Alastair J W Millar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Non-transplant surgery for short bowel syndrome
    Alastair J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:983-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Solving difficult hepatobiliary problems in children
    Alastair John Ward Millar
    Charles F M Saint Chair of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:872-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Liver transplantation in an African setting
    Alastair J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Semin Pediatr Surg 21:164-71. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Intestinal transplantation for motility disorders
    Alastair J W Millar
    University of Cape Town and Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Semin Pediatr Surg 18:258-62. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Nephron-sparing surgery for bilateral Wilms' tumours: a single-centre experience with 23 cases
    A J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Afr J Paediatr Surg 8:49-56. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of in-hospital morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected children after surgery
    Jonathan S Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:1007-14. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effect of maternal human immunodeficiency virus status on the outcome of neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis
    Jonathan Saul Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7701, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 45:315-8; discussion 318. 2010
  8. pmc Outcome of HIV-exposed uninfected children undergoing surgery
    Jonathan S Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 11:69. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Bilateral Wilms' tumors: a single-center experience with 19 cases
    Alastair J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross Children s Hospital, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1289-94. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Magnetic bead toy ingestion: uses and disuses in children
    Boma T Adikibi
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Klipfontein Road, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:741-4. 2013

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Non-transplant surgery for short bowel syndrome
    Alastair J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:983-7. 2013
    ..Growing neomucosa and lengthening bowel by longitudinal stretch are still experimental...
  2. doi request reprint Solving difficult hepatobiliary problems in children
    Alastair John Ward Millar
    Charles F M Saint Chair of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:872-5. 2012
    ..These conditions are briefly discussed here, with focus on the technical aspects of operative management...
  3. doi request reprint Liver transplantation in an African setting
    Alastair J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Semin Pediatr Surg 21:164-71. 2012
    ..In this article, we review the experience of 2 centers at opposite ends of the continent and share our experience of slightly different settings and show that success can be achieved even in resource-reduced environments...
  4. doi request reprint Intestinal transplantation for motility disorders
    Alastair J W Millar
    University of Cape Town and Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Semin Pediatr Surg 18:258-62. 2009
    ..The subject is reviewed emphasizing the potential pitfalls in case selection and management. The results of the ITx unit in Birmingham, UK are briefly reviewed...
  5. doi request reprint Nephron-sparing surgery for bilateral Wilms' tumours: a single-centre experience with 23 cases
    A J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Afr J Paediatr Surg 8:49-56. 2011
    ..We document the experience of a single centre in a developing country...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of in-hospital morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected children after surgery
    Jonathan S Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:1007-14. 2012
    ..Increasingly HIV-infected children can be expected to require surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of HIV-infected and HIV-unexposed children undergoing surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of maternal human immunodeficiency virus status on the outcome of neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis
    Jonathan Saul Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7701, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 45:315-8; discussion 318. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) exposure on survival and extent of disease in necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)...
  8. pmc Outcome of HIV-exposed uninfected children undergoing surgery
    Jonathan S Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 11:69. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the morbidity and mortality of HIVe compared to both HIVn and HIV-infected (HIVi) children after a general surgical procedure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bilateral Wilms' tumors: a single-center experience with 19 cases
    Alastair J W Millar
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross Children s Hospital, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1289-94. 2005
    ..The primary aim of management is eradication of neoplasm, while at the same time preserving of renal function...
