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Congenital hyperinsulinism.
Hyperinsulinism is the most common cause of hypoglycemia in infants. In many cases conservative treatment is not effective and surgical intervention is required. Differentiation between diffuse andExpand
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Retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy in children: at last the gold standard?
PURPOSE We analyzed our experience with retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy giving special attention to the learning curve, morbidity, and feasibility in a teaching institution. MATERIAL ANDExpand
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Recognition of bladder instability on voiding cystourethrography in infants with urinary tract infection.
PURPOSE We evaluate voiding cystourethrography as a method for identifying bladder instability in infants. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cystometry was combined with voiding cystourethrography in 79 maleExpand
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DMRTC2, PAX7, BRACHYURY/T and TERT Are Implicated in Male Germ Cell Development Following Curative Hormone Treatment for Cryptorchidism-Induced Infertility
Defective mini-puberty results in insufficient testosterone secretion that impairs the differentiation of gonocytes into dark-type (Ad) spermatogonia. The differentiation of gonocytes into AdExpand
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Consequences of bilateral cryptorchidism in adults
Bilateral cryptorchidism treatment results are often shadowed by the majority of unilateral cases. We report the long‐term follow‐up results of boys treated for bilateral cryptorchidism duringExpand
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Vesicovaginal Fistula in Adolescent Girls: Incidence and Management.
BACKGROUND The purpose of the study was to analyze the incidence, causes, and management of vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) in adolescent girls. CASES Three girls of adolescent age were diagnosed withExpand
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Intravesical cidofovir to treat BK virus‐associated hemorrhagic cystitis in children after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
HC related to BK virus replication might be a severe complication following allogeneic HSCT. There are no clearly defined treatment guidelines in pediatric population. The data on the effectivenessExpand
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GnRHa Treatment of Cryptorchid Boys Affects Genes Involved in Hormonal Control of the HPG Axis and Fertility
The gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa; Buserelin) rescues fertility during adulthood in the majority of high infertility risk cryptorchid boys presenting with defective mini-puberty.Expand
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Infantile hemangioma: Predicting proliferation by infrared thermography.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are benign lesions found in infants. Predicting the cosmetic outcome of these lesions is very difficult. Therefore, in this prospective study, weExpand
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Prospective study of histological and endocrine parameters of gonadal function in boys with cryptorchidism.
INTRODUCTION A transient increase in gonadotropins and testosterone during mini-puberty causes gonocytes to differentiate into Ad spermatogonia, which establish male germ cell memory andExpand
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