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Papers from 2006

Minimally invasive management of thoracoabdominal penetrating trauma in a child., Nitin Garg, Shawn D. St Peter, KuoJen Tsao, and G W. Holcomb III

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Incidence and outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients with shunted single ventricle: advantage of right ventricle to pulmonary artery shunt., Eric M. Graham, Geoffrey A. Forbus, Scott M. Bradley, Girish S. Shirali, and Andrew M. Atz

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Feasibility and utility of three-dimensional color flow echocardiography of the aortic arch: The "echocardiographic angiogram"., Anthony Hlavacek, Jon Lucas, Hamilton Baker, Karen Chessa, and Girish S. Shirali

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Real-time three-dimensional echocardiography is useful in the evaluation of patients with atrioventricular septal defects., Anthony M. Hlavacek, Fred A. Crawford, Karen S. Chessa, and Girish S. Shirali

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Bovine immune response to shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O157:H7., Mark A Hoffman, Christian Menge, Thomas A Casey, William Laegreid, Brad T Bosworth, and Evelyn A Dean-Nystrom

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Evaluation of a curriculum for intimate partner violence screening in a pediatric emergency department., Jane F. Knapp, M Denise Dowd, Christopher S. Kennedy, Jennifer Stallbaumer-Rouyer, and Deborah P. Henderson

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Guidelines and standards for performance of a pediatric echocardiogram: a report from the Task Force of the Pediatric Council of the American Society of Echocardiography., Wyman W. Lai, Tal Geva, Girish S. Shirali, Peter C. Frommelt, Richard A. Humes, Michael M. Brook, Ricardo H. Pignatelli, Jack Rychik, and Pediatric Council of the American Society of Echocardiography

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Esophageal foreign bodies in the pediatric population: our first 500 cases., Danny C. Little, Sohail R. Shah, Shawn D. St Peter, Casey M. Calkins, Stephen E. Morrow, J Patrick Murphy, Ron J. Sharp, Walter S. Andrews, G W. Holcomb III, Daniel J. Ostlie, and Charles L. Snyder

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Relative value units correlate with pediatric surgeons' operating time: when perceived myth becomes reality., Danny C. Little, Shawn D. St Peter, Casey M. Calkins, Sohail R. Shah, J Patrick Murphy, John M. Gatti, George K. Gittes, Ron J. Sharp, Walter S. Andrews, G W. Holcomb III, Daniel J. Ostlie, and Charles L. Snyder

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Echo-morphological correlates in patients with atrioventricular septal defect and common atrioventricular junction., William T. Mahle, Girish S. Shirali, and Robert H. Anderson

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Differences in diagnosis and treatment using telemedicine versus in-person evaluation of acute illness., Kenneth M. McConnochie, Gregory P. Conners, Anne F. Brayer, Julius Goepp, Neil E. Herendeen, Nancy E. Wood, Andrew Thomas, Danielle S. Ahn, and Klaus J. Roghmann

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Effectiveness of telemedicine in replacing in-person evaluation for acute childhood illness in office settings., Kenneth M. McConnochie, Gregory P. Conners, Anne F. Brayer, Julius Goepp, Neil E. Herendeen, Nancy E. Wood, Andrew Thomas, Danielle S. Ahn, and Klaus J. Roghmann

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Early experience with real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic guidance of right ventricular biopsy in children., Mark Scheurer, Varsha Bandisode, Pamela Ruff, Andrew Atz, and Girish S. Shirali

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Open versus laparoscopic pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis: a prospective, randomized trial., Shawn D. St Peter, G W. Holcomb III, Casey M. Calkins, J Patrick Murphy, Walter S. Andrews, Ronald J. Sharp, Charles L. Snyder, and Daniel J. Ostlie

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A simple and more cost-effective antibiotic regimen for perforated appendicitis., Shawn D. St Peter, Danny C. Little, Casey M. Calkins, J Patrick Murphy, Walter S. Andrews, G W. Holcomb III, Ronald J. Sharp, Charles L. Snyder, and Daniel J. Ostlie

