Publications

  • Baatar D, Lacy NL, Mulla, ZD, Piskurich, JF. The Impact of Integration of Self-Tests into a Pre-Clerkship Medical Curriculum. Med Sci Ed 2016

  • Bracamontes CG, Lopez-Valdez R, Subramani R, Arumugam A, Nandy S, Rajamanickam V, Ravichandran V, Lakshmanaswamy R. The serum protein profile of early parity which induces protection against breast cancer. Oncotarget 2016 Oct. (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 27769065

  • Pathak IS,  Sayed IA, Wise L, Sippel M, Hernandez LL, Mulla ZD. Predictors of a Prolonged Length of Stay in Children with Perforated Appendicitis. South Med J (in press).

  • Kupesic S. (Ed) Step by Step: OB GYN Case Studies. Jaypee, London, New Delhi, Panama City, Philadelphia, in press.

  • Kupesic Plavsic S. Doppler assessment in pregnancy. Textbook of Obstetrics (2nd edition).

  • Kuvacic I, Kurjak A, Djelmis J. (Eds). Medicinska Naklada; Zagreb 2013 (In press).

  • Hejazi RA, Bashashati M, Saadi M, Mulla ZD, Sarosiek I, McCallum RW, Zuckerman MJ. Video Capsule Endoscopy: A Tool for the Assessment of Small Bowel Transit Time. Frontiers in Medicine 2016; 3(article 6): five pages.

  • Tolouian R, Mulla ZD, Diaz J, Aguila J, Ramos-Duran L.  Liver and Cardiac Iron Deposition in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis by Magnetic Resonance Imaging T2*.  Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases 2016; 10(2): 68-74.

  • Joshi A, Sedano M, Beauchamp B, Punke EB, Mulla ZD, Meza A, Alozie OK, Mukherjee D, Mullins JI, Garg H. HIV-1 env glycoprotein phenotype along with immune activation determines CD4 T cell loss in HIV patients.  The Journal of Immunology 2016; 196(4): 1768-1779.

  • Nghiem VT, Davies KR, Chan W, Mulla ZD, Cantor SB. Disparities in Cervical Cancer Survival among Asian American Women.  Annals of Epidemiology 2016; 26(1): 28-35.

  • Garcia CJ, Lopez OA, Islam S, Othman M, Jia Y, Mulla ZD, Zuckerman MJ. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in the Elderly. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences 2016; 351(1): 84-90.

  • Lopez S, Mulla ZD, Hernandez L, Garza DM, Payne TN, Farnam RW.  A Comparison of Outcomes between Robotic-Assisted, Single Site Laparoscopy versus Laparoendoscopic Single Site for Benign Hysterectomy. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2016; 23(1): 84-88.

  • Moore LE.  Possible Fetal Cardiac Anomaly. In: Sanders RC, Hall-Terracciano B, eds.  Clinical Sonography A Practical Guide, 5th Edition. Wolters Kluwer; 2016, Chapter 29; pp 358-380.

  • Moore LE. Thyroid disease in pregnancy: A review of dia­gnosis, complications and management. World J Obstet Gynecol 2016; 5(1): 66-72

    URL: http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-6220/full/v5/i1/66.htm

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.66   

  • Gutierrez CM, Lopez-Valdez R, Subramani R, Arumugam A, Nandy S, Rajamanickam V, Ravichandran V, Lakshmanaswamy R. A Breast Tissue Protein Expression Profile Contributing to Early Parity Induced Protection Against Breast Cancer. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2015; 37(5): 1671-85. Doi: 10.1159/000438533 PMID: 26536102

  • O'Malley PW, Mulla ZD, Nesic O.  Multiple sclerosis and breast cancer.  Journal of the Neurological Sciences 2015; 356(1-2): 137-141.

  • Montoya TI, Maldonado PA, Acevedo JF, Word RA.  Effect of vaginal or systemic estrogen on dynamics of collagen assembly in the vaginal wall.  Biol Reprod, 2015 Feb;92 (2):43. DOI:10.1095/biolreprod.114.118638. PMID: 25537371.

