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Peer Reviewed Publications

Latest Publications

  • Nikhil PJ Theckumparampil, Sumithra R, Angel E, Paul R Ponraj, PSN Raju, D Janardhana Reddy, ”Not So Cool! Peri-Operative Hypothermia and Its Complications in Cardiac Surgery: Insights from an Indian Study, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023, pp. 1886-1889 
  • Prasad M., Shivanraj, Nikhil PJ Theckumparampil, “Does the Size Matter? A Retrospective Study of Patients following Aortic Valve Replacement“, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023, pp. 1783-1787 
  • Kriti Lnu, Shamim Ansari, Shantanu Mahto, Hemal Gada,Mubashir Mumtaz,David Loran,Nikhil P J Theckumparapil, Amit N. Vora. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement associated infective endocarditis case series: broadening the criteria for diagnosis is the need of the hour. BMC Cardiovasc Disord 21, 559 (2021) 
  • Nathaniel Melton , John F. Lazar, William K. Childers, Douglas Anderson, Nikhil P. Jaik, David B. Loran, Clarke Woods, Mubashir A. Mumtaz. Preventing Respiratory Failure After Cardiac Surgery Using Post-extubation Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure Therapy. Cureus 11(3): e4236. (March 12, 2019) 
  • Jaik NP, Whitson BA, Higgins R. Simultaneous Procedures During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation:  Is Less Always More? Current Heart Failure Reportsar;11(1):98-102. 
  • Maltais S, Jaik NP, Feurer ID, Wigger MA, Disalvo TG, Schlendorf KH, Ahmad RM, Lenihan DJ, Stulak JM, Keebler ME. Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation: Donor and Recipient Factors Influencing Graft Survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul-4975(13): 1130-2 
  • Prabhakaran S, Doraiswamy VA, Nagaraja V, Cipolla J, Ofurum U, Evans DC, Lindsey DE, Seamon MJ, Kavuturu S, Gerlach AT, Jaik NP, Eiferman DS, Papadimos TJ, Adolph MD, Cook CH, Stawicki SP. Naso-enteric tube complications. Scand J Surg. 2012;101(3):147-55. 
  • Jaik NP, Umakanthan R, Leacche M, Solenkova N, Balaguer JM, Hoff SJ, Ball SK, Zhao DX, Byrne JG. Current status of hybrid coronary revascularization. Expert Rev CardiovascTher. 2011 Oct;9(10):1331-7. 
  • Burfeind WR Jr, Jaik NP, Villamizar N, Toloza EM, Harpole DH Jr, D’Amico TA. A cost-minimisation analysis of lobectomy: thoracoscopic versus posterolateral thoracotomy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.  2010 Apr;37(4):827-32. 
  • James Cipolla,Daniel R. Baillie,Steven M. Steinberg,Niels D. Martin, Nikhil P. Jaik, John J. Lukaszczyk,S. Peter Stawicki. Negative pressure wound therapy: Unusual and innovative applications. OPUS 12 Scientist 2008.
  • Mery CM, Greenberg JA, Patel A, Jaik NP. Teaching and assessing the ACGME competencies in surgical residency. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jul;93(7):39-47. 
  • Nikhil P. Jaik, Brian A Hoey, and Stanislaw Peter Stawicki. Evolving role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in management of extrahepatic hepatic ductal injuries due to blunt trauma: Diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Review Article. HPB Surg. 2008;2008:259141  
  • Sherwin P.Schrag, Rohit Sharma, Nikhil P. Jaik, M.J.Seamon, J.J.Lukaszczyk, N.D.Martin, B.A.Hoey, S.P.Stawicki Complications related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes. A comprehensive clinical review. - Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases 2007 Dec Vol 16, No.4, 407-418  
  • Stanislaw Peter Stawicki, Maher El Chaar, Daniel R. Baillie, Nikhil P. Jaik, Fernando P. Estrada. Correlations Between Biochemical Testing, Pathology Findings and re-operative Sestamibi Scans: A Retrospective Study of The Minimally Invasive Radioguided Parathyroidectomy (MIRP) Approach.Nucl Med Rev Cent East Eur. 2007;10(2)82-6  
  • Nikhil P. Jaik, S. Peter Stawicki, Natalie S Weger, John J. Lukaszczyk Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome: Successful Utilization of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Approach. Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases – 2007 Mar Vol.16, No.1, 93-6. 
  • Nikhil P. Jaik, Brian A Hoey, James Cipolla, William H Risher, S P Stawicki. Combined aortic and diaphragmatic injury following blunt trauma: A case report. OPUS 12 Scientist – 2007 Oct Vol. 1, No. 2, 5-7 
  • Nikhil P. Jaik, K Sajitha, M Mathew, U Sekar, S Kuruvilla, S Shroff, G Abraham. Renal Abscesses. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India – 2006 Mar Vol. 54 241-3.  

