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Richard A. Drachtman, MD

Selected Publications

  1. Harker-Murray, P.D., Drachtman, R.A., Hodgson, D.C., Chauvenet, A.R., Kelly K.M. and Cole, P.D. (2014), Stratification of Treatment Intensity in Relapsed Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma.  Pediatr. Blood Cancer, 61:579-586.  doi:  10.1002/pbc.24851. PMID: 24504790
  2. Sharma A, Sadimin E, Drachtman R, Glod J.  2014.  CNS Lymphoma in a Patient with Shwachman Diamond Syndrome.  Pediatr Blood Cancer, 61:564-566.  doi:  10.1002/pbc.24743. PMID: 24307640
  3. Lanikova L, Lorenzo F, Yang C, Vankayalapati H, Drachtman R, Divoky V, Prchal JT.  Novel Homozygous VHL Mutation in Exon 2 is Associated with Congenital Polycythemia but not with Cancer.  Blood (2013) 121: 3918-3924. PMID: 23538339
  4. Giulino L, Guinan EC, Gillio AP, Drachtman RA, Teruya-Feldstein J, Boulad F.  2011.  Sweet Syndrome in Patients with Fanconi Anaemia: Association with Extracutaneous Manifestations and Progression of Haematological Disease.  British Journal of Haematology, 154: 278-281. doi: 10.1111/j.1365 2141.2011.08604.x.
  5. Cole PD, McCarten KM, Drachtman R, DeAlarcon P, Chen L, Trippett T, Schwartz C. Early [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography-Based Response Evaluation After Treatment with Gemcitabine and Vinorelbine for Refractory Hodgkin Disease: A Childrens Oncology Group Report.  Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Oct 2010, Vol. 27, No. 8:650-657
  6. Sevgi Gurkan MD, Kyla J Scarponi DO, Hilary Hotchkiss MD, Beth Savage CPNP MSN, Richard Drachtman MD.  Lactate Dehydrogenase as a Predictor of Kidney Involvement in Sickle Cell Anemia. Pediatric Nephrology (2010) 25:2123-2127. PMID: 20517617
  7. Yip D, Drachtman R, Amorosa L, Trooskin S (2010).  Papillary thyroid cancer presenting as Horner syndrome. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2010; 55(4):739–741. PMID: 20535818
  8. Salil S, Rosenfeld DL, Roychowdhury S, Drachtman RA, Cohler A.  Cord Compression due to Extramedullary Hematopoiesis in an Adolescent with Known Beta Thalassemia Major.  Radiology Case. 2009 Jan; 3(1):17-22. PMID:  22470615
  9. Cole PD, Schwartz CL, Drachtman RA, de Alarcon, PA, Chen L, Trippett T.  Phase 2 Study of Weekly Gemcitabine and Vinorelbine for Children with Recurrent or Refractory Hodgkin Disease, A Children’s Oncology Group Report.  Journal of Clinical Oncology J Clin Oncol. 2009 Mar 20;27(9):1456-6PMID:  19224841
  10. Bruins B, Masterson M, Drachtman R, Michaels L.  Deep Venous Thrombosis in Adolescents due to Anatomic Causes.  Pediatric Blood Cancer 2008; 51:125-128. PMID:  18213708
  11. Wolf M, Cangemi C, Drachtman R, Masterson M.  Primary Hemorrhagic Stroke in a 12-year-old Female With Sickle Cell Disease and Normal Trans Cranial Doppler.  Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2008; 25(5):451-456. PMID: 18569847
  12. Cole P, Drachtman R, Masterson M, Smith A, Glod J, Lisi S, Zebala J, Drapala D, Kamen B.  Phase 2B Trial Of Aminopterin In Multiagent Therapy For Children With Newly Diagnosed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology 2008; 62(1):65-75. PMID: 17768625
  13. Siu A, Drachtman R.  Dextromethorphan: A Review of N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Antagonist in the Management of Pain.  CNS Drug Reviews 2007; 13(1):96-106. PMID: 17461892
  14. Cole PD, Drachtman RA, Smith AK, Cate S, Larson RA, Hawkins DS, Holcenberg J, Kelly K, Kamen BA.  Phase II Trial of Oral Aminopterin for Adults and Children with Refractory Acute Leukemia.  Clinical Cancer Research 2005; 11(22):8089-96.
  15. Seibel NL, Krailo M, Chen Z, Healey J, Breitfeld PP, Drachtman R, Greffe B, Nachman J, Nadel H, Sato J, Swenson B, Yaw K, Meyers PA, Reaman G.  Upfront Window Trial of Topotecan in Previously Untreated Children and Adolescents with Metastatic Osteosarcoma: Childrens Cancer Group (CCG) 7943.  Cancer 2007; 109(8):1646-1653.
  16. Cole PD, Drachtman RA, Smith AK, Cate S, Larson RA, Hawkins DS, Holcenberg J, Kelly K, Kamen BA.  Phase II Trial of Oral Aminopterin for Adults and Children with Refractory Acute Leukemia.  Clinical Cancer Research 2005; 11(22):8089-96. PMID: 16299240
  17. Michaels L, Maraventano M, Drachtman RA.  Thrombosis and Gangrene in A Patient With Sickle Cell Disease And Dactylitis.  J Pediatrics 2003; 142:449. PMID: 12712067
  18. Driscoll MC, Hurlet A, Styles L, McKie V, Files B, Olivieri N, Pegelow C, Berman B, Drachtman RA, Patel K, Brambilia D.  Stroke Risk in Siblings with Sickle Cell Anemia.  Blood 2003; 101:2401-2404. PMID: 12609963
  19. Drachtman RA, Cole PD, Golden CB, James SJ, Melnyk S, Aisner J, Kamen BA.  Dextromethorphan is Effective in the Treatment of Subacute Methotrexate Neurotoxicity.  Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2002; 19:319-327. PMID: 12078863