The following is a summary of publications in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan.

Cao A, Ellis RD, Composto A, Pandya AK, Klein MD, Supplemental wide field-of-view monitor improves performance in surgical telerobotic movement time.  Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg.  Accepted:  26 July 2006 Published online in Wiley InterScience  ( DOI: 10.1002/rcs.103

Thakur JS, Dai H, Serhatkulu GK, Naik R, Naik VM, Cao A, Pandya A, Auner GW, Rabah R, Klein MD, Freeman C. Raman spectral signatures of mouse mammary tissue and associated lymph nodes: normal, tumor and mastitis. J Raman Spectrosc. 2006.

Broghammer JA, Langenburg SE, Smith SJ, Santucci RA, Pediatric Blunt Renal Trauma:  Its Conservative Management and Patterns of Associated Injuries.  Urology 67 (4) 2006:  823-827.

Donoghue L, Tyburski JG, Steffes CP, Wilson RF:  Vascular endothelial growth factor modulates contractile response in microvascular lung pericytes.  Am J Surg 2006;191:349-352.

Pappas A, Shankaran S, Stockmann PT, Bara R., Changes in amplitude-integrated electroencephalography in neonates treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a pilot study: J Pediatric. 2006 Jan; 148 (1): 125-7

Von Riedenauer WB, Shanti CM, Abouljoud MS.  Resection of giant liver adenoma in a 17-year-old adolescent boy using venovenous bypass, total hepatic vascular isolation, and in situ cooling.  J Pediatr Surg.  2007;42:E23-E27

Klein, MD. Clinical approach to a Child with Abdominal Pain who Might Have Appendicitis. Pediatric Radiology, 37:11-14. 2007.

Faust RA, Kant AJ, Lorincz A, Younes A, Dawe E, Klein MD. Robotic endoscopic surgery in the neck of a porcine model of the infant neck. Journal of Robotic Surgery, 2007 1:75-83 DOI 10.1007/s11701-006-0007-5.

Arneja JS, Vashi CN, Gursel E, Lelli JL.  Management of fulminant dissecting cellulitis of the scalp in the pediatric population: Case report and literature review. Can J Plast Surg. 2007 Winter; 15(4): 211-4.

LA Reisner, BW King, MD Klein, GW Auner, and AK Pandya, A prototype biosensor-integrated image-guided surgery system. Int J Med Robot 1 Mar 2007 3: p. 82.

MD Klein, SE Langenburg, M Kabeer, A Lorincz, and CG Knight. Pediatric robotic surgery: lessons from a clinical experience. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 1 Apr 2007 17(2): p. 265.

R Rabah, R Weber, GK Serhatkulu, A Cao, H Dai, A Pandya, R Naik, G Auner, J Poulik, and M Klein. Diagnosis of neuroblastoma and ganglioneuroma using Raman spectroscopy. J Pediatr Surg 1 Jan 2008 43(1): p. 171.

Langenburg SE, Lelli JL. Minimally invasive surgery of the lung: lung biopsy, treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax, and pulmonary resection. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2008 Feb; 17(1):30-3.

Shanti CM, Klein MD.  Cystic lung disease.  Semin Pediatr Surg.  2008 Feb; 17(1):2-8

Pandya AK, Serhatkulu GK, Cao A, Kast RE, Dai H, Rabah R, Poulik J, Banerjee S, Naik R, Adsay V, Auner GW, Klein MD, Thakur JS, Sarkar FH. Evaluation of pancreatic cancer with Raman spectroscopy in a mouse model. Pancreas. 2008 Mar;36(2):e1-8.

Kast RE, Serhatkulu GK, Cao A, Pandya AK, Dai H, Thakur JS, Naik VM, Naik R, Klein MD, Auner GW, Rabah R.  Raman spectroscopy can differentiate malignant tumors from normal breast tissue and detect early neoplastic changes in a mouse model.  Biopolymers. 2008 Mar; 89(3): 235-41.

