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Department of Pathology Publications 2017-2021

Peer Reviewed Publications

 

Devlin, JC, Axelrad, J., Hine, AM, Chang, S., Sarkar, S., Lin, JD, Ruggles, KV, Hudesman, D, Cadwell, K., Loke, P. “Single-Cell Transcriptional Survey of Ileal-Anal Pouch Immune Cells From Ulcerative Colitis Patients”. Gastroenterology, 2021 Feb :S0016-5085. PMID 33359089

 

Oral Presentations

 

Rapkiewicz, A Severe and Fatal COVID19 Infections: Winthrop Autopsy Experience, NYU Robert Grossman School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, February 3rd, 2021.

 

Rapkiewicz, A Mass Fatality Planning and Autopsy Findings. Binford Dammin Companion Society Meeting. USCAP 110th Annual Meeting, March 17th, 2021.

 

Zhao, C. Pathological findings in COVID 19 patients’ liver. Spoken at 2nd International Webinar on Physical Health, Nursing Care and COVID 19 Management, March 2021

 

Press and Media

 

Rapkiewicz, A.

 

People of pathology podcast, Episode 44. https://peopleofpathology.podbean.com/, January 18, 2021.

Peer Reviewed Publications

 

Deerwester, M., Rothman, L., Brinster, N. “Pustulonodular cytomegalovirus infection. Human Pathology: Case Reports. Volume 22. Nov 2020.

 

Vintzileos, WS, Muscat,J., Hoffmann, E, John, NS, Vertichio, R., Vintzileos, AM., Vo, D. “Screening all pregnant woman admitted to labor and delivery for the virus responsible for coronavirus disease 2019” Am, J. Obstet Gynecol. August 2020. 284-286. PMID: 32348743

 

Vintzileos, WS, Muscat, J., Hoffmann, E., John, NS., Vo, D., Vintzileos, A. “Reply” Am. J. Obstet Gynecol, September 2020;223(3)471-472. PMID: 32473115.

 

Algarroba, GN, Rekawek, P., Vahanian, SA, Khullar, P., Palaia, T., Peltier, MR, Chavez, MR., Vintzileos “Visualization of severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 invadng the human placenta using electron microscopy.” Am. J. Obstet Gynecol. 2020, August: 223, 275-278 PMID: 32405074

 

Algarroba, GN, Hanna, NN., Rekawek, P, Vahanian, SA, Khullar, P, Palaia T., Peltier, MR, Chavez, MR, Vintzileos “Confirmatory evidence of the visualization of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 invading the human placenta using electron microscopy.” Am. J. Obstet Gynecol. August 2020. PMID: 32866527

 

Algarroba, GN, Rekawek, P., Vahanian, SA, Khullar, P., Palaia, T., Peltier, MR, Chavez, MR., Vintzileos, AM. “Reply”. Am. J Obstet Gynecol. Nov. 2020; 223(5) 786-788 PMID: 32531214

 

Chopra AM, Rapkiewicz, A., Daggubati, R, Sequeira,A, Hu, YC, Bhatt, DL, Sharma, SK, Cruz, JP, Tzafriri, AR, Edelman, ER. “Analysis: Intravascular Devices with Higher Risk of Polymer Emboli: The Need for Particulate Generation Testing” Biomed Instrum Technol. 2020 Jan/Feb;54(1)37043 PMID: 31961742

 

Nizami, S., Morales, C., Hu, K., Holzman, R., Rapkiewicz, A. “Trends in Mortality From Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection, 1984-2016: An Autopsy Based Study” Arch Path. Lab Med. 2020, May:144, 572-579. PMID:31460770

 

Sauter, JL., Baine, MK., Butnor, KJ., Buonocore, DJ, Chang, JC, Jungbluth, AA., Szabolcs, MJ, Morjaria, S., Mount, SL, Rekhtman, N., Selbs, E., Sheng, ZM, Ziao, Y., Kleiner, DE, Pittaluga, S., Taubenberger, JK, Rapkiewicz, AV., Travis, WD. “Insights into pathologenesis of fatal COVID19 pneumonia from histopathology with immunohistochemistry and viral RNA studies” Histopathology. Dec 2020;77(6) 915-925 PMID: 32614086

 

Rapkiewicz, AV., Mai, X., Carsons, WE, Pittaluga, S., Kleiner, DE, Berger, JS. Thomas, S., Adler NM, Charytan, DM., Gasmi, B., Hochman, JS, Reynolds, HR. “Megakaryocytes and platelet-fibrin thrombi characterize multi-organ thrombosis at autopsy in COVID 19: A case series” E.ClinicalMedicine, June 2020 25;24, 100434 PMID 32766543

 

Belovarac, BJ, Zabar, SR, Warfield, D., Bannan, MA, Rapkiewicz, AV., “The OSPE”. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. October 2020 . PMID: 33049036

 

Miller, MJ, McVoy, L., Rapkiewicz, AV. “Educational Case: Babesiosis and Transfusion-Transmitted Infections”. Acad. Pathol. July 2020. PMID: 32733991

 

