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Research Papers Authored or Co-Authored by Devin Halleran

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Minneci PC, Kabre RS, Mak GZ, Halleran DR, Cooper JN, Afrazi A, Calkins CM, Downard CD, Ehrlich P, Fraser J, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kohler JE, Landisch R, Landman MP, Lee C, Leys CM, Lodwick DL, Mon R, McClure B, Rymeski B, Saito JM, Sato TT, St Peter SD, Wood R, Levitt MA, Deans KJ on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. Screening practices and associated anomalies in infants with anorectal malformations: Results from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jun;53(6):1163-1167. PMID: 29602552

  2. Vilanova-Sanchez A, Reck CA, Sebastião YV, Fuchs M, Halleran DR, Weaver L, Gregory Bates D, Gasior AC, Maloof T, Hoover EJ, Jaggers J, Gagnon R, Ching CC, Dajusta D, Jayanthi VR, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. Can sacral development as a marker for caudal regression help identify associated urologic anomalies in patients with anorectal malformation? J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Nov;53(11):2178-2182.PMID: 29680275

  3. Vilanova-Sanchez A, Halleran DR, Reck-Burneo CA, Gasior AC, Weaver L, Fisher M, Wagner A, Nash O, Booth K, Peters K, Williams C, Brown SM, Lu P, Fuchs M, Diefenbach K, Leonard JR, Hewitt G, McCracken K, Di Lorenzo C, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. A Descriptive Model for a Multidisciplinary Unit for Colorectal and Pelvic Malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar;54(3):479-485.PMID: 29778545

  4. Pradhan S, Vilanova-Sanchez A, McCracken KA, Reck CA, Halleran DR, Wood RJ, Levitt MA, Hewitt GD. The Mullerian Black Box: Predicting and defining Mullerian anatomy in patients with cloacal abnormalities and the need for longitudinal assessment. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Nov;53(11):2164-2169.PMID: 29941357

  5. Lopez JJ, Cooper JN, Halleran DR, Deans KJ, Minneci PC. High rate of major morbidity after surgical excision for pilonidal disease. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Aug/Sep;19(6):603-607.PMID: 29870307

  6. Halleran DR, Wood RJ, Vilanova-Sanchez A, Rentea RM, Brown C, Fuchs M, Jayanthi VR, Ching C, Ahmad H, Gasior AC, Michalsky MP, Levitt MA, DaJusta D. Simultaneous robotic assisted laparoscopy for bladder and bowel reconstruction. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Dec;28(12):1513-1516.PMID: 29924670

  7. Halleran DR, Lopez JJ, Lawrence AE, Sebastião YV, Fischer BA, Cooper JN, Deans KJ, Minneci PC. Recurrence of Pilonidal Disease: Our Best is Not Good Enough. J Surg Res. 2018 Dec;232:430-436.PMID: 30463753

  8. Halleran DR, Onwuka AJ, Lawrence AE, Fischer BC, Deans KJ, Minneci PC. Laser Hair Depilation in the Treatment of Pilonidal Disease: A Systematic Review. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Aug/Sep;19(6):566-572.PMID: 30095368

  9. Halleran DR, Ahmad H, Ching C, Gorra A, McCracken K, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. Acquired Urethrovaginal Fistula and Urethral Atresia in a Patient with a Sacrococcygeal Teratoma. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar;54(3):612-615.PMID: 30297116

  10. Halleran DR, Vilanova-Sanchez A, Rentea RM, Vriesman MH, Maloof T, Lu PC, Onwuka A, Weaver L, Vaz KK, Yacob D, Di Lorenzo C, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. A comparison of Malone appendicostomy and cecostomy for antegrade access as adjuncts to a bowel management program for patients with functional constipation or fecal incontinence. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan;54(1):123-128. PMID: 30361073

  11. Halleran DR, Sanchez AV, Rentea RM, Ahmad H, Weaver L, Reck C, Gasior AC, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. Assessment of the Heineke-Mikulicz anoplasty for skin-level postoperative anal strictures and congenital anal stenosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan;54(1):118-122.PMID: 30366721

  12. Vilanova-Sanchez A, McCracken K, Halleran DR, Wood RJ, Reck-Burneo CA, Levitt MA, Hewitt G. Obstetrical outcomes in adult patients born with complex anorectal malformations and cloacal anomalies: a literature review. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2019 Feb;32(1):7-14. PMID: 30367985

  13. Minneci PC, Halleran DR, Lawrence AE, Fischer BA, Cooper JN, Deans KJ. Laser hair depilation for the prevention of disease recurrence in adolescents and young adults with pilonidal disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2018 Nov 1;19(1):599.PMID: 30382903

