Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

 

Xavier Soler, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
Associate Director, Clinical Trials Center & Airway Research Center

 

AREAS OF INTEREST
Chronic Lung Disease: Pathophysiology of COPD and asthma. Pulmonary Rehabilitation and activity monitoring in chronic lung disorders. Sleep disorders affecting COPD. Hypoxemia in chronic lung disease. Imaging in chronic lung disease. Tobacco cessation. Public and medical education.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

I. Original Articles
  1. Soler X, Murio C, Heras J, Calero G, Pérez M, Morera J, Ruiz-Manzano J. Hábito tabáquico en pacientes con enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC). Estudio EPOTABAC. Prevención del Tabaquismo. 2008;10(3):95-101. PMID: 19406603
  2. Soler X, Sell R, Maestre J, Ruiz-Manzano. Bronchial rupture by an unusual mechanism of thoracic hyperextension. J Emerg Med. 2009; Apr 28. PMID: 19406603
  3. Morris TA, Marsh JJ, Magana MM, Liang NC, Soler X, DeSantis DJ, Ngo D, Woods VL. High Prevalence of Dysfibrinogenemia Among Patients with Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Blood. 2009; 114:1929-36 PMID: 19420351
  4. Loredo JS, Soler X, Bardwell W, Ancoli-Israel S, Dimsdale JE, Palinkas LA. Sleep health in U.S. Hispanic population. Sleep. 2010 Jul 1;33(7):962-7. PMID: 20614856
  5. Soler X, Murio C, Pérez M, Calero G, Ruiz-Manzano J. Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care setting in Spain: the EPOCAP study. Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2010 Aug;4(4):215-23.  PMID: 20920137
  6. Soler X, Hoh CK, Kerr KM, Test V, Marsh JJ, Morris TA. Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Single photon emission computed tomography in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Respirology. 2011 Jan;16(1):131-7. PMID: 20920137
  7. Soler X, Kerr KM, Marsh JJ, Renner JW, Hoh CK, Morris TA. Pilot Study Comparing SPECT Perfusion Scintigraphy to CT Pulmonary Angiography in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Respirology. 2012 Jan;17(1):180-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2011.02061.x PMID: 21899658
  8. Soler X, Diaz-Piedra C, Ries AL. Pulmonary Rehabilitation improves sleep quality in chronic lung disease. COPD. 2013 Apr;10(2):156-63. PMID: 23514215
  9. Kinney GL, Black-Shinn JL, Wan ES, Make B, Regan E, Lutz S, Soler X, Silverman EK, Crapo J, Hokanson JE; the COPDGene Investigators. Pulmonary Function Reduction in Diabetes Mellitus with and without Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Diabetes Care. 2013 Sep 11. PMID: 24026562
  10. Teodorescu M, Xie A, Sorkness CA, Robbins J, Reeder S, Gong Y, Fedie JE, Sexton A, Miller B, Huard T6, Hind J, Bioty N, Peterson E, Kunselman SJ, Chinchilli VM, Soler X, Ramsdell J, Loredo J, Israel E, Eckert DJ, Malhotra A. Effects of Inhaled Fluticasone on Upper Airway during Sleep and Wakefulness in Asthma: A Pilot Study. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Feb 15;10(2):183-93. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.3450. 1. Bowler RP, Kim V, Regan E, Williams A, Santorico SA, Make BJ, Lynch DA, Hokanson JE, Washko GR, Bercz P, Soler X, Marchetti N, Criner GJ, Ramsdell J, Han MK, Demeo D, Anzueto A, Comellas A, Crapo J, Dransfield M, Wells JM, Hersh CP, MacIntyre N, Martinez F, Nath H, Niewoehner D, Sciurba F, Sharafkhaneh A, Silverman EK, van Beek EJ, Wilson C, Wendt C, Wise RA; For the COPDGene investigators. Prediction of acute respiratory disease in current and former smokers with and without COPD. Chest. 2014 Jun 19. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-2946. PMID: 24945159
  11. Castaldi PJ, Dy J, Ross J, Chang Y, Washko GR, Curran-Everett D, Williams A, Lynch DA, Make BJ, Crapo JD, Bowler RP, Regan EA, Hokanson JE, Kinney GL, Han MK, Soler X, Ramsdell JW, Barr RG, Foreman M, van Beek E, Casaburi R, Criner GJ, Lutz SM, Rennard SI, Santorico S, Sciurba FC, DeMeo DL, Hersh CP, Silverman EK, Cho MH. Cluster analysis in the COPDGene study identifies subtypes of smokers with distinct patterns of airway disease and emphysema. Thorax. 2014 May;69(5):415-22. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-203601. PMID: 24563194.
  12. X Soler, C Diaz-Piedra, W Bardwell, S Ancoli-Israel, L Palinkas, J Dimsdale, J Loredo. Sleep Quality among Hispanics of Mexican Descent and Non-Hispanic Whites: Results from the Sleep Health and Knowledge in US Hispanics Study. Open Journal Respiratory Disease. 2013. May;3:97-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojrd.2013.32015. DOI: 10.4236/ojrd.2013.32015