Maurano, MT, Ramaswami, S, Zappile, P., Dimartin, D., BOytard, L, Ribeiro-Dos Santos, AM, Vulpescu, NA, Westby, G., Shen G, Feng, X, Hogan, MS, Ragonnet-Cronin, M., Geidelberg, L, Marier, C., Meyn, P, Zhang, Y., Cadley, J., Ordonez, R, Luther, R, Huang, E.,Guzman, E., Arguelles-Grande, C., Argyropoulos, KV, Black, M, Serrano, A, Call, ME., Kim, MJ, Belovarac, B., Gindin, T, Lytle, A., Pinnell, J, Vougiouklakis, T., Chen, J., Lin, LH, Rapkiewicz, AV, Raabe, V., Samanovic, MI, Jour, G., Osman, I., Aguero-Rosenfeld, M., Mulligan, MJ., Volz, EM., Cotzia, P., Snuderl, M., Heguy, A. “Sequencing identified multiple early introductions of SARS-CoV2 to New York City Region”. Genome Res 2020 Dec;30(12) 1781-1788. PMID: 33093069

 

Maurano, MT, Ramaswami, S, Zappile, P., Dimartin, D., BOytard, L, Ribeiro-Dos Santos, AM, Vulpescu, NA, Westby, G., Shen G, Feng, X, Hogan, MS, Ragonnet-Cronin, M., Geidelberg, L, Marier, C., Meyn, P, Zhang, Y., Cadley, J., Ordonez, R, Luther, R, Huang, E.,Guzman, E., Arguelles-Grande, C., Argyropoulos, KV, Black, M, Serrano, A, Call, ME., Kim, MJ, Belovarac, B., Gindin, T, Lytle, A., Pinnell, J, Vougiouklakis, T., Chen, J., Lin, LH, Rapkiewicz, AV, Raabe, V., Samanovic, MI, Jour, G., Osman, I., Aguero-Rosenfeld, M., Mulligan, MJ., Volz, EM., Cotzia, P., Snuderl, M., Heguy, A. “Sequencing identified multiple early introductions of SARS-CoV2 to New York City Region”. medRxiv. 2020 Apr 21:2020 PMID: 32511587

 

Hernandez, A., Marcus, A. “Mesonephric Remnants with Epididymis-Like Virilization in a Postmenopausal Woman” Int .J Surg.Pathol. April 2020. PMID: 31142172

 

Hernandez, A, Schatz-Siemers, N., Zhou F.,Brandler, TC, Negron R, Modi, L, Elgert, PA, Simsir, A. Reporting of Benign Endometrial Cells in Papanicolaou Tests”. Am. J Clin, Pathology. August 2020. PMID: 32405650

 

Hernandez, A., Brandler, TC, Chen, F., Zhou F., Xia, Y., Zhong, J., Moreira, AL, Simms, A., Sun, W., Wei, XJ, Simsir A. “Scoring of Programmed Death-Ligand 1 Immunohistochemistry on Cytology Cell Block Specimens in Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma”. Am. J. Clinical Pathology. September 2020. 517-524 PMID: 32589185

 

Patberg, ET, Adams, T., Rekawek, P., Vahanian, SA, Akerman, M., Hernandez, A., Rapkiewicz, AV, Ragolia, L, Sicuranza, G., Chavez, MR., Vintzileos, AM., Khullar P. “Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection and Placental Histopathology in Women Delivering at Term”. Am. J. Obstet Gynecol. 2020, Oct. PMID: 33091406

 

Wang, L., Bargout, M., Hon, JD, Yaghmour, B., Mohrbacher, A., Yaghmour, G. “The Emergenc of Epstein-Barr Virus Related Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma with Mogamulizumab” 2020 Feb.;11(1) 41-43, World J. Oncology. PMID:32095189

 

Berg, C., Vedula, J., Sueur, AL, Drexler, S., Schiff, J. “A Case of a Primary Intratesticular Leiomyosarcoma with Metastatic Disease.” Urology. February 2020. 45-47. PMID: 31470025

 

Towne, WS, Baum, JE, Ginter, PS. “Breast core needle biopsy may be sole determinat of pathologic tumor (pT) category and the only specimen available for ancillary testing.” Breast Journal. April 2020. 797-799. PMID: 31486210

 

Zhong, E, Solomon, JP, Cheng, E., Baum, J, Song, W., Hoda SA. “Apocrine Variant of Pleomoprhic Lobular Carcinoma In Situ: Further Clinical, Histopathologic, Immunohistochemical and Molecular Characterization of an Emerging Entity.” Am. J. Surg. Pathology. August 2020. 1092-1103. PMID: 32317606

 

Khan, F, Singh, K., Friedman, MT. “Artificial Blood: The History and Current Perspectives of Blood Substitutes.” Discoveries. March 2020. PMID: 32309621

 

Sy, Alexander, Vo, Duc, Friedel, David, Grendell, James, Hanna, Iman. “Incidental finding of inflammatory fibroid polyp of the appendix in a patient with acute appendicitis”. Turk J. Gastroenterol., Nov. 2020, 31(11) 831-834. PMID: 33361049

 

Kumar,S, Srivastava, A, Palaia,T, Hall, C, Lee, J., Stevenson, M, Zhao, CL, Ragolia, L. “Lipocalin-type prostaglandin D2 synthase deletion induces dyslipidemia and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.” August 2020. PMID 32145387

 

