Robert I Liem

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Memorial Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for chronic anemia in pediatric orthotopic liver transplantation: analysis of data from the SPLIT registry
    R I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:137-43. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Reproducibility of tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity measurements in children and young adults with sickle cell disease undergoing screening for pulmonary hypertension
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:741-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Parental attitudes toward research participation in pediatric sickle cell disease
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:129-33. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Functional capacity in children and young adults with sickle cell disease undergoing evaluation for cardiopulmonary disease
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Am J Hematol 84:645-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Prolonged QTc interval in children and young adults with sickle cell disease at steady state
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:842-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity elevation and its relationship to lung function in pediatric sickle cell disease
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:281-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity is associated with hemolysis in children and young adults with sickle cell disease evaluated for pulmonary hypertension
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 30, Chicago, IL 60614 3394, USA
    Haematologica 92:1549-52. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sudden-onset blindness in sickle cell disease due to retinal artery occlusion
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:624-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of thalassemia on Southeast Asian and Asian Indian families in the United States: a qualitative study
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3363, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:361-9. 2011
  10. pmc Reduced fitness and abnormal cardiopulmonary responses to maximal exercise testing in children and young adults with sickle cell anemia
    Robert I Liem
    Department of Pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Physiol Rep 3:. 2015

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Publications23

  1. pmc Risk factors for chronic anemia in pediatric orthotopic liver transplantation: analysis of data from the SPLIT registry
    R I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:137-43. 2012
    ..Our findings underscore the need to define the mechanisms by which these risk factors, some of which are modifiable, result in chronic anemia in pediatric liver transplant recipients...
  2. doi request reprint Reproducibility of tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity measurements in children and young adults with sickle cell disease undergoing screening for pulmonary hypertension
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:741-5. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Parental attitudes toward research participation in pediatric sickle cell disease
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:129-33. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Functional capacity in children and young adults with sickle cell disease undergoing evaluation for cardiopulmonary disease
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Am J Hematol 84:645-9. 2009
    ..Our study underscores the importance of further delineating the direct pathophysiologic processes that contribute to decreased exercise capacity observed among individuals with SCD and cardiopulmonary disease...
  5. doi request reprint Prolonged QTc interval in children and young adults with sickle cell disease at steady state
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:842-6. 2009
    ..Our objectives were to determine the prevalence of prolonged QTc and evaluate its relationship to clinical factors in children and young adults with SCD...
  6. doi request reprint Tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity elevation and its relationship to lung function in pediatric sickle cell disease
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:281-9. 2009
    ..We conclude that in this young population with SCD, TRJV elevation that is not significantly associated with abnormal lung function is common at baseline...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity is associated with hemolysis in children and young adults with sickle cell disease evaluated for pulmonary hypertension
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 30, Chicago, IL 60614 3394, USA
    Haematologica 92:1549-52. 2007
    ..LDH, retic and AST were significantly higher and Hb was lower in subjects with TRJV >or= 2.5 m/sec. We conclude that hemolysis significantly contributes to TRJV elevation in children and young adults with SCD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sudden-onset blindness in sickle cell disease due to retinal artery occlusion
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:624-7. 2008
    ..The overall variability in clinical presentation, treatment and prognosis reported in the literature underscores the need for a greater understanding of these factors as they relate to this complication in SCD...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of thalassemia on Southeast Asian and Asian Indian families in the United States: a qualitative study
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3363, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:361-9. 2011
    ..To describe the challenges, including sociocultural and socioeconomic barriers, faced by an urban immigrant population in the United States affected by thalassemia major...
  10. pmc Reduced fitness and abnormal cardiopulmonary responses to maximal exercise testing in children and young adults with sickle cell anemia
