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Saggar Rajan

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California Los Angeles
DepartmentMedicine
AddressBOX 951690 37-131 CHS
Los Angeles CA 90095
Phone(310) 828-0174
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    1. Hoffmann-Vold AM, Weigt SS, Palchevskiy V, Volkmann E, Saggar R, Li N, Midtvedt Ø, Lund MB, Garen T, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Ueland T, Aukrust P, Lynch JP, Elashoff RM, Molberg Ø, Belperio JA. Augmented concentrations of CX3CL1 are associated with interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis. PLoS One. 2018; 13(11):e0206545. PMID: 30457999.
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    2. Tseng S, Stanziola AA, Sultan S, Henry K, Saggar R, Saggar R. Pulmonary Hypertension Related to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease: A Focus on Right Ventricular (Dys)Function. Heart Fail Clin. 2018 Jul; 14(3):403-411. PMID: 29966637.
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    3. Sultan S, Tseng S, Stanziola AA, Hodges T, Saggar R, Saggar R. Pulmonary Hypertension: The Role of Lung Transplantation. Heart Fail Clin. 2018 Jul; 14(3):327-331. PMID: 29966630.
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    4. Ferrara F, Gargani L, Armstrong WF, Agoston G, Cittadini A, Citro R, D'Alto M, D'Andrea A, Dellegrottaglie S, De Luca N, Di Salvo G, Ghio S, Grünig E, Guazzi M, Kasprzak JD, Kolias TJ, Kovacs G, Lancellotti P, La Gerche A, Limongelli G, Marra AM, Moreo A, Ostenfeld E, Pieri F, Pratali L, Rudski LG, Saggar R, Saggar R, Scalese M, Selton-Suty C, Serra W, Stanziola AA, Voilliot D, Vriz O, Naeije R, Bossone E. The Right Heart International Network (RIGHT-NET): Rationale, Objectives, Methodology, and Clinical Implications. Heart Fail Clin. 2018 Jul; 14(3):443-465. PMID: 29966641.
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    5. Kafaja S, Valera I, Divekar AA, Saggar R, Abtin F, Furst DE, Khanna D, Singh RR. pDCs in lung and skin fibrosis in a bleomycin-induced model and patients with systemic sclerosis. JCI Insight. 2018 May 03; 3(9). PMID: 29720568.
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    6. Naeije R, Saggar R, Badesch D, Rajagopalan S, Gargani L, Rischard F, Ferrara F, Marra AM, D' Alto M, Bull TM, Saggar R, Grünig E, Bossone E. Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension: Translating Pathophysiological Concepts Into Clinical Practice. Chest. 2018 Jan 31. PMID: 29382472.
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    7. Weigt SS, Wang X, Palchevskiy V, Patel N, Derhovanessian A, Shino MY, Sayah DM, Lynch JP, Saggar R, Ross DJ, Kubak BM, Ardehali A, Palmer S, Husain S, Belperio JA. Gene Expression Profiling of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells during Aspergillus Colonization of the Lung Allograft. Transplantation. 2017 Dec 18. PMID: 29256975.
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    8. Johannes J, Berlin D, Patel P, Schenck EJ, West FM, Saggar R, Barjaktarevic I. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2017 Dec; 45(12):e1306. PMID: 29149008.
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    9. Dai DW, Garber B, Weigt SS, Worswick S, Kubak BM, Lynch JP, Shino MY, DerHovanessian A, Saggar R, Ross DJ, Sayah DM. Pulmonary Allograft Versus Host Disease. Transplant Direct. 2017 Dec; 3(12):e333. PMID: 29536034.
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    10. Volkmann ER, Chung A, Saggar R, Belperio JA, Lynch JP. Pulmonary Hypertension Complicating Connective Tissue Disease. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct; 38(5):619-635. PMID: 29032565.
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    11. Weigt SS, Wang X, Palchevskiy V, Patel N, Derhovanessian A, Shino MY, Sayah DM, Gregson AL, Lynch JP, Saggar R, Ross DJ, Ardehali A, Elashoff D, Belperio JA. Gene Expression Profiling of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells Preceding a Clinical Diagnosis of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Sep; 14(Supplement_3):S252. PMID: 28945470.
