Salim Surani

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Ill Effects of Smoking: Baseline Knowledge among School Children and Implementation of the "AntE Tobacco" Project
    Salim Surani
    Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Houston and Texas A and M University, 613 Elizabeth Street, Suite 813, Corpus Christi, TX 78404, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:584589. 2011
  2. pmc Body mass index, gender, and ethnic variations alter the clinical implications of the epworth sleepiness scale in patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea
    Sean Hesselbacher
    Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Open Respir Med J 6:20-7. 2012
  3. pmc Pylephlebitis: an uncommon complication of intra-abdominal infection
    Tara Hagopian
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Houston, Texas
    West J Emerg Med 12:575-6. 2011
  4. pmc Sleep and diabetes
    Swetha Bopparaju
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Corpus Christi, TX 78413, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2010:759509. 2010
  5. pmc Metastatic pulmonary calcification in multiple myeloma in a 45-year-old man
    Salim R Surani
    Department of Medicine, Texas A and M University, 7613 Lake Bolsena, Corpus Christi, TX 78413, USA
    Case Rep Pulmonol 2013:341872. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Standardization of quality assurance for sleep technologist: a model
    Salim Surani
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Sleep Breath 14:3-12. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of Hispanic ethnicity in prevalence of diabetes mellitus in sleep apnea and relationship to sleep phase
    Salim Surani
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:108-12. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Sleepiness in critical care nurses: results of a pilot study
    Salim Surani
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:200-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleepy nurses: are we willing to accept the challenge today?
    Salim Surani
    Texas A and M University, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 31:146-51. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Sleepiness in medical ICU residents
    Raghu Reddy
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Chest 135:81-5. 2009

Collaborators

  • Shyam Subramanian
  • Joseph Varon
  • Louis Gutierrez
  • Sean Hesselbacher
  • Elsi Diaz
  • Tara Hagopian
  • Gnananandh Jayaraman
  • Swetha Bopparaju
  • Raghu Reddy
  • Mauricio Rodriguez
  • Imelyn M Fernandez
  • Jerry Allen
  • Lohengrin Jimenez
  • Christina Kao
  • Hashir Majid
  • Fabricio Zuniga
  • Lata Casturi
  • Kalpalatha Guntupalli
  • Philip Alapat