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Hernia uterus inguinale: a proposed algorithm using the laparoscopic approach., Kiran K. Turaga, Shawn D. St Peter, Casey M. Calkins, G W. Holcomb III, Daniel J. Ostlie, and Charles L. Snyder

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Laparoscopic evaluation for contralateral patent processus vaginalis in children with unilateral inguinal hernia., Patricia A. Valusek, Troy L. Spilde, Daniel J. Ostlie, Shawn D. St Peter, Walter M. Morgan, John W. Brock, and G W. Holcomb III

Papers from 2005

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Biobrane versus duoderm for the treatment of intermediate thickness burns in children: a prospective, randomized trial., Christi Cassidy, Shawn D. St Peter, Stephanie Lacey, Margie Beery, Paggy Ward-Smith, Ronald J. Sharp, and Daniel J. Ostlie

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Management of asymptomatic coin ingestion., Gregory P Conners

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Diagnostic uses of metal detectors: a review., Gregory P. Conners

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Esophageal coin with an unusual radiographic appearance., Gregory P. Conners and James A. Hadley

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Nurses' work environment perceptions when employed in states with and without mandatory staffing ratios and/or mandatory staffing plans., Karen S. Cox, Shelly C. Anderson, Susan Teasley, Kathleen A. Sexton, and Cathryn A. Carroll

Achieving Magnet status: demonstrating nursing excellence., Karen S. Cox, Cathryn Carroll, and Kathleen Sexton

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Resident efficiency in a pediatric emergency department., M Denise Dowd, Celeste Tarantino, Theodore M. Barnett, Laura Fitzmaurice, and Jane F. Knapp

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The clinical bioinformatics ontology: a curated semantic network utilizing RefSeq information., M Hoffman, C Arnoldi, and I Chuang

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Emergency physicians' practices and attitudes regarding procedural anaesthesia for nasogastric tube insertion., G A. Juhl and Gregory P. Conners

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Does public education reduce ice storm-related carbon monoxide exposure?, George Lin and Gregory P. Conners

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Urachal anomalies in children: the vanishing relevance of the preoperative voiding cystourethrogram., Danny C. Little, Sohail R. Shah, Shawn D. St Peter, Casey M. Calkins, John P. Murphy, John M. Gatti, George K. Gittes, Ron J. Sharp, Walter S. Andrews, G W. Holcomb III, Daniel J. Ostlie, and Charles L. Snyder

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Characteristics of the interatrial communication in patients undergoing transcatheter device closure of atrial septal defects for cryptogenic stroke., Jon F. Lucas, Wolfgang A K Radtke, Varsha M. Bandisode, David L. Fairbrother, and Girish S. Shirali

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Cardiac transplant following failed Fontan or Glenn procedures., Naveen L. Pereira and Girish S. Shirali

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Resources for Pediatric Consumer Health, Brenda R. Pfannenstiel MALS, MA, AHIP

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Current issues and perspectives in hypoplasia of the left heart., David Sedmera, Andrew C. Cook, Girish S. Shirali, and Tim C. McQuinn

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Management of complications after hypospadias repair., Charles L. Snyder, Apostolos Evangelidis, Gregory Hansen, Shawn D. St Peter, Daniel J. Ostlie, John Gatti, George K. Gittes, Ronald J. Sharp, and J Patrick Murphy

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Trends in mode of delivery for gastroschisis infants., Charles L. Snyder and Shawn D. St Peter

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Impact of advanced age on weight loss and health benefits after laparoscopic gastric bypass., Shawn D. St Peter, Randall O. Craft, Judy L. Tiede, and James M. Swain

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Surgical images: soft tissue. Incarcerated gallbladder in a parastomal hernia., Shawn D. St Peter and Jacques Heppell

