Kelly D Mattix
Affiliation: Indiana University
- Incidence of abdominal wall defects is related to surface water atrazine and nitrate levelsKelly D Mattix
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Pediatr Surg 42:947-9. 2007..Gastroschisis and omphalocele are congenital abdominal wall defects (AWD). Atrazine and nitrates are common agricultural fertilizers...
- Pediatric pancreatic trauma: predictors of nonoperative management failure and associated outcomesKelly D Mattix
Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Pediatr Surg 42:340-4. 2007..Blunt pancreatic trauma tends to require operative intervention more frequently. We sought to identify predictors of failure of NOM and compare the outcome of operative management against NOM...
- The failure of nonoperative management in pediatric solid organ injury: a multi-institutional experienceJames H Holmes
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Trauma 59:1309-13. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Failure of NOM is un common (5%) and typically occurs within the first 12 hours after injury. Failure is associated with injury severity and multiplicity, as well as isolated pancreatic injuries...
- Pediatric blunt abdominal injury: age is irrelevant and delayed operation is not detrimentalMonika Tataria
Lucille Packard Children s Hospital, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
J Trauma 63:608-14. 2007..Additionally, we asked whether attempted nonoperative management, when failed, put children at higher risk for mortality or morbidities such as increased blood product transfusions or lengths of stays...