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Girish Dhall, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director of Neuro Oncology Program
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop 54 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 8147

Publications

Radiotherapy after high-dose chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic cell rescue: Quality assessment of Head Start III. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Apr 05. View in: PubMed

Outcome of young children with high-grade glioma treated with irradiation-avoiding intensive chemotherapy regimens: Final report of the Head Start II and III trials. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Oct; 63(10):1806-13. View in: PubMed

A molecular biology and phase II study of imetelstat (GRN163L) in children with recurrent or refractory central nervous system malignancies: a pediatric brain tumor consortium study. J Neurooncol. 2016 Sep; 129(3):443-51. View in: PubMed

Clinical, Pathological, and Molecular Characterization of Infant Medulloblastomas Treated with Sequential High-Dose Chemotherapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Sep; 63(9):1527-34. View in: PubMed

Phase I trial of p28 (NSC745104), a non-HDM2-mediated peptide inhibitor of p53 ubiquitination in pediatric patients with recurrent or progressive central nervous system tumors: A Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium Study. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Sep; 18(9):1319-25. View in: PubMed

Therapeutic Impact of Cytoreductive Surgery and Irradiation of Posterior Fossa Ependymoma in the Molecular Era: A Retrospective Multicohort Analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jul 20; 34(21):2468-77. View in: PubMed

Decreased morbidity and mortality of autologous hematopoietic transplants for children with malignant central nervous system tumors: the 'Head Start' trials, 1991-2009. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Jul; 51(7):945-8. View in: PubMed

Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma identification using noninvasive magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Jan; 18(1):126-31. View in: PubMed

False-positive magnetic resonance imaging findings in follow-up of pediatric patients with tumors of the central nervous system. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2016; 4:2050313X16666232. View in: PubMed

Re-irradiation of Recurrent Pineal Germ Cell Tumors with Radiosurgery: Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature. Cureus. 2016; 8(4):e585. View in: PubMed

Allergic reactions and antiasparaginase antibodies in children with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A children's oncology group report. Cancer. 2015 Dec 1; 121(23):4205-11. View in: PubMed

Effect of Sensorineural Hearing Loss on Neurocognitive Functioning in Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Nov 3. View in: PubMed

Relapse and outcome patterns of patients with central nervous system mixed malignant germ cell tumors treated without irradiation: Findings from the third international central nervous system (CNS) germ cell tumor (GCT) study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Nov; 62(11):1920-4. View in: PubMed

Pregnancy in a Patient With a Malignant Brain Tumor Taking Temozolomide: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2015 Sep; 32(5):326-8. View in: PubMed

Choroid plexus carcinoma in children: The Head Start experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 May; 62(5):784-9. View in: PubMed

Tumor-Associated Macrophages in SHH Subgroup of Medulloblastomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 15; 21(6):1457-65. View in: PubMed

Clinical course and progression-free survival of adult intracranial and spinal ependymoma patients. Neuro Oncol. 2015 Mar; 17(3):440-7. View in: PubMed

Phase II study of sorafenib in children with recurrent or progressive low-grade astrocytomas. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Oct; 16(10):1408-16. View in: PubMed

A retrospective analysis of recurrent intracranial ependymoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jul; 61(7):1195-201. View in: PubMed

Intensive induction chemotherapy followed by myeloablative chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue for young children newly-diagnosed with central nervous system atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors: The head start III experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jan; 61(1):95-101. View in: PubMed

Infectious complications in the first year following autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue for children with brain tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Dec; 60(12):2012-7. View in: PubMed

Treatment of children with diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas with chemoradiotherapy followed by a combination of temozolomide, irinotecan, and bevacizumab. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Oct; 30(7):623-32. View in: PubMed

Feasibility of dasatinib in children and adolescents with new or recurrent central nervous system germinoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Sep; 60(9):E100-2. View in: PubMed