Cao A, Darin Ellis R, Klein ED, Auner GW, Klein MD, Pandya AK.  Comparison of a supplemental wide field of view versus a single field of view with zoom on performance in minimally invasive surgery. Surg Endosc. 2008 Mar;89 (3): 235-51.

Tander B, Shanti C, Bedard M, Klein MD: Access to the Hypertrophic Pylorus: Does it Make a Difference to the Patient? European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 18:1-3. 2008.

Tander B, Shanti CM, Klein MD.  Access to the hypertrohic pylorus:  Does it make a difference to the patient?  Eur J Pediatr Surg.  2008 Dec 8

Gonzalez, R, Strouse, P, Drongowski, R, Bruch, S,  Ehrlich, P.  Pediatric pancreatic trauma:  assessment of clinical outcomes.  Crit Care Med 2009; 37(12)suppl:A77.

Gonzalez R, Bryner BS, Teitelbaum DH, Hirschl RB, Drongowski RA, Mychaliska GB.  Chylothorax after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair.  J Pediatr Surg. 2009; 44(6):1181-5; discussion 1185.

Rodriguez VR, Joshi A Peng F, Rabah RM, Stockmann PT, Savasan S.; Positron Emission Tomography in Subcutaneous Panniculitis – like T- cell Lymphoma: Pediatric Blood Cancer. 2009 Mar; 52 (3): 406-8

Daluja S, Golenberg L, Cao A, Pandya AK, Auner GW, Klein MD. An integrated movement capture and control platform applied towards autonomous movements of surgical robots. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;142:62-7.

Wills H, Kast R, Stewart C, Rabah R, Pandya A, Poulik J, Auner G, Klein MD. Raman spectroscopy detects and distinguishes neuroblastoma and related tissues in fresh and (banked) frozen specimens. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Feb;44(2):386-91.

R Shah, A Cao, L. Golenberg, R Ellis, G Auner, A Pandya, M. Klein.  Performance of basic manipulation and intracorporeal suturing tasks in a robotic surgical system: single-versus dual-monitor views. Surg Endosc 2009 Apr; 23(4):727-733.

Wills H, Kast R, Stewart C, Sullivan B, Rabah R, Poulik J, Pandya A, Auner G, Klein MD Diagnosis of Wilms' tumor using near-infrared Raman spectroscopy. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun;44(6):1152-8.

King BW, Reisner LA, Ellis RD, Klein MD, Auner GW, Pandya AK. Optimized port placement for in vivo biosensors.  Int J Med Robot. 2009 Sep;5(3):267-75.

Van Dorp DR, Malleis JM, Sullivan BP, Klein MD.  Teratogens inducing congenital abdominal wall defects in animal models. Pediatr Surg Int. 2010 Feb;26(2):127-39.
Van Dorp DR, Malleis JM, Sullivan BP, Klein MD.  Teratogens inducing congenital abdominal wall defects in animal models.  Pediatr Surg Int. 2010 Feb; 26(2): 127-39.

Kast R, Rabah R, Wills H, Poulik J, Auner GW, Klein MD.  Differentiation of small round blue cell tumors using Raman spectroscopy. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun;45 (6)1110-1114.

Jeanty C, Frayer EA, Page R, Langenburg S.  Neonatal ovarian torsion complicated by intestinal obstruction and perforation, and review of literature. J Pediatric Surgery 2010; Jun;45(6):e5-9.

Rosenthal K; Smith SJ; Moss J; Schwenn R; Davis R; Cain-Martin L.  Safe Baby University.  Inj Prev 2010; 16:A5 doi: 10. 1136/ip.2010.029215. 18.

Rosenthal K; Moss J; Schwenn R; Smith SJ; Langenburg S. Testing knowledge gain at car seat checks.  Inj Prev 2010; 16:A71 doi:10.1136/ip.2010.029215. 259.

Smith SJ; Phillips K.  The Safety Center – product, education, location.  Inj Prev 2010; 16:A240 doi: 10.1136/ip.2010.029215. 854.

