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Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most frequent gastrointestinal emergency in preterm newborns. Thirty percent of all cases will require surgical intervention. Following resection of the involved segment, most patients will undergo a diverting enterostomy. To describe the safety and effectiveness of primary anastomosis in patients with complicated NEC.(More)
INTRODUCTION Neonatal circumcision is a common procedure in the US and other countries, with low rates of complications in trained hands. However, it has recently been incorporated into the clinical environment in Chile. Our goal was to establish a local standardised protocol for neonatal circumcision under local anaesthesia, and evaluate the results and(More)
PURPOSE Central venous catheters (CVC) are frequently used for haemodialysis (HD) in children. However, there is paucity of information on the outcomes of CVCs when used for HD in very young patients. Our objective is to report the success, safety and complication rates of CVCs used for HD in children weighing less than 15 kg. MATERIALS AND METHODS This(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to investigate whether post-endoscopic treatment (ET) intraoperative cystography is predictive of treatment outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients diagnosed with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) and treated endoscopically with polyacrylate/polyalcohol copolymer or dextranomer hyaluronic acid were studied prospectively between(More)
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