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Bilateral congenital diaphragmatic hernia with absent pleura and pericardium., Shawn D. St Peter, Sohail R. Shah, Danny C. Little, Casey M. Calkins, Ronald J. Sharp, and Daniel J. Ostlie

Papers from 2004

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Hemodynamic status after the Norwood procedure: a comparison of right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery connection versus modified Blalock-Taussig shunt., Scott M. Bradley, Janet M. Simsic, Tim C. McQuinn, David M. Habib, Girish S. Shirali, and Andrew M. Atz

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Implications and limitations of an abnormal fetal echocardiogram., Geoffrey A. Forbus, Andrew M. Atz, and Girish S. Shirali

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Outcome following, and impact of, prenatal identification of the candidates for the Norwood procedure., Robin R. Fountain-Dommer, Scott M. Bradley, Andrew M. Atz, Martha R. Stroud, Geoffrey A. Forbus, and Girish S. Shirali

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Effectiveness of cardiac surgery in trisomies 13 and 18 (from the Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium)., Eric M. Graham, Scott M. Bradley, Girish S. Shirali, Christine B. Hills, Andrew M. Atz, and Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium

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Examination protocol for three-dimensional echocardiography., Navin C. Nanda, Joseph Kisslo, Roberto Lang, Natesa Pandian, Tom Marwick, Girish S. Shirali, and Gina Kelly

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An infrastructure for organizational support of research., Michelle R. Redfearn, Susan R. Lacey, Karen S. Cox, and Susan Teasley

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Image of the month. Pseudomembranous enterocolitis., Shawn D. St Peter, Kevin O. Leslie, and Jacques P. Heppell

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Wide local excision and split-thickness skin graft for circumferential Paget's disease of the anus., Shawn D. St Peter, Miguel Pera, Anthony A. Smith, Kevin O. Leslie, and Jacques Heppell

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Significance of proximal biliary dilatation in patients with anastomotic strictures after liver transplantation., Shawn D. St Peter, Manuel I. Rodriquez-Davalos, Hector M. Rodriguez-Luna, Edwyn M. Harrison, Adyr A. Moss, and David C. Mulligan

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Laparoscopic gastric bypass after failed open horizontal stapled gastroplasty., Shawn D. St Peter and J M. Swain

Papers from 2003

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Predictors of residual defects following closure of defects in the oval fossa using the Amplatzer device: echocardiography recapitulates morphometry., Duraisamy Balaguru, Robert H. Anderson, Geoffrey L. Rosenthal, Andrew C. Cook, Wolfgang A K Radtke, and Girish S. Shirali

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Multijurisdictional approach to biosurveillance, Kansas City., Mark A Hoffman, Tiffany H Wilkinson, Aaron Bush, Wayne Myers, Ron G Griffin, Gerald L Hoff, and Rex Archer

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Seizures in a 13-year-old girl., Jane F. Knapp, Tiffany Johnson, and Sarah Alander

Development of an asthma disease management program in a children's hospital., Kelly Miller, Peggy Ward-Smith, Karen Cox, Erika M. Jones, and Jay M. Portnoy

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Evaluation of pectus bar position and osseous bone formation., Daniel J. Ostlie, Julie K. Marosky, Troy L. Spilde, Charles L. Snyder, Shawn D. St Peter, George K. Gittes, and Ronald J. Sharp

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Necrotizing enterocolitis in full-term infants., Daniel J. Ostlie, Troy L. Spilde, Shawn D. St Peter, Nick Sexton, Kelly A. Miller, Ronald J. Sharp, George K. Gittes, and Charles L. Snyder

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Sharing Information with Our Peers; What Works, What Doesn't, Brenda R. Pfannenstiel MALS, MA, AHIP

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Clinical relevance of spore and pollen counts., Jay M. Portnoy and Charles Barnes

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Baby boomer nurses bearing the burden of care: A four-site study of stress, strain, and coping for inpatient registered nurses., Susan R. Santos, Cathryn A. Carroll, Karen S. Cox, Susan Teasley, Stephen D. Simon, Lynda Bainbridge, Marion Cunningham, and Lynn Ott

