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    • Aseptic Meningitis with Craniopharyngioma Resection: Consideration after Endoscopic Surgery 

      Chen, Jenny X.; Alkire, Blake C.; Lam, Allen C.; Curry, William T.; Holbrook, Eric H. (Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2016)
      Objectives: While bacterial meningitis is a concerning complication after endoscopic skull base surgery, the diagnosis can be made without consideration for aseptic meningitis. This article aims to (1) present a patient ...
    • Global economic consequences of selected surgical diseases: a modelling study 

      Alkire, Blake Christian; Shrime, Mark George; Dare, Anna J; Vincent, Jeffrey R; Meara, John Gerard (Elsevier BV, 2015)
      Background The surgical burden of disease is substantial, but little is known about the associated economic consequences. We estimate the global macroeconomic impact of the surgical burden of disease due to injury, neoplasm, ...
    • The Impact of Natural Disaster on Pediatric Surgical Delivery: A Review of Haiti Six Months Before and After the 2010 Earthquake 

      Hughes, Christopher; Nash, Katherine; Alkire, Blake Christian; McClain, Craig David; Hagander, Lars; Smithers, Charles Jason; Raymonville, Maxi; Sullivan, Stephen R.; Riviello, Robert; Rogers, Selwyn O.; Meara, John Gerard (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)
      Little is known about pediatric surgical disease in resource-poor countries. This study documents the surgical care of children in central Haiti and demonstrates the influence of the 2010 earthquake on pediatric surgical ...
    • Obstructed Labor and Caesarean Delivery: The Cost and Benefit of Surgical Intervention 

      Alkire, Blake Christian; Vincent, Jeffrey R.; Burns, Christy Turlington; Metzler, Ian Scott; Farmer, Paul Edward; Meara, John Gerard (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Background: Although advances in the reduction of maternal mortality have been made, up to 273,000 women will die this year from obstetric etiologies. Obstructed labor (OL), most commonly treated with Caesarean delivery, ...