  13. Bowler RP, Kim V, Regan E, Williams AA, Santorico SA, Make BJ, Lynch DA, Hokanson JE, Washko GR, Bercz P, Soler X, Marchetti N, Criner GJ, Ramsdell J, Han MK, Demeo D, Anzueto A, Comellas A, Crapo JD, Dransfield M, Wells JM, Hersh CP, MacIntyre N, Martinez F, Nath HP, Niewoehner D, Sciurba F, Sharafkhaneh A, Silverman EK, van Beek EJ, Wilson C, Wendt C, Wise RA; COPDGene investigators. Prediction of acute respiratory disease in current and former smokers with and without COPD. Chest. 2014 Oct;146(4):941-50. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-2946. PubMed. PMID: 24945159; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4188150.
  14. Park SJ, Foreman MG, Demeo DL, Bhatt SP, Hansel NN, Wise RA, Soler X, Bowler RP. Menthol cigarette smoking in the COPDGene cohort: relationship with COPD, comorbidities, and CT metrics. Respirology. 2015 Jan;20(1):108-14. doi: 10.1111/resp.12421. PMID: 25328036
  15. Smith LJ, Kalhan R, Wise RA, Sugar EA, Lima JJ, Irvin CG, Dozor AJ, Holbrook JT; American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Centers. Effect of a soy isoflavone supplement on lung function and clinical outcomes in patients with poorly controlled asthma: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2015 May 26;313(20):2033-43. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.5024. PubMed PMID: 26010632.
  16. Jaramillo JD, Wilson C, Stinson DJ, Lynch DA, Bowler RP, Lutz S, Bon JM, Arnold B, McDonald ML, Washko GR, Wan ES, DeMeo DL, Foreman MG, Soler X, Lindsay SE, Lane NE, Genant HK, Silverman EK, Hokanson JE, Make BJ, Crapo JD, Regan EA; COPDGene Investigators. Reduced Bone Density and Vertebral Fractures in Smokers. Men and COPD Patients at Increased Risk. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015. May;12(5):648-56. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201412-591OC. PubMed PMID: 25719895; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4418341.
  17. Park SJ, Foreman MG, Demeo DL, Bhatt SP, Hansel NN, Wise RA, Soler X, Bowler RP. Menthol cigarette smoking in the COPDGene cohort: relationship with COPD, comorbidities and CT metrics. Respirology. 2015 Jan;20(1):108-14. doi:10.1111/resp.12421. Epub 2014 Oct 19. PubMed PMID: 25328036; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4415502.
  18. Soler X, Gaio E, Powell FL, Ramsdell JW, Loredo JS, Malhotra A, Ries AL. High Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Moderate to Severe COPD. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25871443.
  19. Soler X, Malhotra A. Reply: Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Sep;12(9):1420-1. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201506-379LE.
  20. Krachman SL, Tiwari R, Vega ME, Yu D, Soler X, Jaffe F, Kim V, Swift I, D'Alonzo GE, Criner GJ; COPDGene Investigators. Effect of Emphysema Severity on the Apnea-Hypopnea Index in Smokers with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print.
  21. Bhatt SP, Terry NL, Nath H, Zach JA, Tschirren J, Bolding MS, Stinson DS, Wilson CG, Curran-Everett D, Lynch DA, Putcha N, Soler X, Wise RA, Washko GR, Hoffman EA, Foreman MG, Dransfield MT; Genetic Epidemiology of COPD (COPDGene) Investigators. Association Between Expiratory Central Airway Collapse and Respiratory Outcomes Among Smokers. JAMA. 2016 Feb 2;315(5):498-505. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.19431.
  22. Bhatt SP, Soler X*, Wang X, Murray S, Anzueto AR, Beaty TH, Boriek AM, Casaburi R, Criner GJ, Diaz AA, Dransfield MT, Curran-Everett D, Galbán CJ, Hoffman EA, Hogg JC, Kazerooni EA, Kim V, Kinney GL, Lagstein A, Lynch DA, Make BJ, Martinez FJ, Ramsdell JW, Reddy R, Ross BD, Rossiter HB, Steiner RM, Strand MJ, van Beek EJ, Wan ES, Washko GR, Wells JM, Wendt CH, Wise RA, Silverman EK, Crapo JD, Bowler RP, Han MK; COPDGene Investigators. Association Between Functional Small Airways Disease and FEV1 Decline in COPD. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] *Co-first author.
  23. Kim V, Zhao H, Boriek AM, Anzueto A, Soler X, Bhatt SP, Rennard SI, Wise R,Comellas A, Ramsdell JW, Kinney GL, Han MK, Martinez CH, Yen A, Black-Shinn J, Porszasz J, Criner GJ, Hanania NA, Sharafkhaneh A, Crapo JD, Make BJ, Silverman EK, Curtis JL; COPDGene Investigators. Persistent and Newly Developed Chronic Bronchitis Are Associated with Worse Outcomes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jul;13(7):1016-25. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201512-800OC. PubMed PMID: 27158740.
  24. Vicente E, Marin JM, Carrizo SJ, Osuna CS, González R, Marin-Oto M, Forner M, Vicente P, Cubero P, Gil AV, Soler X. Upper airway and systemic inflammation in obstructive sleep apnoea. Eur Respir J. 2016 Sep 1. pii: ERJ-00234-2016. doi:10.1183/13993003.00234-2016. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27587551.
  25. Soler X, Liao SY, Marin JM, Lorenzi-Filho G, Jen R, DeYoung P, Owens RL, Ries AL, Malhotra A. Age, gender, neck circumference, and Epworth sleepiness scale do not predict obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): The challenge to predict OSA in advanced COPD. PLoS One. 2017 May 16;12(5):e0177289. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177289. eCollection 2017.

