Publications

2015

Bariatric patients have plasmatic hypercoagulability and systemic upregulation of heme oxygenase activity.
Nielsen, V. G., C. A. Galvani, P. K. Boyle, E. B. Steinbrenner, and R. W. Matika, "Bariatric patients have plasmatic hypercoagulability and systemic upregulation of heme oxygenase activity.", Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, vol. 26, issue 2, pp. 200-4, 2015 Mar. PMID: 25101516

Old mineshaft, new canary: can circulating osteopontin concentrations predict septic shock?
Nielsen, V. G., "Old mineshaft, new canary: can circulating osteopontin concentrations predict septic shock?", Minerva Anestesiol, vol. 81, issue 2, pp. 116-8, 2015 Feb. PMID: 25057937

Tilting at aortocaval compression.
Palmer, C. M., "Tilting at aortocaval compression.", Anesthesiology, vol. 122, issue 2, pp. 231-2, 2015 Feb. PMID: 25603201

Carbon monoxide and iron modulate plasmatic coagulation in Alzheimer's disease.
Nielsen, V. G., E. Pretorius, J. Bester, W. K. Jacobsen, P. K. Boyle, and J. P. Reinhard, "Carbon monoxide and iron modulate plasmatic coagulation in Alzheimer's disease.", Curr Neurovasc Res, vol. 12, issue 1, pp. 31-9, 2015. PMID: 25557378

Heme oxygenase derived carbon monoxide and iron mediated plasmatic hypercoagulability in a patient with calcific mitral valve disease.
Thompson, J. L., V. G. Nielsen, A. R. Castro, and A. Chen, "Heme oxygenase derived carbon monoxide and iron mediated plasmatic hypercoagulability in a patient with calcific mitral valve disease.", J Thromb Thrombolysis, vol. 39, issue 4, pp. 532-5, 2015 May. PMID: 25169134

2014

Comparison of the effects of CORM-2, CORM-3 and CORM-A1 on coagulation in human plasma.
Nielsen, V. G., and J. I. Garza, "Comparison of the effects of CORM-2, CORM-3 and CORM-A1 on coagulation in human plasma.", Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, vol. 25, issue 8, pp. 801-5, 2014 Dec. PMID: 25058038

Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.
Kassebaum, N. J., A. Bertozzi-Villa, M. S. Coggeshall, K. A. Shackelford, C. Steiner, K. R. Heuton, D. Gonzalez-Medina, R. Barber, C. Huynh, D. Dicker, et al., "Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.", Lancet, vol. 384, issue 9947, pp. 980-1004, 2014 Sep 13. PMCID: PMC4255481  PMID: 24797575

Quantum effects in the understanding of consciousness.
Hameroff, S. R., T. J. A. Craddock, and J. A. Tuszynski, "Quantum effects in the understanding of consciousness.", J Integr Neurosci, vol. 13, issue 2, pp. 229-52, 2014 Jun. PMID: 25012711

Activation of mesocorticolimbic reward circuits for assessment of relief of ongoing pain: a potential biomarker of efficacy.
Xie, J. Y., C. Qu, A. Patwardhan, M. H. Ossipov, E. Navratilova, L. Becerra, D. Borsook, and F. Porreca, "Activation of mesocorticolimbic reward circuits for assessment of relief of ongoing pain: a potential biomarker of efficacy.", Pain, vol. 155, issue 8, pp. 1659-66, 2014 Aug. PMCID: PMC4118589  PMID: 24861580

The ACTTION-American Pain Society Pain Taxonomy (AAPT): An Evidence-Based and Multidimensional Approach to Classifying Chronic Pain Conditions
Fillingim, R. B., S. Bruehl, R. H. Dworkin, S. F. Dworkin, J. D. Loeser, D. C. Turk, E. Widerstrom-Noga, L. Arnold, R. Bennett, R. R. Edwards, et al., "The ACTTION-American Pain Society Pain Taxonomy (AAPT): An Evidence-Based and Multidimensional Approach to Classifying Chronic Pain Conditions", The Journal of Pain, vol. 15, issue 3, pp. 241 - 249, Jan-03-2014.

Quantum walks in brain microtubules--a biomolecular basis for quantum cognition?
Hameroff, S., "Quantum walks in brain microtubules--a biomolecular basis for quantum cognition?", Top Cogn Sci, vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 91-7, 2014 Jan. PMID: 24259348

The feasibility of coherent energy transfer in microtubules.
Craddock, T. John Adria, D. Friesen, J. Mane, S. Hameroff, and J. A. Tuszynski, "The feasibility of coherent energy transfer in microtubules.", J R Soc Interface, vol. 11, issue 100, pp. 20140677, 2014 Nov 6. PMCID: PMC4191094  PMID: 25232047

Iron-enhanced coagulation is attenuated by chelation: thrombelastographic and ultrastructural analysis.
Nielsen, V. G., and E. Pretorius, "Iron-enhanced coagulation is attenuated by chelation: thrombelastographic and ultrastructural analysis.", Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, vol. 25, issue 8, pp. 845-50, 2014 Dec. PMID: 24991945

