O P Sharma

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medicine in Dr Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language
    Om P Sharma
    LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Med Biogr 19:171-6. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Sarcoidosis around the world
    Om P Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Chest Med 29:357-63, vii. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis: a historical perspective
    Om P Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Dermatol 25:232-41. 2007
  4. pmc Shushaku Endo (1923-1996): his tuberculosis and his writings
    O P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine, Room 11 900, LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Postgrad Med J 82:157-61. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Murray Kornfeld, American College Of Chest Physician, and sarcoidosis: a historical footnote: 2004 Murray Kornfeld Memorial Founders Lecture
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Chest 128:1830-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Paraproteinemias and the lungs
    Om P Sharma
    Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:408-11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Search for a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: is stem cell therapy a light at the end of a long tunnel?
    Om P Sharma
    Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:376-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer in interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosis
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 9:398-401. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The Cheshire Cat Syndrome: an unusual case of neurosarcoidosis
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 20:149-51. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Microscopic pulmonary embolisation of an indwelling central venous catheter with granulomatous inflammatory response
    A Baydur
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, 2025 Zonal Avenue, GNH 11 900, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Respir J 26:351-3. 2005

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Medicine in Dr Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language
    Om P Sharma
    LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Med Biogr 19:171-6. 2011
    ..He told Boswell, 'Why Sir, if you have but one book with you upon a journey let it be a book of science. When you read through a book of entertainment, you know it, and it can do no more for you, but a book of science is inexhaustible'...
  2. doi request reprint Sarcoidosis around the world
    Om P Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Chest Med 29:357-63, vii. 2008
    ..The disease occurs throughout the world and has been around for more than 150 years. Its colorful history, which has been documented before, is provided in this article...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis: a historical perspective
    Om P Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Dermatol 25:232-41. 2007
  4. pmc Shushaku Endo (1923-1996): his tuberculosis and his writings
    O P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine, Room 11 900, LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Postgrad Med J 82:157-61. 2006
    ..The agonies of his illness intensified his talent for exploring the complexity of human relationships...
  5. ncbi request reprint Murray Kornfeld, American College Of Chest Physician, and sarcoidosis: a historical footnote: 2004 Murray Kornfeld Memorial Founders Lecture
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Chest 128:1830-5. 2005
    ..Thus was born the American College of Chest Physicians and the famous journal that is now called CHEST. In this lecture, the story of Kornfeld's legacy is weaved with the growth of knowledge of sarcoidosis during the last 50 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Paraproteinemias and the lungs
    Om P Sharma
    Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:408-11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Search for a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: is stem cell therapy a light at the end of a long tunnel?
    Om P Sharma
    Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:376-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer in interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosis
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 9:398-401. 2003
    ..The incidence, however, varies and ranges from 9.8 to 38%. The pathogenesis of lung cancer in pulmonary fibrosis is unclear, but genetic as well as environmental factors seem to be involved...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Cheshire Cat Syndrome: an unusual case of neurosarcoidosis
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 20:149-51. 2003
    ..Without the biopsy evidence, solitary central nervous system sarcoidosis remains a difficult diagnosis. In some cases, only a long-term follow-up will establish the diagnosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Microscopic pulmonary embolisation of an indwelling central venous catheter with granulomatous inflammatory response
    A Baydur
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, 2025 Zonal Avenue, GNH 11 900, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Respir J 26:351-3. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis: a personal perspective based on the study of 37 patients
    O P Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Chest 112:220-8. 1997
    ..Prognosis of chronic neurosarcoidosis is poor. Six (18%) of 37 patients died of complications related to sarcoidosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Unusual systemic disorders associated with interstitial lung disease
    O P Sharma
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 7:291-4. 2001
    ..Amyloidosis, Behcet disease, Kikuchi disease, and Whipple disease are such multiorgan disorders that involve the lungs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis: a rare cause of Kleine-Levine-Critchley syndrome
    K Afshar
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Southern California, 1200 North State Street, Room 11900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 25:60-3. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary sarcoidosis: management
    O P Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Postgrad Med 48:135-41. 2002
    ..The patients with extra-pulmonary involvement particularly with ocular, myocardial, and neuro-sarcoidosis almost always need treatment. For asymptomatic pulmonary sarcoidosis patients no therapy is needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Respiratory muscle strength, lung function, and dyspnea in patients with sarcoidosis
    A Baydur
    School of Medicine and Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Chest 120:102-8. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Hypercalcemia in granulomatous disorders: a clinical review
    O P Sharma
    LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 6:442-7. 2000
    ..Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, and ketoconazole are the drugs that should be used if the patient fails to respond or develops dangerous side effects to corticosteroid therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension and granulomatous vasculitis in sarcoidosis
    Hidenobu Shigemitsu
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 13:434-8. 2007
    ..To examine the recent advancements of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical characteristics, radiographic studies, diagnostic modalities, treatment, and prognosis of pulmonary hypertension in sarcoidosis...