II. Invited Articles, Book Chapters.

  1. Soler X. Corticosteroides orales en Neumologia. Editors Felipe Andreo and Luis Lores. Madrid (Spain). 2005. (Co-author).
  2. Soler X. Tomografía de emisión de positrones (SPECT) en la enfermedad pulmonar tromboembólica. Medicina Respiratoria. 2009; 2:15-24. (Invited review).
  3. Soler X. Actualización en la enfermedad tromboembólica venosa: Fisiopatología. Madrid (Spain). SEPAR FC; 2009: 1-14 (Invited review).
  4. Soler X. Co-morbidities Blog Series; Sleep Apnea and COPD; What Patients should know. COPD-Foundation. (Invited article). 2012.
  5. Soler X. Sarcoidosis. Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine, Seventh Edition. Editors Timothy Morris, Judd Landberg and Andrew L. Ries. (Invited chapter). 2014. ISBN 978-1-4511-1658-8
  6. Soler X. An official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement: key concepts and advances in pulmonary rehabilitation. Pulmonary Hypertension and pulmonary rehabilitation section. Guidelines for the ATS/ERS statement on Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct 15;188(8):e13-64. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201309-1634ST.
  7. Liao S, Benzo R, Ries AL, and Soler X. Physical activity monitoring in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J COPD F. 2014; 2(1): 155-165. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15326/jcopdf.2.1.2014. Review.
  8. Soler X, Ramsdell J. Anticholinergics/Antimuscarinic Drugs in Asthma. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2014. 14:484. DOI 10.1007/s11882-014-0484-y. Invited Review.
  9. Jacono F, Soler X, Malhotra A. The ventilatory Control. In Grippi M, Elias J, Fishman J, et al. Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. Invited book chapter. (2015).
  10. Soler X, Ramsdell JW. Are Asthma and COPD a Continuum of the Same Disease? J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2015 Jul-Aug;3(4):489-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2015.05.030. PubMed PMID: 26164572. Invited Review.

