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Faculty Publications: Sept. 14-21

A Comprehensive Digest of Research Publications From Cedars-Sinai Investigators

This week’s edition of Faculty Publications includes Cedars-Sinai studies that were published Sept. 14-21. If you have a published paper from this period that does not appear on this list, please contact Sue Marone, who will add it to next week’s collection.


A Theory for Covid-19 Testing to Save Both Resources and Time. Lee, Chihjen, Allison Lee, and Lena Wang. International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics 9 (5): 87.

Biomedical Sciences 

Retrospective Quantification of Clinical Abdominal DCE-MRI Using Pharmacokinetics-Informed Deep Learning: A Proof-of-Concept Study. Wu, Chaowei, Nan Wang, Srinivas Gaddam, Lixia Wang, Hui Han, Kyunghyun Sung, Anthony G. Christodoulou, Yibin Xie, Stephen Pandol, and Debiao Li. Frontiers in Radiology 3: 1168901.

Night Shift Work, Sleep Duration and Endometrial Cancer Risk: A Pooled Analysis From the Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer Consortium (E2C2). Frias-Gomez, Jon, Laia Alemany, Yolanda Benavente, Megan A. Clarke, Javier de Francisco, Immaculata De Vivo, Mengmeng Du, Marc T. Goodman, James Lacey, Linda M. Liao, Loren Lipworth, Lingeng Lu, Melissa A. Merritt, Kara A. Michels, Kelli O’Connell, Sonia Paytubi, Beatriz Pelegrina, Paula Peremiquel-Trillas, Stacey Petruzella, Jordi Ponce, Harvey Risch, Veronica Wendy Setiawan, Leo J. Schouten, Xiao-Ou Shu, Britton Trabert, Piet A. Van den Brandt, Nicolas Wentzensen, Lynne R. Wilkens, Herbert Yu, and Laura Costas. Sleep Medicine Reviews 72 (September): 101848.

Implementing Standardized Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Approaches Within Scientific Communities. Macias Gonzalez, Aidira D. Y., Sarah McCallum, and Jacqueline A. De Lora. Trends in Cell Biology, September, S0962-8924(23)00170-8.

Pericoronary Adipose Tissue Attenuation on Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Associates With Male Sex and Indigenous Australian Status. Yuvaraj, Jeremy, Egynne Lim, Tony Vo, David Huynh, Cheniqua Rocco, Nitesh Nerlekar, Kevin Cheng, Andrew Lin, Damini Dey, Stephen J. Nicholls, Nadarajah Kangaharan, and Dennis T. L. Wong. Scientific Reports 13 (1):

Cardiac Surgery 

sGC Stimulation Saves the Diabetic Heart: Red Blood Cells to the Rescue. Papapetropoulos, Andreas, and David J. Lefer. JACC. Basic to Translational Science 8 (8): 919–21.

Discussion to: Limited Cumulative Experience With Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Is Associated With Inferior Outcomes After Lung Transplantation. Bowdish, Michael, Matthew Hartwig, and Pedro Catarino. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, September, S0022-5223(23)00632-3.


Sex Differences in the Management of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. Holtzman, Jessica N., Gurleen Kaur, Breanna Hansen, Nalini Bushana, and Martha Gulati. Atherosclerosis, September, 117268.

Distal-Vessel Fractional Flow Reserve by Computed Tomography to Monitor Epicardial Coronary Artery Disease. Chen, Michael, Shone O. Almeida, James W. Sayre, Ronald P. Karlsberg, and René R. Sevag Packard. European Heart Journal. Cardiovascular Imaging, September, jead229.

Outcomes After Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement According to Regurgitation Etiology. Perrin, Nils, Walid Ben Ali, Sebastian Ludwig, Alison Duncan, Jessica Weimann, Georg Nickenig, Tetsu Tanaka, Augustin Coisne, Andre Vincentelli, Raj Makkar, John G. Webb, Mariama Akodad, David W. M. Muller, Paul Jansz, Fabien Praz, David Reineke, Mirjam G. Wild, Jörg Hausleiter, Sachin S. Goel, Paolo Denti, Omar Chehab, Gry Dahle, Stephan Baldus, Hendrik Ruge, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Julien Ternacle, Nicolas Dumonteil, Ralph Stephan von Bardeleben, Michele Flagiello, Thomas Walther, Maurizio Taramasso, Lars Søndergaard, Sabine Bleiziffer, Neil Fam, Joerg Kempfert, Juan F. Granada, Gilbert H. L. Tang, Lenard Conradi, Thomas Modine, and CHOICE-MI Investigators. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, September, S0003-4975(23)00956-6.

