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A Simple Technique for Neoumbilical Reconstruction for Congenital Hernia Associated Proboscis Deformity.

John P Kuckelman, Woo S Do, Mauricio A Escobar, Randall Holland,

INTRODUCTION:Umbilical reconstruction in pediatric patients who have developed a large proboscoid redundancy can be challenging after standard umbilical repair. We present a simple and unique surgical technique that results in a cosmetically appealing reconstruction. OPERATIVE TECHNIQUE:The operation is initiated with circumferential redundant skin excision and isolation of the hernia sac. ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2019, :]

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Management and outcomes of peripancreatic fluid collections and pseudocysts following non-operative management of pancreatic injuries in children.

Eric H Rosenfeld, Adam M Vogel, Mubeen Jafri, Randall Burd, Robert Russell, Marianne Beaudin, Alexis Sandler, Rajan Thakkar, Richard A Falcone, Hale Wills, Jeffrey Upperman, Rita V Burke, Mauricio A Escobar, Denise B Klinkner, Barbara A Gaines, Ankush Gosain, Brendan T Campbell, David Mooney, Anthony Stallion, Stephon J Fenton, Jose M Prince, David Juang, Nathaniel Kreykes, Bindi J Naik-Mathuria,

BACKGROUND:Peripancreatic fluid collection and pseudocyst development is a common sequela following non-operative management (NOM) of pancreatic injuries in children. Our purpose was to review management strategies and assess outcomes. METHODS:A multicenter, retrospective review was conducted of children treated with NOM following blunt pancreatic injury at 22 pediatric trauma centers between ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Surg. Int. (Pediatric surgery international)
[2019, 35(8):861-867]

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Predictors of Bowel Resection During Nonelective Ladd Procedure for Pediatric Malrotation.

Woo S Do, Christopher W Marenco, John D Horton, Mauricio A Escobar,

BACKGROUND:The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for bowel resection in a modern cohort of patients undergoing nonelective Ladd procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS:Retrospective descriptive analysis of patients with Ladd procedure (CPT 44055) in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric (NSQIP-P) database (2012-2015). Exclusion criteria were elective case, ... Read more >>

J. Surg. Res. (The Journal of surgical research)
[2019, 243:419-426]

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Child abuse and the pediatric surgeon: A position statement from the Trauma Committee, the Board of Governors and the Membership of the American Pediatric Surgical Association.

Mauricio A Escobar, Kim G Wallenstein, Emily R Christison-Lagay, Jessica A Naiditch, John K Petty,

BACKGROUND:The pediatric surgeon is in a unique position to assess, stabilize, and manage a victim of child physical abuse (formerly nonaccidental trauma [NAT]) in the setting of a formal trauma system. METHODS:The American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) endorses the concept of child physical abuse as a traumatic disease that justifies ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2019, 54(7):1277-1285]

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Long-term sustainability of Washington State's quality improvement initiative for the management of pediatric spleen injuries.

Benjamin J Booth, Stephen M Bowman, Mauricio A Escobar, Sam R Sharar,

BACKGROUND:Initial results of Washington State's quality improvement initiative addressing the management of blunt traumatic pediatric spleen injuries were published in 2008. In this update, we evaluated whether these effects were sustained over time. METHODS:Data from the Washington Trauma Registry for years 1999-2001 (pre-intervention), 2003-2005 (post-intervention), and 2012-2014 (follow-up) were used ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2018, 53(11):2209-2213]

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The association of nonaccidental trauma with historical factors, examination findings, and diagnostic testing during the initial trauma evaluation.

Mauricio A Escobar, Katherine T Flynn-O╩╝Brien, Marc Auerbach, Gunjan Tiyyagura, Matthew A Borgman, Susan J Duffy, Kelly S Falcone, Rita V Burke, John M Cox, Sabine A Maguire,

J Trauma Acute Care Surg (The journal of trauma and acute care surgery)
[2017, 82(6):1147-1157]

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Impact on Hospital Resources of Systematic Evaluation and Management of Suspected Nonaccidental Trauma in Patients Less Than 4 Years of Age.

Bethann M Pflugeisen, Mauricio A Escobar, Dustin Haferbecker, Yolanda Duralde, Elizabeth Pohlson,

There has been an increasing movement worldwide to create systematic screening and management procedures for atypical injury patterns in children with the hope of better detecting and evaluating nonaccidental trauma (NAT). A legitimate concern for any hospital considering implementation of a systematic evaluation process is the impact on already burdened ... Read more >>

Hosp Pediatr (Hospital pediatrics)
[2017, 7(4):219-224]

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Complications in neonatal surgery.

