Robert A Cusick, MD

Professor

  • 666 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
19962019
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Research Output 1996 2019

  • 666 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 29 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article
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2019

Comparative Outcomes of Right Versus Left Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Multicenter Analysis

Abramov, A., Fan, W., Hernan, R., Zenilman, A. L., Wynn, J., Aspelund, G., Khlevner, J., Krishnan, U., Lim, F. Y., Mychaliska, G. B., Warner, B. W., Cusick, R., Crombleholme, T., Chung, D., Danko, M. E., Wagner, A. J., Azarow, K., Schindel, D., Potoka, D., Soffer, S. & 5 others, Fisher, J., McCulley, D., Farkouh-Karoleski, C., Chung, W. K. & Duron, V., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of pediatric surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygen
Lung
Mortality
Live Birth
Patient Rights

Conservative management of urachal anomalies

Dethlefs, C. R., Abdessalam, S. F., Raynor, S. C., Perry, D. A., Allbery, S. M., Lyden, E. R., Azarow, K. S. & Cusick, R. A., May 2019, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 54, 5, p. 1054-1058 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Urachus
Abscess
Sepsis
Therapeutics

Exploring the gender gap: Letters of recommendation to pediatric surgery fellowship

Hoffman, A., Ghoubrial, R., McCormick, M., Matemavi, P. & Cusick, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Spouses
Names
Language
Research

Paint and wait management of giant omphaloceles

Wagner, J. P. & Cusick, R. A., Apr 2019, In : Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 28, 2, p. 95-100 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilical Hernia
Paint
Viscera
Comorbidity
History
2018
6 Citations (Scopus)

De novo variants in congenital diaphragmatic hernia identify MYRF as a new syndrome and reveal genetic overlaps with other developmental disorders

Qi, H., Yu, L., Zhou, X., Wynn, J., Zhao, H., Guo, Y., Zhu, N., Kitaygorodsky, A., Hernan, R., Aspelund, G., Lim, F. Y., Crombleholme, T., Cusick, R., Azarow, K., Danko, M. E., Chung, D., Warner, B. W., Mychaliska, G. B., Potoka, D., Wagner, A. J. & 9 others, ElFiky, M., Wilson, J. M., Nickerson, D., Bamshad, M., High, F. A., Longoni, M., Donahoe, P. K., Chung, W. K. & Shen, Y., Dec 2018, In : PLoS genetics. 14, 12, e1007822.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hernia
gene
Genes
genes
diaphragm
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

A definition of gentle ventilation in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: A survey of neonatologists and pediatric surgeons

Farkouh-Karoleski, C., Najaf, T., Wynn, J., Aspelund, G., Chung, W. K., Stolar, C. J., Mychaliska, G. B., Warner, B. W., Wagner, A. J., Cusick, R. A., Lim, F. Y., Schindel, D. T., Potoka, D., Azarow, K., Cotten, C. M., Hesketh, A., Soffer, S., Crombleholme, T. & Needelman, H. W., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Perinatal Medicine. 45, 9, p. 1031-1038 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilation
Pediatrics
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Hypercapnia
Surveys and Questionnaires
5 Citations (Scopus)

Global Outreach Using a Systematic, Competency-Based Training Paradigm for Inguinal Hernioplasty

Wagner, J. P., Schroeder, A. D., Espinoza, J. C., Hiatt, J. R., Mellinger, J. D., Cusick, R. A., Fitzgibbons, R. J., Campanelli, G., Cavalli, M., Roll, S., Silva, R. A., Reinpold, W., Télémaque, L. F., Matthews, B. D., Filipi, C. J. & Chen, D. C., Jan 1 2017, In : JAMA Surgery. 152, 1, p. 66-73 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groin
Herniorrhaphy
Paraguay
Dominican Republic
Haiti

Humanitarianism in surgery

Schroeder, A. D., Campanelli, G., Cavalli, M., Cusick, R., Fitzgibbons, R., Gilbert, A., Lawson, C., Manion, J., Matthews, B., Reinpold, W., Roll, S., Telemaque, L. F., Wagner, J. P., Chen, D. C. & Filipi, C. J., Dec 1 2017, In : Hernia. 21, 6, p. 963-971 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Altruism
Herniorrhaphy
Hernia
Public Health
Dominican Republic
2 Citations (Scopus)

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 2017, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 52, 11, p. 1747-1750 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Hypertension
Mutation
Caveolin 1
Type II Bone Morphogenetic Protein Receptors
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Neurodevelopmental outcomes of tracheoesophageal fistulas

Newton, L. E., Abdessalam, S. F., Raynor, S. C., Lyden, E. R., Rush, E. T., Needelman, H. W. & Cusick, R. A., May 1 2016, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 51, 5, p. 743-747 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Referral and Consultation
Birth Weight
Survival
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 50, 1, p. 98-101 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptorchidism
Mutation
Diaphragmatic Hernia
Incidence
Health
8 Citations (Scopus)

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Wound Infection
Urachus
Hospitalization
Outpatients
Infection
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orchiopexy
Cryptorchidism
Atrophy
Testis
Groin
2013

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Intestinal Atresia
Meckel Diverticulum
Intussusception
Accidents
Gastroschisis
8 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2013, In : Pediatric Surgery International. 29, 12, p. 1243-1247 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biliary Dyskinesia
Cholecystectomy
Cholecystokinin
Pain
Abdominal Pain
2012
26 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastroschisis
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Birth Weight
Gestational Age
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)

Interest in international surgical volunteerism: Results of a survey of members of the American Pediatric Surgical Association

Butler, M. W., Krishnaswami, S., Rothstein, D. H. & Cusick, R. A., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 46, 12, p. 2244-2249 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volunteers
Pediatrics
Motivation
Altruism
Surveys and Questionnaires
15 Citations (Scopus)

Pathologic changes in biliary dyskinesia

Brownie, E., Cusick, R. A., Perry, D. A., Allbery, S. & Azarow, K. S., May 1 2011, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 46, 5, p. 879-882 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biliary Dyskinesia
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Gallbladder
Body Mass Index
Cholecystokinin
2008
9 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of short bowel syndrome acquired early in life and during adolescence

Bruzoni, M., Sudan, D. L., Cusick, R. A. & Thompson, J. S., Jul 15 2008, In : Transplantation. 86, 1, p. 63-66 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Short Bowel Syndrome
Pediatrics
Parenteral Nutrition
Intestinal Atresia
Ostomy

Polymicrobial wound infection and nerve injury secondary to a nonhuman primate bite

Varman, M., Romero, J. R., Cusick, R. A., Esposito, P. W. & Armstrong, D., Mar 1 2008, In : Infections in Medicine. 25, 3, p. 120-122 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wound Infection
Bites and Stings
Coinfection
Primates
Human Bites
2003
44 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Implantation Site on Hepatocytes Heterotopically Transplanted on Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds

Lee, H., Cusick, R. A., Utsunomiya, H., Ma, P. X., Langer, R. & Vacanti, J. P., Dec 1 2003, In : Tissue Engineering. 9, 6, p. 1227-1232 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodegradable polymers
Omentum
Mesentery
Scaffolds
Hepatocytes
2002
107 Citations (Scopus)

Local delivery of basic fibroblast growth factor increases both angiogenesis and engraftment of hepatocytes in tissue-engineered polymer devices

Lee, H., Cusick, R. A., Browne, F., Kim, T. H., Ma, P. X., Utsunomiya, H., Langer, R. & Vacanti, J. P., May 27 2002, In : Transplantation. 73, 10, p. 1589-1593 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibroblast Growth Factor 2
Hepatocytes
Polymers
Equipment and Supplies
Sucralfate
9 Citations (Scopus)

Removal of chest tubes in children without water seal after elective thoracic procedures: A randomized prospective study

Waldhausen, J. H. T., Cusick, R. A., Graham, D. D., Pittinger, T. P. & Sawin, R. S., Apr 15 2002, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 194, 4, p. 411-415 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chest Tubes
Thorax
Prospective Studies
Water
Suction
2001
46 Citations (Scopus)

The learning curve associated with pediatric laparoscopic splenectomy

Cusick, R. A. & Waldhausen, J. H. T., Jul 16 2001, In : American journal of surgery. 181, 5, p. 393-397 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning Curve
Splenectomy
Pediatrics
Operative Time
Hereditary Spherocytosis
1998
30 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of spheroidal aggregates of hepatocytes on biodegradable polymers under continuous-flow bioreactor conditions

Pollok, J. M., Kluth, D., Cusick, R. A., Lee, H., Utsunomiya, H., Ma, P. X., Langer, R., Broelsch, C. E. & Vacanti, J. P., Aug 1998, In : European Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 8, 4, p. 195-199 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
Hepatocytes
Polymers
Endothelial Cells
Collagenases
1997
26 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of donor and recipient age on engraftment of tissue- engineered liver

Cusick, R. A., Lee, H., Sano, K., Pollok, J. M., Utsunomiya, H., Ma, P. X., Langer, R. & Vacanti, J. P., Feb 1997, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 32, 2, p. 357-360 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatocytes
Tissue Donors
Liver
Newborn Infant
Polymers
1996
30 Citations (Scopus)

Regenerative signals for heterotopic hepatocyte transplantation

Sano, K., Cusick, R. A., Lee, H., Pollok, J. M., Kaufmann, P. M., Uyama, S., Mooney, D., Langer, R. & Vacanti, J. P., Jul 2 1996, In : Transplantation Proceedings. 28, 3, p. 1857-1858 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred Lew Rats
Isogeneic Transplantation
Heterotopic Transplantation
Islets of Langerhans Transplantation
Liver Regeneration
214 Citations (Scopus)

Tissue-engineered heart valves: Autologous valve leaflet replacement study in a lamb model

Shinoka, T., Ma, P. X., Shum-Tim, D., Breuer, C. K., Cusick, R. A., Zund, G., Langer, R., Vacanti, J. P. & Mayer, J. E., Nov 1 1996, In : Circulation. 94, 9 SUPPL., p. II164-II168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Valves
Polymers
Elastin
Endothelial Cells
Pulmonary Valve