Consciousness in the universe: a review of the 'Orch OR' theory.
Hameroff, S., and R. Penrose, "Consciousness in the universe: a review of the 'Orch OR' theory.", Phys Life Rev, vol. 11, issue 1, pp. 39-78, 2014 Mar. PMID: 24070914

Thoracic tumor effects on plasmatic coagulation: role of hemeoxygenase-1.
Nielsen, V. G., F. Gharagozloo, R. W. Matika, S. Kim, E. A. Zelman, and E. B. Steinbrenner, "Thoracic tumor effects on plasmatic coagulation: role of hemeoxygenase-1.", Lung Cancer, vol. 83, issue 2, pp. 288-91, 2014 Feb. PMID: 24355260

Iron and carbon monoxide enhance coagulation and attenuate fibrinolysis by different mechanisms.
Nielsen, V. G., and E. Pretorius, "Iron and carbon monoxide enhance coagulation and attenuate fibrinolysis by different mechanisms.", Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, vol. 25, issue 7, pp. 695-702, 2014 Oct. PMID: 24732176

Tissue-type plasminogen activator-induced fibrinolysis is enhanced in patients with breast, lung, pancreas and colon cancer.
Nielsen, V. G., R. W. Matika, M. L. B. Ley, A. L. Waer, F. Gharagozloo, S. Kim, V. N. Nfonsam, E. S. Ong, T. Jie, J. A. Warneke, et al., "Tissue-type plasminogen activator-induced fibrinolysis is enhanced in patients with breast, lung, pancreas and colon cancer.", Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, vol. 25, issue 3, pp. 248-53, 2014 Apr. PMID: 24674880

Left atrial myxoma presenting as pulmonary embolism: potential role of heme oxygenase-1.
Redford, D. T., J. L. Thompson, J. C. McCulloch, and V. G. Nielsen, "Left atrial myxoma presenting as pulmonary embolism: potential role of heme oxygenase-1.", Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, vol. 25, issue 6, pp. 621-4, 2014 Sep. PMID: 24553061

Colon and pancreas tumors enhance coagulation: role of hemeoxygenase-1.
Nielsen, V. G., V. N. Nfonsam, R. W. Matika, E. S. Ong, T. Jie, J. A. Warneke, and E. B. Steinbrenner, "Colon and pancreas tumors enhance coagulation: role of hemeoxygenase-1.", Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, vol. 25, issue 5, pp. 435-8, 2014 Jul. PMID: 24509340

Brain tumors enhance plasmatic coagulation: the role of hemeoxygenase-1.
Nielsen, V. G., M. G Lemole, R. W. Matika, M. E. Weinand, S. Hussaini, A. A. Baaj, and E. B. Steinbrenner, "Brain tumors enhance plasmatic coagulation: the role of hemeoxygenase-1.", Anesth Analg, vol. 118, issue 5, pp. 919-24, 2014 May. PMID: 24413553

Hemodialysis patients have plasmatic hypercoagulability and decreased fibrinolytic vulnerability: role of carbon monoxide.
Matika, R. W., V. G. Nielsen, E. B. Steinbrenner, A. N. Sussman, and M. Madhrira, "Hemodialysis patients have plasmatic hypercoagulability and decreased fibrinolytic vulnerability: role of carbon monoxide.", ASAIO J, vol. 60, issue 6, pp. 716-21, 2014 Nov-Dec. PMID: 25232771

Carbon monoxide: Anticoagulant or procoagulant?
Nielsen, V. G., and E. Pretorius, "Carbon monoxide: Anticoagulant or procoagulant?", Thromb Res, vol. 133, issue 3, pp. 315-21, 2014 Mar. PMID: 24360115

2013

Increased carbon monoxide production by hemeoxygenase-1 caused by device-mediated hemolysis: thrombotic phantom menace?
Nielsen, V. G., E. C. Pearson, and C. M Smith, "Increased carbon monoxide production by hemeoxygenase-1 caused by device-mediated hemolysis: thrombotic phantom menace?", Artif Organs, vol. 37, issue 11, pp. 1008-14, 2013 Nov. PMID: 23865494

Transcranial ultrasound (TUS) effects on mental states: a pilot study.
Hameroff, S., M. Trakas, C. Duffield, E. Annabi, B. M Gerace, P. Boyle, A. Lucas, Q. Amos, A. Buadu, and J. J. Badal, "Transcranial ultrasound (TUS) effects on mental states: a pilot study.", Brain Stimul, vol. 6, issue 3, pp. 409-15, 2013 May. PMID: 22664271

The use of metformin is associated with decreased lumbar radiculopathy pain.
Taylor, A., A. H. Westveld, M. Szkudlinska, P. Guruguri, E. Annabi, A. Patwardhan, T. J. Price, and H. N. Yassine, "The use of metformin is associated with decreased lumbar radiculopathy pain.", J Pain Res, vol. 6, pp. 755-63, 2013. PMCID: PMC3862700  PMID: 24357937