Mary L Brandt

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Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pediatric hernias
    Mary L Brandt
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 88:27-43, vii-viii. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Morbid obesity in pediatric diabetes mellitus: surgical options and outcomes
    Mary L Brandt
    Department of Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 6:637-45. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The Claude Organ Memorial Lecture: the practice of surgery: surgery as practice
    Mary L Brandt
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, Room CCC, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 198:742-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Baylor Continence Scale in children with anorectal malformations
    Mary L Brandt
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1015-21; discussion 1021. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Paratubal cysts, obesity, and hyperandrogenism
    Enyioma Muolokwu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2164-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Modification of an evidence-based protocol for advanced appendicitis in children
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    J Surg Res 185:273-7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint An analysis of outcomes and treatment costs for children undergoing splenectomy for chronic immune thrombocytopenia purpura
    Natalie R Gwilliam
    Texas Children s Hospital and the Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1537-41. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Platelet transfusions in infants with necrotizing enterocolitis do not lower mortality but may increase morbidity
    Alexander B Kenton
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 25:173-7. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Novel educational approach for medical students: improved retention rates using interactive medical software compared with traditional lecture-based format
    Anuradha Subramanian
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:449-52. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Patent ductus arteriosus ligation in neonates: preoperative predictors of poor postoperative outcomes
    Bindi Naik-Mathuria
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1100-5. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Pediatric hernias
    Mary L Brandt
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 88:27-43, vii-viii. 2008
    ..Umbilical hernias are common in infants but usually close with time. Surgery is indicated if the umbilical hernia is symptomatic or if the fascial defect fails to decrease in size over time...
  2. doi request reprint Morbid obesity in pediatric diabetes mellitus: surgical options and outcomes
    Mary L Brandt
    Department of Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 6:637-45. 2010
    ..This improvement in glucose metabolism occurs before marked weight loss in patients undergoing bypass procedures, suggesting a direct effect on the hormonal control of glucose metabolism...
  3. doi request reprint The Claude Organ Memorial Lecture: the practice of surgery: surgery as practice
    Mary L Brandt
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, Room CCC, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 198:742-7. 2009
    ..Compassion fatigue can be identified, prevented and treated by simple measures of self care. In addition, learning techniques of mindfulness can allow surgeons to see their work in a way that decreases stress...
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Baylor Continence Scale in children with anorectal malformations
    Mary L Brandt
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1015-21; discussion 1021. 2007
    ..This study was designed to develop and validate a tool (Baylor Continence Scale [BCS]) to measure social continence in children after surgical correction of ARMs...
  5. doi request reprint Paratubal cysts, obesity, and hyperandrogenism
    Enyioma Muolokwu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2164-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if an association exists between adolescents with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) or hyperandrogenism (HA), obesity, and paratubal cysts (PTCs)...
  6. doi request reprint Modification of an evidence-based protocol for advanced appendicitis in children
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    J Surg Res 185:273-7. 2013
    ..In this study, we prospectively collected peritoneal fluid cultures at the time of appendectomy in an effort to optimize our antibiotic therapy and decrease complication rates...
  7. doi request reprint An analysis of outcomes and treatment costs for children undergoing splenectomy for chronic immune thrombocytopenia purpura
    Natalie R Gwilliam
    Texas Children s Hospital and the Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1537-41. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the risks, costs, and benefits of medical and surgical intervention for children with cITP...
  8. ncbi request reprint Platelet transfusions in infants with necrotizing enterocolitis do not lower mortality but may increase morbidity
    Alexander B Kenton
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 25:173-7. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Novel educational approach for medical students: improved retention rates using interactive medical software compared with traditional lecture-based format
    Anuradha Subramanian
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:449-52. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Patent ductus arteriosus ligation in neonates: preoperative predictors of poor postoperative outcomes
    Bindi Naik-Mathuria
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1100-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify preoperative predictors of adverse outcomes in infants undergoing surgical ligation of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)...
  11. doi request reprint Cytogenetic analysis in the diagnosis and management of lipoblastomas: results from a single institution
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 184:341-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to discuss the disease management and outcomes in a large contemporary group of patients with lipoblastoma...
  12. doi request reprint Recurrent hemangioendothelioma in a pediatric patient: report and review of the literature
    Michael E Kim
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1426-8. 2013
    ..We report a unique case in a pediatric patient with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome which was complicated by a recurrence of the lesion. ..
