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Research Activities and Grants

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SP Rao

Pediatrics

Professor

Principal Investigator, SP Rao, Children's Cancer Study Group Studies at Downstate Medical Center 1978 to present

Sakhalkar VS, Rao SP, Gottesman SRS, Miller ST. Hemophagocytosis and Granulomas in the Bone Marrow of a Child with Down Syndrome. J Pediatr Hematol/Oncol 2001; 23:623-5

Mathur M, Sykes JA, Saxena VR, Rao SP and Goldman GM: Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Induced Extreme Hypercalcemia with Pamidronate and Calcitonin. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine,2003;4(2):252-255

Gustavsson P, Klar J, Mattson H, Forestir E, Henter J, Rao SP, Seip M, Skeppner G and Dahl N: Familial transient erythroblastopenia of childhood is associated with the chromosome 19q13.2 region but not caused by mutations in coding sequences of the ribosomal proteins19 (RPS19) gene. British Journal of Hematology 2002; 119, 261-264

Saxena V, Mina R, Moallem H, Rao SP, and Miller S: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol/Oncol 2003; 25:668-671

Sakhalkar V, Rao SP, Weeden J and Miller S: Elevated Plasma sVCAM-1 Levels in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Impact of Chronic Transfusion Therapy. Amer J Hematol 2004; 76:57-60

Miller ST, Rao SP: Acute chest syndrome, transfusion and neurological events in children with sickle cell disease (letter) Blood 2003;102:1556

Goyal M, Miller ST, Hammerschlag MR, Gelling M, Gaydos CA, Wood BJ, Reznik T, Rao SP: Stroke in children with sickle cell diseae: Lack of association with Chlamydia Pneumoniae infection. Pediatrics 2004; 113:e318-321

Yassin y, Rothenberg S, Rao SP, Gordon M, Alpers DH, Quadros EV: Identification of 4-base deletion in the gene in inherited intrinsic factor deficiency. Blood 2004; 103:1515-1517

Mathur M, Desai N, Sharma J, Rao SP: Management of a large intra-trial catheter-tip thrombus in a child with TPA infusions. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.2005; 6:79-82

Khoa D, Koprowska I, Rao SP, Sundaram R and Goldstein N: Myringotomy and tympanostomy tube placement in children with sickle cell disease. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2004; 68(10):1301-1305

Seeyave D, Desai N, Miller s, Rao SP, Piecuch S. Delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction with hyperhemolysis syndrome and sepsis in a patient with sickle cell anemia. J National Med Assoc (in press)

Chapters

Rao SP:Acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura. In Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Shah BR, Lucchesi M, eds. The Mcgraw Hill Companies, New York, NY, 2006,477-79.

Rao SP: Hemophilia.In Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Shah BR, Lucchesi M, eds. The Mcgraw Hill Companies, New York, NY, 2006,480-482

Rao SP: Abdominal Mass.in Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Shah BR, Lucchesi M, eds. The Mcgraw Hill Companies, New York, NY, 2006, 480-86

Rao SP: Lymphadenopathy. In Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Shah BR, Lucchesi M, eds. The Mcgraw Hill Companies, New York, NY, 2006,487-490