Sherif Emil

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Determinants of postoperative abscess occurrence and percutaneous drainage in children with perforated appendicitis
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, 2300 Tupper, C 818, Montreal, QC, H3H 1P3, Canada
    Pediatr Surg Int 30:1265-71. 2014
  2. doi A survey-based assessment of the Canadian pediatric surgery workforce
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 49:678-81. 2014
  3. pmc Early pyloric stenosis: a case control study
    Marie Demian
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Miller Children s Hospital, Long Beach, California and University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:1053-7. 2009
  4. doi Contemporary 2-year outcomes of complex gastroschisis
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1521-8. 2012
  5. doi 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi What are the true advantages of a pediatric appendicitis clinical pathway?
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Children s Hospital, Orange 92868, USA
    Am Surg 72:885-9. 2006
  8. doi Vacuum-assisted closure for complicated neonatal abdominal wounds
    Gregory Lopez
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University Children s Hospital, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2202-7. 2008
  9. 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
  10. doi Benefits of an abridged antibiotic protocol for treatment of gangrenous appendicitis
    Layla Shbat
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 49:1723-5. 2014

Collaborators

  • Jean Martin Laberge
  • Kambiz Zainabadi
  • David Sigalet
  • Robert Baird
  • Kathryn Martin
  • Li Hsia Alicia Cheong
  • Fady Gaied
  • Abdullah Alshehri
  • Pramod Puligandla
  • Miriam Blumenkrantz
  • Van Hung Nguyen
  • Veronique Morinville
  • Sherif Elkady
  • Layla Shbat
  • Timothy Fairbanks
  • Nam Nguyen
  • Dara Petel
  • Laura Baker
  • Marnie Wilson
  • Yelda Jozaghi
  • Kenneth Shaw
  • Andrea Lo
  • Marie Demian
  • James Wiseman
  • Gregory Lopez
  • Tiffany Chen
  • Rachel D'Cruz
  • Esmaeel Taqi
  • Tracy Slone
  • Steven Romansky
  • Thang Nguyen
  • Michael Taylor
  • Juan Carlos Jimenez
  • Janet Abadir
  • Chantal Bernard
  • Serge Mayrand
  • Romain Mandel
  • Erik Skarsgard
  • Therese Perreault
  • Stephanie Klam
  • Samara Zavalkoff
  • Andréane Pharand
  • Pedro Albuquerque
  • Shirley Chou
  • Patricia Li
  • Sara Kalechstein
  • Josée Gaudreault
  • Michael Ganey
  • Kyle Cowan
  • Jean Pierre Farmer
  • Elsa Quiros-Calinoiu
  • Son Nguyen
  • Robin Clifton-Koeppel
  • Nichole Meissner
  • Sebastien Dube
  • Helene Flageole
  • John Boutros
  • Bita Behjatnia
  • Dmitri Gelfand
  • Trung Bui
  • Fombe Ndiforchu
  • Barry Steinmetz
  • Michael Weller

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi Determinants of postoperative abscess occurrence and percutaneous drainage in children with perforated appendicitis
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, 2300 Tupper, C 818, Montreal, QC, H3H 1P3, Canada
    Pediatr Surg Int 30:1265-71. 2014
    ..Postoperative abscesses after perforated appendicitis have no clear risk factors or indications for percutaneous drainage. Our study addressed these two issues...
  2. doi A survey-based assessment of the Canadian pediatric surgery workforce
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 49:678-81. 2014
    ..There is significant lack of information regarding the Canadian pediatric surgery workforce...
  3. pmc Early pyloric stenosis: a case control study
    Marie Demian
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Miller Children s Hospital, Long Beach, California and University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:1053-7. 2009
    ..We conducted a case control study to delineate the characteristics of patients with early PS (EPS). In addition, we tested the hypothesis that patients with EPS present with a smaller pylorus than older patients...
  4. doi Contemporary 2-year outcomes of complex gastroschisis
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1521-8. 2012
    ..Outcomes of gastroschisis are influenced by associated intestinal complications. We present a detailed analysis of complex gastroschisis...
  5. doi 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi What are the true advantages of a pediatric appendicitis clinical pathway?
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Children s Hospital, Orange 92868, USA
    Am Surg 72:885-9. 2006
    ..A clinical pathway decreases the use of unnecessary antibiotics, hospital stay, and charges for simple appendicitis. It decreases the use of unnecessary drains, and eliminates readmissions after complicated appendicitis...
