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Spyridoula Maraka

CredentialsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Arkansas medical license
TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentInternal Med, College of Medicine
DivisionInternal Med Endo
Address324 UAMS Campus Dr.
Mail Slot # 587
Little Rock AR 72205
Phone501-686-5130
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    Other Roles
    Physician, Endocrinologist, Medicine Service Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR
    Program Director of Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
    Site Director of Endocrinology Fellowship, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR
    Research Collaborator, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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    Clinical Practice: General endocrinology with emphasis on thyroid disorders

    Research Interests: Promotion of patient-centered, evidence based endocrine care through a research program focusing on outcome analysis, evidence synthesis, decision making, and health services delivery. Main focus: subclinical hypothyroidism.

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    Endocrine Society
    American Thyroid Association
    American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

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    Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology, Diabetes
    and Metabolism (APDEM): COVID Task Force member

    American Thyroid Association, Clinical Affairs Committee
    Member

    Endocrine Society: Appointed member of the Hormone Health Network Committee

    American Thyroid Association: Women in Thyroidology Task Force, member

    American Thyroid Association: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force, member

    CAVHS, Section of Endocrinology: Thyroid ultrasound and biopsy program, Co-manager

    CAVHS: Research and Development Committee, Ad-hoc member

    CAVHS: Financial Conflict of Interest Committee, Member

    CAVHS HSR&D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Center of Innovation (COIN), Investigator

    UAMS Division of Endocrinology: Clinical Competency Committee,
    Chairperson

    UAMS Division of Endocrinology: Program Evaluation Committee,
    Member

    UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus: Research Committee,
    Member

    American Thyroid Association, Guidelines and Statements Committee, member

    Knowledge and Evaluation Research unit in Endocrinology, Co-founder

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    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MNMS05/2015Clinical and Translational Science
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MNEndocrinology06/2016
    University of Connecticut, Farmington, CTInternal Medicine06/2013
    University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece MD08/2006Medicine
    Mayo Clinic , Rochester, MN02/2015Quality Improvement: Quality Silver Certification
    Mayo Clinic , Rochester, MN01/2014Master Class: Teaching Skills Workshop
    Mayo Clinic , Rochester, MN03/2014Writing for Biomedical Publication Workshop
    Mayo Clinic , Rochester, MN11/2014Write Winning Grant Proposals Workshop
    ADA-74th Scientific Sessions Meeting , San Francisco, CA06/2014Focus on Fellows
    Mayo Clinic , Rochester, MN11/2014Media Training Workshop
    Endocrine Society , San Diego, CA03/2015Early Career Forum
    UAMS, Little Rock, AR03/2017MASTER Workshop
    MIRECC, Little Rock, AR02/2020Grant Writing Workshop
    Society of General Internal Medicine 05/2021VA Partnered Research Curriculum
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    20212020 Women Advancing Thyroid Research Award , American Thyroid Association
    2020Outstanding reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine
    2019Outstanding abstract award, Endocrine Society, 101st Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA
    2018Thyroid® High-Impact Articles , American Thyroid Association
    2017top 5 Thyroid® High-Impact Articles , American Thyroid Association
    2016top 5 Thyroid® High-Impact Articles, American Thyroid Association
    2016Trainee poster award, ATA 86th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO
    2016Jeffery R. Garber, MD Fund Fellows Award, AACE 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress, Orlando, FL
    2016Clinical Fellows Abstract Award/Travel Grants in Women’s Health, Endocrine Society, 98th Annual Meeting; Boston, MA
    2015Do No Harm Project award, Lown Institute
    2015Trainee Poster Award, 15th International Thyroid Congress & 85th Annual meeting of the American Thyroid Association; Lake
    2015Presidential Poster Award, Endocrine Society, 97th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
    2015Travel Grant winner based upon merit and significance to endocrinology, AACE 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress 2015, Nashville, TN
    2014Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Awards in Type 1 Diabetes, 16th International Congress of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society’s 96th Annual Meeting, Chicag
    2011Presidential Poster Award, Endocrine Society, 93rd Annual Meeting Boston, MA

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    Research Interests: Promotion of patient-centered, evidence based endocrine care through a research program focusing on outcome analysis, evidence synthesis, decision making, and health services delivery. Main focus: subclinical hypothyroidism.