  14. Halleran DR, Thompson B, Fuchs M, Vilanova-Sanchez A, Rentea RM, Bates DG, McCracken M, Hewitt G, Ching C, DaJusta D, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. Urethral length in female infants and its relevance in the repair of urogenital anomalies; urogenital sinus, and cloaca. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Feb;54(2):303-306.PMID: 30503195

  15. Vilanova-Sánchez A, Reck CA, Wood RJ, Garcia Mauriño CG, Gasior AC, Dyckes RE, McCracken K, Weaver L, Halleran DR, Diefenbach K, Minzler D, Rentea RM, Ching CB, Jayanthi VR, Fuchs M, Dajusta D, Hewitt GD, Levitt MA. Impact on patient care of a multidisciplinary center specializing in colorectal and pelvic reconstruction. Front Surg. 2018 Nov 19;5:68.PMID: 30510931

  16. Halleran DR, Vilanova Sanchez A, Reck CA, Maloof T, Weaver L, Stanek J, Levitt MA, Wood RJ, Aldrink JH. Presacral masses and sacrococcygeal teratomas in patients with and without anorectal malformations: A single institution comparative study. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jul;54(7):1372-1378.PMID: 30630596

  17. Ahmad H, Halleran DR, DaJusta D, McCracken K, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. Imperforate Anus and Rectourethral Fistula in a Female. European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2019 Jan;7(1):e36-e38.PMID: 31259139

  18. Rentea RM, Halleran DR, Villanova Sanchez A, Lane VA, Reck CA, Weaver L, Booth K, DaJusta D, Ching C, Fuchs ME, Jayanthi VR, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. Diagnosis and management of a remnant of the Original Fistula (ROOF) in Males Following Surgery for Anorectal Malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Oct;54(10):1988-1992.PMID: 30879755

  19. Minneci PC, Kabre RS, Mak GZ, Halleran DR, Cooper JN, Afrazi A, Calkins CM, Corkum K, Downard CD, Ehrlich P, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kohler JE, Landisch R, Landman MP, Lee C, Leys CM, Lodwick DL, Mcleod J, Mon R, McClure B, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St. Peter SD, Wood RJ, Levitt MA, Deans KJ on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. Can Fecal Continence Be Predicted in Patients Born with Anorectal Malformations? J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jun;54(6):1159-1163. PMID: 30898398

  20. Halleran DR, Lu PC, Ahmad H, Paradiso M, Lehmkul H, Akers A, Hallagan A, Bali N, Vaz K, Yacob D, Di Lorenzo C, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. Anal sphincter botulinum toxin injection in children with functional anorectal and colonic disorders: A large institutional study and review of the literature focusing on complications. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Nov;54(11):2305-2310. PMID: 31060739

  21. Halleran DR, Ahmad H, Bates DG, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. A call to ARMs: Accurate identification of the anatomy of the rectourethral fistula in anorectal malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Aug;54(8):1708-1710. PMID: 31076157

  22. Halleran DR, Lane VA, Leonhart KL, Fischer B, Sebastiao YV, Chisolm DJ, Levitt MA, Wood RJ, Minneci PC, Deans KJ. Development of a Patient Reported Experience and Outcomes Measure in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Bowel Management for Constipation and Fecal Incontinence. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Aug;69(2)e34-e38. PMID: 30921256

  23. Vilanova-Sanchez A, Ivanov M, Halleran DR, Wagner A, Reck-Burneo CA, Ruth B, Fisher M, Ahmad H, Weaver L, Nash O, Buker D, Rentea RM, Hoover E, Maloof T, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. Total Colonic Hirschsprung Disease: The Hypermotility and Skin Rash Protocol. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Aug;30(4):309-316. PMID: 31430765

  24. Halleran DR, Ahmad H, Maloof E, Paradiso M, Lehmkuhl H, Minneci PC, Levitt MC, Wood RJ. Does Hirschsprung-Associated Enterocolitis Differ in Children With and Without Down Syndrome? J Surg Res. 2020 Jan;245:564-568.PMID: 31476645

  25. Ahmad H, Nordin AB, Halleran DR, Kenney B, Jaggi P, Gasior A, Weaver L, Sanchez AV, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. Decreasing surgical site infections in pediatric stoma closures. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan;55(1)90-95. PMID: 31704044

  26. Leys CM, Hirschl RB, Kohler JE, Cherney-Stafford L, Marka N, Fallat ME, Gadepalli SK, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Cartland Burns R, Downard CD, Foley DS, Halleran DR, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Knezevich MS, Lal DR, Landman MP, Lawrence AE, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Musili N, Rymeski B, Saito JM, Sato TT, St. Peter SD, Warner BW, Ostlie DJ, MD; on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium (MWPSC). Changing the paradigm for management of pediatric primary spontaneous pneumothorax: a simple aspiration test predicts need for operation. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan;55(1):169-175.PMID: 31706614

  27. Halleran DR, Ahmad H, Lehmkuhl H, Baker P, Wood RJ, Levitt MA, Fisher JG. Suction Rectal Biopsy is Safe and Accurate in Late Preterm Infants with Suspected Hirschsprung Disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan;55(1):67-70.PMID: 31677826

  28. Vilanova-Sanchez A, Halleran DR, Reck CA, McCracken K, Hewitt G, Gasior AC, Weaver L, Ahmad H, Akers A, Jaggers J, Rentea RM, Levitt MA, Wood RJ. Factors predicting the need for vaginal replacement at the time of primary reconstruction of a cloacal malformation. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan;55(1):71-74.PMID: 31711744

  29. Harbaugh CM, Fischer BA, Lawrence AE, Halleran DR, Thomas LN, Kim R, Deans KJ, Minneci PC, Sandhu G, Hirschl RB. Caregiver knowledge, opinion, and willingness to consent to trainee involvement in pediatric surgical care. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan;55(1):112-116.PMID: 31699435

  30. Halleran DR, Smith CA, Fuller MK, Durham MM, Dickie B, Avansino JR, Tirrell TF, Vandewalle R, Reeder R, Drake KR, Bates DG, Rollins MD, Levitt MA, Wood RJ, on behalf of the Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Learning Consortium. Measure Twice and Cut Once: Comparing Endoscopy and 3D Cloacagram for the Common Channel and Urethral Measurements in Patients with Cloacal Malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Feb;55(2):257-260.PMID: 31784103

  31. Halleran DR, Minneci PC, Cooper JN. Association between Age and Umbilical Hernia Repair Outcomes in Children: A Multistate Population-Based Cohort Study. J Pediatr. 2020 Feb;217:125-130.e4.PMID: 31711762

  32. Rentea RM, Halleran DR, Ahmad H, Sanchez AV, Gasior AC, McCracken K, Hewitt GD, Alexander V, Smith C, Weaver L, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. Preliminary Use of Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Angiography and Value in Predicting the Vascular Supply of Tissues Needed to Perform Cloacal, Anorectal Malformation, and Hirschsprung Reconstructions. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Dec;10.1055/s-0039-1700548. PMID: 31858494

  33. Rentea RM, Halleran DR, Ahmad H, Maloof E, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. Transanal-only Swenson-like pull-through for late diagnosed Hirschsprung disease. J Surg Case Rep. 2019 Dec 16;2019(12).PMID: 31857890

  34. Halleran DR., Wood RJ. Cloacal malformations. StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan. PMID: 30969552

  35. Rentea RM, Halleran DR, Wood RJ, Levitt MA. The Role of Laparoscopy in Anorectal Malformations. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Apr;30(2):156-163. PMID: 32131133

  36. Rehfuss A., Halleran DR., Aldrink JH, Ching CB. Significant rate of lower urinary tract dysfunction in patients with sacrococcygeal teratomas. J Pediatr Urol. 2020;S1477-5131(20)30181-9. PMID: 32563692

  37. Ahmad H, Halleran DR., Maloof E., Beck J., Gasior A., Langer JC., Levitt MA., Wood RJ. Redo Posterior Sagittal Anorectoplasty for Lateral Mislocation in Patients with Anorectal Malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2020;S0022-3468(20)30360-2. PMID: 32595034

  38. Wood RJ, Halleran DR, Ahmad H, Vilanova-Sanchez A, Rentea RM, Stallings P, Ganesh N, Gasior AC, Levitt MA. Assessing the benefit of reoperations in patients who suffer from fecal incontinence after repair of their anorectal malformation. J Pediatr Surg. 2020;S0022-3468(20)30423-1.PMID: 32682544

  39. Fuchs ME, Halleran DR, Shin YJ, Sebastiao Y, Weaver L, Ahmad H, Booth K, Ching CB, Levitt MA, Wood RJ, Dajusta DG. Anatomic factors predict urinary continence in patients with anorectal malformation. J Pediatr Urol. 2020;S1477-5131(20)30387-9. PMID: 32798105

  40. Metzger G, Cooper JN, Kabre RS, Mak GZ, Halleran DR, Boyd K, Chan S, Corea D, Dydynski P, Gill K, Kraus S, Sanchez R, Afrazi A, Calkins C, Linden AF, Downard C, Ehrlich PF, Fraser JD, Landman M, Leys CM, Rymeski B, Wood RJ, Levitt MA, Deans KJ, Bates DG, on behalf of the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. Inter-rater Reliability of Sacral Ratio Measurements in Patients with Anorectal Malformations. J Surg Res. 2020;256:272-281.PMID: 32712441

  41. Apfeld, JC, Wood RJ, Halleran DR, Deans KJ, Minneci PC, Cooper JN. Relationships between Hospital and Surgeon Operative Volumes and Surgical Outcomes in Hirschsprungs Disease. J Surg Res. 2020;257:379-388. PMID: 32892134