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Caustic esophageal strictures in children: 30 years' experience.
Many children in developing countries continue to sustain caustic esophageal injures. The first line of treatment is dilatation, unless contraindicated, where 60% to 80% success rate is expected. InExpand
Colonic replacement in cases of esophageal atresia.
  • A. Hamza
  • Medicine
  • Seminars in pediatric surgery
  • 1 February 2009
Replacement of the esophagus in children is still a challenging problem; one of the major indications is failed esophageal atresia repair or long-gap ones. The colon is one of the best alternativesExpand
Testicular descent: when to interfere?
Spontaneous descent of testes after birth can occur in up to 70% of cases, yet the factors contributing to it are still controversial. This study aims to evaluate factors contributing to spontaneousExpand
Neonatal jaundice: the role of laparoscopy.
BACKGROUND When managing neonatal jaundice, despite continual improvement of diagnostic tests and increasing knowledge regarding its pathogenesis, there is no single test or imaging modality that canExpand
The Safety of Modern Hydroxyethyl Starch in Living Donor Liver Transplantation: A Comparison with Human Albumin
BACKGROUND:Intravascular volume replacement therapy is an important issue in the perioperative management of liver transplantation. There is paucity of data on the safety of hydroxyethyl starch (HES)Expand
Congenital esophageal stenosis associated with esophageal atresia: new concepts
Congenital esophageal stenosis (CES) is suspected by a fixed intrinsic narrowing of the esophagus that affects the normal swallowing mechanism. The diagnosis is only confirmed by histopathologicExpand
Topical mitomycin C application is effective in management of localized caustic esophageal stricture: a double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Frequent sessions of endoscopic dilatation are usually required in the management of benign esophageal strictures, especially caustic induced ones. Topical mitomycin C (MMC) has beenExpand
Topical mitomycin C can effectively alleviate dysphagia in children with long-segment caustic esophageal strictures.
Caustic ingestion in children and the resulting long esophageal strictures are usually difficult to be managed, and eventually, esophageal replacement was required for cases refractory to frequentExpand
Total urogenital sinus mobilization in the repair of cloacal anomalies and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
PURPOSE Urogenital sinus mobilization has facilitated markedly the vaginal reconstruction in cases of cloacal anomalies. Application of the same technique in cases of congenital adrenal hyperplasiaExpand
Cardiac achalasia in children. Dilatation or surgery?
Surgical treatment of cardiac achalasia in children is still the main line of treatment with a success rate of 70-80%. Balloon dilatation is less widely used due to inappropriate size of balloons.Expand