  13. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgery in pediatric intussusception in the era of pneumatic reduction
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1032-6. 2013
    ..Surgical treatment is still necessary for intussusception management in a subgroup of patients, despite advances in enema reduction techniques. Early identification of these patients should improve outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluating the effectiveness of a discharge protocol for children with advanced appendicitis
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 184:347-51. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the utility of laboratory values in guiding patient management with a discharge protocol for advanced appendicitis...
  15. doi request reprint Adolescent bariatric surgery
    Daniel S Hsia
    Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:757-66. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Comparing characteristics and outcomes in infants with prenatal and postnatal diagnosis of esophageal atresia
    Sara C Fallon
    Texas Children s Fetal Center, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    J Surg Res 190:242-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare characteristics and outcomes of infants with EA diagnosed after fetal center evaluation to those diagnosed postnatally...
  17. ncbi request reprint Overuse of fluoroscopic gastrostomy studies in a children's hospital
    Irving J Zamora
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    J Surg Res 190:598-603. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that most of the studies obtained at our institution were not ordered for one of the aforementioned indications and do not ultimately affect patient management...
  18. doi request reprint The utility of cortical-sparing adrenalectomy in pheochromocytomas associated with genetic syndromes
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1422-5. 2013
    ..We report the successful treatment of two siblings with VHL who underwent a total of six cortical-sparing procedures without requiring steroid therapy. ..
  19. doi request reprint Characterizing pilomatricomas in children: a single institution experience
    Saif F Hassan
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1551-6. 2013
    ..Familiarity with the presenting signs and symptoms allows for the diagnosis to be made on physical examination alone in most patients, avoiding expensive and unnecessary diagnostic imaging...
  20. doi request reprint The incidence and surgical management of paratubal cysts in a pediatric and adolescent population
    Enyioma Muolokwu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2161-3. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of paratubal cysts (PTCs) in a pediatric and adolescent population...
  21. doi request reprint Juvenile granulosa cell ovarian tumor: a case report and review of literature
    Sujatha Sivasankaran
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:e114-7. 2009
    ..Juvenile granulosa cell tumors (JGCT) are rare ovarian tumors that frequently present with precocious puberty. Presentation in infants less than a year of age is also rare...
  22. doi request reprint Abdominal undifferentiated small round cell tumor with unique translocation (X;19)(q13;q13.3)
    Jason T Yustein
    Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:1041-4. 2010
    ..3), which has not been reported in small round cell tumors of childhood or adults. The final diagnosis rendered was an undifferentiated small round cell tumor of uncertain cell of origin...
  23. doi request reprint A retrospective study of multimodal analgesic treatment after laparoscopic appendectomy in children
    Yang Liu
    Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:1187-92. 2013
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Congenital synmastia with concurrent fibroadenomas in a pediatric patient
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:255-7. 2013
    ..We describe the first patient with concurrent presentation of congenital synmastia and multiple fibroadenomas. A combined technique was used to both address the patient's breast lesions and correct the defect...
  25. doi request reprint Duodenum inversum: a report and review of the literature
    Michael E Kim
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:e47-9. 2013
    ..We discuss available literature concerning this rare anatomic anomaly as well as provide recommendations for diagnosis and treatment...
  26. doi request reprint Retroperitoneal lipoblastoma: a discussion of current management
    Daniela Burchhardt
    Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:e51-4. 2012
    ..We present one such case of a large, retroperitoneal lipoblastoma and discuss the management of this uncommon entity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma in children
    Andrew D Ludwig
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin, CCC650 00, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 194:792-6; discussion 796-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of changes in the diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma in a pediatric population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adolescent obesity and bariatric surgery
    Michael A Helmrath
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital Clinical Care Center, Suite 650, 6621 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 86:441-54, x. 2006
  29. doi request reprint Transumbilical pyloromyotomy with umbilicoplasty provides ease of access and excellent cosmetic results
    David Lazar
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1408-10. 2008
    ..We describe the results of pyloromyotomy using a supraumbilical incision with umbilicoplasty that allows ease of mobilization of the pylorus and excellent cosmetic results...
  30. ncbi request reprint Management of pediatric snake bites: are we doing too much?
    Jesus A Correa
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
    J Pediatr Surg 49:1009-15. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the use of antivenom, diagnostic tests, and antibiotics in children bitten by venomous snakes in a specific geographic region (Southeast Texas)...