 Published Abstracts    

  1. Nikhil P J Theckumparampil, R Rajakumari, C Smitha, Ebenezer R, GC Srinivasa, Parag Bhide,G Ramakrishnan, Paul R Ponraj, PSN Raju, D Janardhana Reddy. Chest Tube Placement in COVID 19: Impending Doom!. IACTSCON 2022.  Prog bk No.188 
  2. Kriti Lnu, Uba C Udeh, David B Loran, Chinmay P Patel, Michael G Link, Nikhil Theckumparampil. Staged Hybrid Convergent Procedure for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: Single Center Outcomes From a Community Hospital. Circulation. 2021;144:A1299 
  3. Kriti Lnu, Resha Khanal, Isha Shrimanker, Vinod Nookala, and Nikhil Theckumparampil. Shot Through The Heart : Angina Like Symptoms Due to Inferior Vena Cava Filter Fracture Migrating to Intercostal Space. Complex Clinical Cases. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 May, 77 (18_Supplement_1) 2341 
  4. N. Melton, M. Mumtaz, J. Lazar, D. Loran, N. Jaik, D. Anderson, C. Woods. Preventing Respiratory Failure After Cardiac Surgery: Post- ExtubationBilevel Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Trial. 14th Annual MultiDisciplinary Cardiovascular and Thoracic Critical Care Conference. Oct 5-7, 2017 – Washington, DC 
  5. Simon Maltais, Nikhil P Jaik, Irene Feurer, Mark A Wigger. Donor-Related Characteristics in Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support Undergoing Heart Transplantation: Factors That Really Influence Survival. STS 49th Annual Meeting Jan 2013 – Los Angeles – Prog Book Pg 82 
  6. Nikhil P. Jaik, Stephen Deppen, Tyler R. Dirda, Laura F. McBride, Eric L. Grogan,  Eric S. Lambright, Jonathan C. Nesbitt, Joe B. Putnam, Jr.  Silent aspiration following esophagectomy: Assessment and management through pathway driven patient care can reduce costs. STS 49th Annual Meeting Jan  2013 – Los Angeles – Program Book Pg 468, P73 
  7. Maltais, Simon; Jaik, Nikhil P.; Feurer, Irene; Wigger, Mark A.  Donor-related Characteristics in Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support Undergoing Heart Transplantation: Factors that Really Influence Survival. Journal of Cardiac Failure vol. 18 issue 10 October, 2012. p. S122 
  8. Nikhil P. Jaik, L Riley, S Li, D.C. Desai. Radiofrequency Ablation Preserves antibody defined tumor antigens – Annals of Surgical Oncology. Annals of Surgical Oncology, ‘08 Feb Vol.15, Suppl.2. 59 
  9. Maher El Chaar, Nikhil P. Jaik, Brian Hoey, Lee Riley, Darius Desai, Jill Stoltzfus Acute Diverticulitis: The Need for a new CT Scan Classification.– Resident Research Symposium Publication – June 12th, 2008. 
  10. Nikhil P. Jaik, Sherry Li, Lee B Riley Effect of Radiofrequency Ablation on Antibody Defined Tumor Antigens. Resident Research Symposium Publication, May 10th, 2007. 
  11. Nikhil P.Jaik, S. P. Stawicki, B. A. Hoey Emerging role of ERCP in Blunt Extrahepatic Hepatic Duct Injuries.. Gastroenterology, April 2006 Vol 130 Num 4 Suppl 2 M1394    