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    1I21HX003268-01A1     (Spyridoula Maraka)Mar 1, 2021 - Aug 30, 2022
    VA Health Services Research and Development Service Pilot Merit Review Award
    Discontinuation of levothyroxine therapy for patients with subclinical hypothyroidism: a pilot randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study
    Role: Principal Investigator

    1I01BX003901-01A2     (Elena Ambrogini)Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2023
    VA Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development Merit Review Award
    Role of Natural Antibodies Against Oxidation Specific Epitopes in Bone Homeostasis
    Role: Co-Investigator

         (Spyridoula Maraka)Oct 1, 2017 - Sep 30, 2019
    South Central VA Health Care Network
    Correlation of Bone Mineral Density with Anti-oxidation Specific Epitopes (anti-OSEs) Antibody levels
    Role: Principal Investigator

         (Spyridoula Maraka)Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2022
    Arkansas Biosciences Institute
    Subclinical hypothyroidism: a research career development plan
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Bliddal S, Derakhshan A, Xiao Y, Chen L, Männistö T, Ashoor G, Tao F, Brown SJ, Vafeida M, Itoh S, Grineva EN, Taylor P, Ghafoor F, Vaidya B, Hattersley A, Mosso L, Oken E, Kishi R, Alexander EK, Maraka S, Huang K, Chaker L, Bassols J, Pirzada A, López-Bermejo A, Boucai L, Peeters RP, Pearce EN, Nelson SM, Chatzi L, Vrijkotte TG, Popova P, Walsh J, Nicolaides KH, Suvanto E, Lu X, Pop VJM, Forman JL, Korevaar TIM, Feldt-Rasmussen U. Association of thyroid peroxidase antibodies and thyroglobulin antibodies with thyroid function in pregnancy - an individual participant data meta-analysis. Thyroid. 2022 May 20. PMID: 35596568.
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    2. Burgos N, Zhao J, Brito JP, Hoang JK, Pitoia F, Maraka S, Castro MR, Lee JH, Singh Ospina N. Clinician agreement on the classification of thyroid nodules ultrasound features: A survey of two endocrine societies. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2022 May 06. PMID: 35521676.
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    3. González-Saldivar G, Millan-Alanis JM, González-González JG, Sánchez-Gómez RA, Obeso-Fernández J, McCoy RG, Maraka S, Brito JP, Ospina NS, Oyervides-Fuentes S, Rodríguez-Gutiérrez R. Treatment burden and perceptions of glucose-lowering therapy among people living with diabetes. Prim Care Diabetes. 2022 Apr 21. PMID: 35466069.
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    4. Nickols NG, Mi Z, DeMatt E, Biswas K, Clise CE, Huggins JT, Maraka S, Ambrogini E, Mirsaeidi MS, Levin ER, Becker DJ, Makarov DV, Adorno Febles V, Belligund PM, Al-Ajam M, Muthiah MP, Montgomery RB, Robinson KW, Wong YN, Bedimo RJ, Villareal RC, Aguayo SM, Schoen MW, Goetz MB, Graber CJ, Bhattacharya D, Soo Hoo G, Orshansky G, Norman LE, Tran S, Ghayouri L, Tsai S, Geelhoed M, Rettig MB. Effect of Androgen Suppression on Clinical Outcomes in Hospitalized Men With COVID-19: The HITCH Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 04 01; 5(4):e227852. PMID: 35438754.
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    5. Mao Y, Goulden P, Fan C, Maraka S. A novel MEN1 gene mutation associated with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor co-producing insulin and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide. Hormones (Athens). 2022 Mar 17. PMID: 35297010.
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    6. Toloza FJK, Derakhshan A, Männistö T, Bliddal S, Popova PV, Carty DM, Chen L, Taylor P, Mosso L, Oken E, Suvanto E, Itoh S, Kishi R, Bassols J, Auvinen J, López-Bermejo A, Brown SJ, Boucai L, Hisada A, Yoshinaga J, Shilova E, Grineva EN, Vrijkotte TGM, Sunyer J, Jiménez-Zabala A, Riaño-Galan I, Lopez-Espinosa MJ, Prokop LJ, Singh Ospina N, Brito JP, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Alexander EK, Chaker L, Pearce EN, Peeters RP, Feldt-Rasmussen U, Guxens M, Chatzi L, Delles C, Roeters van Lennep JE, Pop VJM, Lu X, Walsh JP, Nelson SM, Korevaar TIM, Maraka S. Association between maternal thyroid function and risk of gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia: a systematic review and individual-participant data meta-analysis. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2022 04; 10(4):243-252. PMID: 35255260.
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    7. Gerardo González-González J, Cesar Solis R, Díaz González-Colmenero A, Raygoza-Cortez K, Moreno-Peña PJ, Sánchez AL, McCoy RG, Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, Brito JP, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R. Effect of metformin on microvascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2022 Apr; 186:109821. PMID: 35247521.
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    8. Hidalgo J, Vallejo S, El Kawkgi OM, Ospina NMS, Maraka S, Brito JP. Individualized Graves' disease remission rates conversations: a videographic analysis of medical encounters. Endocrine. 2022 04; 76(1):237-239. PMID: 35103895.
