Kenneth Azarow

Professor

  • 1596 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
1989 …2017

Research Output 1989 2017

  • 1596 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 75 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
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2017

Minimizing variance in Care of Pediatric Blunt Solid Organ Injury through Utilization of a hemodynamic-driven protocol: A multi-institution study

Cunningham, A. J., Lofberg, K. M., Krishnaswami, S., Butler, M. W., Azarow, K. S., Hamilton, N. A., Fialkowski, E. A., Bilyeu, P., Ohm, E., Burns, E. C., Hendrickson, M., Krishnan, P., Gingalewski, C. & Jafri, M. A. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Phlebotomy
Length of Stay
Hemodynamics
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
2016

Mutations in BMPR2 are not present in patients with pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Chiu, J. S., Ma, L., Wynn, J., Krishnan, U., Rosenzweig, E. B., Aspelund, G., Arkovitz, M., Warner, B. W., Lim, F. Y., Mychaliska, G. B., Azarow, K., Cusick, R. A., Chung, D. H. & Chung, W. K. Nov 4 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pulmonary Hypertension
Mutation
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Caveolin 1
Mortality
1 Citations

Performance improvement and patient safety program (PIPS) guided quality improvement initiatives can significantly reduce CT imaging in pediatric trauma patients

Connelly, C. R., Yonge, J. D., Eastes, L. E., Bilyeu, P. E., Kemp Bohan, P. M., Schreiber, M. A., Azarow, K. S., Watters, J. M. & Jafri, M. A. Mar 30 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient Safety
Quality Improvement
Tomography
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
4 Citations

Understanding the operative experience of the practicing pediatric surgeon implications for training and maintaining competency

Abdullah, F., Salazar, J. H., Gause, C. D., Gadepalli, S., Biester, T. W., Azarow, K. S., Brandt, M. L., Chung, D. H., Lund, D. P., Rescorla, F. J., Waldhausen, J. H. T., Tracy, T. F., Fallat, M. E., Klein, M. D., Lewis, F. R. & Hirschl, R. B. Aug 1 2016 In : JAMA Surgery. 151, 8, p. 735-741 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatrics
Surgeons
Appendectomy
Rare Diseases
Orchiopexy
2015
3 Citations

Identifying strategies to decrease infectious complications of gastroschisis repair

Schlueter, R. K., Azarow, K. S., Hines, A. G., Varman, M., Abdessalam, S. F., Raynor, S. C. & Cusick, R. A. 2015 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50, 1, p. 98-101 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gastroschisis
Infection
Intestinal Atresia
Low Birth Weight Infant
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
5 Citations

Increased burden of de novo predicted deleterious variants in complex congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Yu, L., Sawle, A. D., Wynn, J., Aspelund, G., Stolar, C. J., Arkovitz, M. S., Potoka, D., Azarow, K. S., Mychaliska, G. B., Shen, Y. & Chung, W. K. Apr 28 2015 In : Human Molecular Genetics. 24, 16, p. 4764-4773 10 p., ddv196

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Genes
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Genetic Fitness
Exome
Diaphragm
1 Citations
Gastrostomy
Hospital Costs
Length of Stay
Pediatrics
Costs and Cost Analysis
2 Citations

Prehospital interventions in severely injured pediatric patients: Rethinking the ABCs

Sokol, K. K., Black, G. E., Azarow, K. S., Long, W., Martin, M. J. & Eckert, M. J. Dec 1 2015 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79, 6, p. 983-989 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatrics
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Tourniquets
Hemostatics
1 Citations

The association between congenital diaphragmatic hernia and undescended testes

Azarow, K. S., Cusick, R., Wynn, J., Chung, W., Mychaliska, G. B., Crombleholme, T. M., Chung, D. H., Lim, F. Y., Potoka, D., Warner, B. W., Aspelund, G. & Arkovitz, M. S. May 1 2015 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50, 5, p. 744-745 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cryptorchidism
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Mutation
Incidence
Health
1 Citations

The effort and outcomes of the Pediatric Surgery match process: Are we interviewing too many?

