Children's Memorial Hospital

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Organization: Children's Memorial Hospital
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Posterior hyoid space as related to excision of the thyroglossal duct cyst
    John Maddalozzo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:1773-8. 2010
  2. pmc Generic and diabetes-specific parent-child behaviors and quality of life among youth with type 1 diabetes
    Jill Weissberg-Benchell
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 10, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:977-88. 2009
  3. doi Respiratory syncytial virus: from primary care to critical care
    Lauren R Sorce
    Pediatric Critical Care, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:101-8. 2009
  4. doi A prospective school-based study of abdominal pain and other common somatic complaints in children
    Miguel Saps
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr 154:322-6. 2009
  5. doi A community-based study of tobacco smoke exposure among inner-city children with asthma in Chicago
    Rajesh Kumar
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:754-759.e1. 2008
  6. ncbi Manifestations of food allergy in infants and children
    Rachel E Story
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA
    Pediatr Ann 37:530-5. 2008
  7. doi Arrhythmia surgery in patients with and without congenital heart disease
    Constantine Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:857-68; discussion 857-68. 2008
  8. doi Integrative module-based family therapy: application and training
    Karen R Gouze
    Northwestern University Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:269-86. 2008
  9. pmc IFN-gamma regulation of vacuolar pH, cathepsin D processing and autophagy in mammary epithelial cells
    Zhila Khalkhali-Ellis
    Children s Memorial Research Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    J Cell Biochem 105:208-18. 2008
  10. doi Post-infectious functional gastrointestinal disorders in children
    Miguel Saps
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Pediatr 152:812-6, 816.e1. 2008

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Publications62

  1. doi Posterior hyoid space as related to excision of the thyroglossal duct cyst
    John Maddalozzo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:1773-8. 2010
    ..The author believes that recurrence of thyroglossal duct cysts (TGDC) occurs as a consequence of incomplete resection of: 1) microscopic suprahyoid ductules and/or 2) infra- and perihyoid tissue...
  2. pmc Generic and diabetes-specific parent-child behaviors and quality of life among youth with type 1 diabetes
    Jill Weissberg-Benchell
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 10, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:977-88. 2009
    ..To evaluate associations among parent-child behaviors and generic and diabetes-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a multi-site sample of youth with type 1 diabetes...
  3. doi Respiratory syncytial virus: from primary care to critical care
    Lauren R Sorce
    Pediatric Critical Care, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:101-8. 2009
    ..RSV has been implicated in continued wheezing and the subsequent development of asthma. While evidence for this implication is still being sought, researchers are working on finding new ways to treat and prevent RSV...
  4. doi A prospective school-based study of abdominal pain and other common somatic complaints in children
    Miguel Saps
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr 154:322-6. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and impact of pediatric abdominal pain (AP)...
  5. doi A community-based study of tobacco smoke exposure among inner-city children with asthma in Chicago
    Rajesh Kumar
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:754-759.e1. 2008
    ..Little is known about the level of tobacco exposure and the factors that influence exposure in children with persistent asthma...
  6. ncbi Manifestations of food allergy in infants and children
    Rachel E Story
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA
    Pediatr Ann 37:530-5. 2008
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  7. doi Arrhythmia surgery in patients with and without congenital heart disease
    Constantine Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:857-68; discussion 857-68. 2008
    ..This study reviews arrhythmia mechanisms and documents long-term outcome of patients undergoing arrhythmia operations alone or associated with congenital heart repairs. The analysis excludes Fontan conversion patients...
  8. doi Integrative module-based family therapy: application and training
    Karen R Gouze
    Northwestern University Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:269-86. 2008
    ..It thus meets the need for a structured family therapy practice and training approach that is respectful of the "art" of family therapy while still adhering to the principles of the "science" of evidence-based treatment...
