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Manisha S Desai MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentAnesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-856-3266
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentAnesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine


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    Baroda Medical College, Vadodara, GJ, IndiaMBBSMedicine and Surgery

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    Dr. Desai’s primary focus is providing general anesthesia during GI endoscopy and electroconvulsive therapy, and quality improvement for both services. She is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in history of anesthesia–both research and promoting guided tours. She mentors medical students interested in conducting investigations related to various aspects of history of medicine.
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    Academic Background

    M.B.B.S., Baroda Medical College, Baroda, India, 1982

    Postdoctoral Training

    Baroda Medical College, Baroda, India, Rotating Internship, 1981-82
    New England Deaconess Hospital, Residency in Surgery, 1982-84
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Residency in Anesthesiology, 1985-86
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Clinical Fellowship in Anesthesiology, 1987-88

    Manisha Desai, M.B.B.S.

    A member of the faculty for over twenty years, I am interested in resident and medical student education. Until recently, I was a member of the medical school admissions committee, a role I enjoyed thoroughly.

    Another interest of mine is various aspects of the history of anesthesiology, especially since the first public demonstration of general anesthesia took place in Boston over 150 years ago.

    I am also interested in regional anesthesia, mechanisms of local anesthetic action, invasive monitoring, and anesthetic considerations for trauma victims. I have always considered it very important to provide case-related teaching on a daily basis. I have incorporated such methods to prepare residents for the written and oral board examinations.

    I am a member of the Task Force for the Self Education and Evaluation (SEE) program of continuing medical education sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Every year, the program publishes two booklets, each containing 100 multiple-choice questions related to recent advances in our specialty. Participants are provided with detailed discussions about each question, the research behind the topic, and references. This program has been extremely successful and has over 5000 subscribers throughout the nation and abroad.

    For the last few years, I have been actively involved in the Society for Education in Anesthesiology (SEA). I have beendoing Teaching and Learning Workshops for our faculty and residents. This course is based on the science and clinical application of teaching and learning theories. The goal is to create depth of knowledge and understanding of theoretical aspects of how and why learners learn, allowing for practical applications of education theory. It explores many techniques for enhancing teaching effectiveness.



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    1. Bunning BJ, Hedlin H, Chen JH, Ciolino JD, Ferstad JO, Fox E, Garcia A, Go A, Johari R, Lee J, Maahs DM, Mahaffey KW, Opsahl-Ong K, Perez M, Rochford K, Scheinker D, Spratt H, Turakhia MP, Desai M. The evolving role of data & safety monitoring boards for real-world clinical trials. J Clin Transl Sci. 2023; 7(1):e179. PMID: 37745930.
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    2. Levitt JE, Hedlin H, Duong S, Lu D, Lee J, Bunning B, Elkarra N, Pinsky BA, Heffernan E, Springman E, Moss RB, Bonilla HF, Parsonnet J, Zamanian RT, Langguth JJ, Bollyky J, Khosla C, Nicolls MR, Desai M, Rogers AJ. Evaluation of Acebilustat, a Selective Inhibitor of Leukotriene B4 Biosynthesis, for Treatment of Outpatients With Mild-Moderate Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 07 26; 77(2):186-193. PMID: 36996150.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    3. Yang Q, Desai MS. Five Women American Society of Anesthesiologists Presidents: Their Lives and Careers. Anesth Analg. 2023 Jun 23. PMID: 37352438.
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    4. Ling AY, Montez-Rath ME, Carita P, Chandross KJ, Lucats L, Meng Z, Sebastien B, Kapphahn K, Desai M. An Overview of Current Methods for Real-world Applications to Generalize or Transport Clinical Trial Findings to Target Populations of Interest. Epidemiology. 2023 09 01; 34(5):627-636. PMID: 37255252.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Peyton PJ, Liskaser G, Ho A, Marsh H, Etherington C, Torlot F, Desai M, Perrett G, Chee B, Leslie K, Myles PS. Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in the ENIGMA II Trial: A Post Hoc Analysis. Anesthesiology. 2023 04 01; 138(4):354-363. PMID: 36645804.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Pomann GM, Truong T, Boulos M, Ebony Boulware L, Brouwer RN, Curtis LH, Kapphahn K, Khalatbari S, McKeel J, Messinger S, O'Hara R, Pencina MJ, Samsa GP, Spino C, Zidanyue Yang L, Desai M. Needles in a Haystack: Finding Qualitative and Quantitative Collaborators in Academic Medical Centers. Acad Med. 2023 08 01; 98(8):889-895. PMID: 36940408.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Walkey AJ, Myers LC, Thai KK, Kipnis P, Desai M, Go AS, Lu Y, Clancy H, Devis Y, Neugebauer R, Liu VX. Practice Patterns and Outcomes Associated With Anticoagulation Use Following Sepsis Hospitalizations With New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2023 03; 16(3):e009494. PMID: 36852680.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Ling AY, Jreich R, Montez-Rath ME, Meng Z, Kapphahn K, Chandross KJ, Desai M. Transporting observational study results to a target population of interest using inverse odds of participation weighting. PLoS One. 2022; 17(12):e0278842. PMID: 36520950.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    9. Holubar M, Subramanian A, Purington N, Hedlin H, Bunning B, Walter KS, Bonilla H, Boumis A, Chen M, Clinton K, Dewhurst L, Epstein C, Jagannathan P, Kaszynski RH, Panu L, Parsonnet J, Ponder EL, Quintero O, Sefton E, Singh U, Soberanis L, Truong H, Andrews JR, Desai M, Khosla C, Maldonado Y. Favipiravir for Treatment of Outpatients With Asymptomatic or Uncomplicated Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 11 30; 75(11):1883-1892. PMID: 35446944.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    10. Garcia A, Lee J, Balasubramanian V, Gardner R, Gummidipundi SE, Hung G, Ferris T, Cheung L, Desai S, Granger CB, Hills MT, Kowey P, Nag D, Rumsfeld JS, Russo AM, Stein JW, Talati N, Tsay D, Mahaffey KW, Perez MV, Turakhia MP, Hedlin H, Desai M. The development of a mobile app-focused deduplication strategy for the Apple Heart Study that informs recommendations for future digital trials. Stat (Int Stat Inst). 2022 Dec; 11(1):e470. PMID: 36589778.
