Beatrice Randi

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The absence of vagina is rare in the pediatric population. It can occur as a result of congenital malformations such as an aplasia of mullerian ducts (46,XX Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome) or a complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (46,XY testicular feminizing syndrome). Intersex patients, who underwent reassessment of a(More)
BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal tract duplications (ATD) are rare malformations that occur with an incidence of 1 in 4000-5000 live births, with heterogeneous clinical pictures in relation to the different location and size. The purpose of this study was to analyze the role of minimally invasive surgery in the management of ATDs, through a critical analysys of(More)
Although it is virtually impossible to formulate a scheme that can satisfactorily collect all different types of vaginal malformations, a simple classification would be of a considerable value and would permit logical operative decisions. Many classifications of anomalies of uterus and vagina have been proposed: we find them unsatisfactory and confusing,(More)
PURPOSE To report our 14 years experience with the laparoscopic-assisted anorectal pull-through (LAARP) for the treatment of male neonates with high imperforate anus. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed all medical charts of patients who underwent LAARP from January 2001 to January 2015 collecting information regarding demographic data, associated(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this paper was to report the management of a very rare malformative association of Left Pulmonary Artery (LPA) sling and Tracheal Lobe which is not still reported in scientific literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Authors describe the clinical case of a 6 years old girl that was admitted for chronic respiratory symptoms associated(More)
Laparoscopic nephrectomy in children has gradually become a reasonable alternative to open nephrectomy and, besides, a retroperitoneal approach seems more logical than transperitoneal approach to perform nephroureterectomy for benign disease, as in open surgery. To further reduce the access-related complications, we propose a retroperitoneal one(More)
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