Zhao, Lisa, Rapkiewicz, Maghsoodi-Deerwester, Mona, Gupta, Mala, Cao, Wenqing, Palaia, Thomas, Zhou, Jianhong, Ram, Bebu, Rafiee, Behnam, Hossein-Zadeh, Zarrin, Dabiri, Bahram, Hanna, Iman. “Pathological findings in the postmortem liver of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19)”. Human Pathology, 2020, Dec 8, 109:59-68. PMID 33307078

 

Nezhat, Farr, Retes, Benjamin Zavala, White, Michael, Donovan, Virginia, Pejovic, Tanja. “Broad ligament extraintestinal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (EGIST): Case report and brief overview of EGIST”. Gynecol Oncol Rep. August 2020. PMID: 32885016

 

Joshi, T., Patel, I., Kumar, A., Donovan, V., Levenson, AS. “Grape Powder Supplementaiton Attenuates Prostate Neoplasia Associate with Pten Haploinsufficiency in Mice Fed High Fat Diet”. Mol Nutr. Food Res. August 2020. PMID 32618118.

 

Khan, Fahad, Singh, Kunwar, Friedman, Mark. “Artificial Blood: The History and Current Perspectives of Blood Substitutes”. Discoveries (Craioval) March 2020. PMID: 32309621

 

Shamsi, M., Dabiri, S., Eslammanesh, T., Azadeh, B., Nadji, M., Shamsi, M., Dabiri, B., Dabiri, D., Parizi, M., Bamorovat, M., “Immunopathology of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis and incidental diagnostic tool of metastatic granuloma: A case control study”. Microb Pathog. Nov. 2020 PMID: 33253859

 

Cho, M., Weiguo, L., Balzora, S., Suarez, Y., Hospkoppal, D., Theise, N., Cao, W., Sarkar, SA. “Clinical and Intestinal Histopathological Findings in SARS-CoV-2/COVID 19 patients with hematochezia. DOI: 10.1159/000513375

 

Abstracts

 

Zhao, Chaohui Lisa, Hanna, Iman, Nonaillada, Jeannine, Rapkiewicz, Amy, “Does a new and systematic GI Screen protocol influence resident experience and levels of confidence during the GI biopsy sign-out?” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, June 2020.

 

Dabiri, B. , Aalai, M., Donovan, V., Vigorita, V. “Diabetic Pedal Osteomyelitis; a new classification”. CAP Annual Meeting, Virtual, October 2020.

 

Rafiee, Behnam, Chiofolo, Joseph. “Institution of New RBC Transfusion Triggers at NYU Winthrop Hospital” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, June 4, 2020.

 

Rafiee, B., Naji Rad, S., Hossein-Zadeh, Z., Rafiel, R. “Subungual Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath: A Rare Presentation”. CAP Annual Meeting, October 10-13, 2020, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Deerwester, M., Drexler, S. “Intestinal Neuronal Dysplasia Type B: Timely Diagnosis and Management” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, June 4, 2020.

 

Le M., Ram, B., Donovan, V. “Differential Ectopic Cervical Thymus in the Pediatric Population” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, June 2020.

 

Joshi, T., Patel, Il, Kumar, A., Donovan, V., Levenson, A., “Can grape powder supplemented diet prevent prostate cancer progression.” AACR 2020, April 24-29, San Diego, CA.

 

Ram, B., Donovan, V. “Ectopic Cervical Thymus: A Rare Case of Horner Syndrome in Infants” CAP Annual Meeting, October 10-13, 2020, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Ram, B., Snow, J., Melamed, J., Leung, A. “Cytology Diagnostic Challenge ALK Negative Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor (IMT): Case Report and Literature Review. CAP Annual Meeting, October 10-13, 2020, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Dabiri, B., Shamsi-Meymandi, S., “Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Mimicking as Ordinary Insect Bite in 5 year old Girl.” CAP Annual Meeting 2020, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Deerwester, M., Smoller, B., “GLUTI as a diagnostic marker for syringoma and microcystic adnexal carcinoma” Oral presentation, ASDP Annual Meeting, November 5-8, 2020, Chicago, IL.

 

Hossein-Zadeh, Z., Rapkiewicz, AV.” Fatal Excipient Lung Disease: An Autopsy Case Series.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, June 4,2020.

 

Hossein-Zadeh, Zarrin, Rapkiewicz, A. “A Postmortem Diagnosis of Cardiac Amyloidosis with Subaortic Obstruction.” AAFS Annual Meeting California, February 2020.

 

Duc, V., Khullar, P. “Carcinosarcoma MMT of Ovary/Fallopian Tube”. ASCP Annual Meeting, Virtual, September 2020.

