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profilePearl O'Rourke, M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Pediatrics
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Office of Research Management, Suite 1001
50 Staniford Street
Boston MA 02114
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TitleTemporary AcademicMMSCI
InstitutionHarvard Medical School
DepartmentGlobal and Continuing Education

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  1. O'Rourke PP, Carrithers J, Patrick-Lake B, Rice TW, Corsmo J, Hart R, Drezner MK, Lantos JD. Harmonization and streamlining of research oversight for pragmatic clinical trials. Clin Trials. 2015 Oct; 12(5):449-56. PMID: 26374678; PMCID: PMC4592396 [Available on 10/01/16].
  2. O'Rourke PP. Genomic medicine: too great expectations? Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Aug; 94(2):188-90. PMID: 23872832.
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  3. Pearl O'Rourke P. Human pluripotent stem cells: NIH Guidelines. Mol Aspects Med. 2001 Jun; 22(3):165-70. PMID: 11470142.
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  4. Levy FH, O'Rourke PP, Crone RK. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Anesth Analg. 1992 Dec; 75(6):1053-62. PMID: 1443693.
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  5. Wilson JM, Lund DP, Lillehei CW, O'Rourke PP, Vacanti JP. Delayed repair and preoperative ECMO does not improve survival in high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 1992 Mar; 27(3):368-72; discussion 373-5. PMID: 1501013.
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  6. Maguire JF, O'Rourke PP, Colan SD, Geha RS, Crone R. Cardiotoxicity during treatment of severe childhood asthma. Pediatrics. 1991 Dec; 88(6):1180-6. PMID: 1956735.
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  7. O'Rourke PP, Lillehei CW, Crone RK, Vacanti JP. The effect of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on the survival of neonates with high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia: 45 cases from a single institution. J Pediatr Surg. 1991 Feb; 26(2):147-52. PMID: 2023071.
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  8. Hershenson MB, O'Rourke PP, Christakis DA, Coopes BJ, Crone RK. Oxygen extraction in lamb skeletal muscle. Pediatr Res. 1990 Aug; 28(2):101-5. PMID: 2395598.
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  9. O'Rourke PP, Crone RK. Pediatric applications of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Pediatr. 1990 Mar; 116(3):393-4. PMID: 2308029.
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  10. O'Rourke PP, Crone RK, Vacanti JP, Ware JH, Lillehei CW, Parad RB, Epstein MF. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and conventional medical therapy in neonates with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: a prospective randomized study. Pediatrics. 1989 Dec; 84(6):957-63. PMID: 2685740.
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  11. Lillehei CW, O'Rourke PP, Vacanti JP, Crone RK. Role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in selected pediatric respiratory problems. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1989 Nov; 98(5 Pt 2):968-70; discussion 970-1. PMID: 2811427.
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  12. Adzick NS, Vacanti JP, Lillehei CW, O'Rourke PP, Crone RK, Wilson JM. Fetal diaphragmatic hernia: ultrasound diagnosis and clinical outcome in 38 cases. J Pediatr Surg. 1989 Jul; 24(7):654-7; discussion 657-8. PMID: 2666635.
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  13. O'Rourke PP, Vacanti JP, Crone RK, Fellows K, Lillehei C, Hougen TJ. Use of the postductal PaO2 as a predictor of pulmonary vascular hypoplasia in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 1988 Oct; 23(10):904-7. PMID: 3236157.
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  14. Hershenson MB, O'Rourke PP, Schena JA, Crone RK. Effect of halothane on critical levels of oxygen transport in the anesthetized newborn lamb. Anesthesiology. 1987 Aug; 67(2):174-9. PMID: 3111309.
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  15. O'Rourke PP, Crone RK. Effect of isoproterenol on measured theophylline levels. Crit Care Med. 1984 Apr; 12(4):373-5. PMID: 6705546.
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  16. O'Rourke PP, Crone RK. High-frequency ventilation. A new approach to respiratory support. JAMA. 1983 Nov 25; 250(20):2845-7. PMID: 6358544.
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  17. O'Rourke PP, Crone RK. Halothane in status asthmaticus. Crit Care Med. 1982 May; 10(5):341-3. PMID: 7075226.
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