Abstracts & Publications

We have an active research program and expect the fellow to present at national meetings.

We have an active research program and expect the fellow to present at national meetings.

  1. Convex Probe EBUS for Diagnosing Parenchymal Lung Lesions (Poster Discussion ATS 2010)
  2. Bilateral Simultaneous Thorcenteses are Safe and Provide Rapid Benefit in Patients with Bilateral Pleural Effusions (Poster Presentation ATS 2010)
  3. Life-Altering Distal Stenting for Malignant Airway Obstruction - (Poster Presentation ATS 2010)
  4. Tension Hydrothorax Secondary to Pleuroperitoneal Leak Related to Peritoneal Dialysis - (Poster Presentation ATS 2010)
  5. A Case Report of Acute Pleuropericardial Effusions in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis. (Poster Discussion Session ATS 2010)
  6. An Iatrogenic Diagnosis (Oral Presentation ATS 2010)
  7. Thoracenteses are Safe in Patients with Bleeding Tendencies (Poster Presentation ATS 2011)
  8. The Complementary Role of CD68 Immunostaining in Diagnosing Sarcoidosis by Endobronchial Ultrasound (Oral Presentation ACCP 2011)
  9. Convex Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound for Placement of Intraparenchymal Fiducial Markers to Guide Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Oral Presentation ACCP 2011)
  10. The Safety, Tolerability and Outcomes of Performing EBUS in Obese Patients- (Poster Presentation ATS 2012) Paper in progress.
  11. Expanding the Role for Endobronchial Valves – Bronchocutaneous Fistula (Poster Presentation ATS 2012)
  12. Safety and tolerability of advanced bronchoscopic procedures under moderate conscious sedation (World Bronchology Conference June 2012) Paper submitted.
  13. Impact of thoracentesis on dyspnea and quality of life (Oral Presentation ACCP 2012)
  14. Advanced lung adenocarcinoma masquerading as pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (Oral Presentation ACCP 2012)
  15. Iatrogenic Tracheoesophageal Fistula: A Unique Cause and Treatment. (ATS poster, 2013)
  16. Intrathoracic and circulating fibrocytes are elevated in patients with malignant pleural effusions (ATS presentation, 2013)



Use of the Blom Tracheotomy Tube with Suction Inner Cannula to Decontaminate Microorganisms from the Subglottic Space: A Proof-of-Concept.

Rabach L, Siegel MD, Puchalski JT, Towle D, Follert M, Johnson KM, Rademaker AW, Leder SB.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Apr 7; Epub 2015 Apr 7. PMID: 25849332


Mortality among patients with pleural effusion undergoing thoracentesis.

DeBiasi EM, Pisani MA, Murphy TE, Araujo K, Kookoolis A, Argento AC, Puchalski J.

Eur Respir J. 2015 Apr 2; Epub 2015 Apr 2. PMID: 25837039


Advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy using conscious sedation and the laryngeal nerve block: tolerability, thoroughness, and diagnostic yield.

Goyal G, Pisani MA, Murphy TE, Araujo KL, Puchalski JT.

Lung. 2014 Dec;192 (6) :905-13. Epub 2014 Jun 28. PMID: 24972639


Thoracentesis and the risks for bleeding: a new era.

Puchalski J.

Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2014 Jul;20 (4) :377-84. PMID: 24852328


Mortality of Hospitalized Patients with Pleural Effusions.

Kookoolis AS, Puchalski JT, Murphy TE, Araujo KL, Pisani MA.

J Pulm Respir Med. 2014 Jun;4 (3) :184. PMID: 25977841


Recurrent hydrothorax and surgical diaphragmatic repair: report of 2 cases and review of the literature.

Christine Argento A, Kim A, Knauert-Brown M, Boffa D, Siegel MD, Jafari B, Puchalski JT.

J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2014 Apr;21 (2) :150-3. PMID: 24739690


Identification of EGFR mutation, KRAS mutation, and ALK gene rearrangement in cytological specimens of primary and metastatic lung adenocarcinoma.

Cai G, Wong R, Chhieng D, Levy GH, Gettinger SN, Herbst RS, Puchalski JT, Homer RJ, Hui P.

Cancer Cytopathol. 2013 Sep;121 (9) :500-7. Epub 2013 Mar 12. PMID: 23495083


Tracheobronchial stenosis: causes and advances in management.

Puchalski J, Musani AI.

Clin Chest Med. 2013 Sep;34 (3) :557-67. Epub 2013 Jul 3. PMID: 23993823


The safety of thoracentesis in patients with uncorrected bleeding risk.

Puchalski JT, Argento AC, Murphy TE, Araujo KL, Pisani MA.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Aug;10 (4) :336-41. PMID: 23952852


Validation of an interventional pulmonary examination.