 

Oral Presentations

 

Rapkiewicz, A. COVID19 Winthrop Autopsy Experience, OncLive, May 8, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. Expert Panel on COVID19 Coagulation/BARDA. COVID19 Winthrop Autopsy Experience, May 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. COVID19 Winthrop Experience, ECHO, NYCHHS, CME, May 27th, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. COVID19 Winthrop Autopsy Experience, Columbia Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, June 17, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. COVID19 Winthrop Autopsy Experience, International ECMO Society/Consortium, July 24, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. Sirius Doctor Radio, Internal Medicine (Sirius XM110) with our host Dr. Ira Breite, July 20, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. Society for Hospital Medicine NYUC Westchester Chapter COVID19 Winthrop Autopsy Experience, July 30, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Annual Meeting, DMT180-20 Root Cause: Autopsies of SARS-CoV-2 Infections and Pandemic Impacts on Post-Mortem Practices, September 9, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. NYU Robert Grossman School of Medicine, Virtual CME, Lessons Learned from the COVID Frontlines: Report from New York City, COVID19 Autopsy Experience: Severe and Fatal Infections, September 21, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A COVID19 Intelligence Briefing: Autopsies. Dark Intelligence Group. October 1, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. American College of Cardiology, New York State Chapter – COVID-19 Series: Updates from the Epicenter, October 27th, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A. Severe and Fatal COVID19 Infections: Winthrop Autopsy Experience, NYU Robert Grossman School of Medicine Geriatrics/Palliative Care Grand Rounds, November 5th, 2020.

 

Rapkiewicz, A What to expect when your not expecting: Autopsy Pathology. NIH/NCI Lab of Pathology Teaching Conference, Bethesda MD, November 18th, 2020.

 

Zhao, C. Pathological findings in COVID 19 patients. Spoken at Brown University, July 2020.

 

Press and Media

 

Rapkiewicz, A.

 

Autopsies show many faces of COVID-19, CAPtoday, June 2020.
https://www.captodayonline.com/autopsies-show-many-faces-of-covid-19/

 

Pathologist Discovers Coronavirus Causes Extensive Blood Clotting. US News and World Reports, Hospital Heroes, August 2020.
https://health.usnews.com/hospital-heroes/articles/pathologist-discovers-coronavirus-causes-extensive-blood-clotting

 

Autopsy Rates Were Falling for Years. Then Covid-19 Came Along. October 2020.
https://undark.org/2020/10/21/covid-19-autopsies/

 

Coronavirus autopsies: A story of 38 brains, 87 lungs and 42 hearts July 1, 2020.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/07/01/coronavirus-autopsies-findings/

 

Doctor on Covid-19: There is a propensity for blood clotting; CNN OutFront with Erin Burnett, July 2020.

 

As toll grows, a new worry: Morgue capacity and bodies as sources of infection; Washington Post, March 27, 2020.

 

Multiorgan Clotting in COVID-19 Hints at Platelets’ Role in Inflammatory Response; June 25, 2020; TCTMD.com

 

MSNBC Live with Katy Tur, July 2, 2020.

 

Watch: It’s not just the lungs: The Covid-19 virus attacks like no other ‘respiratory’ infection; June 26, 2020.
https://www.statnews.com/2020/06/26/from-nose-to-toe-covid19-virus-attacks-like-no-other-respiratory-infection/

 

An NYU pathologist says blood clots were found in ‘almost every organ’ of coronavirus patients’ autopsies July 10, 2020.
https://www.businessinsider.com/blood-clots-in-coronavirus-autopsies-nyu-study-2020-7

 

COVID-19 Autopsies Reveal Ravages of ‘Terrible, Terrible’ Disease August 21, 2020.
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936155#vp_4

 

Long Island Business News, The Power List, Power 30 in Healthcare, No. 6, 2020.

 

The autopsy, a fading practice, revealed secrets of COVID-19.
https://apnews.com/article/pandemics-new-york-ap-top-news-coronavirus-pandemic-402d045e86620c669d0706560608c116

 

Publications

 

Wang Y., Lu, S., Xiong J., Singh K., Hui Y, Zhao C., Brodsky AS, Yang D., Jolly G., Ouseph M., Schorl C., DeLellis RA, Resnick MB. “ColXa1 is a stromal component that colocalizes with elastin in the breast tumor extracellular matrix”. J. Pathol Clin. Res. 2019 Jan 5 (1) 40-52 PMBI 30207088.

 

Berg,C., Vedula, J., Sueur AL, Drexler, S., Schiff, J. “A case of Primary Intratesticular Leiomyosarcoma with Metastatic Disease” Urology 2019 August. PMID: 31470025

 

Nizami,S., Morales, C., Hu, K., Holzman, R., Rapkiewicz, A. “Trends in Mortality from Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 1984-2016: An Autopsy Based Study” Arch. Pathol Lab. Med., 2019 Aug.28. PMID: 31460770

 

Meier, E., Winnicka L, Lau, ,M., Vo, D, Joutovsky, A, Shenoy, MA “Ketogenic Weight Loss Deit Rapidly Unmasks an Insulinoma. Case Rep Endocrinol. 2019 October 27, PMID: 31772788

 

Tian, C., Clauser, KR, Ohlund, D., Rickelt, S, Huang, Y, Gupta, M., Mani, DR, Carr, SA, Tuveson, DA, Hynes, RO. “Protomic analyses of ECM during pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma progression reveal different contributions by tumor and stromal cells” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2019 September 24; 116 (39) 19609-19618. PMID 31484774

 

Baum J, Magpayo J, Hoda SA. “Getting on the nerves: a case of perineural invasion by mammary ductal carcinoma in situ” IJSP. 2019;27(6)647-648. PMID: 30482072

 

Baum JE, Sung K, Tran HV, Song W, Ginter PS. Mammary epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma: report of a case with HRAS and PIK3CA mutations by next-generation sequencing. IJSP. 2019;27(4):441-445. PMID: 30585117

 

Baum JE, Soong L, Scognamiglio T, Margolskee EM, Hoda RS, Rao R. Cytological diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma with tall cells on ThinPrep liquid-based cytology. Diagn Cytopathol. 2019;47(6):541-546. PMID: 30648353.

