Hector Melin-Aldana

  • 3482 Citations
1990 …2020

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Research Output

  • 3482 Citations
  • 85 Article
  • 4 Review article
2020

Barrett Esophagus and Intestinal Metaplasia of the Gastroesophageal Junction in Children: A Clinicopathologic Study

Putra, J., Arva, N. C., Tan, S. Y., Melin-Aldana, H., Bass, L. M., Mitchell, P. D., Fox, V. L. & Goldsmith, J. D., May 1 2020, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 70, 5, p. 562-567 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
2019

Liver histopathology in patients with hepatic masses and the Abernethy malformation

Lemoine, C., Nilsen, A., Brandt, K., Mohammad, S., Melin-Aldana, H. & Superina, R., Feb 2019, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 54, 2, p. 266-271 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

One-Hour Esophageal String Test: A Nonendoscopic Minimally Invasive Test That Accurately Detects Disease Activity in Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Ackerman, S. J., Kagalwalla, A. F., Hirano, I., Gonsalves, N., Katcher, P. M., Gupta, S., Wechsler, J. B., Grozdanovic, M., Pan, Z., Masterson, J. C., Du, J., Fantus, R. J., Alumkal, P., Lee, J. J., Ochkur, S., Ahmed, F., Capocelli, K., Melin-Aldana, H., Biette, K., Dubner, A. & 6 others, Amsden, K., Keeley, K., Sulkowski, M., Zalewski, A., Atkins, D. & Furuta, G. T., Oct 1 2019, In : The American journal of gastroenterology. 114, 10, p. 1614-1625 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations
2018

Hepatic Hilar Lymph Node Reactivity at Kasai Portoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia: Correlations With Age, Outcome, and Histology of Proximal Biliary Remnant

Bove, K. E., Sheridan, R., Fei, L., Anders, R., Chung, C. T., Cummings, O. W., Finegold, M. J., Finn, L., Ranganathan, S., Kim, G., Lovell, M., Magid, M. S., Melin-Aldana, H., Russo, P., Shehata, B., Wang, L., White, F., Chen, Z., Spino, C. & Magee, J. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. 21, 1, p. 29-40 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Indeterminate pediatric acute liver failure is uniquely characterized by a CD103+CD8+ T-cell infiltrate

Chapin, C. A., Burn, T., Meijome, T., Loomes, K. M., Melin-Aldana, H., Kreiger, P. A., Whitington, P. F., Behrens, E. M. & Alonso, E. M., Sep 2018, In : Hepatology. 68, 3, p. 1087-1100 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Inflammation, Active Fibroplasia, and End-stage Fibrosis in 172 Biliary Atresia Remnants Correlate Poorly with Age at Kasai Portoenterostomy, Visceral Heterotaxy, and Outcome

Bove, K. E., Thrasher, A. D., Anders, R., Chung, C. T., Cummings, O. W., Finegold, M. J., Finn, L., Ranganathan, S., Kim, G. E., Lovell, M., Magid, M. S., Melin-Aldana, H., Russo, P., Shehata, B., Wang, L., White, F., Chen, Z., Spino, C. & Magee, J. C., Dec 1 2018, In : American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 42, 12, p. 1625-1635 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Bumps in the Road: Panniculitis in Children and Adolescents Treated with Vemurafenib

Finelt, N., Lulla, R. R., Melin-Aldana, H., Ruth, J. S., Lin, F. Y., Su, J. M., Pourciau, C. Y., Hunt, R. D. & Kenner-Bell, B. M., May 1 2017, In : Pediatric dermatology. 34, 3, p. 337-341 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Efficacy of a 4-Food Elimination Diet for Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Kagalwalla, A. F., Wechsler, J. B., Amsden, K., Schwartz, S., Makhija, M., Olive, A., Davis, C. M., Manuel-Rubio, M., Marcus, S., Shaykin, R., Sulkowski, M., Johnson, K., Ross, J. N., Riffle, M. E., Groetch, M., Melin-Aldana, H., Schady, D., Palac, H., Kim, K. Y. A., Wershil, B. K. & 2 others, Collins, M. H. & Chehade, M., Nov 2017, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 15, 11, p. 1698-1707.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations
2016
3 Scopus citations

Infantile Cirrhosis, Growth Impairment, and Neurodevelopmental Anomalies Associated with Deficiency of PPP1R15B

Mohammad, S., Wolfe, L. A., Stöbe, P., Biskup, S., Wainwright, M. S., Melin-Aldana, H., Malladi, P., Muenke, M., Gahl, W. A. & Whitington, P. F., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 179, p. 144-149.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Key histopathologic features of liver biopsies that distinguish biliary atresia from other causes of infantile cholestasis and their correlation with outcome: A multicenter study