Outcome of infants and young children with newly diagnosed ependymoma treated on the "Head Start" III prospective clinical trial. J Neurooncol. 2013 Jun; 113(2):285-91. View in: PubMed

Chronic myeloid leukemia as a second malignant neoplasm in a patient with medulloblastoma after treatment with chemotherapy and irradiation: a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Feb; 30(1):28-9. View in: PubMed

Diagnostic sensitivity of serum and lumbar CSF bHCG in newly diagnosed CNS germinoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Dec 15; 59(7):1180-2. View in: PubMed

Choroid plexus tumors; management, outcome, and association with the Li-Fraumeni syndrome: The Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) experience, 1991-2010. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jun; 58(6):905-9. View in: PubMed

Ki-67 proliferative index predicts progression-free survival of patients with well-differentiated ileal neuroendocrine tumors. Hum Pathol. 2012 Apr; 43(4):489-95. View in: PubMed

Supratentorial ependymoma in children: To observe or to treat following gross total resection? Pediatr Blood Cancer. Supratentorial ependymoma in children: To observe or to treat following gross total resection? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Mar; 58(3):380-3. View in: PubMed

Neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric and adolescent patients with central nervous system germinoma treated with a strategy of chemotherapy followed by reduced-dose and volume irradiation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Oct; 57(4):669-73. View in: PubMed

Elevated citrate in pediatric astrocytomas with malignant progression. Neuro Oncol. 2011 Oct; 13(10):1107-17. View in: PubMed

The role of chemotherapy in pediatric clival chordomas. J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul; 103(3):657-62. View in: PubMed

Treatment of children with recurrent high grade gliomas with a bevacizumab containing regimen. J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul; 103(3):673-80. View in: PubMed

Recurrent pure CNS germinoma with markedly elevated serum and cerebrospinal fluid human chorionic gonadotropin-beta (HCGß). Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May; 56(5):863-4. View in: PubMed

Pineal region tumors in children. Curr Opin Neurol. 2010 Dec; 23(6):576-82. View in: PubMed

Survival and prognostic factors of early childhood medulloblastoma: an international meta-analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Nov 20; 28(33):4961-8. View in: PubMed

Treatment of primary CNS germinomatous germ cell tumors with chemotherapy prior to reduced dose whole ventricular and local boost irradiation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jul 15; 55(1):42-6. View in: PubMed

Regression of primary central nervous system germinoma after dexamethasone administration: a case report. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Apr; 27(3):237-43. View in: PubMed

Exacerbation of anthracycline-induced early chronic cardiomyopathy with ATRA: role of B-type natriuretic peptide as an indicator of cardiac dysfunction. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Mar; 32(2):134-6. View in: PubMed

Subacute methotrexate neurotoxicity and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a 12-year-old with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism: homocysteine-mediated methotrexate neurotoxicity via direct endothelial injury. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Feb; 27(1):46-52. View in: PubMed

Medulloblastoma. J Child Neurol. 2009 Nov; 24(11):1418-30. View in: PubMed

High-dose chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue in children with recurrent medulloblastoma and supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors: the impact of prior radiotherapy on outcome. Cancer. 2009 Jul 1; 115(13):2956-63. View in: PubMed

Cerebral sinus thrombosis in a child with active ulcerative colitis and factor V Leiden. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Jul; 52(7):867-9. View in: PubMed

Primary mixed glioneuronal tumor of the central nervous system in a patient with noonan syndrome: a case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Jan; 31(1):61-4. View in: PubMed

Myeloablative chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow rescue in children and adolescents with recurrent malignant astrocytoma: outcome compared with conventional chemotherapy: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Dec; 51(6):806-11. View in: PubMed

Outcome of children less than three years old at diagnosis with non-metastatic medulloblastoma treated with chemotherapy on the "Head Start" I and II protocols. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Jun; 50(6):1169-75. View in: PubMed