 

Baum JE, Croyle J, Brodsky V, Liu Y, Shin SJ. Rabbit monoclonal E-cadherin antibody: a cost-effective alternative to mouse monoclonal antibody in distinguishing ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) from lobular carcinoma in-situ (LCIS). Breast J. 2019;25(5):813-822. PMID: 31165568.

 

Towne WS, Baum JE, Ginter PS. Breast core needle biopsy may be sole determinant of pathologic tumor (pT) category and the only specimen available for ancillary testing. Breast J 2019. PMID: 31486210.

 

Abstracts

 

Bisogno, M. Vojdani, S., Aalai, M., Shapiro, D., Moriarty, M., Vigorita, V., Capozzi, J. “Hyaluronan Injections Show No Histologic Evidence of Adverse Tissue Effects.” Geriatr Orthop Surg. Rehabil, 2019, Jul 31

 

Aalai, M., Gupta, M. “Pelvic washing cytology from patients with FIGO grade I&II endometrial adenocarcinoma following laparoscopic robotic hysterectomy”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Meier, E., Winnicka, L., Lau, M., Vo, D., Joutovsky, A., Shenoy, MA. “Fad Ketogenic Diet” Reveals Underlying Neoplasm: A Case Report.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Sahay, P., Neril, R., Kranz, A., Barnea-Slonim, L., Rothberger, G. “Pheochromocytoma and Concomitant Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma”, NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Tejera, S., Abraham, T., Zhou, J. “Adalimumab associated Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA) Glomerulonephritis”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Atif, Z., Allendorf, J., Maghsoodi-Deerwester, M. “Ectopic Thyroid Tissue Mimicking Metastatic Thyroid Cancer”, NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019

 

Khan, H., Huijuan L, Joutovsky, A., Ciancarelli, J., Shapiro, L., Klek, S., Levin, G. “Primary Thyroid Lymphoma Mistaken for Hasimoto’s Thyuroiditis on Ultrasound.”, NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Patel, Z., Ali, M., Das, K., Friedel, D., Stavropoulos, S., Gupta, M. “Colocolonic Intussusception in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis.”, NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Budhathoki, N., Timilsina, S., Ram, B., Donovan, V. “Sickle Beta+Thalassemia presenting as bone marrow necrosis and fat embolism syndrome-a rare, near fatal complication of vaso-occlusive crisis.”, NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Barnea-Slonim, L., Donovan, V., Subramaniyam, S., “High-Grade Myelodysplastic Syndrome with a Rare Variant t(3;8) (q26.2;q24.1) Translocation Involving MECOM (EV11) and MYC Gene Rearrangement.”, NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Rafiee, B., Gupta, M. “Standardization of Pathology Reporting for Early Carcinomas of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Removed by Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Verma, K., Hanna, I., Gupta, M. “Undiagnosed gout mimicking osteomyelitis leading to amputation.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Ram, B., Zhao, C., Donovan, V. “A Rare Case of Plasmablastic Lymphoma (PBL) in Urinary Bladder.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Vedula, J., French, T., Eisenkraft, B., Glasser, C., Drexler, S. “High grade posterior fossa neuroepithelial tumor with mixed histological features and a novel molecular signature in a child: Case report and review of the literature.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019

 

Vo, D., Alemar, N., Rapkiewicz, A., “Case Series of Mesenteric Ischemia During Autopsies.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Dror, T., Abdel-Azim, D., Subramaniyam, S., Bhaumik, S. “Spontaneous recovery of monosomy 7 MDS in a previously healthy child with Parvovirus infection.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Koneru, S., Monteleone, B., Joutovsky, A. “Infantile FIbrosarcoma of the Lung-Rare Case of Recurrence and Metastasis.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Kunz, E., Ram, B. “Case Report: Atypical Presentation of Glomus Tumor in Rear Foot.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Twelfth Annual Research Day, May 1, 2019.

 

Maghsoodi M, Khullar P. MLH1 Methylated Endometrial Carcinoma: Histopathologic findings of a cohort of cases. Abstract/Poster Presentation, USCAP 2019 Annual Meeting, March 2019.

Peer Reviewed Publications

 

Howell, RS, Gorenstein, S., Castellano, M., Slone, E., Woods, JS, Gillette, BM, Donovan, V., Criscitelli, T, Brem, H, Brathwaite, C. “Wound Care Center of Excellence Guide to Operative Technique for Chronic Wounds. 17. Am. Coll. Surg., 2018 February;226(2): 37-e17. PMID 29154922.

 

Howell, RS., Kohan, L, Woods, J, Criscitelli, T, Gillette, B., Donovan, V., Gorenstein, S. “Wound Care Center of Excellence: A Process for Continuous Monitoring and Improvement of Wound Care Quality” Advances in Skin and Wound Care, Vol. 30, No.5, May 2018 PMID 29672391

 

Mohanty, SK., Pradhan, D., Sharma, S., Sharma, A., Patnaik, N., Feuerman, M., Bonasara, R., Boyd, A., Friedel, D., Stavropoulos, S., Gupta, M., “Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration: What Variables Influence Diagnostic Yield”. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2018 Apr;46(4): 293-298. PMID: 23814688.

