Affiliation: University of Florida
- Feasibility of laparoscopic pyloromyotomy under spinal anesthesiaSaleem Islam
Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery Electronic address
J Pediatr Surg 49:1485-7. 2014..There are no reports of laparoscopic pyloromyotomy (LP) performed under SA. We present our experience with LP and SA and discuss feasibility...
- Advances in surgery for abdominal wall defects: gastroschisis and omphaloceleSaleem Islam
Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Post Office Box 100119, 1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32607, USA
Clin Perinatol 39:375-86. 2012..There have been a number of recent advances in the care of patients with AWDs, both in the fetus and the newborn, which will be discussed in this article...
- Clinical care outcomes in abdominal wall defectsSaleem Islam
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 20:305-10. 2008..Survival has improved over the past few decades, especially with parenteral nutrition and surgical repair. Yet, still, many questions remain regarding the outcome of these anomalies...
- Extracorporeal life support in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: how long should we treat?David W Kays
Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Electronic address
J Am Coll Surg 218:808-17. 2014..Published data suggest that CDH survival after 2 weeks on ECMO is poor. Many centers limit duration of ECMO support...
- The usefulness of the upper gastrointestinal series in the pediatric patient before anti-reflux procedure or gastrostomy tube placementAlex G Cuenca
Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
J Surg Res 170:247-52. 2011..Anatomic abnormalities detected by UGI are uncommon and we hypothesize that the value of routine preoperative use of this test is limited...
- Review of the evidence on the closure of abdominal wall defectsVincent E Mortellaro
Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO, USA
Pediatr Surg Int 27:391-7. 2011..In patients with omphalocele, a registry to collect information on patients with larger defects may help determine which of the management strategies is optimal...
- Management of electrical and chemical burns in childrenHanna Alemayehu
Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
J Surg Res 190:210-3. 2014..We reviewed our experience in management of electrical and chemical burns to analyze the clinical course, management, and outcomes...
- Delayed emergency myelopoiesis following polymicrobial sepsis in neonatesAlex G Cuenca
Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
Innate Immun 21:386-91. 2015..Despite reports that this expansion may be related to TLR signaling, our data suggest that other factors may be important, as TRIF(-/-) and MyD88(-/-) neonatal HSCs are still able to expand in response to polymicrobial neonatal sepsis. ..
- "Pulling the plug"--management of meconium plug syndrome in neonatesAlex G Cuenca
Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
J Surg Res 175:e43-6. 2012..We reviewed our experience to attempt to identify any potential association with these conditions and to review our outcomes...
- Outcomes research in pediatric surgery. Part 1: overview and resourcesFizan 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...
- Outcomes of treatment of childhood achalasiaConstance W Lee
Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, PO Box 100119, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
J Pediatr Surg 45:1173-7. 2010..The optimal management of achalasia in children and adolescents remains unclear. The aim of this study was to review a single institution's experience with endoscopic and surgical interventions in children with achalasia...
- Occurrence of Crohn's disease in children after total colectomy for ulcerative colitisVincent E Mortellaro
Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64105, USA
J Surg Res 170:38-40. 2011..Therefore, we reviewed all of our patients who underwent colectomy for inflammatory bowel disease to evaluate the risk of subsequent Crohn's manifestations and to document the outcomes...
- Partial splenectomy prevents splenic sequestration crises in sickle cell diseaseLaura R Vick
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
J Pediatr Surg 44:2088-91. 2009..We present our series of partial splenectomies in patients with multiple SS episodes...
- Appendiceal carcinoids in children--management and outcomesSara S Kim
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
J Surg Res 192:250-3. 2014..Appendiceal carcinoid tumors are very rare in children, and management has been guided by adult presentations and outcomes. Here, we present our experience with pediatric appendiceal carcinoid tumors...
- Allocation of healthcare dollars: analysis of nonneonatal circumcisions in FloridaLuke G Gutwein
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Am Surg 79:865-9. 2013..This has resulted in an increase in economic health care. Public funding of neonatal circumcision could result in significant cost savings and avoid potential complications of general anesthesia. ..
