Hongshan Dai

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
BACKGROUND Fluid therapy may be one of the most controversial topics in perioperative management. However, data concerning the influence of perioperative fluid administration on complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy are sparse. METHODS A group of 147 patients underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy for benign or malignant pathology of the pancreas or the(More)
OBJECTIVE Assess the impact of intercurrent respiratory infections in infants <29 weeks gestational age (GA). STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study of 111 infants born <29 weeks GA, controlling for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) severity and assessing pulmonary health over the first year of life through oxygen, diuretic and inhaled steroid use. (More)
OBJECTIVE To identify factors leading to readmission for tracheostomized, ventilator-dependent infants <2 years of age. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of 117 tracheostomized, ventilator-dependent infants followed through 2 years of age. RESULTS Home ventilator use (at hospital discharge, 6 and 12 months of age), inhaled steroid use (at 12 and(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to compare the effect of two different dexamethasone regimens on respiratory outcomes of ventilator-dependent preterm infants. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study of ventilated preterm infants <29 weeks gestational age treated with either 7-day or 10-day dexamethasone course. Primary outcome was days to successful(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of obstructive jaundice on Infectious Complications of the patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy. METHODOLOGY One-hundred and sixteen consecutive patients without preoperative biliary drainage underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy from January 2006 to April 2010 and their data of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess pulmonary outcomes of infants <29 weeks gestational age (GA), delivered at level I, II and III facilities, to identify potentially modifiable factors affecting bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) severity and to assess the external generalizability of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development(More)
  • 1