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    12. Johannes J, Berlin DA, Patel P, Schenck EJ, West FM, Saggar R, Barjaktarevic IZ. A Technique of Awake Bronchoscopic Endotracheal Intubation for Respiratory Failure in Patients With Right Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension. Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep; 45(9):e980-e984. PMID: 28682836.
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    13. Godbole R, Saggar R, Zider A, Betancourt J, Wallace WD, Suh RD, Kamangar N. Insights on pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy: a seven-patient case series. Pulm Circ. 2017 Oct-Dec; 7(4):813-820. PMID: 28782988.
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    14. Shino MY, Weigt SS, Li N, Palchevskiy V, Derhovanessian A, Saggar R, Sayah DM, Huynh RH, Gregson AL, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. The prognostic importance of CXCR3 chemokine during organizing pneumonia on the risk of chronic lung allograft dysfunction after lung transplantation. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0180281. PMID: 28686641.
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    15. Weigt SS, Wang X, Palchevskiy V, Gregson AL, Patel N, DerHovanessian A, Shino MY, Sayah DM, Birjandi S, Lynch JP, Saggar R, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Palmer SM, Elashoff D, Belperio JA. Gene Expression Profiling of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells Preceding a Clinical Diagnosis of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. PLoS One. 2017; 12(1):e0169894. PMID: 28103284.
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    16. Allyn PR, Duffy EL, Humphries RM, Injean P, Weigt SS, Saggar R, Shino MY, Lynch JP, Ardehali A, Kubak B, Tseng CH, Belperio JA, Ross DJ, Gregson AL. Graft Loss and CLAD-Onset Is Hastened by Viral Pneumonia After Lung Transplantation. Transplantation. 2016 Nov; 100(11):2424-2431. PMID: 27467538.
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    17. Kolaitis NA, Duffy E, Zhang A, Lo M, Barba DT, Chen M, Soriano T, Hu J, Nabili V, Saggar R, Sayah DM, DerHovanessian A, Shino MY, Lynch JP, Kubak BM, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Belperio JA, Elashoff D, Saggar R, Weigt SS. Voriconazole increases the risk for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma after lung transplantation. Transpl Int. 2017 Jan; 30(1):41-48. PMID: 27678492.
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    18. Bertero T, Oldham WM, Cottrill KA, Pisano S, Vanderpool RR, Yu Q, Zhao J, Tai Y, Tang Y, Zhang YY, Rehman S, Sugahara M, Qi Z, Gorcsan J, Vargas SO, Saggar R, Saggar R, Wallace WD, Ross DJ, Haley KJ, Waxman AB, Parikh VN, De Marco T, Hsue PY, Morris A, Simon MA, Norris KA, Gaggioli C, Loscalzo J, Fessel J, Chan SY. Vascular stiffness mechanoactivates YAP/TAZ-dependent glutaminolysis to drive pulmonary hypertension. J Clin Invest. 2016 Sep 01; 126(9):3313-35. PMID: 27548520; PMCID: PMC5004943 [Available on 12/01/16].
    19. Miele CH, Schwab K, Saggar R, Duffy E, Elashoff D, Tseng CH, Weigt S, Charan D, Abtin F, Johannes J, Derhovanessian A, Conklin J, Ghassemi K, Khanna D, Siddiqui O, Ardehali A, Hunter C, Kwon M, Biniwale R, Lo M, Volkmann E, Torres Barba D, Belperio JA, Sayah D, Mahrer T, Furst DE, Kafaja S, Clements P, Shino M, Gregson A, Kubak B, Lynch JP, Ross D, Saggar R. Lung Transplant Outcomes in Systemic Sclerosis with Significant Esophageal Dysfunction. A Comprehensive Single-Center Experience. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jun; 13(6):793-802. PMID: 27078625.
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    20. Lynch JP, Huynh RH, Fishbein MC, Saggar R, Belperio JA, Weigt SS. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Epidemiology, Clinical Features, Prognosis, and Management. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 06; 37(3):331-57. PMID: 27231859.
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    21. DerHovanessian A, Todd JL, Zhang A, Li N, Mayalall A, Finlen Copeland CA, Shino M, Pavlisko EN, Wallace WD, Gregson A, Ross DJ, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Belperio J, Snyder LD, Palmer SM, Weigt SS. Validation and Refinement of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction Phenotypes in Bilateral and Single Lung Recipients. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 May; 13(5):627-35. PMID: 27144793; PMCID: PMC5018895 [Available on 05/01/17].