  18. doi request reprint Interstitial lung disease: trials and tribulations
    Kamyar Afshar
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:427-33. 2008
    ..To examine recent advancements in the clinical characteristics, treatment and prognosis of diffuse parenchymal disease and pulmonary hypertension due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, scleroderma and sarcoidosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: the disease in search of its cause
    Om P Sharma
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:310-1. 2006
  20. doi request reprint Peritoneal and pleural sarcoidosis: an unusual association - review and clinical report
    Santhi Iyer
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:481-7. 2008
    ..To examine recent reports of serosal involvement in sarcoidosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr-virus-induced interstitial lung disease
    Kamel Marzouk
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:456-60. 2005
    ..We have reviewed the relevant literature about the relation of Epstein-Barr virus and interstitial lung disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Splenectomy in sarcoidosis: indications, complications, and long-term follow-up
    Om P Sharma
    LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 19:66-70. 2002
    ..Management of splenic enlargement due to sarcoidosis consists of primarily medical therapy with prednisone, methotrexate or antimalarial drugs. Splenectomy is the last resort because of the concern about complications of surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Eosinophil cell: pray tell us what you do!
    Kamyar Afshar
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 13:414-21. 2007
    ..There have been recent advances in the regulatory mechanisms of the eosinophil, in terms of priming and migration. Additionally, we will discuss certain pulmonary diseases that are associated with eosinophilia...
  24. ncbi request reprint From Hutchinson to now: a historical glimpse
    D Geraint James
    Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:416-23. 2002
    ..This review of the past 150 years or so outlines the countries and personalities that have carried the Olympic torch...
  25. ncbi request reprint Interferon-induced granulomatous lung disease
    Kamel Marzouk
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:435-40. 2004
    ..We describe three unusual cases of interferon-induced sarcoidosis and review the most recent relevant literature on this subject...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis and other autoimmune disorders
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:452-6. 2002
    ..Sarcoidosis does not meet the criteria for autoimmune disease. Nevertheless, there are ample examples of coexistence of sarcoidosis and a wider range of autoimmune disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous lung diseases in the tropics
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California at Los Angeles, LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, GNH 11900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Chest Med 23:329-39. 2002
    ..Accurate diagnosis is important because therapy is significantly different for infectious granulomatous disorders than for non-infectious diseases...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis: a clinical dilemma
    Elske Hoitsma
    Department of Neurology, Sarcoidosis Management Center, University Hospital Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet Neurol 3:397-407. 2004
    ..The value of new drugs such as anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha will be assessed. In this review we describe the clinical manifestations of neurosarcoidosis, diagnostic dilemmas and considerations, and therapy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis of the upper respiratory tract. Selected cases emphasizing diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties
    Om P Sharma
    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 19:227-33. 2002
    ..Sarcoidosis of the upper respiratory tract (SURT) is a frequently overlooked and inadequately treated complication of sarcoidosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Update of ocular manifestations in sarcoidosis
    Yoshihiko Usui
    The A Ray Irvine Ocular Pathology Laboratory, Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 19:167-75. 2002
    ..Early recognition and intervention are essential for the reduction of ocular morbidity and the improvement of the patient's quality of life...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis and B-cell MALT lymphoma
    Om P Sharma
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 19:235. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis: an imperfect science, a hesitant art
    Om P Sharma
    Chest 123:18-9. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Whither sarcoidosis
    Om P Sharma
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:413-5. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic lung disease in the tropics
    Devang M Savani
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Southern California, GNH 11900, 2025 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Chest Med 23:377-96, ix. 2002
    ..Eosinophils derive from an unknown progenitor cell in the bone marrow. This article reviews the etiology and effects of this condition...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bronchial lavage in tropical pneumonias
    Rizwana Khan
    LAC USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 13:225-9. 2007
    ..The fiberoptic bronchoscope is an expensive piece of equipment, but can be an economical diagnostic tool in tropical pneumonias. The role of bronchoalveolar lavage is discussed in this review...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of infliximab in treating selected patients with sarcoidosis
    Samer Saleh
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, University of Southern California, 1200N, State St, GNH 11900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Respir Med 100:2053-9. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of infliximab (Remicade) in the treatment of patients with sarcoidosis who either do not respond to corticosteroids and other conventional drugs or develop unacceptable side effects to these drugs...
  37. pmc Quantitative analysis of mycobacterial and propionibacterial DNA in lymph nodes of Japanese and European patients with sarcoidosis
    Yoshinobu Eishi
    Department of Human Pathology, School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 40:198-204. 2002
    ..Propionibacterium spp. are more likely than Mycobacteria spp. to be involved in the etiology of sarcoidosis, not only in Japanese but also in European patients with sarcoidosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diabetes insipidus from neurosarcoidosis: long-term follow-up for more than eight years
    Rollin P Tabuena
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawaharacho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507
    Intern Med 43:960-6. 2004
    ..The use of desmopressin was necessary for a long period. None of these patients died from DI or central neurosarcoidosis...