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Kurt Hu MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Pulmonary
Program: Clinical

Research Experience

  • Humans
  • Publications (34)

  • INTRACOLON COOLING INCREASES SURVIVAL RATE IN THE RAT MODEL OF LETHAL HEMORRHAGE. (Arya AK, Hu K, Chen A, Olivas-Garcia Y, Coyne C, Tanaka H, Liu C, Doucet J, Chan T, Hu B) Shock 2023 Dec 01;60(6):762-770 PMID: 37878475 PMCID: PMC10840875 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85181061366 10/25/2023    
  • Assessing prescriber adherence with Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guideline-recommended reliever therapy (Tchen S, Vu T, Fleischman M, Ward J, Trapp C, Hu K) Internal and Emergency Medicine October 2023;18(7):2029-2036 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85170373188 10/01/2023    
  • Assessing prescriber adherence with Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guideline-recommended reliever therapy. (Tchen S, Vu T, Fleischman M, Ward J, Trapp C, Hu K) Intern Emerg Med 2023 Oct;18(7):2029-2036 PMID: 37697215 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85170373188 09/12/2023    
  • Cathepsin B knockout confers significant brain protection in the mouse model of stroke. (Hu K, Park Y, Olivas Y, Chen A, Liu C, Hu B) Exp Neurol 2023 Oct;368:114499 PMID: 37506756 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85169608833 07/29/2023       1 Citation
  • Pressure-Dependent Pneumothorax and Air Leak: Physiology and Clinical Implications. (Chopra A, Doelken P, Hu K, Huggins JT, Judson MA) Chest 2023 Sep;164(3):796-805 PMID: 37187435 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85168003410 05/16/2023       4 Citations
  • Corrigendum for Audi et al., volume 323, 2022, p. L410-L422. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2023 Feb 01;324(2):L243 PMID: 36787239 PMCID: PMC9942901 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85161198509 02/15/2023    
  • Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Complicated by Electrical Alternans. (Hu K, Jondall EM, Kurman JS, Benn BS) Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2023 Apr 01;207(7):e69-e70 PMID: 36449444 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85151575238 12/01/2022    
  • Diagnosis of non-expandable lung using thoracic ultrasound. (Khatim I, Albaba I, Hu K, Huggins T, Chopra A) Respir Med Case Rep 2022;40:101749 PMID: 36211531 PMCID: PMC9535404 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85139356068 10/11/2022       1 Citation
  • The Tale of Two Pneumothoraces after Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction. (Hu K, S Benn B, Doelken P, Chopra A) Ann Am Thorac Soc 2022 Sep;19(9):1596-1601 PMID: 36048120 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85137139057 09/02/2022       1 Citation
  • In vivo molecular imaging stratifies rats with different susceptibilities to hyperoxic acute lung injury. (Audi SH, Taheri P, Zhao M, Hu K, Jacobs ER, Clough AV) Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2022 Oct 01;323(4):L410-L422 PMID: 35943727 PMCID: PMC9484995 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85138459754 08/10/2022    
  • Pressure-dependent persistent air leak in a patient with secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. (Saha BK, Chong WH, Hu K, Saha S, Bonnier A, Chenna P) Am J Med Sci 2022 Dec;364(6):782-788 PMID: 35787363 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85137619829 07/06/2022       1 Citation
  • Efficacy and Safety of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma in Hospitalized Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (Ortigoza MB, Yoon H, Goldfeld KS, Troxel AB, Daily JP, Wu Y, Li Y, Wu D, Cobb GF, Baptiste G, O'Keeffe M, Corpuz MO, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Amin A, Zacharioudakis IM, Jayaweera DT, Wu Y, Philley JV, Devine MS, Desruisseaux MS, Santin AD, Anjan S, Mathew R, Patel B, Nigo M, Upadhyay R, Kupferman T, Dentino AN, Nanchal R, Merlo CA, Hager DN, Chandran K, Lai JR, Rivera J, Bikash CR, Lasso G, Hilbert TP, Paroder M, Asencio AA, Liu M, Petkova E, Bragat A, Shaker R, McPherson