Daniel J Ostlie

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Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Topical silver sulfadiazine vs collagenase ointment for the treatment of partial thickness burns in children: a prospective randomized trial
    Daniel J Ostlie
    The Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1204-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The current state of evidence-based pediatric surgery
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Center for Prospective Trials, Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1940-6. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Single-site umbilical laparoscopic appendectomy
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery and Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 20:196-200. 2011
  4. pmc Single daily dosing ceftriaxone and metronidazole vs standard triple antibiotic regimen for perforated appendicitis in children: a prospective randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:981-5. 2008
  5. pmc Resource utilization and outcomes from percutaneous drainage and interval appendectomy for perforated appendicitis with abscess
    Scott J Keckler
    Department of Surgery, Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:977-80. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A complete course of intravenous antibiotics vs a combination of intravenous and oral antibiotics for perforated appendicitis in children: a prospective, randomized trial
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1198-202. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Initial laparoscopic appendectomy versus initial nonoperative management and interval appendectomy for perforated appendicitis with abscess: a prospective, randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:236-40. 2010
  8. pmc Current application of thoracoscopy in children
    KuoJen Tsao
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:131-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Experience with an evidence-based protocol using fibrinolysis as first line treatment for empyema in children
    Alessandra C Gasior
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1312-5. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of perforated appendicitis in obese and nonobese children
    Carissa L Garey
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2346-8. 2011

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Publications105 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Topical silver sulfadiazine vs collagenase ointment for the treatment of partial thickness burns in children: a prospective randomized trial
    Daniel J Ostlie
    The Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1204-7. 2012
    ..Currently, there are no prospective comparative data in children for these 2 agents. Therefore, we conducted a prospective randomized trial...
  2. doi request reprint The current state of evidence-based pediatric surgery
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Center for Prospective Trials, Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1940-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate current state of evidence based practice in pediatric surgery we reviewed the literature for trials conducted in our field the past 10 years...
  3. doi request reprint Single-site umbilical laparoscopic appendectomy
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery and Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 20:196-200. 2011
    ..This article will review the background of laparoscopy for appendectomy, the introduction of the single-incision approach, available data and outcomes from current literature, and a description of our technique...
  4. pmc Single daily dosing ceftriaxone and metronidazole vs standard triple antibiotic regimen for perforated appendicitis in children: a prospective randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:981-5. 2008
    ..Therefore, we performed a prospective, randomized trial to compare efficacy and cost-effectiveness of these 2 regimens...
  5. pmc Resource utilization and outcomes from percutaneous drainage and interval appendectomy for perforated appendicitis with abscess
    Scott J Keckler
    Department of Surgery, Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:977-80. 2008
    ..Therefore, we audited our experience with initial percutaneous drainage followed by laparoscopic interval appendectomy to evaluate the need for a prospective trial...
  6. doi request reprint A complete course of intravenous antibiotics vs a combination of intravenous and oral antibiotics for perforated appendicitis in children: a prospective, randomized trial
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1198-202. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated the safety of discharging patients to complete an oral course of antibiotics...
  7. doi request reprint Initial laparoscopic appendectomy versus initial nonoperative management and interval appendectomy for perforated appendicitis with abscess: a prospective, randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:236-40. 2010
    ..Therefore, we conducted a randomized trial comparing these 2 management strategies...
  8. pmc Current application of thoracoscopy in children
    KuoJen Tsao
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:131-5. 2008
    ..Our experience with thoracoscopy has expanded in recent years. Therefore, we reviewed our most recent 7-year experience to examine the current applications for thoracoscopy in children...
  9. doi request reprint Experience with an evidence-based protocol using fibrinolysis as first line treatment for empyema in children
    Alessandra C Gasior
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1312-5. 2013
    ..We subsequently implemented the algorithm from the trial utilizing primary fibrinolytic therapy in all children diagnosed with empyema. In this study, we reviewed our experience to examine the clinical efficacy of this protocol...
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of perforated appendicitis in obese and nonobese children
    Carissa L Garey
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2346-8. 2011
    ..Despite abundant data on the impact of obesity in adults, little data exist that examine the impact of obesity on surgical outcomes in children. Therefore, we analyzed the impact of obesity on children with perforated appendicitis...
