Keck School Faculty

Luke Putnam
Luke Putnam
Clinical Instructor of Surgery (Fellow)
1520 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Povidone-iodine Irrigation for Pediatric Perforated Appendicitis May Be Protective: A Bayesian Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Ann Surg. 2019 Sep 20. . View in PubMed

Evolving changes of minimally invasive esophagectomy: a single-institution experience Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug 05. . View in PubMed

Ann Surg. 2018 05; 267(5):977-982. . View in PubMed

Factors associated with early recurrence after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun; 52(6):928-932. . View in PubMed

Minimally Invasive vs Open Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair: Is There a Superior Approach? J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Apr; 224(4):416-422.. View in PubMed

The impact of cardiac risk factors on short-term outcomes for children undergoing a Ladd procedure J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Mar; 52(3):390-394. . View in PubMed

Does compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis in pediatric simple appendicitis matter? J Surg Res. 2017 08; 216:1-8.. View in PubMed

Measuring the Value of a Clinical Practice Guideline for Children With Perforated Appendicitis Ann Surg. 2017 07; 266(1):195-200. . View in PubMed

Surgery. 2017 05; 161(5):1326-1333. . View in PubMed

Surgical site infection reporting: more than meets the agar J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jan; 52(1):156-160. . View in PubMed

Don't forget the dose: Improving computed tomography dosing for pediatric appendicitis J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Dec; 51(12):1944-1948. . View in PubMed

How Should Surgical Residents Be Educated About Patient Safety: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial J Surg Educ. 2016 Jul-Aug; 73(4):660-7. . View in PubMed

Laboratory evaluation for pediatric patients with suspected necrotizing soft tissue infections: A case-control study J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6):1022-5. . View in PubMed

A multicenter, pediatric quality improvement initiative improves surgical wound class assignment, but is it enough? J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Apr; 51(4):639-44.. View in PubMed

Improving the Quality of Quality Improvement Reporting: Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) 20 Guidelines. JAMA Surg. 2016 Apr; 151(4):311-2. . View in PubMed

The Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Appendiceal Perforation in Pediatric AppendicitisJ Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 170:156-60. e1. . View in PubMed

Meaningful use and good catches: More appropriate metrics for checklist effectiveness Surgery. 2016 12; 160(6):1675-1681. . View in PubMed

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Defect Size and Infant Morbidity at Discharge Pediatrics. 2016 11; 138(5). . View in PubMed

Prophylactic versus symptomatic Ladd procedures for pediatric malrotation J Surg Res. 2016 10; 205(2):327-330. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of Variability in Inhaled Nitric Oxide Use and Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia JAMA Pediatr. 2016 12 01; 170(12):1188-1194. . View in PubMed

Surgical resident education in patient safety: where can we improve? J Surg Res. 2015 Dec; 199(2):308-13.. View in PubMed

A statewide analysis of specialized care for pediatric appendicitis Surgery. 2015 Sep; 158(3):787-92. . View in PubMed

Adherence to surgical antibiotic prophylaxis remains a challenge despite multifaceted interventions Surgery. 2015 Aug; 158(2):413-9. . View in PubMed

Surgical wound classification for pediatric appendicitis remains poorly documented despite targeted interventions J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):915-8. . View in PubMed

The utility of the contrast enema in neonates with suspected Hirschsprung disease J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):963-6. . View in PubMed

Multifaceted interventions improve adherence to the surgical checklist Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2):336-44. . View in PubMed

Impact of a 24-hour discharge pathway on outcomes of pediatric appendectomy Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2):455-61. . View in PubMed

Anesthesia in the morbidly obese patient South Med J. 1974 Dec; 67(12):1411-7. . View in PubMed

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