Journal of Pediatric Surgery Article Review: March 2022

We’re back with the March issue of JPS article highlights. This time we’re talking to editor Dr.Mikko Pakarinen and authors Drs. Selcuk Kilic, Scott Short and Michael Rollins with Dr. Todd Ponsky.

Hosts: Ellen Encisco, Em Tombash & Brittany Levy


Neogi S, Banerjee A, Panda SS, Ratan SK, Narang R. Laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy for complicated appendicitis in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Mar;57(3):394-405. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.07.005. Epub 2021 Jul 13. PMID: 34332757.

Kılıç ŞS, Serdar İskit H. Management and clinical outcomes of congenital esophageal stenosis in pediatric patients: Experience of a tertiary referral center. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Mar;57(3):518-525. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.06.006. Epub 2021 Jun 25. PMID: 34229876.

Short SS, Zobell S, Gaddis K, Mammen L, Wynne E, Rollins MD. Use of expedited post-operative protocol for children undergoing appendicostomy reduces length of hospitalization. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Mar;57(3):406-409. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.03.053. Epub 2021 Apr 5. PMID: 33962760.