  9. pmc IFN-gamma regulation of vacuolar pH, cathepsin D processing and autophagy in mammary epithelial cells
    Zhila Khalkhali-Ellis
    Children s Memorial Research Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    J Cell Biochem 105:208-18. 2008
    ..However, Maspin transfection of breast cancer cells partially sensitizes the cells to IFN-gamma's effect, thus providing new therapeutic implications...
  10. doi Post-infectious functional gastrointestinal disorders in children
    Miguel Saps
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Pediatr 152:812-6, 816.e1. 2008
    ..To investigate the development of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) after an episode of acute bacterial gastroenteritis (AGE) in children...
  11. doi Team training: implications for emergency and critical care pediatrics
    Walter J Eppich
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:255-60. 2008
    ..This paper provides a review of the literature on team training with specific emphasis on the perspectives of emergency and critical care pediatricians...
  12. doi Phase II study of topotecan in combination with dexamethasone, asparaginase, and vincristine in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in first relapse
    Nobuko Hijiya
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Cancer 112:1983-91. 2008
    ..The authors evaluated the response rate, toxicity, and pharmacokinetics of topotecan given before standard induction therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in first relapse...
  13. doi Etiologic classification of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    J Gordon Millichap
    FRCP, Division of Neurology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e358-65. 2008
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  14. doi Cost and consultation patterns of abdominal pain in Uruguayan children
    Miguel Saps
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:159-63. 2008
    ..Children with abdominal pain (AP) have worse quality of life and poorer social functioning and school attendance than their healthy peers. This is the first investigation of consultation patterns and costs of AP in South American children...
  15. doi Urologic issues in the pediatric and adolescent gynecology patient
    Elizabeth B Yerkes
    Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Urology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza 24, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:69-84. 2009
    ..Evaluation and management of urinary tract infections and daytime incontinence is discussed. The role of constipation and pelvic floor dysfunction in many of these complaints is emphasized...
  16. doi Home infusion therapy is safe and enhances compliance in patients with mucopolysaccharidoses
    Barbara K Burton
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 97:234-6. 2009
    ..Home therapy was well tolerated with no infusion-related reactions (IRR) occurring in 671 patient-weeks of treatment. In addition, compliance with the weekly treatment regimen was improved in patients on home therapy...
  17. doi The prevalence of ADHD, ODD, depression, and anxiety in a community sample of 4-year-olds
    John V Lavigne
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:315-28. 2009
    ..The overall comorbidity rate was 6.4%. Approximately 3% of individuals receiving a diagnosis had received mental health services...
  18. doi Reproducibility of tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity measurements in children and young adults with sickle cell disease undergoing screening for pulmonary hypertension
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:741-5. 2010
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  19. doi Home treatment with intravenous enzyme replacement therapy with idursulfase for mucopolysaccharidosis type II - data from the Hunter Outcome Survey
    Barbara K Burton
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Division of Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 101:123-9. 2010
    ..To use our experience with patients in the observational database HOS - the Hunter Outcome Survey - to evaluate the feasibility of home infusions of idursulfase for patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II)...
  20. pmc The state of pediatric asthma in Chicago's Humboldt Park: a community-based study in two local elementary schools
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Fl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:45. 2010
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  21. doi Non-coding RNAs: Meet thy masters
    Fabricio F Costa
    Cancer Biology and Epigenomics Program, Children s Memorial Research Center and Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL, USA
    Bioessays 32:599-608. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the most recent discoveries in the ncRNA field that implicate these molecules as key players in the epigenome...
  22. pmc Chronic upregulation of activated microglia immunoreactive for galectin-3/Mac-2 and nerve growth factor following diffuse axonal injury
    Charu Venkatesan
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 7:32. 2010
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  23. doi Food allergy knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of parents with food-allergic children in the United States
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:927-34. 2010
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  24. pmc Epigenomic analysis of Alu repeats in human ependymomas
    Hehuang Xie
    Falk Brain Tumor Center, Cancer Biology and Epigenomics Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60614 3394, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6952-7. 2010
    ..Lastly, aberrant methylation of several genomic loci was confirmed to be associated with the aggressive primary tumors and the relapsed ependymomas...