DD, Sacco RL, Keller MJ, Grudzen CR, Hochman JS, Pirofski LA, CONTAIN COVID-19 Consortium for the CONTAIN COVID-19 Study Group, Parameswaran L, Corcoran AT, Rohatgi A, Wronska MW, Wu X, Srinivasan R, Deng FM, Filardo TD, Pendse J, Blaser SB, Whyte O, Gallagher JM, Thomas OE, Ramos D, Sturm-Reganato CL, Fong CC, Daus IM, Payoen AG, Chiofolo JT, Friedman MT, Wu DW, Jacobson JL, Schneider JG, Sarwar UN, Wang HE, Huebinger RM, Dronavalli G, Bai Y, Grimes CZ, Eldin KW, Umana VE, Martin JG, Heath TR, Bello FO, Ransford DL, Laurent-Rolle M, Shenoi SV, Akide-Ndunge OB, Thapa B, Peterson JL, Knauf K, Patel SU, Cheney LL, Tormey CA, Hendrickson JE) JAMA Intern Med 2022 Feb 01;182(2):115-126 PMID: 34901997 PMCID: PMC8669605 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85121265883 12/14/2021       56 Citations
  • Food Coma: Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy From Refeeding Syndrome. (Khoory J, Rupal A, Jani C, Singh H, Hu K) Cureus 2021 Oct;13(10):e18898 PMID: 34820220 PMCID: PMC8601258 11/26/2021    
  • Association between Drainage-Dependent Prolonged Air Leak after Partial Lung Resection and Clinical Outcomes: A Prospective Cohort Study. (Chopra A, Hu K, Judson MA, Fabian T, Nabagiez JP, Feustel PJ, Fantauzzi J, Chieng H, Austin A, Vancavage R, Maldonado F, Rahman N, Huggins JT, Doelken P) Ann Am Thorac Soc 2022 Mar;19(3):389-398 PMID: 34715010 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125444593 10/30/2021       9 Citations
  • Human Pulmonary Dirofilariasis: A Review for the Clinicians. (Saha BK, Bonnier A, Chong WH, Chieng H, Austin A, Hu K, Shkolnik B) Am J Med Sci 2022 Jan;363(1):11-17 PMID: 34666060 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119214190 10/20/2021       8 Citations
  • Interruption of Endolysosomal Trafficking After Focal Brain Ischemia. (Hu K, Gaire BP, Subedi L, Arya A, Teramoto H, Liu C, Hu B) Front Mol Neurosci 2021;14:719100 PMID: 34650402 PMCID: PMC8506004 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85117011033 10/16/2021       6 Citations
  • Comparing the outcomes of intrapleural fibrinolytic and DNase therapy versus intrapleural fibrinolytic or DNase therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. (Chong WH, Hu K, Saha BK, Chopra A) Pulm Pharmacol Ther 2021 Dec;71:102081 PMID: 34571093 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116906376 09/28/2021       4 Citations
  • Management of complex pleural disease in the critically ill patient. (Hu K, Chopra A, Kurman J, Huggins JT) J Thorac Dis 2021 Aug;13(8):5205-5222 PMID: 34527360 PMCID: PMC8411157 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85113529491 09/17/2021       3 Citations
  • Interruption of endolysosomal trafficking leads to stroke brain injury. (Yuan D, Hu K, Loke CM, Teramoto H, Liu C, Hu B) Exp Neurol 2021 Nov;345:113827 PMID: 34363809 PMCID: PMC8429234 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85112350594 08/08/2021       10 Citations
  • Focal intra-colon cooling reduces organ injury and systemic inflammation after REBOA management of lethal hemorrhage in rats. (Arya AK, Hu K, Subedi L, Li T, Hu B) Sci Rep 2021 Jul 01;11(1):13696 PMID: 34211011 PMCID: PMC8249469 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85109163890 07/03/2021       3 Citations
  • The incidence, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of pneumothorax in hospitalized COVID-19 patients: A systematic review. (Chong WH, Saha BK, Hu K, Chopra A) Heart Lung 2021;50(5):599-608 PMID: 34087677 PMCID: PMC8088235 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85107268692 06/05/2021       51 Citations
  • Pneumothorax in critically ill patients with COVID-19 infection: Incidence, clinical characteristics and outcomes in a case control multicenter study. (Chopra A, Al-Tarbsheh AH, Shah NJ, Yaqoob H, Hu K, Feustel PJ, Ortiz-Pacheco R, Patel KM, Oweis J, Kozlova N, Zouridis S, Ahmad S, Epelbaum O, Chong WH, Huggins JT, Saha BK, Conuel E, Chieng H, Mullins J, Bajaj D, Shkolnik B, Vancavage R, Madisi N, Judson MA) Respir Med 2021 Aug;184:106464 PMID: 34044224 PMCID: PMC8116127 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85106370229 05/28/2021       42 Citations