  • Montoya TI, Acevedo JF, Smith B, Keller PW, Sailors JL, Tang L, Word RA, Wai CY.  Myogenic stem cell-laden hydrogel scaffold in wound healing of the disrupted external anal sphincter. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jun; 26(6) 893-904. doi: 10.1007/s00192-014-2620-6. Epub 2015 Feb 3. PMID: 25644049.

  • Ramanathan A, Bryant S, Montoya TI, Wai CY.  Obturator neuropathy after retropubic tension-free vaginal tape placement.  Obstet Gynecol, 2015; 125: 64-4. PMID: 25560105.

  • Mulla ZD, Carrillo T, Kalamegham R, Hernandez LL, Portugal E, Nuwayhid BS.Is maternal colonization with group B streptococci a risk factor for preeclampsia?J Reprod Med 2015; 60(3-4): 117-26. PMID: 25898474

  • Mulla ZD, Wilson B, Abedin Z, Hernandez LL, Plavsic SK.  Acute Myocardial Infarction in Pregnancy: A Statewide Analysis.  J Registry Manag 2015; 42(1):12-17.  PMID: 25961787.

  • Lopez S, Mulla ZD, Hernandez LL, Garza DM, Payne TN, Farnam RW. A Comparison of Outcomes between Robotic-Assisted Single Site Laparoscopy versus Laparoendoscopic Single Site for Benign Hysterectomy. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. August 27, 2015 PMID 26321172

  • Nahleh, Z., Otoukesh, S., Dwivedi, A. K., Mallawaarachchi, I., Sanchez, L., Saldivar, J. S., … Heydarian, R. (2015). Clinical and pathological characteristics of Hispanic BRCA-associated breast cancers in the American-Mexican border city of El Paso, TX. American Journal of Cancer Research, 5(1), 466–471.PMID: 25628955

  • Subak LL1, Goode PS2, Brubaker L3, Kusek JW4, Schembri M5, Lukacz ES6, Kraus SR7, Chai TC8, Norton P9, Tennstedt SL10; Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. Urinary incontinence management costs are reduced following Burch or sling surgery for stress incontinence. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Volume 211, Issue 2, August 2014, Pages 171.e1–171.e7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2015.04.010

  • Montoya TI, LeClaire EL, Oakley S, Crane AK, McPencow AM, Cichowski S, Rahn DD.  Venous thromboembolism in women undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery using mechanical prophylaxis alone.  Int Urogynecol J, 2014 July 25(7):921-6.  PMID: 24504068

  • Scheurer ME, Danysh HE, Follen M, Lupo PJ. Traffic-related hazardous air pollutants and cervical dysplasia in an urban multiethnic population: a cross-sectional study.  Environ Health 2014 Jun 13;13(1):52.  PMID 24924773

  • Li G, van Niekerk D, Miller D, Ehlen T, Garnis C, Follen M, Guillaud M, Macaulay C. Molecular fixative enables expression microarray analysis of micro dissected clinical cervical specimens.  Exp Mol Pathol. 2014 Apr;96(2):168-77. PMID:24412268

  • Arifler D, Macaulay C, Follen M, Guillaud M. Numerical investigation of two-dimensional light scattering patterns of cervical cell nuclei to map dysplastic changes at different epithelial depths.  Biomed Opt Express. 2014 Jan 15;5(2):485-98. PMID:24575343

  • Wang L, Lee JS, Lane P, Atkinson EN, Zuluaga A, Follen M, MacAulay C, Cox DD. A statistical model for removing inter-device differences in spectroscopy.  Opt Express. 2014 Apr7;22(7)7617-24. PMID:24718136

  • Whitehouse KC, Montealegre JR, Follen M, Scheurer ME, Aagaard K. Sociodemographic factors associated with pap test adherence and cervical dysplasia in surgically sterilized women.  J Reprod Infertil. 2014 Apr;15(2):94-104. PMID:24918082

  • Laura C. Gutierrez, MD, Christina Bracamontes, MS, Jennifer Molokwu, MD, Maria T. Villanos, MD, Melissa Mendez, MD. Electronic Medical Record Prompting to improve HPV Vaccination Rates. Presented at North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), Chicago, IL, April 20-22, 2017. (Submitted)

  • Melissa Mendez, MD, Christina Bracamontes, MS, Mariateresa Villanos, MD, Eribeth Penaranda, MD, Jennifer Molokwu, MD. Correlates of Providers Perceived Barriers to Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine and Rates of Immunization in Their Practice. Presented at (NAPCRG), Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 12-16, 2016.