  25. pmc Exploring factors that underlie racial/ethnic disparities in HIV risk among young men who have sex with men
    Robert Garofalo
    Northwestern s Feinberg School of Medicine, Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 87:318-23. 2010
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  26. doi Upregulation of mir-221 and mir-222 in atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors: potential therapeutic targets
    Simone Treiger Sredni
    Cancer Biology and Epigenomics Program, Children s Memorial Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:279-83. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to search for new therapeutic targets for atypical teratoid-rhabdoid tumors (ATRT)...
  27. doi Food allergy knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of primary care physicians
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 125:126-32. 2010
    ..To provide insight into food allergy knowledge and perceptions among pediatricians and family physicians in the United States...
  28. doi Longitudinal assessment of regional directed delivery in a rodent malignant glioma model
    Akihide Kondo
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 28, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:592-8. 2009
    ..Few studies have investigated longitudinal tumor response to this type of therapy. In this study, the authors examined the time course of tumor response to direct delivery of a chemotherapeutic agent in a rodent malignant glioma model...
  29. pmc Parental views on withdrawing life-sustaining therapies in critically ill children
    Kelly Nicole Michelson
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Children s Memorial Hospital, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:986-92. 2009
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  30. doi Increased prevalence of risk factors for morbidity and mortality in the US Hispanic CF population
    Kimberly Danieli Watts
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:594-601. 2009
    ..7% vs. 6.5%; P < 0.001). We conclude that there is an increased prevalence of important risk factors for morbidity and mortality in the Hispanic CF population...
  31. ncbi Pharmacokinetics, safety and efficacy of lopinavir/ritonavir in infants less than 6 months of age: 24 week results
    Ellen G Chadwick
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AIDS 22:249-55. 2008
    ..To investigate pharmacokinetics, safety and efficacy of lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r)-based therapy in HIV-1-infected infants 6 weeks to 6 months of age...
  32. ncbi Acanthosis nigricans: a common finding in overweight youth
    Wendy J Brickman
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:601-6. 2007
    ..Acanthosis nigricans can be a trigger to counsel families on its causes and consequences; and thus motivate them to make healthy lifestyle changes that can decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease or diabetes...
  33. ncbi Development of the Childhood Atopic Dermatitis Impact Scale: initial validation of a quality-of-life measure for young children with atopic dermatitis and their families
    Sarah L Chamlin
    Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 125:1106-11. 2005
    ..Seventeen items were eliminated, yielding a 45-item refined version of CADIS (score 0-180) with evidence of content and construct validity and suggested use in clinical research...
  34. ncbi Chronic granulomatous disease presenting with eosinophilic inflammation
    Preeti Jaggi
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1020-1. 2005
    ..Both patients had significant urologic disease. Physicians should be aware of the association of CGD with eosinophilic inflammatory conditions...
  35. ncbi Atrioventricular valve procedures with repeat fontan operations: influence of valve pathology, ventricular function, and arrhythmias on outcome
    Constantine Mavroudis
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:29-36; discussion 36. 2005
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  36. pmc Risk factors for overweight in five- to six-year-old Hispanic-American children: a pilot study
    Adolfo J Ariza
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Children s Memorial Hospital, 157, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Urban Health 81:150-61. 2004
    ..These data should be considered when designing future studies in this population...
  37. ncbi Nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplant for X-linked hyper-immunoglobulin m syndrome with cholangiopathy
    David A Jacobsohn
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology Transplant, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e122-7. 2004
    ..We explored nonmyeloablative HSCT in 2 patients with X-HIM syndrome. Nonmyeloablative HSCT without liver transplant for X-HIM syndrome, to our knowledge, has not been described previously...