Mauricio A Escobar, Michael G Caty,

Neonatal surgery is recognized as an independent discipline in general surgery, requiring the expertise of pediatric surgeons to optimize outcomes in infants with surgical conditions. Survival following neonatal surgery has improved dramatically in the past 60 years. Improvements in pediatric surgical outcomes are in part attributable to improved understanding of ... Read more >>

Semin. Pediatr. Surg. (Seminars in pediatric surgery)
[2016, 25(6):347-370]

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Development of a systematic protocol to identify victims of non-accidental trauma.

Mauricio A Escobar, Bethann M Pflugeisen, Yolanda Duralde, Carolynn J Morris, Dustin Haferbecker, Paul J Amoroso, Hilare Lemley, Elizabeth C Pohlson,

Each year, nearly 1 million children in the USA are victims of non-accidental trauma (NAT). Missed diagnosis or poor case management often leads to repeat/escalation injury. Victims of recurrent NAT are at higher risk for severe morbidity and mortality resulting from abuse. The objective of this review is to describe ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Surg. Int. (Pediatric surgery international)
[2016, 32(4):377-386]

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Using a multidisciplinary and evidence-based approach to decrease undertriage and overtriage of pediatric trauma patients.

Mauricio A Escobar, Carolynn J Morris,

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT) view over- and undertriage rates based on trauma team activation (TTA) criteria as surrogate markers for quality trauma patient care. Undertriage occurs when classifying patients as not needing a TTA when they do. Over-triage occurs when a TTA is unnecessarily activated. ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2016, 51(9):1518-1525]

Cited: 9 times

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Fructose intolerance/malabsorption and recurrent abdominal pain in children.

Mauricio A Escobar, Daniel Lustig, Bethann M Pflugeisen, Paul J Amoroso, Dalia Sherif, Rasha Saeed, Shaza Shamdeen, Judith Tuider, Bisher Abdullah,

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the present study was to ascertain whether pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain had concurrent fructose intolerance as determined by a standardized dose breath hydrogen test (BHT), and whether symptoms would improve with a low-fructose diet. METHODS: The fructose BHT test was administered to patients evaluated ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. (Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition)
[2014, 58(4):498-501]

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Should general surgery residents be taught laparoscopic pyloromyotomies? An ethical perspective.

Mauricio A Escobar, Charles W Hartin, Laurence B McCullough,

OBJECTIVES: The authors examine the ethical implications of teaching general surgery residents laparoscopic pyloromyotomy. DESIGN/PARTICIPANTS: Using the authors' previously presented ethical framework, and examining survey data of pediatric surgeons in the United States and Canada, a rigorous ethical argument is constructed to examine the question: should general surgery residents be ... Read more >>

J Surg Educ (Journal of surgical education)
[2014, 71(1):102-109]

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Esophageal atresia associated with a rare vascular ring and esophageal duplication diverticulum: a case report and review of the literature.

Mauricio A Escobar, Karl F Welke, Randall M Holland, Michael G Caty,

Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula (EA-TEF) associated with a right aortic arch poses a dilemma to the pediatric surgeon, often necessitating an operative approach via a left thoracotomy. A right aortic arch may be associated with a vascular ring, and EA-TEF, too, has been reported in association with a vascular ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2012, 47(10):1926-1929]

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Laparoscopic resection of an intradiaphragmatic pulmonary sequestration: a case report and review of the literature.

Mauricio A Escobar, Stephanie P Acierno,

Extralobar pulmonary sequestrations have been occasionally described in the abdomen but rarely in the diaphragm. We present the case of a 10 month old girl with an intradiaphragmatic pulmonary sequestration. The minimally invasive operative technique is outlined in detail, including the combine use of laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. The case is ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2012, 47(11):2129-2133]

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An alternative to open incision and drainage for community-acquired soft tissue abscesses in children.

William F McNamara, Charles W Hartin, Mauricio A Escobar, Sani Z Yamout, Stanley T Lau, Yi-Horng Lee,

BACKGROUND: The continually rising incidence of soft tissue abscesses in children has prompted us to seek an alternative to the traditional open incision and drainage (I&D) that would minimize the pain associated with packing during dressing changes and eliminate the need for home nursing care. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective review ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2011, 46(3):502-506]

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Outcome differences between gastroschisis repair methods.

William F McNamara, Charles W Hartin, Mauricio A Escobar, Yi-Horng Lee,

BACKGROUND: Gastroschisis is a congenital abdominal wall defect that is repaired with either a primary closure or staged closure. The outcome of these infants may differ because of different closure techniques. In addition to the usual markers of parenteral nutrition (PN) use and length of stay (LOS) as outcome measures, ... Read more >>

J. Surg. Res. (The Journal of surgical research)
[2011, 165(1):19-24]

Cited: 7 times

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Early experience with the use of rhomboid excision and Limberg flap in 16 adolescents with pilonidal disease.