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The spectrum of pneumatosis intestinalis., Shawn D. St Peter, Maher A. Abbas, and Keith A. Kelly

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Hepatic control of perfusate homeostasis during normothermic extrocorporeal preservation., Shawn D. St Peter, C J. Imber, J Kay, T James, and P J. Friend

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Chemoembolization followed by orthotopic liver transplant for epithelioid hemangioendothelioma., Shawn D. St Peter, Adyr A. Moss, Eric A. Huettl, Kevin O. Leslie, and David C. Mulligan

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Effects of tacrolimus on ischemia-reperfusion injury., Shawn D. St Peter, Adyr A. Moss, and David C. Mulligan

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Subcutaneous metastasis at a surgical drain site after the resection of pancreatic cancer., Shawn D. St Peter, Cuong C. Nguyen, David C. Mulligan, and Adyr A. Moss

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Tacrolimus as a liver flush solution to ameliorate the effects of ischemia/reperfusion injury following liver transplantation., Shawn D. St Peter, David J. Post, Manuel I. Rodriguez-Davalos, David D. Douglas, Adyr A. Moss, and David C. Mulligan

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Achalasia: A Comprehensive Review, Shawn D. St Peter and J A. Swain

Papers from 2002

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Is care in alternative settings safe for infants with possible serious bacterial infection?, Anne F. Brayer, Gregory P. Conners, Tashveen Kaur, and Kenneth M. McConnochie

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Still falling: a community-wide infant walker injury prevention initiative., Gregory P. Conners, Tener G Veenema, Carol A Kavanagh, John Ricci, and Charles M Callahan

Inpatient nurses and their work environment., Karen S. Cox

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Mothers' and health care providers' perspectives on screening for intimate partner violence in a pediatric emergency department., M Denise Dowd, Jane F. Knapp, Jennifer Stallbaumer-Rouyer, and Christopher S. Kennedy

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Experience with use of multiplane transesophageal echocardiography to guide closure of atrial septal defects using the amplatzer device., M I. Figueroa, D Balaguru, C McClure, C H. Kline, W A K Radtke, and Girish S. Shirali

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Hepatic steatosis and its relationship to transplantation., Charles J. Imber, Shawn D. St Peter, Ashok Handa, and Peter J. Friend

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Optimisation of bile production during normothermic preservation of porcine livers., Charles J. Imber, Shawn D. St Peter, Inigo Lopez de Cenarruzabeitia, Hugh Lemonde, Mike Rees, Andrew Butler, Peter T. Clayton, and Peter J. Friend

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Advantages of normothermic perfusion over cold storage in liver preservation., Charles J. Imber, Shawn D. St Peter, Inigo Lopez de Cenarruzabeitia, Dave Pigott, Tim James, Richard Taylor, James McGuire, David Hughes, Andrew Butler, Michael Rees, and Peter J. Friend

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Current practice regarding the use of fatty livers: a trans-Atlantic survey., Charles J. Imber, Shawn D. St Peter, Inigo Lopez, Lynden Guiver, and Peter J. Friend

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Echocardiographic diagnosis of partial obstruction of Blalock-Taussig shunts., Amy L. Juraszek, Andrew M. Atz, and Girish S. Shirali

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A 9-month-old baby with subdural hematomas, retinal hemorrhages, and developmental delay., Jane F. Knapp, Sarah E. Soden, Majed J. Dasouki, and Irene R. Walsh

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Amelioration of hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury using indolepropionic acid., S R. Lefler, Shawn D. St Peter, M I. Rodriguez-Davalos, J C. Perumean, N A. Spence, A A. Moss, and D C. Mulligan

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Optimisation of an enzymatic method for beta-galactosidase., James B J McGuire, Tim J. James, Charles J. Imber, Shawn D. St Peter, Peter J. Friend, and Richard P. Taylor

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Generational tension among nurses., Susan Rouse Santos and Karen S. Cox

