Ravindra K Vegunta

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy in children: technically feasible and safe in all stages of acute appendicitis
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria 61603, USA
    Am Surg 70:198-201; discussion 201-2. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Perinatal management of gastroschisis: analysis of a newly established clinical pathway
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:528-34. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in the outcome of surgically placed long-term central venous catheters in neonates: neck vs groin placement
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:47-51. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Practice makes perfect: progressive improvement of laparoscopic pyloromyotomy results, with experience
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:152-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Biliary dyskinesia: the most common indication for cholecystectomy in children
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, USA
    Surgery 138:726-31; discussion 731-3. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Methylene blue: a simple marker for intraoperative detection of gastroduodenal perforations during laparoscopic pyloromyotomy
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL, USA
    Surg Innov 17:11-3. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A prospective study of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in children scheduled for elective surgery
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    The Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1197-200; discussion 1200. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Transumbilical laparoscopically assisted appendectomy: an alternative minimally invasive technique in pediatric patients
    Amy B Stanfill
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Illinois, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:873-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Simultaneous carriage of multiple genotypes of Staphylococcus aureus in children
    Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Illinois, USA
    J Med Microbiol 60:317-22. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic Ladd's procedure: treatment of choice for midgut malrotation in infants and children
    Amy B Stanfill
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Children s Hospital of Illinois, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:369-72. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy in children: technically feasible and safe in all stages of acute appendicitis
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria 61603, USA
    Am Surg 70:198-201; discussion 201-2. 2004
    ..5%). Intra-abdominal abscess increased following LAP: 9.2 per cent versus 3.6 per cent. Length of stay was shorter for LAP versus OAP in both AA (2.0 vs 2.5 days) and RA (5.5 vs 7 days)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perinatal management of gastroschisis: analysis of a newly established clinical pathway
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:528-34. 2005
    ..The authors developed a clinical pathway for optimal management after antenatal diagnosis of gastroschisis. This is the outcomes analysis of our first 30 consecutive patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in the outcome of surgically placed long-term central venous catheters in neonates: neck vs groin placement
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:47-51. 2005
    ..They are placed either in the neck or groin based primarily upon the surgeon's preference. There is meager published information available about the relative risks of these lines...
  4. doi request reprint Practice makes perfect: progressive improvement of laparoscopic pyloromyotomy results, with experience
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:152-6. 2008
    ..Few large outcome studies have been published regarding the laparoscopic technique. In this paper, we describe our experience with the first 185 consecutive LPs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Biliary dyskinesia: the most common indication for cholecystectomy in children
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, USA
    Surgery 138:726-31; discussion 731-3. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the current indications for cholecystectomy in children and to evaluate the results after such surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Methylene blue: a simple marker for intraoperative detection of gastroduodenal perforations during laparoscopic pyloromyotomy
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL, USA
    Surg Innov 17:11-3. 2010
    ..We studied the feasibility of using methylene blue (MB) as a marker to detect mucosal perforations during laparoscopic pyloromyotomy using in vitro and in vivo animal models...
  7. doi request reprint A prospective study of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in children scheduled for elective surgery
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    The Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1197-200; discussion 1200. 2009
    ..Staphylococcus aureus is a major cause of surgical wound infections. To obtain contemporary data on S aureus, we performed a prospective study of colonization and infection in children scheduled for elective surgical procedures...
  8. doi request reprint Transumbilical laparoscopically assisted appendectomy: an alternative minimally invasive technique in pediatric patients
    Amy B Stanfill
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Illinois, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:873-6. 2010
    ..Our study compares outcomes between LA and the one-trocar transumbilical technique in a single institution over a concurrent time frame for all cases of pediatric appendicitis...
  9. doi request reprint Simultaneous carriage of multiple genotypes of Staphylococcus aureus in children
    Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Illinois, USA
    J Med Microbiol 60:317-22. 2011
    ..aureus was common. The significance of multiple carriage is yet to be determined, but this intraspecies interplay could be important to pathogenicity and virulence in S. aureus...
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic Ladd's procedure: treatment of choice for midgut malrotation in infants and children
    Amy B Stanfill
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Children s Hospital of Illinois, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:369-72. 2010
    ..Ladd's procedure, as a correction of these anomalies, has traditionally been performed by laparotomy. In our institution, the laparoscopic Ladd's (LL) procedure was introduced in May 2004 and soon became the standard approach...
  11. doi request reprint Nuss procedure: decrease in bar movement requiring reoperation with primary placement of two bars
    Amy B Stanfill
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Illinois, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, Illinois 61603, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:412-5. 2012
    ..The most significant bar-related complication documented is bar movement, requiring reoperation in 3.4%-27% of reports. Our report compares the initial placement of one Nuss bar versus two to prevent bar displacement...
  12. doi request reprint Incision and loop drainage: a minimally invasive technique for subcutaneous abscess management in children
    Steven S Tsoraides
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:606-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate outcomes after a minimally invasive approach to pediatric subcutaneous abscess management as a replacement for wide exposure, debridement, and repetitive packing...
  13. doi request reprint Complications associated with the Nuss procedure: continued evolution of the learning curve
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL, USA
    Am J Surg 195:313-6; discussion 316-7. 2008
    ..We report unusual and/or significant complications encountered during and after the Nuss Procedure for pectus excavatum...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction in children with recurrent abdominal pain: 5-year follow-up after endoscopic sphincterotomy
    Sudipta Misra
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, UIC College of Medicine at Peoria, Children s Hospital of Illinois at OSF St Francis Hospital, Peoria, Illinois 61603, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:2246-50. 2007
    ..Sphincter of Oddi (SO) dysfunction has not been reported as a cause of recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in children. We present a 5-year follow-up of a group of children with RAP and manometry proven SO dysfunction...
  15. doi request reprint Efficacy of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the pediatric population
    Ravindra K Vegunta
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1418; author reply 1418. 2008