 

Howell, R., Rice, J., Sticco, K., Donovan, V., Castellano, M., Gillette, B, Gorenstein, S. “An unusal presentation of Merkel cell carcinoma: a case report” Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2018,8,1-3.

 

Sy, A., Vedula, J., Hanna, I., Halwan, B., Saitta, P. “Cholesterol Crystal Embolization to the Kidney and to a Duodenal Leiomyoma.” ACG Case Report Journal, Volume 5, August 2018. PMID: 30214911

 

Kennedy, C., Obayomi, M., Muddasani, R., Barnea-Slonim,L, Braunstein, M. “Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Secondary to Babesia in an Immunocompetent Adult” American Journal of Hematology, November 2018, doi 10.1002/ajh25364. PMID 30478854

 

Howell, RS., Kohan, L, Woods, J, Criscitelli, T, Gillette, B., Donovan, V., Gorenstein, S. “Wound Care Center of Excellence: A Process for Continuous Monitoring and Improvement of Wound Care Quality” Advances in Skin and Wound Care, Vol. 30, No.5, May 2018 PMID 29672391

 

Boinpally H, Howell RS, Ram B, Donovan V, Castellano M, Woods JS, Gorenstein S. Necrotizing Myositis: A Rare Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection Involving Muscle. Wounds. 2018 Dec;30(12):E116-E120. PMID: 30561371”

 

Sy, Alexander; Vedula, Jogarao; Hanna, Iman; Halwan, Bhawna; Saitta, Patrick. “An Unusual Place to Land! Cholesterol Crystal Embolization to the Kidney and Duodenal Leiomyoma”. American journal of gastroenterology. 2017 112():S1051-S1052 (# 3508522) [Meeting Abstract]

 

Sy, Alexander M.; Vedula, Jogarao; Hanna, Iman; Halwan, Bhawna; Saitta, Patrick. “Cholesterol Crystal Embolization to the Kidney and to a Duodenal Leiomyoma”. ACG case reports journal. 2018 (# 3508532)

 

Kennedy, C., Obayomi, M., Muddasani, R., Barnea-Slonim,L, Braunstein, M. “Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Secondary to Babesia in an Immunocompetent Adult” American Journal of Hematology, November 2018, doi 10.1002/ajh25364. PMID 30478854

 

Lau, RP, Yee-Chang, M., Rapkiewicz, A. “Educational Case: Head and Neck Neoplasia: Salivary Gland Tumors.” Acad. Pathol. 2018. Jun 17 PMID: 29978017

 

Schwartz, CJ., Schandl, CA., Morse, J., Ralston, J., Rapkiewicz, A., Darvishian F.. “Benign FIbromyxoid Lesion of the Breast: A Distinct Entity From Benign Spindle Cell Tumors of the Mammary Stroma?” Int. J. Surg. Pathol. 2018 Sep 26. 488-493. PMID: 29552929

 

Rapkiewicz, A., Kenerson, K., Hutchins, KD, Garavan, F., Lew, EO., Shuman, MJ. “Fatal Complications of Aesthetic Techniques: The Gluteal Region.” J. Forensic Sci. 2018 Sept. 1406-1412. PMID: 29464686.

 

Sy, AM, Joutovsky, A., Friedel, D. “Unusual Pick Up to Capsule Endoscopy”. Gastroenterology, 2018 Dec 155 (6) e13-314 Epub 2018 PMID: 30201366

 

Kennedy-Snodgrass, C., Obayomi, M., Muddassani, R., Slonim LB, Braunstein, M. “Hemaphagocytic lymphohistiocytosis secondary to Babesia in an immunocompetent adult.” Am.J. Hematol.2018 Nov 27. PMID: 30478854

 

Zhao CL, Hui Y., Amin A. “Temporal small arterial inflammation is common in patients with giant cell arteritis”. Hum Pathol. 2018 Nov 81:65-70 PMID: 29953896

 

Zhao C., Hui Y., Wang LJ, Yang D, Yakirevich E., Mangray S., Huang CK, Lu S. “Alanine-glyoxylate aminotransferase 1 (AGXT1) is a novel marker for hepatoacellular carcinomas”. Hum Pathol. 2018 Oct, 80 76-81 PMID: 29883780

 

Wang Y., Lu, S., Xiong J., Singh K., Hui Y, Zhao C., Brodsky AS, Yang D., Jolly G., Ouseph M., Schorl C., DeLellis RA, Resnick MB. “ColXa1 is a stromal component that colocalizes with elastin in the breast tumor extracellular matrix”. J. Pathol Clin. Res. 2019 Jan 5 (1) 40-52 PMBI 30207088

 

Book Chapter

 

Fitzmaurice, M.(senior editor), Khullar, P.(editor) “In Vivo Microscopy Resource Guide” CAP Publications, Version 8., Issue No. 1, 2018

 

Abstracts

 

Avinash Kumar, Swati Dhar, Nasir A. Butt, Pravin R. Phadatare, Kshiti Dholakia, Jogarao Vedula, Donovan, V, Anait S. Levenson “A novel of MTA1 knock-in prostate cancer mouse model for the mechanistic and therapeutic studies of MTA1-driven prostate cancer” AACR Annual Conference, 2018, Chicago, IL

