Benedict C Nwomeh

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Informed consent for emergency surgery in infants and children
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1320-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial and socioeconomic disparity in perforated appendicitis among children: where is the problem?
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 117:870-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A leap in faith: the impact of removing the surgeon from the level II trauma response
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:693-9; discussion 693-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Definitive exclusion of biliary atresia in infants with cholestatic jaundice: the role of percutaneous cholecysto-cholangiography
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Columbus Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, 700 Children s Drive, Suite ED379, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:845-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric negative appendectomy rate: trend, predictors, and differentials
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 173:16-20. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of managing moderately injured pediatric trauma patients without immediate surgeon presence
    Jonathan I Groner
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1026-9; discussion 1029-30. 2007
  7. pmc Geographic disparities in the risk of perforated appendicitis among children in Ohio: 2001-2003
    Robert B Penfold
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:56. 2008
  8. pmc Profiling the ethnic characteristics of domestic injuries in children younger than age 5 years
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Surg 78:426-31. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy in children with complicated appendicitis: ethnic disparity amid changing trend
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e99-103. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Revisiting childhood obesity: persistent underutilization of surgical intervention?
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am Surg 78:788-93. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Informed consent for emergency surgery in infants and children
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1320-5. 2005
    ..We will also discuss innovative methods of preoperative education that can be adopted in the emergency setting and highlight areas in which further research might help to improve this important aspect of surgical care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial and socioeconomic disparity in perforated appendicitis among children: where is the problem?
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 117:870-5. 2006
    ..This study evaluated whether these factors had an impact on the care of patients with appendicitis at a major children's hospital with a well-established, comprehensive, primary referral system...
  3. ncbi request reprint A leap in faith: the impact of removing the surgeon from the level II trauma response
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:693-9; discussion 693-9. 2006
    ..We recently eliminated the requirement for surgeon presence during Level II alerts. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of this change on patient care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Definitive exclusion of biliary atresia in infants with cholestatic jaundice: the role of percutaneous cholecysto-cholangiography
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Columbus Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, 700 Children s Drive, Suite ED379, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:845-9. 2007
    ..Identification of a normal gall bladder on sonogram is highly predictive of the absence of biliary atresia. Further confirmation can be accurately obtained by a combination of PCC and percutaneous liver biopsy...
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric negative appendectomy rate: trend, predictors, and differentials
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 173:16-20. 2012
    ..We set out to determine the accuracy of diagnosis of appendicitis by analyzing the trends in the negative appendectomy rate (NAR) using a national database...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of managing moderately injured pediatric trauma patients without immediate surgeon presence
    Jonathan I Groner
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1026-9; discussion 1029-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcome of "minor resuscitation" trauma patients managed without the immediate presence of a surgeon...
  7. pmc Geographic disparities in the risk of perforated appendicitis among children in Ohio: 2001-2003
    Robert B Penfold
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:56. 2008
    ..Less is known about the differences between rural locations in health care seeking and outcomes. This study examines how commuting patterns in different rural areas are associated with perforated appendicitis...
  8. pmc Profiling the ethnic characteristics of domestic injuries in children younger than age 5 years
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Surg 78:426-31. 2012
    ..Therefore, greater attention is needed to provide more effective home safety interventions to children among high-risk ethnic groups...
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy in children with complicated appendicitis: ethnic disparity amid changing trend
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e99-103. 2011
    ..The role of LA versus open appendectomy (OA) in complicated (perforated) appendicitis has remained controversial...
  10. ncbi request reprint Revisiting childhood obesity: persistent underutilization of surgical intervention?
    Tolulope A Oyetunji
    Department of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am Surg 78:788-93. 2012
    ..Bariatric surgery remains a viable option and a structured guideline in children may provide equitable access across different ethnic and socioeconomic groups...
  11. doi request reprint A parental educational intervention to facilitate informed consent for emergency operations in children
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    J Surg Res 152:258-63. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Assessing the efficacy of the fundamentals of research and career development course overseas
    Evan P Nadler
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Surg Res 163:197-200. 2010
    ..We therefore assessed the US-based teaching methodology during the FRCDC in Abuja, Nigeria. We hypothesized that the US-based instructional methods would be effective...
  13. doi request reprint Emerging ethical issues in pediatric surgery
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:555-62. 2011
    ..Finally, we remind pediatric surgeons of their ethical and professional duty to support clinical research, and advocate the acceptance of community equipoise as sufficient basis for enrolling children in clinical trials...
  14. doi request reprint Variability in gastroschisis management: a survey of North American pediatric surgery training programs
    Jennifer H Aldrink
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    J Surg Res 176:159-63. 2012
    ..We sought to define the practice patterns in the management of gastroschisis, and to ascertain the degree of variability among and within pediatric surgical training programs...
  15. doi request reprint Difficult central venous access removal: case reports of the use of endovascular snare shearing of endothelialized tetherings
    Erin A Teeple
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:e13-5. 2011
    ..Both catheters were successfully removed using a modified snare technique through the right femoral vein...
  16. doi request reprint Academic needs in developing countries: a survey of the West African College of Surgeons
    Evan P Nadler
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA
    J Surg Res 160:14-7. 2010
    ..We subsequently performed a formal assessment of the academic needs of West African surgeons to plan for future courses, and hypothesized that they would differ from the goals of the U.S. course...
  17. doi request reprint General surgery versus specialty rotations: a new paradigm in surgery clerkships
    Mary K Sandquist
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Surg Res 153:152-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the outcomes of clerks from subspecialty services and compare them with clerks from general surgery services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting innovation in pediatric surgery: hospital type and appendectomies
    Deena J Chisolm
    Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Columbus Children s Research Institute, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1809-13. 2006
    ..This study examines the patterns of LA using a national database, focusing on variations in care between children's and general hospitals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Monozygotic twins with discordant intestinal rotation
    Vance L Smith
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Columbus Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:352-4. 2006
    ..We present a case of monozygotic twins in which one twin presented with intestinal malrotation with midgut volvulus while the other twin was found to have normal gastrointestinal anatomy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Contrast extravasation predicts the need for operative intervention in children with blunt splenic trauma
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Trauma 56:537-41. 2004
    ..Our aim was to determine whether the finding of CB on CT scan could predict failure of nonoperative therapy in children with blunt splenic injury...
  21. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive esophagectomy for caustic esophageal stricture in children
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:e1-6. 2004
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