Gadepalli, S. K., Downard, C. D., Thatch, K. A., Islam, S., Azarow, K. S., Chen, M. K., Lillehei, C. W., Puligandla, P. S., Reynolds, M., Waldhausen, J. H., Oldham, K. T., Langham, M. R., Tracy, T. F. & Hirschl, R. B. Nov 1 2015 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50, 11, p. 1954-1957 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Interviews
Pediatrics
Surveys and Questionnaires
Internship and Residency
Nonparametric Statistics
2 Citations

Trends in surgical management of urachal anomalies

Stopak, J. K., Azarow, K. S., Abdessalam, S. F., Raynor, S. C., Perry, D. A. & Cusick, R. A. Aug 1 2015 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50, 8, p. 1334-1337 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Wound Infection
Urachus
Hospitalization
Outpatients
Infection
2014
3 Citations

Chronic cervical esophageal foreign bodies in children: Surgical approach after unsuccessful endoscopic management

Schramm, J. C., Sewell, R. K., Azarow, K. S., Raynor, S. C. & Abdessalam, S. F. 2014 In : Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology. 123, 1, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Foreign Bodies
Neck
Foreign-Body Migration
Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Esophageal Stenosis
4 Citations

Morbidity and mortality associated with liver resections for primary malignancies in children

Zwintscher, N. P., Azarow, K. S. & Horton, J. D. 2014 In : Pediatric Surgery International. 30, 5, p. 493-497 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Morbidity
Mortality
Liver
Neoplasms
International Classification of Diseases
8 Citations

Undescended testes: Does age at orchiopexy affect survival of the testis?

Carson, J. S., Cusick, R., Mercer, A., Ashley, A., Abdessalam, S., Raynor, S., Lyden, E. & Azarow, K. 2014 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 49, 5, p. 770-773 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Orchiopexy
Cryptorchidism
Atrophy
Testis
Groin
16 Citations

Whole exome sequencing identifies de novo mutations in GATA6 associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Yu, L., Bennett, J. T., Wynn, J., Carvill, G. L., Cheung, Y. H., Shen, Y., Mychaliska, G. B., Azarow, K. S., Crombleholme, T. M., Chung, D. H., Potoka, D., Warner, B. W., Bucher, B., Lim, F. Y., Pietsch, J., Stolar, C., Aspelund, G., Arkovitz, M. S., Mefford, H. & Chung, W. K. 2014 In : Journal of Medical Genetics. 51, 3, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Exome
Mutation
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Pericardium
Diaphragm
2013
21 Citations

Developmental outcomes of children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: A multicenter prospective study

Wynn, J., Aspelund, G., Zygmunt, A., Stolar, C. J. H., Mychaliska, G., Butcher, J., Lim, F. Y., Gratton, T., Potoka, D., Brennan, K., Azarow, K., Jackson, B., Needelman, H., Crombleholme, T., Zhang, Y., Duong, J., Arkovitz, M. S., Chung, W. K. & Farkouh, C. Oct 2013 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48, 10, p. 1995-2004 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Multicenter Studies
Prospective Studies
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Psychological Adaptation

Intestinal atresia due to intrauterine intussusception of a Meckel's diverticulum

Huebner, B. R., Azarow, K. S. & Cusick, R. A. Aug 2013 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 1, 8, p. 232-234 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Intestinal Atresia
Meckel Diverticulum
Intussusception
Accidents
Gastroschisis
7 Citations

Multi-institutional analysis of long-term symptom resolution after cholecystectomy for biliary dyskinesia in children

Knott, E. M., Fike, F. B., Gasior, A. C., Cusick, R., Brownie, E., St. Peter, S. D. & Azarow, K. S. Dec 2013 In : Pediatric Surgery International. 29, 12, p. 1243-1247 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biliary Dyskinesia
Cholecystectomy
Telephone
Abdominal Pain
Demography
53 Citations

Outcomes of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in the modern era of management

