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Monica Lopez, M.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 

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2019 Yu YR, Rosenfeld EH, Dadjoo S, Orth RC, Lopez ME, Shah SR, Naik-Mathuria BJ. Accuracy of surgeon prediction of appendicitis severity in pediatric patients. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 31097307 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.04.007  0.32
2018 Rosenfeld EH, Lopez ME, Yu YR, Justus CA, Borges MM, Mathai RC, Karediya A, Zhang W, Brandt ML. Use of standardized visual aids improves informed consent for appendectomy in children: A randomized control trial. American Journal of Surgery. PMID 30060912 DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.07.032  0.52
2018 Abbas PI, Zamora IJ, Elder SC, Brandt ML, Lopez ME, Orth RC, Bisset GS, Cruz AT. How Long Does it Take to Diagnose Appendicitis? Time Point Process Mapping in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care. 34: 381-384. PMID 29851913 DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000720  0.52
2017 Yu YR, Smith CM, Ceyanes KK, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Shah SR, Vogel AM, Carberry KE, Nuchtern JG, Lopez ME. A prospective same day discharge protocol for pediatric appendicitis: Adding value to a common surgical condition. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 29103787 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.10.011  0.36
2017 Yu YR, Zhu H, Zhang W, Lopez ME. Reply to: Letter to the Editor. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 28528014 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.04.008  0.32
2017 Yu YR, Abbas PI, Smith CM, Carberry KE, Ren H, Patel B, Nuchtern JG, Lopez ME. Time-driven activity-based costing: A dynamic value assessment model in pediatric appendicitis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 28363470 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.03.032  0.36
2017 Yu YR, Fallon SC, Carpenter JL, Athanassaki I, Brandt ML, Wesson DE, Lopez ME. Perioperative determinants of transient hypocalcemia after pediatric total thyroidectomy. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 28189449 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.01.011  0.52
2016 Yu YR, Abbas PI, Smith CM, Carberry KE, Ren H, Patel B, Nuchtern JG, Lopez ME. Time-driven activity-based costing to identify opportunities for cost reduction in pediatric appendectomy. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 27697316 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.09.019  0.36
2016 Telesmanich ME, Orth RC, Zhang W, Lopez ME, Carpenter JL, Mahmood N, Jadhav SP, Guillerman RP. Searching for certainty: findings predictive of appendicitis in equivocal ultrasound exams. Pediatric Radiology. PMID 27282824 DOI: 10.1007/s00247-016-3645-4  0.52
2016 Abbas PI, Dietrich JE, Francis JA, Brandt ML, Cass DL, Lopez ME. Ovarian Sparing Surgery in Pediatric Benign Ovarian Tumors. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. PMID 27079914 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2016.03.009  0.52
2016 Abbas PI, Peterson M, Stephens LJ, Rodriguez JR, Lee TC, Brandt ML, Lopez ME. Evaluating the effect of time process measures on appendectomy clinical outcomes. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 26976776 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.027  0.52
2016 Abbas PI, Zamora IJ, Elder SC, Brandt ML, Lopez ME, Orth RC, Bisset GS, Cruz AT. How Long Does it Take to Diagnose Appendicitis? Time Point Process Mapping in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care. PMID 26945196 DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000720  0.52
2016 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 26944181 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.023  0.52
2016 Abbas PI, Roehm CE, Friedman EM, Athanassaki I, Kim ES, Brandt ML, Wesson DE, Lopez ME. Successful endoscopic ablation of a pyriform sinus fistula in a child: case report and literature review. Pediatric Surgery International. PMID 26820515 DOI: 10.1007/s00383-016-3868-3  0.52
2015 Putnam LR, Levy SM, Blakely ML, Lally KP, Wyrick DL, Dassinger MS, Russell RT, Huang EY, Vogel AM, Streck CJ, Kawaguchi AL, Calkins CM, St Peter SD, Abbas PI, Lopez ME, et al. A multicenter, pediatric quality improvement initiative improves surgical wound class assignment, but is it enough? Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 26590473 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.10.046  0.52
2015 Puligandla PS, Grabowski J, Austin M, Hedrick H, Renaud E, Arnold M, Williams RF, Graziano K, Dasgupta R, McKee M, Lopez ME, Jancelewicz T, Goldin A, Downard CD, Islam S. Management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a systematic review from the APSA outcomes and evidence based practice committee. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. PMID 26463502 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.09.010  0.52
2015 Bartz SK, Karaviti LP, Brandt ML, Lopez ME, Masand P, Devaraj S, Hicks J, Anderson L, Lodish M, Keil M, Stratakis CA. Residual manifestations of hypercortisolemia following surgical treatment in a patient with Cushing syndrome. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. 2015: 19. PMID 26322079 DOI: 10.1186/s13633-015-0014-2  0.52
2015 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. Pediatric Radiology. PMID 26280638 DOI: 10.1007/s00247-015-3443-4  0.52
2015 Abbas PI, Elder SC, Mehollin-Ray AR, Braverman RM, Lopez ME, Francis JA, Dietrich JE. Ovarian lesion volumes as a screening tool for malignancy in adolescent ovarian tumors. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50: 1933-6. PMID 26242572 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.06.020  0.52
2015 Kellermayer R, Nagy-Szakal D, Harris RA, Luna RA, Pitashny M, Schady D, Mir SA, Lopez ME, Gilger MA, Belmont J, Hollister EB, Versalovic J. Serial fecal microbiota transplantation alters mucosal gene expression in pediatric ulcerative colitis. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 110: 604-6. PMID 25853207 DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2015.19  0.52
