Kenneth W Gow

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The ACGME case log: general surgery resident experience in pediatric surgery
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1643-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Self-evaluation: how well do surgery residents judge performance on a rotation?
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and the University of Washington, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Surg 205:557-62; discussion 562. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Primary nephrectomy and intraoperative tumor spill: report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG) renal tumors committee
    Kenneth W Gow
    Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:34-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Minimally invasive thoracoscopic ultrasound for localization of pulmonary nodules in children
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2315-22. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University of Washington, and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center Seattle, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:468-70. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Extracorporeal life support for support of children with malignancy and respiratory or cardiac failure: The extracorporeal life support experience
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:1308-16. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Visual learning: harnessing images to educate residents optimally
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105
    J Surg Educ 66:392-4. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Extracorporeal life support for adults with malignancy and respiratory or cardiac failure: The Extracorporeal Life Support experience
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 199:669-75. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Retropleural teratoma presenting as an abdominal mass in a 9-month-old boy
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e15-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in the pediatric population
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2193-8. 2008

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint The ACGME case log: general surgery resident experience in pediatric surgery
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1643-9. 2013
    ..General surgery (GS) residents in ACGME programs log cases performed during their residency. We reviewed designated pediatric surgery (PS) cases to assess for changes in performed cases over time...
  2. doi request reprint Self-evaluation: how well do surgery residents judge performance on a rotation?
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and the University of Washington, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Surg 205:557-62; discussion 562. 2013
    ..Surgical trainees are evaluated based on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 6 core competencies. The ability for a learner to recognize strengths and weaknesses in these areas allows for critical self-improvement...
  3. doi request reprint Primary nephrectomy and intraoperative tumor spill: report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG) renal tumors committee
    Kenneth W Gow
    Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:34-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine current rates and identify factors which may predispose a patient to IOS...
  4. doi request reprint Minimally invasive thoracoscopic ultrasound for localization of pulmonary nodules in children
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2315-22. 2008
    ..However, nodules that are deep in the lung parenchyma may not be visible. A technique has been developed whereby minimally invasive thoracoscopic ultrasound (MITUS) may be used to guide resection of deep pulmonary nodules...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University of Washington, and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center Seattle, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:468-70. 2009
    ..Most will be amenable to gross total resection with clear margins. To illustrate the radiological and gross operative features, we present a 9-month-old male infant with a mesenchymal hamartoma with classic features...
  6. doi request reprint Extracorporeal life support for support of children with malignancy and respiratory or cardiac failure: The extracorporeal life support experience
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:1308-16. 2009
    ..Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) is a means of respiratory and hemodynamic support for patients failing conventional therapies. Children with cancer who develop complications during therapy may require ECLS...
  7. doi request reprint Visual learning: harnessing images to educate residents optimally
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105
    J Surg Educ 66:392-4. 2009
    ..In addition, by prompting the students to add creative elements to the thought process for diagnosis and management, the teaching format can be a dynamic and interactive process...
  8. doi request reprint Extracorporeal life support for adults with malignancy and respiratory or cardiac failure: The Extracorporeal Life Support experience
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 199:669-75. 2010
    ..Adults with cancer may be considered for extracorporeal life support (ECLS) as a means of support if failing conventional therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Retropleural teratoma presenting as an abdominal mass in a 9-month-old boy
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e15-8. 2010
    ..Teratomas are rare tumors that present most commonly in the anterior mediastinum and retroperitoneum. To date, the retropleural primary site has not been reported...
  10. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in the pediatric population
    Kenneth W Gow
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2193-8. 2008
    ..Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) has only been recently used for childhood neoplasms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma in children: epidemiology and the impact of regional lymphadenectomy on surgical outcomes
    Jarod P McAteer
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98105, USA Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 48:2194-201. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to identify prognostic factors in pediatric HCC, and to determine whether regional lymphadenectomy is associated with improved survival...
  12. doi request reprint Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for Wilms' tumor: oncologic considerations
    Patrick J Javid
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:978-82. 2011
    ..She remains disease free at 19 months postoperatively. Minimally invasive techniques may be considered for resection of Wilms' tumor provided oncologic principles are carefully followed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of primary liver tumors in children: outcomes analysis of resection and transplantation in the SEER database
    Jarod P McAteer
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 17:744-50. 2013
    ..045). While transplantation is generally reserved for unresectable tumors, the favorable survival seen in HCC patients suggests that liberalized transplant criteria might improve survival, although further prospective data are needed. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver is associated with mesenchymal hamartoma and multiple chromosomal abnormalities: a review of eleven cases
    Bahig M Shehata
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 14:111-6. 2011
    ..4 was not identified, a submicroscopic involvement of this locus cannot be excluded. Additionally, our analyses suggest that multiple chromosomal aberrations may be associated with the MH/UES spectrum...
  15. doi request reprint Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia of the breast in pediatric patients: an underrecognized entity
    Bahig M Shehata
    Department of Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 12:450-4. 2009
    ..Our series documents that PASH is not uncommon in pediatric breast pathology and delineates important differences between adult and pediatric presentations of this entity...