    III. Abstracts Published and/or presented (2008-present)

    1. Soler X, Loredo J, Dimsdale JE. Differences in Smoking Risks Between Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic Whites. Society of Behaviour Medicine. San Diego. 2008.
    2. Soler X, Ancoli-Israel S, Dimsdale JE, Loredo JS. Sleep quality and depression among Hispanic of Mexican Descent and Non-Hispanic whites in San Diego County. SLEEP. Baltimore. 2008.
    3. Morris TA, Marsh JJ, Magaña MM, Chiles PG, Soler X, DeSantis DJ, Ngo D, Woods VL. Fibrinogen Mutations Are Common Among Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. ATS Toronto. 2008.
    4. Marsh JJ, Chiles PG, Soler X, DeSantis DJ, Woods VL, Morris TA. A Mutation Affecting the t-PA Binding Domain of Fibrinogen (Fibrinogen San Diego III) in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. ATS Toronto. 2008.
    5. Soler X, Renner J, Hoh C, Morris TA. SPECT perfusion scanning and Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography (CTPA) in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. AJRCCM 2009; 179 (1): A3331.
    6. Soler X, Kerr KK, Kim NH, Channick R, Test V, Hoh C, Morris TA. Segments occluded in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) do not predict outcomes after surgery. AJRCCM 2009; 179 (1): A3332.
    7. Soler X, Bardwell WA, Ancoli-Israel S, Palinkas LA, Loredo JS. Ethnic differences in sleep quality, depression and anxiety. AJRCCM 2009; 179 (1): A2115
    8. Soler X, Bardwell WA, Ancoli-Israel S, Palinkas LA, Dimsdale JE, Loredo JS. Ethnic differences in insomnia and depression/anxiety in Hispanics of Mexican Descent and Non-Hispanic Whites in San Diego County. Sleep. Seattle. 2009.
    9. Soler X, Hoh CK, Kerr KM, Kim HS, Marsh JJ, Morris TA, Channick RN. Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (SPECT) in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. ATS. New Orleans. 2010. AJCCM 2010. A3401.
    10. X Soler, S Ancoli-Israel, JS Loredo, AL Ries. The Impact of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Sleep Quality in COPD. Sleep and Breathing, Barcelona, 2011.
    11. X Soler, C Díaz-Piedra, TM Limberg, JS Loredo, S Ancoli-Israel, AL Ries. Effect of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Sleep Outcomes and Quality of Life in in Chronic Lung Disease. AASM (SLEEP) International meeting. Minneapolis 2011.
    12. M. Teodorescu, A. Xie, C.A. Sorkness, J.E. Fedie, A. Sexton, B. Miller, T. Wirth, Y. Gong, D. Pegelow, J. Hind, J.A. Robbins, M. Jaleel, X. Soler, J. Ramsdell, J. Loredo, E. Israel, D.J. Eckert, J.A. Dempsey, A. Malhotra. Effects of Inhaled Fluticasone on Upper Airway Collapsibility during Sleep and on Tongue Function in Asthma Patients. ATS. Denver. 2011.
    13. C. Diaz-Piedra, X. Soler, A. Lui, C. Larsen, T. Limberg, A. Nunn, M. Correa, A. Ries. The Relationship of Sleep Quality and Quality of Life in Chronic Lung Disease. ATS. Denver. 2011.
    14. X Soler, A Lui, C Larsen, C Díaz-Piedra*, T Limberg, A Nunn, MCorrea, AL Ries. The Impact of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Sleep Quality in Chronic Lung Disease. ATS. Denver. 2011.
    15. Jaramillo J, Wilson C, Make B, Foreman M, Han ML, Soler X, Lynch D, Hockanson JE, Crapo JD, Regan EA. Gender differences in bone mineral density in subjects with COPD: males at increased risk of osteoporosis. ATS, San Francisco. 2012.