Frolov P, Alali J, Klein MD.  Clinical risk factors for gastroschisis and omphalocele in humans: a review of the literature.  Pediatr Surg Int. 2010 Dec; 26(12): 1135-48.

King BW, Reisner LA, Eliis RD, Klein MD, auner GW, Pandya AK.  Human performance in the task of port placement for biosensor use.  Int J Med Robot. 2010 Dec: 26(12): 1135-48.

Gonzalez, R, Nagappala, KB, Schaewe, H, Shanti, C.  Bathing burn injuries in children:  an opportunity for teaching and prevention.  Injury Prevention 2010; 16 (Suppl 1):A180.

Donoghue, LJ, Gonzalez, R, Chiu, L, Lelli, JL.  Early intervention for the treatment of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a paradigm shift for pediatric surgery.  Presented at the BAPS 2010 International Congress, Aberdeen, Scotland, July 22 -24, 2010. Proofreading Abstract Publication:  

Nagappala, K, Gonzalez, R, Lelli, J, Langenburg, S. Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation:  Is Antibiotic Prophylaxis Necessary?  Critical Care Medicine 2010:  38(12) suppl: A633.
Abstract Publication:  Gonzalez, R, Nagappala, KB, Schaewe, H, Shanti, C. Bathing burn injuries in children:  an opportunity for teaching and prevention.  Injury Prevention 2010; 16 (Suppl 1):A180.

Aggarwal S, Stockmann P, Klein MD, Natarajan G. Echocardiographic measures of ventricular function and pulmonary artery size: prognostic markers of congenital diaphragmatic hernia? J Perinatology. 2011 Aug; 31(8):561-6. Advanced online publication 10 Feb 2011; doi:10.1038/jp.2011.3

Alali JS, Tander B, Malleis J, Klein MD.  Factors affecting the outcome in patients with gastroschisis: how important is immediate repair?  Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Mar; 21(2): 99-102.

Aggarwal S, Stockmann P, Klein MD, Natarajan G. The right ventricular systolic to diastolic duration ratio: a simple prognostic marker in congenital diaphragmatic hernia? Acta Paediatr. 2011 Oct; 100(10): 1315-8.

Shah A, Suresh S, Thomas R, Smith S.  Epidemiology and Profile of Pediatric Burns in a Large Referral Center.  CLIN PEDIATR 2011 50: 391.  The online version of this article can be found at:

Lelli JL Jr: Foreign Bodies. In Ashcraft, Holcolmb, Murphy and Snyder (ed): Pediatric Surgery. 3rd Edition, 2006.

Klein MD. Congenital Defects of the Abdominal Wall. Textbook of Pediatric Surgery. Elsevier Health Sciences, May 2006.

Klein MD. Systemic Lupus Erthematosu and Neonatal Lupus. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, Eighteenth Edition. Saunders. 2007

Lelli JL Jr. Rectal Polyps. In Spitz, Coran (ed): Rob and Smith’s Operative Surgery, Pediatric Surgery. 6th Edition, 2008

Lelli JL Jr: Foreign Bodies. In Ashcraft, Holcolmb, Murphy and Snyder (ed): Pediatric Surgery. 4th Edition, 2009. (Submitted)

Lelli JL Jr: Polypoid Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract. In O'Neill JA, Grosfeld JL, Fonkalsrud EW and Coran AG (ed): Pediatric Surgery. 7th Edition. 2009 (In Progress)

Fitzpatrick C., Langenburg SE.: Abusive Abdominal Trauma, Child Abuse and

Neglect A Diagnostic Guide, Palusci V., Fischer H.; Wiley and Sons 2009

Klein MD. Acute Surgical Abdomen. In Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP; Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP; Deborah E. Campbell, MD, FAAP; Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP; an dKelly J. Kelleher, MD, MPH, FAAP (ed): Textbook of Pediatric Care. American Academy of Pediatrics. First Edition, 2009.