Hanmin Lee

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of implantation site on hepatocytes heterotopically transplanted on biodegradable polymer scaffolds
    Hanmin Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Tissue Eng 9:1227-32. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of radiofrequency ablation for twin-reversed arterial perfusion sequence
    Hanmin Lee
    Fetal Treatment Center and the Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:459.e1-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Long-term surgical outcomes in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: observations from a single institution
    Tim Jancelewicz
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:155-60; discussion 160. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after fetal therapy for congenital high airway obstructive syndrome
    Payam Saadai
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, Box 0570, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1095-100. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the lung-to-head ratio as a predictor of outcome in fetuses with isolated left congenital diaphragmatic hernia at gestation outside 24-26 weeks
    Soon Ha Yang
    Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:30.e1-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Does congenital diaphragmatic hernia associated with bronchopulmonary sequestration portend a better prognosis?
    Erich J Grethel
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 23:250-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The ex utero intrapartum treatment procedure: Looking back at the EXIT
    Shinjiro Hirose
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and the Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:375-80; discussion 375-80. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Prenatal steroids for microcystic congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations
    Patrick F Curran
    The Fetal Treatment Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:145-50. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Infant pulmonary function in a randomized trial of fetal tracheal occlusion for severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Roberta L Keller
    The Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Box 0748, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Pediatr Res 56:818-25. 2004
  10. doi request reprint The diagnosis and management of intradiaphragmatic extralobar pulmonary sequestrations: a report of 4 cases
    Amar Nijagal
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1501-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of implantation site on hepatocytes heterotopically transplanted on biodegradable polymer scaffolds
    Hanmin Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Tissue Eng 9:1227-32. 2003
    ..The omentum is the most favorable bed for engraftment of hepatocyte-polymer tissue-engineered constructs and the addition of a portacaval shunt increases survival of transplanted hepatocytes in the omentum and mesentery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of radiofrequency ablation for twin-reversed arterial perfusion sequence
    Hanmin Lee
    Fetal Treatment Center and the Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:459.e1-4. 2007
    ..We report our experience in the treatment of patients with twin-reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence using radiofrequency ablation to stop perfusion to the acardiac twin and protect the pump twin...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term surgical outcomes in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: observations from a single institution
    Tim Jancelewicz
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:155-60; discussion 160. 2010
    ..Surgical complications are common in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), but little is known about long-term incidence patterns and associated predictors...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after fetal therapy for congenital high airway obstructive syndrome
    Payam Saadai
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, Box 0570, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1095-100. 2012
    ..Congenital high airway obstructive syndrome (CHAOS) is a rare and devastating condition that is uniformly fatal without fetal intervention. We sought to describe fetal treatment and long-term outcomes of CHAOS at a single referral center...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the lung-to-head ratio as a predictor of outcome in fetuses with isolated left congenital diaphragmatic hernia at gestation outside 24-26 weeks
    Soon Ha Yang
    Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:30.e1-7. 2007
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  6. doi request reprint Does congenital diaphragmatic hernia associated with bronchopulmonary sequestration portend a better prognosis?
    Erich J Grethel
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 23:250-3. 2008
    ..We reviewed our experience to evaluate if prognosis was better in the CDH infants with associated bronchopulmonary sequestration...
  7. ncbi request reprint The ex utero intrapartum treatment procedure: Looking back at the EXIT
    Shinjiro Hirose
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and the Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:375-80; discussion 375-80. 2004
    ..The authors review their single-institution experience with EXIT...
  8. doi request reprint Prenatal steroids for microcystic congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations
    Patrick F Curran
    The Fetal Treatment Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:145-50. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of prenatal steroid treatment in fetuses with sonographically diagnosed congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations (CCAMs)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Infant pulmonary function in a randomized trial of fetal tracheal occlusion for severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Roberta L Keller
    The Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Box 0748, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Pediatr Res 56:818-25. 2004
    ..We conclude that fetal TO for severe CDH results in modest improvements in neonatal pulmonary function that are of questionable clinical significance...
  10. doi request reprint The diagnosis and management of intradiaphragmatic extralobar pulmonary sequestrations: a report of 4 cases
    Amar Nijagal
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1501-5. 2012
    ..We report the largest series of patients with IDEPS and describe the diagnostic and operative challenges associated with this condition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Monochorionic twin gestation complicated by a sacrococcygeal teratoma with hydrops--optimal timing of delivery allows for survival of the unaffected twin
    Marsha Ayzen
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:e11-3. 2006
    ..In this case, serial ultrasound evaluations and timing of delivery optimized the outcome of the unaffected twin...
