Robert Baird

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Anastomotic stricture after esophageal atresia repair: a critical review of recent literature
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 23:204-13. 2013
  2. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of caudal blockade versus alternative analgesic strategies for pediatric inguinal hernia repair
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1077-85. 2013
  3. doi Imaging, radiation exposure, and attributable cancer risk for neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis
    Robert Baird
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1000-5. 2013
  4. doi Infectious complications in the management of gastroschisis
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, McGill University Health Center, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, 2300 Tupper Street, Montreal, QC, H3H 1P3, Canada
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:399-404. 2012
  5. ncbi Iatrogenic Horner syndrome after tube thoracostomy
    Robert Baird
    Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 44:2012-4. 2009
  6. doi Institutional practice and outcome variation in the management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia and gastroschisis in Canada: a report from the Canadian Pediatric Surgery Network
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 46:801-7. 2011
  7. doi Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) mortality without surgical repair? A plea to clarify surgical ineligibility
    Marnie Goodwin Wilson
    Divisions of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 48:924-9. 2013
  8. doi The effect of in vitro tracheal occlusion on branching morphogenesis in fetal lung explants from the rat nitrofen model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Jeremy R Grushka
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 45:943-7. 2010
  9. doi Transitioning from stiff chest tubes to soft pleural catheters: prospective assessment of a practice change
    Kathryn Martin
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 23:389-93. 2013
  10. doi Prematurity, not age at operation or incarceration, impacts complication rates of inguinal hernia repair
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 46:908-11. 2011