  31. doi request reprint Teaching the psychosocial aspects of pediatric surgery
    Toi B Harris
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Pediatric Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 22:161-6. 2013
    ..Developing and implementing a curriculum to teach these concepts to pediatric surgery trainees should result in decreased perioperative stress for the child and improved patient outcomes and family satisfaction. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Intestinal perforation after treatment of Burkitt's lymphoma: case report and review of the literature
    Sara C Fallon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:436-40. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Guidelines for evaluating and managing children born with disorders of sexual development
    Ganka Douglas
    Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Ann 41:e1-7. 2012
    ....
  34. doi request reprint The surgical management of Rapunzel syndrome: a case series and literature review
    Sara C Fallon
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:830-4. 2013
    ..Traditional therapy has included endoscopy, often with subsequent laparotomy, and associated psychiatric intervention. We present the largest and most recent series of patients with trichobezoars managed in a single institution...
  35. doi request reprint Endoscopic specimen pouch technique for removal of giant fibroadenomas of the breast
    Philip J Cheng
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:803-7. 2012
    ..In follow-up, all 3 patients have had excellent cosmetic outcomes, no recurrences, and no postoperative complications...
  36. ncbi request reprint Surgery for peptic ulcer disease in children in the post-histamine2-blocker era
    Mary J Edwards
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:850-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the presentation, treatment, and outcome of children requiring surgery for peptic ulcer disease (PUD) in the post-histamine 2 -blocker era...
  37. doi request reprint Assessment and standardization of resident handoff practices: PACT project
    Nicole M Tapia
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 184:71-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate current handoff methods at our center in order to develop an effective structured handoff process...
  38. doi request reprint Congenital hepatic cyst with antenatal diagnosis: a case report and literature review
    Andrew B Nordin
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin Suite 1210, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:847-50. 2013
    ..We discuss our experience in an infant and review relevant literature regarding operative technique and surgical outcomes. ..
  39. doi request reprint Novel educational approach for medical students: improved retention rates using interactive medical software compared with traditional lecture-based format
    Anuradha Subramanian
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:253-6. 2012
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Transinguinal laparoscopic exploration for identification of contralateral inguinal hernias in pediatric patients
    David A Lazar
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2349-52. 2011
    ..Controversy exists, however, regarding its use in older children. We report a large, single-surgeon series describing the safety and effectiveness of this procedure...
  41. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and risk factors for symptomatic pediatric gallbladder disease
    Seema Mehta
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e82-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the current clinical characteristics and risk factors for symptomatic pediatric gallbladder disease and cholecystectomies and compare these findings with our historical series...
  42. ncbi request reprint Severe thrombocytopenia predicts outcome in neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis
    Alexander B Kenton
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 25:14-20. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the degree and timing of onset of severe thrombocytopenia (platelet count <100,000/mm(3)) would be a predictor of adverse outcome and an indication for surgical intervention in infants with NEC...
  43. doi request reprint Suprasternal bronchogenic cyst
    Samir K Shah
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2115-7. 2008
    ..We report the presentation and results of resection of a suprasternal, subcutaneous bronchogenic cyst in a 23-month-old female infant that was successfully treated with simple excision...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cysts in infants and children
    Mary L Brandt
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Deparment of Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 14:78-85. 2005
    ..All surgical procedures for ovarian cysts should spare functional ovary as much as is technically possible. Simple cysts should be fenestrated. Complex or functional cysts should be excised, with preservation of the remaining ovary...
  45. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic obturator hernia repair in an adolescent
    Robert A Sorabella
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:e39-41. 2005
    ..Obturator hernia is rare and has not been described in the pediatric population. The authors describe a case in a 12-year-old girl who presented with nonspecific abdominal pain and who was treated with a laparoscopic primary hernia repair...
  46. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery for the treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension
    Jared Fridley
    Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:34-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the literature on the effectiveness of bariatric surgery for obese patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) with regard to both symptom resolution and resolution of visual deficits...
  47. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic excision of an intrathoracic mesothelial cyst in a child
    Bindi J Naik-Mathuria
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:317-20. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to highlight the unique case of an intrathoracic mesothelial cyst in a 5-year-old child that was treated with a thoracoscopic resection...
  48. ncbi request reprint The changing face of pleural empyemas in children: epidemiology and management
    Karen D Schultz
    Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonology Section, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1735-40. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery for severely overweight adolescents: concerns and recommendations
    Thomas H Inge
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 114:217-23. 2004
    ..Surgery should be performed in institutions that are equipped to meet the tertiary care needs of severely obese patients and to collect long-term data on the clinical outcomes of these patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Obesity surgery in pediatrics
    William J Klish
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:2-4. 2004