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Kurt Hu MD

Assistant Professor

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


Research Experience

  • Humans
  • Publications (18)

  • 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 12;71:102081 PMID: 34571093 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116906376 09/28/2021       1 Citation
  • 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    
  • Interruption of endolysosomal trafficking leads to stroke brain injury. (Yuan D, Hu K, Loke CM, Teramoto H, Liu C, Hu B) Exp Neurol 2021 11;345:113827 PMID: 34363809 PMCID: PMC8429234 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85112350594 08/08/2021       3 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 07 01;11(1):13696 PMID: 34211011 PMCID: PMC8249469 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85109163890 07/03/2021       1 Citation
  • 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 Sep-Oct;50(5):599-608 PMID: 34087677 PMCID: PMC8088235 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85107268692 06/05/2021       14 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 08;184:106464 PMID: 34044224 PMCID: PMC8116127 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85106370229 05/28/2021       17 Citations
  • A Woman in Her Late 40s with Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Recurrent Pleural Effusions. (Abdalla M, Hu K, Kurman JS, Benn BS) Chest 2021 04;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       11 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 02;134(2):e101-e108 PMID: 33091391 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85096484904 10/23/2020       2 Citations
  • Response. (Shkolnik B, Judson MA, Austin A, Hu K, D'souza M, Zumbrunn A, Huggins JT, Yucel R, Chopra A) Chest 2020 10;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    
  • 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       5 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 08;158(2):692-697 PMID: 32194059 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086383229 03/21/2020       16 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 06;152:14-19 PMID: 31128604 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064766568 05/28/2019       5 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 05;33(5):692-697 PMID: 29404940 PMCID: PMC5910348 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045151073 02/07/2018       10 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 02;131(2):201.e1-201.e8 PMID: 28947168 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034823016 09/28/2017       13 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       63 Citations
  • Last update: 10/16/2021