    22. Gregson AL, Hoji A, Injean P, Poynter ST, Briones C, Palchevskiy V, Weigt SS, Shino MY, Derhovanessian A, Sayah D, Saggar R, Ross D, Ardehali A, Lynch JP, Belperio JA. Altered Exosomal RNA Profiles in Bronchoalveolar Lavage from Lung Transplants with Acute Rejection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec 15; 192(12):1490-503. PMID: 26308930; PMCID: PMC4731719 [Available on 12/15/16].
    23. Ross DJ, Hough G, Hama S, Aboulhosn J, Belperio JA, Saggar R, Van Lenten BJ, Ardehali A, Eghbali M, Reddy S, Fogelman AM, Navab M. Proinflammatory high-density lipoprotein results from oxidized lipid mediators in the pathogenesis of both idiopathic and associated types of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2015 Dec; 5(4):640-8. PMID: 26697171; PMCID: PMC4671738.
    24. Bertero T, Cottrill KA, Lu Y, Haeger CM, Dieffenbach P, Annis S, Hale A, Bhat B, Kaimal V, Zhang YY, Graham BB, Kumar R, Saggar R, Saggar R, Wallace WD, Ross DJ, Black SM, Fratz S, Fineman JR, Vargas SO, Haley KJ, Waxman AB, Chau BN, Fredenburgh LE, Chan SY. Matrix Remodeling Promotes Pulmonary Hypertension through Feedback Mechanoactivation of the YAP/TAZ-miR-130/301 Circuit. Cell Rep. 2015 Nov 03; 13(5):1016-32. PMID: 26565914; PMCID: PMC4644508.
    25. Tarabichi Y, Saggar R, Wallace WD, Lynch JP, Saggar R. Primary disease recurrence after single lung transplantation in a patient with prior hard metal exposure. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Sep; 34(9):1216-8. PMID: 26140809.
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    26. White K, Lu Y, Annis S, Hale AE, Chau BN, Dahlman JE, Hemann C, Opotowsky AR, Vargas SO, Rosas I, Perrella MA, Osorio JC, Haley KJ, Graham BB, Kumar R, Saggar R, Saggar R, Wallace WD, Ross DJ, Khan OF, Bader A, Gochuico BR, Matar M, Polach K, Johannessen NM, Prosser HM, Anderson DG, Langer R, Zweier JL, Bindoff LA, Systrom D, Waxman AB, Jin RC, Chan SY. Genetic and hypoxic alterations of the microRNA-210-ISCU1/2 axis promote iron-sulfur deficiency and pulmonary hypertension. EMBO Mol Med. 2015 Jun; 7(6):695-713. PMID: 25825391; PMCID: PMC4459813.
    27. Sayah DM, Mallavia B, Liu F, Ortiz-Muñoz G, Caudrillier A, DerHovanessian A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP, Saggar R, Ardehali A. Neutrophil extracellular traps are pathogenic in primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb 15; 191(4):455-63. PMID: 25485813; PMCID: PMC4351593.
    28. Shino MY, Lynch Iii JP, Fishbein MC, McGraw C, Oyama J, Belperio JA, Saggar R. Sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation for sarcoidosis. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jun; 35(3):362-71. PMID: 25007088.
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    29. Volkmann ER, Saggar R, Khanna D, Torres B, Flora A, Yoder L, Clements PJ, Elashoff RM, Ross DJ, Agrawal H, Borazan N, Furst DE, Saggar R. Improved transplant-free survival in patients with systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary hypertension and interstitial lung disease. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Jul; 66(7):1900-8. PMID: 24729406.
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    30. Bertero T, Lu Y, Annis S, Hale A, Bhat B, Saggar R, Saggar R, Wallace WD, Ross DJ, Vargas SO, Graham BB, Kumar R, Black SM, Fratz S, Fineman JR, West JD, Haley KJ, Waxman AB, Chau BN, Cottrill KA, Chan SY. Systems-level regulation of microRNA networks by miR-130/301 promotes pulmonary hypertension. J Clin Invest. 2014 Aug; 124(8):3514-28. PMID: 24960162; PMCID: PMC4109523.
    31. Saggar R, Khanna D, Forfia PR, Saggar R. Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. Thorax. 2014 Sep; 69(9):871-2. PMID: 24789425.