2015 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50: 638-41. PMID 25840078 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.11.001  0.52
2015 Mazziotti MV, Weldon CB, Lopez ME, Abbas PI, Rescorla FJ, Kim ES. Analysis of submitted abstracts for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Surgery, National Conference (AAP SoSU). Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50: 1058-61. PMID 25812447 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.039  0.52
2015 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. American Journal of Roentgenology. 204: 857-60. PMID 25794077 DOI: 10.2214/AJR.14.12750  0.52
2015 Levy SM, Lally KP, Blakely ML, Calkins CM, Dassinger MS, Duggan E, Huang EY, Kawaguchi AL, Lopez ME, Russell RT, St Peter SD, Streck CJ, Vogel AM, Tsao K. Surgical wound misclassification: a multicenter evaluation. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 220: 323-9. PMID 25532617 DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.11.007  0.52
2014 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 49: 1598-601. PMID 25475801 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.06.015  0.52
2014 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? American Journal of Surgery. 208: 571-6. PMID 25132627 DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.06.009  0.52
2014 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. Pediatric Surgery International. 30: 1075-8. PMID 25096300 DOI: 10.1007/s00383-014-3582-y  0.52
2014 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. The Journal of Surgical Research. 190: 598-603. PMID 24909868 DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.05.010  0.52
2013 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. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 23: 1187-92. PMID 24112856 DOI: 10.1111/pan.12271  0.52
2013 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 1551-6. PMID 23895971 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.08.007  0.52
2013 Kim ME, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Hicks MJ, Brandt ML. Recurrent hemangioendothelioma in a pediatric patient: report and review of the literature. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 1426-8. PMID 23845642 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.064  0.52
2013 Fallon SC, Feig D, Lopez ME, Brandt ML. The utility of cortical-sparing adrenalectomy in pheochromocytomas associated with genetic syndromes. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 1422-5. PMID 23845641 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.04.001  0.52
2013 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 1263-8. PMID 23845616 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.020  0.52
2013 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. The Journal of Surgical Research. 185: 273-7. PMID 23835072 DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.05.088  0.52
2013 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. The Journal of Surgical Research. 184: 341-6. PMID 23751806 DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.05.010  0.52
2013 Fallon SC, Brandt ML, Hassan SF, Wesson DE, Rodriguez JR, Lopez ME. Evaluating the effectiveness of a discharge protocol for children with advanced appendicitis. The Journal of Surgical Research. 184: 347-51. PMID 23731683 DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.04.081  0.52
2013 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 1044-8. PMID 23701780 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.02.025  0.52
2013 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 1032-6. PMID 23701778 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.02.021  0.52
2013 Fallon SC, Slater BJ, Larimer EL, Brandt ML, Lopez ME. The surgical management of Rapunzel syndrome: a case series and literature review. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 830-4. PMID 23583142 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.07.046  0.52
2013 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. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48: 436-40. PMID 23414881 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.12.002  0.52
2012 Burchhardt D, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Kim ES, Hicks J, Brandt ML. Retroperitoneal lipoblastoma: a discussion of current management. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 47: e51-4. PMID 23084233 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.07.052  0.52
2012 Douglas G, Axelrad ME, Brandt ML, Crabtree E, Dietrich JE, French S, Gunn S, Karaviti L, Lopez ME, Macias CG, McCullough LB, Suresh D, Austin E, Reid Sutton V. Guidelines for evaluating and managing children born with disorders of sexual development. Pediatric Annals. 41: e1-7. PMID 22494213 DOI: 10.3928/00904481-20120307-09  0.52
2012 Mehta S, Lopez ME, Chumpitazi BP, Mazziotti MV, Brandt ML, Fishman DS. Clinical characteristics and risk factors for symptomatic pediatric gallbladder disease. Pediatrics. 129: e82-8. PMID 22157135 DOI: 10.1542/peds.2011-0579  0.52
2010 Douglas G, Axelrad ME, Brandt ML, Crabtree E, Dietrich JE, French S, Gunn S, Karaviti L, Lopez ME, Macias CG, McCullough LB, Suresh D, Sutton VR. Consensus in Guidelines for Evaluation of DSD by the Texas Children's Hospital Multidisciplinary Gender Medicine Team. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. 2010: 919707. PMID 20981291 DOI: 10.1155/2010/919707  0.52
2008 Whyte C, Tran E, Lopez ME, Harris BH. Outpatient interval appendectomy after perforated appendicitis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43: 1970-2. PMID 18970926 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.04.014  0.52
2007 Lopez ME, Whyte C, Kleinhaus S, Rivas Y, Harris BH. Laparoscopic excision of a gastric diverticulum in a child. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A. 17: 246-8. PMID 17484659 DOI: 10.1089/lap.2006.0145  0.52
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