Russo, P., Magee, J. C., Anders, R. A., Bove, K. E., Chung, C., Cummings, O. W., Finegold, M. J., Finn, L. S., Kim, G. E., Lovell, M. A., Magid, M. S., Melin-Aldana, H., Ranganathan, S., Shehata, B. M., Wang, L. L., White, F. V., Chen, Z. & Spino, C., Nov 28 2016, In : American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 40, 12, p. 1601-1615 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2015

Extended follow-up of pediatric liver transplantation patients receiving once daily calcineurin inhibitor

Lin, H. C., Melin-Aldana, H., Mohammad, S., Ekong, U. D. & Alonso, E. M., Nov 1 2015, In : Pediatric transplantation. 19, 7, p. 709-715 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Gestational autoimmune disease in newborns with an indeterminate cause of death following a complete autopsy

Melin-Aldana, H., Park, C., Pan, X., Fritsch, M. K., Malladi, P. & Whitington, P. F., May 18 2015, In : Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. 8, 1, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2014

Humoral immune mechanism of liver injury in giant cell hepatitis with autoimmune hemolytic anemia

Whitington, P. F., Vos, M. B., Bass, L. M., Melin-Aldana, H., Romero, R., Roy, C. C. & Alvarez, F., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 58, 1, p. 74-80 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Sirolimus as rescue therapy in pediatric autoimmune hepatitis

Kurowski, J., Melin-Aldana, H., Bass, L., Alonso, E. M. & Ekong, U. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 58, 1, p. e4-e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2013

Cytomegalovirus enterocolitis mimicking necrotizing enterocolitis: Case report and review of the literature

Bar-Meir, M., Farrow, K. N., Melin-Aldana, H. & Chadwick, E., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 2, 1, p. 71-75 5 p., pis060.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Rituximab as therapy for the recurrence of bile salt export pump deficiency after liver transplantation

Lin, H. C., Alvarez, L., Laroche, G., Melin-Aldana, H., Pfeifer, K., Schwarz, K., Whitington, P. F., Alonso, E. M. & Ekong, U. D., Dec 1 2013, In : Liver Transplantation. 19, 12, p. 1403-1410 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Spasmodic muscle cramps and weakness as presenting symptoms in wilson disease

Rosen, J. M., Kuntz, N., Melin-Aldana, H. & Bass, L. M., Oct 2013, In : Pediatrics. 132, 4, p. e1039-e1042

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The oesophageal string test: A novel, minimally invasive method measures mucosal inflammation in eosinophilic oesophagitis

Furuta, G. T., Kagalwalla, A. F., Lee, J. J., Alumkal, P., Maybruck, B. T., Fillon, S., Masterson, J. C., Ochkur, S., Protheroe, C., Moore, W., Pan, Z., Amsden, K., Robinson, Z., Capocelli, K., Mukkada, V., Atkins, D., Fleischer, D., Hosford, L., Kwatia, M. A., Schroeder, S. & 4 others, Kelly, C., Lovell, M., Melin-Aldana, H. & Ackerman, S. J., Oct 1 2013, In : Gut. 62, 10, p. 1395-1405 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Scopus citations
2012

Cow's milk elimination: A novel dietary approach to treat eosinophilic esophagitis

Kagalwalla, A. F., Amsden, K., Shah, A., Ritz, S., Manuel-Rubio, M., Dunne, K., Nelson, S. P., Wershil, B. K. & Melin-Aldana, H., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 55, 6, p. 711-716 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Eosinophilic esophagitis: Epithelial mesenchymal transition contributes to esophageal remodeling and reverses with treatment

Kagalwalla, A. F., Akhtar, N., Woodruff, S. A., Rea, B. A., Masterson, J. C., Mukkada, V., Parashette, K. R., Du, J., Fillon, S., Protheroe, C. A., Lee, J. J., Amsden, K., Melin-Aldana, H., Capocelli, K. E., Furuta, G. T. & Ackerman, S. J., May 2012, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 129, 5, p. 1387-1396.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

123 Scopus citations

Mammary analogue secretory carcinoma of the parotid gland in a pediatric patient

Rastatter, J. C., Jatana, K. R., Jennings, L. J. & Melin-Aldana, H., Mar 1 2012, In : Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 146, 3, p. 514-515 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Neonatal iron overload and tissue siderosis due to gestational alloimmune liver disease

Bonilla, S., Prozialeck, J. D., Malladi, P., Pan, X., Yu, S., Melin-Aldana, H. & Whitington, P. F., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Hepatology. 56, 6, p. 1351-1355 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
2011

Design and Validation of the Biliary Atresia Research Consortium Histologic Assessment System for Cholestasis in Infancy