Wynn, J. , Krishnan, U. , Aspelund, G. , Zhang, Y. , Duong, J. , Stolar, C. J. H. , Hahn, E. , Pietsch, J. , Chung, D. , Moore, D. , Austin, E. , Mychaliska, G. , Gajarski, R. , Foong, Y. L. , Michelfelder, E. , Potolka, D. , Bucher, B. , Warner, B. , Grady, M. , Azarow, K. & 7 others Fletcher, S. E., Kutty, S., Delaney, J., Crombleholme, T., Rosenzweig, E., Chung, W. & Arkovitz, M. S. 2013 In : Journal of Pediatrics. 163, 1

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mortality
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Pulmonary Hypertension
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Patient Rights
21 Citations

The increasing incidence of adolescent bariatric surgery

Zwintscher, N. P., Azarow, K. S., Horton, J. D., Newton, C. R. & Martin, M. J. Dec 2013 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 48, 12, p. 2401-2407 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Incidence
Gastric Bypass
Morbid Obesity
Obesity
27 Citations

Variants in GATA4 are a rare cause of familial and sporadic congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Yu, L., Wynn, J., Cheung, Y. H., Shen, Y., Mychaliska, G. B., Crombleholme, T. M., Azarow, K. S., Lim, F. Y., Chung, D. H., Potoka, D., Warner, B. W., Bucher, B., Stolar, C., Aspelund, G., Arkovitz, M. S. & Chung, W. K. Mar 2013 In : Human Genetics. 132, 3, p. 285-292 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Exome
Diaphragm
Penetrance
Aneuploidy
2012
2 Citations

A preliminary review of a pilot curriculum to teach open surgical skills during general surgery residency with initial feedback

Are, C., Lomneth, C., Stoddard, H., Azarow, K. & Thompson, J. S. Jul 2012 In : American Journal of Surgery. 204, 1, p. 103-109 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Internship and Residency
Curriculum
Education
Surveys and Questionnaires
19 Citations

Blast injury in children: An analysis from Afghanistan and Iraq, 2002-2010

Edwards, M. J., Lustik, M., Eichelberger, M. R., Elster, E., Azarow, K. & Coppola, C. Nov 2012 In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 73, 5, p. 1278-1283 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Blast Injuries
Afghanistan
Iraq
Wounds and Injuries
Mortality
17 Citations

De novo copy number variants are associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Yu, L., Wynn, J., Ma, L., Guha, S., Mychaliska, G. B., Crombleholme, T. M., Azarow, K. S., Lim, F. Y., Chung, D. H., Potoka, D., Warner, B. W., Bucher, B., LeDuc, C. A., Costa, K., Stolar, C., Aspelund, G., Arkovitz, M. S. & Chung, W. K. Oct 2012 In : Journal of Medical Genetics. 49, 10, p. 650-659 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Genes
Aneuploidy
platelet-derived growth factor A
Gene Ontology
18 Citations

Long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes in children born with gastroschisis: The tiebreaker

Gorra, A. S., Needelman, H., Azarow, K. S., Roberts, H. J., Jackson, B. J. & Cusick, R. A. Jan 2012 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 47, 1, p. 125-129 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gastroschisis
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Birth Weight
Gestational Age

Pediatric Surgery

Azarow, K. S. & Cusick, R. A. Jun 2012 In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 92, 3

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Use of fresh frozen plasma in children

Azarow, K. S. Feb 2012 In : Journal of Pediatrics. 160, 2, p. 185-186 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2011
16 Citations

National trends in minimally invasive and open operative experience of graduating general surgery residents: Implications for surgical skills curricula development?

