DIWAKAR BALACHANDRAN

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentPulmonary Medicine
Address1400 Pressler St
Houston TX 77030-4008
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    1. Sagar AES, Landaeta MF, Adrianza AM, Aldana GL, Pozo L, Armas-Villalba A, Toquica CC, Larson AJ, Vial MR, Grosu HB, Ost DE, Eapen GA, Sheshadri A, Morice RC, Shannon VR, Bashoura L, Balachandran DD, Almeida FA, Uzbeck MH, Casal RF, Faiz SA, Jimenez CA. Complications following symptom-limited thoracentesis using suction. Eur Respir J. 2020 Nov; 56(5). PMID: 32499336.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    2. Jaumally BA, Das A, Cassell NC, Pachecho GN, Majid R, Bashoura L, Balachandran DD, Faiz SA. Excessive daytime sleepiness in cancer patients. Sleep Breath. 2020 Sep 16. PMID: 32939599.
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    3. Liao Y, Robertson MC, Winne A, Wu IHC, Le TA, Balachandran DD, Basen-Engquist KM. Investigating the within-person relationships between activity levels and sleep duration using Fitbit data. Transl Behav Med. 2020 Jul 15. PMID: 32667039.
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    4. Faiz SA, Jimenez CA, Fellman BM, Huk T, Jazbeh S, Haque SA, Morice RC, Grosu HB, Balachandran DD, Shannon VR, Eapen GA, Bashoura L. Incidence of Bleeding Complications With Flexible Bronchoscopy in Cancer Patients With Thrombocytopenia. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2019 Oct; 26(4):280-286. PMID: 30973520.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Bailey M, Eapen G, Ost D, Casal RF, Jimenez C, Datar S, Molina S, Bashoura L, Faiz SA, Balachandran DD, Shannon VR, Sheshadri A, Grosu HB. Routine Microbiologic Studies of Pleural Fluid Specimens in Cancer Patients. Am J Med. 2020 02; 133(2):240-244. PMID: 31401163.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    6. Wu IHC, Nguyen N, Balachandran DD, Lu Q, McNeill LH. Sleep and obesity: the mediating role of health behaviors among African Americans. Sleep Health. 2019 04; 5(2):193-200. PMID: 30928121.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Jaggi S, Balachandran DD, Bashoura L, Faiz SA. Severe sleep disordered breathing in head and neck cancer survivor. Postgrad Med J. 2019 02; 95(1120):110-111. PMID: 30425134.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Balachandran DD, Faiz SA, Bashoura L, Manzullo E. Cancer-related fatigue presenting with excessive daytime sleepiness. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2017; 5:2050313X17748865. PMID: 29318018.
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    9. Sudhakaran S, Bashoura L, Stewart J, Balachandran DD, Faiz SA. Pulmonary Cryptococcus Presenting as a Solitary Pulmonary Nodule. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 11 01; 196(9):1217-1218. PMID: 28892401.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Hui D, Kilgore K, Frisbee-Hume S, Park M, Liu D, Balachandran DD, Bruera E. Effect of Prophylactic Fentanyl Buccal Tablet on Episodic Exertional Dyspnea: A Pilot Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 12; 54(6):798-805. PMID: 28803087.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Vakil E, Faiz SA, Iliescu C, Balachandran DD, Ong P, Debiane LG, Mehran R. Managing Post-Pneumonectomy Tension Hydrothorax. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 06; 14(6):1031-1035. PMID: 28570153.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Faiz SA, Pathania P, Song J, Li L, Balachandran DD, Ost DE, Morice RC, Shannon VR, Bashoura L, Eapen GA, Jimenez CA. Indwelling Pleural Catheters for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies. A 14-Year, Single-Center Experience. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Jun; 14(6):976-985. PMID: 28326798.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Davis MP, Behm B, Balachandran D. Looking both ways before crossing the street: Assessing the benefits and risk of opioids in treating patients at risk of sleep -disordered breathing for pain and dyspnea. J Opioid Manag. 2017 May/Jun; 13(3):183-196. PMID: 28829519.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    14. Faiz SA, Balachandran DD, Bashoura L, Shannon VR. Pulmonary Radiation Recall Induced by Gemcitabine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct 01; 194(7):909-910. PMID: 27420135.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    
    15. Balachandran DD, Faiz SA, Hernandez M, Kowalski AM, Bashoura L, Goravanchi F, Cherian SV, Rebello E, Kee SS, French KE. Length of Stay in Ambulatory Surgical Oncology Patients at High Risk for Sleep Apnea as Predicted by STOP-BANG Questionnaire. Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2016; 2016:9425936. PMID: 27610133.