Signal Intensity Coefficient as a Detector of Aortic Stenosis-Induced Myocardial Fibrosis and Its Correlation to the Long-Term Outcome. Chang, Wei-Ting, Chih-Hsien Lin, Wei-Chieh Lee, Wei-Chih Kan, You-Cheng Lin, Pranoti Hiremath, Susan Cheng, Ronglih Liao, Zhih-Cherng Chen, Po-Sen Huang, and Nan-Chun Wu. International Journal of Cardiology, September, 131367.

Deep Learning for Cardiovascular Imaging: A Review. Wehbe, Ramsey M., Aggelos K. Katsaggleos, Kristian J. Hammond, Ha Hong, Faraz S. Ahmad, David Ouyang, Sanjiv J. Shah, Patrick M. McCarthy, and James D. Thomas. JAMA Cardiology, September.

Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair in 5,000 Patients With Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: COAPT Post-Approval Study. Goel, Kashish, JoAnn Lindenfeld, Raj Makkar, Hursh Naik, Satya Atmakuri, Paul Mahoney, Michael A. Morse, Vinod H. Thourani, Pradeep Yadav, Wayne Batchelor, Jason Rogers, Brian Whisenant, Michael Rinaldi, James Hermiller, Brian R. Lindman, and Colin M. Barker. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 82 (13): 1281–97.

Impact of Age and Variant Time Period on Clinical Presentation and Outcomes of Hospitalized Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients. Srivastava, Pratyaksh K., Alexandra M. Klomhaus, David M. Tehrani, Gregg C. Fonarow, Boback Ziaeian, Pooja S. Desai, Asim Rafique, James de Lemos, Rushi V. Parikh, and Eric H. Yang. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Innovations, Quality & Outcomes 7 (5): 411–29.

Heart of the Matter: Expanding the Applicability of CAC to a More Diverse Population. Daubert, Melissa A., and Martha Gulati. Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging 16 (9): e015849.

Computational Biomedicine 

Inborn Errors of Immunity Contribute to the Burden of Skin Disease and Create Opportunities for Improving the Practice of Dermatology. Colvin, Annelise, Soundos Youssef, Heeju Noh, Julia Wright, Ghislaine Jumonville, Kathleen LaRow Brown, Nicholas P. Tatonetti, Joshua D. Milner, Chunhua Weng, Lindsey Bordone, and Lynn Petukhova. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, September, S0022-202X(23)02575-7.


Determining Patient Preferences for the Medical Management of Osteoporosis Using Conjoint Analysis. Liu, Xiaoyu, Katherine E. Makaroff, Christopher V. Almario, Carine Khalil, So Yung Choi, Jeffrey R. Curtis, and Brennan M. R. Spiegel. Osteoporosis International: A Journal Established as Result of Cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, September.

Epithelial Plasticity and Innate Immune Activation Promote Lung Tissue Remodeling Following Respiratory Viral Infection. Beppu, Andrew K., Juanjuan Zhao, Changfu Yao, Gianni Carraro, Edo Israely, Anna Lucia Coelho, Katherine Drake, Cory M. Hogaboam, William C. Parks, Jay K. Kolls, and Barry R. Stripp. Nature Communications 14 (1): 5814.


Selective Thoracolumbar Fusion in Adult Spinal Deformity Double Curves With Circumferential Minimally Invasive Surgery: 2-Year Minimum Follow-Up. Anand, Neel, Jerry Robinson, Andrew Chung, David Gendelberg, José H. Jiménez-Almonte, Sheila Kahwaty, Babak Khandehroo, and Corey Walker. Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine, August, 1–7.

Tandem Cranial and Spinal Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks Presenting With Otogenic Tension Pneumocephalus: Illustrative Case. Chau, Dominic, Zachary R. Barnard, Thomas J. Muelleman, Adam M. Olszewski, Anna K. D’Agostino, Marcel M. Maya, Peyton Nissen, Kevin A. Peng, Wouter I. Schievink, and Gregory P. Lekovic. Journal of Neurosurgery. Case Lessons 6 (11):


Social Isolation, Social Media Use, and Poor Mental Health Among Older Adults, California Health Interview Survey 2019-2020. Siddiq, Hafifa, Senait Teklehaimanot, and Ariz Guzman. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, September.


