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Marjorie J. Arca MD

Marjorie J. Arca MD


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


  • Current concepts in acute respiratory support for neonates and children. (Arca MJ, Uhing M, Wakeham M) Semin Pediatr Surg 2015 Feb;24(1):2-7 PMID 25639802
  • Prevention of infectious complications after elective colorectal surgery in children: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee comprehensive review. (Rangel SJ, Islam S, St Peter SD, Goldin AB, Abdullah F, Downard CD, Saito JM, Blakely ML, Puligandla PS, Dasgupta R, Austin M, Chen LE, Renaud E, Arca MJ, Calkins CM) J Pediatr Surg 2015 Jan;50(1):192-200 PMID 25598122
  • Optimizing resources for the surgical care of children: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee consensus statement. (Goldin AB, Dasgupta R, Chen LE, Blakely ML, Islam S, Downard CD, Rangel SJ, St Peter SD, Calkins CM, Arca MJ, Barnhart DC, Saito JM, Oldham KT, Abdullah F) J Pediatr Surg 2014 May;49(5):818-22 PMID 24851778
  • Operationalizing quality improvement in a pediatric surgical practice. (Arca MJ, Enters J, Christensen M, Jeziorczak P, Sato TT, Thielke R, Oldham KT) J Pediatr Surg 2014 Jan;49(1):202-5; discussion 205-6 PMID 24439610
  • Is there an alternative to continuous opioid infusion for neonatal pain control? A preliminary report of parent/nurse-controlled analgesia in the neonatal intensive care unit. (Czarnecki ML, Hainsworth K, Simpson PM, Arca MJ, Uhing MR, Varadarajan J, Weisman SJ) Paediatr Anaesth 2014 Apr;24(4):377-85 PMID 24417623
  • Risks and benefits of prophylactic cyclic parenteral nutrition in surgical neonates. (Nghiem-Rao TH, Cassidy LD, Polzin EM, Calkins CM, Arca MJ, Goday PS) Nutr Clin Pract 2013 Dec;28(6):745-52 PMID 24107391
  • Negative pressure wound therapy in infants and children: a single-institution experience. (Rentea RM, Somers KK, Cassidy L, Enters J, Arca MJ) J Surg Res 2013 Sep;184(1):658-64 PMID 23768766
  • The diagnosis and management of empyema in children: a comprehensive review from the APSA Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee. (Islam S, Calkins CM, Goldin AB, Chen C, Downard CD, Huang EY, Cassidy L, Saito J, Blakely ML, Rangel SJ, Arca MJ, Abdullah F, St Peter SD, APSA Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee, 2011-2012) J Pediatr Surg 2012 Nov;47(11):2101-10 PMID 23164006
  • Treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee systematic review. (Downard CD, Renaud E, St Peter SD, Abdullah F, Islam S, Saito JM, Blakely ML, Huang EY, Arca MJ, Cassidy L, Aspelund G, 2012 American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes Clinical Trials Committee) J Pediatr Surg 2012 Nov;47(11):2111-22 PMID 23164007
  • Effectiveness of clinical guidelines for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis in reducing the incidence of venous thromboembolism in critically ill children after trauma. (Hanson SJ, Punzalan RC, Arca MJ, Simpson P, Christensen MA, Hanson SK, Yan K, Braun K, Havens PL) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2012 May;72(5):1292-7 PMID 22673257
  • Parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee systematic review. (Rangel SJ, Calkins CM, Cowles RA, Barnhart DC, Huang EY, Abdullah F, Arca MJ, Teitelbaum DH, 2011 American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee) J Pediatr Surg 2012 Jan;47(1):225-40 PMID 22244423
  • Strategies for the prevention of central venous catheter infections: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee systematic review. (Huang EY, Chen C, Abdullah F, Aspelund G, Barnhart DC, Calkins CM, Cowles RA, Downard CD, Goldin AB, Lee SL, St Peter SD, Arca MJ, 2011 American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Oct;46(10):2000-11 PMID 22008341
  • Guidelines for surveys of the American Pediatric Surgical Association. (Goldin AB, LaRiviere C, Arca MJ, Cassidy L, Abdullah F, Lee SL, Islam S, Huang EY, Downard CD, Cowles RA, Chen C, Barnhart DC, Edwards T, 2010 APSA Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Oct;46(10):2012-7 PMID 22008342
  • Report of the 62 nd Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Surgery, San Francisco, CA, October 1-2, 2010. (Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Jun;46(6):1260-1 PMID 21683233
  • Response to letter to the editor by Mahomed and Islam. (Lal DR et al.) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Mar;46(3):613 PMID 21376223