  • A Woman in Her Late 40s with Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Recurrent Pleural Effusions. (Abdalla M, Hu K, Kurman JS, Benn BS) Chest 2021 Apr;159(4):e215-e219 PMID: 34022021 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85103110150 05/23/2021    
  • Adjunctive Nutraceutical Therapies for COVID-19. (Subedi L, Tchen S, Gaire BP, Hu B, Hu K) Int J Mol Sci 2021 Feb 16;22(4) PMID: 33669456 PMCID: PMC7920448 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100975614 03/07/2021       36 Citations
  • Blastomycosis in the Capital District of New York State: A Newly Identified Emerging Endemic Area. (Austin A, Tobin E, Judson MA, Hage CA, Hu K, Epelbaum O, Fantauzzi J, Jones DM, Gilroy S, Chopra A) Am J Med 2021 Feb;134(2):e101-e108 PMID: 33091391 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85096484904 10/23/2020       5 Citations
  • Response. (Shkolnik B, Judson MA, Austin A, Hu K, D'souza M, Zumbrunn A, Huggins JT, Yucel R, Chopra A) Chest 2020 Oct;158(4):1783-1784 PMID: 33036094 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091911714 10/11/2020    
  • Non-expandable lung: an underappreciated cause of post-thoracentesis basilar pneumothorax. (Saha BK, Hu K, Shkolnik B) BMJ Case Rep 2020 Sep 07;13(9) PMID: 32900756 PMCID: PMC7478004 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091265745 09/10/2020       1 Citation
  • Pleural manometry: techniques, applications, and pitfalls. (Hu K, Chopra A, Huggins JT, Nanchal R) J Thorac Dis 2020 May;12(5):2759-2770 PMID: 32642184 PMCID: PMC7330282 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086025582 07/10/2020       12 Citations
  • Diagnostic Accuracy of Thoracic Ultrasonography to Differentiate Transudative From Exudative Pleural Effusion. (Shkolnik B, Judson MA, Austin A, Hu K, D'Souza M, Zumbrunn A, Huggins JT, Yucel R, Chopra A) Chest 2020 Aug;158(2):692-697 PMID: 32194059 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086383229 03/21/2020       31 Citations
  • Quantifying the relationship between symptoms at presentation and the prognosis of sarcoidosis. (Judson MA, Preston S, Hu K, Zhang R, Jou S, Modi A, Sukhu I, Ilyas F, Rosoklija G, Yucel R) Respir Med 2019 Jun;152:14-19 PMID: 31128604 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064766568 05/28/2019       17 Citations
  • Impact of Procalcitonin Guidance on Management of Adults Hospitalized with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations. (Bremmer DN, DiSilvio BE, Hammer C, Beg M, Vishwanathan S, Speredelozzi D, Moffa MA, Hu K, Abdulmassih R, Makadia JT, Sandhu R, Naddour M, Chan-Tompkins NH, Trienski TL, Watson C, Obringer TJ, Kuzyck J, Walsh TL) J Gen Intern Med 2018 May;33(5):692-697 PMID: 29404940 PMCID: PMC5910348 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045151073 02/07/2018       12 Citations
  • Impact of Procalcitonin Guidance with an Educational Program on Management of Adults Hospitalized with Pneumonia. (Walsh TL, DiSilvio BE, Hammer C, Beg M, Vishwanathan S, Speredelozzi D, Moffa MA, Hu K, Abdulmassih R, Makadia JT, Sandhu R, Naddour M, Chan-Tompkins NH, Trienski TL, Watson C, Obringer TJ, Kuzyck J, Bremmer DN) Am J Med 2018 Feb;131(2):201.e1-201.e8 PMID: 28947168 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034823016 09/28/2017       17 Citations
  • Evaluation of management of uncomplicated community-acquired pneumonia: A retrospective assessment (Walsh TL, Di Silvio BE, Speredelozzi D, Hammer CD, Hu K, Abdulmassih R, Makadia JT, Sandhu R, Naddour M, Vishwanathan S, Chan-Tompkins NH, Trienski TL, Moffa MA, Bremmer DN) Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 1 March 2017;25(2):71-75 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84995776546 03/01/2017       4 Citations
  • Subcellular stress response and induction of molecular chaperones and folding proteins after transient global ischemia in rats. (Truettner JS, Hu K, Liu CL, Dietrich WD, Hu B) Brain Res 2009 Jan 16;1249:9-18 PMID: 18996359 PMCID: PMC2670784 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-58149168845 11/11/2008       67 Citations
  • Last update: 02/18/2024