Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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Organization: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi A personal reflection: nursing art of withdrawing life support
    Mary Ann Brus
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 29:293-6. 2010
  2. doi Effect of plasma and red blood cell transfusions on survival in patients with combat related traumatic injuries
    Philip C Spinella
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Trauma 64:S69-77; discussion S77-8. 2008
  3. doi Chronic pediatric inflammatory diseases: effects on bone
    Anuradha Viswanathan
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 9:107-22. 2008
  4. ncbi Risks associated with fresh whole blood and red blood cell transfusions in a combat support hospital
    Philip C Spinella
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2576-81. 2007
  5. ncbi Cumulative illness severity and progression from moderate to severe retinopathy of prematurity
    J I Hagadorn
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Perinatol 27:502-9. 2007
  6. ncbi Type III acromioclavicular separation: results of a recent survey on its management
    Carl W Nissen
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Avon, CT 06001, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:89-93. 2007
  7. ncbi Injury prevention and performance enhancement: a training program for basketball
    Scott Myrick
    Elite Sports Medicine, Avon
    Conn Med 71:5-8. 2007
  8. ncbi Natalizumab therapy for moderate to severe Crohn disease in adolescents
    Jeffrey S Hyams
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:185-91. 2007
  9. ncbi Natural history of bone metabolism and bone mineral density in children with inflammatory bowel disease
    Francisco A Sylvester
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:42-50. 2007
  10. ncbi Reinfection and relapse in early Lyme disease
    Peter J Krause
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1090-4. 2006

Research Grants

  1. HEALTH BURDERN OF COINFECTING DEER ASSOCIATED ZOONOSES
    Peter Krause; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Immunity in Early Syphillis: Pathway to HIV Coinfection
    Juan Salazar; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. The Provider and Organization in Asthma Guidelines
    Michelle Cloutier; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Mechanisms of Bone Loss in Pediatric Crohn Disease
    Francisco Sylvester; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Sphingolipid Signaling in Wilms' Tumor Cells
    Fernando Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi A personal reflection: nursing art of withdrawing life support
    Mary Ann Brus
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 29:293-6. 2010
    ..I have created a blueprint to guide critical care nurses involved in the withdrawal of life support. This article describes one institution's guidelines for the withdrawal of life support...
  2. doi Effect of plasma and red blood cell transfusions on survival in patients with combat related traumatic injuries
    Philip C Spinella
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Trauma 64:S69-77; discussion S77-8. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the independent effects of plasma and RBC transfusion on survival for patients with combat-related traumatic injuries receiving any blood products...
  3. doi Chronic pediatric inflammatory diseases: effects on bone
    Anuradha Viswanathan
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 9:107-22. 2008
    ..In this paper we will provide an overview of the effects of chronic inflammatory conditions on bone mass in children. We will also present relevant data from adult patients, when pediatric data are scant or not available...
  4. ncbi Risks associated with fresh whole blood and red blood cell transfusions in a combat support hospital
    Philip C Spinella
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2576-81. 2007
    ..Fresh whole blood (FWB) and red blood cells (RBCs) are transfused to injured casualties in combat support hospitals. We evaluated the risks of FWB and RBCs transfused to combat-related casualties...
  5. ncbi Cumulative illness severity and progression from moderate to severe retinopathy of prematurity
    J I Hagadorn
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Perinatol 27:502-9. 2007
    ..To test cumulative neonatal illness severity (IS) and IS fluctuation as predictors of progression from moderate to severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)...
  6. ncbi Type III acromioclavicular separation: results of a recent survey on its management
    Carl W Nissen
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Avon, CT 06001, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:89-93. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the surgical approach to reconstruction, when necessary, has also undergone relatively few changes, with the exception of an increased preference for primary distal clavicle excision...
  7. ncbi Injury prevention and performance enhancement: a training program for basketball
    Scott Myrick
    Elite Sports Medicine, Avon
    Conn Med 71:5-8. 2007
    ..There were no injuries reported during the training period or during the season lending credence to the fact that a program of this type can result in injury reduction...
  8. ncbi Natalizumab therapy for moderate to severe Crohn disease in adolescents
    Jeffrey S Hyams
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:185-91. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of natalizumab, a humanized monoclonal immunoglobulin-G4 antibody to [alpha]4 integrin, in adolescent patients with moderately to severely active Crohn disease (CD)...
  9. ncbi Natural history of bone metabolism and bone mineral density in children with inflammatory bowel disease
    Francisco A Sylvester
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:42-50. 2007
    ..In children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) it is not known whether reductions in bone mineral density (BMD) are a consequence of bone turnover alterations and if BMD improves with treatment...
  10. ncbi Reinfection and relapse in early Lyme disease
    Peter J Krause
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1090-4. 2006
    ..People experiencing recurrent episodes tended to have frequent contact with vector ticks. Prompt administration of standard antibiotic therapy for early Lyme disease reliably eliminates persistent infection and prevents relapse...
  11. ncbi Asthma guideline use by pediatricians in private practices and asthma morbidity
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1880-7. 2006
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  12. ncbi Chronic inhaled corticosteroids do not affect the course of acute severe asthma exacerbations in children
    Christopher L Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut06106, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1213-7. 2006
    ..Although useful as a preventive therapy, the chronic use of ICS does not appear to affect the course of severe acute asthma exacerbations in pediatric patients once hospitalized...
  13. ncbi Pulmonary outcomes in bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Anita Bhandari
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, University of Connecticut, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Semin Perinatol 30:219-26. 2006
    ..Infants with BPD have significant pulmonary sequelae during childhood and adolescence, and continued surveillance of young adults with BPD is critical...
  14. ncbi Asthma coaching in the pediatric emergency department
    Sharon R Smith
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:835-9. 2006
    ..The authors performed a randomized, controlled trial of an intervention combining asthma coaching during an emergency department (ED) visit for asthma, and monetary incentive to improve follow-up with primary care providers (PCP)...
  15. doi Slow-responders to IV beta2-adrenergic agonist therapy: defining a novel phenotype in pediatric asthma
    Christopher L Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:627-33. 2008
    ..Our hypothesis is that children who respond more slowly to IV beta(2)-AR agonist therapy comprise a distinct phenotype...
  16. doi Pediatric trauma in an austere combat environment
    Philip C Spinella
    Department of Pediatrics PCS, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S293-6. 2008
    ..S. combat support hospitals and to provide insight into both critical care and noncritical care challenges this presents...
  17. doi Severe exacerbations in children with mild asthma: characterizing a pediatric phenotype
    Christopher L Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric CriticalCare, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Asthma 45:513-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to describe a population of children with mild asthma admitted to the ICU with severe exacerbations...
  18. doi Variability in duration of outpatient diuretic therapy in bronchopulmonary dysplasia: a clinical experience
    Anita Bhandari
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:529-35. 2010
    ..Discharge on oxygen was associated with longer duration of diuretic therapy and taper. Active taper is successful in the majority of patients and should be considered in patients with stable BPD...
  19. doi Unusual CNS infection from a subtorcular dermal sinus
    P M Kanev
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Acta Paediatr 99:627-9. 2010
    ..Conclusion: This case suggests that children who present with CNS infections with unusual pathogens should be carefully evaluated for the presence of anatomic abnormalities including dermal sinus tracts...
  20. doi Risk/benefit strategies must be employed in the management of pediatric Crohn's disease
    Jeffrey S Hyams
    Division of Digestive Diseases, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Dig Dis 27:291-6. 2009
    ..Long-term observations will determine whether biologics will change natural history and demonstrate adequate safety...
  21. doi Effects of orthopedic intervention in adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy
    Melany Westwell
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Center for Motion Analysis, 399 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
    Gait Posture 30:201-6. 2009
    ..01), (5) a reduction in excessive hip flexion during terminal stance was found in those patients with psoas lengthening (n=8 sides, preop=18+/-21 degrees, postop=9+/-19 degrees, p=0.04)...