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    9. Ding Z, Liu Y, Maraka S, Abdelouahab N, Huang HF, Fraser WD, Fan J. Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes With Levothyroxine Treatment in Women With Subclinical Hypothyroidism Based on New Diagnostic Criteria: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2021; 12:797423. PMID: 34956101.
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    10. Brito JP, Ross JS, El Kawkgi OM, Maraka S, Deng Y, Shah ND, Lipska KJ. Levothyroxine Use in the United States, 2008-2018. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 10 01; 181(10):1402-1405. PMID: 34152370.
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    11. Singh Ospina NM, Bagautdinova D, Hargraves I, Barb D, Subbarayan S, Srihari A, Wang S, Maraka S, Bylund CL, Treise D, Montori V, Brito JP. Development and pilot testing of a conversation aid to support the evaluation of patients with thyroid nodules. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2022 04; 96(4):627-636. PMID: 34590734.
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    12. Millan-Alanis JM, González-González JG, Flores-Rodríguez A, Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, Moreno-Peña PJ, Brito JP, González-Velázquez C, Rodríguez-Gutiérrez R. Benefits and Harms of Levothyroxine/L-Triiodothyronine Versus Levothyroxine Monotherapy for Adult Patients with Hypothyroidism: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Thyroid. 2021 11; 31(11):1613-1625. PMID: 34340589.
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    13. Edwards MK, Iñiguez-Ariza NM, Singh Ospina N, Lincango-Naranjo E, Maraka S, Brito JP. Inappropriate use of thyroid ultrasound: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Endocrine. 2021 11; 74(2):263-269. PMID: 34379311.
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    14. Toloza FJK, Mao Y, Menon L, George G, Borikar M, Thumma S, Motahari H, Erwin P, Owen R, Maraka S. Association of Thyroid Function with Suicidal Behavior: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 Jul 15; 57(7). PMID: 34356995.
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    15. Kardalas E, Maraka S, Papagianni M, Paltoglou G, Siristatidis C, Mastorakos G. TGF-ß Physiology as a Novel Therapeutic Target Regarding Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases: Where Do We Stand and What to Expect. Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 Jun 14; 57(6). PMID: 34198624.
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    16. Vadhiraj VV, Simpkin A, O'Connell J, Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, O'Keeffe DT. Ultrasound Image Classification of Thyroid Nodules Using Machine Learning Techniques. Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 May 24; 57(6). PMID: 34074037.
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    17. Ospina NS, Salloum RG, Maraka S, Brito JP. De-implementing low-value care in endocrinology. Endocrine. 2021 08; 73(2):292-300. PMID: 33977312.
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    18. Liu Y, Guo F, Maraka S, Zhang Y, Zhang C, Korevaar TIM, Fan J. Associations between Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Maternal Free Thyroxine, and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Thyroid. 2021 08; 31(8):1282-1288. PMID: 33619987.
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    19. Kotsougiani-Fischer D, Sieber L, Fischer S, Hirche C, Maraka S, Kneser U. Safety of a Modified Lipoabdominoplasty Technique for Donor-Site Closure in Abdominal-Based Free Flap Breast Reconstruction. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2021 08; 45(4):1431-1440. PMID: 33483783.
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    20. Toloza FJK, Theriot SE, Singh Ospina NM, Nooruddin S, Keathley B, Johnson SM, Payakachat N, Ambrogini E, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, O'Keeffe DT, Brito JP, Montori VM, Dajani NK, Maraka S. Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Treatment Burden Related to the Use of Levothyroxine in Hypothyroid Pregnant Women in the United States. Thyroid. 2021 04; 31(4):669-677. PMID: 33176609.
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    21. Burgos N, Toloza FJK, Singh Ospina NM, Brito JP, Salloum RG, Hassett LC, Maraka S. Clinical Outcomes After Discontinuation of Thyroid Hormone Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Thyroid. 2021 05; 31(5):740-751. PMID: 33161885.
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    22. Siegwart LC, Sieber L, Fischer S, Maraka S, Kneser U, Kotsougiani-Fischer D. Influence of closed incision negative-pressure therapy on abdominal donor-site morbidity in microsurgical breast reconstruction. Microsurgery. 2022 Jan; 42(1):32-39. PMID: 33201541.
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    23. Toloza FJK, Mao Y, Menon LP, George G, Borikar M, Erwin PJ, Owen RR, Maraka S. Association of Thyroid Function with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Endocr Pract. 2020 Oct; 26(10):1173-1185. PMID: 33471719.
