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Rossini CJ, Moriarty KP, Tashjian DB, Garb JL, Wait RB, Geographic Distribution of Community-Acquired MRSA Tissue Infections, J Pediatr Surg,46:1089 – 1092, 2011.

 

Wu PS, Beres A, Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Primary repair of facial dog bite injuries in children, Pediatr Emerg Care, 27: 801-3, 2011.

 

Schwartz D, Ponnusamy N, Moriarty K, Caudals, dimples, and ultrasound-part 2., Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Feb:22(2):187-8.

 

Lee J, Moriarty KP, Tashjian DB, Less is More: Management of Pediatric Spleen Injury, Arch of Surg. 147:437-441, 2012.

 

Lee, J, Tashjian, DB, Moriarty, KP, Missed Opportunities in the Treatment of Pediatric Appendicitis. 28:697-701, 2012.

 

Lee, J, Tashjian,D, Moriarty, KP,Is Partial Colectomy the Operation of Choice in Pediatric Clostridium difficile Colitis? 28:603-607, 2012.

 

Lee, J, Tashjian, DB,Moriarty,KP, Surgical Management of Pediatric Adhesive Bowel Obstruction, J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech , 2012:22(0):1-4.

Lagu T, Hannon NS, Rothberg MB, Lindenauer PK. Patients’ evaluations of health care providers in the era of social networking: an analysis of physician-rating websites. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Sep;25(9):942-6. PubMed

 

McGee, WT, Moriarty KP, Accurate placement of central venous catheters using a 16-cm catheter. J Intensive Care Med. 1996 Jan-Feb;11(1):19-22. PubMed

 

Moriarty, KP, Konefal, SH Jr., Ingold VJ. Acute abdomen from a femoral venous catheter. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1997 Mar;36(3):175-6. PubMed

 

Schwartz, DA, Moriarty KP, Tashjian DB, Wool RS, Parker RK, Markenson GR, Rothstein RW, Shah BL, Connelly NR, Courtney RA. Anesthetic management of the EXIT(ex utero intrapartum treatment) procedure. J Clin Anesth. 2001 Aug;13(5):387-91. PubMed

 

Berul CI, Milner L, Moriarty KP, Linshaw M. An unusual presentation of pheochromocytoma. J Pediatr. 1998 Oct;133(4):581. PubMed

 

Moriarty KP, Lipkowitz GS, Germain MJ. Capsulectomy: a cure for the page kidney. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Jun;32(6):831-3. PubMed

 

Moriarty KP, Harris BH, Benitez-Marchand K.  Carotid artery thrombosis and stroke after blunt pharyngeal injury. J Trauma. 1997 Mar;42(3):541-3. PubMed

 

Fink MP, Helsmoortel CM, Arous EJ, Doern GV, Moriarty KP, Fairchild PG, Townsend PL. Comparison of the safety and efficacy of parenteral ticarcillin/clavulanate and clindamycin/gentamicin in serious intra-abdominal infections. J Antimicrob Chemother. 1989 Nov;24 Suppl B:147-56. PubMed

 

Gallivan K, Alman BA, Moriarty KP, Pajerski ME, O’Donnell C, Crombleholme TM. Differential collagen I gene expression in fetal fibroblasts. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Jul;32(7):1033-6. PubMed

 

Wadie GM, Banever GT, Moriarty KP, Courtney RA, Boyd T. Ductal carcinoma in situ in a 16-year-old adolescent boy with gynecomastia: a case report. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Aug;40(8):1349-53. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP. Duodenal atresia with an anomalous common bile duct masquerading as a midgut volvulus. J Pediatri Surg. 2001 Jun;36(6):956-7. PubMed

 

Gallivan EK, Crombleholme TM, Moriarty KP. Effect of fetal serum on fibroblast pericellular matrix formation. J. Surg Res. 1996 Aug;64(2):128-31. PubMed

 

Rowland T, Moriarty K, Banever G. Effect of pectus excavatum deformity on cardiorespiratory fitness in adolescent boys. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Nov;159(11):1069-73. PubMed

 

