Alexandre Darani

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PURPOSE The aim of the study was to review the records of all children who presented with gastric volvulus in the past 10 years. METHODS The study group consisted of 21 children with an age range from 0.2 months to 4.3 years who were operated for gastric volvulus from 1992 to 2003. RESULTS Initial symptoms included acute abdominal pain after meals,(More)
AIM To determine the incidence, magnitude of injury, fluid management, role of surgery and outcome in newborns and infants under 4 months of age admitted to a Burns Unit. METHOD Retrospective analysis of patient records. RESULTS 86 patients under the age of 4 months were admitted over a 37 year period (0.34% of admissions). Their injuries were caused by(More)
UNLABELLED Meso-Rex shunt (MRS) can relieve portal hypertension and restore a physiological portal flow in patients with portal vein thrombosis. We describe a technical variant where the autologous internal jugular vein (IJV) was too short to bridge the superior mesenteric vein (SMV) and the Rex recessus. PATIENT A 15-year-old boy with portal cavernoma(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to analyze the general surgical complications in pediatric liver transplant recipients and the safety of delayed primary closure at a single tertiary center. METHODS A retrospective review of all liver transplant recipients between April 1986 and May 2014 was performed. All general and gastrointestinal complications(More)
Citation counts can identify landmark papers. The aim of this study was to identify and characterize the top-cited articles in the pediatric liver transplantation literature. A search strategy for the Scopus® database was designed for pediatric liver transplantation publications from 1945 to 2014. The 50 top-cited articles were analyzed. Author co-citation(More)
doi: 10.1007/s12519-011-0270-z ©Children's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011. All rights reserved. A newborn was transferred to our unit for a suspicion of volvulus . An emergency l apa ro tomy showed , i n t he con tex t o f malrotation, a 540° volvulus, with the totality of the small bowel(More)
We aimed to assess the incidence of HAT over three eras following implementation of microvascular techniques and a customized anticoagulation protocol in a predominantly cadaveric split liver transplant program. We retrospectively reviewed pediatric liver transplants performed between April 1986 and 2016 and analyzed the incidence HAT over three eras. In(More)
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