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    32. Bui KT, Mehta S, Khuu TH, Ross D, Carlson M, Leibowitz MR, Schaenman JM, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Ardehali A, Kubak BM. Extended spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae infection in heart and lung transplant recipients and in mechanical circulatory support recipients. Transplantation. 2014 Mar 15; 97(5):590-4. PMID: 24162251.
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    33. Saggar R, Khanna D, Vaidya A, Derhovanessian A, Maranian P, Duffy E, Belperio JA, Weigt SS, Dua S, Shapiro SS, Goldin JG, Abtin F, Lynch JP, Ross DJ, Forfia PR, Saggar R. Changes in right heart haemodynamics and echocardiographic function in an advanced phenotype of pulmonary hypertension and right heart dysfunction associated with pulmonary fibrosis. Thorax. 2014 Feb; 69(2):123-9. PMID: 24431095.
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    34. Shino MY, Weigt SS, Li N, Palchevskiy V, Derhovanessian A, Saggar R, Sayah DM, Gregson AL, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP, Elashoff RM, Belperio JA. CXCR3 ligands are associated with the continuum of diffuse alveolar damage to chronic lung allograft dysfunction. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Nov 01; 188(9):1117-25. PMID: 24063316; PMCID: PMC3863740.
    35. Shino MY, Lynch JP, Saggar R, Abtin F, Belperio JA, Saggar R. Pulmonary hypertension complicating interstitial lung disease and COPD. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 34(5):600-19. PMID: 24037628.
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    36. Lynch JP, Belperio JA, Saggar R, Fishbein MC, Saggar R. Pulmonary hypertension complicating connective tissue disease. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 34(5):581-99. PMID: 24037627.
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    37. Yadlapati A, Lynch JP, Saggar R, Ross D, Belperio JA, Weigt S, Ardehali A, Grogan T, Yang EH, Aboulhosn J. Preoperative cardiac variables of diastolic dysfunction and clinical outcomes in lung transplant recipients. J Transplant. 2013; 2013:391620. PMID: 24163757; PMCID: PMC3791796.
    38. Tedford RJ, Mudd JO, Girgis RE, Mathai SC, Zaiman AL, Housten-Harris T, Boyce D, Kelemen BW, Bacher AC, Shah AA, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, Russell SD, Saggar R, Saggar R, Maughan WL, Hassoun PM, Kass DA. Right ventricular dysfunction in systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep 01; 6(5):953-63. PMID: 23797369; PMCID: PMC3815697.
    39. Gladue H, Steen V, Allanore Y, Saggar R, Saggar R, Maranian P, Berrocal VJ, Avouac J, Meune C, Trivedi M, Khanna D. Combination of echocardiographic and pulmonary function test measures improves sensitivity for diagnosis of systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension: analysis of 2 cohorts. J Rheumatol. 2013 Oct; 40(10):1706-11. PMID: 23950183; PMCID: PMC3798032.
    40. Naeije R, Vanderpool R, Dhakal BP, Saggar R, Saggar R, Vachiery JL, Lewis GD. Exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension: physiological basis and methodological concerns. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar 15; 187(6):576-83. PMID: 23348976; PMCID: PMC3733438.
    41. Gregson AL, Wang X, Weigt SS, Palchevskiy V, Lynch JP, Ross DJ, Kubak BM, Saggar R, Fishbein MC, Ardehali A, Li G, Elashoff R, Belperio JA. Interaction between Pseudomonas and CXC chemokines increases risk of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and death in lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar 01; 187(5):518-26. PMID: 23328531; PMCID: PMC3733405.
    42. Saggar R, Khanna D, Shapiro S, Furst DE, Maranian P, Clements P, Abtin F, Dua S, Belperio J, Saggar R. Brief report: effect of ambrisentan treatment on exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension in systemic sclerosis: a prospective single-center, open-label pilot study. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Dec; 64(12):4072-7. PMID: 22777623.
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    43. Saggar R, Sitbon O. Hemodynamics in pulmonary arterial hypertension: current and future perspectives. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Sep 15; 110(6 Suppl):9S-15S. PMID: 22921033.
