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    Lama Elbahlawan

    Lama Elbahlawan, MD

    Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty

    Departments

    Pediatric Medicine

    Divisions

    Critical Care

    Contact Information

    Lama Elbahlawan, MD
    Critical Care
    MS 734, Room S-3040
    332 N. Lauderdale
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105-3678
    Email: lama.elbahlawan@stjude.org
    Phone: (901) 595-5313

    Education

    BS - American University of Beirut, Lebanon (1992)
    MD - American University of Beirut, Lebanon (1996)


    Clinical Interests


    Research Interests


    Selected Publications

    Elbahlawan L, Morrison RR. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Children Post-Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. In: Pediatric Cancer. Nova Publishers Incorporated, Hauppauge, New York, U.S.A. 2012 (in press).

    Elbahlawan L, McArthur J, Quasney MW, Pei D, Srivastava K, Dahmer MK, Barfield R. Association of IL-1 β-511 polymorphism with severe veno-occlusive disease in pediatric-matched allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34: 175-179, 2012.

    Morrison RR and Elbahlawan L. Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Oncology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. In: Mechanical Ventilation in Children, 2nd edition, 2011. Casado-Flores J, editor; Madrid, Spain).

    Elbahlawan LM, Morrison RR, Jeha S, Cheng C, Liu W, Fiser RT. Impact of neutrophil recovery on oxygenation in pediatric oncology patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33(7):296-9, 2011.

    Elbahlawan LM, Gaur AH, Furman W, Jeha S, Woods T, Norris A, Morrison RR. Severe H1N1-associated acute respiratory failure in immunocompromised children. Pediatr Blood Cancer 57(4):625-8, 2011.

    Elbahlawan L, West NK, Avent Y, Cheng C, Liu W, Barfield RC, Jones DP, Rajasekaran S, Morrison RR. Impact of continuous renal replacement therapy on oxygenation in children with acute lung injury after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer 55(3):540-545, 2010.

    Rajasekaran S, Jones DP, Avent Y, Shaffer ML, Elbahlawan L, Henderson N, Barfield RC, Morrison RR, Tamburro RF. Outcomes of hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients who received continuous renal replacement therapy in a pediatric oncology intensive care unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med May 20, 2010.

    Avent Y, Dycus P, Henderson N, West N, Elbahlawan L, Cresswell J, Wilder K. Utilizing a performance improvement team to plan and implement a rapid response team for pediatric oncology patients. Pediatric Intensive Care Nursing 8(2):11-16, 2007.

    West N, Avent N, Cresswell J, Henderson N, Wilder K, Elbahlawan L. Improving patient care in the pediatric ICU through evidence-based practice. J Health Quality W4:10-18, 2007.

    Elbahlawan L, Binaei S, Christensen M, Zhang Q, Quasney MW, Dahmer MK. Beta2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms in African American children with status asthmaticus. Pediatr Crit Care Med 7(1):15-18, 2006.

    Elbahlawan LM, Stidham GL, Bugnitz MC, Storgion SA, Quasney MW. Severe systemic reaction to Loxosceles reclusa spider bites in a pediatric population. Pediatr Emerg Care 21:177-180, 2005.

    Waterer GW, Elbahlawan L, Quasney MW, Zhang Q, Kessler LA, Wunderink RG. Heat shock protein 70-2 1267 AA homozygotes have an increased risk of septic shock in adults with community-acquired pneumonia. Crit Care Med 31(5):1367-1372, 2003.

    Dabbous IA, Dbouk H, Sibai AM, Bahlawan L. Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia managed in tertiary care center in a developing country. Med Pediatr Oncol 41(1):83-84, 2003.

    Dabbous I, Elbahlawan L. Infantile pyknocytosis: a forgotten or a dead diagnosis. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24(6): 507, 2002.

    Major S, Badr S, Bahlawan L, Hassan G, Khogaoghlanian T, Khalil R, Melhem A, Richani R, Younes F, Yeretzian J, Khogali M, Sabra R. Drug-related hospitalization at a tertiary teaching center in Lebanon: incidence, associations, and relation to self-medicating behavior. Clin Pharmacol Ther 64 (4):450-461, 1998.

    Last update: April 2012