  • Outcomes research in pediatric surgery. Part 1: overview and resources. (Abdullah F, Ortega G, Islam S, Barnhart DC, St Peter SD, Lee SL, Glynn L, Teitelbaum DH, Arca MJ, Chang DC) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Jan;46(1):221-5 PMID 21238672
  • Outcomes research in pediatric surgery. Part 2: how to structure a research question. (Chang DC, Rhee DS, Papandria D, Aspelund G, Cowles RA, Huang EY, Chen C, Middlesworth W, Arca MJ, Abdullah F) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Jan;46(1):226-31 PMID 21238673
  • Making a definitive diagnosis: successful clinical application of whole exome sequencing in a child with intractable inflammatory bowel disease. (Worthey EA, Mayer AN, Syverson GD, Helbling D, Bonacci BB, Decker B, Serpe JM, Dasu T, Tschannen MR, Veith RL, Basehore MJ, Broeckel U, Tomita-Mitchell A, Arca MJ, Casper JT, Margolis DA, Bick DP, Hessner MJ, Routes JM, Verbsky JW, Jacob HJ, Dimmock DP) Genet Med 2011 Mar;13(3):255-62 PMID 21173700
  • A timely arrival for genomic medicine. (Mayer AN, Dimmock DP, Arca MJ, Bick DP, Verbsky JW, Worthey EA, Jacob HJ, Margolis DA) Genet Med 2011 Mar;13(3):195-6 PMID 21169843
  • Antibiotics and appendicitis in the pediatric population: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee systematic review. (Lee SL, Islam S, Cassidy LD, Abdullah F, Arca MJ, 2010 American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Nov;45(11):2181-5 PMID 21034941
  • Research interests and funding of members of the American Pediatric Surgical Association: report from 2010 American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee. (Arca MJ, Teitelbaum DH, St Peter SD, Cowles R, Aspelund G, Cassidy LD, Barnhart D, Abdullah F) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Oct;45(10):1983-8 PMID 20920716
  • Laparoscopic-assisted transhiatal gastric transposition for long gap esophageal atresia in an infant. (Juza RM, Arca MJ, Densmore JC, Aiken JJ, Lal DR) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Jul;45(7):1534-7 PMID 20638539
  • Cerebral and somatic near-infrared spectroscopy in normal newborns. (Bernal NP, Hoffman GM, Ghanayem NS, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Jun;45(6):1306-10 PMID 20620336
  • Is it safe to discharge intussusception patients after successful hydrostatic reduction? (Whitehouse JS, Gourlay DM, Winthrop AL, Cassidy LD, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Jun;45(6):1182-6 PMID 20620317
  • Conservative management of giant omphalocele with topical povidone-iodine and its effect on thyroid function. (Whitehouse JS, Gourlay DM, Masonbrink AR, Aiken JJ, Calkins CM, Sato TT, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Jun;45(6):1192-7 PMID 20620319
  • Beyond feasibility: a comparison of newborns undergoing thoracoscopic and open repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernias. (Gourlay DM, Cassidy LD, Sato TT, Lal DR, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2009 Sep;44(9):1702-7 PMID 19735811
  • Pediatric vascular injuries: patterns of injury, morbidity, and mortality. (Klinkner DB, Arca MJ, Lewis BD, Oldham KT, Sato TT) J Pediatr Surg 2007 Jan;42(1):178-82; discussion 182-3 PMID 17208561
  • Alveolar capillary dysplasia: a logical approach to a fatal disease. (Michalsky MP, Arca MJ, Groenman F, Hammond S, Tibboel D, Caniano DA) J Pediatr Surg 2005 Jul;40(7):1100-5 PMID 16034752
  • Use of vacuum-assisted closure system in the management of complex wounds in the neonate. (Arca MJ, Somers KK, Derks TE, Goldin AB, Aiken JJ, Sato TT, Shilyansky J, Winthrop A, Oldham KT) Pediatr Surg Int 2005 Jul;21(7):532-5 PMID 15965692
  • Migrating calcified enterolith and chronic anemia: an unusual case presentation of a Meckel's diverticulum. (Arca MJ, Corpron C, Long F, O'Donovan J) Eur J Pediatr Surg 2004 Dec;14(6):432-4 PMID 15630649
  • Breast disorders in the adolescent patient. (Arca MJ, Caniano DA) Adolesc Med Clin 2004 Oct;15(3):473-85 PMID 15625988
  • Drainage, fibrinolytics, or surgery: a comparison of treatment options in pediatric empyema. (Gates RL, Hogan M, Weinstein S, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2004 Nov;39(11):1638-42 PMID 15547825
  • Current controversies in perinatal care: fetal versus neonatal surgery. (Arca MJ, Teich S) Clin Perinatol 2004 Sep;31(3):629-48 PMID 15325542