  • Susan Lee, Linh Do, Christina Gutierrez, Ophra Leyser-Whalen, Zianya de la mora-mendoza, Fatima Aly, Sireesha Reddy. Hispanic adolescent views on reproductive health education. Presented at 28th International Congress of Pediatrics, Vancouver, Canada, August 17-22, 2016.

  • Jessica Chandler, DO, Callie Kuchta, DO, Monique Gillman, MD. Is there an association between low glucose and the amount of time in labor? Presented at the 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.

  • Sireesha Reddy, MD, Zianya De la mora Mendoza, Christina Bracamontes, MS.  Impact of Reproductive Health Legislation on Birth Control Available to Women.  Presented at 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.

  • Shelby Apodaca, MD, Melissa Mendez, MD, Christina Gutierrez, MS, Zuber Mulla, PhD. Factors Associated with Choosing Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive versus Tubal Sterilization in Women aged 35 to 44 years.  Presented at 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.

  • Leslie Rafanan, DO, Nancy Rondeau, MPH, Zuber Mulla, PhD, T. Ignacio Montoya, MD. A tutorial to facilitate resident teaching of pelvic organ prolapse quantification system.  Presented at 10th Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, April 21, 2016.

  • Naima Khamsi, MD, Nancy U. Rondeau, MPH, Melissa D. Mendez, MD. Resident Feedback to Improve Bootcamp Effectiveness. Presented as poster at the 2016 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2-5, 2016.

  • Linh Do, BS, Susie Lee, BS, Christina Gutierrez, MS, Ophra Leyser- Whalen, PhD, Zianya Luz De la Mora, Fatima Aly, MD, Sireesha Reddy, MD. Hispanic Parents’ Views on Physician-Instructed Reproductive Health Education. Abstract 08. Presented as a poster at the 30th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 7, 2016. Simultaneous publication of the abstract in the official journal of NASPAG: Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2016; 29: pages 169-170.

  • Naima Khamsi, MD, Carmen Patricia-Rojas-Mendez, MD, Sireesha Reddy, MD, Melissa D. Mendez, MD. Rhabdomyolysis Presenting as Unilateral Labial Swelling in an Adolescent Girl. Abstract 94. Presented as a poster at the 30th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 7, 2016. Simultaneous publication of the abstract in the official journal of NASPAG: Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2016; 29: pages 208-209.

  • Sireesha Reddy, MD and Melissa Mendez, MD. Using Intraoperative Ultrasound for Surgical Planning and Diagnostic Accuracy of Pediatric Ovarian Lesions. Abstract 97. Presented as a poster at the 30th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 7, 2016. Simultaneous publication of the abstract in the official journal of NASPAG: Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2016; 29: page 210.

  • Gutierrez CM, Carrillo T, Montealegre JR, Fradkin L, Follen M,  Mulla ZD.  Analysis of zero-inflated count data in the setting of cervical cancer detection.  Abstract LB05.  Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology, Decatur, Georgia, September 28, 2015.

  • Jessica Chandler, M.D., Megan Amos, M,D., Richard Herman, M.D. Vaginal Tissue Extraction with a Contained Bag System. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Contress. Las Vegas, Nevada, November 18, 2015.

  • Hyein Park, M.D. and Richard Farnam, M.D. Novel Use of Indocyanine Green for Intraoperative, Real-time Localization of Ureter During Robot-Assisted Excision of Endometriosis. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Congress. Las Vegas, NV. November 18, 2015.

  • Hyein Park, M.D., Diego Ramirez, M.D., Luis Noble, M.D., Salvador Saldivar, M.D., Zuber Mulla, PhD. Use of Laparoscopy in Unexplained Infertility in Historically Underserved Area. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Congress. Las Vegas, NV. November 18, 2015.

  • Sandra Lopez, M.D., Salvador J. Saldivar, III, M.D., M.P.H., Loretta L. Hernandez, M.P.H., M.T.(A.S.C.P.), Zuber D. Mulla, Ph.D. Hospital Outcomes of Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A Statewide Analysis. Presented at 44th AAGL Global Congress. Las Vegas, NV. November 15-19, 2015.