    16. X. Soler, A. Yen, J.L. Black-Shinn, R. San Jose Estepar, J.E. Hokanson, J.W. Ramsdell, A. Ries, A. Malhotra. Upper Airway Dynamics In Patients With COPD And Concomitant Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): A Pilot Study. ATS, Philadelphia. 2013.
    17. David J. De La Zerda, Ariel Go, Xavier Soler, Andrew Ries, and Frank Powell. ATS 2013. Ibuprofen Does Not Reverse Ventilatory Acclimatization To Chronic Hypoxia.
    18. Xavier Soler, Eduardo Gaio, Pamela DeYoung, Ann R. Elliott, Trina Limberg, Arianna Villa, Maria Baylon, Rusell Sison-Tojino, Anne Mohney, Erik Smales, Jose S. Loredo, Joe W. Ramsdell, Atul Malhotra, Andrew L. Ries. High Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea In Patients With Moderate To Severe COPD. ATS 2014.
    19. Xavier Soler, Andrew Yen, Jennifer L. Black-Shinn, Raul San Jose Estepar, John E. Hokanson, Joe W. Ramsdell, Andrew Ries, and Atul Malhotra. Upper Airway Dynamics In Patients With COPD And Concomitant Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): A Pilot Study. ATS. 2013
    20. Jennifer L. Black-Shinn, Gregory L. Kinney, Russell P. Bowler, Sharon M. Lutz, Mark Aloia, Marci Sontag, Xavier Soler, Andrew Yen, Irene Swift, Gerard J. Criner, and John E. Hokanson. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Independently Related To Chronic Bronchitis But Not Functional Reduction Or Emphysema In The COPDGene Cohort. ATS. 2014
    21. Irene Swift, Rachna Tiwari, Maria Elena Vega, Daohia Yu, Xavi Soler, Frederik Jaffe, Gerard J. Criner, Samuel L. Krachman, and COPD Gene investigators. Effect Of Emphysema Severity On The Apnea-Hypopnea Index In Smokers With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. ATS. 2014
    22. Andrew Yen, Jennifer L. Black-Shinn, Raul San Jose Estepar, John E. Hokanson, Samuel L. Krachman, Andrew L. Ries, Joe W. Ramsdell, Atul Malhotra, Xavier Soler. Airway Dynamics On Computed Tomography (CT) In Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) And Concomitant Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): A Pilot Study Of Tracheal Length. ATS 2014
    23. David J. De La Zerda, Eduardo Gaio, Andrew L. Ries, Xavier Soler, Frank L. Powell. Neuromuscular Drive And Ventilatory Response To Hypoxia. ATS 2014
    24. Jennifer L. Black-Shinn, Gregory L. Kinney, Russell P. Bowler, Sharon M. Lutz, Mark Aloia, Marci Sontag, Xavier Soler, Andrew Yen, Irene Swift, Gerard J. Criner, and John E. Hokanson. The Berlin Sleep Questionnaire Lacks Utility In A COPD Population. ATS 2014
    25. Erin R. Narewski, , Amanda Blackford, Parag Desai, Matthew R. Lammi, Anne Fuhlbrigge, Xavier Soler, Richard K. Albert, and Gerard J. Criner. Clinical Differences In COPD Patients With Mild-Moderate Hypoxemia At Rest +/- Exertion Vs. Those Normoxemic At Rest Who Desaturate Only With Exertion. ATS 2014.
    26. Justin Reis and Xavier Soler Unusual Presentation of Chylothorax Secondary to a Giant Abdominal Mass. 2015: A2981, 10.1164/ajrccm. ATS 2015.
    27. Shu-Yi Liao, Eduardo Gaio, Jose S. Loredo, Andrew L. Ries, Atul Malhotra, and Xavier Soler. Predictors of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. ATS 2015.
    28. Russell P. Bowler, Nadia N. Hansel, Michael B. Drummond, Barry J. Make, Jimi Huh, Genevieve Dunton, Elizabeth A. Regan, Dawn L. DeMeo, Richard Casaburi, Xavier Soler, Edwin K. Silverman E Cigarette Use in Older Americans from the COPDGene Cohort. ATS 2015.