Invited Research Presentation/Posters   

  1. Nikhil P J Theckumparampil, R Rajakumari, C Smitha, Ebenezer R, GC Srinivasa, Parag Bhide,G Ramakrishnan, Paul R Ponraj, PSN Raju, D Janardhana Reddy. Chest Tube Placement in COVID 19: Impending Doom!. IACTSCON 2022.  Apr 7-10, 2022 
  2. Kriti Lnu, Uba C Udeh, David B Loran, Chinmay P Patel, Michael G Link, Nikhil Theckumparampil.  Staged Hybrid Convergent Procedure for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: Single Center Outcomes From a Community Hospital. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Nov 13-15, 2021 
  3. Kriti L, Resha K, Isha S, Vinod N, Nikhil Theckumparampil. Shot through the heart : angina like symptoms due to inferior vena cava filter fracture migrating to inter-costal space . ACC’s 70th Annual Scientific Session, May 15-17, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. 
  4. Amit Vora, Mubashir Mumtaz, David Loran, Nikhil Theckumparampil, Saima Siddique, Hemal Gada. Safety and Efficacy of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty as a Bridge to Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. October 14-17,TCT 2020 
  5. Hemal Gada, Amit Vora, Saima Siddiqui, David Loran, Nikhil Theckumparampil, Kimberley Sprow, Courtney Rodgers, Yijin Wert, Issen Michev, Nicolo Piazza, Mubashir Mumtaz, Gilbert Tang Reduction of Rates of Permanent Pacemaker Implantation With 34-MM Evolut R Using Cusp Overlap Technique. October 14-17,TCT 2020 
  6. N. Melton, M. Mumtaz, J. Lazar, D. Loran, Nikhil Jaik, D. Anderson, C. Woods. Preventing Respiratory Failure After Cardiac Surgery: Post- ExtubationBilevel Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Trial. 14th Annual MultiDisciplinary Cardiovascular and Thoracic Critical Care Conference. Oct 5-7, 2017 – Washington, DC 
  7. Nikhil P. Jaik , Brian Zimmerman, John Sirak . Cost Comparison of Thoracoscopic MAZE and Catheter Ablation in the treatment of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. AATS 94th Annual Meeting. Apr 27 – 30, 2014 – Toronto, ON, Canada 
  8. Simon Maltais, Nikhil P Jaik, Irene Feurer, Mark A Wigger. Donor-Related Characteristics in Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support Undergoing Heart Transplantation: Factors That Really Influence Survival. STS 49th Annual Meeting Jan. 26-29, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA 
  9. Nikhil P. Jaik, Stephen Deppen, Tyler R. Dirda, Laura F. McBride, Eric L. Grogan,  Eric S. Lambright, Jonathan C. Nesbitt, Joe B. Putnam, Jr. Silent aspiration following esophagectomy: Assessment and management through pathway driven patient care can reduce costs. STS 49th Annual Meeting Jan. 26-29, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA 
  10. Simon Maltais, Nikhil P Jaik, Irene Feurer, Mark A Wigger. Donor-Related Characteristics in Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support Undergoing Heart Transplantation: Factors That Really Influence Survival..16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Heart Failure Society. November 30-December 2, 2012. 
  11. Nikhil P Jaik, Current Management of Esophageal Cancer. Surgical Grand Rounds, St.Lukes Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA. Mar 2010. 
  12. Nikhil P Jaik, Minimally Invasive Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Surgical Grand Rounds, St.Lukes Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA. May 2009. 
  13. Maher El Chaar, Nikhil P. Jaik, Brian Hoey, Lee Riley, Darius Desai, Jill Stoltzfus, Acute Diverticulitis: The Need for a new CT Scan Classification.- Resident Research Symposium – St.Lukes Hospital, June 2008. 
  14. Nikhil P. Jaik, Lee Riley, Sherry Li, Darius Desai. Radiofrequency Ablation Preserves Antibody Defined Tumor Antigens. Society of Surgical Oncology 61st Annual Cancer Symposium Chicago March 2008. (Podium) 
  15. Nikhil P. Jaik, Sherry Li, Lee Riley Effect of Radiofrequency ablation on antibody defined tumor antigens. Research Symposium – St.Lukes Hospital, April 2007. 
  16. Nikhil P. Jaik, James Cipolla, Factor VII: The Cost Of Buisness. PACOT Conference, Harrisburg, PA October  2006. (Podium)  
  17. Nikhil P. Jaik, S. P. Stawicki, B. A. Hoey. Emerging role of ERCP in Blunt Extrahepatic Hepatic Duct Injuries. M1394 SSAT Meeting at the Digestive Disease Week in Los Angeles May 2006. (Poster) 
  18. Nikhil P. Jaik, Krishna G.Seshadhri. Knowledge and Attitudes of House surgeons to Medical Ethics and Doctor Patient Relationships: Physicians Conference, Chennai, India, July 2003 (Podium) 
  19. Nikhil P. Jaik, Prof.S.Chandrasekar. Two Interesting Pulmonary Cases: at Chest Society Of India Meeting, Chennai, India, May 2002 (Podium) 

  Invited Lectures/CME  

  1. Anastamotic Devices in Coronary Surgery” – Indian Association of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons Conference(IACTSCON) 2023 , 16-19 Feb 2023 
  2. “ Post Cardiotomy Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation” – Heart Failure Association of India, Cardiac Surgeons Program 2023,10-12 Feb 2023 
  3. Ischemia, Fame 3 and MICS recipe for Coronary Surgery Resurgence” , Cardiology Society of India, Chennai Chapter, 25 Jun 2022 
  4. Cardiac Surgery in 2022” CME, Indian Medical Association, Arakkonam Branch, May 2022 
  5. Ischemia, Fame 3 and MICS recipe for Coronary Surgery Resurgence” CME, Madras Medical College, Cardiology Department, May 2022 
  6.  Statin, Stent, Clips and Catheter Valves – Do we need Cardiac Surgery in 2022” – Indian Association of Occupational Health, TN, Annual Meeting,  Mar 2022 
  7. Recent Advances in Cardiac Surgery” – Consultant Continuous Medical Education – Apollo Speciality Hospital, Vanagaram, Chennai – Oct 2021 
  8. Introduction to Cardiac Surgery” –  Perioperative Nursing Workshop – Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai – Aug 2021 
  9. Medicine consult in Cardiac Surgery” – Internal Medicine Residency – PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg PA – Aug 2016 
  10. Management of Pulmonary Embolism” – Internal Medicine Residency – PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg PA – Apr 2017