- Long-term maturation of congenital diaphragmatic hernia treatment results: toward development of a severity-specific treatment algorithmDavid W Kays
From the Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL and UF Health Shands Children s Hospital, Gainesville, FL
Ann Surg 258:638-44; discussion 644-5. 2013....
- Pediatric pancreatic trauma: trending toward nonoperative management?Alex G Cuenca
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Departments of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Am Surg 78:1204-10. 2012..Pancreatic injuries were rare in children with trauma. CT scans were the most common method of diagnosis. Nonoperative management appeared to be safe and was more common, especially for the lower grade injuries...
- Management and outcomes of ovarian masses in children and adolescentsSaleem Islam
Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Am Surg 74:1062-5. 2008..Most ovarian masses in childhood are benign. Malignant lesions have favorable outcomes with chemotherapy, even with recurrent disease. Consideration for laparoscopic procedures should be given for the benign lesions...
- Antibiotics and appendicitis in the pediatric population: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee systematic reviewSteven L Lee
Division of Pediatric Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 709818, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Pediatr Surg 45:2181-5. 2010..The aim of the study was to review evidence-based data regarding the use of antibiotics for the treatment of appendicitis in children...
- Gastroschisis with jejunal and colonic atresia, and isolated colonic atresia in dichorionic, diamniotic twinsMatthew A Saxonhouse
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine, P O Box 100296, Gainesville, FL 32610 0296, USA
Pediatr Surg Int 25:437-9. 2009..We present the first case of dichorionic, diamniotic male twins in which there was gastroschisis with jejunal and colonic atresia in Twin A and isolated colonic atresia in Twin B...
- Equestrian injuries in childrenAlex G Cuenca
Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32608, USA
J Pediatr Surg 44:148-50. 2009..Equestrian activities are regarded by some as high-risk sports, and our recent experience suggested this to be true. We undertook this study to review our experience with pediatric equestrian injuries...
- Gastric electrical stimulation for abdominal pain in patients with symptoms of gastroparesisChristopher J Lahr
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
Am Surg 79:457-64. 2013..This severe pain is associated with abnormal electrogastrographic activity and loss of S100 neuronal fibers in the stomach's inner and outer muscularis propria and, therefore, could be the result of gastric neuropathy...
- Adding insult to injury: neck exploration for penetrating pediatric neck traumaLaura R Vick
Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Am Surg 74:1104-6. 2008..Mandatory exploration of the neck in children should not be performed unless clinically indicated. Preoperative imaging should be used liberally to limit nontherapeutic explorations, improve diagnostic accuracy, and reduce morbidity...
- Primary colonic congenital infantile fibrosarcoma presenting as meconium peritonitisSaleem Islam
The University of Michigan, CS Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Pediatr Surg Int 24:621-3. 2008..We report a case of this tumor arising from the left colon in a newborn presenting with an intrauterine perforation and meconium peritonitis...
- Laparotomy versus peritoneal drainage for necrotizing enterocolitis and perforationR Lawrence Moss
Section of Pediatric Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8062, USA
N Engl J Med 354:2225-34. 2006..We designed this multicenter randomized trial to compare outcomes of primary peritoneal drainage with laparotomy and bowel resection in preterm infants with perforated necrotizing enterocolitis...
- Biliary atresia associated with hypoplastic left heart syndrome: a case report and review of the literatureDaniel J Becker
Division of Pediatric Surgery, CS Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0245, USA
J Pediatr Surg 39:1411-3. 2004..The coexistence of these 2 disorders raises etiologic considerations and represents a potential challenge for the surgical treatment of both conditions...
- Congenital short-gut syndromeGauravi Sabharwal
Section of Pediatric Radiology, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Room F3503, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0252, USA
Pediatr Radiol 34:424-7. 2004..The diagnosis of congenital short gut was confirmed at surgery. Congenital short-gut syndrome is a rare entity. The diagnosis can be suggested by imaging, but is usually confirmed operatively...
- Peritoneal infection with multiple species of Candida: a case reportSaleem Islam
Department of Surgery, The Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:35-7. 2002