Matthew A. Zarka, M.D.

  1. Pathologist

Publications

  1. Lal D, Wright BL, Shim KP, Zarka MA, Lee JJ, Chang YH, Ochkur SI, Divekar R, Doyle AD, Jacobsen EA, Kita H, Rank MA. Eosinophil peroxidase, GATA3, and T-bet as tissue biomarkers in chronic rhinosinusitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Jun; 143 (6):2284-2287.e6 Epub 2019 Feb 08
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  2. Dumitrascu OM, Okazaki EM, Cobb SH, Zarka MA, De Souza SA, Kumar G, O'Carroll CB. Amyloid-Beta-Related Angiitis with Distinctive Neuro-Ophthalmologic Features. Neuroophthalmology. 2018 Aug; 42 (4):237-241 Epub 2017 Sept 19
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  3. Liu H, Ljungren C, Lin F, Zarka MA, Chen L. Analysis of histologic follow-up and risk of malignancy for salivary gland neoplasm of uncertain malignant potential proposed by the Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology. Cancer Cytopathol. 2018 Jul; 126 (7):490-497 Epub 2018 Apr 18
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  4. Taylor K, Kransdorf MJ, Schwartz AJ, O'Connor MI, Zarka MA. Mosaic-pattern dedifferentiation in liposarcoma and chondrosarcoma: imaging features of an uncommon form of dedifferentiation. Skeletal Radiol. 2018 Jun; 47 (6):877-882 Epub 2018 Jan 23
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  5. Miglani A, Hoxworth JM, Zarka MA, Lal D. Use of intraoperative negative margins reduces inverted papilloma recurrence. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2018 Jan 1; 32 (1):57-60
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  6. Zheng B, Zarka MA, Chen C, You J, Sun L, Chen L. The largest CAP-certified Chinese reference laboratory experience with the Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology: correlation with histologic and BRAF data. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2018 Jan - Feb; 7 (1):16-21 Epub 2017 July 26
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  7. Routman DM, Funk RK, Tangsriwong K, Lin A, Keeney MG, Garcia JJ, Zarka MA, Lewis JT, Stoddard DG, Moore EJ, Day CN, Zhai Q, Price KA, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure S, Weinstein GS, O'Malley BW Jr, Foote RL, Ma DJ. Relapse Rates With Surgery Alone in Human Papillomavirus-Related Intermediate- and High-Risk Group Oropharynx Squamous Cell Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Review. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Nov 15; 99 (4):938-946 Epub 2017 June 28
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  8. Azar A, Rank MA, Zarka MA, Chang YH, Lal D. Gender-specific differences in serum immunoglobulin E levels and prevalence of fungus in sinonasal tissue noted in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis who underwent endoscopic sinus surgery. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2017 Nov 1; 31 (6):370-375
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  9. Zheng B, Zarka M, Chen C, You J, Sun L, Chen L. The largest CAP-certified Chinese reference laboratory experience with the Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology: correlation with histologic and BRAF data Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology. 2017 Jul; 7:16-21.
  10. Tomblinson CM, Nagel TH, Hu LS, Zarka MA, Hoxworth JM. Median Lingual Lymph Nodes: Prevalence on Imaging and Potential Implications for Oral Cavity Cancer Staging. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 Jul/Aug; 41 (4):528-534
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  11. Chiang CC, Parsons AM, Kriegshauser JS, Paripati HR, Zarka MA, Leis AA. Pleural "drop metastases" 21 years after resection of a thymoma. Muscle Nerve. 2017 Jul; 56 (1):171-175 Epub 2017 Jan 04
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  12. Gamez ME, Halyard MY, Hinni ML, Hayden RE, Nagel TH, Vargas CE, Wong WW, Curtis KK, Zarka MA, Ma D, Patel SH. Mucosal Sparing Radiation Therapy in Resected Oropharyngeal Cancer. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 Mar; 126 (3):185-191 Epub 2017 Jan 05
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  13. Chen L, Dahiya N, Zarka MA. Thyroid fine-needle aspiration of an immunocompromised patient: Cytomorphological clues. Cytojournal. 2017; 14:3 Epub 2017 Feb 24
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  14. Deep NL, Ekbom DC, Hinni ML, Zarka MA, Patel SH. High-Grade Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Larynx: The Mayo Clinic Experience. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 Jun; 125: (6)464-9.
