M W Quasney
Affiliation: University of Tennessee
- Plastic bronchitis occurring late after the Fontan procedure: treatment with aerosolized urokinaseM W Quasney
Department of Pediatrics, Crippled Children s Foundation Research Center, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Crit Care Med 28:2107-11. 2000..To describe the use of aerosolized urokinase in a patient with plastic bronchitis after a Fontan procedure...
- Routine chest radiographs in pediatric intensive care unitsM W Quasney
Department of Pediatrics, Crippled Children s Foundation Research Center, Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38103, USA
Pediatrics 107:241-8. 2001..To determine whether interventions were performed based on portable routine morning chest x-rays (CXRs) in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients and to identify patient subgroups for whom the routine CXR is most useful...
- Increased frequency of alleles associated with elevated tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in children with Kawasaki diseaseM W Quasney
Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Crippled Children s Foundation Research Center, LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38103, USA
Pediatr Res 49:686-90. 2001..The increased frequency of the high secretor alleles in white children with KD suggests that these loci may be related to susceptibility to KD and to outcome after disease...
- Increased frequency of the tumor necrosis factor-alpha-308 A allele in adults with human immunodeficiency virus dementiaM W Quasney
Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
Ann Neurol 50:157-62. 2001..11). The increased frequency of the A allele in HlV-infected adults with dementia suggests that this locus may play a role in the pathophysiology of dementia and suggests a genetic predisposition for the development of HIV dementia...
- Association between surfactant protein B + 1580 polymorphism and the risk of respiratory failure in adults with community-acquired pneumoniaMichael W Quasney
Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Children s Foundation Research Center of Memphis, Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center, 50 N Dunlap, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Crit Care Med 32:1115-9. 2004..The objective was to determine whether the SP-B + 1580 CC genotype is associated with an increased risk of respiratory failure and ARDS in adults with community-acquired pneumonia...
- Tumor necrosis factor-alpha allele lymphotoxin-alpha+250 is associated with the presence and severity of placental inflammation among preterm birthsS Nadya J Kazzi
Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Pediatr Res 56:94-8. 2004..05). The AA genotype of LT-alpha+250 is associated with the development of chorioamnionitis among preterm births. The A allele of LT-alpha+250 seems to worsen the degree of placental inflammation...
- Polymorphism of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and risk and severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasia among very low birth weight infantsS Nadya J Kazzi
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Hutzel Women s Hospital, 4707 St Antoine, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Pediatrics 114:e243-8. 2004..High levels of TNF-alpha may promote chronic inflammation by overwhelming counter-regulatory mechanisms and may lead to the development of BPD. Low levels of TNF-alpha may decrease the risk and/or severity of BPD...
- Genetic influences on severe lung injury: how many more genes?Michael W Quasney
Crit Care Med 35:976-7. 2007
- Haplotypes of tumor necrosis factor gene and tracheal aspirate fluid levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in preterm infantsS Nadya J Kazzi
Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Pediatr Res 64:165-70. 2008..Fetal chorioamnionitis but not bronchopulmonary dysplasia was associated with infants' diplotypes (p < 0.005). Haplotypes of the TNF gene influence TAF levels of TNF-alpha. Diplotypes of TNF are associated with fetal chorioamnionitis...
- Clinical relevance of angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphisms to predict risk of mechanical ventilation after coronary artery bypass graft surgerySachin Yende
Physician Research Network SY, Methodist Healthcare Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
Crit Care Med 32:922-7. 2004..Therefore, we examined interactions between these polymorphisms...
- A region of the third intracellular loop of the short form of the D2 dopamine receptor dictates Gi coupling specificitySusan E Senogles
Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 858 Madison Avenue, Suite G01, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
J Biol Chem 279:1601-6. 2004..These results suggest that this region of the third cytoplasmic loop is crucial for determining G(i) protein coupling specificity...
- Genetic variation, acute lung injury, and Kipling's six honest serving menMichael W Quasney
Crit Care Med 36:2678-80. 2008
- Heat shock protein 70-2+1267 AA homozygotes have an increased risk of septic shock in adults with community-acquired pneumoniaGrant W Waterer
Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia
Crit Care Med 31:1367-72. 2003....
- Association of tumor necrosis factor gene polymorphisms and prolonged mechanical ventilation after coronary artery bypass surgerySachin Yende
Methodist Healthcare University Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Crit Care Med 31:133-40. 2003....
- Intracellular adhesion molecule Gly241Arg polymorphism has no impact on ARDS or septic shock in community-acquired pneumoniaMichael W Quasney
Department of Pediatrics, Crippled Children s Foundation Research Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis, 38103, USA
Chest 121:85S-86S. 2002
- Tumor necrosis factor gene polymorphisms and the variable presentation and outcome of community-acquired pneumoniaRichard G Wunderink
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Foundation, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA
Chest 121:87S. 2002
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme genetic variation and lung injury: are we genetically predisposed to develop acute respiratory distress syndrome?Michael W Quasney
Crit Care Med 34:1261-2. 2006
- Beta2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms in African American children with status asthmaticusLama ElBahlawan
St Jude Children s Research Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:15-8. 2006..Genetic polymorphisms within the gene coding for this receptor influence responsiveness of the receptor. A number of these polymorphisms differ in frequency in the African American and white populations...
- Deletion allele of angiotensin-converting enzyme is associated with increased risk and severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasiaS Nadya J Kazzi
Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich 48201, USA
J Pediatr 147:818-22. 2005..To explore whether the deletion (D) allele of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) is associated with the risk or severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) among very low birth weight (BW) infants...
- Genetic polymorphisms in sepsisMary K Dahmer
Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:S61-73. 2005..Some of this variability in the host may be due to genetic variation in genes coding for components of the innate immune response...
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype and outcome in pediatric IgA nephropathyNoel M Delos Santos
Children s Foundation Research Center at the Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 17:496-502. 2002..37 (P=0.031). Our data, while inconclusive, suggest that the ACE D allele may associate with poor outcome in pediatric IgAN...
- Decreasing beta-lactam resistance in Pneumococci from the Memphis region: analysis of 2,152 isolates From 1996 to 2001Grant W Waterer
Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
Chest 124:519-25. 2003..In recent years, we have seen a significant shift in antibiotic use away from beta-lactams toward the newer quinolones and macrolides. We hypothesized that these changes would cause a shift in pneumococcal antibiotic resistance patterns...