  11. doi request reprint Prospective validation of an abbreviated bedrest protocol in the management of blunt spleen and liver injury in children
    Shawn D St Peter
    The Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:173-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the safety, and quantify the impact of, an abbreviated protocol for blunt spleen/liver injury (BSLI), we instituted a prospective study with early ambulation...
  12. doi request reprint National trends in approach and outcomes with appendicitis in children
    Alessandra C Gasior
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:2264-7. 2012
    ..To define the pattern of approach compared to outcomes in the United States, we analyzed the Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS) database to document the impact on outcomes with the rise in laparoscopy...
  13. doi request reprint Irrigation versus suction alone during laparoscopic appendectomy for perforated appendicitis: a prospective randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Surg 256:581-5. 2012
    ..To date, prospective comparative data are lacking. Therefore, we conducted a prospective, randomized trial comparing peritoneal irrigation to suction alone during laparoscopic appendectomy in children...
  14. ncbi request reprint The use of fundoplication for prevention of apparent life-threatening events
    Patricia A Valusek
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1022-4; discussion 1025. 2007
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is cited by many to be a common cause of apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs). However, there are few reports in the literature regarding the surgical treatment of GERD to prevent a recurrent ALTE...
  15. doi request reprint Physiologic predictors of postoperative abscess in children with perforated appendicitis: subset analysis from a prospective randomized trial
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gilham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Surgery 147:729-32. 2010
    ..Therefore, we performed a retrospective analysis of a prospectively collected dataset to determine whether there are predictors for developing a postoperative abscess...
  16. doi request reprint The prevalence of Hirschsprung disease in premature infants after suction rectal biopsy
    Nicole E Sharp
    Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Surg Res 184:374-7. 2013
    ..The use of SRB is unknown. Therefore, we evaluated the role of SRB in premature infants with abnormal stooling patterns...
  17. ncbi request reprint Open vs laparoscopic repair of congenital duodenal obstructions: a concurrent series
    Troy L Spilde
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1002-5. 2008
    ..In this report, we investigate the impact of laparoscopic U-clip repair of CDO compared to the traditional open repair...
  18. doi request reprint Nonoperative management of blunt renal injury: a need for further study
    Pablo Aguayo
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1311-4. 2010
    ..However, there are no published guidelines for nonoperative management. Therefore, we conducted a retrospective review to examine the natural history of these injuries and to identify potential recommendations for management...
  19. doi request reprint Accuracy of computed tomography in predicting appendiceal perforation
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:231-4; discussion 234-4. 2010
    ..To quantify the ability of CT to identify which patients would meet these criteria for perforation, we tested 6 surgeons and 2 radiologists who evaluated blinded CT scans...
  20. doi request reprint Need for subsequent fundoplication after gastrostomy based on patient characteristics
    Todd A Ponsky
    Department of Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Surg Res 179:1-4. 2013
    ..Therefore, we performed a two-center review to determine the disease-specific propensity for fundoplication after gastrostomy tube placement...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adhesive small bowel obstruction after appendectomy in children: comparison between the laparoscopic and open approach
    Kuo Jen Tsao
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:939-42; discussion 942. 2007
    ..To evaluate these parameters, we reviewed the incidence of SBO after laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) and open appendectomy (OA) performed at our institution...
  22. doi request reprint The safety of laparoscopy in pediatric patients with ventriculoperitoneal shunts
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:675-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, we reviewed our experience in patients with VP shunts who underwent either open or laparoscopic abdominal procedures to determine the safety of laparoscopy in these patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Aberrant fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 signalling in esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
    Troy L Spilde
    Children s Mercy Hospital Laboratory for Surgical Organogenesis, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:537-9. 2004
    ..To characterize FGF signaling in the developing EA/TEF, the authors analyzed levels of FGF2R splice variants in experimental EA/TEF...
  24. doi request reprint 15-Year experience in the treatment of rectal prolapse in children
    Carrie A Laituri
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1607-9. 2010
    ..Rectal prolapse is a common and usually self-limited condition in children. Several surgical techniques have been advocated for refractory prolapse. We reviewed our experience with treatment and the outcome of refractory rectal prolapse...