  • Clinical manifestations of appendiceal pinworms in children: an institutional experience and a review of the literature. (Arca MJ, Gates RL, Groner JI, Hammond S, Caniano DA) Pediatr Surg Int 2004 May;20(5):372-5 PMID 15141320
  • Does VATS provide optimal treatment of empyema in children? A systematic review. (Gates RL, Caniano DA, Hayes JR, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2004 Mar;39(3):381-6 PMID 15017556
  • Early experience with minimally invasive repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernias: results and lessons learned. (Arca MJ, Barnhart DC, Lelli JL Jr, Greenfeld J, Harmon CM, Hirschl RB, Teitelbaum DH) J Pediatr Surg 2003 Nov;38(11):1563-8 PMID 14614701
  • The significance of pH and manometric testing after laparoscopic fundoplication. (Arca MJ, Gagner M, Garcia-Ruiz A, Todd Heniford B) Surg Endosc 2002 Mar;16(3):395-400 PMID 11928015
  • The mini-laparoscopic intragastric resection of a gastroesophageal stromal tumor: a novel approach. (Heniford BT, Arca MJ, Walsh RM) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2000 Apr;10(2):82-5 PMID 10789578
  • Intraoperative dynamic fluoroscopic cholangiogram during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. (Heniford BT, Arca MJ, Gersin K, Ponsky J) J Am Coll Surg 1999 Jul;189(1):134-7 PMID 10401751
  • Splenic artery aneurysms: methods of laparoscopic repair. (Arca MJ, Gagner M, Heniford BT, Sullivan TM, Beven EG) J Vasc Surg 1999 Jul;30(1):184-8 PMID 10394168
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for cancer. (Heniford BT, Arca MJ, Walsh RM, Gill IS) Semin Surg Oncol 1999 Jun;16(4):293-306 PMID 10332775
  • Laparoscopic repair of recurrent ventral hernias. (Costanza MJ, Heniford BT, Arca MJ, Mayes JT, Gagner M) Am Surg 1998 Dec;64(12):1121-5; discussion 1126-7 PMID 9843329
  • Laparoscopic cryoablation of hepatic metastases. (Heniford BT, Arca MJ, Iannitti DA, Walsh RM, Gagner M) Semin Surg Oncol 1998 Oct-Nov;15(3):194-201 PMID 9779632
  • Laparoscopic repair of lumbar hernias. (Arca MJ, Heniford BT, Pokorny R, Wilson MA, Mayes J, Gagner M) J Am Coll Surg 1998 Aug;187(2):147-52 PMID 9704960
  • Alternative site entry for laparoscopy in patients with previous abdominal surgery. (Gersin KS, Heniford BT, Arca MJ, Ponsky JL) J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 1998 Jun;8(3):125-30 PMID 9681424
  • [Minimally invasive procedures of the pancreas]. (Arca MJ, Gagner M) Chirurg 1998 Jun;69(6):621-7 PMID 9676364
  • Immune responsiveness to a murine mammary carcinoma modified to express B7-1, interleukin-12, or GM-CSF. (Aruga E, Aruga A, Arca MJ, Lee WM, Yang NS, Smith JW 2nd, Chang AE) Cancer Gene Ther 1997 May-Jun;4(3):157-66 PMID 9171934
  • Concurrent induction of CD4+ and CD8+ T cells during tumor growth with antitumor reactivity in adoptive immunotherapy. (Arca MJ, Krauss JC, Aruga A, Cameron MJ, Chang AE) J Immunother 1997 Mar;20(2):138-45 PMID 9087386
  • Tumor-induced suppression of antitumor reactivity and depression of TCRzeta expression in tumor-draining lymph node lymphocytes: possible relationship to the Th2 pathway. (Fu EJ, Arca MJ, Hain JM, Krinock R, Rado J, Cameron MJ, Chang AE, Sondak VK) J Immunother 1997 Mar;20(2):111-22 PMID 9087383
  • Diverse manifestations of tumorigenicity and immunogenicity displayed by the poorly immunogenic B16-BL6 melanoma transduced with cytokine genes. (Arca MJ, Krauss JC, Strome SE, Cameron MJ, Chang AE) Cancer Immunol Immunother 1996 May;42(4):237-45 PMID 8665571
  • Genetic approaches to adoptive cellular therapy of malignancy. (Arca MJ, MulĂ© JJ, Chang AE) Semin Oncol 1996 Feb;23(1):108-17 PMID 8607021
  • Therapeutic efficacy of T cells derived from lymph nodes draining a poorly immunogenic tumor transduced to secrete granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor. (Arca MJ, Krauss JC, Aruga A, Cameron MJ, Shu S, Chang AE) Cancer Gene Ther 1996 Jan-Feb;3(1):39-47 PMID 8785710
  • Biopsy techniques for skin, soft-tissue, and bone neoplasms. (Arca MJ, Biermann JS, Johnson TM, Chang AE) Surg Oncol Clin N Am 1995 Jan;4(1):157-74 PMID 7697456
  • Diagnostic procedures and pretreatment evaluation of soft tissue sarcomas. (Arca MJ, Sondak VK, Chang AE) Semin Surg Oncol 1994 Sep-Oct;10(5):323-31 PMID 7997726
  • Histologic and morphologic effects of rotary atherectomy on human cadaver arteries. (Ahn SS, Arca MJ, Marcus DR, Moore WS) Ann Vasc Surg 1990 Nov;4(6):563-9 PMID 2148102
  • Last update: 05/11/2015