Carson, J. S., Smith, L., Are, M., Edney, J., Azarow, K., Mercer, D. W., Thompson, J. S. & Are, C. Dec 2011 In : American Journal of Surgery. 202, 6, p. 720-726 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Curriculum
Graduate Medical Education
Accreditation
Internship and Residency
14 Citations

Pathologic changes in biliary dyskinesia

Brownie, E., Cusick, R. A., Perry, D. A., Allbery, S. & Azarow, K. S. May 2011 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 46, 5, p. 879-882 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biliary Dyskinesia
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Body Mass Index
Cholecystokinin
Statistical Models
2010
12 Citations

Small cell ovarian carcinoma a rare, aggressive tumor masquerading as constipation in a teenager with a fatal outcome

Barondeau, J., Rodgers, M., Braun, L., Azarow, K., Forouhar, M. & Faucette, K. May 2010 In : Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 32, 4

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Small Cell Carcinoma
Fatal Outcome
Constipation
Neoplasms
Laxatives
2008
38 Citations

Fresh whole blood transfusions in coalition military, foreign national, and enemy combatant patients during operation Iraqi freedom at a U.S. combat support hospital

Spinella, P. C., Perkins, J. G., Grathwohl, K. W., Repine, T., Beekley, A. C., Sebesta, J., Jenkins, D., Azarow, K., Holcomb, J. B., Chiles, J., Blackbourne, L., Nichols, D., Greco, J., Clagett, C. & Thibault, G. Jan 2008 In : World Journal of Surgery. 32, 1, p. 2-6 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2003-2011 Iraq War
Blood Transfusion
Military Personnel
Wounds and Injuries
Vital Signs

Mesonephric remnant with tubular function in a 15-year-old female

Brounts, L. R. & Azarow, K. S. Dec 2008 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43, 12, p. 2293-2296 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Urinary Tract
38 Citations

Pediatric care as part of the US army medical mission in the global war on terrorism in Afghanistan and Iraq, December 2001 to December 2004

Burnett, M. W., Spinella, P. C., Azarow, K. S. & Callahan, C. W. Feb 2008 In : Pediatrics. 121, 2, p. 261-265 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Terrorism
Afghanistan
Military Hospitals
Iraq
Pediatrics
40 Citations

Pediatric trauma in an austere combat environment.

Spinella, P. C., Borgman, M. A. & Azarow, K. S. Jul 2008 In : Critical Care Medicine. 36, 7 Suppl

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Afghanistan
Iraq
Critical Care
2007
46 Citations

Colon and rectal injuries during operation Iraqi freedom: Are there any changing trends in management or outcome?

Steele, S. R., Wolcott, K. E., Mullenix, P. S., Martin, M. J., Sebesta, J. A., Azarow, K. S. & Beekley, A. C. Jun 2007 In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 50, 6, p. 870-877 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2003-2011 Iraq War
Colon
Wounds and Injuries
Morbidity
Mortality
39 Citations

From the Combat Medic to the Forward Surgical Team: The Madigan Model for Improving Trauma Readiness of Brigade Combat Teams Fighting the Global War on Terror

Sohn, V. Y., Miller, J. P., Koeller, C. A., Gibson, S. O., Azarow, K. S., Myers, J. B., Beekley, A. C., Sebesta, J. A., Christensen, J. B. & Rush, R. M. Mar 2007 In : Journal of Surgical Research. 138, 1, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Warfare
Iraq
Afghanistan
Mass Casualty Incidents

Pediatrics

Azarow, K. Jun 2007 In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 62, 6 SUPPL.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

35 Citations

Pediatric trauma: experience of a combat support hospital in Iraq

McGuigan, R., Spinella, P. C., Beekley, A., Sebesta, J., Perkins, J., Grathwohl, K. & Azarow, K. Jan 2007 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 42, 1, p. 207-210 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Iraq
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
2003-2011 Iraq War
Penetrating Wounds
83 Citations

Risks associated with fresh whole blood and red blood cell transfusions in a combat support hospital

Spinella, P. C., Perkins, J. G., Grathwohl, K. W., Repine, T., Beekley, A. C., Sebesta, J., Jenkins, D., Azarow, K., Holcomb, J. B., Chiles, J., Blackbourne, L., Nichols, D., Greco, J., Clagett, C. & Thibault, G. Nov 2007 In : Critical Care Medicine. 35, 11, p. 2576-2581 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Erythrocytes
Hepacivirus
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
Blood Donors
2006
14 Citations