  25. doi request reprint Natural history of nonoperative management for grade 4 and 5 liver and spleen injuries in children
    Jeannie C Yang
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2264-7. 2008
    ..However, there are few reports outlining the natural history and outcomes of severe blunt hepatic and splenic trauma. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with nonoperative management of grade 4 or 5 liver and spleen injuries...
  26. doi request reprint Single incision versus standard 3-port laparoscopic appendectomy: a prospective randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Surg 254:586-90. 2011
    ..However, to date, prospective comparative data are lacking. Therefore, we conducted a prospective, randomized trial comparing single site umbilical laparoscopic appendectomy to 3-port laparoscopic appendectomy...
  27. doi request reprint Outcomes in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome undergoing open fundoplication
    Carissa L Garey
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:859-62. 2011
    ..However, their cardiac physiology may impose high perioperative morbidity and mortality. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with fundoplication in this population to allow for assessment of the risk-benefit ratio...
  28. doi request reprint Experience with a simple technique for pectus bar removal
    Frankie B Fike
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:490-3. 2012
    ..In this study, we report the results of this procedure...
  29. doi request reprint A novel measure for pectus excavatum: the correction index
    Shawn D St Peter
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2270-3. 2011
    ..Therefore, we performed a diagnostic analysis to assess the ability of HI to separate patients with pectus excavatum from healthy controls compared to a novel index...
  30. ncbi request reprint The utility of computed tomography in the management of patients with spontaneous pneumothorax
    Carrie A Laituri
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1523-5. 2011
    ..Computed tomography (CT) has been used to identify blebs to serve as an indication for thoracoscopy. We reviewed our experience with spontaneous pneumothorax to assess the utility of CT in these patients...
  31. doi request reprint The use of high-frequency oscillating ventilation to facilitate stability during neonatal thoracoscopic operations
    Vincent E Mortellaro
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:877-9. 2011
    ..We have overcome these issues by utilizing the high-frequency oscillating ventilator (HFOV) and report our early experience...
  32. pmc Current significance of meconium plug syndrome
    Scott J Keckler
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:896-8. 2008
    ..However, there are little recent data in the literature. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with meconium plugs as a cause of abdominal distension to evaluate the associated conditions and incidence of Hirschsprung's disease...
  33. pmc Open versus laparoscopic pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis: a prospective, randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Surg 244:363-70. 2006
    ..To scientifically compare the 2 techniques, we conducted the first large prospective, randomized trial between the 2 approaches...
  34. pmc Management of pediatric acute appendicitis in the computed tomographic era
    KuoJen Tsao
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Surg Res 147:221-4. 2008
    ..We examined the accuracy of our preoperative diagnosis including computed tomography (CT) and the influence on the management of children with perforated and nonperforated appendicitis...
  35. doi request reprint Single-incision laparoscopic surgery in children: initial single-center experience
    Carissa L Garey
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:904-7. 2011
    ..We report our initial experience in children with a variety of single-site procedures...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relative value units correlate with pediatric surgeons' operating time: when perceived myth becomes reality
    Danny C Little
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:234-8; discussion 234-8. 2006
    ..We questioned whether current RVU assignments accurately reflect the quantity of time that surgeons spend operating...
  37. doi request reprint Esophageal perforation in children: a review of one institution's experience
    Carissa L Garey
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 164:13-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to report our management and add to the growing evidence for conservative management of esophageal perforation in children...
  38. doi request reprint Laparoscopic management of small bowel obstruction in children
    Pablo Aguayo
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:85-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to outline the efficacy of laparoscopic management of SBO in children...
  39. doi request reprint Laparoscopic ileocecectomy in pediatric patients with Crohn's disease
    Carrie A Laituri
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:193-5. 2011
    ..There is a relative paucity of data in the pediatric population. We therefore audited our experience with laparoscopic ileocecectomy in patients with medically refractory ileocecal Crohn's disease to determine its efficacy...
  40. pmc Minimal vs extensive esophageal mobilization during laparoscopic fundoplication: a prospective randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:163-8. 2011
    ..To compare complete esophageal dissection to leaving the phrenoesophageal attachment intact, we conducted a 2-center, prospective, randomized trial...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does routine nasogastric tube placement after an operation for perforated appendicitis make a difference?
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 143:66-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the validity of this assumption, we compared the postoperative course of patients who underwent appendectomy for perforated appendicitis who subsequently either had or did not have an NG tube placed postoperatively...
  42. doi request reprint An evidence-based definition for perforated appendicitis derived from a prospective randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2242-5. 2008
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  43. ncbi request reprint Esophageal foreign bodies in the pediatric population: our first 500 cases
    Danny C Little
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:914-8. 2006
    ..Historically, rigid esophagoscopy with extraction of the foreign body has been the recommended treatment. Alternatively, Foley balloon extraction is a safe and effective approach...
  44. doi request reprint Ghost publications in the pediatric surgery match
    Alessandra C Gasior
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 184:37-41. 2013
    ..We analyzed Electronic Residency Application Service applications for verification of authorship to determine rate of misrepresentation...
  45. doi request reprint Distribution of feeding styles after pyloromyotomy among pediatric surgical training programs in North America
    David Juang
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 22:409-11. 2012
    ..To understand the spectrum of current feeding schedules being utilized in the various training programs, we queried the program directors or representatives about their feeding schedules...
  46. ncbi request reprint Is there an increased risk of complications with laparoscopy looking for a contralateral patent processus vaginalis?
    Vincent E Mortellaro
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:710-2. 2012
    ..The effect on postoperative complications such as surgical site infection from performing the laparoscopy has not been previously reported...
  47. doi request reprint Impact of body habitus on single-site laparoscopic appendectomy for nonperforated appendicitis: subset analysis from a prospective, randomized trial
    E Marty Knott
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:404-7. 2012
    ..This dataset was used to examine the relative impact of body habitus on operative approach...
  48. doi request reprint Is epidural anesthesia truly the best pain management strategy after minimally invasive pectus excavatum repair?
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:79-82; discussion 82. 2008
    ..Many institutions operate under the assumption that a thoracic epidural offers the best pain control for these patients. Therefore, we conducted a retrospective evaluation to examine the validity of this assumption...
  49. ncbi request reprint Abdominal complications related to type of repair for congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 140:234-6. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluate the impact synthetic material has on the need for subsequent abdominal operations, particularly recurrence and small bowel obstruction (SBO)...
  50. ncbi request reprint A comparison of chest tubes versus bulb-suction drains in pediatric thoracic surgery
    Patricia A Valusek
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:812-4. 2007
    ..The safety and efficacy of postoperative traditional chest tubes (CTs) versus soft bulb-suction drains (BDs) in the management of pediatric patients undergoing thoracic procedures were investigated...
  51. ncbi request reprint A simple and more cost-effective antibiotic regimen for perforated appendicitis
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1020-4. 2006
    ..To this end, we have introduced a 2-drug regimen of ceftriaxone and Flagyl (Pharmacia Corporation, Chicago, Ill) with once-a-day dosing...
  52. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic evaluation for contralateral patent processus vaginalis in children with unilateral inguinal hernia
    Patricia A Valusek
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:650-3. 2006
    ..We report the results of an investigation of 1676 consecutive children younger than 10 years of age who underwent unilateral inguinal hernia repair between May 1992 and January 2003...
  53. doi request reprint Justification for an abbreviated protocol in the management of blunt spleen and liver injury in children
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:191-3; discussion 193-4. 2008
    ..To establish a prospective protocol with an abbreviated period of bed rest, we conducted a retrospective review of our blunt spleen and liver trauma experience to examine the safety of such an attenuated protocol...
  54. ncbi request reprint A financial analysis of pediatric laparoscopic versus open fundoplication
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:493-6. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared various clinical and financial parameters to determine if one technique is superior...
  55. doi request reprint Does an upper gastrointestinal study change operative management for gastroesophageal reflux?
    Patricia A Valusek
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1169-72. 2010
    ..Therefore, we reviewed our experience in patients undergoing fundoplication to quantify the impact of the UGI...
  56. ncbi request reprint The impact of postoperative abscess formation in perforated appendicitis
    Frankie B Fike
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 170:24-6. 2011
    ..Therefore, we reviewed our experience with patients who developed a postoperative abscess to evaluate the total care received compared with those who recovered uneventfully...
  57. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of Haller index in patients undergoing pectus bar repair for pectus excavatum
    Vincent E Mortellaro
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 170:104-6. 2011
    ..The Haller index (HI) remains the standard metric to quantify the severity of pectus excavatum deformity. However, little data exist to determine how well this parameter correlates with the difficulty or early outcomes of repair...
  58. pmc Should we be concerned about jejunoileal atresia during repair of duodenal atresia?
    Shawn D St Peter
    Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:773-5. 2010
    ..Therefore, we conducted a multicenter retrospective review of duodenal atresia patients to quantify the incidence of jejunoileal atresia in this population...
  59. doi request reprint Use of a subxiphoid incision for pectus bar placement in the repair of pectus excavatum
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1361-4. 2010
    ..Over the past 10 years, we have used a subxiphoid incision to allow finger guidance to protect the mediastinum which obviates the need for thoracoscopy...
  60. doi request reprint Laparoscopic management of intussusception in pediatric patients
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gilham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:563-5. 2009
    ..Therefore, we reviewed our experience with laparoscopy in patients with radiographically irreducible intussusception to document the safety and effectiveness of this approach...
  61. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic duodenal atresia repair using surgical U-clips: a novel technique
    Patricia A Valusek
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1023-4. 2007
    ..We report our technique of using U-clips for the duodenoduodenostomy, thus limiting trauma to the duodenum during the anastomosis and less risk for postoperative leakage...
  62. doi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in obese and non-obese children
    Carissa L Garey
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 163:299-302. 2010
    ..We reviewed our experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy to evaluate the impact of obesity...
  63. doi request reprint The influence of trisomy 21 on the incidence and severity of congenital heart defects in patients with duodenal atresia
    Scott J Keckler
    Department of Surgery, Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:921-3. 2008
    ..59 for open heart surgery. In patients with duodenal atresia, the presence of trisomy 21 carries a 2.5-fold increased risk of cardiac defect and the same increased risk for repairing a cardiac defect...
  64. doi request reprint The minimally invasive approach to appendectomy: is less better?
    Corey W Iqbal
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, United States
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 22:201-6. 2012
    ..When comparing these two approaches, variables that will be discussed include infectious complications, operative time and cost, and the need for postoperative pain medication...
  65. doi request reprint Utility of pH/multichannel intraluminal impedance probe in identifying operative patients in infants with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Frankie B Fike
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:518-20. 2012
    ..Therefore, we reviewed our experience with the combined pH/MII probe in this population...
  66. doi request reprint Stomal complications in the newborn with necrotizing enterocolitis
    Pablo Aguayo
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 157:275-8. 2009
    ..Our clinical impression is that stomas created in this circumstance are fraught with complications. The purpose of this study is to quantify the rate of these complications and identify risk factors...
  67. ncbi request reprint Urachal anomalies in children: the vanishing relevance of the preoperative voiding cystourethrogram
    Danny C Little
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1874-6. 2005
    ..Historically, the persistence of the urachus was attributed to intrauterine distal urinary obstruction. Today, many surgeons continue to advocate preoperative voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG)...
  68. ncbi request reprint A straightforward technique for removal of the substernal bar after the Nuss operation
    Shawn D St Peter
    Children s Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1789-91. 2007
    ..This report describes a straightforward technique for removal of the substernal bar after the Nuss operation. This technique has been used in more than 110 patients without complications...
  69. ncbi request reprint Use of esophagocrural sutures and minimal esophageal dissection reduces the incidence of postoperative transmigration of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication wrap
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:25-9; discussion 29-30. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigate the impact of these modifications on outcome...
  70. pmc Predictors of emesis and time to goal intake after pyloromyotomy: analysis from a prospective trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2038-41. 2008
    ..Therefore, we performed analysis of prospective data obtained from a randomized trial to determine if outcome can be predicted from preoperative or intraoperative variables...
  71. ncbi request reprint VACTERL anomalies in patients with esophageal atresia: an updated delineation of the spectrum and review of the literature
    Scott J Keckler
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:309-13. 2007
    ..1%), tracheoesophageal fistula (95.5%), urinary (17.0%), skeletal (16.1%) and other (10.8%). VACTERL anomalies are common in patients with esophageal atresia, however, they appear to have little impact on overall survival...
  72. doi request reprint A review of single site minimally invasive surgery in infants and children
    Carissa L Garey
    The Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 26:451-6. 2010
    ..This article seeks to review the current and future application of innovative minimally invasive surgery to pediatric surgery...
  73. pmc Chest radiograph after central line placement under fluoroscopy: utility or futility?
    Scott J Keckler
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:854-6. 2008
    ..Therefore, we investigated our recent experience to examine the utility of these films, to examine the development of symptoms relative to therapeutic intervention, and to report a cost-benefit analysis...
  74. ncbi request reprint The lack of efficacy for oral contrast in the diagnosis of appendicitis by computed tomography
    Carrie A Laituri
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Surg Res 170:100-3. 2011
    ..Therefore, we reviewed our experience to evaluate the impact of oral contrast on diagnostic efficiency and its impact on the patient...
  75. pmc Thoracoscopic decortication vs tube thoracostomy with fibrinolysis for empyema in children: a prospective, randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:106-11; discussion 111. 2009
    ..Therefore, we conducted a prospective, randomized trial comparing VATS to fibrinolytic therapy in children with empyema...
  76. ncbi request reprint Management of postoperative infections after the minimally invasive pectus excavatum repair
    Casey M Calkins
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 66408, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1004-7; discussion 1007-8. 2005
    ..Infectious complications after the Nuss procedure are potentially devastating. To date, the management of postoperative infectious complications has not been well described...
  77. doi request reprint Contemporary practice patterns in the surgical management of Hirschsprung's disease
    Scott J Keckler
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1257-60; discussion 1260. 2009
    ..To gain insight into contemporary management, we queried pediatric surgeons listed in the American Pediatric Surgical Association Directory on their management for the typical baby with HD...
  78. doi request reprint Treatment of adolescent gynecomastia
    Carrie A Laituri
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:650-4. 2010
    ..We reviewed our experience with the use of inferior pedicle reduction mammaplasty and subcutaneous mastectomy in adolescents with gynecomastia and describe the techniques used...
  79. ncbi request reprint Reiterative laparoscopic surgery for recurrent gastroesophageal reflux
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 16:252-8. 2007
    ....
  80. doi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the pediatric population
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:127-30. 2008
    ..The experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy in children trails the adult numbers and remains underreported. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with this approach...
  81. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open total colectomy in the pediatric population
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:659-60. 2010
    ..We audited our experience to define the complication rates in children and determine whether the use of laparoscopy has the potential to lessen the number or change the type of complications...
  82. doi request reprint Epidural vs patient-controlled analgesia for postoperative pain after pectus excavatum repair: a prospective, randomized trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:148-53. 2012
    ..Pain is usually managed by either a thoracic epidural or patient-controlled analgesia with intravenous narcotics. We conducted a prospective, randomized trial to evaluate the relative merits of these 2 pain management strategies...
  83. doi request reprint Presumed appendiceal abscess discovered to be ruptured Meckel diverticulum following percutaneous drainage
    Jeannie C Yang
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:909-11. 2008
    ..Exploratory laparoscopy was performed, at which time a Meckel diverticulum was identified and resected. This case highlights the diagnostic challenge and limitations of conventional radiology in complicated Meckel diverticulum...
  84. doi request reprint Short-term natural history of the standard approaches for gastrostomy tube placement in the pediatric patient
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gilham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:567-9. 2009
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Financial impact of in-house attending surgeon: a prospective study
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:994-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, we prospectively recorded tasks performed in a pediatric surgery training center after staff had left for the night...