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    24. Toloza FJK, Motahari H, Maraka S. Consequences of Severe Iodine Deficiency in Pregnancy: Evidence in Humans. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020; 11:409. PMID: 32636808.
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    25. Eagan D, Spencer-Bonilla G, Maraka S, Aggarwal M, Singh Ospina N. Management of Hypothyroidism in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. Medicina (Kaunas). 2020 Apr 28; 56(5). PMID: 32353935.
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    26. Toloza FJK, Espinoza Suarez NR, El Kawkgi O, Golembiewski EH, Ponce OJ, Yao L, Maraka S, Singh Ospina NM, Brito JP. Patient Experiences and Perceptions Associated with the Use of Desiccated Thyroid Extract. Medicina (Kaunas). 2020 Apr 03; 56(4). PMID: 32260044.
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    27. O'Keeffe DT, Johnson K, Maraka S. Provision of Bidirectional Remote Patient Care With an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 04; 95(4):830. PMID: 32247360.
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    28. Brito JP, Payne S, Singh Ospina N, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Maraka S, Sangaralingham LR, Iñiguez-Ariza NM, Montori VM, Stan MN. Patterns of Use, Efficacy, and Safety of Treatment Options for Patients with Graves' Disease: A Nationwide Population-Based Study. Thyroid. 2020 03; 30(3):357-364. PMID: 31973681.
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    29. Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Salcido-Montenegro A, Singh-Ospina NM, Maraka S, Iñiguez-Ariza N, Spencer-Bonilla G, Tamhane SU, Lipska KJ, Montori VM, McCoy RG. Documentation of hypoglycemia assessment among adults with diabetes during clinical encounters in primary care and endocrinology practices. Endocrine. 2020 03; 67(3):552-560. PMID: 31802353.
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    30. Boddu N, Abedzadeh-Anakari S, Chitharanjan D, Maraka S. A Health Care Provider Intervention to Address Obesity in Patients with Diabetes. Fed Pract. 2019 Nov; 36(Suppl 7):S16-S18. PMID: 31892785.
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    31. Toloza FJK, Abedzadeh-Anaraki S, Maraka S. Subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2019 10; 26(5):225-231. PMID: 31356254.
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    32. Toloza FJK, Singh Ospina NM, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, O'Keeffe DT, Brito JP, Montori VM, Maraka S. Practice Variation in the Care of Subclinical Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy: A National Survey of Physicians in the United States. J Endocr Soc. 2019 Oct 01; 3(10):1892-1906. PMID: 31598570.
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    33. Maraka S, Mwangi R, Yao X, Sangaralingham LR, Singh Ospina NM, O'Keeffe DT, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Stan MN, Brito JP, Montori VM, McCoy RG. Variation in treatment practices for subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy: US national assessment. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Apr 24. PMID: 31127823.
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    34. Menon LP, Maraka S. An Unusual Case of Metastatic Follicular Thyroid Cancer 40 Years after Initial Diagnosis. Case Rep Endocrinol. 2018; 2018:2019235. PMID: 30627457.
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    35. O'Keeffe DT, Maraka S. Hemoglobin A1c Targets for Glycemic Control With Pharmacologic Therapy. Ann Intern Med. 2018 10 02; 169(7):510-511. PMID: 30285191.
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    36. Strübing FF, Bigdeli AK, Schmidt VJ, Maraka S, Kneser U, Kotsougiani D. Evaluation of perfusion by near-infrared fluorescence imaging in late pedicle obstruction of a parascapular flap to the lower extremity: A case report. Microsurgery. 2018 Nov; 38(8):912-916. PMID: 30144142.
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    37. Singh Ospina N, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Ward R, Brito JP, Maraka S, Zeballos Palacios C, Yost KJ, Dean DS, Montori VM. Patients' knowledge about the outcomes of thyroid biopsy: a patient survey. Endocrine. 2018 09; 61(3):482-488. PMID: 29909600.
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    38. Maraka S, Singh Ospina NM, Mastorakos G, O'Keeffe DT. Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Women Planning Conception and During Pregnancy: Who Should Be Treated and How? J Endocr Soc. 2018 Jun 01; 2(6):533-546. PMID: 29850652.
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    39. Maraka S, O'Keeffe DT, Singh Ospina N. Commentary: Effect of Levothyroxine on Miscarriage among Women with Normal Thyroid Function and Thyroid Autoimmunity Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018; 9:73. PMID: 29569649.
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    40. Maraka S, Singh Ospina N, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Nippoldt TB, Prokop LJ, Murad MH. Sex Steroids and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 11 01; 102(11):3914-3923. PMID: 28945852.
