Michael L. Nance, M.D.

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Professor of Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Surgery

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Department of Surgery
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Richard Wood Center, 5th Floor
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155905932
Fax: 2155904875
B.S. (Biology)
Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, 1984.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1988.
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Description of Research Expertise

Firearms injury in children; solid organ injuries; injury prevention

Description of Clinical Expertise

trauma; congenital abnormalities; oncology; gastrointestinal disorders

Selected Publications

Nance ML., Lutz N., Arbogast KB., Cornejo RA., Kallan MJ., Winston FK., Durbin DR.: Optimal restraint reduces the risk of abdominal injury in children involved in motor vehicle crashes. Annals of Surgery 239(1): 127-31, Jan 2004.

Nance ML., Branas CC., Stafford PW., Richmond T., Schwab CW.: Nonintracranial fatal firearm injuries in children: implications for treatment. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 55(4): 631-5, Oct 2003.

Guillamondegui OD., Mahboubi S., Stafford PW., Nance ML.: The utility of the pelvic radiograph in the assessment of pediatric pelvic fractures. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 55(2): 236-9; discussion 239-40, Aug 2003.

Philpott JM., Nance ML., Carr MC., Canning DA., Stafford PW.: Ureteral stenting in the management of urinoma after severe blunt renal trauma in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 38(7): 1096-8, Jul 2003.

Lutz N., Arbogast KB., Cornejo RA., Winston FK., Durbin DR., Nance ML.: Suboptimal restraint affects the pattern of abdominal injuries in children involved in motor vehicle crashes. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 38(6): 919-23, Jun 2003.

Nance ML., Stafford PW.: Pediatric trauma is a surgical disease. [Letter] Annals of Emergency Medicine 41(3): 423-4; author reply 424-5, Mar 2003.

Nance ML.: Incidental appendectomy in the symptomatic patient. [Letter] Archives of Surgery 138(3): 343, Mar 2003.

Sharpe RP., Nance ML., Stafford PW.: Nonoperative management of blunt extrahepatic biliary duct transection in the pediatric patient: case report and review of the literature. [Review] Journal of Pediatric Surgery 37(11): 1612-6, Nov 2002.

Kyle SB., Nance ML., Rutherford GW Jr., Winston FK.: Skateboard-associated injuries: participation-based estimates and injury characteristics. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 53(4): 686-90, Oct 2002.

Winston FK., Weiss HB., Nance ML., Vivarelli-O'Neill C., Strotmeyer S., Lawrence BA., Miller TR.: Estimates of the incidence and costs associated with handlebar-related injuries in children. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 156(9): 922-8, Sep 2002.

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