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Publications24

  1. ncbi Anastomotic stricture after esophageal atresia repair: a critical review of recent literature
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 23:204-13. 2013
    ..Finally, stricture resection followed by primary esophageal anastomosis or, rarely, esophageal replacement with an interposition graft remain options for AS refractory to all other forms of treatment. ..
  2. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of caudal blockade versus alternative analgesic strategies for pediatric inguinal hernia repair
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1077-85. 2013
    ..The optimal analgesic strategy for pediatric inguinal hernia repair (IHR) remains undefined. We evaluated the available evidence comparing caudal blockade to alternative analgesic strategies in achieving post-operative analgesia...
  3. doi Imaging, radiation exposure, and attributable cancer risk for neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis
    Robert Baird
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1000-5. 2013
    ..We evaluated our radiologic practice pattern for patients with NEC and estimated cumulative radiation exposure and lifetime cancer risk...
  4. doi Infectious complications in the management of gastroschisis
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, McGill University Health Center, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, 2300 Tupper Street, Montreal, QC, H3H 1P3, Canada
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:399-404. 2012
    ..While infectious complications are known to increase patient morbidity, it is unclear whether they vary according to abdominal closure method, or can be predicted by initial patient assessment...
  5. ncbi Iatrogenic Horner syndrome after tube thoracostomy
    Robert Baird
    Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 44:2012-4. 2009
    ..This report reviews the available literature, with an emphasis on complication avoidance...
  6. doi Institutional practice and outcome variation in the management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia and gastroschisis in Canada: a report from the Canadian Pediatric Surgery Network
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 46:801-7. 2011
    ..Perinatal management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and gastroschisis (GS) remains nonstandardized and institution specific. This analysis describes practice and outcome variation across a national network...
  7. doi Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) mortality without surgical repair? A plea to clarify surgical ineligibility
    Marnie Goodwin Wilson
    Divisions of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 48:924-9. 2013
    ..Little is known about liveborn CDH patients who die without surgery. We audited a national CDH cohort to determine whether these patients were different from patients who received CDH repair...
  8. doi The effect of in vitro tracheal occlusion on branching morphogenesis in fetal lung explants from the rat nitrofen model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Jeremy R Grushka
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 45:943-7. 2010
    ..In this study, we characterize the effects of in vitro TO on bronchial branch development in fetal lung explants derived from the nitrofen rat model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia...
  9. doi Transitioning from stiff chest tubes to soft pleural catheters: prospective assessment of a practice change
    Kathryn Martin
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 23:389-93. 2013
    ..In 2010, a multidisciplinary team at our institution developed a protocol to replace stiff chest tubes with 8.5-French soft pleural catheters in children requiring pleural drainage...
  10. doi Prematurity, not age at operation or incarceration, impacts complication rates of inguinal hernia repair
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 46:908-11. 2011
    ..Inguinal hernia repair (IHR) remains the most common procedure in pediatric surgery. Although postoperative sequelae are well described, we examined if prematurity and age were important determinants of postoperative complications...
  11. doi An analysis of early nonmortality outcome prediction in esophageal atresia
    Abdullah Alshehri
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 47:881-4. 2012
    ..Disease-specific prognostic scores for EA assess mortality risk without assessing patient morbidity. We undertook an analysis of these and generic scoring systems evaluating their ability to predict early nonmortality outcomes...
  12. doi Hearing loss in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) survivors: is it as prevalent as we think?
    Marnie Goodwin Wilson
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada H3H 1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 48:942-5. 2013
    ..The incidence of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL;>20 dB loss) in CDH survivors is debated. We evaluated long-term audiological outcomes at a single tertiary care center with ECMO capability and an established neonatal follow-up program...
  13. doi Laparoscopic treatment of isolated salpingeal torsion in children: case series and a 20-year review of the literature
    Fady Gaied
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:941-7. 2012
    ..Isolated torsion of the Fallopian tube, without ovarian torsion, is a rare cause of lower abdominal pain. We report our experience with 4 recent cases, along with data from a 20-year review of the pediatric literature...
  14. ncbi Gangrenous appendicitis in children: a prospective evaluation of definition, bacteriology, histopathology, and outcomes
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Surg Res 177:123-6. 2012
    ..We performed a prospective study in children to evaluate an objective definition of gangrenous appendicitis, as well as associated bacteriology, histopathology, and outcomes...
  15. doi A comparison of techniques for laparoscopic gastrostomy placement in children
    Laura Baker
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Surg Res 184:392-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the outcomes and resource utilization of two differing techniques for laparoscopic GT insertion in the pediatric population...
  16. doi Pectus carinatum treatment in Canada: current practices
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 47:862-6. 2012
    ..Multiple treatment options currently exist for the correction of pectus carinatum (PC). We performed a survey of Canadian pediatric surgeons to define current practices...
  17. doi Paralysis of the rectus abdominis muscle after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax
    Ioana Antonescu
    The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2397-400. 2011
    ..This report reviews the relevant published literature, with emphasis on the mechanism of nerve injury and avoidance of this complication...
  18. doi The use of laparoscopy in ventriculoperitoneal shunt revisions
    Kathryn Martin
    The Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2146-50. 2011
    ..However, they often encounter problems, and revisions are frequent. We sought to evaluate our institutional experience with laparoscopic-assisted VPS revisions...
  19. doi Management of a giant omphalocele with an external skin closure system
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 45:E17-20. 2010
    ..We present the case of a 34-week-old neonate with isolated giant omphalocele managed with an external surgical skin closure system as a component of a staged closure strategy...
  20. ncbi The effect of tracheal occlusion on lung branching in the rat nitrofen CDH model
    Robert Baird
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Surg Res 148:224-9. 2008
    ..In this study, we characterize bronchial branch development in fetal rats with CDH with or without TO through conventional histological and morphometric analysis as well as lung casting...
  21. doi Success in the Pediatric Surgery Match: a survey of the 2010 applicant pool
    Alana Beres
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital of McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3H1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 46:957-61. 2011
    ..Traditionally, basic science research and publication record have led to a successful Pediatric Surgery Match. With changing applicant research backgrounds, we evaluated if these or other factors still apply...
  22. ncbi A pilot investigation of a Pediatric Surgery Journal Club
    William Shihao Lao
    McGill University, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 49:811-4. 2014
    ..We hypothesize that a structured journal club (JC) for pediatric surgical trainees would meet these objectives in an enjoyable and long-lasting manner...
  23. doi Abdominal wall closure in neonates after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair
    Damian Maxwell
    West Virginia University Charleston Area Medical Center, WV, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:930-4. 2013
    ..Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) abruptly increases intra-abdominal pressure. This study sought to characterize the incidence and significance of ACS and delayed fascial closure (DFC) after CDH repair...
  24. doi Incarceration rates in pediatric inguinal hernia: do not trust the coding
    Suad Gholoum
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1007-11. 2010
    ..We evaluated our experience to determine if patient age and interval to operation increased the risk of incarceration...