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Ill Effects of Smoking: Baseline Knowledge among School Children and Implementation of the "AntE Tobacco" Project
    Salim Surani
    Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Houston and Texas A and M University, 613 Elizabeth Street, Suite 813, Corpus Christi, TX 78404, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:584589. 2011
    ..e., video and book) educational program can be used to educate and reinforce anti tobacco messages. This program may be very useful as a part of a comprehensive anti tobacco curriculum in school systems...
  2. pmc Body mass index, gender, and ethnic variations alter the clinical implications of the epworth sleepiness scale in patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea
    Sean Hesselbacher
    Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Open Respir Med J 6:20-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine differences in ESS scores between various demographic groups of patients referred for polysomnography, and the relationship of these score to sleep-disordered breathing..
  3. pmc Pylephlebitis: an uncommon complication of intra-abdominal infection
    Tara Hagopian
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Houston, Texas
    West J Emerg Med 12:575-6. 2011
    ..We present a case of pylephlebitis, which is an infective suppurative thrombosis of the portal vein. Pylephlebitis is an uncommon complication of intra-abdominal infections and carries with it significant morbidity and mortality...
  4. pmc Sleep and diabetes
    Swetha Bopparaju
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Corpus Christi, TX 78413, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2010:759509. 2010
    ..We hereby review the salient features of the association between sleep and diabetes...
  5. pmc Metastatic pulmonary calcification in multiple myeloma in a 45-year-old man
    Salim R Surani
    Department of Medicine, Texas A and M University, 7613 Lake Bolsena, Corpus Christi, TX 78413, USA
    Case Rep Pulmonol 2013:341872. 2013
    ..We present a case of a metastatic pulmonary calcification in a patient diagnosed with multiple myeloma and chronic kidney disease, as well as a brief literature review including clinical findings and treatment options...
  6. doi request reprint Standardization of quality assurance for sleep technologist: a model
    Salim Surani
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Sleep Breath 14:3-12. 2010
    ..However, measuring technical quality is not easy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of Hispanic ethnicity in prevalence of diabetes mellitus in sleep apnea and relationship to sleep phase
    Salim Surani
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:108-12. 2009
    ..This association has not been previously reported in the Hispanic population. The objective of this study was to study the prevalence of diabetes in a cohort of Hispanic patients with OSA in comparison with a white cohort...
  8. doi request reprint Sleepiness in critical care nurses: results of a pilot study
    Salim Surani
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:200-5. 2008
    ..Sleep deprivation, compounded by circadian disruptions, is a common problem in health care workers. Sleepiness in nurses has important implications for patients as well as nurses' own safety...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleepy nurses: are we willing to accept the challenge today?
    Salim Surani
    Texas A and M University, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 31:146-51. 2007
    ..Sleep deprivation also negatively affects the health of individuals. Sleep deprivation in nurses is a significant issue that requires more attention...
  10. doi request reprint Sleepiness in medical ICU residents
    Raghu Reddy
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Chest 135:81-5. 2009
    ..On-call and post-call measurements of residents' sleepiness were measured both objectively, by means of a modified multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) [two nap sessions], as well as subjectively, by the Stanford Sleepiness Scale...
  11. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction in women with obstructive sleep apnea
    Shyam Subramanian
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 77025, USA
    Sleep Breath 14:59-62. 2010
    ..Female sexual dysfunction is vastly under-recognized but has been previously described in chronic disease states. Sexual dysfunction in male patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is well described, but not in females...
  12. doi request reprint Gender and ethnic differences in prevalence of self-reported insomnia among patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Shyam Subramanian
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77025, USA
    Sleep Breath 15:711-5. 2011
    ..Studies have shown that complaints of insomnia are prevalent among sleep clinic patients evaluated for OSA. Less is known about the gender and ethnic variations in this association...
  13. doi request reprint Influence of gender on continuous positive airway pressure requirements in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Gnananandh Jayaraman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Sleep Breath 15:781-4. 2011
    ..We postulate that these will lead to disparities in pharyngeal collapsibility and, consequently, positive airway pressure requirements of patients with OSA...
  14. doi request reprint Murine typhus in pregnancy
    Louis Gutierrez
    Corpus Christi Family Practice Residency, Texas A and M University, Corpus Christi, Texas 78405, USA
    Am J Med Sci 339:378-9. 2010
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of murine typhus during pregnancy reported in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sleepiness in medical residents: impact of mandated reduction in work hours
    Salim Surani
    Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep, 1709 Dryden St, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Sleep Med 8:90-3. 2007
    ..To assess the sleepiness among Family Practice residents using subjective data, the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), as well as objective assessment, the multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in the elderly
    Shyam Subramanian
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Geriatrics 62:10-32. 2007
    ..Insomnia is common and frequently secondary to modifiable factors. Nonpharmacologic and behavioral approaches are underused. Pharmacotherapy should be used cautiously and conservatively...
  17. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns of screening for sleep apnea in physicians treating PCOS patients
    Shyam Subramanian
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1709 Dryden Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep Breath 11:233-7. 2007
    ..This may reflect lack of knowledge about the link or may imply that PCOS patients remain largely asymptomatic. Educating specialist physicians managing PCOS about OSA and improved tools for OSA screening may improve detection...
  18. pmc Effect of continuous positive airway pressure therapy on glucose control
    Salim Surani
    Salim Surani, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, TAMU, Corpus Christi, TX 78404, United States
    World J Diabetes 3:65-70. 2012
    ..In the current review, we examine this literature critically and formulate a synopsis that summarizes the current knowledge in this field...
  19. doi request reprint Is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia epidemiology and sensitivity changing?
    Elsi Diaz
    CHRISTUS Spohn Memorial Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Sci 343:196-8. 2012
    ..Evidence suggests that the epidemiology and sensitivity to antibiotics for MRSA pneumonia is changing extremely fast, creating the potential for it to become a "super bug."..
  20. doi request reprint Spontaneous extraperitoneal lumbar artery hemorrhage
    Salim Surani
    Texas A and M University, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    J Emerg Med 40:e111-4. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, treatment of SEH with the use of angiography and arterial embolization may provide a safe, efficacious alternative to surgery...