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SARA FALLON

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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery
DivisionSurgery-Pediatric Surgery Div
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    1. Fishman DS, Barth B, Mazziotti MV, Lazar DA, Brandt ML, Fallon SC, Tsai W, Olutoye OO, Giefer M, Martinez M, Troendle DM. Same anesthesia ERCP and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the Pediatric ERCP Database Initiative (PEDI) Experience. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Apr 16. PMID: 32304542.
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    2. Cunningham ME, Zhu H, Hoch CT, DeMello AS, Gusman ND, Fallon SC, Lopez ME. Effectiveness of a clinical pathway for pediatric complex appendicitis based on antibiotic stewardship principles. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jun; 55(6):1026-1031. PMID: 32192736.
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    3. Hyak JM, Todd H, Rubalcava D, Vogel AM, Fallon S, Naik-Mathuria B. Barely benign: The dangers of BB and other nonpowder guns. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Feb 19. PMID: 32169341.
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    4. Johnson BL, Campagna GA, Hyak JM, Vogel AM, Fallon SC, Shah SR, Brandt ML, Naik-Mathuria BJ. The significance of abdominal radiographs with paucity of gas in pediatric adhesive small bowel obstruction. Am J Surg. 2020 Jul; 220(1):208-213. PMID: 31703836.
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    5. Verla MA, Style CC, Mehollin-Ray AR, Fallon SC, Vogel AM, Fernandes CJ, Ikedionwu CA, Lee TC, Keswani SG, Olutoye OO. Prenatal Imaging Features and Postnatal Factors Associated with Gastrointestinal Morbidity in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2020; 47(4):252-260. PMID: 31434077.
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    6. Yu YR, Rosenfeld EH, Chiou EH, Chumpitazi BP, Fallon SC, Brandt ML. High-resolution manometric guidance during laparoscopic Heller myotomy: Impact on quality of life and symptom severity for children with achalasia. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 May; 54(5):1063-1068. PMID: 30808541.
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    7. Zamani N, Fallon SC, Bremer A, Silberfein EJ, Rosengart TK, Scott BG. Using an anonymous, resident-run reporting mechanism to track self-reported duty hours. Am J Surg. 2019 07; 218(1):225-229. PMID: 30665613.
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    8. Steen EH, Lee TC, Vogel AM, Fallon SC, Fernandes CJ, Style CC, Verla MA, Balaji S, Olutoye OO, Keswani SG. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: How early can we repair? J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan; 54(1):50-54. PMID: 30482539.
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    9. Fallon SC, Olutoye OO. The surgical principles of conjoined twin separation. Semin Perinatol. 2018 10; 42(6):386-392. PMID: 30477661.
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    10. Fallon SC, Langer JC, St Peter SD, Tsao K, Kellagher CM, Lal DR, Whitehouse JS, Diesen DL, Rollins MD, Pontarelli E, Malek MM, Iqbal CW, Upperman JS, Leys CM, Wulkan ML, Hill SJ, Blakely ML, Kane TD, Wesson DE. Congenital H-type tracheoesophageal fistula: A multicenter review of outcomes in a rare disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Nov; 52(11):1711-1714. PMID: 28528013.
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    11. Yu YR, Fallon SC, Carpenter JL, Athanassaki I, Brandt ML, Wesson DE, Lopez ME. Perioperative determinants of transient hypocalcemia after pediatric total thyroidectomy. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 May; 52(5):684-688. PMID: 28189449.
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    12. Boomer LA, Cooper JN, Anandalwar S, Fallon SC, Ostlie D, Leys CM, Rangel S, Mattei P, Sharp SW, St Peter SD, Rodriguez JR, Kenney B, Besner GE, Deans KJ, Minneci PC. Delaying Appendectomy Does Not Lead to Higher Rates of Surgical Site Infections: A Multi-institutional Analysis of Children With Appendicitis. Ann Surg. 2016 07; 264(1):164-8. PMID: 26692077.
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    13. Harpavat S, Ramraj R, Finegold MJ, Brandt ML, Hertel PM, Fallon SC, Shepherd RW, Shneider BL. Newborn Direct or Conjugated Bilirubin Measurements As a Potential Screen for Biliary Atresia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 06; 62(6):799-803. PMID: 26720765.
