Colorectal Surgery; Congenital Abnormalities; Constipation; Hirschsprung Disease; Pediatric surgery
- Vienna Pediatric Colorectal Research Group
Head: Carlos Albert Reck Burneo
Research Area: Pediatric colorectal diseases, anorectal malformations, Hirschsprung disease, functional constipation, colonic hypomotility disorders and pelvic floor dysfunction in children
The main focus of the Vienna Pediatric Colorectal Research Group (VPCRG) is in children born with anorectal malformations, Hirschsprung disease, colonic motility disorders including functional constipation and pelvic floor dysfunction.
Public Health PhD-thesis with the title "Comparison and treatment-optimization in the field of pediatric colorectal surgery in an industrial- and a developing country: challenges, limitations, and perspectives for doctors in Austria and Honduras" in progress.
Collaboration with the Pediatric Virtual Reality Laboratory (PedVR-Lab) and Pediatric Simulation (Pedsim)-Training
- Krois, W. et al., 2020. Quality outcomes for pediatric colorectal surgery treated during short-term international medical service trips at a dedicated site in Honduras. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.06.040.
- Krois W, Groepel P, Hernandez PX, Craniotis-Rios J, Metzelder ML, Wood RJ, Levitt MA, Reck CA. The effect of pediatric colorectal short-term medical service trips on self-reported confidence in patient care in volunteers in the home country. Ann Glob Health 2020, in press
- Krois, W. et al., 2019. Joint attention in a laparoscopic simulation-based training - A pilot study on camera work, gaze behavior, and surgical performance in laparoscopic surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2019, in press
- Krois, W. et al., 2017. Sociodemographics and the impact of a colostomy to indigent families and children with colorectal disorders in Honduras. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.05.009.
- Krois, W. et al., 2016. Minimal-invasive Cholezystokolostomie als operatives Bridging-Verfahren bei progressiv-familiärer intrahepatischer Cholestase (PFIC). Klinische Pädiatrie, 228(02), pp.91-93. Av