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Primary hyperparathyroidism versus familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia: a challenging diagnostic evaluation in an adolescent female.

Ann Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2019 Sep 30;24(3):195-198. Epub 2019 Sep 30.

Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6790872PMC
September 2019

Bowel preparation for colostomy reversal in children.

J Pediatr Surg 2019 May 2;54(5):1045-1048. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.01.037DOI Listing
May 2019

Accuracy of surgeon prediction of appendicitis severity in pediatric patients.

J Pediatr Surg 2019 Apr 24. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza Suite 404D, Houston, TX 77030; Division of Pediatric Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1210, Houston, TX 77030.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.04.007DOI Listing
April 2019

Response to Lenvatinib in Children with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.

Thyroid 2018 11 16;28(11):1450-1454. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

1 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Texas Children's Cancer Center; Division of Endocrinology; Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2018.0064DOI Listing
November 2018

Use of standardized visual aids improves informed consent for appendectomy in children: A randomized control trial.

Am J Surg 2018 10 24;216(4):730-735. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Division, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.07.032DOI Listing
October 2018

Nonoperative Treatment of Appendicitis-Reply.

JAMA Pediatr 2017 11;171(11):1127

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.2943DOI Listing
November 2017

A prospective same day discharge protocol for pediatric appendicitis: Adding value to a common surgical condition.

J Pediatr Surg 2017 Oct 9. Epub 2017 Oct 9.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.10.011DOI Listing
October 2017

Surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in children: A systematic review.

J Pediatr Surg 2017 Aug 14;52(8):1228-1238. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.09.072DOI Listing
August 2017

Reply to: Letter to the Editor.

J Pediatr Surg 2017 08 20;52(8):1377-1378. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

Texas Children's Hospital / Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin , Suite 1210, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.04.008DOI Listing
August 2017

Time-driven activity-based costing: A dynamic value assessment model in pediatric appendicitis.

J Pediatr Surg 2017 Jun 18;52(6):1045-1049. Epub 2017 Mar 18.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin Dr. Suite 1210, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.03.032DOI Listing
June 2017

Perioperative determinants of transient hypocalcemia after pediatric total thyroidectomy.

J Pediatr Surg 2017 May 27;52(5):684-688. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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May 2017

Medical Treatment of Pediatric Appendicitis: Are We There Yet?

JAMA Pediatr 2017 05;171(5):419-420

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas2Department of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.0056DOI Listing
May 2017

Diagnostic Performance of US for Differentiating Perforated from Nonperforated Pediatric Appendicitis: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Radiology 2017 03 31;282(3):835-841. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

From the Division of Pediatric Surgery (J.L.C., M.E.L.), Department of Pediatric Radiology (R.C.O., K.L.M., R.P.G.), and Surgical Outcomes Center (W.Z.), Texas Children's Hospital, 6701 Fannin St, Suite 470, Houston, TX 77030; and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex (J.L.C., M.E.L.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2016160175DOI Listing
March 2017

Time-driven activity-based costing to identify opportunities for cost reduction in pediatric appendectomy.

J Pediatr Surg 2016 Dec 15;51(12):1962-1966. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin Dr. Suite 1210, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.09.019DOI Listing
December 2016

Ovarian-Sparing Surgery in Pediatric Benign Ovarian Tumors.

J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2016 Oct 11;29(5):506-510. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2016.03.009DOI Listing
October 2016

Searching for certainty: findings predictive of appendicitis in equivocal ultrasound exams.

Pediatr Radiol 2016 Oct 9;46(11):1539-45. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

Edward B. Singleton Department of Pediatric Radiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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October 2016

Successful endoscopic ablation of a pyriform sinus fistula in a child: case report and literature review.

Pediatr Surg Int 2016 Jun 28;32(6):623-7. Epub 2016 Jan 28.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1210, Houston, Texas, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00383-016-3868-3DOI Listing
June 2016

Evaluating the impact of infliximab use on surgical outcomes in pediatric Crohn's disease.

J Pediatr Surg 2016 May 14;51(5):786-9. Epub 2016 Feb 14.

Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.023DOI Listing
May 2016

Evaluating the effect of time process measures on appendectomy clinical outcomes.

J Pediatr Surg 2016 May 12;51(5):810-4. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.027DOI Listing
May 2016

How Long Does it Take to Diagnose Appendicitis? Time Point Process Mapping in the Emergency Department.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2016 Mar 3. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

From the *Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine; †E. B. Singleton Department of Pediatric Radiology, Texas Children's Hospital; and ‡Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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March 2016

Development and validation of an ultrasound scoring system for children with suspected acute appendicitis.

Pediatr Radiol 2015 Dec 18;45(13):1945-52. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

Edward B. Singleton Department of Pediatric Radiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin St., MC CC470.01, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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December 2015

Ovarian lesion volumes as a screening tool for malignancy in adolescent ovarian tumors.

J Pediatr Surg 2015 Nov 10;50(11):1933-6. Epub 2015 Jul 10.

Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2015

Residual manifestations of hypercortisolemia following surgical treatment in a patient with Cushing syndrome.

Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2015 26;2015(1):19. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH, Houston, TX USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13633-015-0014-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4551381PMC
August 2015

Analysis of submitted abstracts for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Surgery, National Conference (AAP SoSU).

