Quick Literature Updates Episode 6
May 15, 2023

We’re back with sixth episode of "Quick Literature Updates" the podcast series that delivers the latest updates in pediatric surgery literature in a quick and digestible format. In each episode, we review four articles covering the most interesting and relevant topics in the field.

These articles are either chosen by JPS editors or APSA Articles of Interest. We present these reviews as short news pieces with a summarization of key points.

Whether you're a trainee, attending, or an advanced medical professional, tune in to our podcast for a dose of medical knowledge in every episode. Stay up to date on the latest trends and advancements in pediatric surgery with "Quick Literature Updates".

Host: Em Tombash


Theodorou CM, Beyer CA, Vanover MA, Brown IE, Salcedo ES, Farmer DL, Hirose S, Beres AL. The hidden mortality of pediatric firearm violence. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 May;57(5):897-902. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.12.031. Epub 2022 Jan 10. PMID: 35093255.


Patterson KN, Beyene TJ, Bergus K, Stafford J, Wurster L, Thakkar RK. Interfacility helicopter transport to a tertiary pediatric trauma center. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Nov;57(11):637-643. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2022.05.010. Epub 2022 May 16. PMID: 35672168.


Miyata S, Joharifard S, Trudeau MO, Villeneuve A, Yang J, Bouchard S; Canadian Pediatric Surgery Network (CAPSNet). Tu-be or not tu-be? Is routine endotracheal intubation necessary for successful bedside reduction and primary closure of gastroschisis? J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Mar;57(3):350-355. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.06.011. Epub 2021 Jul 7. PMID: 34304903.


Phillips R, Moore H, Bensard D, Shahi N, Shirek G, Reppucci ML, Meier M, Recicar J, Acker S, Kim J, Moulton S. It is time for TEG in pediatric trauma: unveiling meaningful alterations in children who undergo massive transfusion. Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 Nov;37(11):1613-1620. doi: 10.1007/s00383-021-04944-9. Epub 2021 Sep 17. PMID: 34533617; PMCID: PMC8445780.

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