F Abdullah

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A novel multispecialty surgical risk score for children
    Daniel Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e829-36. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Perspective of West Africa: why bother to "mission"?
    Fizan Abdullah
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 143:728-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: outcome review of 2,173 surgical repairs in US infants
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:1059-64. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Analysis of 23 million US hospitalizations: uninsured children have higher all-cause in-hospital mortality
    Fizan Abdullah
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:236-44. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis in 20,822 infants: analysis of medical and surgical treatments
    Fizan Abdullah
    Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:166-71. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes research in pediatric surgery. Part 1: overview and resources
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:221-5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastroschisis in the United States 1988-2003: analysis and risk categorization of 4344 patients
    F Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Center for Pediatric Surgery Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    J Perinatol 27:50-5. 2007
  8. doi request reprint The World Health Organization program for emergency surgical, obstetric, and anesthetic care: from Mongolia to the future
    Fizan Abdullah
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 146:620-3. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Splenectomy in hereditary spherocytosis: Review of 1,657 patients and application of the pediatric quality indicators
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0005, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:834-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of surgical and obstetrical care at 10 district hospitals in Ghana using on-site interviews
    Fizan Abdullah
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 212105, USA
    J Surg Res 171:461-6. 2011

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint A novel multispecialty surgical risk score for children
    Daniel Rhee
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e829-36. 2013
    ..Our objective was to develop a risk stratification model that predicts mortality after surgical operations in children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perspective of West Africa: why bother to "mission"?
    Fizan Abdullah
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 143:728-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: outcome review of 2,173 surgical repairs in US infants
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:1059-64. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Analysis of 23 million US hospitalizations: uninsured children have higher all-cause in-hospital mortality
    Fizan Abdullah
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:236-44. 2010
    ..We analyzed data from more than 23 million US children to evaluate the effect of insurance status on the outcome of US pediatric hospitalization...
  5. doi request reprint Necrotizing enterocolitis in 20,822 infants: analysis of medical and surgical treatments
    Fizan Abdullah
    Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:166-71. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the need for developing a clinically relevant risk stratification tool to identify NEC patients at high risk for death...
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes research in pediatric surgery. Part 1: overview and resources
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:221-5. 2011
    ..In part 2, a template is presented on how to structure and design an outcomes research question...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastroschisis in the United States 1988-2003: analysis and risk categorization of 4344 patients
    F Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Center for Pediatric Surgery Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    J Perinatol 27:50-5. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to profile patient characteristics of this anomaly utilizing data from two large national databases and to validate previous risk stratification categories of infants born with this condition...
  8. doi request reprint The World Health Organization program for emergency surgical, obstetric, and anesthetic care: from Mongolia to the future
    Fizan Abdullah
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 146:620-3. 2011
    ..The results of the third biennial meeting of global EESC members in Mongolia are outlined as well as future challenges...
  9. doi request reprint Splenectomy in hereditary spherocytosis: Review of 1,657 patients and application of the pediatric quality indicators
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0005, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:834-7. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of surgical and obstetrical care at 10 district hospitals in Ghana using on-site interviews
    Fizan Abdullah
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 212105, USA
    J Surg Res 171:461-6. 2011
    ..The present study documents the number and availability of surgical and obstetrical care providers as well as the types of surgical and obstetrical procedures being performed at 10 first-referral district hospitals in Ghana...
  11. doi request reprint Report of 2,087,915 surgical admissions in U.S. children: inpatient mortality rates by procedure and specialty
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005
    World J Surg 33:2714-21. 2009
    ..An analysis providing national data on the most common procedures performed in children and their associated mortality would be useful in beginning to create benchmarks for standards of surgical care in the pediatric patient...
  12. doi request reprint The occurrence of potential patient safety events among trauma patients: are they random?
    David C Chang
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Surg 247:327-34. 2008
    ..The Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are validated measures of quality of care. The pattern of PSIs among adult trauma patients is unknown...
  13. doi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes for foreign body left during a procedure: analysis of 413 incidents after 1 946 831 operations in children
    Melissa Camp
    Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1085-90. 2010
    ..To determine risk factors and outcomes associated with a foreign body left during a procedure in a population of pediatric surgical patients...