Lee HJ, Feller-Kopman D, Shepherd RW, Almeida FA, Bechara R, Berkowitz D, Chawla M, Folch E, Haas A, Gillespie C, Lee R, Majid A, Malhotra R, Musani A, Puchalski J, Sterman D, Yarmus L.

Chest. 2013 Jun;143 (6) :1667-70. PMID: 23348963


Pleural diseases. Preface.

Puchalski J.

Clin Chest Med. 2013 Mar;34 (1) :ix-x. PMID: 23411063


Defying gravity: subdiaphragmatic causes of pleural effusions.

Bramley K, Puchalski JT.

Clin Chest Med. 2013 Mar;34 (1) :39-46. PMID: 23411055


Etiologies of bilateral pleural effusions.

Puchalski JT, Argento AC, Murphy TE, Araujo KL, Oliva IB, Rubinowitz AN, Pisani MA.

Respir Med. 2013 Feb;107 (2) :284-91. Epub 2012 Dec 7. PMID: 23219348


Secondary carina Y-stent placement for post-lung-transplant bronchial stenosis.

Lee HJ, Puchalski J, Sterman DH, Bhadra K, Kumar R, Gillespie CT, Haas AR.

J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2012 Apr;19 (2) :109-14. PMID: 23207352


The pulmonologist's diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in lung cancer.

Puchalski J, Feller-Kopman D.

Clin Chest Med. 2011 Dec;32 (4) :763-71. Epub 2011 Oct 7. PMID: 22054884


Airway complications following lung transplantation.

Puchalski J, Lee HJ, Sterman DH.

Clin Chest Med. 2011 Jun;32 (2) :357-66. PMID: 21511095


Critical care education during internal medicine residency: a national survey.

Almoosa KF, Goldenhar LM, Puchalski J, Ying J, Panos RJ.

J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Dec;2 (4) :555-61. PMID: 22132277


Classification of the thoroughness of mediastinal staging of lung cancer.

Detterbeck F, Puchalski J, Rubinowitz A, Cheng D.

Chest. 2010 Feb;137 (2) :436-42. PMID: 20133290


Separating stem cells by flow cytometry: reducing variability for solid tissues.

Alexander CM, Puchalski J, Klos KS, Badders N, Ailles L, Kim CF, Dirks P, Smalley MJ.

Cell Stem Cell. 2009 Dec 4;5 (6) :579-83. PMID: 19951686


Endotracheal spindle cell lipoma presenting as a chronic cough.

Sakr L, Puchalski J, Gable C, Sterman DH, Shah S, Haas AR.

J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2009 Apr;16 (2) :105-7. PMID: 23168509


GM-CSF autoantibodies and neutrophil dysfunction in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.

Uchida K, Beck DC, Yamamoto T, Berclaz PY, Abe S, Staudt MK, Carey BC, Filippi MD, Wert SE, Denson LA, Puchalski JT, Hauck DM, Trapnell BC.

N Engl J Med. 2007 Feb 8;356 (6) :567-79. PMID: 17287477


Studies on genetic changes in rye samples (Secale cereale L.) maintained in a seed bank.

Chwedorzewska KJ, Bednarek PT, Lewandowska R, Krajewski P, Puchalski J.

Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2006;11 (3) :338-47. PMID: 16847558


Studies on changes in specific rye genome regions due to seed aging and regeneration.

Chwedorzewska KJ, Bednarek PT, Puchalski J.

Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2002;7 (2A) :569-76. PMID: 12378262


AFLP-profiling of long-term stored and regenerated rye Genebank samples.

Chwedorzewska KJ, Bednarek PT, Puchalski J, Krajewski P.

Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2002;7 (2A) :457-63. PMID: 12378250


Effect of insulin and heparin on glucose-induced vascular damage in cell culture.

Mandal AK, Puchalski JT, Lemley-Gillespie S, Taylor CA, Kohno M.

Kidney Int. 2000 Jun;57 (6) :2492-501. PMID: 10844618


Biotransformation of 3-(phenylamino)-1,2-propanediol to 3-(phenylamino)alanine: a chemical link between toxic oil syndrome and eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome.

Mayeno AN, Benson LM, Naylor S, Colberg-Beers M, Puchalski JT, Gleich GJ.

Chem Res Toxicol. 1995 Oct-Nov;8 (7) :911-6. PMID: 8555405


Numerical determination of continuous ray tracing: the four-component method.

Puchalski J.

Appl Opt. 1994 Apr 1;33 (10) :1900-6. PMID: 20885524


Numerical determination of ray tracing: a new method.

Puchalski J.

Appl Opt. 1992 Nov 1;31 (31) :6789-99. PMID: 20733913


Isoperoxidase spectra of single tulip cultivars and their parrot mutants.

Saniewski M, Puchalski J.

Experientia. 1977 Jul 15;33 (7) :869-70. PMID: 891757