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    44. Shino MY, Weigt SS, Saggar R, Elashoff D, Derhovanessian A, Gregson AL, Saggar R, Reed EF, Kubak BM, Lynch JP, Belperio JA, Ardehali A, Ross DJ. Usefulness of immune monitoring in lung transplantation using adenosine triphosphate production in activated lymphocytes. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Sep; 31(9):996-1002. PMID: 22884386; PMCID: PMC4204735.
    45. Umar S, Lee JH, de Lange E, Iorga A, Partow-Navid R, Bapat A, van der Laarse A, Saggar R, Saggar R, Ypey DL, Karagueuzian HS, Eghbali M. Spontaneous ventricular fibrillation in right ventricular failure secondary to chronic pulmonary hypertension. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Feb; 5(1):181-90. PMID: 22199010; PMCID: PMC3319685.
    46. Khanna D, Saggar R, Mayes MD, Abtin F, Clements PJ, Maranian P, Assassi S, Saggar R, Singh RR, Furst DE. A one-year, phase I/IIa, open-label pilot trial of imatinib mesylate in the treatment of systemic sclerosis-associated active interstitial lung disease. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Nov; 63(11):3540-6. PMID: 21769849; PMCID: PMC3205223.
    47. Divekar AA, Khanna D, Abtin F, Maranian P, Saggar R, Saggar R, Furst DE, Singh RR. Treatment with imatinib results in reduced IL-4-producing T cells, but increased CD4(+) T cells in the broncho-alveolar lavage of patients with systemic sclerosis. Clin Immunol. 2011 Dec; 141(3):293-303. PMID: 22015344; PMCID: PMC3221795.
    48. Sherman W, Rabkin DG, Ross D, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Belperio J, Saggar R, Hamilton M, Ardehali A. Lung transplantation and coronary artery disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 92(1):303-8. PMID: 21718862.
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    49. Huang HC, Weigt SS, Derhovanessian A, Palchevskiy V, Ardehali A, Saggar R, Saggar R, Kubak B, Gregson A, Ross DJ, Lynch JP, Elashoff R, Belperio JA. Non-tuberculous mycobacterium infection after lung transplantation is associated with increased mortality. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Jul; 30(7):790-8. PMID: 21482148; PMCID: PMC3942162.
    50. Saggar R, Khanna D, Furst DE, Shapiro S, Maranian P, Belperio JA, Chauhan N, Clements P, Gorn A, Weigt SS, Ross D, Lynch JP, Saggar R. Exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension associated with systemic sclerosis: four distinct entities. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Dec; 62(12):3741-50. PMID: 20722025.
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    51. Mathier MA, McDevitt S, Saggar R. Subcutaneous treprostinil in pulmonary arterial hypertension: Practical considerations. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Nov; 29(11):1210-7. PMID: 20855220.
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    52. Lee C, Suh RD, Krishnam MS, Lai CK, Fishbein MC, Wallace WD, Chen A, Saggar R, Saggar R, Belperio JA, Ardehali A, Ross DJ. Recurrent pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis after bilateral lung transplantation. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Aug; 25(3):W89-92. PMID: 20445464.
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    53. Weigt SS, Wallace WD, Derhovanessian A, Saggar R, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Belperio JA. Chronic allograft rejection: epidemiology, diagnosis, pathogenesis, and treatment. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Apr; 31(2):189-207. PMID: 20354932.
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    54. Saggar R, Lynch JP, Belperio JA, Weigt SS, Derhovanessian A, Gupta S, Saggar R. Pulmonary arterial hypertension and lung transplantation. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Apr; 31(2):147-60. PMID: 20354928.
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    55. Saggar R, Khanna D, Furst DE, Belperio JA, Park GS, Weigt SS, Kubak B, Ardehali A, Derhovanessian A, Clements PJ, Shapiro S, Hunter C, Gregson A, Fishbein MC, Lynch Iii JP, Ross DJ, Saggar R. Systemic sclerosis and bilateral lung transplantation: a single centre experience. Eur Respir J. 2010 Oct; 36(4):893-900. PMID: 20351032; PMCID: PMC2921556.
    56. Saggar R, Shapiro SS, Ross DJ, Fishbein MC, Zisman DA, Lynch JP, Weigt SS, Ardehali A, Belperio JA, Saggar R. Treprostinil to reverse pulmonary hypertension associated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis as a bridge to single-lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Sep; 28(9):964-7. PMID: 19716051.