  8. doi Vacuum-assisted closure for complicated neonatal abdominal wounds
    Gregory Lopez
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University Children s Hospital, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2202-7. 2008
    ..Neonatal experience in vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) for complex abdominal wounds remains scant...
  9. 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...
  10. doi Benefits of an abridged antibiotic protocol for treatment of gangrenous appendicitis
    Layla Shbat
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 49:1723-5. 2014
    ..In this study, we compared a cohort of children with gangrenous appendicitis treated with abridged antibiotics (AA) to another treated with prolonged antibiotics (PA)...
  11. doi Lower esophageal sphincter augmentation by endoscopic injection of dextranomer hyaluronic acid copolymer in a porcine gastroesophageal reflux disease model
    Abdullah Alshehri
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 49:1353-9. 2014
    ..In the current study, we investigated the potential for DxHA to augment the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) in a porcine model of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  12. doi Outcomes of early versus late intestinal operations in patients with gastroschisis and intestinal atresia: results from a prospective national database
    Abdullah Alshehri
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 48:2022-6. 2013
    ..Gastroschisis may be complicated by intestinal atresia, necrosis, and/or perforation. In the absence of an urgent indication, intestinal procedures are often delayed to allow for bowel recovery. This practice has not been evaluated...
  13. doi Dextranomer hyaluronic acid copolymer effects on gastroesophageal junction
    Kathryn Martin
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery Division of Pediatric Pathology Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:593-7. 2014
    ..Dextranomer hyaluronic acid (DxHA) copolymer, an agent with proven efficacy in vesicoureteral reflux, was studied with respect to its effects on the gastroesophageal junction (GEJ)...
  14. ncbi Evaluation of surgical approaches to pyloromyotomy: a single-center experience
    Esmaeel Taqi
    Division of Clinical Research and Pediatric General Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada H3H 1P3
    J Pediatr Surg 42:865-8. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the outcome of various approaches to pyloromyotomy: supraumbilical (SU), right upper quadrant (RUQ), and laparoscopic (LP)...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi Antibiotic therapy and interval appendectomy for perforated appendicitis in children: a selective approach
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Children s Hospital, Orange, California and Miller Children s Hospital, Long Beach, California 92868 3298, USA
    Am Surg 73:917-22. 2007
    ..There were no complications. Average total hospital stay was 7.2 +/- 3.0 days. Initial nonoperative treatment is highly successful in selected children who meet specific criteria. Failure is not associated with increased morbidity...
  17. doi The value of laparoscopy in the management of abdominoscrotal hydroceles
    Kathryn Martin
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:419-21. 2012
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  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi Infantile myofibromas obstructing opposite ends of the gastrointestinal tract
    Marnie Wilson
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 48:449-53. 2013
    ..Lessons learned from the treatment of these two patients are shared and the pertinent literature is reviewed...
  21. ncbi Sternal cleft, Morgagni hernia, and ectopic liver: a unique chest wall anomaly
    Tracy Slone
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:2132-5. 2007
    ..Full repair was completed on the third day of life with excellent outcome...
  22. ncbi Emergent vs urgent appendectomy in children: a study of outcomes
    Michael Taylor
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Children s Hospital, Orange, CA 92868 3298, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1912-5. 2005
    ..Emergent appendectomy (EA) in children is still considered surgical dogma and continues to be recommended as a standard of care. This study examined whether emergent operation has any outcome advantages over urgent operation...
  23. doi Percutaneous pigtail catheter versus tube thoracostomy for pediatric empyema: A comparison of outcomes
    Dara Petel
    Department of Pediatrics, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 154:655-60; discussion 660-1. 2013
    ..The present study compares outcomes of 8.5-Fr soft pigtail catheters (PC) placed via Seldinger technique with larger caliber, stiff chest tubes (12- to 24-Fr) placed via tube thoracostomy (TT)...
  24. ncbi Appendicitis in children: a ten-year update of therapeutic recommendations
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 38:236-42. 2003
    ..In 1990, the authors reported excellent outcomes using a standard protocol to treat pediatric appendicitis. This protocol has been simplified further and a large retrospective review was conducted to assess current outcomes...
