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Management of trichobezoar: case report and literature review
Trichobezoars (hair ball) are usually located in the stomach, but may extend through the pylorus into the duodenum and small bowel (Rapunzel syndrome). They are almost always associated withExpand
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Choledochal cysts: age of presentation, symptoms, and late complications related to Todani's classification.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare presentation, complications, diagnosis, and treatment of choledochal cysts in pediatric and adult patients. METHODS Forty-two patients were analyzedExpand
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The long-term follow-up of patients with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a broad spectrum of morbidity
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a life-threatening anomaly with a mortality rate of approximately 40–50%, depending on case selection. It has been suggested that new therapeutic modalitiesExpand
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Esophageal atresia: historical evolution of management and results in 371 patients.
BACKGROUND It has been more than 50 years since the first successful surgical reconstruction of esophageal atresia was performed in The Netherlands. We reviewed the historical changes in managementExpand
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Open Versus Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy for Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Focusing on Major Complications
BackgroundThere is an ongoing debate about whether laparoscopic pyloromyotomy (LP) or open pyloromyotomy (OP) is the best option for treating hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS). The aim of thisExpand
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Imaging of acute appendicitis in children: EU versus U.S. ... or US versus CT? A European perspective
There is substantial evidence that imaging may reduce the negative appendectomy rate, also in children. However, controversy exists about the preferred method: US or CT, and the choice appears to beExpand
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Issues in the management of simple and complex meconium ileus
IntroductionVarious surgical methods are used to treat meconium ileus (MI), including resection with enterostomy (RES), primary anastomosis (RPA), and purse-string enterotomy with intra-operativeExpand
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Prognostic factors in surgery for pulmonary metastases in children.
BACKGROUND A retrospective analysis was performed of the results of surgical excision of lung metastases in children to identify prognostic factors. METHODS From 1970 to 1992, 139 thoracotomiesExpand
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Gastroesophageal Reflux: Prevalence in Adults Older Than 28 Years After Correction of Esophageal Atresia
Objective: To study the incidence of gastroesophageal reflux (GER)related complications after correction of esophageal atresia (EA). Summary Background Data: The association of EA and GER in childrenExpand
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Whole exome resequencing reveals recessive mutations in TRAP1 in individuals with CAKUT and VACTERL association
Congenital abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) account for approximately half of children with chronic kidney disease and they are the most frequent cause of end-stage renal diseaseExpand
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