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  15. Molnar SL, Zarka MA, De Las Casas LE. Going beyond "Basaloid neoplasm": Fine needle aspiration cytology of epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the parotid gland. Diagn Cytopathol. 2016 May; 44: (5)422-5.
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  16. Layfield LJ, Baloch Z, Elsheikh T, Litzky L, Rekhtman N, Travis WD, Zakowski M, Zarka M, Geisinger K. Standardized terminology and nomenclature for respiratory cytology: The Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology guidelines. Diagn Cytopathol. 2016 May; 44: (5)399-409.
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  17. Hipp JA, Jing X, Zarka MA, Schmitt AC, Siddiqui MT, Wakely P Jr, Bishop J, Ali SZ. Cytomorphologic characteristics and differential diagnoses of lymphoepithelial carcinoma of the parotid. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2016 Mar - Apr; 5 (2):93-99 Epub 2015 Oct 08
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  18. Deep NL, Ekbom DC, Hinni ML, Zarka MA, Patel SH. High-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the larynx Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 2016; 125(6):464-9. Epub 1900 Jan 01.
  19. Allen S, Reeder CB, Kransdorf MJ, Beauchamp CP, Zarka MA, Mookadam F. Hemophilic pseudotumor in a non-hemophilic patient treated with a hybrid procedure of preoperative embolization of the feeding arteries followed by surgical resection-A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2016; 27:165-168 Epub 2016 Aug 25
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  20. Pannala R, Hallberg-Wallace KM, Smith AL, Nassar A, Zhang J, Zarka M, Reynolds JP, Chen L. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration cytology of metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the pancreas: A multi-center experience. Cytojournal. 2016; 13:24 Epub 2016 Oct 13
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  21. Smith ML, Wendel-Spiczka AJ, Zarka MA. Decreased faux addenda following standardisation of pathologist practice. J Clin Pathol. 2015 Nov; 68: (11)931-4.
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  22. Chen L, Nassar A, Kommineni VT, Zarka MA, Zhang J, Faigel D, Nguyen C, Halfdanarson TR, Pannala R. Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology of surgically confirmed cystic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a Mayo Clinic experience. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2015 Nov - Dec; 4 (6):335-343 Epub 2015 Apr 15
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  23. Chen L, He H, Zarka MA, Zhou M, Magi-Galluzzi C. Upper tract urinary cytology to detect upper tract urothelial carcinoma: Using the Johns Hopkins Hospital template and evaluation of its feasibility. Cytojournal. 2015; 12:17 Epub 2015 July 28
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  24. Binnicker MJ, Pritt BS, Duresko BJ, Espy MJ, Grys TE, Zarka MA, Kerr SE, Henry MR. Comparative evaluation of three commercial systems for detection of high-risk human papillomavirus in cervical and vaginal ThinPrep PreservCyt samples and correlation with biopsy results. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct; 52 (10):3763-8 Epub 2014 Aug 13
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  25. Cain RB, Zarka MA, Hinni ML. Laryngeal hibernoma: case series of a rare tumor. Head Neck. 2014 Apr; 36(4):E39-43. Epub 2013 Nov 18.
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  26. Patel SH, Hinni ML, Hayden RE, Wong WW, Dueck AC, Zarka MA, Curtis KK, Halyard MY. Transoral laser microsurgery followed by radiation therapy for oropharyngeal tumors: the Mayo Clinic Arizona experience. Head Neck. 2014 Feb; 36 (2):220-5 Epub 2013 Mar 26
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  27. Brugge W, Dewitt J, Klapman JB, Ashfaq R, Shidham V, Chhieng D, Kwon R, Baloch Z, Zarka M, Staerkel G. Techniques for cytologic sampling of pancreatic and bile duct lesions. Diagn Cytopathol. 2014; 42(4):333-7.