  16. doi request reprint Intradiaphragmatic pulmonary sequestration: advantages of the thoracoscopic approach
    Jarod McAteer
    Department of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1607-10. 2012
    ..The rarity of these lesions makes definitive diagnosis without operative intervention challenging. Thoracoscopy appears to be a reasonable approach for resection of such intradiaphragmatic lesions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for support of children after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization experience
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:662-7. 2006
    ..Such patients pose medical and ethical challenges for clinicians considering initiation of ECMO. The authors review the outcomes of these patients and propose recommendations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor arising from the adrenal gland in an adolescent
    Jacob Stephenson
    Division of General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:691-2. 2011
    ..She is currently disease free 14 months after the operation and 3 months off therapy...
  19. doi request reprint The general surgery chief resident operative experience: 23 years of national ACGME case logs
    Frederick Thurston Drake
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
    JAMA Surg 148:841-7. 2013
    ..The chief resident (CR) year is a pivotal experience in surgical training. Changes in case volume and diversity may impact the educational quality of this important year...
  20. doi request reprint Predictors of survival in pediatric adrenocortical carcinoma: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program study
    Jarod P McAteer
    Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1025-31. 2013
    ..Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is rarely described in children. There is variation in incidence worldwide. This study sought to identify national incidence rates and independent prognostic indicators for children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pyloric duplication in a term newborn
    Daniel F Saad
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1209-10. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cystogastrostomy for the treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts in children
    Daniel F Saad
    The Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:e13-7. 2005
    ..Laparoscopic cystogastrostomy is a safe and effective alternative to open cystogastrostomy for the minimally invasive management of PPSs in the pediatric population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Melanoma in children and adolescents
    Cynthia D Downard
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and the Department of Hematology Oncology BMT, AFLAC Cancer Center, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Surg Oncol 16:215-20. 2007
    ..Through cooperation with adult trials and potential inclusion of pediatric patients in evaluations of new therapies, further progress against this disease can hopefully be addressed in all age groups...
  24. ncbi request reprint Left-sided gastroschisis
    Kenneth W Gow
    Emory University School of Medicine and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 72:637-40. 2006
    ..We discuss our case and review the literature to try to determine if there is any clinic difference between right- versus left-sided lesions to make recommendations as to management...
  25. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for neuroblastoma in children: a report of 6 cases
    Daniel F Saad
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1948-50. 2005
    ..Our preliminary data suggest LA is a safe treatment option for neuroblastoma tumors greater than 2 cm in the select children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is the use of laparoscopy to determine presence of contralateral patent processus vaginalis justified in children greater than 2 years of age?
    Amina M Bhatia
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:778-81. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate if the incidence of contralateral hernia in children greater than 2 years justifies the procedure...
  27. ncbi request reprint Thyroid carcinoma presenting in childhood or after treatment of childhood malignancies: An institutional experience and review of the literature
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1574-80. 2003
    ..Information about the presentations and outcomes of patients with STM are limited. The authors sought to compare the clinical characteristics, course, and outcomes of patients with primary or secondary thyroid malignancies...
  28. doi request reprint ACGME case logs: Surgery resident experience in operative trauma for two decades
    Frederick Thurston Drake
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1500-6. 2012
    ..The current study analyzed the reported volume of operative trauma for the last two decades; to our knowledge, this is the first evaluation of nationwide trends during such an extended time line...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumors arising from the stomach: a report of three children
    Megan M Durham
    Department of Surgery, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1495-9. 2004
    ..Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are a unique subset of intestinal mesenchymal tumors that behave in an aggressive fashion. They have been commonly described in adults but have been rarely observed in children...
  30. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery and childhood cancer
    Randolph K Cribbs
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Surg Oncol 16:221-8. 2007
    ..We will also evaluate MIS as it applies to the palliation of disease and the management of treatment complications in childhood cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint A unique case of renal carcinoma with Xp11.2 translocations/ TFE3 gene fusions in a 3-year-old child, with coexistent von Hippel-Lindau gene mutation
    Mana M Parast
    Department of Pathology, Room G167, Emory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 7:403-6. 2004
    ..This is the first reported case, to our knowledge, of t(X;1)-associated RCC in a patient with concurrent VHL gene mutation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Small-bowel prolapse through a persistent omphalomesenteric duct
    Daniel F Saad
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:e1. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Renal artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to blunt trauma treated with microcoil embolization
    Daniel F Saad
    The Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:e65-7. 2005
    ..Renal artery pseudoaneurysms are rarely described sequelae of blunt abdominal trauma. Interventional radiological advances have allowed such lesions to be managed nonoperatively...
  34. doi request reprint Utility of lymph node assessment for atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms
    Bahair Ghazi
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2471-5. 2010
    ..This study attempts to characterize the significance of nodal disease in ASMN...
  35. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical excision of cystic lung disease in children
    Curt S Koontz
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:835-7. 2005
    ..Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS) technique for resection of cystic lung disease (CLD) may offer some advantages when compared with thoracotomy in children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Intramuscular hemangioma of the abdominal wall
    Daniel F Saad
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, NE Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:601-2. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia of the breast in two adolescent females
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, Emory University and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 70:605-8. 2004
    ..They must be resected with careful attention to resection around the capsule of the tumor with breast conservation as a goal. Long-term follow-up is necessary, as some have been reported to recur...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pediatric surgical images. Meconium peritonitis
    Zvonimir Milas
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory Univeristy and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:245-6. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Benefit of surgical resection of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in pediatric patients undergoing treatment for malignancies and immunodeficiency syndromes
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1354-60. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of children undergoing treatment for malignancy and immunodeficiency syndromes in whom invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) developed...