  22. doi Advances in treating acute asthma exacerbations in children
    Craig M Schramm
    Pulmonary Division, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:326-32. 2009
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  23. pmc Warm fresh whole blood is independently associated with improved survival for patients with combat-related traumatic injuries
    Philip C Spinella
    United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 66:S69-76. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that warm fresh whole blood (WFWB) transfusion would be associated with improved survival in patients with trauma compared with those transfused only stored component therapy (CT)...
  24. doi Use of continuous intravenous ketamine for end-stage cancer pain in children
    Mary Conway
    Hematology Oncology Division at Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 26:100-6. 2009
    ..Each case illustrates the complexities of achieving and maintaining adequate pain control and promoting care of the child and family in a setting that is most appropriate for them...
  25. doi The effect of constipation on valproic acid dosage in a 17-year-old
    Jennifer E Madan Cohen
    Saul R Korey Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 40:126-7. 2009
    ..The increased dosage required may have been due to rapid intestinal transit time or to bypass of the left colon. This case highlights the importance of gastrointestinal function in patients on valproic acid therapy...
  26. doi Long-term outcome of maintenance infliximab therapy in children with Crohn's disease
    Jeffrey S Hyams
    Division of Digestive Diseases, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:816-22. 2009
    ..Infliximab therapy has short-term benefits in children with moderate-to-severe Crohn's disease (CD). We assessed the long-term outcome of infliximab maintenance therapy in children with CD...
  27. doi Variation in receipt of opioids by pediatric oncology patients who died in children's hospitals
    Andrea D Orsey
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:761-6. 2009
    ..Opioids are a cornerstone of palliation of pain. We sought to assess variation in opioid prescription during the last week of life among a cohort of pediatric oncology patients who died while hospitalized...
  28. doi From the Ouchless Place to Comfort Central: the evolution of a concept
    Neil L Schechter
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 122:S154-60. 2008
    ..The elements of this program may be applicable to other health care systems that desire to develop a more cohesive system-wide approach to pain reduction in those for whom they provide care...
  29. doi Laparoscopic nephrectomy in children: systematic review of transperitoneal and retroperitoneal approaches
    Christina Kim
    Department of Pediatric Urology, CT Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Urology 73:280-4. 2009
    ..Access can be obtained using a retroperitoneal (RP) or transperitoneal (TP) approach. Previously, debates have argued the advantage of each technique relative to the other...
  30. pmc Efficacy, safety and tolerability of tipranavir coadministered with ritonavir in HIV-1-infected children and adolescents
    Juan C Salazar
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    AIDS 22:1789-98. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of ritonavir-boosted tipranavir (TPV/r) in HIV-1-infected pediatric patients...
  31. ncbi Are activated T cells regulators of bone metabolism in children with Crohn disease?
    Francisco A Sylvester
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford 06106, and University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    J Pediatr 148:461-6. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that circulating activated T cells may release cytokines that decrease bone turnover in children with Crohn disease...
  32. ncbi Teaching residents systems-based practice through a hospital cost-reduction program: a "win-win" situation
    Robert Englander
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:150-2. 2006
    ..Predicted cost savings were 50,000 US dollars per month. Because residents are primary users of laboratory resources, the authors engaged them in the process and implementation of system redesign...
  33. ncbi Seventeen novel mutations that cause profound biotinidase deficiency
    B Wolf
    Division of Research, Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 77:108-11. 2002
    ..These additional mutations will undoubtedly be helpful in identifying structure/function relationships once the three-dimensional structure of biotinidase is determined...