  38. ncbi Adherent white plaques: an endoscopic finding in eosinophilic esophagitis
    Shikha Sundaram
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:208-12. 2004
  39. ncbi Epilepsy surgery in infancy. A review of four cases
    Greg Olavarria
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60614, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 39:44-9. 2003
    ..The rest had cortical resections for malformations and dysplasia. All had improvement, with 2 infants free of seizures off medication. We argue for early intervention in severe cases, as the potential for recovery can be dramatic...
  40. ncbi A child with spinal cord AVM presenting with raised intracranial pressure
    A G Bassuk
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Neurology 60:1724-5. 2003
  41. ncbi Presidential address. A partnership in courage
    Constantine Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1366-71. 2003
  42. ncbi Insulin pump therapy: a meta-analysis
    Jill Weissberg-Benchell
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1079-87. 2003
    ..To conduct a meta-analysis of the metabolic and psychosocial impact of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy on adults, adolescents, and children...
  43. ncbi Classification of infantile seizures: implications for identification and treatment of inborn errors of metabolism
    Douglas R Nordli
    Department of Pediatrics, Lorna S and James P Langdon Chair of Pediatric Epilepsy, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:3S3-7; discussion 3S8. 2002
    ..Earlier recognition of metabolic disorders may be accomplished by careful study of clinical and electrographic characteristics. There are important treatment considerations associated with these disorders...
  44. ncbi Neural larva migrans caused by the raccoon roundworm Baylisascaris procyonis
    Patrick J Gavin
    Children s Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:971-5. 2002
    ..procyonis infection live in proximity to humans, which suggests that the risk of human infection is probably substantial. In the absence of effective treatment, prevention of infection remains the most important public health strategy...
  45. ncbi Intravenous ribavirin treatment for severe adenovirus disease in immunocompromised children
    Patrick J Gavin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e9. 2002
    ..The most common adverse effect of intravenous ribavirin is reversible mild anemia. The use of cidofovir in severe adenovirus infection has been limited by adverse effects, the most significant of which is nephrotoxicity...
  46. pmc Correction of extrahepatic portal vein thrombosis by the mesenteric to left portal vein bypass
    Riccardo Superina
    Department of Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine of North Western University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Ann Surg 243:515-21. 2006
    ..The treatment of idiopathic EHPVT has been primarily palliative, whereas MLPVB restores hepatic portal flow in patients with EHPVT...
  47. ncbi The role of histone acetylation versus DNA damage in drug-induced senescence and apoptosis
    A Rebbaa
    Children s Memorial Research Center, Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Cell Death Differ 13:1960-7. 2006
    ..Collectively, these findings suggest that alteration of chromatin structure by cytotoxic drugs may represent a key mediator of senescence...
  48. ncbi The psychosocial burden of childhood atopic dermatitis
    Sarah L Chamlin
    Department of Pediatrics and Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Dermatol Ther 19:104-7. 2006
    ..Emotional effects on both the child and parents are predominant. The burden of atopic dermatitis can be improved by targeting parents and caregivers with education, psychosocial support, and specialty care...
  49. ncbi Tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity is associated with hemolysis in children and young adults with sickle cell disease evaluated for pulmonary hypertension
    Robert I Liem
    Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 30, Chicago, IL 60614 3394, USA
    Haematologica 92:1549-52. 2007
    ..LDH, retic and AST were significantly higher and Hb was lower in subjects with TRJV >or= 2.5 m/sec. We conclude that hemolysis significantly contributes to TRJV elevation in children and young adults with SCD...
  50. ncbi Bradycardic child: what's to blame?
    Andrea M Kline
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 21:399-400. 2007
  51. ncbi J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Paper for congenital heart surgery. 111 Fontan conversions with arrhythmia surgery: surgical lessons and outcomes
    Constantine Mavroudis
    Division of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1457-65; discussion 1465-6. 2007
    ..The evolving operative strategy and course of 111 consecutive Fontan conversions with arrhythmia surgery and pacemaker therapy were reviewed to identify risk factors for poor outcome...