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    11. Andrew JK, Gitlin JA, Desai MS. Surgical operations at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 and 1847: Early impact of the discovery of anaesthesia. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2022 Dec; 50(2_suppl):16-22. PMID: 36168785.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Huynh E, Chernick R, Desai M. Francis Fontan (1929-2018): Pioneer pediatric cardiac surgeon. J Med Biogr. 2024 Feb; 32(1):110-118. PMID: 36069037.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    13. Montez-Rath ME, Lubwama R, Kapphahn K, Ling AY, LoCasale R, Robinson L, Chandross KJ, Desai M. Characterizing real world safety profile of oral Janus kinase inhibitors among adult atopic dermatitis patients: evidence transporting from the rheumatoid arthritis population. Curr Med Res Opin. 2022 08; 38(8):1431-1437. PMID: 35699028.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Garcia A, Balasubramanian V, Lee J, Gardner R, Gummidipundi S, Hung G, Ferris T, Cheung L, Granger C, Kowey P, Rumsfeld J, Russo A, Hills MT, Talati N, Nag D, Stein J, Tsay D, Desai S, Mahaffey K, Turakhia M, Perez M, Hedlin H, Desai M. Lessons learned in the Apple Heart Study and implications for the data management of future digital clinical trials. J Biopharm Stat. 2022 05 04; 32(3):496-510. PMID: 35695137.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Olshen AB, Garcia A, Kapphahn KI, Weng Y, Vargo J, Pugliese JA, Crow D, Wesson PD, Rutherford GW, Gonen M, Desai M. COVIDNearTerm: A simple method to forecast COVID-19 hospitalizations. J Clin Transl Sci. 2022; 6(1):e59. PMID: 35720970.
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    16. Makris EM, Makhoul KG, Lee TB, Desai MS. Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818-1890): A Champion for Anesthesia and Catalyst for the Advancement of Surgery. Ann Surg Open. 2022 Mar; 3(1):e118. PMID: 37600111.
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    17. Wechsler B, Desai MS, Khurshid KA. Electroconvulsive Therapy in a Patient With Psychotic Depression and Recent Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. J ECT. 2021 12 01; 37(4):e39-e40. PMID: 34699389.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Jacobson KB, Purington N, Parsonnet J, Andrews J, Balasubramanian V, Bonilla H, Edwards K, Desai M, Singh U, Hedlin H, Jagannathan P. Inflammatory but not respiratory symptoms are associated with ongoing upper airway viral shedding in outpatients with uncomplicated COVID-19. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Mar; 102(3):115612. PMID: 34974350.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    19. Kaushik A, Dunham D, He Z, Manohar M, Desai M, Nadeau KC, Andorf S. CyAnno: a semi-automated approach for cell type annotation of mass cytometry datasets. Bioinformatics. 2021 11 18; 37(22):4164-4171. PMID: 34037686.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    20. Lindan CP, Desai M, Boothroyd D, Judson T, Bollyky J, Sample H, Weng Y, Cheng Y, Dahlen A, Hedlin H, Grumbach K, Henne J, Garcia S, Gonzales R, Craik CS, Rutherford G, Maldonado Y. Design of a population-based longitudinal cohort study of SARS-CoV-2 incidence and prevalence among adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ann Epidemiol. 2022 03; 67:81-100. PMID: 34800659.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    21. Fearon WF, Zimmermann FM, De Bruyne B, Piroth Z, van Straten AHM, Szekely L, Davidavicius G, Kalinauskas G, Mansour S, Kharbanda R, ?stlund-Papadogeorgos N, Aminian A, Oldroyd KG, Al-Attar N, Jagic N, Dambrink JE, Kala P, Anger?s O, MacCarthy P, Wendler O, Casselman F, Witt N, Mavromatis K, Miner SES, Sarma J, Engstr?m T, Christiansen EH, Tonino PAL, Reardon MJ, Lu D, Ding VY, Kobayashi Y, Hlatky MA, Mahaffey KW, Desai M, Woo YJ, Yeung AC, Pijls NHJ. Fractional Flow Reserve-Guided PCI as Compared with Coronary Bypass Surgery. N Engl J Med. 2022 01 13; 386(2):128-137. PMID: 34735046.
      Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Perino AC, Gummidipundi SE, Lee J, Hedlin H, Garcia A, Ferris T, Balasubramanian V, Gardner RM, Cheung L, Hung G, Granger CB, Kowey P, Rumsfeld JS, Russo AM, True Hills M, Talati N, Nag D, Tsay D, Desai S, Desai M, Mahaffey KW, Turakhia MP, Perez MV. Arrhythmias Other Than Atrial Fibrillation in Those With an Irregular Pulse Detected With a Smartwatch: Findings From the Apple Heart Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021 10; 14(10):e010063. PMID: 34565178.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Velaer K, Thomas IC, Yang J, Kapphahn K, Metzner TJ, Golla A, Hoerner CR, Fan AC, Master V, Chertow GM, Brooks JD, Patel CJ, Desai M, Leppert JT. Clinical laboratory tests associated with survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma: A Laboratory Wide Association Study (LWAS). Urol Oncol. 2022 01; 40(1):12.e23-12.e30. PMID: 34580027.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Garcia MA, Rucci JM, Thai KK, Lu Y, Kipnis P, Go AS, Desai M, Bosch NA, Martinez A, Clancy H, Devis Y, Myers LC, Liu VX, Walkey AJ. Association between Troponin I Levels during Sepsis and Postsepsis Cardiovascular Complications. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 09 01; 204(5):557-565. PMID: 34038701.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Bunning B, Hedlin H, Purington N, Sundaram V, Kapphahn K, Weng Y, Cunanan K, Maldonado Y, Singh U, Khosla C, O'Hara R, Nicolls M, Springman E, Parsonnet J, Rogers A, Levitt J, Desai M. The COVID-19 Outpatient Pragmatic Platform Study (COPPS): Study design of a multi-center pragmatic platform trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 09; 108:106509. PMID: 34274494.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    26. Eggert LE, He Z, Collins W, Lee AS, Dhondalay G, Jiang SY, Fitzpatrick J, Snow TT, Pinsky BA, Artandi M, Barman L, Puri R, Wittman R, Ahuja N, Blomkalns A, O'Hara R, Cao S, Desai M, Sindher SB, Nadeau K, Chinthrajah RS. Asthma phenotypes, associated comorbidities, and long-term symptoms in COVID-19. Allergy. 2022 01; 77(1):173-185. PMID: 34080210.
      Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    27. Robinson TN, Matheson D, Wilson DM, Weintraub DL, Banda JA, McClain A, Sanders LM, Haskell WL, Haydel KF, Kapphahn KI, Pratt C, Truesdale KP, Stevens J, Desai M. A community-based, multi-level, multi-setting, multi-component intervention to reduce weight gain among low socioeconomic status Latinx children with overweight or obesity: The Stanford GOALS randomised controlled trial. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021 06; 9(6):336-349. PMID: 33933181.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Levitt JE, Festic E, Desai M, Hedlin H, Mahaffey KW, Rogers AJ, Gajic O, Matthay MA. The ARREST Pneumonia Clinical Trial. Rationale and Design. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 04; 18(4):698-708. PMID: 33493423.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    29. Jagannathan P, Andrews JR, Bonilla H, Hedlin H, Jacobson KB, Balasubramanian V, Purington N, Kamble S, de Vries CR, Quintero O, Feng K, Ley C, Winslow D, Newberry J, Edwards K, Hislop C, Choong I, Maldonado Y, Glenn J, Bhatt A, Blish C, Wang T, Khosla C, Pinsky BA, Desai M, Parsonnet J, Singh U. Peginterferon Lambda-1a for treatment of outpatients with uncomplicated COVID-19: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Nat Commun. 2021 03 30; 12(1):1967. PMID: 33785743.
      Citations: 74     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    30. Pandya AN, Majid SZ, Desai MS. The Origins, Evolution, and Spread of Anesthesia Monitoring Standards: From Boston to Across the World. Anesth Analg. 2021 03 01; 132(3):890-898. PMID: 32665466.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Hedlin H, Garcia A, Weng Y, He Z, Sundaram V, Bunning B, Balasubramanian V, Cunanan K, Kapphahn K, Gummidipundi S, Purington N, Boulos M, Desai M. Clinical trials in a COVID-19 pandemic: Shared infrastructure for continuous learning in a rapidly changing landscape. Clin Trials. 2021 06; 18(3):324-334. PMID: 33535821.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    32. Chernick RE, Desai MS. The French Academy of Sciences: Deliberations related to the discovery of anaesthesia. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2020 Nov; 48(3_suppl):48-56. PMID: 33287547.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    33. Oppezzo M, Tremmel J, Desai M, Baiocchi M, Ramo D, Cullen M, Prochaska JJ. Twitter-Based Social Support Added to Fitbit Self-Monitoring for Decreasing Sedentary Behavior: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial With Female Patients From a Women's Heart Clinic. JMIR Res Protoc. 2020 Dec 04; 9(12):e20926. PMID: 33275104.
