KEVIN LALLY

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids for fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: can we show benefit?
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:668-74; discussion 668-74. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Matthew T Harting
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 16:109-14. 2007
  3. pmc Treatment evolution in high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia: ten years' experience with diaphragmatic agenesis
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School Houston and Memorial Hermann Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 244:505-13. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:486-90. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Defect size determines survival in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Kevin P Lally
    University of Texas Medical School and Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e651-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Surfactant does not improve survival rate in preterm infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, 6431 Fannin St, MSB 5 258, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:829-33. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes in patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections
    Lillian S Kao
    Department of General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:427-38. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequelae of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury after patent ductus arteriosus ligation
    Kevin D Pereira
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1609-12. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion for desmoplastic small round cell tumor
    Andrea Hayes-Jordan
    Department of Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and MDACC Children s Cancer Hospital, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:E29-32. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Atypical Meigs' syndrome in a neonate with ovarian torsion associated with an ovarian dermoid cyst
    Sophia P Tsakiri
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, University of Texas Houston, MSB 3 230B 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:407-9. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids for fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: can we show benefit?
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:668-74; discussion 668-74. 2006
    ..Prenatal corticosteroids have been used in fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). We tested the utility of steroids by 2 methods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Matthew T Harting
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 16:109-14. 2007
    ..Although many clinical challenges remain, multi-institutional collaboration and ongoing research efforts will hopefully improve the clinical care of these patients...
  3. pmc Treatment evolution in high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia: ten years' experience with diaphragmatic agenesis
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School Houston and Memorial Hermann Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 244:505-13. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of newer therapies on the highest risk patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), those with agenesis of the diaphragm...
  4. ncbi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:486-90. 2002
    ..Long-term follow-up of these patients is quite important since gastroesophageal reflux, developmental delay, chronic lung disease, and chest wall deformity are all seen with increased frequency in these children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Defect size determines survival in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Kevin P Lally
    University of Texas Medical School and Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e651-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical factors associated with death in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia by using a large multicenter data set...
  6. ncbi request reprint Surfactant does not improve survival rate in preterm infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Kevin P Lally
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston, 6431 Fannin St, MSB 5 258, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:829-33. 2004
    ..Use of exogenous surfactant in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) patients is routine in many centers. The authors sought to determine the impact of surfactant use in the premature infant with CDH...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes in patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections
    Lillian S Kao
    Department of General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 6:427-38. 2005
    ..Given the association of diabetes with necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) and hyperglycemia with mortality in critically ill patients, this study investigates the impact of diabetes and hyperglycemia in NSTI patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequelae of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury after patent ductus arteriosus ligation
    Kevin D Pereira
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1609-12. 2006
    ..To prospectively study the clinical course of neonates with vocal cord paralysis (VCP) after patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) ligation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion for desmoplastic small round cell tumor
    Andrea Hayes-Jordan
    Department of Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and MDACC Children s Cancer Hospital, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:E29-32. 2007
    ..These are the first pediatric case reports of DSRCT being treated with continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion, a procedure usually used in treatment of adult carcinomatosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Atypical Meigs' syndrome in a neonate with ovarian torsion associated with an ovarian dermoid cyst
    Sophia P Tsakiri
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, University of Texas Houston, MSB 3 230B 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:407-9. 2005
    ..Her symptoms were consistent with atypical Meigs' syndrome and resolved after unilateral oophorectomy. This is the first report in a neonate of this syndrome in association with congenital ovarian disease...
  11. pmc Clinical research methodology I: introduction to randomized trials
    Lillian S Kao
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:361-9. 2008
  12. ncbi request reprint The CDH Study Group and advances in the clinical care of the patient with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Nora M Doyle
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 28:174-84. 2004
    ..Moreover, the application of a quality assessment scale provides the practitioner with a knowledge base to critically evaluate the published retrospective data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bilateral congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Holly L Neville
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:522-4. 2003
    ..The care of CDH patients is a challenge for neonatologists and surgeons. This report details the management and outcome of patients with bilateral CDH...
  14. doi request reprint The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group: a voluntary international registry
    KuoJen Tsao
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Texas School of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 17:90-7. 2008
    ..International multicenter registries, like the CDHR, are useful to provide clinically relevant direction by accumulating far more data on a large patient population than any single institution might...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from the evacuation of an urban teaching hospital
    Christine S Cocanour
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 284, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1141-5. 2002
    ..Valuable lessons can be learned from the emergent evacuation of a large urban teaching hospital because of flooding...
  16. pmc Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in the preterm infant
    KuoJen Tsao
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School Houston and Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surgery 148:404-10. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the impact of prematurity on survival using data from the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Registry (CDHR)...
  17. doi request reprint A tale of 2 hospitals: a staggered cohort study of targeted interventions to improve compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines
    Lillian S Kao
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77026, USA
    Surgery 148:255-62. 2010
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to determine the effectiveness of targeted interventions to improve compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines (timing, spectrum, and discontinuation) at 2 university-affiliated hospitals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcome after surgical resection of recurrent rhabdomyosarcoma
    Andrea Hayes-Jordan
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Cancer Hospital at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:633-8; discussion 633-8. 2006
    ..We reviewed our experience with aggressive surgical resection for recurrent RMS...