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    16. Faiz SA, Bashoura L, Kodali L, Hessel AC, Evans SE, Balachandran DD. Sleep-disordered breathing as a delayed complication of iatrogenic vocal cord trauma. Sleep Med. 2016 06; 22:1-3. PMID: 27544828.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Morgan CK, Bashoura L, Balachandran D, Faiz SA. Spontaneous Hemothorax. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Oct; 12(10):1578-82. PMID: 26448354.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Faiz SA, Balachandran D, Hessel AC, Lei X, Beadle BM, William WN, Bashoura L. Sleep-related breathing disorders in patients with tumors in the head and neck region. Oncologist. 2014 Nov; 19(11):1200-6. PMID: 25273079.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Ost DE, Jimenez CA, Lei X, Cantor SB, Grosu HB, Lazarus DR, Faiz SA, Bashoura L, Shannon VR, Balachandran D, Noor L, Hashmi YB, Casal RF, Morice RC, Eapen GA. Quality-adjusted survival following treatment of malignant pleural effusions with indwelling pleural catheters. Chest. 2014 Jun; 145(6):1347-1356. PMID: 24480929.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Blevins DP, Dadu R, Hu M, Baik C, Balachandran D, Ross W, Gunn B, Cabanillas ME. Aerodigestive fistula formation as a rare side effect of antiangiogenic tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy for thyroid cancer. Thyroid. 2014 May; 24(5):918-22. PMID: 24635127.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Perrier ND, Balachandran D, Wefel JS, Jimenez C, Busaidy N, Morris GS, Dong W, Jackson E, Weaver S, Gantela S, Evans DB, Grubbs EG, Lee JE. Prospective, randomized, controlled trial of parathyroidectomy versus observation in patients with "asymptomatic" primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 2009 Dec; 146(6):1116-22. PMID: 19879613.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Cannon JL, Collins A, Mody PD, Balachandran D, Henriksen KJ, Smith CE, Tong J, Clay BS, Miller SD, Sperling AI. CD43 regulates Th2 differentiation and inflammation. J Immunol. 2008 Jun 01; 180(11):7385-93. PMID: 18490738.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    23. Tong J, Bandulwala HS, Clay BS, Anders RA, Shilling RA, Balachandran DD, Chen B, Weinstock JV, Solway J, Hamann KJ, Sperling AI. Fas-positive T cells regulate the resolution of airway inflammation in a murine model of asthma. J Exp Med. 2006 May 15; 203(5):1173-84. PMID: 16618792.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    24. Mansharamani N, Balachandran D, Delaney D, Zibrak JD, Silvestri RC, Koziel H. Lung abscess in adults: clinical comparison of immunocompromised to non-immunocompromised patients. Respir Med. 2002 Mar; 96(3):178-85. PMID: 11905552.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    25. Mansharamani NG, Balachandran D, Vernovsky I, Garland R, Koziel H. Peripheral blood CD4 + T-lymphocyte counts during Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in immunocompromised patients without HIV infection. Chest. 2000 Sep; 118(3):712-20. PMID: 10988193.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    26. Invited commentary. Radiographics. 26:39-40.
    27. Cancer-related fatigue and sleep disorders. Sleep Medicine Clinics. 8:229-234.
    28. Sleep and the immune system. 52-59.
    29. Sleep-disordered breathing as a delayed complication of iatrogenic vocal cord trauma. Sleep Medicine. 22:1-3.
    30. Pulmonary radiation recall induced by gemcitabine. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 194:909-910.
    31. Positive airway pressure in sleep disordered breathing. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews. 3:254-257.
    32. Association between Daytime Activity, Fatigue, Sleep, Anxiety, Depression, and Symptom Burden in Advanced Cancer Patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 19:849-856.
    33. Length of Stay in Ambulatory Surgical Oncology Patients at High Risk for Sleep Apnea as Predicted by STOP-BANG Questionnaire. Anesthesiology Research and Practice. 2016.
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