School of Medicine

Pediatric Surgery

Emeritus Publications

Richard E. Black, MD

Black RE, Mayer T, Walker ML, Christison EL, Johnson DG, Matlak ME, Storrs B, Clark,P. (1982) Special Report: Air transport of pediatric emergency cases. N Engl  J Med, 307(23), 1465-1468

Black RE, Choi KJ, Syme WC, Johnson DG, Matlak ME. (1984) Bronchoscopic removal of aspirated foreign bodies in children. Am J Surg, 148(6), 778-781.

Hendrickson M, Matlak ME, Jaffe RB, Johnson DJ, Black RE. (1990) Treatment of traumatic pancreatic pseudocysts in children:  the role of percutaneous drainage. Pediatr Surg Int, 5:347-349.

Black RE, Johnson DG, Matlak ME. (1994) Bronchoscopic removal of aspirated foreign bodies in children. J Pediatr Surg, 29(5),  682-684.

Fenton SJ, Torgenson M, Holsti M, Black RE.  (2007) Magnetic attraction leading to a small bowel obstruction in a child.  Pediatr Surg Int, Aug 12.


Earl C. Downey, MD

Downey EC, Catanzarro A, Ninneman JL, Peters RM, Shackford SR.  (1980) Long-term depressed immunocompetence of patients splenectomized for trauma. Surg Forum, 31, 41-44.

Downey EC, Maher DP, Thompson WR. (1995) Diagnostic pneumoperitoneum accurately predicts the presence of patent proccessus vaginalis. J Pediatr Surg, 30(9), 1271-72.

Rothenberg SS, Georgeson K, Decou JM, Downey EC, Lelli JL, Raschbaum G, Moores D. (2000) A clinical evaluation of the use of radially expandable laparoscopic access devices in the pediatric population. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques, 4(1), 7-11.

Cochran A, Scaife ES, Hansen KS, Downey EC. (2003) Hyperglycemia and outcomes from pediatric traumatic brain injury.  J Trauma, 55(6), 1035-1038.

Srivastava R, Downey EC, Feola P, Samore M, Coburn L, Holobkov R, Mundorff M, Nkoy F, Desroucher D, James BC, Rosenbaum P, Young PC, Dean JM, O'Gorman MO.  (2007) Quality of life of children with neurological impairment who receive a fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease.  J Hosp Med, 2(3), 165-73.


Dale G. Johnson, MD

Johnson DG. (1980) Treatment of Wilms' tumor in children. World J Surg, 4(1), 5-13.

Johnson DG. (1986) Presidential Address: Excellence in search of recognition. J Pediatr Surg, 21(12), 1019-1031.

Johnson DG, Condon VR. (1998)  Monograph:  Foreign bodies in the pediatric patient. Curr Probl Surg,   35(4), 271-378.

Johnson DG, Reid BS, Meyers RL, Fry MA, Nortmann CA, Jackson WD, Marty TL. (1998) Are scintiscans accurate in the selection of reflux patients for pyloroplasty? J Pediatr Surg, 33(4), 573-579.

Vernon DD, Furnival RA, Hansen KW, Diller EM, Bolte RG, Johnson DG, Dean JM. (1999) Effect of a pediatric trauma response team on emergency department treatment time and mortality of pediatric trauma victims. Pediatrics, 103(1), 20-24.

Johnson DJ. (2000) The past and present of anti-reflux surgery in children. Am J Surg, 180(5), 377-381.

Scaife ER, Johnson DJ,  Meyers RL, Johnson SM, Matlak ME. (2003) The split abdominal wall muscle flap:  A simple, mesh-free approach to repair large diaphragmatic hernia.  J Pediatr Surg, 38(12), 1748-1751.

Johnson DG, Gray S, Smith M, Kelly S.  (2004) Vocal fold paralysis and progressive cricopharyngeal stenosis reversed by cricopharyngeal myotomy.  J Pediatr Surg, 39(11), 1715-1718.


Michael E. Matlak, MD

Marty TL, Matlak ME, Hendrickson M, Black RE, Johnson DG. (1995) Unexpected death from enterocolitis after surgery for Hirschsprung's disease. Pediatrics, 96(1 Pt 1), 118-21.

Florell SR, Bruggers CS, Matlak ME, Young RH, Lowichik A. (1999) Ovarian small cell carcinoma of the hypercalcemic type in a fourteen-month-old child: the youngest reported case. Med Pediatr Oncol, 32(4), 304-7.

Meyers RL, Matlak ME. (2002) Biliary tract anomalies in thoraco-omphalopagus conjoined twins.  J.Pediatr Surg, 37(12), 1716-1719.

Meyers RL, Book LS, O'Gorman, MA, Jackson WD, Black RE, Johnson DG, Matlak ME.  (2003) High dose steroids, ursodeoxycholic acid, and chronic intravenous antibiotics improve bile flow after Kasai procedure in infants with biliary atresia.  J Pediatr Surg, 38(3), 406-411.

Brant-Zawadzki PB, Fenton SJ, Nichol PF, Matlak ME, Scaife ER. (2007) The split abdominal wall muscle flap repair for large congenital diaphragmatic hernias on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.  J Pediatr Surg, 42(6), 1047-1051.