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    34. Sohlberg EM, Thomas IC, Yang J, Kapphahn K, Velaer KN, Goldstein MK, Wagner TH, Chertow GM, Brooks JD, Patel CJ, Desai M, Leppert JT. Laboratory-wide association study of survival with prostate cancer. Cancer. 2021 04 01; 127(7):1102-1113. PMID: 33237577.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Stabnick EA, Yang Q, Desai M. Barbara E. Waud, M.D. (1931-), an early woman clinician scientist and professor of anesthesiology at University of Massachusetts Medical School. J Anesth Hist. 2020 09; 6(3):143-150. PMID: 32921484.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Sohlberg EM, Thomas IC, Yang J, Kapphahn K, Daskivich TJ, Skolarus TA, Shelton JB, Makarov DV, Bergman J, Bang CK, Goldstein MK, Wagner TH, Brooks JD, Desai M, Leppert JT. Life expectancy estimates for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer in the Veterans Health Administration. Urol Oncol. 2020 09; 38(9):734.e1-734.e10. PMID: 32674954.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. Nguyen HY, Desai MS. The rise and fall of heterologous transfusion. J Anesth Hist. 2020 09; 6(3):127-132. PMID: 32921482.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    38. Makhoul KG, Desai MS. Julia Gordon Arrowood (1900 - 1984): A Brilliant Anesthesiologist and a Woman of Many Firsts in Medicine. J Anesth Hist. 2020 Sep; 6(3):133-142. PMID: 32921483.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Perez MV, Mahaffey KW, Hedlin H, Rumsfeld JS, Garcia A, Ferris T, Balasubramanian V, Russo AM, Rajmane A, Cheung L, Hung G, Lee J, Kowey P, Talati N, Nag D, Gummidipundi SE, Beatty A, Hills MT, Desai S, Granger CB, Desai M, Turakhia MP. Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2019 11 14; 381(20):1909-1917. PMID: 31722151.
      Citations: 512     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. Rogers AJ, Guan J, Trtchounian A, Hunninghake GM, Kaimal R, Desai M, Kozikowski LA, DeSouza L, Mogan S, Liu KD, Matthay MA, Steingrub J, Wheeler A, Yoon JH, Nakahira K, Choi AM, Baron RM. Association of Elevated Plasma Interleukin-18 Level With Increased Mortality in a Clinical Trial of Statin Treatment for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Crit Care Med. 2019 08; 47(8):1089-1096. PMID: 31206358.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Desai M, Montez-Rath ME, Kapphahn K, Joyce VR, Mathur MB, Garcia A, Purington N, Owens DK. Missing data strategies for time-varying confounders in comparative effectiveness studies of non-missing time-varying exposures and right-censored outcomes. Stat Med. 2019 07 30; 38(17):3204-3220. PMID: 31099433.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Kim LH, Vail D, Azad TD, Bentley JP, Zhang Y, Ho AL, Fatemi P, Feng A, Varshneya K, Desai M, Veeravagu A, Ratliff JK. Expenditures and Health Care Utilization Among Adults With Newly Diagnosed Low Back and Lower Extremity Pain. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 05 03; 2(5):e193676. PMID: 31074820.
      Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    43. Saquib N, Brunner R, Desai M, Kroenke C, Martin LW, Daviglus M, Allen NB, Robinson J, Tindle H, Stefanick ML. Changes in physical and mental health are associated with cardiovascular disease incidence in postmenopausal women. Age Ageing. 2019 05 01; 48(3):448-453. PMID: 30753250.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Hopkins J, Hedlin H, Weinacker A, Desai M. Patterns of Disrespectful Physician Behavior at an Academic Medical Center: Implications for Training, Prevention, and Remediation. Acad Med. 2018 11; 93(11):1679-1685. PMID: 29319539.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Li Y, Zhu G, Ding V, Jiang B, Ball RL, Ahuja N, Rodriguez F, Fleischmann D, Desai M, Saloner D, Saba L, Wintermark M, Hom J. Assessing the Relationship Between American Heart Association Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Score and Coronary Artery Imaging Findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2018 Nov/Dec; 42(6):898-905. PMID: 30407249.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Khalaf MH, Sundaram V, AbdelRazek Mohammed MA, Shah R, Khosla A, Jackson K, Desai M, Kothary N. A Predictive Model for Postembolization Syndrome after Transarterial Hepatic Chemoembolization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Radiology. 2019 01; 290(1):254-261. PMID: 30299233.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Turakhia MP, Desai M, Hedlin H, Rajmane A, Talati N, Ferris T, Desai S, Nag D, Patel M, Kowey P, Rumsfeld JS, Russo AM, Hills MT, Granger CB, Mahaffey KW, Perez MV. Rationale and design of a large-scale, app-based study to identify cardiac arrhythmias using a smartwatch: The Apple Heart Study. Am Heart J. 2019 01; 207:66-75. PMID: 30392584.