  12. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic versus open resection for congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations of the lung
    Lan T Vu
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94131 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:35-9. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the potential advantages of thoracoscopy compared to thoracotomy for resection of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations (CCAM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after thymectomy for myasthenia gravis: thoracoscopic vs open
    Amy J Wagner
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:50-4; discussion 50-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if patients are in remission or weaning off medication after thymectomy for myasthenia gravis (MG) and to examine the thoracoscopic versus open approaches...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic patches for congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair: Surgisis vs Gore-Tex
    Erich J Grethel
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:29-33; discussion 29-33. 2006
    ..A recent trend has been toward the use of bioactive prosthetic materials. We reviewed different patch closure techniques used for CDH repair at our institution and their association with these sequelae...
  15. ncbi request reprint Survival of severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia has morbid consequences
    Raul A Cortes
    Department of Surgery and Fetal Treatment Center, University of California in San Francisco Medical Center and Children s Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:36-45; discussion 45-6. 2005
    ....
  16. pmc Alterations in maternal-fetal cellular trafficking after fetal surgery
    Payam Saadai
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1089-94. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that patients undergoing open fetal surgery would have altered maternal-fetal cellular trafficking...
  17. doi request reprint Echocardiographic risk stratification of fetuses with sacrococcygeal teratoma and twin-reversed arterial perfusion
    Francesca A Byrne
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco Benioff Children s Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 30:280-8. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous rupture of fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma
    Edgar D Sy
    Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:424-7. 2006
    ..At 23 weeks, there was a sudden appearance of an additional lobular mass, consistent with intrauterine spontaneous ruptured of a sacrococcygeal teratoma mass...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fetal intervention for mass lesions and hydrops improves outcome: a 15-year experience
    Erich J Grethel
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:117-23. 2007
    ..However, hydrops associated with fetal mass lesions can be halted and even reversed with fetal intervention and treatment of the underlying defect. We examined our patients with fetal mass lesions to evaluate survival after intervention...
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion for severe fetal congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Michael R Harrison
    Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1916-24. 2003
    ..We performed a randomized, controlled trial comparing fetal tracheal occlusion with standard postnatal care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Resolution of hydrops fetalis in congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation after prenatal steroid therapy
    KuoJen Tsao
    Fetal Treatment Center, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:508-10. 2003
    ..Steroid therapy, utilized for lung maturity, has been postulated to accelerate this process. The natural history of hydropic fetuses with CCAM after receiving steroid therapy is presented...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of childhood recurrent pancreatitis
    Matthew S Clifton
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Box 0570, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1203-7. 2007
    ..Surgical intervention that improves pancreatic ductal drainage is a reasonable treatment strategy for recurrent pancreatitis in children...
  23. doi request reprint Determination of risk factors for deep venous thrombosis in hospitalized children
    Lan T Vu
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Box 0570, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1095-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the time trend and risk factors for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremities among pediatric inpatients...
  24. doi request reprint Microcystic congenital pulmonary airway malformation with hydrops fetalis: steroids vs open fetal resection
    Kenneth C Loh
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:36-9. 2012
    ..The presence of hydrops fetalis is an indicator of poor prognosis. Here we present a retrospective review of fetuses undergoing either open fetal surgery or steroids for predominantly microcystic CPAM with hydrops fetalis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations associated with nonimmune hydrops and outcome
    Lan Vu
    Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0570, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1351-6. 2007
    ..This study attempts to (1) determine sonographic features (in addition to large size) that correlate with hydrops and (2) characterize the features that correlate with outcome among hydropic fetuses...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal morbidity after maternal-fetal surgery
    Kirstin Golombeck
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:834-9. 2006
    ..We analyzed maternal morbidity and mortality that were associated with different types of fetal intervention (open hysterotomy, various endoscopic procedures and percutaneous techniques) to quantify this risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint The influence of portoenterostomy on transplantation for biliary atresia
    Brendan C Visser
    The University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:1279-86. 2004
    ..The 1-, 5-, and 10-year actuarial patient survival rates were 91%, 89%, and 83%. PE remains an important bridge to transplant. In conclusion, transplantation for BA offers excellent long-term graft and patient survival...
  28. pmc Prevention of graft rejection by donor type II CD8(+) T cells (Tc2 cells) is not sufficient to improve engraftment in fetal transplantation
    Jeng Chang Chen
    Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 20:35-43. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether Tc2 cells could improve engraftment in fetal transplantation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Local delivery of basic fibroblast growth factor increases both angiogenesis and engraftment of hepatocytes in tissue-engineered polymer devices
    Hanmin Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0570, USA
    Transplantation 73:1589-93. 2002
    ..Increasing vascularization through locally delivered angiogenic factors may increase angiogenesis and hepatocyte engraftment...