 

Rafiee, B., Ram, Bebu, Gupta, Mala, Hanna, I. “Transition from narrative to synoptic reporting: A Single Institution Ten Year Experience”. Annual CAP Meeting, October 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Aalai, M., Hanna, I. “Eosinophilic solid and cystic renal cell carcinoma”. Annual CAP Meeting , October 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Barnea-Slonim, L, Donovan, V., Subramaniyam, S. “High grade myelodysplastic syndrome with a rare variant t(3;8)(q26.2;q24.1) translocation involving MECOM (EVl1) and MYC gene rearrangement”. ASCP Annual meeting, September 2018, Chicago, IL

 

Kumar, S., Drexler, S. “A Case Study on a Rare Collision Tumor Involving Meningioma and Prostate Adenocarcinoma” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Barnea-Slonim,L., Rafiee, B., Zitovsky, J., Gupta, M., Hanna, I. “Implementation of Standardized Reporting for Endoscopically Resected Neuroendocrine Tumors of Gastrointestinal Track” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Donovan, V., Geller, M., Ibrahim, S. “A Case of Follicular Lymphoma Transforming to CD5+/CD10+ Triple Hit Lymphoma, NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Bongu, S., Tessler, L., Ramos, A., Drexler, S. “A Case Study on a Rare Collision Tumor Involving Meningioma and Prostate Adenocarcinoma”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Ram, B., Rafiee, B., Gupta, M., Stavropoulos, S., Hanna I. “Curative Endoscopic Resection of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Single Institution 10-Year Experience”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Khullar, P.”A Clinically Aggressive, Poorly Recognized, Unique, Non-HPV Associated Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: Report of 3 Cases” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Shapiro, D., Silletti, R. “Non-positive Bottle of a Two Blood Culture Set Reincubation vs. Termination Upon Detection of Positivity in the Other Bottle”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Sticco, K., Chiofolo, J. “Bombay Blood: An Exceptionally Rare Blood Phenotype.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Straus, J., Alexander, M. Flieder, A. “Neo-adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer: Predictors of Response in the Axilla”. NYU Winthrop Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Vedula, J., Tessler, L., Price, D., Drexler, S. “A Rare Case of Focal High Grade Astroblastoma in a 25 year old Female”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Muddasani, R., Foreman, J., Shah, R, Arendash, B. “A Rare Case of High Grade Dysplasia in Sporadic Fundic Gland Polyps.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Groysman, A., Daley, K., Halstrom, A, Vedula, J., Rubinova, R., Rothberger, G. “Paraneoplastic Hypoglycemia Caused by A20CM Pancreatic Tumor, Complicated by Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Talwar, N, Antoine-Pepeljugoski, C., Chokshi, P, Abdel-Azim, D, Rosenblum, G., Braunstein, M. “Macrophage Activation Syndrome (MAS) in a patient with Advanced Scleroderma masked by Chronic Immunosuppression: A Diagnostic Dilemma.” NYU Winthrop Hospital, Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Wronska, M., Golbari, N., D’Abreo, N., Sticco, K. “A Case Report of Atypical Cutaneous Skin Infiltration as the Presenting Manifestation of Isolated Myeloid Sarcoma”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Liao, H., Gupta, M., Rothberger, G. “Concurrent Tall Cell and Diffuse Sclerosing Variants of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Klek, S., Sahay, P, Gupta, M., Mahboob, S. “Understanding the Mechanism of Hypercalcemia in a Patient with Primary Adrenal Lymphoma”. NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Ali, M., Sticco, K., Shah, R., Schneider, J., Allendorf, J., Widmer, J. “Painless Jaundice: A Rare Presentation of Uterine Leiomyosarcoma with Pancreatic Metastasis.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Koshy, A., Clauss, C., Noor, A., Vedula, J., Quintos-Alagheband, M., Krilov, L. “Variables Associated with Antibiotic Prescription in Children with Confirmed Viral Infections.” NYU Winthrop Hospital Annual Research Day, April 25, 2018.

 

Ram, B., Chofolo, J., “Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)” NYU Winthrop 7th Annual Performance Improvement Poster Session., November 2018.

Publications

 

Howell, RS, Gorenstein, S, Castellano, M., Stone, E., Woods, JS, Gillette, BM, Donovan, V, Criscitelli, T., Brem, H., Brathwaite, C. “Wound Care Center of Excellence: Guide to Operative Technique for Chronic Wounds.”. J. Am. Coll. Surg., December 6, 2017, pii:S1072 -7515(1732078-1. PMID: 29154922

 

Sticco, KL, Feiner, A., Chen, S. “Melanocytic Nevus Does not Metastasize!” Am. J. Dermatopathology, 2017, Jul. doi:20.1097. PMID: 28719436.