Tirabassi MV, Banever GT, Moriarty KP, Konefal S, Reiter E, Wait R. Feasibility of thoracoscopic U-clip esophageal anastomosis: an alternative for esophageal atresia reconstruction. J. Pediatr Surg. 2004 Jun;39(6):851-4. PubMed

 

Patel HI, Moriarty KP, Brisson PA, Feins NR. Genitourinary injuries in the newborn. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Jan;36(1):235-9. PubMed

 

Tirabassi MV, Wadie G, Moriarty KP, Garb J, Konefal SH, Courtney RA, Sachs BF, Wait R. Geographic information system localization of community-acquired MRSA soft tissue abscesses. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Jun;40(6):962-5; discussion 965-6. PubMed

 

Omotosho PA, Varnholt H, Tirabassi MV, Prasad R, Moriarty KP. Giant polypoid gastric heterotopia of the jejunum presenting with intermittent intussesception. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007 Apr;17(2):249-51. PubMed

 

Moriarty, KP, Crombleholme TM, Kerry Gallivan E, O’Donnell C. Hyaluronic acid-dependent pericellular matrices in fetal fibroblasts: implication for scar-free wound repair. Wound Repair Regen. 1996 Jul-Sep;4(3):346-52. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Konefal SH. Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in utero. Pediatr Surg Int. 2002 Sep;18(5-6):539-40. Epub 2002 Jun 5. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Courtney RA, Konefal SH. Laparoscopic Appendicostomy. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques. 2001 5(1). (not in PubMed)

 

Banever GT, Ganey ME, Moriarty KP, Courtney RA. Laparoscopic Management of Pediatric Omental Infarction. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques. 2002 6(4).

 

Tashjian DB, Tirabassi MV, Moriarty KP, Salva PS. Laparoscopoic Nissen fundoplication for reactive airway disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Jul;37(7):1021-3. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP. Laparoscopy for treating a small bowel obstruction due to a Meckel’s diverticulum. JSLS. 2003 Jul-Sep;7(3):253-5. PubMed

 

Lickstein DA, Moriarty KP, Feins NR. Neonatal rectovaginal tear during cesarean section. J Pediatr Surg. 1998 Aug;33(8):1315-6. PubMed

 

Henry MC, Tashjian DB, Breuer CK. Neuroblastoma update. Curr Opin Oncol. 2005 Jan;17(1):19-23. PubMed

 

Banever GT, Konefal SH, Gettens K, Moriarty KP. Nonoperative correction of pectus carinatum with orthotic bracing. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2006 Apr;16(2):164-7. PubMed

 

Munshi IA, Fusco D, Tashjian D, Kirkwod JR, Polga J, Wait RB. Occlusion of an aberrant right hepatic artery, originating from the superior mesenteric artery, secondary to blunt trauma. J Trauma. 2000 Feb;48(2):325-6. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Weeks B, Brueckner M, Touloukian RJ. Outcomes after a Ladd procedure for intestinal malrotation with heterotaxia. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Mar;42(3):528-31. PubMed

 

Moriarty KP, Crombleholme TM, Gallivan EK, O’Donnell C. PDGF Induces Age- and Dose-Dependent Differential Fibroblast Chemotaxis in Fetal, Neonatal, and Adult Cell Lines in Fetal Bovine Serum.  Reprinted from Surgical Forum. 1996 Vol. XLVII.

 

Banever GT, Moriarty KP, Sachs BF, Courtney RA, Konefal SH, Barbeau L. Pediatric hand treadmill injuries. J Craniofac Surg. 2003 Jul;14(4):487-90; discussion 491-2. PubMed

 

Munshi IA, Tashjian DB, Ravi S. Pediatric sledding injuries. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2002 Jan-Feb;41(1):70. PubMed

 

Tirabassi MV, Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Konefal SH Jr, Courtney RA, Sachs BF. Perforated appendicitis:  is laparoscopy safe? JSLS. 2004 Apr-Jun;8(2):147-9. PubMed

 

Banever GT, Moriarty KP. Posterior urethral valves in a newborn with imperforate anus: clinical presentation and management. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Aug;40(8):1332-4. PubMed

 

Henry MC, Tashjian DB, Kasowski  H, Duncan C, Moss RL. Postoperative paraplegia secondary to the use of oxidized cellulose (Surgicel). J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Apr;40(4):E9-11. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Courtney RA, Bean MS, Steele DA. Preoperative chemoembolization for unresectable hepatoblastoma. Pediatr Surg Int. 2002 18:187-189.