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Liver and kidney preservation by perfusion., Shawn D. St Peter, Charles J. Imber, and Peter J. Friend

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Genetic determinants of delayed graft function after kidney transplantation., Shawn D. St Peter, Charles J. Imber, Des C. Jones, Susan V. Fuggle, Christopher J. Watson, Peter J. Friend, and Sara E. Marshall

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Beta-galactosidase as a marker of ischemic injury and a mechanism for viability assessment in porcine liver transplantation., Shawn D. St Peter, Charles J. Imber, Inigo Lopez De Cenarruzabeitia, James McGuire, Tim James, Richard Taylor, and Peter J. Friend

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The Non-Heart Beating Donor: Bridging the Gap to the Future, Shawn D. St Peter, C J. Imber, I Lopez de Cenarruzabeitia, and P J. Friend

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Extended preservation of non-heart-beating donor livers with normothermic machine perfusion., Shawn D. St Peter, C J. Imber, I Lopez, D Hughes, and P J. Friend

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Sentinel lymph node biopsy demonstrating concomitant melanoma and mantle cell lymphoma., Shawn D. St Peter, Michael C. Roarke, Christopher R. Conley, and Barbara A. Pockaj

Papers from 2001

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Functional pulmonary atresia in neonatal Marfan's syndrome: successful treatment with inhaled nitric oxide., G Andelfinger, Girish S. Shirali, R A. Raunikar, and A M. Atz

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Association of viral genome with transplant coronary arteriopathy and graft loss in children following cardiac transplantation., N E. Bowles, Girish S. Shirali, R E. Chinnock, G L. Rosenthal, and J A. Towbin

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Esophageal coins: are pennies different?, S Cantu and Gregory P. Conners

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Noninvasive diagnosis of partial anomalous left pulmonary artery., R R. Fountain-Dommer, Girish S. Shirali, H B. Wiles, and R L. Larsen

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Normothermic perfusion of the isolated liver., P J. Friend, C Imber, Shawn D. St Peter, I Lopez, A J. Butler, and M A. Rees

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Use of laser Doppler as a noninvasive measure of ischemia-reperfusion injury in the pig liver., C J. Imber, Shawn D. St Peter, I Lopez de Cenarruzabeitia, and P J. Friend

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Mechanism and stimulus for fat deposition., C Imber, I Lopez de Cenarruzabeitia, Shawn D. St Peter, and P J. Friend

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A 12-year-old boy with a limp., Jane F. Knapp and Robert Schremmer

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Practice styles., N M Rosenberg, Gregory P. Conners, C Carraccio, R Lichenstein, and J P Louie

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Association of viral genome with graft loss in children after cardiac transplantation., Girish S. Shirali, J Ni, R E. Chinnock, J K. Johnston, G L. Rosenthal, N E. Bowles, and J A. Towbin

Papers from 2000

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Pediatric coin ingestion: an unusual presentation., A F. Brayer, M Sciera, and Gregory P. Conners

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Oral versus intravenous: rehydration preferences of pediatric emergency medicine fellowship directors., Gregory P. Conners, W H. Barker, A I. Mushlin, and J G. Goepp

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Recognition of left atrial aneurysm by fetal echocardiography., R R. Fountain-Dommer, H B. Wiles, C O. Shuler, S M. Bradley, and Girish S. Shirali

Workplace adjustment and intergenerational differences between matures, boomers, and xers., S R. Santos and Karen S. Cox

Papers from 1999

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Home observation for asymptomatic coin ingestion: acceptance and outcomes. The New York State Poison Control Center Coin Ingestion Study Group., Gregory P. Conners, D J. Cobaugh, R Feinberg, R Lucanie, T Caraccio, and C M. Stork

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Variations in sedating uncooperative, stable children for post-traumatic head CT., Gregory P. Conners, W K. Sacks, and N F. Leahey

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Intussusception following a baby walker injury., Gregory P. Conners, C E. Weber, and R W. Emmens