J Pediatr Surg 2015 Jun 14;50(6):1058-61. Epub 2015 Mar 14.

Pediatric Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, MS 100, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.039DOI Listing
June 2015

Performance of CT examinations in children with suspected acute appendicitis in the community setting: a need for more education.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2015 Apr;204(4):857-60

1 Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.14.12750DOI Listing
April 2015

Correlating surgical and pathological diagnoses in pediatric appendicitis.

J Pediatr Surg 2015 Apr 6;50(4):638-41. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Texas Children's Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.11.001DOI Listing
April 2015

Serial fecal microbiota transplantation alters mucosal gene expression in pediatric ulcerative colitis.

Am J Gastroenterol 2015 Apr;110(4):604-6

1] Department of Pathology, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA [2] Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2015.19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4883582PMC
April 2015

Surgical wound misclassification: a multicenter evaluation.

J Am Coll Surg 2015 Mar 20;220(3):323-9. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.11.007DOI Listing
March 2015

Resource utilization after gastrostomy tube placement: defining areas of improvement for future quality improvement projects.

J Pediatr Surg 2014 Nov 8;49(11):1598-601. Epub 2014 Aug 8.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.06.015DOI Listing
November 2014

The management of an ectopic ovary in the inguinal canal: literature review and discussion.

Pediatr Surg Int 2014 Oct 6;30(10):1075-8. Epub 2014 Aug 6.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin, Suite 1210, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00383-014-3582-yDOI Listing
October 2014

Management of the pediatric spontaneous pneumothorax: is primary surgery the treatment of choice?

Am J Surg 2014 Oct 24;208(4):571-6. Epub 2014 Jul 24.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.06.009DOI Listing
October 2014

Overuse of fluoroscopic gastrostomy studies in a children's hospital.

J Surg Res 2014 Aug 9;190(2):598-603. Epub 2014 May 9.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2014.05.010DOI Listing
August 2014

Satisfaction with treatment decision-making and treatment regret among Latinas and non-Latina whites with DCIS.

Patient Educ Couns 2014 Jan 17;94(1):83-9. Epub 2013 Sep 17.

Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA; Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA; UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2013.09.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3918475PMC
January 2014

A retrospective study of multimodal analgesic treatment after laparoscopic appendectomy in children.

Paediatr Anaesth 2013 Dec 25;23(12):1187-92. Epub 2013 Sep 25.

Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pan.12271DOI Listing
December 2013

Modification of an evidence-based protocol for advanced appendicitis in children.

J Surg Res 2013 Nov 19;185(1):273-7. Epub 2013 Jun 19.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2013.05.088DOI Listing
November 2013

Evaluating the effectiveness of a discharge protocol for children with advanced appendicitis.

J Surg Res 2013 Sep 22;184(1):347-51. Epub 2013 May 22.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2013.04.081DOI Listing
September 2013

Cytogenetic analysis in the diagnosis and management of lipoblastomas: results from a single institution.

J Surg Res 2013 Sep 25;184(1):341-6. Epub 2013 May 25.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2013.05.010DOI Listing
September 2013

Characterizing pilomatricomas in children: a single institution experience.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 Jul;48(7):1551-6

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. Debakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.08.007DOI Listing
July 2013

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS): posttreatment follow-up care among Latina and non-Latina White women.

J Cancer Surviv 2013 Jun 14;7(2):219-26. Epub 2013 Feb 14.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 1545 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143-0320, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-012-0262-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3627346PMC
June 2013

Increased complication rates associated with Port-a-Cath placement in pediatric patients: location matters.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 Jun;48(6):1263-8

Texas Children's Hospital, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.020DOI Listing
June 2013

The utility of cortical-sparing adrenalectomy in pheochromocytomas associated with genetic syndromes.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 Jun;48(6):1422-5

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.04.001DOI Listing
June 2013

Recurrent hemangioendothelioma in a pediatric patient: report and review of the literature.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 Jun;48(6):1426-8

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.064DOI Listing
June 2013

Risk factors for surgery in pediatric intussusception in the era of pneumatic reduction.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 May;48(5):1032-6

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.02.021DOI Listing
May 2013

Complications related to the Nuss procedure: minimizing risk with operative technique.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 May;48(5):1044-8

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.02.025DOI Listing
May 2013

The surgical management of Rapunzel syndrome: a case series and literature review.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 Apr;48(4):830-4

Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.07.046DOI Listing
April 2013

Intestinal perforation after treatment of Burkitt's lymphoma: case report and review of the literature.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 Feb;48(2):436-40

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.12.002DOI Listing
February 2013

Retroperitoneal lipoblastoma: a discussion of current management.

J Pediatr Surg 2012 Oct;47(10):e51-4

Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.07.052DOI Listing
October 2012

Clinical characteristics and risk factors for symptomatic pediatric gallbladder disease.

Pediatrics 2012 Jan 12;129(1):e82-8. Epub 2011 Dec 12.

Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2011-0579DOI Listing
January 2012

Outpatient interval appendectomy after perforated appendicitis.

J Pediatr Surg 2008 Nov;43(11):1970-2

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY 10467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.04.014DOI Listing
November 2008

Laparoscopic excision of a gastric diverticulum in a child.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2007 Apr;17(2):246-8

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY 10467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2006.0145DOI Listing
April 2007