  52. ncbi Heart transplantation: literature review 2005-2006
    Elfriede Pahl
    Heart Transplant Program, Division of Cardiology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:709-15. 2007
    ..It is meant to be comprehensive but not all-inclusive. Important articles published during 2005 and 2006 are summarized...
  53. ncbi The response of patients with phenylketonuria and elevated serum phenylalanine to treatment with oral sapropterin dihydrochloride (6R-tetrahydrobiopterin): a phase II, multicentre, open-label, screening study
    B K Burton
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Inherit Metab Dis 30:700-7. 2007
    ..Variability in reduction of Phe indicates that the response to sapropterin dihydrochloride cannot be predicted by baseline Phe level...
  54. ncbi Methamphetamine and young men who have sex with men: understanding patterns and correlates of use and the association with HIV-related sexual risk
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:591-6. 2007
    ..To examine patterns, consequences, and correlates of methamphetamine use among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men (YMSM)...
  55. ncbi Efficacy of folic acid supplementation in stroke prevention: a meta-analysis
    Xiaobin Wang
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital and Children s Memorial Research Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614 3394, USA
    Lancet 369:1876-82. 2007
    ..Our aim was to do a meta-analysis of relevant randomised trials to assess the efficacy of folic acid supplementation in the prevention of stroke...
  56. ncbi An 8-month-old boy with cleft palate, microcephaly, developmental delay, and syndactyly. Smith-Lemili-Opitz syndrome
    Brad Angle
    Division of Genetics, Birth Defects, and Metabolism at Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Ann 36:282-3. 2007
  57. ncbi Emergency department evaluation and management of blunt abdominal trauma in children
    Walter J Eppich
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza 62, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:265-9. 2007
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  58. pmc Tip of the Iceberg: young men who have sex with men, the Internet, and HIV risk
    Robert Garofalo
    Adolescent HIV Services, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60613, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1113-7. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence of Internet use for meeting sexual partners (Internet partners) and HIV risk behaviors associated with this use among young men who have sex with men (aged 16-24 years)...
  59. ncbi Safety and efficacy of pressure-limited power injection of iodinated contrast medium through central lines in children
    Cynthia K Rigsby
    Department of Medical Imaging, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 9, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:726-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of pressure-limited power injection of contrast medium through central lines for pediatric body CT examinations...
  60. pmc Maspin: the new frontier
    Zhila Khalkhali-Ellis
    Children s Memorial Research Center, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:7279-83. 2006
    ..This perspective briefly outlines the past and present strides in deciphering this unique molecule and speculates on new frontiers in maspin research and prospects of maspin as a diagnostic/prognostic indicator in cancer...
  61. ncbi School re-entry of the pediatric heart transplant recipient
    Constance M Weil
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:928-33. 2006
    ..The next step is to formally evaluate the efficacy of this program in successful school re-entry...
  62. ncbi Special needs of the adolescent with epilepsy
    D R Nordli
    Children s Epilepsy Center, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Epilepsia 42:10-7. 2001
    ..Some centers have developed elegant methods of helping the patient make the transition from child neurology to adult neurology...

Research Grants62

  1. Improving medication use for ADHD in primary care
    JOHN LAVIGNE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Following an intent-to-treat model, a minimum of 468 children (234 SC; 234 TAU) will be recruited and complete all evaluations in the intensive training phase. ..
  2. ODD/Depression in young children: Developmental aspects
    JOHN LAVIGNE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. TREATING OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT BEHAVIOR
    JOHN LAVIGNE; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  4. HIV Risk in Vulnerable Youth
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study is part of an overall program of research to develop HIV prevention interventions that target the unique social and personal needs of this subpopulation of youth. ..
  5. The PATH Youth Program: HIV/AIDS Interventions in Adole*
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. The PATH Youth Program: HIV/AIDS Interventions in Adole*
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Life Skills Intervention: Safety and Coping Among Transgender Youth Adults
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Consistent with the goals of the RFP, the final product will be the basis for a multi-site intervention that will be sufficiently brief and of a technical level that can be rapidly disseminated to community-based organizations. ..