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    14. Abbas PI, Peterson ML, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Wesson DE, Walsh SM, Kellermayer R, Rodriguez JR. Evaluating the impact of infliximab use on surgical outcomes in pediatric Crohn's disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 May; 51(5):786-9. PMID: 26944181.
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    15. Carpenter JL, Fallon SC, Swartz SJ, Minifee PK, Cass DL, Nuchtern JG, Pimpalwar AP, Brandt ML. Outcomes after peritoneal dialysis catheter placement. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 May; 51(5):730-3. PMID: 26936290.
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    16. Fallon SC, Delemos D, Akinkuotu A, Christopher D, Naik-Mathuria BJ. The use of an institutional pediatric abdominal trauma protocol improves resource use. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Jan; 80(1):57-63. PMID: 26683392.
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    17. Carpenter JL, Soeken TA, Correa AJ, Zamora IJ, Fallon SC, Kissler MJ, Fraser CD, Wesson DE. Feeding gastrostomy in children with complex heart disease: when is a fundoplication indicated? Pediatr Surg Int. 2016 Mar; 32(3):285-9. PMID: 26721475.
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    18. Fallon SC, Orth RC, Guillerman RP, Munden MM, Zhang W, Elder SC, Cruz AT, Brandt ML, Lopez ME, Bisset GS. Development and validation of an ultrasound scoring system for children with suspected acute appendicitis. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Dec; 45(13):1945-52. PMID: 26280638.
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    19. Peterson ML, Abbas PI, Fallon SC, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Rodriguez JR. Management of traumatic duodenal hematomas in children. J Surg Res. 2015 Nov; 199(1):126-9. PMID: 25976857.
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    20. Kim ME, Orth RC, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Brandt ML, Zhang W, Bisset GS. 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. PMID: 25794077.
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    21. Fallon SC, Hicks MJ, Carpenter JL, Vasudevan SA, Nuchtern JG, Cass DL. Management of appendiceal carcinoid tumors in children. J Surg Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2):384-7. PMID: 25891670.
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    22. Fallon SC, Kim ME, Hallmark CA, Carpenter JL, Eldin KW, Lopez ME, Wesson DE, Brandt ML, Ruben Rodriguez J. Correlating surgical and pathological diagnoses in pediatric appendicitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Apr; 50(4):638-41. PMID: 25840078.
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    23. Sheikh F, Fallon S, Bisset G, Podberesky D, Zheng J, Orth R, Zhang W, Falcone RA, Naik-Mathuria B. Image-guided prediction of pseudocyst formation in pediatric pancreatic trauma. J Surg Res. 2015 Feb; 193(2):513-8. PMID: 25439224.
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    24. Zamora IJ, Shekerdemian L, Fallon SC, Olutoye OO, Cass DL, Rycus PL, Burgman C, Lee TC. Outcomes comparing dual-lumen to multisite venovenous ECMO in the pediatric population: the Extracorporeal Life Support Registry experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Oct; 49(10):1452-7. PMID: 25280645.
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    25. Correa JA, Fallon SC, Murphy KM, Victorian VA, Bisset GS, Vasudevan SA, Lopez ME, Brandt ML, Cass DL, Rodriguez JR, Wesson DE, Lee TC. Resource utilization after gastrostomy tube placement: defining areas of improvement for future quality improvement projects. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Nov; 49(11):1598-601. PMID: 25475801.
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    26. Webb JB, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Boswell HB, Dietrich JE, Brandt ML. The management of an ectopic ovary in the inguinal canal: literature review and discussion. Pediatr Surg Int. 2014 Oct; 30(10):1075-8. PMID: 25096300.
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    27. Lopez ME, Fallon SC, Lee TC, Rodriguez JR, Brandt ML, Mazziotti MV. Management of the pediatric spontaneous pneumothorax: is primary surgery the treatment of choice? Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):571-6. PMID: 25132627.
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    28. Zamora IJ, Fallon SC, Orth RC, Kim ME, Brandt ML, Lopez ME, Wesson DE, Rodriguez JR. Overuse of fluoroscopic gastrostomy studies in a children's hospital. J Surg Res. 2014 Aug; 190(2):598-603. PMID: 24909868.
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    29. Fallon SC, Kim ME, Fernandes CJ, Vasudevan SA, Nuchtern JG, Kim ES. Identifying and reducing early complications of surgical central lines in infants and toddlers. J Surg Res. 2014 Jul; 190(1):246-50. PMID: 24811915.