  34. ncbi Natural progression of gait in children with cerebral palsy
    Katharine J Bell
    Center for Motion Analysis, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:677-82. 2002
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  35. ncbi Comparison of ventriculoperitoneal shunt tap and lumbar puncture in a child with meningitis
    Philip V Scribano
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 18:E1-3. 2002
  36. ncbi Long-term follow-up of patients after coarctation of the aorta repair
    Olga H Toro-Salazar
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Connecticut Medical School and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:541-7. 2002
    ..More than 1/3 of the survivors developed significant late cardiovascular abnormalities...
  37. ncbi Long-term effects of femoral derotation osteotomies: an evaluation using three-dimensional gait analysis
    Sylvia Ounpuu
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:139-45. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that the FDO is a viable and lasting treatment option for the correction of anteversion and associated internal hip rotation during gait in children with CP...
  38. ncbi Pediatric poisonings from household products: hydrofluoric acid and methacrylic acid
    H E Perry
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 13:157-61. 2001
    ..It also discusses federal initiatives designed to protect children from these and other household hazards...
  39. ncbi Voiding dysfunction associated with incontinence, vesicoureteral reflux and recurrent urinary tract infections
    P H McKenna
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 10:599-606. 2000
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  40. ncbi An examination of the knee function during gait in children with myelomeningocele
    S Ounpuu
    Center for Motion Analysis, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:629-35. 2000
    ..62) and not tibial torsion (r = -0.340). Increased transverse plane range of motion of the knee was most highly related to transverse plane trunk motion (r = 0.67)...
  41. ncbi Current concepts of respiratory complications of neuromuscular disease in children
    C M Schramm
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford 06106, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 12:203-7. 2000
    ..These techniques have improved longevity and quality of life for many patients with neuromuscular disease...
  42. ncbi Functional gastrointestinal disorders
    J S Hyams
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 11:375-8. 1999
    ..This paper presents a brief review of our current understanding of each diagnosis and gives suggestions for management...
  43. ncbi Electroencephalographic findings in ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency
    P Brunquell
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    J Child Neurol 14:533-6. 1999
    ..EEG changes parallel the clinical course of ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency and may serve as an objective marker of the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions...
  44. ncbi Respiratory sinus arrhythmia of brainstem lesions
    F J DiMario
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    J Child Neurol 14:229-32. 1999
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  45. ncbi Nursery practices and detection of jaundice after newborn discharge
    C C Wiley
    Division of General Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:972-5. 1998
    ..To investigate nursery practices regarding outpatient recognition of neonatal jaundice...
  46. ncbi The immune response to infection with Treponema pallidum, the stealth pathogen
    Juan C Salazar
    Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, MC 3710, University of Connecticut Medical School, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Microbes Infect 4:1133-40. 2002
    ..While some clinical manifestations can be attributed to humoral responses, most can be attributed to a combination of local innate and adaptive cellular immunity...
  47. ncbi Coevolution of markers of innate and adaptive immunity in skin and peripheral blood of patients with erythema migrans
    Juan C Salazar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Immunol 171:2660-70. 2003
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  48. ncbi Indications for neuropsychological assessment
    Joseph F Kulas
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 70:785-6, 788, 791-2. 2003
    ..Proper use of neuropsychological assessment can improve the quality of care...
  49. ncbi Tolerance induced by chronic inhaled antigen in a murine asthma model is not mediated by endotoxin
    C M Schramm
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1762:499-501. 2006
    ..Thus, the development of local tolerance with chronic aerosol exposure to OVA is independent of any potential effects of endotoxin in the OVA aerosol solution...
  50. ncbi Protocol-based titration of intravenous terbutaline decreases length of stay in pediatric status asthmaticus
    Christopher L Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:350-6. 2006
    ..3 vs. 8.3 +/- 2.7 days, P < 0.01), and reduced hospital charges ($19,298 +/- $10,516 vs. $26,528 +/- $12,328, P = 0.04). The method of administration of IV terbutaline significantly influenced ICU length of stay and hospital charges...
  51. ncbi Children presenting with complex febrile seizures do not routinely need computed tomography scanning in the emergency department
    Francis J DiMario
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 117:528-30. 2006
  52. ncbi IBD and skeletal health: children are not small adults!
    Francisco A Sylvester
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:1020-3. 2005
    ..In this concise review, we aim to provide an update on this topic, with focus on how pediatric IBD affects bone health...
  53. ncbi Evolutionary conservation of biotinidase: implications for the enzyme's structure and subcellular localization
    Barry Wolf
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 86:44-50. 2005
    ..Additional immunohistochemical studies of various human tissues at different stages of development are necessary to resolve the ambiguity of subcellular localization of biotinidase...
  54. ncbi Intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of childhood Guillain-Barré syndrome: a randomized trial
    Francis J DiMario
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Suite 2A, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 116:226-8. 2005
  55. ncbi Missed testis on laparoscopy despite blind-ending vessels and closed processus vaginalis
    Christina Kim
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Urology 65:1226. 2005
    ..We present a case of an intra-abdominal testis that was missed on diagnostic laparoscopy. Despite a closed processus vaginalis, an absent vas deferens, and blind-ending vessels above the internal ring, the testis was missed...
  56. ncbi Structure versus function: time will always tell
    Francis J DiMario
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1083-4. 2005
  57. ncbi Use of 6-mercaptopurine/azathioprine as the immunomodulator of choice for moderately active Crohn's disease: pro
    Jeffrey S Hyams
    Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Division, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:197-9. 2005
  58. ncbi Brain abnormalities in tuberous sclerosis complex
    Francis J DiMario
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Child Neurol 19:650-7. 2004
    ..This review examines the spectrum of brain abnormalities encountered in tuberous sclerosis complex and presents them as not merely a collection of lesions but more cohesively in the context of a global neuronal migration disorder...
  59. ncbi Pediatricians' views of postpartum depression: a self-administered survey
    C C Wiley
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 7:231-6. 2004
    ..To assess pediatricians' knowledge and views about postpartum depression (PPD)...
  60. ncbi Transnasal endoscopic repair of choanal atresia: why stent?
    Scott R Schoem
    Department of Otolaryngology, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:362-6. 2004
    ..To analyze the outcome of transnasal endoscopic repair of choanal atresia in children without stenting...
  61. pmc Electrophysiological properties of the airway: epithelium in the murine, ovalbumin model of allergic airway disease
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Pathol 164:1849-56. 2004
    ..These data demonstrate changes in airway epithelial cell function in the OVA-induced model of AAD that may contribute to the pathogenesis of airway inflammation...
  62. ncbi Fitness, fatness, and the effect of training assessed by magnetic resonance imaging and skinfold-thickness measurements in healthy adolescent females
    A Eliakim
    Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:223-31. 1997
    ..Body fat distribution in adolescent females appeared to be affected by many factors, including overall body weight and the level of physical activity...

Research Grants18

  1. HEALTH BURDERN OF COINFECTING DEER ASSOCIATED ZOONOSES
    Peter Krause; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The density of deer will be estimated in each site. This proposed effort will help define the health burden imposed on people residing in proximity to deer and will contribute to diagnosis and case-management of apparent Lyme disease. ..
  2. Immunity in Early Syphillis: Pathway to HIV Coinfection
    Juan Salazar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In Aim 2 we will study the effect of secondary syphilis on viral load (VL) in HIV co-infected individuals. In this aim we will compare VL between HIV patients with and without syphilis and determine the effect of penicillin on VL. ..
  3. The Provider and Organization in Asthma Guidelines
    Michelle Cloutier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will then be used in future studies to determine how to better tailor interventions in a cost constrained environment. ..
  4. Mechanisms of Bone Loss in Pediatric Crohn Disease
    Francisco Sylvester; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Sphingolipid Signaling in Wilms' Tumor Cells
    Fernando Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of these studies will contribute to our understanding of the processes of Wilm's tumor migration/metastasis and may offer novel therapeutic approaches for renal tumors. ..