    29. Joseph A. Gordon, Janos Porszasz, Harry B. Rossiter, Aladin Boriek, Divay Chandra, Gerard J. Criner, Sirious Darabian, Alejandro A. Diaz, Gregory L. Kinney, Barry J. Make, Nathaniel Marchetti, Merry-Lynn N. McDonald, Elizabeth A. Regan, Stephen I. Rennard, Xavier Soler, Edwin Edwin Van Beek, Richard Casaburi,Correlates of 5 Year Decline in 6-Minute Walk Distance in the COPDGene Cohort. ATS 2015.
    30. Victor Kim, Antonio Anzueto, MeiLan K. Han, Carlos H. Martinez, Jennifer L. Black-Shinn, Aladin Boriek, Janos Porszacz, Xavier Soler, Robert A. Wise, Chandra Dass, Alejandro P. Comellas, Joe W. Ramsdell, Gerard J. Criner, Amir Sharafkhaneh, Andrew Yen, James Crapo, Barry J. Make, Edwin K. Silverman, Jeffrey L. Curtis. Persistent and Newly Developed Chronic Bronchitis is Associated with Worse Outcomes and Increased Respiratory Symptoms in Smokers with and Without Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. ATS 2015.
    31. Surya P. Bhatt, Xavier Soler, Xin Wang, Susan Murray, Tadashi Allen, Antonio Anzueto, Terri H. Beaty, Jennifer L. Black-Shinn, Jessica Bon, Aladin M. Boriek, Richard Casaburi, Francis C. Cordova, Gerard J. Criner, Dawn L. DeMeo, Alejandro A. Diaz, Mark T. Dransfield, Raul S. Estepar, Douglas C. Everett, Marilyn G. Foreman, Craig J. Galban, Nicola A. Hanania, John E. Hokanson, Eric A. Hoffman, Robert L. Jensen, Ella A. Kazerooni, Victor Kim, Gregory L. Kinney, Charlie Lan, Dong Li, David A. Lynch, Barry J. Make, Fernando J. Martinez, Charlene McEvoy, Margaret M. Parker, Amit D. Parulekar, Janos Porszasz, Katherine Pratte, Mustafa A. Al Qaisi, Joe W. Ramsdell, Brian D. Ross, Harry B. Rossiter, Amir Sharafkhaneh, Edwin J. Van Beek, Arkadiusz Sitek, Robert M. Steiner, Emily S. Wan, Mathew J. Strand, George R. Washko, James M. Wells, Christine H. Wendt, Robert A. Wise, Andrew Yen, Edwin K. Silverman, James Crapo, Russell P. Bowler, MeiLan K. Han. Predictors of Lung Function Decline in Smokers in COPDGene Phase 2. ATS 2015.
    32. Validity of Asthma Control Questionnaires Among Smoking Asthmatics. X Soler, J Holbrook, K Kinninger, J Saams, AE Burke, RA Wise, JW Ramsdell. ATS 2016.
    33. Gender Differences in Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Arousal Threshold in Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). R Jen, RL Owens, A Malhotra, AL Ries, X Soler. ATS 2016.
    34. Longitudinal Changes in Peak Oxygen Uptake in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Patients with Dynamic Hyperin_ation and/or Tidal Expiratory Flow Limitation. BB Aarli, P Calverley, MD, X Soler, FL Powell, A Malhotra, B Frisk, TM Eagan, P Bakke, JA Hardie. ATS 2016.
    35. A Screening Tool to Predict Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Pilot Study of the UCSD COPD-OSA Questionnaire. X. Soler, S Liao, AL Ries, A Malhotra. ATS 2016.
    36. Time Course of Cardiac Troponin in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome and Sleep Apnea Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology (SRN). A Sanchez-de-la-Torre, M Sanchez-de-la-Torre, J Valls, M Flores, A Maisel, A Malhotra, F Barbe, X. Soler. ATS 2016.

UCSD Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

 
Dr. Soler can be reached via e-mail: xsoler@ucsd.edu