Analysis of outcome for patients with mass lesions of the central nervous system due to Langerhans cell histiocytosis treated with 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Jan; 50(1):72-9. View in: PubMed

Pediatric renal cell carcinoma with oncocytoid features occurring in a child after chemotherapy for cardiac leiomyosarcoma. Urology. 2007 Jul; 70(1):178. e13-5. View in: PubMed

Stat3 is required for ALK-mediated lymphomagenesis and provides a possible therapeutic target. Nat Med. 2005 Jun; 11(6):623-9. View in: PubMed

Thymoma in children: report of two cases and review of literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2004 Oct; 26(10):681-5. View in: PubMed

Thymoma in Children: Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2004 Oct; 26(10):681-685. View in: PubMed

NPM-ALK transgenic mice spontaneously develop T-cell lymphomas and plasma cell tumors. Blood. 2003 Mar 1; 101(5):1919-27. View in: PubMed

Pattern of cervical dilatation in previous lower segment caesarean section patients. J Indian Med Assoc. 1997 May; 95(5):131-4. View in: PubMed

Significance of nuchal cord. J Indian Med Assoc. 1995 Dec; 93(12):451-3. View in: PubMed

The relationship of sonographic placental grading, biochemical pulmonary maturity and neonatal outcome in pregnancy-induced hypertension. J Indian Med Assoc. 1995 Jul; 93(7):262-5. View in: PubMed

Return of fertility following discontinuation of Norplant-II subdermal implants. ICMR Task Force on Hormonal Contraception. Contraception. 1995 Apr; 51(4):237-42. View in: PubMed

Purification and characterization of a low molecular weight zinc binding protein from human placenta. Mol Cell Biochem. 1994 Jul 13; 136(1):77-83. View in: PubMed

A safer and more effective treatment regimen for eclampsia. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1994 May; 34(2):144-8. View in: PubMed

Significance of serum iron levels as a biochemical marker in pregnancy-induced hypertension. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1994 Apr; 45(1):3-9. View in: PubMed

Nonobstetric lower genital tract trauma. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1993 Nov; 33(4):433-5. View in: PubMed

Tinidazole prophylaxis in elective abdominal hysterectomy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1993 Aug; 42(2):121-5. View in: PubMed

Single dose tinidazole prophylaxis in vaginal hysterectomy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1993 Aug; 42(2):117-20. View in: PubMed

Pregnancy in association with mitral valve prolapse. Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol. 1993 Mar; 19(1):61-5. View in: PubMed

Prescription drug use in lactating mothers: an experience at a referral hospital and in a community in India. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Toxicol. 1993 Feb; 31(2):93-5. View in: PubMed

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) necessitating therapeutic midtrimester abortion: a case report. Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol. 1991 Dec; 17(4):303-6. View in: PubMed

Evaluation and two-year follow-up of 455 infertile couples--pregnancy rate and outcome. Int J Fertil. 1991 Jul-Aug; 36(4):222-6. View in: PubMed

Short-term and long-term effects of Norplant-2 on plasma lipoproteins and glucose tolerance. Adv Contracept. 1991 Mar; 7(1):77-83. View in: PubMed

Cervico-oculo-acousticus syndrome with pregnancy. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 1991; 31(2):116-8. View in: PubMed

Pregnancy with heart disease. Experience at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. J Assoc Physicians India. 1990 Dec; 38(12):902-6. View in: PubMed

Psychosexual problems of infertile women in India. Int J Fertil. 1990 Jul-Aug; 35(4):222-5. View in: PubMed

Short course chemotherapy for endometrial tuberculosis in infertile women. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1990 May; 32(1):75-6. View in: PubMed

Microdose intravaginal levonorgestrel contraception: a multicentre clinical trial. I. Contraceptive efficacy and side effects. World Health Organization. Task Force on Long-Acting Systemic Agents for Fertility Regulation. Contraception. 1990 Feb; 41(2):105-24. View in: PubMed