 

Chiaffarano, JM, Alexander, M., Rogers, R, Zhou, F., Cangiarelia, J, Yee-Chang, M., Elgert, P., Simsir, A. “Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, cannot exclude high-grade:” TBS say “Don’t Use It!” should I really stop it? Cytojournal, 2017, May 26;14:13. Doi:10.4103 PMID:28603542

 

Alexander, M., Chiaffarano, J., Zhou, F., Cangiarella, J., Yee-Chang, M., Simsir, A. “Can p40 (Polyclonal) Replace p63 (Clone 4A4) in the Cytologic Diagnosis of oPulmonary Non-Small Cell Carcinoma?”. Americal Journal of Clin. Pathol. 2017 June 1;147(6):580-588. PMID: 28498881

 

Lau, RP., Chiaffarano, J., Alexander, M., Octavius, J., Azar, O., Shi, Y., Yee-Chang, M. “Primary anorectal mucosal melanoma detected by anorectal cytology” Diagn. Cytopathol. 2017 May; 45(5): 452-455. Doi: 10.1002 PMID: 28160456

 

Alexander, M., Acosta, G., Malerba, S., Hochman, T., Goldberg, JD, Darvishian, F. “Multifocal Invasive Ductal Cancer: Distinguishing Independent Tumor Foci From Multiple Satellites” Int. J. Surg. Pathol. 2017 June;25(4): 298-303. Doi:10.1177 PMID: 27831532.

 

Alexander, M., Beyda, J., Nayak A., Jaffer, S. “Not all Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) are created IDLE (Indolent Lesions of Epithelial Origin)” Accepted for publication 12/22/17 in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

 

Siskin, Rao, Rapkiewicz, Bangalore and Garshick “A Case of Cardiogenic Shock Secondary to Complement-Mediated Myopericarditis from Influenza B infection” Can J. of Cardiology, 2017 . article in press

 

Alpert, JB, Rusinek, H, Ko JP, Dane, B, Pass, HI, Crawford, BK, Rapkiewicz, A, Naidich, DP. “Lepidic Predominant Pulmonary Lesions (LPL): CT based Distinction from More Invasive Adenocarcinoma Using 3D Volumetric Density and 1st Order CT Texture Analysis.” Academic Radiology, 2017. article in press

 

Peer Reviewed Publications

 

Image-Guided Percutaneous Spine Biopsy. Author Orlando Ortiz. Chapter Image-Guided Percutaneous Spine and Rib Biopsy: Steven Drexler (et al), pages 263-281 (2017)

 

Abstracts

 

Barnea Slomin, L., Geller, M., Harris, J., Donovan, V. “Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma with Concurrent Myelofibrosis: A Case Report”. ASCP Annual Meeting, September 25, 2017, Chicago, IL.

 

Kumar, S., Geller, M. “An autopsy Case Study of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and Associated Clinical Manifestations.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Muller, S., Joutovsky, A. “Chondrosarcoma of the Spine in Von Hippel-Lindau Disease.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 29, 2017.

 

Shapiro, D., Aalai, M., Vojdani, S., Vigorita, V. “Lack of Evidence of Adverse Histologic Findings in Joint Tissue After a One to Three Year Interval of Viscosupplementation Injections.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Sticco, K., Geller, M., Turi, G., Donovan V. “A Rare Case of Tonsillar Follicular Dendritic Sarcoma in a Patient with Chronic Tonsillitis.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Stonebridge, R., Flieder, A., Joutovsky, A., Maurer, V., Rapoport, I., Onderi, S. “Primary Osteosarcoma of the Breast. ” Winthrop University Hospital Pathology Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Straus, J., Turi, G., Geller, M. “Peritonsillar Abscess with Predominant Eosinophilic Infiltrate: A Study of Two Cases.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Vedula, J., Bhaumik S., Turi, G., Subramaniyam, S. “A Complex Translocation Involving Chromosomes 2,7 and 12 in a Rare Case of Pediatric Wilms Tumor.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017

 

Daley, K, Allendorf, J., Gupta, M., Peterkin, Y., Stanislaw, K, Rothberger, G. “A Unique Case of an ACTH Secreting Pheochromocytoma in a Patient with Lynch Syndrome” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017

 

Talishinskiy, S., Shapiro, L., Gupta, M., Price, D. “Too Much, Too Late: A Unusual Presentation of Prolactinoma” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Ali, M., Donovan, V., Stavropoulos, S., Grendell, J. “Endoscopic Tunnel-Assisted Muscle Biopsy to Diagnose Esophageal Metastasis of Urothelial Malignancy: A First of its Kind!” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Sy, A., Halwan, B., Vedula, J., Hanna, I. “An Unusual Place to Land! Cholesterol Crystal Embolization to the Kidney and Duodenal Leiomyoma.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Harris, J., Wronska, M., Barnea Slomin, L, Atluri, P. “Crystals in the Cytoplasm: A Case of IgG Kappa Multiple Myeloma.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Chibuluzo, S., Levine, R., Zamora-Siliezar, L, Drexler, S. “Pre and Post Surgical Endocrine Deficiencies Associated with Craniopharyngioma” Winthrop University Hospital Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Peterkin, Y., Comissiong, V., Allendorf, J., Vorwerk, P. Sticco, K. “Sclerosing Angiomatoid Nodular Transformation of the Spleen.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Howell, R., Gorenstein, S., , Castellano, M., Gillette, B., Sticco, K. “An Unusual Case of Gluteal Merkel Cell Carcinoma. A Case Report.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

 

Silveyra, E., Bishara, J., Valsamis, C., Pirzada, M., Stonebridge, R., Sher, I. “Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosed by Appendectomy.” Winthrop University Hospital Research Day, April 19, 2017.

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