Dragan Kravarusic

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BACKGROUND The optimal treatment of pectus carinatum (PC) deformities is unclear. We propose a nonoperative approach using a lightweight, patient-controlled dynamic chest-bracing device. MATERIAL AND METHODS With ethical approval, 24 patients with PC were treated at the Alberta Children's Hospital between January 1998 and April 2005. There were 6 (25%)(More)
Current evidence indicates sub-optimal incidence of fertility preservation (FP) in eligible patients. We present herein our designated multidisciplinary program for FP in pediatric and adolescent population and present our data on FP in female patients. Pediatric patients (age 0–18) who were candidate for highly gonadotoxic treatments were referred to FP(More)
Caudal duplication syndrome is a rare entity that describes the association between congenital anomalies involving caudal structures and may have a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations. A full-term male presented with combination of anomalies including anorectal malformation, duplication of the colon and lower urinary tract, split of the lower spine,(More)
The global objective of this paper is to review from the "Fellow" perspective, the current status of pediatric minimal access surgery (MAS) in terms of teaching feasibility, safety and impact on standard practice paradigms. In the pediatric general surgery field, surgeons are dealing with a wide range of pathology that includes thoracic, abdominal,(More)
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