Sani Z Yamout, Michael G Caty, Yi-Horng Lee, Stanely T Lau, Mauricio A Escobar, Philip L Glick,

BACKGROUND: Rhomboid excision with Limberg flap (RELF) repair has been shown to be effective in the management of pilonidal disease (PD) in adults. Wide excision allows complete removal of diseased tissue, and the rotational flap allows tensionless coverage as well as helps flatten the natal crease, which is believed to ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2009, 44(8):1586-1590]

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Lawn mower-related projectile injury.

William F McNamara, Sani Z Yamout, Mauricio A Escobar, Philip L Glick,

Lawn mower injuries are a potentially devastating, yet preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. The sequelae to these injuries can become even worse if the initial presentation goes unsuspected by medical staff, leading to a delay in treatment. The authors report the case of a lawn ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Surg. Int. (Pediatric surgery international)
[2009, 25(7):643-645]

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Initial experience with laparoscopic Chait Trapdoor cecostomy catheter placement for the management of fecal incontinence in children: outcomes and lessons learned.

Sani Ziad Yamout, Philip L Glick, Yi-Horng Lee, Dean V Yacobucci, Stanley T Lau, Mauricio A Escobar, Michael G Caty,

Antegrade enemas administered through a percutaneously placed Chait Trapdoor cecostomy catheter have resulted in a marked improvement in compliance and outcome of patients with fecal incontinence. The percutaneous technique, however, is a two-step procedure that is not performed under direct vision. This report presents the results and lessons learned from ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Surg. Int. (Pediatric surgery international)
[2009, 25(12):1081-1085]

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Fetus-in-fetu: report of a case and a review of the literature.

Mauricio A Escobar, Jon E Rossman, Michael G Caty,

A 2-week-old girl was found to have an asymptomatic abdominal mass on routine examination. Surgical removal revealed the mass to have 4 limb buds situated relative to a palpable vertebral column. Karyotyping revealed the mass to be 46 XX. The mass was therefore diagnosed as a case of fetus-in-fetu. The ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2008, 43(5):943-946]

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Risk of ventriculoperitoneal shunt infections after laparoscopic placement of Chait Trapdoor cecostomy catheters in children.

Sani Z Yamout, Betty J Huo, Veetai Li, Mauricio A Escobar, Michael G Caty,

INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic placement of Chait Trapdoor (Cook, Bloomington, IN) cecosotomy catheters has been practiced in our institution since 1999. Chait cecostomy catheters allow antegrade irrigation of the colon without the complications associated with appendicostomies. Although the use of laparoscopy allows precise placement of these catheters into the cecum under direct ... Read more >>

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A (Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A)
[2009, 19(4):571-573]

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Stapled tapering coloplasty to manage colon interposition graft redundancy for long-gap esophageal atresia.

Charles W Hartin, Mauricio A Escobar, Sani Z Yamout, Michael G Caty,

Long gap esophageal atresia continues to be a therapeutic challenge for the pediatric surgeon. Although numerous methods have been described to achieve esophageal continuity in infants with esophageal atresia, esophageal replacement is often required if these methods fail. A common method of esophageal replacement in children is the use of ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2008, 43(12):2311-2314]

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Laparoscopic excision of a newborn rectal duplication cyst.

Charles W Hartin, Stanley T Lau, Mauricio A Escobar, Philip L Glick,

Congenital rectal duplication cyst is a rare entity treated with surgical excision. Without treatment, a rectal duplication cyst may cause a variety of complications, most notably, transforming into a malignancy. We report on a 7-week-old girl who was found to have a rectal duplication cyst. The rectal duplication cyst was ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2008, 43(8):1572-1574]

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Congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens.

Mauricio A Escobar, Stanley T Lau, Philip L Glick,

A 10-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis (CF) (DeltaF508/G551D mutation) underwent an uneventful elective interval laparoscopic appendectomy. During routine laparoscopic inspection of the abdomen and groins, congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens was noted. Pictures of the patient's internal inguinal ring noted at time of laparoscopy are presented and compared ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Surg. (Journal of pediatric surgery)
[2008, 43(6):1222-1223]

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Surgical considerations in cystic fibrosis: a 32-year evaluation of outcomes.

Mauricio A Escobar, Jay L Grosfeld, Justin J Burdick, Robert L Powell, Colleen L Jay, Alyssa D Wait, Karen W West, Deborah F Billmire, L R Scherer, Scott A Engum, Thomas M Rouse, Alan P Ladd, Frederick J Rescorla,

BACKGROUND: Information concerning long-term operative outcomes in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) is relatively sparse in the operative literature. METHODS: A retrospective review of CF patients with operative conditions was performed (1972-2004) at a tertiary children's hospital to analyze outcomes including long-term morbidity and survival. RESULTS: A total of 226 ... Read more >>

Surgery (Surgery)
[2005, 138(4):560-71; discussion 571-2]

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