  10. doi request reprint Magnetic bead toy ingestion: uses and disuses in children
    Boma T Adikibi
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Klipfontein Road, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:741-4. 2013
    ..We review our case and highlight this problem to other medical practitioners as a potential cause of significant morbidity and mortality in the paediatric population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Management of nine cases of Wilms' tumour with intracardiac extension - a single centre experience
    Yusuf Abdullah
    School of Child and Adolescent Health, Divisions of Paediatric Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Haematology Oncology, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Rondebosch, 7700 Cape Town, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 48:394-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to review the management of children with Wilms' tumour who have intracardiac extension...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of postoperative complications in HIV-infected children undergoing surgery
    Jonathan Saul Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 46:674-8. 2011
    ..An increasing number of HIV-infected children require a surgical procedure. The aim of this study was to investigate factors associated with the development of complications in HIV-infected children undergoing surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Omental cyst presenting with profound anaemia
    Boma T Adikibi
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Klipfontein Road, Cape Town, South Africa
    Afr J Paediatr Surg 10:180-4. 2013
    ..The optimal treatment, complete resection, is associated with a low morbidity. The presentation with profound anaemia and shock due to haemorrhage into the cyst is unusual. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint A prospective assessment of renal oxygenation in children undergoing laparoscopy using near-infrared spectroscopy
    Chris Westgarth-Taylor
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
    Surg Endosc 27:3696-704. 2013
    ..This study was designed to determine whether a decrease in renal oxygenation occurs during CO2 pneumoperitoneum in children with normal renal function undergoing laparoscopy...
  15. doi request reprint Outcomes of human immunodeficiency virus-infected and -exposed children undergoing surgery--a prospective study
    Jonathan Saul Karpelowsky
    Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 44:681-7. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of anorectal malformations at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital: taking stock
    Richard J England
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 47:565-70. 2012
    ..The current standard repair for anorectal malformations in children is a posterior sagittal anorectoplasty. Recently, laparoscopic-assisted anorectoplasty (LAARP) was performed at the Red Cross Children's Hospital...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ischiopagus and pygopagus conjoined twins: neurosurgical considerations
    A Graham Fieggen
    Division of Paediatric Neuroscience Neurosurgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital and School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Klipfontein Road, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:640-51. 2004
    ..We report our experience in the management of ischiopagus and pygopagus conjoined twins...
  18. doi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis: early conventional and fluorescein laparoscopic assessment
    Alp Numanoglu
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 46:348-51. 2011
    ..This study aims to establish early signs of full-thickness necrosis or perforation by using standard and fluorescein laparoscopy before clinical deterioration of patients occurs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Kaposi sarcoma in children with HIV: a clinical series from Red Cross Children's Hospital
    Lydia L Cairncross
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, Red Cross Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    J Pediatr Surg 44:373-6. 2009
    ..The incidence of Kaposi sarcoma, a herpesvirus 8-associated neoplasm of endothelial cells, has increased with the onset of the HIV epidemic. Surgical interest was prompted by a case of Kaposi sarcoma presenting with intussusception...
  20. doi request reprint Food foreign body injuries
    Arjan B Sebastian van As
    Trauma Unit, University of Cape Town, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Rondebosch, 7701 Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:S20-5. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic salvage of malfunctioning Tenckhoff catheters
    Alp Numanoglu
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:128-30. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of laparoscopic techniques in managing malfunctioning Tenckhoff catheters in a supraregional nephrology and transplant center...
  22. ncbi request reprint Our surgical heritage: the role of the Department of Paediatric Surgery in the development of paediatric surgery in Cape Town, in Africa, and around the world
    Heinz Rode
    Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 102:409-11. 2012
    ..This article traces this legacy through its origins in the early 1920s to its current prominent position in the world paediatric surgical community...
  23. doi request reprint Porcine dermal collagen (Permacol) for chest and abdominal wall reconstruction in thoraco-omphalopagus conjoined twin separation
    Jonathan Saul Karpelowsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, 6th Floor ICH Building, Klipfontein Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7701, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 26:315-8. 2010
    ..This report describes the use of a bioprosthetic Permacol derived from porcine dermal collagen to reconstruct the chest and abdominal wall...
  24. doi request reprint Near-fatal bleeding from an aberrant subclavian artery following colonic interposition for oesophageal atresia
    Martin Situma
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:1131-3. 2011
    ..Consideration should also be given to this potential complication when using the mediastinal route for an oesophageal replacement graft...