  • Carrillo T, Biggs KA, Ruiz RJ, Rubin LP, Murtaza G, Mulla ZD.  Preconception and prenatal health of women of Mexican origin who reside in Texas and Mexico.  Abstract P70.  Presented as a poster at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE), Decatur, Georgia, September 28, 2015.  Simultaneous publicaton of the abstract in the official journal of ACE:  Annals of Epidemiology 2015; 25: page 719.

  • Leslie Rafanan, DO, Sireesha Reddy, MD.  Labial Edema in the setting of Periclitoral Abscess. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.

  • Jami Barnard, MD, Loretta Hernandez, MPH, Melissa Mendez MD, Zuber Mulla, PhD. Preeclampsia on the Texas Mexico Border: Joint Effect of Maternal Age and Obesity. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.

  • Jami Barnard, Elizabeth Portugal, Zuber Mulla, Loretta Hernandez. Predictors of Perineal Laceration in women delivering on the Texas-Mexico Border. 82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.

  • Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, Rebecca Morton, MS, Sireesha Reddy, MD.  Cost Comparison of Difficult Intrauterine Device Removals.  82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.

  • Kara Gwin, MD, Laura Wise, MD, Themla Carrillo, MPH, Loretta Hernandez, MPH, Mary T. Groening, DO, Zuber Mulla, PhD. Factors that Influence a womans decision to Breastfeed: Results from a US-Mexico Border Population.  82nd annual meeting of the Central Association, of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Charleston, South Carolina, October 21-24, 2015.

  • Ramirez, D., Park, H., Saldivar, S., IS THE OVARY STILL THE MOST COMMON SITE OF ENDOMETRIOSIS? A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY IN PATIENTS WITH INFERTILITY WITH BIOPSY PROVEN ENDOMETRIOSIS 71st American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting which will be held in Baltimore, MD October 17-21, 2015.

  • Barnard, J., Zuber, M. Preeclampsia on the Texas-Mexico Border:  Joint Effect of Maternal Age and Obesity. 7th Annual Conference Spectrum of Healthcare from Mother to Baby.

  • Othman, A., Zuber, M., Olivas, V., Morales, A. Predictors of Anastomotic Leak after Colorectal Surgery in a Texas-Mexico Border Population. 9th Annual Research Colloquium

  • Jackson E, Hernandez L, Mallett VT, Montoya TI.  Knowledge, perceptions and attitudes towards pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence in Spanish-speaking Latinas on the US/Mexico border.  American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, October 13-17, 2015.

  • Jackson E, Bilbao JA, Vera RW, Mulla ZD, Mallett VT, Montoya TI.  Risk Factors for Ureteral Occlusion During Transvaginal Uterosacral Ligament Suspension. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando Florida, March 22-25, 2015.

  • Carrillo T, Perkins, TG,  Montealegre JR, Gutierrez CM, Fisher, C, Castro FG, Follen M & Mulla ZD. Participation in a Cervical Cancer Clinical Trial By Women of Mexican Origin in the Texas-Mexico Border. The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 23rd Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

  • Hahn LE, Mulla ZD, Blandon P.  Predictors of prolonged length of stay after hospitalization for delivery in pregnant women with chronic kidney disease: A statewide hospital inpatient discharge data analysis (abstract).  Presented at 9th  Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, May 13, 2015.

  • Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, Sireesha Reddy, MD. Cost Comparison of Operative Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removals (abstract). Presented at 9th  Annual Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso Research Colloquium, El Paso, Texas, May 13, 2015.

  • Leslie F. Rafanan, DO, MPH, Sireesha Reddy, MD, MS. Labial edema in setting of periclitoral abscess. North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Annual Clinical Research Meeting 2015. April 16, 2015.

  • Pathak IS, Sayed IA, Wise L, Sippel M, Hernandez LL, Mulla ZD.  Predictors of a prolonged length of stay in children with perforated appendicitis.  28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER), Denver, CO, June 15-16, 2015.

  • Rafanan L, Reddy S. Labial Edema in the Setting of a Periclitoral Abscess. North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  29th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting of NASPAG, Orlando, FL, April 16-18, 2015.  Manuscript number NASPAG-D-14-00120.