Ana Cristina Aoun Tannuri

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BACKGROUND Neuroblastoma is one of the most common solid tumors in the pediatric population and the adrenal gland is the main abdominal site of this tumor. The laparoscopic approach has become the standard of care for most benign adrenal tumors in adults, but the role of laparoscopic adrenalectomy in children for malignant tumor is still a point of(More)
BACKGROUND Ischemia-reperfusion injury is partly responsible for morbidity in pediatric liver transplantation. Large-for-size (LFS) liver transplantation has not been fully studied in the pediatric population, and the effects of reperfusion injury may be underestimated. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirteen Landrace-Large white pigs weighing 23 kg (range, 17-38(More)
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation is an effective treatment for irreversible liver diseases. The incidence of hepatic artery thrombosis remains high. Our objective was to analyze the effect of ligature of the hepatic artery on liver regeneration in a growing animal model. METHODS Seventy-five male Wistar rats were divided into the following 3 groups: group(More)
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