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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    RACE DISPARITIES IN GENETIC ALTERATIONS WITHIN WILMS TUMOR SPECIMENS

    : Wilms tumor affects Black children disproportionately. Genetic aberrations within WT specimens that contribute to this disparity...

    Tumors
  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    THE “SHIFT” TECHNIQUE: SUPRAHEPATIC INTRAFALCIFORM TUBING FOR PLACEMENT OF VENTRICULOPERITONEAL SHUNTS

    Ventriculoperitoneal shunts in pediatric patients are an important aspect of management for patients with hydrocephalus and are fraught...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    TECHNICAL FACTORS AND OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC CENTRAL VENOUS PORT PLACEMENT

    Purpose: While central venous port placement is common, there remains variation in placement technique and rates of technical complications....

    Hospital
  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    CONTEMPORARY OUTCOMES OF THE FOKER PROCESS AND EVOLUTION OF TREATMENT ALGORITHMS FOR LONG-GAP ESOPHAGEAL ATRESIA

    : Esophageal growth using the Foker process for long-gap esophageal atresia has evolved over time.

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    CORRELATION OF ANORECTAL MALFORMATION COMPLEXITY AND ASSOCIATED UROLOGIC ABNORMALITIES

    Patients with anorectal malformations commonly have associated urologic anomalies. Few large studies exist to accurately characterize...

    Urology, Arm, Anomaly
  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    BIOLOGICAL VERSUS SYNTHETIC PATCH FOR THE REPAIR OF CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA: 8-YEAR EXPERIENCE AT A TERTIARY CENTER

    The aim of this study is to compare outcome between small intestinal submucosal and polytetrafluoroethylene patches in patients with...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    OUTPATIENT PARATHYROIDECTOMY IN THE PEDIATRIC POPULATION: AN 18-YEAR EXPERIENCE

    : Parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism is safely performed in the outpatient setting in the adult population. However,...

    Adolescence
  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    CENTRAL LINE PLACEMENT AT ECMO DECANNULATION: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

    ECMO is a support modality for refractory critical illness. This study reviews the incidence and utility of central venous line placement...

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  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    NOVEL SECOND-GENERATION REXINOID INDUCES GROWTH ARREST AND REDUCES CANCER CELL STEMNESS IN HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA PATIENT-DERIVED XENOGRAFTS

    The poor therapeutic efficacy seen with current treatments for neuroblastoma may be attributed to stem cell-like cancer cells , a subpopulation...

    Cancer
  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    ELEVATED PROBNP LEVELS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASE SEVERITY, CARDIAC DYSFUNCTION, AND MORTALITY IN CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA

    : Cardiac dysfunction is a key determinant of outcome in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pro b-type natriuretic peptide is used as...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    INCREASED MORTALITY IN VERY YOUNG CHILDREN WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY DUE TO ABUSE: A NATIONWIDE ANALYSIS OF 10,965 PATIENTS

    : Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability in young children; however, the impact of mechanism on outcomes...

    Disability, Brain
  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    EARLY MANAGEMENT OF MECONIUM ILEUS IN INFANTS WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS: A PROSPECTIVE POPULATION COHORT STUDY

    : Contemporary early outcome data of meconium Ileus in cystic fibrosis are lacking on a population level. We describe these and explore...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS FOR ENTERAL ACCESS PROCEDURES IN NEONATES WITH CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA: A NOVEL RISK-ASSESSMENT SCORE

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the characteristics of neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia undergoing enteral access...

    Hospital
  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    PEDIATRIC ADAPTIONS ARE NEEDED TO IMPROVE THE DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF THYROID ULTRASOUND USING TI-RADS

    Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System is validated in adults but not yet in children. The purpose of this study was to determine...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    UTILITY OF SKULL RADIOGRAPHS IN INFANTS UNDERGOING 3D HEAD CT DURING EVALUATION FOR PHYSICAL ABUSE

    Clinical practice guidelines recommend performing head CT and skull radiographs when evaluating infants for physical abuse. We compared...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    ANALYSIS OF THE PEDIATRIC SURGERY FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS USING THE THALAMUSTM DATABASE

    The pediatric surgery fellowship interview process is costly and time intensive. We hypothesized that the increasing number of interviews...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    THE ASSESSMENT OF MICROBIOME CHANGES AND FECAL VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS DURING EXPERIMENTAL NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS

    Necrotizing enterocolitis remains a devastating disease that affects the gastrointestinal tract of the preterm infant. Volatile organic...

  • By Journal of Pediatric Surgery   -   Mar 1, 2021

    TRENDS IN FUNDOPLICATION VOLUME FOR PEDIATRIC GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE

    Fundoplication for gastro-esophageal reflux disease has been commonly performed by pediatric surgeons, however there are no recent...