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    41. Singh-Ospina N, Maraka S, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Davidge-Pitts C, Nippoldt TB, Prokop LJ, Murad MH. Effect of Sex Steroids on the Bone Health of Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 11 01; 102(11):3904-3913. PMID: 28945851.
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    42. Ospina NS, Maraka S, Donegan D, Morris JC. Clinical Features of a Family with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A Caused by the D631Y RET Mutation. Thyroid. 2017 10; 27(10):1332-1334. PMID: 28747092.
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    43. Delivanis DA, Bancos I, Atwell TD, Schmit GD, Eiken PW, Natt N, Erickson D, Maraka S, Young WF, Nathan MA. Diagnostic performance of unenhanced computed tomography and 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in indeterminate adrenal tumours. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2018 Jan; 88(1):30-36. PMID: 28815667.
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    44. Maraka S, Mwangi R, McCoy RG, Yao X, Sangaralingham LR, Singh Ospina NM, O'Keeffe DT, De Ycaza AE, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Coddington CC, Stan MN, Brito JP, Montori VM. Thyroid hormone treatment among pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism: US national assessment. BMJ. 2017 Jan 25; 356:i6865. PMID: 28122781.
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    45. Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Maraka S, Ospina NS, Montori VM, Brito JP. Levothyroxine overuse: time for an about face? Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 04; 5(4):246-248. PMID: 28029536.
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    46. Singh Ospina NM, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Maraka S, Espinosa de Ycaza AE, Jasim S, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Gionfriddo MR, Al Nofal A, Brito JP, Erwin P, Richards M, Wermers R, Montori VM. Outcomes of Parathyroidectomy in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. World J Surg. 2016 Oct; 40(10):2359-77. PMID: 27094563.
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    47. Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Espinosa de Ycaza AE, Jasim S, Gionfriddo M, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Brito JP, Al Nofal A, Erwin P, Wermers R, Montori V. Comparative efficacy of parathyroidectomy and active surveillance in patients with mild primary hyperparathyroidism: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Osteoporos Int. 2016 12; 27(12):3395-3407. PMID: 27562567.
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    48. Maraka S, Singh Ospina NM, O'Keeffe DT, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Espinosa De Ycaza AE, Wi CI, Juhn YJ, Coddington CC, Montori VM. Effects of increasing levothyroxine on pregnancy outcomes in women with uncontrolled hypothyroidism. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2017 Jan; 86(1):150-155. PMID: 27486070.
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    49. Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, Espinosa De Ycaza AE, Ahn HS, Castro MR, Morris JC, Montori VM, Brito JP. Physical exam in asymptomatic people drivers the detection of thyroid nodules undergoing ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy. Endocrine. 2016 Nov; 54(2):433-439. PMID: 27510173.
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    50. Eguchi A, Lazic M, Armando AM, Phillips SA, Katebian R, Maraka S, Quehenberger O, Sears DD, Feldstein AE. Circulating adipocyte-derived extracellular vesicles are novel markers of metabolic stress. J Mol Med (Berl). 2016 11; 94(11):1241-1253. PMID: 27394413.
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    51. O'Keeffe DT, Maraka S. Blood pressure lowering for cardiovascular disease. Lancet. 2016 Jul 09; 388(10040):125. PMID: 27411871.
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    52. Brito JP, Schilz S, Singh Ospina N, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Maraka S, Sangaralingham LR, Montori VM. Antithyroid Drugs-The Most Common Treatment for Graves' Disease in the United States: A Nationwide Population-Based Study. Thyroid. 2016 08; 26(8):1144-5. PMID: 27267495.
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    53. Delivanis DA, Erickson D, Atwell TD, Natt N, Maraka S, Schmit GD, Eiken PW, Nathan MA, Young WF, Bancos I. Procedural and clinical outcomes of percutaneous adrenal biopsy in a high-risk population for adrenal malignancy. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2016 Nov; 85(5):710-716. PMID: 27248805.
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    54. Maraka S, Kearns AE, Kittah NE, O'Keeffe DT. Recurrent euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis after discontinuation of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2016 Aug; 118:77-8. PMID: 27351797.