  86. doi request reprint Laparoscopic fundoplication after previous open abdominal operations in infants and children
    Katherine A Barsness
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:S47-9. 2009
    ..Therefore, we reviewed our experience with laparoscopic fundoplication after a variety of previous abdominal conditions and operations in the pediatric population...
  87. pmc Thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula: a multi-institutional analysis
    George W Holcomb
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Surg 242:422-8; discussion 428-30. 2005
    ..Until now, only a few scattered case reports have detailed an individual surgeon's success with thoracoscopic repair of EA/TEF. This multi-institutional review represents the largest experience describing the results with this approach...
  88. ncbi request reprint Management of complications after hypospadias repair
    Charles L Snyder
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Urology 65:782-5. 2005
    ..To review our experience with hypospadias complications (seen after 10%-15% of repairs) and to identify factors influencing outcome...
  89. doi request reprint The necessity for prospective evidence for single-site umbilical laparoscopic surgery
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 20:232-6. 2011
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic patch repair of diaphragmatic hernias with Surgisis
    George W Holcomb
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108 4698, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:E1-5. 2005
    ..In most of the reports, prosthetic mesh has not been used, and when used, it has been nonabsorbable in nature. Most of these case reports have documented only a few months of clinical follow-up...
  91. doi request reprint Pyloric stenosis: from a retrospective analysis to a prospective clinical trial - the impact on surgical outcomes
    Shawn D St Peter
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:311-4. 2008
    ..In this review, we will examine the published data and critically evaluate the influence of prospective data in delineating truths and illuminating flaws of retrospective data on a controversial topic...
  92. doi request reprint Perforated Meckel's diverticulum in a micropremature infant and review of the literature
    Pablo Aguayo
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:539-41. 2009
    ..This report summarizes those cases and characterizes the presentation, prognosis and management of this very rare complication in neonates...
  93. doi request reprint Influence of histamine receptor antagonists on the outcome of perforated appendicitis: analysis from a prospective trial
    Shawn D St Peter
    Center for Prospective Clinical Trials, Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Arch Surg 145:143-6. 2010
    ..However, these receptors are integral to the inflammatory response, and to our knowledge, the impact of H(1) or H(2) blockade on outcome in the setting of perforated appendicitis has never been evaluated...
  94. ncbi request reprint Effective Nissen fundoplication length and bougie diameter size in young children undergoing laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:1664-6. 2002
    ..To determine this effective fundoplication length and appropriate bougie size, we analyzed all patients less than 15 kg undergoing LNF for GERD over a 2-year period...
  95. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of pectus bar position and osseous bone formation
    Daniel J Ostlie
    The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:953-6. 2003
    ..The authors have noticed an intense bone formation (BF) around some of these bars at removal. A review of children undergoing bar removal was performed to better understand this BF in relation to bar placement...
  96. ncbi request reprint An effective pyloromyotomy length in infants undergoing laparoscopic pyloromyotomy
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Surgery 136:827-32. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is an effective pyloromyotomy length that will allow the surgeon to feel confident that a complete pyloromyotomy was performed with the laparoscopic approach...
  97. ncbi request reprint Open versus laparoscopic pyloromyotomy for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Adv Surg 41:81-91. 2007
  98. ncbi request reprint The use of stab incisions for instrument access in laparoscopic operations
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1837-40. 2003
    ..This study reports the authors' experience using minimal access (MA) stab incisions, rather than cannulas, for insertion of laparoscopic instruments into the peritoneal cavity...
  99. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis in full-term infants
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1039-42. 2003
    ..A review of all infants diagnosed with NEC at our institution over the past 3 decades was performed to identify factors associated with this disease in full-term neonates...
  100. ncbi request reprint The use of biosynthetic mesh to enhance hiatal repair at the time of redo Nissen fundoplication
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1298-301. 2007
    ..The purpose of this report is to document the management of patients requiring a redo fundoplication who originally underwent a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication...
  101. ncbi request reprint Infarction of an epiploic appendage in a pediatric patient
    Jason D Fraser
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1659-61. 2009
    ..We present the case of an 8-year-old boy whose diagnosis of epiploic infarction was suggested by computed tomography and was confirmed and treated via laparoscopy...