      Citations: 141     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Parikh RV, Khush K, Luikart H, Sakarovitch C, Lee J, Desai M, Valantine H, Yeung AC, Fearon WF. Usefulness of Asymmetric Dimethylarginine to Predict Outcomes After Heart Transplantation. Am J Cardiol. 2018 11 15; 122(10):1707-1711. PMID: 30220417.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Huang L, Sang CN, Desai MS. A Chronology for the Identification and Disclosure of Adverse Effects of Succinylcholine. J Anesth Hist. 2019 07; 5(3):65-84. PMID: 31570201.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    50. Saquib N, Brunner R, Desai M, Allison M, Garcia L, Stefanick ML. Association between physical health and cardiovascular diseases: Effect modification by chronic conditions. SAGE Open Med. 2018; 6:2050312118785335. PMID: 30013784.
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    51. Buslov A, Carroll M, Desai MS. Frozen in Time: A History of the Synthesis of Nitrous Oxide and How the Process Remained Unchanged for Over 2 Centuries. Anesth Analg. 2018 07; 127(1):65-70. PMID: 29782399.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    52. Kurella Tamura M, Desai M, Kapphahn KI, Thomas IC, Asch SM, Chertow GM. Dialysis versus Medical Management at Different Ages and Levels of Kidney Function in Veterans with Advanced CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 08; 29(8):2169-2177. PMID: 29789430.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    53. Kurella Tamura M, Thomas IC, Montez-Rath ME, Kapphahn K, Desai M, Gale RC, Asch SM. Dialysis Initiation and Mortality Among Older Veterans With Kidney Failure Treated in Medicare vs the Department of Veterans Affairs. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 05 01; 178(5):657-664. PMID: 29630695.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    54. Gardner CD, Trepanowski JF, Del Gobbo LC, Hauser ME, Rigdon J, Ioannidis JPA, Desai M, King AC. Effect of Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet on 12-Month Weight Loss in Overweight Adults and the Association With Genotype Pattern or Insulin Secretion: The DIETFITS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2018 02 20; 319(7):667-679. PMID: 29466592.
      Citations: 212     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    55. Pickham D, Berte N, Pihulic M, Valdez A, Mayer B, Desai M. Effect of a wearable patient sensor on care delivery for preventing pressure injuries in acutely ill adults: A pragmatic randomized clinical trial (LS-HAPI study). Int J Nurs Stud. 2018 Apr; 80:12-19. PMID: 29331656.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    56. Fearon WF, Chambers JW, Seto AH, Sarembock IJ, Raveendran G, Sakarovitch C, Yang L, Desai M, Jeremias A, Price MJ. ACIST-FFR Study (Assessment of Catheter-Based Interrogation and Standard Techniques for Fractional Flow Reserve Measurement). Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Dec; 10(12). PMID: 29246917.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    57. Moon JS, Kuza CM, Desai MS. William James, Nitrous Oxide, and the Anaesthetic Revelation. J Anesth Hist. 2018 01; 4(1):1-6. PMID: 29559088.
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    58. Dossabhoy SS, Feng J, Desai MS. The Use and Relevance of the Hippocratic Oath in 2015-a Survey of US Medical Schools. J Anesth Hist. 2018 Apr; 4(2):139-146. PMID: 29960679.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    59. Kim EKE, Cooper B, Desai MS. Popular Literature as an Educational Aid for History of Anesthesia. J Anesth Hist. 2018 Apr; 4(2):123-127. PMID: 29960675.
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    60. Huang L, Sang CN, Desai MS. Beyond Ether and Chloroform-A Major Breakthrough With Halothane. J Anesth Hist. 2017 Jul; 3(3):87-102. PMID: 28842156.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    
    61. LeBlanc ES, Kapphahn K, Hedlin H, Desai M, Parikh NI, Liu S, Parker DR, Anderson M, Aroda V, Sullivan S, Woods NF, Waring ME, Lewis CE, Stefanick M. Reproductive history and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: findings from the Women's Health Initiative. Menopause. 2017 01; 24(1):64-72. PMID: 27465714.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    62. Stanton MV, Robinson JL, Kirkpatrick SM, Farzinkhou S, Avery EC, Rigdon J, Offringa LC, Trepanowski JF, Hauser ME, Hartle JC, Cherin RJ, King AC, Ioannidis JP, Desai M, Gardner CD. DIETFITS study (diet intervention examining the factors interacting with treatment success) - Study design and methods. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 02; 53:151-161. PMID: 28027950.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    63. Wang A, Qin F, Hedlin H, Desai M, Chlebowski R, Gomez S, Eaton CB, Johnson KC, Qi L, Wactawski-Wende J, Womack C, Wakelee HA, Stefanick ML. Physical activity and sedentary behavior in relation to lung cancer incidence and mortality in older women: The Women's Health Initiative. Int J Cancer. 2016 Nov 15; 139(10):2178-92. PMID: 27439221.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    64. Chahal HS, Wu W, Ransohoff KJ, Yang L, Hedlin H, Desai M, Lin Y, Dai HJ, Qureshi AA, Li WQ, Kraft P, Hinds DA, Tang JY, Han J, Sarin KY. Genome-wide association study identifies 14 novel risk alleles associated with basal cell carcinoma. Nat Commun. 2016 08 19; 7:12510. PMID: 27539887.
      Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    65. Driscoll M, Chung HK, Desai MS. Robert Emmett Farr (1875-1932): A pioneer of pediatric regional anesthesia. J Med Biogr. 2018 Aug; 26(3):182-188. PMID: 27413097.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    66. Charytan DM, Desai M, Mathur M, Stern NM, Brooks MM, Krzych LJ, Schuler GC, Kaehler J, Rodriguez-Granillo AM, Hueb W, Reeves BC, Thiele H, Rodriguez AE, Buszman PP, Buszman PE, Maurer R, Winkelmayer WC. Reduced risk of myocardial infarct and revascularization following coronary artery bypass grafting compared with percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2016 08; 90(2):411-421. PMID: 27259368.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    67. Afghahi A, Mathur M, Thompson CA, Mitani A, Rigdon J, Desai M, Yu PP, de Bruin MA, Seto T, Olson C, Kenkare P, Gomez SL, Das AK, Luft HS, Sledge GW, Sing AP, Kurian AW. Use of Gene Expression Profiling and Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Study of Linked Electronic Medical Records, Cancer Registry Data, and Genomic Data Across Two Health Care Systems. J Oncol Pract. 2016 06; 12(6):e697-709. PMID: 27221993.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    68. Banda JA, Haydel KF, Davila T, Desai M, Bryson S, Haskell WL, Matheson D, Robinson TN. Effects of Varying Epoch Lengths, Wear Time Algorithms, and Activity Cut-Points on Estimates of Child Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity from Accelerometer Data. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0150534. PMID: 26938240.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    69. David SP, Wang A, Kapphahn K, Hedlin H, Desai M, Henderson M, Yang L, Walsh KM, Schwartz AG, Wiencke JK, Spitz MR, Wenzlaff AS, Wrensch MR, Eaton CB, Furberg H, Mark Brown W, Goldstein BA, Assimes T, Tang H, Kooperberg CL, Quesenberry CP, Tindle H, Patel MI, Amos CI, Bergen AW, Swan GE, Stefanick ML. Gene by Environment Investigation of Incident Lung Cancer Risk in African-Americans. EBioMedicine. 2016 Feb; 4:153-61. PMID: 26981579.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    70. Wang A, Stefanick ML, Kapphahn K, Hedlin H, Desai M, Manson JA, Strickler H, Martin L, Wactawski-Wende J, Simon M, Tang JY. Relation of statin use with non-melanoma skin cancer: prospective results from the Women's Health Initiative. Br J Cancer. 2016 Feb 02; 114(3):314-20. PMID: 26742009.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    71. Gustin SL, Ding VY, Desai M, Leader B, Baker VL. Erratum to: Evidence of an age-related correlation of ovarian reserve and FMR1 repeat number among women with "normal" CGG repeat status. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2016 Jan; 33(1):137. PMID: 26572783.
      Citations:    Fields:    
    72. Patel MI, Wang A, Kapphahn K, Desai M, Chlebowski RT, Simon MS, Bird CE, Corbie-Smith G, Gomez SL, Adams-Campbell LL, Cote ML, Stefanick ML, Wakelee HA. Racial and Ethnic Variations in Lung Cancer Incidence and Mortality: Results From the Women's Health Initiative. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Feb 01; 34(4):360-8. PMID: 26700122.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    73. Desai MS, Desai SP. Discovery of Modern Anesthesia: A Counterfactual Narrative about Crawford W. Long, Horace Wells, Charles T. Jackson, and William T. G. Morton. AANA J. 2015 Dec; 83(6):410-5. PMID: 26742335.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    74. Gustin SL, Ding VY, Desai M, Leader B, Baker VL. Evidence of an age-related correlation of ovarian reserve and FMR1 repeat number among women with "normal" CGG repeat status. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2015 Nov; 32(11):1669-76. PMID: 26409477.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    75. Arce CM, Rhee JJ, Cheung KL, Hedlin H, Kapphahn K, Franceschini N, Kalil RS, Martin LW, Qi L, Shara NM, Desai M, Stefanick ML, Winkelmayer WC. Kidney Function and Cardiovascular Events in Postmenopausal Women: The Impact of Race and Ethnicity in the Women's Health Initiative. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Feb; 67(2):198-208. PMID: 26337132.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    76. Chen CY, Stevenson LW, Stewart GC, Bhatt DL, Desai M, Seeger JD, Williams L, Jalbert JJ, Setoguchi S. Real world effectiveness of primary implantable cardioverter defibrillators implanted during hospital admissions for exacerbation of heart failure or other acute co-morbidities: cohort study of older patients with heart failure. BMJ. 2015 Jul 14; 351:h3529. PMID: 26174233.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    77. Bell CL, LaCroix AZ, Desai M, Hedlin H, Rapp SR, Cene C, Savla J, Shippee T, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Stefanick ML, Masaki K. Factors Associated with Nursing Home Admission after Stroke in Older Women. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Oct; 24(10):2329-37. PMID: 26169547.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    78. LeBlanc ES, Hedlin H, Qin F, Desai M, Wactawski-Wende J, Perrin N, Manson JE, Johnson KC, Masaki K, Tylavsky FA, Stefanick ML. Calcium and vitamin D supplementation do not influence menopause-related symptoms: Results of the Women's Health Initiative Trial. Maturitas. 2015 Jul; 81(3):377-83. PMID: 26044075.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    79. Caramiciu J, Arcella D, Desai MS. History of Medicine in US Medical School Curricula. J Anesth Hist. 2015 Oct; 1(4):111-4. PMID: 26828087.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    
