G, Kuriyan M.  The Impact of Performance Improvement on Peripheral Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Preparation. A Single Center Experience. Oral Presentaiton: American Society for Apheresis Annual Meeting, Galveston, TX. April 2008

Ang D, Rodriguez Urrego PA, Wang J, Vasallo K, Aviv H. Identification of chromosomal aberrations in multiple myeloma with combined G-banding and interphase fluorescence in-situ hybridization analyses. Poster presentation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado 2008

Hudacko RM, Fyfe B.  “Diabetic microangiopathy in the liver: An autopsy study of incidence and association with other diabetic complications”. Poster presentation: University of Medicine and Dentistry Diabetes Research Symposium, Newark, NJ,   December 2007.

Kierson ME, Fyfe B. Defining Critical Values at Autopsy: Findings from Application of a Proposed Classification Schema to 100 Autopsies.  Poster Presentation: American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. October 2007

M.S. Nagar, A. Puzio, C. Abate-Shen, M. May. Histologic Analysis of Bladder Cancer: A New Mouse Model. Accepted for poster presentation.  ASIP/ Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. May 2007

Hudacko RM, Fyfe B.  “Diabetic microangiopathy in the liver: An autopsy study of incidence and association with other diabetic complications”. Poster presentation: United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA March 2007.

Ang D, Rodriguez Urrego PA, Fyfe B. Clinicopathologic study of the liver of children with sickle cell disease. Poster presentation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 2007.

Rodriguez Urrego PA, Ang D, Kannan R, Aviv H, Fyfe B. Utility of cytogenetics for diagnosis of renal cell tumors. Poster presentation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting San Diego, CA 2007.

Ang D, Rodriguez Urrego PA, Fyfe B. Incidence and staining pattern of C4d in polyoma virus nephropathy. Poster presentation. American Transplant Congress, San Francisco, CA. 2007.

Sefah A, Ang D, Walton K, Geng X, Das KM. Biological characteristics of cardia type epithelium in patients with Barrett’s Esophagus. Poster presentation. Digestive Disease Week, Washington DC, 2007.

Ang D, Rodriguez Urrego PA, Prasad V. Placental mesenchymal dysplasia: A potential misdiagnosed entity. Poster presentation, College of American Pathologists, Chicago, IL 2007.

Cobanov B, Bancila E. Benign cephalic histiocytosis. Poster presentation. American Society of Dermatopathology 44th Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD 2007

Cobanov B, Anand A, Amenta PS, Koniaris S, Chen Y, Prasad V. Utility of quantifying enterochromaffin like (ECL) cells in pediatric gastric biopsies. 5th Asia Pacific International Academy of Pathology Congress, Singapore 2007.

Cobanov B, Fyfe-Kirschner B, Heller D. Intraplacental choriocarcinoma: a potentially overlooked diagnosis in the term placenta. International Academy of Pathology Centennial Congress, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2006.

Ang D, Marinescu L, Kuriyan M. Physician compliance with platelet utilization criteria. Poster presentation. American Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, FL 2006

Arslan A, Lim J, Mohammed B, Mann R, Swannick K, Laskow D, Fyfe-Kirschner B. Clinicopathologic correlates of C4d staining in pancreas allografts. Poster presentation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 95th Annual Meeting, Atlanta Georgia, 2006.