  19. doi request reprint Surgical management of the newborn with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    KuoJen Tsao
    Departments of Pediatric Surgery and Surgery, The University of Texas School of Medicine at Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 29:46-54. 2011
    ..To better evaluate the data and compare treatment strategies, a classification and stratification of disease and centers is needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Delayed institution of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation is associated with increased mortality rate and prolonged hospital stay
    Brijesh S Gill
    Department of Surgery and Pediatrics, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:7-10. 2002
    ..The authors hypothesized that those infants with severe MAS who are treated with ECMO early will have a lower mortality rate and a shorter hospital course than those who receive delayed ECMO...
  21. ncbi request reprint Treatment issues in pediatric gastric adenocarcinoma
    Matthew T Harting
    Department of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:e8-10. 2004
    ..The authors report a case of an 8-year-old girl with gastric adenocarcinoma. The case will be followed by a brief discussion of the presentation, current management guidelines, and prognosis of this rare pediatric entity...
  22. doi request reprint Acute hemodynamic decompensation following patent ductus arteriosus ligation in premature infants
    Matthew T Harting
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Invest Surg 21:133-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively determine the incidence, predictors, and clinical impact of hemodynamic decompensation after PDA ligation in preterm infants...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fryns syndrome in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Holly L Neville
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:1685-7. 2002
    ..This report details the management and outcome of patients with Fryns syndrome and CDH...
  24. pmc Outcomes of truncal vascular injuries in children
    Nathan D Allison
    Department of Pediatric Surgery and Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1958-64. 2009
    ..This report examines the demographics, mechanisms of injury, associated trauma, and outcome of patients presenting for the past 10 years at a single institution with truncal vascular injuries...
  25. ncbi request reprint Standardized patient care guidelines reduce infectious morbidity in appendectomy patients
    Kenneth S Helmer
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Houston Medical School and LBJ General Hospital, 5656 Kelley St, Ste 3 OS 62008, Houston, TX 77026, USA
    Am J Surg 183:608-13. 2002
    ..We therefore developed a clinical protocol for the management of appendicitis to decrease postoperative infectious complications...
  26. ncbi request reprint ECMO for meconium aspiration syndrome: support for relaxed entry criteria
    Ravi S Radhakrishnan
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    ASAIO J 53:489-91. 2007
    ..These results indicate that regardless of type of ECMO, there are fewer complications on ECMO in MAS versus no-MAS patients. These data support the consideration of relaxed ECMO entry criteria for MAS...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the management of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Amir M Khan
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:118-22. 2005
    ..This paper reviews some of the controversies associated with the use of ECMO in CDH...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide oligonucleotide-based array comparative genome hybridization analysis of non-isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Daryl A Scott
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 16:424-30. 2007
    ..This method is more sensitive than G-banded chromosome analysis and may find wide application in screening patients with congenital anomalies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Meconium enhances the release of nitric oxide in human airway epithelial cells
    Amir M Khan
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Biol Neonate 81:99-104. 2002
    ..Our findings demonstrate meconium enhances the production of nitric oxide from A549 cells suggesting that airway epithelial cells and their metabolic products may play an important role in the pathogenesis of MAS...
  30. doi request reprint Surgical management of necrotizing enterocolitis and isolated intestinal perforation in premature neonates
    Martin L Blakely
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Semin Perinatol 32:122-6. 2008
    ..As these studies are being performed, trials evaluating existing medical and surgical therapies are also needed...
  31. doi request reprint Postdischarge follow-up of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Kevin P Lally
    Pediatrics 121:627-32. 2008
    ..Structured follow-up for these patients facilitates early recognition and treatment of these complications. In this report, follow-up of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia is outlined...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: how should the babies be delivered?
    Björn P Frenckner
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Q3 03, SE 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1533-8. 2007
    ..The optimal method has yet to be determined. The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of patients with CDH delivered by different methods...
  33. ncbi request reprint Surfactant replacement therapy on ECMO does not improve outcome in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Christopher E Colby
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1632-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if surfactant replacement on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) results in improved outcomes in neonates > or =35 weeks' gestation with unrepaired CDH...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based management of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Fernando R Moya
    Department of Pediatrics, Coastal Area Health Education Center, Wilmington, NC 28402 9025, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:112-7. 2005
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  35. doi request reprint Management of pediatric trauma
    Steven E Krug
    Pediatrics 121:849-54. 2008
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  36. ncbi request reprint Late-presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Yoshihiro Kitano
    National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1839-43. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to document the clinical manifestations of late-presenting CDH using a large multicenter database...
  37. ncbi request reprint Laparotomy versus peritoneal drainage for necrotizing enterocolitis or isolated intestinal perforation in extremely low birth weight infants: outcomes through 18 months adjusted age
    Martin L Blakely
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e680-7. 2006
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Research Grants5

  1. Advancing Clinical Research in Pediatric Surgery
    KEVIN LALLY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The applicant, Dr. Kevin Lally, the A.G. McNeese Professor and Chief of Pediatric Surgery at UT Houston, is a leader in promoting such studies...