Hector R. Cajigas, M.D.

  1. Critical Care Specialist
  2. Pulmonologist

Publications

  1. D'Netto ME, Archibald WJ, Cajigas HR. 44-Year-Old Woman With Altered Mental Status and Tachypnea. Mayo Clin Proc. 2021 Mar; 96 (3):776-781
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  2. Vallabhajosyula S, Shankar A, Vojjini R, Cheungpasitporn W, Sundaragiri PR, DuBrock HM, Sekiguchi H, Frantz RP, Cajigas HR, Kane GC, Oh JK. Impact of Right Ventricular Dysfunction on Short- and Long-Term Mortality in Sepsis: A Meta-Analysis of 1,373 Patients. Chest. 2021 Feb 27 [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Hasan Albitar HA, Van Houten H, Sangaralingham LR, Knoedler M, Almodallal Y, Alkurashi AK, De Moraes AG, Cajigas H, DuBrock H, Warad D, Demirel N, Krowka M, Brinjikji W, Iyer VN. Healthcare Utilization and Costs associated with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Patients in a Large US Claims Database. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2021 Feb; 5 (1):55-64 Epub 2020 Nov 20
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  4. Anand V, Vallabhajosyula S, Cheungpasitporn W, Frantz RP, Cajigas HR, Strand JJ, DuBrock HM. Inpatient Palliative Care Use in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Temporal Trends, Predictors, and Outcomes. Chest. 2020 Dec; 158 (6):2568-2578 Epub 2020 Aug 12
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  5. Cartin-Ceba R, Burger C, Swanson K, Vargas H, Aqel B, Keaveny AP, Heimbach J, Taner T, Nyberg S, Rosen C, Cajigas H, DuBrock H, Krowka MJ. Clinical Outcomes after Liver Transplantation in Patients with Portopulmonary Hypertension. Transplantation. 2020 Oct 12 [Epub ahead of print]
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  6. Albitar HAH, Almodallal Y, Gallo De Moraes A, O'Brien E, Choby GW, Pruthi RK, Stokken JK, Kamath PS, Cajigas HR, DuBrock HM, Krowka MJ, Iyer VN. Intravenous Bevacizumab in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia-Related Bleeding and High-Output Cardiac Failure: Significant Inter-Individual Variability in the Need for Maintenance Therapy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Aug; 95 (8):1604-1612
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  7. Amarelle L, Katzen J, Shigemura M, Welch LC, Cajigas H, Peteranderl C, Celli D, Herold S, Lecuona E, Sznajder JI. Cardiac glycosides decrease influenza virus replication by inhibiting cell protein translational machinery. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2019 Jun 1; 316 (6):L1094-L1106 Epub 2019 Mar 20
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  8. Kurihara C, Walter JM, Singer BD, Cajigas H, Shayan S, Al-Qamari A, DeCamp MM, Wunderink R, Budinger GRS, Bharat A. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Can Successfully Support Patients With Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Lieu of Mechanical Ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov; 46 (11):e1070-e1073
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  9. Raiker NK, Cajigas H. Early initiation of venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a mechanically ventilated patient with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Oct 12; 2018
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  10. Hountras P, Cajigas H. A 62-Year-Old Woman With Wheezing, Respiratory Failure, and an Abnormal CT Scan. Chest. 2017 Sep; 152 (3):e73-e76
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  11. Awdish RL, Mendez MP, MacDonald N, Yessayan L, Jennings JH, Albujoq K, Hegab S, Cajigas HR. Low Rate of Adverse Events Associated With Inpatient Parenteral Prostacyclins. J Healthc Qual. 2017 Sep/Oct; 39 (5):e84-e90
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  12. Sahay S, Melendres-Groves L, Pawar L, Cajigas HR, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Steering Committee of the American College of Chest Physicians. Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center Network: Improving Care and Outcomes in Pulmonary Hypertension. Chest. 2017 Apr; 151 (4):749-754 Epub 2016 Nov 04
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  13. Bharat A, Cajigas H, Budinger GR. Spontaneous Cerebral Hemorrhage and Sudden Biventricular Failure After Lung Transplantation. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1; 1 (8):963-964
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  14. Horng M, Mohammad I, Smith ZR, Awdish RL, Cajigas HR. Inhaled Iloprost for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) During Pregnancy: A Case Report. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 Sep; 36 (9):e142-7 Epub 2016 July 22
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  15. Awdish R, Cajigas H. Definition, epidemiology and registries of pulmonary hypertension. Heart Fail Rev. 2016 May; 21 (3):223-8
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  16. Cajigas HR, Awdish R. Classification and diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension. Heart Fail Rev. 2016 May; 21 (3):229-37
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  17. Sitbon O, Channick R, Chin KM, Frey A, Gaine S, Galie N, Ghofrani HA, Hoeper MM, Lang IM, Preiss R, Rubin LJ, Di Scala L, Tapson V, Adzerikho I, Liu J, Moiseeva O, Zeng X, Simonneau G, McLaughlin VV, GRIPHON Investigators. Selexipag for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 24; 373 (26):2522-33
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  18. Awdish R, Small B, Cajigas H. Development of a modified yoga program for pulmonary hypertension: a case series. Altern Ther Health Med. 2015 Mar-Apr; 21 (2):48-52
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  19. Godfrey A, Cajigas HR. A 55-year-old woman with pulmonary hypertension, worsening dyspnea, and chest pain. Diagnosis: Extrinsic compression of the left main coronary artery by the pulmonary artery. Chest. 2014 Mar 1; 145 (3):642-5
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  20. Guerrero M, Cajigas H, Awdish R, Greenbaum A, Khandelwal A, Sandoval J. First-in-man experience with cryoplasty during graded balloon atrial septostomy to reduce spontaneous closure in a patient with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension. EuroIntervention. 2014 Feb; 9 (10):1235-6
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  21. Awdish RL, Cajigas HR. Early initiation of prostacyclin in portopulmonary hypertension: 10 years of a transplant center's experience. Lung. 2013 Dec; 191 (6):593-600 Epub 2013 Aug 25
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  22. Obeid D, Cajigas H. Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit Critical Care medicine Board review Manual-hospital Physician. 2005; 8(2):1.
  23. Gazmuri RJ, Berkowitz M, Cajigas H. Myocardial effects of ventricular fibrillation in the isolated rat heart. Crit Care Med. 1999 Aug; 27 (8):1542-50
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  24. Cajigas H, Montiel T, Brailowsky S. Effects of Tetrahydroprogesterone on a Focal Epilepsy Model Ciencia. 1993.
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