Isolated Liner Exchange Versus All-Component Revision for Instability After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Debbi, Eytan M., Caleb R. Durst, Kevin T. Rezzadeh, Andrew I. Spitzer, and Sean S. Rajaee. The Journal of Arthroplasty, September, S0883-5403(23)00923-3.

Racial/Ethnic and Gender Diversity of Orthopaedic Journal Editorial Boards. Pujari, Amit, Franchesca Johnson, Milton T. Little, David A. Forsh, and Kanu Okike. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume, September.

A High Rate of Bacteriologic Culture-Positive Findings Is Seen After Revision Rotator Cuff Surgery. Malige, Ajith, Alexandra Boyd, Isaac Manuputy, Richard Michelin, and John M. Itamura. Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation 5 (5): 100792.

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Strategies for Creating Lordosis With a Posterior Approach. Tanasansomboon, Teerachat, Jerry E. Robinson, and Neel Anand. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America 34 (4): 643–51.


Survival Outcomes of Rare Cutaneous Malignancies Within an Insured Cohort of Patients, 1988-2018. Rosenthal, Amanda, Margit Juhasz, Jing Zhang, Iesha Ticknor, Nima Gharavi, and Jeremy Man. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, September, S0190-9622(23)02691-9.

Detection of Human Papillomavirus in Squamous Papilloma of the Esophagus. Li, Yuan, Fan Lin, Qing Ling, Yanmei Xiao, Xiaowei Xue, Weixun Zhou, and Hanlin L. Wang. International Journal of Surgical Pathology, September, 10668969231195772.


Gender-Affirming Microvascular Breast Reconstruction. Chun Fat, Shelby, and Edward Ray. Gland Surgery 12 (7): 982–88.

2023 Eerie ENT Cases Course Co-Directors’ Introduction. Barbu, Anca M., and Martin L. Hopp. Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal 102 (9_suppl): 4S.

Stressed Target Cancer Cells Drive Nongenetic Reprogramming of CAR T Cells and Solid Tumor Microenvironment. Wang, Yufeng, David L. Drum, Ruochuan Sun, Yida Zhang, Feng Chen, Fengfei Sun, Emre Dal, Ling Yu, Jingyu Jia, Shahrzad Arya, Lin Jia, Song Fan, Steven J. Isakoff, Allison M. Kehlmann, Gianpietro Dotti, Fubao Liu, Hui Zheng, Cristina R. Ferrone, Alphonse G. Taghian, Albert B. DeLeo, Marco Ventin, Giulia Cattaneo, Yongxiang Li, Youssef Jounaidi, Peigen Huang, Cristina Maccalli, Hanyu Zhang, Cheng Wang, Jibing Yang, Genevieve M. Boland, Ruslan I. Sadreyev, LaiPing Wong, Soldano Ferrone, and Xinhui Wang. Nature Communications 14 (1): 5727.

Integrated Molecular Characterization of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms: An NCI Cancer Moonshot Precancer Atlas Pilot Project. Semaan, Alexander, Vincent Bernard, Justin W. Wong, Yuki Makino, Daniel B. Swartzlander, Kimal I. Rajapakshe, Jaewon J. Lee, Adam Officer, C. Max Schmidt, Howard H. Wu, Courtney L. Scaife, Kajsa Affolter, Daniela Nachmanson, Matthew A. Firpo, Michele Yip-Schneider, Andrew M. Lowy, Olivier Harismendy, Subrata Sen, Anirban Maitra, Yasminka A. Jakubek, and Paola A. Guerrero. Cancer Research Communications, September.

Incorporating Value-Based Decisions in Breast Cancer Treatment Algorithms. Wang, Ton, and Lesly A. Dossett. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America 32 (4): 777–97.


Shallow-Depth Vaginoplasty: Preoperative Goals, Postoperative Satisfaction, and Why Shallow-Depth Vaginoplasty Should Be Offered as a Standard Feminizing Genital Gender-Affirming Surgery Option. Stelmar, Jenna, Shannon M. Smith, Grace Lee, Michael Zaliznyak, and Maurice M. Garcia. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, September, qdad111.

Adverse Event Reporting of Commonly Used Gender-Specific Implantable Medical Devices in the United States. Pierce, Hudson, Muhammad Danyal Ahsan, Susana Martinez Diaz, Ahra Cho, Tirsit Asfaw, Jialin Mao, Jennifer Anger, and Bilal Chughtai. Journal of Patient Safety 19 (7): 465–68.