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    30. Fallon SC, Ethun CG, Olutoye OO, Brandt ML, Lee TC, Welty SE, Ruano R, Cass DL. Comparing characteristics and outcomes in infants with prenatal and postnatal diagnosis of esophageal atresia. J Surg Res. 2014 Jul; 190(1):242-5. PMID: 24768139.
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    31. Zamora IJ, Olutoye OO, Cass DL, Fallon SC, Lazar DA, Cassady CI, Mehollin-Ray AR, Welty SE, Ruano R, Belfort MA, Lee TC. Prenatal MRI fetal lung volumes and percent liver herniation predict pulmonary morbidity in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). J Pediatr Surg. 2014 May; 49(5):688-93. PMID: 24851749.
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    32. Ethun CG, Fallon SC, Cassady CI, Mehollin-Ray AR, Olutoye OO, Zamora IJ, Lee TC, Welty SE, Cass DL. Fetal MRI improves diagnostic accuracy in patients referred to a fetal center for suspected esophageal atresia. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 May; 49(5):712-5. PMID: 24851753.
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    33. Correa JA, Fallon SC, Cruz AT, Grawe GH, Vu PV, Rubalcava DM, Kaziny B, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Brandt ML. Management of pediatric snake bites: are we doing too much? J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun; 49(6):1009-15. PMID: 24888853.
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    34. Lazar DA, Fallon SC, Benson EM, Hassan SF, Brandt ML. Scarless laparotomy in children: a transumbilical technique with umbilicoplasty. Am Surg. 2013 Dec; 79(12):1304-5. PMID: 24351361.
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    35. Fallon SC, Delemos D, Christopher D, Frost M, Wesson DE, Naik-Mathuria B. Trauma surgeon becomes consultant: evaluation of a protocol for management of intermediate-level trauma patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):178-82; discussion 182-3. PMID: 24439605.
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    36. Fallon SC, Chang S, Finegold MJ, Karpen SJ, Brandt ML. Discordant presentation of biliary atresia in premature monozygotic twins. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Oct; 57(4):e22-3. PMID: 22847464.
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    37. Liu Y, Seipel C, Lopez ME, Nuchtern JG, Brandt ML, Fallon SC, Manyang PA, Tjia IM, Baijal RG, Watcha MF. A retrospective study of multimodal analgesic treatment after laparoscopic appendectomy in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2013 Dec; 23(12):1187-92. PMID: 24112856.
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    38. Nordin AB, Fallon SC, Jea A, Kim ES. The use of spinal angiography in the management of posterior mediastinal tumors: case series and review of the literature. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Sep; 48(9):1871-7. PMID: 24074660.
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    39. Hassan SF, Stephens E, Fallon SC, Schady D, Hicks MJ, Lopez ME, Lazar DA, Rodriguez MA, Brandt ML. Characterizing pilomatricomas in children: a single institution experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jul; 48(7):1551-6. PMID: 23895971.
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    40. Fallon SC, Hassan SF, Larimer EL, Rodriguez JR, Brandt ML, Wesson DE, Palazzi DL, Lopez ME. Modification of an evidence-based protocol for advanced appendicitis in children. J Surg Res. 2013 Nov; 185(1):273-7. PMID: 23835072.
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    41. Zamora IJ, Cass DL, Lee TC, Welty S, Cassady CI, Mehollin-Ray AR, Fallon SC, Ruano R, Belfort MA, Olutoye OO. The presence of a hernia sac in congenital diaphragmatic hernia is associated with better fetal lung growth and outcomes. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1165-71. PMID: 23845602.
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    42. Fallon SC, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Zamora IJ, Lazar DA, Larimer EL, Welty SE, Moise AA, Demny AB, Lee TC. Repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernias on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO): does early repair improve patient survival? J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1172-6. PMID: 23845603.
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    43. Larimer EL, Fallon SC, Westfall J, Frost M, Wesson DE, Naik-Mathuria BJ. The importance of surgeon involvement in the evaluation of non-accidental trauma patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1357-62. PMID: 23845630.
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    44. Fallon SC, Larimer EL, Gwilliam NR, Nuchtern JG, Rodriguez JR, Lee TC, Lopez ME, Kim ES. Increased complication rates associated with Port-a-Cath placement in pediatric patients: location matters. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1263-8. PMID: 23845616.