    Robert I Liem
    Department of Pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Physiol Rep 3:. 2015
    ..Complex derangements in gas exchange and oxygen uptake during maximal exercise are common in this population. ..
  11. doi request reprint Access to patient-centered medical homes in children with sickle cell disease
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, 225 East Chicago Avenue, Box 30, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:1854-62. 2014
    ..For children with SCD, access to a PCP is not synonymous with access to a medical home. While specific factors associated with PCMH access may be identified in children with SCD, their cause and effect relationships need further study...
  12. doi request reprint Elevated soluble transferrin receptor levels reflect increased erythropoietic drive rather than iron deficiency in pediatric sickle cell disease
    Rishi R Lulla
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:141-4. 2010
    ..Soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR) is an alternative marker of iron utilization. Our primary objective was to evaluate the utility of sTfR as a biomarker of hemolysis and erythropoietic drive versus iron metabolism in SCD...
  13. doi request reprint Assessing cardiac and liver iron overload in chronically transfused patients with sickle cell disease
    Sherif M Badawy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Br J Haematol 175:705-713. 2016
    ..Our results suggest that SCD patients receiving chronic transfusions may not demonstrate significant cardiac iron loading irrespective of ferritin trends, LIC and erythropoiesis suppression...
  14. doi request reprint Acute chest syndrome is associated with history of asthma in hemoglobin SC disease
    Elana Y Poulter
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:289-93. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the presentation and clinical course of ACS in individuals with hemoglobin SC disease to that observed in individuals with hemoglobin SS disease...
  15. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and adherence to hydroxyurea in adolescents and young adults with sickle cell disease
    Sherif M Badawy
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Pediatr Blood Cancer . 2016
    ..The study's objectives were to assess the feasibility of Internet-based electronic assessment of HRQOL in SCD clinic and to examine the relationship between HRQOL and hydroxyurea adherence in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with SCD...
  16. doi request reprint Alloimmunization in sickle cell anemia in the era of extended red cell typing
    Chibuzo O'Suoji
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1487-91. 2013
    ..Extended RBC typing is advocated as a means to reduce alloimmunization in SCD. Our goal was to assess alloimmunization among individuals with SCD at our center since implementing extended RBC typing...
  17. doi request reprint Successful medical management of a neonate with spontaneous splenic rupture and severe hemophilia A
    Sherif M Badawy
    Department of Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine at Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt Electronic address
    Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther . 2016
    ..This is the first reported case of a neonate who had spontaneous splenic rupture and severe hemophilia A, and underwent successful medical treatment without any surgical intervention...
  18. doi request reprint Opioid prescription practices at discharge and 30-day returns in children with sickle cell disease and pain
    Leslie M Okorji
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Pediatr Blood Cancer . 2016
    ..We examined prescription practices at the time of discharge in children with SCD presenting with acute pain to determine their impact on 30-day emergency department (ED) revisits and readmissions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal association among sickle cell trait, fitness, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in African Americans in CARDIA
    Robert I Liem
    Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
    Blood . 2016
    ..SCT status also is not an independent risk factor for developing hypertension, diabetes or metabolic syndrome...
  20. pmc The acute phase inflammatory response to maximal exercise testing in children and young adults with sickle cell anaemia
    Robert I Liem
    Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Br J Haematol 171:854-61. 2015
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Technology Access and Smartphone App Preferences for Medication Adherence in Adolescents and Young Adults With Sickle Cell Disease
    Sherif M Badawy
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Department of Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 63:848-52. 2016
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine access to technology among adolescents and young adults (AYA) with SCD and to identify their preferred technology-based strategies for improving medication adherence...
  22. pmc Heart rate recovery is impaired after maximal exercise testing in children with sickle cell anemia
    Anthony M Alvarado
    Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplant, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    J Pediatr 166:389-93.e1. 2015
    ..To examine heart rate recovery (HRR) as an indicator of autonomic nervous system dysfunction after maximal exercise testing in children and young adults with sickle cell anemia (SCA)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of red cell exchange transfusion on plasma levels of inflammatory mediators in sickle cell patients with acute chest syndrome
    Robert I Liem
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Hematol 76:19-25. 2004
    ..We conclude that in sickle cell patients with ACS, a manual, double-volume exchange transfusion lowers WBC, ANC, platelets, and sVCAM-1 levels, but the effect is short-lived...