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  28. Chen L, Caldero SG, Gmitro S, Smith ML, De Petris G, Zarka MA. Small orangiophilic squamous-like cells: an underrecognized and useful morphological feature for the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma in pleural effusion cytology. Cancer Cytopathol. 2014 Jan; 122: (1)70-5.
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  29. Chen L, Booth CN, Shorie JA, Brainard JA, Zarka MA. Atypical endometrial cells and atypical glandular cells favor endometrial origin in Papanicolaou cervicovaginal tests: Correlation with histologic follow-up and abnormal clinical presentations. Cytojournal. 2014; 11:29 Epub 2014 Nov 14
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  30. Brugge WR, De Witt J, Klapman JB, Ashfaq R, Shidham V, Chhieng D, Kwon R, Baloch Z, Zarka M, Staerkel G. Techniques for cytologic sampling of pancreatic and bile duct lesions: The Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Guidelines. Cytojournal. 2014; 11 (Suppl 1):2 Epub 2014 June 02
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  31. Hinni ML, Zarka MA, Hoxworth JM. Margin mapping in transoral surgery for head and neck cancer. Laryngoscope. 2013 May; 123(5):1190-8. Epub 2013 Feb 04.
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  32. Sivasubramaniam V, Faduyile F, Zarka MA, Deery A, Field A. Maxillary cementifying fibroma: a case report with fine-needle aspiration cytology highlighting the expanding role of e-medicine in cytopathologist collaborations. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Sep; 40(9):810-4. Epub 2011 Apr 06.
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  33. Field AS, Geddie W, Zarka M, Sayed S, Kalebi A, Wright CA, Banjo A, Desai M, Kaaya E. Assisting cytopathology training in medically under-resourced countries: defining the problems and establishing solutions. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Mar; 40(3):273-81. Epub 2011 Feb 09.
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  34. Murali R, Zarka MA, Ocal IT, Tazelaar HD. Cytologic features of epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Nov; 136(5):739-46.
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  35. Zarka MA. Epithelioid cell clusters with an extensive lymphoid background - A common cytologic architectural pattern in the diagnosis of salivary gland lesions by fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Mar; 131(3):424-33.
  36. Visbal AL, DeValeria PA, Blair JE, Zarka MA, Lanza LA. Coccidioidal pericarditis: implications of surgical treatment in the elderly. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Apr; 75 (4):1328-30
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  37. Cataldo PA, Zarka MA. Formalin instillation for ischemic proctitis with unrelenting hemorrhage. Dis Colon Rectum. 2000; 43:261-3.
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  38. Nashed Z, Klein JS, Zarka MA. Special techniques in CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Dec; 171(6):1665-8.
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  39. Backer A, Mount SL, Zarka MA, Trask CE, Allen EF, Gerald WL, Sanders DA, Weaver DL. Desmoplastic small round cell tumour of unknown primary origin with lymph node and lung metastases: histological, cytological, ultrastructural, cytogenetic and molecular findings. Virchows Arch. 1998 Feb; 432(2):135-41.
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  40. Papillo JL, Zarka MA, St John TL. Evaluation of the ThinPrep Pap test in clinical practice. A seven-month, 16,314-case experience in northern Vermont. Acta Cytol. 1998 Jan-Feb; 42(1):203-8.
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  41. Klein JS, Zarka MA. Transthoracic needle biopsy: an overview. J Thorac Imaging. 1997 Oct; 12(4):232-49.
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  42. Callas PW, Leslie KO, Mattia AR, Weaver DL, Cook D, Travis B, Stanley DE, Rogers LA, Mount SL, Trainer TD, Zarka MA, Belding RM. Diagnostic accuracy of a rural live video telepathology system. Am J Surg Pathol. 1997 Jul; 21(7):812-9.
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