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    55. Maraka S, Singh Ospina NM, O'Keeffe DT, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Espinosa De Ycaza AE, Wi CI, Juhn YJ, Coddington CC, Montori VM, Stan MN. Effects of Levothyroxine Therapy on Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Subclinical Hypothyroidism. Thyroid. 2016 07; 26(7):980-6. PMID: 27112035.
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    56. Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, Espinosa de Ycaza AE, Brito JP, Castro MR, Morris JC, Montori VM. Prognosis of patients with benign thyroid nodules: a population-based study. Endocrine. 2016 Oct; 54(1):148-155. PMID: 27142412.
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    57. Singh Ospina N, Brito JP, Maraka S, Espinosa de Ycaza AE, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Gionfriddo MR, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Benkhadra K, Al Nofal A, Erwin P, Morris JC, Castro MR, Montori VM. Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy for thyroid malignancy: systematic review and meta-analysis. Endocrine. 2016 Sep; 53(3):651-61. PMID: 27071659.
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    58. Maraka S, Ospina NM, O'Keeffe DT, Espinosa De Ycaza AE, Gionfriddo MR, Erwin PJ, Coddington CC, Stan MN, Murad MH, Montori VM. Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Thyroid. 2016 Apr; 26(4):580-90. PMID: 26837268.
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    59. Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Gionfriddo MR, Ospina NS, Maraka S, Tamhane S, Montori VM, Brito JP. Shared decision making in endocrinology: present and future directions. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016 08; 4(8):706-716. PMID: 26915314.
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    60. O'Keeffe DT, Maraka S, Rizza RA. HbA1c in the Evaluation of Diabetes Mellitus. JAMA. 2016 Feb 09; 315(6):605-6. PMID: 26864415.
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    61. Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, Espinosa DeYcaza A, O'Keeffe D, Brito JP, Gionfriddo MR, Castro MR, Morris JC, Erwin P, Montori VM. Diagnostic accuracy of thyroid nodule growth to predict malignancy in thyroid nodules with benign cytology: systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2016 07; 85(1):122-31. PMID: 26562828.
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    62. Singh Ospina N, Maraka S, Montori V, Thompson GB, Young WF. When and how should patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 be screened for thymic and bronchial carcinoid tumours? Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2016 Jan; 84(1):13-6. PMID: 26562483.
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    64. Maraka S, Ospina NS, Montori VM. Subclinical Hypothyroidism Overdiagnosis in Pregnant Women-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Nov; 175(11):1873. PMID: 26524759.
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    65. Brito JP, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Gionfriddo MR, Ospina NS, Maraka S, Dean DS, Castro MR, Castro RM, Fatourechi V, Gharib H, Stan MN, Branda ME, Bahn RS, Montori VM. Development and Pilot Testing of an Encounter Tool for Shared Decision Making About the Treatment of Graves' Disease. Thyroid. 2015 Nov; 25(11):1191-8. PMID: 26413979.
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    66. Maraka S, Kennel KA. Bisphosphonates for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. BMJ. 2015 Sep 02; 351:h3783. PMID: 26333528.
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    67. Brito JP, Singh-Ospina N, Gionfriddo MR, Maraka S, Espinosa De Ycaza A, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Morris JC, Montori VM, Tuttle RM. Restricting ultrasound thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy by nodule size: which tumors are we missing? A population-based study. Endocrine. 2016 Mar; 51(3):499-505. PMID: 26254791.
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    68. Maraka S, O'Keeffe DT, Montori VM. Subclinical Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy-Should You Expect This When You Are Expecting?: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jul; 175(7):1088-9. PMID: 25938470.
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    69. O'Keeffe DT, Maraka S, Basu A, Keith-Hynes P, Kudva YC. Cybersecurity in Artificial Pancreas Experiments. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2015 Sep; 17(9):664-6. PMID: 25923544.
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    70. O'Keeffe DT, Maraka S, Wermers R. The significance of bone mineral density in the depiction of memento mori. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Apr; 30(4):747. PMID: 25359674.
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    72. Maraka S, Morey-Vargas OL, Montori VM. Should we use intensive hypoglycemic treatment in patients with advanced type 2 diabetes? Pol Arch Med Wewn. 2014; 124(12):657-8. PMID: 25394666.
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