  8. Intervention Development: Reducing HIV Risk in Vulnerable Youth
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study is part of an overall program of research designed to understand and prevent HIV infection among high-risk youth. ..
  9. Syndemic Development and HIV Risk Among Vulnerable Young Men
    Brian Mustanski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Syndemic Development and HIV Risk Among Vulnerable Young Men
    Brian Mustanski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The overarching goal of this study is to collect information on YMSM-specific risk and protective factors, which can then be used to inform the development of an intervention targeting this vulnerable population. ..
  11. Syndemic Development and HIV Risk Among Vulnerable Young Men
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The overarching goal of this study is to collect information on YMSM-specific risk and protective factors, which can then be used to inform the development of an intervention targeting this vulnerable population. ..
  12. Developing a Pediatric Advance Care Planning Worksheet
    Kelly Michelson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  13. MOLECULAR & CELLULAR CONSEQUENCES OF EARLY LIFE SEIZURE
    Sookyong Koh; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract not available ..
  14. CATEGORIZATION OF WILMS TUMOR BY GENETIC EXPRESSION
    Elizabeth Perlman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Genes predictive of molecular categories will be verified using in situ hybridization or immunohistochemistry. A model categorization will be proposed and tested on 200 additional Wilms tumors. ..
  15. Brain Inflammation in Childhood Epilepsy
    Sookyong Koh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Together these Aims are designed to test the central hypothesis that the epileptogenic effect of early life seizures is mediated by brain inflammation. ..
  16. Sleep and Adiposity: A Prospective Twin Study
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This twin cohort is also a precious resource for future longitudinal studies of sleep and OWO. ..
  17. Genome-Wide Association Study of Preterm Birth
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  18. Endothelial Transdifferentiation of Invasive Tumor Cells
    Mary Hendrix; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data generated from these novel studies will provide new molecular markers for clinical diagnosis and new concepts regarding the trarisendothelial differentiation of aggressive melanoma tumor cells and their stem cell plasticity. ..
  19. Gene Polymorphism, Infection/Inflammation, Preterm Birth
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..VI. Maternal Questionnaire VII. Medical Record Abstraction Sheet PHS 398 (Rev. 4/98) (Form Page 3} Page 4 Number pages consecutively at the bottom throughout the application. Do not use suffixes such as 3a, 3b. ..
  20. Epidemiology of the Metabolic Syndrome in Children
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, this large twin cohort will better clarifv the eenetic versus environmental influences on the develooment of MS and its markers. ..
  21. Genome-Wide Association Study of Preterm Birth
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  22. Genome-Wide Association Study of Preterm Birth
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. Molecular Epidemiology of Preterm Birth
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  24. Corticotropin-Releasing Factor role in Cyclic Vomiting
    B Li; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..CVS and migraine headaches may ultimately both be disorders involving dysregulation of CRF pathways. ..
  25. DDT, Endocrine Disruption and Reproductive Outcomes
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  26. Epigenetic Effect of the Microenvironment on Stem Cell Plasticity and Function
    Mary Hendrix; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  27. Gene Polymorphism, Infection/Inflammation, Preterm Birth
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings from this proposed study will expand our understanding of the role of infection/inflammation, genetic susceptibility , and gene-environment interactions in the pathogenesis of PTB in determining racial disparities in PTB...
  28. Sleep and Adiposity: A Prospective Twin Study
    Xiaobin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This twin cohort is also a precious resource for future longitudinal studies of sleep and OWO. ..
  29. Bladder Tissue Engineering through Nanotechnology
    Earl Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposed research will provide the first evaluation of a novel tissue engineering nanotechnology for bladder regeneration. ..
  30. PROSTATIC VASCULOGENIC MIMICRY: A NEW METASTATIC PATHWAY
    Mary Hendrix; Fiscal Year: 2003
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