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Steven Tringali, DO

Program Director

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Upcoming Conferences

Cardiology in the Valley

Mini Med School 2018

Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25

Every Tuesday in September. The cost is $20 for the entire series. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Peer Reviewed Publications

(2011 – 2014)

Warwick, Tanya, Youssefi, Nick, Russo, Christopher, Rahman, Kazi, Sachdeva, Mickey, Saadi, Iyad, Chaudhary, Uzair, Balasubramanian, Vijay, Abdulhaq, Haifa, Cruz, Mallory, Lares, Giovanni. A Patient’s Guide to Pulmonary Embolism. Answer the Questions that Matter. Outskirts Press, 2014.

Youssefi, Nick, Russo, Christopher. Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Pregnancy Presenting as Acute Pancreatitis in Second Trimester Journal of General Internal Medicine, Volume 29, Supplement 1, April 2014, S414

Spano SJ, Reagle Zacharia, Evans Timothy. Symptomatic Hypotonic Hyponatremia Presenting at High Altitude. Wilderness Environ Med. 2014 Mar;25(1):69-74. doi: 10.1016/j.wem.2013.09.014. Epub 2014 Jan 8. PMID: 24411978

Kalra, Amita, Mathur, Jagrati, Yue, Andrew, Mills, Paul, Limsui, David. Differences in Inflammatory Bowel Disease characteristics between Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Whites. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2013; 108(S1); S553.

Khalighi MA, Yue A, Hwang M-T, Wallace WD. Leukocyte chemotactic factor 2 (LECT2) amyloidosis presenting as pulmonary-renal syndrome: a case report and review of the literature. Clinical Kidney Journal. 2013;6(6):618-621. doi:10.1093/ckj/sft126

Ghahremani-Ghajar M, Harada S, Tabassomi M, Vempilly JJ. An Unusual Case of Resistant Hepatic Hydrothorax Treated with Octreotide Infusion. McGill. Journal of Medicine. 2013.

Sachdeva, Mickey, Abdulhaq, Haifa. A rare case of rosai-dorfman disease in an adult male associated with auto-immune hemolytic anemia. Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis. 2013; 5(1):e2013022. PMID: 23667720

Singh, Manminder, Bolla, VH, Berg, Ryan. A Case of in-stent thrombosis in a patient with drug eluting stents during perioperative management with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Dec 1; 82(7):1108-12. PMID: 23378243

Sheikh, MY, Atla, PR, Ameer, A, Sadiq H, Sadler, PC. Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B and C Infections among Healthy Volunteer Blood Donors in the Central California Valley. Gut Liver. 2013;7(1):66-73.

Sio, Terence. Ko, Joceyln, Verma, Nitin, Uzair Chaudhary. Chemotherapeutic and Targeted Biological Agents for Metastatic Bladder Cancer: A comprehensive Review. IJU-01191-2013. RI. International Journal of Urology. 2013.

Kalra, Amita, Mathur, Jagrati, Yue, Andrew, Mills, Paul, Limsui, David. Hispanic Ethnicity and Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Central Valley of California, Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 2012; 18(S1): S37.

Tringali Steven, Oberer CW, Soon Alex, Fong J, Huang Jian. How low is too low? Diastolic blood pressure and all-cause mortality in VA patients. J Invest Med 2012;60(1); 228-229. Travel Award Recipient.

Acharya, Tushar ,Tringali, Steven, Sandhu, S, Singh, M, Huang, Jian. Antidepressant use associated with mortality and cardiovascular outcomes in a veteran population. J Invest Med 2012;60(1); 229-230.

Reagle, Zacharia, Tringali, Steven, Gill N, Peterson, Michael. Diagnostic yield and renal complications after computed tomography pulmonary angiograms performed in a community-based academic hospital. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2012; 2(2). PMID: 23882362. PMCID: PMC3714054. 2012.

Sheikh, MY, Atla, PR, Raoufi, R, Sadiq, H, Sadler, PC. Prevalence of Hepatitis B Infection Among Young and Unsuspecting Hmong Blood Donors in the Central California Valley. J Community Health. PMID:21785858. July 11, 2012.

Reagle, Zacharia, Tringali, Steven, Gill, N., Peterson, Michael. Outcomes after Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiograms Performed in a Community-Based Academic Hospital. Journal of Community Hospitals Internal Medicine Perspectives 2012 2(2)

Sio, Terence, PAredes, Mersedes, Chaudhary, Uzair. Neurologic Manifestation of Colonic Adenocarcinoma. Rare Tumors 2012: Volume 4:e32

Sheikh, MY, Raoufi, R, Atla, PR, Riaz, M, Oberer, C, Moffett, MJ. Prevalence of cirrhosis in patients with thrombocytopenia who receive bone marrow biopsy. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2012;18(4):257-62.

Reagle, Zacharia, Peterson, Michael, Mills, Paul. Recent Vitamin and Sepsis. Minerva Anestesiol. 2012 Apr;78(4):511

Sheikh, MY, Atla, PR, Raoufi, R, Sadiq, H, Sadler, PC. Prevalence of hepatitis B infection among young and unsuspecting Hmong blood donors in the Central California Valley. J Community Health. 2012 ;37(1):181-5

Singh M, Gu W, Mallios R, McFarland S, Fong J. Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on Cardiovascular and Mental Diseases in a VA population: need for further study, better treatment, prevention of cardiovascular events. J Gen Intern Med 2011; 26 (suppl.1):S90. Travel Award Recipient.

Sheikh, MY, Mouanoutoua, M, Walvick, MD, Khang, L, Singh, J, Stoltz, S, Mills, PK. Prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among Hmong immigrants in the San Joaquin Valley. J Community Health. 2011; 36(1):42-6.