  14. doi request reprint The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) pediatric quality indicators (PDIs): accidental puncture or laceration during surgery in children
    Melissa Camp
    Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Ann Surg 251:165-70. 2010
    ..They specifically focus on adverse events that are potentially avoidable, including complications and iatrogenic events. PDI 1 refers to accidental puncture or laceration...
  15. doi request reprint Benchmarking the quality of care of infants with low-risk gastroschisis using a novel risk stratification index
    David C Chang
    Center for Pediatric Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surgery 147:766-71. 2010
    ..The nationwide mortality of neonates with gastroschisis was compared to determine whether significant variations in outcome occurred at the hospital level...
  16. doi request reprint Lorenz bar repair of pectus excavatum in the adult population: should it be done?
    Vanessa A Olbrecht
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 4618, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:402-8; discussion 408-9. 2008
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Analysis of 8681 neonates with transposition of the great arteries: outcomes with and without Rashkind balloon atrial septostomy
    Debraj Mukherjee
    Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cardiol Young 20:373-80. 2010
    ..Recent reports on the safety of this procedure were from limited series at single institutions. We analysed two complementary national databases to evaluate clinically relevant outcomes of this procedure...
  18. doi request reprint Provider density and health system facility factors and their relationship to rates of pediatric perforated appendicitis in US counties
    Melissa Camp
    Center for Pediatric Surgical Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1139-44. 2010
    ..To examine whether density of providers or health care facility factors have a significant effect on the rates of perforated appendicitis in the pediatric population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-inflicted abdominal stab wounds
    Fizan Abdullah
    Section of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, LH 118, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Injury 34:35-9. 2003
    ..Self-inflicted abdominal stab wounds (ASWs) are uncommon. The present study aims to characterize the clinical profile of this unique group of psychiatric-surgical patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Recombinant factor VIIa for treatment of massive liver fracture in a premature infant
    Fizan Abdullah
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1764-7. 2006
    ..In addition, we review the issues of surgical relevance to the pediatric surgeon relating to rFVIIa's mechanism of action and dosages for clinical application...
  21. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a risk stratification index to predict death in gastroschisis
    Meghan A Arnold
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:950-5; discussion 955-6. 2007
    ..Development of an accurate risk stratification system to help identify the subset of patients at greatest risk for death may lead to further improvements in outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Pectus bar repair of pectus excavatum in patients with connective tissue disease
    Vanessa A Olbrecht
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 4618, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1812-6. 2009
    ..We have identified the preoperative characteristics, postoperative complications, and outcomes of patients with CTD undergoing bar repair of PE and compared these outcomes to a control group without CTD...
  23. doi request reprint Rapid discharge after transfer: risk factors, incidence, and implications for trauma systems
    Hayley B Osen
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 69:602-6. 2010
    ..The extent of secondary overtriage and factors associated with it remain largely undescribed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of 4344 patients with gastroschisis into simple and complex categories
    Meghan A Arnold
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Center for Pediatric Surgery Outcomes Research and Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1520-5. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to validate a previous risk stratification classification of infants born with this defect...
  25. doi request reprint Upper sternal depression following Lorenz bar repair of pectus excavatum
    Vanessa A Olbrecht
    The Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:843-6. 2008
    ..Appropriate recognition and treatment of this entity will advance patient outcomes and satisfaction after surgery for PE deformities...
  26. doi request reprint Outcomes analysis of necrotizing enterocolitis within 11 958 neonates undergoing cardiac surgical procedures
    Debraj Mukherjee
    Center for Pediatric Surgery Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Surg 145:389-92. 2010
    ..Neonates with congestive heart failure or those undergoing systemic to pulmonary artery shunting were more likely to develop NEC, but these patients had inpatient mortality similar to that of their non-NEC counterparts...
  27. doi request reprint Concurrent infantile pneumomediastinum and pneumoperitoneum
    Meghan A Arnold
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey Bldg, Room 319, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 143:197-9. 2008
    ..We review the radiographic findings associated with air dissection syndrome and discuss the management of concurrent nonsurgical pneumomediastinum and pneumoperitoneum in an infant...