Sean M Stokes

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Therapeutic reduction of intussusception by air or contrast enema may require surgery if the bowel is irreducible or perforates. There is no standard for the involvement of a pediatric surgeon in the workup of the condition. A regional survey of clinical practices was therefore undertaken to attempt to establish a consensus as to when the presence of a(More)
INTRODUCTION The incidence of venous thromboembolism in children has increased significantly over the past 20 years. Over the same period of time, there was an increase in the prevalence of obesity in the pediatric population. Obesity is a known risk factor for VTE in adults, but little information is available in children. METHODS This study evaluates(More)
Complicated necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and spontaneous intestinal perforation (SIP) are major causes of mortality. We hypothesized that peritoneal drainage (PD) is more efficacious in SIP. Newborn infants with intestinal perforation treated with PD at our institution between 2007 and 2012 were divided into two groups: Group 1, infants with complicated(More)
A diastereoselective synthesis of the tetrahydropyranochromene ring system common to several natural product isolates of Alpinia blepharocalyx is reported. We have shown that a stereochemical preference exists for a syn configuration between the anomeric aryl substituents, representative of the C-7 and C-7' substituents in the natural products. Further, our(More)
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