Russo, P., Magee, J. C., Boitnott, J., Bove, K. E., Raghunathan, T., Finegold, M., Haas, J., Jaffe, R., Kim, G. E., Magid, M., Melin-Aldana, H., White, F., Whitington, P. F. & Sokol, R. J., Apr 2011, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 9, 4, p. 357-362.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations

Gestational alloimmune liver disease in cases of fetal death

Whitington, P. F., Pan, X., Kelly, S., Melin-Aldana, H. & Malladi, P., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 159, 4, p. 612-616 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Identification of specific foods responsible for inflammation in children with eosinophilic esophagitis successfully treated with empiric elimination diet

Kagalwalla, A. F., Shah, A., Li, B. U. K., Sentongo, T. A., Ritz, S., Manuel-Rubio, M., Jacques, K., Wang, D., Melin-Aldana, H. & Nelson, S. P., Aug 1 2011, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 53, 2, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

166 Scopus citations
2010

Intrapancreatic duodenal duplication cyst as a cause of chronic pancreatitis in a child

Tantemsapya, N., Chin, A. C., Melin-Aldana, H. & Superina, R. A., Dec 9 2010, In : European Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 20, 2, p. 125-127 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Novel mechanism of fetal hepatocyte injury in congenital alloimmune hepatitis involves the terminal complement cascade

Pan, X., Kelly, S., Melin-Aldana, H., Malladi, P. & Whitington, P. F., Jun 1 2010, In : Hepatology. 51, 6, p. 2061-2068 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

Relationship of proximal renal tubular dysgenesis and fetal liver injury in neonatal hemochromatosis

Bonilla, S. F., Melin-Aldana, H. & Whitington, P. F., Feb 1 2010, In : Pediatric Research. 67, 2, p. 188-193 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2009

Choledochal cyst in two pediatric heart transplant patients

Tantemsapya, N., Pahl, E., Melin-Aldana, H. & Superina, R., Aug 1 2009, In : Pediatric transplantation. 13, 5, p. 645-649 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Histopathologic variability in children with eosinophilic esophagitis

Shah, A., Kagalwalla, A. F., Gonsalves, N., Melin-Aldana, H., Li, B. U. K. & Hirano, I., Mar 1 2009, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 104, 3, p. 716-721 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

134 Scopus citations

Outbreak of life-threatening coxsackievirus B1 myocarditis in neonates

Verma, N. A., Zheng, X. T., Harris, M. U., Cadichon, S. B., Malm-Aldana, H., Khetsuriani, N., Oberste, M. S. & Shulman, S. T., Sep 1 2009, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 49, 5, p. 759-763 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2008

Bile composition in Alagille Syndrome and PFIC patients having Partial External Biliary Diversion

Emerick, K. M., Elias, M. S., Melin-Aldana, H., Strautnieks, S., Thompson, R. J., Bull, L. N., Knisely, A. S., Whitington, P. F. & Green, R. M., Oct 20 2008, In : BMC Gastroenterology. 8, 47.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Fever, rash, and hepatic dysfunction in a 3-year-old child: A case report

Crowell, C. S., Melin-Aldana, H. & Tan, T. Q., Jun 1 2008, In : Clinical pediatrics. 47, 5, p. 517-520 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Graft histology characteristics in long-term survivors of pediatric liver transplantation

Ekong, U. D., Melin-Aldana, H., Seshadri, R., Lokar, J., Harris, D., Whitington, P. F. & Alonso, E. M., Dec 29 2008, In : Liver Transplantation. 14, 11, p. 1582-1587 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

Use of digital video for documentation of microscopic features of tissue samples

Melin-Aldana, H., Gasilionis, V. & Kapur, U., May 1 2008, In : Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 132, 5, p. 820-822 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2007

Cow's milk protein-induced eosinophilic esophagitis in a child with gluten-sensitive enteropathy

Kagalwalla, A. F., Shah, A., Ritz, S., Melin-Aldana, H. & Li, B. U. K., Mar 1 2007, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 44, 3, p. 386-388 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction results in hepatocyte proliferation but a decrease in protein-C synthesis

Chiu, B., Melin-Aldana, H., Pillai, S., Hernandez, J. M. & Superina, R. A., Jul 1 2007, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 42, 5, p. 796-799 4 p.

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5 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Hepatitic pattern of graft versus host disease in children

Melín-Aldana, H., Thormann, K., Duerst, R., Kletzel, M. & Jacobsohn, D. A., Oct 15 2007, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 49, 5, p. 727-730 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
2006

Cyclophosphamide treatment of primary angiitis of the central nervous system in children: Report of 2 cases

Bitter, K. J., Epstein, L. G., Melin-Aldana, H., Curran, J. G. & Miller, M. L., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 33, 10, p. 2078-2080 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations