Program Description: 
The Pediatric Surgery Basic Science conference is a weekly forum that presents translational and clinical research conducted by individuals in the Division of Pediatric Surgery, as well as by faculty and staff of the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and invited guests.  Providing exposure to contemporary scientific investigation is critical in the educational development of our trainees, and for faculty maintenance of competency in our field. 
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  


More Information: Email (414.266.6559) or (414.266.6577).

Target audience: 
  • Pediatric Surgeons
  • Pediatric Fellows
  • Pediatric Residents
  • Pediatric Students
  • Pediatric Physicians Assistant
  • Pediatric RN's
  • Clinicians
  • Pediatric Physician Providers throughout Children's Hospital
Learning objectives: 

Learning objectives:

  1. Discuss basic science/clinical research and/or translational research in this field.
  2. Discuss opportunities for collaboration to optimize research opportunities.
  3. Discuss safety and quality issues with regard to this topic.
Faculty & credentials: 
Disclosure: In accordance with the ACCME policy on relevant financial disclosure, all speakers/planners were asked to reveal any relevant financial relationships, and there was nothing to disclose.
Activity Directors:
Marjorie Arca, MD
Keith Oldham, MD 
Thomas Sato MD
 JOURNAL CLUB, by Katie Dominquez

Henry- Clinicopathologic Findings Predictive of Relapse in Children with Stage III Favorable-Histology Wilms' Tumor 

Erica- Is adrenalectomy necessary during unilateral nephrectomy for Wilms Tumor? A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Paul- Primary nephrectomy and intraoperative tumor spill: report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG) renal tumors committee

Katie- Evaluation of Diagnostic Performance of CT for Detection fo Tumor Thrombus in Children with Wilms Tumor: A Report from COG.


The learning objectives:

-To review the identified risk factors for relapse in children with stage III Wilms

-To review the impact of adrenalectomy during nephrectomy for Wilms tumor

-To review risk factors for tumor rupture during nephrectomy

-To compare the effectiveness of CT and US in detecting tumor thrombus associated with Wilms tumor.



Tammy Decker and Jenny Bruggink
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 266-6559
Session date: 
01/24/2014 - 8:30am to 9:30am CST
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W. Wisconsin Ave.
6M Large Conference Room
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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