Bronchoscopy in the blast injury patient

Eckert, M. J., Clagett, C., Martin, M. & Azarow, K. 2006 In : Archives of Surgery. 141, 8, p. 806-809 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Blast Injuries
Bronchoscopy
Wounds and Injuries
Edema
Intubation
6 Citations

Congenital Chest Wall Defects

McGuigan, R. M. & Azarow, K. S. Apr 2006 In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 86, 2, p. 353-370 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thoracic Wall
Cosmetics
Psychology
Therapeutics
Sternal cleft
53 Citations

Intestinal Fatty Acid Binding Protein (I-FABP) for the Detection of Strangulated Mechanical Small Bowel Obstruction

Cronk, D. R., Houseworth, T. P., Cuadrado, D. G., Herbert, G. S., McNutt, P. M. & Azarow, K. S. Sep 2006 In : Current Surgery. 63, 5, p. 322-325 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fatty Acid-Binding Proteins
time
Necrosis
Laparotomy
Ischemia
9 Citations

Splanchnic perfusion pressure: a better predictor of safe primary closure than intraabdominal pressure in neonatal gastroschisis

McGuigan, R. M., Mullenix, P. S., Vegunta, R., Pearl, R. H., Sawin, R. & Azarow, K. S. May 2006 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 41, 5, p. 901-904 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gastroschisis
Viscera
Perfusion
Pressure
Multivariate Analysis
2005
1 Citations

Are Army-trained surgeons satisfied with their residencies?

Cronk, D. R., Hetz, S. P. & Azarow, K. S. Mar 2005 In : Current Surgery. 62, 2, p. 199-203 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Internship and Residency
Surgeons
military
Surveys and Questionnaires
Group
6 Citations

Continuous noninvasive monitoring of cardiac performance and tissue perfusion in pediatric trauma patients

Martin, M., Brown, C., Bayard, D., Demetriades, D., Salim, A., Gertz, R., Azarow, K., Wo, C. C. J. & Shoemaker, W. Dec 2005 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 40, 12, p. 1957-1963 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Perfusion
Pediatrics
Survival
Wounds and Injuries
Survivors
33 Citations

Establishing learning curves for surgical residents using Cumulative Summation (CUSUM) Analysis

Young, A., Miller, J. P. & Azarow, K. May 2005 In : Current Surgery. 62, 3, p. 330-334 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

resident
learning
Learning Curve
Anesthesia
induction
21 Citations

The effect of obesity on bioimpedance cardiac index

Brown, C. V. R., Martin, M. J., Shoemaker, W. C., Wo, C. C. J., Chan, L., Azarow, K., Demetriades, D. & Luber, J. May 2005 In : American Journal of Surgery. 189, 5 SPEC. ISS., p. 547-551 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Obesity
Body Mass Index
Thermodilution
Thorax
Swan-Ganz Catheterization
50 Citations

The significance of incidental thyroid abnormalities identified during carotid duplex ultrasonography

Steele, S. R., Martin, M. J., Mullenix, P. S., Azarow, K. S. & Andersen, C. A. Oct 2005 In : Archives of Surgery. 140, 10, p. 981-985 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ultrasonography
Thyroid Gland
Neoplasms
Tertiary Care Centers
Autoimmune Thyroiditis
2004
17 Citations

A Pilot Study Using Total Colonic Manometry in the Surgical Evaluation of Pediatric Functional Colonic Obstruction

Martin, M. J., Steele, S. R., Mullenix, P. S., Noel, J. M., Weichmann, D., Azarow, K. S., Neblett, W. & Elhalaby, E. Mar 2004 In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 39, 3, p. 352-359 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Manometry
Pediatrics
Hirschsprung Disease
Muscular Diseases
Laparotomy

Image of the month

Steele, S. R., Martin, M. J., Mullenix, P. S., Bidus, M. A. & Azarow, K. S. Jul 2004 In : Archives of Surgery. 139, 7, p. 797-798 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle