Claire Raquillet

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess whether percutaneous retrograde endovascular occlusion (PREVO) is effective and safe for the treatment of varicocele in pediatric patients. METHODS We retrospectively studied 71 children who underwent PREVO for left-sided varicocele. The primary outcome was the proportion of varicocele-free patients 6(More)
The objective of this study was to assess long-term sequelae of Salter-Harris type 2 injuries on growth of the distal femoral physis. A retrospective study of 20 patients with Salter-Harris type 2 distal femoral injuries, who were managed between 1994 and 2003, was carried out. The average period of follow-up was 4 years and 2 months. Mean age of fracture(More)
This review presents the evidence of video-assisted surgery in the pediatric population and discusses future progress in this field. Videosurgery minimizes the cosmetic impact and the pain induced by open procedures and has been in constant development in adults and children. Earlier training of surgeons and residents combined with advances in anesthetics(More)
Abnormalities of the male genitalia have increased in the last 2 decades in numerous developed countries and remain a frequent reason of consultation in pediatric surgery. The diagnostic spectrum is wide, and surgeons should pay particular attention to these abnormalities because of their potential psychological effect. Anatomically, these abnormalities can(More)
Complications related to the ingestion of magnetic foreign bodies by children represents an affirmed health hazard in the United States. In France, an alert has been announced. We report the 1st case in France. Our aim is to alert pediatricians and emergency physicians and to draw attention to the particularities of this type of foreign body. Responsible(More)
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