  30. pmc Anesthesia for in utero repair of myelomeningocele
    Marla Ferschl
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Anesthesiology 118:1211-23. 2013
    ..Fetal surgery is an important topic for anesthesiologists to understand, as the number of fetal procedures is likely to increase as new fetal treatment centers are opened across the United States...
  31. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic lobectomy for prenatally diagnosed lung lesions
    Craig T Albanese
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:553-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this report is to assess the technique and outcome of thoracoscopic lobectomy for asymptomatic prenatally diagnosed lung lesions...
  32. doi request reprint Sacrococcygeal teratoma with spinal canal invasion prenatally diagnosed
    Eric Jelin
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:E9-11. 2009
    ..We report a case of SCT invading the spinal canal seen on prenatal ultrasound. To our knowledge, this is the first documented case of prenatally diagnosed SCT intraspinal invasion...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of drainage techniques for biliary atresia
    KuoJen Tsao
    Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1005-7. 2003
    ..Differences in outcome between patients who underwent either Kasai portoenterostomy or porto-appendiceal duodenostomy were compared...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of familial type I choledochal cyst
    Matthew S Clifton
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e596-600. 2006
    ..We report an unusual occurrence of siblings with type I choledochal cysts and review the existing literature on cause, genetics, classification, diagnosis, and management of this disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Selective reduction of acardiac twin by radiofrequency ablation
    KuoJen Tsao
    Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:635-40. 2002
    ..A novel technique for selective reduction and obliteration of blood flow in the acardiac twin is described...
  36. doi request reprint The North American Fetal Therapy Network Registry data on outcomes of radiofrequency ablation for twin-reversed arterial perfusion sequence
    Hanmin Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 33:224-9. 2013
    ..To report the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet) Registry data on the outcomes of using radiofrequency ablation to treat twin-reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP)...
  37. doi request reprint Congenital high airway obstruction sequence (CHAOS): a new case and a review of phenotypic features
    Erica Sanford
    Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0748, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 158:3126-36. 2012
    ..Our review provides valuable information on associated anomalies and survival in this complex sequence. The phenotypic variability seen in this review of patients makes it likely that the causes of CHAOS are genetically heterogeneous...
  38. doi request reprint Advances in prenatal diagnosis and treatment of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Eveline H Shue
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Fetal Treatment Center University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, HSW 1601, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Clin Perinatol 39:289-300. 2012
    ..This article reviews advances in prenatal diagnosis of CDH, the experimental basis for tracheal occlusion, and its translation into human clinical trials...
  39. ncbi request reprint Fetoscopic transuterine release of posterior urethral valves: a new technique
    Matthew S Clifton
    Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 23:89-94. 2008
    ..The technique offers a minimal degree of maternal morbidity and, if instituted early enough, can restore amniotic fluid volume, avert fatal pulmonary hypoplasia and may preserve renal function...
  40. doi request reprint Long-term survival and renal transplantation in a monozygotic twin with cloacal dysgenesis sequence
    Rita A Mukhtar
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:e31-3. 2009
    ..Pediatr Dev Pathol 1998;1:281-288). We report a case of long-term survival, currently to 25 months of age, and renal transplantation in a monochorionic, diamniotic twin girl with CDS...
  41. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous endoscopically assisted ligation (SEAL) of the internal ring for repair of inguinal hernias in children: a novel technique
    Michael R Harrison
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1177-80. 2005
    ..The safety, efficacy (recurrence risk), and cost-effectiveness of this unproven procedure must be tested against standard open repair in a trial...
  42. ncbi request reprint Fetal endoscopic surgery: lessons learned and trends reviewed
    Steven F Fowler
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery and Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:1700-2. 2002
    ..Fetal surgery is performed increasingly with minimal access approaches. The authors report their experience with fetal endoscopic procedures (fetendo) with emphasis on changing techniques and outcome trends...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pre-emptive placement of a presealant for amniotic access
    Raul A Cortes
    Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1197-203. 2005
    ..Morbidity limits the beneficial effects of fetal intervention. We propose to examine a novel preventive "presealant" membrane puncture technique and evaluate it in vitro...
  44. ncbi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia associated with spinal anomalies
    Erich J Grethel
    Fetal Treatment Center, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:485-8. 2007
    ..We reviewed our series of patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and spinal anomalies to evaluate if their prognosis was altered...
  45. doi request reprint Tracheal occlusion for fetal congenital diaphragmatic hernia: the US experience
    Eric Jelin
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:349-61, ix. 2009
    ..This article reviews the experimental basis of fetal therapy for CDH and the US clinical experience with tracheal occlusion...
