Patrick A Dillon
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Congenital hyperinsulinismPatrick A Dillon
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 25:357-61. 2013..Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is a multifaceted disease and continues to be the most common cause of persistent hypoglycemia in infants. The purpose of the review is to highlight important recent developments regarding CHI...
- Complications associated with an implantable vascular access devicePatrick A Dillon
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1077, USA
J Pediatr Surg 41:1582-7. 2006..Modifications have improved port function, patient satisfaction, and enhanced compatibility with imaging studies. We reviewed our experience with a port system and identified unique mechanical complications...
- Evidence for a novel blood RNA diagnostic for pediatric appendicitis: the riboleukogramJared T Muenzer
Center for Critical Illness and Health Engineering, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 26:333-8. 2010..To test the hypothesis that gene expression analysis of circulating white blood cells and/or plasma cytokines could be used to improve diagnostic accuracy in children being evaluated for appendicitis...