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R. Cartland Burns, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
Residency: University of Southern California
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Clinical Research Interests: 

  1. Wu Y, Burns RC, Sitzmann JV.  Effect of arginine vasopressin on portosystemic collateral resistance in portal hypertension.  Hepatology 1991 14(4):122A
  2. Mukau L, Talamini M, Sitzmann JV, Burns RC, McGuire ME.  Long-term central venous access vs other home therapies:  Complications in patients with aquired immunodeficiency syndrome.    J Parenter and Enteral Nutr 1992 Sept-Oct;16(5):455-459
  3. Campbell KA, Burns RC, Sitzmann JV, Lipsett PA, Grochow LB, Niederhuber JE.  Hepatic artery regional chemotherapy devices:  Effect of experience and anatomy on complications.  J Clin Oncol  1993 May;11(5):822-826
  4. Wu Y, Burns RC, Sitzmann JV.  Effects of nitric oxide and cyclooxygenase inhibition on splanchnic hemodynamics in portal hypertension.  Hepatology 1993 Dec;18(6):1416-1421
  5. Wu Y, Burns RC, Campbell KA, Sitzmann JV.  Systemic and portal prostacyclin and thromboxane response to hemorrhage in portal hypertension.  SHOCK 1994  Jul;2(1):68-71
  6. Sitzmann JV, Burns RC, Bayless TM.  Rectal squamous mucosectomy and ileal anal pull-through procedures: Single surgeon experience in 105 Patients.  Surgery 1995 Nov;118(5):797-802
  7. Sitzmann JV, Wu Y, Aguilera G, Cahill PA, Burns RC.  Loss of angiotensin-II receptors in portal hypertensive rabbits.  Hepatology 1995 Aug;(22)2:559-564
  8. Burns RC, Wu Y, Sitzmann JV.  Role of cirrhosis in the hemodynamic response to hemorrhage in portal hypertension. Surgery 1995 May;117(5):488-493
  9. Wu Y, Burns RC, Sitzmann JV.  Diminished angiotensin-II and intact vasopressin response to hemorrhage in portal hypertension.  SHOCK 1998 Jan;9(1):52-57
  10. Rovin JD, Rodgers BM, Burns RC, McGahren ED.  The role of peritoneal drainage for intestinal perforation in infants with and without necrotizing enterocolitis.  J Pediatr Surg 1999 Jan:34(1);143-147
  11. Rivera-Nieves J, Burns RC, Moskaluk CA, Pizarro TT, Ley K, Cominelli F.  Serum levels of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (sICAM) correlate with severity of ileitis in experimental Crohn’s disease:  A novel marker of small intestinal inflammation.  Gastroenterology, (2000) Vol. 118(4):Suppl 2A, 4237
  12. Rovin JD, Alford BA, McIlhenny TJ, Burns RC, Rodgers BM, McGahren ED.  Follow-up abdominal computed tomography after splenic trauma may not be necessary.  Am Surg  2001 Feb;67(2):127-130
  13. Rodgers BM, Burns RC, McGahren ED.  Thoracoscopy for treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax in children.  Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques  June 2001;5(2):101-108
  14. Burns RC, McGahren ED, Rodgers BM.  Thoracoscopic approach to pulmonary parenchymal lesions.  Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques, June 2001;5(2):141-151
  15. Burns RC, McGahren ED, Rodgers BM.  Thoracoscopic Management of Chylothorax, Pediatric Endosurgery and Innovative Techniques.  June 2001;5(2):153-158
  16. Burns RC, Rivera-Nieves J, Moskaluk CA, Matsumoto S, Cominelli F, Ley K.  Antibody blockade of ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 ameliorates inflammation in the SAMP-1/Yit adoptive transfer model of Crohn’s disease in mice.  Gastroenterology  2001 Dec;121(6): 1428-1436
  17. Wetzel R, Burns RC.  Multiple trauma in children:  Critical care overview.  Crit Care Med  2002 Nov;30 (11 Suppl):S468-477
  18. Burns RC, Fairbanks TJ, Sala F, De Langhe S, Mailleux A, Thiery JP, Dickson C, Itoh N, Warburton D, Anderson KD, Bellusci S.  Requirement for fibroblast growth factor 10 or fibroblast growth factor receptor 2IIIb signaling for cecal development in mouse.  Dev Biol, 2004  Jan 1:265(1):61-74
  19. Sebald M, Friedlich P, Burns RC, Stein J. Noori S. Ramanathan R, Seri I.  Risk of need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic Hernia treated with inhaled nitric oxide.  J Perinatol  2004  Mar;24(3):143-146
  20. Fairbanks TJ, De Langhe S, Sala F, Warburton D, Anderson KD, Bellusci S, Burns RC.  Fibroblast growth factor 10 (Fgf10) invalidation results in anorectal malformation in mice.  J Pediatr Surg 2004  Mar;39(3):360-36

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