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  • Nuss Procedure: Decrease in Bar Movement Requiring Reoperation with Primary Placement of Two Bars 

    Stanfill, Amy B.; DiSomma, Nerina; Henriques, Steven M.; Wallace, Lizabeth J.; Vegunta, Ravindra K.; Pearl, Richard H. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2012-05)
    Background: The Nuss procedure, first reported in 1998, is currently the treatment of choice for pectus excavatum. The most significant bar-related complication documented is bar movement, requiring reoperation in 3.4%–27% ...
  • Pediatric Obesity 

    Holterman, Mark J.; Holterman, Ai-Xuan Le; Browne, Allen F. (W.B. Saunders, 2012-06)
    Obesity is a serious life-threatening disease that affects an increasing number of children in the developed world. Obese children suffer in many physical and psychosocial ways and their burden has important consequences ...
  • Laparoscopic Ladd's procedure: treatment of choice for midgut malrotation in infants and children 

    Stanfill, Amy B.; Pearl, Richard H.; Kalvakuri, Kavitha; Wallace, Lizabeth J.; Vegunta, Ravindra K. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2010-05)
    Introduction: Rotational anomalies of the midgut encompass a broad spectrum of incomplete rotational events with malfixation of the intestines during fetal development. Ladd’s procedure, as a correction of these anomalies, ...
  • Transumbilical laparoscopically assisted appendectomy: an alternative minimally invasive technique in pediatric patients 

    Stanfill, Amy B.; Matilsky, Danielle K.; Kalvakuri, Kavitha; Pearl, Richard H.; Wallace, Lizabeth J.; Vegunta, Ravindra K. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2010-12)
    Introduction: Transumbilical laparoscopically assisted appendectomy (TULAA) has been reported in the literature as an alternative to traditional three-port laparoscopic appendectomy (LA). Our study compares outcomes between ...