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    45. Fallon SC, Feig D, Lopez ME, Brandt ML. The utility of cortical-sparing adrenalectomy in pheochromocytomas associated with genetic syndromes. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1422-5. PMID: 23845641.
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    46. Kim ME, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Hicks MJ, Brandt ML. Recurrent hemangioendothelioma in a pediatric patient: report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1426-8. PMID: 23845642.
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    47. Fallon SC, Brandt ML, Rodriguez JR, Vasudevan SA, Lopez ME, Hicks MJ, Kim ES. Cytogenetic analysis in the diagnosis and management of lipoblastomas: results from a single institution. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):341-6. PMID: 23751806.
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    48. Fallon SC, Brandt ML, Hassan SF, Wesson DE, Rodriguez JR, Lopez ME. Evaluating the effectiveness of a discharge protocol for children with advanced appendicitis. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):347-51. PMID: 23731683.
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    49. Tapia NM, Fallon SC, Brandt ML, Scott BG, Suliburk JW. Assessment and standardization of resident handoff practices: PACT project. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):71-7. PMID: 23721935.
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    50. Fallon SC, Slater BJ, Nuchtern JG, Cass DL, Kim ES, Lopez ME, Mazziotti MV. Complications related to the Nuss procedure: minimizing risk with operative technique. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 May; 48(5):1044-8. PMID: 23701780.
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    51. Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Zhang W, Brandt ML, Wesson DE, Lee TC, Rodriguez JR. Risk factors for surgery in pediatric intussusception in the era of pneumatic reduction. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 May; 48(5):1032-6. PMID: 23701778.
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    52. Fallon SC, Coker MT, Hernandez JA, Pimpalwar SA, Minifee PK, Fishman DS, Nuchtern JG, Naik-Mathuria BJ. Traumatic hepatic artery laceration managed by transarterial embolization in a pediatric patient. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 May; 48(5):E9-12. PMID: 23701809.
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    53. Fallon SC, Shekerdemian LS, Olutoye OO, Cass DL, Zamora IJ, Nguyen T, Kim ES, Larimer EL, Lee TC. Initial experience with single-vessel cannulation for venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in pediatric respiratory failure. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 14(4):366-73. PMID: 23548959.
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    54. Nordin AB, Fallon SC, Carter BA, Brandt ML. Congenital hepatic cyst with antenatal diagnosis: a case report and literature review. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013 Aug; 29(8):847-50. PMID: 23595870.
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    55. Fallon SC, Slater BJ, Larimer EL, Brandt ML, Lopez ME. The surgical management of Rapunzel syndrome: a case series and literature review. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Apr; 48(4):830-4. PMID: 23583142.
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    56. Lakoma A, Fallon SC, Mathur S, Kim ES. Use of Mitomycin C for Refractory Esophageal Stricture following Tracheoesophageal Fistula Repair. European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2013 Jun; 1(1):24-6. PMID: 25755944.
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    57. Fallon SC, Redell MS, El-Bietar J, Lopez ME, Vasudevan SA, Brandt ML. Intestinal perforation after treatment of Burkitt's lymphoma: case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Feb; 48(2):436-40. PMID: 23414881.
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    58. Fallon SC, Kim ES, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Nuchtern JG, Cassady CI, Rodriguez JR. Needle decompression to avoid tension pneumoperitoneum and hemodynamic compromise after pneumatic reduction of pediatric intussusception. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Jun; 43(6):662-7. PMID: 23283408.
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    59. Fallon SC, Hatef DA, McKnight AJ, Izaddoost SA, Brandt ML. Congenital synmastia with concurrent fibroadenomas in a pediatric patient. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan; 48(1):255-7. PMID: 23331826.
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    60. Kim ME, Fallon SC, Bisset GS, Mazziotti MV, Brandt ML. Duodenum inversum: a report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan; 48(1):e47-9. PMID: 23331840.
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    61. Burchhardt D, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Kim ES, Hicks J, Brandt ML. Retroperitoneal lipoblastoma: a discussion of current management. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Oct; 47(10):e51-4. PMID: 23084233.
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    62. Hsia DS, Fallon SC, Brandt ML. Adolescent bariatric surgery. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug; 166(8):757-66. PMID: 22869408.
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    63. Monroe BJ, Fallon SC, Brandt ML. Intraoperative sonographic localization of a fractured Supprelin implant in a pediatric patient: a case report. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 25(1-2):167-9. PMID: 22570970.
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