    80. Henderson MT, Kubo JT, Desai M, David SP, Tindle H, Sinha AA, Seiffert-Sinha K, Hou L, Messina C, Saquib N, Stefanick ML, Tang JY. Smoking behavior and association of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer in the Women's Health Initiative. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Jan; 72(1):190-1.e3. PMID: 25497923.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    81. LeBlanc ES, Desai M, Perrin N, Wactawski-Wende J, Manson JE, Cauley JA, Michael YL, Tang J, Womack C, Song Y, Johnson KC, O'Sullivan MJ, Woods N, Stefanick ML. Vitamin D levels and menopause-related symptoms. Menopause. 2014 Nov; 21(11):1197-203. PMID: 24736200.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    82. Goodman D, Park HL, Stefanick M, Hingle M, Lamonte M, LeBlanc E, Johnson K, Desai M, Anton-Culver H. Self-recalled Youth Physical Activity and Postmenopausal Cardiovascular Disease. Health Behav Policy Rev. 2014 Nov; 1(6):472-483. PMID: 26523282.
      Citations:    
    83. Desai MS, Desai SP. Medical history for anesthesiologists: Lesson 3. Medical history for anesthesiologists: continuation of a primer. Bull Anesth Hist. 2014 Oct; 32(1):21-3. PMID: 25345270.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    84. Camosse M, Menard K, Desai MS. Homes associated with William Thomas Green Morton. Bull Anesth Hist. 2014 Oct; 32(1):1, 4-7, 15. PMID: 25345267.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    85. Caramiciu J, Desai MS. Anesthesiology in the military since 2001: an historical view of the lessons learned from more than a decade of war. Bull Anesth Hist. 2014 Oct; 32(1):24-6. PMID: 25345271.
      Citations:    Fields:    
    86. Wysong A, Ally MS, Gamba CS, Desai M, Swetter SM, Seiffert-Sinha K, Sinha AA, Stefanick ML, Tang JY. Non-melanoma skin cancer and NSAID use in women with a history of skin cancer in the Women's Health Initiative. Prev Med. 2014 Dec; 69:8-12. PMID: 25150382.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    87. Setoguchi S, Warner Stevenson L, Stewart GC, Bhatt DL, Epstein AE, Desai M, Williams LA, Chen CY. Influence of healthy candidate bias in assessing clinical effectiveness for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: cohort study of older patients with heart failure. BMJ. 2014 May 08; 348:g2866. PMID: 24812112.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    88. Desai MS, Desai SP. Alternate methods to teach history of anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2014 Feb; 118(2):438-447. PMID: 24445641.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    89. Goodman D, Park HL, Stefanick M, LeBlanc E, Bea J, Qi L, Kapphahn K, Lamonte M, Manini T, Desai M, Anton-Culver H. Relation between self-recalled childhood physical activity and adult physical activity: The women's health initiative. Open J Epidemiol. 2013 Nov 01; 3(4):224-231. PMID: 26877895.
      Citations:    
    90. Kubo JT, Henderson MT, Desai M, Wactawski-Wende J, Stefanick ML, Tang JY. Alcohol consumption and risk of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer in the Women's Health Initiative. Cancer Causes Control. 2014 Jan; 25(1):1-10. PMID: 24173533.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    91. Kubo JT, Stefanick ML, Robbins J, Wactawski-Wende J, Cullen MR, Freiberg M, Desai M. Preference for wine is associated with lower hip fracture incidence in post-menopausal women. BMC Womens Health. 2013 Sep 22; 13:36. PMID: 24053784.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    92. Tang JY, Henderson MT, Hernandez-Boussard T, Kubo J, Desai M, Sims ST, Aroda V, Thomas F, McTiernan A, Stefanick ML. Lower skin cancer risk in women with higher body mass index: the women's health initiative observational study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Dec; 22(12):2412-5. PMID: 24042260.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    93. Robinson TN, Matheson D, Desai M, Wilson DM, Weintraub DL, Haskell WL, McClain A, McClure S, Banda JA, Sanders LM, Haydel KF, Killen JD. Family, community and clinic collaboration to treat overweight and obese children: Stanford GOALS-A randomized controlled trial of a three-year, multi-component, multi-level, multi-setting intervention. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Nov; 36(2):421-35. PMID: 24028942.
      Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    94. Tang JY, Kubo J, Desai M. Reply to Aspirin is associated with lower melanoma risk among postmenopausal Caucasian women: the Women's Health Initiative. Cancer. 2013 Oct 15; 119(20):3737-8. PMID: 23921712.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    95. Sims ST, Kubo J, Desai M, Bea J, Beasley JM, Manson JE, Allison M, Seguin RA, Chen Z, Michael YL, Sullivan SD, Beresford S, Stefanick ML. Changes in physical activity and body composition in postmenopausal women over time. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013 Aug; 45(8):1486-92. PMID: 23439422.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    96. Saquib N, Brunner R, Kubo J, Tindle H, Kroenke C, Desai M, Daviglus ML, Allen N, Martin LW, Robinson J, Stefanick ML. Self-perceived physical health predicts cardiovascular disease incidence and death among postmenopausal women. BMC Public Health. 2013 May 14; 13:468. PMID: 23672763.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    97. Aponte-Feliciano A, Desai SP, Desai MS. Sites and artifacts related to Horace Wells in Hartford, Connecticut. Anesth Analg. 2013 Aug; 117(2):500-6. PMID: 23618801.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    98. Desai MS, Desai SP. Medical history for anesthesiologists: continuation of a primer. Bull Anesth Hist. 2013 Apr; 31(1):12-3. PMID: 24205751.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    99. Aponte-Feliciano A, Desai SP, Desai MS. William James Morton [1845-1920]: like father, like son (?). Bull Anesth Hist. 2013 Apr; 31(1):18-20. PMID: 24205753.
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    100. Bavinger C, Bendavid E, Niehaus K, Olshen RA, Olkin I, Sundaram V, Wein N, Holodniy M, Hou N, Owens DK, Desai M. Risk of cardiovascular disease from antiretroviral therapy for HIV: a systematic review. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e59551. PMID: 23555704.
      Citations: 102     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    101. Gamba CA, Swetter SM, Stefanick ML, Kubo J, Desai M, Spaunhurst KM, Sinha AA, Asgari MM, Sturgeon S, Tang JY. Aspirin is associated with lower melanoma risk among postmenopausal Caucasian women: the Women's Health Initiative. Cancer. 2013 Apr 15; 119(8):1562-9. PMID: 23483536.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    102. Desai MS, Desai SP. Primer on medical history for anesthesiologists: introduction. Bull Anesth Hist. 2012 Oct; 30(2):22-3. PMID: 24218740.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    103. Kim JP, Desai M, Chertow GM, Winkelmayer WC. Validation of reported predialysis nephrology care of older patients initiating dialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Jun; 23(6):1078-85. PMID: 22518002.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    104. Khush KK, Kubo JT, Desai M. Influence of donor and recipient sex mismatch on heart transplant outcomes: analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registry. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 May; 31(5):459-66. PMID: 22418079.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    105. Yang JY, Lee TC, Montez-Rath ME, Desai M, Winkelmayer WC. Trends in the incidence of intestinal perforation in US dialysis patients (1992-2005). J Nephrol. 2013 Mar-Apr; 26(2):281-8. PMID: 22419235.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    106. Desai MS, Chennaiahgari SR, Desai SP. The teaching of anesthesia history in US residency programs: results of a nationwide survey. J Clin Anesth. 2012 Mar; 24(2):101-3. PMID: 22301202.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    107. Desai SP, Buterbaugh J, Desai MS. The making of an anesthesia historian: lessons from a worldwide biographical survey. Anesth Analg. 2011 Aug; 113(2):383-6. PMID: 21680857.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    108. Laudano MA, Klafter FE, Katz M, McCann TR, Desai M, Benson MC, McKiernan JM. Pathological tumour diameter predicts risk of conventional subtype in small renal cortical tumours. BJU Int. 2008 Nov; 102(10):1385-8. PMID: 18710458.
      Citations:    
    109. Desai SP, Desai MS, Maddi R, Battit GE. A tale of two paintings: depictions of the first public demonstration of ether anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 2007 May; 106(5):1046-50. PMID: 17457138.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    110. Shankar S, Bhargava P, Habib F, Desai M, Tyagi G, Whalen G. Transpulmonary CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of liver metastasis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2005 Jul-Aug; 28(4):481-4. PMID: 16001134.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    111. Goetzl MA, Desai M, Mansukhani M, Goluboff ET, Katz AE, Sawczuk IS, Benson MC, Olsson CA, McKiernan JM. Natural history and clinical outcome of sporadic renal cortical tumors diagnosed in the young adult. Urology. 2004 Jan; 63(1):41-5. PMID: 14751345.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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