Microdose intravaginal levonorgestrel contraception: a multicentre clinical trial. III. The relationship between pregnancy rate and body weight. World Health Organization. Task Force on Long-Acting Systemic Agents for Fertility Regulation. Contraception. 1990 Feb; 41(2):143-50. View in: PubMed

Microdose intravaginal levonorgestrel contraception: a multicentre clinical trial. IV. Bleeding patterns. World Health Organization. Task Force on Long-Acting Systemic Agents for Fertility Regulation. Contraception. 1990 Feb; 41(2):151-67. View in: PubMed

Microdose intravaginal levonorgestrel contraception: a multicentre clinical trial. II. Expulsions and removals. World Health Organization. Task Force on Long-Acting Systemic Agents for Fertility Regulation. Contraception. 1990 Feb; 41(2):125-41. View in: PubMed

Mid-trimester abortion by extraamniotic Emcredil versus normal saline. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1989 Aug; 29(3 Pt 2):299-302. View in: PubMed

Effect of maternal cardiac disease on perinatal outcome. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1988 May; 28(2):113-5. View in: PubMed

Childbirth following primary cesarean section--evaluation of a scoring system. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1987 Jun; 25(3):199-205. View in: PubMed

Etiological aspects of ectopic pregnancy in nulliparous women. Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol. 1986 Jun; 12(2):187-91. View in: PubMed

Pathological changes in fallopian tubes following three different kinds of occlusive techniques in primates. Contraception. 1986 Mar; 33(3):245-55. View in: PubMed

Problems of rudimentary horn pregnancy. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 1986; 22(1):52-5. View in: PubMed

Hematemesis complicating pregnancy. Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol. 1985 Sep; 11(3):335-9. View in: PubMed

A clinico-pathological diagnosis of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol. 1985 Jun; 11(2):219-25. View in: PubMed

Effects of 17 beta-estradiol and progesterone on intestinal digestive and absorptive functions in ovariectomized rats. Biochem Int. 1985 May; 10(5):777-86. View in: PubMed

Short term effect of medroxyprogesterone acetate on the rat intestinal digestive & absorptive functions. Indian J Med Res. 1985 Feb; 81:186-92. View in: PubMed

Culdocentesis in tubal pregnancy. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1985 Feb; 25(1):54-5. View in: PubMed

Effect of short-term and long-term treatment with a steroidal oral contraceptive on the intestinal absorption of nutrients in vitro in female rats. Digestion. 1985; 32(1):63-9. View in: PubMed

Alterations and reversibility of digestive and absorptive functions of rat intestine following medroxyprogesterone acetate administration. Biochem Int. 1984 Mar; 8(3):453-62. View in: PubMed

Quantitative measurement of blood loss in medical termination of pregnancy. Indian J Med Res. 1983 Jul; 78:49-52. View in: PubMed

Effect of medroxyprogesterone acetate on the digestive and absorptive functions of rat intestine. Digestion. 1983; 28(4):234-9. View in: PubMed

Conservative vs. surgical management of septic abortion with renal failure. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1982 Jun; 20(3):189-94. View in: PubMed

Uterine sarcoma and policy of management. Indian J Cancer. 1980 Jun; 17(2):120-3. View in: PubMed

Evaluation of the supine pressor test. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 1980; 11(4):225-30. View in: PubMed

Identification of vasopressor constituents of amniotic fluid in pregnancy toxaemia. Ric Clin Lab. 1979 Jan-Mar; 9(1):25-33. View in: PubMed

Uterine perforation with the Lippes loop. Detection by hysterography. Obstet Gynecol. 1969 Aug; 34(2):266-70. View in: PubMed

Congenital malformations in new born. A prospective longitudinal study. A preliminary report on 1000 consecutive births. Indian Pediatr. 1967 Jun; 4(6):251-61. View in: PubMed

Massive hematuria after obstructed labor. Report of a case. Obstet Gynecol. 1966 Sep; 28(3):360-2. View in: PubMed

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