  46. doi request reprint Fetal production of growth factors and inflammatory mediators predicts pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Shannon Fleck
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pediatr Res 74:290-8. 2013
    ..We studied biomarkers at the maternal-fetal interface to understand factors associated with the persistence of PH...
  47. doi request reprint Tumor metrics and morphology predict poor prognosis in prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratoma: a 25-year experience at a single institution
    Eveline Shue
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery and Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 48:1225-31. 2013
    ..Some fetuses with sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) develop hydrops, but there is no consensus on an appropriate prognostic marker for poor prognosis. The purpose of this study is to establish predictors of poor prognosis in fetuses with SCT...
  48. doi request reprint Complicated monochorionic twin pregnancies: updates in fetal diagnosis and treatment
    Larry Rand
    Division of Perinatology and Genetics, Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:417-30, x-xi. 2009
    ..The key to understanding complicated MC pregnancies lies in the placental angioarchitecture and intertwin vascular communications between the fetuses...
  49. ncbi request reprint In utero repair of myelomeningocele: experimental pathophysiology, initial clinical experience, and outcomes
    Diana L Farmer
    Departments of Surgery and Neurosurgery and the Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Arch Surg 138:872-8. 2003
    ..Experimental work raises the possibility that in utero repair of myelomeningocele (MMC) may improve lower extremity, bladder, and bowel function, ameliorate the Arnold-Chiari malformation, and decrease the need for postnatal shunting...
  50. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of intrapartum management strategies for giant fetal cervical teratoma
    Shinjiro Hirose
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:446-50; discussion 446-50. 2003
    ..The management of the fetus with a large neck mass that obstructs the airway remains a clinical challenge. The authors review their experience with giant fetal cervical teratoma and discuss options for management...
  51. doi request reprint Conflicts in wound classification of neonatal operations
    Lan T Vu
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1206-11. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine the reliability of wound classification guidelines when applied to neonatal operations...
  52. doi request reprint Colonic atresia and choledochal cyst: a rare combination
    Amar Nijagal
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, HSW 1601, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:113-5. 2009
    ..We report a case of choledochal cyst and colonic atresia in a term neonate. Our prenatal ultrasonographic and intraoperative findings support the idea that these two entities may be related...
  53. ncbi request reprint Obstructing ileal duplication cyst infected with Salmonella in a 2-year-old boy: a case report and review of the literature
    Tim Jancelewicz
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0104, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:E19-21. 2007
    ..We also present a review of the literature regarding these interesting lesions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with complex laparoscopic biliary surgery in children: biliary atresia and choledochal cyst
    Hanmin Lee
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:804-7; discussion 804-7. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic approaches are possible for many pediatric surgical diseases, including complex biliary disorders. The authors describe their early experience with laparoscopic procedures for biliary atresia and choledochal cysts...
  55. doi request reprint Indication for pediatric muscle biopsy determines usefulness
    Ramin Jamshidi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0570, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2199-201. 2008
    ..Diagnostic skeletal muscle biopsy is an invasive procedure used for evaluation of neuromuscular disorders. We hypothesize that the yield of biopsy varies with its indication or suspected diagnosis...
  56. pmc The effect of fiber alignment and heparin coating on cell infiltration into nanofibrous PLLA scaffolds
    Kyle T Kurpinski
    Joint Graduate Program in Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, San Francisco, USA Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Biomaterials 31:3536-42. 2010
    ..These results shed light on the importance of biophysical and biochemical properties of nanofibers in the regulation of cell infiltration into three-dimensional scaffolds and tissue remodeling...
  57. ncbi request reprint Extrapleural thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
    KuoJen Tsao
    Fetal Treatment Center, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, HSW 1601, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:308-10. 2005
    ..Many pediatric surgeons favor the extrapleural approach for two reasons: (1) containment of a potential leak within the extrapleural space, avoiding an empyema, and (2) easier transpleural access for future thoracic procedures...
  58. ncbi request reprint Haploidentical donor T cells fail to facilitate engraftment but lessen the immune response of host T cells in murine fetal transplantation
    Jeng Chang Chen
    Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0793, USA
    Br J Haematol 126:377-84. 2004
    ..The persistence of donor cells in the peritoneal cavity also correlated with tolerance induction...
  59. pmc A prospective, randomized, multicenter trial of amnioreduction vs selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation for the treatment of severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Timothy M Crombleholme
    Fetal Care Center of Cincinnati, Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic, and Fetal Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, MLC 2023, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:396.e1-9. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to examine the effect of selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation (SFLP) vs serial amnioreduction (AR) on perinatal mortality in severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Laparotomy versus peritoneal drainage for necrotizing enterocolitis and perforation
    R 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...