  25. ncbi Abdominal foregut perforations in children: a 10-year experience
    Janet Abadir
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Children s Hospital, Orange, CA 92868 3298, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1903-7. 2005
    ..Intraabdominal foregut perforations in children are rare. We conducted a retrospective review with the aim of defining their etiologies, treatment, outcomes, and prognosis...
  26. doi Prenatal and postnatal features of mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall: case report and literature review
    Yelda Jozaghi
    Division of Pediatric Radiology, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:735-40. 2013
    ..The literature is reviewed, with particular attention to prenatal detection and postnatal management options...
  27. ncbi Canada-trained pediatric surgeons: a cross-border survey of satisfaction and preferences
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868 3298, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:878-84. 2007
    ..We conducted a survey of Canada-trained pediatric surgeons practicing in the United States and Canada to compare their levels of satisfaction and to assess their health care system preferences...
  28. ncbi Colonic perforation in the first few hours of life associated with rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata
    Timothy Fairbanks
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Bldg 53, Rt 81, 101 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:662-4. 2005
    ..A literature search revealed no previous reports of intestinal perforation associated with RCP. Intestinal perforation should be added to the list of medical complications associated with RCP...
  29. doi Closed loop foregut obstruction in a premature neonate
    Tiffany Chen
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e11-4. 2008
    ..Foregut continuity was established with a gastroduodenostomy, duodenoduodenostomy, and duodenal tapering. The child survived and continued to thrive at 2 years of age...
  30. ncbi Thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula: lessons learned
    Thang Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California at Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:174-8. 2006
    ..Repair of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula has traditionally been performed via thoracotomy. This study aims to evaluate the feasibility and pitfalls of the thoracoscopic approach...
  31. doi Minimal access surgical management of large juvenile polyps in children
    James Wiseman
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Miller Children s Hospital, Long Beach, CA 90806, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:e9-13. 2009
    ..Most polyps are small, occur in the distal colon and rectum, and present with bleeding or prolapse. Giant juvenile polyps have been rarely reported...
  32. doi Thoracoscopic upper lobectomies for symptomatic congenital lung cysts
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:174-8. 2008
    ..Excellent outcomes were achieved in both cases. Thoracoscopic upper lobectomies can be safely and successfully performed in children with congenital cystic malformations, even after episodes of significant infection...
  33. doi Laparoscopic excision of a rudimentary uterine horn in a child
    Fady Gaied
    Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 46:411-4. 2011
    ..Successful laparoscopic excision was performed. The full extent of the anomaly was diagnosed by a combination of operative findings and postoperative magnetic resonance imaging...
  34. doi Pediatric laparoscopic appendectomy: a population-based study of trends, associations, and outcomes
    Li Hsia Alicia Cheong
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 49:1714-8. 2014
    ..We performed a population-based study to analyze the trends, associations, and outcomes of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) in the Canadian universal health care setting...
  35. doi Determinants of appendicitis outcomes in Canadian children
    Li Hsia Alicia Cheong
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre
    J Pediatr Surg 49:777-81. 2014
    ..Outcomes of appendicitis may be influenced by access to healthcare. We investigated the determinants of pediatric appendicitis outcomes in the single-payer Canadian healthcare system...
  36. doi Outcomes of pediatric appendicitis: an international comparison of the United States and Canada
    Li Hsia Alicia Cheong
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA Surg 149:50-5. 2014
    ..Pediatric appendicitis outcomes have been shown to be influenced by several patient-, surgeon-, and hospital-level factors. However, to our knowledge, no prior studies have investigated the effect of health care systems on outcomes...
  37. ncbi Recurrent gastrointestinal tract bleeding secondary to jejunal gastric heterotopia
    Juan Carlos Jimenez
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1654-7. 2005
    ..The case is presented, along with a plan of patient surveillance and a review of the pertinent literature...
  38. ncbi Cecal vascular malformation mimicking appendicitis in a child
    Sherif Emil
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:723-4. 2005
    ..Intraoperatively, a solid cecal mass was identified along with mesenteric adenopathy. A right hemicolectomy was performed. Pathologic examination revealed a vascular malformation with evidence of recent hemorrhage...
  39. doi Gastroduodenal emphysema
    Rachel D'Cruz
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2121-3. 2008
    ..We present a case of gastroduodenal pneumatosis secondary to partial duodenal obstruction in an infant with Down's syndrome...