 

Tirabassi MV, Banever GT, Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP. Quantitation of lung sealing in the survival swine model. J Pediatr Surg. 2004 Mar;39(3):387-90. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Lipkjowitz GS, Madden RL, Kaufman JL, Rhee SW, Berman J, Norris M, McCall J. Safety and efficacy of femoral-based hemodialysis access grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2002 Apr;35(4):691-3. PubMed

 

Henry MC, Breuer CK, Tashjian DB, Moss RL, McKee M, Touloukian R, Goodman TR, Miller C, Bokhari J. The appendix sign: a radiographic marker for irreducible intussusception. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Mar;41(3):487-9. PubMed

 

Wadie GM, Tirabassi MV, Courtney RA, Moriarty KP. The deflux procedure reduces the incidence of urinary tract infections in patients with vesicoureteral reflux. J. Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007 Jun;17(3):353-9. PubMed

 

Banever GT, Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Konefal SH. The Nuss Procedure: Our Experience from the First Fifty. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques. 2003 7(3).

 

Robertson FM, Jacir NN, Crombleholme TM, Moriarty KP, Verhave M. Thoracoscopic esophagomyotomy for achalasia in a child. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1997 Feb;24(2):215-7. PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Angelides AG. Thoracoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia in a 3-year-old child. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques. 2001 5(1).

 

Tashjian, DB, Coe NPW. To drain or not to drain:  still a valid question? – Guest review Debry C, Renou G, Fingerhut A. Drainage after thyroid surgery: a prospective randomized study. J Laryngol Otol. 1999 Jan;113(1):49-51. PubMed

 

Moriarty KP, Jacir NN, Harris BH, Latchaw LA, Robertson FM, Crombleholme TM. Transanastomotic feeding tubes in repair of esophageal atresia. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Jan;31(1):53-4; discussion 54-5. PubMed

 

Tirabassi MW, Banever GT, Tashjian DB, Moriarity KP. Use of Energy Devices in Thoracoscopy: Quantification of Lung-Sealing Capacity. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques. 2003 7(3).

 

Published Abstracts

 

Wadie GM, Tirabassi MV, Courtney RA, Moriarty KP.   Deflux procedure reduces the incidence of urinary tract infections in patients with vesicoureteric reflux.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007 Jun;17(3):353-9.  PubMed

 

Omotosho PA, Varnholt H, Tirabassi MV, Prasad R, Moriarty KP.  Giant polypoid gastric heterotopia of the jejunum presenting with intermittent intussusception. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007 Apr;17(2):249-51.  PubMed

 

Tirabassi MV, Wadie G, Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP.  Improving tactile sensation in minimally invasive pediatric surgery.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007 Aug;17(4):501-3.  PubMed

 

Moriarty KP, Tirabassi MV.  Laparascopic resection of a colonic duplication. International Pediatric Endosurgery Group.  Poster Abstract 2005.  (not in PubMed)

 

Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Courtney RA, Sachs BF, Konefal SH.  Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy.  Curr Surg. 2000 Sep 1;57(5):506.  PubMed

 

Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP, Banever GT, Konefal SH.  The Nuss procedure:  experience from the first fifty.  International Pediatric Endosurgery Group.  Poster Abstract 2003. (not in PubMed)

 

Tirabassi MV,  Banever GT, Moriarty KP.  Unique hooked rod delivery system for U-clips in minimally invasive pediatric surgery.  International Pediatric Surgery Group.  Poster Abstract 2004.  (not in PubMed).

 

Tirabassi MV, Banever GT, Tashjian DB, Moriarty KP.  Use of energy devices in thoracoscopy:  quanitation of lung sealing capacity.  International Pediatric Surgery Group.  Poster Abstract 2003.  (not in PubMed).