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Kathleen L. Lak MD

Kathleen L. Lak MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: General


  • Perioperative bleeding and blood transfusion are major risk factors for venous thromboembolism following bariatric surgery. (Nielsen AW, Helm MC, Kindel T, Higgins R, Lak K, Helmen ZM, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2018 May;32(5):2488-2495 PMID: 29101558 11/05/2017
  • Successful Laparoscopic Harvesting of Omental Pedicle Flap for Salvage Cerebral Revascularization in 2 Adults With Moyamoya Disease: Technique and Lessons Learned. (Schumm M, Simon K, Sacho R, Gould JC) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2017 Oct;27(5):e111-e115 PMID: 28708772 07/15/2017
  • Picking apart surgical pick lists - Reducing variation to decrease surgical costs. (Simon KL, Frelich MJ, Gould JC) Am J Surg 2018 Jan;215(1):19-22 PMID: 28676153 07/06/2017
  • Inpatient outcomes after elective versus nonelective ventral hernia repair. (Simon KL, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Zhao HS, Szabo A, Goldblatt MI) J Surg Res 2015 Oct;198(2):305-10 PMID: 25982375 PMCID: PMC4751026 05/20/2015
  • Folate regulation of axonal regeneration in the rodent central nervous system through DNA methylation. (Iskandar BJ, Rizk E, Meier B, Hariharan N, Bottiglieri T, Finnell RH, Jarrard DF, Banerjee RV, Skene JH, Nelson A, Patel N, Gherasim C, Simon K, Cook TD, Hogan KJ) J Clin Invest 2010 May;120(5):1603-16 PMID: 20424322 PMCID: PMC2860927 04/29/2010
  • Last update: 03/13/2018
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