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Polyposis Center Research
Polyposis Center Research

The Gastrointestinal Polyposis Center at Children's Mercy Kansas City is dedicated to contributing important research in this field. The following articles were recently published by our team.

Attard TM, Giardiello FM, Argani P, Brensinger JD, Booker S, Cuffari C. High grade dysplasia in fundic gland polyps in a child with attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis and familial gastric cancer. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 32(2):215-219, 2001.

Attard TM, Yardley JH, Currari C. Gastric polyps in pediatrics: an 18-year hospital based analysis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 97(2):298-301, 2002.

Attard TM, Abraham S, Cuffari C. The clinical spectrum of duodenal polyps in pediatrics. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 36(1):116-119, 2003.

Attard TM, Lynch HT. Diagnosis and Management issues in Pediatric Patients with Gastrointestinal Polyps Practical Gastroenterology 2003, Apr;27(4):57-72.

Lynch HT, Tinley ST, Shaw TG, Lynch JF, Howe JR, Attard TM. Challenging colonic polyposis pedigrees: Differential diagnosis, surveillance, and management concerns. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics 148(2):104-117, 2004.

Attard TM, Cuffari C, Tajouri T, Stoner JA, Eisenberg MT, Yardley JH, Abraham SC, Perry D, Vanderhoof J, Lynch H. Multicenter experience with upper gastrointestinal polyps in pediatric patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 99(4):681-686, 2004.

Lynch HT, Tinley ST, Lynch JF, Attard TM. Challenging pedigrees seen in a hereditary cancer consultation center. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics 2004 Sep;153(2):91-101.

Attard TM, Lynch HT.  Extracolonic Manifestations of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis After Proctocolectomy Archives of Surgery   2005;140:164.

Lynch HT, Jass J,  Lynch JF, Attard TM. Hereditary Colorectal Cancer: An Updated Review Part I, Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2005, May;1(1): 1-11.

Lynch HT, Jass J,  Lynch JF, Attard TM. Hereditary Colorectal Cancer: An Updated Review Part II, Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2005, Sept; 1(2): 117 - 125.

Attard, TM, Young RJ: Diagnosis and Management of Gastrointestinal Polyps: Pediatric Considerations, Gastroenterology Nursing, 29(1)16-25, 2006.

Attard TM, Young RJ, Stoner JA, Lynch HT. Population differences in familial adenomatous polyposis may be an expression of geographic differences in APC mutation pattern. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics. 2007 Jan 15;172(2):180-2.

AttardTM, Giglio P, Koppula S, Snyder C, Lynch HT. Brain Tumors in Individuals with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. Cancer 2007 Feb: (104) 761 - 766.

Attard TM, Tajouri T, Peterson KD, Tinley S, Thorson AG, Lynch HT. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis in Children Younger than Age Ten Years: A Multidisciplinary Clinic Experience. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2008 Feb;51(2):207-12.

Lynch HT, Lynch JF, Lynch PM, Attard TM. Hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes: molecular genetics, genetic counseling, diagnosis and management, Familial Cancer 2008, Mar; 7(1): 27-39.

Stoner J, Qi Y, Erdman SH, Attard TM. A web-based assessment of pediatrics resident medical knowledge in childhood hereditary gastrointestinal cancer predisposing syndrome. Journal of Cancer Education 2009;24(4):254-6.

Lynch HT, Lynch JF, Attard TM. Diagnosis and management of hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes: Lynch syndrome as a model. CMAJ. 2009 Sep 1;181(5):273-80. Epub 2009 Aug 4.

Septer S, Perry D, Reyes CA, Attard TM  Gastric Polyposis s  in an infant with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (accepted Journal of Med. Case Reports March 2009)

Septer S, Cuffari C, Lynch HT, Attard TM. Esophageal Polyps in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Routine Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Multicenter Study  Esophagus submitted 2012

Septer S, Zhang L, Lawson C, Cocjin J, Attard T, Ardinger H.  Aggressive polyposis in children with chromosome 10q23 microdeletions.  World Journal of Gastroenterology.  Accepted, February 2013.

Li H, Wolfe A, Septer S, Edwards G, Zhong X, Bashar Abdulkarim A, Ranganathan S, Apte U.  Deregulation of Hippo Kinase signaling in human hepatic malignancies.  Liver Int. 2012 Jan;32(1):38-47. Epub 2011 Oct 20.

Septer S, Singh V, Apte U.  “Expression of Yes Associated Protein in Children with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis” Collaborative Groups of the Americas Annual Meeting  2011 (Montreal, CA) POSTER PRESENTATION


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