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Hirschl RB, Minneci P, Gadepalli SK, Saito JM, Askegard-Giesmann J, Deans K, Downard C, Fallat M, Helmrath M, Kabre R, Lal D, Leys C, Mak G, Ostlie D, Rescorla F, Sato T, St. Peter S, von Allmen D, Warner BW on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium:  Development of a multi-institutional clinical research consortium for Pediatric Surgery.  J Pediatr Surg, Dec 2016 PMID: 28081853

Lal, DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius T, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Deans KT, Fallat ME, Finnell SME, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre RS, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Raque J, Saito JM, St. Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato T, on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Perioperative management and outcomes of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.  J Pediatr Surg, 2016 Dec PMID: 27993359


Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius TH, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Billmire D, Bruch S, Burns RC, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Hebel F, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre R, Kohler J, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Raque J, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT; Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Challenging surgical dogma in the management of proximal esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula: Outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  J Pediatr Surg. 53(7):1267-1272, 2018  PMID: 28599967


Dave R. Lal MD MPH1, Samir K. Gadepalli MD MBA2, Cynthia D. Downard MD MMSc3, Peter C. Minneci MD MHSc4, Michelle Knezevich MS1, Thomas H. Chelius MS5, Cooper T. Rapp BS1, Deborah Billmire MD6, Steven Bruch MD2, R. Carland Burns MD6, Katherine J. Deans MD MHSc4, Mary E. Fallat MD3, Jason D. Fraser MD7, Julia Grabowski MD8, Ferdynand Hebel MD8, Michael A. Helmrath MD MS9, Ronald B. Hirschl MD2, Rashmi Kabre MD8, Jonathan Kohler MD10, Matthew P. Landman MD MPH6, Charles M. Leys MD10, Grace Z. Mak MD11, Daniel J. Ostlie MD10, Jessica Raque MD3, Beth Rymeski MD9, Jacqueline M. Saito MD MSCI12, Shawn D. St. Peter MD7, Daniel von Allmen MD9, Brad W. Warner MD12, Thomas T. Sato MD1, on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Infants with Esophageal Atresia and Right Aortic Arch: Characteristics and Outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  J Pediatr Surg. 2018 [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30224238


Peter C. Minneci MD, MHSC, Rashmi S. Kabre MD, Grace Z. Mak MD, Devin R. Halleran MD, Jennifer N. Cooper PhD, Amin Afrazi MD, Casey M. Calkins MD, Cynthia D. Downard MD, Peter Ehrlich MD, Jason Fraser MD, Samir K. Gadepalli MD, Michael A. Helmrath MD, Jonathan E. Kohler MD, Rachel Landisch, Matthew P. Landman MD, Constance Lee MD, Charles M Leys MD, Daniel L. Lodwick MD, Rodrigo Mon MD, Beth McClure, Beth Rymeski MD, Jacqueline M. Saito MD, Thomas T. Sato MD, Shawn D. St. Peter MD, Richard Wood MD, Marc A. Levitt MD, Katherine J. Deans MD, MHSc, on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Screening Practices and Associated Anomalies in Infants with Anorectal Malformations: Results from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  J Pediatr Surg, 53(6):1163-1167, 2018.  PMID:  29602552


Wright, TN, Grant C, Lal, DR, Hirschl RB, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius TH, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Billmire D, Burns RC, Deans, KJ, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Hebel F, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Kohler J, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT, Fallat ME; Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Neural Monitoring During H-type Tracheoesophageal Fistula Division: A Way to Decrease Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury?  J Pediatric Surg, Submitted.

Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Swedler R, Cassidy LD, Sato TT, Hirschl RB on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Perioperative management and outcomes of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula repair:  Results from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  American Academy           of Pediatrics, Washington, DC, October 25, 2015.  Oral Presentation

Dave R. Lal, MD MPH, Samir K. Gadepalli, MD MBA, Cynthia Downard MD MMSc, Daniel J. Ostlie MD,   Ruth Swedler MS, Tom Chelius MS, Thomas Sato MD, on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Challenging Surgical Dogma in the Management of Esophageal Atresia with Tracheoesophageal Fistula: Outcomes From the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. American Pediatric Surgical Association, San Diego, CA, May 16, 2016. Oral Presentation.

 Dave R. Lal, MD MPH, Samir K Gadepalli, MD MBA, Cynthia Downard MD MMSc, Peter Minneci, MD MHSc, Ruth Swedler, MS, Thomas Chelius, MS, Thomas Sato, MD On behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. Characteristics and Outcomes of Infants with Esophageal Atresia and a Right Sided Aortic Arch:Outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. American Academy of Pediatrics. San Francisco, CA, October 2016. Oral Presentation.


SM Kunisaki, JM Saito, ME Fallat, SD St. Peter, KN Johnson, RA Mon, SK Gadepalli, A Shaaban, C Adams, MA Helmrath, PC Minneci, KJ Deans, JJ Lopez, GZ Mak, AF Linden, MP Landman, RC Burns, JD Fraser, TN Wright, CD Downard, RS Kabre, KS Corkum, CM Leys, BL Rademacher, C Bence, SK Walker, DR Lal, B Aladegbami, and RB Hirschl on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Contemporary surgical management of pediatric lung malformations: a report from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  American Academy of Pediatrics. Chicago, IL, September 2017.


Peter C. Minneci, Rashmi Kabre, Grace Mak, Jennifer N. Cooper, Devin Halleran, Richard Wood, Marc Levitt, and Katherine J. Deans on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Screening Practices and Associated Anomalies in Infants with Anorectal Malformations: Results from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  American Academy of Pediatrics. Chicago, IL, September 2017.


Shaun M. Kunisaki, Shawn D. St. Peter, Jacqueline M. Saito, Mary E. Fallat, Kevin N. Johnson, Rodrigo A. Mon, Samir K. Gadepalli, Aimen Shaaban, Cheryl Adams, Michael Helmrath, Peter C. Minneci, Katherine J. Deans, Joseph J. Lopez, Grace Z. Mak, Allison F. Linden, Matthew P. Landman, R. Cartland Burns, Jason D. Fraser, Tiffany N. Wright, Cynthia D. Downard, Rashmi S. Kabre, Kristine S. Corkum, Charles M. Leys, Brooks L. Rademacher, Bola Adadegbami, Christina Bence, Sarah K. Walker, Dave R. Lal, and Ronald B. Hirschl on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.  Thoracoscopic versus open resection in children with asymptomatic lung malformations:  a report from a multi-institutional collaborative.  Presented at IPEG, Seattle, WA, April 2018