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    57. Humbert M, Saggar R. Pulmonary hypertension. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Aug; 30(4):367-8. PMID: 19634075.
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    58. Saggar R, Saggar R, Aboulhosn J, Belperio JA, Zisman DA, Lynch JP. Diagnosis and hemodynamic assessment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Aug; 30(4):399-410. PMID: 19634079.
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    59. Saggar R, Ross DJ, Saggar R, Zisman DA, Gregson A, Lynch JP, Keane MP, Weigt SS, Ardehali A, Kubak B, Lai C, Elashoff D, Fishbein MC, Wallace WD, Belperio JA. Pulmonary hypertension associated with lung transplantation obliterative bronchiolitis and vascular remodeling of the allograft. Am J Transplant. 2008 Sep; 8(9):1921-30. PMID: 18671677; PMCID: PMC4207285.
    60. Nathan SD, Shlobin OA, Barnett SD, Saggar R, Belperio JA, Ross DJ, Ahmad S, Saggar R, Libre E, Lynch JP, Zisman DA. Right ventricular systolic pressure by echocardiography as a predictor of pulmonary hypertension in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respir Med. 2008 Sep; 102(9):1305-10. PMID: 18619825; PMCID: PMC2649722.
    61. Gregson AL, Hoji A, Saggar R, Ross DJ, Kubak BM, Jamieson BD, Weigt SS, Lynch JP, Ardehali A, Belperio JA, Yang OO. Bronchoalveolar immunologic profile of acute human lung transplant allograft rejection. Transplantation. 2008 Apr 15; 85(7):1056-9. PMID: 18408589; PMCID: PMC2744369.
    62. Mahidhara R, Bastani S, Ross DJ, Saggar R, Lynch J, Schnickel GT, Gjertson D, Beygui R, Ardehali A. Lung transplantation in older patients? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Feb; 135(2):412-20. PMID: 18242277.
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    63. Zisman DA, Ross DJ, Belperio JA, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Ardehali A, Karlamangla AS. Prediction of pulmonary hypertension in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respir Med. 2007 Oct; 101(10):2153-9. PMID: 17604151; PMCID: PMC2096631.
    64. Zisman DA, Karlamangla AS, Ross DJ, Keane MP, Belperio JA, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Ardehali A, Goldin J. High-resolution chest CT findings do not predict the presence of pulmonary hypertension in advanced idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Chest. 2007 Sep; 132(3):773-9. PMID: 17573485; PMCID: PMC2093962.
    65. Keane MP, Gomperts BN, Weigt S, Xue YY, Burdick MD, Nakamura H, Zisman DA, Ardehali A, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Hogaboam C, Kunkel SL, Lukacs NW, Ross DJ, Grusby MJ, Strieter RM, Belperio JA. IL-13 is pivotal in the fibro-obliterative process of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. J Immunol. 2007 Jan 01; 178(1):511-9. PMID: 17182591.
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    66. Lynch JP, Saggar R, Weigt SS, Zisman DA, White ES. Usual interstitial pneumonia. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Dec; 27(6):634-51. PMID: 17195140.
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    67. Lynch JP, Saggar R, Weigt SS, Ross DJ, Belperio JA. Overview of lung transplantation and criteria for selection of candidates. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Oct; 27(5):441-69. PMID: 17072794.
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    68. Schnickel GT, Ross DJ, Beygui R, Shefizadeh A, Laks H, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Ardehali A. Modified reperfusion in clinical lung transplantation: the results of 100 consecutive cases. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Jan; 131(1):218-23. PMID: 16399315.
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    69. Belperio JA, Keane MP, Burdick MD, Gomperts BN, Xue YY, Hong K, Mestas J, Zisman D, Ardehali A, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Ross DJ, Strieter RM. CXCR2/CXCR2 ligand biology during lung transplant ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Immunol. 2005 Nov 15; 175(10):6931-9. PMID: 16272353.
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    70. Belperio JA, Keane MP, Burdick MD, Gomperts B, Xue YY, Hong K, Mestas J, Ardehali A, Mehrad B, Saggar R, Lynch JP, Ross DJ, Strieter RM. Role of CXCR2/CXCR2 ligands in vascular remodeling during bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. J Clin Invest. 2005 May; 115(5):1150-62. PMID: 15864347; PMCID: PMC1087179.