Kassem Harris

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Publications

  1. pmc Small cell lung cancer doubling time and its effect on clinical presentation: a concise review
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305 USA
    Clin Med Insights Oncol 6:199-203. 2012
  2. pmc Gastroduodenal artery aneurysm, diagnosis, clinical presentation and management: a concise review
    Nicholas Habib
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY, 10305, USA
    Ann Surg Innov Res 7:4. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Endotracheal tube exchangers: should we look for safer alternatives?
    Kassem Harris
    Department of Medicine Pulmonary Critical Care, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 41:67-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Phrenic nerve injury and diaphragmatic paralysis following pacemaker pulse generator replacement
    Kassem Harris
    Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 42:65-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The use of a PleurX catheter in the management of recurrent benign pleural effusion: a concise review
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Heart Lung Circ 21:661-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Unusual presentation of pneumocystis pneumonia in an immunocompetent patient diagnosed by open lung biopsy
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, United States
    Heart Lung Circ 21:221-4. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Tracheal papillomatosis: what do we know so far?
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Islan, NY 10305, USA
    Chron Respir Dis 8:233-5. 2011
  8. pmc Thymoma calcification: is it clinically meaningful?
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 9:95. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Lipoid pneumonia: a challenging diagnosis
    Kassem Harris
    Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 40:580-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Cement pulmonary embolism after percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: an overview
    Nicholas Habib
    Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 41:509-11. 2012

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Publications19

  1. pmc Small cell lung cancer doubling time and its effect on clinical presentation: a concise review
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305 USA
    Clin Med Insights Oncol 6:199-203. 2012
    ..The clinical presentation of acutely and rapidly growing SCLC can mimic those of pulmonary inflammatory or infectious disorders, and in some instances, this delays appropriate management and negatively affects patient outcome...
  2. pmc Gastroduodenal artery aneurysm, diagnosis, clinical presentation and management: a concise review
    Nicholas Habib
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY, 10305, USA
    Ann Surg Innov Res 7:4. 2013
    ..The later adds the advantage of being a therapeutic option to prevent or stop bleeding. If this fails, surgery is still regarded as the standard for accomplishing a definite treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Endotracheal tube exchangers: should we look for safer alternatives?
    Kassem Harris
    Department of Medicine Pulmonary Critical Care, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 41:67-9. 2012
    ..Increasing rates of AEC-related complications highlight the need for alternative methods to exchange malfunctioning endotracheal tubes safely...
  4. doi request reprint Phrenic nerve injury and diaphragmatic paralysis following pacemaker pulse generator replacement
    Kassem Harris
    Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 42:65-6. 2013
    ..We report a unique case of phrenic nerve injury and unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis secondary to pacemaker pulse generator replacement that was successfully treated with diaphragmatic plication...
  5. doi request reprint The use of a PleurX catheter in the management of recurrent benign pleural effusion: a concise review
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Heart Lung Circ 21:661-5. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Unusual presentation of pneumocystis pneumonia in an immunocompetent patient diagnosed by open lung biopsy
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, United States
    Heart Lung Circ 21:221-4. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case of PCP in immunocompetent patient with negative BAL, TBB and CT guided biopsy. The diagnosis of PCP required open lung biopsy and the patient recovered without complications...
  7. doi request reprint Tracheal papillomatosis: what do we know so far?
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Islan, NY 10305, USA
    Chron Respir Dis 8:233-5. 2011
    ..The recent invention of HPV vaccine is expected to be the first step in eradicating respiratory papillomatosis...
  8. pmc Thymoma calcification: is it clinically meaningful?
    Kassem Harris
    Staten Island University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 9:95. 2011
    ..The histopathological diagnosis is still the only possible way to confirm the neoplastic nature of thymoma. All types of thymomas should be evaluated and managed independently of the presence of calcifications...
  9. doi request reprint Lipoid pneumonia: a challenging diagnosis
    Kassem Harris
    Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 40:580-4. 2011
    ..Most of the paraffinoma was resected during this surgery. He was treated with antibiotics and steroids, and discharged from the hospital in stable condition...
  10. doi request reprint Cement pulmonary embolism after percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: an overview
    Nicholas Habib
    Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 41:509-11. 2012
    ..Minimally invasive percutaneous vertebral augmentation techniques have gained a great deal of importance in relieving the pain associated with these fractures, and are becoming the standard of care...
  11. doi request reprint The use of endobronchial ultrasonography with transbronchial needle aspiration to sample a solitary substernal thyroid nodule
    Michel Chalhoub
    Staten Island Pulmonary Associates, 501 Seaview Ave, Ste 102, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Chest 137:1435-6. 2010
    ..The cytology was consistent with a colloid adenoma. EBUS-TBNA can sample substernal STNs that are not amenable to US-FNAB...
  12. doi request reprint Does Kaposi's sarcoma predict multicentric Castleman disease in the presence of generalized lymphadenopathy?
    Homam Alkaied
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Med Oncol 29:1109-13. 2012
    ..Axillary lymph node biopsy showed HHV8+ MCD with foci of microlymphoma. Despite the treatment with high-dose steroids, she developed multisystem failure that lead to her death...
  13. doi request reprint Right internal jugular venous cannulation complicated by tension hydrothorax
    Rabih Maroun
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Heart Lung 42:372-4. 2013
    ..Prompt pleural effusion drainage like in our case is crucial for favorable outcome. ..
  14. doi request reprint Primary neuroendocrine breast cancer, how much do we know so far?
    Homam Alkaied
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Med Oncol 29:2613-8. 2012
    ..These limitations make recommendations largely based on anecdotal and small observatory studies and call for the need for further research in this extremely rare tumor...
  15. doi request reprint The use of the PleurX catheter in the management of non-malignant pleural effusions
    Michel Chalhoub
    Pulmonary and Critical Care, Staten Island University Hospital, NY, USA
    Chron Respir Dis 8:185-91. 2011
    ..Conclusion: The Denver catheter was effective in achieving pleurodesis in non-malignant pleural effusions. The complication rate was low and patient satisfaction was high...
  16. doi request reprint Does hormonal therapy have a therapeutic role in metastatic primary small cell neuroendocrine breast carcinoma? Case report and literature review
    Homam Alkaied
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 12:226-30. 2012
    ..We suggest considering adding hormonal therapy to the treatment pipeline for primary SMCC of the breast that express hormone receptors...
  17. doi request reprint The use of botox in the treatment of post cardiac surgery paradoxical vocal cord movement
    Michel Chalhoub
    Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Heart Lung Circ 20:602-4. 2011
    ..He was successfully treated with bronchoscopic injection of Botulinum toxin type A into his vocal cords. He was decannulated one week after the injection, and was doing well at six weeks follow up...
  18. doi request reprint Value of albumin-globulin ratio as a predictor of all-cause mortality after non-ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Basem Azab
    Department of Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Angiology 64:137-45. 2013
    ..34; HR 2.3, P = .004). The albumin-globulin ratio is a significant independent predictor of long-term mortality after NSTEMI in patients with normal serum albumin levels. Further studies are needed to explain the underlying mechanisms...
  19. doi request reprint Endobronchial ultrasonography with transbronchial needle aspiration to sample a solitary substernal thyroid nodule: a new approach
    Michel Chalhoub
    Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
    Heart Lung Circ 21:761-2. 2012
    ..We emphasise the feasibility and safety of EBUS-TBNA in sampling retrosternal thyroid nodules. In appropriate settings, this procedure can help avoid more invasive testing, and subsequently decrease the cost and complications...